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Ford Escort I (1968-1974): service and repair manuals

A manual on your Ford Escort I ('68, 1968-1974)? Here are Haynes and other service and repair manuals on these Ford passenger cars. They provide detailed instructions to solve technical problems yourself and to repair or replace parts.

Ford Escort Mk I - 1100 & 1300 (1968-1974) - Haynes Owners Workshop Manual

Haynes Classic Reprint Manual on the Ford models:
- Escort Mk I 1100, 1300, 1300E, GT and Sport
- Escort Van 6 cwt and 8 cwt.

Petrol engines: 4 cylinders 'Kent' - 1.0 (1097 cc) and 1.3 (1297 cc).

Production years: 1968-1974.

Exclusions: Please note that this manual does not cover the Escort Twin-cam, RS 1600, Mexico or RS 2000.

Using photos and step-by-step instructions this Haynes manual on the Ford Escort Mk1 1100 and 1300 describes maintenance, repair and overhaul of the engine (valves, camshaft, cylinder head, oil pump, seals and radiator).
It also addresses issues related to the cooling system, ventilation, fuel system, exhaust, starting and charging system. Furthermore, it covers work on the clutch, gearbox, driveshafts, braking system, suspension, steering gear, body, interior and electrical system.

  • Based on a complete strip-down and rebuild.
  • Includes a maintenance schedule, technical specifications, torque wrench settings and troubleshooting tables.
  • Clear and detailed wiring diagrams for easy reference.

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Specs:256 pages, 27 x 21 x 1.1 cm / 10.6 x 8.25 x 0.43 in, paperback
Illustrations:hundreds of photographs and drawings
Publisher:Haynes Publishing (GB, 2013)
Series:Haynes Owners Workshop Manual (0171)
Book: Ford Escort Mk I - 1100 & 1300 (1968-1974) - Haynes Owners Workshop Manual

Ford Escort Mk I - 1100 & 1300 (1968-1974)

Language: English

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Ford Escort Mk I - Mexico, RS 1600 & RS 2000 (1970-1974) - Haynes Owners Workshop Manual

Haynes Classic Reprint Manual on the Ford Escort Mk I Mexico, RS 1600 and RS 2000.

Petrol engines:
- 1.6 (1598 cc OHV)
- 1.6 16V (1601 cc DOHC, 'BDA')
- 2.0 (1993 cc SOHC, 'Pinto').

Production years: 1970-1974.

Exclusions: Please note that this manual does not cover the 1.6 Engines with an aluminium engine block or the Ford Escort Twin Cam with a Lotus engine.

Using photos and step-by-step instructions this Haynes manual on the Ford Escort Mk I Mexico, RS 1600 and RS 2000 describes maintenance, repair and overhaul of the engine (valves, camshaft, cylinder head, oil pump, seals and radiator).
It also addresses issues related to the cooling system, ventilation, fuel system, exhaust, starting and charging system. Furthermore, it covers work on the clutch, gearbox, driveshafts, braking system, suspension, steering gear, body, interior and electrical system.

  • Based on a complete strip-down and rebuild.
  • Includes a maintenance schedule, technical specifications, torque wrench settings and troubleshooting tables.
  • Clear and detailed wiring diagrams for easy reference.

Click here to know more about the Haynes Classic Reprint Manuals

Specs:256 pages, 27 x 21 x 1.5 cm / 10.6 x 8.25 x 0.59 in, paperback
Illustrations:hundreds of photographs and drawings
Publisher:Haynes Publishing (GB, 2013)
Series:Haynes Owners Workshop Manual (0139)
Book: Ford Escort Mk I - Mexico, RS 1600 & RS 2000 (1970-1974) - Haynes Owners Workshop Manual

Ford Escort Mk I - Mexico, RS 1600 & RS 2000 (1970-1974)

Language: English

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Ford Escort 1100, 1300, 1300 GT (bis 1974) - Bucheli Reparaturanleitung

Bucheli Reparaturanleitung for service and repair of the Ford Escort 1100, 1300 and 1300 GT.

Production years: up to 1974.

Pages of the book [0164] Ford Escort 1100, 1300, 1300 GT (bis 1974) (1)

This Bucheli repair manual on the Ford Escort 1100 and 1300 provides detailed instructions for work on the petrol engines (removal - refitting, crankshaft, connecting rods, pistons, distribution, valves, oil pump, cooling, fuel system).
Covers also the clutch, gearbox (only removal and installation), driveshafts, steering system, front and rear suspension, brakes, electrical system and the exhaust.

  • Includes comprehensive technical data and torque wrench settings.
  • Clear wiring diagrams.

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Specs:112 pages, 28 x 21 cm / 11 x 8.25 in, paperback
Illustrations:numerous photographs and drawings
Publisher:Bucheli Verlag (CH, 2012)
Series:Bucheli Reparaturanleitung (164)
Book: Ford Escort 1100, 1300, 1300 GT (bis 1974) - Bucheli Reparaturanleitung

Ford Escort 1100, 1300, 1300 GT (bis 1974)

Language: German

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Ford Escort - alle Modelle (bis Ende 1974) - Jetzt helfe ich mir selbst

Repair manual from the series "Jetzt helfe ich mir selbst" (nr. 32, reprint) for the Ford Escort.

Production years: until the end of 1974.

  • This repair manual on the Ford Escort describes maintenance and repair of the engines: the lubricating system, cooling, fuel system, filters and exhaust.
  • Covers also the clutch and transmission, the suspension, the steering system, the servo unit and the brakes, the electrical system (including windscreen wipers and lighting), the interior and the body.
  • This manual contains also adjustment data and a maintenance schedule.

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Author:Dieter Korp
Specs:252 pages, 22 x 15.5 cm / 8.7 x 6.1 in, paperback
Illustrations:numerous photographs and drawings
Publisher:Motorbuch Verlag (D, 1974)
Series:Jetzt helfe ich mir selbst (32)
Book: Ford Escort - alle Modelle (bis Ende 1974) - Jetzt helfe ich mir selbst

Ford Escort - alle Modelle (bis Ende 1974)

Language: German

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Related titles:

[HY] Ford Escort II Mexico/RS (75-80) Clas Repr

Ford Escort Mk II Mexico & RS - All models (1975-1980)

English | paperback | 224 p. | 2013

[JH 058] Ford Escort II - alle Modelle (1/1975-9/1980)

Ford Escort II - alle Modelle (1/1975-9/1980)

Dieter Korp

German | paperback | 232 p. | 1976

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