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Ford Escort III and IV (80-90), Orion I and II (83-90) manuals

A repair manual for your Ford Escort III ('81, 1980-1986), Escort IV ('86, 1986-1990), Orion I ('83, 1983-1986) or Orion II ('86, 1986-1990)? Here are Haynes and other workshop manuals to service Ford cars. They provide detailed instructions for troubleshooting and to repair or replace parts.

Ford Escort - Petrol (Sept 1980 - Sept 1990) - Haynes Service and Repair Manual

Haynes workshop manual on the Ford Escort Mk 3 and Mk4 Hatchback, Cabriolet, Turnier estate, Van and Combi (including XR3, XR3i and RS Turbo).

Petrol engines:
- 1.1 (1117 and 1118 cc, 'Valencia', HCS and CVH)
- 1.3 (1296 and 1297 cc, 'Valencia', HCS and CVH)
- 1.4 (1392 cc, CVH)
- 1.6 (1597 cc, CVH).

Production years: 9/1980-9/1990.

Exclusions: Please note that this manual does not cover the diesel engines, the RS1600i or the CTX automatic transmission.

Using photos and step-by-step instructions this Haynes manual on the Ford Escort Mk 3 and Mk4 petrol models describes maintenance, repair and overhaul of the petrol engines (distribution, belts, valves, camshaft, cylinder head, oil pump, seals and radiator).
It also addresses issues related to the heater, 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 1.4 cm / 10.6 x 8.25 x 0.55 in, paperback
Illustrations:hundreds of photographs and drawings
Publisher:Haynes Publishing (GB, 2014)
Series:Haynes Service and Repair Manual (0686)
EAN:9780857337085
Book: Ford Escort - Petrol (Sept 1980 - Sept 1990) - Haynes Service and Repair Manual

Ford Escort - Petrol (Sept 1980 - Sept 1990)

Language: English

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Ford Orion - Petrol (1983 - Sept 1990) - Haynes Service and Repair Manual

Haynes workshop manual on the Ford Orion Mk 1 and 2 saloon.

Petrol engines:
- 1.3 L (1296 and 1297 cc, HCS and CVH)
- 1.4 L (1392 cc, CVH)
- 1.6 L (1597 cc, CVH).

Production years: 1983-9/1990.

Exclusions: Please note that this manual does not cover the diesel engines or the CTX automatic transmission.

Using photos and step-by-step instructions this Haynes manual on the Ford Orion describes maintenance, repair and overhaul of the petrol engines (timing gear, belts, valves, camshaft, cylinder head, oil pump, seals and radiator).
It also addresses issues related to the heater, 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:394 pages, 27 x 21 cm / 10.6 x 8.25 in, paperback
Illustrations:hundreds of photographs and drawings
Publisher:Haynes Publishing (GB, 1988)
Series:Haynes Service and Repair Manual (1009)
EAN:9781859602331
Book: Ford Orion - Petrol (1983 - Sept 1990) - Haynes Service and Repair Manual

Ford Orion - Petrol (1983 - Sept 1990)

Language: English

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Ford Escort et Orion - essence (1980-1984) - Revue Technique Automobile (RTA 410)

Revue Technique Automobile (RTA 410) covering the Ford Escort and Orion petrol models.

Versions: Spéciale, L, GL, Ghia, XR3, XR3i and RS 1600 i.

Petrol engines: 1.1, 1.3 and 1.6 litre, carburettor and injection.

Production years: 1980-1984.

This Revue Technique for the Ford Escort and Orion describes extensively service and repair of the petrol engines (including timing gear, cylinder head, lubrication, coolant pump and fuel system).
Covers also work on the clutch, transmission, driveshafts, steering system, suspension, wheel hubs, brakes, electric equipment and body.

  • Includes adjustment data and wiring diagrams.
  • An integral owner's handbook provides information on operation and daily maintenance.
  • Additional chapter with tips and a checklist to prepare for the MOT test.
Specs:27 x 21 cm / 10.6 x 8.25 in, paperback
Illustrations:hundreds of photographs and drawings
Publisher:ETAI (F, )
Series:Revue Technique Automobile (RTA 410)
EAN:9782726841037
Book: Ford Escort et Orion - essence (1980-1984) - Revue Technique Automobile (RTA 410)

Ford Escort et Orion - essence (1980-1984)

Language: French

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Ford Escort L, GL, Ghia, XR-3 (ab 9/1980) - Bucheli Reparaturanleitung

Bucheli Reparaturanleitung for service and repair of the Ford Escort L, GL, Ghia and XR 3.

Production years: since 9/1980.

Pages of the book [0478] Ford Escort L, GL, Ghia, XR-3 (ab 9/1980) (1)

This Bucheli repair manual on the Ford Escort 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.
  • Reprint of the 12nd edition (1981).

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Specs:167 pages, 28 x 21 cm / 11 x 8.25 in, paperback
Illustrations:numerous photographs and drawings
Publisher:Bucheli Verlag (CH, 2016)
Series:Bucheli Reparaturanleitung (478-479-480)
EAN:9783716815328
Book: Ford Escort L, GL, Ghia, XR-3 (ab 9/1980) - Bucheli Reparaturanleitung

Ford Escort L, GL, Ghia, XR-3 (ab 9/1980)

Language: German

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Ford Escort, Orion - Benziner und Diesel (8/1980-8/1990) - So wird's gemacht

Workshop manual from the German series So wird's gemacht (nr. 37) on the Ford Escort and Orion, petrol and diesel.

Petrol engines:
- 1.1 L (37 kW/50 hp, 8/83-8/90)
- 1.1 L (40 kW/55 hp, 9/80-2/82)
- 1.1 L (43 kW/59 hp, 8/80-8/85)
- 1.3 L (44 kW/60 hp, 1/86-8/90)
- 1.3 L (46 kW/63 hp, 9/88-8/90)
- 1.3 L (51 kW/69 hp, 8/80-8/85)
- 1.4 L (54 kW/73 hp, 1/86-8/90)
- 1.6 L (58 kW/79 hp, 8/80-8/85)
- 1.6 L (66 kW/90 hp, 9/85-8/90)
- 1.6 L (71 kW/96 hp, 10/80-10/82)
- 1.6 L (75 kW/102 hp, 9/89-8/90)
- 1.6 L (77 kW/105 hp, 10/82-8/90)
- 1.6 L (85 kW/115 hp, 3/82-7/83)
- 1.6 L (97 kW/132 hp, 10/84-8/90)

Diesel engines:
- 1.6 L (40 kW/54 hp, 2/84-12/88)
- 1.8 L (44 kW/60 hp, 1/89-8/90

Production years: 8/1980-8/1990.

The initial section of this manual on the Ford Escort and Orion covers inspection and daily maintenance of the petrol and diesel engines, transmission, brakes, steering and body (including the electrical system, windscreen wipers, lighting and heating or air conditioning).

Furthermore, this book provides detailed guidance on the following components:
- Suspension (replacement of driveshafts, springs and shock absorbers), steering (ball joints) and brakes (discs, brake linings and handbrake).
- Electrical system (battery, voltage regulator and starter motor).
- Dismantling and assembly of the engine cylinder head and cam drive, including replacement of the v-belt and the timing belt or chain.
- The lubricating system with the oil pump.
- The cooling system (replacement of radiator, thermostat and cooling fan).
- The fuel system (air filter, fuel pump and fuel filter) and exhaust (replacement of mufflers).
- Interior: removal and refitting of the dashboard, instrument panel, consoles, interior trim and seats.
- Body: dismantling and assembly of bumpers, fenders, bonnet, tailgate, doors, window mechanisms, locks and mirrors.

  • Extensive technical specifications, adjustment data and torque wrench settings.
  • Clear wiring diagrams of the main circuits.

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Author:Rüdiger Etzold
Specs:238 pages, 26 x 19.5 cm / 10.25 x 7.7 in, paperback
Illustrations:numerous photographs and drawings
Publisher:Delius Klasing Verlag GmbH (D, 2014)
Series:So wird's gemacht (37)
EAN:9783768804356
Book: Ford Escort, Orion - Benziner und Diesel (8/1980-8/1990) - So wird's gemacht

Ford Escort, Orion - Benziner und Diesel (8/1980-8/1990)

Language: German

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Ford Escort - 1.1, 1.3, 1.6 Liter Motor (ab 3/1982) - Bucheli Reparaturanleitung

Bucheli Reparaturanleitung for service and repair of the Ford Escort.

Petrol engines: 1.1 L (55 hp), 1.3 L (69 hp) and 1.6 L (79, 96 and 105 hp).

Production years: since 3/1982.

Pages of the book [0743] Ford Escort - 1.1, 1.3, 1.6 (ab 3/1982) (1)

This Bucheli repair manual on the Ford Escort 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.
  • Reprint of the 3rd edition (1992).

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Specs:239 pages, 28 x 21 cm / 11 x 8.25 in, paperback
Illustrations:numerous photographs and drawings
Publisher:Bucheli Verlag (CH, 2017)
Series:Bucheli Reparaturanleitung (743-744-745)
EAN:9783716816455
Book: Ford Escort - 1.1, 1.3, 1.6 Liter Motor (ab 3/1982) - Bucheli Reparaturanleitung

Ford Escort - 1.1, 1.3, 1.6 Liter Motor (ab 3/1982)

Language: German

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Ford Escort et Orion - essence (1984-1990) et Diesel (1986-1990) - Revue Technique Automobile (RTA 736)

Revue Technique Automobile (RTA 736) covering the Ford Escort and Orion petrol (1984-1990) and diesel (1986-1990.

Petrol engines: 1.1, 1.3, 1.4 and 1.6.

Diesel engines: 1.6 and 1.8.

This Revue Technique for the Ford Escort and Orion describes extensively service and repair of the petrol and diesel engines (including timing gear, cylinder head, lubrication, coolant pump and fuel system).
Covers also work on the clutch, transmission, driveshafts, steering system, suspension, wheel hubs, brakes, electric equipment and body.

  • Includes adjustment data and wiring diagrams.
  • An integral owner's handbook provides information on operation and daily maintenance.
  • Additional chapter with tips and a checklist to prepare for the MOT test.
Specs:27 x 21 cm / 10.6 x 8.25 in, paperback
Illustrations:hundreds of photographs and drawings
Publisher:ETAI (F, )
Series:Revue Technique Automobile (RTA 736)
EAN:9782726873618
Book: Ford Escort et Orion - essence (1984-1990) et Diesel (1986-1990) - Revue Technique Automobile (RTA 736)

Ford Escort et Orion - essence (1984-1990) et Diesel (1986-1990)

Language: French

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Ford Escort - 1.1, 1.3, 1.4, 1.6-Liter Benzinmotoren (ab 9/1986) - Bucheli Reparaturanleitung

Bucheli Reparaturanleitung for service and repair of the Ford Escort petrol models.

Petrol engines: 1.1, 1.3, 1.4 and 1.6 L (50, 60, 70, 75, 79, 90 and 105 hp).

Production years: since 9/1986.

Pages of the book [0961] Ford Escort 1.1-1.3-1.4-1.6 Benzin (ab 9/86) (1)

This Bucheli repair manual on the Ford Escort 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.
  • Reprint of the 3rd edition (1994).

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Specs:192 pages, 28 x 21 cm / 11 x 8.25 in, paperback
Illustrations:numerous photographs and drawings
Publisher:Bucheli Verlag (CH, 2017)
Series:Bucheli Reparaturanleitung (961)
EAN:9783716817650
Book: Ford Escort - 1.1, 1.3, 1.4, 1.6-Liter Benzinmotoren (ab 9/1986) - Bucheli Reparaturanleitung

Ford Escort - 1.1, 1.3, 1.4, 1.6-Liter Benzinmotoren (ab 9/1986)

Language: German

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Ford 1.6 & 1.8 litre Diesel Engine (1984-1996) - Haynes Service and Repair Manual

Haynes workshop manual on the Ford 1.6 and 1.8 litre diesel engines (1608 and 1753 cc), as mounted in the Ford Fiesta (1983-1989), Escort (1980-1996), Orion (1983-1996) and Mondeo (1993-1996).

Production years: 1984-1996.

Exclusions: Please note that this manual does not cover the Endura-DE or Endura-DI, nor the 1.8 litre diesel engines of the Sierra and P100.

Using photos and step-by-step instructions this Haynes manual describes maintenance, repair and overhaul of the Ford 1.6 and 1.8 litre diesel engines (timing gear, belts, valves, camshaft, cylinder head, oil pump and seals).
It also addresses issues related to the cooling system (coolant pump and thermostat), the fuel system, the starting and charging system.

  • Based on a complete strip-down and rebuild.
  • Includes a maintenance schedule, technical specifications, torque wrench settings and troubleshooting tables.

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Author:Matthew Minter
Specs:150 pages, 28 x 21 x 1.4 cm / 11 x 8.25 x 0.55 in, hardback
Illustrations:hundreds of photographs and drawings
Publisher:Haynes Publishing (GB, 1996)
Series:Haynes Service and Repair Manual (1172)
EAN:9781859602249
Book: Ford 1.6 & 1.8 litre Diesel Engine (1984-1996) - Haynes Service and Repair Manual

Ford 1.6 & 1.8 litre Diesel Engine (1984-1996)

Language: English

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