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2013 Ford Escape Maintenance Light Reset & Service

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Instrument Panel

Instrument Panel

The 2013 Escape is offered in a gasoline model.  The engine oil will require service when the CHANGE OIL light comes on.  Follow these steps to reset this light:

1. Press the start/stop button once (do not start the engine).

2. Press both the accelerator and brake pedals at the same time.

3. Keep both pedals fully pressed.

4. After three seconds, the Service: Oil reset in prog. message will be displayed.

5. After 25 seconds, the Service: Oil reset complete message will be displayed.

6. Release both the accelerator and brake pedals.

7. The Service: Oil reset complete message will no longer be displayed.

8. Turn the ignition off and start the engine to verify the indicator has been reset.

When doing the oil change and topping up fluids you will need to use the following specifications:

Engine Size

2.5L

2.0L

1.6L

Motor Oil

5W20 Synthetic

5W30 Synthetic

5W20 Synthetic Blend

Oil Capacity

5.7 qt. (5.4L)

5.7 qt. (5.4L)

4.3 qt. (4.1L)

Brake Fluid

High Performance Dot 4

High Performance Dot 4

High Performance Dot 4

Engine Coolant

Motorcraft Orange Coolant Prediluted

Motorcraft Orange Coolant Prediluted

Motorcraft Orange Coolant Prediluted

Automatic Transmission

MERCON LV ATF

MERCON LV ATF

MERCON LV ATF

Rear Differential

80W90

80W90

80W90

Transfer Case

75W140 Synthetic

75W140 Synthetic

75W140 Synthetic

You can cross reference the following Purolator filter numbers for your own application:

Engine Size

2.5L

2.0L

1.6L

Oil Filter

L10241

L10241

L10241

Air Filter

A26199

A36149

A36149

Cabin Filter

C36174

C36174

C36174

3 Responses to “2013 Ford Escape Maintenance Light Reset & Service”

  1. Ran Says:

    Great and very good info.

    regards

  2. nothanks Says:

    Not the great, “The 2013 Escape is offered in a hybrid or gasoline model” It is not offered in a hybrid

  3. OilReset Team Says:

    You are correct. Ford dropped the Escape Hybrid in the 2013 model year. We’ll remove that line!


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