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Alignment Specs for a Ford Escape

by DarienC

Ford introduced the Escape, a compact four-door SUV, in 2001. The 2006 to 2010 Escape came in several front-wheel-drive and four-wheel-drive trims of both the traditional and hybrid version of the SUV. The front alignment specs are the same for all trims of the 2006 to 2010 Escape. The rear alignment specs differ for the traditional and hybrid versions.

Front Alignment Specs

The caster on the front end can range from +1.1 degrees to +2.1 degrees, but the ideal setting is +1.6 degrees. The camber can ranger from -0.34 degrees to -1.34 degrees, but the ideal setting is -0.84 degrees. The toe-in can range from zero degrees to +0.46 degrees, but the ideal setting is +0.23 degrees.

Rear Alignment Specs for the Rear End of the Traditional Escape

The camber angle can range from -0.65 degrees to +0.65 degrees but is best when it is evened out at zero. The caster is not adjustable on the rear end. The toe can range from -0.20 degrees to -0.16 degrees.

Alignment Specs for the Rear End of the Hybrid Ford Escape

The camber can range from -0.035 degrees to -.75 degrees, but the ideal setting is -0.1 degrees. The caster is not adjustable on the rear end. The toe can range from -0.10 degrees to -0.14 degrees, with the ideal setting being -0.12 degrees.

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