in this video I knock out a front brake job on a 2011 Ford Escape. Easy peasy pad and rotor swap. -Enjoy!
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49 thoughts on “Ford escape: front brakes”
  1. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars Michael Berry says:

    Those caliper holders look like they were rescued from the Titanic

  2. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars AlabamaDad says:

    Love your channel. Getting ready to do the wife's 2012 Escape. No rust issues in Alabama but if you can do it, I can do it ! Just might take me a day instead of an hour.

  3. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars Spadds says:

    On site canteen with dedicated staffing! Love it! Burgers looked bloody good, so did the chips!

  4. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars Randall Bollinger says:

    I clicked on this video just to hear the brake kleen sound effect

  5. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars Lester Konieczny says:

    Ho hum…..just a another exceptional video

  6. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars ghhtrainmaster says:

    How many cases of brake cleaner do you use a month ? LOL

  7. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars thooks says:

    The amount of corrosion on the cars in the northeast is unbelievable. We would freak out down south about it.

  8. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars relaxin maxin says:

    Mr. Weston is cute

  9. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars TheWicklunds25 says:

    Mrs. O congratulations on the vegetarian diet. God loves you. Keep up the good work. Some day Eric will thank you and thank God for you. God bless!!!

  10. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars Nathan Cordova says:

    WHAT IS WITH ALL THE SPIDERS?!?!

  11. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars James Wood says:

    Panther pee

  12. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars Paul Scheibelein says:

    Silicon grease, anti seize, caliper grease…which do I use and on what part of the disc brakes? I watched a bunch of your videos tonight and it seems like you use different lubes for different cars or brake systems. I’m working on a 2016 Nissan Rogue.
    Thanks for all the great videos

  13. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars Uncle BS says:

    Best French Fries ever are at In-n-Out burger, to bad there only in the western US.

  14. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars Hola! Bill Malec says:

    Everything was great, except the mayo. 🤮……😁

  15. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars Lucky Baldwin says:

    Who's here because of the can of brake clean in the thunbnail?

  16. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars Lincoln Scruggs III says:

    Well Mr "O" I like your style, if you ever move to Kansas your business would do just peachy in the grand little town of Cheney. Stop by if … you know. Be safe.

  17. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars Barbara Todd says:

    If you come across an escape with instrument cluster issues I'd love to see a diagnosis video. Seems to be a common issue with the escape and with the symptoms a bad cluster presents makes diagnosis very difficult

  18. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars flnthrn2 says:

    What do you do for bedding the brakes ?
    (Or, what should you not do the first time using new brakes.)

  19. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars Kevin G says:

    Dang, I've been on so many test rides with you that if I ever get to Avoca I will know my way around.

  20. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars Paul Santos says:

    Not to be a smart ass cuz I don't know 1% of what you do, but I always put an old pad back between the piston and the piston pusher tool to spread the load.

  21. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars Paul Santos says:

    Those caliper hold down bolts and the pad spring look similar (if not identical) to late model Mercedes ones. Don't remember the supplier.

  22. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars Fritz Doerring says:

    I love Fords, and I used to be pretty good a repairing them – before they got computerized. Ain't it awful?

  23. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars Bruce Shepherd says:

    DRANE YOUR AIR TANK THAT HELPS

  24. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars Cam Srigley says:

    Love this channel 👍

  25. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars CHIN CHECKER says:

    Whip out the handy dandy mouse milk

  26. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars Jerry Williams says:

    Next time Mrs. O does burgers and fries invite me over Eric.

  27. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars Juan says:

    That’s cool that you have a full kitchen in your shop. You’re the bobs burgers of auto repair!

  28. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars Matthew Rubenstein says:

    "… But for the record, you shouldn't eat poison" HAHAHAHHAHAHAHHAH that had me cracking up!

  29. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars Jason Kuehl says:

    NAPA…. Never Any Parts Available

  30. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars Brian Austin says:

    I now find myself hungry for a burger and fries…

  31. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars TheShowerSinger says:

    We had a 2003 Tribute Escape Twin with the 3.0. Sold it with 384,000 miles on it, original engine and rebuilt transmission about 50k on it.

    Replaced the brakes only twice, but the sway bar links 5 or 6 times!!!!

  32. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars Joseph Belmares III says:

    You have a geat approach to everything I have one question do you not like Moog? I feel its the best in Chicago.

  33. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars Bobby Ossenbeck says:

    Thanks
    My wife drives a 2012 escape
    I guess I need to check those brakes
    After I fix the dryer

  34. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars Tommy Mitchell says:

    Brake Kleen and Fluid Film, with sounds, in the first three minutes. I m happy.

  35. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars William Kraft says:

    Mrs. O has a sweet looking kitchen, looks like she could make anything in there. That was a nice lunch. I'm curious did Mrs. O add anything special to the fries? You should film her cooking more. You're a lucky man Mr. Eric O. in many ways.

  36. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars Tom Jacka says:

    anyone see that spider that was living around there somewhere I saw it crawl down the axle.

  37. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars CatfishHunter61 says:

    After all of these years in the biz and you're having to play beat the clock. I just get out the old trusty firewhacker 9000 and cut those lower ball studs right off the sway bar.

  38. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars William Davis says:

    Go

  39. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars bestmastermind951 says:

    Nice relaxing episode lol burgers ND fries looked so good too

  40. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars bert from NZ says:

    We dont have salt on our roads so that amount of rust is never seen!

  41. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars bert from NZ says:

    Hi Eric- you seem busy enough to employ some help?? Great Videos

  42. Avataaar/Circle Created with python_avatars Julio Kaz says:

    Welcome to Mrs.O's Avoca Diner!