Hybrid Car Maintenance & Repair for 2008 Ford Escape

Get Work Done on Your Ford Escape

Your Ford Escape isn’t just a car. It’s a part of your lifestyle. Keep it running newer, longer and schedule your routine maintenance appointment today.

2008 Ford Escape Maintenance

A little service can go a long way. Select a maintenance service below to learn about properly caring for your 2008 Ford Escape.

FAQs About 2008 Ford Escape Hybrid Systems

  • How much does it cost to fix Ford Escape hybrid vehicle systems? The answer is, it depends. Some high voltage components are only available as parts of bigger units. Note that we do offer promotional financing with the Firestone credit card.* (*Subject to credit approval.)
  • Why is the gas mileage on my Ford Escape getting worse? Let us check it out. Worsening fuel economy in your Ford Escape may be related to a worn out or bad high voltage battery pack.
  • Why is my Ford Escape check engine light on? Your Ford Escape check engine light is trying to tell you something! It might be because there is a dirty oxygen sensor or a bad fuse. Or, something more serious could be going on, like misfiring. It's a good idea to come in for a diagnostic when you notice an illuminated check engine light.

Everyday Service for Your 2008 Ford Escape

Firestone Complete Auto Care offers hybrid car repair and maintenance. We service 2008 Ford Escapes like yours! You read that right, you don't have to go to the Ford dealership for hybrid vehicle service. From the front suspension to the rear lights, your hybrid 2008 Ford Escape will be cared for like it was our own. Put your trust in our trained technicians for routine maintenance for your 2008 Ford Escape, including tire service and repair, brake pad/rotor replacement, cabin air filter replacement, wheel alignment, A/C service, and even windshield wiper replacement. Learn more about hybrid car care here, and schedule a convenient appointment for Ford Escape maintenance.

High Voltage Services for Your 2008 Ford Escape

Every hybrid vehicle is different. Some hybrids plug-in to charge, some don't. Others have regenerative braking, but not all hybrid vehicles. And most use battery power to propel or help propel the vehicle. And did you know? Some hybrid cars come with a traditional 12-volt battery along with a high-voltage battery. With so much variation in hybrid vehicles, your 2008 Ford Escape needs someone who knows it inside and out. We're here for you. Your local Firestone Complete Auto Care location is equipped to provide conventional and low voltage services for all hybrid vehicles, including your 2008 Ford Escape.

Select locations also provide high voltage services. A high voltage service is anything that requires removing the Ford's high voltage safety/service disconnect plug/switch, servicing any high voltage cables, the power inverter, the electric machines/motors, the high voltage battery pack, high voltage A/C compressor, etc. Call ahead before making an appointment to ensure your closest location offers high voltage services. Some of these high voltage vehicle services might include:

Hybrid vehicle diagnostic: Once we identify the symptoms, a diagnostic comes next so we can identify the root cause of your Ford Escape's troubles. a diagnostic is performed to get to the bottom of the trouble with your 2008 Ford Escape. With the details gathered, your technician can assess your hybrid car problems and perform additional tests, if needed. No repairs are performed without your consent.

Hybrid high voltage battery cooling system inspections: The technician will examine your Escape's battery filter (if applicable) and clean up its ducts and other pieces. (This applies to air-cooled high voltage batteries.  Liquid-cooled or refrigerant-cooled high voltage batteries are inspected differently.)

High voltage cable inspection: The technician will inspect the exterior of the cable jackets and connectors on your Ford Escape and check to make sure no high voltage energy is transferring to the chassis. They'll notify you if a new cable is needed.

Isolation test: For this test, a technician uses a special tool to see if any high voltage parts are "leaking" electric energy to the chassis.

Remove and replace hybrid electric battery: Is the high voltage battery inside your Ford Escape failing or weak? Let us install a new one.

Health check for power electronic systems: We'll review the power inverter, regenerative braking, and/or electric drive motor(s)/machine(s) in your 2008 Ford Escape.

These are just a few of the more specialized hybrid car services that might be offered at your local Firestone Complete Auto Care. Call ahead to confirm!

Hybrid Maintenance for Your 2008 Ford Escape

You don't have to wait for odd leaks, smells, or sounds to stop by for hybrid vehicle care. Taking care of your 2008 Ford Escape manufacturer suggested maintenance is an ideal way to help prevent major problems early on. Your nearby technician know how to perform Escape scheduled maintenance to help keep your vehicle running newer, longer.

At Firestone Complete Auto Care, we're working to shape the future of hybrid vehicle care. You're part of our team every time you take care of your 2008 Ford Escape! Make an appointment today for great quality hybrid vehicle service and repair for your Escape. Tons of locations are open in the evenings and over the weekend.