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  1. Starlight headliner

    3G Exterior and Interior
    I have a 2016 Ford Escape titanium. I am currently in the process of installing a fiber optic starlight headliner kit. Has anyone else done this? Do you think it will ruin my warranty? Thanks.
  2. 2014 S 2.5L - Modify? or Leave it be?

    New Member and Owners Introductions
    I just inherited this car from my father-in-law who bought himself a new F-150. It only has 27K miles on it and is in pretty perfect condition. I am a complete beginner when it comes to DIYing cars, but I figure you gotta learn sometime. I was wondering if it is worth doing anything to the...
  3. Pins on OEM BU camera

    3G Electronics, Audio, and Lighting
    Hey there everybody, Recently bought a 2015 Escape, and planning to install a BU camera. Instead of drilling the original trim, and installing an aftermarket camera. i thought of finding the trim with the camera on Ebay & replacing the one that i have. and installing a Mytouch lockpick to...
  4. Watermark in Headliner Video - What do YOU use?

    Ford Escape General Discussion
    Need Advice for Headliner Cleaning Video - What do YOU use? Hi All, I hope everybody's doing great- Wanted to make a DIY How To Escape video on cleaning our headliners, especially those of us who have experienced water leaks. I've done some research, and will list below. However, I'd...
  5. DIY video to fix roof rack leaks

    Ford Escape General Discussion
    Hey Everyone, Just did another upload last night- My roof rails were leaking in my A-pillar, similar to many drivers its seems... I did the install myself, and in the video posted, used standard RTV silicone but it didn't cut the mustard. Other drivers like HayaiK. suggested alternative...
  6. New DIY Video - Lower Lift Gate Panel Removal

    3G DIY Garage
    Hi All, Just did a quick DIY video for a request from a fellow Escape driver on Facebook- he wanted to know how to remove the lower lift gate panel (external/body) for some body work. Anyhow, it was getting to me as well, as my lower panel was pulling away from the door on the corners...
  7. "How-To" Vid on Installing OEM Roof Rails from Scratch

    3G DIY Garage
    Hey all, Sticking to routine, another two weeks have passed-I put up another video for anybody wondering how to install the rails when starting from stock weather strips or none at all: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DMz38Ex8XUY Any and all feedback is welcome- questions or comments below...
  8. Missing half of my front bumper

    3G DIY Garage
    Hello all, Recently, in my silver 2013 Titanium with park assist, I got into an accident that left me with half of a front bumper. I am missing the left side of my bumper. Attached are photos of my bumper, list of parts and paint that I have already bought, in hopes of fixing it myself. I have...
  9. Successful Integration of eBay Backup Camera into Stock MFT in my '13 FE SE!

    3G DIY Garage
    Hello All, I spent some time last night working on installing the backup camera from eBay into my '13 FE SE. All you need is an APIM with camera capabilities. Here's the camera I used. Excellent night vision, just a tad more downward pointing than I'd like, but it's great...
  10. Upholstery Removal Tips

    3G DIY Garage
    Hi Everybody, I was thinking of doing some aftermarket heated seats in my FE SE. It came with the two toned black and gray cloth seats with white pipe stitched across the back. I found some of the other threads on here of some people doing the heated seat Mod and I posted this question, but...
  11. Transmission Fliud

    3G DIY Garage
    Manual says to take it to dealer for transmission fluid check. WRONG! I do much of my own MX. What is procedure for checking fluid? In Park, in Neutral etc...? Having drivetrain issues and I think it is low fliud. Thanks!
  12. DIY Free Air Intake 1.6

    3G DIY Garage
    This is my first DIY post, and first post on this forum so bare with me. I don't have any pictures but I can snap some later. -Step one- pop hood and open. -Step two- grab a socket wrench also an extension for it...(may need two) also grab a 8mm socket. -Step three- look at the box behind you...
  13. Roof rails

    3G Exterior and Interior
    I should be purchasing a Ford Escape next week, but the one I'm getting does not have roof rails, which I would like to have. I've found several sites that carry the OEM parts for the rails, but cannot find instructions on how to install them myself. Are these easy enough to install on your...