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Ford EcoSport DIY Maintenance & Repair Guides
Links to DIY repair guides and vehicle maintenance how-to tutorials for the 2nd generation 2013 to 2021 Ford EcoSport.

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2013-2021 Ford EcoSport Smart Key Fob Battery Replacement Guide
Key Fob Battery Change

1. Ford EcoSport Intelligent Access Key Fob Battery Replacement Guide

The second generation EcoSport was launched in 2013 but not brought to the USA market until the 2018 model year.

If you need to change a weak or dead battery in the Intelligent Access (or "smart") key fob remote control, check out the DIY tutorial by clicking on the text link or thumbnail.

   

2013-2021 Ford EcoSport Dome & Map Light Bulbs Replacement Guide
Dome & Map Light Bulbs

2. 2013-2021 Ford EcoSport Dome & Map Light Bulbs Replacement Guide

If you need to change a burnt out dome or map light bulb in the overhead console of your 2nd generation 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020 & 2021 Ford EcoSport compact SUV, check out the DIY tutorial (with the part numbers) by clicking on the text link above or the thumbnail image on the left.

   

2013-2021 Ford EcoSport Vanity Mirror Light Bulb Replacement Guide
Vanity Mirror Light Bulb

3. 2013-2021 Ford EcoSport Vanity Mirror Light Bulb Replacement Guide

If you need to change a burnt out vanity mirror light bulb above the sun visor of your EcoSport, take a look at the DIY instructions for the procedure (with the compatible replacement part number) by clicking on the text link above or the thumbnail image on the left.

   

2013-2021 Ford EcoSport A/C Cabin Air Filter Replacement Guide
Cabin Air Filter Change

4. 2013-2021 Ford EcoSport A/C Cabin Air Filter Replacement Guide

If the air conditioning system in your EcoSport hasn't been working well recently or the air coming out of the vents smells a bit musty or moldy, you might need to clean or change the cabin air filter element located in the HVAC blower motor housing.

To view the DIY steps for the procedure (with the compatible replacement part numbers), click on the text link above or the thumbnail image located on the left.

   

2013-2021 Ford EcoSport Plastic Interior Door Panel Removal Guide
Door Panel Removal

5. Ford EcoSport Interior Door Panel Removal & OEM Speaker Upgrade Guide

If you'd like to upgrade the OEM speakers in your Ford EcoSport, you'll first have to take off the plastic interior door panels.

Check out the DIY directions for the procedure (with the compatible replacement aftermarket speaker sizes) by clicking on the text link or the thumbnail image.

   

2013-2021 Ford EcoSport Automatic Transmission Shift Lock Release Guide
Shift Lock Release

6. Ford EcoSport Automatic Transmission Shift Lock Release Guide

If you need to manually move your EcoSport due to running out of gas, a dead 12V battery or needing to be towed for some other mechanical or electrical issue, you'll first have to release the automatic transmission's shift lock mechanism to change the gear selector from "Park" to "Neutral". To view the guide, click on the link or thumbnail image.

   

2013-2021 Ford EcoSport Rear Dome Light Bulb Replacement Guide
Rear Dome Light Bulb

7. 2013-2021 Ford EcoSport Rear Dome Light Bulb Replacement Guide

If you need to change a burnt out rear dome (also known as the rear passenger courtesy reading) light bulb in your EcoSport, check out the DIY tutorial for the procedure (with the compatible replacement part number) by clicking on the text link above or the thumbnail image on the left.

   

2013-2021 Ford EcoSport Rear Window Wiper Blade Replacement Guide
Rear Wiper Blade

8. 2013-2021 Ford EcoSport Rear Window Wiper Blade Replacement Guide

If you've been having difficulty seeing out of the back windshield of your EcoSport, you might need to replace the rear wiper blade.

To view the DIY directions for the procedure (with the OEM wiper blade size and the part numbers), click on the text link above or the thumbnail image on the left.

   

2013-2021 Ford EcoSport Tail Light Bulbs Replacement Guide
Tail Light Bulbs Change

9. 2013-2021 Ford EcoSport Tail Light Bulbs Replacement Guide

If you need to change a burnt out brake / parking and rear turn signal light bulb in the tail light assemblies of your second generation (2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020 & 2021) Ford EcoSport, take a look at the DIY steps for the procedure (with the compatible replacement part numbers) by clicking on the text link above or the thumbnail image on the left.

   

2013-2021 Ford EcoSport Reverse Light Bulb Replacement Guide
Reverse Bulb Change

10. 2013-2021 Ford EcoSport Reverse Light Bulbs Replacement Guide

If you need to change a burnt out reverse (also known as the "back-up") light bulb in the housing attached to the lower rear bumper cover of your Ford EcoSport, check out the DIY instructions for the procedure (with the compatible replacement part numbers) by clicking on the text link above or the thumbnail image on the left.

   

2013-2021 Ford EcoSport Tailgate Lift Support Strut Replacement Guide
Tailgate Support Strut

11. 2013-2021 Ford EcoSport Tailgate Support Strut Replacement Guide

If the tailgate door for the cargo area of your EcoSport hasn't been staying open by itself, you may need to replace the weak, failing or faulty support strut (gas charged shock).

To view the DIY tutorial for the procedure (with the OEM replacement part number), click on the text link above or the thumbnail image on the left.

   

2013-2021 Ford EcoSport Cargo Area Light Bulb Replacement Guide
Cargo Area Light Bulb

12. 2013-2021 Ford EcoSport Cargo Area Light Bulb Replacement Guide

If you need to change a burnt out light bulb in the cargo area of your EcoSport SUV, check out the DIY instructions (with the compatible replacement part number) by clicking on the text link above or the thumbnail image on the left.

   

2013-2021 Ford EcoSport Glove Box Light Bulb Replacement Guide
Glove Box Light Bulb

13. 2013-2021 Ford EcoSport Glove Box Light Bulb Replacement Guide

If you need to change a burnt out light bulb in the glove box of your EcoSport, take a look at the DIY directions for the procedure (with the compatible replacement part number) by clicking on the text link above or the thumbnail image on the left.

   

2013-2021 Ford EcoSport Electrical Fuse & Relay Replacement Guide
Electrical Fuse & Relay

14. 2013-2021 Ford EcoSport Electrical Fuse & Relay Replacement Guide

The best place to start when troubleshooting any electrical problem with your Ford EcoSport is to check for a blown fuse or a faulty relay in either the engine bay or the interior passenger compartment electrical panels.

To view the DIY steps for the procedure (with the compatible replacement fuse types), click on the text link above or the thumbnail image on the left.

   

2013-2021 Ford EcoSport 12V Automotive Battery Replacement Guide
12V Car Battery Change

15. 2013-2021 Ford EcoSport 12V Automotive Battery Replacement Guide

If you've been having difficulty starting the Ecoboost 1.0L I3 engine in your EcoBoost on a cold morning and the original 12 volt car battery is a few years old, you probably need to replace it.

Check our the DIY tutorial for the procedure (with the OEM group size and compatible replacement part numbers) by clicking on the text link above or the thumbnail image.

   

2013-2021 Ford EcoSport EcoBoost 1.0L I3 Engine Air Filter Replacement Guide
Engine Air Filter Change

16. 2013-2021 Ford EcoSport EcoBoost 1.0L Engine Air Filter Replacement Guide

According to the "scheduled maintenance" section of the owner's manual, the air filter element for the EcoBoost turbocharged 1.0 liter inline three cylinder engine should be replaced every 12,500 miles (or every 20,000 km).

Take a look at the DIY tutorial for the procedure (with the compatible replacement part numbers) by clicking on the text link above or the thumbnail image on the left.

   

2013-2021 Ford EcoSport EcoBoost Turbocharged 1.0L I3 Engine Spark Plugs Replacement Guide
Spark Plugs Change

17. 2013-2021 Ford EcoSport EcoBoost Turbocharged GTDI DOHC 1.0L Engine Spark Plugs Replacement Guide

The service interval specification in the owner's manual indicates that the OEM spark plugs should be replaced every 25,000 miles (or every 40,000 km).

To view the DIY tutorial for the procedure (with the compatible replacement part numbers), click on the text link above or the thumbnail image on the left.

   

2013-2021 Ford EcoSport EcoBoost 1.0L I3 Engine Oil Change Guide
Engine Oil Change

18. 2013-2021 Ford EcoSport EcoBoost 1.0L I3 Engine Oil Change Guide

The best way to keep your EcoSport running reliably is to regularly change the oil and replace the oil filter as indicated by the "Intelligent Oil-Life Monitor" system.

Check out the DIY tutorial (with the compatible replacement oil life part numbers) by clicking on the text link above or the thumbnail image on the left.

   

2013-2021 Ford EcoSport License Plate Light Bulbs Replacement Guide
License Plate Light Bulbs

19. 2013-2021 Ford EcoSport License Plate Light Bulbs Replacement Guide

If you need to change a burnt out license plate light bulb in the tailgate door of your second generation (2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020 & 2021) Ford EcoSport (or upgrade them both to brighter LED units), take a look at the DIY tutorial (with the compatible replacement part number) by clicking on the text link above or the thumbnail image on the left.

   

2013-2021 Ford EcoSport Headlight Bulbs Replacement Guide
Headlight Bulbs Change

20. 2013-2021 Ford EcoSport Headlight Bulbs Replacement Guide

The headlight housings of a Ford EcoSport contain the low beam, high beam and front side marker light bulbs. (The front turn signal is in a separate housing with the fog light bulb at the bottom of the bumper cover.)

To view the DIY instructions for the procedure (with the compatible replacement part numbers), click on the text link above or the thumbnail image on the left.

   

2013-2021 Ford EcoSport Front Turn Signal Light Bulbs Replacement Guide
Front Turn Signal Bulb

21. 2013-2021 Ford EcoSport Front Turn Signal Light Bulbs Replacement Guide

If you need to change a burnt out front turn signal light bulb located in the separate housing attached to the lower front bumper cover below the headlight assembly, check out the DIY directions for the procedure (with the compatible replacement part number) by clicking on the text link above or the thumbnail image on the left.

   

2013-2021 Ford EcoSport Fog Light Bulbs Replacement Guide
Fog Light Bulb Change

22. 2013-2021 Ford EcoSport Fog Light Bulbs Replacement Guide

If you need to change a burnt out fog light bulb in the housing attached to the lower part of the front bumper cover below the headlight assembly, take a look at the DIY tutorial for the procedure (with the compatible replacement part number) by clicking on the text link above or the thumbnail image on the left.

   

2013-2021 Ford EcoSport Intake Air Temperature Sensor Replacement Guide
IAT Sensor Change

23. 2013-2021 Ford EcoSport Intake Air Temperature Sensor Replacement Guide

Just a few of the symptoms of a failing or faulty intake air temperature (IAT) or "air charge temperature" sensor include a rough idle, hard starting, poor acceleration, misfiring, reduced fuel economy (lower MPG), stalling, surging and a CEL (check engine light) or SES (service engine soon) warning on the gauge cluster.

To view the DIY tutorial for changing the IAT sensor (with the compatible replacement part number), click on the text link above or the thumbnail image on the left.

   

2013-2021 Ford EcoSport Camshaft Position Sensors Replacement Guide
Camshaft Position Sensor

24. 2013-2021 Ford EcoSport Camshaft Position Sensors Replacement Guide

The possible symptoms of a bad camshaft position sensor are similar to the ones for the IAT sensor including not being able to start the engine, jerking, stalling, surging, reduced performance (slower acceleration), lowered fuel economy (less MPG), automatic transmission shifting problems (including "limp-home" mode), rough idling and a CEL (check engine light) or SES (service engine soon) warning on the gauge cluster.

Check out the DIY tutorial for changing it (with the part numbers) by clicking on the text link above or the thumbnail image on the left.

   

2013-2021 Ford EcoSport Side View Mirror Turn Signal Light Bulb Replacement Guide
Side View Mirror Bulb

25. 2013-2021 Ford EcoSport Side View Mirror Turn Signal Light Bulb Replacement Guide

For extra safety, the Ford EcoSport is equipped with another front turn signal light bulb located in the side view mirror. (It also known as the side marker, side view indicator or side view mirror blinker light.)

To view the DIY directions for the procedure (with the compatible replacement part number) by clicking on the text link above or the thumbnail image on the left.

   

2013-2021 Ford EcoSport Windshield Window Wiper Blades Replacement Guide
Windshield Wiper Blades

26. 2013-2021 Ford EcoSport Windshield Window Wiper Blades Replacement Guide

If you've been having difficulty seeing out of the front windshield window of your EcoSport when it's raining or snowing outside, you probably need to change the wiper blades.

Take a look at the DIY tutorial for the procedure (with the OEM wiper blade sizes and the compatible replacement part numbers) by clicking on the text link above or the thumbnail image on the left.

   

2013-2021 Ford EcoSport Front Brake Pads Replacement Guide
Front Brake Pads Change

27. 2013-2021 Ford EcoSport Front Brake Pads Replacement Guide

If you've been hearing a scraping, squealing, screeching or grinding sound coming from the front end of your EcoSport when you step on the brake pedal, you probably need to change the front disc brake pads.

Check out the DIY instructions for the procedure (with the compatible replacement part numbers) by clicking on the text link above or the thumbnail image on the left.

   

2013-2021 Ford EcoSport Rear Brake Pads Replacement Guide
Rear Brake Pads Change

28. 2013-2021 Ford EcoSport Rear Brake Pads Replacement Guide

The rear disc brake pads on an EcoSport tend to last twice as long as the front pads or any where from about 60,000 miles to over 100,000 miles depending on your unique driving conditions.

To view the DIY tutorial for the procedure (with the compatible replacement part numbers), click on the text link above or the thumbnail picture on the left.

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