How To Ford Escape Stereo Wiring Diagram

How To Ford Escape Stereo Wiring Diagram

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When it’s time for you to upgrade your Ford Escape stereo, or replace the factory head unit in your Escape there’s quite a few ways to go about it. You can purchase an install kit and plug and play wiring loom that will make your stereo upgrade painless, but if you are looking to install a navigation system or MP3 player in your Ford crossover, you can use this Ford Escape Stereo Wiring Diagram to help you get the job done.

Need a complete wiring diagram for the speakers and stereo in your Ford Escape? This page is the one for you because we’ll be showing you all three generations of the current SUV. This DIY wiring guide is perfect for any shadetree mechanic or car audio professional, when you need the wiring or colors for the speakers in your Escape.

First Generation Ford Escape Wiring Diagram (2000–2006)

The early generations of the Ford Escape shared quite a bit in common with the Mazda Tributes of the same generation. Installing an aftermarket stereo or radio in this generation is significantly easier due to the spartan dashboard and DIN layout.

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Car Radio Battery Constant 12v+ Wire: Orange/Light Green
Car Radio Accessory Switched 12v+ Wire: Yellow/Black
Car Radio Ground Wire: Black
Car Stereo Amplifier Location: Located on the right side of the trunk area.
Left Front Speaker Positive Wire (+): Orange/Light Green
Left Front Speaker Negative Wire (-): Light Blue/WHite
Right Front Speaker Positive Wire (+): White/Light Green
Right Front Speaker Negative Wire (-): Dark Green/Orange
Left Rear Speaker Positive Wire (+): Tan/Yellow
Left Rear Speaker Negative Wire (-): Gray/Light Blue
Right Rear Speaker Positive Wire (+): Orange/Red
Right Rear Speaker Negative Wire (-): Brown/Pink

Installing a double DIN stereo or navigation system is a perfect fit in the first generation Ford Escape. This wiring schematic for your Escape stereo can be used for your Mercury Mariner and Mazda Tribute as well.

Second Generation Ford Escape Wiring Diagram (2007–2012)

The first Escape that started using preformed center console plastic trims, making the average job of installing a double DIN head unit much more difficult. Indeed if you bought or own a Ford Escape without the right center console trim, you won’t be able to install a dual DIN or single DIN stereo.

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Car Radio Battery Constant 12v+ Wire: White/Red
Car Radio Accessory Switched 12v+ Wire: Black/Gray
Car Radio Ground Wire: Violet/Red
Car Radio Illumination Wire: Red/Yellow
Car Stereo Dimmer Wire: Red/Green
Car Stereo Amp Trigger Wire: Violet/Red
Left Front Speaker Positive Wire (+): White
Left Front Speaker Negative Wire (-): White/Brown
Right Front Speaker Positive Wire (+): White/Violet
Right Front Speaker Negative Wire (-): White/Orange
Left Rear Speaker Positive Wire (+): White/Green
Left Rear Speaker Negative Wire (-): Brown/Yellow
Right Rear Speaker Positive Wire (+): Brown/White
Right Rear Speaker Negative Wire (-): Brown/Blue

Along with the changes to the center console stereo layout in the second generation, this Ford Escape was also the first to move away from Ford’s collaborative efforts with Mazda and Mercury. Giving the Escape a full redesign and incorporating elements that help set the Escape apart from the Mazda CX-7 or Ford Kuga.

Third Generation Ford Escape Wiring Diagram (2013+)

Ford takes the third generation Escape in a completely new direction from the 2013 model year forward. Combining the Escape with the European Ford Kuga, upgrades were made to truly set the Escape apart from the other variations.

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This Escape wiring diagram for the 2013 and up Ford can help you install or complete the wiring for your radio, stereo, head unit, amplifier or subwoofers. If you are installing an aftermarket stereo you will need a custom install kit that will help you make the conversion from the standard center console plastics and the dual DIN navigation style you will need.

Car Radio Battery Constant 12V+ Wire: Brown/Red
Car Radio Ground Wire: Black
Car Radio Antenna Trigger Wire: Yellow/Green
Car Radio Amp Trigger Wire: Yellow/Green
Left Front Speaker Positive Wire (+): White
Left Front Speaker Negative Wire (-): White/Brown
Right Front Speaker Positive Wire (+): White/Purple
Right Front Speaker Negative Wire (-): White/Orange
Car Audio Front Speakers Size: 5″ x 7″ Speakers
Car Audio Front Speakers Depth: 4″
Left Rear Speaker Positive Wire (+): White/Green
Left Rear Speaker Negative Wire (-): Brown/Yellow
Right Rear Speaker Positive Wire (+): Brown/White
Right Rear Speaker Negative Wire (-): Brown/Blue
Car Audio Rear Speakers Size: 5″ x 7″ Speakers
Car Audio Rear Speakers Depth: 4″

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