Technical information on the Ford Escape useful when designing a Escape PHEV conversion.
2006 Year model
2007 Year model
Cabling to traction battery
If the conversion will replace the stock Battery ECU, it must talk directly with the vehicle CAN bus.
CAN bus protocol
Battery ECU messages
|General Disclaimer: (HV) (DC) injury or death hazard, use at your own risk, may void warranty.
HV (High Voltage) DC (Direct Current) Warning:
Traction Battery Packs, Motors, Chargers, and other HV sources could cause serious injury or death if proper precautions are not taken while working on or around such High Voltage Direct Current sources.
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