How to Reset the Ford Escape PCM?

The power train control module on a Ford controls every aspect of the vehicle’s engine, transmission, clutch and electrical and fuel delivery. Without a properly working PCM, the Ford will not run. At times, you may want to perform a reset of the 2007 ford escape PCM for basic troubleshooting. This can often resolve small issues that you may experience with Ford.


Ford Escape is the base model and it is also a very cost-effective way of buying a compact SUV. Its standard features are 17-inch steel wheels, a 60/40 split-folding rear seat, Sync 3 touchscreen that is new in the SUV, and a rearview camera.

SE also has 17-inch wheels but they are alloy wheels. These wheels are also available with S as optional. Other standard features of SE are automatic headlights, 8-way power-adjustable drive seat with power lumbar, a central armrest, and upgraded cloth upholstery. But it is the optional packages that make SE the best Ford Escape Toronto.

Its  Convenience package adds roof rails and provides dual-zone auto climate control features. It also adds a 110-volt household-style power outlet and an 8-inch touchscreen with Sync 3 technology. With this package comes a 9-speaker sound system with dual USB ports. The convenience package also has a power liftgate, 18-inch wheels, and remote ignition.

SE Leather Comfort package changes the interior with leather upholstery and Cold Weather provides comfort with a windshield de-icer and heated seats and mirrors.

Step 1

Open the hood of the Ford. Loosen the lock nut located on the negative battery cable connector with a socket and ratchet. Pull the connector off the negative battery terminal.

Step 2

Wait for 20 minutes while the PCM bleeds off the electricity it stores for backup power. Once the power drains from the PCM, it resets.

Slide the negative battery connector onto the battery terminal and tighten the lock nut with the socket and ratchet.