Car Alarm Wiring Diagram and Car Wire Schematics – 2003 Ford Escape

Whether your an expert installer or a novice enthusiast with a 2003 Ford Escape, an automotive wiring diagram can save yourself time and headaches. One of the most time consuming tasks with installing a car alarm, remote car starter, car security system or any mobile electronics is identifying the correct wires for a 2003 Ford Escape.

The Modified Life staff has put their heads together to create an invaluable resource containing car alarm wiring diagram, remote car starter wiring diagram, car wiring diagram and car security wiring diagram. Feel free to use any car alarm wiring diagram or remote car starter wiring diagram that is listed on Modified Life but keep in mind that all information here is provided “as is” without any warranty of any kind. Use of the wiring information is at your own risk. Always verify all wires, wire colors and diagrams before applying any information found here to your 2003 Ford Escape.

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2003 Ford Escape Car Alarm and Remote Car Starter Wiring Information

Constant 12V+ Wire: Red/Light Blue
Constant 12V+ Wire Location: Ignition Switch Harness

Starter Wire (+): Tan/Light Blue
Starter Wire Location: Ignition Switch Harness

Second Starter Wire (+): N/A
Start Wire Location: Ignition Switch Harness

Ignition Wire (+): Light Green/Purple
Ignition Wire Location: Ignition Switch Harness

Second Ignition Wire: N/A
Second Ignition Wire Location: N/A

Accessory Wire: Black/Light Green
Accessory Wire Location: Ignition Switch Harness

Second Accessory Wire: N/A
Accessory Wire Location: N/A

Tachometer Wire: NOT White/Purple or Red
Tachometer Wire Location: Any ignition coil or fuel injector.

Key Sense Wire: Black/Pink
Key Sense Location: ign harn or GEM, 22 pin plug, pin 6. The GEM (Generic Electronic Module) is behind the center console on the floor. Pull off the black panel to the right of the gas pedal, there will be carpet covering it. The plugs face the driver side of the vehicle.

Door Lock Wire (-): Pink/White
Door Lock Wire Location: Driver kick panel or GEM, 26 pin plug, pin 23. MUST use relays. Lock is negative trigger through a 1,000 ohm resistor. Unlock is a straight negative trigger. The GEM (Generic Electronic Module) is behind the center console on the floor. Pull off the black panel to the right of the gas pedal, there will be carpet covering it. The plugs face the driver side of the vehicle.

Door Unlock Wire (-): Same wire as power lock.
Door Unlock Wire Location: Lock is negative trigger through a 1,000 ohm resistor. Unlock is a straight negative trigger.

Door Trigger Wire (-): Purple/Light Green
Door Trigger Wire Location: Cluster or GEM, 22 pin plug, pin 10. The GEM (Generic Electronic Module) is behind the center console on the floor. Pull off the black panel to the right of the gas pedal, there will be carpet covering it. The plugs face the driver side of the vehicle.

Dome Supervision Wire: Light Green/Orange
Dome Supervision Wire Location: Dome light or GEM, 26 pin plug, pin 1. The GEM (Generic Electronic Module) is behind the center console on the floor. Pull off the black panel to the right of the gas pedal, there will be carpet covering it. The plugs face the driver side of the vehicle.

Headlights Wire (-): N/A
Headlights Wire Location: N/A

Parking Light Positive Wire (+): Brown
Parking Light Positive Wire Location: Harness to rear in driver kick panel.

Parking Light Negative Wire (-): Black/Light Green
Parking Light Negative Wire Location: Switch or GEM, 22 pin plug, pin 4. The GEM (Generic Electronic Module) is behind the center console on the floor. Pull off the black panel to the right of the gas pedal, there will be carpet covering it. The plugs face the driver side of the vehicle.

Trunk/Hatch Pin Wire (-): Common with door trigger.
Trunk/Hatch Pin Wire Location: N/A

Hood Pin Wire (-): Purple/Orange
Hood Pin Wire Location: Pin switch or GEM, 22 pin plug, pin 16. The GEM (Generic Electronic Module) is behind the center console on the floor. Pull off the black panel to the right of the gas pedal, there will be carpet covering it. The plugs face the driver side of the vehicle.

Trunk/Hatch Release Wire (-): N/A
Trunk/Hatch Release Wire Location: N/A

Factory Alarm Arm Wire: N/A
Factory Alarm Arm Wire Location: N/A

Factory Alarm Disarm Wire (-): White/Purple
Factory Alarm Disarm Wire Location: Driver kick panel or GEM, 26 pin plug, pin 20. The GEM (Generic Electronic Module) is behind the center console on the floor. Pull off the black panel to the right of the gas pedal, there will be carpet covering it. The plugs face the driver side of the vehicle. This wire will also lock the doors.

Factory Alarm Disarm but No Unlock Wire (-): N/A
Factory Alarm Disarm Wire Location: N/A

Horn Trigger Wire (-): Yellow/Green
Horn Trigger Wire Location: Steering Column or GEM, 22 pin plug, pin 19. The GEM (Generic Electronic Module) is behind the center console on the floor. Pull off the black panel to the right of the gas pedal, there will be carpet covering it. The plugs face the driver side of the vehicle.

Brake Wire (+): Light Green
Brake Wire Location: Brake Pedal Switch

Emergency Parking Brake Wire (+): Light Green/Red
Emergency Parking Brake Wire Location: Parking Brake Switch

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