Ford Escape: Basic operating principles - Four Wheel Drive (4WD) System (if equipped) - Driving - Ford Escape Owner's ManualFord Escape: Basic operating principles

• Drive slower in strong crosswinds which can affect the normal steering characteristics of your vehicle.
• Be extremely careful when driving on pavement made slippery by loose sand, water, gravel, snow or ice.

    How your vehicle differs from other vehicles
    Truck and utility vehicles can differ from some other vehicles. Your vehicle may be higher to allow it to travel over rough terrain without getting hung up or damaging underbody components. The d ...

    If your vehicle goes off the edge of the pavement
    • If your vehicle goes off the edge of the pavement, slow down, but avoid severe brake application, ease the vehicle back onto the pavement only after reducing your speed. Do not turn the steering ...

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    Audio Systems
    There are two types of audio system as shown below: Type 1 AM/FM/XM CD PLAYER WITH CD CHANGER CONTROL Type 2 AM/FM/XM 6-CD PLAYER WITH CD CHANGER CONTROL Precautions • When the inside of t ...

    Cup holder in the rear seat armrest
    Do not sit on or support your body weight on the rear seat armrest when it is folded down, as you could otherwise damage it. Close the cup holder before folding the rear seat armrest up. Othe ...

    Stowing the jack and tools
    • Make sure the jack is fully lowered. • Reclip the tools onto the jack making sure that the tools are fully contained by the clips as shown. • Reinstall the jack in the pocket with the l ...