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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    Tire Terminology and Definitions
    Air Pressure: The amount of air inside the tire pressing outward on each square inch of the tire. Air pressure is expressed in kPa (kilopascal) or psi (pounds per square inch). Accessory Weight: ...

    Location of taillight bulbs
    Taillight lens, right side 1 Parking/side marker lights (LED) 2 Side reflector 3 Brake light 4 Backup light 5 Turn signal 6 Brake lights (LED) NOTE If an error message remains in the display ...

    Warning lamps
    RED warning lamps are for primary warnings. A primary warning must be investigated immediately. Seek qualified assistance before continuing. AMBER and YELLOW warning lamps are for secondary warni ...