Ford Escape: Cargo Area Features - Driver Controls - Ford Escape Owner's ManualFord Escape: Cargo Area Features

Liftgate
• To open the liftgate window, unlock the liftgate (with the power door locks or the remote entry) and press the right side control button located under the license plate lamp shield. • To o ...

Cargo shade (if equipped)
If your vehicle has a cargo shade, you can use it to cover items in the cargo area of your vehicle. To install the shade: • Insert the ends of the cargo shade into the mounting features loc ...

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Air filter
Refer to scheduled maintenance information for the appropriate intervals for changing the air filter element. When changing the air filter element, use only the air filter element listed. Refer t ...

Storing a Flat or Spare Tire and Tools
WARNING Storing a jack, a tire, or other equipment in the passenger compartment of the vehicle could cause injury. In a sudden stop or collision, loose equipment could strike someone. Store all t ...

Cleaning floor mats
The floor mats should be vacuumed or brushed clean regularly, especially during winter when they should be taken out for drying. Spots on textile mats can be removed with a mild detergent. For ...