Ford Escape: Center console - Driver Controls - Ford Escape Owner's ManualFord Escape: Center console

Your vehicle is equipped with a variety of console features. These include:

1. Cupholders
2. Utility compartment console lid has a CD holder, a business card holder and two pen holders. The utility compartment has a removable bin with coin holder slots, a sliding tray, a cell phone holder and CD holders.
3. Rear power point
4. Rear cupholders
5. Small storage trays and (if equipped) an ambient light control switch.

WARNING: Use only soft cups in the cupholders. Hard objects

can injure you in a collision. WARNING: Use only soft cups in the cupholders. Hard objects can injure you in a collision.

The tray and inside bin can be removed to open up space to fit a laptop computer, MP3 players, CDs or handbags. To remove, open the console lid and pull the bin straight up and out from the console housing.

The sliding tray and inside bin can

The sliding tray and inside bin can be hooked on the side or rear of the console for extra storage.

Auxiliary power point (12V DC)

    Compass calibration adjustment
    Perform compass calibration in an open area free from steel structures and high voltage lines. For optimum calibration, turn off all electrical accessories (heater/air conditioning, wipers, etc.) an ...

    Auxiliary power point (12V DC)
    Power outlets are designed for accessory plugs only. Do not insert any other object in the power outlet as this will damage the outlet and blow the fuse. Do not hang any type of accessory or access ...

    See also:

    Initialization of power window (type A)
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    Using voice commands
    The driver initiates a voice command dialogue by pressing the voice control button (see the illustration on page 241). When a dialogue has been initiated, commonly used commands will be shown i ...

    Removing and storing the cargo net
    Press the release buttons on the locks on the straps and pull out a small section of the strap. Press in the catches on the straps' hooks and remove the hooks from the eyelet. Fold u ...