Ford Escape: Checking transmission fluid level for recreational flat towoperation - Transmission fluid - Maintenance and Specifications - Ford Escape Owner's ManualFord Escape: Checking transmission fluid level for recreational flat towoperation

Before recreational flat towing your vehicle, the transmission fluid level may need to be set to a lower level. These guidelines are designed to prevent damage to your transmission. Before you recreational flat tow, your fluid level must be verified by an authorized dealer.

This fluid level is within the normal operating fluid range and does not require that you have your fluid level readjusted after recreational flat tow operation.

See the Tires, Wheels and Loading chapter for more information on

See the Tires, Wheels and Loading chapter for more information on recreational flat towing.

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