Ford Escape: Children and airbags - Airbag Supplemental Restraint System (SRS) - Seating and Safety Restraints - Ford Escape Owner's ManualFord Escape: Children and airbags

Children must always be properly restrained. Accident statistics suggest that children are safer when properly restrained in the rear seating positions than in the front seating position. Failure to follow these instructions may increase the risk of injury in a collision.

WARNING: Airbags can kill

or injure a child in a child WARNING: Airbags can kill or injure a child in a child seat. NEVER place a rear-facing child seat in front of an active airbag. If you must use a forward-facing child seat in the front seat, move the seat all the way back.

How does the airbag supplemental restraint system work?

    Important SRS precautions
    The SRS is designed to work with the safety belt to help protect the driver and right front passenger from certain upper body injuries. Airbags DO NOT inflate slowly; there is a risk of injury ...

    How does the airbag supplemental restraint system work?
    The airbag SRS is designed to activate when the vehicle sustains a longitudinal deceleration sufficient to cause the airbag sensors to close an electrical circuit that initiates airbag inflation. ...

    See also:

    Ringing tones
    The hands-free system’s integrated ringing tones can be selected in Phone menu Phone settings Sounds and volume Ring signals Ring signal 1, etc. NOTE The connected cell phone’s ...

    Adjusting the four-way lumbar support
    Vehicles with memory function: You can adjust the contour of the front seat backrests individually to provide optimum support for your back. To raise the backrest contour To soften the back ...

    Center console controls
    Center console controls for menu navigation 1 Press MY CAR to access the My Car menus. 2 Press OK/MENU to select a highlighted selection or to store a certain function in the system's memory ...