Ford Escape: Cleaner air - What you should know about automotive fuels - Maintenance and Specifications - Ford Escape Owner's ManualFord Escape: Cleaner air

Ford endorses the use of reformulated “cleaner-burning” gasolines to improve air quality, per the recommendations in the Choosing the right fuel section.

    Fuel quality
    Unleaded gasoline engines If you experience starting, rough idle or hesitation driveability problems during a cold start, try a different brand of “Regular” unleaded gasoline. FFV engines If y ...

    Running out of fuel
    Avoid running out of fuel because this situation may have an adverse effect on powertrain components. If you have run out of fuel: • You may need to cycle the ignition from off to on several ...

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    Power steering fluid
    To check the fluid level Check the fluid level in the reservoir while the engine is idling. Check to make certain that the power steering fluid level is always between the “MAX” and “MIN” ...

    Vehicle Security Alarm — If Equipped
    The Vehicle Security Alarm monitors the vehicle doors, liftgate, and liftgate flipper glass for unauthorized entry and ignition for unauthorized operation. While the Vehicle Security Alarm is ar ...

    Air vents in the door pillars
    a Closed b Open c Horizontal airflow d Vertical airflow Direct the outer air vents toward the side windows to defrost. Direct the vents into the passenger compartment to help maintain the d ...