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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    Checking tire pressure
    Cold tires Inflation pressure should be checked when the tires are cold. The tires are considered to be cold when they have the same temperature as the surrounding (ambient) air. This tempera ...

    Engine Coolant Level
    The coolant bottle provides a quick visual method for determining that the coolant level is adequate. With the engine idling, and warm to normal operating temperature, the level of the engine co ...

    System fault
    If a fault is detected in the HDC system, an HDC warning will be displayed in the message centre. If the fault is detected while the system is operating, HDC will then fade out. If a fault is det ...