Ford Escape: Congratulations - Introduction - Ford Escape Owner's ManualFord Escape: Congratulations

Congratulations on acquiring your new Ford. Please take the time to get well acquainted with your vehicle by reading this handbook. The more you know and understand about your vehicle, the greater the safety and pleasure you will derive from driving it.

For more information on Ford Motor Company and its products visit the following website:

• In the United States: www.ford.com
• In Canada: www.ford.ca
• In Australia: www.ford.com.au
• In Mexico: www.ford.com.mx

Additional owner information is given in separate publications.

This Owner’s Guide describes every option and model variant available and therefore some of the items covered may not apply to your particular vehicle. Furthermore, due to printing cycles it may describe options before they are generally available.

Remember to pass on this Owner’s Guide when reselling the vehicle. It is an integral part of the vehicle.

this feature will automatically cut off the fuel supply to the WARNING: Fuel pump shut-off: In the event of an accident this feature will automatically cut off the fuel supply to the engine. It can also be activated through sudden vibration (e.g. collision when parking). To restart your vehicle, refer to Fuel pump shut-off in the Roadside Emergencies chapter.

    Safety and Environment Protection
    Warning symbols in this guide How can you reduce the risk of personal injury to yourself or others? In this guide, answers to such questions are contained in comments highlighted by the warning tri ...

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    Fuel consumption
    The fuel consumption figures shown below have been calculated using a standard testing procedure (the new EC test procedure from Directive 99/100/EC), and produced in accordance with The Passeng ...

    Shift Positions
    The transfer case switch is located on the center console next to the shift lever. Transfer Case Switch 2WD Rear Wheel Drive High Range - This range is used for normal street and highway driv ...

    Armrest Retaining Strap
    WARNING A rear center armrest that is not properly stowed and secured could fall forward during a sudden stop or collision. The armrest could contact an infant secured in a rear&-facing child ...