Ford Escape: Disabling trailer sway control - AdvanceTrac with Roll Stability Control™ (RSC Stability Enhancement System - Driving - Ford Escape Owner's ManualFord Escape: Disabling trailer sway control

Trailer sway control can be disabled during any key cycle. Pressing and holding the stability control button for more than five seconds will disable the trailer sway control feature and the stability control light will flash momentarily and then illuminate solid for that ignition cycle. Trailer sway control can be re-enabled by momentarily pressing the stability control button. Trailer sway control will also be re-enabled at each new key cycle.

loss of vehicle control, serious injury, or death. Ford does not WARNING: Turning off trailer sway control increases the risk of loss of vehicle control, serious injury, or death. Ford does not recommend disabling this feature except in situations where speed reduction may be detrimental (e.g., hill climbing), the driver has significant trailer towing experience, and can control trailer sway and maintain safe operation.

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