Ford Escape: Driver and passenger dual-stage airbag supplemental restraints - Personal Safety System™ - Seating and Safety Restraints - Ford Escape Owner's ManualFord Escape: Driver and passenger dual-stage airbag supplemental restraints

The dual-stage airbags offer the capability to tailor the level of airbag inflation energy. A lower, less forceful energy level is provided for more common, moderate-severity impacts. A higher energy level is used for the most severe impacts. Refer to Airbag supplemental restraints section in this chapter.

    How does the Personal Safety System™ work?
    The Personal Safety System can adapt the deployment strategy of your vehicle’s safety devices according to crash severity and occupant conditions. A collection of crash and occupant sensors provid ...

    Front crash severity sensor
    The front crash severity sensor enhances the ability to detect the severity of an impact. Positioned up front, it provides valuable information early in the crash event on the severity of the impact ...

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    Fast forward/reverse
    Press and hold the buttons to fast forward/reverse. This is done at one speed for audio files but several speeds can be chosen for video files. Press the buttons several times to increas ...

    Transfer (4WD models)
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    Opening
    Switch off the engine. emove the SmartKey from the ignition lock. KEYLESS-GO: open the driver’s door. This switches the ignition to position 0, which corresponds to having removed the Smar ...