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 ...

    See also:

    Disc Player Error Messages (LX model)
    If you see an error message in the display while playing a disc, find the cause in the chart to the right. If you cannot clear the error message, take your vehicle to your dealer. The chart o ...

    Preparations For Jump-Start
    The battery in your vehicle is located in the front of the engine compartment, behind the left headlight assembly. NOTE: The positive battery post is covered with a protective cap. Lift up on the ...

    Day/Night mode
    The screens can be set for three different lighting conditions: Auto, Day or Night. Press on the remote control and change the setting under Day/Night mode on the screen. See also page 251 f ...