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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    Rear Window Defroster and Outside Rearview Mirrors Defroster (if equipped) Switch
    Rear Window Defroster and Outside Rearview Mirrors Defroster (if equipped) Switch When the rear window is fogged, push this switch to clear the window. If the outside rearview mirror has the ma ...

    Tire Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS)
    Introduction NOTE USA – FCC ID: KR5S122780002 This device complies with part 15 of the FCC rules. Operation is subject to the following conditions: (1) This device may not cause harmful int ...

    Important safety notes
    WARNING Air bags are designed to reduce the incidence of injuries and fatalities in certain situations: frontal impacts (driver's and frontpassenger front air bags and driver's ...