Ford Escape: Driver’s seat position sensor - Personal Safety System™ - Seating and Safety Restraints - Ford Escape Owner's ManualFord Escape: Driver’s seat position sensor

The driver’s seat position sensor allows your Personal Safety System to tailor the deployment level of the driver dual-stage airbag based on seat position. The system is designed to help protect smaller drivers sitting close to the driver airbag by providing a lower airbag output level.

    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 ...

    Front passenger sensing system
    For airbags to do their job they must inflate with great force, and this force can pose a potentially deadly risk to occupants that are very close to the airbag when it begins to inflate. For some o ...

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    Rocking the vehicle
    If you must rock the vehicle to free it from snow, sand, or mud, depress the accelerator pedal slightly and move the shift lever/select lever back and forth between “1”/“D” and “R” ...