Ford Escape: Energy Management Feature - Safety Belt System - Seating and Safety Restraints - Ford Escape Owner's ManualFord Escape: Energy Management Feature

• This vehicle has a safety belt system with an energy management feature at the front and rear outboard seating positions to help further reduce the risk of injury in the event of a head-on collision.

• The front and rear outboard safety belt system has a retractor assembly that is designed to extend the safety belt webbing in a controlled manner. This helps reduce the belt force acting on the user’s chest.

    Combination lap and shoulder belts
    1. Insert the belt tongue into the proper buckle (the buckle closest to the direction the tongue is coming from) until you hear a snap and feel it latch. Make sure the tongue is securely fastened ...

    Safety belt locking modes
    All safety restraints in the vehicle are combination lap and shoulder belts. The driver safety belt has the first locking mode and the front outboard passenger and rear seat safety belts have both t ...

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    Changing the connected phone
    Up to 10 mobile phones can be paired with the vehicle in the same way. However, only one can be connected and ready for use as a phone at any one time. To connect a different paired phone, follow ...

    Tire rotation
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    Engine compartment cover
    ■ Removing the engine compartment cover ■ Installing the clips NOTICE ■After installing an engine compartment cover Make sure that the cover is securely installed in its orig ...