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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    The navigation system
    Navigation instruction is by map and turn information displayed on the touch screen and can be complemented by voice guidance if required. The system uses signals from Global Positioning System (G ...

    Seat belt maintenance
    - To clean the seat belt webbing, apply a mild soap solution or any solution recommended for cleaning upholstery or carpets. Then wipe with a cloth and allow the seat belts to dry in the shade. ...

    Theft-alarm system
    (If installed) This system is designed to provide protection from unauthorized entry into the car. This system is operated in three stages : the first is the "Armed" stage, the second ...