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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    Mopar parts
    MOPAR fluids, lubricants, parts, and accessories are available from an authorized dealer. They are recommended for your vehicle in order to help keep the vehicle operating at its best. ...

    Manual transmission
    Manual transmission The manual transmission is a fully synchromeshed, 5-forward-speed and 1-reverse- speed transmission. The shift pattern is shown on the shift lever knob. When shifting f ...

    Unlocking the driver's door (mechanical key)
    If the vehicle can no longer be unlocked with the SmartKey, use the mechanical key. If you use the mechanical key to unlock and open the driver's door, the anti-theft alarm system will be tri ...