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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    Instrument cluster and indicator lights
    1. Tachometer. 2. Turn Signal Indicator Light. 3. Seat Belt Warning Light. 4. Supplemental Restraint (AirBag) System Service Reminder Indicator (SRI). 5. Speedometer. 6. Parking Brake/Low ...

    Warning lights
    All-Wheel Drive (AWD) warning light (AWD models) The light illuminates when the ignition switch is turned to the ON position. It turns off after the engine is started. If the All-Wheel Drive ...

    RSE pop-up menu
    Press on the remote control while a video file is playing to display the pop-up menu. Use the scroll wheel and the buttons on the remote to make menu selections. See page 254 for detailed i ...