Ford Escape: Front crash severity sensor - Personal Safety System™ - Seating and Safety Restraints - Ford Escape Owner's ManualFord Escape: 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. This allows your Personal Safety System to distinguish between different levels of crash severity and modify the deployment strategy of the dual-stage airbags and safety belt pretensioners.

    Driver and passenger dual-stage airbag supplemental restraints
    The dual-stage airbags offer the capability to tailor the level of airbag inflation energy. A lower, less forceful energy level is provided for more common, moderate-severity impacts. A higher energ ...

    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 s ...

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    How to Detect a Tamper Condition
    If is pressed and the horn sounds, an attempted break-in has occurred while the system was armed. If the alarm has been activated, the THEFT ATTEMPTED message will appear on the DIC. See Key and ...

    Warranties
    The warranties covering your vehicle are explained in a separate New Vehicle Warranty Information booklet given to you at the time of sale. Please read this booklet carefully so you can understand ...

    Tire information
    Typical tire symbols 1 Tire size 2 DOT and Tire Identification Number (TIN) 3 Uniform tire quality grading For details, see “Uniform tire quality grading” that follows. 4 Location of treadw ...