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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    Meter needles/gauge illumination setting (models with type A combination meter)
    When the setting is activated or deactivated, the meter needles and gauge illuminate and turn off as follows. Activated: When the driver’s door is opened while the ignition switch is in the ...

    Vehicle handling instructions
    As with other vehicles of this type, failure to operate this vehicle correctly may result in loss of control, an accident or vehicle rollover. Specific design characteristics (higher ground cleara ...

    To Unlock The Doors And Liftgate
    Press and release the UNLOCK button on the RKE transmitter once to unlock the driver’s door or twice to unlock all doors and the liftgate. The turn signal lights will flash to acknowledge the ...