Ford Escape: Front safety belt pretensioners - Personal Safety System™ - Seating and Safety Restraints - Ford Escape Owner's ManualFord Escape: Front safety belt pretensioners

The safety belt pretensioners at the front outboard seating positions are designed to tighten the safety belts firmly against the occupant’s body during frontal collisions, and in side collisions and rollovers. This helps increase the effectiveness of the safety belts. In frontal collisions, the safety belt pretensioners can be activated alone or, if the collision is of sufficient severity, together with the front airbags.

    Front safety belt usage sensors
    The front safety belt usage sensors detect whether or not the driver and front outboard passenger safety belts are fastened. This information allows your Personal Safety System to tailor the airbag ...

    Safety belt energy management retractors
    The front and rear outboard safety belt energy management retractors allow webbing to be pulled out of the retractor in a gradual and controlled manner in response to the occupant’s forward moment ...

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    Clock
    Clock and setting control 1 Display 2 Control for setting the clock Turn the control clockwise/counterclockwise to set the time. The set time is shown in the information display. The clock m ...

    Tire And Loading Information Placard Location
    NOTE: The proper cold tire inflation pressure is listed on the driver’s side B-Pillar or the rear edge of the driver’s side door. Tire Placard Location ...

    Vehicles with manual transmission
    Shift to either first gear or reverse gear R. Turn the SmartKey to position 0 in the ignition lock and remove it. The immobilizer is activated. Apply the parking brake firmly. ...