Ford Escape: Front safety belt usage sensors - Personal Safety System™ - Seating and Safety Restraints - Ford Escape Owner's ManualFord Escape: 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 deployment and safety belt pretensioner activation depending upon safety belt usage.

Refer to Safety restraints section in this chapter.

    Front passenger sensing system
    For airbags to do their job they must inflate with great force, and this force can pose a potentially deadly risk to occupants that are very close to the airbag when it begins to inflate. For some o ...

    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 ...

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    Windshield wiper/washer switch
    A : Wiper speed control: · MIST – Single wipe. · OFF – Off. · INT – Intermittent wipe. · LO – Low wiper speed. · HI – High wiper speed. B : Intermittent wipe time adjustme ...

    Under the glove compartment
    Fold aside the upholstery covering the fuse boxes. 1. Press the cover's lock and fold it up. 2. The fuses are accessible. Positions-fuse box A Positions-fuse box B ...

    Navigation system (if equipped)
    Your vehicle may be equipped with a navigation system. Refer to the Navigation System supplement for further information. ...