Ford Escape: Front Seats - Seating and Safety Restraints - Ford Escape Owner's ManualFord Escape: Front Seats

slide under the seat’s safety belt, resulting in severe personal WARNING: Reclining the seatback can cause an occupant to slide under the seat’s safety belt, resulting in severe personal injuries in the event of a collision.

reduce the risk of injury in a collision or sudden stop. WARNING: Do not pile cargo higher than the seatbacks to reduce the risk of injury in a collision or sudden stop.

position, make sure that cargo or any objects are not trapped WARNING: Before returning the seatback to its original position, make sure that cargo or any objects are not trapped behind the seatback. After returning the seatback to its original position, pull on the seatback to ensure that it has fully latched. An unlatched seat may become dangerous in the event of a sudden stop or collision.

Adjustable head restraints
Your vehicle is equipped with front row outboard head restraints that are vertically adjustable. WARNING: To minimize the risk of neck injury in the event of a crash, the driver and passenger occu ...

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START
The engine is started in this position. The starter cranks the engine to start it. When the key is released (after the engine has started), the key automatically returns to the “ON” positi ...

Brake fluid
Location of the brake fluid reservoir Checking the level The fluid reservoir is concealed under the round cover at the rear of the engine compartment. The round cover must be removed first be ...

Repair procedure
Check the tyre sidewall prior to inflation. If there are any cracks, bumps or similar damage, do not attempt to inflate the tyre. Do not stand directly beside the tyre while the compressor is ...