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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Washing the Vehicle
To preserve the vehicle's finish, wash it often and out of direct sunlight. Notice: Do not use petroleum based, acidic, or abrasive cleaning agents as they can damage the vehicle's paint, m ...

Identification Numbers
Your vehicle has several identifying numbers located in various places. The vehicle identification number (VIN) is the 17-digit number your dealer uses to register your vehicle for warranty ...

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 ...