Ford Escape: Guarding against exhaust fumes - Starting - Driving - Ford Escape Owner's ManualFord Escape: Guarding against exhaust fumes

your dealer inspect your vehicle immediately. Do not drive if you WARNING: If you smell exhaust fumes inside your vehicle, have your dealer inspect your vehicle immediately. Do not drive if you smell exhaust fumes.

Carbon monoxide is present in exhaust fumes. Take precautions to avoid its dangerous effects.

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