Ford Escape: Important ventilating information - Starting - Driving - Ford Escape Owner's ManualFord Escape: Important ventilating information

If the engine is idling while the vehicle is stopped for a long period of time, open the windows at least 1 inch (2.5 cm) or adjust the heating or air conditioning to bring in fresh air.

    Guarding against exhaust fumes
    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. Ta ...

    Engine block heater (if equipped)
    WARNING: Failure to follow engine block heater instructions could result in property damage or physical injury. WARNING: To reduce the risk of electrical shock, do not use your heater with ungrou ...

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    Two separate circuits
    Your vehicle has two separate circuit brake systems. Each circuit works diagonally across the vehicle. If one circuit of the brake system should fail, the other half of the system still works. ...

    Electronic traction control (ETC)
    ETC operates in conjunction with Dynamic Stability Control (DSC) and is designed to assist when one or more wheels have lost traction. If a wheel loses traction, ETC will operate the brake on tha ...

    Key positions
    LOCK (0) Except for the Intelligent Key equipped model: The key can only be removed from the ignition switch at this position. For the Intelligent Key equipped model: PUSH OFF - The ignition ...