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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    Fuel grade
    You should only refuel with unleaded premium-grade gasoline as this avoids damaging the catalytic converter. If engine running problems are apparent, have the cause checked immediately and rep ...

    Calling up a stored parking position setting
    Turn the SmartKey to position 2 in the ignition lock. Adjust the exterior mirror on the frontpassenger side with the corresponding button (). Engage reverse gear. The exterior mirror on the ...

    Cleaning Headlights
    Your vehicle has plastic headlights that are lighter and less susceptible to stone breakage than glass headlights. Plastic is not as scratch resistant as glass and therefore different lens cleani ...