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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    Trailer Sway Control (TSC)
    The vehicle has a Trailer Sway Control (TSC) feature as part of the StabiliTrak system. If TSC detects that the trailer is swaying, the vehicle's brakes are automatically applied. When TSC ...

    Windshield defrosting and defogging
    Manual climate control system To defog inside windshield 1. Select any fan speed except “0”. 2. Select desired temperature. 3. Select the or position. 4. The outside (fresh) air position is ...

    Fast forward/reverse
    Press and hold the buttons to fast forward/reverse. This is done at one speed for audio files but several speeds can be chosen for video files. Press the buttons several times to increas ...