Ford Escape: Jump starting - Roadside Emergencies - Ford Escape Owner's ManualFord Escape: Jump starting

exposed to flames, sparks, or lit cigarettes. An explosion could WARNING: The gases around the battery can explode if exposed to flames, sparks, or lit cigarettes. An explosion could result in injury or vehicle damage.

eyes and clothing, if contacted. WARNING: Batteries contain sulfuric acid which can burn skin, eyes and clothing, if contacted.

Do not attempt to push-start your automatic transmission vehicle. Automatic transmissions do not have push-start capability. Attempting to push-start a vehicle with an automatic transmission may cause transmission damage.

Running out of fuel
If you have run out of fuel and need to refill the vehicle with a portable fuel container, see Running out of fuel in the Maintenance and Specifications chapter for proper fuel filling method using ...

Preparing your vehicle
When the battery is disconnected or a new battery is installed, the automatic transmission must relearn its shift strategy. As a result, the transmission may have firm and/or soft shifts. This opera ...

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Connecting trailer lights
Please consult your dealer when installing trailer lights, as incorrect installation may cause damage to the vehicle’s lights. Please take care to comply with your state’s laws when installing t ...

Recirculation
- Press briefly to activate timed recirculation. The button indicator illuminates when recirculation is on. - Press and hold the button to activate latched recirculation. The button indicator wil ...

Crash-responsive emergency lighting
The interior lighting is activated automatically if the vehicle is involved in an accident. To switch off the crash-responsive emergency lighting: press the hazard warning lamp button. or Lock ...