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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Airbag decals
Airbag decal on the outside of both sun visors Passenger's side airbag decal WARNING • Children must never be allowed in the front passenger's seat. • Occupants in the front passenger's ...

Fuel filler
When refuelling ensure that all windows, doors, and sunroof are fully closed, particularly if young children or animals are in the vehicle. Do not attempt to fill the tank to its maximum capac ...

Belt height adjustment
You can adjust the seat belt height on the driver's seat and the front-passenger seat. Adjust the height so that the upper part of the seat belt is routed across the center of your shoulder ...