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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Stowage compartments in the rear
Stowage compartment in the rear Do not sit or lean your bodyweight on the armrests when they are folded out as you could damage them. Close the cover of the stowage compartment before foldin ...

Preparing the cargo net
The cargo net can be used in two different positions (behind the B-pillar or the C-pillar). The brackets behind B-pillar : are required for the cargo compartment enlargement (). The corresp ...

Recommended grade and viscosity
Each oil manufacturer has its own base oils and additives. Never use different brands together. For details, refer to “Manual transmission, front differential and rear differential gear oilв ...