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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Folding the front seat backrest
Folding the front seat backrest The front passenger seat backrest can be folded to a horizontal position to make room for a long load. Fold the backrest as follows: 1 Move the seat as far back ...

Shopping Hook (if equipped)
Shopping Hook (if equipped) The shopping hooks are located on both sides of the luggage compartment. You can hang the shopping bag or other suitable objects on the hook. This hook is not desig ...

Tailgate emergency release
If the tailgate can no longer be opened from outside the vehicle, use the emergency release on inside of the tailgate. Take the mechanical key out of the SmartKey (). To open the tailgate com ...