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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Warning displays
The warning displays show the distance between the sensors and the obstacle. The warning display for the front area is located on the dashboard above the center air vents. The warning display for ...

Pedals
Manual transmission Automatic transmission Clutch Pedal (1) (For manual transmission). The clutch pedal is used to disengage the drive to the wheels when starting the engine, stopping or shifti ...

Immobilizer System
The immobilizer system protects your vehicle from theft. If an improperly coded key (or other device) is used, the engine’s fuel system is disabled. When you turn the ignition switch to t ...