Ford Escape: Liftgate - Driver Controls - Ford Escape Owner's ManualFord Escape: Liftgate

• To open the liftgate window, unlock the liftgate (with the power door locks or the remote entry) and press the right side control button located under the license plate lamp shield.
• To open the liftgate, unlock the liftgate (with the power door locks or the remote entry) and press the middle control button within the pull handle, located below the license plate.

To lock the liftgate and the liftgate window, use the power door locks.

To lock the liftgate and the liftgate window, use the power door locks.

Do not open the liftgate or liftgate window in a garage or other enclosed area with a low ceiling. If the liftgate window is raised and the liftgate is also opened, both liftgate and window could be damaged against a low ceiling.

Do not leave the liftgate or liftgate window open while driving. Doing so could cause serious damage to the liftgate and its components as well as allowing carbon monoxide to enter the vehicle.

closed to prevent exhaust fumes from being drawn into the WARNING: Make sure that the liftgate door and/or window are closed to prevent exhaust fumes from being drawn into the vehicle. Exhaust fumes contain carbon monoxide which can injure your lungs and cause drowsiness and even death. This will also prevent passengers and cargo from falling out. If you must drive with the liftgate door or window open, keep the vents open so outside air comes into the vehicle.

    Positive Retention Floor Mat
    WARNING: Always use floor mats that are designed to fit the foot well of your vehicle. Only use floor mats that leave the pedal area unobstructed. Only use floor mats that are firmly secured ...

    See also:

    Programming Transmitters to the Vehicle
    Only RKE transmitters programmed to this vehicle will work. If a transmitter is lost or stolen, a replacement can be purchased and programmed through your dealer. When the replacement transmitter ...

    Why maintain your vehicle?
    This guide describes the scheduled maintenance required for your vehicle. Carefully following this schedule helps protect against major repair expenses resulting from neglect or inadequate maintenan ...

    Safety belt warning light and indicator chime
    The safety belt warning light illuminates in the instrument cluster and a chime sounds to remind the occupants to fasten their safety belts. Conditions of operation ...