Ford Escape: Opening the hood - Maintenance and Specifications - Ford Escape Owner's ManualFord Escape: Opening the hood

1. Inside the vehicle, pull the hood release handle located under the bottom of the instrument panel.
2. At the front of the vehicle, lift up on the auxiliary latch handle located in the center between the hood and the grille.
3. Lift the hood open and secure it with the prop rod.

Identifying components in the engine compartment

    Precautions when servicing your vehicle
    • Do not work on a hot engine. • Make sure that nothing gets caught in moving parts. • Do not work on a vehicle with the engine running in an enclosed space, unless you are sure you have enou ...

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    Removing the Spare Tire and Tools
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    To Open And Close The Hood Lights
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