Ford Escape: Overhead console (if equipped) - Driver Controls - Ford Escape Owner's ManualFord Escape: Overhead console (if equipped)

The appearance of your vehicle’s overhead console will vary according to your option package.

Storage compartment (if equipped)

Press the release on the door to open the storage compartment.

The storage compartment may be used to secure sunglasses or a similar object.

Electronic compass (if equipped)

    Illuminated visor mirror (if equipped)
    Lift the mirror cover to turn on the visor mirror lamp. Slide-on-rod feature Rotate the visor towards the side window and extend it rearward for additional sunlight coverage. Note: To stow t ...

    Electronic compass (if equipped)
    The compass heading is displayed in the center stack display. The compass reading may be affected when you drive near large buildings, bridges, power lines and powerful broadcast antenna. Magnetic ...

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    Arming the System
    To arm the system, do one of the following: ○ Press on the RKE transmitter. ○ Lock the vehicle using the key in the driver door. The alarm automatically arms after about 30 seconds. Th ...

    SMS
    Uconnect™ Phone can read or send new messages on your phone. Read Messages: If you receive a new text message while your phone is connected to Uconnect™ Phone, an announcement will be made ...