Ford Escape: Paint chips - Cleaning - Ford Escape Owner's ManualFord Escape: Paint chips

Your authorized dealer has touch-up paint to match your vehicle’s color.

Take your color code (printed on a sticker in the driver’s door jamb) to your authorized dealer to ensure you get the correct color.

• Remove particles such as bird droppings, tree sap, insect deposits, tar spots, road salt and industrial fallout before repairing paint chips.
• Always read the instructions before using the products.

    Waxing
    • Wash the vehicle first. • Use a quality wax that does not contain abrasives. • Do not allow paint sealant to come in contact with any non-body (low-gloss black) colored trim, such as graine ...

    Aluminum wheels and wheel covers
    Aluminum wheels and wheel covers are coated with a clear coat paint finish. In order to maintain their shine: • Clean weekly with Motorcraft Wheel and Tire Cleaner, which is available from your ...

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    Drive selector
    P should normally be selected before switching off the engine. If any other gear is selected at turn off, the selector will move to P before retracting into the centre console. If the engine is sw ...

    Armrest
    To use the armrest, pull the strap forward and fold down the center seatback. NOTICE ■To prevent damage to the armrest Do not place too much strain on the armrest. ...

    When checking or servicing in the engine compartment while the engine is running
    A running engine can be dangerous. Keep your fingers, hands, clothing, hair and tools away from the cooling fan, belts and any other moving engine parts. Removing rings, watches and ties ...