Ford Escape: Perchlorate material - Introduction - Ford Escape Owner's ManualFord Escape: Perchlorate material

Certain components of this vehicle such as airbag modules, seat belt pretensioners, and button cell batteries may contain Perchlorate Material – Special handling may apply for service or vehicle end of life disposal.

See www.dtsc.ca.gov/hazardouswaste/perchlorate.

    Safety and Environment Protection
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    Breaking-in your vehicle
    Your vehicle does not need an extensive break-in. Try not to drive continuously at the same speed for the first 1,000 miles (1,600 km) of new vehicle operation. Vary your speed frequently in order t ...

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    Mirrors
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    Summer tires
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