Ford Escape: Roll Stability Control™ (RSC) - AdvanceTrac with Roll Stability Control™ (RSC Stability Enhancement System - Driving - Ford Escape Owner's ManualFord Escape: Roll Stability Control™ (RSC)

Roll Stability Control (RSC ) may help to maintain roll stability of the vehicle during adverse maneuvers. RSC operates by detecting the vehicle’s roll motion and the rate at which it changes and by applying the brakes to one or more wheels individually.

During an event that activates Roll Stability Control™ (RSC ), the stability control light in the instrument cluster will flash.

Certain adverse driving maneuvers may activate the RSC system, which include:

• Emergency lane-change
• Taking a turn too fast
• Quick maneuvering to avoid an accident, pedestrian or obstacle

    Electronic stability control (ESC)
    Electronic stability control (ESC) may enhance your vehicle’s directional stability during adverse maneuvers, for example when cornering severely or avoiding objects in the roadway. ESC operates b ...

    Switching off traction control
    If the vehicle is stuck in snow, mud or sand, and seems to lose engine power, switching off the traction control features of the AdvanceTrac with RSC system may be beneficial because the wheels are ...

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    To disable TRAC and/or VSC (4WD models)
    If the vehicle gets stuck in fresh snow or mud, TRAC and VSC may reduce power from the engine to the wheels. You may need to turn the system off to enable you to rock the vehicle in order to free it ...

    Pedals
    WARNING Make sure absolutely no objects are obstructing the pedals' range of movement. Keep the driver's footwell clear of all obstacles. If there are any floormats or carpets in the ...

    Adjusting the position of the air outlets
    Front outlets (center) Direct air flow to the left or right, up or down. Front outlets (right and left sides) Direct air flow to the left or right, up or down. ...