Ford Escape: Running out of fuel - Roadside Emergencies - Ford Escape Owner's ManualFord Escape: Running out of fuel

If you have run out of fuel and need to refill the vehicle with a portable fuel container, see Running out of fuel in the Maintenance and Specifications chapter for proper fuel filling method using a portable fuel container and the included fuel filler funnel. Do not insert the nozzle of portable fuel containers or any type of aftermarket funnels into the Easy Fuel “no cap” fuel system as it can be damaged. You must use the included funnel in such circumstances.

or aftermarket funnels into the Easy Fuel system. This could WARNING: Do not insert the nozzle of portable fuel containers or aftermarket funnels into the Easy Fuel system. This could damage the fuel system and its seal, and may cause fuel to run onto the ground instead of filling the tank, all of which could result in serious personal injury.

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