Ford Escape: Safety belt energy management retractors - Personal Safety System™ - Seating and Safety Restraints - Ford Escape Owner's ManualFord Escape: Safety belt energy management retractors

The front and rear outboard safety belt energy management retractors allow webbing to be pulled out of the retractor in a gradual and controlled manner in response to the occupant’s forward momentum.

This helps reduce the risk of force-related injuries to the occupant’s chest by limiting the load on the occupant. Refer to Energy management feature in this chapter.

    Front safety belt pretensioners
    The safety belt pretensioners at the front outboard seating positions are designed to tighten the safety belts firmly against the occupant’s body during frontal collisions, and in side collisions ...

    Determining if the Personal Safety System is operational
    The Personal Safety System uses a warning light in the instrument cluster or a back-up tone to indicate the condition of the system. Refer to the Warning lights and chimes section in the Instrument ...

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    Replacing the battery
    - Do not let dust, oil or water get on or in the transmitter when replacing the battery. - Be careful not to damage the printed circuit board in the transmitter when replacing the battery ...

    A/V-AUX socket, 12-volt socket
    This A/V-AUX socket is used to connect external devices to the RSE system. When connecting an external device, always follow the instructions provided with the device. Devices connected throug ...

    Operation
    Depending on the date of manufacture of your vehicle, the or symbol for the automatic headlamp mode/daytime running lamps is located on the light switch. Illustration: light switch with the ...