Ford Escape: Safety belt height adjustment - Safety Belt System - Seating and Safety Restraints - Ford Escape Owner's ManualFord Escape: Safety belt height adjustment

Your vehicle has safety belt height adjustments at the front outboard seating positions. Adjust the height of the shoulder belt so the belt rests across the middle of your shoulder.

To adjust the shoulder belt height, squeeze and hold the buttons on the side and slide the height adjuster up or down. Release the buttons and pull down on the height adjuster to make sure it is locked in place.

WARNING: Position the safety belt height adjusters so that the

belt rests across the middle of your shoulder. Failure to adjust WARNING: Position the safety belt height adjusters so that the belt rests across the middle of your shoulder. Failure to adjust the safety belt properly could reduce the effectiveness of the safety belt and increase the risk of injury in a collision.

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