Ford Escape: Safety Canopy System - Airbag Supplemental Restraint System (SRS) - Seating and Safety Restraints - Ford Escape Owner's ManualFord Escape: Safety Canopy System

objects or mount equipment WARNING: Do not place objects or mount equipment on or near the headliner at the siderail that may come into contact with a deploying Safety Canopy . Failure to follow these instructions may increase the risk of personal injury in the event of a collision.

WARNING: Do not lean your head on the door. The Safety

Canopy could injure you as it deploys from the headliner. WARNING: Do not lean your head on the door. The Safety Canopy could injure you as it deploys from the headliner.

Safety Canopy System, its fuses, the A, B, or C pillar trim, or WARNING: Do not attempt to service, repair, or modify the Safety Canopy System, its fuses, the A, B, or C pillar trim, or the headliner on a vehicle containing a Safety Canopy . Contact your authorized dealer as soon as possible.

should always wear their safety belts even when an airbag SRS WARNING: All occupants of the vehicle including the driver should always wear their safety belts even when an airbag SRS and Safety Canopy System is provided.

objects in the deployment path of the inflatable Safety Canopy WARNING: To reduce risk of injury, do not obstruct or place objects in the deployment path of the inflatable Safety Canopy

Determining if the system is operational
The SRS uses a readiness light in the instrument cluster or a tone to indicate the condition of the system. Refer to Warning lights and chimes in the Instrument Cluster chapter. Routine maintenance ...

How does the Safety Canopy System work?
The design and development of the Safety Canopy system included recommended testing procedures that were developed by a group of automotive safety experts known as the Side Airbag Technical Worki ...

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Tires
WARNING Do not drive with a flat tire. A flat tire affects the ability to steer or brake the vehicle. You may lose control of the vehicle. Continued driving with a flat tire will cause exces ...

Cupholders
There are two cupholders for the front seat passengers, located in the center console. Front Cupholders The rear passengers have cupholders at the rear of the center console. Rear Cuphold ...

Do-it-yourself service precautions
If you perform maintenance yourself, be sure to follow the correct procedures as given in these sections. CAUTION The engine compartment contains many mechanisms and fluids that may move sudde ...