Ford Escape: Securicode™ keyless entry system (if equipped) - Locks and Security - Ford Escape Owner's ManualFord Escape: Securicode™ keyless entry system (if equipped)

You can use the keyless entry keypad to:

• lock or unlock the doors without using a key,
• activate or deactivate the Autolock and Autounlock feature if equipped
• release the liftgate glass,

The keypad can be operated with the factory set 5–digit entry code; this code is located on the owner’s wallet card in the glove box and is available from your authorized dealer. You can also create your own 5–digit personal entry code.

When pressing the controls on the keyless entry keypad, press the middle of the controls to ensure a good activation.

Programming your own personal entry code

To create your own personal entry code:

1. Enter the factory set code.
2. Within five seconds press the 1 • 2 on the keypad. The doors will lock and then unlock to confirm that the system is in programming mode.

3. Enter your personal 5–digit code.

3. Enter your personal 5–digit code.

Each number must be entered within five seconds of each other.
4. Press 1 • 2 on the keypad to assign the Driver 1 setting. The doors will lock and then unlock to confirm that your personal entry code has been programmed.

You can store up to three personal entry codes. The above procedure shows how to set the Driver 1 setting. To assign the additional settings, repeat Steps 1 through 3, then for Step 4, do one of the following:

• Press 3 • 4 to assign the Driver 2 setting.
• Press 5 • 6, 7 • 8, or 9 • 0 to assign the Driver 3 setting.

Tips

• Do not use five numbers in sequential order.
• The factory set code will work even if you have set your own personal code.

Erasing personal code

1. Enter the factory set 5–digit code.
2. Within five seconds, press the 1 • 2 on the keypad and release.
3. Press and hold the 1 • 2 for two seconds. This must be done within five seconds of completing Step 2.

Your personal code is now erased and only the factory set 5–digit code will work.

Anti-scan feature

If the wrong code has been entered seven times (35 consecutive button presses), the keypad will go into an anti-scan mode. This mode disables the keypad for one minute and the keypad lamp will flash.

The anti-scan feature will turn off after:

• one minute of keypad inactivity,
• pressing the remote entry transmitter, control on the remote entry transmitter,
• or the ignition position changes.

Unlocking and locking the doors and liftgate using keyless entry

To unlock the driver’s door, enter the factory set 5-digit code or your personal code. Each number must be pressed within five seconds of each other. The interior lamps will illuminate.

To unlock all doors and liftgate, press the 3 • 4 control within five seconds of entering the factory set 5-digit code or your personal code.

To lock all doors and liftgate, press the 7 • 8 and the 9 • 0 at the same time. Note: The driver’s door must be closed. You do not need to enter the keypad code first.

To open the liftgate glass, press the 5 • 6 after entering the factory set 5-digit code or your personal code.

    Remote entry system
    The Integrated Keyhead Transmitter (IKT) complies with part 15 of the FCC rules and with RSS-210 of Industry Canada. Operation is subject to the following two conditions: (1) This device may not cau ...

    Securilock passive anti-theft system
    SecuriLock passive anti-theft system is an engine immobilization system. This system is designed to help prevent the engine from being started unless a coded integrated keyhead transmitter (IKT) pr ...

    See also:

    Towing
    If towing is necessary, it is best done by your SUBARU dealer or a commercial towing service. Observe the following procedures for safety. Never tow AWD models (both AT and MT) with t ...

    Tightening the cargo net
    Seat belt reel holder behind the front seats Insert belt hook 1 into cargo tie-down ring 2 in the direction of the arrow. Pull tensioning strap 3 by the loose end in the direction of the ar ...

    Engine oil
    To check and refill engine oil The engine oil used has a significant effect on the engine’s performance, service life and startability. Be sure to use oil of the recommended quality and appropr ...