Ford Escape: Smart unlocking feature - Power door locks - Locks and Security - Ford Escape Owner's ManualFord Escape: Smart unlocking feature

The smart unlocking feature helps prevent you from locking yourself out of the vehicle. With the key in any ignition position, the driver’s door will automatically unlock if it is locked using the power lock control on the driver’s door panel while the driver’s door is open.

    Autounlock
    The autounlock feature will unlock all the doors when: • the ignition is in the on position, all the doors are closed, and the vehicle has been in motion at a speed greater than 12 mph (20 km/h) ...

    Childproof door locks
    When these locks are set, the rear doors cannot be opened from the inside. The rear doors can be opened from the outside when the childproof door locks are set, but the doors are unlocked. The ...

    See also:

    Be Aware of Airbag Hazards
    While airbags can save lives, they can cause serious or fatal injuries to occupants who sit too close to them, or are not properly restrained. Infants, young children, and short adults are at ...

    Stalled adjustment
    If seat movement stops unexpectedly during adjustment check for any obstructions and remove. Once any obstructions have been removed the seat adjustment mechanism can be reset as follows. Ope ...

    Hydroplaning
    If water has accumulated to a certain depth on the road surface, there is a danger of hydroplaning occurring, even if: you drive at low speeds. the tires have adequate tread depth. For this ...