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 ...

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    Behavior with key lock-in prevention function non-operational
    - If the lock lever is turned to the rear (“LOCK”) position with the driver’s door open and the driver’s door is then closed with the lock lever in that position, the driver’s door i ...

    If you park your vehicle in case of an emergency
    The hazard warning flasher should be used in day or night to warn other drivers when you have to park your vehicle under emergency conditions. Avoid stopping on the road. It is best to sa ...

    Using the Outside Mirror with the Blind Spot Mirror
    1. Set the main mirror so that the side of the vehicle can just be seen and the blind spot mirror has an unobstructed view. 2. When checking for traffic or before changing a lane, look at the main ...