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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    Tilt Steering Lock Lever
    Tilt Steering Lock Lever The release lever is located under the steering column. To adjust the steering wheel height: 1) Pull up the lock lever to unlock the steering column. 2) Adjust the ste ...