Ford Escape: Stopping and securing the vehicle - CHANGING THE TIRES - Roadside Emergencies - Ford Escape Owner's ManualFord Escape: Stopping and securing the vehicle

1. Park on a level surface, set the parking brake and activate hazard flashers.
2. Place gearshift lever in P (Park) (automatic transmission) or R (Reverse) (manual transmission) and turn engine off.

Removing the jack and tools

Dissimilar spare tire/wheel information
WARNING: Failure to follow these guidelines could result in an increased risk of loss of vehicle control, injury or death. If you have a dissimilar spare tire/wheel, then it is intended for tempor ...

Removing the jack and tools
1. The jack and tools are located under the carpeted load floor. 2. Pull back the carpet away from the liftgate, and remove the hardboard cover. If your vehicle is equipped with a cargo managemen ...

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Conditions under which the SRS airbags may deploy (inflate), otherthan a collision
The SRS front airbags may also deploy if a serious impact occurs to the underside of your vehicle. Some examples are shown in the illustration. ●Hitting a curb, edge of pavement or hard sur ...

Cooling System – Drain, Flush, And Refill
If the engine coolant (antifreeze) is dirty or contains a considerable amount of sediment, clean and flush with a reliable cooling system cleaner. Follow with a thorough rinsing to remove all de ...

How to Check
Use a good quality pocket-type gauge to check tire pressure. Proper tire inflation cannot be determined by looking at the tire. Check the tire inflation pressure when the tires are cold, meaning t ...