Ford Escape: System warnings - Message center (if equipped) - Instrument Cluster - Ford Escape Owner's ManualFord Escape: System warnings

System warnings alert you to possible problems or malfunctions in your vehicle’s operating systems.

In the event of a multiple warning situation, the message center will cycle the display to show all warnings by displaying each one for four seconds.

The message center will display the last selected feature if there are no more warning messages.

Types of messages and warnings:

• Some messages will appear briefly to inform you of something you may need to take action on or be informed of.
• Some messages will appear once and then again when the vehicle is restarted.
• Some messages will reappear after clearing or being reset if a problem or condition is still present and needs your attention.
• Some messages can be acknowledged and reset by pressing RESET.

This allows you to use the full message center functionality by clearing the message.

DRIVER DOOR AJAR — Displayed when the driver’s door is not completely closed.

PASSENGER DOOR AJAR — Displayed when the passenger side door is not completely closed.

REAR LEFT DOOR AJAR — Displayed when the rear left door is not completely closed.

REAR RIGHT DOOR AJAR — Displayed when the rear right door is not completely closed.

PARK BRAKE ENGAGED — Displayed when the parking brake is set, the engine is running and the vehicle is driven more than 3 mph (5 km/h). If the warning stays on after the parking brake is released, contact your authorized dealer as soon as possible.

XXX MILES TO E FUEL LEVEL LOW — Displayed as an early reminder of a low fuel condition.

LIFTGATE / GLASS AJAR — Displayed when the liftgate or liftgate glass is not completely closed. Press RESET to reset display.

CHECK BRAKE SYSTEM — Displayed when the braking system is not operating properly. If the warning stays on or continues to come on, contact your authorized dealer as soon as possible.

CHECK FUEL FILL INLET — Displayed when the fuel fill inlet may not be properly closed. Refer to Easy Fuel “no cap” fuel system in the Maintenance and Specifications chapter.

BRAKE FLUID LEVEL LOW — Indicates the brake fluid level is low and the brake system should be inspected immediately. Refer to Brake fluid in the Maintenance and Specifications chapter.

LOW TIRE PRESSURE — Displayed when one or more tires on your vehicle have low tire pressure. Refer to Inflating your tires in the Tires, Wheels and Loading chapter.

TIRE PRESSURE MONITOR FAULT — Displayed when the Tire Pressure Monitoring System is malfunctioning. If the warning stays on or continues to come on, contact your authorized dealer as soon as possible.

TIRE PRESSURE SENSOR FAULT — Displayed when a tire pressure sensor is malfunctioning, or your spare tire is in use. For more information on how the system operates under these conditions, refer to Tire Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS) in the Tires, Wheels and Loading chapter. If the warning stays on or continues to come on, contact your authorized dealer as soon as possible.

ENGINE OIL CHANGE SOON — Displayed when the engine oil life remaining is 10% or less.

OIL CHANGE REQUIRED — Displayed when the oil life left reaches 0%.

MYKEY ACTIVE DRIVE SAFELY — Displayed at startup when MyKey is in use. Refer to MyKey in the Locks and Security chapter for more information.

KEY COULD NOT PROGRAM — Displayed when an attempt is made to program a spare key using two existing MyKeys. Refer to MyKey in the Locks and Security chapter for more information.

VEHICLE SPEED 80 MPH MAX — Displayed when a MyKey is in use and the Admin has enabled the MyKey speed limit and the vehicle speed is 80 mph (130 km/h). Refer to MyKey in the Locks and Security chapter for more information.

SPEED LIMITED TO 80 MPH — Displayed when starting the vehicle and MyKey is in use and the MyKey speed limit is on. Refer to MyKey in the Locks and Security chapter for more information.

CHECK SPEED DRIVE SAFELY — Displayed when a MyKey is in use and the optional setting is on and the vehicle exceeds a preselected speed. Refer to MyKey in the Locks and Security chapter for more information.

VEHICLE NEAR TOP SPEED — Displayed when a MyKey is in use and the MyKey speed limit is on and the vehicle speed is approaching 80 mph (130 km/h). Refer to MyKey in the Locks and Security chapter for more information.

TOP SPEED MYKEY SETTING — Displayed when a MyKey is in use and the MyKey speed limit is on and the vehicle speed is 80 mph (130 km/h). Refer to MyKey in the Locks and Security chapter for more information.

BUCKLE UP TO UNMUTE AUDIO — Displayed when a MyKey is in use and Belt-Minder is activated. Refer to MyKey in the Locks and Security chapter for more information.

ADVTRAC ON MYKEY SETTING — Displayed when a MyKey is in use when trying to disable the AdvanceTrac system and the optional setting is on. Refer to MyKey in the Locks and Security chapter for more information.

ACTIVE PARK FAULT (if equipped) — Displayed when a fault has occurred with the active park assist system. Refer to Active park assist in the Driving chapter for more information.

ACTIVE PARK CANCELLED (if equipped) — Displayed when the active park assist feature has been canceled when it is in use. Refer to Active park assist in the Driving chapter for more information.

CANCELLED BY OVER SPEED (if equipped)— Displayed when the active park assist feature self cancels due to vehicle speed over the preset limit allowed by the active park assist system. Refer to Active park assist in the Driving chapter for more information.

CANCELLED BY DRIVER INPUT (if equipped) — Displayed when the autopark feature has been canceled due to driver inputs. See Active park assist in the Driving chapter for more information.

CANCELLED BY ADV TRAC EVENT (if equipped) — Displayed when the active park feature has been canceled due to the AdvanceTrac system activating. Refer to Active park assist in the Driving chapter for more information.

CANCELLED BY ABS EVENT (if equipped) — Displayed when the active park feature has been canceled due to the ABS system activating.

Refer to Active park assist in the Driving chapter for more information.

ACTIVE PARK REDUCE SPEED (if equipped) — May display when using the active park assist system. See Active park assist in the Driving chapter for more information.

ACTIVE PARK SEARCHING (if equipped) — May display when using the active park assist system. See Active park assist in the Driving chapter for more information.

SPACE FOUND PULL FORWARD (if equipped) — May display when using the active park assist system. See Active park assist in the Driving chapter for more information.

SPACE FOUND STOP (if equipped) — May display when using the active park assist system. See Active park assist in the Driving chapter for more information.

PULL FORWARD USE CAUTION (if equipped) — May display when using the active park assist system. See Active park assist in the Driving chapter for more information.

BACK UP SLOWLY USE CAUTION (if equipped) — May display when using the active park assist system. See Active park assist in the Driving chapter for more information.

BACK UP USE CAUTION (if equipped) — May display when using the active park assist system. See Active park assist in the Driving chapter for more information.

ACTIVE PARK FINISHED (if equipped) — May display when using the active park assist system. See Active park assist in the Driving chapter for more information.

REMOVE HANDS PUT IN REVERSE (if equipped) — May display when using the active park assist system. See Active park assist in the Driving chapter for more information.

ACTIVE PARK NOT AVAILABLE (if equipped) — May display when using the active park assist system. See Active park assist in the Driving chapter for more information.

ACTIVE PARK DEACTIVATED (if equipped) — Displayed when the active park feature has been turned off. Refer to Active park assist in the Driving chapter for more information.

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