Ford Escape: Tire care - Tires, Wheels and Loading - Ford Escape Owner's ManualFord Escape: Tire care

Inflating your tires
Safe operation of your vehicle requires that your tires are properly inflated. Remember that a tire can lose up to half of its air pressure without appearing flat. Every day before you drive, che ...

Inspecting your tires and wheel valve stems
Periodically inspect the tire treads for uneven or excessive wear and remove objects such as stones, nails or glass that may be wedged in the tread grooves. Check the tire and valve stems for holes, ...

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Fail-safe
If the vehicle is driven under extreme conditions, such as excessive wheel spinning and subsequent hard braking, the fail-safe system may be activated. The MIL may illuminate to indicate the f ...

Continuously Variable Transmission (CVT)
The ignition lock is designed so that the ignition switch cannot be turned to the LOCK position until the selector lever is moved to the P (Park) position. - When turning the ignition switch to ...

Catalytic converter
Turbo models Non-turbo models The catalytic converter is installed in the exhaust system. It serves as a catalyst to reduce HC, CO and NOx in exhaust gases, thus providing cleaner exha ...