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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Use of engine braking
Remember to make use of engine braking in addition to foot braking. When descending a grade, if only the foot brake is used, the brakes may start working improperly because of brake fluid over ...

Selecting a channel
There are three ways of tuning in a channel: • Using the left and right arrow keys to go to the next channel. Skipped channels (see page 221) will be excluded. • By turning the TUNE control ...

Removing wheel cover (if so equipped)
Never use your hands to remove the wheel cover. This may cause personal injury. To remove the wheel cover, use the jack rod 1 as illustrated. Apply cloth 2 between the wheel and jack rod ...