Ford Escape: Waxing - Cleaning - Ford Escape Owner's ManualFord Escape: Waxing

• Wash the vehicle first.
• Use a quality wax that does not contain abrasives.
• Do not allow paint sealant to come in contact with any non-body (low-gloss black) colored trim, such as grained door handles, roof racks, bumpers, side moldings, mirror housings or the windshield cowl area. The paint sealant will “gray” or stain the parts over time.

    Washing the exterior
    Wash your vehicle regularly with cool or lukewarm water and a neutral pH shampoo, such as Motorcraft Detail Wash (ZC-3-A), which is available from your authorized dealer. • Never use strong house ...

    Paint chips
    Your authorized dealer has touch-up paint to match your vehicle’s color. Take your color code (printed on a sticker in the driver’s door jamb) to your authorized dealer to ensure you get the c ...

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    Exterior lighting
    Condensation may form temporarily on the inside of the lenses of exterior lights such as headlights, fog lights, or taillights. This is normal and the lights are designed to withstand moisture ...

    Limitations
    The sensor used by City Safety™ is designed to detect cars and other larger motor vehicles ahead of your vehicle in both daylight and darkness. However, there are certain limitations and the ...

    DOOR position
    When the switch is in the DOOR position 2 , the ceiling light will illuminate under the following conditions: - ignition switch is turned to the LOCK position — remain on for about 15 seco ...