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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    Horn
    Horn - Press the steering wheel hub to sound the horn. ...

    If your vehicle overheats
    - Do not continue to drive if your vehicle overheats. Doing so could cause engine damage or a vehicle fire. - To avoid the danger of being scalded, never remove the radiator cap while t ...

    Defogging the windshield
    Press . Air flows to the windshield and side windows. The air conditioning system operates automatically. Recirculated air mode will automatically switched to outside air mode. It is not poss ...