Ford Escape: Congratulations - Introduction - Ford Escape Owner's ManualFord Escape: Congratulations

Congratulations on acquiring your new Ford. Please take the time to get well acquainted with your vehicle by reading this handbook. The more you know and understand about your vehicle, the greater the safety and pleasure you will derive from driving it.

For more information on Ford Motor Company and its products visit the following website:

• In the United States: www.ford.com
• In Canada: www.ford.ca
• In Australia: www.ford.com.au
• In Mexico: www.ford.com.mx

Additional owner information is given in separate publications.

This Owner’s Guide describes every option and model variant available and therefore some of the items covered may not apply to your particular vehicle. Furthermore, due to printing cycles it may describe options before they are generally available.

Remember to pass on this Owner’s Guide when reselling the vehicle. It is an integral part of the vehicle.

this feature will automatically cut off the fuel supply to the WARNING: Fuel pump shut-off: In the event of an accident this feature will automatically cut off the fuel supply to the engine. It can also be activated through sudden vibration (e.g. collision when parking). To restart your vehicle, refer to Fuel pump shut-off in the Roadside Emergencies chapter.

    Safety and Environment Protection
    Warning symbols in this guide How can you reduce the risk of personal injury to yourself or others? In this guide, answers to such questions are contained in comments highlighted by the warning tri ...

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    Second row adjustable head restraints
    Your vehicle is equipped with second row outboard and center head restraints that are vertically adjustable. WARNING: To minimize the risk of neck injury in the event of a crash, the driver and pa ...

    Odometer/Trip meter
    Type A 1) Trip knob Type B 1) Trip knob This meter displays the odometer and two trip meters when the ignition switch is in the “ON” position. If you press the trip knob when the igni ...

    Examples of the types of accidents in which it is possible that the driver’s/driver’s and front passenger’s SRS frontal airbag(s) will deploy.
    Only the driver’s SRS frontal airbag or both driver’s and front passenger’s SRS frontal airbags may be activated when the vehicle sustains a hard impact in the undercarriage area from ...