Ford Escape: Front safety belt pretensioners - Personal Safety System™ - Seating and Safety Restraints - Ford Escape Owner's ManualFord Escape: Front safety belt pretensioners

The safety belt pretensioners at the front outboard seating positions are designed to tighten the safety belts firmly against the occupant’s body during frontal collisions, and in side collisions and rollovers. This helps increase the effectiveness of the safety belts. In frontal collisions, the safety belt pretensioners can be activated alone or, if the collision is of sufficient severity, together with the front airbags.

    Front safety belt usage sensors
    The front safety belt usage sensors detect whether or not the driver and front outboard passenger safety belts are fastened. This information allows your Personal Safety System to tailor the airbag ...

    Safety belt energy management retractors
    The front and rear outboard safety belt energy management retractors allow webbing to be pulled out of the retractor in a gradual and controlled manner in response to the occupant’s forward moment ...

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    Center Table
    On LX and EX models To use the center table, pull up the outside edge of the table until it latches. To store it, pull the lever and lower the table. Sitting on or getting under the ta ...

    Controls
    Outside air circulation: Push the air recirculation button to turn off the indicator light on the button. The air flow is drawn from outside the vehicle. Air recirculation: Push the air recircu ...

    Key replacement
    Your key number plate and security ID plate will be required if you ever need a replacement key made. Any new key must be registered for use with your vehicle’s immobilizer system before it ...