Ford Escape: Guarding against exhaust fumes - Starting - Driving - Ford Escape Owner's ManualFord Escape: Guarding against exhaust fumes

your dealer inspect your vehicle immediately. Do not drive if you WARNING: If you smell exhaust fumes inside your vehicle, have your dealer inspect your vehicle immediately. Do not drive if you smell exhaust fumes.

Carbon monoxide is present in exhaust fumes. Take precautions to avoid its dangerous effects.

    Cold weather starting (flexible fuel vehicles only)
    The starting characteristics of all grades of E85 ethanol make it unsuitable for use when ambient temperatures fall below 0°F (-18°C). Consult your fuel distributor for the availability of winte ...

    Important ventilating information
    If the engine is idling while the vehicle is stopped for a long period of time, open the windows at least 1 inch (2.5 cm) or adjust the heating or air conditioning to bring in fresh air. ...

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    Driving
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    Compass calibration adjustment
    Perform compass calibration in an open area free from steel structures and high voltage lines. For optimum calibration, turn off all electrical accessories (heater/air conditioning, wipers, etc.) an ...