Ford Escape: Important ventilating information - Starting - Driving - Ford Escape Owner's ManualFord Escape: 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.

    Guarding against exhaust fumes
    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. Ta ...

    Engine block heater (if equipped)
    WARNING: Failure to follow engine block heater instructions could result in property damage or physical injury. WARNING: To reduce the risk of electrical shock, do not use your heater with ungrou ...

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    Parking brake
    If you drive on wet roads or dirt-covered surfaces, road salt and/or dirt could get into the parking brake. In order to prevent corrosion and a reduction in the braking power of the parking brake ...

    Cargo area light
    Cargo area light 1) DOOR 2) OFF 3) ON The cargo area light switch has the following positions. DOOR: The light illuminates when the rear gate is opened. The light remains illuminated ...

    Using the Outside Mirror with the Blind Spot Mirror
    1. Set the main mirror so that the side of the vehicle can just be seen and the blind spot mirror has an unobstructed view. 2. When checking for traffic or before changing a lane, look at the main ...