Ford Escape: Information contained on the tire sidewall - Tires, Wheels and Loading - Ford Escape Owner's ManualFord Escape: Information contained on the tire sidewall

Both U.S. and Canada Federal regulations require tire manufacturers to place standardized information on the sidewall of all tires. This information identifies and describes the fundamental characteristics of the tire and also provides a U.S. DOT Tire Identification Number for safety standard certification and in case of a recall.

Tire rotation
Rotating your tires at the recommended interval (as indicated in the Scheduled Maintenance chapter) will help your tires wear more evenly, providing better tire performance and longer tire life. ...

Information on “P” type tires
P215/65R15 95H is an example of a tire size, load index and speed rating. The definitions of these items are listed below. (Note that the tire size, load index and speed rating for your vehicle m ...

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Childproof Door Locks
The childproof door locks are designed to prevent children seated in the rear from accidentally opening the rear doors. Each rear door has a lock lever near the edge. With the lever in t ...

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 ...

Resetting to factory settings
For safety reasons, the Daytime Running Lights: function in the Lights submenu is only reset when the vehicle is stationary. Press the or button on the steering wheel to select the Settin ...