Ford Escape: Jump starting - Roadside Emergencies - Ford Escape Owner's ManualFord Escape: Jump starting

exposed to flames, sparks, or lit cigarettes. An explosion could WARNING: The gases around the battery can explode if exposed to flames, sparks, or lit cigarettes. An explosion could result in injury or vehicle damage.

eyes and clothing, if contacted. WARNING: Batteries contain sulfuric acid which can burn skin, eyes and clothing, if contacted.

Do not attempt to push-start your automatic transmission vehicle. Automatic transmissions do not have push-start capability. Attempting to push-start a vehicle with an automatic transmission may cause transmission damage.

Running out of fuel
If you have run out of fuel and need to refill the vehicle with a portable fuel container, see Running out of fuel in the Maintenance and Specifications chapter for proper fuel filling method using ...

Preparing your vehicle
When the battery is disconnected or a new battery is installed, the automatic transmission must relearn its shift strategy. As a result, the transmission may have firm and/or soft shifts. This opera ...

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Security
It is advised to erase all channels before you sell or turn in your vehicle. To do this, press and hold the two outside buttons for 20 seconds until the red indicator flashes. Note that all cha ...

Cooling System
2.4L L4 Engine A. Engine Cooling Fan (Out of View) B. Engine Coolant Surge Tank and Pressure Cap 3.0L V6 Engine A. Engine Cooling Fans (Out of View) B. Engine Coolant Surge Tank and Pressure ...

Conditions causing automatic engine restart
The engine will automatically start if:<> - climate control system demand increases - the vehicle’s speed reaches approximately 4km/h (2.5mph) - HDC or a Terrain Response special program ar ...