Ford Escape: Opening the hood - Maintenance and Specifications - Ford Escape Owner's ManualFord Escape: Opening the hood

1. Inside the vehicle, pull the hood release handle located under the bottom of the instrument panel.
2. At the front of the vehicle, lift up on the auxiliary latch handle located in the center between the hood and the grille.
3. Lift the hood open and secure it with the prop rod.

Identifying components in the engine compartment

    Precautions when servicing your vehicle
    • Do not work on a hot engine. • Make sure that nothing gets caught in moving parts. • Do not work on a vehicle with the engine running in an enclosed space, unless you are sure you have enou ...

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    Maintenance schedule
    Chart symbols: I- Inspect these items and their related parts. If necessary, correct, clean, refill, adjust of replace. R- Replace or change L- Lubricate. (1) Refer to the lubricant and cool ...

    Sitting in the correct position
    The driver and front seat passenger must not ride with the seat fully reclined. Do not adjust the seat while the vehicle is moving. The seat, head restraint, seat belt and airbags, all con ...

    The mbrace system
    The mbrace system provides different services, e.g.: automatic and manual emergency call Roadside Assistance call MB Info call To adjust the volume during an mbrace call, proceed as follows ...