Ford Escape: Returning the second row seats to upright position - Folding down second row seats - Rear seats - Seating and Safety Restraints - Ford Escape Owner's ManualFord Escape: Returning the second row seats to upright position

1. Pull seatback up and into upright position making sure seatback locks into place and the red seat unlatched indicator on release paddle is not visible.

2. Rotate seat cushion down into the

2. Rotate seat cushion down into the seating position making sure that the seat cushion is locked into place and that the safety belt buckles are exposed.

WARNING: Make sure

safety belt buckle heads are WARNING: Make sure safety belt buckle heads are through elastic holders on seat backs. Safety belt buckles may break if they are trapped underneath the seatback as the seatback is rotated down.

position, make sure that cargo or any objects are not trapped WARNING: Before returning the seatback to its original position, make sure that cargo or any objects are not trapped behind the seatback. After returning the seatback to its original position, reinstall the head restraints, and pull on the seatback to ensure that it has fully latched. An unlatched seat may become dangerous in the event of a sudden stop or collision.

3. Unsnap the safety belt webbing from the quarter trim panel.
4. Remove the second row head restraint from underneath the front seat and reinstall. See Second row adjustable head restraints in this chapter.

    Folding down second row seats
    1. Remove the second row head restraint. See Second row adjustable head restraints in this chapter. Note: Place the head restraint underneath the back of the front seat for storage. 2. Pull the ...

    To remove the second row cushion
    1. Lift the yellow tab to release the hinges. 2. Pull the cushion to the outboard side of the vehicle. ...

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