Ford Escape: Roll Stability Control™ (RSC) - AdvanceTrac with Roll Stability Control™ (RSC Stability Enhancement System - Driving - Ford Escape Owner's ManualFord Escape: Roll Stability Control™ (RSC)

Roll Stability Control (RSC ) may help to maintain roll stability of the vehicle during adverse maneuvers. RSC operates by detecting the vehicle’s roll motion and the rate at which it changes and by applying the brakes to one or more wheels individually.

During an event that activates Roll Stability Control™ (RSC ), the stability control light in the instrument cluster will flash.

Certain adverse driving maneuvers may activate the RSC system, which include:

• Emergency lane-change
• Taking a turn too fast
• Quick maneuvering to avoid an accident, pedestrian or obstacle

    Electronic stability control (ESC)
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    Switching off traction control
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