Ford Escape: Tire care - Tires, Wheels and Loading - Ford Escape Owner's ManualFord Escape: Tire care

Inflating your tires
Safe operation of your vehicle requires that your tires are properly inflated. Remember that a tire can lose up to half of its air pressure without appearing flat. Every day before you drive, che ...

Inspecting your tires and wheel valve stems
Periodically inspect the tire treads for uneven or excessive wear and remove objects such as stones, nails or glass that may be wedged in the tread grooves. Check the tire and valve stems for holes, ...

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Parking brake
Apply the parking brake whenever the vehicle is parked. To set the parking brake, press the parking brake pedal down until the pedal stops. The BRAKE warning lamp in the instrument cluster ill ...

Installing a Child Seat with a Tether
A child seat with a tether can be installed in any seating position in the back seat. Each rear outside seating position has an anchorage point on the seatback, and the center seating positio ...

Child restraint and safety belt maintenance
Inspect the vehicle safety belts and child safety seat systems periodically to make sure they work properly and are not damaged. Inspect the vehicle and child seat safety belts to make sure there ar ...