Ford Escape: Congratulations
Congratulations on acquiring your new Ford. Please take the time to get well acquainted with your vehicle by reading this handbook. The more you know and understand about your vehicle, the greater the safety and pleasure you will derive from driving it.
For more information on Ford Motor Company and its products visit the following website:
вЂў In the United States: www.ford.com
вЂў In Canada: www.ford.ca
вЂў In Australia: www.ford.com.au
вЂў In Mexico: www.ford.com.mx
Additional owner information is given in separate publications.
This OwnerвЂ™s Guide describes every option and model variant available and therefore some of the items covered may not apply to your particular vehicle. Furthermore, due to printing cycles it may describe options before they are generally available.
Remember to pass on this OwnerвЂ™s Guide when reselling the vehicle. It is an integral part of the vehicle.
WARNING: Fuel pump shut-off: In the event of an accident this feature will automatically cut off the fuel supply to the engine. It can also be activated through sudden vibration (e.g. collision when parking). To restart your vehicle, refer to Fuel pump shut-off in the Roadside Emergencies chapter.
Vehicle security alarm
The Vehicle Security Alarm monitors the vehicle doors, liftgate, and ignition for unauthorized operation. When the Vehicle Security Alarm is activated, the alarm provides both audible and visual ...
Removing the key blade
Removing the key blade 1 Slide the spring loaded catch to the side. 2 Pull the key blade straight out of the remote key. ...
Maintenance When Trailer Towing
The vehicle needs service more often when pulling a trailer. See this manual's Maintenance Schedule or Index for more information. Things that are especially important in trailer operation are ...