Ford Escape: Front Seats - Seating and Safety Restraints - Ford Escape Owner's ManualFord Escape: Front Seats

slide under the seat’s safety belt, resulting in severe personal WARNING: Reclining the seatback can cause an occupant to slide under the seat’s safety belt, resulting in severe personal injuries in the event of a collision.

reduce the risk of injury in a collision or sudden stop. WARNING: Do not pile cargo higher than the seatbacks to reduce the risk of injury in a collision or sudden stop.

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, 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.

Adjustable head restraints
Your vehicle is equipped with front row outboard head restraints that are vertically adjustable. WARNING: To minimize the risk of neck injury in the event of a crash, the driver and passenger occu ...

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Re-installing the wheel
1. Clean the contact surfaces on the wheel and hub. 2. Lift the wheel and place it on the hub. Tighten the lug nuts 3. Install the wheel nuts and tighten handtight. Using the lug wrench, tight ...

Anti-lock brake system (ABS)
Environmental conditions can have an effect on braking. During sudden braking when there is snow, ice, oil, water etc. on the road surface, a skid may occur. In this situation, steering control an ...

Immobilizer System
The immobilizer system protects your vehicle from theft. If an improperly coded key (or other device) is used, the engine’s fuel system is disabled. When you turn the ignition switch to t ...