Ford Escape: Speed control (if equipped)
With speed control set, you can maintain a set speed without keeping your foot on the accelerator pedal.
WARNING: Do not use the speed control in heavy traffic or on roads that are winding, slippery or unpaved.
Using speed control
The speed controls are located on the steering wheel. The following buttons work with speed control:
OFF: Press to turn speed control
ON: Press to turn speed control on.
SET +: Press to set a speed or increase a set speed.
SET вЂ“: Press to decrease a set speed.
RES (Resume): Press to resume a set speed.
Setting speed control
To set speed control:
1. Press and release ON.
2. Accelerate to the desired speed.
3. Press and release SET +.
4. Take your foot off the accelerator pedal.
5. The indicator light on the instrument cluster will turn on.
вЂў Vehicle speed may vary momentarily when driving up and down a
вЂў If the vehicle speed increases above the set speed on a downhill, you may want to apply the brakes to reduce the speed.
вЂў If the vehicle speed decreases more than 10 mph (16 km/h) below your set speed on an uphill, your speed control will disengage.
Disengaging speed control
Tap the brake pedal or clutch pedal (if equipped) to disengage the speed control. Disengaging the speed control will not erase previous set speed.
Note: When you use the clutch pedal to disengage the speed control, the engine speed may briefly increase, this is normal.
Resuming a set speed
Press and release RES. This will automatically return the vehicle to the previously set speed.
Increasing speed while using speed control
To set a higher speed:
вЂў Press and hold SET + until you get to the desired speed, then release.
You can also use SET + to operate the tap-up function. Press and release SET + to increase the set speed in 1 mph (1.6 km/h) increments.
вЂў Use the accelerator pedal to get to the desired speed, then speed press and release SET +.
Reducing speed while using speed control
To reduce a set speed:
вЂў Press and hold SETвЂ“ until you get to the desired speed, then release.
You can also use SETвЂ“ to operate the tap-down function. Press and release SETвЂ“ to decrease the set speed in 1 mph (1.6 km/h) increments.
вЂў Press the brake pedal or the clutch pedal (if equipped) until the desired vehicle speed is reached and press and release SET +.
Turning off speed control
To turn off the speed control, press OFF or turn off the ignition.
Note: When you turn off the speed control or the ignition, your speed control set speed memory is erased.
Main CD Audio menu
Disc menu Random Scan Audio settings ...
Engine oil specification
It is important that the correct oil specification is used. Vehicles fitted with a diesel particulate filter (DPF) must use the specified oils otherwise significant engine damage will occur. Speci ...
Pairing and connecting from your mobile phone
Note: The process of pairing and connecting your phone with the vehicle using the mobile phone, will vary depending on the type of mobile phone used. 1. Switch the ignition on and ensure that the ...