If the fuel filler cap is venting vapor or if you hear a hissing sound, wait until it stops before completely removing the fuel filler cap. Use a load carrying hitch. And below that shifter, the ignition-key slot is hidden and hard to locate by touch, but owners should be able to adjust to it. Do not touch them after inflation. You can upshift from 1 First to overdrive at any time. The fuel cap may not have been properly installed and securely tightened. The Escape gets a bit busy in crosswinds, and there'll be some carping about noise--road and wind both.
The reset button for the fuel pump shut-off switch is accessible through an opening in the kick panel. Seek function in tape mode Press to listen to the previous selection on the tape. Refer to the Installing child safety seats in combination lap and shoulder belt seating positions section of this chapter for further instructions to secure the child safety seat. It will require an overhaul soon. Push the cushion to the inboard side of the vehicle. Rear jacking notches are located under the rear trailing arm.
Normally the full line is at the bottom of the threads in the hole so fill until oil flows back out and let drain until the oil is level. Connect the other end of the positive + cable to the positive + terminal of the assisting battery. Speaker balance adjust Speaker sound distribution can be adjusted between the right and left speakers. Energy Management Feature This vehicle has a safety belt system with an energy management feature at the front seating positions to help further reduce the risk of injury in the event of a head-on collision. Although the base front-drive Escape is saddled with the Focus's 130-hp, 2. All occupants of the vehicle including the driver should always. Always turn off the vehicle before fueling.
Poor fuel quality or water in the fuel. Press lightly on the accelerator in each gear. Before you drive your vehicle, please read this Owner's Guide carefully. Complete coverage for your vehicle Written from hands-on experience gained from the complete strip-down and rebuild of a Ford Escape, Haynes can help you understand, care for and repair your Ford Escape. Sudden or hard accelerations may reduce fuel economy.
Ford is also allowed a final repair attempt in some states. If your keys are lost or stolen you will need to do the following:. To unfasten, push the release button and remove the tongue from the buckle. For added customer comfort, when the temperature control knob is anywhere in between the full hot and full cold positions, the air distributed through the floor ducts will be slightly warmer than the air sent to the instrument panel registers. Autostore Autostore allows you to set the strongest local radio stations without losing your original manually set preset stations.
Replacing license plate lamp bulbs 1. These include: Utility compartment Cupholders Ashcup Use only soft cups in the cupholder. The dealer said there was water contamination in the gas tank, and the consumer was told that a rat had bitten through the wires. If starting a vehicle with a manual transmission: Make sure the parking brake is set. Ford may change the contents without notice and without incurring obligation. The air conditioning compressor can operate in all modes except , and function if the outside temperature is about 6°C 43°F or higher.
It will help you fix the brakes, engine, suspension, steering, drivetrain, electrical problems, heat, air conditioning, etc. Add enough fluid through the filler opening so that the fluid level is at the bottom of the opening. Loosen the screws on the cross-bar with the supplied Torx driver. Lift the inner rack pivoting at the hinges. While driving at a speed of 5mph , the contact was coming to a stop when the vehicle stalled.
The automatic transaxle will shift to the proper gear to ascend any grade without any need to shift to 1 First. Observe the application instructions on the products. While driving 10 mph, the vehicle stalled intermittently when the clutch was depressed. Introduction Chapter 1: Tune-up and routine maintenance Chapter 2: Part A: Four-cylinder engine Chapter 2: Part B: V6 engine Chapter 2: Part C: General engine overhaul procedures Chapter 3: Cooling, heating and air conditioning systems Chapter 4: Fuel and exhaust systems Chapter 5: Engine electrical systems Chapter 6: Emissions and engine control systems Chapter 7: Part A: Manual transaxle. Had to put in a new transmission. Never let a passenger hold a child on his or her lap while the vehicle is moving.
The fan is shaped kind of like the warning symbol for radiation. Continue lifting the inner rack until it is parallel with the roof 1. Use a long, flat object in order to depress the tongue in the endcaps on both sides of the cross-bar. After three driving cycles without these or any other temporary malfunctions present, the light should turn off. If you must use a forward-facing child seat in the front seat, move the seat all the way back. Indicates a message regarding child safety restraints. Now you can get your repair manual in a convenient digital format.