1 2013 ESCAPE owner 's Manual 2013 ESCAPE owner 's Manual DJ5J 19A321 AA | August 2012 | Second Printing | owner 's Manual | ESCAPE | Litho in The information contained in this publication was correct at the time of going to print. In the interest of continuous development, we reserve the right to change specifications, design or equipment at any time without notice or obligation. No part of this publication may be reproduced, transmitted, stored in a retrieval system or translated into any language in any form by any means without our written permission. Errors and omissions excepted. ford Motor Company 2012 . All rights reserved. Part Number: 20120813161925. Table of Contents Introduction Side About This Safety Canopy ..41. Symbols Crash Sensors and Airbag Data Airbag California Proposition Keys and Remote Controls ford Principle of Replacement Parts General Information on Radio Special Remote Mobile Communications Replacing a Lost Key or Remote Export Unique MyKey.
2 Child Safety Principle of General Creating a Child Seat Clearing All Booster Checking MyKey System Installing Child Using MyKey With Remote Start Child Safety MyKey Safety Belts Locks Principle of Locking and Fastening the Safety Manual Safety Belt Height Power Safety Belt Warning Lamp and Indicator Keyless Safety Belt Child Restraint and Safety Belt Security Passive Anti-Theft Anti-Theft Personal Safety System . Personal Safety System ..34 Steering Wheel Adjusting the Steering Supplementary Restraints Audio System Voice Principle of Cruise Driver and Passenger Information Display Knee Front Passenger Sensing 1. Table of Contents Wipers and Washers Audio unit - Vehicles With: AM/FM/CD/SYNC/Satellite Windshield Audio unit - Vehicles With: Premium Windshield AM/ Rear Window Wiper and Audio unit - Vehicles With: Sony AM/ Lighting Auxiliary Input Lighting USB Media Instrument Lighting Satellite Headlamp Exit Daytime Running Climate Control Front Fog Manual Climate Direction Automatic Climate Interior Hints on Controlling the Interior Ambient Heated Windows and Cabin Air Windows and Mirrors Remote Power Exterior Seats Interior Sitting in the Correct Sun Head Manual Power Instrument Cluster Memory Rear Warning Lamps and Heated Audible Warnings and Rear Seat Information Displays Universal Garage Door General Opener Trip Universal Garage Door Information Auxiliary Power Points Audio System Auxiliary Power General Audio unit - Vehicles With: Storage Compartments AM/ Audio unit - Vehicles With: Center AM/FM/ Overhead 2.
3 Table of Contents Starting and Stopping the Parking Aids Engine Parking General Active Park Ignition Rear View Keyless Starting a Gasoline Cruise Control Engine Block Principle of Using Cruise Fuel and Refueling Safety Driving Aids Fuel Blind Spot Running Out of Eco Emission Control Fuel Load Carrying Rear Under Floor Transmission Luggage Automatic Roof Racks and Load Hill Start Load Four-Wheel Drive Towing Principle of Towing a Using Four-Wheel Trailer Sway Recommended Towing Brakes Essential Towing General Towing Hints on Driving With Anti-Lock Transporting the Towing the Vehicle on Four Parking Driving Hints Traction Control Principle of Economical Using Traction Driving Through Floor Stability Control Principle of Roadside Emergencies Using Stability Roadside Hazard Warning Fuel Cut-Off 3. Table of Contents Jump-Starting the Changing the 12V Checking the Wiper Customer Assistance Changing the Wiper Getting the Services You Changing the Engine Air In California ( Only).
4 202 Adjusting the The Better Business Bureau (BBB) Auto Removing a Line Program ( Only)..203 Changing a Utilizing the Mediation/Arbitration Bulb Specification Program (Canada Only)..203. Getting Assistance Outside the and Vehicle Care Ordering Additional owner 's General Cleaning Reporting Safety Defects ( Cleaning the Only)..205 Repairing Minor Paint Reporting Safety Defects (Canada Only)..206. Cleaning the Fuses Cleaning the Windows and Wiper Changing a Cleaning the Fuse Specification Cleaning the Instrument Panel and Instrument Cluster Maintenance Cleaning Leather General Cleaning the Alloy Opening and Closing the Vehicle Under Hood Overview - EcoBoost ..218 Wheels and Tires Under Hood Overview - General EcoBoost ..219. Tire Under Hood Overview - Using Snow Engine Oil Dipstick - EcoBoost ..221 Tire Pressure Monitoring Engine Oil Dipstick - Changing a Road EcoBoost.
5 221 Technical Engine Oil Engine Coolant Capacities and Specific- Automatic Transmission Fluid ations Engine Brake Fluid Motorcraft Power Steering Fluid Vehicle Identification Fuel Vehicle Certification Washer Fluid Transmission Code 4. Table of Contents Technical Accessories ford Extended Service Plan (ESP). ford Extended Service Plan (ESP)..279. SYNC . General Using Voice Using SYNC With Your SYNC Applications and Using SYNC With Your Media SYNC MyFord Touch . General Appendices End User License Scheduled Maintenance Scheduled 5. 6. Introduction ABOUT THIS Manual . Thank you for choosing ford . We recommend that you take some time to get to know your vehicle by reading this Manual . The more that you know about it, the greater the safety and pleasure you will get from driving it. WARNING. Always drive with due care and E154903.
6 Attention when using and operating the controls and features on your vehicle. A Right-hand side B Left-hand side Note: This Manual describes product features and options available throughout Protecting the Environment the range, sometimes even before they are generally available. It may describe options You must play your part in protecting the not fitted to your vehicle. environment. Correct vehicle usage and the authorized disposal of waste, cleaning Note: Some of the illustrations in this and lubrication materials are significant Manual may be used for different models, steps toward this aim. so may appear different to your vehicle. However, the essential information in the illustrations is always correct. SYMBOLS GLOSSARY. Note: Always use and operate your vehicle in line with all applicable laws and These are some of the symbols you may regulations.
7 See on your vehicle. Note: Pass on this Manual when selling Safety alert your vehicle. It is an integral part of the vehicle. See owner 's Manual This Manual may qualify the location of a component as left-hand side or right-hand side. The side is determined when facing Anti-lock braking system forward in the seat. Avoid smoking, flames or sparks Battery 7. Introduction Battery acid Explosive gas Brake fluid - non petroleum Fan warning based Brake system Fasten safety belt Cabin air filter Front airbag Check fuel cap Front fog lamps Child safety door lock or unlock Fuel pump reset Child seat lower anchor Fuse compartment Child seat tether anchor Hazard warning flashers Cruise control Heated rear window E71340. Do not open when hot Heated windshield E91392. Engine air filter Interior luggage compartment release Engine coolant Jack Engine coolant temperature Lighting control Engine oil Low tire pressure warning Maintain correct fluid level 8.
8 Introduction Panic alarm DATA RECORDING. Service Data Recording Parking aid Service data recorders in your vehicle are E139213 capable of collecting and storing diagnostic information about your vehicle. Parking brake This potentially includes information about the performance or status of various systems and modules in the vehicle, such Power steering fluid as engine, throttle, steering or brake systems. In order to properly diagnose and service your vehicle, ford Motor Company, Power windows front/rear ford of Canada, and service and repair facilities may access or share among them vehicle diagnostic information received Power window lockout through a direct connection to your vehicle when diagnosing or servicing your vehicle. Additionally, when your vehicle is in for service or repair, ford Motor Company, Service engine soon ford of Canada, and service and repair facilities may access or share among them data for vehicle improvement purposes.
9 Side airbag For only (if equipped), if you choose to use the SYNC Vehicle Health Report, you consent that certain diagnostic Stability control information may also be accessed electronically by ford Motor Company and ford authorized service facilities, and that Windshield wash and wipe the diagnostic information may be used for any purpose. See SYNC (page 282). Event Data Recording This vehicle is equipped with an event data recorder. The main purpose of an event data recorder is to record, in certain crash or near crash-like situations, such as an airbag deployment or hitting a road obstacle;. this data will assist in understanding how a vehicle's systems performed. The event data recorder is designed to record data related to vehicle dynamics and safety systems for a short period of time, typically 30 seconds or less.
10 9. Introduction The event data recorder in this vehicle To read data recorded by an event data is designed to record such data as: recorder, special equipment is required, How various systems in your vehicle and access to the vehicle or the event were operating; data recorder is needed. In addition to the vehicle manufacturer, other Whether or not the driver and parties, such as law enforcement, that passenger safety belts were have such special equipment, can read buckled/fastened; the information if they have access to How far (if at all) the driver was the vehicle or the event data recorder. depressing the accelerator and/or ford Motor Company and ford of the brake pedal; and Canada do not access event data How fast the vehicle was travelling; recorder information without obtaining and consent, unless pursuant to court order or where required by law enforcement, Where the driver was positioning other government authorities or other the steering wheel.