2007 Ford Escape Hybrid Owner's Manual

2007 Ford Escape Hybrid owners manual
Year:
2007
Make:
Ford
Model:
Escape Hybrid
Rating:
(8)

Online manual

Size:
3.28 MB

Table of Contents

Table of Contents
1
Introduction
4
CONGRATULATIONS
4
SAFETY AND ENVIRONMENT PROTECTION
5
Warning symbols in this guide
5
Warning symbols on your vehicle
5
Protecting the environment
5
BREAKING-IN YOUR VEHICLE
5
NORMAL VEHICLE OPERATION
5
DRIVING THE VEHICLE
6
ESCAPE HYBRID UNIQUE OPERATING CHARACTERISTICS
7
DRIVING TO OPTIMIZE FUEL ECONOMY
8
SPECIAL NOTICES
9
New Vehicle Limited Warranty
9
Special instructions
9
Service Data Recording
9
Event Data Recording
10
Notice to owners of pickup trucks and utility type vehicles
10
Using your vehicle with a snowplow
10
Using your vehicle as an ambulance
10
Cell phone use
11
Middle East/North Africa vehicle specific information
11
Instrument Cluster
14
WARNING LIGHTS AND CHIMES
14
GAUGES
18
Entertainment Systems
20
AUDIO SYSTEMS
20
Premium Satellite Compatible AM/FM Stereo/Cassette/Single CD/MP3 (if equipped)
20
Premium Satellite Compatible AM/FM Stereo In-Dash Six CD/MP3 Radio (if equipped)
25
Audiophile Satellite Compatible AM/FM Stereo In-Dash Six CD/MP3 Radio (if equipped)
26
AM/FM stereo in-dash six CD modular audio (if equipped)
31
GENERAL AUDIO INFORMATION
34
Accessory delay
35
VEHICLE NAVIGATION RADIO (VNR IF EQUIPPED)
36
Safety information
36
System overview
38
Quick start – how to get going
41
Energy Flow Screen
42
Fuel economy screen
45
Audio features
46
Audio screen display
46
Volume/power control
47
Automatic volume control (AVC)
47
AM/FM select
48
AM/FM select in radio mode
48
AM/FM select in CD mode
48
AM/FM select in navigation mode
49
CD select
49
Adjusting the levels
49
DSP (Digital Signal Processing) (if equipped)
50
Rewind/fast forward
51
Seek function
51
Seek in radio mode
51
Seek in CD or CD DJ mode
51
Seek in navigation mode
51
Radio station memory preset
51
Setting memory preset stations
52
Autoset memory preset
52
Starting autoset memory preset
52
Tune adjust
53
Stereo indicator
53
Scan function
53
Program type (PTY) selections
53
Traffic information
53
Compression
54
Shuffle
54
CD DJ (if equipped)
54
CD DJ information screen
57
CD DJ playback
57
Rewind/fast forward feature
58
Scan feature
58
Shuffle mode
58
Compression
58
Navigation features
59
Please drive safely
59
Navigation screen display
59
Principles of GPS (Global Positioning System) operation
60
Limited GPS reception
60
To enter navigation mode
61
Map display information
61
Selecting a destination
61
Address/Intersection
62
Points of Interest (POI)
62
Previous destination
63
Deleting a previous destination
63
Entering a destination using the keyboard of lists
64
Selecting Route Criteria
64
Route calculation
65
Please proceed
65
Guide display
66
True view
66
Arrival
67
Navigation screen display
67
Adding, deleting or editing the address book
67
Storing the current car position in the address book
68
Current location
68
Detours, route interruptions and changes
69
Detour options
69
Route interruptions
69
Route changes or cancellations
70
Navigation Menu
70
Navigation options
70
Display options
71
System options
71
General information
72
Federal Communication Commission (FCC) Compliance
72
Cleaning the display
72
Map coverage
73
Ordering additional map CDs
73
Latest map CDs
73
Climate Controls
74
MANUAL HEATING AND AIR CONDITIONING SYSTEM
74
Operating tips
75
REAR WINDOW DEFROSTER
75
Lights
76
HEADLAMP CONTROL
76
Autolamp control (if equipped)
76
Autolamp delay system (if equipped)
76
High beams
77
Flash to pass
77
Daytime running lamps (DRL) (if equipped)
78
Smart park lamps (if equipped)
78
Foglamp control (if equipped)
78
PANEL DIMMER CONTROL
79
AIMING THE HEADLAMPS
79
Vertical aim adjustment
79
TURN SIGNAL CONTROL
80
INTERIOR LAMPS
80
Dome lamps and map lamps
80
Cargo and dome lamp
81
BULB REPLACEMENT
82
Headlamp Condensation
82
Using the right bulbs
82
Replacing the interior bulbs
82
Replacing exterior bulbs
82
Replacing headlamp bulbs
82
Replacing brake/tail/turn/backup lamp bulbs
84
Replacing license plate lamp bulbs
84
Replacing high-mount brake lamp bulbs
85
Replacing front parking lamp/turn signal bulbs
85
Replacing foglamp bulbs
85
Driver Controls
86
MULTI-FUNCTION LEVER
86
Rear window wiper/washer controls
87
TILT STEERING WHEEL
87
ILLUMINATED VISOR MIRROR (IF EQUIPPED)
88
CENTER CONSOLE
88
AUXILIARY POWER POINT (12V)
88
Power point (110 VAC) (if equipped)
89
POWER WINDOWS
90
One touch down
91
Window lock (if equipped)
91
Accessory delay
91
EXTERIOR MIRRORS
92
Power side view mirrors
92
Fold-away mirrors
92
Heated outside mirrors (if equipped)
92
SPEED CONTROL
92
Setting speed control
93
Resuming a set speed
93
Increasing speed while using speed control
94
Reducing speed while using speed control
94
Disengaging speed control
94
Turning off speed control
95
MOON ROOF (IF EQUIPPED)
95
MESSAGE CENTER
96
Selectable features
96
Set
96
Info menu
97
Average fuel economy (AFE) (if equipped)
97
Distance to empty (DTE)
98
Instantaneous fuel economy (if equipped)
98
High Voltage Battery Status
98
System check
98
Units (English/Metric)
99
Language selection
99
Display On/Off
100
System warnings/information
100
LIFTGATE
105
CARGO SHADE (IF EQUIPPED)
106
LUGGAGE RACK
107
107
To adjust the cross-bar (if equipped) position:
107
To remove the cross-bar assembly (if equipped) from the roof rack side rails:
107
To reinstall the cross-bar assembly (if equipped) to the roof rack side rails:
108
Locks and Security
109
KEYS
109
POWER DOOR LOCKS
109
Power door lock/unlock inhibit feature
109
Door key unlocking/locking
110
Two step door unlocking
110
One step door unlocking
110
Locking the doors
110
Autolock (if equipped)
110
Relock
111
Deactivating/activating the autolock feature
111
Smart unlocking feature
111
CHILDPROOF DOOR LOCKS
112
REMOTE ENTRY SYSTEM (IF EQUIPPED)
112
Two step door unlocking
113
One step door unlocking
113
Switching from two step to one step door unlocking
113
Locking the doors
113
Sounding a panic alarm
114
Replacing the battery
114
Replacing lost remote entry transmitters
115
How to reprogram your remote entry transmitters
115
Illuminated entry
116
Illuminated exit
117
SECURILOCK PASSIVE ANTI-THEFT SYSTEM
117
Anti-theft indicator
117
Replacement keys
118
Programming spare keys
118
PERIMETER ALARM SYSTEM (IF EQUIPPED)
119
Arming the system
119
Disarming the system
120
Triggering the anti-theft system
120
Seating and Safety Restraints
121
FRONT SEATS
121
Adjustable head restraints
121
Adjusting the front manual seat (if equipped)
122
Adjusting the front power seat (if equipped)
122
Heated seats (if equipped)
124
REAR SEATS
124
Head restraints
124
Folding down rear seats
125
Returning the rear seats to upright position
127
To remove the rear cushion
129
To install the rear cushion
129
SAFETY RESTRAINTS
129
Personal Safety System
129
How does the Personal Safety System work?
130
Dual-stage airbag supplemental restraints
130
Front crash severity sensor
130
Driver’s seat position sensor
131
Front passenger sensing system
131
Front safety belt usage sensors
132
Front safety belt pretensioners
132
Front safety belt energy management retractors
132
Determining if the Personal Safety System is operational
132
Safety restraints precautions
133
Combination lap and shoulder belts
134
Energy Management Feature
134
Vehicle sensitive mode
135
Automatic locking mode
135
When to use the automatic locking mode
135
How to use the automatic locking mode
135
How to disengage the automatic locking mode
136
Safety belt height adjustment
137
Safety belt pretensioner
137
Safety belt extension assembly
138
Safety belt maintenance
138
Safety belt warning light and indicator chime
138
Conditions of operation
139
BeltMinder
139
One time disable
141
Deactivating/activating the BeltMinder feature
142
AIRBAG SUPPLEMENTAL RESTRAINT SYSTEM (SRS)
143
Important SRS precautions
143
Children and airbags
145
How does the airbag supplemental restraint system work?
145
Front passenger sensing system
147
Determining if the system is operational
151
Seat-mounted side airbag system (if equipped)
152
How does the side airbag system work?
153
Determining if the system is operational
154
Safety Canopy system (if equipped)
155
How does the Safety Canopy system work?
156
Determining if the system is operational
157
Disposal of airbags and airbag equipped vehicles (including pretensioners)
158
SAFETY RESTRAINTS FOR CHILDREN
158
Important child restraint precautions
158
Children and safety belts
159
Child booster seats
159
When children should use booster seats
159
Types of booster seats
160
The importance of shoulder belts
161
SAFETY SEATS FOR CHILDREN
162
Child and infant or child safety seats
162
Installing child safety seats with combination lap and shoulder belts
163
Attaching child safety seats with tether straps
166
Attaching safety seats with LATCH (Lower Anchors and Tethers for Children) attachments for child seat anchors
167
Tires, Wheels and Loading
170
NOTICE TO UTILITY VEHICLE AND TRUCK OWNERS
170
VEHICLE CHARACTERISTICS
170
4WD and AWD Systems
170
How your vehicle differs from other vehicles
171
INFORMATION ABOUT UNIFORM TIRE QUALITY GRADING
172
Treadwear
172
Traction AA A B C
173
Temperature A B C
173
TIRES
173
Glossary of tire terminology
173
INFLATING YOUR TIRES
174
TIRE CARE
176
Inspecting your tires
176
Tire wear
177
Damage
177
U.S. DOT Tire Identification Number (TIN)
178
Tire Replacement Requirements
178
Safety practices
179
Highway hazards
179
Tire and wheel alignment
179
Tire rotation
180
INFORMATION CONTAINED ON THE TIRE SIDEWALL
181
Information on “P” type tires
182
Additional information contained on the tire sidewall for “LT” type tires
185
Information on “T” type tires
186
Location of the tire label
186
TIRE PRESSURE MONITORING SYSTEM (TPMS)
187
Understanding your Tire Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS)
188
When your temporary spare tire is installed
188
When you believe your system is not operating properly
188
When inflating your tires
190
How temperature affects your tire pressure
190
USING SNOW TIRES AND TRACTION DEVICES
191
VEHICLE LOADING – WITH AND WITHOUT A TRAILER
191
Special loading instructions for owners of pickup trucks and utility-type vehicles
197
TRAILER TOWING
197
Preparing to tow
199
Hitches
199
Safety chains
199
Trailer brakes
200
Trailer lamps
200
Driving while you tow
200
Servicing after towing
200
Trailer towing tips
201
Launching or retrieving a boat
201
RECREATIONAL TOWING
202
Driving
203
STARTING
203
Positions of the ignition
203
Preparing to start your vehicle
203
Important safety precautions
203
Starting the vehicle
205
Guarding against exhaust fumes
205
Important ventilating information
206
ENGINE BLOCK/HIGH VOLTAGE BATTERY HEATER (IF EQUIPPED)
206
BRAKES
206
Four-wheel anti-lock brake system (ABS)
206
Using ABS
207
ABS warning lamp
207
Regenerative Braking System (RBS)
207
Parking brake
208
STEERING
208
PREPARING TO DRIVE
209
AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION OPERATION
210
Brake-shift interlock
210
Understanding the gearshift positions of the electronically-controlled Continuously Variable Transaxle (eCVT)
211
If your vehicle gets stuck in mud or snow
212
REVERSE SENSING SYSTEM (IF EQUIPPED)
212
FOUR WHEEL DRIVE (4WD) SYSTEM (IF EQUIPPED)
215
4WD system messages in Message Center
215
Driving off-road with truck and utility vehicles
215
How your vehicle differs from other vehicles
215
Basic operating principles
216
If your vehicle goes off the edge of the pavement
216
If your vehicle gets stuck
217
Emergency maneuvers
217
Sand
218
Mud and water
218
Driving on hilly or sloping terrain
219
Driving on snow and ice
220
Maintenance and Modifications
220
DRIVING THROUGH WATER
221
Roadside Emergencies
222
ROADSIDE ASSISTANCE
222
Getting roadside assistance
222
Using roadside assistance
223
Roadside coverage beyond basic warranty
223
HAZARD FLASHER CONTROL
223
FUEL PUMP/HIGH VOLTAGE SHUT-OFF SWITCHES
224
FUSES AND RELAYS
225
Fuses
225
Standard fuse amperage rating and color
226
Passenger compartment fuse panel
227
Power distribution box
229
Auxiliary relay box
232
CHANGING A FLAT TIRE
232
Dissimilar spare tire/wheel information
233
Tire change procedure
235
Removing the jack and tools
236
Removing the spare tire or spare tire and tether (if equipped)
237
Changing the flat tire
239
Stowing the jack and tools
241
Stowing the flat/spare tire
242
WHEEL LUG NUT TORQUE SPECIFICATIONS
243
JUMP STARTING (LOW VOLTAGE [UNDERHOOD] BATTERY ONLY)
244
Preparing your vehicle
244
Connecting the jumper cables
245
Jump starting
246
Removing the jumper cables
247
JUMP STARTING THE HIGH VOLTAGE BATTERY
248
WRECKER TOWING
251
Customer Assistance
253
GETTING THE SERVICES YOU NEED
253
At home
253
Away from home
253
Additional Assistance
254
IN CALIFORNIA (U.S. ONLY)
255
THE BETTER BUSINESS BUREAU (BBB) AUTO LINE PROGRAM (U.S. ONLY)
256
UTILIZING THE MEDIATION/ARBITRATION PROGRAM (CANADA ONLY)
256
FORD EXTENDED SERVICE PLAN
257
GETTING ASSISTANCE OUTSIDE THE U.S. AND CANADA
257
ORDERING ADDITIONAL OWNER’S LITERATURE
258
Obtaining a French owner’s guide
259
REPORTING SAFETY DEFECTS (U.S. ONLY)
259
Cleaning
260
WASHING THE EXTERIOR
260
WAXING
260
PAINT CHIPS
261
ALUMINUM WHEELS AND WHEEL COVERS
261
ENGINE
261
PLASTIC (NON-PAINTED) EXTERIOR PARTS
262
WINDOWS AND WIPER BLADES
263
INSTRUMENT PANEL AND CLUSTER LENS
263
INTERIOR TRIM
264
INTERIOR
264
LEATHER SEATS (IF EQUIPPED)
264
UNDERBODY
265
FORD AND LINCOLN MERCURY CAR CARE PRODUCTS
265
Maintenance and Specifications
267
SERVICE RECOMMENDATIONS
267
PRECAUTIONS WHEN SERVICING YOUR VEHICLE
267
High Voltage Information
267
Working with the engine off
268
Working with the engine on
268
OPENING THE HOOD
269
IDENTIFYING COMPONENTS IN THE ENGINE COMPARTMENT
270
2.3L I4 engine
270
WINDSHIELD WASHER FLUID
271
Checking and adding washer fluid for the liftgate
271
CHANGING THE WIPER BLADES
272
ENGINE OIL
272
Checking the engine oil
272
Adding engine oil
273
Engine oil and filter recommendations
274
Use SAE 5W-20 engine oil.
274
LOW VOLTAGE (UNDERHOOD) BATTERY
275
Low and high voltage battery – storage
277
ENGINE COOLANT AND MOTOR/ELECTRONICS COOLANT
277
Checking engine coolant
278
Checking motor/electronics (M/E) coolant
279
Factory fill and coolant specifications
279
Common instructions for cooling systems
279
Adding engine coolant
280
Recycled engine coolant
282
Coolant refill capacity
282
Severe climates
282
FUEL FILTER
283
WHAT YOU SHOULD KNOW ABOUT AUTOMOTIVE FUELS
283
Important safety precautions
283
Refueling
285
Fuel Filler Cap
285
Choosing the right fuel
286
Octane recommendations
287
Fuel quality
287
Cleaner air
288
Running out of fuel
288
ESSENTIALS OF GOOD FUEL ECONOMY
288
Measuring techniques
288
Filling the tank
288
Calculating fuel economy
289
Driving style — good driving and fuel economy habits
289
Habits
289
Maintenance
290
Conditions
290
EPA window sticker
290
EMISSION CONTROL SYSTEM
291
On board diagnostics (OBD-II)
292
Readiness for Inspection/Maintenance (I/M) testing
292
BRAKE FLUID
293
Brake pad replacement information
293
TRANSMISSION FLUID
294
Checking electronically controlled continuously variable transmission (eCVT)
294
Adjusting eCVT fluid levels
296
AIR FILTER
297
Changing the air filter element
297
HIGH VOLTAGE BATTERY COOLING FILTER (REAR A/C) MAINTENANCE
298
Changing the high voltage battery air filter element
298
MOTORCRAFT PART NUMBERS
299
MAINTENANCE PRODUCT SPECIFICATIONS AND CAPACITIES
300
ENGINE DATA
302
Engine drivebelt routing
302
HIGH VOLTAGE BATTERY DATA
302
IDENTIFYING YOUR VEHICLE
303
Safety Compliance Certification Label
303
Vehicle identification number (VIN)
303
TRANSMISSION/TRANSAXLE CODE DESIGNATIONS
304
Accessories
305
GENUINE FORD ACCESSORIES FOR YOUR VEHICLE
305
Exterior style
305
Interior style
305
Lifestyle
306
Peace of mind
306
Scheduled Maintenance Guide
307
GENERAL MAINTENANCE INFORMATION
307
Why maintain your vehicle?
307
Protecting your investment
307
Oil, fluids and flushing
308
Engine Emissions label
308
Genuine Ford Parts and Service
308
Convenience
309
Factory-trained Technicians
309
Factory Authorized Systems Checks
309
Genuine Ford and Motorcraft Replacement Parts
309
Value Shopping for Your Vehicle’s Maintenance Needs
310
WHICH MAINTENANCE SCHEDULE SHOULD YOU FOLLOW?
310
Owner Checks and Services
310
Multi-point Inspection
311
NORMAL SCHEDULED MAINTENANCE AND LOG
311
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION AVAILABLE ON THE WEB
311
U.S. SCHEDULE
312
CANADIAN SCHEDULE
317
Special operating conditions
324
SPECIAL OPERATING CONDITIONS
325
Index
331

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