2007 Ford Escape Owner's Manual

2007 Ford Escape owners manual
Year:
2007
Make:
Ford
Model:
Escape
Rating:
(3)

Online manual

Size:
2.88 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
6
SPECIAL NOTICES
6
New Vehicle Limited Warranty
6
Special instructions
6
Service Data Recording
7
Event Data Recording
7
Notice to owners of pickup trucks and utility type vehicles
8
Using your vehicle with a snowplow
8
Using your vehicle as an ambulance
8
Cell phone use
9
Middle East/North Africa vehicle specific information
9
Instrument Cluster
12
WARNING LIGHTS AND CHIMES
12
GAUGES
17
Entertainment Systems
19
AUDIO SYSTEMS
19
Premium Satellite Compatible AM/FM Stereo In-Dash Six CD/MP3 Radio (if equipped)
19
Audiophile Satellite Compatible AM/FM Stereo In-Dash Six CD/MP3 Radio (if equipped)
20
AM/FM stereo in-dash six CD modular audio (if equipped)
25
Satellite Compatible AM/FM Stereo In-Dash Single CD/MP3 Radio (if equipped)
29
Premium Satellite Compatible AM/FM Stereo/Cassette/Single CD/MP3 (if equipped)
33
GENERAL AUDIO INFORMATION
37
Accessory delay
38
Climate Controls
39
HEATER ONLY SYSTEM (IF EQUIPPED)
39
Operating tips
39
MANUAL HEATING AND AIR CONDITIONING SYSTEM (IF EQUIPPED)
40
Operating tips
40
REAR WINDOW DEFROSTER
41
Lights
42
HEADLAMP CONTROL
42
Autolamp control (if equipped)
42
Autolamp delay system (if equipped)
43
High beams
43
Flash to pass
44
Daytime running lamps (DRL) (if equipped)
44
Smart park lamps (if equipped)
44
Foglamp control (if equipped)
45
PANEL DIMMER CONTROL
45
AIMING THE HEADLAMPS
45
Vertical aim adjustment
45
TURN SIGNAL CONTROL
47
INTERIOR LAMPS
47
Dome lamps and map lamps
47
Cargo and dome lamp
48
Interior lighting battery saver
48
BULB REPLACEMENT
48
Headlamp Condensation
48
Using the right bulbs
49
Replacing the interior bulbs
49
Replacing exterior bulbs
49
Replacing headlamp bulbs
49
Replacing brake/tail/turn/backup lamp bulbs
51
Replacing license plate lamp bulbs
51
Replacing high-mount brake lamp bulbs
52
Replacing front parking lamp/turn signal bulbs
52
Replacing foglamp bulbs
52
Driver Controls
53
MULTI-FUNCTION LEVER
53
Rear window wiper/washer controls
54
TILT STEERING WHEEL
54
ILLUMINATED VISOR MIRROR (IF EQUIPPED)
55
OVERHEAD CONSOLE (IF EQUIPPED)
55
Storage compartment (if equipped)
55
CENTER CONSOLE
55
AUXILIARY POWER POINT (12VDC)
56
POWER WINDOWS
56
One touch down
57
Window lock (if equipped)
57
Accessory delay
57
AUTOMATIC DIMMING REAR VIEW MIRROR (IF EQUIPPED)
58
EXTERIOR MIRRORS
58
Power side view mirrors
58
Fold-away mirrors
59
Heated outside mirrors (if equipped)
59
SPEED CONTROL (IF EQUIPPED)
59
Setting speed control
59
Disengaging speed control
60
Resuming a set speed
60
Increasing speed while using speed control
60
Reducing speed while using speed control
61
Turning off speed control
61
MOON ROOF (IF EQUIPPED)
62
MESSAGE CENTER (IF EQUIPPED)
63
Selectable features
63
Set
63
Info menu
63
Average fuel economy (AFE)
64
Distance to empty (DTE)
64
Instantaneous fuel economy
64
Fuel available
65
Units (English/Metric)
65
System check
65
Language
66
Display Off
66
System warnings
66
LIFTGATE
71
CARGO SHADE (IF EQUIPPED)
71
Cargo management system (if equipped)
72
LUGGAGE RACK
72
72
To adjust the cross-bar (if equipped) position:
73
To remove the cross-bar assembly (if equipped) from the roof rack side rails:
73
To reinstall the cross-bar assembly (if equipped) to the roof rack side rails:
74
Locks and Security
75
KEYS
75
POWER DOOR LOCKS
75
Power door lock/unlock inhibit feature
75
Door key unlocking/locking
76
Two step door unlocking
76
One step door unlocking
76
Locking the doors
76
Autolock (if equipped)
76
Relock
77
Deactivating/activating the autolock feature
77
Smart unlocking feature
77
CHILDPROOF DOOR LOCKS
78
REMOTE ENTRY SYSTEM (IF EQUIPPED)
78
Two step door unlocking
79
One step door unlocking
79
Switching from two step to one step door unlocking
79
Locking the doors
80
Sounding a panic alarm
80
Replacing the battery
80
Replacing lost remote entry transmitters
81
How to reprogram your remote entry transmitters
81
Illuminated entry
82
Illuminated exit
83
KEYLESS ENTRY SYSTEM (IF EQUIPPED)
83
Anti-scan feature
83
Programming a personal entry code
83
Erasing personal codes
84
Unlocking and locking the doors using keyless entry
84
SECURILOCK PASSIVE ANTI-THEFT SYSTEM
84
Anti-theft indicator
85
Replacement keys
85
Programming spare keys
86
PERIMETER ALARM SYSTEM (IF EQUIPPED)
87
Arming the system
87
Disarming the system
88
Triggering the anti-theft system
88
Seating and Safety Restraints
89
FRONT SEATS
89
Adjustable head restraints
89
Adjusting the front manual seat (if equipped)
90
Adjusting the front power seat (if equipped)
91
Heated seats (if equipped)
92
REAR SEATS
93
Head restraints
93
Folding down rear seats
93
Returning the rear seats to upright position
96
To remove the rear cushion
97
To install the rear cushion
97
SAFETY RESTRAINTS
98
Personal Safety System
98
How does the Personal Safety System work?
98
Driver and passenger dual-stage airbag supplemental restraints
99
Front crash severity sensor
99
Driver’s seat position sensor
99
Front passenger sensing system
99
Front safety belt usage sensors
100
Front safety belt pretensioners
100
Front safety belt energy management retractors
100
Determining if the Personal Safety System is operational
101
Safety restraints precautions
101
Combination lap and shoulder belts
102
Energy Management Feature
103
Vehicle sensitive mode
103
Automatic locking mode
103
When to use the automatic locking mode
103
How to use the automatic locking mode
104
How to disengage the automatic locking mode
104
Safety belt height adjustment
105
Safety belt pretensioner
105
Safety belt extension assembly
106
Safety belt maintenance
106
Safety belt warning light and indicator chime
107
Conditions of operation
107
BeltMinder
107
One time disable
110
Deactivating/activating the BeltMinder feature
110
AIRBAG SUPPLEMENTAL RESTRAINT SYSTEM (SRS)
111
Important SRS precautions
112
Children and airbags
113
How does the airbag supplemental restraint system work?
114
Front passenger sensing system
115
Determining if the system is operational
120
Seat-mounted side airbag system (if equipped)
120
How does the side airbag system work?
121
Determining if the system is operational
122
Safety Canopy system (if equipped)
123
How does the Safety Canopy system work?
124
Determining if the system is operational
125
Disposal of airbags and airbag equipped vehicles (including pretensioners)
126
SAFETY RESTRAINTS FOR CHILDREN
126
Important child restraint precautions
126
Children and safety belts
126
Child booster seats
127
When children should use booster seats
127
Types of booster seats
128
The importance of shoulder belts
129
SAFETY SEATS FOR CHILDREN
130
Child and infant or child safety seats
130
Installing child safety seats with combination lap and shoulder belts
131
Attaching child safety seats with tether straps
134
Attaching safety seats with LATCH (Lower Anchors and Tethers for Children) attachments for child seat anchors
135
Tires, Wheels and Loading
138
NOTICE TO UTILITY VEHICLE AND TRUCK OWNERS
138
VEHICLE CHARACTERISTICS
138
4WD and AWD Systems (if equipped)
138
How your vehicle differs from other vehicles
139
INFORMATION ABOUT UNIFORM TIRE QUALITY GRADING
140
Treadwear
141
Traction AA A B C
141
Temperature A B C
141
TIRES
142
Glossary of tire terminology
142
INFLATING YOUR TIRES
143
TIRE CARE
145
Inspecting your tires
145
Tire wear
145
Damage
145
U.S. DOT Tire Identification Number (TIN)
146
Tire Replacement Requirements
146
Safety practices
148
Highway hazards
148
Tire and wheel alignment
149
Tire rotation
149
INFORMATION CONTAINED ON THE TIRE SIDEWALL
150
Information on “P” type tires
151
Additional information contained on the tire sidewall for “LT” type tires
154
Information on “T” type tires
155
Location of the tire label
155
TIRE PRESSURE MONITORING SYSTEM (TPMS)
156
Understanding your Tire Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS)
157
When your temporary spare tire is installed
157
When you believe your system is not operating properly
158
When inflating your tires
159
How temperature affects your tire pressure
159
USING SNOW TIRES AND TRACTION DEVICES
160
VEHICLE LOADING – WITH AND WITHOUT A TRAILER
160
Special loading instructions for owners of pickup trucks and utility-type vehicles
166
TRAILER TOWING
166
Preparing to tow
168
Hitches
169
Safety chains
169
Trailer brakes
169
Trailer lamps
169
Driving while you tow
169
Servicing after towing
170
Trailer towing tips
170
Launching or retrieving a boat
171
RECREATIONAL TOWING
171
Driving
172
STARTING
172
Positions of the ignition
172
Preparing to start your vehicle
172
Important safety precautions
173
Starting the engine
174
Guarding against exhaust fumes
175
Important ventilating information
175
ENGINE BLOCK HEATER (IF EQUIPPED)
175
BRAKES
175
Four-wheel anti-lock brake system (ABS)
176
Using ABS
176
ABS warning lamp
176
Parking brake
177
STEERING
177
PREPARING TO DRIVE
178
AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION OPERATION (IF EQUIPPED)
179
Brake-shift interlock
179
Driving with an automatic overdrive transaxle
180
Understanding the gearshift positions of the 4–speed automatic transaxle
181
If your vehicle gets stuck in mud or snow
183
MANUAL TRANSAXLE OPERATION (IF EQUIPPED)
184
Using the clutch
184
Recommended shift speeds
185
Reverse
185
Parking your vehicle
185
REVERSE SENSING SYSTEM (IF EQUIPPED)
187
FOUR WHEEL DRIVE (4WD) SYSTEM (IF EQUIPPED)
189
4WD system indicator lights
189
4WD system messages in Message Center (if equipped)
189
Driving off-road with truck and utility vehicles
190
How your vehicle differs from other vehicles
190
Basic operating principles
190
If your vehicle goes off the edge of the pavement
190
If your vehicle gets stuck
191
Emergency maneuvers
192
Sand
192
Mud and water
193
Driving on hilly or sloping terrain
193
Driving on snow and ice
194
Maintenance and Modifications
195
DRIVING THROUGH WATER
196
Roadside Emergencies
197
ROADSIDE ASSISTANCE
197
Getting roadside assistance
197
Using roadside assistance
198
Roadside coverage beyond basic warranty
198
HAZARD FLASHER CONTROL
198
FUEL PUMP SHUT-OFF SWITCH
199
FUSES AND RELAYS
199
Fuses
199
Standard fuse amperage rating and color
200
Passenger compartment fuse panel
200
Power distribution box
203
CHANGING A FLAT TIRE
205
Dissimilar spare tire/wheel information
206
Full-size Matching Spare Tire/Wheel Information
208
Tire change procedure
208
Removing the jack and tools
209
Removing the spare tire or spare tire and tether (if equipped)
211
Changing the flat tire
212
Stowing the flat/spare tire
216
WHEEL LUG NUT TORQUE SPECIFICATIONS
217
JUMP STARTING
217
Preparing your vehicle
218
Connecting the jumper cables
218
Jump starting
220
Removing the jumper cables
221
WRECKER TOWING
223
Customer Assistance
225
GETTING THE SERVICES YOU NEED
225
At home
225
Away from home
225
Additional Assistance
226
IN CALIFORNIA (U.S. ONLY)
227
THE BETTER BUSINESS BUREAU (BBB) AUTO LINE PROGRAM (U.S. ONLY)
228
UTILIZING THE MEDIATION/ARBITRATION PROGRAM (CANADA ONLY)
229
FORD EXTENDED SERVICE PLAN
229
GETTING ASSISTANCE OUTSIDE THE U.S. AND CANADA
230
ORDERING ADDITIONAL OWNER’S LITERATURE
231
Obtaining a French owner’s guide
231
REPORTING SAFETY DEFECTS (U.S. ONLY)
231
REPORTING SAFETY DEFECTS (CANADA ONLY)
232
Cleaning
233
WASHING THE EXTERIOR
233
WAXING
234
PAINT CHIPS
234
ALUMINUM WHEELS AND WHEEL COVERS
234
ENGINE
235
PLASTIC (NON-PAINTED) EXTERIOR PARTS
236
WINDOWS AND WIPER BLADES
236
INSTRUMENT PANEL AND CLUSTER LENS
237
INTERIOR TRIM
237
INTERIOR
237
LEATHER SEATS (IF EQUIPPED)
238
UNDERBODY
238
FORD AND LINCOLN MERCURY CAR CARE PRODUCTS
238
Maintenance and Specifications
240
SERVICE RECOMMENDATIONS
240
PRECAUTIONS WHEN SERVICING YOUR VEHICLE
240
Working with the engine off
240
Working with the engine on
240
OPENING THE HOOD
241
IDENTIFYING COMPONENTS IN THE ENGINE COMPARTMENT
242
2.3L I4 engine
242
3.0L DOHC V6 Duratec engine
243
WINDSHIELD WASHER FLUID
244
Checking and adding washer fluid for the liftgate
244
CHANGING THE WIPER BLADES
245
ENGINE OIL
245
Checking the engine oil
245
Adding engine oil
247
Engine oil and filter recommendations
248
Use SAE 5W-20 engine oil
248
BATTERY
249
ENGINE COOLANT
251
Checking engine coolant
251
Adding engine coolant
252
Recycled engine coolant
254
Coolant refill capacity
255
Severe climates
255
What you should know about fail-safe cooling (2.3L I4 engine only)
255
How fail-safe cooling works
256
When fail-safe mode is activated
256
FUEL FILTER
257
WHAT YOU SHOULD KNOW ABOUT AUTOMOTIVE FUELS
257
Important safety precautions
257
Refueling
259
Fuel Filler Cap
259
Choosing the right fuel
260
Octane recommendations
261
Fuel quality
261
Cleaner air
261
Running out of fuel
261
ESSENTIALS OF GOOD FUEL ECONOMY
262
Measuring techniques
262
Filling the tank
262
Calculating fuel economy
263
Driving style — good driving and fuel economy habits
263
Habits
263
Maintenance
264
Conditions
264
EPA window sticker
265
EMISSION CONTROL SYSTEM
265
On board diagnostics (OBD-II)
266
Readiness for Inspection/Maintenance (I/M) testing
267
POWER STEERING FLUID
268
BRAKE/CLUTCH FLUID
269
TRANSMISSION FLUID
269
Checking automatic transmission fluid (if equipped)
269
Low fluid level
270
Correct fluid level
270
High fluid level
271
Adjusting automatic transmission fluid levels
271
Checking and adding manual transmission fluid (if equipped)
272
AIR FILTER
272
MOTORCRAFT PART NUMBERS
274
MAINTENANCE PRODUCT SPECIFICATIONS AND CAPACITIES
275
ENGINE DATA
278
Engine drivebelt routing
278
IDENTIFYING YOUR VEHICLE
279
Safety Compliance Certification Label
279
Vehicle identification number (VIN)
279
TRANSMISSION/TRANSAXLE CODE DESIGNATIONS
280
Accessories
281
GENUINE FORD ACCESSORIES FOR YOUR VEHICLE
281
Exterior style
281
Interior style
281
Lifestyle
282
Peace of mind
282
Index
283

FAQ about the 2007 Ford Escape Manual

What contains the 2007 Escape manual?

The Ford Escape owner's manual is a comprehensive guide provided by Ford to assist owners in understanding and operating their specific model of the Ford Escape. It contains important information about the vehicle's features, functions, and maintenance requirements. A general overview of what you might find in a Ford Escape 2007 owner's manual:

  • Handling the Unexpected, including tire changes, jump-starting, and common car issues
  • Do-it-Yourself (DIY) Maintenance, for basic maintenance tasks that Ford Escape owners can do
  • Maintenance for your Ford Escape, such as oil changes, tire rotations, brake inspections, and fluid checks
  • Technical Information, like engine specifications, tire sizes, and recommendations
  • Customer Assistance, with contact information for customer support

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The Ford Escape (2007) owner's manual is available in English?

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