2014 Ford Escape Owner's Manual

2014 Ford Escape owners manual
Year:
2014
Make:
Ford
Model:
Escape
Rating:
(8)

Online manual

Size:
4.92 MB

Table of Contents

Copyright ©
2
Introduction
10
About This Manual
10
Symbols Glossary
10
Data Recording
12
California Proposition 65
14
Perchlorate
14
Ford Credit
14
Replacement Parts Recommendation
14
Special Notices
15
Mobile Communications Equipment
15
Export Unique Options
16
Child Safety
17
General Information
17
Installing Child Seats
18
Booster Seats
24
Child Seat Positioning
26
Child Safety Locks
27
Safety Belts
29
Principle of Operation
29
Fastening the Safety Belts
30
Safety Belt Height Adjustment
33
Safety Belt Warning Lamp and Indicator Chime
33
Safety Belt Minder
34
Child Restraint and Safety Belt Maintenance
35
Personal Safety System™
36
Personal Safety System™
36
Supplementary Restraints System
37
Principle of Operation
37
Driver and Passenger Airbags
38
Front Passenger Sensing System
39
Side Airbags
41
Driver Knee Airbag
42
Safety Canopy™
42
Crash Sensors and Airbag Indicator
44
Airbag Disposal
45
Keys and Remote Controls
46
General Information on Radio Frequencies
46
Remote Control
46
Replacing a Lost Key or Remote Control
50
MyKey™
51
Principle of Operation
51
Creating a MyKey
52
Clearing All MyKeys
52
Checking MyKey System Status
54
Using MyKey With Remote Start Systems
55
MyKey Troubleshooting
56
Locks
58
Locking and Unlocking
58
Manual Liftgate
62
Power Liftgate
63
Keyless Entry
65
Security
67
Passive Anti-Theft System
67
Anti-Theft Alarm
68
Steering Wheel
69
Adjusting the Steering Wheel
69
Audio Control
69
Voice Control
71
Cruise Control
71
Information Display Control
71
Wipers and Washers
73
Windshield Wipers
73
Autowipers
73
Windshield Washers
74
Rear Window Wiper and Washers
75
Lighting
76
Lighting Control
76
Autolamps
76
Instrument Lighting Dimmer
77
Headlamp Exit Delay
77
Daytime Running Lamps
78
Front Fog Lamps
78
Direction Indicators
78
Interior Lamps
78
Ambient Lighting
80
Windows and Mirrors
81
Power Windows
81
Exterior Mirrors
82
Interior Mirror
83
Sun Visors
84
Moonroof
84
Instrument Cluster
86
Gauges
86
Warning Lamps and Indicators
88
General Information
92
Trip Computer
94
Information Messages
95
Climate Control
105
Manual Climate Control
105
Automatic Climate Control
106
Hints on Controlling the Interior Climate
108
Heated Windows and Mirrors
111
Cabin Air Filter
111
Remote Start
111
Seats
113
Sitting in the Correct Position
113
Head Restraints
113
Manual Seats
115
Power Seats
116
Memory Function
117
Rear Seats
118
Heated Seats
119
Rear Seat Armrest
119
Universal Garage Door Opener
120
Universal Garage Door Opener
120
Auxiliary Power Points
124
Auxiliary Power Points
124
Storage Compartments
126
Center Console
126
Overhead Console
126
Starting and Stopping the Engine
127
General Information
127
Ignition Switch
127
Keyless Starting
127
Starting a Gasoline Engine
128
Engine Block Heater
131
Fuel and Refueling
133
Safety Precautions
133
Fuel Quality
134
Running Out of Fuel
135
Refueling
136
Fuel Consumption
137
Emission Control System
138
Transmission
141
Automatic Transmission
141
Four-Wheel Drive
144
Principle of Operation
144
Using Four-Wheel Drive
144
Brakes
149
General Information
149
Hints on Driving With Anti-Lock Brakes
149
Parking Brake
150
Hill Start Assist
150
Traction Control
151
Principle of Operation
151
Using Traction Control
151
Stability Control
152
Principle of Operation
152
Using Stability Control
153
Parking Aids
154
Parking Aid
154
Active Park Assist
156
Rear View Camera
160
Cruise Control
163
Principle of Operation
163
Using Cruise Control
163
Driving Aids
164
Blind Spot Information System
164
Eco Mode
168
Steering
168
Load Carrying
170
Rear Under Floor Storage
170
Luggage Covers
170
Roof Racks and Load Carriers
171
Load Limit
172
Towing
180
Towing a Trailer
180
Trailer Sway Control
181
Recommended Towing Weights
181
Essential Towing Checks
183
Towing Points
184
Transporting the Vehicle
185
Towing the Vehicle on Four Wheels
186
Driving Hints
187
Breaking-In
187
Economical Driving
187
Driving Through Water
188
Floor Mats
188
Roadside Emergencies
190
Roadside Assistance
190
Hazard Warning Flashers
191
Fuel Shutoff
191
Jump Starting the Vehicle
191
Post-Crash Alert System
193
Customer Assistance
194
Getting the Services You Need
194
In California (U.S. Only)
195
The Better Business Bureau (BBB) Auto Line Program (U.S. Only)
196
Utilizing the Mediation/Arbitration Program (Canada Only)
196
Getting Assistance Outside the U.S. and Canada
197
Ordering Additional Owner's Literature
198
Reporting Safety Defects (U.S. Only)
198
Reporting Safety Defects (Canada Only)
199
Fuses
200
Fuse Specification Chart
200
Changing a Fuse
208
Maintenance
210
General Information
210
Opening and Closing the Hood
210
Under Hood Overview
212
Under Hood Overview
213
Under Hood Overview
214
Engine Oil Dipstick
215
Engine Oil Dipstick
215
Engine Oil Check
215
Engine Coolant Check
216
Automatic Transmission Fluid Check
219
Brake Fluid Check
219
Power Steering Fluid Check
219
Washer Fluid Check
220
Fuel Filter
220
Changing the 12V Battery
220
Checking the Wiper Blades
222
Changing the Wiper Blades
222
Adjusting the Headlamps
223
Removing a Headlamp
224
Changing a Bulb
225
Bulb Specification Chart
228
Changing the Engine Air Filter
230
Vehicle Care
232
General Information
232
Cleaning Products
232
Cleaning the Exterior
232
Waxing
233
Cleaning the Engine
233
Cleaning the Windows and Wiper Blades
234
Cleaning the Interior
234
Cleaning the Instrument Panel and Instrument Cluster Lens
234
Cleaning Leather Seats
235
Repairing Minor Paint Damage
236
Cleaning the Alloy Wheels
236
Vehicle Storage
236
Wheels and Tires
239
General Information
239
Tire Care
241
Using Snow Chains
255
Tire Pressure Monitoring System
256
Changing a Road Wheel
259
Technical Specifications
263
Capacities and Specifications
265
Engine Specifications
265
Motorcraft Parts
266
Vehicle Identification Number
266
Vehicle Certification Label
267
Transmission Code Designation
268
Technical Specifications
269
Audio System
273
General Information
273
Audio unit
274
Audio unit
276
Audio unit
278
Audio unit
280
Audio unit
282
Digital Radio
285
Satellite Radio
287
Audio Input Jack
290
USB Port
290
Media Hub
291
SYNC™
292
General Information
292
Using Voice Recognition
294
Using SYNC™ With Your Phone
296
SYNC™ Applications and Services
307
Using SYNC™ With Your Media Player
313
SYNC™ Troubleshooting
321
MyFord Touch™
327
General Information
327
Settings
335
Entertainment
345
Phone
362
Information
368
Climate
377
Navigation
381
Accessories
389
Accessories
389
Appendices
391
End User License Agreement
391
Extended Service Plan (ESP)
406
Extended Service Plan (ESP)
406
Scheduled Maintenance
408
General Maintenance Information
408
Normal Scheduled Maintenance
411
Special Operating Conditions Scheduled Maintenance
414
Scheduled Maintenance Record
417

FAQ about the 2014 Ford Escape Manual

What contains the 2014 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 2014 owner's manual:

  • Technical Information, like engine specifications, tire sizes, and recommendations
  • A brief overview of the vehicle and specifications
  • Do-it-Yourself (DIY) Maintenance, for basic maintenance tasks that Ford Escape owners can do
  • Customer Assistance, with contact information for customer support
  • Instrument Panel and Controls, including dashboard indicators, warning lights, and controls

Where to download the 2014 Ford Escape Owners Manual?

The Ford Escape owner manual for the 2014 model year is to be found on this page.

Is the manual for the Ford Escape year 2014 free?

Yes, the owner manual for the model year 2014 is free, but the repair manuals are usually not easy to get and may cost more.

The Ford Escape (2014) owner's manual is available in English?

Yes, the owner's manual for the model year 2014 is available in English.

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