2016 Ford Escape Owner's Manual

2016 Ford Escape owners manual
Year:
2016
Make:
Ford
Model:
Escape
Rating:
(9)

Online manual

Size:
5.85 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
16
Export Unique Options
16
Environment
17
Protecting the Environment
17
Child Safety
18
General Information
18
Installing Child Seats
19
Booster Seats
25
Child Seat Positioning
27
Child Safety Locks
28
Safety Belts
30
Principle of Operation
30
Fastening the Safety Belts
31
Safety Belt Height Adjustment
34
Safety Belt Warning Lamp and Indicator Chime
34
Safety Belt Minder
35
Child Restraint and Safety Belt Maintenance
36
Personal Safety System™
37
Personal Safety System™
37
Supplementary Restraints System
38
Principle of Operation
38
Driver and Passenger Airbags
39
Front Passenger Sensing System
40
Side Airbags
42
Driver Knee Airbag
43
Safety Canopy™
43
Crash Sensors and Airbag Indicator
45
Airbag Disposal
46
Keys and Remote Controls
47
Principle of Operation
47
General Information on Radio Frequencies
47
Remote Control
48
Replacing a Lost Key or Remote Control
51
MyKey™
52
Principle of Operation
52
Creating a MyKey
53
Clearing All MyKeys
53
Checking MyKey System Status
55
Using MyKey With Remote Start Systems
56
MyKey Troubleshooting
56
Locks
58
Locking and Unlocking
58
Manual Liftgate
62
Power Liftgate
63
Keyless Entry
66
Security
68
Passive Anti-Theft System
68
Anti-Theft Alarm
69
Steering Wheel
70
Adjusting the Steering Wheel
70
Audio Control
70
Voice Control
71
Cruise Control
71
Information Display Control
72
Heated Steering Wheel
72
Wipers and Washers
73
Windshield Wipers
73
Autowipers
73
Windshield Washers
75
Rear Window Wiper and Washers
75
Lighting
77
Lighting Control
77
Autolamps
77
Instrument Lighting Dimmer
78
Headlamp Exit Delay
78
Daytime Running Lamps
79
Front Fog Lamps
79
Direction Indicators
80
Interior Lamps
80
Windows and Mirrors
81
Power Windows
81
Exterior Mirrors
82
Interior Mirror
84
Sun Visors
84
Moonroof
84
Instrument Cluster
86
Gauges
86
Warning Lamps and Indicators
88
Audible Warnings and Indicators
90
Information Displays
91
General Information
91
Trip Computer
94
Information Messages
94
Climate Control
104
Manual Climate Control
104
Automatic Climate Control
105
Hints on Controlling the Interior Climate
106
Heated Windows and Mirrors
109
Cabin Air Filter
110
Remote Start
110
Seats
111
Sitting in the Correct Position
111
Head Restraints
111
Manual Seats
113
Power Seats
114
Memory Function
116
Rear Seats
117
Heated Seats
117
Rear Seat Armrest
118
Universal Garage Door Opener
119
Universal Garage Door Opener
119
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
Fuel Filler Funnel Location
134
Running Out of Fuel
134
Refueling
135
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
152
Principle of Operation
152
Using Traction Control
152
Stability Control
153
Principle of Operation
153
Using Stability Control
154
Parking Aids
155
Principle of Operation
155
Rear Parking Aid
155
Front Parking Aid
156
Active Park Assist
157
Rear View Camera
161
Cruise Control
164
Principle of Operation
164
Using Cruise Control
164
Driving Aids
165
Blind Spot Information System
165
Cross Traffic Alert
167
Eco Mode
170
Steering
171
Load Carrying
173
Rear Under Floor Storage
173
Luggage Covers
173
Roof Racks and Load Carriers
174
Load Limit
175
Towing
182
Towing a Trailer
182
Trailer Sway Control
183
Recommended Towing Weights
183
Essential Towing Checks
185
Towing Points
188
Transporting the Vehicle
189
Towing the Vehicle on Four Wheels
189
Driving Hints
191
Breaking-In
191
Economical Driving
191
Driving Through Water
192
Floor Mats
192
Roadside Emergencies
194
Roadside Assistance
194
Hazard Warning Flashers
195
Fuel Shutoff
195
Jump Starting the Vehicle
196
Post-Crash Alert System
198
Customer Assistance
199
Getting the Services You Need
199
In California (U.S. Only)
200
The Better Business Bureau (BBB) Auto Line Program (U.S. Only)
201
Utilizing the Mediation/Arbitration Program (Canada Only)
201
Getting Assistance Outside the U.S. and Canada
202
Ordering Additional Owner's Literature
203
Reporting Safety Defects (U.S. Only)
203
Reporting Safety Defects (Canada Only)
204
Fuses
205
Fuse Specification Chart
205
Changing a Fuse
214
Maintenance
215
General Information
215
Opening and Closing the Hood
215
Under Hood Overview
217
Under Hood Overview
218
Under Hood Overview
219
Engine Oil Dipstick
220
Engine Oil Dipstick
220
Engine Oil Check
220
Engine Coolant Check
221
Automatic Transmission Fluid Check
224
Brake Fluid Check
224
Power Steering Fluid Check
224
Washer Fluid Check
224
Fuel Filter
225
Changing the 12V Battery
225
Checking the Wiper Blades
226
Changing the Wiper Blades
226
Adjusting the Headlamps
227
Removing a Headlamp
229
Changing a Bulb
229
Bulb Specification Chart
233
Changing the Engine Air Filter
235
Vehicle Care
237
General Information
237
Cleaning Products
237
Cleaning the Exterior
237
Waxing
238
Cleaning the Engine
238
Cleaning the Windows and Wiper Blades
239
Cleaning the Interior
239
Cleaning the Instrument Panel and Instrument Cluster Lens
240
Cleaning Leather Seats
240
Repairing Minor Paint Damage
241
Cleaning the Alloy Wheels
241
Vehicle Storage
241
Wheels and Tires
244
General Information
244
Tire Care
247
Using Snow Chains
260
Tire Pressure Monitoring System
261
Changing a Road Wheel
265
Technical Specifications
269
Capacities and Specifications
271
Engine Specifications
271
Engine Specifications
271
Engine Specifications
272
Motorcraft Parts
273
Motorcraft Parts
274
Motorcraft Parts
275
Vehicle Identification Number
276
Vehicle Certification Label
277
Transmission Code Designation
277
Capacities and Specifications
278
Capacities and Specifications
281
Capacities and Specifications
285
Audio System
289
General Information
289
Audio Unit
290
Audio Unit
292
Audio Unit
294
Audio Unit
296
Audio Unit
298
Digital Radio
301
Satellite Radio
304
USB Port
306
Media Hub
306
SYNC™
307
General Information
307
Using Voice Recognition
309
Using SYNC™ With Your Phone
311
SYNC™ Applications and Services
323
Using SYNC™ With Your Media Player
328
SYNC™ Troubleshooting
337
Accessories
345
Accessories
345
Extended Service Plan (ESP)
347
Extended Service Plan (ESP)
347
Scheduled Maintenance
349
General Maintenance Information
349
Normal Scheduled Maintenance
352
Special Operating Conditions Scheduled Maintenance
355
Scheduled Maintenance Record
358
Appendices
368
End User License Agreement
368
Blank Page
3

FAQ about the 2016 Ford Escape Manual

What contains the 2016 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 2016 owner's manual:

  • Technical Information, like engine specifications, tire sizes, and recommendations
  • Instrument Panel and Controls, including dashboard indicators, warning lights, and controls
  • Fuel Information, with recommended fuel type and fuel tank capacity
  • Environmental Information about environmentally-friendly driving practices
  • Handling the Unexpected, including tire changes, jump-starting, and common car issues

Where to download the 2016 Ford Escape Owners Manual?

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Is the manual for the Ford Escape year 2016 free?

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The Ford Escape (2016) owner's manual is available in English?

Yes, the owner's manual for the model year 2016 is available in English.

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