2018 Ford Escape Owner's Manual

2018 Ford Escape owners manual
Year:
2018
Make:
Ford
Model:
Escape
Rating:
(6)

Online manual

Size:
8.03 MB

Table of Contents

Copyright ©
2
Introduction
10
About This Manual
10
Symbols Glossary
10
Data Recording
12
Perchlorate
14
Ford Credit
14
Replacement Parts Recommendation
15
Special Notices
15
Mobile Communications Equipment
16
Export Unique Options
17
Environment
18
Protecting the Environment
18
At a Glance
19
Instrument Panel Overview
19
Child Safety
21
General Information
21
Installing Child Restraints
22
Booster Seats
28
Child Restraint Positioning
30
Child Safety Locks
32
Seatbelts
34
Principle of Operation
34
Fastening the Seatbelts
35
Seatbelt Height Adjustment
37
Seatbelt Warning Lamp and Indicator Chime
38
Seatbelt Reminder
38
Child Restraint and Seatbelt Maintenance
40
Seatbelt Extension
40
Personal Safety System™
41
Personal Safety System™
41
Supplementary Restraints System
42
Principle of Operation
42
Driver and Passenger Airbags
43
Front Passenger Sensing System
44
Side Airbags
46
Driver Knee Airbag
48
Safety Canopy™
48
Crash Sensors and Airbag Indicator
49
Airbag Disposal
50
Keys and Remote Controls
51
General Information on Radio Frequencies
51
Remote Control
51
Replacing a Lost Key or Remote Control
55
MyKey™
56
Principle of Operation
56
Creating a MyKey
57
Clearing All MyKeys
57
Checking MyKey System Status
59
Using MyKey With Remote Start Systems
60
MyKey Troubleshooting
60
Doors and Locks
62
Locking and Unlocking
62
Keyless Entry
65
Liftgate
68
Manual Liftgate
68
Power Liftgate
69
Security
72
Passive Anti-Theft System
72
Anti-Theft Alarm
73
Steering Wheel
74
Adjusting the Steering Wheel
74
Audio Control
74
Voice Control
75
Cruise Control
75
Information Display Control
76
Heated Steering Wheel
76
Wipers and Washers
77
Windshield Wipers
77
Autowipers
77
Windshield Washers
78
Rear Window Wiper and Washers
78
Lighting
80
General Information
80
Lighting Control
80
Autolamps
81
Instrument Lighting Dimmer
81
Headlamp Exit Delay
82
Daytime Running Lamps
82
Automatic High Beam Control
82
Front Fog Lamps
83
Direction Indicators
84
Interior Lamps
84
Ambient Lighting
84
Windows and Mirrors
86
Power Windows
86
Exterior Mirrors
87
Interior Mirror
88
Sun Visors
89
Moonroof
89
Instrument Cluster
91
Gauges
91
Warning Lamps and Indicators
92
Audible Warnings and Indicators
95
Information Displays
96
General Information
96
Trip Computer
99
Information Messages
99
Climate Control
111
Manual Climate Control
111
Automatic Climate Control
112
Hints on Controlling the Interior Climate
114
Heated Windows and Mirrors
117
Cabin Air Filter
117
Remote Start
118
Seats
119
Sitting in the Correct Position
119
Head Restraints
119
Manual Seats
121
Power Seats
122
Memory Function
124
Rear Seats
125
Heated Seats
126
Universal Garage Door Opener
127
Universal Garage Door Opener
127
Auxiliary Power Points
131
Auxiliary Power Points
131
Storage Compartments
133
Center Console
133
Overhead Console
133
Rear Seat Armrest
133
Starting and Stopping the Engine
134
General Information
134
Ignition Switch
134
Keyless Starting
134
Starting a Gasoline Engine
135
Engine Block Heater
138
Unique Driving Characteristics
140
Auto-Start-Stop
140
Fuel and Refueling
142
Safety Precautions
142
Fuel Quality
142
Fuel Filler Funnel Location
143
Running Out of Fuel
144
Refueling
145
Fuel Consumption
148
Engine Emission Control
150
Emission Law
150
Catalytic Converter
151
Transmission
154
Automatic Transmission
154
Four-Wheel Drive
158
Principle of Operation
158
Using Four-Wheel Drive
158
Brakes
163
General Information
163
Hints on Driving With Anti-Lock Brakes
163
Parking Brake
164
Electric Parking Brake
164
Hill Start Assist
166
Traction Control
168
Principle of Operation
168
Using Traction Control
168
Stability Control
169
Principle of Operation
169
Using Stability Control
170
Parking Aids
171
Principle of Operation
171
Rear Parking Aid
171
Front Parking Aid
172
Side Sensing System
173
Active Park Assist
175
Rear View Camera
181
Cruise Control
185
Principle of Operation
185
Using Cruise Control
185
Using Adaptive Cruise Control
186
Driving Aids
192
Driver Alert
192
Lane Keeping System
193
Blind Spot Information System
198
Cross Traffic Alert
199
Steering
202
Collision Warning System
202
Load Carrying
205
Rear Under Floor Storage
205
Luggage Covers
205
Roof Racks and Load Carriers
206
Load Limit
207
Towing
212
Towing a Trailer
212
Trailer Sway Control
213
Recommended Towing Weights
213
Essential Towing Checks
215
Towing the Vehicle on Four Wheels
217
Driving Hints
219
Breaking-In
219
Economical Driving
219
Driving Through Water
220
Floor Mats
220
Roadside Emergencies
222
Roadside Assistance
222
Hazard Flashers
223
Fuel Shutoff
223
Jump Starting the Vehicle
224
Post-Crash Alert System
226
Transporting the Vehicle
226
Customer Assistance
228
Getting the Services You Need
228
In California (U.S. Only)
229
The Better Business Bureau (BBB) Auto Line Program (U.S. Only)
230
Utilizing the Mediation/Arbitration Program (Canada Only)
231
Getting Assistance Outside the U.S. and Canada
231
Ordering Additional Owner's Literature
233
Reporting Safety Defects (U.S. Only)
233
Reporting Safety Defects (Canada Only)
233
Fuses
235
Fuse Specification Chart
235
Changing a Fuse
244
Maintenance
246
General Information
246
Opening and Closing the Hood
246
Under Hood Overview - 1.5L EcoBoost™
247
Under Hood Overview - 2.0L EcoBoost™
248
Under Hood Overview - 2.5L
249
Engine Oil Dipstick - 1.5L EcoBoost™
251
Engine Oil Dipstick - 2.0L EcoBoost™/​2.5L
251
Engine Oil Check
251
Oil Change Indicator Reset
252
Engine Coolant Check
253
Automatic Transmission Fluid Check
257
Brake Fluid Check
257
Power Steering Fluid Check
258
Washer Fluid Check
258
Fuel Filter
258
Changing the 12V Battery
258
Checking the Wiper Blades
260
Changing the Wiper Blades
261
Adjusting the Headlamps
261
Changing a Bulb
263
Bulb Specification Chart
267
Changing the Engine Air Filter
269
Vehicle Care
271
General Information
271
Cleaning Products
271
Cleaning the Exterior
271
Waxing
273
Cleaning the Engine
273
Cleaning the Windows and Wiper Blades
273
Cleaning the Interior
274
Cleaning the Instrument Panel and Instrument Cluster Lens
274
Cleaning Leather Seats
275
Repairing Minor Paint Damage
276
Cleaning the Wheels
276
Vehicle Storage
276
Wheels and Tires
279
General Information
279
Tire Care
281
Using Snow Chains
294
Tire Pressure Monitoring System
294
Changing a Road Wheel
298
Technical Specifications
302
Capacities and Specifications
304
Engine Specifications - 1.5L EcoBoost™
304
Engine Specifications - 2.0L EcoBoost™
304
Engine Specifications - 2.5L
305
Motorcraft Parts - 1.5L EcoBoost™
306
Motorcraft Parts - 2.0L EcoBoost™
307
Motorcraft Parts - 2.5L
308
Vehicle Identification Number
309
Vehicle Certification Label
310
Transmission Code Designation
310
Capacities and Specifications - 1.5L EcoBoost™
311
Capacities and Specifications - 2.0L EcoBoost™
315
Capacities and Specifications - 2.5L
319
Audio System
324
General Information
324
Audio Unit - Vehicles With: AM/​FM/​CD/​SYNC
325
Audio Unit - Vehicles With: AM/​FM/​CD/​SYNC/​Touchscreen Display
327
Audio Unit - Vehicles With: Sony Audio System
329
Audio Unit - Vehicles With: AM/​FM/​CD
330
Digital Radio
335
Satellite Radio
337
USB Port
340
SYNC™
341
General Information
341
Using Voice Recognition
343
Using SYNC™ With Your Phone
345
SYNC™ Applications and Services
357
Using SYNC™ With Your Media Player
362
SYNC™ Troubleshooting
371
SYNC™ 3
379
General Information
379
Home Screen
391
Using Voice Recognition
393
Entertainment
399
Phone
410
Navigation
415
Apps
423
Settings
426
SYNC™ 3 Troubleshooting
440
Accessories
454
Accessories
454
Ford Protect
456
Ford Protect
456
Scheduled Maintenance
458
General Maintenance Information
458
Normal Scheduled Maintenance
461
Special Operating Conditions Scheduled Maintenance
464
Scheduled Maintenance Record
466
Appendices
477
Electromagnetic Compatibility
477
End User License Agreement
479

FAQ about the 2018 Ford Escape Manual

What contains the 2018 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 2018 owner's manual:

  • Maintenance for your Ford Escape, such as oil changes, tire rotations, brake inspections, and fluid checks
  • Do-it-Yourself (DIY) Maintenance, for basic maintenance tasks that Ford Escape owners can do
  • Technical Information, like engine specifications, tire sizes, and recommendations
  • Environmental Information about environmentally-friendly driving practices
  • Fuel Information, with recommended fuel type and fuel tank capacity

Where to download the 2018 Ford Escape Owners Manual?

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Is the manual for the Ford Escape year 2018 free?

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The Ford Escape (2018) owner's manual is available in English?

Yes, the owner's manual for the model year 2018 is available in English.

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