2021 Ford Escape Owner's Manual

2021 Ford Escape owners manual
Year:
2021
Make:
Ford
Model:
Escape
Rating:
(10)

Online manual

Size:
7.34 MB

Table of Contents

Table of contents
4
Copyright ©
2
Contacting Us
18
Contacting Us
18
Introduction
20
About This Publication
20
Using This Publication
21
Symbols Glossary
22
Symbols Used on Your Vehicle
22
Data Privacy
25
Data Privacy
25
Service Data
26
Event Data
26
Settings Data
27
Connected Vehicle Data
27
Mobile Device Data
28
Emergency Call System Data
28
At a Glance
29
Instrument Panel
29
Child Safety
31
Child Safety Precautions
31
Child Restraint Anchor Points
32
Child Restraints
33
Installing Child Restraints
34
Booster Seats
39
Child Safety Locks
41
Seatbelts
42
Seatbelt Precautions
42
Fastening the Seatbelts
43
Sensitive Locking Mode
43
Automatic Locking Mode
44
Adjusting the Seatbelts During Pregnancy
45
Adjusting the Seatbelt Height
45
Seatbelt Reminder
45
Checking the Seatbelts
47
Seatbelt Extensions
48
Personal Safety System™
49
What Is the Personal Safety System
49
How Does the Personal Safety System Work
49
Personal Safety System Components
49
Airbags
50
How Do the Front Airbags Work
50
How Do the Side Airbags Work
50
How Do the Knee Airbags Work
51
How Does the Safety Canopy™ Work
51
Airbag Precautions
52
Properly Adjusting the Driver and Front Passenger Seats
53
Children and Airbags
53
Front Passenger Sensing System
54
Crash Sensors and Airbag Indicator
57
Disposing of Airbags
58
Pedestrian Alert System
59
What Is the Pedestrian Alert System
59
911 Assist
60
What Is 911 Assist
60
Emergency Call Requirements
60
Emergency Call Limitations
60
Keys and Remote Controls
61
Remote Control Limitations
61
Using the Remote Control
61
Opening and Closing the Flip Key
61
Removing the Key Blade
62
Sounding the Panic Alarm
62
Locating Your Vehicle
62
Changing the Remote Control Battery - Vehicles With: Push Button Start
63
Changing the Remote Control Battery - Vehicles With: Flip Key
64
Replacing a Lost Key or Remote Control
65
Programming the Remote Control
65
Keys and Remote Controls – Troubleshooting
66
MyKey™
67
What Is MyKey
67
MyKey Settings
67
Creating a MyKey - Vehicles With: Push Button Start
68
Creating a MyKey - Vehicles With: Flip Key
68
Programming a MyKey
68
Clearing All MyKeys
69
Checking MyKey System Status
69
Using MyKey With Remote Start Systems
69
MyKey – Troubleshooting
69
Doors and Locks
72
Operating the Doors From Outside Your Vehicle
72
Operating the Doors From Inside Your Vehicle
72
Autounlock
73
Autolock
73
Mislock
73
Doors and Locks Audible Warnings
74
Doors and Locks – Troubleshooting
74
Keyless Entry
76
Locating the Keyless Entry Keypad
76
Keyless Entry Limitations
76
Master Access Code
76
Keyless Entry Settings
77
Locking and Unlocking the Doors Using Keyless Entry
78
Keyless Entry – Troubleshooting
78
Easy Entry and Exit
80
How Does Easy Entry and Exit Work
80
Switching Easy Entry and Exit On and Off
80
Liftgate
81
Opening the Liftgate
81
Closing the Liftgate
81
Liftgate
83
Liftgate Precautions
83
Opening the Liftgate
83
Setting the Liftgate Opening Height
85
Closing the Liftgate
85
Stopping the Liftgate Movement
87
Liftgate Obstacle Detection
87
Liftgate – Troubleshooting
88
Security
90
Passive Anti-Theft System
90
Anti-Theft Alarm System
90
Anti-Theft Alarm System Settings
91
Security – Troubleshooting
92
Steering Wheel
94
Adjusting the Steering Wheel
94
Horn
94
Switching the Heated Steering Wheel On and Off
94
Wipers and Washers
95
Wipers
95
Autowipers
95
Switching the Rear Window Wiper On and Off
96
Reverse Wipe
96
Checking the Wiper Blades
97
Replacing the Front Wiper Blades
97
Replacing the Rear Wiper Blades
97
Washers
98
Wipers and Washers – Troubleshooting
99
Exterior Lighting
100
Exterior Lighting Control
100
Headlamps
100
Headlamps – Troubleshooting
101
Autolamps
101
Exterior Lamps
102
Automatic High Beam Control
103
Automatic High Beam Control – Troubleshooting
105
Interior Lighting
106
Switching All of the Interior Lamps On and Off
106
Switching the Front Interior Lamps On and Off
106
Switching the Rear Interior Lamps On and Off
106
Interior Lamp Function
106
Adjusting the Instrument Panel Lighting Brightness
106
Ambient Lighting
106
Interior Lighting – Troubleshooting
107
Windows
108
Opening and Closing the Windows
108
Window Bounce-Back
108
Locking the Rear Window Controls
109
Interior Mirror
110
Interior Mirror Precautions
110
Manually Dimming the Interior Mirror
110
Auto-Dimming Interior Mirror
110
Exterior Mirrors
111
Adjusting the Exterior Mirrors
111
Folding the Exterior Mirrors
111
Moonroof
112
Opening and Closing the Sun Shade
112
Opening and Closing the Moonroof
112
Venting the Moonroof
112
Moonroof Bounce-Back
113
Instrument Cluster
114
Instrument Cluster Overview - Gasoline, Vehicles With: 4.2 Inch Instrument Cluster Display Screen
114
Instrument Cluster Overview - Gasoline, Vehicles With: 6.5 Inch Instrument Cluster Display Screen
115
Instrument Cluster Overview - Gasoline, Vehicles With: 12.3 Inch Instrument Cluster Display Screen
116
Instrument Cluster Overview - Hybrid Electric Vehicle (HEV), Vehicles With: 6.5 Inch Instrument Cluster Display Screen
117
Instrument Cluster Overview - Hybrid Electric Vehicle (HEV), Vehicles With: 12.3 Inch Instrument Cluster Display Screen
118
Instrument Cluster Overview - Plug-In Hybrid Electric Vehicle (PHEV), Vehicles With: 6.5 Inch Instrument Cluster Display Screen
119
Instrument Cluster Overview - Plug-In Hybrid Electric Vehicle (PHEV), Vehicles With: 12.3 Inch Instrument Cluster Display Screen
120
What Is the Tachometer - Excluding: Hybrid Electric Vehicle (HEV)/​Plug-In Hybrid Electric Vehicle (PHEV)
120
What Is the Power Gauge - Hybrid Electric Vehicle (HEV)/​Plug-In Hybrid Electric Vehicle (PHEV), Vehicles With: 6.5 Inch Instrument Cluster Display Screen
121
What Is the Power Gauge - Hybrid Electric Vehicle (HEV)/​Plug-In Hybrid Electric Vehicle (PHEV), Vehicles With: 12.3 Inch Instrument Cluster Display Screen
121
What Is the Speedometer
121
Fuel Gauge
121
What Is the Vehicle Range Display - Plug-In Hybrid Electric Vehicle (PHEV)
122
What Is the High Voltage Battery Gauge - Plug-In Hybrid Electric Vehicle (PHEV)
122
What Is the Engine Coolant Temperature Gauge
122
What Is the Information Bar
122
What Are the Instrument Cluster Warning Lamps
122
Instrument Cluster Warning Lamps
123
What Are the Instrument Cluster Indicators
124
Instrument Cluster Indicators
124
Instrument Cluster Display
126
Using the Instrument Cluster Display Controls
126
Instrument Cluster Display Main Menu - Vehicles With: 6.5 Inch Instrument Cluster Display Screen
126
Instrument Cluster Display Main Menu - Vehicles With: 4.2 Inch Instrument Cluster Display Screen
127
Instrument Cluster Display Main Menu - Vehicles With: 12.3 Inch Instrument Cluster Display Screen
127
Customizing the Instrument Cluster Display - Vehicles With: 4.2 Inch Instrument Cluster Display Screen
127
Customizing the Instrument Cluster Display - Vehicles With: 6.5 Inch Instrument Cluster Display Screen/​12.3 Inch Instrument Cluster Display Screen
127
Personalized Settings
128
Fuel Economy Display - Gasoline
129
Fuel Economy Display - Hybrid Electric Vehicle (HEV)
129
Fuel Economy Display - Plug-In Hybrid Electric Vehicle (PHEV)
130
EV Coach - Hybrid Electric Vehicle (HEV)/​Plug-In Hybrid Electric Vehicle (PHEV)
130
What Is Electric Efficiency - Plug-In Hybrid Electric Vehicle (PHEV)
130
What Is Brake Coach - Hybrid Electric Vehicle (HEV)/​Plug-In Hybrid Electric Vehicle (PHEV)
131
What Is the Trip Summary - Hybrid Electric Vehicle (HEV)/​Plug-In Hybrid Electric Vehicle (PHEV)
131
Vehicle Charging Status - Plug-In Hybrid Electric Vehicle (PHEV)
131
Trip Computer
132
Accessing the Trip Computer - Vehicles With: 4.2 Inch Instrument Cluster Display Screen
132
Accessing the Trip Computer - Vehicles With: 6.5 Inch Instrument Cluster Display Screen/​12.3 Inch Instrument Cluster Display Screen
132
Resetting the Trip Computer
132
Resetting the Individual Trip Values - Vehicles With: 4.2 Inch Instrument Cluster Display Screen
132
Configuring the Trip Computer - Vehicles With: 4.2 Inch Instrument Cluster Display Screen
132
Trip Data
133
Head Up Display
134
What Is the Head Up Display
134
Switching the Head Up Display On and Off
134
Head Up Display Settings
134
Head Up Display Indicators
135
Head Up Display – Troubleshooting
136
Remote Start
137
What Is Remote Start
137
Remote Start Precautions
137
Remote Start Limitations
137
Enabling Remote Start
137
Remotely Starting and Stopping the Vehicle
137
Extending the Remote Start Duration
137
Remote Start Remote Control Indicators
138
Remote Start Settings
138
Climate Control
140
Manual Climate Control
140
Automatic Climate Control - Vehicles With: Dual Automatic Temperature Control (DATC)
141
Automatic Climate Control - Vehicles With: Electronic Automatic Temperature Control (EATC)
144
Hints on Controlling the Interior Climate - Vehicles With: Automatic Temperature Control
147
Hints on Controlling the Interior Climate - Vehicles With: Manual Temperature Control
148
Heated Windshield
149
Heated Rear Window
149
Heated Exterior Mirrors
149
Interior Air Quality
150
What Is the Cabin Air Filter
150
Replacing the Cabin Air Filter
150
Front Seats
151
Front Seat Precautions
151
Sitting in the Correct Position
151
Manual Seats
152
Power Seats
154
Heated Seats
156
Rear Seats
158
Manual Seats
158
Rear Occupant Alert System
161
What is the Rear Occupant Alert System
161
How Does the Rear Occupant Alert System Work
161
Rear Occupant Alert System Precautions
161
Rear Occupant Alert System Limitations
161
Switching Rear Occupant Alert System On and Off
161
Rear Occupant Alert System Indicators
162
Rear Occupant Alert System Audible Warnings
162
Memory Function
163
How Does the Memory Function Work
163
Memory Function Precautions
163
Locating the Memory Function Buttons
163
Saving a Preset Position
163
Recalling a Preset Position
163
Garage Door Opener
165
What Is the Garage Door Opener
165
How Does the Garage Door Opener Work
165
Garage Door Opener Precautions
165
Garage Door Opener Limitations
165
Programming the Garage Door Opener to Your Hand-Held Transmitter
166
Programming the Garage Door Opener to Your Garage Door Opener Motor
166
Programming the Garage Door Opener to Your Gate Opener Motor
167
Clearing the Garage Door Opener
167
Reprogramming the Garage Door Opener
168
Garage Door Opener Radio Frequencies
168
USB Ports
169
Locating the USB Ports
169
Playing Media Using the USB Port
169
Charging a Device
170
Power Outlet
171
What Is the Power Outlet
171
Power Outlet Precautions
171
Locating the Power Outlet
171
Wireless Accessory Charger
172
What Is the Wireless Accessory Charger
172
Wireless Accessory Charger Precautions
172
Locating the Wireless Accessory Charger
172
Charging a Wireless Device
172
Wireless Accessory Charger – Troubleshooting
173
Storage
174
Cup Holders
174
Glasses Holder
174
Starting and Stopping the Engine
175
Starting and Stopping the Engine – Precautions
175
Ignition Switch
175
Push Button Ignition Switch
176
Starting the Engine
176
Engine Block Heater
178
Stopping the Engine
179
Automatic Engine Stop
180
Starting and Stopping the Engine – Troubleshooting
180
Hybrid Electric Vehicle Information
183
What is a Hybrid Electric Vehicle
183
How Does a Hybrid Electric Vehicle Work
183
Hybrid Electric Vehicle Driving Characteristics
183
Hybrid Electric Vehicle Indicators
183
Hybrid Electric Vehicle Information – Troubleshooting
184
Plug-In Hybrid Electric Vehicle Information
185
Plug-In Hybrid Electric Vehicle Information – Troubleshooting
186
Auto-Start-Stop
188
What Is Auto-Start-Stop
188
Auto-Start-Stop Precautions
188
Switching Auto-Start-Stop On and Off
188
Stopping the Engine
188
Restarting the Engine
188
Auto-Start-Stop Indicators
188
Auto-Start-Stop – Troubleshooting
189
Fuel and Refueling
191
Fuel and Refueling Precautions
191
Fuel Quality
192
Locating the Fuel Filler Funnel
193
Running Out of Fuel
193
Refueling
195
Fuel Tank Capacity
199
Fuel and Refueling – Troubleshooting
200
Catalytic Converter
202
What Is the Catalytic Converter
202
Catalytic Converter Precautions
202
Catalytic Converter – Troubleshooting
202
High Voltage Battery
203
What Is the High Voltage Battery
203
High Voltage Battery Precautions
203
Charging Your Vehicle
204
What is AC Charging
204
Charging Your Vehicle Precautions
204
Charging Equipment
204
Locating the Charge Port
207
Charge Port Indicators
207
AC Charging
208
Setting the Charging Schedule and Preferences
210
Charging Your Vehicle – Troubleshooting
211
Automatic Transmission
213
Automatic Transmission Precautions
213
Automatic Transmission Positions
213
Shifting Your Vehicle Into Gear
214
Automatic Transmission Position Indicators
214
Temporary Neutral Mode
214
Automatic Return to Park (P)
215
Grade Assist - Hybrid Electric Vehicle (HEV)
215
Manual Park Release - Gasoline
216
Automatic Transmission Audible Warnings
217
Automatic Transmission – Troubleshooting
218
All-Wheel Drive
220
How Does All-Wheel Drive Work
220
All-Wheel Drive Precautions
220
All-Wheel Drive Limitations
220
All-Wheel Drive Driving Hints
220
All-Wheel Drive – Troubleshooting
223
Brakes
224
Brake Precautions
224
Anti-Lock Braking System
224
Brake Over Accelerator
224
Locating the Brake Fluid Reservoir
225
Checking the Brake Fluid
225
Brake Fluid Specification
225
Brakes – Troubleshooting
226
Electric Parking Brake
227
What Is the Electric Parking Brake
227
Applying the Electric Parking Brake
227
Applying the Electric Parking Brake in an Emergency
227
Manually Releasing the Electric Parking Brake
227
Automatically Releasing the Electric Parking Brake
228
Electric Parking Brake Audible Warning
228
Releasing the Electric Parking Brake if the Vehicle Battery Has Run Out of Charge
228
Electric Parking Brake – Troubleshooting
228
Hill Start Assist
230
What Is Hill Start Assist
230
How Does Hill Start Assist Work
230
Hill Start Assist Precautions
230
Hill Start Assist – Troubleshooting
230
Auto Hold
231
How Does Auto Hold Work
231
Switching Auto Hold On and Off
231
Using Auto Hold
231
Auto Hold Indicators
231
Traction Control
232
How Does Traction Control Work
232
Switching Traction Control On and Off
232
Traction Control Indicator
232
Traction Control – Troubleshooting
232
Stability Control
234
How Does Stability Control Work
234
Switching Stability Control On and Off
235
Stability Control Indicator
235
Stability Control – Troubleshooting
235
Steering
236
Electric Power Steering
236
Steering – Troubleshooting
237
Parking Aids
238
Parking Aid Precautions
238
Rear Parking Aid
238
Front Parking Aid
239
Side Parking Aid - Vehicles With: Active Park Assist
240
Parking Aid Indicators
241
Parking Aids – Troubleshooting
242
Rear View Camera
243
What Is the Rear View Camera
243
Rear View Camera Precautions
243
Locating the Rear View Camera
243
Rear View Camera Guide Lines
243
Rear View Camera Object Distance Indicators
244
Rear View Camera Settings
244
Active Park Assist
246
What Is Active Park Assist
246
How Does Active Park Assist Work
246
Active Park Assist Precautions
246
Switching Active Park Assist On and Off
246
Entering a Parallel Parking Space
246
Entering a Perpendicular Parking Space
247
Exiting a Parking Space
247
Active Park Assist – Troubleshooting
248
Cruise Control
250
What Is Cruise Control
250
Switching Cruise Control On and Off
250
Setting the Cruise Control Speed
250
Canceling the Set Speed
251
Resuming the Set Speed
251
Cruise Control Indicators
251
Adaptive Cruise Control
252
How Does Adaptive Cruise Control With Stop and Go Work
252
Adaptive Cruise Control Precautions
252
Adaptive Cruise Control Limitations
253
Switching Adaptive Cruise Control On and Off
255
Adaptive Cruise Control Automatic Cancellation
255
Setting the Adaptive Cruise Control Speed
255
Setting the Adaptive Cruise Control Gap
256
Canceling the Set Speed
257
Resuming the Set Speed
257
Overriding the Set Speed
257
Adaptive Cruise Control Indicators
258
Switching From Adaptive Cruise Control to Cruise Control
258
Lane Centering
258
Intelligent Adaptive Cruise Control
260
Adaptive Cruise Control – Troubleshooting
261
Drive Mode Control
265
What Is Drive Mode Control
265
Selecting a Drive Mode - Plug-In Hybrid Electric Vehicle (PHEV)
265
Selecting a Drive Mode - Excluding: Plug-In Hybrid Electric Vehicle (PHEV)
265
Drive Modes
266
Plug-In Hybrid Electric Vehicle Drive Modes
267
Lane Keeping System
269
What Is the Lane Keeping System
269
How Does the Lane Keeping System Work
269
Lane Keeping System Precautions
269
Lane Keeping System Limitations
269
Switching the Lane Keeping System On and Off
270
Switching the Lane Keeping System Mode
270
Alert Mode
270
Aid Mode
271
Alert and Aid Mode
271
Lane Keeping System Indicators
272
Lane Keeping System – Troubleshooting
273
Blind Spot Information System
276
What Is Blind Spot Information System
276
How Does Blind Spot Information System Work
276
Blind Spot Information System Precautions
276
Blind Spot Information System Limitations
276
Blind Spot Information System Requirements
276
Switching Blind Spot Information System On and Off
276
Locating the Blind Spot Information System Sensors
277
Blind Spot Information System Indicators
277
Blind Spot Information System – Troubleshooting
278
Cross Traffic Alert
279
What Is Cross Traffic Alert
279
How Does Cross Traffic Alert Work
279
Cross Traffic Alert Precautions
279
Cross Traffic Alert Limitations
279
Switching Cross Traffic Alert On and Off
279
Locating the Cross Traffic Alert Sensors
280
Cross Traffic Alert Indicators
280
Cross Traffic Alert – Troubleshooting
281
Pre-Collision Assist
282
What Is Pre-Collision Assist
282
How Does Pre-Collision Assist Work
282
Pre-Collision Assist Precautions
282
Pre-Collision Assist Limitations
283
Switching Pre-Collision Assist On and Off
283
Locating the Pre-Collision Assist Sensors
284
Distance Indication
284
Distance Alert
286
Automatic Emergency Braking
286
Evasive Steering Assist
287
Pre-Collision Assist – Troubleshooting
288
Driver Alert
290
What Is Driver Alert
290
How Does Driver Alert Work
290
Driver Alert Precautions
290
Driver Alert Limitations
290
Switching Driver Alert On and Off
290
Driver Alert Indicators
291
Driver Alert – Troubleshooting
291
Speed Sign Recognition
292
What Is Speed Sign Recognition
292
How Does Speed Sign Recognition Work
292
Speed Sign Recognition Precautions
292
Speed Sign Recognition Limitations
292
Speed Sign Recognition Indicators
292
Setting the Speed Sign Recognition Speed Warning
293
Setting the Speed Sign Recognition Speed Tolerance
293
Speed Sign Recognition – Troubleshooting
293
Load Carrying
295
Load Carrying Precautions
295
Locating the Safety Compliance Certification Labels
296
What Is the Gross Axle Weight Rating
296
What Is the Gross Vehicle Weight Rating
296
What Is the Gross Combined Weight Rating
296
Calculating Payload
298
Calculating the Load Limit
298
Roof Rack
300
Luggage Compartment
302
Installing and Removing the Luggage Compartment Cover
302
Connecting a Trailer
304
Connecting a Trailer Precautions
304
Connecting a Trailer
304
Towing a Trailer
306
Towing a Trailer Precautions
306
Trailer Brake Precautions
306
Towing a Trailer Limitations
307
Loading Your Trailer
307
Trailer Towing Hints
307
Launching or Retrieving a Boat or Personal Watercraft
308
Towing Weights and Dimensions
309
Trailer Sway Control
313
How Does Trailer Sway Control Work
313
Trailer Sway Control Precautions
313
Switching Trailer Sway Control On and Off
313
Driving Hints
314
Cold Weather Precautions
314
Breaking-In
314
Driving Economically
314
Driving Through Shallow Water
314
Floor Mats
315
Crash and Breakdown Information
316
Roadside Assistance
316
High Voltage Battery Vehicle Precautions - Hybrid Electric Vehicle (HEV)
317
Switching the Hazard Flashers On and Off
318
Jump Starting the Vehicle
318
Post-Crash Alert System
321
Automatic Crash Shutoff
322
Transporting the Vehicle
322
Towing Your Vehicle
324
Towing Your Vehicle Precautions
324
Recreationally Towing Your Vehicle - Gasoline, AWD
324
Recreationally Towing Your Vehicle - Gasoline, FWD
324
Recreationally Towing Your Vehicle - Hybrid Electric Vehicle (HEV)/​Plug-In Hybrid Electric Vehicle (PHEV)
324
Emergency Towing - Hybrid Electric Vehicle (HEV)/​Plug-In Hybrid Electric Vehicle (PHEV)
325
Emergency Towing - 8-Speed Automatic Transmission – 8F24
325
Emergency Towing - 8-Speed Automatic Transmission – 8F35
325
Towing Your Vehicle – Troubleshooting
326
Fuses
327
Fuse Precautions
327
Under Hood Fuse Box
327
Body Control Module Fuse Box
333
Identifying Fuse Types
335
Fuses – Troubleshooting
335
Maintenance
336
Maintenance Precautions
336
Opening and Closing the Hood
336
Under Hood Overview - 1.5L EcoBoost™
338
Under Hood Overview - 2.0L EcoBoost™
339
Under Hood Overview - 2.5L, Hybrid Electric Vehicle (HEV)/​Plug-In Hybrid Electric Vehicle (PHEV)
340
Engine Oil
341
Checking the Coolant
342
Changing the Engine Air Filter - 1.5L EcoBoost™/​2.0L EcoBoost™
346
Changing the Engine Air Filter - 2.5L, Hybrid Electric Vehicle (HEV)/​Plug-In Hybrid Electric Vehicle (PHEV)
347
Changing the Fuel Filter - Gasoline, Hybrid Electric Vehicle (HEV)
347
Drive Belt Routing Overview - 1.5L EcoBoost™
348
Drive Belt Routing Overview - 2.0L EcoBoost™
348
Changing the 12V Battery
348
Adjusting the Headlamps
351
Exterior Bulbs
352
Interior Bulbs
354
Vehicle Care
355
Cleaning Products
355
Cleaning the Exterior
355
Cleaning the Interior
357
Repairing Minor Paint Damage
359
Waxing Your Vehicle
359
Body Styling Kits
360
Body Styling Kit Precautions
360
Storing Your Vehicle
361
Preparing Your Vehicle for Storage
361
Removing Your Vehicle From Storage
362
Wheel and Tire Information
363
Locating the Tire label
363
Department of Transportation Uniform Tire Quality Grades
363
Information on the Tire Sidewall
364
Glossary of Tire Terminology
369
Tire Replacement Requirements
370
Using Summer Tires
372
Using Snow Chains
372
Tire Care
375
Checking the Tire Pressures
375
Inflating the Tires
375
Inspecting the Tire for Wear
376
Inspecting the Tire for Damage
376
Inspecting the Wheel Valve Stems
377
Tire Rotation
377
Tire Sealant and Inflator Kit
379
What Is the Tire Sealant and Inflator Kit
379
Tire Sealant and Inflator Kit Precautions
379
Locating the Tire Sealant and Inflator Kit
379
Tire Sealant and Inflator Kit Components
380
Using the Tire Sealant and Inflator Kit
380
Tire Pressure Monitoring System
385
What Is the Tire Pressure Monitoring System
385
Tire Pressure Monitoring System Overview
385
Tire Pressure Monitoring System Precautions
386
Tire Pressure Monitoring System Limitations
386
Viewing the Tire Pressures
387
Tire Pressure Monitoring System – Troubleshooting
387
Changing a Road Wheel
389
Changing a Flat Tire
389
Wheel Nuts
393
Capacities and Specifications
394
Engine Specifications - 1.5L EcoBoost™
394
Engine Specifications - 2.0L EcoBoost™
395
Engine Specifications - 2.5L, Hybrid Electric Vehicle (HEV)/​Plug-In Hybrid Electric Vehicle (PHEV)
396
Motorcraft Parts - 1.5L EcoBoost™
397
Motorcraft Parts - 2.0L EcoBoost™
397
Motorcraft Parts - 2.5L, Hybrid Electric Vehicle (HEV)/​Plug-In Hybrid Electric Vehicle (PHEV)
398
Engine Oil Capacity and Specification - 1.5L EcoBoost™
399
Engine Oil Capacity and Specification - 2.0L EcoBoost™
400
Engine Oil Capacity and Specification - 2.5L, Hybrid Electric Vehicle (HEV)/​Plug-In Hybrid Electric Vehicle (PHEV)
402
Cooling System Capacity and Specification - 1.5L EcoBoost™
403
Cooling System Capacity and Specification - 2.0L EcoBoost™
404
Cooling System Capacity and Specification - 2.5L, Hybrid Electric Vehicle (HEV)/​Plug-In Hybrid Electric Vehicle (PHEV)
404
Fuel Tank Capacity - Excluding: Hybrid Electric Vehicle (HEV)/​Plug-In Hybrid Electric Vehicle (PHEV)
405
Fuel Tank Capacity - Hybrid Electric Vehicle (HEV)/​Plug-In Hybrid Electric Vehicle (PHEV)
406
Air Conditioning System Capacity and Specification - 1.5L EcoBoost™
407
Air Conditioning System Capacity and Specification - 2.0L EcoBoost™
408
Air Conditioning System Capacity and Specification - 2.5L, Hybrid Electric Vehicle (HEV)/​Plug-In Hybrid Electric Vehicle (PHEV)
409
Washer Fluid Specification
409
Brake Fluid Specification
410
Vehicle Identification
411
Vehicle Identification Number
411
Connected Vehicle
412
Connected Vehicle Requirements
412
Connected Vehicle Limitations
412
Connecting the Vehicle to a Mobile Network
412
Connecting the Vehicle to a Wi-Fi Network
412
Connected Vehicle – Troubleshooting - Vehicles With: Modem
413
Connected Vehicle – Troubleshooting - Vehicles With: SYNC 3
414
Vehicle Wi-Fi Hotspot
416
Creating a Vehicle Wi-Fi Hotspot
416
Changing the Vehicle Wi-Fi Hotspot Name or Password
416
Audio System
417
Audio System Precautions
417
Switching the Audio Unit On and Off
417
Selecting the Audio Source
417
Playing or Pausing the Audio Source
417
Adjusting the Volume
417
Switching Shuffle Mode On and Off
417
Switching Repeat Mode On and Off
417
Setting a Memory Preset
417
Muting the Audio
418
Adjusting the Sound Settings
418
Setting the Clock and Date
418
AM/FM Radio
419
Digital Radio
419
Satellite Radio
421
SYNC™
422
General Information
422
Using Voice Recognition
423
Using SYNC™ With Your Phone
425
SYNC™ Applications and Services
426
Using SYNC™ With Your Media Player
429
SYNC™ Troubleshooting
430
SYNC™ 3
439
General Information
439
Using Voice Recognition
441
Entertainment
448
Phone
458
Navigation
460
Electric Vehicle Information
465
Apps
470
Settings
472
SYNC™ 3 Troubleshooting
474
Accessories
487
Accessories
487
Ford Protect
488
What Is Ford Protect
488
Scheduled Maintenance
490
General Maintenance Information
490
Normal Scheduled Maintenance
493
Special Operating Conditions Scheduled Maintenance
495
Customer Information
498
Rollover Warning
498
The Better Business Bureau Auto Line Program
498
The Mediation and Arbitration Program
499
Ordering a Canadian French Owner's Manual
499
Reporting Safety Defects in the United States
500
Reporting Safety Defects in Canada
500
Radio Frequency Certification Labels
501
California Proposition 65
534
Perchlorate
534
Replacement Parts Recommendation
535
Mobile Communications Equipment
535
Federal Highway Administration Regulation
536
End User License Agreement
536
Emission Law
561
Appendices
563
Electromagnetic Compatibility
563
Declaration of Conformity
565
Index
566

FAQ about the 2021 Ford Escape Manual

What contains the 2021 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 2021 owner's manual:

  • Basic operations, like starting and stopping the engine and driver settings
  • Maintenance for your Ford Escape, such as oil changes, tire rotations, brake inspections, and fluid checks
  • Best practice for driving your Ford Escape
  • Do-it-Yourself (DIY) Maintenance, for basic maintenance tasks that Ford Escape owners can do
  • Customer Assistance, with contact information for customer support

Where to download the 2021 Ford Escape Owners Manual?

The Ford Escape owner manual for the 2021 model year is to be found on this page.

Is the manual for the Ford Escape year 2021 free?

Yes, the owner manual for the model year 2021 is free, but the repair manuals are usually not easy to get and may cost more.

The Ford Escape (2021) owner's manual is available in English?

Yes, the owner's manual for the model year 2021 is available in English.

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