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Ford Escape 2020-2022 Owners Manual / Personal Safety System™

Ford Escape: Personal Safety System™

What Is the Personal Safety System

An advanced safety system that protects occupants in frontal crashes.

How Does the Personal Safety System Work

This system provides an improved level of frontal crash protection to front seat occupants and is designed to reduce the risk of airbag-related injuries. The system analyzes occupant conditions and crash severity before activating the appropriate safety devices. During a crash, the restraints control module may deploy the seatbelt pretensioners, and one or both stages of the dual-stage airbags based on crash severity and occupant conditions.

Personal Safety System Components

  • Driver and passenger dual-stage airbag supplemental restraints.
  • Front seat outermost seatbelts with pretensioners, energy management retractors and seatbelt usage sensors.
  • Driver seat position sensor.
  • Passenger seat position sensor.
  • Front passenger sensing system.
  • Passenger airbag off and on indicators.
  • Front crash severity sensors.
  • Restraints control module with impact and safing sensors.
  • Restraint system warning light and tone.
  • The electrical wiring for the airbags, crash sensors, seatbelt pretensioners, front seatbelt usage sensors, front passenger sensing system and indicator lights.

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