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Ford Escape: Front Seats / Power Seats

Head Restraint Components

Ford Escape. Power Seats

The front seat head restraints consists of:

  1. An energy absorbing head restraint.
  2. Two steel stems.
  3. Guide sleeve adjust and unlock button.

Adjusting the Head Restraint

WARNING: Fully adjust the head restraint before you sit in or operate your vehicle. This will help minimize the risk of neck injury in the event of a crash. Do not adjust the head restraint when your vehicle is moving.

WARNING: The head restraint is a safety device. Whenever possible it should be installed and properly adjusted when the seat is occupied. Failure to adjust the head restraint properly could reduce its effectiveness during certain impacts.

WARNING: Adjust the head restraints for all passengers before you drive your vehicle. This will help minimize the risk of neck injury in the event of a crash. Do not adjust the head restraints when your vehicle is moving.

Note: Adjust the seat backrest to an upright driving position before adjusting the head restraint. Adjust the head restraint so that the top of it is level with the top of your head and as far forward as possible. Make sure that you remain comfortable. If you are extremely tall, adjust the head restraint to its highest position.

Pull the head restraint up to raise it.

To lower the head restraint:

  1. Press and hold the adjust and unlock button.
  2. Push the head restraint down.

To tilt the head restraint (if equipped):

Ford Escape. Power Seats

  1. Adjust the seat backrest to an upright driving or riding position.
  2. Pivot the head restraint forward toward your head to the preferred position.

After the head restraint reaches the forward-most tilt position, pivot it forward again to release it to the rearward, untilted position.

Note: Do not attempt to force the head restraint backward after it is tilted. Instead, continue tilting it forward until the head restraint releases to the upright position.

Removing the Head Restraint

  1. Pull up the head restraint until it reaches its highest position.
  2. Press and hold the adjust and unlock button.
  3. Pull up the head restraint.

Installing the Head Restraint

Align the steel stems into the guide sleeves and push the head restraint down until it locks.

Moving the Seat Backward and Forward

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Adjusting the Seat Cushion (If Equipped)

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Adjusting the Seat Backrest

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Adjusting the Seat Height (If Equipped)

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Adjusting the Lumbar Support

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