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Ford Escape 2020-2022 Owners Manual / Liftgate - Vehicles With: Power Liftgate / Stopping the Liftgate Movement. Liftgate Obstacle Detection

Ford Escape: Liftgate - Vehicles With: Power Liftgate / Stopping the Liftgate Movement. Liftgate Obstacle Detection

Stopping the Liftgate Movement

Note: Do not apply sudden excessive force to the liftgate while it is in motion. This could damage the power liftgate and its components.

Note: Selections will vary depending on region or options.

You can stop the liftgate movement by doing any of the following:

  • Pressing the outside liftgate control button.
  • Pressing the inside liftgate control button.
  • Pressing the liftgate button on the remote control twice.
  • Pressing the liftgate button on an authorized device.
  • Moving your foot under and away from the center rear bumper in a single-kick motion.

Liftgate Obstacle Detection

Closing the Liftgate

The system stops when it detects an obstacle. A tone sounds and the system reverses to open. Once you remove the obstacle, you can power close the liftgate.

Note: To prevent accidental obstacle detection, let the power liftgate close completely before you enter your vehicle.

Opening the Liftgate

The system stops when it detects an obstacle and a tone sounds. Once you remove the obstacle, you can continue to operate the liftgate.

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