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Ford Escape 2020-2022 Owners Manual / Adaptive Cruise Control / Switching Adaptive Cruise Control On and Off. Adaptive Cruise Control Automatic Cancellation. Setting the Adaptive Cruise Control Speed

Ford Escape: Adaptive Cruise Control / Switching Adaptive Cruise Control On and Off. Adaptive Cruise Control Automatic Cancellation. Setting the Adaptive Cruise Control Speed

Switching Adaptive Cruise Control On and Off

The cruise controls are on the steering wheel.

Switching Adaptive Cruise Control On

Ford Escape. Switching Adaptive Cruise Control On and Off. Adaptive Cruise Control Automatic Cancellation. Setting the Adaptive Cruise Control Speed Press the button to set the system in standby mode.

The indicator, current gap setting and set speed appear in the information display.

Switching Adaptive Cruise Control Off

Ford Escape. Switching Adaptive Cruise Control On and Off. Adaptive Cruise Control Automatic Cancellation. Setting the Adaptive Cruise Control Speed Press the button when the system is in standby mode, or switch the ignition off.

Note: You erase the set speed when you switch the system off.

Adaptive Cruise Control Automatic Cancellation

The system may cancel if:

  • The tires lose traction.
  • You apply the parking brake.

The system may cancel and set the parking brake if:

  • You unbuckle the seatbelt and open the driver door after you stop your vehicle.
  • Your vehicle is at a stop continuously for more than three minutes.

The system may deactivate or prevent activating when requested if:

  • The vehicle has a blocked sensor.
  • The brake temperature is too high.
  • There is a failure in the system or a related system.

Setting the Adaptive Cruise Control Speed

Drive to the speed you prefer.

Ford Escape. Switching Adaptive Cruise Control On and Off. Adaptive Cruise Control Automatic Cancellation. Setting the Adaptive Cruise Control Speed Press the toggle button upward or downward to set the current speed.

Take your foot off the accelerator pedal.

The indicator, current gap setting and set speed appear in the information display.

Ford Escape. Switching Adaptive Cruise Control On and Off. Adaptive Cruise Control Automatic Cancellation. Setting the Adaptive Cruise Control Speed

A vehicle image illuminates if there is a vehicle detected in front of you.

Note: When adaptive cruise control is active, the speedometer may vary slightly from the set speed displayed in the information display.

Setting the Adaptive Cruise Speed from a Complete Stop

Ford Escape. Switching Adaptive Cruise Control On and Off. Adaptive Cruise Control Automatic Cancellation. Setting the Adaptive Cruise Control Speed Press the toggle button upward or downward while keeping the brake pedal fully pressed.

The set speed adjusts to 20 mph (30 km/h).

The indicator, current gap setting and set speed appear in the information display.

Manually Changing the Set Speed

Ford Escape. Switching Adaptive Cruise Control On and Off. Adaptive Cruise Control Automatic Cancellation. Setting the Adaptive Cruise Control Speed Press and release the toggle button upward to increase the set speed in small increments.

Press and hold the toggle button upward to increase the set speed in large increments. Release the button when you reach the speed you prefer.

Ford Escape. Switching Adaptive Cruise Control On and Off. Adaptive Cruise Control Automatic Cancellation. Setting the Adaptive Cruise Control Speed Press and release the toggle button downward to decrease the set speed in small increments.

Press and hold the toggle button downward to decrease the set speed in large increments. Release the button when you reach the speed you prefer.

You can also press the accelerator or brake pedal until you reach the speed you prefer. Press the toggle button upward or downward to select the current speed as the set speed.

The system may apply the brakes to slow the vehicle to the new set speed. The set speed continuously displays in the information display when the system is active.

    Adaptive Cruise Control Limitations

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    Setting the Adaptive Cruise Control Gap

    Press the button to cycle through the four gap settings. The selected gap appears in the instrument cluster display as shown by the bars in the image...

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