Ford Escape Manuals

Ford Escape: Phone / Text Messaging

Setting Text Message Notification


  1. Go to the settings menu on your cell phone.
  2. Select Bluetooth.
  3. Select the information icon to the right of your vehicle.
  4. Switch text message notification on.


  1. Go to the settings menu on your cell phone.
  2. Select Bluetooth.
  3. Select the profiles option.
  4. Select the phone profile.
  5. Switch text message notification on.

Using Text Messaging

Ford Escape. Text Messaging

    Using Your Cell Phone

    Recent Call List Display and select an entry from a list of previous calls. Contacts Display a smart search form to look up your contacts. Use the List button to alphabetically sort your contacts...

    Apple CarPlay (If Equipped)

    Connect your device to a USB port. Follow the instructions on the touchscreen. Note: Certain features of the system are not available when you are using Apple CarPlay...

    Other information:

    Ford Escape 2020-2024 Owners Manual: Automatic Transmission

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    Ford Escape 2020-2024 Service Manual: General Procedures - Anti-Theft Key Programming - Scan Tool

    Programming NOTE: A passive key with a depleted battery(ies) only starts the vehicle when in the backup starting location. The RKE functionality remains inoperative until the key battery(ies) is replaced. NOTE: The diagnostic scan tool must have an active Internet connection...


    Master Access Code

    What Is the Master Access Code

    The master access code is a factory-set five-digit entry code. You can operate the keypad with the master access code at any time. The master access code is on the owner’s wallet card in the glove box and is available from an authorized dealer.

    Displaying the Master Access Code

    To display the factory-set code in the information display:

    Ford Escape. Master Access Code

    Remove the rubber mat. Insert the first programmed key in the backup slot. Press the push button ignition switch once and wait a few seconds. Press the push button ignition switch again and remove the key. Within 10 seconds, place a second programmed intelligent access key in the backup slot and press the push button ignition switch.

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