Ford escape 4 wheel drive

Asked by Jan 08, 2018 at 10:14 AM

Question type: General

What is the 4WD button for if it automatically switches
into 4WD?

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the 2005 and newer Escape models have the so called "intelligent system" made by JTEK. It is computer controlled with no driver input or button. It is a front wheel drive system that engages the rear wheels (frequently) as determined by the computer. Torque is sent rearward but not laterally. System returns to FWD system under cruise conditions.

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