is there an indicator that lets you know whena 2005 ford escape on demand awd goes into 4 wheel drive?

rick0127
0

Asked by rick0127 Feb 21, 2013 at 06:05 PM about the 2005 Ford Escape

Question type: General

4 Answers

Ilregal
Not Active

Well, a all wheel drive is a four wheel drive and all the time.

rick0127
0

I may not have been clear. When the vehicle detects slippage on the front wheels and then sends power to the back wheels does it have a dashboard indicator that shows that it is now in 4 wheel drive

tenspeed
49,585

No, there is no indicator light. The vehicle is always in 4 wheel drive. You may feel the power shifting to the axle with traction if you are really pushing it in the loose stuff. In normal driving at normal speeds, you probably won't feel anything. --- After a snow fall, find a empty parking lot and take some turns. Get a feel for what your AWD is and does. Stay away from poles, curbs and parked cars.

1 out of 1 people think this is helpful.
Best Answer
rick0127
0

Thanks. That makes sense. I will try the parking lot experiment.

Your Answer

Related Questions

  • intelligent 4 wheel drive 1 answer

    Is there an indicator letting you know when you are in AWD, 4WD high, or 4WD low?

    2010 Ford Escape XLT 4WD

    -

    General

  • Is It 4 wheel drive? 9 answers

    I just bought a 2006 Escape XLT. There is no switch for turning on the 4X4 feature. There is a blank plate on the dash that says "4WD" Do I have a 4 wheel drive vehicle?

    2006 Ford Escape XLT

    -

    General

  • how to tell if your 2011 ford escape limited in 4 wheel drive? 4 answers

    Need to know if I have 4 wheel drive, as it has been in the sub zero temp and ice on road for over a week.

    2011 Ford Escape Limited

    -

    General

  • 4 Wheel Drive 7 answers

    The dealer tells me that my 2011 Ford Escape is a 4 wheel drive vehicle. I do not have any buttons to turn the 4 wheel drive on and off and there is no 4x4 emblem on the car. Do I really have 4 wheel...

    2011 Ford Escape XLT 4WD

    -

    General

  • Any way to better the fuel milege on 2005 Ford Escape? 17 answers

    I have a 2005 Ford Escape Limited 4X4. I purchased it about 2 months ago. I love the truck but the 18 mpg or 12.8L/100Km is killing me. Anyone know how I can get better mpg????

    2005 Ford Escape Limited 4WD

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

Escape
Looking for a Used Escape in your area?
CarGurus has 63,604 nationwide Escape listings starting at $3,195.
ZIP:

Search Ford Escape Questions

Ford Escape Experts

#1 Tom Demyan
Tom Demyan
Reputation 1,370
#2 kbro
kbro
Reputation 700
#3 Bratts
Bratts
Reputation 650
View All

Used Cars For Sale

2014 Ford Escape For Sale 36463 listings