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Battery Air Vent --IMPORTANT

Old 07-31-2009, 09:58 PM
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Originally Posted by haroldo View Post
Aside from that, anything placed on the back shelf will fly during an accident (or a sudden stop) and in all likelihood strike someone in the head. The floor is a good place to put stuff.
Originally Posted by TCH80226 View Post
That's what killed Tom Mix!
Originally Posted by haroldo View Post
Never knew that!
It's just common sense to not have objects that can fly sitting high up in the vehicle. (IMHO)
Yes and most recently March of this year here in Vancouver killed a driver.
Old 08-01-2009, 06:42 PM
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Cool Re: Battery Air Vent --IMPORTANT

OK!! I'll bite!!! We all know where the traction battery's cooling intake is located.

Where is the battery cooling system exhaust vent??? Eh??
Old 08-01-2009, 07:10 PM
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The Escape hybrid relies on the A/C for cooling the battery compartment so the A/C cannot be shut down. If the battery compartment begins to overheat the ICE RPM is raised to increase A/C capability.

Another incorrect post from Willard about the Ford Escape Hybrid.
Old 08-07-2017, 05:12 PM
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Default Re: Battery Air Vent --IMPORTANT

I thought this was an air conditioning vent for the child riding in a car seat :-(
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