Q: How do you adjust sound on a 2012 Ford Escape radio?

asked by on December 15, 2015

How do you adjust the sound on the radio?

While your car’s audio system was designed to provide high quality sound in the default configuration, you may find that you want to tailor things to your personal tastes, or to the type of music you’re listening to at the moment. Here’s how to adjust the sound:

  1. Turn the key on.

  2. Turn on the audio system.

  3. Press the sound button to cycle through the options, which are:

    • Bass
    • Treble
    • Balance
    • Fade
  4. Use the seek button to adjust the sound on each option. You can also use the tuning knob.

  5. Adjust the speed compensated volume if necessary by using the seek button to select the sensitivity you want.

  6. Adjust the sound customization for seating. Press the sound button to access the occupancy setting. Choose from All, Driver or Rear to get the sound you want.

Was this answer helpful?
The statements expressed above are only for informational purposes and should be independently verified. Please see our terms of service for more details

Get an instant quote for your car

Our certified mechanics come to you ・Backed by 12-month, 12,000-mile guarantee・Fair and transparent pricing

Get a quote

What others are asking

How do I adjust the cruise control speed?

Once the cruise control is set, you can adjust the speed very easily. To increase the cruise control speed, pull up on the cruise control lever. To decrease the speed, pull down on the cruise control lever. If you briefly...

There's a ticking sound by the engine, does the timing belt need replacing?

Hello there. The ticking sound coming from your Ford Fiesta isn't necessarily caused by the timing belt. In fact, most ticking sounds are caused by lubrication issues, when oil is having difficulty reaching the top of the cylinder head. The...

Vehicle will start but turns off when put into gears

Hello, thank you for writing in. When the transmission is put into gear, the engine is demanded to work under slightly different conditions. It is these changes that are likely triggering the engine to stall. The Torque converter lock up...

Related articles

Ford Certified Pre-Owned (CPO) Car Program
Drivers Drivers in the market for a used Ford vehicle may want to check out cars under their certified pre-owned program. Many manufacturers have a certified pre-owned (CPO) program, and each one is set up differently. Read on to learn...
The Best Used Cars to Buy If You’re a Plumber
Plumbers Plumbers need to carry around all manner of tools and supplies. If you’re plumbing a large building, or even a decent sized home, you’re going to need a vehicle that has quite a bit of cargo capacity. A car...
A Buyer’s Guide to the 2012 Mercedes Benz S-Class
If If you’re looking for a vehicle that delivers top-of-the-line features, comfort, performance and safety, all while showing off the prestige of the driver, the 2012 Mercedes Benz S-Class is your choice. Key Features With Active Body Control and...