The use of accessory seat covers may prevent the deployment of the side airbags and increase the risk of injury in an accident. Shield your eyes when working near the battery to protect against possible splashing of acid solution. If you must use a forward-facing child seat in the front seat, move the seat all the way back. Use only Ford recommended replacement fasteners. Refer to Front passenger sensing system later in this chapter. We do not recommend taking fuel economy measurements during the first 1,000 miles 1,600 km of driving engine break-in period. If your vehicle gets stuck in mud or snow If your vehicle gets stuck in mud or snow, it may be rocked out by shifting between forward and reverse gears, stopping between shifts in a steady pattern.
Exposure of people or animals to these high temperatures for even a short time can cause death or serious heat-related injuries, including brain damage. Stop the vehicle as soon as safely possible, turn off the engine and let it cool. In this guide, answers to such questions are contained in comments highlighted by the warning triangle symbol. No, you do not have enough cargo capacity to carry that much weight. The remote trunk release control and power door locks will be disabled when the vehicle perimeter alarm system is armed.
These additives may prevent piston ring seating, maintenance and Specifications chapter for more information oil, for a detailed description of what is covered and what not covered by, your vehicle's New Vehicle Limited Warranty, refer Warranty. Accident the safety switch will automatically cut off fuel, fuel pump shut-off switch in Roadside Emergencies chapter, this guide, answers to such questions contained comments, highlighted by the warning triangle symbol. When activated, the compression icon will illuminate in the display. You may select display features on the message center for a display of status. Refer to the Message center in the Driver Controls chapter to change your display to a digital speedometer. Only use a washer fluid that meets Ford specifications.
It is intended for temporary use only. The trunk will close with the next press of the interior trunk control or key fob button. Use of these systems may result in vehicle starting problems and a loss of security protection. Moving parts a chance break in, drive your new vehicle at least 1,000 miles 1,600 km before towing, trailer towing in the Tires, Wheels Loading chapter, do not add friction modifier compounds or special break-in oils since. You probably already know this, but mechanics charge a lot. If you and your friend each weigh 220 lb. Also, use the safety belt extension only if the safety belt is too short for you when fully extended.
When towing, trailer tongue load weight is also part of cargo weight. Cycle eight times rapidly within 10 seconds between the 1 off position and the 3 on position. Press the left control to move the time display backwards. Press the power door unlock control on the door panel three times. If you did not take advantage of the Ford Extended Service Plan at the time of purchasing your vehicle, you may still be eligible. For a mounting pressure more than 20 psi greater than the maximum pressure, a Ford Dealer or other tire service professional should do the mounting.
The horn will chirp once if auto-unlock was deactivated or twice one short and one long chirp if auto-unlock was activated. An oil change is required whenever indicated by the message center and according to the recommended maintenance schedule. To replace all instrument panel lights - see your authorized dealer. Refer to Energy management feature section in this chapter. Remove the five retainers and radiator cover.
Press the top side of the control to adjust firmness. Refer toInflating your tiresin theTires, Wheels and Loadingchapter. After at least three to five tank fill-ups, fill the fuel tank and record the current odometer reading. A poor connection can cause the cord to become very hot and may result in an electrical shock or fire. Note:The vehicle doors will not auto-unlock if the vehicle has been electronically locked prior to the driver door being opened. Press the power door unlock control three times. Momentarily press the switch to any position to stop the window operation.
Make sure that the mat does not interfere with the operation of the accelerator or the brake pedal. Vehicle line, series, body type 4. After a collision, if the engine cranks but does not start, the fuel pump shut-off switch may have been activated. Accelerate to the desired speed. Oil Minder Start Value 1.
Do not crank the engine for more than 10 seconds at a time as starter damage may occur. Check the fuel filler cap for proper installation. If this message is displayed while driving, pull off the road as soon as safely possible. To remove the floor mat, reverse the installation procedure. Car finder Press twice within three seconds. Get well acquainted with your vehicle by reading handbook, more you know and understand about your vehicle, greater, safety and pleasure you will derive driving it, for more information on Ford Motor Company and its products visit, additional owner information is given separate publications.
Trip odometer: Registers the miles kilometers of individual journeys. If the warning stays on or continues to come on, contact your authorized dealer as soon as possible. Ford is also allowed a final repair attempt in some states. If this switch is in the off position, the rear air suspension will not operate. Apply the brake pedal and shift the transmission into N Neutral while continuing to depress the override button.