The front passenger sensing system can automatically turn off the passenger front airbag when a rear facing child seat, a forward-facing child restraint, or a booster seat is detected. If two previously programmed coded keys are not available, you must bring your vehicle to your authorized dealer to have the spare coded key s programmed. Note: It may be beneficial to deactivate the AdvanceTrac system if the vehicle is stuck in snow, mud, or sand. After the disabled vehicle has been started and the jumper cables removed, allow it to idle for several minutes so the engine computer can relearn its idle conditions. For more information on integrated key, refer to the Locks and Security chapter. Move the switch in the direction of the arrows to raise or lower the front portion of the seat cushion.
Unnecessary shifting of this type could result in reduced fuel economy. Turn the key to 3 on without turning the key to 4 start. Ford strongly recommends that drivers use extreme caution when using any device or feature that may take their focus off the road. This will ensure that the cleat is properly oriented to accept accessory attachments. If the light remains on, have the system serviced immediately, refer to the Driving chapter for more information. For more thorough cleaning, use a mild soap and water solution. Pressing the traction control off button again will turn off the stability control light.
Reinstall the lug nuts until the wheel is snug against the hub. Refer to the SecuriLock passive anti-theft system section in this chapter for more information. Using your vehicle as an ambulance Do not use this vehicle as an ambulance. Fixed code programming Note: Do not program the Car2U system with the vehicle in the garage. They may cause squeaking, chatter noise, streaking and smearing. As the belt retracts, you will hear a clicking sound. Carefully pull the lamp assembly straight rearward from the tailgate pillar to disengage two hidden snap-in retainers.
You should become thoroughly familiar with this information before you operate your vehicle. Windshield washer fluid reservoir 2. Smart unlocking feature The smart unlocking feature helps prevent you from locking yourself out of your vehicle. Start the engine and let it run until it reaches normal operating temperature the engine coolant temperature gauge indicator will be near the center of the normal area between H and C. Only use a washer fluid that meets Ford specifications. Accessory — allows the electrical accessories such as the radio to operate while the engine is not running.
Use with recirculated air to improve cooling performance and efficiency. Apply the parking brake, turn the ignition key to the off position, and remove the key. If your vehicle is equipped with both rear defroster and heated mirrors, the same button will activate both. If fuel is swallowed, call a physician immediately, even if no symptoms are immediately apparent. Replace the flat tire with the spare tire, making sure the valve stem is facing outward.
It corrodes some metals and causes some plastic and rubber components to swell, break down or become brittle and crack, especially when mixed with gasoline. The design and development of the side airbag system included recommended testing procedures that were developed by a group of automotive safety experts known as the Side Airbag Technical Working Group. Ford does not recommend disabling this feature except in situations where speed reduction may be detrimental e. Be sure that the belt webbing is not twisted. Do not use your vehicle for snow removal until it has been driven at least 500 miles 800 km. Do not touch them after inflation.
Insert the belt tongue into the proper buckle the buckle closest to the direction the tongue is coming from until you hear a snap and feel it latch. Engine coolant temperature gauge: Indicates engine coolant temperature. Ford may change the contents without notice and without incurring obligation. You should always carry a second key with you in a safe place in case you require it in an emergency. Rotate clockwise to the second position to also turn on the headlamps. Do not fully tighten the lug nuts until the wheel has been lowered. The indicator lamp is located in the center stack of the instrument panel just above the radio.
The toxic effects of fuel may not be visible for hours. Driving extended distances with the parking brake engaged can cause brake failure and the risk of personal injury. Once both handles are raised, the lid may be closed. Rotate seat cushion up until it locks into vertical storage position. Stop the vehicle as soon as safely possible, switch off the engine and let the engine cool.
Do not use any special washer fluid such as windshield water repellent type fluid or bug wash. Your transmission does not consume fluid. Position the filter in itshousing making sure that the far forward end is all the way up in the housing. Note: The temporary tire size for your vehicle may be different from this example. Press and release again within three seconds to confirm that all the doors are closed and locked.
Immediately within 1 second release the button once the garage door moves. R Reverse With the gearshift lever in R Reverse , the vehicle will move backward. The side airbag system including the seat must be inspected and serviced by an authorized dealer. Reach behind the rear bumper to locate the bulb. The tether anchors in your vehicle may be loops of webbing above the seatback or an anchor bracket behind the seat on the rear edge of the seat cushion.