Arrange for the vehicle to be taken to a service facility. Enter the factory set 5—digit code. If the retractor is not locked, unbuckle the belt and repeat steps two through nine. The running average fuel economy is reinitialized to a factory default value if the battery is disconnected. The more you know and understand about your vehicle, the greater the safety and pleasure you will derive from driving it.
Ford Motor Company has not approved a slingbelt towing procedure. Put the indicator back in and ensure it is fully seated. Park the unloaded vehicle on a level surface. Remove the jumper cable from the ground metal surface. Check to make sure the child seat is properly secured before each use.
If a light fails to illuminate, have the vehicle serviced. The correct oil filter must be used as previously described. Note: In the illustrations, lightning bolts are used to designate the assisting boosting battery. Copyright © 2004 Ford Motor Company. The emission system heats up the engine compartment and exhaust system, which can start a fire.
Be sure to put the cap back on the reservoir. With the ignition on and all doors closed, allow the vehicle to stand for several minutes so that it can level. These products are available from your dealer. These same characteristics apply for the Ford F150 truck as well. Remove the dipstick and inspect the fluid level.
How to use the automatic locking mode 1. Press again to return to the playing media. The head restraints can be moved up and down. Several air bag system components get hot after inflation. The tone may also be heard if items in the truck bed protrude rearward outside the bed. Protect yourself from engine heat.
Refer to Programming spare keys for instructions on how to program the coded key. Install a new air filter element into the tray assembly. For more information on top tether straps and anchors, refer to Attaching safety seats with tether straps in this chapter. If you need to arrange roadside assistance for yourself, Ford Motor Company will reimburse a reasonable amount. Gently pull on the cover to make sure it is seated properly. If your vehicle is equipped with a overhead console rail system, there are several features that can operated. Attach the new wiper to the wiper arm and press it into place until a click is heard.
Refer to Rear Window Defrost in the Climate Controls chapter for more information. This is because the back of the infant seat is too close to the inflating air bag and the risk of a fatal injury to the infant when the air bag inflates is substantial. Gasoline may contain benzene, which is a cancer-causing agent. Set the parking brake and ensure the gearshift is securely latched in P Park automatic transmission or 1 First manual transmission. Open the tailgate to expose the lamp assembly screws and remove the two screws from the tail lamp assembly. Illuminates when 4H is selected. Repeat this procedure for another remote transmitter if desired.
Illuminates when 4L is selected. Push control to lower head restraint. Set the parking brake and shift to P Park. Ford Motor Company recommends that all safety belt assemblies in use in vehicles involved in a collision be replaced. The front passenger air bag is not designed to offer protection to an occupant in the center front seating position.
. See your Ford or Lincoln Mercury dealer. Add the mixture to the coolant reservoir, when the engine is cool, until the appropriate fill level is obtained. Lift the hood until the lift cylinders hold it open. When driving the vehicle off road, the bed extender should be removed and the tailgate closed. If your vehicle is equipped with a mini message center, refer to Mini message center electronic compass temperature display in the Driver Controls Chapter. To unfasten, push the release button and remove the tongue from the buckle.
Please take the time to get well acquainted with your vehicle by reading this handbook. Press and release this control to decrease the vehicle set speed in small amounts by 1 mph 1. Keep body and door drain holes free from packed dirt. Using a fuse with a higher amperage rating can cause severe wire damage and could start a fire. The following are reasons most often given for not wearing safety belts: All statistics based on U.