2016 MKZ Users Manual- Ford Service Content

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October 2015

Second Printing

Owner’s Manual

MKZ

Litho in U.S.A.

GH6J 19A321 AA

2 01 6 M K Z O w n e r ’s M a n u a l

2016 MKZ

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O w n e r ’s M a n u a l

image3image4The information contained in this publication was correct at the time of going to print. In the interest of continuous development, we reserve the right to change specifications, design or equipment at any time without notice or obligation. No part of this publication may be reproduced, transmitted, stored in a retrieval system or translated into any language in any form by any means without our written permission. Errors and omissions excepted.

© Ford Motor Company 2015

All rights reserved.

Part Number: 20150903155943

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Table of Contents

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Introduction

About This Manual  7

Symbols Glossary  7

Data Recording  9

California Proposition 65  11

Perchlorate  12

Lincoln Automotive Financial

Services  12

Replacement Parts Recommendation  12

Special Notices  13

Mobile Communications Equipment  14

Export Unique Options  14

Environment

Protecting the Environment  15

Child Safety

General Information  16

Installing Child Restraints  18

Booster Seats  27

Child Restraint Positioning  30

Child Safety Locks  31

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Seatbelts

Principle of Operation………………………………

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Fastening the Seatbelts…………………………..

34

Seatbelt Height Adjustment…………………….

38

Seatbelt Warning Lamp and Indicator

Chime……………………………………………………

38

Seatbelt Reminder……………………………………

39

Child Restraint and Seatbelt

Maintenance………………………………………….

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Personal Safety System™

Personal Safety System™…………………………

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Supplementary Restraints

System

Principle of Operation………………………………

44

Driver and Passenger Airbags………………..

45

Front Passenger Sensing System……………

47

Side Airbags……………………………………………..

49

Driver and Passenger Knee Airbags………

50

Side Curtain Airbags…………………………………

51

Crash Sensors and Airbag Indicator……….

52

Airbag Disposal………………………………………..

53

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Keys and Remote Controls

General Information on Radio

Frequencies  54

Remote Control  55

Replacing a Lost Key or Remote

Control  59

MyKey™

Principle of Operation  60

Creating a MyKey  61

Clearing All MyKeys  62

Checking MyKey System Status  64

Using MyKey With Remote Start

Systems  65

MyKey Troubleshooting  65

Locks

Locking and Unlocking  67

Keyless Entry  72

Interior Luggage Compartment

Release  75

Security

Passive Anti-Theft System  77

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Anti-Theft Alarm  78

Steering Wheel

Adjusting the Steering Wheel  80

Audio Control  81

Voice Control  82

Cruise Control  82

Information Display Control  82

Heated Steering Wheel  83

Wipers and Washers

Windshield Wipers  84

Autowipers  85

Windshield Washers  86

Lighting

Lighting Control  87

Autolamps  87

Instrument Lighting Dimmer  88

Headlamp Exit Delay  89

Daytime Running Lamps  89

Automatic High Beam Control  90

Adaptive Headlamps  92

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Direction Indicators

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Welcome Lighting…………………………………….

93

Interior Lamps…………………………………………..

93

Ambient Lighting……………………………………..

95

Windows and Mirrors

Power Windows……………………………………….

96

Global Opening and Closing…………………..

97

Exterior Mirrors…………………………………………

97

Interior Mirror……………………………………………

99

Sun Visors……………………………………………….

100

Sun Shades…………………………………………….

100

Moonroof………………………………………………….

101

Instrument Cluster

Gauges…………………………………………………….

103

Warning Lamps and Indicators………………

105

Audible Warnings and Indicators…………..

109

Information Displays

General Information…………………………………

110

Information Messages…………………………….

116

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Climate Control

Automatic Climate Control  136

Hints on Controlling the Interior

Climate  138

Heated Windows and Mirrors  139

Cabin Air Filter  139

Remote Start  139

Seats

Sitting in the Correct Position  141

Head Restraints  141

Power Seats  143

Memory Function  146

Rear Seats  148

Heated Seats  149

Climate Controlled Seats  150

Rear Seat Armrest  152

Universal Garage Door Opener

Universal Garage Door Opener  153

Auxiliary Power Points

Auxiliary Power Points  158

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Storage Compartments

Center Console  160

Overhead Console  160

Starting and Stopping the

Engine

General Information  161

Keyless Starting  161

Starting a Gasoline Engine  162

Engine Block Heater  165

Fuel and Refueling

Safety Precautions  166

Fuel Quality  167

Running Out of Fuel  168

Refueling  169

Fuel Consumption  171

Emission Control System  172

Transmission

Automatic Transmission  176

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All-Wheel Drive

Using All-Wheel Drive…………………………….

182

Brakes

General Information………………………………..

188

Hints on Driving With Anti-Lock

Brakes………………………………………………….

188

Electric Parking Brake…………………………….

189

Hill Start Assist…………………………………………

191

Traction Control

Principle of Operation…………………………….

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Using Traction Control……………………………

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Stability Control

Principle of Operation…………………………….

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Using Stability Control……………………………

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Parking Aids

Principle of Operation…………………………….

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Rear Parking Aid……………………………………..

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Front Parking Aid……………………………………

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Active Park Assist……………………………………

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Rear View Camera  203

Cruise Control

Principle of Operation  207

Using Cruise Control  207

Using Adaptive Cruise Control  208

Driving Aids

Driver Alert  216

Lane Keeping System  217

Blind Spot Information System  222

Steering  227

Pre-Collision Assist  228

Drive Control  231

Load Carrying

Load Limit  233

Towing

Towing a Trailer  240

Recommended Towing Weights  241

Essential Towing Checks  243

Transporting the Vehicle  245

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Towing the Vehicle on Four Wheels  246

Driving Hints

Breaking-In  248

Economical Driving  248

Driving Through Water  248

Floor Mats  249

Roadside Emergencies

Roadside Assistance  251

Hazard Warning Flashers  252

Fuel Shutoff  252

Jump Starting the Vehicle  253

Post-Crash Alert System  255

Customer Assistance

Getting the Services You Need  257

In California (U.S. Only)  258

The Better Business Bureau (BBB) Auto

Line Program (U.S. Only)  259

Utilizing the Mediation/Arbitration Program

(Canada Only)  260

Getting Assistance Outside the U.S. and

Canada  261

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Ordering Additional Owner’s

Literature…………………………………………….

262

Reporting Safety Defects (U.S. Only)……

263

Reporting Safety Defects (Canada

Only)……………………………………………………

263

Fuses

Fuse Specification Chart……………………….

265

Changing a Fuse……………………………………

282

Maintenance

General Information……………………………….

283

Opening and Closing the Hood……………

283

Under Hood Overview – 2.0L

EcoBoost™…………………………………………..

285

Under Hood Overview – 3.7L…………………

287

Engine Oil Dipstick – 2.0L EcoBoost™……

289

Engine Oil Dipstick – 3.7L………………………

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Engine Oil Check…………………………………..

289

Oil Change Indicator Reset…………………..

290

Engine Coolant Check……………………………

291

Automatic Transmission Fluid Check……

294

Brake Fluid Check…………………………………

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Washer Fluid Check………………………………

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Fuel Filter  298

Changing the 12V Battery  299

Checking the Wiper Blades  300

Changing the Wiper Blades  301

Adjusting the Headlamps  301

Changing a Bulb  302

Bulb Specification Chart  303

Changing the Engine Air Filter  305

Vehicle Care

General Information  307

Cleaning Products  307

Cleaning the Exterior  308

Waxing  309

Cleaning the Engine  309

Cleaning the Windows and Wiper

Blades  310

Cleaning the Interior  310

Cleaning the Instrument Panel and

Instrument Cluster Lens  312

Cleaning Leather Seats  313

Repairing Minor Paint Damage  313

Cleaning the Alloy Wheels  314

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Vehicle Storage  314

Wheels and Tires

Tire Sealant and Inflator Kit  317

Tire Care  331

Using Summer Tires  345

Using Snow Chains  346

Tire Pressure Monitoring System  346

Changing a Road Wheel  350

Technical Specifications  355

Capacities and Specifications

Engine Specifications  357

Motorcraft Parts  358

Vehicle Identification Number  359

Vehicle Certification Label  359

Transmission Code Designation  360

Capacities and Specifications – 2.0L

EcoBoost™  361

Capacities and Specifications – 3.7L  367

Audio System

General Information  373

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Audio Unit – Vehicles With: Premium AM/

Special Operating Conditions Scheduled

FM/CD…………………………………………………

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Maintenance……………………………………….

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Media Hub………………………………………………

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Scheduled Maintenance Record…………..

498

MyLincoln Touch™

Appendices

General Information……………………………….

377

End User License Agreement

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Settings…………………………………………………..

388

Type Approvals………………………………………

543

Entertainment…………………………………………

407

Phone……………………………………………………..

430

Information……………………………………………..

442

Climate……………………………………………………

456

Navigation………………………………………………

460

MyLincoln Touch™ Troubleshooting………

472

Accessories

Accessories…………………………………………….

481

Extended Service Plan (ESP)

Extended Service Plan (ESP)…………………

483

Scheduled Maintenance

General Maintenance Information………..

486

Normal Scheduled Maintenance………….

490

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Introduction

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ABOUT THIS MANUAL

Thank you for choosing Lincoln. We recommend that you take some time to get to know your vehicle by reading this manual. The more that you know about it, the greater the safety and pleasure you will get from driving it.

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WARNING

Driving while distracted can result in loss of vehicle control, crash and injury.

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We strongly recommend that you use extreme caution when using any device that may take your focus off the road. Your primary responsibility is the safe operation of your vehicle. We recommend against the use of any handheld device while driving and encourage the use of voice-operated systems when possible. Make sure you are aware of all applicable local laws that may affect the use of electronic devices while driving.

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Note: This manual describes product features and options available throughout the range of available models, sometimes even before they are generally available. It may describe options not fitted to your vehicle.

Note: Some of the illustrations in this manual may show features as used in different models, so may appear different to you on your vehicle.

Note: Always use and operate your vehicle in line with all applicable laws and regulations.

Note: Pass on this manual when selling your vehicle. It is an integral part of the vehicle.

This manual may qualify the location of a component as left-hand side or right-hand side. The side is determined when facing forward in the seat.

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Protecting the Environment

You must play your part in protecting the environment. Correct vehicle usage and the authorized disposal of waste, cleaning and lubrication materials are significant steps toward this aim.

SYMBOLS GLOSSARY

These are some of the symbols you may see

on your vehicle.

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Introduction

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image48 Safety alert

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Air conditioning system

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Anti-lock braking system

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image52 Avoid smoking, flames or sparks

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image54 Battery

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image58 Brake fluid – non petroleum based

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image60 Brake system

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image63 Cabin air filter

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image65 Check fuel cap

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image67 Child safety door lock or unlock

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image69 Child seat lower anchor

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image71 Child seat tether anchor

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Cruise control

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Do not open when hot

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image76 Engine air filter

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image78 Engine coolant

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image84 Engine oil

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image86 Explosive gas

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image88 Fan warning

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image90 Fasten seatbelt

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image92 Front airbag

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image94 Front fog lamps

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image103 Hazard warning flashers image104 Note operating instructions

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image106 Heated rear window image107 Panic alarm

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Shield the eyes

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Stability control

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Windshield wash and wipe

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Interior luggage compartment release

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DATA RECORDING

Service Data Recording

Service data recorders in your vehicle are

Keep out of reach of children

Power windows front/rear

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Lighting control

Power window lockout

Low tire pressure warning

Service engine soon

Maintain correct fluid level

Side airbag

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capable of collecting and storing diagnostic information about your vehicle. This potentially includes information about the performance or status of various systems and modules in the vehicle, such as engine, throttle, steering or brake systems. In order to properly diagnose and service your vehicle, Ford Motor Company, Ford of Canada, and service and repair facilities may access or share among them vehicle diagnostic information received through a direct connection to your vehicle when diagnosing or servicing your vehicle.

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Additionally, when your vehicle is in for service or repair, Ford Motor Company, Ford of Canada, and service and repair facilities may access or share among them data for vehicle improvement purposes. For U.S. only (if equipped), if you choose to use the SYNC Vehicle Health Report, you consent that certain diagnostic information may also be accessed electronically by Ford Motor Company and Ford authorized service facilities, and that the diagnostic information may be used for any purpose. See MyLincoln Touch™ (page 377).

Event Data Recording

This vehicle is equipped with an event data recorder. The main purpose of an event data recorder is to record, in certain crash or near crash-like situations, such as an airbag deployment or hitting a road obstacle; this data will assist in understanding how a vehicle’s systems performed. The event data recorder is designed to record data related to vehicle dynamics and safety systems for a short period of time, typically 30 seconds or less.

The event data recorder in this vehicle is designed to record such data as:

How various systems in your vehicle were operating;
Whether or not the driver and passenger safety belts were buckled/fastened;
How far (if at all) the driver was depressing the accelerator and/or the brake pedal; and
How fast the vehicle was traveling; and
Where the driver was positioning the steering wheel.

This data can help provide a better understanding of the circumstances in which crashes and injuries occur.

Note: Event data recorder data is recorded by your vehicle only if a non-trivial crash situation occurs; no data is recorded by the event data recorder under normal driving conditions and no personal data or information (e.g., name, gender, age, and crash location) is recorded (see limitations regarding 911 Assist and Traffic, directions and Information privacy below). However, parties, such as law enforcement, could combine the event data recorder data with the type of personally identifying data routinely acquired during a crash investigation.

To read data recorded by an event data recorder, special equipment is required, and access to the vehicle or the event data recorder is needed. In addition to the vehicle manufacturer, other parties, such as law enforcement, that have such special equipment, can read the information if they have access to the vehicle or the event data recorder. Ford Motor Company and Ford of Canada do not access event data recorder information without obtaining consent, unless pursuant to court order or

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where required by law enforcement, other government authorities or other third parties acting with lawful authority. Other parties may seek to access the information independently of Ford Motor Company and Ford of Canada.

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Note: Including to the extent that any law pertaining to Event Data Recorders applies to SYNC or its features, please note the following: Once 911 Assist (if equipped) is enabled (set ON), 911 Assist may, through any paired and connected cell phone, disclose to emergency services that the vehicle has been in a crash involving the deployment of an airbag or, in certain vehicles, the activation of the fuel pump shut-off. Certain versions or updates to 911 Assist may also be capable of being used to electronically or verbally provide to 911 operators the vehicle location (such as latitude and longitude), and/or other details about the vehicle or crash or personal information about the occupants to assist 911 operators to provide the most appropriate emergency services. If you do not want to disclose this information, do not activate the 911 Assist feature. See MyLincoln Touch™ (page 377).

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Additionally, when you connect to Traffic, Directions and Information (if equipped, U.S. only), the service uses GPS technology and advanced vehicle sensors to collect the vehicle’s current location, travel direction, and speed (“vehicle travel information”), only to help provide you with the directions, traffic reports, or business searches that you request. If you do not want Ford or its vendors to receive this information, do not activate the service. For more information, see Traffic, Directions and Information, Terms and Conditions. See MyLincoln Touch™ (page 377).

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WARNINGS

Some constituents of engine exhaust, certain vehicle components, certain

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fluids contained in vehicles and certain products of component wear contain or emit chemicals known to the State of California to cause cancer and birth defects or other reproductive harm.

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WARNINGS

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Battery posts, terminals and related accessories contain lead and lead

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compounds, chemicals known to the State of California to cause cancer and reproductive harm. Batteries also contain other chemicals known to the State of California to cause cancer. Wash your hands after handling.

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PERCHLORATE

Certain components in your vehicle such as airbag modules, safety belt pretensioners and remote control batteries may contain perchlorate material. Special handling may apply for service or vehicle end of life disposal.

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For more information visit:

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Web Address

www.dtsc.ca.gov/hazardouswaste/

perchlorate

LINCOLN AUTOMOTIVE FINANCIAL SERVICES

Lincoln Automotive Financial Services offers a full range of financing and lease plans to help you acquire your vehicle. We are dedicated to providing answers, information and a truly extraordinary experience.

Use the options below to contact us with questions about your account or financing and we will respond promptly:

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Web Address

www.LincolnAFS.com

Phone: 1-888-498-8801

Mail: Lincoln Automotive Financial Services

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P.O. Box 542000 Omaha, NE 68154-8000

REPLACEMENT PARTS RECOMMENDATION

Your vehicle has been built to the highest standards using quality parts. We recommend that you demand the use of genuine Ford and Motorcraft parts whenever your vehicle requires scheduled maintenance or repair. You can clearly identify genuine Ford and Motorcraft parts by looking for the Ford, FoMoCo or Motorcraft branding on the parts or their packaging.

Scheduled Maintenance and Mechanical Repairs

One of the best ways for you to make sure that your vehicle provides years of service is to have it maintained in line with our recommendations using parts that conform to the specifications detailed in this Owner’s Manual. Genuine Ford and Motorcraft parts meet or exceed these specifications.

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Collision Repairs

We hope that you never experience a collision, but accidents do happen. Genuine Ford replacement collision parts meet our stringent requirements for fit, finish, structural integrity, corrosion protection and dent resistance. During vehicle development we validate these parts deliver the intended level of protection as a whole system. A great way to know for sure you are getting this level of protection is to use genuine Ford replacement collision parts.

Warranty on Replacement Parts

Genuine Ford and Motorcraft replacement parts are the only replacement parts that benefit from a Lincoln Warranty. Damage caused to your vehicle as a result of the failure of non-Ford parts may not be covered by the Lincoln Warranty. For additional information, refer to the terms and conditions of the Lincoln Warranty.

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SPECIAL NOTICES

New Vehicle Limited Warranty

For a detailed description of what is covered and what is not covered by your vehicle’s New Vehicle Limited Warranty, refer to the Warranty Manual that is provided to you along with your Owner’s Manual.

Special Instructions

For your added safety, your vehicle is fitted with sophisticated electronic controls.

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WARNINGS

You risk death or serious injury to yourself and others if you do not follow

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the instruction highlighted by the warning symbol. Failure to follow the specific warnings and instructions could result in personal injury.

Front seat mounted rear-facing child or infant seats should NEVER be

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placed in front of an active passenger airbag.

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On-board Diagnostics (OBD-II)

Your vehicle’s On-board Diagnostics (OBD-II) system has a data port for diagnostics, repair and reprogramming services with diagnostic scan tools. Installing a non-Ford-approved aftermarket OBD plug-in device that uses the port during normal driving, for example remote insurance company monitoring, remote vehicle diagnostics, telematics or engine reprogramming, may cause interference or damage to vehicle systems. We do not recommend or endorse the use of any non-Ford-approved aftermarket OBD plug-in devices. The vehicle Warranty may not cover damage caused by any non-Ford-approved aftermarket OBD plug-in device.

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MOBILE COMMUNICATIONS EQUIPMENT

Using mobile communications equipment is becoming increasingly important in the conduct of business and personal affairs. However, you must not compromise your own or others’ safety when using such equipment. Mobile communications can enhance personal safety and security when appropriately used, particularly in emergency situations. Safety must be paramount when using mobile communications equipment to avoid negating these benefits. Mobile communication equipment includes, but is not limited to, cellular phones, pagers, portable email devices, text messaging devices and portable two-way radios.

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WARNING

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Driving while distracted can result in loss of vehicle control, crash and injury.

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We strongly recommend that you use extreme caution when using any device that may take your focus off the road. Your primary responsibility is the safe operation of your vehicle. We recommend against the use of any hand-held device while driving and encourage the use of voice-operated systems when possible. Make sure you are aware of all applicable local laws that may affect the use of electronic devices while driving.

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EXPORT UNIQUE OPTIONS

For your particular global region, your vehicle may be equipped with features and options that are different from the features and options that are described in this Owner’s Manual. A market unique supplement may be supplied that complements this book. By referring to the market unique supplement, if provided, you can properly identify those features, recommendations and specifications that are unique to your vehicle.

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This Owner’s Manual is written primarily for the U.S. and Canadian Markets. Features or equipment listed as standard may be different on units built for Export. Refer to this Owner’s Manual for all other required information and warnings.

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Environment

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PROTECTING THE ENVIRONMENT

You must play your part in protecting the

environment. Correct vehicle usage and the

authorized disposal of waste, cleaning and

lubrication materials are significant steps

toward this aim.

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Child Safety

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GENERAL INFORMATION

See the following sections for directions on how to properly use safety restraints for children.

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WARNINGS

Always make sure your child is secured properly in a device that is appropriate for their height, age and weight. Child safety

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restraints must be bought separately from your vehicle. Failure to follow these instructions and guidelines may result in an increased risk of serious injury or death to your child.

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WARNINGS

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All children are shaped differently. The recommendations for safety restraints are based on probable child height, age and

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weight thresholds from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration and other safety organizations, or are the minimum requirements of law. We recommend checking with a NHTSA Certified Child Passenger Safety Technician (CPST) and consult your pediatrician to make sure your child seat is appropriate for your child, and is compatible with and properly installed in your vehicle. To locate a child seat fitting station and CPST, contact NHTSA toll free at 1-888-327-4236 or go to http://www.nhtsa.dot.gov. In Canada, contact

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Transport Canada toll free at 1-800-333-0371 or go to www.tc.gc.ca to find a Child Car Seat Clinic in your area. Failure to properly restrain children in safety seats made especially for their height, age, and weight may result in an increased risk of serious injury or death to your child.

Do not leave children or animals unattended in the vehicle. On hot days,

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the temperature in the trunk or vehicle interior can rise very quickly. 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. Small children are particularly at risk.

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Recommendations for Safety Restraints for Children

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Child

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Infants or toddlers

Small children

Children weighing 40 lb (18 kg) or less (generally age four or younger).

Children who have outgrown or no longer properly fit in a child safety seat (generally children who are less than 4 ft. 9 in. (1.45 m) tall, are greater than age four and less than age 12, and between 40 lb (18 kg) and 80 lb (36 kg) and upward to 100 lb (45 kg) if recommended by your child restraint manufacturer).

Use a child safety seat (sometimes called an infant carrier, convertible seat, or toddler seat).

Use a belt-positioning booster seat.

Larger children

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Children who have outgrown or no longer properly fit in a belt- Use a vehicle safety belt having the lap belt positioning booster seat (generally children who are at least 4 ft. snug and low across the hips, shoulder belt 9 in. (1.45 m) tall or greater than 80 lb (36 kg) or 100 lb (45 kg) if centered across the shoulder and chest, and

recommended by child restraint manufacturer).  seat back upright.

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Child Safety

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You are required by law to properly use safety seats for infants and toddlers in the United States and Canada.
Many states and provinces require that small children use approved booster seats until they reach age eight, a height of 4 feet 9 inches (1.45 meters) tall, or 80 pounds (36 kilograms). Check your local and state or provincial laws for specific requirements about the safety of children in your vehicle.
When possible, always properly restrain children 12 years of age and under in a rear seating position of your vehicle.

Accident statistics suggest that children are safer when properly restrained in the rear seating positions than in a front seating position. See Front Passenger Sensing System (page 47).

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INSTALLING CHILD RESTRAINTS

Child Seats

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Use a child safety seat (sometimes called an infant carrier, convertible seat, or toddler seat) for infants, toddlers, or children weighing 40 pounds (18 kilograms) or less (generally age four or younger).

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Using Lap and Shoulder Belts

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WARNINGS

Airbags can kill or injure a child in a child seat. Never place a rear-facing

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child seat in front of an active airbag. If you must use a forward-facing child seat in the front seat, move the seat upon which the child seat is installed all the way back.

Airbags can kill or injure a child in a child seat. Children 12 and under

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should be properly restrained in the rear seat whenever possible.

Depending on where you secure a child restraint, and depending on the

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child restraint design, you may block access to certain safety belt buckle assemblies and LATCH lower anchors, rendering those features potentially unusable. To avoid risk of injury, occupants should only use seating positions where they are able to be properly restrained.

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When installing a child safety seat with combination lap and shoulder belts:

Use the correct safety belt buckle for that seating position.
Insert the belt tongue into the proper buckle until you hear a snap and feel it latch. Make sure the tongue is securely fastened in the buckle.
Keep the buckle release button pointing up and away from the safety seat, with the tongue between the child seat and the release button, to prevent accidental unbuckling.
Place the vehicle seat upon which the child seat will be installed in the upright position.
Put the safety belt in the automatic locking mode. See Step 5. This vehicle does not require the use of a locking clip.

Perform the following steps when installing the child seat with combination lap and shoulder belts:

Note: Although the child seat illustrated is a forward facing child seat, the steps are the same for installing a rear facing child seat.

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Standard safety belts  2. After positioning the child safety seat in

the proper seating position, pull down on the shoulder belt and then grasp the shoulder belt and lap belt together behind the belt tongue.

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1.  Position the child safety seat in a seat with a combination lap and shoulder belt.

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3.  While holding the shoulder and lap belt portions together, route the tongue through the child seat according to the child seat manufacturer’s instructions. Be sure the belt webbing is not twisted.

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7.Try to pull the belt out of the retractor to make sure the retractor is in the automatic locking mode (you should not be able to pull more belt out). If the retractor is not locked, unbuckle the belt and repeat Steps 5 and 6.

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4.Insert the belt tongue into the proper buckle (the buckle closest to the direction the tongue is coming from) for that seating position until you hear a snap and feel the latch engage. Make sure the tongue is latched securely by pulling on it.

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5.To put the retractor in the automatic locking mode, grasp the shoulder portion of the belt and pull downward until all of the belt is pulled out.

Note: The automatic locking mode is available on the front passenger and rear seats.

6.Allow the belt to retract to remove slack. The belt will click as it retracts to indicate it is in the automatic locking mode.

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8.Remove remaining slack from the belt. Force the seat down with extra weight, for example, by pressing down or kneeling on the child restraint while pulling up on the shoulder belt in order to force slack from the belt. This is necessary to remove the remaining slack that will exist once the extra weight of

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the child is added to the child restraint. It also helps to achieve the proper snugness of the child seat to your vehicle. Sometimes, a slight lean toward the buckle will provide extra help to remove remaining slack from the belt.

9.Attach the tether strap (if the child seat is equipped).

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10.Before placing the child in the seat, forcibly move the seat forward and back to make sure the seat is securely held in place. To check this, grab the seat at the belt path and attempt to move it side to side and forward and back. There should be no more than 1 inch (2.5 centimeters) of movement for proper installation.

We recommend checking with a NHTSA Certified Child Passenger Safety Technician to make certain the child restraint is properly installed. In Canada, check with Transport Canada for referral to a Child Car Seat Clinic.

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Inflatable safety belts

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1.Position the child safety seat in a seat with a combination lap and shoulder belt.

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2.After positioning the child safety seat in the proper seating position, grasp the shoulder belt and lap belt together behind the belt tongue.

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3.While holding the shoulder and lap belt portions together, route the tongue through the child seat according to the child seat manufacturer’s instructions. Be sure the belt webbing is not twisted.

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4.Insert the belt tongue into the proper buckle (the buckle closest to the direction the tongue is coming from) for that seating position until you hear a snap and feel the latch engage. Make sure the tongue is latched securely by pulling on it.

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5.To put the retractor in the automatic locking mode, grasp the lap portion of the inflatable safety belt and pull upward until all of the belt is pulled out.

Note: The automatic locking mode is available on the front passenger and rear seats.

Note: Unlike the standard safety belt, the inflatable safety belt’s unique lap portion locks the child seat for installation. The ability for the shoulder portion of the belt to move freely is normal, even after the lap belt has been put into the automatic locking mode.

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Note: The lock-off device on some child restraints may not accommodate the shoulder portion of the inflatable safety belt. Follow all instructions provided by the manufacturer of the child restraint regarding the necessary and proper use of the lock-off device. In some instances, these devices have been provided only for use in vehicles with safety belt systems that would otherwise require a locking clip.

6.Allow the belt to retract to remove slack. The belt will click as it retracts to indicate it is in the automatic locking mode.
7.Try to pull the belt out of the retractor to make sure the retractor is in the automatic locking mode (you should not be able to pull more belt out). If the retractor is not locked, unbuckle the belt and repeat Steps 5 and 6.

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8.Remove remaining slack from the belt. Force the seat down with extra weight, for example, by pressing down or kneeling on the child restraint while pulling down on the lap belt in order to force slack from the belt. This is necessary to remove the remaining slack that will exist once the extra weight of the child is added to the child restraint. It also helps to achieve the proper snugness of the child seat to your vehicle. Sometimes, a slight lean toward the buckle will additionally help to remove remaining slack from the belt.

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9.Attach the tether strap (if the child seat is equipped).

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10.Before placing the child in the seat, forcibly move the seat forward and back to make sure the seat is securely held in place. To check this, grab the seat at the belt path and attempt to move it side to side and forward and back. There should be no more than 1 inch (2.5 centimeters) of movement for proper installation.

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We recommend checking with a NHTSA Certified Child Passenger Safety Technician to make certain the child restraint is properly installed. In Canada, check with Transport Canada for referral to a Child Car Seat Clinic.

Using Lower Anchors and Tethers for CHildren (LATCH)

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WARNINGS

Never attach two child safety seats to the same anchor. In a collision, one

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anchor may not be strong enough to hold two child safety seat attachments and may break, causing serious injury or death.

Depending on where you secure a child restraint, and depending on the

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child restraint design, you may block access to certain safety belt buckle assemblies or LATCH lower anchors, rendering those features potentially unusable. To avoid risk of injury, occupants should only use seating positions where they are able to be properly restrained.

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The LATCH system is composed of three vehicle anchor points: two lower anchors located where seat back and seat cushion meet (called the seat bight) and one top tether anchor located behind that seating position.

LATCH compatible child safety seats have two rigid or webbing mounted attachments that connect to the two lower anchors at the LATCH equipped seating positions in your vehicle. This type of attachment method eliminates the need to use safety belts to attach the child seat, however the safety belt can still be used to attach the child seat. For forward-facing child seats, the top tether strap must also be attached to the proper top tether anchor, if a top tether strap has been provided with your child seat.

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Your vehicle has LATCH lower anchors for child seat installation at the seating positions marked with the child seat symbol.

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The LATCH anchors are located at the rear section of the rear seat between the cushion and seat back below the symbols as shown. Follow the child seat manufacturer’s instructions to properly install a child seat with LATCH attachments. Follow the instructions on attaching child safety seats with tether straps.

Attach LATCH lower attachments of the child seat only to the anchors shown.

Use of Inboard Lower Anchors from the Outboard Seating Positions (Center Seating Use)

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WARNING

The standardized spacing for LATCH lower anchors is 11 inches (28

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centimeters) center to center. Do not use LATCH lower anchors for the center seating position unless the child seat manufacturer’s instructions permit and specify using anchors spaced at least as far apart as those in this vehicle.

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The lower anchors at the center of the second row rear seat are spaced 18 inches (46 centimeters) apart. A child seat with rigid LATCH attachments cannot be installed at the center seating position. LATCH compatible child seats (with attachments on belt webbing) can only be used at this seating position provided that the child seat manufacturer’s instructions permit use with the anchor spacing stated. Do not attach a child seat to any lower anchor if an adjacent child seat is attached to that anchor.

Each time you use the safety seat, check that the seat is properly attached to the lower anchors and tether anchor, if applicable. Tug the child seat from side to side and forward and back where it is secured to your vehicle. The seat should move less than one inch when you do this for a proper installation.

If the safety seat is not anchored properly, the risk of a child being injured in a crash greatly increases.

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Combining Safety Belt and LATCH Lower Anchors for Attaching Child Safety Seats

When used in combination, either the safety belt or the LATCH lower anchors may be attached first, provided a proper installation is achieved. Attach the tether strap afterward, if included with the child seat.

Using Tether Straps

Many forward-facing child safety

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called the top tether anchor. Tether straps are available as an accessory for many older safety seats.

Contact the manufacturer of your child seat for information about ordering a tether strap, or to obtain a longer tether strap if the tether strap on your safety seat does not reach the appropriate top tether anchor in your vehicle.

Once the child safety seat has been installed using either the safety belt, the lower anchors of the LATCH system, or both, you can attach the top tether strap.

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The tether strap anchors in your vehicle are in the following positions (shown from top view):

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Perform the following steps to install a child safety seat with tether anchors:

Note: If you install a child seat with rigid LATCH attachments, do not tighten the tether strap enough to lift the child seat off your vehicle seat cushion when the child is seated in it. Keep the tether strap just snug without lifting the front of the child seat. Keeping the child seat just touching your vehicle seat gives the best protection in a severe crash.

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1.Route the child safety seat tether strap over the back of the seat. For outboard seating positions, route the tether strap under the head restraint and between the head restraint posts. For the center seating positions, route the tether strap over the top of the head restraint. If needed, the head restraints can also be removed.

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2.Locate the correct anchor for the selected seating position, then open the tether anchor cover.

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3.Clip the tether strap to the anchor as shown.
4.Tighten the child safety seat tether strap according to the manufacturer’s instructions.

If your child restraint system is equipped with a tether strap, and the child restraint manufacturer recommends its use, we also recommend its use.

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BOOSTER SEATS

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WARNING

Never place, or allow a child to place, the shoulder belt under a child’s arm or behind the back because it reduces the

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protection for the upper part of the body and may increase the risk of injury or death in a crash.

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Note: Some booster seat safety belt guides may not accommodate the shoulder portion of the inflatable safety belt.

Use a belt-positioning booster seat for children who have outgrown or no longer properly fit in a child safety seat (generally children who are less than 4 feet 9 inches (1.45 meters) tall, are greater than age four

(4)and less than age twelve (12), and between 40 pounds (18 kilograms) and 80 pounds (36 kilograms) and upward to 100

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pounds (45 kilograms) if recommended by your child restraint manufacturer). Many state and provincial laws require that children use approved booster seats until they reach age eight, a height of 4 feet 9 inches (1.45 meters) tall, or 80 pounds (36 kilograms).

Booster seats should be used until you can answer YES to ALL of these questions when seated without a booster seat:

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Can the child sit all the way back against their vehicle seat back with knees bent comfortably at the edge of the seat cushion?
Can the child sit without slouching?

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Does the lap belt rest low across the hips?
Is the shoulder belt centered on the shoulder and chest?
Can the child stay seated like this for the whole trip?

Always use booster seats in conjunction with your vehicle lap and shoulder belt.

Types of Booster Seats

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Backless booster seats

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If your backless booster seat has a removable shield, remove the shield. If a vehicle seating position has a low seat back or no head restraint, a backless booster seat may place your child’s head (as measured at the tops of the ears) above the top of the seat. In this case, move the backless booster to another seating position with a higher seat back or head restraint and lap and shoulder belts, or consider using a high back booster seat.

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High back booster seats

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If, with a backless booster seat, you cannot find a seating position that adequately supports your child’s head, a high back booster seat would be a better choice.

Children and booster seats vary in size and shape. Choose a booster that keeps the lap belt low and snug across the hips, never up across the stomach, and lets you adjust the shoulder belt to cross the chest and rest snugly near the center of the shoulder. The following drawings compare the ideal fit (center) to a shoulder belt uncomfortably close to the neck and a shoulder belt that could slip off the shoulder. The drawings also show how the lap belt should be low and snug across the child’s hips.

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If the booster seat slides on the vehicle seat upon which it is being used, placing a rubberized mesh sold as shelf or carpet liner under the booster seat may improve this condition. Do not introduce any item thicker than this under the booster seat. Check with the booster seat manufacturer’s instructions.

CHILD RESTRAINT POSITIONING

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Airbags can kill or injure a child in a child seat. Never place a rear-facing

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child seat in front of an active airbag. If you must use a forward-facing child seat in the front seat, move the vehicle seat upon which the child seat is installed all the way back. When possible, all children age 12 and under should be properly restrained in a rear seating position. If all children cannot be seated and restrained properly in a rear seating position, properly restrain the largest child in the front seat.

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WARNINGS

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Always carefully follow the instructions and warnings provided by the

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manufacturer of any child restraint to determine if the restraint device is appropriate for your child’s size, height, weight, or age. Follow the child restraint manufacturer’s instructions and warnings provided for installation and use in conjunction with the instructions and warnings provided by your vehicle manufacturer. A safety seat that is improperly installed or utilized, is inappropriate for your child’s height, age, or weight or does not properly fit the child may increase the risk of serious injury or death.

Never let a passenger hold a child on his or her lap while your vehicle is

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moving. The passenger cannot protect the child from injury in a crash, which may result in serious injury or death.

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WARNINGS

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Never use pillows, books, or towels to boost a child. They can slide around

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and increase the likelihood of injury or death in a crash.

Always restrain an unoccupied child seat or booster seat. These objects

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may become projectiles in a crash or sudden stop, which may increase the risk of serious injury.

Never place, or allow a child to place, the shoulder belt under a child’s arm or behind the back because it reduces the

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protection for the upper part of the body and may increase the risk of injury or death in a crash.

To avoid risk of injury, do not leave children or pets unattended in your

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Recommendations for attaching child safety restraints for children

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Use any attachment method as indicated below by X

Restraint Type

Combined weight of

LATCH (lower

LATCH (lower

Safety belt and top

Safety belt and

Safety belt only

child and child seat

anchors and top

anchors only)

tether anchor

LATCH (lower

tether anchor)

anchors and top

tether anchor)

Rear facing child

Up to 65 lb

seat

(29.5 kg)

Rear facing child

Over 65 lb

seat

(29.5 kg)

Forward facing

Up to 65 lb

child seat

(29.5 kg)

Forward facing

Over 65 lb

child seat

(29.5 kg)

Note: The child seat must rest tightly against the vehicle seat upon which it is installed. It may be necessary to lift or remove the head restraint. See Seats (page 141).

X  X

X

X  X  X

X  X

CHILD SAFETY LOCKS

When these locks are set, the rear doors

cannot be opened from the inside.

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Right-Hand Side

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Turn clockwise to lock and counterclockwise

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The childproof locks are located on the rear

edge of each rear door and must be set

separately for each door.

Left-Hand Side

Turn counterclockwise to lock and clockwise

to unlock.

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PRINCIPLE OF OPERATION

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WARNINGS

Always drive and ride with your seatback upright and the lap belt snug

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and low across the hips.

To reduce the risk of injury, make sure children sit where they can be properly

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restrained.

Never let a passenger hold a child on his or her lap while your vehicle is

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moving. The passenger cannot protect the child from injury in a crash.

All occupants of your vehicle, including the driver, should always properly wear

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their safety belts, even when an airbag supplemental restraint system is provided. Failure to properly wear your safety belt could seriously increase the risk of injury or death.

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It is extremely dangerous to ride in a cargo area, inside or outside of a

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vehicle. In a crash, people riding in these areas are more likely to be seriously injured or killed. Do not allow people to ride in any area of your vehicle that is not equipped with seats and safety belts. Be sure everyone in your vehicle is in a seat and using a safety belt properly.

In a rollover crash, an unbelted person is significantly more likely to die than

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a person wearing a safety belt.

Each seating position in your vehicle has a specific safety belt assembly

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which is made up of one buckle and one tongue that are designed to be used as a pair. 1) Use the shoulder belt on the outside shoulder only. Never wear the shoulder belt under the arm. 2) Never swing the safety belt around your neck over the inside shoulder.

3)Never use a single belt for more than one person.

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WARNINGS

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When possible, all children 12 years old and under should be properly

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restrained in a rear seating position. Failure to follow this could seriously increase the risk of injury or death.

Safety belts and seats can become hot in a vehicle that has been closed up in sunny weather; they could burn a small child. Check seat covers and buckles before you

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place a child anywhere near them.

Front and rear seat occupants, including pregnant women, should

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wear safety belts for optimum protection in an accident.

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All seating positions in your vehicle have lap and shoulder safety belts. All occupants of the vehicle should always properly wear their safety belts, even when an airbag supplemental restraint system is provided.

The safety belt system consists of:

Lap and shoulder safety belts.
Shoulder safety belt with automatic locking mode, (except driver safety belt).

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Height adjuster at the front outboard seating positions.
Safety belt pretensioner at the front outboard seating positions.
Belt tension sensor at the front outboard passenger seating position.

· Safety belt warning light and chime.

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· Crash sensors and monitoring system with readiness indicator.

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The safety belt pretensioners at the front seating positions are designed to tighten the safety belts when activated. In frontal and near-frontal crashes, the safety belt pretensioners may be activated alone or, if the crash is of sufficient severity, together with the front airbags. The pretensioners may also activate when a side curtain airbag is deployed.

The front outboard and rear safety restraints in the vehicle are combination lap and shoulder belts.

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1.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. Make sure you securely fasten the tongue in the buckle.

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2.To unfasten, press the release button and remove the tongue from the buckle.

Using Safety Belts During Pregnancy

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WARNING

Always ride and drive with your seatback upright and the safety belt

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properly fastened. The lap portion of the safety belt should fit snug and be positioned low across the hips. The shoulder portion of the safety belt should be positioned across

FASTENING THE SEATBELTS

Standard belts shown, inflatable belts

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the chest. Pregnant women should also follow this practice. See the following figure.

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Pregnant women should always wear their safety belt. The lap belt portion of a combination lap and shoulder belt should be positioned low across the hips below the belly and worn as tight as comfort will allow. The shoulder belt should be positioned to cross the middle of the shoulder and the center of the chest.

Safety Belt Locking Modes

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WARNINGS

After any vehicle crash, the safety belt system at all passenger seating

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positions must be checked by an authorized dealer to verify that the automatic locking retractor feature for child seats is still functioning properly. In addition, all safety belts should be checked for proper function.

Belt and retractor assembly must be replaced if the safety belt assembly automatic locking retractor feature or any other safety belt function is not operating properly when checked by an authorized

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dealer. Failure to replace the belt and retractor assembly could increase the risk of injury in crashes.

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All safety restraints in the vehicle are combination lap and shoulder belts. The driver safety belt has the vehicle sensitive locking mode. The front outboard passenger and rear seat safety belts have both the vehicle sensitive locking mode and the automatic locking mode.

Vehicle Sensitive Mode

This is the normal retractor mode, which allows free shoulder belt length adjustment to your movements and locking in response to vehicle movement. For example, if the driver brakes suddenly or turns a corner sharply, or the vehicle receives an impact of about 5 mph (8 km/h) or more, the combination safety belts will lock to help reduce forward movement of the driver and passengers.

In addition, the retractor is designed to lock if the webbing is pulled out too quickly. If this occurs, let the belt retract slightly and pull webbing out again in a slow and controlled manner.

Automatic Locking Mode

In this mode, the shoulder belt is automatically pre-locked. The belt will still retract to remove any slack in the shoulder belt. The automatic locking mode is not available on the driver safety belt.

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When to Use the Automatic Locking Mode

This mode should be used any time a child safety seat, except a booster, is installed in passenger front or rear seating positions.

Children 12 years old and under should be properly restrained in a rear seating position whenever possible. See Child Safety (page 16).

How to Use the Automatic Locking Mode Non-inflatable safety belts

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1.Buckle the combination lap and shoulder belt.

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2.Grasp the shoulder portion and pull downward until the entire belt is pulled out. As the belt retracts, you will hear a clicking sound. This indicates the safety belt is now in the automatic locking mode.

Rear outboard inflatable safety belts (second row only–if equipped)

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1.Buckle the combination lap and shoulder belt.
2.Grasp the lap portion of the belt and pull upward until the entire belt is pulled out.

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3.Allow the belt to retract. As the belt retracts, you will hear a clicking sound. This indicates the safety belt is now in the automatic locking mode.

How to Disengage the Automatic Locking Mode

Unbuckle the combination lap and shoulder belt and allow it to retract completely to disengage the automatic locking mode and activate the vehicle sensitive (emergency) locking mode.

Rear Inflatable Safety Belt (If Equipped)

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WARNING

Do not attempt to service, repair, or modify the rear inflatable safety belt.

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The rear inflatable safety belts are fitted in the shoulder portion of the safety belts of the second-row outboard seating positions.

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Note: The rear inflatable safety belts are compatible with most infant and child safety car seats and belt positioning booster seats when properly installed. This is because they are designed to fill with a cooled gas at a lower pressure and at a slower rate than traditional airbags. After inflation, the shoulder portion of the safety belt remains cool to the touch.

The rear inflatable safety belt consists of the following:

An inflatable bag located in the shoulder safety belt webbing.
Lap safety belt webbing with automatic locking mode.
The same warning light, electronic control and diagnostic unit as used for the front safety belts.
Impact sensors located in various parts of the vehicle.

How does the rear inflatable safety belt system work?

The rear inflatable safety belts will function like standard restraints in everyday usage.

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During a crash of sufficient force, the inflatable belt will inflate from inside the webbing.

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The fully inflated belt’s increased diameter more effectively holds the occupant in the appropriate seating position, and spreads crash forces over more area of the body than regular safety belts. This helps reduce pressure on the chest and helps control head and neck motion for passengers.

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WARNING

If the rear inflatable safety belt has deployed, it will not function again. The

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rear inflatable safety belt system must be replaced by an authorized dealer.

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The rear inflatable safety belts are designed to inflate in frontal or near-frontal crashes and some side impact crashes. The fact that the rear inflatable safety belt did not inflate in a crash does not mean that something is wrong with the system. Rather, it means the forces were not of the type sufficient to cause activation.

Safety Belt Extension Assembly

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WARNINGS

Do not use extensions to change the fit of the shoulder belt across the torso.

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WARNINGS

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Do not use extensions with an inflatable safety belt.

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If the safety belt is too short when fully extended, a safety belt extension assembly can be obtained from an authorized dealer.

Use only extensions manufactured by the same supplier as the safety belt. Manufacturer identification is on a label located either at the end of the webbing or on the retractor behind the trim. Also, use the safety belt extension only if the safety belt is too short for you when fully extended.

SEATBELT HEIGHT ADJUSTMENT

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WARNING

Position the safety belt height adjusters so that the belt rests across the middle of your shoulder. Failure to adjust the safety

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belt properly could reduce the effectiveness of the safety belt and increase the risk of injury in a crash.

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Adjust the height of the shoulder belt so the belt rests across the middle of your shoulder.

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To adjust the shoulder belt height:

1.Press the button and slide the height adjuster up or down.
2.Release the button and pull down on the height adjuster to make sure it is locked in place.

SEATBELT WARNING LAMP AND INDICATOR CHIME

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This lamp illuminates and an

audible warning will sound if the driver’s safety belt has not been

fastened when the vehicle’s ignition is turned on.

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Conditions of operation

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If…

Then…

The driver’s safety belt is not buckled before the ignition switch is

The safety belt warning light illuminates 1-2 minutes and the warning

turned to the on position…

chime sounds 4-8 seconds.

The driver’s safety belt is buckled while the indicator light is illuminated

The safety belt warning light and warning chime turn off.

and the warning chime is sounding…

The driver’s safety belt is buckled before the ignition switch is turned

The safety belt warning light and indicator chime remain off.

to the on position…

SEATBELT REMINDER

Belt-Minder™

This feature supplements the safety belt warning function by providing additional reminders that intermittently sound a tone and illuminate the safety belt warning light when you are in the driver seat or you have a front seat passenger and a safety belt is unbuckled.

The system uses information from the front passenger sensing system to determine if a front seat passenger is present and therefore potentially in need of a warning. To avoid activating the Belt-Minder feature for objects you place in the front passenger seat, only the front seat passengers receive warnings as determined by the front passenger sensing system.

If the Belt-Minder warnings expire (warnings for about five minutes) for one passenger (driver or front passenger), the other passenger can still cause the Belt-Minder feature to turn on.

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Seatbelts

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If…

Then…

You and the front seat passenger buckle your safety belts before you

The Belt-Minder feature will not activate.

switch the ignition on or less than 1-2 minutes elapse after you switch

the ignition on…

You or the front seat passenger do not buckle your safety belts before

The Belt-Minder feature activates, the safety belt warning light illumin-

your vehicle reaches at least 6 mph (9.7 km/h) and 1-2 minutes elapse

ates and a warning tone sounds for 6 seconds every 25 seconds,

after you switch the ignition on…

repeating for about 5 minutes or until you and the front seat passenger

buckle your safety belts.

The safety belt for the driver or front passenger is unbuckled for about

The Belt-Minder feature activates, the safety belt warning light illumin-

1 minute while the vehicle is traveling at least 6 mph (9.7 km/h) and

ates and a warning tone sounds for 6 seconds every 25 seconds,

more than 1-2 minutes elapse after you switch the ignition on…

repeating for about 5 minutes or until you and the front seat passenger

buckle your safety belts.

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Seatbelts

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Deactivating and Activating the Belt-Minder Feature

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WARNING

While the system allows you to deactivate it, this system is designed

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to improve your chances of being safely belted and surviving an accident. We recommend you leave the system activated for yourself and others who may use the vehicle.

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Note: The driver and front passenger warnings switch on and off independently. When you perform this procedure for one seating position, do not buckle the other position as this will terminate the process.

Read Steps 1 – 4 thoroughly before proceeding with the programming procedure.

Before following the procedure, make sure that:

The parking brake is set.
The transmission is in park (P) or neutral

(N).

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The ignition is off.
The driver and front passenger safety belts are unbuckled.
1.Switch the ignition on. Do not start the vehicle.
2.Wait until the safety belt warning light turns off (about one minute). After Step 2, wait an additional 5 seconds before proceeding with Step 3. Once you start Step 3, you must complete the procedure within 30 seconds.
3.For the seating position you are switching off, buckle then unbuckle the safety belt three times at a moderate speed, ending in the unbuckled state. After Step 3, the safety belt warning light turns on.
4.While the safety belt warning light is on, buckle and then unbuckle the safety belt. After Step 4, the safety belt warning light flashes for confirmation.
This will switch the feature off for that seating position if it is currently on.
This will switch the feature on for that seating position if it is currently off.

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CHILD RESTRAINT AND SEATBELT MAINTENANCE

Inspect the vehicle safety belts and child safety seat systems periodically to make sure they work properly and are not damaged. Inspect the vehicle and child seat safety belts to make sure there are no nicks, tears or cuts. Replace if necessary. All vehicle safety belt assemblies, including retractors, buckles, front safety belt buckle assemblies, buckle support assemblies (slide bar-if equipped), shoulder belt height adjusters (if equipped), shoulder belt guide on seat back (if equipped), rear inflatable safety belts (if equipped), child safety seat LATCH and tether anchors, and attaching hardware, should be inspected after a crash. Read the child restraint manufacturer’s instructions for additional inspection and maintenance information specific to the child restraint.

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Seatbelts

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We recommend that all safety belt

assemblies in use in vehicles involved in a

crash be replaced. However, if the crash was

minor and an authorized dealer finds that the

belts do not show damage and continue to

operate properly, they do not need to be

replaced. Safety belt assemblies not in use

during a crash should also be inspected and

replaced if either damage or improper

operation is noted.

Properly care for safety belts. See Cleaning

the Interior (page 310).

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Personal Safety System™

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The Personal Safety System provides an improved overall level of frontal crash protection to front seat occupants and is designed to help further reduce the risk of airbag-related injuries. The system is able to analyze different occupant conditions and crash severity before activating the appropriate safety devices to help better protect a range of occupants in a variety of frontal crash situations.

The Vehicle Personal Safety System consists of:

Driver and passenger dual-stage airbag supplemental restraints.
Front seat outboard safety belts with pretensioners, energy management retractors and safety belt usage sensors.
Driver seat position sensor.
Front passenger sensing system.
Passenger airbag off and on indicator lamp.
Front crash severity sensors.
Restraints control module with impact and safing sensors.

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Restraint system warning light and backup tone.
The electrical wiring for the airbags, crash sensors, safety belt pretensioners, front safety belt usage sensors, driver seat position sensor, front passenger sensing system and indicator lights.

How Does the Personal Safety System Work?

The Personal Safety System can adapt the deployment strategy of the safety devices according to crash severity and occupant conditions. A collection of crash and occupant sensors provides information to the restraints control module. During a crash, the restraints control module may deploy the safety belt pretensioners, one or both stages of the dual-stage airbags based on crash severity and occupant conditions.

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PRINCIPLE OF OPERATION

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WARNINGS

Airbags do not inflate slowly or gently, and the risk of injury from a deploying

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airbag is the greatest close to the trim covering the airbag module.

All occupants of your vehicle, including the driver, should always properly wear

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their safety belts, even when an airbag supplemental restraint system is provided. Failure to properly wear your safety belt could seriously increase the risk of injury or death.

Always transport children 12 years old and under in the back seat and always

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properly use appropriate child restraints. Failure to follow this could seriously increase the risk of injury or death.

Never place your arm over the airbag module as a deploying airbag can

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result in serious arm fractures or other injuries.

WARNINGS

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Airbags can kill or injure a child in a child seat. Never place a rear-facing

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child seat in front of an active airbag. If you must use a forward-facing child seat in the front seat, move the seat upon which the child seat is installed all the way back.

Do not attempt to service, repair, or modify the airbag supplemental

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restraint systems or its fuses as you could be seriously injured or killed. Contact your authorized dealer as soon as possible.

Several airbag system components get hot after inflation. To reduce the risk

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of injury, do not touch them after inflation.

If the airbag has deployed, the airbag will not function again and must be

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replaced immediately. If the airbag is not replaced, the unrepaired area will increase the risk of injury in a crash.

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The airbags are a supplemental restraint system and are designed to work with the safety belts to help protect the driver and right front passenger from certain upper body injuries. Airbags do not inflate slowly; there is a risk of injury from a deploying airbag.

Note: You will hear a loud bang and see a cloud of harmless powdery residue if an airbag deploys. This is normal.

The airbags inflate and deflate rapidly upon activation. After airbag deployment, it is normal to notice a smoke-like, powdery residue or smell the burnt propellant. This may consist of cornstarch, talcum powder (to lubricate the bag) or sodium compounds (for example, baking soda) that result from the combustion process that inflates the airbag. Small amounts of sodium hydroxide may be present which may irritate the skin and eyes, but none of the residue is toxic.

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While the system is designed to help reduce serious injuries, contact with a deploying airbag may also cause abrasions or swelling. Temporary hearing loss is also a possibility as a result of the noise associated with a deploying airbag. Because airbags must inflate rapidly and with considerable force, there is the risk of death or serious injuries such as fractures, facial and eye injuries or internal injuries, particularly to occupants who are not properly restrained or are otherwise out of position at the time of airbag deployment. Thus, it is extremely important that occupants be properly restrained as far away from the airbag module as possible while maintaining vehicle control.

Routine maintenance of the airbags is not required.

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DRIVER AND PASSENGER AIRBAGS

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WARNINGS

Never place your arm or any objects over an airbag module. Placing your arm over a deploying airbag can result in

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serious arm fractures or other injuries. Objects placed on or over the airbag inflation area may cause those objects to be propelled by the airbag into your face and torso causing serious injury.

Airbags can kill or injure a child in a child seat. Never place a rear-facing

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child seat in front of an active airbag. If you must use a forward-facing child seat in the front seat, move the seat upon which the child seat is installed all the way back.

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The driver and front passenger airbags will deploy during significant frontal and near frontal crashes.

The driver and passenger front airbag system consists of:

Driver and passenger airbag modules.
Front passenger sensing system.

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· Crash sensors and monitoring system with readiness indicator. See Crash Sensors and Airbag

Indicator (page 52).

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Supplementary Restraints System

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Proper Driver and Front Passenger Seating Adjustment

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WARNING

National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) recommends

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a minimum distance of at least 10 inches (25 centimeters) between an occupant’s chest and the driver airbag module.

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To properly position yourself away from the airbag:

Move your seat to the rear as far as you can while still reaching the pedals comfortably.
Recline the seat slightly (one or two degrees) from the upright position.

After all occupants have adjusted their seats and put on safety belts, it is very important that they continue to sit properly. A properly seated occupant sits upright, leaning against the seat back, and centered on the seat cushion, with their feet comfortably extended on the floor. Sitting improperly can increase

the chance of injury in a crash event. For example, if an occupant slouches, lies down, turns sideways, sits forward, leans forward or sideways, or puts one or both feet up, the chance of injury during a crash is greatly increased.

Children and Airbags

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WARNING

Airbags can kill or injure a child in a child seat. Never place a rear-facing

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child seat in front of an active airbag. If you must use a forward-facing child seat in the front seat, move the seat upon which the child seat is installed all the way back.

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Children must always be properly restrained. Accident statistics suggest that children are safer when properly restrained in the rear seating positions than in the front seating position. Failure to follow these instructions may increase the risk of injury in a crash.

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FRONT PASSENGER SENSING SYSTEM

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WARNINGS

Even with Advanced Restraints Systems, children 12 and under should

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be properly restrained in a rear seating position. Failure to follow this could seriously increase the risk of injury or death.

Sitting improperly out of position or with the seat back reclined too far can

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take off weight from the seat cushion and affect the decision of the front passenger sensing system, resulting in serious injury or death in a crash. Always sit upright against your seat back, with your feet on the floor.

Any alteration or modification to the front passenger seat may affect the

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performance of the front passenger sensing system which could seriously increase the risk of injury or death.

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This system works with sensors that are part of the front passenger’s seat and safety belt to detect the presence of a properly-seated occupant and determine if the front passenger’s frontal airbag should be enabled (may inflate) or not.

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The front passenger sensing system uses a passenger airbag status indicator that will illuminate indicating that the front passenger frontal airbag is either ON (enabled) or OFF (disabled).

The indicator lamp is located in the center stack of the instrument panel.

Note: The passenger airbag status indicator OFF and ON indicator lamps will illuminate for a short period of time when the ignition is first turned on to confirm it is functional.

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The front passenger sensing system is designed to disable (will not inflate) the front passenger’s frontal airbag when the front passenger seat is unoccupied, or a rear facing infant seat, a forward-facing child restraint, or a booster seat is detected. Even with this technology, parents are strongly encouraged to always properly restrain children in the rear seat. The sensor also turns off the passenger front airbag and seat-mounted side airbag when the passenger seat is empty.

When the front passenger sensing system disables (will not inflate) the front passenger frontal airbag, the passenger airbag status indicator will illuminate the OFF lamp and stay lit to remind you that the front passenger frontal airbag is disabled.
If the child restraint has been installed and the passenger airbag status indicator illuminates the ON lamp, then turn the vehicle off, remove the child restraint from the vehicle and reinstall the restraint following the child restraint manufacturer’s instructions.

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The front passenger sensing system is designed to enable (may inflate) the front passenger’s frontal airbag anytime the system senses that a person of adult size is sitting properly in the front passenger seat.

When the front passenger sensing system enables the front passenger frontal airbag (may inflate), the passenger airbag status indicator will illuminate the ON lamp and remain illuminated.

Occupant

Empty

Child

Adult

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If a person of adult size is sitting in the front passenger’s seat, but the airbag off indicator lamp is lit, it is possible that the person isn’t sitting properly in the seat. If this happens:

Turn the vehicle off and ask the person to place the seat back in the full upright position.
Have the person sit upright in the seat, centered on the seat cushion, with the person’s legs comfortably extended.

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Passenger airbag status indicator

OFF: Lit

ON: Unlit

OFF: Lit

ON: Unlit

OFF: Unlit

ON: Lit

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Restart the vehicle and have the person remain in this position for about two minutes. This will allow the system to detect that person and enable the passenger’s frontal airbag.
If the indicator OFF lamp remains lit even after this, the person should be advised to ride in the rear seat.

Passenger airbag

Disabled

Disabled

Enabled

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Note: When the passenger airbag status indicator OFF light is illuminated, the passenger (seat mounted) side airbag may be disabled to avoid the risk of airbag deployment injuries.

After all occupants have adjusted their seats and put on safety belts, it is very important that they continue to sit properly. A properly seated occupant sits upright, leaning against the seat back, and centered on the seat cushion, with their feet comfortably extended on the floor. Sitting improperly can increase the chance of injury in a crash event. For example, if an occupant slouches, lies down, turns sideways, sits forward, leans forward or sideways, or puts one or both feet up, the chance of injury during a crash is greatly increased.

The conditions listed above may cause the weight of a properly seated occupant to be incorrectly interpreted by the front passenger sensing system. The person in the front passenger seat may appear heavier or lighter due to the conditions described in the list above.

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To know if the front passenger sensing system is operating properly, See Crash Sensors and

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Airbag Indicator (page 52).

Do not attempt to repair or service the system. Take your vehicle immediately to an authorized dealer.

If it is necessary to modify an advanced front airbag system to accommodate a person with disabilities, contact the Ford Customer Relationship Center. See Getting the Services You Need (page 257).

SIDE AIRBAGS

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WARNINGS

Do not place objects or mount equipment on or near the airbag cover,

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on the side of the seatbacks (of the front seats), or in front seat areas that may come into contact with a deploying airbag. Failure to follow these instructions may increase the risk of personal injury in the event of a crash.

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Do not use accessory seat covers. The use of accessory seat covers may

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prevent the deployment of the side airbags and increase the risk of injury in an accident.

Do not lean your head on the door. The side airbag could injure you as it

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deploys from the side of the seatback.

Do not attempt to service, repair, or modify the airbag, its fuses or the seat

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cover on a seat containing an airbag as you could be seriously injured or killed. Contact your authorized dealer as soon as possible.

If the side airbag has deployed, the airbag will not function again. The side

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airbag system (including the seat) must be inspected and serviced by an authorized dealer. If the airbag is not replaced, the unrepaired area will increase the risk of injury in a crash.

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The side airbags are located on the outboard side of the seatbacks of the front seats. In certain sideways crashes, the airbag on the side affected by the crash will be inflated. The airbag was designed to inflate between the door panel and occupant to further enhance the protection provided occupants in side impact crashes.

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The system consists of the following:

A label or embossed side panel indicating that side airbags are fitted to your vehicle.
Side airbags located inside the driver and front passenger seatbacks.
Front passenger sensing system.

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Crash sensors and monitoring system with readiness indicator. See Crash Sensors and Airbag Indicator (page 52).

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Note: The passenger sensing system will deactivate the passenger seat-mounted side airbag if it detects an empty passenger seat.

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. These recommended testing procedures help reduce the risk of injuries related to the deployment of side airbags.

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DRIVER AND PASSENGER KNEE AIRBAGS

Driver and passenger knee airbags are located under or within the instrument panel. During a crash, the restraints control module may activate the driver and passenger knee airbags (individually or both) based on crash severity and respective occupant conditions. Under certain crash and occupant conditions, the driver and passenger knee airbags may deploy (individually or both) but the corresponding front airbag may not activate. As with front and side airbags, it is important to be properly seated and restrained to reduce the risk of death or serious injury.

Make sure the knee airbags are operating properly. See Crash

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Sensors and Airbag Indicator (page 52).

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SIDE CURTAIN AIRBAGS

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WARNINGS

Do not place objects or mount equipment on or near the headliner at

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the siderail that may come into contact with a deploying side curtain airbag. Failure to follow these instructions may increase the risk of personal injury in the event of a crash.

Do not lean your head on the door. The side curtain airbag could injure you as

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it deploys from the headliner.

Do not attempt to service, repair, or modify the side curtain airbags, its

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fuses, the A, B, or C pillar trim, or the headliner on a vehicle containing side curtain airbags. Contact your authorized dealer as soon as possible.

All occupants of the vehicle including the driver should always wear their

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safety belts even when an airbag supplemental restraint system and side curtain airbag is provided.

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WARNINGS

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To reduce risk of injury, do not obstruct or place objects in the deployment

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path of the side curtain airbag.

If the side curtain airbags have deployed, the side curtain airbags will

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not function again. The side curtain airbags (including the A, B and C pillar trim and headliner) must be inspected and serviced by an authorized dealer. If the side curtain airbag is not replaced, the unrepaired area will increase the risk of injury in a crash.

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The side curtain airbags will deploy during significant side crashes. The side curtain airbags are mounted to the roof side-rail sheet metal, behind the headliner, above each row of seats. In certain sideways crashes, the side curtain airbag on the impacted side of the vehicle will be activated. The side curtain airbags are designed to inflate between the side window area and occupants to further enhance protection provided in side impact crashes.

The system consists of the following:

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Side curtain airbags located above the trim panels over the front and rear side windows identified by a label or wording on the headliner or roof-pillar trim.
A flexible headliner which opens above the side doors to allow side air curtain deployment.

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Crash sensors and monitoring system with readiness indicator. See Crash Sensors and Airbag

Indicator (page 52).

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Children 12 years old and under should always be properly restrained in the back seats. The side curtain airbags will not interfere with children restrained using a properly installed child or booster seat because it is designed to inflate downward from the headliner above the doors along the side window opening.

The design and development of the side curtain airbags included recommended testing procedures that were developed by a group of automotive safety experts known as the Side Airbag Technical Working Group. These recommended testing procedures help reduce the risk of injuries related to the deployment of side curtain airbags.

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CRASH SENSORS AND AIRBAG INDICATOR

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WARNING

Modifying or adding equipment to the front end of the vehicle (including

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frame, bumper, front end body structure and tow hooks) may affect the performance of the airbag system, increasing the risk of injury. Do not modify the front end of the vehicle.

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Your vehicle has a collection of crash and occupant sensors which provide information to the restraints control module. The restraints control module deploys (activates) the front safety belt pretensioners, driver airbag, passenger airbag, knee airbag(s), seat mounted side airbags, side curtain airbags and optional rear inflatable safety belts. Based on the type of crash (frontal impact or side impact), the restraints control module will deploy the appropriate safety devices.

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The restraints control module also monitors the readiness of the above safety devices plus the crash and occupant sensors. The readiness of the safety system is indicated by a warning indicator light in the instrument cluster or by a backup tone if the warning light is not working. Routine maintenance of the airbag is not required.

A difficulty with the system is indicated by one or more of the following:

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The readiness light will not illuminate immediately after the ignition is turned on.

The readiness light will either flash or stay lit.
A series of five beeps will be heard. The tone pattern will repeat periodically until the problem, the light or both are repaired.

If any of these things happen, even intermittently, have the supplemental restraint system serviced at an authorized dealer immediately. Unless serviced, the system may not function properly in the event of a crash.

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The safety belt pretensioners and the front airbag supplemental restraint system are designed to activate when the vehicle sustains frontal deceleration sufficient to cause the restraints control module to deploy a safety device.

The fact that the safety belt pretensioners or front airbags did not activate for both front seat occupants in a crash does not mean that something is wrong with the system. Rather, it means the restraints control module determined the accident conditions (crash severity, belt usage) were not appropriate to activate these safety devices.

The design of the front airbags is to activate only in frontal and near-frontal crashes (not rollovers, side impacts or rear impacts) unless the crash causes sufficient frontal deceleration.
The safety belt pretensioners and optional rear inflatable safety belts are designed to activate in frontal, near-frontal and side crashes.

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The knee airbag(s) may deploy based on crash severity and occupant conditions.
The design of the side airbags and side curtain airbags is to inflate in certain side impact crashes. Side airbags and side curtain airbags may activate in other types of crashes if the vehicle experiences sufficient sideways motion or deformation.

AIRBAG DISPOSAL

Contact your authorized dealer as soon as possible. Airbags must be disposed of by qualified personnel.

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Keys and Remote Controls

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GENERAL INFORMATION ON RADIO FREQUENCIES

This device complies with Part 15 of the FCC Rules and with Industry Canada license-exempt RSS standard(s). Operation is subject to the following two conditions: (1) This device may not cause harmful interference, and (2) This device must accept any interference received, including interference that may cause undesired operation.

Note: Changes or modifications not expressively approved by the party responsible for compliance could void the user’s authority to operate the equipment. The term IC before the radio certification number only signifies that Industry Canada technical specifications were met.

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The typical operating range for your transmitter is approximately 33 feet (10 meters). Vehicles with the remote start feature will have a greater range. One of the following could cause a decrease in operating range:

weather conditions
nearby radio towers
structures around the vehicle
other vehicles parked next to your vehicle

Other short-distance radio transmitters, such as amateur radios, medical equipment, wireless headphones, remote controls and alarm systems may operate on the same frequency as your remote control. If other transmitters are operating on those frequencies, you may not be able to use your remote control. Using your remote control near some types of electronic equipment, such as USB devices, computers or cell phones can interfere with remote operation. Operating your remote control near metal or metallic-finished purses, bags or clothing can interfere with remote operation. You can lock and unlock the doors with the key.

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Note: Make sure to lock your vehicle before leaving it unattended.

Note: If you are in range, the remote control will operate if you press any button unintentionally.

Intelligent Access

The system uses a radio frequency signal to communicate with your vehicle and authorize your vehicle to unlock when one of the following conditions are met:

You touch the inside of any exterior door handle within 3 ft (1 m) proximity of an intelligent access key.
You press the luggage compartment button.
You press a button on the transmitter.

If excessive radio frequency interference is present in the area or if the transmitter battery is low, you may need to mechanically unlock your door. You can use the mechanical key blade in your intelligent access key to open the driver door in this situation. See Remote Control (page 55).

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REMOTE CONTROL

Intelligent Access Key

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Your intelligent access keys operate the power locks and the remote start system. The key must be in your vehicle to activate the push-button start system.

Removable Key Blade

The intelligent access key also contains a removable mechanical key blade that you can use to lock or unlock the driver door.

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Slide the release on the back of the remote control and pivot the cover off to access the key blade.

If the central locking function fails to operate, you can lock the doors individually using the key blade in the position shown.

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On the driver’s side, turn the key clockwise to lock, and on the passenger side turn the key counterclockwise to lock.

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Note: Your vehicle’s backup keys came with a security tag that provides important vehicle key cut information. Keep the tag in a safe place for future reference.

Replacing the Battery

Note: Refer to local regulations when disposing of transmitter batteries.

Note: Do not wipe off any grease on the battery terminals or on the back surface of the circuit board.

Note: Replacing the battery will not delete the transmitter from the vehicle. The transmitter should operate normally.

A message appears in the information display when the remote control battery is low. See Information Messages (page 116).

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The remote control uses two coin-type three-volt lithium batteries CR2025 or equivalent.

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1.Slide the release on the back of the remote control and pivot the cover off.

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2.Insert a coin into the slot and twist to separate the housing.

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3.  Remove the batteries.

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4.Install new batteries with the + facing each other.

Note: Make sure to replace the label between the two batteries.

5. Reinstall the housing and cover.

Car Finder

Press the button twice within three seconds. The horn sounds and

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direction indicators will flash. We recommend that you use this method to locate your vehicle, rather than using the panic alarm.

Sounding a Panic Alarm

Note: The panic alarm will only operate when the ignition is off.

Press the button to activate the alarm. Press the button again or

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switch the ignition on to deactivate.

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Remote Start

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WARNING

To avoid exhaust fumes, do not use remote start if your vehicle is parked

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indoors or areas that are not well ventilated.

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Note: Do not use remote start if your vehicle is low on fuel.

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The remote start button is on the transmitter.

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This feature allows you to start your vehicle from outside the vehicle. The transmitter has an extended operating range.

You can configure automatic climate control to operate when the vehicle is remote started. See Climate Control (page 136).

Many states and provinces restrict the use of remote start. Check your local and state or provincial laws for specific requirements regarding remote start systems.

The remote start system will not work if:

The ignition is on.
The alarm system is triggered.

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You disable the feature.
The hood is open.
The transmission is not in P.
The vehicle battery voltage is too low.
The service engine soon light is on.

Remote Control Feedback (If Equipped)

An LED on the remote control provides status feedback of remote start or stop commands.

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LED

Status

Solid green

Remote start or

extension successful

Solid red

Remote stop

successful; engine

off

Blinking red

Remote start or stop

failed

Blinking green

Waiting for status

update

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Remote Starting the Vehicle

Note: You must press each button within three seconds of each other. Your vehicle will not remote start if you do not follow this sequence.

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The tag with your transmitter details the starting procedure.

To remote start your vehicle:

1.Press the lock button to lock all the doors.
2.Press the remote start button twice. The exterior lamps will flash twice.

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The horn will sound if the system fails to start, unless quiet start is on. Quiet start will run the blower fan at a slower speed to reduce noise. It can be switched on or off in the information display. See General Information (page 110).

Note: You must press the START/STOP button on the instrument panel once while applying the brake pedal before driving your vehicle.

The power windows will not work during the remote start and the radio will not turn on automatically.

The parking lamps will remain on and the vehicle will run for 5, 10, or 15 minutes, depending on the setting.

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Extending the Vehicle Run Time

Repeat Steps 1 and 2 with the vehicle still running to extend the run time for another remote start duration. If you programmed the duration to last 10 minutes, the second 10 minutes will begin after what is left of the first activation time. For example, if the vehicle had been running from the first remote start for five minutes, the vehicle will continue to run now for a total of 15 minutes. You can extend the remote start up to a maximum of 35 minutes.

Wait at least five seconds before remote starting after a vehicle shutdown.

Turning the Vehicle Off After Remote Starting

Press the button once. The parking lamps will turn off.

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You may have to be closer to the vehicle than when starting due to ground reflection and the added noise of the running vehicle.

You can disable or enable the remote start system through the information display. See General Information (page 110).

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Keys and Remote Controls

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Memory Feature

You can program your intelligent access key

to recall memory positions. See Memory

Function (page 146).

REPLACING A LOST KEY OR

REMOTE CONTROL

Replacement keys or remote controls can

be purchased from an authorized dealer.

Authorized dealers can program remote

controls for your vehicle. See Passive

Anti-Theft System (page 77).

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MyKey™

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PRINCIPLE OF OPERATION

MyKey allows you to program keys with restricted driving modes to promote good driving habits. All but one of the keys can be activated with these restricted modes.

Any keys that remain unprogrammed are referred to as administrator keys or admin keys. They can be used to:

Create a MyKey.
Program configurable MyKey settings.
Clear all MyKey features.

When you have created a MyKey, you can access the following information by using the information display to determine:

How many admin keys and MyKeys are programmed to your vehicle.
The total distance your vehicle traveled with a MyKey.

Note: Switch the vehicle on to use the system.

Note: All MyKeys are programmed to the same settings. You cannot program them individually.

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Note: For vehicles equipped with push-button start, when both a MyKey and an admin remote transmitter are present, the admin remote transmitter will be recognized by the vehicle while switching the vehicle on to start the vehicle.

Non-configurable Settings

The following settings cannot be changed by an admin key user:

Safety belt reminder. You cannot disable this feature. The audio system will mute when the front seat passengers’ safety belts are not fastened.
Early low fuel or charge. The low-fuel or low charge warning activates earlier, giving the MyKey user more time to refuel or recharge.
Driver assist features, if equipped on your vehicle, are forced on: parking aid and Blind Spot Information System (BLIS) with cross traffic alert.
Satellite radio adult content restrictions, if equipped on your vehicle.

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Configurable Settings

With an admin key, you can configure certain MyKey settings when you first create a MyKey and before you recycle the key or restart the vehicle. You can also change the settings afterward with an admin key.

A vehicle speed limit can be set. Warnings will be shown in the display followed by an audible tone when your vehicle reaches the set speed. You cannot override the set speed by fully depressing the accelerator pedal or by setting cruise control.

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WARNING

Do not set MyKey maximum speed limit to a limit that will prevent the driver

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from maintaining a safe speed considering posted speed limits and prevailing road conditions. The driver is always responsible to drive in accordance with local laws and prevailing conditions. Failure to do so could result in accident or injury.

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Various vehicle speed minders can be set. Once you select a speed, it will be shown in the display, followed by an audible tone when the preselected vehicle speed is exceeded.
Audio system maximum volume of 45%. A message will be shown in the display when you attempt to exceed the limited volume. Also, the speed-sensitive or compensated automatic volume control will be disabled.
Always on setting. When this is selected, you will not be able to switch off AdvanceTrac™ or traction control, 911 Assist or Emergency Assistance, or the do not disturb feature (if your vehicle is equipped with these features).

CREATING A MYKEY

Use the information display to create a

MyKey:

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1.Insert the key you want to program into the ignition. If your vehicle is equipped with a push-button start, place the remote control into the backup position. The location of your backup position is in another chapter. See Starting a Gasoline Engine (page 162).
2.Switch the ignition on.
3.Access the main menu on the information display controls. Use the arrow keys to get to the following menu selections:

Message

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Action and Description

image600 Press the OK button or the right arrow key.

image601 Press the OK button or the right arrow key.

Press the OK button or the right arrow key.

When prompted, hold the OK button until you see a message informing you to label this key as a MyKey. The key will be restricted at the next start.

MyKey is successfully created. Make sure you label it so you can distinguish it from the admin keys.

You can also program configurable settings for the key(s). See Programming/Changing Configurable Settings.

Programming/Changing Configurable Settings

Use the information display to access your configurable MyKey settings.

1.Switch the ignition on using an admin key or remote control.

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2.Access the main menu on the information display controls. Use the arrow keys to

Message

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Note: You can clear or change your MyKey settings at any time during the same key cycle as you created the MyKey. Once you have switched the vehicle off, however, you will need an admin key to change or clear your MyKey settings.

get to the following menu selections:

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Action and Description

image610 Press the OK button or the right arrow key.

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CLEARING ALL MYKEYS

Switch the ignition on using an admin key or

remote control.

You can clear or change your MyKey settings

using the information display control on the

steering wheel. See Information Displays

(page 110).

To clear all MyKeys of all MyKey settings, press the left arrow button to access the main menu and scroll to:

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Message  image613 Action and Description

image614 Settings image615 Press the OK button.

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image617 MyKey image618 Press the OK button.

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image620 Clear MyKey image621 Press and hold the OK button until the following message displays.

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Message  image629 Action and Description

All MyKeys

Cleared

Note: When you clear your MyKeys, you remove all restrictions and return all MyKeys to their original admin key status.

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CHECKING MYKEY SYSTEM STATUS

You can find information on programmed

MyKey(s) using the information display

control on the steering wheel. See

Information Displays (page 110).

To find information on programmed MyKey(s), press the left arrow button to access the main menu and scroll to:

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Message

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image638 Select one of the following:

MyKey Dist.

{0} MyKeys

{0} Admin Keys

Description

image639 Press the OK button.

image640 Press the OK button.

Tracks the distance when drivers use a MyKey. The only way to delete the accumulated distance is by using an admin key to clear your MyKeys. If the distance does not accumulate as expected, then the intended user is not using the MyKey, or an admin key user recently cleared and then recreated a MyKey.

Indicates the number of MyKeys programmed to your vehicle. Use this feature to detect how many MyKeys you have for your vehicle and determine when a MyKey has been deleted.

Indicates how many admin keys are programmed to your vehicle. Use this feature to determine how many unrestricted keys you have for your vehicle, and detect if an additional MyKey has been programmed.

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USING MYKEY WITH REMOTE START SYSTEMS

MyKey is not compatible with non

Ford-approved, aftermarket remote start

systems. If you choose to install a remote

start system, see an authorized dealer for a

Ford-approved remote start system.

MYKEY TROUBLESHOOTING

Condition

I cannot create a MyKey.

I cannot program the configurable settings.

I cannot clear the MyKeys.

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Potential Causes

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The key or transmitter used to start the vehicle does not have admin privileges.
The key or transmitter used to start the vehicle is the only admin key (there always has to be at least one admin key).
Vehicles with keyless start: The keyless start transmitter is not placed in the backup position. See Starting a Gasoline Engine (page 162).
SecuriLock passive anti-theft system is disabled or in unlimited mode.
The key or transmitter used to start your vehicle does not have admin privileges.
No MyKeys are created. See Creating a MyKey (page 61).
The key or transmitter used to start your vehicle does not have admin privileges.
No MyKeys are created. See Creating a MyKey (page 61).

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Condition  image655 Potential Causes

image656 I lost a key. image657 Program a spare key. See Passive Anti-Theft System (page 77).

MyKey distances do not accumulate.    The MyKey user is not using the MyKey.

An admin key holder cleared the MyKeys and created new MyKeys.
The key system has been reset.

No MyKey functions with the keyless entry transmitter.

An admin transmitter is present at vehicle start.
No MyKeys are created. See Creating a MyKey (page 61).

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Locks

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LOCKING AND UNLOCKING

You can use the power door lock control or the remote control to lock and unlock your vehicle.

Power Door Locks

The power door lock control is on the driver and front passenger door panels.

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AUnlock.

BLock.

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Door Lock Indicator

An LED on each door window trim illuminates when you lock the door. It remains on for up to 10 minutes after you switch the ignition off.

Door Lock Switch Inhibitor

When you electronically lock your vehicle, the power door lock switch and interior trunk release switch will not operate after 20 seconds. You must unlock your vehicle with the remote control or keyless keypad, or switch the ignition on, to restore function to these switches. You can switch this feature on or off in the information display. See General Information (page 110).

Rear Door Unlocking and Opening

Pull the interior door handle twice to unlock and open a rear door. The first pull unlocks the door and the second pull opens the door.

Remote Control

You can use the remote control at any time.

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Unlocking the Doors (Two-Stage Unlock)

Press the button to unlock the driver door.

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Press the button again within three seconds to unlock all doors. A tone sounds and the direction indicators will flash.

Press and hold both the lock and unlock buttons on the remote control for three seconds to change between driver door or all doors unlock mode. The direction indicators will flash twice to indicate a change to the unlocking mode. Driver door mode only unlocks the driver door when you press the unlock button once. All door mode unlocks all doors when you press the unlock button once. The unlocking mode applies to the remote control, keyless entry keypad and intelligent access. You can also change between the unlocking modes using the information display. See General Information (page 110).

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Locking the Doors

Press the button to lock all doors.

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A tone sounds and the direction

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indicators will flash.

Press the button again within three seconds to confirm that all the doors are closed. The doors will lock again, a tone sounds and the direction indicators will flash if all the doors and the luggage compartment are closed.

Mislock

If any door or the luggage compartment is open, or if the hood is open on vehicles with an anti-theft alarm or remote start, a tone sounds and the direction indicators will not flash. You can switch this feature on or off in the information display. See General Information (page 110).

Opening the Luggage Compartment

Press twice within three seconds to open the luggage compartment.

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Make sure to close and latch the luggage compartment before driving your vehicle. An unlatched luggage compartment may cause objects to fall out or block your view.

Note: The luggage compartment release button only works when your vehicle speed is less than 5 mph (8 km/h).

Activating Intelligent Access

You must have the intelligent access key within 3 ft (1 m) of your vehicle.

At a Door

Pull an exterior door handle to unlock and open the door. Make sure not to touch the lock sensor on top of the handle.

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Touch the top of the door handle to lock your vehicle. There is a brief delay before you can unlock your vehicle again.

Note: Keep the door handle clean to make sure the system operates correctly.

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At the Luggage Compartment

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Press the exterior release button.

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Smart Unlocks for Intelligent Access Keys

This feature helps to prevent you from locking your intelligent access key inside your vehicle’s passenger compartment or rear cargo area.

When you electronically lock your vehicle with any door open, the transmission is in park (P) and the ignition is off, the system searches for an intelligent access key inside your vehicle after you close the last door. If the system finds a key, all of the doors will immediately unlock and a tone sounds, indicating that a key is inside.

You can override the smart unlock feature and intentionally lock the intelligent access key inside your vehicle.

To do this, lock your vehicle after you have closed all the doors by:

Using the keyless entry keypad.
Pressing the lock button on another intelligent access key.
Touching the locking area on the front of the door handle with another intelligent access key in your hand.

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When you open one of the front doors and lock your vehicle using the power door lock control, all doors will lock then unlock if:

The ignition is on.
The ignition is off and the transmission is not in park (P).

Autolock

Autolock locks all the doors when:

All doors are closed.
The ignition is on.
You shift into any gear putting your vehicle in motion.
Your vehicle reaches a speed greater than 12 mph (20 km/h).

Autolock repeats when:

You open then close any door while the ignition is on and your vehicle speed is 9 mph (15 km/h) or lower.
Your vehicle reaches a speed greater than 12 mph (20 km/h).

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Autounlock

Autounlock unlocks all the doors when:

The ignition is on, all the doors are closed, and your vehicle has been moving at a speed greater than 12 mph (20 km/h).
Your vehicle comes to a stop and you switch the ignition off or to the accessory position.
You open the driver door within 10 minutes of switching the ignition off or to accessory.

Note: The doors will not autounlock if you electronically lock your vehicle after you switch the ignition off and before you open the driver door.

Enabling or Disabling Autolock and Autounlock

Note: You can switch autounlock and autolock on or off independently of each other.

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You can switch these features on or off in the information display or an authorized dealer can do it for you. See General Information (page 110).

Illuminated Entry

The interior lamps and some exterior lamps illuminate when you unlock the doors with the remote control.

The illuminated entry system will turn off the lights if:

The ignition is on.
You press the remote control lock button.
After 25 seconds of illumination.

The lights do not turn off if:

You turn them on with the lamp control.
Any door is open.

Illuminated Exit

The interior lamps and some exterior lamps illuminate when all doors are closed and you switch the ignition off.

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The lamps will turn off if all the doors remain closed and:

25 seconds have elapsed.
You press the push button ignition switch.

Battery Saver

If you leave the courtesy lamps, interior lamps or headlamps on, the battery saver shuts them off 10 minutes after you switch the ignition off.

Accessory Mode Battery Saver for Intelligent Access Keys

If you leave the ignition switched on, it shuts off when it detects a certain amount of battery drain, or after 45 minutes.

Luggage Compartment

From Inside Your Vehicle

Press the button on the instrument panel to open the luggage compartment.

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With the Remote Control

Press twice within three seconds to open the luggage compartment.

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From Outside Your Vehicle

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Press the exterior release button to open the luggage compartment. Your vehicle must be unlocked or have an intelligent access transmitter within 3 ft (1 m) of the luggage compartment.

Power Decklid (If Equipped)

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WARNINGS

Make sure all persons are clear of the power decklid area before using the

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power decklid control.

Keep keys out of the reach of children. Do not allow children to operate the

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power decklid, or to play near an open or moving power decklid.

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Note: Do not drive with the decklid open unless you switch off the power feature. Make sure the decklid is fully closed before you drive your vehicle.

You can switch the power decklid feature on or off in the information display. See General Information (page 110). The remote control and instrument panel button will still operate the decklid regardless of the setting.

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Opening and Closing the Power Decklid

Note: You can reverse the decklid movement. Press the instrument panel or decklid button again, or press the remote control button twice.

The decklid will only operate with the transmission in park (P).

If the decklid reverses or starts to close after an open request, you will hear a fast continuous chime. This indicates excessive load on the decklid or a possible gas strut failure. If the decklid continues to close after opening, have the system checked by an authorized dealer.

From Inside Your Vehicle

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Press the button on the instrument panel.

With the Remote Control

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Press the button twice within three seconds.

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From Outside Your Vehicle

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Press the exterior release button to open the luggage compartment. Your vehicle must be unlocked or have an intelligent access transmitter within 3 ft (1 m) of the luggage compartment.

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Note: Let the power system operate the decklid after pressing the control. Pushing or pulling the decklid may activate the obstacle detection feature and stop the power operation.

With the Decklid Close Button

Press the button inside the decklid on the left-hand side.

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Obstacle Detection

The decklid will reverse to full open if it detects an obstacle while closing. Three chimes will sound as the decklid begins to reopen. Remove the obstacle to close the decklid.

Note: Before driving your vehicle, check the instrument cluster for a trunk ajar or door ajar message or warning indicator. Failure to do this could result in unintentionally leaving the decklid open while driving.

The decklid will stop and three chimes will sound if it detects an obstacle while opening. Remove the obstacle to operate the decklid.

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Resetting the Power Decklid

The decklid may not operate correctly and you may need to reset it if:

The vehicle battery charge is low.
You disconnect the battery.
You manually close the decklid and leave it unlatched.

To reset the power decklid:

1.Disconnect the battery for 20 seconds then reconnect the battery.
2.Manually close the decklid making sure it is fully closed.
3.Power open the decklid using the remote control or instrument panel button.

KEYLESS ENTRY

SECURICODE™ KEYLESS ENTRY KEYPAD

The keypad is located near the driver window. It is invisible until touched and then it lights up so you can see and touch the appropriate buttons.

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Note: If you enter your entry code too fast on the keypad, the unlock function may not work. Re-enter your entry code more slowly.

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You can use the keypad to:

lock or unlock the doors
recall memory seat and mirror positions
program and erase personal entry codes
arm and disarm the anti-theft alarm
release the trunk.

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Note: The keypad will not operate a power decklid.

You can operate the keypad with the factory-set 5-digit entry code. The code is located on the owner’s wallet card in the glove box and is available from an authorized dealer. You can also create up to five of your own 5-digit personal entry codes.

Programming a Personal Entry Code To create your own personal entry code:

1.Enter the factory-set code.
2.Press 1·2 on the keypad within five seconds.
3.Enter your personal 5-digit code. You must enter each number within five seconds of each other.
4.Press 1·2 on the keypad to save personal code 1.

The doors will lock then unlock to confirm that programming was successful.

To program additional personal entry codes, repeat Steps 1-3, then for Step 4:

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press 3·4 to save personal code 2
press 5·6 to save personal code 3
press 7·8 to save personal code 4
press 9·0 to save personal code 5.

You may also program a personal entry code through the MyLincoln Touch system. See Settings (page 388).

Tips:

Do not set a code that uses five of the same number.
Do not use five numbers in sequential order.
The factory-set code will work even if you have set your own personal code.

Recalling Memory Positions

The programmed entry codes will recall driver memory positions as follows:

Entry code 1 will recall driver 1 memory positions.
Entry code 2 will recall driver 2 memory positions.
Entry code 3 will recall driver 3 memory positions.

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Note: Personal entry codes 4 and 5 will not recall memory positions.

Erasing a Personal Code

1.Enter the factory-set 5-digit code.
2.Press and release 1·2 on the keypad within five seconds.
3.Press and hold 1·2 for two seconds. You must do this within five seconds of completing Step 2.

All personal codes are now erased and only the factory-set 5–digit code will work.

Anti-Scan Feature

The keypad will go into an anti-scan mode if you enter the wrong code seven times (35 consecutive button presses). This mode disables the keypad for one minute and the keypad lamp will flash.

The anti-scan feature will turn off after:

one minute of keypad inactivity
pressing the unlock button on the remote control

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switching the ignition on
unlocking your vehicle using intelligent access.

Unlocking and Locking the Doors To Unlock the Driver Door

Enter the factory-set 5-digit code or your personal code. You must press each number within five seconds of each other. The interior lamps will illuminate.

Note: All doors will unlock if you enable the all-door unlocking mode. See Locking and Unlocking (page 67).

To Unlock All Doors

Enter the factory-set code or your personal code, then press 3·4 within five seconds.

To Lock All Doors

Press and hold 7·8 and 9·0 at the same time (with the driver door closed). You do not need to enter the keypad code first.

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To Release the Trunk

Enter the factory-set code or your personal code, then press 5·6 within five seconds.

Note: The keypad will not operate a power decklid.

Displaying the Factory Set Code

Note: You will need to have two programmed intelligent access keys for this procedure.

To display the factory-set code in the information display:

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1.Remove the rubber covering (A) in the cupholder. Place the first programmed key in the backup slot (B) at the bottom of the cupholder.
2.Press the START/STOP button once and wait a few seconds.
3.Press the START/STOP button again and remove the key.
4.Insert the second programmed key into the backup slot, then press the START/STOP button.

The factory-set code will appear in the information display for a few seconds.

Note: The code may not display until after any other warning messages first display.

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INTERIOR LUGGAGE COMPARTMENT RELEASE

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WARNINGS

Keep vehicle doors and luggage compartment locked and keep keys

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and remote transmitters out of a child’s reach. Unsupervised children could lock themselves in the trunk and risk injury.

Children should be taught not to play in vehicles.

Do not leave children or animals unattended in the vehicle. On hot days,

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the temperature in the trunk or vehicle interior can rise very quickly. 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. Small children are particularly at risk.

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Your vehicle is equipped with a release handle that provides a means of escape for children and adults if they become locked inside the luggage compartment.

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Adults should familiarize themselves with the operation and location of the release handle.

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The handle is located inside the luggage

compartment either on the luggage

compartment door (lid) or near the tail lamps.

It is composed of a material that will glow for

hours in darkness following brief exposure

to ambient light.

Pull the handle and push up on the luggage

compartment door (lid) to open from within

the luggage compartment.

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PASSIVE ANTI-THEFT SYSTEM

Note: The system is not compatible with non-Ford aftermarket remote start systems. Use of these systems may result in vehicle starting problems and a loss of security protection.

Note: Metallic objects, electronic devices or a second coded key on the same key chain may cause vehicle starting problems if they are too close to the key when starting your vehicle. Prevent these objects from touching the coded key while starting your vehicle.

Switch the ignition off, move all objects on the key chain away from the coded key and restart your vehicle if a problem occurs.

Note: Do not leave a duplicate coded key in your vehicle. Always take your keys and lock all doors when leaving your vehicle.

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SecuriLock

The system helps prevent your vehicle from starting unless you use a coded key programmed to your vehicle. Using the wrong key may prevent your vehicle from starting. A message may appear in the information display.

If you are unable to start your vehicle with a correctly coded key, it is not operating properly. A message may appear in the information display.

Automatic Arming

Your vehicle arms immediately after switching the ignition off.

Automatic Disarming

Switching the ignition on with a coded key disarms your vehicle.

Replacement Keys

Note: Your vehicle comes equipped with two intelligent access keys.

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The intelligent access key functions as a programmed key that operates the driver door lock and activates the intelligent access with push button start system, as well as a remote control.

If your programmed transmitters are lost or stolen and you do not have an extra coded key, have your vehicle towed to an authorized dealer. You need to erase the key codes from your vehicle and program new coded keys.

Store an extra programmed key away from your vehicle in a safe place to help prevent any inconveniences. See your authorized dealer to purchase additional spare or replacement keys.

Programming a Spare Intelligent Access Key

Note: You can program a maximum of four intelligent access keys to your vehicle.

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You must have two previously programmed intelligent access keys inside your vehicle and the new unprogrammed intelligent access keys readily accessible. See an authorized dealer to have the spare key programmed if two previously programmed keys are not available.

Make sure that your vehicle is off before beginning this procedure. Make sure that you close all the doors before beginning and that they remain closed throughout the procedure. Perform all steps within 30 seconds of starting the sequence. Stop and wait for at least one minute before starting again if you perform any steps out of sequence.

Read and understand the entire procedure before you begin.

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1.Remove the rubber covering (A) from the cupholder. Place the first programmed key in the backup slot (B) at the bottom of the cupholder, then press the push button ignition switch.
2.Wait five seconds and then press the push button ignition switch again.
3.Remove the intelligent access key.
4.Within 10 seconds, place a second programmed intelligent access key in the backup slot. Press the push button ignition switch.
5.Wait five seconds and then press the push button ignition switch again.

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6.Remove the intelligent access key.
7.Place the unprogrammed intelligent access key in the backup slot and press the push button ignition switch.

Programming is now complete. Verify the remote control functions operate and your vehicle starts with the new intelligent access key.

If programming was not successful, wait 10 seconds and repeat Steps 1 through 7. If you are still unsuccessful, take your vehicle to your authorized dealer.

ANTI-THEFT ALARM

The system will warn you of an unauthorized entry to your vehicle. It will be triggered if any door, the luggage compartment or the hood is opened without using the key, remote control or keyless entry keypad.

The direction indicators will flash and the horn will sound if unauthorized entry is attempted while the alarm is armed.

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Take all remote controls to an authorized

dealer if there is any potential alarm problem

with your vehicle.

Arming the Alarm

The alarm is ready to arm when there is not

a key in your vehicle. Electronically lock your

vehicle to arm the alarm.

Disarming the Alarm

Disarm the alarm by any of the following

actions:

Unlock the doors or luggage compartment with the remote control or keyless entry keypad.
Switch your vehicle on or start your vehicle.
Use a key in the driver door to unlock your vehicle, then switch your vehicle on within 12 seconds.

Note: Pressing the panic button on the

remote control will stop the horn and signal

indicators, but will not disarm the system.

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ADJUSTING THE STEERING WHEEL

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WARNING

Do not adjust the steering wheel when your vehicle is moving.

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Note: Make sure that you are sitting in the correct position. See Sitting in the Correct Position (page 141).

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1.Unlock the steering column.
2.Adjust the steering wheel to the desired position.

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3.  Lock the steering column.

Power Tilt and Telescope Steering

Column (If Equipped)

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WARNING

Do not adjust the steering wheel when your vehicle is moving.

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Note: Make sure that you are sitting in the correct position. See Sitting in the Correct Position (page 141).

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Use the control on the side of the steering column to adjust the position.

To adjust:

tilt: press the top or bottom of the control
telescope: press the front or rear of the control.

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Steering Wheel

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The steering column sets a stopping position just short of the end of the column position to prevent damage to the steering column. A new stopping position sets if the steering column encounters an object when tilting or telescoping.

To reset the steering column to its normal stopping position:

1.Press the steering column control again after encountering the new stopping position.
2.Continue pressing the control until it reaches the end of the column position.

A new stopping position is set. The next time you tilt or telescope the steering column, it will stop just short of the end of the column position.

Memory Feature

You can save and recall the steering column position with the memory function. See Memory Function (page 146).

Note: Pressing the adjustment control during memory recall cancels the operation. The column responds to the adjustment control.

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Easy Entry and Exit Feature

When you switch the ignition off, the steering column will move to the full up position to allow extra room to exit your vehicle. The column will return to the previous setting when you switch the ignition on. You can enable or disable this feature in the information display. See Information Displays (page 110).

AUDIO CONTROL (If Equipped)

You can operate the following functions with the control:

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AVolume up.
BVolume down. C Seek up or next.

D Seek down or previous. E Mute.

Seek, Next or Previous

Press the seek button to:

Tune the radio to the next or previous stored preset.
Play the next or the previous track.

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Press and hold the seek button to:

Tune the radio to the next station up or down the frequency band.
Seek through a track.

CRUISE CONTROL

Type 1

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Type 2

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VOICE CONTROL (If Equipped)

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AVoice recognition. B End call.

C Answer call.

See MyLincoln Touch™ (page 377).

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See Cruise Control (page 207).

INFORMATION DISPLAY CONTROL

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See Information Displays (page 110).

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Steering Wheel

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Cluster Display Control Features

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Use this control to access some of the

MyLincoln Touch features in the information

display. Navigate through the screen and

press OK to select. See MyLincoln Touch™

(page 377).

HEATED STEERING WHEEL (If Equipped)

See your MyLincoln Touch information.

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Wipers and Washers

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WINDSHIELD WIPERS

Note: Fully defrost the windshield before you switch the windshield wipers on.

Note: Make sure you switch the windshield wipers off before entering a car wash.

Note: Clean the windshield and wiper blades if they begin to leave streaks or smears. If that does not resolve the issue, install new wiper blades.

Note: Do not operate the wipers on a dry windshield. This may scratch the glass, damage the wiper blades or cause the wiper motor to burn out. Always use the windshield washers before wiping a dry windshield.

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BIntermittent wipe C Normal wipe

D High speed wipe

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AShortest wipe interval B Intermittent wipe

C Longest wipe interval

Use the rotary control to adjust the intermittent wipe interval.

Speed Dependent Wipers

When your vehicle speed increases, the interval between wipes decreases.

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Wipers and Washers

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AUTOWIPERS (If Equipped)

Note: Fully defrost the windshield before switching on the windshield wipers.

Note: Make sure you switch off the windshield wipers before entering a car wash.

Note: Clean the windshield and wiper blades if they begin to leave streaks or smears. If that does not resolve the issue, install new wiper blades.

Note: If you switch autolamps on in conjunction with autowipers, your low beam headlamps will illuminate automatically when the rain sensor activates the windshield wipers continuously.

Note: Wet or winter driving conditions with ice, snow or salty road mist can cause inconsistent and unexpected wiping or smearing.

In these conditions, you can do the following to help keep your windshield clear:

Lower the sensitivity of the autowipers to reduce the amount of smearing.
Switch to normal or high-speed wipe.
Switch the autowipers off.

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AHighest sensitivity B On

C Lowest sensitivity

The autowipers feature uses a rain sensor. You will find it in the area around the interior mirror. The rain sensor monitors the amount of moisture on the windshield and automatically turns on the wipers. It will adjust the wiper speed by the amount of moisture that the sensor detects on the windshield.

Note: This autowiper feature is automatically set to on and remains on until you switch it off in the information display. You can also switch the feature back on at any time. See General Information (page 110).

Use the rotary control to adjust the sensitivity of the rain sensor. Set the control to low sensitivity, and the wipers will turn on when the rain sensor detects a large amount of moisture on the windshield. Set the control to high sensitivity, and the wipers will turn on when the rain sensor detects a small amount of moisture on the windshield.

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Note: When you set the wiper system to intermittent wipe and the autowiper system is on, the autowiper sensitivity setting adjusts the wiper speed according to the moisture on the windshield only. Use the wiper lever to wipe the windshield on-demand.

Keep the outside of the windshield clean. The rain sensor is very sensitive. If the area around the mirror is dirty, then the wipers may operate if dirt, mist or insects hit the windshield.

WINDSHIELD WASHERS

Note: Do not operate the washers when the washer reservoir is empty. This may cause the washer pump to overheat.

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To operate the washers and spray the

windshield, pull the lever toward you.

A wipe will occur a few seconds after

washing to clear any remaining washer fluid.

This feature can be switched on or off in the

information display. See General

Information (page 110).

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Lighting

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LIGHTING CONTROL  High Beams  Headlamp Flasher

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AOff
BParking lamps, instrument panel lamps, license plate lamps and tail lamps
CHeadlamps

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Push the lever forward to switch the high beams on.

Push the lever forward again or pull the lever toward you to switch the high beams off.

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Pull the lever toward you slightly and release it to flash the headlamps.

AUTOLAMPS (If Equipped)

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The autolamps switch position may not activate the headlamps in all low

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visibility conditions, such as daytime fog. Always ensure that your headlamps are switched to auto or on, as appropriate, during all low visibility conditions. Failure to do so may result in a collision.

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When the lighting control is in the autolamps position, the headlamps automatically turn on in low light situations or when the wipers activate.

If equipped, the following also activate when the lighting control is in the autolamps position and you switch them on in the information display:

Configurable daytime running lamps.
Automatic high beam control.
Adaptive headlamp control.

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The headlamps remain on for a period of time after you switch the ignition off. Use the information display controls to adjust the period of time that the headlamps remain on. See Information Displays (page 110).

Note: With the headlamps in the autolamps position, you cannot switch the high beam headlamps on until the autolamps system turns the low beam headlamps on.

Windshield Wiper Activated Headlamps

The windshield wiper activated headlamps turn on within 10 seconds when you switch the windshield wipers on and the lighting control is in the autolamps position. They turn off approximately 60 seconds after you switch the windshield wipers off.

The headlamps will not turn on by wiper activation:

During a mist wipe.
When the wipers are on to clear washer fluid during a wash condition.
If the wipers are in intermittent mode.

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Note: If you switch autolamps and autowipers on, the headlamps will automatically turn on when the windshield wipers continuously operate.

INSTRUMENT LIGHTING DIMMER

Note: If you disconnect and connect the battery, or fully discharge and charge the battery, the illuminated components will switch to the maximum setting.

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APress repeatedly or press and hold to dim.
BPress repeatedly or press and hold to brighten.

HEADLAMP EXIT DELAY

After you switch the ignition off, you can switch the headlamps on by pulling the direction indicator lever toward you. You will hear a short tone. The headlamps will switch off automatically after three minutes with any door open or 30 seconds after the last door has been closed. You can cancel this feature by pulling the direction indicator toward you again or switching the ignition on.

DAYTIME RUNNING LAMPS (If

Equipped)

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may not provide adequate lighting during low visibility driving conditions. Also, the autolamps switch position may not activate the headlamps in all low visibility conditions, such as daytime fog. Make sure the headlamps are switched to auto or on, as appropriate, during all low visibility conditions. Failure to do so may result in a crash.

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Type 1 – Conventional (Non-

Configurable)

The daytime running lamps turn on when:

1.The ignition is switched to the on position.
2.The transmission is not in park (P) for vehicles with automatic transmissions or the parking brake is released for vehicles with manual transmissions.

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3.The lighting control is in the off, parking lamp or autolamps positions.
4.The headlamps are off.

Type 2 – Configurable

Switch the daytime running lamps on or off using the information display controls. See Information Displays (page 110).

The daytime running lamps turn on when:

1.They are switched on in the information display. See Information Displays (page 110).
2.The ignition is switched to the on position.
3.The transmission is not in park (P) for vehicles with automatic transmissions or the parking brake is released for vehicles with manual transmissions.
4.The lighting control is in the autolamps position.
5.The headlamps are off.

The other lighting control switch positions do not activate the daytime running lamps, and you can use them to temporarily override autolamp control.

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When switched off in the information display, the daytime running lamps are off in all lighting control switch positions.

AUTOMATIC HIGH BEAM

CONTROL (If Equipped)

The system will automatically turn on your high beams if it is dark enough and no other traffic is present. When it detects the headlights of an approaching vehicle, the tail lamps of the preceding vehicle or street lighting, the system will turn off the high beams before they distract other drivers. The low beams remain on.

Note: If it appears that automatic control of the high beams is not functioning properly, check the windshield in front of the camera for a blockage. A clear view of the road is required for proper system operation. Have any windshield damage in the area of the camera’s field-of-view repaired.

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Note: If the system detects a blockage, for example bird droppings, bug splatter, snow or ice, the system will go into low beam mode until you clear the blockage. A message may also appear in the instrument cluster display noting the front camera is blocked.

Note: Typical road dust, dirt and water spots will not affect the performance of the automatic high beam system. However, in cold or inclement weather conditions, you will notice a decrease in the availability of the high beam system, especially at start up. If you want to change the beam state independently of the system, you may switch the high beams on or off using the multifunction switch. Automatic control will resume when conditions are correct.

Note: Modification of the vehicle ride height such as using much larger tires, may degrade feature performance.

A camera sensor, centrally mounted behind the windshield of your vehicle, continuously monitors conditions to decide when to switch the high beams off and on.

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Once the system is active, the high beams will switch on if:

the ambient light level is low enough
there is no traffic in front of the vehicle
the vehicle speed is greater than approximately 32 mph (52 km/h).

The high beams will switch off if:

the system detects the headlamps of an

approaching vehicle or the tail lamps of

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  vehicle speed falls below approximately 27 mph (44 km/h)

the ambient light level is high enough that high beams are not required
the system detects severe rain, snow or fog
the camera is blocked.

Activating the System

Switch the system on using the information display. See Information Displays (page 110). Switch the autolamps on. See Autolamps (page 87).

The indicator lamp illuminates to confirm when the system is ready to assist.

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Manually Overriding the System

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When the automatic control has activated the high beams, pushing or pulling the stalk will provide a temporary override to low beam.

Use the information display menu to permanently deactivate the system, or turn the lighting control switch from autolamps to headlamps.

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ADAPTIVE HEADLAMPS

The headlamp beams move in the same direction as the steering wheel. This provides more visibility when driving around curves.

A.Without adaptive headlamps
B.With adaptive headlamps

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Note: There may be a delay of up to five seconds before the system will operate when the vehicle is first driven.

Note: The system is only active at speeds above 3 mph (5 km/h).

When the vehicle is started, the lamps track to a predetermined position, then back to center to alert the driver that the system is working properly.

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The system will only work with the lighting

control switch in the autolamp position.

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DIRECTION INDICATORS

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Push the lever up or down to use the direction indicators.

Note: Tap the lever up or down to make the direction indicators flash three times to indicate a lane change.

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WELCOME LIGHTING

The Lincoln welcome mat projection lights are on the bottom of the exterior mirror housings. They will project an image onto the ground a short distance from your vehicle when welcome lighting or lighted entry turns on.

Note: Moisture, frost and ice build-up or other types of contamination on the surface of the light lens can cause non-permanent distortion or reduced brightness of the image. Do not use abrasive materials to clean the lens.

INTERIOR LAMPS

The lamps switch on when:

You open any door.
You press a remote control button.
You press the all lamps on switch on the front interior lamp.

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Front Interior Lamp

Note: The front interior lamp switches are on the overhead console. The exact location of each switch on the overhead console depends upon which roof, sunroof, and window shade features are on your vehicle.

Note: Press the door function switch to switch off when you open any door. The indicator lamp illuminates amber when the door function is off. When the door function is off and you open a door, the courtesy and door lamps stay off. Press the door function switch again to switch back on. The indicator lamp illuminates white when the door function is on. When the door function is on and you open a door, the courtesy and door lamps switch on.

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Type 1  Type 2  Type 3

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B

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BDoor function switch.
CAll lamps on and off switch. D Map lamp switch.

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A.Left-hand side map lamp.
B.Right-hand side map lamp.

Press the button to switch the lamps on or

off.

AMBIENT LIGHTING (If Equipped)

Adjust the ambient lighting using the

touchscreen. See MyLincoln Touch™ (page

377). See MyLincoln Touch™ (page 377). See

MyLincoln Touch™ (page 377).

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Windows and Mirrors

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POWER WINDOWS

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WARNINGS

Do not leave children unattended in your vehicle and do not let them play

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with the power windows. They may seriously injure themselves.

When closing the power windows, you should verify they are free of

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obstructions and make sure that children and pets are not in the proximity of the window openings.

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Note: You may hear a pulsing noise when just one of the windows is open. Lower the opposite window slightly to reduce this noise.

Press the switch to open the window.

Lift the switch to close the window.

One-Touch Down

Press the switch fully and release it. Press again or lift it to stop the window.

One-Touch Up

Lift the switch fully and release it. Press or lift it again to stop the window.

Bounce-Back

The window will stop automatically while closing. It reverses some distance if there is an obstacle in the way.

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Overriding the Bounce-Back Feature

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WARNING

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it detects an obstacle. Take care when closing the windows to avoid personal injury or damage to your vehicle.

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Pull up the window switch and hold within a few seconds of the window reaching the bounce-back position. The window travels up with no bounce-back protection. The window stops if you release the switch before the window closes fully.

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Window Lock

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Press the control to lock or unlock the rear window controls. It will illuminate when you lock the rear window controls.

Accessory Delay

You can use the window switches for several minutes after you switch the ignition off or until you open either front door.

GLOBAL OPENING AND CLOSING

You can use the remote control to operate the windows with the ignition off.

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Note: You can enable or disable this feature in the information display or see an authorized dealer. See General Information (page 110).

Note: To operate this feature, accessory delay must not be active.

Opening the Windows

You can only open the windows for a short time after you unlock your vehicle with the remote control. After you unlock your vehicle, press and hold the remote control unlock button to open the windows and vent the moonroof. Release the button once movement starts. Press the lock or unlock button to stop movement.

Closing the Windows

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free of obstructions and make sure that children and pets are not in the proximity of the window openings.

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To close the windows and moonroof, press and hold the remote control lock button. Release the button once movement starts. Press the lock or unlock button to stop movement.

EXTERIOR MIRRORS

Power Exterior Mirrors

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Do not adjust the mirrors when your vehicle is moving.

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ALeft-hand mirror.
BAdjustment control. C Right-hand mirror.

To adjust a mirror:

1.Select the mirror you want to adjust. The control illuminates.
2.Adjust the position of the mirror.
3.Press the mirror switch again.

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Fold-Away Exterior Mirrors

Push the mirror toward the door window glass. Make sure that you fully engage the mirror in its support when returning the mirror to its original position.

Power-Folding Mirrors (If Equipped)

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To fold both mirrors, make sure you switch your vehicle on (with the ignition in accessory mode or the engine running) and then:

1.Press the control to fold the mirrors.
2.Press the control again to unfold.

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Note: Once you press the control, you cannot stop the mirrors midway through their movement. Wait until the mirrors stop moving and press the control again.

Heated Exterior Mirrors

See Heated Windows and Mirrors (page 139).

Memory Mirrors

You can save and recall the mirror positions through the memory function. See Memory Function (page 146).

Auto-Dimming Feature (If Equipped)

The driver exterior mirror automatically dims when the interior auto-dimming mirror turns on.

Signal Indicator Mirrors

The outer portion of the appropriate mirror housing blinks when you switch on the direction indicator.

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Windows and Mirrors

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Lincoln Welcome Mat

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Projection lights, on the bottom of the mirror housings, project an image onto the ground a short distance from the vehicle. See Lighting (page 87).

Integrated Blind Spot Mirrors

WARNING

C

Objects in the blind spot mirror are

closer than they appear.

Blind spot mirrors have an integrated convex

B

mirror built into the upper outboard corner

of the exterior mirrors. Their design can

increase your visibility along the side of your

vehicle.

Check the main mirror first before a lane

change, then check the blind spot mirror. If

A

no vehicles are present in the blind spot

mirror and the traffic in the adjacent lane is

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at a safe distance, signal that you intend to

change lanes. Glance over your shoulder to

verify traffic is clear and carefully change

lanes.

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The image of the approaching vehicle is small and near the inboard edge of the main mirror when it is at a distance. The image becomes larger and begins to move outboard across the main mirror as the vehicle approaches (A). The image transitions from the main mirror and begins to appear in the blind spot mirror as the vehicle approaches (B). The vehicle transitions to your peripheral field of view as it leaves the blind spot mirror (C).

Blind Spot Monitor (If Equipped)

See Blind Spot Information System (page 222).

INTERIOR MIRROR

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Do not adjust the mirror when your vehicle is moving.

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Note: Do not clean the housing or glass of any mirror with harsh abrasives, fuel or other petroleum or ammonia-based cleaning products.

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Windows and Mirrors

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You can adjust the interior mirror to your preference. Some mirrors also have a second pivot point. This lets you move the mirror head up or down and from side to side.

Auto-Dimming Mirror

Note: Do not block the sensors on the front and back of the mirror. Mirror performance may be affected. A rear center passenger or raised rear center head restraint may also block light from reaching the sensor.

The mirror will dim automatically to reduce glare when bright lights are detected from behind your vehicle. It will automatically return to normal reflection when you select reverse gear to make sure you have a clear view when backing up.

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Lift the cover to switch the lamp on.

SUN SHADES (If Equipped)

Note: Do not try to move the sun shade manually.

The power rear sun shade covers the rear window of the vehicle.

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The control is in the overhead console.

The sun shade has a one-touch up and down feature. Press and release the control to move the sun shade. To stop motion, press the control a second time.

The sun shade automatically retracts when you shift the transmission into R (Reverse).

MOONROOF (If Equipped)

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Do not let children play with the moonroof or leave them unattended in

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the vehicle. They may seriously hurt themselves.

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WARNINGS

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When closing the moonroof, you should verify that it is free of

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obstructions and make sure that children and pets are not in the proximity of the roof opening.

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The moonroof controls are located on the overhead console and have a one-touch open and close feature. To stop its movement during one-touch operation, press the control a second time.

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AMoonroof open. Press and release to open the moonroof. The moonroof stops short of the fully opened position. Press and release the control again to open the moonroof fully.
BMoonroof vent. Press and release

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CSunshade open. Press and release to open the sunshade. The sunshade opens automatically with the moonroof. You can also open the sunshade with the moonroof closed. Note: The sunshade stops short of its fully opened position for the comfort of rear passengers. To open the sunshade fully, press the control again.
DSunshade close. Press and release to close the sunshade. If fully open, the sunshade stops after covering the rear glass panel. Press and release again to fully close the sunshade.
EMoonroof close. Press and release to close the moonroof from either the open or vent positions.

To override this feature, press and hold the

moonroof close control within two seconds

after the roof comes to a stop following a

bounce-back reversal or two successive

reversals if equipped with a retractable

panoramic roof.

Bounce-Back

The moonroof automatically reverses some

distance if an obstacle is detected while

closing.

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ATachometer
BInformation display C Speedometer

D Fuel gauge

EEngine coolant temperature gauge

Information Display

Odometer

Located in the bottom of the information display Registers the accumulated distance your vehicle has traveled.

Trip Computer

See General Information (page 110).

Vehicle Settings and Personalization See General Information (page 110).

Fuel Gauge

Note: The fuel gauge may vary slightly when your vehicle is moving or on a gradient.

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Switch the ignition on. The fuel gauge will indicate approximately how much fuel is left in the fuel tank. The arrow adjacent to the fuel pump symbol indicates on which side of your vehicle the fuel filler door is located.

The needle should move toward F when you refuel your vehicle. If the needle points to E after adding fuel, this indicates your vehicle needs service soon.

After refueling some variability in needle position is normal:

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It may take a short time for the needle to reach full after leaving the gas station. This is normal and depends upon the slope of pavement at the gas station.
The fuel amount dispensed into the tank is a little less or more than the gauge indicated. This is normal and depends upon the slope of pavement at the gas station.
If the gas station nozzle shuts off before the tank is full, try a different gas pump nozzle.
There is a small reserve left in the tank when the fuel gauge reaches empty.

Low Fuel Reminder

A low fuel reminder triggers when the distance to empty reaches about 50 mi (80 km)to empty.

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Variations:

Note: The low fuel reminder can appear at different fuel gauge positions depending on fuel economy conditions. This variation is normal.

Engine Coolant Temperature Gauge

Indicates engine coolant temperature. At normal operating temperature, the level indicator will be in the normal range. If the engine coolant temperature exceeds the normal range, stop the vehicle as soon as safely possible, switch off the engine and let the engine cool.

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WARNING

Never remove the coolant reservoir cap while the engine is running or hot.

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WARNING LAMPS AND INDICATORS

The following warning lamps and indicators will alert you to a vehicle condition that may become serious. Some lamps will illuminate when you start your vehicle to make sure they work. If any lamps remain on after starting your vehicle, refer to the respective system warning lamp for further information.

Note: Some warning indicators appear in the information display and function the same as a warning lamp, but do not display when you start your vehicle.

Adaptive Cruise Control (If Equipped)

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The speed control system indicator

E144524  light changes color to indicate what mode the system is in: See

Using Adaptive Cruise Control (page 208).

On (white light): Illuminates when the adaptive cruise control system is turned on. Turns off when the speed control system is turned off.

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Engaged (green light): Illuminates when the adaptive cruise control system is engaged. Turns off when the speed control system is disengaged.

Anti-Lock Braking System

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If it illuminates when you are driving, this indicates a

malfunction. You will continue to have the normal braking system (without ABS) unless the brake system warning lamp is also illuminated. Have the system checked by your authorized dealer.

Battery

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If it illuminates while driving, it

indicates a malfunction. Switch off all unnecessary electrical

equipment and have the system checked by your authorized dealer immediately.

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Instrument Cluster

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Blind Spot Monitor (If Equipped)

It will illuminate when you switch this feature off or in conjunction

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with a message. See Blind Spot Information System (page 222). See Information Messages (page 116).

Brake System

It will illuminate when you engage the parking brake with the ignition

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If it illuminates when you are driving, check that the parking brake is not engaged. If the parking brake is not engaged, this indicates low brake fluid level or a brake system malfunction. Have the system checked immediately by your authorized dealer.

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WARNING

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Driving your vehicle with the warning lamp on is dangerous. A significant

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decrease in braking performance may occur. It will take you longer to stop your vehicle. Have your vehicle checked by your authorized dealer immediately. Driving extended distances with the parking brake engaged can cause brake failure and the risk of personal injury.

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Cruise Control (If Equipped)

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It will illuminate when you switch this feature on.

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Direction Indicator

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Illuminates when the left or right turn signal or the hazard warning flasher is turned on. If the

indicators stay on or flash faster, check for a burned out bulb. See Changing a Bulb (page 302).

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Door Ajar

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Displays when the ignition is on and any door is not completely closed.

Electric Park Brake

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It will illuminate or flash when the

E146190  electric parking brake has a malfunction. See Electric Parking

Brake (page 189).

Engine Coolant Temperature

Illuminates when the engine

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coolant temperature is high. Stop the vehicle as soon as possible,

switch off the engine and let cool. See Engine Coolant Check (page 291).

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Engine Oil

If it illuminates with the engine running or when you are driving,

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this indicates a malfunction. Stop your vehicle as soon as it is safe to do so and switch the engine off. Check the engine oil level. See Engine Oil Check (page 289).

Note: Do not resume your journey if it illuminates despite the level being correct. Have the system checked by your authorized dealer immediately.

Fasten Safety Belt

It will illuminate and a chime will

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sound to remind you to fasten your safety belt. See Seatbelt

Reminder (page 39).

Front Airbag

If it fails to illuminate when you

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start your vehicle, continues to flash or remains on, it indicates a

malfunction. Have the system checked by your authorized dealer.

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Heads Up Display (If Equipped)

A red beam of lights will illuminate on the windshield in certain

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instances when using adaptive cruise control and/or the collision warning system. It will also illuminate momentarily when you start your vehicle to make sure the display works.

High Beam

It will illuminate when you switch the high beam headlamps on. It

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will flash when you use the headlamp flasher.

Hood Ajar

Displays when the ignition is on and the hood is not completely

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closed.

Low Fuel Level

It will illuminate when the fuel level is low or the fuel tank is nearly empty. Refuel as soon as possible.

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Low Tire Pressure Warning

It will illuminate when your tire

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pressure is low. If the lamp remains on with the engine running or

when driving, check your tire pressure as soon as possible.

It will also illuminate momentarily when you switch the ignition on to confirm the lamp is functional. If it does not illuminate when you switch the ignition on, or begins to flash at any time, have the system checked by your authorized dealer.

Low Washer Fluid

It will illuminate when the windshield washer fluid is low.

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Parking Lamps

It will illuminate when you switch the parking lamps on.

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Powertrain Fault

Illuminates when a powertrain or an AWD fault has been detected. Contact your authorized dealer as

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soon as possible.

Service Engine Soon

If the service engine soon indicator

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light stays illuminated after the engine is started, it indicates that

the On Board Diagnostics system (OBD) has detected a malfunction of the vehicle emissions control system. Refer to On board diagnostics (OBD) in the Fuel and Refueling chapter for more information about having your vehicle serviced. See Emission Control System (page 172).

If the light is blinking, engine misfire is occurring which could damage your catalytic converter. Drive in a moderate fashion (avoid heavy acceleration and deceleration) and have your vehicle serviced immediately.

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WARNING

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Under engine misfire conditions, excessive exhaust temperatures could

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damage the catalytic converter, the fuel system, interior floor coverings or other vehicle components, possibly causing a fire. Have an authorized dealer service your vehicle immediately.

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The service engine soon indicator light illuminates when the ignition is first turned on prior to engine start to check the bulb and to indicate whether the vehicle is ready for Inspection/Maintenance (I/M) testing.

Normally, the service engine soon light will stay on until the engine is cranked, then turn itself off if no malfunctions are present.

However, if after 15 seconds the service engine soon light blinks eight times, it means that the vehicle is not ready for I/M testing. See Emission Control System (page 172).

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Stability Control

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It will flash when the system is active. If it remains illuminated or

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does not illuminate when you switch the ignition on, this indicates a malfunction. During a malfunction the system will switch off. Have the system checked by your authorized dealer immediately. See Using Stability Control (page 196).

Stability Control Off

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It will illuminate when you switch the system off. It will go out when you switch the system back on or

when you switch the ignition off. See Using Stability Control (page 196).

Trunk Ajar

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Displays when the ignition is on and the trunk is not completely

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AUDIBLE WARNINGS AND INDICATORS

Key in Ignition Warning Chime

Sounds when you open the driver’s door and you have left the key in the ignition.

Keyless Warning Alert (If Equipped)

Sounds the horn twice when you exit your vehicle with the intelligent access key, after the last door is closed and your keyless vehicle is in RUN, indicating your vehicle is still on.

Headlamps On Warning Chime

Sounds when you remove the key from the ignition and open the driver’s door and you have left the headlamps or parking lamps on.

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Parking Brake On Warning Chime

Sounds when you have left the parking brake on and drive your vehicle. If the warning chime remains on after you have released the parking brake, have the system checked by an authorized dealer immediately.

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Information Displays

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GENERAL INFORMATION

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WARNING

Driving while distracted can result in loss of vehicle control, crash and injury.

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We strongly recommend that you use extreme caution when using any device that may take your focus off the road. Your primary responsibility is the safe operation of your vehicle. We recommend against the use of any hand-held device while driving and encourage the use of voice-operated systems when possible. Make sure you are aware of all applicable local laws that may affect the use of electronic devices while driving.

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Various systems on your vehicle can be controlled using the information display controls on the steering wheel.

Corresponding information is displayed in the information display.

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Information Display Controls

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Press the up and down arrow buttons to scroll through and highlight the options within a menu.
Press the right arrow button to enter a sub-menu.
Press the left arrow button to exit a menu.

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Press and hold the left arrow button at any time to return to the main menu display (escape button).
Press the OK button to choose and confirm settings or messages.

Main menu

From the main menu bar on the left side of the information display, you can choose from the following categories:

Trip 1 & 2
Fuel Economy
Driver Assist
Settings

Scroll up or down to highlight one of the categories and then press the right arrow key or OK to enter into that category. Press the left arrow key as needed to exit back to the main menu.

Trip 1 & 2

Press and hold OK to reset the currently displayed trip information.

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Trip 1 & 2

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Trip odometer — Shows your accumulated trip distance.
Average fuel economy — Shows your average fuel economy for a given trip.
Trip Timer— The timer stops when you switch off your vehicle and restarts when you restart your vehicle.

Fuel Economy

Use the left or right arrow buttons to choose

the desired fuel economy display.

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Fuel Economy

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Instantaneous Fuel Economy: This display shows a visual graph of your instantaneous fuel economy.
Average MPG — Shows your average fuel economy for a given trip.

Press and hold OK to reset your current fuel economy information.

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Information Displays

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Driver Assist

Use the up or down arrow buttons to choose

between different driver assist choices.

Driver Assist

Traction Control – check enabled or uncheck disabled

Adaptive Steering

Steering in D

Sport or Normal

Steering in S

Sport or Normal

Blindspot – check enabled or uncheck disabled

Cross Traffic – check enabled or uncheck disabled

Cruise Control

Adaptive or Normal

Driver Alert

Driver Alert – check enabled or uncheck disabled

Driver Alert Display

Driver Alert Display

Intelligent AWD – Intelligent AWD on Demand Screen

Lane keeping Sys

Mode

Alert, Aid or Alert + Aid

Intensity

High, Normal or Low

Pre-Collision

Alert Sensitivity

High, Normal or Low

Active Braking – check enabled or uncheck disabled

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