Ford 2015 TRANSIT CONNECT Owner’s Manual

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August 2014 First Printing Owner’s Manual Transit Connect Litho in U.S.A.

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2015 TRANSIT CONNECT Owner’s Manual

2015TRANSIT CONNECT

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image6image7The 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 2014

All rights reserved.

Part Number: 20140721231515

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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  11

Ford Credit  11

Replacement Parts

Recommendation  11

Special Notices  12

Mobile Communications

Equipment  12

Export Unique Options  12

At a Glance

Front Exterior Overview  13

Rear Exterior Overview  14

Vehicle Interior Overview  15

Instrument Panel Overview  16

Child Safety

General Information  18

Installing Child Seats  19

Booster Seats  25

Child Seat Positioning  27

Child Safety Locks  29

Safety Belts

Principle of Operation  30

Fastening the Safety Belts  31

Safety Belt Height Adjustment  33

Safety Belt Warning Lamp and Indicator

Chime  34

Safety Belt Minder  34

Child Restraint and Safety Belt

Maintenance  36

Personal Safety System™

Personal Safety System™  37

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Supplementary Restraints

System

Principle of Operation  38

Driver and Passenger Airbags  39

Front Passenger Sensing System  40

Side Airbags  43

Safety Canopy™  44

Crash Sensors and Airbag Indicator  45

Airbag Disposal  46

Keys and Remote Controls

General Information on Radio

Frequencies  47

Remote Control  47

Replacing a Lost Key or Remote

Control  48

MyKey™

Principle of Operation  49

Creating a MyKey  50

Clearing All MyKeys  51

Checking MyKey System Status  52

Using MyKey With Remote Start

Systems  53

MyKey Troubleshooting  53

Locks

Locking and Unlocking  54

Manual Liftgate  58

Security

Passive Anti-Theft System  59

Steering Wheel

Adjusting the Steering Wheel  61

Audio Control  61

Voice Control  62

Cruise Control  62

Information Display Control  63

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Wipers and Washers

Windshield Wipers  64

Autowipers  64

Windshield Washers  65

Rear Window Wiper and Washers  65

Lighting

General Information  67

Lighting Control  67

Autolamps  68

Instrument Lighting Dimmer  69

Headlamp Exit Delay  69

Daytime Running Lamps  69

Front Fog Lamps  70

Cornering Lamps  70

Direction Indicators  71

Interior Lamps – Vehicles Without:

Panoramic Roof Panel  71

Interior Lamps – Vehicles With:

Panoramic Roof Panel  72

Windows and Mirrors

Power Windows – Vehicles With:

One-Touch Down Driver Window  73

Power Windows – Vehicles With: Rear

Power Windows  73

Global Opening and Closing  75

Exterior Mirrors  76

Interior Mirror  77

Sun Shades – Vehicles With: Panoramic

Roof Panel  77

Instrument Cluster

Gauges  79

Warning Lamps and Indicators  80

Audible Warnings and Indicators  82

Information Displays

General Information  84

Clock  88

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Trip Computer  88

Personalized Settings  88

Information Messages  89

Climate Control

Principle of Operation  95

Air Vents  95

Manual Climate Control  96

Automatic Climate Control  97

Hints on Controlling the Interior

Climate  99

Rear Passenger Climate Controls  101

Heated Windows and Mirrors  101

Cabin Air Filter  102

Seats

Sitting in the Correct Position  103

Head Restraints  103

Manual Seats  105

Power Seats  106

Rear Seats  107

Heated Seats  111

Rear Seat Armrest  112

Auxiliary Power Points

Auxiliary Power Points  113

Cigar Lighter  113

Storage Compartments

Cup Holders  114

Center Console  114

Overhead Console  114

Starting and Stopping the

Engine

General Information  115

Ignition Switch  115

Steering Wheel Lock  115

Starting a Gasoline Engine  116

Switching Off the Engine  117

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Engine Block Heater  117

Fuel and Refueling

Safety Precautions  119

Fuel Quality  120

Running Out of Fuel  120

Refueling  121

Fuel Consumption  123

Emission Control System  123

Transmission

Automatic Transmission  126

Brakes

General Information  129

Hints on Driving With Anti-Lock

Brakes  129

Parking Brake  129

Hill Start Assist  130

Traction Control

Principle of Operation  131

Using Traction Control  131

Load Carrying

Luggage Anchor Points  141

Rear Under Floor Storage  141

Cargo Nets  142

Roof Racks and Load Carriers  143

Load Limit  144

Towing

Towing a Trailer  152

Trailer Sway Control  153

Recommended Towing Weights  153

Essential Towing Checks  155

Towing Points  157

Transporting the Vehicle  158

Towing the Vehicle on Four Wheels  159

Driving Hints

Breaking-In  160

Reduced Engine Performance  160

Economical Driving  160

Cold Weather Precautions  161

Driving Through Water  161

Floor Mats  161

Stability Control

Roadside Emergencies

Principle of Operation……………………………

132

Roadside Assistance……………………………..

163

Using Stability Control…………………………..

133

Hazard Warning Flashers……………………..

164

Parking Aids

Fuel Shutoff……………………………………………

164

Jump Starting the Vehicle…………………….

164

Principle of Operation……………………………

134

Post-Crash Alert System………………………

167

Parking Aid………………………………………………

134

Rear View Camera………………………………….

137

Customer Assistance

Cruise Control

Getting the Services You Need……………

168

In California (U.S. Only)………………………..

169

Principle of Operation……………………………

139

The Better Business Bureau (BBB) Auto

Using Cruise Control………………………………

139

Line Program (U.S. Only)…………………..

170

Driving Aids

Utilizing the Mediation/Arbitration……………………

170

Program (Canada Only)

Steering……………………………………………………

140

Getting Assistance Outside the U.S. and

Canada………………………………………………….

171

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Ordering Additional Owner’s

Literature  172

Reporting Safety Defects (U.S.

Only)  172

Reporting Safety Defects (Canada

Only)  173

Fuses

Fuse Box Locations  174

Fuse Specification Chart  175

Changing a Fuse  184

Maintenance

General Information  185

Opening and Closing the Hood  185

Under Hood Overview – 1.6L  187

Under Hood Overview – 2.5L  188

Engine Oil Dipstick – 1.6L

EcoBoost™  189

Engine Oil Dipstick – 2.5L  189

Engine Oil Check  189

Oil Change Indicator Reset  190

Engine Coolant Check  190

Automatic Transmission Fluid

Check  192

Brake Fluid Check  192

Power Steering Fluid Check  192

Washer Fluid Check  192

Changing the 12V Battery  193

Checking the Wiper Blades  194

Changing the Wiper Blades  194

Adjusting the Headlamps  196

Changing a Bulb  197

Bulb Specification Chart  202

Changing the Engine Air Filter  204

Technical Specifications – 1.6L

EcoBoost™  205

Technical Specifications – 2.5L  207

Vehicle Care

Cleaning Products  211

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Cleaning the Exterior  211

Waxing  212

Cleaning the Engine  212

Cleaning the Windows and Wiper

Blades  213

Cleaning the Interior  213

Cleaning the Instrument Panel and

Instrument Cluster Lens  213

Cleaning Leather Seats  214

Repairing Minor Paint Damage  215

Cleaning the Alloy Wheels  215

Vehicle Storage  215

Wheels and Tires

General Information  218

Tire Care  219

Using Winter Tires  234

Using Snow Chains  234

Tire Pressure Monitoring System  235

Changing a Road Wheel  239

Technical Specifications  244

Capacities and Specific-

ations

Engine Specifications – 1.6L

EcoBoost™  246

Engine Specifications – 2.5L  246

Motorcraft Parts – 1.6L EcoBoost™  247

Motorcraft Parts – 2.5L  248

Vehicle Identification Number  248

Vehicle Certification Label  249

Transmission Code Designation  250

Audio System

General Information – United States of

America  251

Audio Unit – Vehicles With: AM/FM  252

Audio Unit – Vehicles With: Premium AM/

FM/CD  255

Audio Unit – Vehicles With: AM/FM/CD/

SYNC  256

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Audio Unit – Vehicles With: AM/FM/CD/

Normal Scheduled Maintenance –

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SYNC/Satellite Radio

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Vehicles Built From: 01-09-2014

Digital Radio…………………………………………..

260

Special Operating Conditions Scheduled

Satellite Radio……………………………………….

262

Maintenance………………………………………

405

Audio Input Jack…………………………………….

265

Scheduled Maintenance Record………..

407

USB Port…………………………………………………

265

Media Hub………………………………………………

265

Audio Troubleshooting…………………………

266

SYNC™

General Information……………………………..

267

Using Voice Recognition………………………

269

Using SYNC™ With Your Phone…………..

271

SYNC™ Applications and Services……

285

Using SYNC…………………………………………………..™WithYourMedia

292

Player

SYNC™ Troubleshooting…………………….

302

MyFord Touch™

General Information

………………………………312

Settings…………………………………………………….

321

Entertainment………………………………………..

333

Phone……………………………………………………….

351

Information…………………………………………….

358

Climate……………………………………………………

368

Navigation………………………………………………..

371

Accessories

Accessories……………………………………………

380

Appendices

End User License Agreement………………

382

Extended Service Plan

(ESP)

Extended Service Plan (ESP)……………..

397

Scheduled Maintenance

General Maintenance Information…….399

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Introduction

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ABOUT THIS MANUAL

Thank you for choosing Ford. 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.

WARNING

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Driving while distracted can result in loss of vehicle control, crash and injury. We strongly recommend that

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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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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 the vehicle you have purchased.

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 your 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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ARight-hand side. B Left-hand side.

SYMBOLS GLOSSARY

These are some of the symbols you may see on your vehicle.

Safety alert

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Air conditioning system

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Avoid smoking, flames or sparks

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Battery

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Battery acid

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Brake fluid – non petroleum based

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Brake system

Fasten safety belt

Cabin air filter

Front airbag

Check fuel cap

Front fog lamps

Child safety door lock or unlock

Fuel pump reset

Child seat lower anchor

Fuse compartment

Child seat tether anchor

Hazard warning flashers

Cruise control

Heated rear window

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Do not open when hot

Heated windshield

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Engine air filter

Interior luggage compartment

release

Engine coolant

Jack

Engine coolant temperature

Keep out of reach of children

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Engine oil

Lighting control

Explosive gas

Low tire pressure warning

Fan warning

Maintain correct fluid level

Note operating instructions

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Panic alarm

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Parking aid

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Parking brake

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Power steering fluid

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Power windows front/rear

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Power window lockout

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Service engine soon

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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. 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 SYNC™ (page 267).

Event Data Recording

Side airbag

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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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DATA RECORDING

Service Data Recording

Service data recorders in your vehicle are 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

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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

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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 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.

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 SYNC™ (page 267).

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 SYNC™ (page 267).

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CALIFORNIAPROPOSITION65

WARNING

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Some constituents of engine exhaust, certain vehicle components, certain fluids contained in vehicles

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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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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. For more information visit:

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Web Address

www.dtsc.ca.gov/hazardouswaste/

perchlorate

FORD CREDIT

(U.S. Only)

Ford Credit offers a full range of financing and lease plans to help you acquire your vehicle. If you have financed or leased your vehicle through Ford Credit, thank you for your business.

For your convenience we offer a number of ways to contact us, as well as to help manage your account.

Phone: 1-800-727-7000

For more information regarding Ford Credit, as well as to access Account Manager, please go to www.fordcredit.com.

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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.

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.

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Warranty on Replacement Parts

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

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.

WARNINGS

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Failure to follow the specific warnings and instructions could result in personal injury. See

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Supplementary Restraints System (page 38).

Front seat mounted rear-facing child or infant seats should NEVER be placed in front of an active

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passenger airbag.

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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

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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.

WARNING

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Driving while distracted can result in loss of vehicle control, crash and injury. We strongly recommend that

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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. 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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FRONT EXTERIOR OVERVIEW

A

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B

C

D

H

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F

ASee Locking and Unlocking (page 54). B See Steering (page 140).

C See Changing the Wiper Blades (page 194). D See Maintenance (page 185).

E See Towing Points (page 157). F See Changing a Bulb (page 197).

G Tire pressures. See Technical Specifications (page 244). H See Changing a Road Wheel (page 239).

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REAR EXTERIOR OVERVIEW

A  B  C

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D

E

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ASee Changing a Bulb (page 197).

BSee Changing the Wiper Blades (page 194). C See Changing a Bulb (page 197).

D See Refueling (page 121).

E See Changing a Road Wheel (page 239).

F Tire pressures. See Technical Specifications (page 244). G See Towing Points (page 157).

HSpare wheel, jack and wheel brace. See Changing a Road Wheel (page 239). Towing eye. See Towing Points (page 157).

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VEHICLE INTERIOR OVERVIEW

A  B

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H  C

D

G

F

E

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ASee Transmission (page 126). B See Power Windows (page 73). C See Head Restraints (page 103).

D See Fastening the Safety Belts (page 31). E See Rear Seats (page 107).

F See Manual Seats (page 105). G See Parking Brake (page 129).

H See Opening and Closing the Hood (page 185).

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INSTRUMENT PANEL OVERVIEW

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A  B  C  D  E  F  G  H  I

T  S  R  Q  P  O  N  M  L  K  J

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AAir vents. See Air Vents (page 95).

BDirection indicators. See Direction Indicators (page 71). High beam. See Lighting Control (page 67).

CInformation display controls. See Information Displays (page 84).

DInstrument cluster. See Gauges (page 79). See Warning Lamps and Indicators (page 80).

EAudio control. See Audio Control (page 61). Voice control. See Voice Control (page 62).

FWiper lever. See Wipers and Washers (page 64). G Information and entertainment display.

H Audio unit. See Audio System (page 251).

IDoor lock indicator. See Locking and Unlocking (page 54).

J Hazard warning flasher switch. See Hazard Warning Flashers (page 164). K Climate controls. See Climate Control (page 95).

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LParking aid switch. See Parking Aids (page 134). M Auto Start-stop switch.

N Heated rear window switch. See Heated Windows and Mirrors (page 101). O Heated windshield switch. See Heated Windows and Mirrors (page 101). P Ignition switch. See Ignition Switch (page 115).

Q Steering wheel adjustment. See Adjusting the Steering Wheel (page 61).

RHorn.

SCruise control switches. See Using Cruise Control (page 139).

TLighting control. See Lighting Control (page 67). Front fog lamps. See Front Fog Lamps (page 70). Rear fog lamp. Headlamp leveling control. See Cornering Lamps (page 70).

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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.

WARNINGS

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

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weight. Child safety 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.

All children are shaped differently. The recommendations for safety restraints are based on probable

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child height, age and weight thresholds from National Highway Traffic Safety Administration and other safety organizations, or are the minimum

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requirements of law. Ford recommends 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 the NHTSA toll free at 1-888-327-4236 or go to http://www.nhtsa.dot.gov. In Canada, check with your local St. John Ambulance office for referral to a CPST or for further information, contact your provincial ministry of transportation, locate your local St. John Ambulance office by searching for St. John Ambulance on the internet, or Transport Canada at 1-800-333-0371 (http://www.tc.gc.ca). 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.

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Recommendations for Safety Restraints for Children

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Child

Child size, height, weight, or age

Recommended restraint

type

Infants or

Children weighing 40 lb (18 kg) or less

Use a child safety seat

toddlers

(generally age four or younger).

(sometimes called an

infant carrier, convertible

seat, or toddler seat).

Small children

Children who have outgrown or no longer

Use a belt-positioning

properly fit in a child safety seat (gener-

booster seat.

ally 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).

Larger children

Children who have outgrown or no longer

Use a vehicle safety belt

properly fit in a belt-positioning booster

having the lap belt snug

seat (generally children who are at least

and low across the hips,

4 ft. 9 in. (1.45 m) tall or greater than 80

shoulder belt centered

lb (36 kg) or 100 lb (45 kg) if recom-

across the shoulder and

mended by child restraint manufacturer).

chest, and seat back

upright.

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 40).

INSTALLING CHILD SEATS

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).

Using Lap and Shoulder Belts

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Airbags can kill or injure a child in a child seat. Never place a rear-facing child seat in front of an active airbag.

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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 should be properly restrained in the

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rear seat whenever possible.

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

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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:

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

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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.

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2.Pull down on the shoulder belt and then grasp the shoulder belt and lap belt together.

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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.

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.

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 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 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.

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.

Ford recommends checking with a NHTSA Certified Child Passenger Safety Technician to make certain the child restraint is properly installed. In Canada, check with your local St. John Ambulance office for referral to a Certified Passenger Seat Technician.

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Using Lower Anchors and Tethers for Children (LATCH)

WARNINGS

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Never attach two child safety seats to the same anchor. In a crash, one anchor may not be strong enough to

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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 child restraint design, you may block

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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 above 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)

WARNING

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The standardized spacing for LATCH lower anchors is 11 inches (28 centimeters) center to center. Do not

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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 22 inches (56 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 seats include a tether strap which extends from the back of

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the child safety seat and hooks to an anchoring point 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.

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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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, Ford also recommends its use.

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2.Locate the correct anchor on the back panel of the rear seat for the selected seating position. The anchors are labeled with the tether strap symbol and are partially covered by the gap panel. Pull the panel back to fully expose the anchors.

BOOSTER SEATS

WARNING

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

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

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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 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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If your backless booster seat has a

removable shield, remove the shield. If a

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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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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?

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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High back booster seats

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 SEAT POSITIONING

WARNINGS

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Airbags can kill or injure a child in a child seat. Never place a rear-facing child seat in front of an active airbag.

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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.

Always carefully follow the instructions and warnings provided by the manufacturer of any child

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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

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WARNINGS  WARNINGS

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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 moving. The passenger cannot

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protect the child from injury in a crash, which may result in serious injury or death.

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

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of injury or death in a crash.

Always restrain an unoccupied child seat or booster seat. These objects may become projectiles in a crash or

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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

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reduces the 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 vehicle.

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Recommendations for attaching child safety restraints for children

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Restraint

Combined

Use any attachment method as indicated below by X

Type

weight of

LATCH

LATCH

Safety belt

Safety belt

Safety belt

child and

child seat

(lower

(lower

and top

and LATCH

only

anchors

anchors

tether

(lower

and top

only)

anchor

anchors

tether

and top

anchor)

tether

anchor)

Rear facing

Up to 65 lb

X

X

child seat

(29 kg)

Rear facing

Over 65 lb

X

child seat

(29 kg)

Forward

Up to 65 lb

X

X

X

facing

(29 kg)

child seat

Forward

Over 65 lb

X

X

facing

(29 kg)

child seat

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

103).

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CHILD SAFETY LOCKS

WARNING

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You cannot open the doors from inside if you have put the child safety locks on.

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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.

Right-Hand Side

Turn clockwise to lock and

counterclockwise to unlock.

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PRINCIPLE OF OPERATION

WARNINGS

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Always drive and ride with your seatback upright and the lap belt snug and low across the hips.

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

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Never let a passenger hold a child on his or her lap while your vehicle is moving. The passenger cannot

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protect the child from injury in a crash.

All occupants of your vehicle, including the driver, should always properly wear their safety belts, even

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

It is extremely dangerous to ride in a cargo area, inside or outside of a vehicle. In a crash, people riding in

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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 a person wearing a safety

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belt.

Each seating position in your vehicle has a specific safety belt assembly which is made up of one buckle and

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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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When possible, all children 12 years old and under should be properly restrained in a rear seating position.

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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

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a small child. Check seat covers and buckles before you place a child anywhere near them.

Front and rear seat occupants, including pregnant women, should wear safety belts for optimum

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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).

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.

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 the Safety Canopy is deployed.

FASTENING THE SAFETY BELTS

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

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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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Always ride and drive with your seat back upright and the safety belt properly fastened. The lap portion of

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the safety belt should fit snug and be positioned low across the hips. The shoulder portion of the safety belt should be positioned across the chest. Pregnant women should also follow this practice. See the following figure.

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1.Insert the safety 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 the tongue is securely fastened in the buckle.

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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

WARNINGS

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After any vehicle crash, the safety belt system at all passenger seating positions must be checked by an

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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.

Safety belt and retractor assemblies must be replaced if the safety belt assembly automatic locking retractor

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feature, or any other safety belt function is not operating correctly when checked by an authorized dealer. Failure to replace the safety belt and retractor assembly could increase the risk of injury in a crash.

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All safety belts in your vehicle are combination lap and shoulder belts. The driver safety belt has the first type of locking mode, and the front outboard passenger and rear seat safety belts have both types of locking modes described as follows:

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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 approximately 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 safety 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 safety belt will still retract to remove any slack in the shoulder belt. The automatic locking mode is not available on the driver safety belt.

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 correctly restrained in a rear seating position whenever possible. See Child Safety (page 18).

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How to Use the Automatic Locking Mode

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1.Buckle the combination lap and shoulder belt.

2.Grasp the shoulder portion and pull downward until the entire safety belt is pulled out.

Allow the safety belt to retract. As the safety 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 return the safety belt to the vehicle sensitive (emergency) locking mode.

Safety Belt Extension Assembly

WARNING

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

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

SAFETY BELT HEIGHT ADJUSTMENT

WARNING

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Position the safety belt height adjuster so that the safety belt rests across the middle of your shoulder.

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Failure to adjust the safety belt correctly could reduce its effectiveness and increase the risk of injury in a crash.

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2

2

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1.Press the button.

2.Slide the height adjuster up or down.

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

3.Release the button and pull down on the height adjuster to make sure it is locked in place.

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SAFETYBELTWARNINGLAMP AND INDICATOR CHIME

This lamp illuminates and an

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

fastened when the vehicle’s ignition is turned on.

Conditions of operation

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If…

Then…

The driver’s safety belt is not buckled

The safety belt warning light illuminates 1-

before the ignition switch is turned to the

2 minutes and the warning chime sounds

on position…

4-8 seconds.

The driver’s safety belt is buckled while the

The safety belt warning light and warning

indicator light is illuminated and the

chime turn off.

warning chime is sounding…

The driver’s safety belt is buckled before the ignition switch is turned to the on posi-tion…

SAFETY BELT MINDER

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 safety belt warning light and indicator chime remain off.

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 the system turning on the Belt-Minder feature for objects you place on 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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If…  Then…

You and the front seat passenger buckle your safety belts before you 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 your vehicle reaches at least 6 mph (9.7 km/h) and 1–2 minutes elapse after you switch the ignition on…

The safety belt for the driver or front passenger is unbuckled for about 1 minute while the vehicle is traveling at least 6 mph (9.7 km/h) and more than 1–2 minutes elapse after you switch the ignition on…

Deactivating and Activating the Belt-Minder Feature

WARNING

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While the system allows you to switch this feature off, the intent of the system is to remind you to wear

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your safety belt to improve your chance to survive an accident. We recommend you leave the system switched on 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.

The Belt-Minder feature will not activate.

The Belt-Minder feature activates, the safety belt warning light illuminates and a warning tone sounds for 6 seconds every 25 seconds, repeating for about 5 minutes or until you and the front seat passenger buckle your safety belts.

The Belt-Minder feature activates, the safety belt warning light illuminates and a warning tone sounds for 6 seconds every 25 seconds, repeating for about 5 minutes or until you and the front seat passenger buckle your safety belts.

Before following the procedure, make sure that:

The parking brake is set.

The transmission is in park (P) or neutral (N).

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 1 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.

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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.

CHILD RESTRAINT AND SAFETY BELT 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), 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.

Ford Motor Company recommends 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 Vehicle Care (page 211).

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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.

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.

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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

WARNINGS

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

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to the trim covering the airbag module.

All occupants of your vehicle, including the driver, should always properly wear their safety belts, even

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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 properly use appropriate

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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 result in serious arm fractures or

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other injuries.

Airbags can kill or injure a child in a child seat. Never place a rear-facing child seat in front of an active airbag.

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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 restraint systems or its fuses as you

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could be seriously injured or killed. Contact your authorized dealer as soon as possible.

Several airbag system components get hot after inflation. Do not touch them after inflation as this may result

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in serious injury.

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

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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.

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

Proper Driver and Front Passenger

AIRBAGS

Seating Adjustment

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WARNINGS

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

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result in 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 child seat in front of an active airbag.

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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.

· Crash sensors and monitoring system with readiness indicator.

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See Crash Sensors and Airbag Indicator (page 45).

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WARNING

National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) recommends a minimum distance

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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

WARNING

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Airbags can kill or injure a child in a child seat. Never place a rear-facing child seat in front of an active airbag.

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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.

FRONT PASSENGER SENSING SYSTEM

WARNINGS

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Even with Advanced Restraints Systems, children 12 and under should be properly restrained in a

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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 take off weight from the seat

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cushion and affect the decision of the front passenger sensing system, resulting in serious injury or death in a crash.

WARNINGS

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To reduce the risk of possible serious injury: Do not stow objects in seatback map pocket or hang

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objects off seatback if a child is in the front passenger seat. Do not place objects underneath the front passenger seat or between the seat and the center console. Check the passenger airbag indicator lamp for proper airbag status. Failure to follow these instructions may interfere with the front passenger seat sensing system.

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

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sensing system.

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

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

The indicator lamp is located at the top center of the instrument panel.

Note: When the ignition is first tuned on, the indicator lamps will illuminate for a short period of time to confirm it is functional.

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The front passenger sensing system is designed to disable (will not inflate) the front passenger frontal airbag when 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 OFF indicator lamp will illuminate and stay illuminated 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.

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

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When the front passenger sensing system enables the front passenger frontal airbag (may inflate), the ON indicator lamp will be unlit and stay unlit.

If a person of adult size is sitting in the front passenger seat, but the airbag OFF indicator lamp is illuminated, it is possible that the person is not sitting properly in the seat. If this happens:

Turn the vehicle off and ask the person to place the seatback 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.

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 frontal airbag.

If the OFF indicator lamp remains illuminated even after this, the person should be advised to ride in the rear seat.

Occupant

Passenger airbag OFF indic-

Passenger airbag

ator

Empty

OFF: Lit

Disabled

ON: Unlit

Child

OFF: Lit

Disabled

ON: Unlit

Adult

OFF: Unlit

Enabled

ON: Lit

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Note: When the passenger airbag 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.

If you think that the status of the passenger airbag off indicator lamp is incorrect, check for the following:

Objects lodged underneath the seat.

Objects between the seat cushion and the center console.

Objects hanging off the seatback.

Objects stowed in the seatback map pocket.

Objects placed on the occupant’s lap.

Cargo interference with the seat.

Other passengers pushing or pulling on the seat.

Rear passenger feet and knees resting or pushing on the seat.

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.

Make sure the front passenger sensing system is operating properly. See Crash Sensors

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If the airbag readiness light is illuminated, do the following:

The driver and adult passengers should check for objects lodged underneath the front passenger seat, or cargo interfering with the seat.

If there are lodged objects, or cargo is interfering with the seat, take the following steps to remove the obstruction:

Pull the vehicle over.

Turn the vehicle off.

Driver and adult passengers should check for any objects lodged underneath the front passenger seat or cargo interfering with the seat.

Remove the obstruction(s) (if found).

Restart the vehicle.

Wait at least two minutes and verify that the airbag readiness light is no longer illuminated.

If the airbag readiness light remains illuminated, this may or may not be a problem due to the front passenger sensing system.

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 168).

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SIDE AIRBAGS

WARNINGS

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

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(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.

Do not use accessory seat covers. The use of accessory seat covers may prevent the deployment of the

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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 deploys from the side of the

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seatback.

Do not attempt to service, repair, or modify the airbag, its fuses or the seat cover on a seat containing an

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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 airbag system (including the

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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.

·Crash sensors and monitoring system with readiness indicator.

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See Crash Sensors and Airbag Indicator (page 45).

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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SAFETY CANOPY™

WARNINGS

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Do not place objects or mount equipment on or near the headliner at the siderail that may come into

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contact with a deploying 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 curtain airbag could injure you as it deploys from the headliner.

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Do not attempt to service, repair, or modify the curtain airbags, its fuses, the A, B, C, or D pillar trim, or the

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headliner on a vehicle containing curtain airbags as you could be seriously injured or killed. Contact your authorized dealer as soon as possible.

All occupants of your vehicle including the driver should always wear their safety belts even when an

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airbag supplemental restraint system and curtain airbag is provided. Failure to properly wear your safety belt could seriously increase the risk of injury or death.

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

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airbag.

If the curtain airbags have deployed, the curtain airbags will not function again. The curtain airbags (including the A, B, C and D pillar trim and headliner)

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

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The Safety Canopy will deploy during significant side crashes or when a certain likelihood of a rollover event is detected by the rollover sensor. The Safety Canopy is mounted to the roof side-rail sheet metal, behind the headliner, above each row of seats. In certain sideways crashes or rollover events, the Safety Canopy will be activated, regardless of which seats are occupied. The Safety Canopy is designed to inflate between the side window area and occupants to further enhance protection provided in side impact crashes and rollover events.

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The system consists of the following:

Safety canopy curtain airbags located above the trim panels over the front and rear side windows identified by a label or wording on the headliner or coat hook.

A flexible headliner which opens above the side doors to allow air curtain deployment

The crash sensors and monitoring system have a readiness indicator. See

Crash Sensors and Airbag Indicator (page 45).

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Children 12 years old and under should always be properly restrained in the rear seats. The Safety Canopy 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 Safety Canopy 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 (including the Safety Canopy).

The restraints control module also monitors the readiness of the above safety devices plus the crash and occupant sensors. A warning indicator light in the instrument cluster indicates the readiness of the safety system. If this warning indicator light is not functioning and there is another fault within the system, the message cluster may display an airbag failure warning. See Information Displays (page 84). You will hear five tones that repeat periodically until you repair the problem, the warning indicator light or both. 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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CRASH SENSORS AND AIRBAG INDICATOR

WARNING

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Modifying or adding equipment to the front end of your vehicle (including frame, bumper, front end

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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 your vehicle.

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Your vehicle has a collection of crash and occupant sensors which provide information to the restraints control module which deploys (activates) the front safety belt pretensioners, driver airbag, passenger airbag, seat mounted side airbags, and the Safety Canopy. Based on the type of accident (frontal impact, side impact or rollover) the restraints control module will deploy the appropriate safety devices.

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.

The safety belt pretensioners and the airbag supplemental restraint system is designed to activate when your vehicle sustains frontal or sideways deceleration sufficient to cause the restraints control module to deploy a safety device or when a certain likelihood of a rollover event is detected by the rollover sensor.

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The fact that the safety belt pretensioners or 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 (for example, 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 design of the safety belt pretensioners is to activate in frontal, near-frontal and side crashes, and in rollovers.

The design of the side airbags is to inflate in certain side impact crashes. Side airbags may activate in other types of crashes if your vehicle experiences sufficient sideways motion or deformation.

The design of the Safety Canopy is to inflate in certain side impact crashes or rollover events. The Safety Canopy may activate in other types of crashes if your vehicle experiences sufficient sideways motion or deformation, or a certain likelihood of rollover.

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.

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

The radio frequency used by your remote control can also be used by other short distance radio transmissions, for example amateur radios, medical equipment, wireless headphones, remote controls and alarm systems. If the frequencies are jammed, you will not be able to use your remote control. You can lock and unlock the doors with the key.

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.

Note: The remote control contains sensitive electrical components. Exposure to moisture or impact may cause permanent damage.

REMOTE CONTROL

Integrated Keyhead Transmitter (If

Equipped)

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Use the key blade to start your vehicle and unlock or lock the driver door from outside your vehicle. The transmitter portion functions as the remote control.

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

Programming a New Remote Control

See an authorized dealer.

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Reprogramming the Unlocking Function

Note: When you press the unlock button only the driver and passenger doors are unlocked. Pressing the unlock button again unlocks all the doors. This is the default setting. See Locking and Unlocking (page 54).

Press and hold the unlock and lock buttons on the remote control simultaneously for at least four seconds with the ignition off. The direction indicators will flash twice to confirm the change.

To return to the original unlocking function, repeat the process.

Replacing the Battery

The remote control uses one coin type three volt lithium battery CR2032 or equivalent.

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.

Integrated Keyhead Transmitter

1.Twist a thin coin in the slot of the transmitter near the key ring to remove the battery cover.

2.Remove the old battery.

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3.Insert the new battery. Refer to the instructions inside the transmitter for the correct orientation of the battery. Press the battery down to make sure it is fully in the housing.

4.Snap the battery cover back onto the transmitter.

Car Finder

Press the lock button on the key twice within three seconds. The horn sounds and the direction indicators will flash.

Note: If locking was not successful or if any door or the liftgate is open, or if the hood is open on vehicles with a perimeter alarm or remote start, the horn will sound and the direction indicators will not flash.

REPLACING A LOST KEY OR REMOTE CONTROL

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You can purchase replacement keys or remote controls from an authorized dealer. Authorized dealers can program remote controls for your vehicle. See Remote Control (page 47).

To re-program the passive anti-theft system see an authorized dealer.

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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 programmed to the vehicle can be activated with these restricted modes.

Any keys that have not been programmed are referred to as administrator keys or admin keys. These can be used to:

Create a MyKey.

Program configurable MyKey settings.

Clear all MyKey features.

When you have programmed a MyKey, you can access the following information using the information display:

How many admin keys and MyKeys are programmed to your vehicle.

The total distance your vehicle has traveled using a MyKey.

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

Note: For vehicles 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 ignition on to start the vehicle.

Non-configurable Settings

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

Seat belt reminder. You cannot disable this feature. The audio system will mute when the front seat occupants’ safety belts are not fastened.

Early low fuel. The low-fuel warning activates earlier, giving the MyKey user more time to refuel.

Driver assist features, if equipped on your vehicle, are forced on: parking aid, blind spot information system (BLIS) with cross traffic alert, lane departure warning and forward collision warning system.

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.

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 turn off Advance Trac (if your vehicle is equipped with this feature).

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CREATING A MYKEY

wheel. See Information Displays (page 84).

You can program a MyKey using the information display control on the steering

Insert the key you want to program into the ignition and switch the ignition on.

Press the left arrow button to access the main menu and scroll to:

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Message  image473 Action and Description

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Create MyKey  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 your vehicle’s next start.

Make sure you label the key so you can distinguish it from the

admin keys.

You can also program configurable settings for the key(s).

Refer to the following Programming/Changing Configur-

able Settings.

Programming/Changing

Configurable Settings

Switch the ignition on using an admin key

or fob.

Use the information display to access the configurable MyKey settings, scroll to:

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Message  image479 Action and Description

image480 Settings image481 Press the OK button.

MyKey  Use the up and down arrow buttons to scroll to a configurable

feature.

Press the OK or right arrow button to make a selection.

Choose your applicable setting.

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

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CLEARING ALL MYKEYS

You can clear or change your MyKey settings using the information display

control on the steering wheel. See Information Displays (page 84).

Switch the ignition on using an admin key or fob.

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  image488 Action and Description

image489 Settings image490 Press the OK button.

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Clear MyKey  Press and hold the OK button until the following message

displays.

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 84).

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

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Message  image499 Description

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MyKey Dist.  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 MyKey. 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.

{0} MyKeys  Indicates the number of MyKeys programed to your vehicle.

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

{0} Admin Keys  Indicates how many admin keys are programed 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 programed.

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MyKey™

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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

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Condition  image511 Potential Causes

I cannot program a MyKey.

·The key used to start your vehicle does not have admin privileges.

·The key used to start your vehicle is the only admin key (there always has to be at least one admin key).

·SecuriLock passive anti-theft system is disabled or in unlimited mode.

I cannot program the configurable settings.  · The key used to start your vehicle does not have admin privileges.

· No keys are programmed to the vehicle.

See Creating a MyKey (page 50).

I cannot clear the MyKeys.

·The key used to start your vehicle does not have admin privileges.

·No MyKeys are programmed to the vehicle. See Creating a MyKey (page 50).

I lost the only admin key.

I lost a key.

MyKey distance does not accumulate.

Purchase a new key from your authorized dealer.

Program a spare key. See Passive Anti-Theft System (page 59).

·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.

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LOCKING AND UNLOCKING

Remote Control

The remote control can be used any time your vehicle is not running.

Unlocking the Doors

The positions lamps illuminate when you unlock the doors. They automatically turn off when you switch the ignition on.

Note: You can unlock the driver door with the key. Use the key when the remote control is not functioning.

Note: When you lock your vehicle for several weeks, the remote control will be switched off. Your vehicle must be unlocked and the engine started using the key. Unlocking and starting your vehicle once will enable the remote control.

One-Stage Unlocking

Press the button to unlock all doors.

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Locking the Doors

Press the button to lock all the doors.

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Press the button twice within three seconds to double lock the doors. The horn will chirp twice if all the doors and the luggage compartment are closed.

Note: If any door or the luggage compartment is not closed, or if the hood is not closed on vehicles that have an anti-theft alarm or remote start, the horn will not chirp.

Automatic Re-locking

The doors will relock automatically if you do not open a door within 45 seconds of unlocking the doors with the remote control. The door locks and the alarm will return to their previous state.

Locking and Unlocking the Doors From Inside

The power door lock control is located on the driver and passenger doors.

The direction indicators will flash.

Two-Stage Unlocking

Press the button twice within three seconds to unlock all doors.

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The direction indicators flash twice.

Reprogramming the Unlocking Function

You can reprogram the unlocking function using the remote control to change between one-stage and two-stage unlocking. See Remote Control (page 47).

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Press the button to lock or unlock all the doors. The lamp

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illuminates with the doors

locked.

Opening the Double Rear Doors

WARNING

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If there is a ladder fitted to the rear cargo door, do not open the door fully if the side-loading door is open.

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1.Open the rear cargo door.

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2.Press the button.

3.Open the cargo door fully.

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Locking and Unlocking the Doors with the Key

Note: Do not leave your keys in your vehicle.

Locking with the Key

Turn the top of the key toward the front of your vehicle.

Unlocking with the Key

Turn the top of the key toward the rear of your vehicle.

Unlocking the Doors with the Interior Door Handles

You can unlock individual doors by pulling the relevant interior door handle. Pulling the driver door interior door handle will unlock all the doors, if auto unlock has been enabled.

Rear Door Unlocking and Opening

Pull the interior door release handle twice to unlock and open the rear door. The first pull unlocks the door and the second pull will unlatch the door.

Smart Unlocks For Integrated Keyhead Transmitter

This feature helps to prevent you from locking yourself out of your vehicle if your key is still in the ignition.

When you open one of the front doors and lock your vehicle with the power door lock control, all the doors will lock then unlock if your key is still in the ignition.

You can still lock your vehicle with the key in the ignition by pressing the lock button on the transmitter even if the doors are not closed.

If both front doors are closed you can lock your vehicle by any method, regardless of whether the key is in the ignition or not.

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Smart Unlocks For Intelligent

Access Keys (If Equipped)

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

When you lock your vehicle using the power door lock control (with the door open, vehicle in park and ignition off), your vehicle will search for an intelligent access key in the passenger compartment after you close the door. If your vehicle finds a key, all of the doors will immediately unlock and the horn will chirp, indicating that a key is inside.

In order to override the smart unlock feature and intentionally lock the intelligent access key inside your vehicle, you can lock your vehicle after all doors are closed by pressing the lock button on another intelligent access key or touching the locking area on the handle with another intelligent access key in your hand.

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, or the ignition is off and the gearshift lever is not in park P.

Auto lock and Auto unlock Feature

Auto lock

The Auto lock feature will lock the doors and liftgate when all of the following conditions have been met:

All doors are closed.

The ignition is on.

Your vehicle is moving at a speed greater than 12 mph (20 km/h) for more than two seconds.

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Auto unlock

The auto unlock feature will unlock all the doors when all of the following conditions have been met:

The ignition is on, all doors are closed, and your vehicle is moving at a speed greater than 12 mph (20 km/h) for more than two seconds.

Your vehicle has come to a stop and you switch the ignition off or to the accessory position.

The driver door is opened within 10 minutes of you switching the ignition off or to the accessory position.

Note: The doors will not auto unlock if your vehicle has been electronically locked after the ignition is turned off and before the driver door is opened.

Enabling or Disabling Auto lock and Auto unlock

Note: An authorized dealer or you can carry out this procedure.

To enable or disable these features, do the following:

1.Switch the ignition on.

2.Press the power door unlock button three times.

3.Switch the ignition off.

4.Press the power door unlock button three times.

5.Switch the ignition on. The horn will chirp indicating your vehicle is in programming mode.

Auto lock: Press the power door lock button for less than one second and release. The horn will chirp once if disabled or twice (one short and one long chirp) if enabled.

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Auto unlock: Press the power door lock button for longer than two seconds and release. The horn will chirp once if disabled or twice (one short and one long chirp) if enabled.

After programming the feature, switch the ignition off. The horn will chirp once indicating programming is complete.

Note: You will have 30 seconds to complete the procedure.

Note: You can enable or disable the auto unlock feature independently of the auto lock feature.

Emergency Locking with the Key

Note: If the child safety locks are on and you pull the interior handle, you will only turn off the emergency locking not the child safety lock. You can only open the doors using the external door handle.

Note: If the doors have been unlocked using this method, the doors must be locked individually until the central locking function has been repaired.

Note: When the central locking function fails to operate, lock the doors individually using the key in the position shown.

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Left-Hand Side

Turn clockwise to lock.

Right-Hand Side

Turn counterclockwise to lock.

Rear Emergency Exit (If Equipped)

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Slide the release lever up to open the door

in an emergency.

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MANUAL LIFTGATE

WARNINGS

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It is extremely dangerous to ride in a cargo area, inside or outside of your vehicle. In a crash, people riding in

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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. Make sure everyone in your vehicle is in a seat and properly using a safety belt. Failure to follow this warning could result in serious personal injury or death.

Make sure to close and latch the liftgate to prevent drawing exhaust fumes into your vehicle. This will also

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prevent passengers and cargo from falling out. If you must drive with the liftgate open, keep the vents or windows open so outside air comes into your vehicle. Failure to follow this warning could result in serious personal injury.

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Note: Be careful when opening or closing the liftgate in a garage or other enclosed area to avoid damaging the liftgate.

Note: Do not hang anything from the spoiler, rear window or liftgate, for example a bike rack. This could damage the liftgate and its components.

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2.Press the release button above the license plate to unlatch the liftgate.

Note: Do not leave the liftgate open while driving.

To Close the Liftgate

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Opening and Closing the Liftgate

To Open the Liftgate

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1.Press the unlock button, or the tailgate unlock button on the remote key.

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Security

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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 the engine. Prevent these objects from touching the coded key while starting the engine. Switch the ignition off, move all objects on the key chain away from the coded key and restart the engine if a problem occurs.

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

SecuriLock®

The system is an engine immobilization system. It is designed to help prevent the engine from being started unless a correctly coded key for your vehicle is used. Using an incorrectly coded key may prevent the engine from starting. A message may appear in the information display.

If you are unable to start the engine with a correctly coded key, a malfunction has happened and a message may appear in the information display.

Automatic Arming

The engine immobilization system arms immediately after you switch the ignition off.

Automatic Disarming

Switching the ignition on with a correctly coded key disarms the engine immobilization system.

Replacement Keys

The integrated keyhead transmitter functions as a programmed ignition key that operates all the locks and starts your vehicle, as well as a remote control.

If your keys are lost or stolen and you do not have a spare correctly coded key, you will need to have your vehicle towed to an authorized dealer. You need to erase the coded keys from your vehicle and program new coded keys.

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

Note: Your vehicle comes with two integrated keyhead transmitters.

Programming a Spare Integrated Keyhead Transmitter

You can program your own integrated keyhead transmitter or standard SecuriLock coded keys to your vehicle. This procedure will program both the engine immobilizer keycode and the remote entry portion of the remote control to your vehicle

Only use integrated keyhead transmitters or standard SecuriLock keys.

You must have two previously programmed correctly coded keys and the new unprogrammed key readily accessible. See an authorized dealer to have the spare key programmed if two previously programmed correctly coded keys are not available.

Read and understand the entire procedure before you begin.

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1.Insert the first previously programmed correctly coded key into the ignition.

2.Switch the ignition from off to on. Keep the ignition on for at least three seconds, but no more than 10 seconds.

3.Switch the ignition off and remove the first correctly coded key from the ignition.

4.After three seconds but within 10 seconds of switching the ignition off, insert the second previously correctly coded key into the ignition.

5.Switch the ignition from off to on. Keep the ignition on for at least three seconds, but no more than 10 seconds.

6.Switch the ignition off and remove the second previously programmed correctly coded key from the ignition.

7.After three seconds but within 10 seconds of switching the ignition off and removing the previously programmed correctly coded key, insert the new unprogrammed key into the ignition.

8.Switch the ignition from off to on. Keep the ignition on for at least six seconds.

9.Remove the newly programmed correctly coded key from the ignition.

If the key has been successfully programmed it will start the engine and operate the remote entry system (if the new key is an integrated keyhead transmitter).

If the key was not successfully programmed, wait 10 seconds and repeat Steps 1 through 8. If you are still unsuccessful, take your vehicle to an authorized dealer.

Note: You can program a maximum of eight coded keys to your vehicle. All eight can be integrated keyhead transmitters.

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Steering Wheel

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ADJUSTING THE STEERING WHEEL

WARNING

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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 103).

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3. Lock the steering column.

AUDIO CONTROL

Select the required source on the audio unit.

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1.Unlock the steering column.

2.Adjust the steering wheel to the desired position.

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Steering Wheel

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You can operate the following functions with the control:

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VOICE CONTROL

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A

D

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AVolume up

BSeek up, next or end call C Volume down
DSeek down, previous or accept call

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. Press and hold the seek button to:

tune the radio to the next station up or down the frequency band

seek through a track.

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Press the button to select or deselect voice control. See SYNC™ (page 267).

CRUISE CONTROL

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See Cruise Control (page 139).

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INFORMATION DISPLAY

CONTROL

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See Information Displays (page 84).

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Wipers and Washers

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WINDSHIELD WIPERS  Intermittent Wipe

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

Note: Make sure you switch the windshield wipers and vehicle power off before using an automatic car wash.

Note: If streaks or smears appear on the windshield, clean the windshield and the wiper blades. See Checking the Wiper Blades (page 194). If that does not resolve the issue, install new wiper blades. See

Changing the Wiper Blades (page 194).

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B

A

C

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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ASingle wipe.

BIntermittent wipe. C Normal wipe.

D High-speed wipe.

Note: Move to position O marked on the wiper lever to switch off.

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AShort-wipe interval. B Intermittent wipe. C Long-wipe interval.

Push the wiper lever up to switch the wipers on, and then use the rotary control to adjust the intermittent wipe interval.

Speed Dependent Wipers (If Equipped)

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

AUTOWIPERS

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

Note: Make sure you switch the windshield wipers and ignition off before using an automatic car wash.

Note: If streaks or smears appear on the windshield, clean the windshield and the wiper blades. If that does not resolve the issue, install new wiper blades.

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

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Wipers and Washers

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Note: During wet or winter driving conditions with ice, snow or a salty road mist, inconsistent or unexpected wiping or smearing may occur.

In these conditions, you can do the following:

Lower the sensitivity of the autowipers to reduce the amount of smearing on the windshield.

Switch to normal or high-speed wipe.

Switch autowipers off.

Keep the outside of the windshield clean. The rain sensor is very sensitive and 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.

Note: Do not operate the washers for more than 10 seconds at a time.

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C

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C Low sensitivity

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To use the washer, pull the lever toward you.

When you release the lever, wiping will continue for a short period of time.

Note: Some autowiper levers may include a letter “A” within the icon.

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

Use the rotary control to adjust the sensitivity of the autowipers. When you select low sensitivity, the wipers will operate when the sensor detects a large amount of water on the windshield. When you select high sensitivity, the wipers will operate when the sensor detects a small amount of water on the windshield.

REAR WINDOW WIPER AND WASHERS

Rear Window Wiper

Note: Make sure you switch the rear window wiper and ignition off before using an automatic car wash.

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C

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AIntermittent wipe. B Low speed wipe. C Off.

Press the top of the button to switch intermittent wipe on. Press the top of the button again to switch low speed wipe on. Press the bottom of the button to switch the rear window wiper off.

When you switch on the front wipers and move the gearshift lever to reverse (R), rear intermittent wipe automatically turns on.

Rear Window Washer

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Push the lever away from you to operate the rear window washer. When you release the lever, wiping continues for a short period of time.

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Lighting

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GENERAL INFORMATION  LIGHTING CONTROL

Condensation in Lamp Assemblies

Exterior lamps have vents to accommodate normal changes in air pressure.

Condensation can be a natural by-product of this design. When moist air enters the lamp assembly through the vents, there is a possibility that condensation can occur when the temperature is cold. When normal condensation occurs, a fine mist can form on the interior of the lens. The fine mist eventually clears and exits through the vents during normal operation.

Clearing time may take as long as 48 hours under dry weather conditions.

Examples of acceptable condensation are:

The presence of a fine mist (no streaks, drip marks or large droplets).

A fine mist covers less than 50% of the lens.

Examples of unacceptable condensation are:

A water puddle inside the lamp.

Streaks, drip marks or large droplets present on the interior of the lens.

If you see any unacceptable condensation, have your vehicle checked by an authorized dealer.

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AOff

BInstrument panel lamps, license plate lamps and tail lamps

CHeadlamps

High Beams

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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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Headlamp Flasher

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

AUTOLAMPS (If Equipped)

WARNING

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The autolamps switch position may not activate the headlamps in all low visibility conditions, such as daytime

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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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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.

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 84).

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.

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

When the lighting control is in the

autolamps position, the headlamps

automatically turn on in low light situations

or when the wipers activate.

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INSTRUMENT LIGHTING DIMMER

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Press it repeatedly or press it and hold it until the desired level is reached.

Note: If you disconnect the battery or it loses charge the instrument lighting will return to its brightest setting.

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)

WARNING

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The daytime running lamps system does not activate the tail lamps and may not provide adequate lighting

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during low visibility driving conditions. Also, the autolamps switch position may not activate the headlamps in all low 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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Type 1 – Conventional (Non-Configurable)

When you switch the ignition to the on position and the lighting control is in the off, autolamps or parking lamp position, the daytime running lamps will turn on whenever the headlamps are off. They turn off only when the headlamps are on.

Type 2 – Configurable

Note: If this type is equipped, you are able to switch the daytime running lamps on or off using the information display controls. See Information Displays (page 84).

When the daytime running lamps are switched on in the information display and you switch the ignition to the on position with the lighting control in the autolamps position, the daytime running lamps turn on whenever the headlamps are off.

The other lighting control switch positions do not activate the daytime running lamps and can be used to temporarily override autolamp control.

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

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FRONT FOG LAMPS

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Press the button to switch the fog lamps on or off.

You can switch the fog lamps on when the lighting control is in any position except off and the high beams are not turned on.

CORNERING LAMPS

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B

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AHeadlamp beam

BCornering lamp beam

The cornering lamps illuminate the inside of a corner when you are turning.

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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.

INTERIOR LAMPS – VEHICLES WITHOUT: PANORAMIC ROOF PANEL

Courtesy Lamp

A  B  C

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BDoor contact C On

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If you set the switch to position B, the courtesy lamp will switch on when you unlock your vehicle, open a door or the liftgate. If you leave a door open with the ignition switched off, the courtesy lamp will switch off automatically after a short period of time to prevent your vehicle battery from losing charge. To switch it back on, switch the ignition on for a short period of time.

The courtesy lamp will also switch on when you switch the ignition off. It will switch off automatically after a short period of time or when you start the engine.

If you set the switch to position C with the ignition switched off, the courtesy lamp will switch on. It will switch off automatically after a short period of time to prevent your vehicle battery from losing charge. To switch it back on, switch the ignition on for a short period of time.

Reading Lamps

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If you switch the ignition off, the reading lamps will switch off automatically after a short period of time to prevent your vehicle battery from losing charge. To switch them back on, switch the ignition on for a short period of time.

Luggage Compartment Lamp

The luggage compartment lamp will switch on and off automatically when you open and close the doors. If you unlock the doors with the remote control, they will switch on. They will switch off automatically after a short period of time.

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INTERIOR LAMPS – VEHICLES WITH: PANORAMIC ROOF PANEL

Side Mounted Lamp

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AReading lamp on and off switch B Door function switch

C All lamps on and off switch

Press switch B to turn all lamps off when a door is open. Press the switch again to turn all lamps on.

You can control all lamps using switch C.

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ARight-hand side reading lamp on and off switch

BLeft-hand side reading lamp on and off switch

CDoor function switch

DAll lamps on and off switch

Press switch C to turn all lamps off when a door is open. Press the switch again to turn all lamps on.

You can control all lamps using switch D.

Luggage Compartment Lamp

The luggage compartment lamp will switch on and off automatically when you open and close the doors. If you unlock the doors with the remote control, they will switch on. They will switch off automatically after a short period of time.

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Windows and Mirrors

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POWERWINDOWS-VEHICLES WITH: ONE-TOUCH DOWN DRIVER WINDOW

WARNINGS

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Do not leave children unattended in your vehicle and do not let them play with the power windows. They may

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seriously injure themselves.

When closing the power windows, you should verify they are free of obstructions and make sure that

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children and pets are not in the proximity of the window openings.

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Accessory Delay (If Equipped)

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

POWERWINDOWS-VEHICLES WITH: REAR POWER WINDOWS

WARNINGS

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Do not leave children unattended in your vehicle and do not let them play with the power windows. They may

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seriously injure themselves.

When closing the power windows, you should verify they are free of obstructions and make sure that

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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 (If Equipped)

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

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Press the control to open the window.

Lift the control to close the window.

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

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One-Touch Down (If Equipped)

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

One-Touch Up (If Equipped)

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

Window Lock

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Press the control to lock or unlock the rear window controls. It lights when the rear window controls lock.

Bounce-Back (If Equipped)

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

Overriding the Bounce-Back Feature

WARNING

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When you override the bounce-back feature the window will not reverse if it detects an obstacle. Take care

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when closing the windows to avoid personal injury or damage to your vehicle.

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Proceed as follows to override this protection feature when there is a resistance, for example in winter:

1.Close the window twice until it reaches the point of resistance and let it reverse.

2.Close the window a third time to the point of resistance. You disabled the bounce-back feature and you can now close the window manually. The window travels past the point of resistance and you can close it fully.

Contact an authorized dealer as soon as possible if the window does not close after the third attempt.

Resetting the Bounce-Back Feature

WARNING

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The bounce-back feature remains turned off until you reset the memory.

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If you have disconnected the battery, you must reset the bounce-back memory separately for each window.

1.Lift and hold the control until the window is fully closed.

2.Release the control.

3.Lift and hold the control again for a few seconds.

4.Release the control.

5.Lift and hold the control again for a few seconds.

6.Release the control.

7.Press and hold the control until the window is fully open.

8.Lift and hold the control until the window is fully closed.

9.Release the control.

10.Open the window and then try to close it automatically.

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11.Repeat the procedure if the window does not close automatically.

Accessory Delay (If Equipped)

You can use the window controls for several minutes after switching off the ignition or until opening either front door.

GLOBAL OPENING AND CLOSING

You can also operate the power windows with the ignition off using the global opening and global closing function.

Note: Global opening will only operate for a short period of time after you have unlocked your vehicle using the remote control.

Note: Global closing will only operate if you have set the memory correctly for each window. See Power Windows (page 73).

Global Opening (If Equipped)

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2.Press and hold the remote control unlock button for at least three seconds.

Press the lock or unlock button to stop the opening function.

Global Closing (If Equipped)

WARNING

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Take care when using global closing. Failure to follow this warning could seriously increase the risk of injury or death. In an emergency, press the lock or

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unlock button immediately to stop.

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To close all the windows, press and hold the remote control lock button for at least three seconds. Press the lock or unlock button to stop the closing function. The bounce-back function is also on during global closing.

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To open all the windows:

1.Press and release the remote control unlock button.

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EXTERIOR MIRRORS

Power Exterior Mirrors (If Equipped)

WARNING

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Note: If you fold the mirrors using the manual fold button, you can only unfold them again manually.

Manual Folding and Unfolding

Do not adjust the mirrors when your vehicle is moving. This could result in the loss of control of your vehicle,

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serious personal injury or death.

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ALeft-hand mirror

BOff

CRight-hand mirror

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Press the arrows to adjust the mirror.

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

Automatic Folding and Unfolding

The mirrors will automatically fold or unfold when you use the key to lock or unlock your vehicle.

The power folding mirrors operate with the ignition on, and for several minutes after you switch the ignition off.

Note: You can only fold the mirrors when the controller is set to position B.

Note: Continuous folding and unfolding of the mirrors will cause them to overheat and shut down for a short time. This is to avoid permanent damage.

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Press the down arrow to fold or unfold the mirrors.

Press the down arrow again to stop and reverse the direction of movement.

Note: Continuous folding and unfolding of the mirrors will cause them to overheat and shut down for a short time. This is to avoid permanent damage.

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 it to its original position.

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INTERIOR MIRROR

WARNING

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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.

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.

Pull the tab below the mirror toward you to reduce glare at night.

Auto-Dimming Mirror (If Equipped)

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.

SUN SHADES – VEHICLES WITH: PANORAMIC ROOF PANEL

WARNINGS

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Do not let children play with the sun shade or leave them unattended in the vehicle. They may seriously hurt

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themselves.

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WARNINGS

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When closing the sun shade, you should verify that it is free of obstructions and make sure that

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children and pets are not in the proximity of the sunshade.

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The control is located in the overhead console.

The sun shade has a one-touch open and close feature. To stop motion during one-touch operation, press the control a second time.

Opening and Closing the Sun Shade

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Fully press and release the front of the control to open the sun shade.

Fully press and release the rear of the control to close the sun shade.

Bounce-Back

The sun shade will stop automatically while closing. It will reverse some distance if there is an obstacle in the way.

Sun Shade Relearning

WARNING

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The bounce-back function is not active during this procedure. Make sure that there are no obstacles in

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Note: You must start the relearning process within 30 seconds of switching the ignition on.

In case the sun shade no longer opens or closes properly, follow this relearning procedure:

1.Press the front of the control to the first action point twice and release it within two seconds.

2.Press the rear of the control to the first action point twice and release it within two seconds.

3.Press and hold the front of the control to the first action point, until the sun shade fully opens.

4.Press and hold the rear of the control to the first action point, until the sun shade fully closes.

If you do not complete Step 2 within 15 seconds of Step 1, the relearning function end. Switch the ignition off, wait for another 30 seconds and then switch the ignition back on again. Start the procedure again from the beginning.

Confirm that relearning was successful by opening and closing the sun shade.

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Instrument Cluster

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GAUGES

A

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E  D

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AInformation display B Speedometer

C Engine coolant temperature gauge D Fuel gauge

E Tachometer

Information Display

Odometer

Located in the bottom of the information display, it registers the accumulated distance your vehicle has traveled.

Outside Air Temperature Shows the outside air temperature.

Trip Computer

See Trip Computer (page 88).

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Vehicle Settings and Personalization

See Personalized Settings (page 88).

Engine Coolant Temperature Gauge

WARNING

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Never remove the coolant reservoir cap while the engine is running or hot. Steam and scalding liquids released from a hot cooling system can cause burns.

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At normal operating temperature, the needle will remain in the center section.

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If the needle enters the red section, the engine is overheating. Stop the engine, switch the ignition off and determine the cause once the engine has cooled down. See Engine Coolant Check (page 190).

Note: Do not restart the engine until the cause of overheating has been resolved.

Fuel Gauge

Switch the ignition on. The fuel gauge will indicate approximately how much remains in the fuel tank. The fuel gauge may vary slightly when your vehicle is moving or on a gradient. The arrow adjacent to the fuel pump symbol indicates on which side of the vehicle the fuel filler door is located.

Anti-Lock Braking System

If it illuminates when you are driving, this indicates a

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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

If it illuminates while driving, it

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indicates a malfunction. Switch off all unnecessary electrical

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

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.

Airbag – Front

If it fails to illuminate when you

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by your authorized dealer.

Brake System

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

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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.

WARNING

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Driving your vehicle with the warning lamp on is dangerous. A significant decrease in braking performance

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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)

It will illuminate when you switch

this feature on. See Using

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Cruise Control (page 139).

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Direction Indicator

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

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indicators stay on or flash faster, check for a burned out bulb. See Changing a Bulb (page 197).

Information (If Equipped)

It will illuminate when a new message is stored in the

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information display. It will be red or amber in color depending on the severity of the message and will remain on until the cause of the message has been rectified. See Information Messages (page 89).

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 189).

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

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Belt Minder (page 34).

Fog Lamps – Front (If Equipped)

It will illuminate when you switch the front fog lamps on.

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High Beam

Low Fuel Level

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

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possible.

Low Tire Pressure Warning

It will illuminate when your tire pressure is low. If the lamp

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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.

Parking Lamps

It will illuminate when you switch the parking lamps on.

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It will illuminate when you switch

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the high beam headlamps on. It

will flash when you use the

headlamp flasher.

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Service Engine Soon

If the service engine soon

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indicator light stays illuminated after the engine is started, it

indicates that the On-Board Diagnostics (OBD-II) system has detected a malfunction of the vehicle emissions control system. Refer to On-Board Diagnostics (OBD-II) in the Fuel and Refueling chapter for more information about having your vehicle serviced. See Emission Control System (page 123).

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.

Traction and Stability Control

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

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E138639 or 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.

Traction and Stability Control Off

It will illuminate when you switch

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image782image783 the system off. It will go out image784image785image786 when you switch the system back on or when you switch the ignition

off.

Note: Under engine misfire conditions, excessive exhaust temperatures could damage the catalytic converter or other vehicle components.

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 123).

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AUDIBLE WARNINGS AND INDICATORS

Key in Ignition Warning Chime

Sounds when you open the driver door and you have left the key in the ignition with it in the off or accessory position.

Headlamps On Warning Chime

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

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 your vehicle checked by an authorized dealer immediately.

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Automatic Transmission Warning Chime

Sounds when you have not moved the transmission selector lever to park. A message will be shown in the display.

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GENERAL INFORMATION

WARNING

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Driving while distracted can result in loss of vehicle control, crash and injury. We strongly recommend that

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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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Information Display Controls

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You can use the information display control on the steering wheel to adjust various system settings on your vehicle. The instrument panel will display the system settings.

Press the up or down arrow buttons to scroll through and highlight the options within a menu.

Press the right arrow button to enter a submenu.

Press the left arrow button to exit a submenu.

Press the OK button to choose and confirm settings or messages.

Menu Structure – Information Display

Note: Some options may appear slightly different or not at all if the items are optional.

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Trip computer1

image802 Distance to E

Trip odometer

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Digital speedo

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Trip computer1

image813 Speed

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1See Trip Computer (page 88).

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Settings

Lighting

Rain light

On or Off

Auto highbeam

On or Off

Hdlamp delay

Manual or xx Seconds

Display

Language

Choose your applicable

setting

Measure unit

Choose your applicable

setting

Temp unit

Choose your applicable

setting

Chimes

Information

On or Off

Warning

On or Off

Convenience

Aux heater

On or Off

Park heater

Time 1

Time 2

Once

Heat now

Locks

Auto lock

Auto unlock

Global unlock

Custom locking

Full guard

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Settings

Alarm system image823 Reduced guard

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System reset  Hold OK to Reset System to

Factory Default

System Check

Active warnings will display first. The system check menu may appear different based upon equipment options and current vehicle status. Press the up or down arrow buttons to scroll through the list.

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Menu Structure – Information and Entertainment Display

SYNC-Media allows you to access the SYNC features.

Note: Some options may appear slightly different or not at all if the items are optional.

SYNC-Phone

image826 Dial a number

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image828 Phonebook

Call history image829 Incoming calls

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image832 Speed Dial

image833 Text messaging

image834 BT Devices

Phone settings image835 Set as master

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image837 Set ringtone

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Information Displays

Menu

SYNC-Settings

Bluetooth on

Set defaults

Master reset

Install on SYNC

System info

Voice settings

Browse USB

SYNC-Apps

Audio settings

Adaptive volume

Sound

DSP settings

DSP equaliser

TA

News

Alt. frequency

RDS regional

DAB service link

Vehicle settings

Traction Control

ESC

Hill start assist

Alarm system

Powerfold mirrors

Indicator

Chimes

Clock settings

Auto time (GPS)

Set time

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Menu

image852 Set date

image853 Set time zone

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24-hour mode

Digital Speedometer

CLOCK

Type 1

To adjust the clock, switch the ignition on and press buttons H or M on the information and entertainment display as necessary.

Type 2

Note: Use the information display to adjust the clock. See (page 84).

The speed your vehicle is traveling at will display as a digital number.

PERSONALIZED SETTINGS

Measure Units

To swap between imperial and metric units, scroll to this display and press the OK button.

Swapping between imperial and metric units will affect the following displays:

TRIP COMPUTER

Resetting the Trip Computer

Press and hold OK on the current screen to reset the respective trip, distance, time and average fuel information.

Trip Odometer

Registers the distance traveled of individual journeys.

Distance to empty.

Average fuel consumption.

Instantaneous fuel consumption.

Average speed.

Switching Chimes Off

The following chimes can be switched off:

Warning messages.

Information messages.

Distance to Empty

Indicates the approximate distance your

vehicle will travel on the fuel remaining in

the tank. Changes in driving pattern may

cause the value to vary.

Average Fuel

Indicates the average fuel consumption

since the function was last reset.

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INFORMATION MESSAGES

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Press the OK button to acknowledge and remove some messages from the information display. Other messages will be removed automatically after a short time.

Airbag

Message

Message Indic-

ator

Airbag fault

Amber

Service now

Certain messages need to be confirmed before you can access the menus.

The message indicator illuminates to supplement some messages. It will be red or amber

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depending on the severity of the message and will remain on until the cause of the message has been rectified.

Some messages will be supplemented by a system specific symbol with a message indicator.

Note: Depending on the options on your vehicle, not all of the messages will display or be available. Certain messages may be abbreviated or shortened depending upon which instrument cluster type you have.

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Action

Have your vehicle checked by an authorized dealer as soon as possible.

Alarm

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Message

Message Indic-

Action

ator

Alarm activated

Amber

Displays when the alarm has been triggered

Check Vehicle

due to unauthorized entry. See Passive

Anti-Theft System (page 59).

Alarm fault

Have your vehicle checked by an authorized

Service required

dealer as soon as possible.

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Battery and Charging System

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Message

Message Indic-

Action

ator

Electrical system over-

Red

Stop your vehicle as soon as it is safe to do

voltage

so and switch the ignition off. Have your

Stop safely

vehicle checked by an authorized dealer as

soon as possible.

Battery low

Amber

Displays to warn of a low battery condition.

See manual

Turn off all unnecessary electrical

accessories. Have your vehicle checked by

an authorized dealer as soon as possible.

Doors Open

Message

Message Indic-

Action

ator

Driver door ajar

Red

Vehicle is moving. Stop your vehicle as soon

as safely possible and close.

Driver side rear door ajar

Red

Vehicle is moving. Stop your vehicle as soon

as safely possible and close.

Passenger door ajar

Red

Vehicle is moving. Stop your vehicle as soon

as safely possible and close.

Passenger side rear door

Red

Vehicle is moving. Stop your vehicle as soon

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as safely possible and close.

Hood open

Red

Vehicle is moving. Stop your vehicle as soon

as safely possible and close.

Rear load compartment

Red

Vehicle is moving. Stop your vehicle as soon

door ajar

as safely possible and close.

Emergency rear door ajar

Red

Vehicle is moving. Stop your vehicle as soon

as safely possible and close.

Driver door ajar

Vehicle not moving. Close.

Driver side rear door ajar

Vehicle not moving. Close.

Passenger door ajar

Vehicle not moving. Close.

Passenger side rear door

Vehicle not moving. Close.

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Message

Message Indic-

Action

ator

Hood open

Vehicle not moving. Close.

Rear load compartment

Vehicle not moving. Close.

door ajar

Emergency rear door ajar

Vehicle not moving. Close.

Engine

Message

Message Indic-

Action

ator

Engine fault

Amber

Have your vehicle checked by an authorized

Service now

dealer as soon as possible.

High engine temperature

Red

Displays when the engine temperature is

Stop safely

too high. Stop your vehicle as soon as it is

safe to do so, switch the ignition off and

allow the engine to cool. If the problem

persists, have your vehicle checked by an

authorized dealer as soon as possible. See

Engine Coolant Check (page 190).

Hill Start Assist

Message

Message Indic-

Action

ator

Hill start assist not avail-

Amber

Displays when hill start assist is not avail-

able

able. Have your vehicle checked by an

authorized dealer as soon as possible. See

Hill Start Assist (page 130).

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Lighting

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Message

Message Indic-

Action

ator

Brake lamp Bulb fault

Displays when the brake lamp bulb has

burned out. See Lighting (page 67). .

Low beam Bulb fault

Displays when the low beam headlamp

bulb has burned out. See Lighting (page

67).

Headlamp fault

Amber

Displays when an electrical system problem

Service required

occurs with the headlamp system. Have

your vehicle checked by an authorized

dealer as soon as possible.

Maintenance

Message

Message Indic-

Action

ator

Oil change required

Displays when the engine oil life is depleted

and requires a change. See Engine Oil

Check (page 189).

Brake fluid level low

Red

Indicates the brake fluid level is low and the

Service now

brake system should be inspected immedi-

ately. See Brake Fluid Check (page 192).

Have your vehicle checked by an authorized

dealer as soon as possible.

Washer fluid level low

Displays when the washer fluid is low and

needs to be refilled. See Washer Fluid

Check (page 192).

Parking Aid

Message

Message Indic-

Action

ator

Parking aid fault

Amber

Displays when the system has detected a

Service required

fault that requires service. Have your vehicle

checked by an authorized dealer as soon

as possible. See Parking Aid (page 134).

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Parking Brake

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Message  Message Indic-  Action

ator

Park brake applied  Red  Displays when the parking brake is set, the

engine is running and your vehicle speed is

above 3 mph (5 km/h). If the warning stays

on after the parking brake is released, have

your vehicle checked by an authorized

dealer as soon as possible.

Starting System

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Message

Message Indic-

ator

Press brake to start

Cranking time exceeded

Action

Displays when you start your vehicle as a reminder to apply the brake.

Displays when your vehicle fails to start.

Tire Pressure Monitoring System

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Message

Message Indic-

Action

ator

LOW Tire Pressure

Displays when one or more tires on your

vehicle have low tire pressure. See Tire

Pressure Monitoring System (page 235).

Tire Pressure Monitor

Displays when the tire pressure monitoring

Fault

system is malfunctioning. If the warning

stays on or continues to come on, see an

authorized dealer. See Tire Pressure

Monitoring System (page 235).

Tire Pressure Sensor

Displays when a tire pressure sensor is

Fault

malfunctioning, or your spare tire is in use.

Refer to the relevant chapter for informa-

tion on how the system operates under

these conditions. See Tire Pressure

Monitoring System (page 235). If the

warning stays on or continues to come on,

see an authorized dealer as soon as

possible.

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Traction Control

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Message  Message Indic-  Action

ator

Traction control off    Displays when you switch the traction

control system off. See Using Traction

Control (page 131).

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PRINCIPLE OF OPERATION

Outside Air

Keep the air intakes in front of the windshield free from obstruction (such as snow or leaves) to allow the climate control system to function effectively.

Recirculated Air

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Prolonged use of recirculated air may cause the windows to mist up. If the windows mist up, follow the settings

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for demisting the windshield.

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Air Conditioning

The system directs air through the evaporator for cooling. The evaporator extracts humidity from the air to help keep the windows free of mist. The system directs the resulting condensation to the outside of your vehicle, which may cause a small pool to form under your vehicle. This is normal.

Note: The air conditioning operates only when the temperature is above 39°F (4°C).

Note: When you use air conditioning, your vehicle uses more fuel.

AIR VENTS

The air currently in the passenger

compartment recirculates. Outside air does Center Air Vents not enter your vehicle.

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Heating

Heating performance depends on the temperature of the engine coolant.

General Information on Controlling the Interior Climate

Fully close all the windows.

Warming the Interior

Direct the air toward your feet. In cold or humid weather conditions, direct some of the air toward the windshield and the door windows.

Cooling the Interior

Direct the air toward your face.

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To close the air vent, turn the thumbwheel above the vent fully downward.

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Climate Control

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Side Air Vents  To close the air vent, slide the airflow

direction control fully downward.

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MANUAL CLIMATE CONTROL

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AFan speed control: Controls the volume of air circulated in your vehicle. Adjust to select the desired fan speed.

BRecirculated air: Press the button to switch between outside air and recirculated air. When you select recirculated air, the button illuminates and the air currently in the passenger compartment recirculates. This can reduce the time needed to cool the interior and reduce unwanted odors from entering your vehicle.

CTemperature control: Controls the temperature of the air circulated in your vehicle. Adjust to select the desired temperature. If you select MAX A/C, the system distributes recirculated air through the instrument panel air vents. This mode is more economical and efficient than normal air conditioning.

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Climate Control

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DA/C: Press the button to switch the air conditioning on or off. Air conditioning cools your vehicle using outside air. To improve the time to reach a comfortable temperature in hot weather, drive with the windows open until you feel cold air through the air vents.

EAir distribution control: Adjust the control to turn airflow from the windshield, instrument panel, or footwell vents on or off. You can distribute air through any combination of these vents.