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October 2014
Third Printing
Owner’s Manual
Transit
Litho in U.S.A.
fordowner.com ford.ca
2015 TRANSIT Owner’s Manual
2015 TRANSIT Owner’s Manual
FK3J 19A321 AB
The 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: 03/2014 20140915160737
Introduction
About This Manual...........................................7
Symbols Glossary.............................................7
Data Recording..................................................9
California Proposition 65.............................10
Perchlorate........................................................10
Ford Credit.........................................................10
Replacement Parts
Recommendation......................................10
Special Notices.................................................11
Mobile Communications
Equipment......................................................11
Export Unique Options...................................11
Child Safety
General Information.......................................13
Installing Child Seats.....................................14
Booster Seats..................................................22
Child Seat Positioning..................................24
Child Safety Locks..........................................25
Safety Belts
Principle of Operation..................................26
Fastening the Safety Belts..........................27
Safety Belt Height Adjustment.................29
Safety Belt Warning Lamp and Indicator
Chime.............................................................29
Safety Belt Minder.........................................30
Child Restraint and Safety Belt
Maintenance.................................................31
Supplementary Restraints
System
Principle of Operation...................................32
Driver and Passenger Airbags....................33
Side Airbags.....................................................39
Safety Canopy............................................40
Crash Sensors and Airbag Indicator.........41
Airbag Disposal...............................................42
Keys and Remote Controls
Principle of Operation..................................43
General Information on Radio
Frequencies..................................................43
Remote Control..............................................43
Replacing a Lost Key or Remote
Control...........................................................45
MyKey
Principle of Operation..................................46
Creating a MyKey............................................47
Clearing All MyKeys.......................................48
Checking MyKey System Status..............49
Using MyKey With Remote Start
Systems.........................................................50
MyKey Troubleshooting................................51
Locks
Locking and Unlocking.................................53
Security
Passive Anti-Theft System........................58
Anti-Theft Alarm............................................59
Steering Wheel
Adjusting the Steering Wheel...................60
Audio Control - Vehicles Without:
Touchscreen Display................................60
Audio Control - Vehicles With:
Touchscreen Display..................................61
Voice Control - Vehicles Without:
Touchscreen Display..................................61
Voice Control - Vehicles With:
Touchscreen Display..................................61
Cruise Control..................................................62
Information Display Control.......................62
Wipers and Washers
Windshield Wipers.........................................63
Autowipers.......................................................63
Windshield Washers.....................................64
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Lighting
General Information......................................65
Lighting Control..............................................65
Autolamps........................................................66
Instrument Lighting Dimmer......................67
Daytime Running Lamps.............................67
Direction Indicators.......................................68
Interior Lamps.................................................68
Windows and Mirrors
Power Windows.............................................69
Exterior Mirrors................................................70
Interior Mirror...................................................70
Rear Quarter Windows..................................71
Instrument Cluster
Gauges................................................................72
Warning Lamps and Indicators.................74
Audible Warnings and Indicators.............76
Information Displays
General Information......................................78
Trip Computer..................................................81
Personalized Settings...................................82
Information Messages.................................83
Climate Control
Principle of Operation..................................88
Air Vents............................................................88
Manual Climate Control..............................89
Hints on Controlling the Interior
Climate..........................................................90
Rear Passenger Climate Controls.............91
Heated Windows and Mirrors....................92
Seats
Sitting in the Correct Position...................93
Head Restraints..............................................93
Manual Seats..................................................94
Power Seats.....................................................96
Rear Seats.........................................................97
Auxiliary Power Points
Auxiliary Power Points.................................101
Cigar Lighter...................................................102
Storage Compartments
Cup Holders....................................................103
Overhead Console.......................................103
Bottle Holder..................................................103
Starting and Stopping the
Engine
General Information....................................104
Ignition Switch..............................................104
Starting a Gasoline Engine.......................104
Starting a Diesel Engine............................105
Diesel Particulate Filter..............................106
Switching Off the Engine...........................107
Engine Block Heater....................................107
Fuel and Refueling
Safety Precautions......................................109
Fuel Quality - Gasoline................................110
Fuel Quality - Diesel......................................111
Fuel Filler Funnel Location.........................113
Running Out of Fuel......................................113
Catalytic Converter.......................................114
Selective Catalytic Reduction
System...........................................................115
Refueling...........................................................118
Fuel Consumption.......................................120
Emission Control System...........................122
Transmission
Automatic Transmission............................132
Brakes
General Information....................................136
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Hints on Driving With Anti-Lock
Brakes...........................................................136
Parking Brake..................................................137
Traction Control
Principle of Operation.................................138
Using Traction Control................................138
Stability Control
Principle of Operation................................140
Using Stability Control.................................141
Parking Aids
Principle of Operation.................................142
Parking Aid......................................................142
Rear View Camera........................................143
Cruise Control
Principle of Operation................................146
Using Cruise Control...................................146
Driving Aids
Speed Limiter................................................148
Driver Alert......................................................148
Lane Keeping System.................................149
Load Carrying
Load Retaining Fixtures..............................152
Load Limit........................................................152
Towing
Towing a Trailer.............................................160
Trailer Sway Control.....................................161
Recommended Towing Weights.............161
Essential Towing Checks...........................163
Transporting the Vehicle...........................169
Towing the Vehicle on Four Wheels......170
Driving Hints
Breaking-In......................................................172
Reduced Engine Performance.................172
Economical Driving.......................................172
Cold Weather Precautions.........................173
Driving Through Water................................173
Floor Mats........................................................173
Roadside Emergencies
Roadside Assistance...................................175
Hazard Warning Flashers...........................176
Fuel Shutoff....................................................176
Jump Starting the Vehicle..........................177
Post-Crash Alert System...........................179
Customer Assistance
Getting the Services You Need...............180
In California (U.S. Only)..............................181
The Better Business Bureau (BBB) Auto
Line Program (U.S. Only)......................182
Utilizing the Mediation/Arbitration
Program (Canada Only)........................182
Getting Assistance Outside the U.S. and
Canada.........................................................183
Ordering Additional Owner's
Literature.....................................................184
Reporting Safety Defects (U.S.
Only).............................................................184
Reporting Safety Defects (Canada
Only).............................................................185
Fuses
Fuse Box Locations.....................................186
Fuse Specification Chart...........................187
Changing a Fuse...........................................198
Maintenance
General Information..................................200
Opening and Closing the Hood.............200
Under Hood Overview - 3.5L....................201
Under Hood Overview - 3.7L...................202
Under Hood Overview - 3.2L Power
Stroke Diesel.............................................203
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Engine Oil Dipstick - 3.5L.........................204
Engine Oil Dipstick - 3.7L..........................204
Engine Oil Dipstick - 3.2L Power Stroke
Diesel...........................................................204
Engine Oil Check..........................................204
Changing the Engine Oil and Oil
Filter.............................................................205
Oil Change Indicator Reset......................206
Engine Coolant Check...............................206
Automatic Transmission Fluid
Check...........................................................209
Brake Fluid Check.........................................210
Power Steering Fluid Check.....................210
Washer Fluid Check.....................................210
Draining the Fuel Filter Water Trap........210
Fuel Filter - Gasoline....................................212
Changing the 12V Battery..........................213
Checking the Wiper Blades.......................215
Changing the Wiper Blades......................215
Adjusting the Headlamps..........................215
Removing a Headlamp...............................216
Changing a Bulb............................................217
Bulb Specification Chart............................221
Changing the Engine Air Filter - 3.5L.....223
Changing the Engine Air Filter - 3.7L......224
Changing the Engine Air Filter - 3.2L
Power Stroke Diesel................................225
Vehicle Care
Cleaning Products........................................227
Cleaning the Exterior...................................227
Waxing.............................................................228
Cleaning the Engine....................................228
Cleaning the Windows and Wiper
Blades..........................................................229
Cleaning the Interior...................................229
Cleaning the Instrument Panel and
Instrument Cluster Lens.......................229
Repairing Minor Paint Damage..............230
Cleaning the Alloy Wheels.......................230
Vehicle Storage..............................................231
Wheels and Tires
General Information...................................233
Tire Care..........................................................234
Using Winter Tires.......................................250
Using Snow Chains......................................251
Tire Pressure Monitoring System............251
Changing a Road Wheel...........................256
Lug Nuts..........................................................264
Capacities and Specific-
ations
Engine Specifications - 3.5L....................265
Engine Specifications - 3.7L....................265
Engine Specifications - 3.2L Power
Stroke Diesel.............................................266
Motorcraft Parts - 3.5L..............................267
Motorcraft Parts - 3.7L..............................268
Motorcraft Parts - 3.2L Power Stroke
Diesel...........................................................269
Vehicle Identification Number................270
Vehicle Certification Label.......................270
Transmission Code Designation..............271
Capacities and Specifications - 3.5L......271
Capacities and Specifications - 3.7L.....274
Capacities and Specifications - 3.2L
Power Stroke Diesel................................278
Audio System
General Information...................................282
Audio Unit - Vehicles With: AM/FM......283
Audio Unit - Vehicles With: Premium AM/
FM/CD.........................................................286
Audio Unit - Vehicles With: AM/FM/CD/
SYNC............................................................288
Audio Unit - Vehicles With: AM/FM/CD/
SYNC/Satellite Radio............................290
Digital Radio..................................................292
Satellite Radio..............................................294
Audio Input Jack...........................................297
USB Port..........................................................297
Media Hub......................................................298
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Audio Troubleshooting..............................299
SYNC
General Information..................................300
Using Voice Recognition...........................302
Using SYNC With Your Phone...........304
SYNC Applications and Services.......318
Using SYNC With Your Media
Player...........................................................329
SYNC Troubleshooting.........................339
MyFord Touch
General Information...................................348
Settings...........................................................356
Entertainment..............................................369
Phone..............................................................388
Information....................................................395
Navigation......................................................405
Accessories
Accessories.....................................................414
Auxiliary Switches........................................415
Appendices
End User License Agreement..................416
Extended Service Plan
(ESP)
Extended Service Plan (ESP).................438
Scheduled Maintenance
General Maintenance Information.......440
Normal Scheduled Maintenance..........443
Special Operating Conditions Scheduled
Maintenance.............................................445
Scheduled Maintenance Record...........448
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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
Driving while distracted can result in
loss of vehicle control, crash and
injury. We strongly recommend that
you use extreme caution when using any
device that may take your focus off the
road. Your primary responsibility is the safe
operation of your vehicle. We recommend
against the use of any handheld device
while driving and encourage the use of
voice-operated systems when possible.
Make sure you are aware of all applicable
local laws that may affect the use of
electronic devices while driving.
Note: This manual describes product
features and options available throughout
the range of available models, sometimes
even before they are generally available. It
may describe options not fitted to your
vehicle.
Note: Some of the illustrations in this
manual may show features as used in
different models, so may appear different
to you on your vehicle. However, the
essential information in the illustrations is
always correct.
Note: Always use and operate your vehicle
in line with all applicable laws and
regulations.
Note: Pass on this manual when selling
your vehicle. It is an integral part of the
vehicle.
Note: Either Ford Motor Company or an
authorized Ford dealer may have originally
sold this incomplete vehicle to a vehicle
modifier who upfitted it. As a result, some
of the options and features on this vehicle
may differ from what we describe in this
manual.
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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Right-hand sideA
Left-hand sideB
Protecting the Environment
You must play your part in protecting the
environment. Correct vehicle usage and
the authorized disposal of waste, cleaning
and lubrication materials are significant
steps toward this aim.
SYMBOLS GLOSSARY
These are some of the symbols you may
see on your vehicle.
Safety alert
See Owner's Manual
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Air conditioning system
Anti-lock braking system
Avoid smoking, flames or sparks
Battery
Battery acid
Brake fluid - non petroleum
based
Brake system
Cabin air filter
Check fuel cap
Child safety door lock or unlock
Child seat lower anchor
Child seat tether anchor
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Cruise control
Do not open when hot
Engine air filter
Engine coolant
Engine coolant temperature
Engine oil
Explosive gas
Fan warning
Fasten safety belt
Front airbag
Front fog lamps
Fuel pump reset
Fuse compartment
Hazard warning flashers
Heated rear window
Heated windshield
Interior luggage compartment
release
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Jack
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Keep out of reach of children
Lighting control
Low tire pressure warning
Maintain correct fluid level
Note operating instructions
Panic alarm
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Parking aid
Parking brake
Power steering fluid
Power windows front/rear
Power window lockout
Service engine soon
Side airbag
Shield the eyes
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Stability control
Windshield wash and wipe
DATA RECORDING
A large number of electronic components
of your vehicle contain data storage
modules temporarily or permanently
storing technical data about the condition
of the vehicle, events and errors.
In general, this technical information
documents the condition of parts,
modules, systems or the environment:
Operating conditions of system
components (e.g. filling levels).
Status messages of the vehicle and its
individual components (e.g. number of
wheel revolutions/rotational speed,
deceleration, lateral acceleration).
Malfunction and defects in important
system components (e.g. lighting and
brake system).
Vehicle reactions in particular driving
situations (e.g. inflation of an airbag,
activation of the stability regulation
system).
Environmental conditions (e.g.
temperature).
These data are exclusively technical and
help identification and correction of errors
as well as optimisation of vehicle
functions. Motion profiles indicating
travelled routes cannot be created with
these data.
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If services are used (e.g. repair works,
service processes, warranty cases, quality
assurance), employees of the service
network (including manufacturers) are
able to read out this technical information
from the event and error data storage
modules using special diagnostic devices.
If required, you will receive further
information. After an error has been
corrected, these data are deleted from the
error storage module or they are constantly
overwritten.
When using the vehicle, situations may
occur in which these technical data related
to other information (accident report,
damages on the vehicle, witness
statements etc.) may be associated with
a specific person - possibly, with the
assistance of an expert.
Additional functions contractually agreed
upon with the client (e.g. vehicle location
in emergency cases) allow the
transmission of particular vehicle data
from the vehicle.
CALIFORNIA PROPOSITION 65
WARNING
Some constituents of engine
exhaust, certain vehicle components,
certain fluids contained in vehicles
and certain products of component wear
contain or emit chemicals known to the
State of California to cause cancer and
birth defects or other reproductive harm.
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:
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.
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.
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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 Owners 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.
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
If converting or modifying your vehicle from
production specification, refer to the Body
and Equipment Mounting Manual at
www.etis.ford.com/fordservice.
MOBILE COMMUNICATIONS
EQUIPMENT
Using mobile communications equipment
is becoming increasingly important in the
conduct of business and personal affairs.
However, you must not compromise your
own or others safety when using such
equipment. Mobile communications can
enhance personal safety and security when
appropriately used, particularly in
emergency situations. Safety must be
paramount when using mobile
communications equipment to avoid
negating these benefits. Mobile
communication equipment includes, but
is not limited to, cellular phones, pagers,
portable email devices, text messaging
devices and portable two-way radios.
WARNING
Driving while distracted can result in
loss of vehicle control, crash and
injury. We strongly recommend that
you use extreme caution when using any
device that may take your focus off the
road. Your primary responsibility is the safe
operation of your vehicle. We recommend
against the use of any hand-held device
while driving and encourage the use of
voice-operated systems when possible.
Make sure you are aware of all applicable
local laws that may affect the use of
electronic devices while driving.
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
Owners 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
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are unique to your vehicle. This Owners
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 Owners
Manual for all other required
information and warnings.
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GENERAL INFORMATION
See the following sections for directions
on how to properly use safety restraints
for children.
WARNINGS
Always make sure your child is
secured properly in a device that is
appropriate for their height, age and
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
child height, age and weight thresholds
from National Highway Traffic Safety
Administration and other safety
organizations, or are the minimum
WARNINGS
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
Recommended restraint
type
Child size, height, weight, or ageChild
Use a child safety seat
(sometimes called an
infant carrier, convertible
seat, or toddler seat).
Children weighing 40 lb (18 kg) or less
(generally age four or younger).
Infants or
toddlers
Use a belt-positioning
booster seat.
Children who have outgrown or no longer
properly fit in a child safety seat (gener-
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).
Small children
Use a vehicle safety belt
having the lap belt snug
and low across the hips,
shoulder belt centered
across the shoulder and
chest, and seat back
upright.
Children who have outgrown or no longer
properly fit in a belt-positioning booster
seat (generally children who are at least
4 ft. 9 in. (1.45 m) tall or greater than 80
lb (36 kg) or 100 lb (45 kg) if recom-
mended by child restraint manufacturer).
Larger children
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.
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
WARNINGS
Airbags can kill or injure a child in a
child seat. Never place a rear-facing
child seat in front of an active airbag.
If you must use a forward-facing child seat
in the front seat, move the seat upon which
the child seat is installed all the way back.
Airbags can kill or injure a child in a
child seat. Children 12 and under
should be correctly restrained in the
rear seat whenever possible.
Depending on where you secure a
child restraint, and depending on the
child restraint design, you may block
access to certain safety belt buckle
assemblies and LATCH lower anchors,
rendering those features potentially
unusable. To avoid risk of injury, occupants
should only use seating positions where
they are able to be correctly restrained.
When installing a child safety seat with
combination lap and shoulder belts:
Use the correct safety belt buckle for
that seating position.
Insert the belt tongue into the correct
buckle until you hear a distinct click
and feel it latch. Make sure the tongue
is securely fastened in the buckle.
Keep the buckle release button
pointing up and away from the safety
seat, with the tongue between the child
seat and the release button, to prevent
accidental unbuckling.
Place the vehicle seat upon which the
child seat will be installed in the upright
position.
Put the safety belt in the automatic
locking mode. See Step 5. Your 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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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 correct
buckle (the buckle closest to the
direction the tongue is coming from)
for that seating position until you hear
a distinct click and feel the latch
engage. Make sure the tongue is
latched securely by pulling on it.
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5. To put the retractor in the automatic
locking mode, grasp the shoulder
portion of the belt and pull downward
until all of the belt is pulled out.
Note: The automatic locking mode is
available on the front passenger and rear
seats.
6. Allow the belt to retract to remove
slack. The belt will click as it retracts
to indicate it is in the automatic locking
mode.
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
correct 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 correct installation.
Ford recommends checking with a NHTSA
Certified Child Passenger Safety
Technician to make certain the child
restraint is correctly installed. In Canada,
check with your local St. John Ambulance
office for referral to a Certified Passenger
Seat Technician.
Using Lower Anchors and Tethers
for Children (LATCH)
WARNINGS
Never attach two child safety seats
to the same anchor. In a crash, one
anchor may not be strong enough to
hold two child safety seat attachments
and may break, causing serious injury or
death.
Depending on where you secure a
child restraint, and depending on the
child restraint design, you may block
access to certain safety belt buckle
assemblies or LATCH lower anchors,
rendering those features potentially
unusable. To avoid risk of injury, occupants
should only use seating positions where
they are able to be correctly restrained.
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 correct 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 correctly
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
The standardized spacing for LATCH
lower anchors is 11 inches (28
centimeters) center to center. Do not
use LATCH lower anchors for the center
seating position unless the child seat
manufacturer's instructions permit and
specify using anchors spaced at least as
far apart as those in your vehicle.
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 correctly 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 correct installation.
If the safety seat is not anchored correctly,
the risk of a child being injured in a crash
greatly increases.
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 correct
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
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.
Front Passenger Seating Position
1. Adjust the front passenger seat fully
forward.
2. Route the child safety seat tether strap
over the back of the seat, under the
head restraint and between the head
restraint posts.
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3. 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.
4. Clip the tether strap to the anchor as
shown.
5. Adjust the front passenger seat full
rearward.
6. 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.
Rear Seats
1. Route the child safety seat tether strap
over the back of the seat, under the
head restraint and between the head
restraint posts.
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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.
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.
BOOSTER SEATS
WARNING
Never place, or allow a child to place,
the shoulder belt under a child's arm
or behind the back because it
reduces the protection for the upper part
of the body and may increase the risk of
injury or death in a crash.
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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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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If your backless booster seat has a
removable shield, remove the shield. If a
vehicle seating position has a low seat
back or no head restraint, a backless
booster seat may place your child's head
(as measured at the tops of the ears)
above the top of the seat. In this case,
move the backless booster to another
seating position with a higher seat back or
head restraint and lap and shoulder belts,
or consider using a high back booster seat.
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High back booster seats
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
Airbags can kill or injure a child in a
child seat. Never place a rear-facing
child seat in front of an active airbag.
If you must use a forward-facing child seat
in the front seat, move the vehicle seat
upon which the child seat is installed all
the way back. When possible, all children
age 12 and under should be properly
restrained in a rear seating position. If all
children cannot be seated and restrained
properly in a rear seating position, properly
restrain the largest child in the front seat.
Always carefully follow the
instructions and warnings provided
by the manufacturer of any child
restraint to determine if the restraint device
is appropriate for your child's size, height,
weight, or age. Follow the child restraint
manufacturer's instructions and warnings
provided for installation and use in
conjunction with the instructions and
WARNINGS
warnings provided by your vehicle
manufacturer. A safety seat that is
improperly installed or utilized, is
inappropriate for your child's height, age,
or weight or does not properly fit the child
may increase the risk of serious injury or
death.
Never let a passenger hold a child on
his or her lap while your vehicle is
moving. The passenger cannot
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
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
sudden stop, which may increase the risk
of serious injury.
Never place, or allow a child to place,
the shoulder belt under a child's arm
or behind the back because it
reduces the 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
Use any attachment method as indicated below by XCombined
weight of
child and
child
restraint
seat
Restraint
type Safety belt
only
Safety belt
and LATCH
(lower
anchors
and top
tether
anchor)
Safety belt
and top
tether
anchor
LATCH
(lower
anchors
only)
LATCH
(lower
anchors
and top
tether
anchor)
XXUp to 65 lb
(29.5 kg)
Rear facing
child seat
XOver 65 lb
(29.5 kg)
Rear facing
child seat
XXXUp to 65 lb
(29.5 kg)
Forward
facing
child seat
XXOver 65 lb
(29.5 kg)
Forward
facing
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
93).
CHILD SAFETY LOCKS
WARNING
You cannot open the rear side door
from inside if you have put the child
safety lock on.
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A child safety lock is on the rear side door.
Left-Hand Side
Turn it counterclockwise to switch the child
lock on and clockwise to switch it off.
Right-Hand Side
Turn it clockwise to switch the child lock
on and counterclockwise to switch it off.
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PRINCIPLE OF OPERATION
WARNINGS
Always drive and ride with the seat
backrest upright and the lap belt
snug and low across the hips.
To reduce the risk of injury, make
sure children sit where they can be
properly restrained.
Never let a passenger hold a child on
his or her lap while your vehicle is
moving. The passenger cannot
protect the child from injury in a crash
which may result in serious injury or death.
All occupants of the vehicle,
including the driver, should always
properly wear their safety belts, even
when an airbag supplemental restraint
system is provided. Failure to properly wear
your safety belt could seriously increase
the risk of injury or death.
It is extremely dangerous to ride in a
cargo area, inside or outside of a
vehicle. In a crash, people riding in
these areas are more likely to be seriously
injured or killed. Do not allow people to ride
in any area of your vehicle that is not
equipped with seats and safety belts. Be
sure everyone in your vehicle is in a seat
and using a safety belt properly.
In a rollover crash, an unbelted
person is significantly more likely to
die than a person wearing a safety
belt.
Each seating position in your vehicle
has a specific safety belt assembly
which is made up of one buckle and
one tongue that are designed to be used
as a pair. 1) Use the shoulder belt on the
outside shoulder only. Never wear the
shoulder belt under the arm. 2) Never
swing the safety belt around your neck over
the inside shoulder. 3) Never use a single
belt for more than one person.
WARNINGS
When possible, all children 12 years
old and under should be properly
restrained in a rear seating position.
Failure to follow this could seriously
increase the risk of injury or death.
Safety belts and seats can become
hot in a vehicle that has been closed
up in sunny weather; they could burn
a small child. Check seat covers and
buckles before you place a child anywhere
near them.
Front and rear seat occupants,
including pregnant women, should
wear safety belts for optimum
protection in an accident.
All seating positions in this 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.
Safety belt warning light and chime.
Crash sensors and monitoring system
with readiness indicator.
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The safety belt pretensioners at the front
seating positions are designed to tighten
the safety belts when activated. In frontal
and near-frontal crashes, side crashes and
rollovers, the safety belt pretensioners may
be activated alone or, if the crash is of
sufficient severity, together with the front
airbags.
FASTENING THE SAFETY
BELTS
The front outboard and rear safety
restraints in the vehicle are combination
lap and shoulder belts.
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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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2. To unfasten, press the release button
and remove the tongue from the
buckle.
Using Safety Belts During
Pregnancy
WARNING
Always ride and drive with your seat
back upright and the safety belt
properly fastened. The lap portion of
the safety belt should fit snug and be
positioned low across the hips. The
shoulder portion of the safety belt should
be positioned across the chest. Pregnant
women should also follow this practice.
See the following figure.
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Pregnant women should always wear their
safety belt. The lap belt portion of a
combination lap and shoulder belt should
be positioned low across the hips below
the belly and worn as tight as comfort will
allow. The shoulder belt should be
positioned to cross the middle of the
shoulder and the center of the chest.
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Safety Belt Locking Modes
WARNINGS
After any vehicle crash, the safety
belt system at all passenger seating
positions must be checked by an
authorized dealer to verify that the
automatic locking retractor feature for
child seats is still functioning properly. In
addition, all safety belts should be checked
for proper function.
Safety belt and retractor assemblies
must be replaced if the safety belt
assembly automatic locking retractor
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.
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:
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 13).
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.
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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
Do not use extensions to change the
fit of the shoulder belt across the
torso.
If the safety belt is too short when fully
extended, a safety belt extension assembly
can be obtained from an authorized dealer.
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
Position the safety belt height
adjuster so that the safety belt rests
across the middle of your shoulder.
Failure to adjust the safety belt correctly
could reduce its effectiveness and increase
the risk of injury in a crash.
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1
2
2
3
1. Press the button.
2. Slide the height adjuster up or down.
3. Release the button and pull down on
the height adjuster to make sure it is
locked in place.
SAFETY BELT WARNING LAMP
AND INDICATOR CHIME
This lamp illuminates and an
audible warning will sound if the
driver's safety belt has not been
fastened when the vehicle's ignition is
turned on.
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Conditions of operation
Then...If...
The safety belt warning light illuminates 1-
2 minutes and the warning chime sounds
4-8 seconds.
The driver's safety belt is not buckled
before the ignition switch is turned to the
on position...
The safety belt warning light and warning
chime turn off.
The driver's safety belt is buckled while the
indicator light is illuminated and the
warning chime is sounding...
The safety belt warning light and indicator
chime remain off.
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 by intermittently sounding a
chime and illuminating the safety belt
warning light when the driver seat is
occupied and the safety belt is unbuckled.
Then...If...
The Belt-Minder feature will not turn on.The driver safety belt is buckled before the
ignition is switched on or less than two
minutes have elapsed since the ignition was
switched on.
The Belt-Minder feature is turned on - the
safety belt warning light illuminates and
the warning chime sounds for six seconds
every 25 seconds, repeating for about five
minutes or until the driver safety belt is
buckled.
The driver safety belt is not buckled when
the vehicle has reached at least 6 mph (9.7
km/h) and two minutes have elapsed since
the ignition was switched on.
The Belt-Minder feature is turned on - the
safety belt warning light illuminates and
the warning chime sounds for six seconds
every 25 seconds, repeating for about five
minutes or until the driver safety belt is
buckled.
The driver safety belt becomes unbuckled
for about one minute while the vehicle is
traveling at least 6 mph (9.7 km/h) and
more than two minutes have elapsed since
the ignition was switched on.
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Switching the Belt-Minder on and off
WARNING
While the system allows you to
switch it off, this system is designed
to improve your chances of being
safely belted and surviving a crash. We
recommend you leave the system
switched on. To reduce the risk of injury,
do not switch the system on or off while
driving your vehicle.
Read Steps 1 - 4 thoroughly before
proceeding with the programming
procedure.
The system can be switched on and off by
carrying out the following procedure:
Before following the procedure, make sure
that:
The parking brake is set.
The transmission selector lever is in
position park (P).
The ignition is switched off.
The driver safety belt is unbuckled.
1. Switch the ignition on. Do not start the
engine.
2. Wait until the safety belt warning light
turns off (about one minute). After
Step 2, wait an additional five seconds
before proceeding with Step 3. Once
Step 3 is started, the procedure must
be completed within 30 seconds.
3. Buckle then unbuckle the driver safety
belt three times at a moderate speed,
ending in the unbuckled state. After
Step 3, the safety belt warning light will
illuminate.
4. While the safety belt warning light is
illuminated, buckle then unbuckle the
driver safety belt. After Step 4, the
safety belt warning light will flash for
confirmation.
This will disable the feature if it is
currently enabled.
This will enable the feature if it is
currently disabled.
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 227).
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PRINCIPLE OF OPERATION
WARNINGS
Airbags do not inflate slowly or
gently, and the risk of injury from a
deploying airbag is the greatest close
to the trim covering the airbag module.
All occupants of your vehicle,
including the driver, should always
properly wear their safety belts, even
when an airbag supplemental restraint
system is provided. Failure to properly wear
your safety belt could seriously increase
the risk of injury or death.
Always transport children 12 years
old and under in the back seat and
always properly use appropriate
child restraints. Failure to follow this could
seriously increase the risk of injury or death.
Never place your arm over the airbag
module as a deploying airbag can
result in serious arm fractures or
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.
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
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
in serious injury.
If the airbag has deployed, the airbag
will not function again and must be
replaced immediately. If the airbag
is not replaced, the unrepaired area will
increase the risk of injury in a crash.
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
AIRBAGS
WARNINGS
Never place your arm or any objects
over an airbag module. Placing your
arm over a deploying airbag can
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.
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.
Crash sensors and monitoring system
with readiness indicator. See Crash
Sensors and Airbag Indicator (page
41).
Passenger Airbag On and Off
Switch (If Equipped)
WARNINGS
Even with Advanced Restraints
Systems, children 12 and under
should be properly restrained in a
rear seating position. Failure to follow this
could seriously increase the risk of injury or
death.
The front passenger airbag is not
designed to offer protection to an
occupant in the center seating
position.
An airbag ON and OFF switch may
be installed in this vehicle. Before
driving, always look at the face of the
switch to be sure the switch is in the proper
position in accordance with these
instructions and warnings. Failure to put
the switch in a proper position can increase
the risk of serious injury or death in a crash.
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High-series vehicles (if equipped)
The front passenger airbag on and off
switch has indicators that will illuminate,
indicating that the front passenger frontal
airbag is either on or off. The indicator lamp
is located on the radio.
Note: The passenger airbag status indicator
OFF and ON lamps will illuminate for a short
period of time when the ignition is first
turned on to confirm it is functional.
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Passenger airbagPassenger airbag status
indicator
Switch position
DisabledOFF: LitOff
ON: Unlit
EnabledOFF: UnlitOn
ON: Lit
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Low-series vehicles (if equipped)
The front passenger airbag on and off
switch has an indicator that will illuminate
and stay lit to remind you that the front
passenger frontal airbag is off. The
indicator lamp is located by the radio.
Note: The indicator lamp will illuminate for
a short period of time when the ignition is
first turned on to confirm it is functional.
Turning the Passenger Airbag Off
WARNINGS
If the light fails to illuminate when
the passenger airbag switch is off
and the ignition is on, have the
passenger airbag switch serviced at your
authorized dealer immediately.
In order to avoid inadvertent
activation of the switch, always
remove the ignition key from the
passenger airbag on and off switch.
WARNINGS
An infant in a rear-facing seat faces
a high risk of serious or fatal injuries
from a deploying passenger airbag.
Rear facing infant seats should never be
placed in the front seats, unless the
passenger airbag is turned off.
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1. Insert the ignition key, turn the switch
to OFF and hold in OFF while removing
the key.
2. When the ignition is turned on, the pass
airbag off light illuminates briefly,
momentarily shuts off and then turns
back on. This indicates that the
passenger airbag is deactivated.
Turning the Passenger Airbag Back On
WARNINGS
The safety belts for the driver and
right front passenger seating
positions have been specifically
designed to function together with the
airbags in certain types of crashes. When
you turn off your airbag, you not only lose
the protection of the airbag, you also may
reduce the effectiveness of your safety belt
system, which was designed to work with
the airbag. If you are not a passenger who
meets the requirements stated in the
National Highway Traffic Safety
Administration or Transport Canada
deactivation criteria turning off the airbag
can increase the risk of serious injury or
death in a crash.
WARNINGS
If your vehicle has rear seats, always
transport children who are 12 years
and under in the rear seat. Always
use safety belts and child restraints
correctly. Do not place a child in a rear
facing infant seat in the front seat unless
your vehicle is equipped with an airbag on
and off switch and the passenger airbag is
turned off. This is because the back of the
infant seat is too close to the inflating
airbag and the risk of a fatal injury to the
infant when the airbag inflates is
substantial.
If the pass airbag off light is
illuminated when the passenger
airbag switch is on and the ignition
is on, have the passenger airbag switch
serviced at your authorized dealer
immediately.
The passenger airbag remains off until you
turn it back on.
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1. Insert the ignition key and turn the
switch to ON.
2. The pass airbag off light will briefly
illuminate when the ignition is turned
to on. This indicates that the passenger
airbag is operational.
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The passenger side airbag should always
be on (the pass airbag off light should not
be illuminated) unless the passenger
meets the requirements stated either in
Category 1, 2 or 3 of the National Highway
Traffic Safety Administration or Transport
Canada deactivation criteria which follows.
The vast majority of drivers and passengers
are much safer with an airbag than
without. To do their job and reduce the risk
of life threatening injuries, airbags must
open with great force, and this force can
pose a potentially deadly risk in some
situations, particularly when a front seat
passenger is not using the safety belt
correctly. The most effective way to reduce
the risk of unnecessary airbag injuries
without reducing the overall safety of your
vehicle is to make sure all passengers are
correctly restrained in the vehicle,
especially in the front seat. This provides
the protection of safety belts and permits
the airbags to provide the additional
protection they were designed to provide.
If you choose to deactivate your airbag,
you are losing the very significant risk
reducing benefits of the airbag and you are
also reducing the effectiveness of the
safety belts, because safety belts in
modern vehicles are designed to work as
a safety system with the airbags.
National Highway Traffic Safety
Administration Deactivation Criteria
(Excluding Canada)
WARNING
This vehicle has special energy
management safety belts for the
driver and right front passenger.
These particular belts are specifically
designed to work with airbags to help
reduce the risk of injury in a crash. The
energy management safety belt is
designed to give or release additional belt
webbing in some accidents to reduce
concentration of force on an occupant's
chest and reduce the risk of certain bone
fractures and injuries to underlying organs.
In a crash, if the airbag is turned off, this
energy management safety belt might
permit the person wearing the belt to move
forward enough to incur a serious or fatal
injury. The more severe the crash, and the
heavier the occupant, the greater the risk
is. Be sure the airbag is turned on for any
person who does not qualify under the
National Highway Traffic Safety
Administration deactivation criteria.
1. Infant. An infant (less than 1 year old)
must ride in the front seat because:
the vehicle has no rear seat;
the vehicle has a rear seat too small to
accommodate a rear-facing infant
seat; or
the infant has a medical condition
which, according to the infant's
physician, makes it necessary for the
infant to ride in the front so that the
driver can constantly monitor the
child's condition.
2. Child age 1 to 12. A child age 1 to 12 must
ride in the front seat because:
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the vehicle has no rear seat;
although children ages 1 to 12 ride in the
rear seat(s) whenever possible,
children ages 1 to 12 sometimes must
ride in the front because no space is
available in the rear seat(s) of the
vehicle; or
the child has a medical condition
which, according to the child's
physician, makes it necessary for the
child to ride in the front seat so that the
driver can constantly monitor the
child's condition.
3. Medical condition. A passenger has a
medical condition which, according to his
or her physician:
causes the passenger airbag to pose a
special risk for the passenger;
makes the potential harm from the
passenger airbag in a crash greater
than the potential harm from turning
off the airbag and allowing the
passenger, even if belted, to hit the
dashboard or windshield in a crash.
Transport Canada Deactivation Criteria
(Canada Only)
WARNING
This vehicle has special energy
management safety belts for the
driver and right front passenger.
These particular belts are specifically
designed to work with airbags to help
reduce the risk of injury in a crash. The
energy management safety belt is
designed to give or release additional belt
webbing in some accidents to reduce
concentration of force on an occupant's
chest and reduce the risk of certain bone
fractures and injuries to underlying organs.
In a crash, if the airbag is turned off, this
energy management safety belt might
permit the person wearing the belt to move
forward enough to incur a serious or fatal
injury. The more severe the crash, and the
heavier the occupant, the greater the risk
is. Be sure the airbag is turned on for any
person who does not qualify under the
National Highway Traffic Safety
Administration deactivation criteria.
1. Infant: An infant (less than 1 year old)
must ride in the front seat because:
my vehicle has no rear seat;
the rear seat in my vehicle cannot
accommodate a rear-facing infant
seat;
the infant has a medical condition
which, according to the infant's
physician, makes it necessary for the
infant to ride in the front seat so that
the driver can monitor the infant's
condition.
2. Child age 12 or under: A child age 12 or
under must ride in the front seat because:
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my vehicle has no rear seat;
although children age 12 and under ride
in the rear seat whenever possible,
children age 12 and under have no
option but to sometimes ride in the
front seat because rear seat space is
insufficient;
the child has a medical condition that,
according to the child's physician,
makes it necessary for the child to ride
in the front seat so that the driver can
monitor the child's condition.
3. Medical condition: A passenger has a
medical condition that, according to his or
her physician:
poses a special risk for the passenger
if the airbag deploys; and
makes the potential harm from the
passenger airbag deployment greater
than the potential harm from turning
off the airbag and experiencing a crash
without the protection offered by the
airbag
Proper Driver and Front Passenger
Seating Adjustment
WARNING
The National Highway Traffic Safety
Administration recommends a
minimum distance of at least 10
inches (25 centimeters) between an
occupants chest and the driver airbag
module.
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. Properly seated occupants sit
upright, lean against the seat back, and
center themselves 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
Airbags can kill or injure a child in a
child seat. Never place a rear-facing
child seat in front of an active airbag.
If you must use a forward-facing child seat
in the front seat, move the seat upon which
the child seat is installed all the way back.
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Children must always be properly
restrained. Accident statistics suggest that
children are safer when properly restrained
in the rear seating positions than in the
front seating position. Failure to follow
these instructions may increase the risk of
injury in a crash.
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If two adults and a child occupy a Regular
Cab, properly restrain the child in the
center front unless doing so would interfere
with driving your vehicle. This provides lap
and shoulder belt protection for all
occupants, and airbag protection for the
adults. A child or infant properly restrained
in the center front seat should not incur
risk of serious injury from the airbags.
SIDE AIRBAGS (If Equipped)
WARNINGS
Do not place objects or mount
equipment on or near the airbag
cover, on the side of the seatbacks
(of the front seats), or in front seat areas
that may come into contact with a
deploying airbag. Failure to follow these
instructions may increase the risk of
personal injury in the event of a crash.
Do not use accessory seat covers.
The use of accessory seat covers
may prevent the deployment of the
side airbags and increase the risk of injury
in an accident.
Do not lean your head on the door.
The side airbag could injure you as it
deploys from the side of the
seatback.
Do not attempt to service, repair, or
modify the airbag, its fuses or the
seat cover on a seat containing an
airbag as you could be seriously injured or
killed. Contact your authorized dealer as
soon as possible.
If the side airbag has deployed, the
airbag will not function again. The
side airbag system (including the
seat) must be inspected and serviced by
an authorized dealer. If the airbag is not
replaced, the unrepaired area will increase
the risk of injury in a crash.
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 found
on your vehicle.
Side airbags located inside the
seatback of the driver and front
passenger seats.
·Crash sensors and monitoring
system with readiness indicator.
See Crash Sensors and Airbag
Indicator (page 41).
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 (If Equipped)
WARNINGS
Do not place objects or mount
equipment on or near the headliner
at the side rail that may come into
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 safety canopy could injure you
as it deploys from the headliner.
Do not attempt to service, repair, or
modify the safety canopy, its fuses,
the pillar trims, or the headliner on a
vehicle with a safety canopy 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
airbag supplemental restraint system and
safety canopy are provided. Failure to wear
your safety belt correctly could seriously
increase the risk of personal injury or death.
To reduce risk of personal injury, do
not obstruct or place objects in the
deployment path of the safety
canopy.
If a safety canopy deploys it will not
function again. The safety canopy,
including the pillar trims and
headliner, must be inspected and serviced
by an authorized dealer. If the safety
canopy is not replaced, the unrepaired area
will increase the risk of personal injury in a
crash.
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 behind the
headliner and 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 airbags located above
the trim panels over the front and rear
side windows identified by a label or
wording on the headliner or roof-pillar
trim.
A flexible headliner which opens above
the side doors to allow safety canopy
deployment
The crash sensors and monitoring
system have a readiness indicator. See
Crash Sensors and Airbag Indicator
(page 41).
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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 personal
injury related to the deployment of a safety
canopy.
CRASH SENSORS AND
AIRBAG INDICATOR
WARNING
Do not modify the front end of your
vehicle. Adding equipment to the
front of the vehicle, including the
frame, bumper, front body structure or
recovery hook may affect the performance
of the airbag system, increasing the risk of
personal injury.
The vehicle has a collection of crash
sensors which provide information to the
supplemental restraint system control
module. The system will deploy the front
safety belt pretensioners, driver airbag,
passenger airbag, seat mounted side
airbags or safety canopy based on the type
of crash, for example frontal impact or side
impact. The supplemental restraint system
control module will deploy the appropriate
safety devices.
The supplemental restraint system control
module also monitors the readiness of the
above safety devices plus the crash
sensors. The readiness of the
supplemental restraint system is indicated
by a warning lamp in the instrument cluster
or by a backup tone if the warning lamp is
not working. Routine maintenance of the
airbags is not required.
If a fault is present in the supplemental
restraint system it is indicated by one or
more of the following:
The warning lamp will not
illuminate when you switch the
ignition on.
The warning lamp will either flash or
stay illuminated.
A series of five beeps will be heard. The
tone pattern will repeat periodically
until the fault, the warning lamp or
both are repaired.
If the above occurs, even intermittently,
have the system checked by an authorized
dealer immediately. Unless repaired, the
system may not operate correctly in the
event of a crash.
The safety belt pretensioners and the front
airbags are designed to deploy when the
vehicle sustains longitudinal deceleration
sufficient to cause the supplemental
restraint system control module to deploy
a safety device.
The fact that the safety belt pretensioners
or front airbags did not deploy for all front
seat occupants in a crash does not mean
there is a fault with the system. The
supplemental restraint system control
module determines crash conditions,
severity and safety belt usage to deploy
the appropriate safety devices.
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The design of the front airbags is to
deploy only in frontal and near-frontal
crashes, for example not rollovers, side
impacts or rear impacts, unless the
crash causes sufficient longitudinal
deceleration.
The design of the safety belt
pretensioners is to deploy only in
frontal and near-frontal crashes, and
may also deploy if a safety canopy
deploys.
The design of the side airbags is to
deploy only in certain side impact
crashes. Side airbags may deploy in
other types of crashes if your vehicle
experiences sufficient sideways motion
or deformation.
The design of the safety canopy is to
deploy only in certain side impact
crashes or rollover events. The safety
canopy may deploy in other types of
crashes if your vehicle experiences
sufficient sideways motion or
deformation, or the likelihood of a
rollover event.
AIRBAG DISPOSAL
Contact your authorized dealer as soon as
possible. Airbags must be disposed of by
qualified personnel.
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PRINCIPLE OF OPERATION
The remote control allows you to:
remotely lock or unlock the vehicle
doors
unlock the doors without actively using
a key or remote control (intelligent
access only)
remotely open the power liftgate (if
equipped)
remotely start or stop the engine (if
equipped)
arm and disarm the anti-theft system
activate the panic alarm.
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 Key head 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 vehicles 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
To program an additional remote control
See Passive Anti-Theft System (page
58).
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 Key head Transmitter
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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. We
recommend you use this method to locate
your vehicle, rather than using the panic
alarm.
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Note: If locking was not successful or if any
door 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.
Sounding a Panic Alarm
Note: The alarm will only operate when the
ignition is off.
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Press the button to turn on the
alarm. Press the button again or
switch the ignition on to turn off.
REPLACING A LOST KEY OR
REMOTE CONTROL
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 43).
To re-program the passive anti-theft
system see an authorized dealer.
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PRINCIPLE OF OPERATION
MyKey allows you to program keys with
restricted driving modes to promote good
driving habits. All but one of the keys can
be activated with these restricted modes.
Any keys that remain unprogrammed are
referred to as administrator keys or admin
keys. They can be used to:
Create a MyKey.
Program configurable MyKey settings.
Clear all MyKey features.
When you have created a MyKey, you can
access the following information by using
the information display to determine:
How many admin keys and MyKeys are
programmed to your vehicle.
The total distance your vehicle traveled
with a MyKey.
Note: Switch the ignition on to use the
system.
Note: All MyKeys are programmed to the
same settings. You cannot program them
individually.
Non-configurable Settings
The following settings cannot be changed
by an admin key user:
Safety belt minder. You cannot disable
this feature. The audio system will
mute when the driver's safety belt is
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
and Blind Spot Information System
(BLIS) with cross traffic alert.
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 engine. 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.
WARNING
Do not set MyKey maximum speed
limit to a limit that will prevent the
driver from maintaining a safe speed
considering posted speed limits and
prevailing road conditions. The driver is
always responsible to drive in accordance
with local laws and prevailing conditions.
Failure to do so could result in accident or
injury.
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 AdvanceTrac or the do not disturb
feature (if your vehicle is equipped with
these features).
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CREATING A MYKEY
You can program a MyKey using the
information display control on the steering
wheel. See Information Displays (page
78).
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:
Action and DescriptionMessage
Press the OK button.Settings
Press the OK button.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.
Create MyKey
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:
Action and DescriptionMessage
Press the OK button.Settings
Use the up and down arrow buttons to scroll to a configurable
feature.
MyKey
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 78).
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:
Action and DescriptionMessage
Press the OK button.Settings
Press the OK button.MyKey
Press and hold the OK button until the following message
displays.
Clear MyKey
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 78).
To find information on a programed MyKey(s), press the left arrow button to
access the main menu and scroll to:
DescriptionMessage
Press the OK button.Settings
Press the OK button.MyKey
Select one of the following:
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.
MyKey Dist.
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} MyKeys
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.
{0} Admin Keys
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USING MYKEY WITH REMOTE
START SYSTEMS
Vehicles With Ford-Approved
Aftermarket Remote Start
Systems
When using a Ford-approved aftermarket
remote start system, the vehicle recognizes
the remote start system as an additional
admin key. It is the vehicles default setting.
You can also program the remote start as
a MyKey. As a result, the MyKey system
status menu display includes the remote
start system as an additional key in the
total count of programed keys. See
Checking MyKey System Status (page
49).
When you start your vehicle with a
Ford-approved aftermarket remote start
system, the system stalls the engine after
you open the door or shift your vehicle into
gear. This is intentional. When you restart
your vehicle, it reads the Key or intelligent
Key fob status instead of the remote start
system status.
As an added precaution, owners of vehicles
fitted with traditional keys may want to
program the remote start system as a
MyKey, if the MyKey driver uses the remote
start fob. That way, when the MyKey driver
starts the vehicle with the remote start
system, the MyKey restrictions remain
active.
With a Ford-approved aftermarket remote
start system, it is possible to program all
keys as MyKeys unintentionally. If this
happens, then the remote start fob is the
admin key. If you want to have only one
key as a MyKey, or do not want to have any
MyKeys, then you need to use your remote
start to clear all MyKeys. In that case,
follow these steps:
1. Enter your vehicle and close all doors.
2. Start your vehicle using your remote
start fob.
3. See Clearing All MyKeys (page 48).
Follow Steps 1-3.
After clearing your MyKeys, you can create
a new MyKey. See Creating a MyKey
(page 47).
Note: For vehicles with Intelligent Access
keys (push-button start), you cannot
program the remote start system as a
MyKey. Always treat the remote start fob
as you would any other admin key.
Vehicles With Non-Ford-Approved
Aftermarket 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.
The following information may help if you
choose to install a non-Ford-approved
remote start system. The actions provided
below do not make MyKey compatible with
non-Ford-approved remote start systems,
but may help you retain some MyKey
functions.
When using a non-Ford-approved remote
start system, the vehicle may recognize
the remote start system as an additional
admin key with its associated privileges. If
you restart the engine by inserting a key
into the ignition cylinder and recycling the
ignition completely, then you may retain
some MyKey functions. This action forces
your vehicle to read the traditional key
instead of the remote start fob and then
uses the MyKey associated privileges.
Note: The MyKey system status menu
display may include the remote start system
as an additional key in the total count of
programed keys. See Checking MyKey
System Status (page 49).
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As an added precaution, owners of vehicles
fitted with traditional keys may want to
program the remote start system as a
MyKey, if the MyKey driver uses the remote
start fob. That way, when the MyKey driver
starts the vehicle with the remote start
system, the MyKey restrictions remain
active.
With a non-Ford-approved aftermarket
remote start system, it is possible to
program all keys as MyKeys
unintentionally. If this happens, then the
remote start fob is the admin key. If you
want to have only one key as a MyKey, or
do not want to have any MyKeys, then you
need to use your remote start to clear all
MyKeys. In that case, follow these steps:
1. Enter your vehicle and close all doors.
2. Start your vehicle using your
non-Ford-approved remote start fob.
3. See Clearing All MyKeys (page 48).
Follow Steps 1-3.
After clearing your MyKeys, you can create
a new MyKey. See Creating a MyKey
(page 47).
Note: For vehicles with Intelligent Access
keys (push-button start), you cannot
program the remote start system as a
MyKey. Always treat the remote start fob
as you would any other admin key.
MYKEY TROUBLESHOOTING
Potential CausesCondition
· The key or fob used to start the vehicle does
not have admin privileges.
I cannot create a MyKey.
· The key or fob used to start the vehicle is the
only admin key (there always has to be at least
one admin key).
· Vehicles with push-button start: The intelli-
gent access key fob is not positioned correctly
next to the steering column. See Ignition
Switch (page 104).
· SecuriLock passive anti-theft system is
disabled or in unlimited mode.
· The vehicle has been started using a remote
start system that is not programmed with
admin privileges. See Using MyKey With
Remote Start Systems (page 50).
· The key or fob used to start your vehicle does
not have admin privileges.
I cannot program the configurable
settings.
· No MyKeys are created. See Creating a
MyKey (page 47).
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Potential CausesCondition
· The vehicle has been started using a remote
start system that is not programmed with
admin privileges. See Using MyKey With
Remote Start Systems (page 50).
· The key or fob used to start your vehicle does
not have admin privileges.
I cannot clear the MyKeys.
· No MyKeys are created. See Creating a
MyKey (page 47).
· The vehicle has been started using a remote
start system that is not programmed with
admin privileges. See Using MyKey With
Remote Start Systems (page 50).
Purchase a new key from your authorized
dealer.
I lost the only admin key.
Program a spare key. See Passive Anti-Theft
System (page 58).
I lost a key
· The vehicle has a remote start system that is
recognized as an admin key. Clear all MyKeys
by using the remote start. See Using MyKey
With Remote Start Systems (page 50).
I accidentally programmed all keys as
MyKeys.
· The vehicle's system does not recognize any
programmed MyKeys. See Creating a MyKey
(page 47).
· An unknown key or fob has been created as
a MyKey.
MyKey total includes one additional key.
· The vehicle has a remote start system. See
Using MyKey With Remote Start Systems
(page 50).
· An unknown key or fob has been programmed
to the vehicle as an admin key.
Admin key total includes one additional
key.
· The vehicle has a remote start system. See
Using MyKey With Remote Start Systems
(page 50).
· The MyKey user is not using the MyKey.MyKey distances do not accumulate.
· An admin key holder cleared the MyKeys and
created new MyKeys.
· The key system has been reset.
· An admin fob is present at vehicle start.No MyKey functions with the Intelligent
Access key. · No MyKeys are created. See Creating a
MyKey (page 47).
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LOCKING AND UNLOCKING
Note: Make sure you have locked your
vehicle before leaving it unattended.
Note: Do not leave the keys in your vehicle.
Locking
Locking With the Key
Turn the top of the key toward the rear of
your vehicle.
Locking With the Remote Control
Press the button.
Note: You can lock the driver door with the
key. Use the key when the remote control is
not functioning.
Unlocking (If Equipped)
Unlocking With the Key
Turn the top of the key toward the front of
your vehicle.
Unlocking With the Remote Control
Press the button.
Note: You can unlock the driver door with
the key. Use the key when the remote
control is not functioning.
Note: When you leave your vehicle
unattended for several weeks, the remote
control turns off.
Note: Unlock your vehicle and start the
engine using the key. Unlocking and starting
your vehicle once enables the remote
control.
Unlocking the Rear Cargo Doors
Press the button.
Reprogramming the Unlocking
Function
You can reprogram the unlocking function
so that only the driver door unlocks. See
Remote Control (page 43).
Locking and Unlocking
Confirmation
When you lock the doors, the direction
indicators flash twice.
When you unlock the doors, the direction
indicators flash once and a tone sounds.
Locking and Unlocking the Doors
From Inside
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A
B
Lock.A
Unlock.B
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Opening and Closing the Sliding
Door
Opening the Sliding Door
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Pull the interior door handle to open the
door.
Closing the Sliding Door
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1
2
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1
2
1. Pull the door handle to release the door
check feature.
2. Slide the door to close.
Opening and Closing the Double
Rear Doors
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E178366
1. Slide the lever to release the catch.
2. Fully open the cargo door.
Unlocking and Opening the Double
Rear Doors From Inside
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1. Lift the locking button up.
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2. Push the inner release lever down to
open the door.
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Rear Emergency Exit
Wagon and Bus
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E179501
Pull the interior handle up to open the door
in an emergency.
Automatic Locking
You can set your vehicle's doors to lock
automatically when you exceed 5 mph
(8 km/h). You can switch this on in the
information display. See Information
Displays (page 78). If you have switched
automatic locking on, either use the interior
door unlock button or switch the ignition
off and use the key or remote control to
unlock the rear or sliding door.
Automatic Unlocking
You can switch this function on using the
information display. See Information
Displays (page 78). If you have switched
this function on, the automatic unlocking
feature unlocks all doors within 10 minutes
of the end of a drive cycle, when the driver
door is opened and the ignition is off.
One-Stage Unlocking
You can switch on this function using the
information display. See Information
Displays (page 78).
If you have switched on this function, you
unlock all doors including the rear doors
and the sliding door.
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Note: When you unlock the doors, the
direction indicators flash once.
You unlock all of the doors when you:
Press the unlock button on the remote
control once.
Press the interior unlock button once.
Two-Stage Unlocking
Note: When you unlock the doors, the
direction indicators flash once.
You unlock the front doors when you:
Press the unlock button on the remote
control once.
Press the interior unlock button once.
You unlock the front doors and cargo area
when you:
Press the unlock button on the remote
control once.
Press the unlock button on the remote
control twice within three seconds.
Zone Re-Locking (If Equipped)
If you enable zone re-locking and open one
door, all other doors remain locked. See an
authorized dealer for further information.
The locks on van, bus or wagon have two
zones, cabin and cargo. For van, the cargo
area includes the rear doors and the sliding
door. For bus or wagon, the cargo area
includes the rear doors.
Exit your vehicle and press the lock
button.
Press the unlock button or the cargo
area unlock button once to open the
respective zone.
If you now open a door within the unlocked
zone, the other doors in that zone
automatically lock.
Configurable Unlocking
Configurable unlocking is set when you
purchase your vehicle. It allows you to
select which doors unlock when you press,
once or twice, the unlock button or the
cargo area unlock button on your remote
control. You cannot switch this feature
back on if you had it switched off. See an
authorized dealer for further information.
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PASSIVE ANTI-THEFT
SYSTEM (If Equipped)
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.
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.
1. Insert the first previously programmed
correctly coded key into the ignition.
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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.
ANTI-THEFT ALARM
Alarm System
The perimeter alarm is a deterrent against
unauthorized access to your vehicle
through the doors, luggage compartment
and the hood.
Triggering the Alarm
Once armed, the alarm is triggered in any
of the following ways:
If someone opens a door, cargo area
or the hood without a valid key or
remote control.
If you switch the ignition on without a
valid key.
If the alarm is triggered, the horn will sound
for 30 seconds and the hazard warning
flasher will flash for five minutes.
Any further attempts to perform one of the
above will trigger the alarm again.
Arming the Alarm
To arm the alarm, lock your vehicle. See
Locks (page 53).
Disarming the Alarm
Disarm and silence the alarm by unlocking
the doors with the key and switching the
ignition on with a correctly coded key
within 12 seconds, or by unlocking the
doors or the cargo area with the remote
control.
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ADJUSTING THE STEERING
WHEEL
WARNING
Do not adjust the steering wheel
when your vehicle is moving.
Note: Make sure that you are sitting in the
correct position. See Sitting in the Correct
Position (page 93).
1
2
2
E95178
1. Unlock the steering column.
2. Adjust the steering wheel to the desired
position.
3
E95179
3. Lock the steering column.
AUDIO CONTROL - VEHICLES
WITHOUT: TOUCHSCREEN
DISPLAY
C
D
A
B
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Volume upA
Seek up or nextB
Volume downC
Seek down or previousD
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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.
AUDIO CONTROL - VEHICLES
WITH: TOUCHSCREEN
DISPLAY
Select the required source on the audio
unit.
You can operate the following functions
with the control:
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B
D
C
A
E
Volume upA
Seek up or nextB
Volume downC
Seek down or previousD
ModeE
Press M to select the audio source.
VOICE CONTROL - VEHICLES
WITHOUT: TOUCHSCREEN
DISPLAY
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Pull the control to select or deselect voice
control. See SYNC (page 300).
VOICE CONTROL - VEHICLES
WITH: TOUCHSCREEN
DISPLAY
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Pull the control to select or deselect voice
control. See MyFord Touch (page 348).
See MyFord Touch (page 348).
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MyFord Touch® Controls (If Equipped)
Your steering wheel controls may also
have these additional features.
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Press to go to the home screen.
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Press to go to the information
screen.
See MyFord Touch (page 348).
CRUISE CONTROL
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See Cruise Control (page 146).
INFORMATION DISPLAY
CONTROL
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See Information Displays (page 78).
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WINDSHIELD WIPERS
Defrost the windshield before you switch
the windshield wipers on.
Do not operate the windshield wipers on
a dry windshield. This may scratch the
glass, damage the wiper blades or cause
the wiper motor to overheat. Always use
the windshield washers before you switch
the windshield wipers on.
DCB
E169313
A
Single wipe.A
Intermittent wipe.B
Normal wipe.C
High-speed wipe.D
Note: Make sure you switch the windshield
wipers off before entering a 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.
Intermittent Wipe
C
B
A
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Short wipe interval.A
Intermittent wipe.B
Long wipe interval.C
Use the rotary control to adjust the
intermittent wipe interval.
AUTOWIPERS
Defrost the windshield before you switch
the windshield wipers on.
Do not operate the windshield wipers on
a dry windshield. This may scratch the
glass, damage the wiper blades or cause
the wiper motor to overheat. Always use
the windshield washers before you switch
the windshield wipers on.
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C
B
A
E169314
High sensitivity.A
On.B
Low sensitivity.C
During wet or winter driving conditions
where ice, snow or a salty road mist is
present, 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.
Autowipers uses a rain sensor located in
the area around the interior mirror. The
wipers will operate when the rain sensor
detects water on the windshield. The rain
sensor will continue to monitor the amount
of water on the windshield and
automatically adjust the speed of the
wipers.
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.
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.
Note: Make sure you switch the windshield
wipers off before entering a 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 will
automatically turn on when the windshield
wipers continuously operate.
WINDSHIELD WASHERS
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Pull the lever toward you to operate the
windshield washers. When you release the
lever, wiping will continue for a short period
of time.
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 windshield
washers for more than 10 seconds at a time.
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GENERAL INFORMATION
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.
LIGHTING CONTROL
Lighting Control Positions
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A B C D
Off.A
Position lamps, instrument panel
lamps, license plate lamps.
B
Headlamps.C
Autolamps.D
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 slightly toward the steering
wheel.
Parking Lamps
Select position B on the lighting control to
switch the parking lamps on.
Note: Prolonged use of the parking lamps
will cause the battery to run out of charge.
AUTOLAMPS (If Equipped)
WARNING
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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When the lighting control is in the
autolamps position, the headlamps
automatically turn on in low light situations
or when the wipers activate.
If equipped, the following also activate
when the lighting control is in the
autolamps position and you switch them
on in the information display:
Configurable daytime running lamps.
Automatic high beam control.
Adaptive headlamp control.
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 78).
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.
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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.
DAYTIME RUNNING LAMPS (If
Equipped)
WARNING
The daytime running lamps system
does not activate the rear lamps and
may not provide adequate lighting
during low visibility driving conditions. Also,
the autolamps switch position may not
activate the headlamps in all low visibility
conditions, such as daytime fog. Make sure
the headlamps are switched to auto or on,
as appropriate, during all low visibility
conditions. Failure to do so may result in a
crash.
Type 1 - Conventional (Non-
Configurable)
The daytime running lamps turn on when:
1. The ignition is switched to the on
position.
2. The transmission is not in park (P) for
vehicles with automatic transmissions
or the parking brake is released for
vehicles with manual transmissions.
3. The lighting control is in the off, parking
lamp or autolamps positions.
4. The headlamps are off.
Type 2 - Configurable
Switch the daytime running lamps on or
off using the information display controls.
See Information Displays (page 78).
The daytime running lamps turn on when:
1. They are switched on in the information
display. See Information Displays
(page 78).
2. The ignition is switched to the on
position.
3. The transmission is not in park (P) for
vehicles with automatic transmissions
or the parking brake is released for
vehicles with manual transmissions.
4. The lighting control is in the autolamps
position.
5. The headlamps are off.
The other lighting control switch positions
do not activate the daytime running lamps,
and you can use them to temporarily
override autolamp control.
When switched off in the information
display, the daytime running lamps are off
in all lighting control switch positions.
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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
Courtesy Lamp
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BC
A
OffA
Door contactB
OnC
If you set the switch to position B, the
courtesy lamps will automatically turn on
when you unlock your vehicle or open a
door. If you leave a door open with the
ignition switched off, they will
automatically turn off after a short period
of time to prevent the vehicle battery from
losing charge. To switch them back on,
switch the ignition on for a short period of
time.
The courtesy lamps will automatically turn
on when you switch the ignition off. They
will automatically turn off after a short
period of time to prevent the vehicle
battery from losing charge.
If you set the switch to position C with the
ignition switched off, the courtesy lamps
will turn on. They will automatically turn
off after a short period of time to prevent
the vehicle battery from losing charge. To
switch them 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 automatically turn off after a
short period of time to prevent the vehicle
battery from losing charge. To switch them
back on, switch the ignition on for a short
period of time.
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POWER WINDOWS
WARNINGS
To avoid risk of injury, do not leave
children or pets unattended in your
vehicle.
When closing the power windows,
you should verify they are free of
obstructions and make sure that
children and pets are not in the proximity
of the window openings.
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Press the switch to open the window. The
window will stop if you release the switch
before the window fully opens.
Lift the switch to close the window. The
window will stop if you release the switch
before the window fully closes.
Note: You may hear a pulsing noise when
just one of the windows is open. Lower the
opposite window slightly to reduce this
noise.
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.
Driver Side One-Touch Down
Press the switch fully and release it. Press
again or lift it to stop the window.
Driver Side One-Touch Up
Lift the switch fully and release it. Press or
lift it again to stop the window.
Bounce-Back
The window will automatically stop and
reverse some distance if it detects an
obstacle while closing.
Overriding the Bounce-Back Feature
WARNING
When you override the bounce-back
feature the window will not reverse
if it detects an obstacle. Take care
when closing the windows to avoid
personal injury or damage to your vehicle.
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. The bounce-back
feature is now disabled and you can
close the window manually. The
window will go past the point of
resistance and you can close it fully.
If the window does not close after the third
attempt the system requires service.
Resetting the Bounce-Back Feature
WARNING
The bounce-back feature remains
turned off until it is reset.
1. Lift and hold the switch until the
window is fully closed.
2. Release the switch.
3. Lift the switch again for one more
second.
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4. Release the switch.
5. Lift the switch again for one more
second.
6. Open the window and then try to close
using the one-touch feature.
7. Repeat the procedure if the window
does not close using the one-touch
feature.
Note: If you have disconnected the battery,
you must reset the bounce-back memory.
EXTERIOR MIRRORS
Power Exterior Mirrors
WARNING
Do not adjust the mirrors when your
vehicle is moving. This could result
in the loss of control of your vehicle,
serious personal injury or death.
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B
C
A
Left-hand mirror.A
Off.B
Right-hand mirror.C
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Move the controller in the direction of the
arrows to adjust the mirror.
Fold-Away Exterior Mirrors
Push the mirror toward the door window
glass. Make sure that you fully engage the
mirror in its support when you unfold it.
INTERIOR MIRROR
WARNING
Do not adjust the mirror when your
vehicle is moving.
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.
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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.
REAR QUARTER WINDOWS
Opening the Rear Windows (If
Equipped)
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1
2
1. Press the unlock button to release the
catch.
Note: Depending on the lock type fitted,
you will have to either press the unlock
buttons together or down to release the
catch.
2. Hold the catch and push the window
open. Make sure the catch engages.
Note: There is an audible click when the
catch engages.
Closing the Rear Windows
1. Hold and pull the catch to close the
window.
2. Press the catch to engage the lock.
Note: There is an audible click when the
lock engages.
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GAUGES
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Information display. See Information Displays (page 78).A
Speedometer.B
Engine coolant temperature gauge.C
Tripmeter reset and distance to empty toggle button.D
Fuel gauge.E
Tachometer.F
Information Display
Odometer
Registers the distance your vehicle has
traveled.
Outside Air Temperature
Shows the outside air temperature.
Trip Computer
See Trip Computer (page 81).
Vehicle Settings and Personalization
See General Information (page 78).
Engine Coolant Temperature
Gauge
WARNING
Never remove the coolant reservoir
cap while the engine is running or hot.
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 your vehicle as
soon as it is safe to do so and switch the
engine off. Determine the cause once the
engine has cooled down. See Engine
Coolant Check (page ?).
Note: Do not restart the engine until the
cause of overheating has been determined
and resolved.
Tripmeter Reset and Distance to
Empty (If Equipped)
Press the button to change between the
tripmeter and distance to empty
information. Press and hold the button to
reset the tripmeter.
Fuel Gauge
Note: The fuel gauge may vary slightly
when your vehicle is moving or on a gradient.
Switch the ignition on. The fuel gauge will
indicate approximately how much fuel is
in the fuel tank. The arrow adjacent to the
fuel pump symbol indicates on which side
of your vehicle the fuel filler door is located.
The needle should move toward F when
you refuel your vehicle. If the needle points
to E after adding fuel, this indicates your
vehicle needs service soon.
After refueling some variability in needle
position is normal:
It may take a short time for the needle
to reach F after leaving the gas station.
This is normal and depends upon the
slope of pavement at the gas station.
The fuel amount dispensed into the
tank is a little less or more than the
gauge indicated. This is normal and
depends upon the slope of pavement
at the gas station.
If the gas station nozzle shuts off
before the tank is full, try a different
gas pump nozzle.
Low Fuel Reminder
A low fuel reminder triggers when the fuel
gauge needle is at 1/16th.
Variations:
Distance-to-emptyFuel gauge positionDriving type (fuel economy
conditions)
35 miles to 80 miles (56 km
to 129 km)
1/16thHighway driving
35 miles (56km)1/16thSevere duty driving (trailer
towing, extended idle)
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WARNING LAMPS AND
INDICATORS
The following warning lamps and
indicators will alert you to a vehicle
condition that may become serious. Some
lamps will illuminate when you start your
vehicle to make sure they work. If any
lamps remain on after starting your vehicle,
refer to the respective system warning
lamp for further information.
Note: Some warning indicators appear in
the information display and function the
same as a warning lamp but do not
illuminate when you start your vehicle.
Anti-Lock Brake System
If it illuminates when you are
driving, this indicates a
malfunction. Your vehicle will
continue to have normal braking without
Anti-lock brake system function. Have the
system checked by an authorized dealer.
Brake System
WARNINGS
Driving your vehicle with the warning
lamp on is dangerous. A significant
decrease in braking performance
may occur. It will take you longer to stop
your vehicle. Have the system checked by
an authorized dealer.
Driving extended distances with the
parking brake engaged can cause
brake failure and the risk of personal
injury.
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It illuminates when you engage
the parking brake and the
ignition is on.
If it illuminates when your vehicle is
moving, make sure the parking brake is
disengaged. If the parking brake is
disengaged, this indicates low brake fluid
level or a brake system fault. Have the
system checked by an authorized dealer.
Battery
If it illuminates when you are
driving, this indicates a
malfunction. Switch off all
unnecessary electrical equipment. Have
the system checked by an authorized
dealer.
Diesel Warning Lamps (If Equipped)
The following warning lamps are unique
for vehicles equipped with a diesel engine.
Exhaust Emission Fluid
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If it illuminates when you are
driving, this indicates the diesel
exhaust fluid is low. See
Selective Catalytic Reduction System
(page 115).
If it illuminates when you are driving, and
the diesel exhaust fluid is at a sufficient
level, this indicates a system malfunction.
Have your vehicle checked by an
authorized dealer.
Glow Plug
It illuminates when you switch
the ignition on, wait until it
extinguishes before starting the
engine.
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Water In Fuel
It will illuminate if there is excess
water in the fuel filter. Drain off
the water immediately. See
Draining the Fuel Filter Water Trap
(page 210). If it illuminates after draining
the water, this indicates a fuel filter service
is required. Have your vehicle checked by
an authorized dealer immediately.
Direction Indicator
Flashes during operation. A
sudden increase in the rate of
flashing warns of a failed
indicator bulb. See Changing a Bulb
(page 217).
Door Ajar
It illuminates when you switch
the ignition on and remains on if
any door or the hood is open.
Engine Coolant Temperature
If it illuminates when you are
driving, this indicates a
malfunction. Stop your vehicle
as soon as it is safe to do so and switch the
engine off. Have your vehicle checked by
an authorized dealer.
Engine Warning Lamps
Malfunction Indicator
Service Required
All Vehicles
If either lamp illuminates when the engine
is running, this indicates a malfunction. The
engine will continue to run but it may have
limited power. If either lamp flashes when
you are driving, reduce the speed of your
vehicle immediately. If it continues to flash,
avoid heavy acceleration or deceleration.
Have your vehicle checked by an
authorized dealer.
WARNING
Under engine misfire conditions,
excessive exhaust temperatures
could damage the catalytic
converter, the fuel system, interior floor
coverings or other vehicle components,
possibly causing a fire. Have an authorized
dealer service your vehicle immediately.
If both lamps illuminate when the engine
is running, stop your vehicle as soon as it
is safe to do so. You may notice a reduction
in vehicle speed caused by reduced engine
power. Switch the ignition off and attempt
to restart the engine. Have your vehicle
checked by an authorized dealer.
Front Airbag
If it fails to illuminate when you
start your vehicle, continues to
flash or remains on, this
indicates a malfunction. Have your vehicle
checked by an authorized dealer.
High Beam
It will illuminate when you switch
the headlamp high beam on. It
will flash when you use the
headlamp flasher.
Lane Departure
It will illuminate when you switch
the system off.
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It will illuminate when the system is not
available and may indicate a system
malfunction. Have your vehicle checked
by an authorized dealer.
Low Fuel Level
If it illuminates when you are
driving, refuel as soon as
possible.
Low Tire Pressure Warning
It will illuminate if the tire
pressure in one or more tires is
below the correct pressure. See
Tire Pressure Monitoring
System (page 251).
Message Center Warning
It will illuminate when a new
message is stored in the
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 83).
Oil Pressure
WARNING
If it illuminates when you are driving
do not continue your journey, even if
the oil level is correct. Have your
vehicle checked by an authorized dealer.
If it stays on after starting the
engine or illuminates when you
are driving, 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 204).
Park Lamp
It will illuminate when you switch
the headlamp low beam or the
side and tail lamps on.
Safety Belt Minder
It will illuminate and a chime will
sound to remind you to fasten
your safety belt. See Safety
Belt Minder (page 30).
Stability Control
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It will illuminate for a short
period of time when you switch
the ignition on. If it illuminates
when you are driving, this indicates a
malfunction. During a malfunction, the
system turns off. Have your vehicle
checked by an authorized dealer as soon
as possible.
Note: While driving, it flashes when the
system is operating.
Transmission Tow/Haul
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It will illuminate when you switch
the system on. See Automatic
Transmission (page 132).
If the warning lamp flashes continuously,
this indicates a malfunction and damage
to the transmission could occur. Have your
vehicle checked by an authorized dealer
as soon as possible.
AUDIBLE WARNINGS AND
INDICATORS
Airbag Secondary Warning
Sounds when there is a fault with the
airbag system and the airbag warning
lamp.
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Door Ajar
Sounds when a door is not fully closed and
your vehicle is moving.
Exterior Lamps On
Sounds when you remove the key from the
ignition and open the driver door, and you
have left the headlamps or parking lamps
on.
Gearshift Lever not in Park (P)
Sounds when the driver door is open, the
key is in the ignition and the gearshift lever
is not in park (P).
Key in Ignition
Sounds when the driver door is open and
the key is in the ignition.
Parking Brake On
Sounds when the parking brake is on and
your vehicle is moving. If the warning chime
continues to sound when you release the
parking brake, have the system checked
by an authorized dealer.
Safety Belt Minder
WARNINGS
The safety belt minder remains in
stand-by mode when the front safety
belts have been fastened. It will
sound if either safety belt is unfastened.
Do not sit on top of a fastened safety
belt to prevent the safety belt minder
from coming on. The occupant
protection system will only provide
optimum protection when you use the
safety belt correctly.
Sounds when a safety belt is unfastened
in an occupied seat and your vehicle is
moving.
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GENERAL INFORMATION
WARNING
Driving while distracted can result in
loss of vehicle control, crash and
injury. We strongly recommend that
you use extreme caution when using any
device that may take your focus off the
road. Your primary responsibility is the safe
operation of your vehicle. We recommend
against the use of any hand-held device
while driving and encourage the use of
voice-operated systems when possible.
Make sure you are aware of all applicable
local laws that may affect the use of
electronic devices while driving.
You can control various systems on your
vehicle using the information display
controls on the steering wheel.
The information display shows the
corresponding information.
Information Display Controls
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Press the up and down arrow buttons
to scroll through and highlight the
options within a menu.
Press the right arrow button to enter a
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
You can access the menu using the
information display control.
Note: Some options may appear slightly
different or not at all if the items are
optional.
Trip computer1
Message
Trip computer
Dist to empty
Trip odometer
Trip Timer
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Message
Average Fuel
All values
1 See Trip Computer (page 81). See Gauges (page 72).
Information
Message
Driver Alert
DEF level
Engine Hours
Idle:
Engine Hours
Running:
Trailer Brake
Gain:
System check
Settings
ActionMessage
OffDriver AlertDriver Assist
ElectricTrailer Brake
E.-Hydraulic
SensitivityLane Keeping
Intensity
Manual or xx SecondsHdlamp DelayLighting
Choose your applicable
setting
Rain Light
Choose your applicable
setting
LanguageDisplay
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ActionMessage
Choose your applicable
setting
Distance
Choose your applicable
setting
Temp unit
Show - check enabled or
uncheck disabled
CompassConvenience
AutolockLocks
Autounlock
Global Unlock
Hold OK to Reset System to Factory DefaultSystem Reset
System Check
All active warnings will display first if
applicable. The system check menu may
appear different based upon equipment
options and current vehicle status. Use the
up and down arrow buttons to scroll
through the list. See Information
Messages (page 83).
Menu Structure - Information and
Entertainment Display
You can access the menu using the
information and entertainment display
control.
Note: Some options may appear slightly
different or not at all if the items are
optional.
SYNC-Media allows you to access the
SYNC features.
SYNC-Phone
Message
Dial a number
Phone Redial
Phonebook
Incoming callsCall History
Outgoing calls
Missed calls
Speed Dial
Text messaging
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Message
BT Devices
Set as masterPhone settings
Phonebook pref.
Set ringtone
Phone status
Text msg notify
Emerg. Assist.
SYNC-Menu
Message
Bluetooth onSYNC-Settings
Set defaults
Master reset
System info
Voice settings
Browse USB
SYNC-Apps
TRIP COMPUTER
Resetting the Trip Computer
Press and hold OK on the current screen
to reset the respective trip, distance, time
and average fuel consumption information.
All Values
Indicates all the respective trip, distance,
time and average fuel consumption
information.
Average Fuel Consumption
Indicates the average fuel consumption
since the function was last reset.
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.
Outside Air Temperature
Shows the outside air temperature.
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Trip Odometer
Registers the distance traveled of
individual journeys.
Trip Timer
Registers the elapsed time of individual
journeys or the total time since the function
was last reset.
PERSONALIZED SETTINGS
Measure Units
You can choose personalized settings
using the information display control on
the steering wheel. See Information
Displays (page 78).
To swap between imperial and metric units, scroll to:
Action and DescriptionMessage
Press the OK button.Display
Choose your applicable setting. Press the OK button.Measure unit
Swapping between imperial and metric units will affect the
following displays:
Average fuel consumption.
Distance to empty.
Odometer.
Outside temperature units.
Trip odometer.
Switching Chimes Off or On
You can switch chimes off or on using the
information display control on the steering
wheel. See Information Displays (page
78).
To switch chimes off or on, scroll to:
ActionMessage
Choose your applicable setting. Press the OK button.Warning
Choose your applicable setting. Press the OK button.Information
Note: The default setting is on.
Note: You cannot switch safety warning message chimes off.
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INFORMATION MESSAGES
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Press the OK button to acknowledge and
remove some messages from the
information display.
You need to confirm certain messages
before you can access the menus. The
information display will automatically
remove other messages after a short
period of time.
Note: Depending on your vehicle options
and instrument cluster type, not all of the
messages will display or be available. The
information display may abbreviate or
shorten certain messages.
The message indicator
illuminates to supplement some
messages. The message
indicator will be red or amber depending
on the severity of the relevant system
condition. The message indicator will
remain on until a system repair is
completed.
A system-specific symbol with a message
indicator may supplement some
messages.
Airbag
Description and ActionMessage
The system has detected a fault that requires service.Airbag fault Service now
Battery and Charging System
Description and ActionMessage
Stop your vehicle as soon as it is safe to do so and switch the
ignition off. The system has detected a fault that requires
service.
Electrical system over-
voltage Stop safely
Switch off all unnecessary electrical systems and devices.
The system has detected a fault that requires service.
Battery low See manual
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Diesel Exhaust Fluid
Description and ActionMessage
Indicates the approximate distance remaining before the
diesel exhaust fluid tank will be empty. Refill the diesel
exhaust fluid tank as soon as possible.
DEF level low Range XXX
mi Refill now
Indicates the approximate distance remaining before the
diesel exhaust fluid tank will be empty and when it will restrict
your vehicle speed. Refill the diesel exhaust fluid tank as soon
as possible.
DEF level empty YY MPH
max in XXX mi
Indicates that the diesel exhaust fluid tank is empty and that
your vehicle speed is being restricted. Refill the diesel exhaust
fluid tank as soon as possible.
DEF level empty Speed
limited to YY MPH
Indicates that the diesel exhaust fluid tank is empty and that
your vehicle speed will be restricted when you restart your
vehicle. Refill the diesel exhaust fluid tank as soon as possible.
DEF level empty YY MPH
max Upon restart
Indicates that the diesel exhaust fluid tank is empty and that
the engine will soon be restricted to idle operation.
DEF level empty Engine
idled soon
Indicates that the diesel exhaust fluid tank is empty and that
the engine is restricted to idle operation.
DEF level empty Engine
idled See manual
Indicates that your vehicle speed will soon be restricted. The
system has detected a fault that requires service.
DEF fault YY MPH max in
XXXX mi
Indicates that your vehicle speed is restricted. The system
has detected a fault that requires service.
DEF fault Speed limited
to YY MPH
Indicates that the engine will soon be restricted to idle oper-
ation. The system has detected a fault that requires service.
DEF fault Engine idled
soon
Indicates that the engine is restricted to idle operation. The
system has detected a fault that requires service.
DEF fault Engine idled
See manual
Indicates that your vehicle speed will be restricted when you
restart your vehicle. The system has detected a fault that
requires service.
DEF level empty YY MPH
max Upon restart
Note: When filling the diesel exhaust fluid tank from empty, there may be a short period
before the increased diesel exhaust fluid level is registered. The system must register the
increased diesel exhaust fluid level before your vehicle will return to full power.
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Door Open
Description and ActionMessage
Stop your vehicle as soon as it is safe to do so and close the
door.
Driver door ajar
Stop your vehicle as soon as it is safe to do so and close the
door.
Driver side rear door ajar
Stop your vehicle as soon as it is safe to do so and close the
door.
Passenger door ajar
Stop your vehicle as soon as it is safe to do so and close the
door.
Passenger side rear door
ajar
Stop your vehicle as soon as it is safe to do so and close the
hood.
Hood open
Stop your vehicle as soon as it is safe to do so and close the
door.
Rear load compartment
door ajar
Stop your vehicle as soon as it is safe to do so and close the
door.
Emergency rear door ajar
Engine
Description and ActionMessage
The system has detected a fault that requires service.Engine fault Service now
Stop your vehicle as soon as it is safe to do so, allow the
engine to cool and then check the coolant level. If the warning
remains on when you have checked the coolant level, the
system has detected a fault that requires service. See Engine
Coolant Check (page 206).
High engine temperature
Stop safely
Lighting
Description and ActionMessage
Indicates that a brake lamp bulb has burned out. See Main-
tenance (page 200).
Brake lamp Bulb fault
Indicates that a low beam headlamp bulb has burned out.
See Maintenance (page 200).
Low beam Bulb fault
The system has detected a fault that requires service.Headlamp fault Service
required
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Maintenance
Description and ActionMessage
The engine oil has exceeded the service time or distance limit.
Renew the engine oil and oil filter as soon as possible. See
Engine Oil Check (page 204).
Oil change required
The system has detected a fault that requires service. See
Brake Fluid Check (page 210).
Brake fluid level low
Service now
Refill the washer fluid reservoir as soon as possible. See
Washer Fluid Check (page 210).
Washer fluid level low
Parking Aid
Description and ActionMessage
The system has detected a fault that requires service. See
Parking Aid (page 142).
Parking aid fault Service
required
Parking Brake
Description and ActionMessage
The parking brake is applied and your vehicle speed is above
3 mph (5 km/h). If the warning remains on when you have
released the parking brake, the system has detected a fault
that requires service.
Park brake applied
Starting System
Description and ActionMessage
Press the brake pedal before you start the engine.Press brake to start
Indicates that the engine has failed to start.Cranking time exceeded
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Information Displays
Tire Pressure Monitoring System
Description and ActionMessage
The tire pressure is low in one or more tires, check the tire
pressures. See Tire Pressure Monitoring System (page
251).
Low Tire Pressure
The system has detected a fault that requires service.Tire Pressure Monitor
Fault
The system has detected a fault that requires service or the
spare tire is in use. See Tire Pressure Monitoring System
(page 251).
Tire Pressure Sensor
Fault
Water in Fuel
Description and ActionMessage
Drain off the water immediately. See Draining the Fuel
Filter Water Trap (page 210).
Water detected in fuel
Service required
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Information Displays
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
WARNING
Prolonged use of recirculated air may
cause the windows to mist up. If the
windows mist up, follow the settings
for demisting the windshield.
The air currently in the passenger
compartment recirculates. Outside air does
not enter your vehicle.
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.
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
To close a vent, slide the airflow direction
adjuster down.
Center Air Vents
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Side Air Vent
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MANUAL CLIMATE CONTROL
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A EB DC
Fan speed control: Controls the volume of air circulated in your vehicle. Adjust
to select the desired fan speed or switch off. If you switch the fan off, the
windshield may fog up.
A
Recirculated 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.
B
Temperature 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. Turn the
temperature control to maximum heat to turn the auxiliary heater on
C
Air conditioning: Press the button to switch the air conditioning on or off. To
improve air conditioning when starting your vehicle, drive with the windows
open for two to three minutes.
D
Air distribution control: Adjust to select the desired air distribution.E
Select to distribute air through
the instrument panel air vents.
Select to distribute air through
the instrument panel air vents
and footwell air vents.
Select to distribute air through
the footwell air vents.
Select to distribute air through
the windshield air vents and
footwell air vents.
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Climate Control
Select to distribute air through
the windshield air vents. You can
also use this setting to defog or
clear the windshield of a thin covering of
ice. You can also increase the temperature
and fan speed to improve clearing.
HINTS ON CONTROLLING THE
INTERIOR CLIMATE
General Hints
Note: Prolonged use of recirculated air may
cause the windows to fog up.
Note: A small amount of air may be felt
from the footwell air vents regardless of the
air distribution setting.
Note: To reduce humidity build-up inside
your vehicle, do not drive with the system
switched off or with recirculated air always
switched on.
Note: Do not place objects under the front
seats as this may interfere with the airflow
to the rear seats.
Note: 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.
Note: To reduce fogging of the windshield
during humid weather, adjust the air
distribution control to the windshield air
vents position. Increase the temperature
and fan speed and press the A/C button to
improve clearing, if required.
Heating the Interior Quickly
Adjust the fan speed to the highest
speed setting.
Adjust the temperature control to the
highest setting.
Adjust the air distribution control to the
footwell air vents position.
Recommended Settings for
Heating
Adjust the fan speed to the second
speed setting.
Adjust the temperature control to the
midway point of the hot settings.
Adjust the air distribution control to the
footwell and windshield air vents
position.
Cooling the Interior Quickly
Adjust the fan speed to the highest
speed setting.
Adjust the temperature control to the
MAX A/C position.
Adjust the air distribution control to the
instrument panel air vents position.
Recommended Settings for
Cooling
Adjust the fan speed to the second
speed setting.
Adjust the temperature control to the
midway point of the cold settings.
Adjust the air distribution control to the
instrument panel air vents position.
Vehicle Stationary for Extended
Periods During Extreme High
Ambient Temperatures
Apply the parking brake.
Move the transmission selector lever
to position P or neutral.
Adjust the temperature control to the
MAX A/C position.
Adjust the fan speed to the lowest
speed setting.
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Climate Control
Side Window Defogging in Cold
Weather
Adjust the air distribution control to the
instrument panel and windshield air
vents positions.
Press the A/C button.
Adjust the temperature control to the
desired setting.
Adjust the fan speed to the highest
setting.
Direct the instrument panel side air
vents toward the side windows.
Close the instrument panel vents.
Maximum Cooling Performance in
Instrument Panel or Instrument
Panel and Footwell Positions
Adjust the temperature control to the
lowest setting.
Press the A/C and recirculated air
buttons.
Adjust the fan speed to the highest
setting initially and then adjust it to suit
the desired comfort level.
REAR PASSENGER CLIMATE CONTROLS
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A B
Fan speed control: Controls the volume of air circulated in your vehicle. Adjust
to select the desired fan speed or switch off.
A
Temperature and air distribution control: Controls the temperature of the
air circulated in your vehicle. Adjust to select the desired temperature and
distribution. Cool air distributes through the top air vents and warm air distributes
through the footwell air vents.
B
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Climate Control
Note: Switch the air conditioning on to cool
the air through the rear air vents.
HEATED WINDOWS AND
MIRRORS
Heated Rear Window (If Equipped)
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The heated rear window button is located
on the instrument panel. Press the button
to clear the heated rear window of thin ice
and fog. Press the button again to switch
the heated rear window off. It will turn off
automatically after a short period of time.
Note: Make sure that the engine is running
before switching the heated rear window
on.
Note: Do not use razor blades or sharp
objects to clean the inside of the heated rear
window. Do not use razor blades or sharp
objects to remove decals from of the inside
of the heated rear window. The vehicle
warranty does not cover damage to the
heated rear window grid lines.
Heated Exterior Mirrors
The heated exterior mirrors will clear the
mirror glass of thin ice and fog. They will
turn off automatically after a short period
of time.
Note: Do not use razor blades or sharp
objects to remove ice from the mirror glass
or attempt to adjust the mirror glass when
it is frozen in place. The vehicle warranty
does not cover damage to the mirror glass
or mirror assembly.
Note: Do not clean the mirror glass or mirror
assembly with harsh abrasives, fuel or other
petroleum-based cleaning products.
Note: On vehicles without a heated exterior
mirror switch, they will turn on automatically
when you switch the heated rear window
on.
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Climate Control
SITTING IN THE CORRECT
POSITION
WARNINGS
Do not recline the seat backrest too
far as this can cause the occupant
to slide under the safety belt,
resulting in serious injury in the event of a
crash.
Sitting improperly, out of position or
with the seat backrest reclined too
far, can result in serious injury or
death in the event of a crash. Always sit
upright against your seat backrest, with
your feet on the floor.
Do not place objects higher than the
seat backrest to reduce the risk of
serious injury in the event of a crash
or during heavy braking.
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When you use them properly, the seat,
head restraint, safety belt and airbags will
provide optimum protection in the event
of a crash.
We recommend that you follow these
guidelines:
Sit in an upright position with the base
of your spine as far back as possible.
Do not recline the seat backrest more
than 30 degrees.
Adjust the head restraint so that the
top of it is level with the top of your
head and as far forward as possible.
Make sure that you remain
comfortable.
Keep sufficient distance between
yourself and the steering wheel. We
recommend a minimum of 10 inches
(25 centimeters) between your
breastbone and the airbag cover.
Hold the steering wheel with your arms
slightly bent.
Bend your legs slightly so that you can
press the pedals fully.
Position the shoulder strap of the
safety belt over the center of your
shoulder and position the lap strap
tightly across your hips.
Make sure that your driving position is
comfortable and that you can maintain full
control of your vehicle.
HEAD RESTRAINTS
WARNING
The adjustable head restraint is a
safety device. Whenever possible it
should be installed and correctly
adjusted when the seat is occupied. An
incorrectly adjusted head restraint may
provide reduced protection to an occupant
during certain rear impacts.
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The head restraint consists of:
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Energy absorbing head restraint.A
Steel stems.B
Guide sleeve adjust and unlock
button.
C
Guide sleeve unlock and remove
button.
D
Adjusting the Head Restraint
WARNING
Adjust the head restraints for all
passengers before you drive your
vehicle. This will help minimize the
risk of neck injury in the event of a crash.
Do not adjust the head restraints when
your vehicle is moving.
Note: Adjust the seat backrest to an upright
driving position before adjusting the head
restraint. Adjust the head restraint so that
the top of it is level with the top of your head
and as far forward as possible.
Raising the Head Restraint
Lift the head restraint up.
Lowering the Head Restraint
1. Press and hold button C.
2. Push the head restraint down.
Removing the Head Restraint
WARNING
Do not remove the head restraint
from an occupied seat.
1. Lift the head restraint up until it
reaches its highest position.
2. Press and hold buttons C and D.
3. Remove the head restraint.
Installing the Head Restraint
WARNING
Install head restraints correctly to
help minimize the risk of neck injury
in the event of a crash.
1. Align the steel stems into the guide
sleeves.
2. Press and hold buttons C and D.
3. Push the head restraint down.
MANUAL SEATS
Moving the Seat Backward or
Forward
WARNINGS
Do not place cargo or any objects
behind the seat backrest before
returning it to the original position.
Pull on the seat backrest to make sure that
it has fully latched after returning the seat
backrest to its original position. An
unlatched seat may become dangerous if
you stop suddenly or have a crash.
Do not adjust the driver seat when
your vehicle is moving. This may
result in sudden seat movement,
causing the loss of control of your vehicle.
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Seats
WARNINGS
Make sure the driver seat fully locks
into place by rocking it backward and
forward.
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1. Lift the handle.
2. Move the seat backward or forward to
attain the desired position.
3. Release the handle.
Note: The driver seat has removable stop
bolts on the track to enable access to the
vehicle battery. See Changing the 12V
Battery (page 213).
Adjusting the Lumbar Support
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1. Rotate the handle clockwise or counter
clockwise to attain the desired lumbar
support.
Recline Adjustment
WARNINGS
Do not adjust the driver seat backrest
when your vehicle is moving. This
may result in sudden seat
movement, causing the loss of control of
your vehicle.
Do not adjust the recliner from inside
your vehicle if the seat is unoccupied.
The seat back may move suddenly
and cause personal injury.
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Seats
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1. Lift the handle.
2. Move the seat back backward or
forward to attain the desired position.
3. Release the handle.
Adjusting the Armrest
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1
2
1. Raise the armrest fully.
2. Lower the armrest to the stowed
position.
3. Raise the armrest to attain the desired
position.
POWER SEATS (If Equipped)
WARNINGS
Do not adjust the driver seat when
your vehicle is moving.
Do not place cargo or any objects
behind the seat backrest before
returning it to the original position.
The driver seat has removable stop
bolts on the track to enable access
to the vehicle battery. See
Changing the 12V Battery (page 213).
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Power Lumbar
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REAR SEATS
WARNINGS
Do not use the bench seats as a bed
when your vehicle is moving. Failure
to follow this warning could result in
serious personal injury or death.
Do not place objects on a folded
seat. Hard objects may become
projectiles in a crash or sudden stop,
which may increase the risk of serious
personal injury.
Note: Rear seat arrangements vary
depending on the vehicle.
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Recline Adjustment
WARNINGS
When reclining the seat backrest
forward and backward, take care not
to get your hands caught between
the seat backrest and the frame, catches
or mechanism. Failure to take care may
result in personal injury.
Make sure that any cargo or objects
are not trapped behind the seat
backrest. Make sure the safety belts
are not trapped in any way when unfolding
the seat backrest up. Failure of an
occupant to be able to use a trapped
safety belt increases the risk of serious
personal injury or death.
Make sure that the seat backrest is
fully engaged in its catch. A seat
backrest which is not fully engaged
in its catch could move in the event of an
accident. This may result in serious
personal injury or death.
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With the seat occupied, pull the lever or
strap to recline or raise the seat backrest.
Removing Seats, 12 & 15 Passenger
Vehicles
WARNINGS
Seats can weigh up to 132 lb (60 kg).
Do not attempt to lift or carry a seat
on your own.
Do not use the release handles to lift
or carry the seat.
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2
3
1. Pull the release handles up.
2. Tilt the seat forward to release the seat
frame rear catches.
3. Pull the seat backward to release the
seat frame front catches.
4. Remove the seat.
Note: Two persons must carry out this
procedure.
Note: You can only remove seats that have
integral release handles.
Note: The seat back does not fold forward.
Installing the Seats
WARNINGS
Make sure that the floor catches are
free from foreign material before
installing the seats.
Make sure that you securely fasten
the seat catches when installing.
Check the latches are correctly
engaged by checking the red latch
indicators.
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1. Align the seat frame front catches.
2. Push the seat forward to engage the
seat frame front catches.
3. Align the seat frame rear catches.
4. Allow the seat to drop under its own
weight for the last 6-8 in (15-20 cm).
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WARNINGS
Do not use the power points for
operating a cigar lighter element.
Do not insert objects other than an
accessory plug into the power points.
Run the engine for full capacity use of the
power points.
Note: Do not use the power points over the
vehicle capacity of 12 volt DC 180 watt or a
fuse may blow.
Note: Do not hang any accessory from the
accessory plug.
Note: Always keep the power point caps
closed when not in use.
Note: Incorrect use of the power points can
cause damage not covered by the vehicle
warranty.
To prevent the battery from running out of
charge:
Do not use the power points for long