Be sure the belt is not twisted. Pull up on the handle and push the floor panel into place. The fuel system may be under pressure. Ford Motor Company recommends that all safety belt assemblies in use in vehicles involved in a collision be replaced. The handle is composed of a material that will glow for hours in darkness following brief exposure to ambient light. An energy management retractor is a device which pays out webbing in a controlled manner.
After the disabled vehicle has been started and the jumper cables removed, allow it to idle for several minutes so the engine computer can relearn its idle conditions. . The set point temperatures in Celsius will be displayed in one degree increments. Pull lever up to adjust seatback. To set the minute, press and hold the M control. To prevent the battery from being discharged, do not use the power point longer than necessary when the engine is not running. Engine oil filler cap 6.
Several air bag system components get hot after inflation. This may take up to 3 circles to complete calibration. If you did not take advantage of the Ford Extended Service Plan at the time of purchasing your vehicle, you may still be eligible. Automatic transmission fluid dipstick 2. If the dissimilar spare tire or wheel is damaged, it should be replaced rather than repaired. Subtract your initial odometer reading from the current odometer reading.
Overall, the task is a simple one, but accessing the rear plug can be a tight squeeze for some people. Pull the wiper arm away from the vehicle. Remove the old bulb from the lamp assembly by pulling it straight out of the lamp assembly. If the parking brake is fully released, but the brake warning lamp remains illuminated, the brakes may not be working properly. Press to raise or lower the rear portion of the seat cushion. Copyright © 2004 Ford Motor Company.
Chilton's Ford Taurus repair manuals include diagrams, photos, and instructions you need to assist you in do-it-yourself Taurus repairs. Insert the belt tongue into the proper buckle the buckle closest to the direction the tongue is coming from for that seating position until. Make sure all occupants buckle their safety belts. However, for severe usage or in high temperature climates, check the battery electrolyte level. Changing the wiper blades 1.
Remove the bulb socket by rotating it counterclockwise and pulling it out from the lamp assembly. You will get a more accurate measurement after 3,000 km—5,000 km 2,000 miles-3,000 miles. Do not pile cargo higher than the seatbacks to reduce the risk of injury in a collision or sudden stop. The system will automatically determine fan speed, airflow location, outside or recirculated air to heat or cool the vehicle to reach the desired temperature. Refer to your scheduled maintenance information for more information.
Have your tow truck operator refer to this manual for proper hook-up and towing procedures for your vehicle. Note: Large metallic objects, electronic devices that are used to purchase gasoline or similar items, or a second coded key on the same key chain may cause vehicle starting issues. Determining if the Personal Safety System is operational The Personal Safety System uses a warning light in the instrument cluster or a back-up tone to indicate the condition of the system. Side air bags are designed to inflate in side-impact collisions, not roll-over, rear-impact, frontal or near-frontal collisions, unless the collision causes sufficient lateral deceleration. If you must use a forward-facing child seat in the front seat, move the seat all the way back.
Remove two screws and the lower trim panel from the liftgate. Follow the same steps to replace either bulb: 1. If the battery has been disconnected and reconnected, refer to the Battery section of the Maintenance and Specifications chapter. The front passenger airbag is not designed to offer protection to an occupant in the center front seating position. Block the wheels to prevent the vehicle from moving unexpectedly. Use adjustable tie down loops to secure the load. The passenger cannot protect the child from injury in a collision.
Refer to Lubricant specifications in this chapter. This net is not designed to restrain objects during a collision. Allow the belt to retract. If you need to arrange roadside assistance for yourself, Ford Motor Company will reimburse a reasonable amount. Windshield washer fluid reservoir 9. These quality products have been specifically engineered to fulfill your automotive needs; they are custom designed to complement the style and appearance of your vehicle.
Connect the other end of the positive + cable to the positive + terminal of the assisting battery. Calculation 2: Divide total miles traveled by total gallons used. Do not block the sensor 1 on the either side of the mirror since this will impair proper mirror performance i. Clock: To set the hour, press and hold the H control. See your Ford or Lincoln Mercury dealer. The sensors provide information to the Personal Safety System which can then adapt the air bag deployment or safety belt pretensioner activation based upon safety belt usage. When a wheel is installed, always remove any corrosion, dirt or foreign materials present on the mounting surfaces of the wheel or the surface of the front disc brake hub and rotor that contacts the wheel.