Before driving Introduction Instrumentation Controls and features Seating and safety restraints Starting and driving Starting Driving Roadside emergencies Servicing Maintenance and care Capacities and specifications Customer assistance Reporting safety defects Index 182 233 241 253 254 127 132 158 2 6 18 96
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The following warning may be required by California law: CALIFORNIAProposition 65 Warning WARNING: Engine exhaust, some of its constituents, and certain vehicle components contain or emit chemicals known to the State of California to cause cancer and birth defects or other reproductive harm. In addition, 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 orother reproductive harm. ICONS Indicates a safety alert. Read the following section on Warnings.
Indicates vehicle information related to recycling and other environmental concerns will follow. Correct vehicle usage and the authorized disposal of waste cleaning and lubrication materials are significant steps towards protecting the environment. Indicates a message regarding child safetyrestraints. Refer to Seating and safety restraints for more information. Indicates that this Owner Guide contains information on this subject. Please refer to the Index to locate the appropriate section which will provide you more information. WARNINGS Warnings provide information which may reduce the risk of personal injury and prevent possible damage to others, your vehicle and its equipment. 2Introduction
BREAKING-IN YOUR VEHICLE There are no particular guidelines for breaking-in your vehicle. During the first 1 600 km (1 000 miles) of driving, vary speeds frequently. This is recommended to give the moving parts a chance to break in. INFORMATION ABOUT THIS GUIDE The information found in this guide was in effect at the time of printing. Ford may change the contents without notice andwithout incurring obligation. EMISSION WARRANTY The New Vehicle Limited Warranty includes Bumper-to-Bumper Coverage, Safety Restraint Coverage, Corrosion Coverage, and 7.3L Power Stroke Diesel Engine Coverage. In addition, your vehicle is eligible for Emissions Defect and Emissions Performance Warranties. For a detailed description of what is covered and what is not covered, refer to the WarrantyGuide that is provided to you along with your Owner’s Guide. SPECIAL NOTICES Using your vehicle with a snowplow Do not use this vehicle for snowplowing.
Using your vehicle as an ambulance Do not use this vehicle as an ambulance. Your vehicle is not equipped with the Ford Ambulance Preparation Package. Notice to owners of pickup trucks and utility type vehicles Utility vehicles have a significantlyhigher rollover rate than other types of vehicles. Before you drive your vehicle, please read this Owner’s Guide carefully. Your vehicle is not a passenger car. As with other vehicles of this type, failure to operate this vehicle correctly may result in loss of control or an accident. Be sure to read Driving off road in the Driving chapter as well as the “Four Wheeling” supplement included with4WD and utility type vehicles. 3
These are some of the symbols you may see on your vehicle. Vehicle Symbol Glossary Safety Alert See Owner’s Guide
Fasten Safety Belt
Air Bag-Side Child Seat Installation Warning Brake System Brake Fluid Non-Petroleum Based Master Lighting Switch
Child Seat Child Seat Tether Anchorage Anti-Lock Brake System Traction...