Inspect wheel ends for endplay and noise. Department of Transportation-Tire quality grades: The U. Pull bulb straight out of socket and press in the new bulb. Remove the filler plug and inspect the fluid level. Inspect steering linkage, ball joints, suspension and, if equipped, half shafts, driveshaft and U-joints.
Ford Motor Company recommends that all safety belt assemblies in use in vehicles involved in a collision be replaced. Close the hood and turn off the lamps. Inspect engine cooling system and hoses. If the discs are not removed, the system will reload the discs. Check tires for wear and proper air pressure, including spare. If the light remains on, have the system serviced immediately, refer to the Driving chapter for more information. Inspect accessory drive belt s.
Always set the parking brake fully and make sure that the gearshift is securely latched in P Park automatic transmission or in 1 First manual transmission. Inspect exhaust system and heat shields. Ford is also allowed a final repair attempt in some states. Inspect tires for wear and rotate. You are strongly urged to buy a reliable tire pressure gauge, as automatic service station gauges may be inaccurate.
Rotation recommended for optimal tire life. You do not need to enter the keypad code first. Inspect tires for wear and rotate. Inspect exhaust system and heat shields. Inspect engine cooling system and hoses.
The BeltMinder feature will not activate. To obtain reimbursement information, U. After an accident, if the engine cranks but does not start, this switch may have been activated. Ford Motor Company suggests the following multi-point inspection be performed at every scheduled maintenance interval as one way to ensure your vehicle keeps running great. If a system fault is detected, the traction control active light will illuminate, the Traction Control off and your vehicle should be serviced by an authorized dealer. Octane recommendations Do not be concerned if your engine sometimes knocks lightly.
Go to the front of the vehicle and release the auxiliary latch that is located on the front bumper under the grill. The system is interactive with the road, continually monitoring and adjusting torque delivery to the front and rear wheels to optimize traction. Some warning lights will briefly illuminate. At this point, the headlamps and park lamps will turn off. Inspect exhaust system and heat shields. If the battery has been disconnected and reconnected, refer to the Battery section of the Maintenance and Specifications chapter. Do not tow with a slingbelt.
Lift tailgate to a 80—degree angle from horizontal. Ford Original Equipment and Motorcraft replacement brake pads, shoes, rotors, and drums meet the stringent standards of Ford Motor Company engineers. Inspect engine cooling system and hoses. They lift the child up so that the lap belt rests low across the hips and the knees bend comfortably. In 2008 alone, Ford produced more than 5. Press again to return to the playing media. Ford Original Equipment and Motorcraft replacement brake pads, shoes, rotors, and drums meet the stringent standards of Ford Motor Company engineers.
Note: In the illustrations, lightning bolts are used to designate the assisting boosting battery. For more information, refer to Filling the tank in the Maintenance and Specifications chapter. Adjust your head restraint so that it is located directly or as close as possible behind your head. Set the parking brake, depress the clutch and place the gearshift in N Neutral. Inspect engine cooling system and hoses. Engine oil filler cap 4.