The indicator light on the control will illuminate when activated. They can slide around and increase the likelihood of injury or death in a collision. Always transport children 12 years old and under in the back seat and always properly use appropriate child restraints. Note: To stow the visor back into the headliner, visor must be retracted before moving it back towards the windshield. Washer fluid placed in the cooling system may harm engine and cooling system components. If you are unsure about what your diagnostic trouble codes mean; have your Five Hundred diagnosed by a professional automotive technician. Use of these systems may result in vehicle starting problems and a loss of security protection.
For the 2010 model year, the Ford Taurus underwent a complete redesign. Failure to activate your headlamps under these conditions may result in a collision. Use a load carrying hitch. Ford Motor Company will repair or. Protect yourself from engine heat. Start the engine of the disabled vehicle. Inspect these components carefully after towing.
The vehicle has run out of fuel—the engine may misfire or run poorly. Do not shake the fluid before pouring it in your vehicle - the air bubbles will foul up your brake lines. The Ford Five Hundred was the first full-size Ford sedan to feature a folding rear seat to supplement the 21 cubic foot trunk larger than the Lincoln Town Car. The turn signal lamps will flash once when all doors, the hood or the trunk are closed indicating the vehicle is locked and entering the 20 second countdown. Close the hood and turn off the lamps.
The Five Hundred was assembled by Ford at its facility alongside the Freestyle and Montego. Inflate all tires to the inflation pressure recommended by Ford Motor Company. The interior volume is far superior to the current Ford Crown Victoria, which makes up most of the police cruisers and taxicabs in the country. Wait until the safety belt warning light turns off. Be sure to discard bottles of brake fluid that are over a year old - brake fluid sucks the moisture out of the air and the water vapor in the fluid can rust out your brake lines quickly.
Press the control to open the storage compartment. As the Mercury brand was being phased out in 2010, 2009 marked the final year of the Sable nameplate. Accelerate to the desired speed. Always drive and ride with your seatback upright and the lap belt snug and low across the hips. You can bet that a few years ago in the design studios of Chrysler and Ford, the 300 was seen as a big risk and the Five Hundred was seen as a safe bet. Once the system detects an object approaching, the tone will sound again. How to disengage the automatic locking mode Ford Motor Company recommends that all passenger safety belt assemblies and attaching hardware should be inspected by a qualified technician after any collision to verify that the automatic locking retractor feature for child seats is still working properly.
Turn all other accessories off. 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. Never adjust the steering wheel when the vehicle is moving. Canadian customers who require roadside assistance, call 1—800—665—2006. For a mounting pressure more than 20 psi greater than the maximum pressure, a Ford Dealer or other tire service professional should do the mounting. Refer to the payload description and graphic in the Vehicle loading — with and without a trailer section. You must complete Steps 1—5 within 30 seconds or the procedure will have to be repeated.
Wait until it is safe to operate Mobile Communications Equipment. Ford is also allowed a final repair attempt in some states. If so, imagine attaching an air hose to it and pumping it up a couple of size classes and you have the Five Hundred. Refer to Windshield washer fluid in the Maintenance and Specifications chapter. Turn the headlamp switch to 3. The use of these materials may affect transmission operation and result in damage to internal transmission components. Position the end of your hand-held transmitter 1—3 inches 2—8 cm away from the HomeLink button you wish to program located on your visor while keeping the indicator light in view.
Lift the hood until the lift cylinders hold it open. The Five Hundred is available with a choice of front-wheel drive or all-wheel drive, the latter giving it more stable handling and better traction, particularly in inclement weather. Direct the outer instrument panel vents towards the side windows. The six-speed automatic transmission that comes standard helps the engine deliver responsive performance and good fuel economy. Washington Post, Warren Brown, October 17, 2004.
Steady Check Engine Light: If your check engine light is on every time you operate your Five Hundred, you need to have it checked as soon as possible, especially if you notice performance problems or unusual noises. Remove the two screws from the license plate lamp assembly. Remove bulb socket by turning counterclockwise. Understanding the gearshift positions of the 6—speed automatic transaxle if equipped P Park This position locks the transaxle and prevents the front wheels from turning. Check with your authorized dealer for availability.