Inflate all the tires to the recommended inflation pressure. If the power point or cigar lighter socket is not working, a fuse may have blown. © Ford Motor Company 2011 2012 F-150 f12 Owners Guide, 2nd Printing. Use of these systems may result in vehicle starting problems and a loss of security protection. Defrost: Distributes outside air through the windshield defroster vents and de-mister vents.
The default setting is off. They may seriously injure themselves. The use of wheels or tires not recommended by Ford Motor Company may affect the operation of your tire pressure monitoring system. For more information on safety belts and their proper usage, refer to the Seating and Safety Restraints chapter. Continuously at the same speed for the first 1,000 miles 1,600 km , moving parts a chance break in, drive your new vehicle at least 1,000 miles 1,600 km before towing, trailer towing in the Tires, Wheels Loading chapter.
Remember to figure in the tongue load of your loaded vehicle when figuring the total weight. To open the bed extender into tailgate mode: 1. Chemicals or additives not approved by Ford are not required for factory recommended maintenance. Go to the front of the vehicle and release the auxiliary latch that is located on the front bumper under the grill. The customer warranty may be void for any damage to the engine if such spark plugs are not used.
Ford does not recommend disabling this feature except in situations where speed reduction may be detrimental e. For more information, refer to Automatic dimming interior rear view mirror in this chapter. This mode is appropriate for normal on-road driving on dry pavement and provides best fuel economy and smoothness. If you need to arrange roadside assistance for yourself, Ford Motor Company will reimburse a reasonable amount for towing to the nearest dealership within 35 miles 56 km. They are designed to be deployed in cases where the Personal Safety System has determined the occupant conditions and crash severity are appropriate to activate these devices. Attach the tether strap if the child seat is equipped. Rotate the panels toward the tailgate.
When the engine is cool, wrap a thick cloth around the coolant pressure relief cap on the coolant reservoir a translucent plastic bottle. Make sure the headlamps and vehicle accessories are off. To obtain reimbursement information, U. Open the tailgate to expose the lamp assembly and remove the two bolts from the tail lamp assembly. Start the engine of the disabled vehicle.
You may notice reduced engine power. Do not use starting fluid such as ether in the air intake system. It is intended for use in mud, rocks, sand, or any off-road condition where maximum traction is needed. There is no option to turn the fixed guidelines off. The engine may automatically shut off while driving without further indication. Refer to MyKey in the Locks and Security chapter for more information. Follow the instructions later in this chapter on attaching child safety seats with tether straps.
To activate the heated mirrors, press the rear defrost button located on the climate control panel. Push the head restraint down until it locks. Do not add friction modifier compounds or special break-in oils since, these additives may prevent piston ring seating, maintenance and Specifications chapter for more information oil, for a detailed description of what is covered and what not covered by. Close the step panel, then lift and fully close the tailgate step into the tailgate. Do not fully tighten the lug nuts until the wheel has been lowered. Position the child safety seat in a seat with a combination lap and shoulder belt. Turn the engine off and wait 15 minutes for the oil to drain into the oil pan.
Some warning lights will briefly illuminate. This allows residual fuel to drain back into the fuel tank and not spill onto the vehicle. For less lumbar support, turn the lumbar support control toward the rear of vehicle. Refer to Engine coolant in the Maintenance and Specifications chapter for more information. Repeat Steps 1—3 for the other side of the bed extender. Refer to Using MyKey with remote start systems section.
Ford Motor Company recommends that the fuel system be inspected by an authorized dealer after any collision. If your garage door does not operate, repeat the previous steps. By moving the gearshift lever from drive position D Drive to M Manual , you now have control of selecting the gear you desire using buttons on the shift lever. Park on a level surface, activate the hazard flashers and set the parking brake. Vehicle Curb Weight — is the weight of your new vehicle when you picked it up from your authorized dealer plus any aftermarket equipment.
Make sure the tongue is securely fastened in the buckle. Note: This feature is not intended for off-road usage. Measuring the inside of the vehicle with the rear seat folded down, you have room for 12-100 lb. Refer to Fuses and relays in the Roadside Emergencies chapter for information on checking and replacing fuses. See Tire rotation in this chapter.