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  • 2000 Ford F150 | Owner's Manual - Page 1
    ... or by any information storage and retrieval system or translation in whole or part is not permitted without written authorization from Ford Motor Company. Ford may change the contents without notice and without incurring obligation. Copyright © 2000 Ford Motor Company 1
  • 2000 Ford F150 | Owner's Manual - Page 2
    ...a message regarding child safety restraints. 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...
  • 2000 Ford F150 | Owner's Manual - Page 3
    ... 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 and without ... as an ambulance Do not use this vehicle as an ambulance. Your vehicle is not equipped with the Ford Ambulance Preparation Package. 3
  • 2000 Ford F150 | Owner's Manual - Page 4
    ... included with 4WD and utility type vehicles. Notice to owners of F150 5.4L Supercharged "Lightning" vehicles Before you drive your vehicle, be sure to read the "SVT Lightning Truck Owner's Guide Supplement." This book contains important operation and ...
  • 2000 Ford F150 | Owner's Manual - Page 5
    Introduction Notice to owners of the Harley-Davidson F-150 Your vehicle is not designed to be operated ... enter or exit the vehicle. Notice to owners of natural gas fueled vehicles Before you drive ... vehicle, be sure to read the "Natural Gas Vehicle Owner's Guide Supplement." This book contains ...
  • 2000 Ford F150 | Owner's Manual - Page 6
    .... Vehicle Symbol Glossary Safety Alert See Owner's Guide Fasten Safety Belt Air Bag-Front 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 ...
  • 2000 Ford F150 | Owner's Manual - Page 7
    ... Battery Do Not Open When Hot Avoid Smoking, Flames, or Sparks Explosive Gas Battery Acid Fan Warning Maintain Correct Fluid Level Engine Air Filter Jack MAX MIN Power Steering Fluid Emission System Passenger Compartment Air Filter Check fuel cap 7
  • 2000 Ford F150 | Owner's Manual - Page 8
    Instrumentation Instrument cluster (pg. 10) Speed control* (pg. 67) Instrument panel dimmer switch (pg. 21) THEFT DOOR AJAR 60 80 00 20 40 60 km/h...(pg. 80) * if equipped Hood release (pg. 198) Driver air bag (pg. 25) Parking brake release (pg. 141) Turn ...
  • 2000 Ford F150 | Owner's Manual - Page 9
    ... 6 LO FLOOR PANEL HI OFF PANEL & FLOOR FLR& DEF DEF PASSENGER AIRBAG ON OFF OFF COOL WARM Climate control systems (pg. 60) Auxiliary power point (pg. 23) 4WD control* (pg. 156) Passenger air bag deactivate switch (pg. 117) 9
  • 2000 Ford F150 | Owner's Manual - Page 10
    Instrumentation WARNING LIGHTS AND CHIMES Standard instrument cluster THEFT DOOR AJAR 60... km/h RPMX1000 H L H BRAKE CRUISE 4X4 LOW RANGE L LOW FUEL SERVICE ENGINE SOON ... in this chapter for more information). When refueling, after the light comes on, the amount of fuel that is added will be less ...
  • 2000 Ford F150 | Owner's Manual - Page 11
    ... started, one of the engine's emission control systems may be malfunctioning. The light may illuminate without ... malfunctions may cause your Service Engine Soon light to illuminate. Examples are: 1. The vehicle ...any other temporary malfunctions present, the Service Engine Soon light should turn off....
  • 2000 Ford F150 | Owner's Manual - Page 12
    ... damage the catalytic converter, the fuel system, interior floor coverings or other vehicle components, possibly causing a fire. Air bag readiness Momentarily illuminates when the ignition is turned ON. If the light fails to illuminate, continues to flash or...
  • 2000 Ford F150 | Owner's Manual - Page 13
    .... If the light remains on, continues to flash or fails to illuminate, have the system serviced immediately. With the ABS light on, the anti-lock brake system is disabled and normal braking is still effective unless the brake warning light also ...
  • 2000 Ford F150 | Owner's Manual - Page 14
    ... information. Transmission control indicator light (TCIL) (if equipped) Illuminates when the Transmission Control Switch (TCS), refer to OVERDRIVE ... If the light does not come on when the Transmission Control Switch is depressed or if the light flashes steadily, have your vehicle serviced as soon as ...
  • 2000 Ford F150 | Owner's Manual - Page 15
    ... the ignition is in the ON or START position and any door is open. DOOR AJAR Speed control (if equipped) This light comes on when either the CRUISE SET/ACCEL or RESUME controls are pressed. It turns off when the speed control OFF control is pressed, the brake ...
  • 2000 Ford F150 | Owner's Manual - Page 16
    Instrumentation GAUGES Standard instrument cluster gauges THEFT DOOR AJAR 60 80 00 ... 20 40 H L H SELECT RESET 4X4 LOW RANGE LOW FUEL SERVICE ENGINE SOON ... instrument cluster gauges DOOR AJAR THEFT H 40 60 80 00 20 .../h RPMX1000 H L H BRAKE CRUISE 4X4 LOW RANGE L LOW FUEL SERVICE ENGINE SOON...
  • 2000 Ford F150 | Owner's Manual - Page 17
    ... red section, the engine is overheating. Stop the vehicle as soon as safely possible, switch off the engine immediately and let the engine cool. Refer to ... the red section, the oil pressure/engine coolant and Check Engine/Service Engine Soon indicators illuminate, refer to What you should know about ...
  • 2000 Ford F150 | Owner's Manual - Page 18
    Instrumentation Trip odometer Registers the kilometers (miles) of individual journeys. Press and release the reset button until a "T" appears in the display (this represents the trip mode). Press and hold the button for three seconds to reset. Tachometer Indicates the engine speed in ...
  • 2000 Ford F150 | Owner's Manual - Page 19
    ...in the normal range (the area between the "L" and "H"). If the gauge indicates low pressure, stop the vehicle as soon as safely L possible and switch off the engine immediately. Check the oil level. Add oil if needed (refer to Engine oil in the Maintenance and care chapter). If the oil level...
  • 2000 Ford F150 | Owner's Manual - Page 20
    Controls and features HEADLAMP CONTROL Rotate the headlamp control to the first position to turn on the parking lamps. Rotate to the second position...with a reduced output. To activate: • the ignition must be in the ON position and • the headlamp control is in the OFF or Parking lamps position. 20
  • 2000 Ford F150 | Owner's Manual - Page 21
    ... high beams are not turned on. Pull headlamp control towards you to turn foglamps on. The foglamp will illuminate. indicator light A PANEL DIMMER CONTROL Use to adjust the brightness of the instrument panel during headlamp and parklamp operation. ...
  • 2000 Ford F150 | Owner's Manual - Page 22
    ... and features AUTOLAMP CONTROL (IF EQUIPPED) The autolamp system provides light sensitive automatic on-... system also keeps the lights on for approximately 20 seconds after the ignition switch is turned to OFF. •... and foglamps, you must turn the lamp switch to the pull toward you for fog. POWER REAR ...
  • 2000 Ford F150 | Owner's Manual - Page 23
    ...with feet on pedals or while the vehicle is moving. 4WD CONTROL (IF EQUIPPED) This control operates the 4WD. Refer to the Driving ... damage not covered by your warranty. The auxiliary power point is located on the instrument panel. Do not plug optional electrical accessories into the cigarette lighter...
  • 2000 Ford F150 | Owner's Manual - Page 24
    Controls and features USING YOUR AUDIO SYSTEM AM/FM Stereo (with 2 speakers) VOL PUSH ON TONE CLK TONE VOL ST DX FM 12 SEEK TUNE 1 2 3 4 AM/FM AM/FM Stereo (with 4 speakers and fade capability) VOL PUSH ON TONE CLK TONE VOL ST DX FM 12 SEEK TUNE AM / FM STEREO 1 2 3 4...
  • 2000 Ford F150 | Owner's Manual - Page 25
    ... volume will come back on at a "nominal" listening level when the ignition switch is turned back on. AM/FM select The AM/FM select control works in radio ... you to select AM or FM frequency bands. Press the control to switch between AM, FM1 or FM2 memory preset stations....
  • 2000 Ford F150 | Owner's Manual - Page 26
    ...(whether or not a listenable TUNE station is located there). Hold the control to move through the frequencies ... listenable station is located there). Hold for quick movement. Seek function The seek function control ... four station memory preset controls. These controls can be used to select up to four ...
  • 2000 Ford F150 | Owner's Manual - Page 27
    ... the audio system's bass output. Press the TONE control once, then use the volume knob to adjust the ... audio system's treble output. Press the TONE control twice, then use the volume knob to adjust the ... and left speakers. Press the TONE control three times, then use the volume knob to adjust the ...
  • 2000 Ford F150 | Owner's Manual - Page 28
    ... TUNE SEEK TUNE To set the minute, press and hold the CLK control until CLOCK SET appears in the display and press the TUNE control: ... and • to increase minutes. • SEEK SEEK The CLK control will allow you to TUNE TUNE switch between media display mode (radio station, stereo information, etc.) ...
  • 2000 Ford F150 | Owner's Manual - Page 29
    Controls and features AM/FM stereo cassette VOL - PUSH ON AM BASS TREB ... the audio system on or off. VOL - PUSH ON Turn the control to raise or lower volume. VOL - PUSH ON ...turned off, the volume will come back on at a "nominal" listening level when the ignition switch is turned back on. 29
  • 2000 Ford F150 | Owner's Manual - Page 30
    ... to select from AM selections, and press the FM control to select from FM1 or FM2 memory preset ... (whether or not a listenable TUNE station is located there). Hold the control to move through the frequencies ... station is located there). Hold for quick movement. Seek function The seek function control ...
  • 2000 Ford F150 | Owner's Manual - Page 31
    ...six station memory preset controls. These controls can be used to select up to six ...Select the frequency band with the AM or the FM select control. 2. Select a station. Refer to Tune adjust ... selected. 1 2 3 4 5 6 Bass adjust The bass adjust control allows you to increase or decrease the audio ...
  • 2000 Ford F150 | Owner's Manual - Page 32
    Controls and features Treble adjust The treble adjust control allows you to increase or decrease the audio system's treble output. TREB Speaker balance adjust Speaker sound ... rear speakers. FADE Tape select • To enter tape mode while in radio mode, press the TAPE AMS control. CLK TAPE AMS 32
  • 2000 Ford F150 | Owner's Manual - Page 33
    ... seconds duration between programs. Rewind The rewind control works in tape mode. To rewind in tape mode... control. Fast forward The fast forward control works in tape mode. • In the tape mode, tape direction... alternate side of a tape. Eject function Press the control to stop and eject a tape. SIDE ...
  • 2000 Ford F150 | Owner's Manual - Page 34
    ... of hiss and static during tape playback. Press the control to activate (and deactivate) Dolby noise reduction. Dolby...while in radio mode. To set the hour, press and hold the CLK control and press the SEEK control: • • to decrease hours and to increase hours. CLK TAPE AMS SEEK TUNE SEEK TUNE ...
  • 2000 Ford F150 | Owner's Manual - Page 35
    Controls and features To set the minute, press and hold the CLK control and press the TUNE control: CLK TAPE AMS • ... and to increase minutes. SEEK TUNE SEEK TUNE The CLK control will allow you to switch between media display mode (radio station, stereo information, etc.) and clock display mode...
  • 2000 Ford F150 | Owner's Manual - Page 36
    ... 6 Your audio system is equipped with selective lighting, a unique lighting strategy. This lighting feature is operable when the headlamps are illuminated. During the operation of any selected mode, lighting for the individual function controls will either illuminate or turn off. Those...
  • 2000 Ford F150 | Owner's Manual - Page 37
    ...will come back on at a "nominal" listening level when the ignition switch is turned back on. Speed sensitive volume (... setting. With the radio on, press and hold the volume control for five seconds, until the display reads SPEED... AM/FM select The AM/FM select control works in radio, tape and CD ...
  • 2000 Ford F150 | Owner's Manual - Page 38
    ... allows you to select AM or FM frequency bands. Press the control to switch between AM, FM1 or FM2 memory preset stations. AM/FM select in tape mode ... down the band (whether or not a listenable station is located there). Hold the control to move through the frequencies quickly. to ...
  • 2000 Ford F150 | Owner's Manual - Page 39
    ... Scan function in radio mode Press the SCAN control to hear a brief sampling of all listenable stations on the frequency band. Press the SCAN control again to stop the scan mode. Scan ...side of the tape.) To stop on a particular selection, press the control again. Scan function in CD mode ...
  • 2000 Ford F150 | Owner's Manual - Page 40
    ... allows you to set strong radio stations without losing your original manually set preset stations. This feature is helpful on trips when you travel between ... strong station available. To deactivate autoset and return to your audio system's manually set memory stations, press the control again. 40
  • 2000 Ford F150 | Owner's Manual - Page 41
    ... system's bass output. Press the BASS control. Use the SEL control to increase or decrease the amount ...system's treble output. Press the TREB control. Use the SEL control to increase or decrease the amount ...and rear speakers. Press the FADE control. Use the SEL control to adjust the sound between ...
  • 2000 Ford F150 | Owner's Manual - Page 42
    ...player as jamming may occur. Rewind The rewind control works in tape REW and CD ...play will continue until rewind is stopped (with the TAPE control) or the beginning of the tape is reached. • In CD mode... of the tape is reached. • In CD mode, pressing the control for less than three seconds results...
  • 2000 Ford F150 | Owner's Manual - Page 43
    ... and static during tape playback. Press the control to activate (and deactivate) Dolby noise ... more consistent listening level. 5 Press the COMP control to activate and deactivate compression adjust. ... after all tracks are played. Press the SHUFFLE control to start this feature. Random order play will...
  • 2000 Ford F150 | Owner's Manual - Page 44
    ...SEL control to select ON or OFF. With the feature on, use the SEEK or SCAN control to SEL find a radio station broadcasting ...in most U.S. markets. Program type • Press the RDS control until the FIND program type is displayed. • Use the SEL control to select the program type. With the feature on,...
  • 2000 Ford F150 | Owner's Manual - Page 45
    ...radio data system (RDS) feature Press the RDS control until SELECT HOUR or SELECT MINS is RDS displayed. Use the SEL control to manually set the time. to increase • Press hours/minutes. • Press to decrease hours/minutes. SEL 45
  • 2000 Ford F150 | Owner's Manual - Page 46
    ... 6 Your audio system is equipped with selective lighting, a unique lighting strategy. This lighting feature is operable when the headlamps are illuminated. During the operation of any selected mode, lighting for the individual function controls will either illuminate or turn off. Those...
  • 2000 Ford F150 | Owner's Manual - Page 47
    ..., the volume will come back on at a "nominal" listening level when the ignition switch is turned back on. Speed sensitive volume (if equipped) With ... allows you to select AM or FM frequency bands. Press the control to switch between AM, FM1 or FM2 memory preset stations. AM/FM select in CD or CD...
  • 2000 Ford F150 | Owner's Manual - Page 48
    ... will begin where it stopped last. Press the CD control again to toggle between CD and ... (whether or not a listenable station is located there). Hold the control to move through the frequencies... to Shuffle feature for more information. Hold the control to continue reversing through the disc. to select...
  • 2000 Ford F150 | Owner's Manual - Page 49
    ... end of the CD.). To stop on a particular selection, press the control again. Radio station memory preset The ... six station memory preset controls. These controls can be used to select up to six preset... Select the frequency band with the AM/FM select control. 2. Select a station. Refer to Tune adjust ...
  • 2000 Ford F150 | Owner's Manual - Page 50
    ... you to set strong radio stations without losing your original manually set preset stations. This feature is helpful on trips when you travel ... available. To deactivate autoset and return to your audio system's manually set memory stations, press the AUTO control again. Bass adjust The bass adjust ...
  • 2000 Ford F150 | Owner's Manual - Page 51
    ...than three seconds results in slow rewind. Pressing the control for more than three seconds results in fast rewind. Fast forward The fast forward control works in FF CD mode. 2 • In CD mode,...three seconds results in slow forward action. Pressing the control for more than three seconds results in ...
  • 2000 Ford F150 | Owner's Manual - Page 52
    ... more consistent listening level. Press the COMP control to activate and deactivate compression adjust. ... program type as desired. Press and hold the control for five seconds to turn the feature on or off.... the following sections: Traffic • Press the RDS control until TRAFFIC is displayed. RDS 52
  • 2000 Ford F150 | Owner's Manual - Page 53
    ... to select ON or OFF. With the feature on, use the SEEK or SCAN control to find a radio station broadcasting ... FIND program type is displayed. • Use the SEL control to select the program type. With the feature ...SEL Show • With RDS activated, press the RDS control until SHOW is displayed. RDS 53
  • 2000 Ford F150 | Owner's Manual - Page 54
    ... until SELECT HOUR or SELECT MINS is displayed. Use the SEL control to manually set the time. to increase • Press hours/minutes. • Press to decrease hours/... (if equipped) The CD changer is in one of the following locations: • behind the passenger's seat (Regular Cab only) • ...
  • 2000 Ford F150 | Owner's Manual - Page 55
    Controls and features 1. Slide the door to access the CD changer magazine. 2. Press to eject the magazine. 3. Turn the magazine (A) over. 4. Using the disc holder release knob (C), pull the disc holder (B) out of the magazine. A B C 55
  • 2000 Ford F150 | Owner's Manual - Page 56
    Controls and features A If you pull too hard on the disc holder, the disc holder may come completely out of the magazine. If this happens, reinsert the disc holder back into the magazine while pressing on the lever (A). 5. Line up the CD with the groove of the disc holder. Ensure that the label on...
  • 2000 Ford F150 | Owner's Manual - Page 57
    Controls and features If your CD changer is located under the rear bench, the following instructions apply for loading discs: 6 COMPACT DISC MAGAZINE 1. The holders DO NOT pull out. Load the discs into the magazine slots (numbered 1 through 6 on the window) one at a time with labeled ...
  • 2000 Ford F150 | Owner's Manual - Page 58
    Controls and features Troubleshooting the CD changer (if equipped) The laser beam used in the compact disc player is harmful to the eyes. Do not attempt to disassemble the case. If sound skips: • You may be traveling on a rough road, playing badly scratched discs or the disc may be dirty. ...
  • 2000 Ford F150 | Owner's Manual - Page 59
    Controls and features Cassette and cassette player care • Use only cassettes ... can be affected by "signal modulation." Signal modulation is a process radio stations use to increase their ...stations by power lines, electric fences, traffic lights and thunderstorms. Moving away from an interfering ...
  • 2000 Ford F150 | Owner's Manual - Page 60
    ... in the vehicle. LO HI Temperature control knob Controls the temperature of the airflow inside the vehicle. On heater-only systems, the air cannot be cooled below the outside temperature. Mode selector control Controls the direction of the airflow to ...
  • 2000 Ford F150 | Owner's Manual - Page 61
    Controls and features • PANEL & FLOOR-Distributes outside air through the instrument panel registers ... DEF -Distributes outside air through the windshield defroster ducts. It can be used to clear ice or... airflow to the rear seats (if equipped). • Remove any snow, ice or leaves from the air intake ...
  • 2000 Ford F150 | Owner's Manual - Page 62
    ...may become projectiles in a collision or sudden stop. Manual heating and air conditioning system (if equipped)...DEF HI COOL WARM Fan speed control Controls the volume of air circulated in the vehicle. LO HI... FLOOR FLOOR FLR & DEF DEF The air conditioning compressor can operate in all modes except...
  • 2000 Ford F150 | Owner's Manual - Page 63
    Controls and features Since the air conditioner removes considerable moisture from the air during operation, it is normal if clear water drips on the ground under the air conditioner drain while the system is working and even after you have stopped the vehicle. • MAX A/C-Uses recirculated ...
  • 2000 Ford F150 | Owner's Manual - Page 64
    ...windows closed during warm weather conditions, the air conditioner will perform more efficiently in cooling ...Once the vehicle has been "aired out", operate the climate control system as desired. • Do ...airflow to the back seats (if equipped). • Remove any snow, ice or leaves from the air intake...
  • 2000 Ford F150 | Owner's Manual - Page 65
    ... a collision or sudden stop. PASSENGER AIR BAG ON/OFF SWITCH This switch must be used to deactivate the passenger air bag whenever a child seat is used in ... front passenger seat position. Refer to Passenger air bag ON/OFF switch in the Seating and safety restraints chapter. PASSENGER ...
  • 2000 Ford F150 | Owner's Manual - Page 66
    ...1 3. OFF, shuts off the engine and all accessories without locking the steering wheel. 4. ON, all electrical circuits operational. Warning lights illuminated. Key position when driving. 5. START, cranks the engine. Release the key as soon...
  • 2000 Ford F150 | Owner's Manual - Page 67
    ...control on • Press ON. Vehicle speed cannot be controlled until the vehicle is traveling at or above 48 km/h...30 mph). ON OFF Do not use the speed control in heavy traffic or on roads that are winding... the vehicle ignition. ON OFF Once speed control is switched off, the previously programmed set...
  • 2000 Ford F150 | Owner's Manual - Page 68
    ... below your set speed on an uphill, your speed control will disengage. This is normal. Pressing RES/RSM/RESUME will re-engage it. Do not use the speed control in heavy traffic or on roads that are winding, ... SET/SET ACC/SET ACCEL. Release the control when the desired vehicle RES speed is reached or ...
  • 2000 Ford F150 | Owner's Manual - Page 69
    ...You can accelerate with the accelerator pedal at any time during speed control usage. Releasing the accelerator pedal will return your vehicle to the previously ... lower set speed • Press and hold CST/COAST. Release the control when the desired speed is reached or • Press and release CST/COAST to ...
  • 2000 Ford F150 | Owner's Manual - Page 70
    Controls and features To disengage speed control • Depress the brake pedal or • Depress the clutch pedal (if equipped). Disengaging the speed control will not erase the previously programmed set speed. Pressing OFF will erase the previously programmed set speed. ON OFF 70
  • 2000 Ford F150 | Owner's Manual - Page 71
    ... km/h (30 mph). RES SET ACCEL COAST Indicator light This light comes on when either the CRUISE SET ACCEL or RES controls are pressed. It turns off ... control while adjusting the wheel to the desired position, then release the control to lock the steering wheel in position. 71
  • 2000 Ford F150 | Owner's Manual - Page 72
    ...the vehicle is moving. HAZARD FLASHER For information on the hazard flasher control, refer to Hazard flasher in the Roadside emergencies chapter. WINDSHIELD ... bars of varying length are for intermittent wipers. When in this position rotate the control upward for fast intervals and downward for slow ...
  • 2000 Ford F150 | Owner's Manual - Page 73
    Controls and features Deactivating overdrive Press the Transmission Control Switch (TCS) located on the end of OVERDRIVE the gearshift lever. The ... For additional information about the gearshift lever and the transmission control switch operation refer to the Automatic Transmission Operation section ...
  • 2000 Ford F150 | Owner's Manual - Page 74
    ... clip from the door. • Place Velcro hook onto side of aftermarket transmitter opposite of actuator control. • Place the transmitter into storage compartment, control down. • Place the provided height adaptors onto the back of the GARAGE ...
  • 2000 Ford F150 | Owner's Manual - Page 75
    Controls and features Electronic compass/temperature display (if equipped) Outside air temperature The outside temperature display is contained in the ... display can be turned off and on by pressing the SELECT control on the overhead console. The temperature can be displayed in ...
  • 2000 Ford F150 | Owner's Manual - Page 76
    Controls and features Compass zone adjustment 1. Determine which magnetic zone you are in ...10 11 15 14 3. Press and hold the SELECT control until VAR appears in the display, then release. The... should show the current zone number. 4. Press the SELECT control until the desired zone number appears. The ...
  • 2000 Ford F150 | Owner's Manual - Page 77
    ...CAL Map lamps (if equipped) The map lamps and controls are located on the dome lamp. Press the ... normal state to the non-glare state when bright lights (glare) reach the inside rear view mirror.... inside rear view mirror detects bright light from in front of or behind the vehicle, the inside rear view...
  • 2000 Ford F150 | Owner's Manual - Page 78
    Controls and features Press the control to turn the mirror OFF or AUTO. The mirror will automatically return ...(IF EQUIPPED) Press and hold the rocker switches to open and close windows. • Press ... portion of the rocker switch to close. AUTO • Press the bottom portion of the rocker switch to open....
  • 2000 Ford F150 | Owner's Manual - Page 79
    ... down can be deactivated during operation by pushing down on the top part of the driver power window control. AUTO Accessory delay (if equipped) With accessory delay, the window switches may be used for up to ten minutes after the ignition switch is turned to ...
  • 2000 Ford F150 | Owner's Manual - Page 80
    Controls and features POWER SIDE VIEW MIRRORS (IF EQUIPPED) The ignition can be in any position to adjust the power ... 1. Select L to adjust the left mirror or R to adjust the right mirror. MIRRORS L R 2. Move the control in the direction you wish to tilt the mirror. MIRRORS L R 3. Return to the ...
  • 2000 Ford F150 | Owner's Manual - Page 81
    Controls and features Fold-away mirrors Pull the side mirrors in carefully when driving through a narrow space, like an .... TAILGATE LOCK (IF EQUIPPED) Your vehicle is equipped with a tailgate lock designed to prevent theft of the tailgate. • Insert ignition key and turn to the right to engage lock...
  • 2000 Ford F150 | Owner's Manual - Page 82
    Controls and features TAILGATE REMOVAL Your tailgate is removable to allow more room for loading. 1. Lower the tailgate. 2. Use a screwdriver to pry the spring clip (on each connector) past the head of the support screw. Disconnect cable. 3. Disconnect the other cable. 4. Lift tailgate ...
  • 2000 Ford F150 | Owner's Manual - Page 83
    Controls and features 3. Pull one side of the cover outward and upward away from the side rail working from the rear to the front. 4. Starting from the opposite side of the vehicle, pull cover away from the side rail and roll the cover from rear to front. 83
  • 2000 Ford F150 | Owner's Manual - Page 84
    Controls and features 5. Secure the cover behind the cab with two straps. The cover may be removed from the vehicle by sliding it sideways out of the front rail. 84
  • 2000 Ford F150 | Owner's Manual - Page 85
    Controls and features Flareside only: • Remove two cross bars from pickup box by pushing towards either side to release tension. • Lower tailgate, depress the levers on each side of the rear rail and remove rear rail from pickup box. Styleside only: • Remove three cross bars from pickup box ...
  • 2000 Ford F150 | Owner's Manual - Page 86
    Controls and features HARD TONNEAU COVER (IF EQUIPPED) The tonneau cover has been designed to maximize fuel economy. • To... is made of will glow for hours in the darkness of the pickup box following brief exposure to ambient light. The "T" shaped handle is located on the tonneau cover panel. 86
  • 2000 Ford F150 | Owner's Manual - Page 87
    Controls and features Keep vehicle doors and tonneau cover locked and keep keys out of a child's... ALL coded keys for that vehicle are brought to the dealership, to aid in troubleshooting. The SecuriLock passive anti-theft system is not compatible with aftermarket remote start systems. Use of these ...
  • 2000 Ford F150 | Owner's Manual - Page 88
    ... purchased from your dealership and programmed to your anti-theft system. Refer to Programming spare SecuriLock...flash briefly every two seconds to indicate the anti-theft system is protecting your vehicle....purchased from your dealership and programmed to your anti-theft system (up to a total of eight ...
  • 2000 Ford F150 | Owner's Manual - Page 89
    ...programming procedure was successful, the new coded key(s) will start the vehicle's engine. The theft indicator (located on the instrument panel) will light for three seconds and then go out. If the programming procedure was not successful, the new coded...
  • 2000 Ford F150 | Owner's Manual - Page 90
    ... entry problem with your vehicle, ensure ALL key fobs (remote entry transmitters) are brought to the dealership, to aid in troubleshooting. Unlocking the doors Press this control to unlock the driver's door. The interior lamps will illuminate. Press ...
  • 2000 Ford F150 | Owner's Manual - Page 91
    ...and features Sounding a panic alarm Press this control to activate the alarm. To deactivate the alarm, press ...ignition key to ON. 2. Press the power door unlock control three times. 3. Turn the ignition key from ON to OFF. 4. Press the power door unlock control three times. 5. Turn the ignition back ...
  • 2000 Ford F150 | Owner's Manual - Page 92
    ... features 6. Press the unlock control, then press the lock control. The horn will chirp once ... will chirp once to confirm the procedure is complete. Replacing the battery The remote transmitter is powered by one... ring. DO NOT TAKE THE FRONT PART OF THE TRANSMITTER APART. 2. Place the positive (+) side...
  • 2000 Ford F150 | Owner's Manual - Page 93
    Controls and features Replacing lost transmitters If a remote transmitter has been lost and you would like to remove it from the vehicle's memory, or you would like to purchase additional remote transmitters and have them programmed to your vehicle: • Take all your vehicle's ...
  • 2000 Ford F150 | Owner's Manual - Page 94
    ... the interior lights when the remote transmitter unlock control is pressed. The illuminated entry system will turn off the interior lights if the ignition switch is turned to the ON position, or if the remote transmitter lock control is pressed, or after 25 ...
  • 2000 Ford F150 | Owner's Manual - Page 95
    ..., the module will erase it in favor of the new code. If you wish to erase your personal code, use the following instructions: 1. Enter factory set code. 2. Press 1/2 control within five seconds of step one. 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 0 3. ...
  • 2000 Ford F150 | Owner's Manual - Page 96
    ... locking all doors. To lock the doors: • Press the 7/8 control and the 9/0 control at the same time. Activating/deactivating autolock ...Before following the activation or deactivation procedures, make sure that the anti-theft system (if equipped) is not armed, ignition is off, and all vehicle doors ...
  • 2000 Ford F150 | Owner's Manual - Page 97
    Seating and safety restraints SEATING Adjusting the front manual seat Never adjust the driver’s seat or seatback when the vehicle is moving. Do not pile cargo higher than ...s safety belt in the event of a collision. Lift handle to move seat forward or backward. Pull lever up to adjust...
  • 2000 Ford F150 | Owner's Manual - Page 98
    ...seat forward or backward. Ensure that the seat is relatched into place. • Pull up on the release lever located at the bottom of the ... up to move the seat back forward or backward. • Push down the release lever (if equipped) located on the back of the seat to quickly fold the seatback forward. 98
  • 2000 Ford F150 | Owner's Manual - Page 99
    ... and the lap belt snug and low across the hips. Reclining the seatback can reduce the effectiveness of the seat's safety belt in the event of a collision. The control is located on the outboard side of the seat cushion. 99
  • 2000 Ford F150 | Owner's Manual - Page 100
    ...to raise or lower the rear portion of the seat cushion. Press the control to move the seat forward, backward, up or down. Using the manual lumbar support Turn the lumbar support control toward the front of vehicle to move the lumbar support ...
  • 2000 Ford F150 | Owner's Manual - Page 101
    ... and safety restraints Folding up the rear seats (if equipped - SuperCab only) The rear ... can be flipped up into the seatback position. 1. Pull control to release seat cushion. 2. Rotate seat...during a sudden stop. 1. Pull control on the side of the seat to release seat cushion from storage position....
  • 2000 Ford F150 | Owner's Manual - Page 102
    Seating and safety restraints Using the armrest (if equipped) Push the release control to move the armrest up or down. SAFETY ... from injury in a collision. All occupants of the vehicle, including the driver, should always properly wear their safety belts, even when an air bag SRS is provided. 102
  • 2000 Ford F150 | Owner's Manual - Page 103
    ... in any area of your vehicle that is not equipped with seats and safety belts. Be sure everyone in your vehicle is in a seat and using a safety belt properly. In a rollover crash, ... years old and under in the back seat and always properly use appropriate child restraints. Combination ...
  • 2000 Ford F150 | Owner's Manual - Page 104
    ...will lock to help reduce forward movement of the driver and passengers. The front seat belt system can also be made to lock manually by quickly pulling on the shoulder belt. Rear seat belts (if equipped) cannot be made to lock up by pulling ...
  • 2000 Ford F150 | Owner's Manual - Page 105
    Seating and safety restraints How to use the automatic locking mode • Buckle the combination lap and... locking mode. How to disengage the automatic locking mode Ford recommends that all safety belt assemblies and...belt assemblies not in use during a collision should also be inspected and replaced if ...
  • 2000 Ford F150 | Owner's Manual - Page 106
    ...In addition, all seat belts should be checked for proper function. BELT AND RETRACTOR ASSEMBLY MUST BE REPLACED if... or any other seat belt function is not operating properly when checked according to the procedures in Workshop Manual. Failure to replace the Belt and Retractor assembly could increase ...
  • 2000 Ford F150 | Owner's Manual - Page 107
    Seating and safety restraints Lap belts Adjusting the center lap belt The lap belt does... the hips. Shorten and fasten the belt when not in use. Safety belt extension assembly If the ... belt assembly by adding a safety belt extension assembly (part number 611C22). Safety belt extension assemblies can...
  • 2000 Ford F150 | Owner's Manual - Page 108
    ... the ignition switch is turned to the ON position...The driver's safety belt is buckled while the indicator light... before the ignition switch is turned to the ON position...Then...The safety belt warning light illuminates1... sounds 4-8 seconds. The safety belt warning light and warning chime turn off...
  • 2000 Ford F150 | Owner's Manual - Page 109
    ... approximately 5 seconds after the safety belt warning light has turned off...Then...The Belt Minder feature is activated the safety belt warning light illuminates and the warning chime sounds for... belt is buckled while the safety belt indicator light is illuminated and the safety belt warning chime...
  • 2000 Ford F150 | Owner's Manual - Page 110
    ... people. Children and younger brothers/sisters imitate behavior they see. Air bags offer greater protection when used with safety belts. Frontal airbags are ... my clothes The people I'm with don't wear belts I have an air bag I'd rather be thrown clear 110
  • 2000 Ford F150 | Owner's Manual - Page 111
    ...the procedure, make sure that: • the parking brake is set • the gearshift is in P (Park) (automatic transmission) or the neutral position (manual transmission). • the ignition switch is in the OFF position • all vehicle doors are closed • the driver's ...
  • 2000 Ford F150 | Owner's Manual - Page 112
    ... tether bracket assemblies (if equipped), and attaching hardware, should be inspected after a collision. Ford recommends that all safety belt assemblies used in vehicles involved in a collision be replaced. However, if the collision was minor ...
  • 2000 Ford F150 | Owner's Manual - Page 113
    ...is equipped with a crash sensing and diagnostic module which records information about the air bag and sensor systems. In the event of ... related to the collision including information about the air bag system and impact severity. This information will assist Ford in the servicing of your vehicle and ...
  • 2000 Ford F150 | Owner's Manual - Page 114
    ... causing serious injury. Do not attempt to service, repair, or modify the Air Bag Supplemental Restraint System or its fuses. See your Ford or Lincoln Mercury dealer. Children and air bags For additional important safety information, read all information on ...
  • 2000 Ford F150 | Owner's Manual - Page 115
    Seating and safety restraints How does the air bag supplemental restraint system work? The air bag SRS is designed to activate ...bag deployment. Thus, it is extremely important that occupants be properly restrained as far away from the air bag module as possible while maintaining vehicle control. 115
  • 2000 Ford F150 | Owner's Manual - Page 116
    ...(including the passenger air bag deactivation switch, the impact sensors, the system wiring, the air bag system readiness light, the air bag back ... is operational The SRS uses readiness lights in the instrument cluster and the passenger air bag deactivate switch or a tone to indicate the condition of...
  • 2000 Ford F150 | Owner's Manual - Page 117
    .... Unless serviced, the system may not function properly in the event of a collision. Disposal of air bags and .... Air bags MUST BE disposed of by qualified personnel. Passenger air bag ON/OFF switch (if equipped) An air bag ON/OFF switch has been installed in this vehicle. Before driving, always look ...
  • 2000 Ford F150 | Owner's Manual - Page 118
    ... is deactivated. PASSENGER AIRBAG OFF OFF ON If the light fails to illuminate when the passenger air bag switch is in the OFF position and the ignition switch is in ON, have the passenger air bag switch serviced at your Ford or Lincoln-Mercury dealer immediately. In order to ...
  • 2000 Ford F150 | Owner's Manual - Page 119
    ...air bag switch is in the ON position and the ignition switch is in ON, have the passenger air bag switch serviced at your Ford or Lincoln-Mercury dealer immediately. The passenger side air bag should always be ON (the air bag OFF light should not be...
  • 2000 Ford F150 | Owner's Manual - Page 120
    ... must be turned OFF. This is because the back of the infant seat is too close to the inflating air bag and the risk of a fatal ... all air bag Warning labels in the vehicle as well as the other important air bag instructions and Warnings in this Owner's Guide. NHTSA deactivation criteria (excluding ...
  • 2000 Ford F150 | Owner's Manual - Page 121
    ..., according to his or her physician: • causes the passenger air bag to pose a special risk for the passenger; and • makes the potential harm from the passenger air bag in a crash greater than the potential harm from turning OFF the air bag and allowing the passenger, even if belted, to...
  • 2000 Ford F150 | Owner's Manual - Page 122
    ... See the following sections for directions on how to properly use safety restraints for children. Also see Air Bag Supplemental Restraint System (SRS) in this chapter for special instructions about using air bags. Important child restraint precautions You are required ...
  • 2000 Ford F150 | Owner's Manual - Page 123
    ... the fit of lap and shoulder belts on children who have outgrown child safety seats, Ford recommends use of a belt-positioning booster seat that is ... of the child. Carefully follow all of the manufacturer's instructions with the safety seat you put in your vehicle. If you ...
  • 2000 Ford F150 | Owner's Manual - Page 124
    ... When installing a child safety seat: • Review and follow the information presented in the Air Bag Supplemental Restraint System section in this chapter. • Use the correct safety belt...mode (passenger side front and outboard rear seating positions) (if equipped). Ford recommends the use...
  • 2000 Ford F150 | Owner's Manual - Page 125
    ... restraints Installing child safety seats in combination lap and shoulder belt seating positions Air bags can kill or injure a child in a child seat. NEVER place a rear-facing child seat in front of an active air bag. If you must use a forward-facing child seat in the front seat, move the...
  • 2000 Ford F150 | Owner's Manual - Page 126
    ...the shoulder and lap belt portions together, route the tongue through the child seat according to the child seat manufacturer's instructions. Be sure the belt webbing is not twisted. 4. Insert the belt tongue into the proper buckle (the buckle closest to...
  • 2000 Ford F150 | Owner's Manual - Page 127
    ...while pushing down with your knee on the child seat. 8. Allow the safety belt to retract to remove ...Check to make sure the child seat is properly secured before each use. Installing child ...and webbing through the child seat according to the child seat manufacturer's instructions. 4. Insert the belt...
  • 2000 Ford F150 | Owner's Manual - Page 128
    ...Tether anchorage hardware kits (part number 613D74) including instructions, may be obtained at no charge from any Ford or Lincoln/Mercury dealer. If you... your vehicle. Carefully follow the instructions provided with the kit. If you have a Super Cab, Ford recommends you attach tether...
  • 2000 Ford F150 | Owner's Manual - Page 129
    ... equipped with built-in tether strap anchors located behind the seats as described below. The tether anchors ... on the seatback or an anchor bracket on the rear edge of the seat cushion. The tether strap anchors in your ... if attached somewhere other than the correct tether anchor. • F150 Regular Cab...
  • 2000 Ford F150 | Owner's Manual - Page 130
    Seating and safety restraints • F150 King Ranch 1. Position the child safety seat on the passenger ...Route the child safety seat tether strap over the back of the seat. 3. Locate the correct anchor... to access the tether anchors. Make sure the seat is locked in the upright position before installing...
  • 2000 Ford F150 | Owner's Manual - Page 131
    Seating and safety restraints • Front seat (Regular Cab and SuperCab only) • Rear seats (SuperCab only) • Rear seats (SuperCrew and King Ranch only) If the tether strap is clipped incorrectly, the child safety seat may not be retained properly in the event of a collision. 131
  • 2000 Ford F150 | Owner's Manual - Page 132
    ... and shoulder belt seating positions section of this chapter for further instructions to secure the child safety seat. 6. Tighten the child safety seat tether strap according to the manufacturer's instructions. If the safety seat is not anchored properly, the risk of a ...
  • 2000 Ford F150 | Owner's Manual - Page 133
    ...START YOUR VEHICLE Engine starting is controlled by the powertrain control system. This system meets all ... against exhaust fumes in this chapter for more instructions. If you smell exhaust fumes ...fumes. Important safety precautions A computer system controls the engine's idle revolutions per minute ...
  • 2000 Ford F150 | Owner's Manual - Page 134
    ... • Make sure the parking brake is set. HOOD BRAKE • If • • Make sure the gearshift is in P (Park). starting a vehicle with a manual transmission: Make sure the parking brake is set. Push the clutch pedal to the floor. 134
  • 2000 Ford F150 | Owner's Manual - Page 135
    ... 60 km/h RPMX1000 H L H BRAKE CRUISE 4X4 LOW RANGE L LOW FUEL SERVICE ENGINE SOON 20 0...E FUEL DOOR MPH SELECT/RESET D P RN D 2 C Make sure the corresponding lights illuminate briefly. If a light fails to illuminate, have the vehicle serviced. light may not illuminate. • If the driver's ...
  • 2000 Ford F150 | Owner's Manual - Page 136
    ...the heater-defroster system to respond quickly. Use of an engine block heater is strongly recommended if you ...at least three hours before starting the vehicle. Using the heater for longer than three hours will... prevent electrical shock, do not use your heater with ungrounded electrical systems or two-...
  • 2000 Ford F150 | Owner's Manual - Page 137
    ... systems checked whenever: • the vehicle is raised for service. • the sound of the exhaust system changes. • the vehicle ... 2.5 cm (one inch). Adjust the heating or air conditioning (if equipped) to bring in fresh .... Improve vehicle ventilation by keeping all air inlet vents clear of snow, leaves...
  • 2000 Ford F150 | Owner's Manual - Page 138
    ... in the instrument cluster momentarily illuminates when the ignition is turned to the ON position. If the light does not illuminate momentarily at start up, remains on or continues to flash, the ABS needs to be serviced. 138
  • 2000 Ford F150 | Owner's Manual - Page 139
    Driving With the ABS light on, the anti-lock brake system is disabled and normal BRAKE braking...indicates proper functioning of the vehicle's anti-lock brake system. The ABS performs a self-check ...test. This is normal. If a malfunction is found, the ABS warning light will come on. If the vehicle has ...
  • 2000 Ford F150 | Owner's Manual - Page 140
    ...If the light does not illuminate momentarily at start up, remains on or continues to flash, the ABS needs to be serviced. With the ABS light on, the anti-lock brake system is disabled and normal BRAKE braking is still effective unless the ! brake warning ...
  • 2000 Ford F150 | Owner's Manual - Page 141
    ... the gearshift is securely latched in P (Park) (automatic transmission) or in 1 (First) (manual transmission). The parking brake is not recommended to stop a moving ...However, if the normal brakes fail, the parking brake can be used to stop your vehicle in an emergency. Since the parking brake applies...
  • 2000 Ford F150 | Owner's Manual - Page 142
    ... functions like a standard rear axle. Extended use of other than the manufacturer's specified size tires ... vehicle is equipped with power steering. Power steering uses energy from the engine to help steer the vehicle. To... turned off), you can steer the vehicle manually, but it takes more effort. 142
  • 2000 Ford F150 | Owner's Manual - Page 143
    ... higher rollover rate than other types of vehicles. In a rollover crash, an unbelted person is significantly more likely to die than a person wearing a seat belt. Your vehicle has special design and equipment features to make it capable of performing in a wide variety of circumstances. These special...
  • 2000 Ford F150 | Owner's Manual - Page 144
    ...in mud or snow it may be rocked out by shifting from forward and reverse gears, stopping between shifts, in a steady pattern. Press lightly on the accelerator in each gear. Do not rock the vehicle if the engine is not at normal operating temperature or ...
  • 2000 Ford F150 | Owner's Manual - Page 145
    ...is fully released, but the brake warning lamp remains illuminated, the brakes may not be working properly. See your dealer or a qualified service technician. Driving with a 4-speed automatic transmission Understanding gearshift positions To put your vehicle in gear, start the engine, depress the ...
  • 2000 Ford F150 | Owner's Manual - Page 146
    ... fuel economy. Transmission operates in gears one through four. (Overdrive) can be deactivated by pressing the transmission control switch (TCS) on the end of the gearshift lever. The transmission control indicator light (TCIL) (the word OFF) on the ...
  • 2000 Ford F150 | Owner's Manual - Page 147
    ... other throttle conditions do not function normally, see your dealer or a qualified service technician as soon as possible. MANUAL TRANSMISSION OPERATION (IF EQUIPPED) Using the clutch Vehicles equipped with a manual transmission have a starter interlock that prevents cranking ...
  • 2000 Ford F150 | Owner's Manual - Page 148
    Driving When starting a vehicle with a manual transmission, you must: 1. Make sure the parking brake is fully set. 1 3 D 2. Depress the clutch pedal fully. 2 4 R 3. Put the gearshift lever in ... the clutch pedal and do not use the clutch to hold your vehicle at a standstill while waiting on ...
  • 2000 Ford F150 | Owner's Manual - Page 149
    ... for your specific engine/drivetrain combination: • 4.2L V6 engine (4x2 and 4x4) Upshifts when accelerating (recommended for best fuel economy) Shift from: Transfer ... mph) 4 - D (Overdrive) • 4.6L V8 engine (4x2 and 4x4 with 3.08:1 rear axle ratio) Upshifts when accelerating (recommended for best...
  • 2000 Ford F150 | Owner's Manual - Page 150
    ... Shift from: Transfer case position (if equipped) 2H or 4H 4L D (Overdrive) - 4 89 km/h (55 mph) 34 km/h (21 mph) 4-3 72 km/h (45 mph) 27 km/h (17 mph) 3-2 56 km/h (35 mph) 21 km/h (13 mph) 2-1 32 km/h (20 mph) 11 km/h (7 mph) 1 Downshift at lower speeds when driving on slippery surfaces. 150
  • 2000 Ford F150 | Owner's Manual - Page 151
    Driving Parking your vehicle 1. Disengage the clutch, apply brake and shift into Neutral. 1 2 3 4 D R 2. Set parking brake. 3. Shift into 1 (First). 4. Turn the ignition key to position 3 (OFF). 4 3 5 2 1 151
  • 2000 Ford F150 | Owner's Manual - Page 152
    Driving Do not park your vehicle in Neutral, it may move unexpectedly and injure someone. Use 1 (First) gear and set the parking brake fully. Reverse Make sure that your vehicle is at a complete stop before you shift into R (Reverse). Failure to do so may damage the transmission. Put the gearshift ...
  • 2000 Ford F150 | Owner's Manual - Page 153
    ... the Electronic Shift 4WD System, and the instrument panel control is moved to 4WD Low while the vehicle is moving, ... brake pedal depressed and the transmission placed in neutral (or the clutch pedal depressed on manual transmissions). 4WD operation is not recommended on dry pavement. Doing so could ...
  • 2000 Ford F150 | Owner's Manual - Page 154
    ... indicator lights illuminate only under the following conditions. If these lights illuminate when driving in 2WD, contact your Ford dealer as soon as possible. • 4X4 -momentarily illuminates after the engine is started. Illuminates when 4H ...
  • 2000 Ford F150 | Owner's Manual - Page 155
    ... Place the gearshift lever in N (Neutral) (automatic transmission) or depress the clutch (manual transmission). 4. Move the transfer case shift lever ... Place the gearshift lever in N (Neutral) (automatic transmission) or depress the clutch (manual transmission). 4. Move the transfer case shift lever ...
  • 2000 Ford F150 | Owner's Manual - Page 156
    ...can move forward or backwards. This position should only be used 2H when towing the vehicle. 4H N 4L Do ...fully and turn off the ignition when leaving the vehicle. Using the electronic shift 4WD system (if equipped)...2WD high) to 4H (4WD high) Move the 4WD control to the 4H at a stop or up to 88 km/h (...
  • 2000 Ford F150 | Owner's Manual - Page 157
    ... Bring the vehicle to a stop. 2. Depress the brake. 3. Place the gearshift in N (Neutral) (automatic transmission) or depress the clutch (manual transmission). 4. Move the 4WD control to the 4H 4H or 4L position. 2H 4L Driving off-road with 4WD...
  • 2000 Ford F150 | Owner's Manual - Page 158
    ... and reverse gears, stopping between shifts, in a steady pattern. Press lightly on the accelerator in each gear. Do not rock the vehicle if the engine is not at ...be improved by moving your vehicle slowly while applying light pressure on the brake pedal. After driving through mud, ...
  • 2000 Ford F150 | Owner's Manual - Page 159
    .... Shift to a lower gear when added engine braking is desired. When speed control is on and you are driving uphill, your vehicle speed may drop ...apply the brakes as you normally would. In order to allow the anti-lock brake system (ABS) to operate properly, keep steady pressure on the brake pedal. 159
  • 2000 Ford F150 | Owner's Manual - Page 160
    ..., etc. It does not include passengers or aftermarket equipment. • Payload: Combined maximum allowable ... weight. The GVW is not a limit or a specification. • GVWR (Gross Vehicle Weight Rating): Maximum ..., passengers, optional equipment and cargo. The GVWR is specific to each vehicle and is listed ...
  • 2000 Ford F150 | Owner's Manual - Page 161
    ... weight. Do not exceed the GVWR or the GAWR specified on the certification label. Do not use replacement tires with lower load carrying capacities than the... the vehicle and/or personal injury. Special loading instructions for owners of pickup trucks and utility-type vehicles For important...
  • 2000 Ford F150 | Owner's Manual - Page 162
    ... Water may also enter your engine's air intake and severely damage your engine... through water that is higher than the bottom of the hubs (for trucks) or the bottom of the wheel rims (for cars). Once through...moving your vehicle slowly while applying light pressure on the brake pedal. Driving through ...
  • 2000 Ford F150 | Owner's Manual - Page 163
    Driving Do not exceed the GVWR or the GAWR specified on the certification label. Towing trailers beyond ..., transmission/axle damage, structural damage, loss of control, and personal injury. Engine Maximum Maximum ...4.6L 5.4L 5.4L 5.4L Harley-Davidson F-150 4x2 w/automatic transmission Engine Rear axle...
  • 2000 Ford F150 | Owner's Manual - Page 164
    ...-kg (lbs.) weight-kg (lbs.) Regular Cab 4x2 w/manual transmission 3.08 2 944 (6 500) 907 (2 000) 3.55...) 3.55 3 538 (7 800) 1 588 (3 500) SuperCab 4x2 w/manual transmission 3.08 2 944 (6 500) 907 (2 000) 3....6L 4.6L 4.2L 4.2L 4.6L 4.6L 4.6L Engine 4X4 AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION Rear axle ratio Maximum cm (...
  • 2000 Ford F150 | Owner's Manual - Page 165
    ... in 6 124 (13 500) 3 946 (8 700) 4.2L 4.2L 4.6L 4.6L 4.6L 5.4L 5.4L 5.4L 4.2L 4.6L 4.6L 4.6L 5.4L 5.4L 5.4L Harley-Davidson F-150 4x2 with automatic transmission Engine Rear axle ratio/ Maximum Tire size (wheel GCWR-kg (lbs.) diameter) 3.73/20 in 4 500 (10 000) Maximum trailer weight-kg (lbs.) 1 ...
  • 2000 Ford F150 | Owner's Manual - Page 166
    Driving 4x2 manual transmission Engine Rear axle ratio/Tire size Maximum GCWR-kg (lbs.) Maximum trailer weight-kg (lbs.) 907 (2 ... 948 (6 3 538 (7 500) 800) 500) 500) 800) 500) 800) 500) 500) 800) 4x4 automatic transmission Engine Rear axle ratio Maximum GCWR-kg (lbs.) Maximum trailer weight-kg (lbs...
  • 2000 Ford F150 | Owner's Manual - Page 167
    ... 897 (13 5 670 (12 6 124 (13 500) 500) 000) 000) 000) 500) 500) 4x4 manual transmission Engine Rear axle ratio Maximum GCWR-kg (lbs.) Maximum trailer weight-kg (...) with Class III trailer towing package Preparing to tow Use the proper equipment for towing a trailer, and make sure it is...
  • 2000 Ford F150 | Owner's Manual - Page 168
    ... and allow slack for turning corners. If you use a rental trailer, follow the instructions that the rental agency gives to you. Do not attach safety chains to the bumper. Trailer brakes Electric brakes and manual, automatic or surge-type trailer brakes are safe if installed ...
  • 2000 Ford F150 | Owner's Manual - Page 169
    ...trailer rental agency for proper instructions and equipment for hooking up trailer lamps. Using a step bumper ... you turn off your speed control. The speed control may shut off automatically when... require more frequent service intervals. Refer to your scheduled maintenance guide for more information. ...
  • 2000 Ford F150 | Owner's Manual - Page 170
    ... hot weather, place the gearshift in P (Park) (automatic transmissions) or N (Neutral) (manual transmissions). This aids engine cooling and air conditioner efficiency. • Vehicles with trailers should not be parked on a grade. If you must park...
  • 2000 Ford F150 | Owner's Manual - Page 171
    ... on the ground. SNOWPLOWING Ford recommends the following specifications for low speed, personal use snow removal: • F-150 (except F-150 Supercrew, "Lightning" and Harley Davidson) • 5.4L engine • Heavy duty service package • Super engine ...
  • 2000 Ford F150 | Owner's Manual - Page 172
    ... without installing snowplow attachment hardware may affect air bag deployment in a crash. Do not operate the truck unless either the ... specification (reset if required). These specifications are located in the vehicle's Workshop Manual. Adherence to the toe, tire pressures and ...
  • 2000 Ford F150 | Owner's Manual - Page 173
    ... to the vehicle and the snow removal equipment as well as possible air bag deployment. Do not attempt to service, repair, or modify the Air Bag Supplemental Restraint System or its fuses. See your Ford or Lincoln Mercury dealer. 173
  • 2000 Ford F150 | Owner's Manual - Page 174
    ...case to 4L (4WD Low) when plowing in small areas at speeds below 8 km/h (5 mph). • Shift transfer case to 4H (4WD High) when plowing larger areas or light snow at higher speeds. Do not exceed 24 km/h (15 mph). • Do not shift the transmission from a forward gear to R (Reverse) until the engine is...
  • 2000 Ford F150 | Owner's Manual - Page 175
    ...assistance • fuel delivery • towing of your disabled vehicle to the nearest Ford dealership, or your selling ... (15.5 miles) of the nearest Ford Dealership (one tow per disablement). Even non-..., this card is found in the Owner Guide portfolio in the glove compartment in Ford vehicles and is mailed ...
  • 2000 Ford F150 | Owner's Manual - Page 176
    ... beyond the basic coverage period by consulting the Ford Roadside Assistance Club brochure or by calling ...can be operated when the ignition is off. • The hazard lights control is located on top of the steering column. • Depress ... RESETTING THE FUEL PUMP SHUT-OFF SWITCH RESET The fuel pump shut-off...
  • 2000 Ford F150 | Owner's Manual - Page 177
    Roadside emergencies The fuel pump shut-off switch is located in the passenger's foot well, by the kick panel. Use the following procedure to reset the fuel pump shut-off switch. 1. Turn the ignition to the OFF position. 2. Check the fuel system for leaks. 3. If ...
  • 2000 Ford F150 | Owner's Manual - Page 178
    Roadside emergencies Always replace a fuse with one that has the specified amperage rating. Using a fuse with a higher amperage rating can cause severe wire damage and could start a fire. Standard fuse amperage rating and color COLOR Fuse Rating 2A 3A 4A 5A...
  • 2000 Ford F150 | Owner's Manual - Page 179
    Roadside emergencies Passenger compartment fuse panel The fuse panel is located below and to the left of the steering wheel by the brake pedal. Remove the panel cover to access the fuses. To remove a fuse use the fuse puller tool provided on the fuse panel cover. 24 25 26 27 ...
  • 2000 Ford F150 | Owner's Manual - Page 180
    ... Entry Module, Mirrors Speed Control Module, Reverse Lamp, Climate Mode Switch, Daytime Running Lamp Relay ...Not Used Radio, Remote Entry Module, GEM Module Not Used Not Used Front Washer Pump Relay,... Motor Not Used Stop Lamp Switch (Lamps), Turn/Hazard Flasher, Speed Control Module Battery Saver Relay...
  • 2000 Ford F150 | Owner's Manual - Page 181
    ... Switch Power) Not Used Audio, GEM (or CTM) Module, Powertrain Control Module (PCM), Starter Relay, Clutch Switch, Fuse 20 Air Bag Module, Passenger Airbag Deactivation Module, Climate Mode Switch (Blower Relay) Trailer Tow Battery Charge Relay, ...
  • 2000 Ford F150 | Owner's Manual - Page 182
    ... 102 Always disconnect the battery before servicing high current fuses. FUSE 1 FUSE... distribution box The power distribution box is located in the engine compartment. The power distribution box...s main electrical systems from overloads. Always replace the cover to the Power Distribution Box before...
  • 2000 Ford F150 | Owner's Manual - Page 183
    ... - Power Distribution Box Description Power Point Powertrain Control Module Headlamps/Autolamps Not Used Trailer Tow Backup/Park Lamps Parklamps/... Point A/C Clutch Not Used Not Used Not Used Not Used Powertrain Control Module, Fuel Injectors, Fuel Pump Relay, Idle Air Control, Mass Air Flow Sensor ...
  • 2000 Ford F150 | Owner's Manual - Page 184
    ... Four Wheel Antilock Brake Module/Rear Wheel Antilock Brake Module Junction Block Battery Feed 4x4 Shift Motor & Clutch Climate Control Front Blower Inter Cooler Pump (Lightning only) Not Used Trailer Tow Electric Brake Not Used Power Windows ...
  • 2000 Ford F150 | Owner's Manual - Page 185
    ...Powertrain Control Module Relay Fuel Pump Hi/Lo Relay (Lightning only) Inertia Switch Relay (Lightning only) Not Used Powertrain Control Module Diode A/C Compressor Diode Not Used Power Windows, Moonroof (SuperCrew only) Not Used 602 - *...
  • 2000 Ford F150 | Owner's Manual - Page 186
    ... spare tire and tools The spare tire and tools for your vehicle are stowed in the following locations: Tool Spare tire Jack, lug nut wrench Location Under the vehicle, just forward of the rear bumper Regular cab: Under the seat on the passenger side Super Cab: ...
  • 2000 Ford F150 | Owner's Manual - Page 187
    ...off the jack, you or someone else could be seriously injured. Refer to the instruction sheet (located with the jack) for detailed tire change instructions. 1. Park on a level surface, activate hazard flashers and set the parking brake. 2. Place gearshift lever in P...
  • 2000 Ford F150 | Owner's Manual - Page 188
    ... the spare tire and jack from their storage locations. 5. Use the tip of the lug wrench to remove any wheel trim. 6. Loosen each wheel lug nut ..., even if the transmission is in P (Park) or in the reverse gear (manual transmission). To prevent the vehicle from moving when you change ...
  • 2000 Ford F150 | Owner's Manual - Page 189
    Roadside emergencies • Front (4x2) • Front (4x4) • Rear 189
  • 2000 Ford F150 | Owner's Manual - Page 190
    ... of personal injury, do not put any part of your body under the vehicle while changing ...The jack is only meant for changing the tire. • Never use the front or rear differential as a jacking point. 8. Remove the lug nuts with the lug wrench. 9. Replace the flat tire with the spare tire, making sure ...
  • 2000 Ford F150 | Owner's Manual - Page 191
    ... off. Connecting the jumper cables 1. Connect the positive (+) booster cable to the positive (+) terminal of the discharged battery. Note: In the illustrations, lightning bolts are used to designate the assisting (boosting) battery. - - + + 191
  • 2000 Ford F150 | Owner's Manual - Page 192
    ...assisting battery. 4. Make the final connection of the negative (-) cable to an exposed metal part of the stalled vehicle's engine, away from the battery and the carburetor/fuel injection system. Do not use fuel lines, engine rocker covers or the intake manifold as grounding...
  • 2000 Ford F150 | Owner's Manual - Page 193
    ... the jumper cables in the reverse order that they were connected. 1. Remove the jumper cable from the ground metal surface. Note: In the illustrations, lightning bolts are used to designate the assisting (boosting) battery. - - + + 193
  • 2000 Ford F150 | Owner's Manual - Page 194
    ... negative (-) connection of the booster vehicle's battery. 3. Remove the jumper cable from the positive (+) terminal of the booster vehicle's battery. 4. Remove the jumper cable from the positive (+) terminal of the disabled vehicle's battery. 194 - - - - + - - + + + + +
  • 2000 Ford F150 | Owner's Manual - Page 195
    ... your vehicle be towed with a wheel lift or flatbed equipment. Do not tow with a slingbelt. Ford Motor Company has not approved a slingbelt towing procedure. If equipped with air suspension, the air suspension control must be turned to the OFF position. 195
  • 2000 Ford F150 | Owner's Manual - Page 196
    .... If you are towing a NASCAR Special Edition F-150 or a Harley-Davidson F-150 using flatbed equipment, you must place two 4X4 boards at the end of ... incorrectly, vehicle damage may occur. Ford Motor Company provides a towing manual for all authorized tow truck operators. Have your ...
  • 2000 Ford F150 | Owner's Manual - Page 197
    ...easy location. • We provide a scheduled maintenance guide which makes tracking routine service ...Guide" to find out which parts and services are covered. Use only recommended fuels,...vehicle from moving unexpectedly. • Manual transmission: 1. Set the parking brake. 2. Depress the clutch and place ...
  • 2000 Ford F150 | Owner's Manual - Page 198
    ...to prevent the vehicle from moving unexpectedly. Do not start your engine with the air cleaner removed and do not remove it while the engine is running. • Manual transmission: 1. Set the parking brake, depress the clutch and place the gearshift in neutral. 2. ...
  • 2000 Ford F150 | Owner's Manual - Page 199
    ... 1. Battery 2. Engine oil filler cap 3. Engine oil dipstick 4. Clutch fluid reservoir (manual transmission) 5. Brake fluid reservoir 6. Power distribution box 7. Engine coolant reservoir 8. Air filter assembly 9. Power steering fluid reservoir 10. Transmission fluid ...
  • 2000 Ford F150 | Owner's Manual - Page 200
    ...4L V8 engines 9 10 11 1 2 3 4 5 6 8 1. Power steering fluid reservoir 2. Clutch fluid reservoir (manual transmission) 3. Engine oil dipstick 4. Brake fluid reservoir 5. Power distribution box 6. Air filter assembly 7. Engine coolant reservoir 8. Windshield washer fluid ...
  • 2000 Ford F150 | Owner's Manual - Page 201
    ... parking brake and ensure the gearshift is securely latched in P (Park) (automatic transmission) or 1 (First) (manual transmission). 4. Open the hood. Protect yourself from engine heat. 5. Locate and carefully remove the engine oil level indicator ...
  • 2000 Ford F150 | Owner's Manual - Page 202
    ...be removed from the engine by a service technician. 7. Put the indicator back in and ensure it is fully seated. Adding engine oil 1. Check the engine oil. For instructions, refer to ... (dipstick). 4. Install the indicator and ensure it is fully seated. 5. Fully install the engine oil filler cap ...
  • 2000 Ford F150 | Owner's Manual - Page 203
    ... engine oil and filter according to the appropriate schedule listed in the scheduled maintenance guide. Ford production and aftermarket (Motorcraft) oil filters are designed for... and long life. If a replacement oil filter is used that does not meet Ford material and design ...
  • 2000 Ford F150 | Owner's Manual - Page 204
    ... not fill above this line. MIN 4. Use only a DOT 3 brake fluid certified to meet Ford specifications. Refer to Lubricant specifications in the Capacities and specifications ...to fail. CLUTCH FLUID (IF EQUIPPED) Check the clutch fluid level. Refer to the scheduled maintenance guide for the ...
  • 2000 Ford F150 | Owner's Manual - Page 205
    Maintenance and care During normal operation, the fluid level in the clutch reservoir should remain constant. If the fluid level ... the fluid level to the step in the reservoir. Use only a DOT 3 brake fluid designed to meet Ford specifications. Refer to Capacities and specifications. Brake fluid is ...
  • 2000 Ford F150 | Owner's Manual - Page 206
    ... the reservoir all the way. Only use a washer fluid that meets Ford specifications. Refer to Lubricant specifications in... a 50/50 mixture of distilled water and Ford G05 Engine Coolant (yellow in color) per ...A 50/50 mixture of distilled water and Ford G05 Engine Coolant provides: • maximum cooling ...
  • 2000 Ford F150 | Owner's Manual - Page 207
    ... coolant reservoir (depending upon application). • Refer to the scheduled maintenance guide for service interval schedules. • Be sure to read and understand Precautions when... not use engine coolant, antifreeze or windshield washer fluid outside of its specified function and vehicle location. 207
  • 2000 Ford F150 | Owner's Manual - Page 208
    ... and care Adding engine coolant Use only Ford G05 Engine Coolant or a premium engine... specification WSS-M97B51-A1. • DO NOT USE Ford Extended Life Engine Coolant F6AZ-19544-AA (orange in color). • DO ... engine coolant that meets Ford specification WSS-M97B44-D. • DO NOT USE alcohol or methanol ...
  • 2000 Ford F150 | Owner's Manual - Page 209
    ...and remove the cap. Recycled engine coolant Ford Motor Company recommends the use of a recycled engine coolant produced by Ford... recycling processes produce coolant which meets Ford specification WSS-M97B51-A1. Use of a recycled engine coolant which does not meet the Ford G05 specification may harm...
  • 2000 Ford F150 | Owner's Manual - Page 210
    Maintenance and care Always dispose of used automotive fluids in a responsible manner. Follow your community's regulations and standards for recycling and disposing of automotive fluids. Coolant refill capacity To find out how much fluid your vehicle's cooling system can hold, refer to Refill ...
  • 2000 Ford F150 | Owner's Manual - Page 211
    .... • the symbol will illuminate. symbol will illuminate. • the • the Service Engine Soon indicator light will illuminate. If the engine reaches a preset ... condition, the engine will automatically switch to alternating cylinder operation. Each disabled cylinder acts as an air pump and cools the ...
  • 2000 Ford F150 | Owner's Manual - Page 212
    ... your vehicle to a service facility. Driving the vehicle without repairing the engine problem increases the chance of engine damage. Take your vehicle to a .... Refer to the scheduled maintenance guide for the service interval schedules. If adding fluid is necessary, use only MERCON ATF. 1. Start the ...
  • 2000 Ford F150 | Owner's Manual - Page 213
    ... sure to put the cap back on the reservoir. TRANSMISSION FLUID Checking automatic transmission fluid (if equipped) Refer to your scheduled maintenance guide for scheduled intervals for fluid checks and changes. Your transmission does not consume fluid. However, the fluid level should be checked if ...
  • 2000 Ford F150 | Owner's Manual - Page 214
    ..., dry lint free rag. If necessary, refer to Identifying components in the engine compartment in this chapter for the location of the dipstick. 6. Install the dipstick making sure it is fully seated in the filler tube. 7. Remove the dipstick and inspect ...
  • 2000 Ford F150 | Owner's Manual - Page 215
    ... levels Before adding any fluid, make sure the correct type is used. The type of fluid used is normally indicated on the dipstick and also in the Lubricant specifications section in the Capacities and specifications chapter. Use of a non-approved automatic transmission fluid may cause internal ...
  • 2000 Ford F150 | Owner's Manual - Page 216
    Maintenance and care Checking and adding manual transmission fluid (if equipped) 1. Clean the filler plug. 2. Remove the filler plug... of the opening. 5. Install and tighten the fill plug securely. Use only fluid that meets Ford specifications. Refer to the Capacities and specifications chapter. 216
  • 2000 Ford F150 | Owner's Manual - Page 217
    ... fluid level. 3. Add only enough fluid through the filler opening so that the fluid level is at the bottom of the opening. Use only fluid that meets Ford specifications. Refer to the Capacities and specifications chapter. 217
  • 2000 Ford F150 | Owner's Manual - Page 218
    ..., check the battery electrolyte level. Refer to the scheduled maintenance guide for the service interval schedules. Keep the electrolyte level in ... is reinstalled after the battery has been cleaned or replaced. For longer, trouble-free operation, keep the top of the battery clean and dry. Also, make ...
  • 2000 Ford F150 | Owner's Manual - Page 219
    ... personal injury. Therefore, do not allow flames, sparks or lighted substances to come near the battery. When working near the battery, ... brake. 2. Put the gearshift in P (Park) (automatic transmission) or the neutral position (manual transmission), turn off all accessories and start the engine. 3. ...
  • 2000 Ford F150 | Owner's Manual - Page 220
    ...N RECYCLE AIR FILTER MAINTENANCE Refer to the scheduled maintenance guide for the appropriate intervals for changing the air filter element. When changing the air filter element, use only the Motorcraft air filter element listed. Refer to Motorcraft Part Numbers in the ...
  • 2000 Ford F150 | Owner's Manual - Page 221
    ... the air filter housing. This could cause filter damage and allow unmetered air to enter the engine if not properly seated. 5. Replace the two halves of the air filter housing and secure the clamp. WINDSHIELD WIPER BLADES Check the wiper blades at least ...
  • 2000 Ford F150 | Owner's Manual - Page 222
    ...into the service position. 2. Turn the blade at an angle from the wiper arm. Push the lock pin manually ... snow tires, space-saver or temporary use spare tires, tires with nominal rim ... quality grades: The U.S. Department of Transportation requires Ford to give you the following information about tire ...
  • 2000 Ford F150 | Owner's Manual - Page 223
    ... tire when tested under controlled conditions on a specified government test course. For example, a tire graded 150 would wear one and one-half (1 ... of heat and its ability to dissipate heat when tested under controlled conditions on a specified indoor laboratory test wheel. ...
  • 2000 Ford F150 | Owner's Manual - Page 224
    Maintenance and care SERVICING YOUR TIRES Checking the tire pressure • Use an accurate tire ... fail suddenly, possibly resulting in loss of vehicle control. Tire rotation Because your vehicle's ... longer, rotate them as indicated in the scheduled maintenance guide. If you notice that the tires wear ...
  • 2000 Ford F150 | Owner's Manual - Page 225
    ...the wear band is visible through the tire treads. When replacing full size tires, never mix radial ...drive properly and safely. Make sure that all replacement tires are of the same size, type, load-carrying capacity and tread design (e.g., "All Terrain", etc.), as originally offered by Ford. 225
  • 2000 Ford F150 | Owner's Manual - Page 226
    ...the vehicle and make it easier for the driver to lose control and roll over. Tires that are larger or... affect the accuracy of your speedometer. Harley-Davidson F-150 wheels and tires specifications Tires Wheels... Goodyear Eagle GT II Harley-Davidson F-150 Signature Style, 20 in x 9 in aluminum 5-spoke ...
  • 2000 Ford F150 | Owner's Manual - Page 227
    ...a hissing sound, wait until it stops before completely removing the fuel filler cap. Otherwise, fuel may spray out and injure you or others. If you do not use the proper fuel filler cap, excessive pressure or vacuum in the fuel tank may damage the fuel system or cause the fuel cap to disengage in a ...
  • 2000 Ford F150 | Owner's Manual - Page 228
    ... can cause a fire if fuel is pumped into an ungrounded fuel container. Use the following guidelines to avoid static build-up when filling an ungrounded fuel ... nozzle in contact with the fuel container while filling. • DO NOT use a device that would hold the fuel pump handle in the fill position. ...
  • 2000 Ford F150 | Owner's Manual - Page 229
    ... concerned if your engine sometimes knocks lightly. However, if it knocks heavily under ...more pronounced. If the problems persist, see your dealer or a qualified service technician. It should ...cause damage to the fuel system. Repairs to correct the effects of using an aftermarket product in your fuel ...
  • 2000 Ford F150 | Owner's Manual - Page 230
    ...meet the World-wide Fuel Charter. In Canada, look for fuels that display the Auto Makers' Choice logo. Cleaner air Ford approves the use of reformulated "cleaner-burning" gasolines to improve air quality. These gasolines may contain oxygenates up to 10% ...
  • 2000 Ford F150 | Owner's Manual - Page 231
    ... to the fuel tank or fuel system if the correct genuine Ford or Motorcraft fuel filler cap is not used. The fuel system may be under ... Filter For fuel filter replacement, see your dealer or a qualified service technician. Refer to the scheduled maintenance guide for the appropriate ...
  • 2000 Ford F150 | Owner's Manual - Page 232
    ... filling the fuel tank: • Turn the engine/ignition switch to the off position prior to refueling, an error ... reading will result if the engine is left running. • Use the same filling rate setting (low ...known quality gasoline, preferably a national brand. • Use the same side of the same pump and ...
  • 2000 Ford F150 | Owner's Manual - Page 233
    ... fuel than traveling at 105 km/h [65 mph]). • Revving the engine before turning it off may reduce fuel economy. • Using the air conditioner or defroster may reduce fuel economy. • You may want to turn off the speed control in hilly terrain if ...
  • 2000 Ford F150 | Owner's Manual - Page 234
    ... owner maintenance checks found in your vehicle scheduled maintenance guide. Conditions • Heavily loading a vehicle or towing a trailer may ...] of weight carried). • Adding certain accessories to your vehicle (for example bug deflectors, rollbars/light bars, running boards, ski/luggage racks) may ...
  • 2000 Ford F150 | Owner's Manual - Page 235
    ... its emissions system. If other than Ford, Motorcraft or Ford-authorized parts are used for maintenance replacements or for service of components affecting emission control, such non-Ford parts should be equivalent to genuine Ford Motor Company ...
  • 2000 Ford F150 | Owner's Manual - Page 236
    ... diagnostics system. If your "Check Engine/Service Engine Soon" light is on, refer to the description in the Warning Lights and ... may not pass the I/M test with the "Check Engine/Service Engine Soon" light on. If the vehicle's powertrain system or its battery has just been serviced, the on-...
  • 2000 Ford F150 | Owner's Manual - Page 237
    ... housings and affect lamp performance. Replacing headlamp bulbs 1. Make sure that the headlamp control is in the OFF position. 2. Open the hood. 3. If equipped, remove ... pull bulb assembly out of headlamp assembly and replace. Handle a halogen headlamp bulb carefully and keep ...
  • 2000 Ford F150 | Owner's Manual - Page 238
    ... making sure the alignment pins are inserted into the proper holes and into the guide ribs. 14. Hold the headlamp assembly snugly against the vehicle and push down on the clips to lock the lamp into place. Replacing front parking lamp/turn signal bulbs 1. Remove screw from the ...
  • 2000 Ford F150 | Owner's Manual - Page 239
    ...of vehicle. 7. Push gently until parking lamp assembly seats (you will hear a snap). 8. Install screw on lamp assembly. Replacing tail/brake/turn signal/backup... The tail/brake/turn signal and backup lamp bulbs are located in the tail lamp assembly, one just below the other....
  • 2000 Ford F150 | Owner's Manual - Page 240
    ... fit into slots.) 7. Secure the tail lamp on the vehicle with two bolts. Replacing high-mount brake and cargo lamp bulbs To remove the lamp assembly: 1. Remove .... 2. Install the lamp assembly on the vehicle with two screws. Replacing foglamp bulbs 1. Remove the bulb socket from the ...
  • 2000 Ford F150 | Owner's Manual - Page 241
    Maintenance and care Replacing license plate lamp bulbs The license plate bulbs are located behind the ...an "E" for Europe to assure lamp performance, light brightness and pattern and safe visibility. ... clear in color except where noted. To replace all instrument panel lights - see your dealer 241
  • 2000 Ford F150 | Owner's Manual - Page 242
    ...alignment of your headlamps should be checked by a qualified service technician. CLEANING AND CARING FOR YOUR VEHICLE Refer to the Customer Assistance chapter for a list of Ford-approved cleaners, polishes and waxes.... regularly with cold or lukewarm water. Never use strong detergents or soap. If your...
  • 2000 Ford F150 | Owner's Manual - Page 243
    ... or Exterior Acrylic Spray Lacquer (#ALAZ-19500-XXXXA) from the Ford Car Care Chemicals line. Please note that the part numbers (shown as ...vary with your vehicle's specific coloring. Observe the application instructions on the products. Remove particles such as bird droppings, tree...
  • 2000 Ford F150 | Owner's Manual - Page 244
    ... running engine may cause internal damage. Cleaning non-painted plastic exterior parts Use vinyl cleaner for routine cleaning. Clean with a tar remover...detergent as the exterior of your vehicle. If necessary, use a tar remover such as Ford Extra Strength Tar and Road Oil Remover (B7A-19520-AA). To ...
  • 2000 Ford F150 | Owner's Manual - Page 245
    ...or rear window with a non-abrasive cleaner such as Ford Ultra-Clear Spray Glass Cleaner, (...-19C507-AA), available from your Ford Dealer. Do not use abrasive cleansers on glass as ... steering wheel or instrument panel to avoid contamination of the air bag system. Cleaning the instrument cluster lens ...
  • 2000 Ford F150 | Owner's Manual - Page 246
    .... Dry with a soft cloth. For tougher soiling concerns, Ford recommends using the Deluxe Leather Care Kit F8AZ-19G253-AA, which is available from your Ford Dealer. This mild cleaner and special pad, cleans the leather and maintains its natural beauty. Follow ...
  • 2000 Ford F150 | Owner's Manual - Page 247
    Capacities and specifications MOTORCRAFT PART NUMBERS Component Air filter element Fuel filter Oil filter PCV valve Battery (standard) Battery ... same cylinder. If a spark plug needs to be replaced, use only spark plugs with the service number suffix letter as shown ...
  • 2000 Ford F150 | Owner's Manual - Page 248
    Capacities and specifications REFILL CAPACITIES Fluid Brake fluid and clutch fluid Ford Part Name High Performance DOT 3 Motor Vehicle Brake Fluid Premium Engine Coolant Application All Capacity Fill to line on reservoir Engine coolant 1 Engine oil (includes filter change) Fuel tank ...
  • 2000 Ford F150 | Owner's Manual - Page 249
    Capacities and specifications Fluid Ford Part Name Transfer Motorcraft case fluid ... Motorcraft SAE 75W-90 Premium 4x4 Front Axle Lubricant Rear axle... (6.9 pints) 7 All 4.0L (4.25 quarts) Use Ford Premium Engine Coolant (green in color). DO NOT USE Ford Extended Life Engine Coolant (orange in color...
  • 2000 Ford F150 | Owner's Manual - Page 250
    ...type. Refer to your scheduled maintenance guide to determine the correct service interval. Some transmission... axle has been submerged in water. 6 Service refill capacity is determined by filling the axle... Modifier C8AZ-19B546-A or equivalent meeting Ford specification EST-M2C118-A, for complete fill...
  • 2000 Ford F150 | Owner's Manual - Page 251
    ... meeting Ford Specification EST-M2C118-A. LUBRICANT SPECIFICATIONS Ford part name or equivalent Motorcraft SAE Front ... penetrating and lock lubricant Engine oil Ford part number XY-75W90-TQL Ford specification WSP-M2C201-A F1TZ-19580-B WSL-M2C192-A C6AZ-19542-AB ESA-M6C25-A and DOT 3 E2FZ-19549-...
  • 2000 Ford F150 | Owner's Manual - Page 252
    Capacities and specifications Ford part name or equivalent Transmission Premium /steering/parking ... Windshield Windshield washer fluid Washer Concentrate Item 1 Ford part number XG-1-C or XG-1-K...Friction Modifier C8AZ-19B546-A or equivalent meeting Ford specification EST-M2C118-A for complete refill ...
  • 2000 Ford F150 | Owner's Manual - Page 253
    ... mm (223.5 in) (LWB) 2 019 mm (79.5 in)1 Body Regular Cab 4x4 5 250 mm (206.7 in) (SWB) 5 716 mm (225.0 in) (LWB) 2 019 mm (79.5 in)1 Style Super Cab 4x2 5 607 mm (220.7 in) (SWB) 6 150 mm (242.1 in) (LWB) 1 989 mm (78.3 in)1 Super Cab 4x4 5 722 mm (225.3 in) (SWB) 6 188 mm (243.6 in) (LWB) 2 019 ...
  • 2000 Ford F150 | Owner's Manual - Page 254
    ... (138.5 in) (LWB) 1 661 mm (65.4 in) 1 661 mm (65.4 in) Body Regular Cab 4x4 1 917 mm (75.5 in) (SWB) 1 907 mm (75.1 in) (LWB) 3 053 mm (120.2 in) (...) 3 990 mm (157.1 in) (LWB) 1 661 mm (65.4 in) 1 661 mm (65.4 in) Super Cab 4x4 1 917 mm (75.5 in) (SWB) 1 907 mm (75.1 in) (LWB) 3 526 mm (138.8 in) (...
  • 2000 Ford F150 | Owner's Manual - Page 255
    ... 846 mm (72.7 in) 3 046 mm (119.9 in) 1 661 mm (65.4 in) Body Regular Cab 4x4 5 250 mm (206.7 in) 2 028 mm (79.8 in)1 1 917 mm (75.5 in) 3 053 mm (...(78.3 in)1 1 846 mm (72.7 in) 3 518 mm (138.5 in) 1 661 mm (65.4 in) Super Cab 4x4 5 722 mm (225.3 in) 2 019 mm (79.5 in)1 1 917 mm (75.5 in) 3 526 mm ...
  • 2000 Ford F150 | Owner's Manual - Page 256
    Capacities and specifications 3 5 2 4 1 256
  • 2000 Ford F150 | Owner's Manual - Page 257
    ... where the Certification Label may be located. The Certification Label is located on the front door latch pillar on the driver's side. MFD. BY FORD MOTOR CO. IN U.S.A. DATE: XXXXX GVWR:XXXXX LB/ XXXXX KG FGAWR: XXXXXX/XXXXXXX RGAWR: XXXXXXX/...
  • 2000 Ford F150 | Owner's Manual - Page 258
    Capacities and specifications Vehicle identification number The vehicle identification number is attached to a metal tag and is located on the driver side instrument panel. (Please note that in the graphic XXXX is representative of your vehicle identification number.) XXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX Engine ...
  • 2000 Ford F150 | Owner's Manual - Page 259
    Customer assistance Ford Extended Service Plan You can get more protection for your new car or light truck by purchasing Ford Extended Service Plan (Ford ESP) coverage. Ford ESP is an optional service contract which is backed by Ford ...
  • 2000 Ford F150 | Owner's Manual - Page 260
    ...392-3673 (FORD) (TDD for the hearing impaired: 1-800-232-5952) In Canada: Customer Relationship Centre Ford Motor Company of Canada, Limited P.O. Box 2000 Oakville, Ontario L6J 5E4 1-800-565-3673 (FORD) 260
  • 2000 Ford F150 | Owner's Manual - Page 261
    ... hearing impaired: 1-800-232-5952) In Canada: Customer Relationship Centre Ford Motor Company of Canada, Limited P.O. Box 2000 Oakville, Ontario L6J 5E4 1-800-565-3673 (FORD) In order to help you service your Ford or Lincoln Mercury vehicle...
  • 2000 Ford F150 | Owner's Manual - Page 262
    ... kinds of cases does the Board review? Unresolved warranty repair concerns or vehicle performance as designed concerns on Ford and Lincoln Mercury cars and Ford and Lincoln Mercury light trucks which are within the terms of any applicable written ...
  • 2000 Ford F150 | Owner's Manual - Page 263
    .../lessees. Board membership The Board consists of: • three consumer representatives • a Ford or Lincoln Mercury dealership representative Consumer candidates for Board ... of the DSB's independent administrator Your dealership and a Ford Motor Company representative will then be asked to submit ...
  • 2000 Ford F150 | Owner's Manual - Page 264
    Customer assistance • a brief summary of the action taken by the dealer(s) and Ford Motor Company • the names (if known) of all the people...which to accept or reject the Board's decision. The decisions of the Board are binding on Ford (and, in some cases, on the dealer) but not on consumers who ...
  • 2000 Ford F150 | Owner's Manual - Page 265
    ... you continue to feel that the efforts by Ford and the dealer to resolve a factory-related vehicle service concern have been unsatisfactory, Ford of Canada participates in an...s award is binding both to you and Ford of Canada. CAMVAP services are available in all territories and provinces...
  • 2000 Ford F150 | Owner's Manual - Page 266
    ... emission control system and may cause engine knocking or serious engine damage. Ford Motor Company/Ford of Canada is not responsible for any damage caused by use of improper fuel... rigid specifications. For best results, use the following or products of equivalent quality: Ford Custom Clearcoat ...
  • 2000 Ford F150 | Owner's Manual - Page 267
    Customer assistance Ford Deluxe Leather and Vinyl Cleaner (not available in Canada) ...available in Canada) * May be sold with the Motorcraft name FORD ACCESSORIES FOR YOUR VEHICLE A wide selection ...Ford's rigid engineering and safety specifications. Ford accessories are warranted for up to 12 months ...
  • 2000 Ford F150 | Owner's Manual - Page 268
    Customer assistance Comfort and convenience Air conditioner Air filtration systems Automatic Headlamp System with Daytime Running Lights (DRL) Cargo nets Cargo organizers (interior) Cargo storage bin (regular cab) Cargo trays (interior) Celluar phone holder...
  • 2000 Ford F150 | Owner's Manual - Page 269
    ... hitch (Class III) Trailer hitch bars and balls Trailer hitch wiring adaptor Protection and appearance equipment Air bag anti-theft locks Battery warmer/blanket Bed mat/bedliner tailgate covers Bed mats Bedliners Cargo cover Diamond plate, bed...
  • 2000 Ford F150 | Owner's Manual - Page 270
    ... (CRTC) regulate the use of mobile communications systems - such as two-way radios, telephones and theft alarms - that ... less will not ordinarily affect your vehicle's operation.) • Ford cannot assume responsibility for any adverse effects or damage that may result from the use of such equipment....
  • 2000 Ford F150 | Owner's Manual - Page 271
    Customer assistance Obtaining a French owner's guide French Owner's Guides can be obtained from your dealer or by writing to Ford Motor Company of Canada, Limited, Service Publications, P.O. Box 1580, Station B, Mississauga, Ontario L4Y 4G3. 271
  • 2000 Ford F150 | Owner's Manual - Page 272
    ... the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) in addition to notifying Ford Motor Company. If NHTSA receives similar complaints, it .... However, NHTSA cannot become involved in individual problems between you, your dealer or Ford Motor Company. To contact NHTSA, you may either call the ...
  • 2000 Ford F150 | Owner's Manual - Page 273
    ...113 disposal ...117 driver air bag ...115 indicator light ...12, 116 operation ...115 passenger air bag ...115 passenger deactivation switch ...65, 117 ...see Brakes) ...139-140 Anti-theft system warning light ...13 Armrests ...102... ...138-140 anti-lock brake system (ABS) warning light ...13, 140...
  • 2000 Ford F150 | Owner's Manual - Page 274
    ......206 refill capacities ...210, 248 specifications ...251, 253 Cruise control (see Speed control) ...67 Customer Assistance ...175 Ford accessories for your vehicle ...266 Ford Extended Service Plan ...259 274 Getting assistance outside the U.S. ...
  • 2000 Ford F150 | Owner's Manual - Page 275
    Index check engine/ service engine soon light ...11 cleaning ...243 coolant ...206 fail-... ...211 idle speed control ...218 lubrication specifications ...251, 253 refill capacities ...248 service points ...... road ...157 electronic shift ...23, 156 indicator light ...14, 154 lever operated shift ...154 ...
  • 2000 Ford F150 | Owner's Manual - Page 276
    ... chime ...15 Heating ...60 heater only system ...60 heating and air conditioning system ...62 Hood ...245 cluster ...10, 245 276 lighting up panel and interior ...21 location of components ...10 J Jack ...241 Lane change indicator (see Turn signal) ...66 Lights, warning and indicator ...10 air bag ...12
  • 2000 Ford F150 | Owner's Manual - Page 277
    Index anti-lock brakes (ABS) ...13, 140 anti-theft ...13 brake ...12 charging system ...13 check coolant ... ...10 safety belt ...12 service engine soon ...11 speed control ...71 turn signal... specifications ...251, 253 Lumbar support, seats ...100-101 M Manual transmission ...147 fluid capacities...
  • 2000 Ford F150 | Owner's Manual - Page 278
    ...102 Seats ...97 child safety seats ...123 cleaning ...246 SecuriLock passive anti-theft system ...87-88 Servicing your vehicle ...197 Snowplowing ......248 lubricant specifications ..251, 253 manual operation ...147 Transmission control indicator light ...14 Trip odometer ...18 ...
  • 2000 Ford F150 | Owner's Manual - Page 279
    ... loading ...160 Ventilating your vehicle ...137 W Warning chimes ...15 Warning lights (see Lights) ...10 Washer fluid ...206 Water, Driving through ...162 Windows ... checking and adding fluid ...206 checking and cleaning ...221 operation ...72 replacing wiper blades ...222 Wrecker towing ...195 279
  • 2000 Ford F150 | Owner's Manual - Page 280
    ...) 113.6L (30.0 gallons) 5.7L (6.0 quarts). Use Motorcraft SAE 5W-20 Super Premium Motor Oil, Ford specification ...Power steering fluid capacity Transmission fluid capacity 1 2 Use Ford Premium Engine Coolant (green in color). DO NOT USE Ford Extended Life Engine Coolant (orange in color). Refer...



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