2005 Ford Five Hundred Owner's Manual

2005 Ford Five Hundred Manual

2005 Ford Five Hundred manual table of contents:

  • 2005 Ford Five Hundred | Owner's Manual - Page 1
    ...-dash six CD 17 17 20 Climate Controls Manual heating and air conditioning Automatic temperature control Rear window defroster 25 25 27 32 Lights Headlamps ... 44 46 49 50 59 Locks and Security Keys Locks Anti-theft system 72 72 72 83 1 2005 Five Hundred (500) Owners Guide (post-2002-fmt) USA (...
  • 2005 Ford Five Hundred | Owner's Manual - Page 2
    ... Fuses and relays Jump starting Wrecker towing 185 185 186 186 187 194 199 Customer Assistance Reporting safety defects (U.S. only) 201 209 Cleaning 210 2 2005 Five Hundred (500) Owners Guide (post-2002-fmt) USA (fus)
  • 2005 Ford Five Hundred | Owner's Manual - Page 3
    ...authorization from Ford Motor Company. Ford may change the contents without notice and without incurring obligation. Copyright © 2005 Ford Motor Company 3 2005 Five Hundred (500) Owners Guide (post-2002-fmt) USA (fus)
  • 2005 Ford Five Hundred | Owner's Manual - Page 4
    ... through sudden vibration (e.g. collision when parking). To reset the switch, refer to the Fuel pump shut-off switch in the Roadside Emergencies chapter. 4 2005 Five Hundred (500) Owners Guide (post-2002-fmt) USA (fus)
  • 2005 Ford Five Hundred | Owner's Manual - Page 5
    ...) of operation, since these additives may prevent piston ring seating. See Engine oil in the Maintenance and Specifications chapter for more information on oil usage. 5 2005 Five Hundred (500) Owners Guide (post-2002-fmt) USA (fus)
  • 2005 Ford Five Hundred | Owner's Manual - Page 6
    ... or other third parties acting with lawful authority. Other parties may seek to access the information independently of Ford Motor Company and Ford of Canada. 6 2005 Five Hundred (500) Owners Guide (post-2002-fmt) USA (fus)
  • 2005 Ford Five Hundred | Owner's Manual - Page 7
    ... those features, recommendations and specifications that are unique to your vehicle. Refer to this Owner's Guide for all other required information and warnings. 7 2005 Five Hundred (500) Owners Guide (post-2002-fmt) USA (fus)
  • 2005 Ford Five Hundred | Owner's Manual - Page 8
    ... on your vehicle. Vehicle Symbol Glossary Safety Alert See Owner's Guide Fasten Safety Belt Air Bag-Front Air Bag-Side Child... Compartment Fuel Pump Reset Windshield Defrost/Demist Windshield Wash/Wipe Rear Window Defrost/Demist 8 2005 Five Hundred (500) Owners Guide (post-2002-fmt) USA (fus)
  • 2005 Ford Five Hundred | Owner's Manual - Page 9
    ...Vehicle Symbol Glossary Power Windows Front/Rear Child Safety Door Lock/Unlock Panic Alarm Engine Coolant Power Window Lockout Interior Luggage ... Jack MAX MIN Power Steering Fluid Emission System Passenger Compartment Air Filter Check fuel cap 9 2005 Five Hundred (500) Owners Guide (post-2002-fmt)...
  • 2005 Ford Five Hundred | Owner's Manual - Page 10
    ... exhaust temperatures could damage the catalytic converter, the fuel system, interior floor coverings or other vehicle components, possibly causing a fire. 10 2005 Five Hundred (500) Owners Guide (post-2002-fmt) USA (fus)
  • 2005 Ford Five Hundred | Owner's Manual - Page 11
    ... to flash or remains on, have the system serviced immediately. A chime will also sound when a malfunction in the supplemental restraint system has been detected. 11 2005 Five Hundred (500) Owners Guide (post-2002-fmt) USA (fus)
  • 2005 Ford Five Hundred | Owner's Manual - Page 12
    ... for more information. Low fuel (if equipped): Illuminates when the fuel level in the fuel tank is at or near empty (refer to Fuel gauge in this chapter). 12 2005 Five Hundred (500) Owners Guide (post-2002-fmt) USA (fus)
  • 2005 Ford Five Hundred | Owner's Manual - Page 13
    ...: Sounds when the turn signal lever has been activated to signal a turn and not turned off after the vehicle is driven more than 1/2 mile (0.8 km). 13 2005 Five Hundred (500) Owners Guide (post-2002-fmt) USA (fus)
  • 2005 Ford Five Hundred | Owner's Manual - Page 14
    ... as soon as safely possible, switch off the engine and let the engine cool. Never remove the coolant reservoir cap while the engine is running or hot. 14 2005 Five Hundred (500) Owners Guide (post-2002-fmt) USA (fus)
  • 2005 Ford Five Hundred | Owner's Manual - Page 15
    ... button to toggle the display between the trip and the odometer. Holding the ODO/TRIP button for two seconds or more will reset the trip odometer to zero. 15 2005 Five Hundred (500) Owners Guide (post-2002-fmt) USA (fus)
  • 2005 Ford Five Hundred | Owner's Manual - Page 16
    ... ODO/TRIP button for 2 seconds or more to display OIL LIFE 100%. Your oil life is now reset. 4. Tap on the ODO/TRIP button to return the display to odometer. 16 2005 Five Hundred (500) Owners Guide (post-2002-fmt) USA (fus)
  • 2005 Ford Five Hundred | Owner's Manual - Page 17
    ... the last one in the remaining presets. Bass: Press to adjust the bass setting. Use / / SEEK . Treble: Press to adjust the treble setting. Use / / SEEK . 17 2005 Five Hundred (500) Owners Guide (post-2002-fmt) USA (fus)
  • 2005 Ford Five Hundred | Owner's Manual - Page 18
    ...(Compression): In CD mode, brings soft and loud CD passages together for a more consistent listening level. 9. Repeat: Press to repeat the current CD track. 18 2005 Five Hundred (500) Owners Guide (post-2002-fmt) USA (fus)
  • 2005 Ford Five Hundred | Owner's Manual - Page 19
    Entertainment Systems 10. Fast forward: Press to manually advance in a CD track. 11. Rewind: Press to manually reverse in a CD track. 12. ... it ended last. 18. CD eject: Press to eject a CD. 19. CD slot: Insert a CD label side up. 19 2005 Five Hundred (500) Owners Guide (post-2002-fmt) USA (fus)
  • 2005 Ford Five Hundred | Owner's Manual - Page 20
    ..., the station stored in preset 1 will begin playing. If there are less than six strong stations, the system will store the last one in the remaining presets. 20 2005 Five Hundred (500) Owners Guide (post-2002-fmt) USA (fus)
  • 2005 Ford Five Hundred | Owner's Manual - Page 21
    ... select and optimize sound for ALL SEATS, DRIVERS SEAT or REAR SEATS. Speed sensitive volume: Radio volume automatically changes slightly with vehicle speed ... RDS ON/OFF. When RDS is Off, you will not be able to access Find and Show functions. 21 2005 Five Hundred (500) Owners Guide (post-2002-fmt) ...
  • 2005 Ford Five Hundred | Owner's Manual - Page 22
    ... a station, press and hold a preset button until sound returns. 13. Scan: Press for a brief sampling of radio stations or CD tracks. Press again to stop. 22 2005 Five Hundred (500) Owners Guide (post-2002-fmt) USA (fus)
  • 2005 Ford Five Hundred | Owner's Manual - Page 23
    ...FM frequencies are established by the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) and the Canadian Radio and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC). Those frequencies are: AM: 530, 540-1700, 1710 kHz FM: 87.7, 87.9-107.7, 107.9 MHz 23 2005 Five Hundred (500) Owners Guide (post-2002-fmt) USA...
  • 2005 Ford Five Hundred | Owner's Manual - Page 24
    ... recordable and re-recordable compact discs may not function correctly when used in Ford CD players. Irregular shaped CDs, CDs with a ... for audio system warranty information. If service is necessary, see your dealer or qualified technician. 24 2005 Five Hundred (500) Owners Guide (post-2002-fmt) ...
  • 2005 Ford Five Hundred | Owner's Manual - Page 25
    ... cooling performance and efficiency. Engages automatically. Cannot be disabled in MAX A/C mode. 6. Fan speed adjustment: Controls the volume of air circulated in the vehicle. 25 2005 Five Hundred (500) Owners Guide (post-2002-fmt) USA (fus)
  • 2005 Ford Five Hundred | Owner's Manual - Page 26
    ... vents towards the side windows. Do not place objects on top of the instrument panel as these objects may become projectiles in a collision or sudden stop. 26 2005 Five Hundred (500) Owners Guide (post-2002-fmt) USA (fus)
  • 2005 Ford Five Hundred | Owner's Manual - Page 27
    ... and efficiency. Engages automatically in AUTO, defrost and floor/defrost. : Distributes air through the windshield defroster, demister and 6. floor vents. 27 2005 Five Hundred (500) Owners Guide (post-2002-fmt) USA (fus)
  • 2005 Ford Five Hundred | Owner's Manual - Page 28
    ... automatically determine fan speed, airflow location, A/C on or off, and outside or recirculated air, to heat or cool the vehicle to reach the desired temperature. 28 2005 Five Hundred (500) Owners Guide (post-2002-fmt) USA (fus)
  • 2005 Ford Five Hundred | Owner's Manual - Page 29
    ... air conditioning. Use with recirculated air to improve cooling performance and efficiency. Engages automatically in AUTO, defrost and floor/defrost. 29 2005 Five Hundred (500) Owners Guide (post-2002-fmt) USA (fus)
  • 2005 Ford Five Hundred | Owner's Manual - Page 30
    ... automatically determine fan speed, airflow location, A/C on or off, and outside or recirculated air, to heat or cool the vehicle to reach the desired temperature. 30 2005 Five Hundred (500) Owners Guide (post-2002-fmt) USA (fus)
  • 2005 Ford Five Hundred | Owner's Manual - Page 31
    ... vents towards the side windows. Do not place objects on top of the instrument panel as these objects may become projectiles in a collision or sudden stop. 31 2005 Five Hundred (500) Owners Guide (post-2002-fmt) USA (fus)
  • 2005 Ford Five Hundred | Owner's Manual - Page 32
    ... control is located on the climate control panel and works to clear the rear window of fog and thin ice. The ignition must be in ... rear window. This may cause damage to the heated grid lines and will not be covered by your warranty. 32 2005 Five Hundred (500) Owners Guide (post-2002-fmt) USA (fus)
  • 2005 Ford Five Hundred | Owner's Manual - Page 33
    ... headlamp switch to . 3. Turn the ignition switch to RUN and then back to LOCK. 4. Turn the headlamp switch to the autolamp position. The headlamps will turn on. 33 2005 Five Hundred (500) Owners Guide (post-2002-fmt) USA (fus)
  • 2005 Ford Five Hundred | Owner's Manual - Page 34
    ...and generally may not provide adequate lighting during these conditions. Failure to activate your headlamps under these conditions may result in a collision. 34 2005 Five Hundred (500) Owners Guide (post-2002-fmt) USA (fus)
  • 2005 Ford Five Hundred | Owner's Manual - Page 35
    ... are properly aimed at the assembly plant. If your vehicle has been in an accident the alignment of your headlamps should be checked by a qualified service technician. 35 2005 Five Hundred (500) Owners Guide (post-2002-fmt) USA (fus)
  • 2005 Ford Five Hundred | Owner's Manual - Page 36
    ... should touch the horizontal reference line. 6. Close the hood and turn off the lamps. HORIZONTAL AIM IS NOT REQUIRED FOR THIS VEHICLE AND IS NON-ADJUSTABLE. 36 2005 Five Hundred (500) Owners Guide (post-2002-fmt) USA (fus)
  • 2005 Ford Five Hundred | Owner's Manual - Page 37
    ... through the vents, there is a possibility that condensation can occur. This condensation is normal and will clear within 45 minutes of headlamp operation. 37 2005 Five Hundred (500) Owners Guide (post-2002-fmt) USA (fus)
  • 2005 Ford Five Hundred | Owner's Manual - Page 38
    ...beam) bulbs 1. Make sure headlamp switch is in the OFF position, then open the hood. 2. Reach in behind the headlamp assembly to access the bulbs and connectors. 38 2005 Five Hundred (500) Owners Guide (post-2002-fmt) USA (fus)
  • 2005 Ford Five Hundred | Owner's Manual - Page 39
    ...do not touch the glass. The oil from your hand could cause the bulb to break the next time the headlamps are operated. Install the new bulb(s) in reverse order. 39 2005 Five Hundred (500) Owners Guide (post-2002-fmt) USA (fus)
  • 2005 Ford Five Hundred | Owner's Manual - Page 40
    ... front parking lamp/turn signal bulbs 1. Make sure headlamp switch is in the OFF position, then open the hood. 2. Reach up from the underside of the ... the same steps to replace either bulb. 1. Backup lamp 2. Brake/tail/turn lamp 3. Tail lamp 40 2005 Five Hundred (500) Owners Guide (post-2002-fmt) ...
  • 2005 Ford Five Hundred | Owner's Manual - Page 41
    ...socket by rotating it counterclockwise, then pulling it out of the lamp assembly. 4. Pull the bulb straight from the socket. Install new bulb(s) in reverse order. 41 2005 Five Hundred (500) Owners Guide (post-2002-fmt) USA (fus)
  • 2005 Ford Five Hundred | Owner's Manual - Page 42
    ... position. 2. Remove the bulb socket from the foglamp by turning counterclockwise. 3. Disconnect the electrical connector. Install the new bulb in reverse order. 42 2005 Five Hundred (500) Owners Guide (post-2002-fmt) USA (fus)
  • 2005 Ford Five Hundred | Owner's Manual - Page 43
    ... hold: the wipers will swipe three times with washer fluid. • a long pull and hold: the wipers and washer fluid will be activated for up to ten seconds. 43 2005 Five Hundred (500) Owners Guide (post-2002-fmt) USA (fus)
  • 2005 Ford Five Hundred | Owner's Manual - Page 44
    .... 3. Pull the steering wheel release control up. This will lock the steering wheel in position. Never adjust the steering wheel when the vehicle is moving. 44 2005 Five Hundred (500) Owners Guide (post-2002-fmt) USA (fus)
  • 2005 Ford Five Hundred | Owner's Manual - Page 45
    ... PANEL STORAGE COMPARTMENT The storage compartment may be used to secure sunglasses or similar sized objects. Press the control to open the storage compartment. 45 2005 Five Hundred (500) Owners Guide (post-2002-fmt) USA (fus)
  • 2005 Ford Five Hundred | Owner's Manual - Page 46
    ... closing the power windows, you should verify they are free of obstructions and ensure that children and/or pets are not in the proximity of the window openings. 46 2005 Five Hundred (500) Owners Guide (post-2002-fmt) USA (fus)
  • 2005 Ford Five Hundred | Owner's Manual - Page 47
    ... If the switch is pressed and held to the normal close or ONE TOUCH UP position during a ONE TOUCH DOWN event, the window will stop. If, ... 1/2 second the switch is still held, the window will perform a normal open or ONE TOUCH DOWN. AUTO 47 2005 Five Hundred (500) Owners Guide (post-2002-fmt) USA ...
  • 2005 Ford Five Hundred | Owner's Manual - Page 48
    ...moonroof (if equipped) operate for up to ten minutes after the ignition switch is turned from the ON to the OFF position or until one of the front doors are opened. 48 2005 Five Hundred (500) Owners Guide (post-2002-fmt) USA (fus)
  • 2005 Ford Five Hundred | Owner's Manual - Page 49
    ... a narrow space, like an automatic car wash. Automatic dimming inside rear view mirror (if equipped) Your vehicle may be equipped with an ... on the backside of the inside rear view mirror since this may impair proper mirror performance. 49 2005 Five Hundred (500) Owners Guide (post-2002-fmt) USA (...
  • 2005 Ford Five Hundred | Owner's Manual - Page 50
    ... on the steering wheel for your convenience. 1. Press the ON control and release it. 2. Accelerate to the desired speed. OFF ON CNCL RSM SET SET 50 2005 Five Hundred (500) Owners Guide (post-2002-fmt) USA (fus)
  • 2005 Ford Five Hundred | Owner's Manual - Page 51
    ... the SET + control and release it. 4. Take your foot off the accelerator pedal. light on the 5. The indicator instrument cluster will turn on. OFF ON CNCL RSM... vehicle speed is not faster than 30 mph (48 km/h). OFF ON CNCL RSM SET SET 51 2005 Five Hundred (500) Owners Guide (post-2002-fmt) ...
  • 2005 Ford Five Hundred | Owner's Manual - Page 52
    ... the vehicle set speed in small amounts by 1 mph (1.6 km/h). • Depress the brake pedal or press CNCL (Cancel) until the desired vehicle speed is reached, press the SET + control. OFF ON CNCL RSM SET SET OFF ON CNCL RSM SET SET 52 2005 Five Hundred (500) Owners Guide (post-2002-fmt) ...
  • 2005 Ford Five Hundred | Owner's Manual - Page 53
    ... • Press SEEK to access the next/previous strong station. In CD mode: • Press SEEK to listen to the next track on the disc. VOL SEEK MEDIA MUTE 53 2005 Five Hundred (500) Owners Guide (post-2002-fmt) USA (fus)
  • 2005 Ford Five Hundred | Owner's Manual - Page 54
    ... closing the moon roof, you should verify that it is free of obstructions and ensure that children and/or pets are not in the proximity of the moon roof opening. 54 2005 Five Hundred (500) Owners Guide (post-2002-fmt) USA (fus)
  • 2005 Ford Five Hundred | Owner's Manual - Page 55
    ... be placed in the hand-held transmitter of the device being programmed to HomeLink for quicker training and accurate transmission of the radio-frequency signal. 55 2005 Five Hundred (500) Owners Guide (post-2002-fmt) USA (fus)
  • 2005 Ford Five Hundred | Owner's Manual - Page 56
    ... antenna wire is attached to the unit). 7. Press and release the "learn" or "smart" button. (The name and color of the button may vary by manufacturer.) 56 2005 Five Hundred (500) Owners Guide (post-2002-fmt) USA (fus)
  • 2005 Ford Five Hundred | Owner's Manual - Page 57
    .... The indicator light will flash slowly and then rapidly after HomeLink accepts the radio frequency signal. • Proceed with Step 4 in the "Programming" section. 57 2005 Five Hundred (500) Owners Guide (post-2002-fmt) USA (fus)
  • 2005 Ford Five Hundred | Owner's Manual - Page 58
    ... the HomeLink button, follow Step 2 in the "Programming" section. For questions or comments, contact HomeLink at www.homelink.com or 1-800-355-3515. 58 2005 Five Hundred (500) Owners Guide (post-2002-fmt) USA (fus)
  • 2005 Ford Five Hundred | Owner's Manual - Page 59
    ...when you have approximately 20-25 miles (32-40 km) to empty. If you RESET this warning message, this display and tone will return within 10 minutes. 59 2005 Five Hundred (500) Owners Guide (post-2002-fmt) USA (fus)
  • 2005 Ford Five Hundred | Owner's Manual - Page 60
    ... menu. XX.X G USED will display the fuel used since last reset. The information displayed will be in gallons or liters, depending on English/metric mode state. 60 2005 Five Hundred (500) Owners Guide (post-2002-fmt) USA (fus)
  • 2005 Ford Five Hundred | Owner's Manual - Page 61
    ... the INFO button repeatedly until the Compass and Odometer are displayed. (Do not select Trip, DTE, or AFE. The top of the message center must be blank). 61 2005 Five Hundred (500) Owners Guide (post-2002-fmt) USA (fus)
  • 2005 Ford Five Hundred | Owner's Manual - Page 62
    ... than 3 mph [5 km/h]) until the SLOW CIRCLES TO CALIBRATE indicator changes to CALIBRATION COMPLETED. This will take up to three circles to complete calibration. 62 2005 Five Hundred (500) Owners Guide (post-2002-fmt) USA (fus)
  • 2005 Ford Five Hundred | Owner's Manual - Page 63
    .... Units (English/Metric) 1. Select this function from the SETUP menu for the current units to be displayed. 2. Press the RESET control to change from English to Metric. 63 2005 Five Hundred (500) Owners Guide (post-2002-fmt) USA (fus)
  • 2005 Ford Five Hundred | Owner's Manual - Page 64
    ...In the event of a multiple warning situation, the message center will cycle the display to show all warnings by displaying each one for several seconds. 64 2005 Five Hundred (500) Owners Guide (post-2002-fmt) USA (fus)
  • 2005 Ford Five Hundred | Owner's Manual - Page 65
    ...Warnings Driver's door ajar Passenger door ajar Left rear door ajar Right rear door ajar Park brake engaged Check engine temp Reduced engine... TO RESET) will be displayed RELEASE PARK BRAKE will be displayed Warning returns after 10 minutes 65 2005 Five Hundred (500) Owners Guide (post-2002-fmt) ...
  • 2005 Ford Five Hundred | Owner's Manual - Page 66
    ... Displayed when the engine has defaulted to a "limp-home" operation. If the warning stays on or continues to come on, contact your dealer as soon as possible. 66 2005 Five Hundred (500) Owners Guide (post-2002-fmt) USA (fus)
  • 2005 Ford Five Hundred | Owner's Manual - Page 67
    ...washer fluid reservoir is less than one quarter full. Check the washer fluid level. Refer to Windshield washer fluid in the Maintenance and Specifications chapter. 67 2005 Five Hundred (500) Owners Guide (post-2002-fmt) USA (fus)
  • 2005 Ford Five Hundred | Owner's Manual - Page 68
    ... hold the RESET control to display OIL LIFE SET TO 100%. Your oil life is now reset. To reset the oil monitoring system to your personalized oil life %: 68 2005 Five Hundred (500) Owners Guide (post-2002-fmt) USA (fus)
  • 2005 Ford Five Hundred | Owner's Manual - Page 69
    ... sensor • Seat belt sensor • Park brake • Oil pressure sensor Contact your dealer as soon as possible if these messages occur on a regular basis. 69 2005 Five Hundred (500) Owners Guide (post-2002-fmt) USA (fus)
  • 2005 Ford Five Hundred | Owner's Manual - Page 70
    ... thing you can do to prevent a crash is to avoid distractions and pay attention to the road. Wait until it is safe to operate Mobile Communications Equipment. 70 2005 Five Hundred (500) Owners Guide (post-2002-fmt) USA (fus)
  • 2005 Ford Five Hundred | Owner's Manual - Page 71
    .... Attach the net to the anchors provided. Do not put more than 50 lbs. (22 kg) in the net. This net is not designed to restrain objects during a collision. 71 2005 Five Hundred (500) Owners Guide (post-2002-fmt) USA (fus)
  • 2005 Ford Five Hundred | Owner's Manual - Page 72
    ... is in the 1 (LOCK) position and all vehicle doors are closed. You must complete Steps 1-5 within 30 seconds or the procedure will have to be repeated. 72 2005 Five Hundred (500) Owners Guide (post-2002-fmt) USA (fus)
  • 2005 Ford Five Hundred | Owner's Manual - Page 73
    ... control down to disengage childproof lock. The childproof locks are located on rear edge of each rear door and must be set separately for each ... of escape for children and adults in the event they become locked inside the luggage compartment. 73 2005 Five Hundred (500) Owners Guide (post-2002-fmt)...
  • 2005 Ford Five Hundred | Owner's Manual - Page 74
    ... high temperatures for even a short time can cause death or serious heat-related injuries, including brain damage. Small children are particularly at risk. 74 2005 Five Hundred (500) Owners Guide (post-2002-fmt) USA (fus)
  • 2005 Ford Five Hundred | Owner's Manual - Page 75
    ...in order to aid in troubleshooting the problem. Unlocking the doors 1. Press and release to unlock the driver's door. Note: The interior lamps will illuminate. 75 2005 Five Hundred (500) Owners Guide (post-2002-fmt) USA (fus)
  • 2005 Ford Five Hundred | Owner's Manual - Page 76
    ... seats/power mirrors/adjustable pedals (if equipped) The remote entry system can also control the memory seat /power mirrors/adjustable pedals feature. 76 2005 Five Hundred (500) Owners Guide (post-2002-fmt) USA (fus)
  • 2005 Ford Five Hundred | Owner's Manual - Page 77
    ... seat, mirrors and adjustable pedals to the position desired. 2. Press the SET control on the driver's door panel. 3. Within 5 five seconds, press the 1 ... THE RUBBER COVER AND CIRCUIT BOARD OFF THE FRONT HOUSING OF THE REMOTE ENTRY TRANSMITTER. 77 2005 Five Hundred (500) Owners Guide (post-2002-...
  • 2005 Ford Five Hundred | Owner's Manual - Page 78
    ... transmitters (maximum of four) available before beginning this procedure. To reprogram the remote entry transmitters: 1. Ensure the vehicle is electronically unlocked. 78 2005 Five Hundred (500) Owners Guide (post-2002-fmt) USA (fus)
  • 2005 Ford Five Hundred | Owner's Manual - Page 79
    ... turned on using the panel dimmer control, the battery saver will shut off them off 30 minutes after the ignition has been turned to the 1 (LOCK) position. 79 2005 Five Hundred (500) Owners Guide (post-2002-fmt) USA (fus)
  • 2005 Ford Five Hundred | Owner's Manual - Page 80
    ... lock or unlock the doors without using a key. • open the trunk. • recall memory seat/power mirrors/adjustable pedals positions 1 or 2. The keypad ..., mirrors and pedals To create your own personal entry code: 1. Enter the factory set code. 80 2005 Five Hundred (500) Owners Guide (post-2002-fmt) ...
  • 2005 Ford Five Hundred | Owner's Manual - Page 81
    ... been programmed to the module. Tips: • Do not set a code that uses five of the same number. • Do not use five numbers in .... • pressing the UNLOCK control on the remote entry transmitter. • the ignition is turned to the 3 (RUN) position. 81 2005 Five Hundred (500) Owners Guide (post-2002-fmt...
  • 2005 Ford Five Hundred | Owner's Manual - Page 82
    ... following the activation or deactivation procedures, make sure that the anti-theft system is not armed, ignition is off, and all vehicle doors are closed. 82 2005 Five Hundred (500) Owners Guide (post-2002-fmt) USA (fus)
  • 2005 Ford Five Hundred | Owner's Manual - Page 83
    ...program your spare keys to your vehicle or you can program the keys yourself. Refer to Programming spare keys for instructions on how to program the coded key. 83 2005 Five Hundred (500) Owners Guide (post-2002-fmt) USA (fus)
  • 2005 Ford Five Hundred | Owner's Manual - Page 84
    ... SecuriLock passive anti-theft system is not compatible with non-Ford aftermarket remote start systems. Use of these systems may result in vehicle ... on for an extended period of time or flashes rapidly, have the system serviced by your dealer. 84 2005 Five Hundred (500) Owners Guide (post-2002-fmt) ...
  • 2005 Ford Five Hundred | Owner's Manual - Page 85
    ...key from the ignition. 4. Within ten seconds of turning the ignition to the 1 (LOCK) position, insert the second previously coded key into the ignition. 5. Turn ... in the 3 (RUN) position for at least three seconds, but no more than 10 seconds. 85 2005 Five Hundred (500) Owners Guide (post-2002-fmt) ...
  • 2005 Ford Five Hundred | Owner's Manual - Page 86
    ... the hood and the trunk are closed. If any of these are not closed, the horn will chirp twice to warn you that a door, the hood or the trunk is still open. 86 2005 Five Hundred (500) Owners Guide (post-2002-fmt) USA (fus)
  • 2005 Ford Five Hundred | Owner's Manual - Page 87
    ... The armed system will be triggered if: • Any door, the hood or the trunk is opened without using the door key, keypad or the remote entry transmitter. 87 2005 Five Hundred (500) Owners Guide (post-2002-fmt) USA (fus)
  • 2005 Ford Five Hundred | Owner's Manual - Page 88
    ... close as possible behind your head. The head restraints can be moved up by pulling up on the head restraint. Push release button to lower head restraint. 88 2005 Five Hundred (500) Owners Guide (post-2002-fmt) USA (fus)
  • 2005 Ford Five Hundred | Owner's Manual - Page 89
    Seating and Safety Restraints Using the manual lumbar support (if equipped) The lumbar support control is located on the outboard side of ... by pushing and pulling on it. If not latched, the seat may cause injury during a sudden stop. 89 2005 Five Hundred (500) Owners Guide (post-2002-fmt) USA (fus)
  • 2005 Ford Five Hundred | Owner's Manual - Page 90
    ... backward. Pull lever up to adjust seatback. Adjusting the front power seat (if equipped) Never adjust the driver's seat or seatback when the vehicle is moving. 90 2005 Five Hundred (500) Owners Guide (post-2002-fmt) USA (fus)
  • 2005 Ford Five Hundred | Owner's Manual - Page 91
    ...seat. • Driver Press the control to move the seat forward, backward, up or down. • Driver Press the control to move the seat forward, or backward. • Passenger 91 2005 Five Hundred (500) Owners Guide (post-2002-fmt) USA (fus)
  • 2005 Ford Five Hundred | Owner's Manual - Page 92
    .... While the light is illuminated, press control 1. • To program position 2, repeat the previous procedure using control 2. A position can be recalled: 92 2005 Five Hundred (500) Owners Guide (post-2002-fmt) USA (fus)
  • 2005 Ford Five Hundred | Owner's Manual - Page 93
    ... Push release button to lower head restraint. Split-folding rear seat One or both rear seatbacks can be folded down to provide additional cargo space. 93 2005 Five Hundred (500) Owners Guide (post-2002-fmt) USA (fus)
  • 2005 Ford Five Hundred | Owner's Manual - Page 94
    .... To open the storage compartment (if equipped), pull up on the latch. Use only soft cups in the cupholder. Hard objects can injure you in a collision. 94 2005 Five Hundred (500) Owners Guide (post-2002-fmt) USA (fus)
  • 2005 Ford Five Hundred | Owner's Manual - Page 95
    ... are designed to activate in frontal and near-frontal collisions, and in side collisions and rollovers when the vehicle is equipped with the Safety Canopy system. 95 2005 Five Hundred (500) Owners Guide (post-2002-fmt) USA (fus)
  • 2005 Ford Five Hundred | Owner's Manual - Page 96
    ... front. 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 seat all the way back. 96 2005 Five Hundred (500) Owners Guide (post-2002-fmt) USA (fus)...
  • 2005 Ford Five Hundred | Owner's Manual - Page 97
    ... of the system. Refer to the Warning light section in the Instrument Cluster chapter. Routine maintenance of the Personal Safety System is not required. 97 2005 Five Hundred (500) Owners Guide (post-2002-fmt) USA (fus)
  • 2005 Ford Five Hundred | Owner's Manual - Page 98
    ... 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. 98 2005 Five Hundred (500) Owners Guide (post-2002-fmt) USA (fus)
  • 2005 Ford Five Hundred | Owner's Manual - Page 99
    ...a snap and feel it latch. Make sure the tongue is securely fastened in the buckle. 2. To unfasten, push the release button and remove the tongue from the buckle. 99 2005 Five Hundred (500) Owners Guide (post-2002-fmt) USA (fus)
  • 2005 Ford Five Hundred | Owner's Manual - Page 100
    ...and under should be properly restrained in the rear seat whenever possible. Refer to Safety restraints for children or Safety seats for children later in this chapter. 100 2005 Five Hundred (500) Owners Guide (post-2002-fmt) USA (fus)
  • 2005 Ford Five Hundred | Owner's Manual - Page 101
    ... mode. How to disengage the automatic locking mode Ford Motor Company recommends that all passenger safety belt assemblies and attaching hardware ...to disengage the automatic locking mode and activate the vehicle sensitive (emergency) locking mode. 101 2005 Five Hundred (500) Owners Guide (post-2002-...
  • 2005 Ford Five Hundred | Owner's Manual - Page 102
    ... indicator chime The safety belt warning light illuminates in the instrument cluster and a chime sounds to remind the occupants to fasten their safety belts. 102 2005 Five Hundred (500) Owners Guide (post-2002-fmt) USA (fus)
  • 2005 Ford Five Hundred | Owner's Manual - Page 103
    ... chime sounds 4-8 seconds. The safety belt warning light and warning chime turn off. The safety belt warning light and indicator chime remain off. 103 2005 Five Hundred (500) Owners Guide (post-2002-fmt) USA (fus)
  • 2005 Ford Five Hundred | Owner's Manual - Page 104
    ... warning light illuminates and the warning chime sounds for 6 seconds every 30 seconds, repeating for approximately 5 minutes or until the safety belts are buckled. 104 2005 Five Hundred (500) Owners Guide (post-2002-fmt) USA (fus)
  • 2005 Ford Five Hundred | Owner's Manual - Page 105
    ... “I was in a hurry” “Safety belts don’t work” “Traffic is light” “Belts wrinkle my clothes” “The people I’m with don’t wear belts” 2005 Five Hundred (500) Owners Guide (post-2002-fmt) USA (fus)
  • 2005 Ford Five Hundred | Owner's Manual - Page 106
    ...: The driver and front passenger BeltMinder features must be disabled/enabled separately. Both cannot be disable/enabled during the same key cycle. 106 2005 Five Hundred (500) Owners Guide (post-2002-fmt) USA (fus)
  • 2005 Ford Five Hundred | Owner's Manual - Page 107
    ...seconds, followed by 3 seconds with the light off, then followed by the restraint system warning light flashing 4 times per second for 3 seconds again. 107 2005 Five Hundred (500) Owners Guide (post-2002-fmt) USA (fus)
  • 2005 Ford Five Hundred | Owner's Manual - Page 108
    ..., should be inspected after a collision. Ford Motor Company recommends that all safety belt assemblies in use in vehicles involved in a collision ... a collision. For proper care of soiled safety belts, refer to Interior in the Cleaning chapter. 108 2005 Five Hundred (500) Owners Guide (post-2002-fmt...
  • 2005 Ford Five Hundred | Owner's Manual - Page 109
    ... precautions Airbags DO NOT inflate slowly or gently and the risk of injury from a deploying airbag is greatest close to the trim covering the airbag module. 109 2005 Five Hundred (500) Owners Guide (post-2002-fmt) USA (fus)
  • 2005 Ford Five Hundred | Owner's Manual - Page 110
    ...supplemental restraint system (SRS) or its fuses. See your Ford or Lincoln Mercury dealer. The front passenger airbag is not designed to offer protection...the airbag system, increasing the risk of injury. Do not modify the front end of the vehicle. 110 2005 Five Hundred (500) Owners Guide (post-2002-...
  • 2005 Ford Five Hundred | Owner's Manual - Page 111
    ... to inflate in frontal and near-frontal collisions, not rollover, side-impact, or rear-impacts unless the collision causes sufficient longitudinal deceleration. 111 2005 Five Hundred (500) Owners Guide (post-2002-fmt) USA (fus)
  • 2005 Ford Five Hundred | Owner's Manual - Page 112
    ...and curtain (if equipped). Refer to Side airbag system later in this chapter. • one or more impact and safing sensors. • a readiness light and tone. 112 2005 Five Hundred (500) Owners Guide (post-2002-fmt) USA (fus)
  • 2005 Ford Five Hundred | Owner's Manual - Page 113
    ...of the seat for a period of time, Even with the front passenger sensing system, children 12 and under should be properly restrained in the back seat. 113 2005 Five Hundred (500) Owners Guide (post-2002-fmt) USA (fus)
  • 2005 Ford Five Hundred | Owner's Manual - Page 114
    ... lies down, turns sideways, sits forward, leans forward or sideways, or puts one or both feet up, the chance of injury during a crash is greatly increased. 114 2005 Five Hundred (500) Owners Guide (post-2002-fmt) USA (fus)
  • 2005 Ford Five Hundred | Owner's Manual - Page 115
    ... to an occupant in the center seating position. An out of position front center occupant could affect the decision of the front passenger sensing system. 115 2005 Five Hundred (500) Owners Guide (post-2002-fmt) USA (fus)
  • 2005 Ford Five Hundred | Owner's Manual - Page 116
    ... advanced front airbag system to accommodate a person with disabilities, contact the Ford Customer Relationship Center at the phone number shown in the...covers may prevent the deployment of the side airbags and increase the risk of injury in an accident. 116 2005 Five Hundred (500) Owners Guide (post...
  • 2005 Ford Five Hundred | Owner's Manual - Page 117
    ... fuses or the seat cover on a seat containing an airbag. See your Ford or Lincoln Mercury dealer. All occupants of the vehicle should ...seat belts, can help reduce the risk of severe injuries in the event of a significant side impact collision. 117 2005 Five Hundred (500) Owners Guide (post-2002-fmt...
  • 2005 Ford Five Hundred | Owner's Manual - Page 118
    ...designed to inflate in side-impact collisions, not roll-over, rear-impact, frontal or near-frontal collisions, unless the collision causes...manual. If the airbag is not replaced, the unrepaired area will increase the risk of injury in a collision. 118 2005 Five Hundred (500) Owners Guide (post-2002-...
  • 2005 Ford Five Hundred | Owner's Manual - Page 119
    ... the headliner on a vehicle containing a Safety Canopy . See your Ford or Lincoln Mercury dealer. All occupants of the vehicle including the... of injury, do not obstruct or place objects in the deployment path of the inflatable Safety Canopy . 119 2005 Five Hundred (500) Owners Guide (post-2002-fmt...
  • 2005 Ford Five Hundred | Owner's Manual - Page 120
    ... sensor to close an electrical circuit that initiates Safety Canopy inflation or when a certain likelihood of a rollover event is detected by the rollover sensor. 120 2005 Five Hundred (500) Owners Guide (post-2002-fmt) USA (fus)
  • 2005 Ford Five Hundred | Owner's Manual - Page 121
    ...to indicate the condition of the system. Refer to the Airbag readiness section in the Instrument Cluster chapter. Routine maintenance of the airbag is not required. 121 2005 Five Hundred (500) Owners Guide (post-2002-fmt) USA (fus)
  • 2005 Ford Five Hundred | Owner's Manual - Page 122
    ... protect the child from injury in a collision. Always follow the instructions and warnings that come with any infant or child restraint you might use. 122 2005 Five Hundred (500) Owners Guide (post-2002-fmt) USA (fus)
  • 2005 Ford Five Hundred | Owner's Manual - Page 123
    ...a combination lap and shoulder belt can be positioned so it does not cross or rest in ...outgrown child safety seats, Ford Motor Company recommends use of a belt-positioning booster. Booster seats ...when they weigh about 80 lb. (36 kg) (about 8 to 12 years old). 123 2005 Five Hundred (500) Owners Guide...
  • 2005 Ford Five Hundred | Owner's Manual - Page 124
    ..., remove the shield and use the lap/shoulder belt. If a seating position has a low seat back and no head restraint, a backless ...seating position that adequately supports your child's head, a high back booster seat would be a better choice. 124 2005 Five Hundred (500) Owners Guide (post-2002-fmt) ...
  • 2005 Ford Five Hundred | Owner's Manual - Page 125
    ... with the safety seat you put in your vehicle. If you do not install and use the safety seat properly, the child may be injured in a sudden stop or collision. 125 2005 Five Hundred (500) Owners Guide (post-2002-fmt) USA (fus)
  • 2005 Ford Five Hundred | Owner's Manual - Page 126
    ... kg) using an upper torso harness and a belt-positioning booster. Ford recommends the use of a child safety seat having a top tether strap. ... or collision. Rear-facing child seats or infant carriers should never be placed in the front seats. 126 2005 Five Hundred (500) Owners Guide (post-2002-fmt) ...
  • 2005 Ford Five Hundred | Owner's Manual - Page 127
    ...a child in a child seat. NEVER place a rear-facing child seat in front of an active airbag. If you must use a forward-facing child seat in the .... 2. Pull down on the shoulder belt and then grasp the shoulder belt and lap belt together. 127 2005 Five Hundred (500) Owners Guide (post-2002-fmt) USA (...
  • 2005 Ford Five Hundred | Owner's Manual - Page 128
    ...of the belt is pulled out and a click is heard. 6. Allow the belt to retract. The belt will click as it retracts to indicate it is in the automatic locking mode. 128 2005 Five Hundred (500) Owners Guide (post-2002-fmt) USA (fus)
  • 2005 Ford Five Hundred | Owner's Manual - Page 129
    ... the seats as described below. The tether anchors in your vehicle are located under a cover marked with the tether anchor symbol (shown with title). 129 2005 Five Hundred (500) Owners Guide (post-2002-fmt) USA (fus)
  • 2005 Ford Five Hundred | Owner's Manual - Page 130
    ... route the tether strap over the top of the seatback. 3. Locate the correct anchor for the selected seating position. 4. Open the tether anchor cover. 130 2005 Five Hundred (500) Owners Guide (post-2002-fmt) USA (fus)
  • 2005 Ford Five Hundred | Owner's Manual - Page 131
    ... anchors for the center child safety seat; however, you must use child safety seats with lap/shoulder belts and tether anchors for the outboard child seats. 131 2005 Five Hundred (500) Owners Guide (post-2002-fmt) USA (fus)
  • 2005 Ford Five Hundred | Owner's Manual - Page 132
    .... Check to see if the anchors hold the seat in place. If the safety seat is not anchored properly, the risk of a child being injured in a crash greatly increases. 132 2005 Five Hundred (500) Owners Guide (post-2002-fmt) USA (fus)
  • 2005 Ford Five Hundred | Owner's Manual - Page 133
    ...of Transportation-Tire quality grades: The U.S. Department of Transportation requires Ford to give you the following information about tire grades exactly as the ...surfaces of asphalt and concrete. A tire marked C may have poor traction performance. 133 2005 Five Hundred (500) Owners Guide (post-2002...
  • 2005 Ford Five Hundred | Owner's Manual - Page 134
    ...C corresponds to a level of performance which all passenger car tires must meet under the Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard No. 109. Grades ... tires designed to carry a heavier maximum load at 41 psi [43 psi (2.9 bar) for Metric tires]. 134 2005 Five Hundred (500) Owners Guide (post-2002-fmt) USA...
  • 2005 Ford Five Hundred | Owner's Manual - Page 135
    ...check the tire pressure with a tire gauge (including spare, if equipped). Inflate all tires to the inflation pressure recommended by Ford Motor Company. 135 2005 Five Hundred (500) Owners Guide (post-2002-fmt) USA (fus)
  • 2005 Ford Five Hundred | Owner's Manual - Page 136
    ...buy a reliable tire pressure gauge, as automatic service station gauges may be inaccurate. Ford recommends the use of a digital or dial type tire ... and/or the pressure at which the maximum load can be carried by the tire. This pressure is normally 136 2005 Five Hundred (500) Owners Guide (post-2002-...
  • 2005 Ford Five Hundred | Owner's Manual - Page 137
    ...or other objects embedded that could poke a hole in the tire and cause an air leak. 7. Check the sidewalls to make sure there are no gouges, cuts or bulges. 137 2005 Five Hundred (500) Owners Guide (post-2002-fmt) USA (fus)
  • 2005 Ford Five Hundred | Owner's Manual - Page 138
    ... by Ford. Use of any tire or wheel not recommended by Ford can affect the safety and performance of your vehicle, which could result in an increased... side of the road. The use of tire sealants is not recommended and may damage your tires. 138 2005 Five Hundred (500) Owners Guide (post-2002-fmt) USA...
  • 2005 Ford Five Hundred | Owner's Manual - Page 139
    ... spare tire/wheel information (if equipped) Failure to follow these guidelines could result in an increased risk of loss of vehicle control, injury or death. 139 2005 Five Hundred (500) Owners Guide (post-2002-fmt) USA (fus)
  • 2005 Ford Five Hundred | Owner's Manual - Page 140
    ... and type as the road tires and wheels that were originally provided by Ford. If the dissimilar spare tire or wheel is damaged, it should be ... Drive cautiously when using a dissimilar spare tire/wheel and seek service as soon as possible. 140 2005 Five Hundred (500) Owners Guide (post-2002-fmt) USA...
  • 2005 Ford Five Hundred | Owner's Manual - Page 141
    ... of the front wheels is off the ground, the transaxle alone will not prevent the vehicle from moving or slipping off the jack, even if the vehicle is in P (Park). 141 2005 Five Hundred (500) Owners Guide (post-2002-fmt) USA (fus)
  • 2005 Ford Five Hundred | Owner's Manual - Page 142
    ... the lug wrench tip and loosen each wheel lug nut one-half turn counterclockwise but do not remove them until the wheel is raised off the ground. 142 2005 Five Hundred (500) Owners Guide (post-2002-fmt) USA (fus)
  • 2005 Ford Five Hundred | Owner's Manual - Page 143
    .... 9. Install the wheel cover (if equipped). The wheel cover will 5 2 only install if the Ford/Mercury logo is aligned over the valve stem on the wheel. 143 2005 Five Hundred (500) Owners Guide (post-2002-fmt) USA (fus)
  • 2005 Ford Five Hundred | Owner's Manual - Page 144
    ... stowing the flat tire, place the tire, with the tire's valve stem facing down, into the spare tire well and secure the wheel with the large wing nut. 144 2005 Five Hundred (500) Owners Guide (post-2002-fmt) USA (fus)
  • 2005 Ford Five Hundred | Owner's Manual - Page 145
    ... for nut and bolt threads free of dirt and rust. Use only Ford recommended replacement fasteners. When a wheel is installed, always remove...U.S. DOT Tire Identification Number for safety standard certification and in case of a recall. Bolt size 145 2005 Five Hundred (500) Owners Guide (post-2002-fmt...
  • 2005 Ford Five Hundred | Owner's Manual - Page 146
    ...be adjusted for the difference in conditions. The ratings range from 81 mph (130 km/h) to 186 mph (299 km/h). These ratings are listed in the following chart. 146 2005 Five Hundred (500) Owners Guide (post-2002-fmt) USA (fus)
  • 2005 Ford Five Hundred | Owner's Manual - Page 147
    ...and sidewall. Tire manufacturers also must indicate the ply materials in the tire and the sidewall, which include steel, nylon, polyester, and others. 147 2005 Five Hundred (500) Owners Guide (post-2002-fmt) USA (fus)
  • 2005 Ford Five Hundred | Owner's Manual - Page 148
    ... the recommended pressure on the vehicle label. The tire suppliers may have additional markings, notes or warnings such as standard load, radial tubeless, etc. 148 2005 Five Hundred (500) Owners Guide (post-2002-fmt) USA (fus)
  • 2005 Ford Five Hundred | Owner's Manual - Page 149
    .... (kg) at psi (kPa) cold: Indicates the maximum load and tire pressure when the tire is used as a single; defined as two tires (total) on the rear axle. 149 2005 Five Hundred (500) Owners Guide (post-2002-fmt) USA (fus)
  • 2005 Ford Five Hundred | Owner's Manual - Page 150
    ...the B-Pillar or the edge of the driver's door. Refer to the payload description and graphic in the Vehicle loading - with and without a trailer section. 150 2005 Five Hundred (500) Owners Guide (post-2002-fmt) USA (fus)
  • 2005 Ford Five Hundred | Owner's Manual - Page 151
    ... If your vehicle has a leak in the exhaust system, a road tire or the spare tire may be exposed to hot exhaust temperatures requiring the tire to be replaced. 151 2005 Five Hundred (500) Owners Guide (post-2002-fmt) USA (fus)
  • 2005 Ford Five Hundred | Owner's Manual - Page 152
    ... Mercury dealer. Front wheel drive (FWD) vehicles and those with an independent rear suspension (if equipped) may require alignment of all four wheels. 152 2005 Five Hundred (500) Owners Guide (post-2002-fmt) USA (fus)
  • 2005 Ford Five Hundred | Owner's Manual - Page 153
    .... Unless otherwise specified, rotate the tires approximately every 5,000 miles (8,000 km). • Front Wheel Drive (FWD) vehicles (front tires at top of diagram) 153 2005 Five Hundred (500) Owners Guide (post-2002-fmt) USA (fus)
  • 2005 Ford Five Hundred | Owner's Manual - Page 154
    .... Note: If your tires show uneven wear ask a qualified technician at a Ford or Lincoln Mercury dealership to check for and correct any wheel misalignment, tire... must be the same size and grade as the tires you currently have on your vehicle. 154 2005 Five Hundred (500) Owners Guide (post-2002-fmt) ...
  • 2005 Ford Five Hundred | Owner's Manual - Page 155
    ... - is the weight of the vehicle including a full tank of fuel and all standard equipment. It does not include passengers, cargo, or optional equipment. 155 2005 Five Hundred (500) Owners Guide (post-2002-fmt) USA (fus)
  • 2005 Ford Five Hundred | Owner's Manual - Page 156
    ...cargo, even if there is space available. Overloading or improperly loading your vehicle can contribute to loss of vehicle control and vehicle rollover. 156 2005 Five Hundred (500) Owners Guide (post-2002-fmt) USA (fus)
  • 2005 Ford Five Hundred | Owner's Manual - Page 157
    Tires, Wheels and Loading Example only: Cargo Weight - includes all weight added to the Base Curb Weight, including cargo and optional equipment. When towing, trailer tongue load or king pin weight is also part of cargo weight. 157 2005 Five Hundred (500) Owners Guide (post-2002-fmt) USA (fus)
  • 2005 Ford Five Hundred | Owner's Manual - Page 158
    ... in this chapter or the RV and Trailer Towing Guide provided by your dealership. GVW (Gross Vehicle Weight) - is the Vehicle Curb Weight + cargo + passengers. 158 2005 Five Hundred (500) Owners Guide (post-2002-fmt) USA (fus)
  • 2005 Ford Five Hundred | Owner's Manual - Page 159
    ... vehicles and for trailers where the GCW of the towing vehicle plus the trailer exceed the GVWR of the towing vehicle. The GCW must never exceed the GCWR. 159 2005 Five Hundred (500) Owners Guide (post-2002-fmt) USA (fus)
  • 2005 Ford Five Hundred | Owner's Manual - Page 160
    ... your trailer will be transferred to your vehicle. Consult this manual to determine how this reduces the available cargo and luggage load capacity of your vehicle. 160 2005 Five Hundred (500) Owners Guide (post-2002-fmt) USA (fus)
  • 2005 Ford Five Hundred | Owner's Manual - Page 161
    ... a trailer places an additional load on your vehicle's engine, transmission, brakes, tires and suspension. Inspect these components carefully after towing. 161 2005 Five Hundred (500) Owners Guide (post-2002-fmt) USA (fus)
  • 2005 Ford Five Hundred | Owner's Manual - Page 162
    ... enough braking power and your chances of having a collision greatly increase. The braking system of the tow vehicle is rated for operation at the GVWR not GCWR. 162 2005 Five Hundred (500) Owners Guide (post-2002-fmt) USA (fus)
  • 2005 Ford Five Hundred | Owner's Manual - Page 163
    ... in P (Park). • Vehicles with trailers should not be parked on a grade. If you must park on a grade, place wheel chocks under the trailer's wheels. 163 2005 Five Hundred (500) Owners Guide (post-2002-fmt) USA (fus)
  • 2005 Ford Five Hundred | Owner's Manual - Page 164
    ... Drive vehicle with any wheels on the ground as vehicle or transaxle damage may occur. It is recommended to tow your vehicle using a car-hauling trailer. 164 2005 Five Hundred (500) Owners Guide (post-2002-fmt) USA (fus)
  • 2005 Ford Five Hundred | Owner's Manual - Page 165
    ... or idling. Extended idling at high engine speeds can produce very high temperatures in the engine and exhaust system, creating the risk of fire or other damage. 165 2005 Five Hundred (500) Owners Guide (post-2002-fmt) USA (fus)
  • 2005 Ford Five Hundred | Owner's Manual - Page 166
    ...their proper usage, refer to the Seating and Safety Restraints chapter. 2. Make sure vehicle accessories are off. • Make sure the parking brake is set. 166 2005 Five Hundred (500) Owners Guide (post-2002-fmt) USA (fus)
  • 2005 Ford Five Hundred | Owner's Manual - Page 167
    ... or illuminate briefly. If a light fails to illuminate, have the vehicle serviced. • If the driver's safety belt is fastened, the light may not illuminate. 167 2005 Five Hundred (500) Owners Guide (post-2002-fmt) USA (fus)
  • 2005 Ford Five Hundred | Owner's Manual - Page 168
    ... the vehicle is stopped for a long period of time, open the windows at least one inch (2.5 cm) or adjust the heating or air conditioning to bring in fresh air. 168 2005 Five Hundred (500) Owners Guide (post-2002-fmt) USA (fus)
  • 2005 Ford Five Hundred | Owner's Manual - Page 169
    ...braking is still effective. (If your BRAKE warning lamp illuminates with the parking brake BRAKE released, have your brake system serviced immediately.) 169 2005 Five Hundred (500) Owners Guide (post-2002-fmt) USA (fus)
  • 2005 Ford Five Hundred | Owner's Manual - Page 170
    ... brake on will cause the brakes to wear out quickly and reduce fuel economy. Note: If the vehicle is driven with the parking brake applied, a chime will sound. 170 2005 Five Hundred (500) Owners Guide (post-2002-fmt) USA (fus)
  • 2005 Ford Five Hundred | Owner's Manual - Page 171
    ...aid which makes your vehicle easier to handle primarily on snow and ice covered roads. During Traction Control operation the engine will not "rev...vehicle rollover, personal injury and death. If you experience a severe road event, SLOW DOWN. 171 2005 Five Hundred (500) Owners Guide (post-2002-fmt)...
  • 2005 Ford Five Hundred | Owner's Manual - Page 172
    ...cannot move the gearshift lever out of P (Park) with ignition in the ON position and the brake pedal depressed: 1. Remove the trim ring around the gearshift lever. 172 2005 Five Hundred (500) Owners Guide (post-2002-fmt) USA (fus)
  • 2005 Ford Five Hundred | Owner's Manual - Page 173
    ... fully released, but the brake warning lamp remains illuminated, the brakes may not be working properly. See your dealer or a qualified service technician. 173 2005 Five Hundred (500) Owners Guide (post-2002-fmt) USA (fus)
  • 2005 Ford Five Hundred | Owner's Manual - Page 174
    ... turning. To put your vehicle in gear: • Depress the brake pedal • Move the gearshift lever into the desired gear To put your vehicle in P (Park): 174 2005 Five Hundred (500) Owners Guide (post-2002-fmt) USA (fus)
  • 2005 Ford Five Hundred | Owner's Manual - Page 175
    ... the gearshift positions of the 6-speed automatic transaxle (if equipped) P (Park) This position locks the transaxle and prevents the front wheels from turning. 175 2005 Five Hundred (500) Owners Guide (post-2002-fmt) USA (fus)
  • 2005 Ford Five Hundred | Owner's Manual - Page 176
    ... a flat surface at "parking speeds". Inclement weather may also affect the function of the RSS; this may include reduced performance or a false activation. 176 2005 Five Hundred (500) Owners Guide (post-2002-fmt) USA (fus)
  • 2005 Ford Five Hundred | Owner's Manual - Page 177
    ....0 cm) from the side of the vehicle, the tone will sound for only three seconds. Once the system detects an object approaching, the tone will sound again. 177 2005 Five Hundred (500) Owners Guide (post-2002-fmt) USA (fus)
  • 2005 Ford Five Hundred | Owner's Manual - Page 178
    ..., it may indicate a failure in the RSS. Keep the RSS sensors (located on the rear bumper/fascia) free from snow, ice and large ... and have operating characteristics that are somewhat different from conventional vehicles, both on and off the highway. 178 2005 Five Hundred (500) Owners Guide (post-2002...
  • 2005 Ford Five Hundred | Owner's Manual - Page 179
    ... the transmission may occur. Do not rock the vehicle for more than a few minutes or damage to the transmission and tires may occur or the engine may overheat. 179 2005 Five Hundred (500) Owners Guide (post-2002-fmt) USA (fus)
  • 2005 Ford Five Hundred | Owner's Manual - Page 180
    ... concrete to gravel) there will be a change in the way the vehicle responds to a maneuver (steering, acceleration or braking). Again, avoid these abrupt inputs. 180 2005 Five Hundred (500) Owners Guide (post-2002-fmt) USA (fus)
  • 2005 Ford Five Hundred | Owner's Manual - Page 181
    Driving AWD Systems (if equipped) AWD uses all four wheels to power the vehicle. This increases traction, enabling you to drive over terrain ... or direction when you are driving in mud. Even AWD vehicles can lose traction in slick mud. As 181 2005 Five Hundred (500) Owners Guide (post-2002-fmt) USA (...
  • 2005 Ford Five Hundred | Owner's Manual - Page 182
    ...regulations and responsibilities in our nations wilderness areas. Ford Motor Company joins the U.S. Forest Service and the Bureau of Land Management in ... will cause the tires to slip, spin or lose traction, resulting in loss of vehicle control. 182 2005 Five Hundred (500) Owners Guide (post-2002-fmt...
  • 2005 Ford Five Hundred | Owner's Manual - Page 183
    ...overheating. Do not descend in neutral; instead, disengage overdrive or manually shift to a lower gear. When descending a steep hill, avoid ... the Brakes section of this chapter for additional information on the operation of the anti-lock brake system. 183 2005 Five Hundred (500) Owners Guide (post-...
  • 2005 Ford Five Hundred | Owner's Manual - Page 184
    ...and tested to provide predictable performance whether loaded or empty and durable load carrying capability. For this reason, Ford Motor Company strongly recommends ... the brake pedal. Wet brakes do not stop the vehicle as quickly as dry brakes. 184 2005 Five Hundred (500) Owners Guide (post-2002-fmt...
  • 2005 Ford Five Hundred | Owner's Manual - Page 185
    ... glove compartment. In Canada, the card is found in the Owner Information Guide in the glove compartment. U.S. Ford or Mercury vehicle customers who require roadside ... call 1-800-241-3673; Lincoln vehicle customers call 1-800-521-4140. 185 2005 Five Hundred (500) Owners Guide (post-2002-...
  • 2005 Ford Five Hundred | Owner's Manual - Page 186
    ... 1-877-294-2582 or visit our website at www.ford.ca. HAZARD FLASHER CONTROL The hazard flasher is located on the instrument panel by the radio. The ..., if the engine cranks but does not start, this switch may have been activated. 186 2005 Five Hundred (500) Owners Guide (post-2002-fmt) USA (...
  • 2005 Ford Five Hundred | Owner's Manual - Page 187
    Roadside Emergencies The fuel pump shut-off switch is located in the front passenger footwell area in the right upper corner. To reset the switch: 1.... fuse with a higher amperage rating can cause severe wire damage and could start a fire. 187 2005 Five Hundred (500) Owners Guide (post-2002-fmt) USA...
  • 2005 Ford Five Hundred | Owner's Manual - Page 188
    ...compartment fuse panel/Smart Junction Box (SJB) The fuse panel is located under the instrument panel to the left of the steering wheel. The fuses are coded as follows. 188 2005 Five Hundred (500) Owners Guide (post-2002-fmt) USA (fus)
  • 2005 Ford Five Hundred | Owner's Manual - Page 189
    ...PCM Delayed accessory (Driver window motor logic, Moonroof, Audio, Driver door lock switch illumination) Rear defroster indicator, Heated mirrors 189 F3 25A F4 F5 F6... F10 F11 F12 15A 20A 7.5A 20A 10A F13 F14 F15 7.5A 7.5A 10A F16 10A 2005 Five Hundred (500) Owners Guide (post-2002-fmt) USA (...
  • 2005 Ford Five Hundred | Owner's Manual - Page 190
    ... high-current fuses that protect your vehicle's main electrical systems from overloads. Always disconnect the battery before servicing high current fuses. 190 2005 Five Hundred (500) Owners Guide (post-2002-fmt) USA (fus)
  • 2005 Ford Five Hundred | Owner's Manual - Page 191
    ... are coded as follows: Fuse/Relay Location 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 Fuse Amp Rating 80A* - - 50A* - 20A* - 60A* - Power Distribution Box Description SJB, SJB fuses...PDB fuses 37 and 38 Not used Moonroof Not used Engine cooling fan Not used 191 2005 Five Hundred (500) Owners Guide (post-2002-fmt) ...
  • 2005 Ford Five Hundred | Owner's Manual - Page 192
    ...Console) Alternator Logic feed to SJB, SJB solid state devices Not used Rear defroster Power seat motors (passenger) Heated seat modules ... window motor Not used Not used Driver seat motors, Memory module Ignition switch (to SJB) Not used 2005 Five Hundred (500) Owners Guide (post-2002-fmt) USA (fus)
  • 2005 Ford Five Hundred | Owner's Manual - Page 193
    ..., Exhaust Gas Oxygen heaters, A/C clutch PCM, Injectors, Ignition coils, Mass Air Flow (MAF) sensor Not used Not used Not used Not used Not used ... relay 59 - Not used 60 1A Diode PCM 61 1A Diode PCM * Cartridge Fuses ** Mini Fuses 193 2005 Five Hundred (500) Owners Guide (post-2002-fmt) USA (fus)...
  • 2005 Ford Five Hundred | Owner's Manual - Page 194
    ... and stay clear of the engine cooling fan and other moving parts. 4. Check all battery terminals and remove any excessive corrosion before you ... heater fan on in both vehicles to protect any electrical surges. Turn all other accessories off. 194 2005 Five Hundred (500) Owners Guide (post-2002-fmt) ...
  • 2005 Ford Five Hundred | Owner's Manual - Page 195
    ...are used to designate the assisting (boosting) battery. 2. Connect the other end of the positive (+) cable to the positive (+) terminal of the assisting battery. 2005 Five Hundred (500) Owners Guide (post-2002-fmt) USA (fus) - - - + - + + + 195
  • 2005 Ford Five Hundred | Owner's Manual - Page 196
    .... Jump starting 1. Start the engine of the booster vehicle and run the engine at moderately increased speed. 2. Start the engine of the disabled vehicle. 196 2005 Five Hundred (500) Owners Guide (post-2002-fmt) USA (fus) - - -...
  • 2005 Ford Five Hundred | Owner's Manual - Page 197
    ... the assisting (boosting) battery. 2. Remove the jumper cable on the negative (-) connection of the booster vehicle's battery. 2005 Five Hundred (500) Owners Guide (post-2002-fmt) USA (fus) - - - - + + + + 197
  • 2005 Ford Five Hundred | Owner's Manual - Page 198
    ... has been started and the jumper cables removed, allow it to idle for several minutes so the engine computer can relearn its idle conditions. 198 2005 Five Hundred (500) Owners Guide (post-2002-fmt) USA (fus) - - - + + ...
  • 2005 Ford Five Hundred | Owner's Manual - Page 199
    ... a wheel lift or flatbed equipment. Do not tow with a slingbelt. Ford Motor Company has not approved a slingbelt towing procedure. ... lift equipment, it is recommended that the rear wheels be placed on a dolly to prevent damage to the vehicle. 199 2005 Five Hundred (500) Owners Guide (post-2002-fmt)...
  • 2005 Ford Five Hundred | Owner's Manual - Page 200
    ...by other means or incorrectly, vehicle damage may occur. Ford Motor Company produces a towing manual for all authorized tow truck operators. Have your ... operator refer to this manual for proper hook-up and towing procedures for your vehicle. 200 2005 Five Hundred (500) Owners Guide (post-2002-fmt) ...
  • 2005 Ford Five Hundred | Owner's Manual - Page 201
    ... time must be allowed to perform a repair after taking your vehicle to the dealership. Repairs will be made using Ford or Motorcraft parts, ... for the hearing impaired: 1-800-232-5952) www.customersaskford.com In Canada: Customer Relationship Centre 201 2005 Five Hundred (500) Owners Guide (post-2002...
  • 2005 Ford Five Hundred | Owner's Manual - Page 202
    ... Limited P.O. Box 2000 Oakville, Ontario L6J 5E4 1-800-565-3673 (FORD) www.ford.ca If you own a Lincoln vehicle and are away ...pursuing remedies under your state's warranty laws. Ford is also allowed a final repair attempt in some states. 202 2005 Five Hundred (500) Owners Guide (post-2002-fmt) USA...
  • 2005 Ford Five Hundred | Owner's Manual - Page 203
    ... notify the manufacturer of the need for the repair of the nonconformity at the following address: Ford Motor Company 16800 Executive Plaza Drive Mail ... Dispute Settlement Board is: • an independent, third-party arbitration program for warranty disputes. 203 2005 Five Hundred (500) Owners Guide (...
  • 2005 Ford Five Hundred | Owner's Manual - Page 204
    ...the Board review? Unresolved warranty repair concerns or vehicle performance concerns as on Ford and Lincoln Mercury cars and Ford and ...Georgia and Wisconsin purchasers/lessees. Board membership The Board consists of: • Three consumer representatives 204 2005 Five Hundred (500) Owners Guide (post-...
  • 2005 Ford Five Hundred | Owner's Manual - Page 205
    ... of the DSB's independent administrator. Your dealership and a Ford Motor Company representative will then be asked to submit statements..., indicate YES to question 6 on the application. While it is your right to make an oral presentation 205 2005 Five Hundred (500) Owners Guide (post-2002-fmt) USA...
  • 2005 Ford Five Hundred | Owner's Manual - Page 206
    ... the dealer to resolve a factory-related vehicle service concern have been unsatisfactory, Ford of Canada participates in an impartial third party mediation/arbitration program administered by the Canadian Motor Vehicle Arbitration Plan (CAMVAP). 206 2005 Five Hundred (500) Owners Guide (post-2002...
  • 2005 Ford Five Hundred | Owner's Manual - Page 207
    ..., call your CAMVAP Provincial Administrator directly at 1-800-207-0685. FORD EXTENDED SERVICE PLAN You can get more protection for your ... Ford Extended Service Plan coverage options, or visit the Ford ESP website at www.ford-esp.com. 207 2005 Five Hundred (500) Owners Guide (post-2002-fmt) USA (fus)
  • 2005 Ford Five Hundred | Owner's Manual - Page 208
    .... Ford Motor Company/Ford of Canada is not responsible for any damage caused by use of improper fuel.... identification number (VIN) and new address with Ford Motor Company Worldwide Direct Market Operations.... free publication catalog, order toll free: 1-800-782-4356 208 2005 Five Hundred (500) Owners ...
  • 2005 Ford Five Hundred | Owner's Manual - Page 209
    ... campaign. However, NHTSA cannot become involved in individual problems between you, your dealer, or Ford Motor Company. To contact NHTSA, you ..., D.C. 20590 You can also obtain other information about motor vehicle safety from the Hotline. 209 2005 Five Hundred (500) Owners Guide (post-2002-fmt) ...
  • 2005 Ford Five Hundred | Owner's Manual - Page 210
    ...to come in contact with any non-body (low-gloss black) colored trim, such as grained door handles, roof racks, bumpers, side moldings, mirror ... on a sticker in the driver's door jamb) to your dealer to ensure you get the correct color. 210 2005 Five Hundred (500) Owners Guide (post-2002-fmt) USA (...
  • 2005 Ford Five Hundred | Owner's Manual - Page 211
    ...and Degreaser (ZC-20) on all parts that require cleaning and pressure rinse clean. • Cover the highlighted areas to prevent water damage when cleaning the engine. 211 2005 Five Hundred (500) Owners Guide (post-2002-fmt) USA (fus)
  • 2005 Ford Five Hundred | Owner's Manual - Page 212
    ... organic contamination. To clean these items, please follow these tips: • The windshield, rear windows and side windows may be cleaned with a non-... solution. Be sure to replace wiper blades when they appear worn or do not function properly. 212 2005 Five Hundred (500) Owners Guide (post-2002-fmt) ...
  • 2005 Ford Five Hundred | Owner's Manual - Page 213
    ... use household cleaning products or glass cleaners, which can stain and discolor the fabric and affect the flame retardant abilities of the seat materials. 213 2005 Five Hundred (500) Owners Guide (post-2002-fmt) USA (fus)
  • 2005 Ford Five Hundred | Owner's Manual - Page 214
    ... body and door drain holes free from packed dirt. FORD AND LINCOLN MERCURY CAR CARE PRODUCTS Your Ford or Lincoln Mercury dealer has many quality products available to clean your... and Tar Remover (ZC-42) Motorcraft Car Care Kit (ZC-26) 214 2005 Five Hundred (500) Owners Guide (post-...
  • 2005 Ford Five Hundred | Owner's Manual - Page 215
    ... Spray Glass Cleaner (ZC-23) Vinyl Cleaner (Canada only) (CXC-93) Vinyl Conditioner (Canada only) (CXC-94) Wheel and Tire Cleaner (ZC-37-A) 215 2005 Five Hundred (500) Owners Guide (post-2002-fmt) USA (fus)
  • 2005 Ford Five Hundred | Owner's Manual - Page 216
    ... all fuel related parts. Working with the engine off 1. Set the parking brake and shift to P (Park). 2. Turn off the engine and remove the key. 3. Block the wheels. 216 2005 Five Hundred (500) Owners Guide (post-2002-fmt) USA (fus)
  • 2005 Ford Five Hundred | Owner's Manual - Page 217
    ... located under the front center of the hood. 3. Lift the hood and support it with the prop rod. Lift the prop rod by the sleeve and not the bare metal. 217 2005 Five Hundred (500) Owners Guide (post-2002-fmt) USA (fus)
  • 2005 Ford Five Hundred | Owner's Manual - Page 218
    ... distribution box 7. Air filter assembly 8. 6-speed automatic transmission fluid dipstick (if equipped) 9. Engine oil dipstick 10. Engine oil filler cap 11. Windshield washer fluid reservoir 218 2005 Five Hundred (500) Owners Guide (post-2002-fmt) USA (fus)
  • 2005 Ford Five Hundred | Owner's Manual - Page 219
    ... weather, do not fill the reservoir completely. Only use a washer fluid that meets Ford specification WSB-M8B16-A2. Refer to Lubricant ...ensure the gearshift is securely latched in P (Park). 4. Open the hood. Protect yourself from engine heat. 219 2005 Five Hundred (500) Owners Guide (post-2002-fmt...
  • 2005 Ford Five Hundred | Owner's Manual - Page 220
    ...is acceptable. DO NOT ADD OIL. • If the oil level is below this mark, engine oil must be added to raise the level within the normal operating range. 220 2005 Five Hundred (500) Owners Guide (post-2002-fmt) USA (fus)
  • 2005 Ford Five Hundred | Owner's Manual - Page 221
    ... engine oil of the recommended viscosity. Remove the engine oil filler cap and use a funnel to pour the engine oil into the opening. 3. ... the vehicle with the engine oil level indicator and/or the engine oil filler cap removed. 221 2005 Five Hundred (500) Owners Guide (post-2002-fmt) USA (fus)
  • 2005 Ford Five Hundred | Owner's Manual - Page 222
    ...be experienced. It is recommended you use the appropriate Motorcraft oil filter (or another brand meeting Ford specifications) for your engine application. 222 2005 Five Hundred (500) Owners Guide (post-2002-fmt) USA (fus)
  • 2005 Ford Five Hundred | Owner's Manual - Page 223
    ... substances to come near the battery. When working near the battery, always shield your face and protect your eyes. Always provide proper ventilation. 223 2005 Five Hundred (500) Owners Guide (post-2002-fmt) USA (fus)
  • 2005 Ford Five Hundred | Owner's Manual - Page 224
    .... If the battery has been disconnected or a new battery has been installed, the clock and radio settings must be reset once the battery is reconnected. 224 2005 Five Hundred (500) Owners Guide (post-2002-fmt) USA (fus)
  • 2005 Ford Five Hundred | Owner's Manual - Page 225
    ...C). • Boiling protection up to 265°F (129°C). • Protection against rust and other forms of corrosion. • Enables calibrated gauges to work properly. 225 2005 Five Hundred (500) Owners Guide (post-2002-fmt) USA (fus)
  • 2005 Ford Five Hundred | Owner's Manual - Page 226
    ...50/50 mixture of engine coolant and distilled water. Add the mixture to the coolant reservoir, when the engine is cool, until the appropriate fill level is obtained. 226 2005 Five Hundred (500) Owners Guide (post-2002-fmt) USA (fus)
  • 2005 Ford Five Hundred | Owner's Manual - Page 227
    ...), VC-7-B (CA, OR and NM), meeting Ford Specification WSS-M97B51-A1. Note: Use of Motorcraft Cooling System Stop Leak Pellets, VC-6, ... is under pressure; steam and hot liquid can come out forcefully when the cap is loosened slightly. 227 2005 Five Hundred (500) Owners Guide (post-2002-fmt) USA (...
  • 2005 Ford Five Hundred | Owner's Manual - Page 228
    ... installed. (Cap must be tightly installed to prevent coolant loss.) 7. Pull off metal pin and remove coolant bleed plug from the thermostat housing. 228 2005 Five Hundred (500) Owners Guide (post-2002-fmt) USA (fus)
  • 2005 Ford Five Hundred | Owner's Manual - Page 229
    ... you drive the vehicle. If necessary, add enough 50/50 concentration of engine coolant and distilled water to bring the liquid level to the proper level. 229 2005 Five Hundred (500) Owners Guide (post-2002-fmt) USA (fus)
  • 2005 Ford Five Hundred | Owner's Manual - Page 230
    ... possible engine damage. Recycled engine coolant Ford Motor Company does NOT recommend the use of recycled engine coolant in vehicles originally ... decrease the corrosion protection characteristics of the engine coolant and may cause engine damage. 230 2005 Five Hundred (500) Owners Guide (post-2002-...
  • 2005 Ford Five Hundred | Owner's Manual - Page 231
    ...personal injury. Automotive fuels can cause serious injury or death if misused or mishandled. Gasoline may contain benzene, which is a cancer-causing agent. 231 2005 Five Hundred (500) Owners Guide (post-2002-fmt) USA (fus)
  • 2005 Ford Five Hundred | Owner's Manual - Page 232
    ... flow of fuel through a fuel pump nozzle can produce static electricity, which can cause a fire if fuel is pumped into an ungrounded fuel container. 232 2005 Five Hundred (500) Owners Guide (post-2002-fmt) USA (fus)
  • 2005 Ford Five Hundred | Owner's Manual - Page 233
    ...the engine, the fuel filler cap may not be properly installed. Turn off the engine, remove the fuel filler cap, align the cap properly and reinstall it. 233 2005 Five Hundred (500) Owners Guide (post-2002-fmt) USA (fus)
  • 2005 Ford Five Hundred | Owner's Manual - Page 234
    ...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 pressure. If ... as "Regular" that are sold with octane ratings of 86 or lower in high altitude areas. 87 234 2005 Five Hundred (500) Owners Guide (post-2002-fmt) USA ...
  • 2005 Ford Five Hundred | Owner's Manual - Page 235
    .... Ask your fuel supplier about gasolines that meet the World-wide Fuel Charter. Cleaner air Ford endorses the use of ... service technician. Refer to scheduled maintenance information for the appropriate intervals for changing the fuel filter. 235 2005 Five Hundred (500) Owners Guide (post-2002-fmt) ...
  • 2005 Ford Five Hundred | Owner's Manual - Page 236
    ... with the recommended octane rating. • Use a known quality gasoline, preferably a national brand. • Use the same side of the same pump and have the vehicle facing the same direction each time you fill up. 236 2005 Five Hundred (500) Owners Guide (post-2002-fmt) USA (...
  • 2005 Ford Five Hundred | Owner's Manual - Page 237
    ...tank, record the amount of fuel added (in gallons or liters). 3. After at least three to five tank fill-ups, fill the fuel tank and record the current odometer ... at 55 mph [88 km/h] uses 15% less fuel than traveling at 65 mph [105 km/h]). 237 2005 Five Hundred (500) Owners Guide (post-2002-fmt) USA ...
  • 2005 Ford Five Hundred | Owner's Manual - Page 238
    ...driving on hilly terrain. • Transmissions give their best fuel economy when operated in the top cruise gear and with steady pressure on the gas pedal. 238 2005 Five Hundred (500) Owners Guide (post-2002-fmt) USA (fus)
  • 2005 Ford Five Hundred | Owner's Manual - Page 239
    ... control, such non-Ford parts should be equivalent to genuine Ford Motor Company parts in performance and durability. Do not park, idle, or ... or loss of engine power, could indicate that the emission control system is not working properly. 239 2005 Five Hundred (500) Owners Guide (post-2002-fmt) USA...
  • 2005 Ford Five Hundred | Owner's Manual - Page 240
    ... No additional vehicle service is required. If the Check engine/Service engine soon light remains on, have your vehicle serviced at the first available opportunity. 240 2005 Five Hundred (500) Owners Guide (post-2002-fmt) USA (fus)
  • 2005 Ford Five Hundred | Owner's Manual - Page 241
    ... in small amounts, continuously checking the level until it reaches the range between the MIN and MAX lines. Be sure to put the cap back on the reservoir. 241 2005 Five Hundred (500) Owners Guide (post-2002-fmt) USA (fus)
  • 2005 Ford Five Hundred | Owner's Manual - Page 242
    ... engages normally to drive or reverse, it is safe illuminates the vehicle should be taken to your to drive but if the dealer for evaluation as soon as possible. 242 2005 Five Hundred (500) Owners Guide (post-2002-fmt) USA (fus)
  • 2005 Ford Five Hundred | Owner's Manual - Page 243
    ... and inspect the fluid level. The fluid should read within the hot range on the dipstick if at normal operating temperature (158°F-176°F [70°C-80°C]). 243 2005 Five Hundred (500) Owners Guide (post-2002-fmt) USA (fus)
  • 2005 Ford Five Hundred | Owner's Manual - Page 244
    ...may cause internal transaxle component damage. If necessary, add fluid in 1/2 pint (250 mL) increments through the filler tube until the level is correct. 244 2005 Five Hundred (500) Owners Guide (post-2002-fmt) USA (fus)
  • 2005 Ford Five Hundred | Owner's Manual - Page 245
    ...for changing the spark plugs. Replace the spark plugs with ones that meet Ford material and design specifications for your vehicle, such as Motorcraft.... Refer to Vehicle Emissions Control Information (VECI) decal for spark plug gap information. 245 2005 Five Hundred (500) Owners Guide (post-2002-fmt...
  • 2005 Ford Five Hundred | Owner's Manual - Page 246
    Maintenance and Specifications REFILL CAPACITIES Ford Part Name Brake fluid Motorcraft High Performance DOT 3 Motor Vehicle Brake Fluid Motorcraft...MAX and MIN on reservoir 10.0 quarts (9.5L)4 6-speed automatic transaxle 7.4 quarts (7.0L) 246 2005 Five Hundred (500) Owners Guide (post-2002-fmt) ...
  • 2005 Ford Five Hundred | Owner's Manual - Page 247
    Maintenance and Specifications Fluid Ford Part Name Rear Axle Motorcraft SAE Lubricant 80W-90 Premium Rear Axle Lubricant ... cause internal transaxle damage. Approximate dry fill capacity. Actual amount may vary during fluid changes. 4 3 247 2005 Five Hundred (500) Owners Guide (post-2002-fmt) USA (...
  • 2005 Ford Five Hundred | Owner's Manual - Page 248
    ...LUBRICANT SPECIFICATIONS Items Brake fluid Ford Part Name or equivalent Motorcraft High Performance DOT 3 Motor Vehicle Brake Fluid Multi-Purpose Grease Ford Part Number ...M2C933-A XT-8-QAW WSS-M2C924-A XY-80W90-QL WSP-M2C197-A 248 2005 Five Hundred (500) Owners Guide (...
  • 2005 Ford Five Hundred | Owner's Manual - Page 249
    ... Washer Concentrate Ford Part Number 1161641 - XY-75W-90-QFEHP - Ford Specification Power Transfer Unit Engine oil XO-5W20-QSP ...transaxle fluid other than those that meet the recommended specification may cause internal transaxle damage. 249 2005 Five Hundred (500) Owners Guide (post-2002-...
  • 2005 Ford Five Hundred | Owner's Manual - Page 250
    ...64.6 (1640) 65.0 (1650) 3.0L-DOHC V6 engine 183 cubic inches 87 octane 1-4-2-5-3-6 1.32-1.42mm (0.052-0.056 inch) Coil on plug 10.0:1 250 2005 Five Hundred (500) Owners Guide (post-2002-fmt) USA (fus)
  • 2005 Ford Five Hundred | Owner's Manual - Page 251
    Maintenance and Specifications 3 5 2 251 2005 Five Hundred (500) Owners Guide (post-2002-fmt) USA (fus)
  • 2005 Ford Five Hundred | Owner's Manual - Page 252
    ... and is located on the driver side instrument panel. (Please note that in the graphic XXXX is representative of your vehicle identification number.) XXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX 252 2005 Five Hundred (500) Owners Guide (post-2002-fmt) USA (fus)
  • 2005 Ford Five Hundred | Owner's Manual - Page 253
    ... you which transmission or transaxle each code represents. Code A B Description CVT (continuously variable transaxle) Six-speed automatic (Aisin F21) 253 2005 Five Hundred (500) Owners Guide (post-2002-fmt) USA (fus)
  • 2005 Ford Five Hundred | Owner's Manual - Page 254
    ... available for your vehicle through your local authorized Ford or Ford of Canada dealer. These quality ... Exterior style Bug shields Front end covers Side window air deflectors Moonroof air... Electrochromic compass/temperature/Homelink options Floor mats Scuff plates 254 2005 Five Hundred (500) Owners ...
  • 2005 Ford Five Hundred | Owner's Manual - Page 255
    ...hood. • Electrical or electronic accessories or components that are added to the vehicle by the dealer or the owner may adversely affect battery performance and durability. 255 2005 Five Hundred (500) Owners Guide (post-2002-fmt) USA (fus)
  • 2005 Ford Five Hundred | Owner's Manual - Page 256
    ... ...125 attaching with tether straps ..129 in front seat ...127 in rear seat ...127 Cleaning your vehicle engine compartment ...211 instrument... ...213 interior ...213 interior trim ...213 plastic parts ...212 washing ...210 waxing ...210 2005 Five Hundred (500) Owners Guide (post-2002-fmt) USA (fus)...
  • 2005 Ford Five Hundred | Owner's Manual - Page 257
    ... Customer Assistance ...185 Ford accessories for your vehicle ...214 Ford Extended Service Plan ...207 Getting assistance outside the U.S. and ...219 dipstick ...219 filter, specifications ...222, 245 recommendations ...222 refill capacities ...246 257 2005 Five Hundred (500) Owners Guide (post-2002-...
  • 2005 Ford Five Hundred | Owner's Manual - Page 258
    ... relating to automotive fuels ...231 Fuel pump shut-off switch ...186 Fuses ...187 G Garage Door Opener (see Homelink wireless control system) ... and interior ...35 J Jack ...138 positioning ...138 storage ...138 Jump-starting your vehicle ...194 2005 Five Hundred (500) Owners Guide (post-2002-fmt) ...
  • 2005 Ford Five Hundred | Owner's Manual - Page 259
    ... box (see Fuses) ...190 Power door locks ...72 Power mirrors ...49 Power point ...46 Power steering ...172 fluid, checking and adding ......17, 20 Relays ...187 Remote entry system ...75 illuminated entry ...79-80 opening the trunk ...76 259 2005 Five Hundred (500) Owners Guide (post-2002-fmt) USA (...
  • 2005 Ford Five Hundred | Owner's Manual - Page 260
    ... ...199 Traction control ...171 Transaxle fluid, refill capacities ...246 lubricant specifications ...250 Transmission ...172 brake-shift interlock (BSI) ...172 2005 Five Hundred (500) Owners Guide (post-2002-fmt) USA (fus)
  • 2005 Ford Five Hundred | Owner's Manual - Page 261
    ... power ...46 Windshield washer fluid and wipers checking and adding fluid ...219 operation ...43 replacing wiper blades ...44 Wrecker towing ...199 261 2005 Five Hundred (500) Owners Guide (post-2002-fmt) USA (fus)
  • 2005 Ford Five Hundred | Owner's Manual - Page 262
    262
  • 2005 Ford Five Hundred | Owner's Manual - Page 263
    263
  • 2005 Ford Five Hundred | Owner's Manual - Page 264
    264



Type your new search above

The manual viewer requires the flash plugin to be installed and enabled.
To view this page ensure that Adobe Flash Player version 10 or greater is installed.

2005 Ford Five Hundred Manual