2008 Mercury Sable Owner's Manual

2008 Mercury Sable Manual

2008 Mercury Sable manual table of contents:

  • 2008 Mercury Sable | Owner's Manual - Page 1
    ...Bulb replacement 82 82 86 87 Driver Controls Windshield wiper/washer control Steering wheel adjustment Power windows Mirrors Speed control Moon roof Message center 92 92 93 96 98 101 106 111 1 2008 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide (post-2002-fmt) USA (fus)
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    ... 190 192 205 211 217 219 Driving Starting Brakes Traction Control™ Transmission operation 221 221 226 230 ... pump shut-off switch Fuses and relays Changing tires Lug nut torque Jump starting Wrecker towing 244 244 246 246 247 253 260 261 266 2 2008 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide (post-2002-fmt) USA (...
  • 2008 Mercury Sable | Owner's Manual - Page 3
    ... Engine oil Battery Engine coolant Fuel information Air filter(s) Part numbers Maintenance product specifications and capacities Engine ...change the contents without notice and without incurring obligation. Copyright © 2007 Ford Motor Company 3 2008 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide (post-2002-fmt) USA (fus...
  • 2008 Mercury Sable | Owner's Manual - Page 4
    ....gov/hazardouswaste/perchlorate. CONGRATULATIONS Congratulations on acquiring your new Mercury. Please take the time to get well acquainted with ...). To reset the switch, refer to the Fuel pump shut-off switch in the Roadside Emergencies chapter. 4 2008 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide (post-2002-fmt) USA (...
  • 2008 Mercury Sable | Owner's Manual - Page 5
    ... operation. Vary your speed frequently in order to give the moving parts a chance to break in. Drive your new vehicle at least ...s New Vehicle Limited Warranty, refer to the Warranty Guide that is provided to you along with your Owner’s Guide. 5 2008 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide (post-2002-fmt) USA (...
  • 2008 Mercury Sable | Owner's Manual - Page 6
    ... vehicle, such as engine, throttle, steering or brake systems. In order to properly diagnose and service your vehicle, Ford ...data recorder information without obtaining consent, unless pursuant to court order or where required by law enforcement, 6 2008 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide (post-2002-fmt) USA (...
  • 2008 Mercury Sable | Owner's Manual - Page 7
    ... radios. Driving while distracted can result in loss of vehicle control, accident and injury. Ford strongly recommends that drivers ... on units built for Export. Refer to this Owner's Guide for all other required information and warnings. 7 2008 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide (post-2002-fmt) USA (fus)
  • 2008 Mercury Sable | Owner's Manual - Page 8
    ...Lower Anchor Brake System Parking Brake System Parking Aid System Airbag - Side Child Seat Tether Anchor Anti-Lock Brake System Brake Fluid ... Pump Reset Windshield Defrost/Demist Windshield Wash/Wipe Rear Window Defrost/Demist 8 2008 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide (post-2002-fmt) USA ...
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    ... Battery Acid Fan Warning Maintain Correct Fluid Level Engine Air Filter Jack MAX MIN Power Steering Fluid Service Engine Soon Passenger Compartment Air Filter Check Fuel Cap Low Tire Pressure Warning 9 2008 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide (post-2002-fmt) USA (...
  • 2008 Mercury Sable | Owner's Manual - Page 10
    ... that may become serious enough to cause extensive repairs. A warning light may illuminate when a problem exists with one of your vehicleମ. acceleration and deceleration) and have your vehicle serviced immediately by your authorized dealer. 10 2008 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide (post-2002-fmt) USA (fus)...
  • 2008 Mercury Sable | Owner's Manual - Page 11
    ... to flash, a malfunction has been detected, have the system serviced immediately by your authorized dealer. Normal braking is still functional unless the brake warning light also is illuminated. 11 2008 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide (post-2002-fmt) USA (fus)
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    ...). If the light remains on, it indicates a Traction Control Fault. Have the system serviced immediately, refer to the Driving chapter for more ... this system, refer to Tire pressure monitoring system in the Tires, Wheels and Loading chapter. 12 2008 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide (post-2002-fmt) USA (fus)
  • 2008 Mercury Sable | Owner's Manual - Page 13
    ...-theft System has been activated. Throttle Control/Transmission: Illuminates when a powertrain or an AWD fault has been detected. ... or parking lamps are on, the ignition is off (the key is not in the ignition) and the driver's door is opened. 13 2008 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide (post-2002-fmt) USA (...
  • 2008 Mercury Sable | Owner's Manual - Page 14
    ... vehicle 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 2008 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide (post-2002-fmt) USA (fus)
  • 2008 Mercury Sable | Owner's Manual - Page 15
    ... the total miles (kilometers) of the vehicle. Refer to Message center in the Drivers Controls chapter on how to switch the display from Metric to English. Trip... A and Trip B features. Press and hold the RESET button for two seconds to reset 15 2008 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide (post-2002-fmt) USA (fus)...
  • 2008 Mercury Sable | Owner's Manual - Page 16
    ... Press down/up the chosen frequency band for the next strongest station. To disengage SEEK mode, / . press 4. Once you are tuned... press the corresponding memory preset. The memory preset # and the station frequency will appear on the display. 16 2008 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide (post-2002-fmt) USA (fus...
  • 2008 Mercury Sable | Owner's Manual - Page 17
    .... The memory preset # and the channel name will appear on the display. Listening to a CD/MP3 (if equipped) 1. If the audio system is turned off, ... CD mode. If a disc is already loaded into the system, CD play will begin where it ended last. 17 2008 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide (post-2002-fmt) USA (fus)
  • 2008 Mercury Sable | Owner's Manual - Page 18
    .../next tracks. Press and hold REW to manually reverse in a CD/MP3 track. Press and hold FF to manually advance in a CD/MP3 track. While in folder mode, press FOLDER ... mode, press to access the next FOLDER folder on MP3 discs, if available. 18 2008 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide (post-2002-fmt) USA...
  • 2008 Mercury Sable | Owner's Manual - Page 19
    ...will randomly play all tracks within the current folder. / (play/pause) when a Press CD/MP3 is playing to pause the disc. CD PAUSE will ... hold begins ejecting all loaded discs. If the discs are not removed, the system will reload the discs. 19 2008 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide (post-2002-fmt) USA (fus)
  • 2008 Mercury Sable | Owner's Manual - Page 20
    Entertainment Systems AM/FM Single CD/MP3 satellite compatible sound system (if equipped) Driving while distracted can ... mode to select various settings. In satellite radio mode (if equipped), press next/previous channel. / to tune to the 20 2008 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide (post-2002-fmt) USA (fus)
  • 2008 Mercury Sable | Owner's Manual - Page 21
    ... If your vehicle is equipped with an in-dash clock, refer to Clock in the Driver Controls chapter. CATEGORY (satellite radio, if equipped - early ... have the CATEGORY option above or the CATEOGRY option within the SATELLITE RADIO MENU below. 21 2008 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide (post-2002-fmt) USA (fus)
  • 2008 Mercury Sable | Owner's Manual - Page 22
    ... read NO SONGS. • ENABLE ALERTS / DISABLE ALERTS: Press OK to enable/disable the satellite alert status which alerts you when your selected songs are 22 2008 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide (post-2002-fmt) USA (fus)
  • 2008 Mercury Sable | Owner's Manual - Page 23
    ...set the strongest local radio stations without losing your / to original manually set preset stations for AM/FM1/FM2. Use turn on/off. ... MENU to reach the fade setting. Use audio between the back (B) and front (F) speakers. / to adjust the 23 2008 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide (post-2002-fmt) USA (fus)
  • 2008 Mercury Sable | Owner's Manual - Page 24
    ...and return to the main menu. COMPRESS (Compression): Available only in CD/MP3 mode. Press / to MENU until COMPRESS ON/OFF appears... a Family Entertainment System (FES) please refer to the Family Entertainment DVD system later in this chapter. 24 2008 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide (post-2002-fmt) USA (fus)
  • 2008 Mercury Sable | Owner's Manual - Page 25
    ...: In radio mode, press / to access the previous/next strong station. / to In CD mode, press access the previous/next CD track.... playing. CD SHUF will appear in the display. To disengage, press SHUFFLE. SHUFFLE OFF will appear in the display. 25 2008 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide (post-2002-fmt) USA (fus)...
  • 2008 Mercury Sable | Owner's Manual - Page 26
    ... Press REW to manually reverse in a CD/MP3 track. 12. Memory presets: To set a station, ... brief sampling of radio stations or CD tracks. Press again to stop. In MP3 mode, press ... Press and hold to hear a brief sampling of the next channels. Press again 26 2008 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide (post-2002-fmt)...
  • 2008 Mercury Sable | Owner's Manual - Page 27
    ... to enter CD/MP3 mode. If a CD/MP3 is already loaded into the system, CD/MP3 play will begin where it ended last. If no CD is loaded, NO DISC will ...): Press to eject a 17. CD/MP3. 18. CD slot: Insert a CD/MP3 label side up in the CD slot. 27 2008 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide (post-2002-fmt) USA (fus)
  • 2008 Mercury Sable | Owner's Manual - Page 28
    Entertainment Systems Premium/Audiophile AM/FM in-dash six CD/MP3 satellite compatible sound system (if equipped) Driving ... mode, use to select various settings. In CD/MP3 mode, press to select the desired disc. 28 2008 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide (post-2002-fmt) USA (fus)
  • 2008 Mercury Sable | Owner's Manual - Page 29
    ... with an in-dash clock, refer to "Setting the clock" in the Driver Controls chapter. CATEGORY (satellite radio, if equipped - early ... either have the CATEGORY option above or the CATEOGRY option within the SATELLITE RADIO MENU below. 29 2008 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide (post-2002-fmt) USA (fus)
  • 2008 Mercury Sable | Owner's Manual - Page 30
    ... read NO SONGS. • ENABLE ALERTS / DISABLE ALERTS: Press OK to enable/disable the satellite alert status which alerts you when your selected songs are 30 2008 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide (post-2002-fmt) USA (fus)
  • 2008 Mercury Sable | Owner's Manual - Page 31
    ...stations without losing your original manually set preset stations for AM/FM1/FM2....display, press TEXT/SCAN to toggle between displaying the station type (COUNTRY, ROCK, etc.)...access. Press / to optimize sound for ALL SEATS, DRIVERS SEAT or REAR SEATS. 31 2008 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide (post-2002-fmt)...
  • 2008 Mercury Sable | Owner's Manual - Page 32
    ... folder (if Press available). COMPRESS (Compression): Available only in CD/MP3 mode. Press / to MENU until COMPRESS ON/OFF .... Check with your authorized dealer for availability. For further information on SYNC, refer to the SYNC supplement. 32 2008 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide (post-2002-fmt) USA (fus)
  • 2008 Mercury Sable | Owner's Manual - Page 33
    ...SEEK: In radio mode, press / to access the previous/next strong station. / to In CD mode, press access the previous/next CD track....CD SHUF will appear in the display. To disengage, press SHUFFLE again. SHUFFLE OFF will appear in the display. 33 2008 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide (post-2002-fmt) USA (fus)...
  • 2008 Mercury Sable | Owner's Manual - Page 34
    ... Press REW to manually reverse in a CD/MP3 track. 12. Memory presets: To set a station, ... brief sampling of radio stations or CD tracks. Press again to stop. In MP3 mode, press ... Press and hold to hear a brief sampling of the next channels. Press again 34 2008 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide (post-2002-fmt)...
  • 2008 Mercury Sable | Owner's Manual - Page 35
    ... using memory presets 1-6. When the display reads LOAD CD#, load the desired disc, label side up. If you do not choose a... will show T001 (track#) in the display. Refer to MP3 folder structure later in this chapter for further information. 35 2008 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide (post-2002-fmt) USA (fus)
  • 2008 Mercury Sable | Owner's Manual - Page 36
    ...discs are not removed, the system will reload the discs. 19. CD slot: Insert a CD/MP3 label side up. Auxiliary input jack ...used with headphones 2. An audio extension cable with stereo male 1/8 in. (3.5 mm) connectors at each end 36 2008 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide (post-2002-fmt) USA ...
  • 2008 Mercury Sable | Owner's Manual - Page 37
    ... on your portable music player until it reaches the level of the FM station or CD by switching back and forth between the AUX and FM ... not be attempted while the vehicle is moving. Also, the portable music player should be stored in a secure 37 2008 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide (post-2002-fmt) USA (fus)
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    Entertainment Systems location, such as the center console or the glove box, when the vehicle is in motion. The audio extension cable must be ... stronger signal may overtake a weaker one and play while the weak station frequency is displayed. 38 2008 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide (post-2002-fmt) USA (fus)
  • 2008 Mercury Sable | Owner's Manual - Page 39
    ... • Inspect discs before playing. • Clean only with an approved CD cleaner. • Wipe discs from the center out. Don't: • Expose discs to direct .... Do not use any irregular shaped CDs or discs with a scratch protection film attached. 39 2008 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide (post-2002-fmt) USA (fus)
  • 2008 Mercury Sable | Owner's Manual - Page 40
    ...represents a folder structure consisting of one level of folders. The CD player numbers all MP3 tracks on the disc (noted by the .mp3 ...T255. • Creating discs with only one level of folders will help with navigation through the disc files. 40 2008 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide (post-2002-fmt) USA (fus)
  • 2008 Mercury Sable | Owner's Manual - Page 41
    ... in a specific folder). In folder mode, the system will only play the .mp3 files in the current folder. Satellite radio information (if equipped) ...and ice build-up and keep luggage and other material as far away from the antenna as possible. 41 2008 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide (post-2002-fmt) USA (fus)
  • 2008 Mercury Sable | Owner's Manual - Page 42
    ..., dense tree foliage and thunderstorms can interfere with your reception. • Station overload: When you pass a ground based broadcast repeating tower, a..., you can view this number on the radio display by pressing AUX and Preset 1 control simultaneously. 42 2008 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide (post-2002-...
  • 2008 Mercury Sable | Owner's Manual - Page 43
    ..., your receiver may have a fault. See your authorized dealer for service. Channel no longer This previously available. available channel is no ...on this channel. The system is working properly. SAT FAULT INVALID CHNL UNSUBSCRIBED NO TEXT 43 2008 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide (post-2002-fmt) USA (fus)
  • 2008 Mercury Sable | Owner's Manual - Page 44
    ... (IF EQUIPPED) Driving while distracted can result in loss of vehicle control, accident and injury. Ford strongly recommends that drivers use ...Only use cell phones and other devices not essential to the driving task when it is safe to do so. 44 2008 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide (post-2002-fmt) USA (fus)
  • 2008 Mercury Sable | Owner's Manual - Page 45
    ... (FES) which allows you to listen to audio CDs, MP3 discs, watch DVDs and to ... video game systems. The DVD player is capable of playing standard DVDs, CDs, MP3s and is compatible with ... repeatedly to cycle through: DVD-DISC, DVD-AUX, NON-DVD, OFF. 45 2008 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide (post-2002-fmt) USA...
  • 2008 Mercury Sable | Owner's Manual - Page 46
    ...speakers and can be adjusted by the radio volume control. To play a CD in the DVD system: The DVD system can play audio CDs, CD-R and CD-R/W, CD-ROM and video CDs.... play. If there is already a disc in the system, press PLAY on the DVD player. 46 2008 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide (post-2002-fmt) ...
  • 2008 Mercury Sable | Owner's Manual - Page 47
    ... that the vehicle ignition is in the RUN or ACCESSORY position. 2. Press the power button to turn the DVD system on. The indicator light next to... source is set to DVD-AUX, the display will automatically turn on if a video signal is detected. 47 2008 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide (post-2002-fmt) USA (fus...
  • 2008 Mercury Sable | Owner's Manual - Page 48
    ...information. Using the infrared (IR) wireless headphones: 1. Press the power control on the earpiece to turn the headphones ON. 2. Select Channel A... into jack A will listen to Channel A and headphones plugged into jack B will listen to Channel B. 48 2008 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide (post-2002-fmt) USA ...
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    ... the brightness level on the display screen, press the brightness control on the DVD system. A display will appear at the bottom of the ...When a headphone channel has been selected (A or B), selections will affect the source on that channel only. 49 2008 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide (post-2002-fmt) USA ...
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    ... begin to play. Press (Pause) while playing a disc to pause a DVD or CD. 6. On/Off: Press to turn the DVD system On/Off. 7. VIDEO: ... reads the signals from the remote control and sends audio signals to the infrared (IR) wireless headphones. 50 2008 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide (post-2002-fmt) USA (fus)
  • 2008 Mercury Sable | Owner's Manual - Page 51
    ...sources (AM, FM1, FM2, SAT (if equipped), CD, DVD, DVD-AUX). The media will show in the...source (AM, FM1, FM2, SAT (if equipped), CD, DVD, DVD-AUX). Channel B can only ..., Restore Defaults and Back. For more detailed information, refer to Menu mode. 51 2008 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide (post-2002-fmt) USA...
  • 2008 Mercury Sable | Owner's Manual - Page 52
    ... at the bottom of the screen indicating the brightness levels. Remote control Unless otherwise stated, all operations can be carried... remote control directly at the player. Ensure that there are no obstructions between the remote and player. 52 2008 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide (post-2002-fmt) USA (fus...
  • 2008 Mercury Sable | Owner's Manual - Page 53
    Entertainment Systems 1. Power control: Press to turn the FES (Family Entertainment System) ON/OFF. 2. Cursor ...volume over all speakers. When in Dual Play, press to decrease ( increase ( ) or decrease ( ) the volume for the wired headphones. 53 2008 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide (post-2002-fmt) USA (fus...
  • 2008 Mercury Sable | Owner's Manual - Page 54
    ... 13. Keypad: Use the numeric controls to enter in a specific CD/MP3 track or DVD chapter to... AM, FM1, FM2, SAT (if equipped), CD, DVD, LINE IN (if equipped), DVD-AUX... select the desired language. 22. ENTER: Press to select the highlighted menu option. 54 2008 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide (post-2002-fmt) ...
  • 2008 Mercury Sable | Owner's Manual - Page 55
    Entertainment Systems 23. ILLUMINATION: Press to illuminate the remote control and backlight all of the buttons. Battery replacement Batteries are ... in a crash causing serious injury. Give your full attention to driving and to the road. 55 2008 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide (post-2002-fmt) USA (fus)
  • 2008 Mercury Sable | Owner's Manual - Page 56
    Entertainment Systems Your FES system is equipped with two sets of battery powered, infrared wireless headphones. Two AAA batteries are needed to ... indicated on the left and right hand sides of the system. Refer to Wired Headphones below. 56 2008 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide (post-2002-fmt) USA (fus)
  • 2008 Mercury Sable | Owner's Manual - Page 57
    ... off. When replacing the batteries, use two new batteries (alkaline recommended) and install them with the correct orientation as indicated in the battery housing. 57 2008 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide (post-2002-fmt) USA (fus)
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    Entertainment Systems To operate the headphones: • Press POWER on the ear piece to turn on the headphones. A red indicator light will illuminate...a power save feature. If this happens, simply turn the headphones on again and continue use. 58 2008 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide (post-2002-fmt) USA (fus)...
  • 2008 Mercury Sable | Owner's Manual - Page 59
    ... jack for Channel B is located on B. Headphones plugged into the right side of the FES and is labeled this headphone jack will hear audio .... This enables the front and rear seat passengers to listen to a variety of sources a variety of ways. 59 2008 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide (post-2002-fmt) USA (fus)
  • 2008 Mercury Sable | Owner's Manual - Page 60
    .... With the DVD and Rear Seat Controls turned ON, the rear seat passengers may choose to listen to the radio, CD, MP3, DVD, or DVD-AUX media ... screen. Channel B can listen to either the DVD media or the DVD system auxiliary inputs (DVD-AUX). 60 2008 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide (post-2002-fmt) USA (fus)
  • 2008 Mercury Sable | Owner's Manual - Page 61
    ...the following features: 1. ZOOM 2. ANGLE 3. ASPECT RATIO 4. LANGUAGE 5. SUB TITLES Angle mode Select ANGLE to select various angles of view for the DVD. 61 2008 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide (post-2002-fmt) USA (fus)
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    ... default is WIDE (16:9). Language Select LANGUAGE to select the language you would like to use for audio output (English, Spanish, French). This is disc dependent. 62 2008 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide (post-2002-fmt) USA (fus)
  • 2008 Mercury Sable | Owner's Manual - Page 63
    .... 2. Ensure that the DVD system is ON. 3. Insert an audio CD into the DVD system, label side up. 4. The track and elapsed time will appear in ... you would like to play. You can also use the cursor controls to highlight COMPRESSION, SHUFFLE or 63 2008 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide (post-2002-fmt) USA (fus)
  • 2008 Mercury Sable | Owner's Manual - Page 64
    ... sampling of all tracks on the current CD. Press again to stop. Playing MP3 discs To play an...Compression): Compression brings soft and loud CD/MP3 passages together for a more consistent ... to appear. We recommend burning MP3 files onto CD-R discs. 64 2008 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide (post-2002-fmt) USA ...
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    ...PC during MP3 encoding to avoid undesirable noise and distortion. CD, MP3 and CD player care • Handle discs by their edges only.... to you. • Do not disassemble the player. The laser used in disc playback is extremely harmful to the eyes. 65 2008 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide (post-2002-fmt) USA (fus)
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    ... system is on. 3. Insert a DVD label-side up into the system. 4. Use the DVD bezel controls to: Press to play or pause a DVD. .... Press when not in menu mode to adjust brightness, or when in menu mode to navigate through the menu selections. 66 2008 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide (post-2002-fmt) USA (fus)
  • 2008 Mercury Sable | Owner's Manual - Page 67
    ...wired headphones (not included) and auxiliary jacks on the left and right side of your DVD system. They can be used to plug in ... and play auxiliary electronic devices such as game systems, personal camcorders, video cassette recorders, etc. 67 2008 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide (post-2002-fmt) USA (fus)
  • 2008 Mercury Sable | Owner's Manual - Page 68
    ...wired headphone jack ( not included) The B headphone jack (5) is located on the right side of the DVD system. Plug in wired headphones (not included) here...display messages: • SINGLE PLAY or DUAL PLAY • DVD LOAD • DVD MENU • DVD STOP 68 2008 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide (post-2002-fmt) USA (fus)
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    ... system is ON, you 1 2 3 4 5 6 can then press the memory preset controls 2 and 4 simultaneously to toggle between Single Play and Dual ...or wired (not included) headphones to listen to a different playing media than the front seat passengers. 69 2008 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide (post-2002-fmt) USA (fus)
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    ...sold in vehicles targeted for other parts of the world would have different regions. If a playback problem is encountered, please ensure that... the safety and operating instructions before operating the system and retain for future reference. 70 2008 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide (post-2002-fmt) USA (fus)...
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    ... solvent. Federal Communication Commission (FCC) Compliance Changes or modifications not approved by Ford Lincoln-Mercury could void user's authority to operate the equipment. This equipment has been 71 2008 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide (post-2002-fmt) USA (fus)
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    ... DVD and/or player. If moisture condensation occurs, do not insert a CD or DVD into the player. If one is already in the player, ... is accidentally spilled onto the system, immediately turn the system OFF and consult a qualified service technician. 72 2008 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide (post-2002-fmt) USA...
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    ..., clean discs only with an approved DVD and CD cleaner and wipe from the center out to the edge. Do not use circular ... more information, please refer to the SYNC supplement or to the SYNC chapter in the Navigation supplement (if equipped). 73 2008 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide (post-2002-fmt) USA (fus)
  • 2008 Mercury Sable | Owner's Manual - Page 74
    Climate Controls MANUAL HEATING AND AIR CONDITIONING SYSTEM (IF EQUIPPED) 1. Temperature selection: Controls the temperature...and efficiency. Engages (defrost) and (floor/defrost). automatically in MAX A/C, Cannot be disabled in MAX A/C mode. 74 2008 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide (post-2002-fmt) USA (fus)
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    ... range. To aid in side window defogging/demisting in cold weather: 1. Select 2. 3. 4. 5. . Select A/C. Set the temperature control to full heat. ... of the instrument panel as these objects may become projectiles in a collision or sudden stop. 75 2008 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide (post-2002-fmt) USA (fus)...
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    Climate Controls DUAL ZONE AUTOMATIC TEMPERATURE CONTROL (IF EQUIPPED) Defrost: Distributes outside air through the windshield defroster 1. and .... Note: You may notice a 7. small amount of air flowing from the demister and defroster vents. 76 2008 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide (post-2002-fmt) USA (fus)
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    ...turned off. 15. Driver temperature control: Press to increase/decrease the temperature on the driver side of the cabin. Sets the passenger side... off, and outside or recirculated air, to heat or cool the vehicle to reach the desired temperature. 77 2008 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide (post-2002-fmt) USA (...
  • 2008 Mercury Sable | Owner's Manual - Page 78
    ...(Dual temperature control): Press to engage/disengage separate passenger side temperature control. 5. Passenger heated seat control: Press ... improve cooling performance and efficiency. Engages automatically in AUTO, defrost and floor/defrost. 78 2008 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide (post-2002-fmt) USA (fus...
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    ... mode will be shown in the display. : Distributes air through the instrument panel and center console vents (if equipped). : Distributes... or off, and outside or recirculated air, to heat or cool the vehicle to reach the desired temperature. 79 2008 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide (post-2002-fmt) USA (fus)...
  • 2008 Mercury Sable | Owner's Manual - Page 80
    ...range. To aid in side window defogging/demisting in cold weather: 1. Select 2. 3. 4. 5. . Select A/C. Adjust the temperature control to maintain ... of the instrument panel as these objects may become projectiles in a collision or sudden stop. 80 2008 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide (post-2002-fmt) USA (fus...
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    ... to the 1 (LOCK) position. To manually turn off the defroster before 10 minutes have passed, push the control again. Do not use razor ...the rear window. This may cause damage to the heated grid lines and will not be covered by your warranty. 81 2008 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide (post-2002-fmt) USA (fus)
  • 2008 Mercury Sable | Owner's Manual - Page 82
    ...a fixed period of time) the exterior lamps will turn on with headlamp control in the Autolamp position. Autolamps - Programmable exit delay ...in the LOCK position and the headlamp control in the autolamp position. 2. Turn the headlamp switch to 82 . 2008 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide (post-2002-fmt) USA (...
  • 2008 Mercury Sable | Owner's Manual - Page 83
    ...), then turn the headlamp switch to will turn off. Fog lamp control (if equipped) With the ignition on, the fog lamps can be turned on ... Push the lever toward the instrument panel to activate. Pull the lever towards you to deactivate. OFF 83 2008 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide (post-2002-fmt) USA (fus)
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    ... under these conditions may result in a collision. PANEL DIMMER CONTROL Use to adjust the brightness of the instrument panel and all ... Dome/ON position to reset. This will ensure that your displays are visible under all lighting conditions. 84 2008 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide (post-2002-fmt) USA (fus)
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    ... surface, approximately 25 feet (7.6 meters) away. • (1) 8 feet (2.4 meters) • (2) Center height of lamp to ground • (3) 25 feet (7.6 meters) ... the horizontal reference line, if not, the beam will need to be adjusted using the next step. 85 2008 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide (post-2002-fmt) USA (...
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    ... turn signal. INTERIOR LAMPS Dome lamps and map lamps The map lamps are located on the overhead console. Press the controls on either side of each map lamp to turn on the lamps. 86 2008 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide (post-2002-fmt) USA (fus)
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    ... reading lamps within the rear dome lamp(s). Press the switches on either side of the dome lamp to turn on the lamps. BULB REPLACEMENT Headlamp Condensation The ... number 9005 H11 194A 3457A or 3457AK (amber) LED 921 3157A (amber) C5WL LED 87 2008 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide (post-2002-fmt) USA (fus)
  • 2008 Mercury Sable | Owner's Manual - Page 88
    ...Function Number of bulbs Trade number LED H11 12V6W 578 * High-mount brake lamp N/A Fog lamp (if equipped) 2 Map lamp 2 Dome/... could cause the bulb to break the next time the headlamps are operated. Install the new bulb(s) in reverse order. 88 2008 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide (post-2002-fmt) USA (fus)
  • 2008 Mercury Sable | Owner's Manual - Page 89
    ... front sidemarker bulb 1. Make sure the headlamp control is in the OFF position. 2. Reach under the side of the front fascia to access the bulb ... multiple light emitting diodes (LED). If replacement is required, see your authorized dealer. 89 2008 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide (post-2002-fmt) USA (fus)
  • 2008 Mercury Sable | Owner's Manual - Page 90
    ...be replaced by your authorized dealer. Replacing high-mount brake lamp bulbs This must be replaced by your authorized dealer. Replacing... counterclockwise. 4. Carefully pull the bulb out from the socket. Install new bulb(s) in reverse order. 90 2008 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide (post-2002-fmt) USA (fus)...
  • 2008 Mercury Sable | Owner's Manual - Page 91
    .... 2. Remove the bulb socket from the fog lamp by turning counterclockwise. 3. Disconnect the electrical connector. Install the new bulb in reverse order. 91 2008 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide (post-2002-fmt) USA (fus)
  • 2008 Mercury Sable | Owner's Manual - Page 92
    ... (if equipped with Autolamp feature) The exterior lamps will turn on with the ignition on, headlamp control in the Autolamp position and the windshield wipers are turned on (for a fixed period of time). 92 2008 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide (post-2002-fmt) USA (fus)
  • 2008 Mercury Sable | Owner's Manual - Page 93
    ... the steering wheel in position. Never adjust the steering wheel when the vehicle is moving. ILLUMINATED VISOR MIRROR Lift the mirror cover ... visor back into the headliner, visor must be retracted before moving it back towards the windshield. 93 2008 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide (post-2002-fmt) USA (...
  • 2008 Mercury Sable | Owner's Manual - Page 94
    ... sunglasses or similar sized objects. Press the control to open the storage compartment. OVERHEAD CONSOLE The appearance of your vehicle's overhead ...EQUIPPED) Press and release the button to adjust forward. Press and hold to fast forward. 94 2008 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide (post-2002-fmt) USA (fus...
  • 2008 Mercury Sable | Owner's Manual - Page 95
    ...on the instrument panel and in the center console utility compartment. Do not use the power point for operating ..., the engine is required to be running to avoid unintentional discharge of the battery. To prevent the battery from being discharged: 95 2008 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide (post-2002-fmt) USA ...
  • 2008 Mercury Sable | Owner's Manual - Page 96
    ... auxiliary power point is located on the rear of the center console. The power point is accessible from the rear seat. Cigar/Cigarette lighter... of obstructions and ensure that children and/or pets are not in the proximity of the window openings. 96 2008 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide (post-2002-fmt) USA...
  • 2008 Mercury Sable | Owner's Manual - Page 97
    ... allows the driver's window to open or close fully without holding the control down. To operate ONE TOUCH DOWN: • Press the switch ... If, after 1/2 second the switch is still held, the window will perform a normal open or ONE TOUCH DOWN. 97 2008 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide (post-2002-fmt) USA (fus)
  • 2008 Mercury Sable | Owner's Manual - Page 98
    ... lock feature allows only the driver to operate the power windows. To lock out all the window controls (except for the driver's) press the right ... UP or DOWN and from SIDE to SIDE. Do not adjust the mirror while the vehicle is in motion. 98 2008 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide (post-2002-fmt) USA (fus)
  • 2008 Mercury Sable | Owner's Manual - Page 99
    ... mirror with harsh abrasives, fuel or other petroleum-based cleaning products. EXTERIOR MIRRORS Power side view mirrors Do not adjust the mirror while the vehicle is in motion. 99 2008 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide (post-2002-fmt) USA (fus)
  • 2008 Mercury Sable | Owner's Manual - Page 100
    ... cause damage to the glass and mirrors. POWER ADJUSTABLE FOOT PEDALS (IF EQUIPPED) The accelerator and brake pedal should only be ...) to adjust accelerator and brake pedal. • Press the top of the control to adjust the pedals away from you. 100 2008 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide (post-2002-fmt) USA (fus)
  • 2008 Mercury Sable | Owner's Manual - Page 101
    ...). Refer to Memory seats/power mirrors/adjustable pedals in the Seating and Safety Restraints chapter. SPEED CONTROL With speed control set, ... the ON control and release it. 2. Accelerate to the desired speed. OFF ON CNCL RSM SET SET 101 2008 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide (post-2002-fmt) USA (fus)
  • 2008 Mercury Sable | Owner's Manual - Page 102
    ... your speed control will disengage. Disengaging speed control To disengage the speed control: • Depress the brake pedal or press CNCL (Cancel).... will automatically return the vehicle to the previously set speed. OFF ON CNCL RSM SET SET 102 2008 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide (post-2002-fmt) USA (...
  • 2008 Mercury Sable | Owner's Manual - Page 103
    ...-Down function. Press and release this control to decrease the vehicle set speed in small amounts by 1 mph (1.6 km/h). • Depress the brake pedal or press CNCL (... SET + control. OFF ON CNCL RSM SET SET OFF ON CNCL RSM SET SET 103 2008 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide (post-2002-fmt) USA (fus)
  • 2008 Mercury Sable | Owner's Manual - Page 104
    ...are two ways to turn off the speed control: • Depress the brake pedal or press CNCL (Cancel). ... SAT3 (Satellite Radio mode if equipped). • CD • LINE IN (Auxiliary input jack) (if equipped) OFF ON CNCL RSM SET SET VOL SEEK MEDIA MUTE 104 2008 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide (post-2002-fmt) ...
  • 2008 Mercury Sable | Owner's Manual - Page 105
    ... to fast advance through preset channels or subscribed channels. In CD mode: • Press SEEK to listen to the next track on the... end a voice Press command. For further information on the Navigation system, refer to the Navigation supplement. 105 2008 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide (post-2002-fmt) USA (fus...
  • 2008 Mercury Sable | Owner's Manual - Page 106
    ... roof: To open the moon roof, press the rear portion of the control (to the first detent). To activate the automatic, one-touch, express ... of obstructions and ensure that children and/or pets are not in the proximity of the moon roof opening. 106 2008 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide (post-2002-fmt) USA (...
  • 2008 Mercury Sable | Owner's Manual - Page 107
    ...To close the moon roof: To close, press the front portion of the control (to the first detent). To activate the automatic, one-touch, express close...System with any garage door opener that lacks safety stop and reverse features as required by 107 2008 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide (post-2002-fmt) USA (fus...
  • 2008 Mercury Sable | Owner's Manual - Page 108
    Driver Controls U.S. federal safety standards (this includes any garage door opener model manufactured before April 1, 1982). A ..., programming is complete and your device should activate when the HomeLink button is pressed and released. 108 2008 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide (post-2002-fmt) USA (fus)
  • 2008 Mercury Sable | Owner's Manual - Page 109
    Driver Controls • If the indicator light blinks rapidly for two seconds and then turns to a constant light continue with ...HomeLink . The indicator light will flash slowly and then rapidly after HomeLink accepts the radio frequency signal. 109 2008 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide (post-2002-fmt) USA (fus)
  • 2008 Mercury Sable | Owner's Manual - Page 110
    ... Proceed with Step 3 in the “Programming” section. Operating the HomeLink Wireless Control System To operate, simply press and release the ... section. For questions or comments, contact HomeLink at www.homelink.com or 1–800–355–3515. 110 2008 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide (post-2002-fmt) USA (...
  • 2008 Mercury Sable | Owner's Manual - Page 111
    ... select display features on the message center for a display of status. The system will also notify you of potential vehicle problems with a ... to turn the ignition OFF when refueling to allow this feature to correctly detect the added fuel. 111 2008 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide (post-2002-fmt) USA (fus)...
  • 2008 Mercury Sable | Owner's Manual - Page 112
    ... Differences in the automatic shut-off points on the fuel pumps at service stations • Variations in top-off procedure from one fill-up... Trip Elapsed Drive Time perform the following: 1. Press and release RESET in order to start the timer. 112 2008 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide (post-2002-fmt) USA (fus)...
  • 2008 Mercury Sable | Owner's Manual - Page 113
    ...may be affected when you drive near large buildings, bridges, power lines and powerful broadcast antenna. Magnetic or metallic objects placed in,... 1 15 3. Determine your magnetic zone by referring to the zone map. 4 14 13 5 12 6 7 8 9 1011 113 2008 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide (post-2002-fmt) USA (fus)
  • 2008 Mercury Sable | Owner's Manual - Page 114
    Driver Controls 4. Press the SETUP control repeatedly until the message center says "RESET FOR ZONE SETTING". 5. Press the ..., if the display shows only one heading as the vehicle is being driven around, repeat the procedure from Step 3. 114 2008 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide (post-2002-fmt) USA (fus)
  • 2008 Mercury Sable | Owner's Manual - Page 115
    ...warning message for two to four seconds. Pressing the RESET control cycles the message center through each of the systems being monitored. The...oil change is required whenever indicated by the message center. USE ONLY RECOMMENDED ENGINE OILS. 115 2008 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide (post-2002-fmt) USA (fus...
  • 2008 Mercury Sable | Owner's Manual - Page 116
    ... for the current language to be displayed. 2. Pressing the RESET control cycles the message center through each of the language choices. 3. ...) This feature keeps your headlights on for up to three minutes after the ignition is switched off. 116 2008 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide (post-2002-fmt) USA (fus)...
  • 2008 Mercury Sable | Owner's Manual - Page 117
    ... control to turn the easy entry/exit seat ON or OFF. System warnings System warnings alert you to possible problems or malfunctions in your vehicle's operating systems. 117 2008 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide (post-2002-fmt) USA (fus)
  • 2008 Mercury Sable | Owner's Manual - Page 118
    Driver Controls In the event of a multiple warning situation, the message center will cycle the display to show all warnings by ...is not completely closed. PASSENGER DOOR AJAR. Displayed when the passenger side door is not completely closed. 118 2008 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide (post-2002-fmt) USA (fus)
  • 2008 Mercury Sable | Owner's Manual - Page 119
    ... system checked as soon as possible. CHECK BRAKE SYSTEM. Displayed when the brake system needs servicing. If the warning stays on or ... the washer fluid level. Refer to Windshield washer fluid in the Maintenance and Specifications chapter. 119 2008 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide (post-2002-fmt) USA (fus)
  • 2008 Mercury Sable | Owner's Manual - Page 120
    ...TRUNK CONTROL Press the remote trunk release control on the instrument panel to the left of the steering wheel. Rear sunshade (if equipped...risk of injuries, the sunshade must be properly attached to the headliner clips in the rear roof panels. 120 2008 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide (post-2002-fmt) USA ...
  • 2008 Mercury Sable | Owner's Manual - Page 121
    Driver Controls CARGO AREA FEATURES Cargo net (if equipped) The cargo net secures lightweight objects in the cargo area. Attach ... not put more than 50 lb. (22 kg) in the net. This net is not designed to restrain objects during a collision. 121 2008 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide (post-2002-fmt) USA (fus)
  • 2008 Mercury Sable | Owner's Manual - Page 122
    ... entry functions of your vehicle, it is recommended that the Integrated Keyhead Transmitter (IKT) be handled properly when starting and turning off your vehicle. 122 2008 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide (post-2002-fmt) USA (fus)
  • 2008 Mercury Sable | Owner's Manual - Page 123
    ...position in the ignition lock cylinder, the bottom edge of the IKT adjacent to the control can be utilized. POWER DOOR LOCKS • Press the doors. • Press the doors. control to unlock all control to lock all 123 2008 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide (post-2002-fmt) USA (fus)
  • 2008 Mercury Sable | Owner's Manual - Page 124
    ... the front doors and you lock the vehicle with the power door lock control (on the driver or passenger door trim panel), ... Driver Controls chapter. Note: The autolock feature can be activated/deactivated independently of the autounlock feature. 124 2008 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide (post-2002-fmt) USA (...
  • 2008 Mercury Sable | Owner's Manual - Page 125
    ... the ignition and turn the ignition to the 3 (RUN) position. 2. Press the power door unlock control on the door panel three times. 3. Turn ... the system has been disabled or a chirp followed by a honk to indicate the system has been enabled. 125 2008 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide (post-2002-fmt) USA (fus)...
  • 2008 Mercury Sable | Owner's Manual - Page 126
    ...key in the ignition and turn the ignition to the 3 (RUN) position. 2. Press the power door unlock control on the door panel three times. 3. Turn the .... The horn will chirp one time to confirm programming mode has been entered and is active. 126 2008 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide (post-2002-fmt) USA (fus)
  • 2008 Mercury Sable | Owner's Manual - Page 127
    ... the system has been enabled. CHILDPROOF DOOR LOCKS • Move control up to engage the childproof lock. • Move control down to disengage ... for each door. Setting the lock for one door will not automatically set the lock for both doors. 127 2008 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide (post-2002-fmt) USA (fus)
  • 2008 Mercury Sable | Owner's Manual - Page 128
    ... opened from the inside. • The rear doors can be opened from the outside when the power door locks are unlocked. INTERIOR LUGGAGE COMPARTMENT RELEASE Your ... in the trunk and risk injury. Children should be taught not to play in vehicles. 128 2008 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide (post-2002-fmt) USA (fus)...
  • 2008 Mercury Sable | Owner's Manual - Page 129
    .... REMOTE ENTRY SYSTEM The Integrated Keyhead Transmitter (IKT) complies with part 15 of the FCC rules and with RSS-210 of ... while the key is held in the 4 (START) position. The panic feature operates with the key in the 1 (LOCK) position. 129 2008 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide (post-2002-fmt) USA (fus)
  • 2008 Mercury Sable | Owner's Manual - Page 130
    Locks and Security If there are problems with the remote entry system, make sure to take ALL Integrated ... of 3 minutes. Press again or turn the ignition to the 3 (RUN) position to deactivate, or wait for the alarm to timeout in 3 minutes. 130 2008 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide (post-2002-fmt) USA (fus)
  • 2008 Mercury Sable | Owner's Manual - Page 131
    ... activate this feature: 1. Position the seat and mirrors to the desired positions. 2. Press the SET control on the driver’s door panel. 3. ...s door panel again. 3. Repeat this procedure for another Integrated Keyhead Transmitter if desired. 131 2008 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide (post-2002-fmt) USA (...
  • 2008 Mercury Sable | Owner's Manual - Page 132
    ... of transmitter batteries. 4. Insert the new battery. Refer to the instructions inside the IKT for the correct orientation of the battery. Press ...theft section of this chapter. Note: At least two IKTs are required to perform this procedure yourself. 132 2008 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide (post-2002-fmt) ...
  • 2008 Mercury Sable | Owner's Manual - Page 133
    ... this feature by having your vehicle serviced by your authorized dealer. You may also perform the following power door lock sequence to ... repeated. If the procedure needs to be repeated, wait a minimum of 30 seconds before beginning again. 133 2008 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide (post-2002-fmt) USA (fus)
  • 2008 Mercury Sable | Owner's Manual - Page 134
    ...in the ignition and turn the ignition to the 3 (RUN) position. 2. Press the power door unlock control on the door panel three times. 3. Turn the... shut off the headlamps 10 minutes after the ignition has been turned to the 1 (LOCK) position. 134 2008 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide (post-2002-fmt) USA (fus)
  • 2008 Mercury Sable | Owner's Manual - Page 135
    ... doors without using a key. • open the trunk. • recall memory seat/power mirrors positions (if equipped). The keypad can be operated with the... The doors will lock then unlock to confirm that your personal keycode has been programmed to the module. 135 2008 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide (post-2002-fmt...
  • 2008 Mercury Sable | Owner's Manual - Page 136
    ... feature will turn off after: • one minute of keypad inactivity. control on the remote entry transmitter • pressing the UNLOCK portion of your Integrated ...with the driver's door closed). You do not need to enter the keypad code first. 136 2008 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide (post-2002-fmt) USA (fus)
  • 2008 Mercury Sable | Owner's Manual - Page 137
    ... glow for 3 seconds to indicate normal system functionality. If a problem occurs with the SecuriLock™ system, the indicator will flash rapidly or glow .... If this occurs, the vehicle will not start and should be taken to an authorized dealer for service. 137 2008 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide (post-2002...
  • 2008 Mercury Sable | Owner's Manual - Page 138
    ...for an extended period of time or flashes rapidly, have the system serviced by your authorized dealer. Replacement Integrated Keyless Transmitters (IKT... to your vehicle; only four of these eight can be IKTs with remote entry functionality. 138 2008 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide (post-2002-fmt) USA (fus)...
  • 2008 Mercury Sable | Owner's Manual - Page 139
    ... new key is an Integrated Keyhead Transmitter). The theft indicator light will illuminate for three seconds and then go out to indicate successful programming. 139 2008 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide (post-2002-fmt) USA (fus)
  • 2008 Mercury Sable | Owner's Manual - Page 140
    ... unauthorized entry. If there is any potential perimeter anti-theft problem with your vehicle, ensure ALL Integrated Keyhead Transmitters are ... the driver or passenger interior door lock control while the door is open, then close the door. 140 2008 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide (post-2002-fmt) USA (fus)
  • 2008 Mercury Sable | Owner's Manual - Page 141
    .... The alarm system will still be armed. Pressing the power door UNLOCK control within the 20 second prearmed mode ...entry transmitter portion of your IKT. • The ignition is turned to the 3 (ON) position with an invalid SecuriLock™ key or IKT. 141 2008 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide (post-2002-fmt) USA ...
  • 2008 Mercury Sable | Owner's Manual - Page 142
    ... restraint so that it is located directly or as close as possible behind your head. The head restraints can be moved up by pulling up on the head restraint. 142 2008 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide (post-2002-fmt) USA (fus)
  • 2008 Mercury Sable | Owner's Manual - Page 143
    ...button to lower head restraint. Using the manual lumbar support (if equipped) The lumbar support control is located on the outboard ...Without releasing the pull strap, push the seatback forward. 5. Move the seat as far forward as possible. 143 2008 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide (post-2002-fmt) USA (fus)...
  • 2008 Mercury Sable | Owner's Manual - Page 144
    ... may become dangerous in the event of a sudden stop or collision. Adjusting the front manual seat (if equipped) Never adjust the driver's seat or ... the lap belt snug and low across the hips. Lift handle to move seat forward or backward. 144 2008 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide (post-2002-fmt) USA (fus)
  • 2008 Mercury Sable | Owner's Manual - Page 145
    ... become dangerous in the event of a sudden stop or collision. Adjusting the front power seat (if equipped) Never adjust the driver's seat or ... or death in a crash. Always sit upright against your seatback, with your feet on the floor. 145 2008 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide (post-2002-fmt) USA (fus)
  • 2008 Mercury Sable | Owner's Manual - Page 146
    ... underneath the front passenger seat or between the seat and the center console (if equipped). Check the "passenger airbag off" ..., backward, up or down. • Driver Press the control to move the seat forward, or backward. • Passenger 146 2008 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide (post-2002-fmt) USA (fus)...
  • 2008 Mercury Sable | Owner's Manual - Page 147
    ... to activate low heat. • Push a third time to deactivate. The indicator light on the control will illuminate when activated. For low heat, one light will be lit; for high heat, both lights will be lit. 147 2008 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide (post-2002-fmt) USA (fus)
  • 2008 Mercury Sable | Owner's Manual - Page 148
    ... of the driver seat, power mirrors, and adjustable pedals to two programmable positions. The memory seat control is located on the ... equipped) Lift the head restraint so that it is located directly or as close as possible behind your head. 148 2008 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide (post-2002-fmt) USA (fus)
  • 2008 Mercury Sable | Owner's Manual - Page 149
    ... the seatback(s) from inside the vehicle, pull the strap located on the outboard side of the seatback to release it, and then fold seatback down. When raising the seatback(s), make sure you hear the seat latch into place. 149 2008 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide (post-2002-fmt) USA (fus)
  • 2008 Mercury Sable | Owner's Manual - Page 150
    ... supplemental restraints. • Front outboard safety belts with pretensioners, energy management retractors (first row only), and safety belt usage sensors. 150 2008 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide (post-2002-fmt) USA (fus)
  • 2008 Mercury Sable | Owner's Manual - Page 151
    ... of crash and occupant sensors provides information to the Restraints Control Module (RCM). During a crash, the RCM activates the safety... on the severity of the impact. This allows your Personal Safety System™ to distinguish between different 151 2008 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide (post-2002-fmt) USA (...
  • 2008 Mercury Sable | Owner's Manual - Page 152
    ... safer when properly restrained in the rear seating positions than in the front. Air bags can kill or injure a child in a child seat.... detect whether or not the driver and front outboard passenger safety belts are fastened. This information 152 2008 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide (post-2002-fmt) USA (fus)
  • 2008 Mercury Sable | Owner's Manual - Page 153
    ... of the Personal Safety System™ is not required. The Restraints Control Module (RCM) monitors its own internal circuits and the... authorized dealer immediately. Unless serviced, the system may not function properly in the event of a collision. 153 2008 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide (post-2002-fmt) USA (...
  • 2008 Mercury Sable | Owner's Manual - Page 154
    ... the driver, should always properly wear their safety belts, even when an air bag supplemental restraint system (SRS) is provided. It is ... 12 years old and under in the back seat and always properly use appropriate child restraints. 154 2008 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide (post-2002-fmt) USA (fus)
  • 2008 Mercury Sable | Owner's Manual - Page 155
    ... a retractor assembly that is designed to extend the safety belt webbing in a controlled manner. This helps reduce the belt force acting on the... the Belt and Retractor assembly after an accident could increase the risk of injury in a collision. 155 2008 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide (post-2002-fmt) USA (...
  • 2008 Mercury Sable | Owner's Manual - Page 156
    ...and locking in response to vehicle movement. For example, if the driver brakes suddenly or turns a corner sharply, or the vehicle receives an impact .... How to use the automatic locking mode • Buckle the combination lap and shoulder belt. 156 2008 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide (post-2002-fmt) USA (fus)...
  • 2008 Mercury Sable | Owner's Manual - Page 157
    ... height, squeeze the button and slide the height adjuster up or down. Release the button and pull down on the height adjuster to make sure it is locked in place. 157 2008 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide (post-2002-fmt) USA (fus)
  • 2008 Mercury Sable | Owner's Manual - Page 158
    ... 8 inch (20 cm) safety belt extension assembly that can be added (part number 611C22). This assembly can be obtained from an authorized dealer. Use ... guide on seatback (if equipped), child safety seat LATCH and tether anchors, and attaching 158 2008 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide (post-2002-fmt) USA (fus)
  • 2008 Mercury Sable | Owner's Manual - Page 159
    ... sounding a chime and illuminating the safety belt warning light in the instrument cluster when the driver's and front passenger's safety belt is unbuckled. 159 2008 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide (post-2002-fmt) USA (fus)
  • 2008 Mercury Sable | Owner's Manual - Page 160
    ...belt 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. 160 2008 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide (post-2002-fmt) USA (fus)
  • 2008 Mercury Sable | Owner's Manual - Page 161
    ... safety belts. Frontal airbags are not designed to inflate in rear and side crashes or rollovers. "I'd rather be Not a good idea. ... help prevent ejection, WE CAN'T "PICK OUR CRASH". 161 Reasons given..."Crashes are rare events" 2008 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide (post-2002-fmt) USA (fus)
  • 2008 Mercury Sable | Owner's Manual - Page 162
    ... chime. To do so may adversely affect the performance of the vehicle's air bag system. One time disable If at any time ... feature while driving the vehicle. 1. Turn the ignition switch to the RUN (or ON) position. DO NOT START THE ENGINE. 162 2008 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide (post-2002-fmt) USA (fus)
  • 2008 Mercury Sable | Owner's Manual - Page 163
    ... RESTRAINT SYSTEM (SRS) The airbag supplemental restraint system (SRS) is designed to work in conjunction with the safety belts to help protect the driver and front 163 2008 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide (post-2002-fmt) USA (fus)
  • 2008 Mercury Sable | Owner's Manual - Page 164
    ... the driver, should always properly wear their safety belts, even when an air bag supplemental restraint system (SRS) is provided. Always ...airbag: • Move your seat to the rear as far as you can while still reaching the pedals comfortably. 164 2008 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide (post-2002-fmt) USA (fus)
  • 2008 Mercury Sable | Owner's Manual - Page 165
    ... into your face and torso causing serious injury. Do not attempt to service, repair, or modify the airbag supplemental restraint system (SRS) or its ... must use a forward-facing child seat in the front seat, move the seat all the way back. 165 2008 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide (post-2002-fmt) USA (fus)
  • 2008 Mercury Sable | Owner's Manual - Page 166
    ... deployment. Thus, it is extremely important that occupants be properly restrained as far away from the airbag module as possible while maintaining vehicle control. 166 2008 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide (post-2002-fmt) USA (fus)
  • 2008 Mercury Sable | Owner's Manual - Page 167
    ... will not function again and must be replaced immediately. If the air bag is not replaced, the unrepaired area will increase the risk... if the front passenger's frontal airbag should be enabled (may inflate) or disabled (will not inflate). 167 2008 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide (post-2002-fmt) USA (fus)...
  • 2008 Mercury Sable | Owner's Manual - Page 168
    ...not lit, then turn the vehicle off, remove the child restraint from the vehicle and reinstall the restraint following the child restraint manufacturer's instructions. 168 2008 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide (post-2002-fmt) USA (fus)
  • 2008 Mercury Sable | Owner's Manual - Page 169
    ...the full upright position. • Have the person sit upright in the seat, centered on the seat cushion, with the person's legs comfortably extended. • ... or puts one or both feet up, the chance of injury during a crash is greatly increased. 169 2008 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide (post-2002-fmt) USA (fus...
  • 2008 Mercury Sable | Owner's Manual - Page 170
    ...lodged underneath the seat • Objects between the seat cushion and the center console (if equipped) • Objects hanging off the seat ...the front passenger seat may appear heavier or lighter due to the conditions described in the list above. 170 2008 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide (post-2002-fmt) USA (fus)...
  • 2008 Mercury Sable | Owner's Manual - Page 171
    ...this may or may/not be a problem due to the front passenger sensing system. DO NOT attempt to repair or service the system; take ... the Ford Customer Relationship Center at the phone number shown in the Customer Assistance chapter of this Owner's Guide. 171 2008 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide (post-2002-...
  • 2008 Mercury Sable | Owner's Manual - Page 172
    ...will be heard. The tone pattern will repeat periodically until the problem and/or light are repaired. If any of these things happen, even ...Do not lean your head on the door. The side airbag could injure you as it deploys from the side of the seatback. 172 2008 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide (post-2002-fmt...
  • 2008 Mercury Sable | Owner's Manual - Page 173
    ...deployment of side airbags. The side airbag system consists of the following: • An inflatable nylon bag (airbag) with a gas generator concealed... panel and occupant to further enhance the protection provided occupants in side impact collisions. 173 2008 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide (post-2002-fmt) USA ...
  • 2008 Mercury Sable | Owner's Manual - Page 174
    ..., unless the collision causes sufficient lateral deceleration. Several air bag system components get hot after inflation. Do not.... Failure to follow these instructions may increase the risk of personal injury in the event of a collision. 174 2008 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide (post-2002-fmt) USA (fus)
  • 2008 Mercury Sable | Owner's Manual - Page 175
    ... Canopy™ could injure you as it deploys from the headliner. Do not attempt to service, repair, or modify the Safety Canopy™ system, its fuses, the ... a gas generator concealed behind the headliner and above the doors (one on each side of vehicle). 175 2008 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide (post-2002-fmt...
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    ... behind the rear doors (one on each side of the vehicle). • Rollover sensor in the restraints control module (RCM). The Safety Canopy™ system, in ... Canopy™ system components get hot after inflation. Do not touch them after inflation. 176 2008 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide (post-2002-fmt) USA (fus)
  • 2008 Mercury Sable | Owner's Manual - Page 177
    ... heard. The tone pattern will repeat periodically until the problem and light are repaired. If any of these things happen, .... Also see Airbag supplemental restraint system (SRS) in this chapter for special instructions about using airbags. 177 2008 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide (post-2002-fmt) USA (fus)
  • 2008 Mercury Sable | Owner's Manual - Page 178
    ... passenger cannot protect the child from injury in a collision. Always follow the instructions and warnings that come with any infant or child ... lap/shoulder belts to fit properly, which could increase the risk of serious injury in a crash. 178 2008 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide (post-2002-fmt) USA (fus)...
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    ... without slouching? • Does the lap belt rest low across the hips? • Is the shoulder belt centered on the shoulder and chest? • Can the child stay seated like this for the whole trip? 179 2008 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide (post-2002-fmt) USA (fus)
  • 2008 Mercury Sable | Owner's Manual - Page 180
    ..., with a backless booster seat, you cannot find a seating position that adequately supports your child's head, a high back booster seat would be a ... seating position equipped with lap/shoulder belts if your child is over 40 lb. (18 kg). 180 2008 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide (post-2002-fmt) USA (fus)
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    ... shoulder belt under a child's arm or behind the back because it eliminates the protection for the upper part of the body and may increase the risk of injury or death in a collision. 181 2008 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide (post-2002-fmt) USA (fus)
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    ... that is recommended for the size and weight of the child. Carefully follow all of the manufacturer's instructions with the safety seat you put in... a seating position with LATCH and tether anchors. For more information on top tether straps 182 2008 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide (post-2002-fmt) USA (fus...
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    ...for Children) attachments in this chapter. Carefully follow all of the manufacturer's instructions included with the safety seat you put in your vehicle.... 1. Position the child safety seat in a seat with a combination lap and shoulder belt. 183 2008 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide (post-2002-fmt) USA (...
  • 2008 Mercury Sable | Owner's Manual - Page 184
    ... tongue through the child seat according to the child seat manufacturer's instructions. Be sure the belt webbing is not twisted. 4. Insert the... a snap and feel the latch engage. Make sure the tongue is latched securely by pulling on it. 184 2008 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide (post-2002-fmt) USA (fus)...
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    .... To check this, grab the seat at the belt path and attempt to move it side to side and forward. There should be no more than one inch of ... and repeat Steps 2 through 9. Check to make sure the child seat is properly secured before each use. 185 2008 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide (post-2002-fmt) USA (fus)
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    ... restraints, route the tether strap under the head restraint and between the head restraint posts, otherwise route the tether strap over the top of the seatback. 186 2008 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide (post-2002-fmt) USA (fus)
  • 2008 Mercury Sable | Owner's Manual - Page 187
    ... tightly using the LATCH anchors or safety belts. Follow the instructions in this chapter. 7. Tighten the child safety seat tether strap ... safety seat is not anchored properly, the risk of a child being injured in a collision greatly increases. 187 2008 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide (post-2002-fmt) USA ...
  • 2008 Mercury Sable | Owner's Manual - Page 188
    .... If three child safety seats are installed, use the LATCH lower anchors for the center child safety seat; however, you must use child safety seats ... to hold two child safety seat attachments and may break, causing serious injury or death. 188 2008 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide (post-2002-fmt) USA (fus)
  • 2008 Mercury Sable | Owner's Manual - Page 189
    ... on the seat back. Follow the child seat manufacturer's instructions to properly install a child seat with LATCH attachments. Attach ... the safety seat is not anchored properly, the risk of a child being injured in a crash greatly increases. 189 2008 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide (post-2002-fmt) USA (...
  • 2008 Mercury Sable | Owner's Manual - Page 190
    ...as defined in Title 49 Code of Federal Regulations Part 575.104(c)(2). U.S. Department of Transportation-Tire quality grades: The U.S. Department of... test surfaces of asphalt and concrete. A tire marked C may have poor traction performance. 190 2008 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide (post-2002-fmt) USA (fus)
  • 2008 Mercury Sable | Owner's Manual - Page 191
    ... Equipment) tire sizes, recommended inflation pressure and the maximum weight the vehicle can carry. • Tire Identification Number (TIN): A number on the ...tires designed to carry a heavier maximum load at 41 psi [43 psi (2.9 bar) for Metric tires]. 191 2008 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide (post-2002-fmt) ...
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    ...Every day before you drive, check your tires. If one looks lower than the ... strongly urged to buy a reliable tire pressure gauge, as automatic service station gauges may be... wear. Under-inflation or over-inflation may cause uneven treadwear patterns. 192 2008 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide (post-2002-fmt) ...
  • 2008 Mercury Sable | Owner's Manual - Page 193
    ... stress, irregular wear, loss of vehicle control and accidents. A tire can lose up to half of its air pressure and not appear to ... pressures. A hot tire at or below recommended cold inflation pressure could be significantly under-inflated. 193 2008 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide (post-2002-fmt) USA (fus)
  • 2008 Mercury Sable | Owner's Manual - Page 194
    ...air pressure. Note: If you overfill the tire, release air by pushing on the metal stem in the center of the valve. Then recheck the pressure with ...signs of excessive wear should not be used because they are more likely to blow out or fail. 194 2008 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide (post-2002-fmt) USA (fus)
  • 2008 Mercury Sable | Owner's Manual - Page 195
    ..., which look like narrow strips of smooth rubber across the tread will appear on the tire when the tread is worn down to 1/16th of an inch (2 mm). When the tire...the road tires or after six years due to aging even if it has not been used. 195 2008 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide (post-2002-fmt) USA (fus)
  • 2008 Mercury Sable | Owner's Manual - Page 196
    ...Additionally the use of non-recommended tires and wheels could cause steering, suspension, axle or transfer case/power transfer unit failure. If you have questions regarding tire replacement, see an authorized dealer. 196 2008 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide (post-2002-fmt) USA (fus)
  • 2008 Mercury Sable | Owner's Manual - Page 197
    ... (1.38 bar) greater than the maximum pressure, a Ford Dealer or other tire service professional should do the mounting. Always inflate steel carcass ... limits • Avoid fast starts, stops and turns • Avoid potholes and objects on the road 197 2008 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide (post-2002-fmt) USA (fus)
  • 2008 Mercury Sable | Owner's Manual - Page 198
    ... • Do not run over curbs or hit the tire against a curb when parking If your vehicle ...or cause damage to your tires. If your vehicle seems to pull to one side when you're ... more evenly, providing better tire performance and longer tire life. 198 2008 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide (post-2002-fmt) USA (...
  • 2008 Mercury Sable | Owner's Manual - Page 199
    Tires, Wheels and Loading • Front Wheel Drive (FWD) vehicles (front tires at top of diagram) • Rear Wheel Drive (RWD) vehicles/Four Wheel Drive (4WD)/ All Wheel Drive (AWD) vehicles (front tires at top of diagram) 199 2008 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide (post-2002-fmt) USA (fus)
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    ...authorized dealer to check for and correct any wheel misalignment, tire imbalance or mechanical problem involved before tire rotation. Note...the tire in millimeters from sidewall edge to sidewall edge. In general, the larger the number, the wider the tire. 200 2008 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide (post-2002...
  • 2008 Mercury Sable | Owner's Manual - Page 201
    ... that relates to how much weight a tire can carry. You may find this information in your Owner's Guide. If not, contact a ... speed capability over 186 mph (299 km/h), tire manufacturers always use the letters ZR. 201 2008 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide (post-2002-fmt) USA (fus)
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    ... a comparative rating based on the wear rate of the tire when tested under controlled conditions on a specified government test course...manufacturer's recommended cold inflation pressure which can be found on the Safety Compliance Certification 202 2008 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide (post-2002-fmt) USA ...
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    ...of tire. 1. LT: Indicates a tire, designated by the Tire and Rim Association (T&RA), that is intended for service on light trucks. 2. Load... and tire pressure when the tire is used as a single; defined as two tires (total) on the rear axle. 203 2008 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide (post-2002-fmt) USA (fus)...
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    ... a type of tire, designated by the Tire and Rim Association (T&RA), that is intended for temporary service on cars, SUVs, minivans and ... to the payload description and graphic in the Vehicle loading - with and without a trailer section. 204 2008 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide (post-2002-fmt) USA (fus)
  • 2008 Mercury Sable | Owner's Manual - Page 205
    ... tires and wheels allow the TPMS to continue to function properly. The Tire Pressure Monitoring System complies with part 15 of the FCC rules and with RSS-210 of Industry Canada. Operation is subject to the 205 2008 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide (post-2002-fmt) USA (fus)
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    ...properly maintain your tire pressure could increase the risk of tire failure, loss of control, vehicle rollover and personal injury. ... OFF, your tire pressure still needs to be checked. Visit www.checkmytires.org for additional information. 206 2008 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide (post-2002-fmt) USA (fus)...
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    ... the Tire Pressure Monitoring System, have the damaged road wheel/tire repaired and remounted on your vehicle. For additional ... intended. Please refer to the following chart for information concerning your Tire Pressure Monitoring System: 207 2008 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide (post-2002-fmt) USA (fus)
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    ... OFF. Spare tire in use Your temporary spare tire is in use. Repair the damaged road wheel/tire and reinstall it on the vehicle to ... spare tire is not in use and the light remains ON, have the system inspected by your authorized dealer. 208 2008 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide (post-2002-fmt) USA (fus)
  • 2008 Mercury Sable | Owner's Manual - Page 209
    ... authorized dealer. When inflating your tires When putting air into your tires (such as at a gas station or in your garage), the Tire Pressure ... the light to turn OFF after you have filled your tires to the recommended inflation pressure. 209 2008 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide (post-2002-fmt) USA (fus)
  • 2008 Mercury Sable | Owner's Manual - Page 210
    ... tires and wheels could cause steering, suspension, axle or transfer case/power transfer unit failure. The tires on your vehicle have all..., or optional traction devices on the rear tires. This could cause damage to the vehicle's wheel house or body. 210 2008 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide (post-2002-fmt...
  • 2008 Mercury Sable | Owner's Manual - Page 211
    ...ratings, with or without a trailer, from the vehicle's Tire Label or Safety Compliance Certification Label: Base Curb Weight - is the weight... new vehicle when you picked it up from your authorized dealer plus any aftermarket equipment. 211 2008 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide (post-2002-fmt) USA (fus)...
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    ... outside the US and Canada may not have a Tire Label). Look for "THE COMBINED WEIGHT OF OCCUPANTS AND CARGO SHOULD NEVER EXCEED XXX kg OR... or improperly loading your vehicle can contribute to loss of vehicle control and vehicle rollover. 212 2008 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide (post-2002-fmt) USA (fus)
  • 2008 Mercury Sable | Owner's Manual - Page 213
    ...Loading Example only: Cargo Weight - includes all weight added to the Base Curb Weight, including cargo and optional equipment. When towing, ... weight placed on each axle (front and rear) - including vehicle curb weight and all payload. 213 2008 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide (post-2002-fmt) USA (fus)
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    ... provided by your authorized dealer. GVW (Gross Vehicle Weight) - is the Vehicle Curb Weight + cargo + passengers. GVWR (Gross Vehicle Weight ... and/or structural damage, serious damage to the vehicle, loss of control and personal injury. 214 2008 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide (post-2002-fmt) USA (fus)...
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    ... for operation at GVWR, not at GCWR. Separate functional brakes should be used for safe control of towed vehicles and for trailers where the GCW ... of occupants and cargo should never exceed XXX kg or XXX lbs." on your vehicle's placard. 215 2008 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide (post-2002-fmt) USA (fus)
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    Tires, Wheels and Loading 2. Determine the combined weight of the driver and passengers that will be riding in your vehicle. 3. Subtract the combined...(104 kg). If you remove 3-100 lb. (45 kg) cement bags, then the load calculation would be: 216 2008 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide (post-2002-fmt) USA (fus)
  • 2008 Mercury Sable | Owner's Manual - Page 217
    ...trailer places an additional load on your vehicle's engine, transmission, brakes, tires and suspension. Inspect these components carefully after ...safety chains, cross the chains under the trailer tongue and allow slack for turning corners. 217 2008 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide (post-2002-fmt) USA (fus...
  • 2008 Mercury Sable | Owner's Manual - Page 218
    ...s brake system. Your vehicle may not have enough braking power and your chances of having a collision greatly increase. ... will require more frequent service intervals. Refer to your scheduled maintenance information for more information. 218 2008 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide (post-2002-fmt) USA (fus)
  • 2008 Mercury Sable | Owner's Manual - Page 219
    ...are using a tow dolly follow the instructions specified by the equipment provider. All Wheel Drive (AWD) vehicles: Tow your All...system. If you are using a vehicle transport trailer, follow the instruction specified by the equipment provider. 219 2008 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide (post-2002-fmt) USA (fus...
  • 2008 Mercury Sable | Owner's Manual - Page 220
    ... wheels on the ground, follow these instructions: • Tow only in the forward direction • Release the parking brake • Place the transmission shift ... allow it to run for five minutes at the beginning of each day and at each fuel stop. 220 2008 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide (post-2002-fmt) USA (fus)
  • 2008 Mercury Sable | Owner's Manual - Page 221
    ... starts. Starting your vehicle Engine starting is controlled by the powertrain control system. This system meets all Canadian Interference-... very high temperatures in the engine and exhaust system, creating the risk of fire or other damage. 221 2008 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide (post-2002-fmt) USA (fus)...
  • 2008 Mercury Sable | Owner's Manual - Page 222
    ... start the engine. See Guarding against exhaust fumes in this chapter for more instructions. If you smell exhaust fumes inside your vehicle, have ... Restraints chapter. 2. Make sure vehicle accessories are off. • Make sure the parking brake is set. 222 2008 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide (post-2002-fmt)...
  • 2008 Mercury Sable | Owner's Manual - Page 223
    ... fails to start, press the accelerator to the floor and try again; this will allow the engine to crank with the fuel shut off in case the engine is flooded with fuel. 223 2008 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide (post-2002-fmt) USA (fus)
  • 2008 Mercury Sable | Owner's Manual - Page 224
    ... below 0°F (-17°C). Failure to follow engine block heater instructions could result in property damage or physical injury. To reduce ... extension cord that can be used outdoors, in cold temperatures, and is clearly marked Suitable for Use 224 2008 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide (post-2002-fmt) USA (fus)
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    ... 3 hours of operation. Block heater operation longer than 3 hours will not improve system performance and will unnecessarily use additional electricity. 225 2008 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide (post-2002-fmt) USA (fus)
  • 2008 Mercury Sable | Owner's Manual - Page 226
    ... will be activated immediately, allowing you to retain steering control during hard braking and on slippery surfaces. However, the ABS ... illuminate during start up, remains on or flashes, the ABS is disabled due to a malfunction and needs to be serviced. 226 2008 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide (post-2002-...
  • 2008 Mercury Sable | Owner's Manual - Page 227
    ...BRAKE warning lamp illuminates with the parking brake released, have your brake system serviced immediately. Parking brake Apply ... vehicle's stopping distance will increase greatly and the handling of your vehicle will be adversely affected. 227 2008 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide (post-2002-fmt) USA (...
  • 2008 Mercury Sable | Owner's Manual - Page 228
    .... AdvanceTrac determines whether an engine torque reduction or brake application is needed to help control the vehicle. If the vehicle begins to rotate ...rutted road • Entering a snow-free road from a snow-covered side street, or vice versa 228 2008 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide (post-2002-fmt) USA (fus...
  • 2008 Mercury Sable | Owner's Manual - Page 229
    ... the AdvanceTrac stability enhancement feature will restore full engine power and will enhance momentum through the obstacle. Some drivers ... light will illuminate • If your foot is on the brake pedal, you will feel a vibration in the pedal. 229 2008 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide (post-2002-fmt) USA (...
  • 2008 Mercury Sable | Owner's Manual - Page 230
    ... affect the AdvanceTrac system. Also, do not install a stereo loudspeaker near the front center console or under either front seat. The speaker ...a driver aid which makes your vehicle easier to handle primarily on snow and ice covered roads. 230 2008 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide (post-2002-fmt) USA (fus)
  • 2008 Mercury Sable | Owner's Manual - Page 231
    ... excessive, check for low power steering pump fluid level before seeking service by your ... before seeking service by your authorized dealer. • Do not fill the power steering pump ... off), you can steer the vehicle manually, but it takes more effort. 231 2008 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide (post-2002-fmt) ...
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    ... or worn steering components improper steering alignment AUTOMATIC TRANSAXLE OPERATION Brake-shift interlock This vehicle is equipped with a... brakelamps are not operating properly. Refer to Fuses and relays in the Roadside Emergencies chapter. 232 2008 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide (post-2002-fmt) USA (...
  • 2008 Mercury Sable | Owner's Manual - Page 233
    ... you verify that the brakelamps are working. Always set the parking brake fully and make sure the gearshift is latched ... operation. Additionally, whenever the battery is disconnected or a new battery installed, the strategy must be relearned. 233 2008 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide (post-2002-fmt) USA (...
  • 2008 Mercury Sable | Owner's Manual - Page 234
    ...the front wheels from turning. To put your vehicle in gear: • Depress the brake pedal • Move the gearshift lever into the desired gear To ...the vehicle can be started and is free to roll. Hold the brake pedal down while in this position. 234 2008 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide (post-2002-fmt) USA (fus)
  • 2008 Mercury Sable | Owner's Manual - Page 235
    ...with Overdrive Cancel and Grade Assist Pressing the transmission control switch on the side of the gearshift lever activates two features at the...O/D (overdrive mode) on flat terrain to provide the best fuel economy and transmission function. 235 2008 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide (post-2002-fmt) USA (fus...
  • 2008 Mercury Sable | Owner's Manual - Page 236
    Driving To return to O/D (overdrive mode), press the transmission control switch again. • The O/D OFF lamp in the instrument cluster will not be ... device that may block the normal detection zone of the RSS system may create false beeps. 236 2008 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide (post-2002-fmt) USA (fus)
  • 2008 Mercury Sable | Owner's Manual - Page 237
    ... off in any gear, the ignition must be ON. An indicator light on the control will illuminate when the system is turned off. If the indicator light..., the sensing zone may be altered causing inaccurate measurement of obstacles or false alarms. 237 2008 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide (post-2002-fmt) USA (fus...
  • 2008 Mercury Sable | Owner's Manual - Page 238
    ...be equipped with a full-time All Wheel Drive (AWD) system. With the AWD option, power will be delivered to the front wheels and distributed to the ... your speed. Do not turn the steering wheel too sharply while returning to the road surface. 238 2008 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide (post-2002-fmt) USA (fus)
  • 2008 Mercury Sable | Owner's Manual - Page 239
    ...driving" your vehicle (i.e., turn the steering wheel only as rapidly and as far as required to avoid the emergency). Excessive steering will result in less vehicle control, 239 2008 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide (post-2002-fmt) USA (fus)
  • 2008 Mercury Sable | Owner's Manual - Page 240
    ...). Again, avoid these abrupt inputs. AWD Systems (if equipped) AWD uses all four wheels to power the vehicle. This increases traction, enabling ...) and proceed slowly. If the ignition system gets wet, the vehicle may stall. 240 2008 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide (post-2002-fmt) USA (fus...
  • 2008 Mercury Sable | Owner's Manual - Page 241
    ... vehicle does slide, steer in the direction of the slide until you regain control of the vehicle. If the transmission, AWD system components ... gear once the ascent has started. This reduces strain on the engine and the possibility of stalling. 241 2008 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide (post-2002-fmt) USA (...
  • 2008 Mercury Sable | Owner's Manual - Page 242
    ... the hill. Too much power will cause the tires to slip, spin or lose traction, resulting in loss of vehicle control. Descend a hill in... Refer to the Brakes section of this chapter for additional information on the operation of the anti-lock brake system. 242 2008 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide (post-2002-...
  • 2008 Mercury Sable | Owner's Manual - Page 243
    ...bars) or by using replacement parts not equivalent to the original factory equipment. Any modifications to a vehicle that raise the center of gravity can make ... pressure on the brake pedal. Wet brakes do not stop the vehicle as quickly as dry brakes. 243 2008 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide (post-2002-fmt...
  • 2008 Mercury Sable | Owner's Manual - Page 244
    ...a paved or county maintained road, no recoveries. • towing - Ford/Mercury/Lincoln eligible vehicle towed to an authorized dealer within 35 miles...disabled, but the towing vehicle is operational, the trailer does not qualify for any roadside services. 244 2008 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide (post-2002-...
  • 2008 Mercury Sable | Owner's Manual - Page 245
    ...card is found in the Customer Information Guide in the glove compartment. U.S. Ford or Mercury vehicle customers who require ...35 miles. To obtain reimbursement information, U.S. Ford, Mercury and Lincoln vehicle customers call ...website at www.ford.ca. 245 2008 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide (post-2002-fmt...
  • 2008 Mercury Sable | Owner's Manual - Page 246
    ... control and all front and rear direction signals will flash. Press the flasher control again to turn them off. Use it when your vehicle is disabled and... ON. 5. Wait a few seconds and return the key to OFF. 6. Make another check for leaks. 246 2008 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide (post-2002-fmt) USA (fus)
  • 2008 Mercury Sable | Owner's Manual - Page 247
    ... Mini fuses Grey Violet Pink Tan Brown Red Blue Yellow Natural Green Standard fuses Grey Violet Pink Tan Brown Red Blue Yellow Natural Green Maxi fuses Yellow - ...- Pink Pink Green Green Red Red Yellow Yellow - Brown Black Black 247 2008 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide (post-2002-fmt) USA (...
  • 2008 Mercury Sable | Owner's Manual - Page 248
    ... on/off switch, High-mounted brake lamp SDARS, Bluetooth, Family entertainment system (FES)/Rear seat control Spare SPDJB logic power Turn signals Low beam headlamps (left) 4 5 6 7 248 30A 10A 20A 10A 2008 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide (post-2002-fmt) USA (fus)
  • 2008 Mercury Sable | Owner's Manual - Page 249
    ... Instrument panel cluster Overdrive cancel switch Compass, Automatic dimming rear view mirror Restraint control module Spare AWD module Steering rotation sensor, FEPS, Rear park assist, Heated seat modules 249 2008 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide (post-2002-fmt) ...
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    ... Fuse Panel Description PATS module Climate control Subwoofer (Audiophile radio) Radio Spare Mic mirror, Moon roof, ... battery has been disconnected and reconnected, refer to the Battery section of the Maintenance and Specifications chapter. 250 2008 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide (post-2002-fmt) USA (fus)...
  • 2008 Mercury Sable | Owner's Manual - Page 251
    ... used Anti-lock Brake System (ABS)/AdvanceTrac pump Starter Powertrain Control Module (PCM) relay ABS/AdvanceTrac valve Power point (instrument panel) Power point (2nd row) Spare 251 2008 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide (post-2002-fmt) USA (fus)
  • 2008 Mercury Sable | Owner's Manual - Page 252
    ...** - G8VA relay G8VA relay G8VA relay - Power Distribution Box Description Power point (console) Alternator Not used Not used Rear defroster Power... sensor Fuel diode, PCM Not used A/C clutch Fuel pump Backup Not used 252 2008 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide (post-2002-fmt) USA (fus...
  • 2008 Mercury Sable | Owner's Manual - Page 253
    ...Fuse Amp Rating 10A** Power Distribution Box Description Speed control deactivate switch, Mass air flow sensor, Inline module VPWR2 A/C clutch ... may damage your Tire Pressure Monitoring System and should not be used. 253 2008 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide (post-2002-fmt) USA (...
  • 2008 Mercury Sable | Owner's Manual - Page 254
    ... in an increased risk of loss of vehicle control, injury or death. If you have a dissimilar spare tire/wheel, then it is intended for... at any one wheel location can lead to impairment of the following: • Handling, stability and braking performance 254 2008 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide (post-2002-fmt) ...
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    ...70 mph (113 km/h) • Use more than one dissimilar spare tire/wheel at a time • Use commercial car washing equipment • Use snow ... Drive cautiously when using a full-size dissimilar spare tire/wheel and seek service as soon as possible. 255 2008 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide (post-2002-fmt) USA (fus)
  • 2008 Mercury Sable | Owner's Manual - Page 256
    ... kit from the vehicle. 4. Remove the jack and the wrench from the felt bag. Fold down the wrench socket to use to loosen the lug ... alone will not prevent the vehicle from moving or slipping off the jack, even if the vehicle is in P (Park). 256 2008 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide (post-2002-fmt) USA (fus)
  • 2008 Mercury Sable | Owner's Manual - Page 257
    ... in P (Park), set the parking brake and block (in both directions) the wheel that is diagonally opposite (other side and end of the vehicle) ... one-half turn counterclockwise but do not remove them until the wheel is raised off the ground. 257 2008 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide (post-2002-fmt) USA (fus)
  • 2008 Mercury Sable | Owner's Manual - Page 258
    .... 8. 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. 258 2008 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide (post-2002-fmt) USA (fus)
  • 2008 Mercury Sable | Owner's Manual - Page 259
    ... of the jack mounting bracket in the spare tire tub. 2. Securely close the wrench compartment and the jack bag using the VELCRO strips. 3. ... bracket as shown in Step 4 under Stowing the tire and jack, without securing the jack beneath it. 259 2008 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide (post-2002-fmt) USA (fus)
  • 2008 Mercury Sable | Owner's Manual - Page 260
    ... (tire rotation, changing a flat tire, wheel removal, etc.). Wheel lug nut torque* lb.ft. N•m 1/2-20 UNF 100 135 * ... wheel nuts to loosen and the wheel to come off while the vehicle is in motion, resulting in loss of control. Bolt size 260 2008 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide (post-2002-fmt) USA (fus)
  • 2008 Mercury Sable | Owner's Manual - Page 261
    ...vehicle making sure the two vehicles do not touch. Set the parking brake on both vehicles and stay clear of the engine cooling fan and other moving parts. 261 2008 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide (post-2002-fmt) USA (fus)
  • 2008 Mercury Sable | Owner's Manual - Page 262
    ... 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. 262 2008 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide (post-2002-fmt) USA (fus) - - - + - +...
  • 2008 Mercury Sable | Owner's Manual - Page 263
    ...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... vehicle and run the engine at moderately increased speed. 2. Start the engine of the disabled vehicle. 263 2008 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide (post-2002-fmt) USA ...
  • 2008 Mercury Sable | Owner's Manual - Page 264
    ... bolts are used to designate the assisting (boosting) battery. 2. Remove the jumper cable on the negative (-) connection of the booster vehicle's battery. 264 2008 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide (post-2002-fmt) USA (fus) - - - - + ...
  • 2008 Mercury Sable | Owner's Manual - Page 265
    ...disabled vehicle has been started and the jumper cables removed, allow it to idle for several minutes so the engine computer can relearn its idle conditions. 2008 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide (post-2002-fmt) USA (fus) - - - + + - +...
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    ...wheels) be placed on a dolly to prevent damage to the automatic transaxle. On AWD vehicles, it is required that your vehicle be towed with a ... all the wheels off the ground to prevent damage to the automatic transaxle, AWD system or vehicle. 266 2008 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide (post-2002-fmt) USA (fus...
  • 2008 Mercury Sable | Owner's Manual - Page 267
    ... to exceed 35 mph (56 km/h). Ford Motor Company produces a towing manual for all authorized tow truck operators. Have your tow truck operator refer to this manual for proper hook-up and towing procedures for your vehicle. 267 2008 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide (post-2002-fmt) USA (fus)
  • 2008 Mercury Sable | Owner's Manual - Page 268
    ... must take your Lincoln or Mercury vehicle to an authorized dealer for warranty repairs. While any authorized...policies or procedures, please contact the Lincoln Mercury Customer Relationship Center at 1-800-521-4140....232-5952) www.customersaskford.com 268 2008 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide (post-2002-fmt)...
  • 2008 Mercury Sable | Owner's Manual - Page 269
    ... following the steps described above, contact the Ford Customer Relationship Center to find an authorized dealer to help you. In the United ... dispute, you may wish to contact the Better Business Bureau (BBB) AUTO LINE program (U.S. only). 269 2008 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide (post-2002-fmt) USA (fus)
  • 2008 Mercury Sable | Owner's Manual - Page 270
    ... condition that substantially impairs the use, value or safety of the vehicle) OR 3. The vehicle is out of service for repair of nonconformities for a total of more ... Motor Company 16800 Executive Plaza Drive Mail Drop 3NE-B Dearborn, MI 48126 270 2008 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide (post-2002-fmt) USA (...
  • 2008 Mercury Sable | Owner's Manual - Page 271
    ... LINE program. The BBB AUTO LINE program consists of two parts - mediation and arbitration. Initially, the BBB will try to ... limitations, modify procedures, or to discontinue this process at any time without notice and without obligation. 271 2008 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide (post-2002-fmt) USA (fus)
  • 2008 Mercury Sable | Owner's Manual - Page 272
    ...Canada and the authorized dealer to resolve a factory-related vehicle service concern have been unsatisfactory, Ford of Canada participates... United States and Canada, provided by a network of more than 4,600 participating authorized dealers. 272 2008 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide (post-2002-fmt) USA (fus...
  • 2008 Mercury Sable | Owner's Manual - Page 273
    ... vehicle without proper conversion may damage the effectiveness of your emission control system and may cause engine knocking or serious ... with Ford Motor Company Export Operations. Customers in the U.S. should call 1-800-392-3673. 273 2008 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide (post-2002-fmt) USA (fus)
  • 2008 Mercury Sable | Owner's Manual - Page 274
    ...of vehicles, it may order a recall and remedy campaign. However, NHTSA cannot become involved in individual problems between you, your dealer, or Ford Motor Company. 274 2008 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide (post-2002-fmt) USA (fus)
  • 2008 Mercury Sable | Owner's Manual - Page 275
    ...cause a crash or could cause injury or death, you should immediately inform Transport Canada, using their toll-free number: 1-800-333-0510. 275 2008 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide (post-2002-fmt) USA (fus)
  • 2008 Mercury Sable | Owner's Manual - Page 276
    ... you would a wax to clean bumpers and other chrome parts; allow the cleaner to dry for a few minutes, then wipe off ...-53-A), available from your authorized dealer, or an equivalent quality product to help protect from environmental effects. 276 2008 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide (post-2002-fmt) USA (fus)
  • 2008 Mercury Sable | Owner's Manual - Page 277
    ... racks, bumpers, side moldings, mirror housings or the windshield cowl area. The paint sealant will "gray" or stain the parts over time. PAINT ... grease, use Motorcraft Bug and Tar Remover (ZC-42), available from your authorized dealer. 277 2008 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide (post-2002-fmt) USA (fus)
  • 2008 Mercury Sable | Owner's Manual - Page 278
    ... 3.5L ENGINE PLASTIC (NON-PAINTED) EXTERIOR PARTS Use only approved products to clean plastic parts. These products are available from your authorized dealer. 278 2008 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide (post-2002-fmt) USA (fus)
  • 2008 Mercury Sable | Owner's Manual - Page 279
    .... • Do not use fuel, kerosene, or paint thinner to clean any parts. If you cannot remove those streaks after cleaning with the ... rear window or to remove decals, as it may cause damage to the rear window defroster's heated grid lines. 279 2008 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide (post-2002-fmt) USA (fus)
  • 2008 Mercury Sable | Owner's Manual - Page 280
    ...For fabric, carpets, cloth seats, safety belts and seats equipped with side airbags: • Remove dust and loose dirt with a vacuum .... • Remove light stains and soil with Motorcraft Professional Strength Carpet & Upholstery Cleaner (ZC-54). 280 2008 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide (post-2002-fmt) USA (fus)
  • 2008 Mercury Sable | Owner's Manual - Page 281
    ...chemical solvents or strong detergents. Such products could contaminate the side-airbag system and affect performance of the side... Flush the complete underside of your vehicle frequently. Keep body and door drain holes free from packed dirt. 281 2008 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide (post-2002-fmt) USA (fus...
  • 2008 Mercury Sable | Owner's Manual - Page 282
    ... CAR CARE PRODUCTS Your Ford or Lincoln Mercury authorized dealer has many quality products ... Premium Liquid Wax (ZC-53-A) Motorcraft Premium Windshield Washer Concentrate (U.S. only) (ZC-32... only) (CXC-95) Motorcraft Wheel and Tire Cleaner (ZC-37-A) 282 2008 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide (post-2002-fmt) ...
  • 2008 Mercury Sable | Owner's Manual - Page 283
    ... authorized dealer can provide the necessary parts and service. Check your Warranty Guide to find out which parts ... personal burn injuries, do not start your engine with the air cleaner removed and do not remove it while the engine is running. 283 2008 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide (post-2002-fmt) USA (...
  • 2008 Mercury Sable | Owner's Manual - Page 284
    .... 2. Go to the front of the vehicle and release the auxiliary latch that is located under the front center of the hood. 3. Lift the hood until the lift cylinders hold it open. 284 2008 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide (post-2002-fmt) USA (fus)
  • 2008 Mercury Sable | Owner's Manual - Page 285
    ...IN THE ENGINE COMPARTMENT 3.5L V6 ENGINE 1. Power steering fluid reservoir 2. Engine coolant reservoir 3. Brake fluid reservoir 4. Battery 5. ... dipstick 8. Engine oil dipstick 9. Engine oil filler cap 10. Windshield washer fluid reservoir 285 2008 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide (post-2002-fmt) USA (fus)
  • 2008 Mercury Sable | Owner's Manual - Page 286
    ...: Do not put washer fluid in the engine coolant reservoir. Washer fluid placed in the cooling system may harm engine and cooling system components. 286 2008 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide (post-2002-fmt) USA (fus)
  • 2008 Mercury Sable | Owner's Manual - Page 287
    ... a few minutes for the oil to drain into the oil pan. 3. Set the parking brake and ensure the gearshift is securely latched in P (Park). 4. Open the hood. Protect yourself from engine heat. 287 2008 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide (post-2002-fmt) USA (fus)
  • 2008 Mercury Sable | Owner's Manual - Page 288
    ... must be added to raise the level within the normal operating range. • If required, add engine oil to the engine. Refer to Adding engine oil in this chapter. 288 2008 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide (post-2002-fmt) USA (fus)
  • 2008 Mercury Sable | Owner's Manual - Page 289
    ... seated. Adding engine oil 1. Check the engine oil. For instructions, refer to Checking the engine oil in this chapter. 2. If...Certified For Gasoline Engines" by the American Petroleum Institute (API). An oil with this trademark symbol conforms 289 2008 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide (post-2002-fmt) USA ...
  • 2008 Mercury Sable | Owner's Manual - Page 290
    .... It is recommended you use the appropriate Motorcraft oil filter or another with equivalent performance for your engine application. BATTERY Your ... with a wire brush. You can neutralize the acid with a solution of baking soda and water. 290 2008 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide (post-2002-fmt) USA (fus)
  • 2008 Mercury Sable | Owner's Manual - Page 291
    ... some control conditions are maintained by power from the battery. When the battery is disconnected or a new battery is installed, the engine must relearn its... and start the engine. 3. Run the engine until it reaches normal operating temperature. 291 2008 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide (post-2002-fmt) USA...
  • 2008 Mercury Sable | Owner's Manual - Page 292
    ...reservoir. If the level falls below, add coolant per the instructions in the Adding engine coolant section. Your vehicle was factory-filled.../50 engine coolant and water concentration. If the concentration of coolant falls below 40% or above 292 2008 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide (post-2002-fmt) USA (fus)...
  • 2008 Mercury Sable | Owner's Manual - Page 293
    Maintenance and Specifications 60%, the engine parts could become damaged or not work properly. A 50-50 ...and distilled water. Add the mixture to the coolant reservoir, when the engine is cool, until the appropriate fill level is obtained. 293 2008 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide (post-2002-fmt) USA (fus)
  • 2008 Mercury Sable | Owner's Manual - Page 294
    ... Also, you can be burned if you spill coolant on hot engine parts. Do not put engine coolant in the windshield washer fluid ... level. For all other vehicles which have a coolant degas system with a pressurized cap, or if it is necessary to 294 2008 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide (post-2002-fmt) USA (fus)
  • 2008 Mercury Sable | Owner's Manual - Page 295
    ... system. Your cooling system may have a leak. Operating an engine with a low level of coolant can result in engine overheating and possible engine damage. 295 2008 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide (post-2002-fmt) USA (fus)
  • 2008 Mercury Sable | Owner's Manual - Page 296
    ... of recycled engine coolant in vehicles originally equipped with Motorcraft Premium Gold Engine Coolant since a Ford-approved recycling process ... decrease the freeze protection characteristics of the engine coolant and may cause engine damage. 296 2008 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide (post-2002-fmt) USA (...
  • 2008 Mercury Sable | Owner's Manual - Page 297
    ... water for optimum cooling system and engine protection. FUEL FILTER Your vehicle is equipped with a lifetime fuel filter that is integrated... or death if misused or mishandled. Gasoline may contain benzene, which is a cancer-causing agent. 297 2008 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide (post-2002-fmt) USA (fus)...
  • 2008 Mercury Sable | Owner's Manual - Page 298
    ...The 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. 298 2008 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide (post-2002-fmt) USA (fus)
  • 2008 Mercury Sable | Owner's Manual - Page 299
    .... To help avoid injuries to you and others: Read and follow all the instructions on the pump island; Turn off your engine when you are refueling; Do ... or message can come on after several driving events after you've refueled your vehicle. 299 2008 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide (post-2002-fmt) USA (fus)
  • 2008 Mercury Sable | Owner's Manual - Page 300
    ... that these additives can cause your vehicle's emission control system to deteriorate more rapidly. Repairs to correct the effects of using a fuel for which your vehicle was not designed may not be covered by your warranty. 300 2008 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide (post-2002-fmt) USA (fus)
  • 2008 Mercury Sable | Owner's Manual - Page 301
    ... you are experiencing starting, rough idle or hesitation driveability problems, try a different brand of unleaded gasoline. "Premium" ... Avoid running out of fuel because this situation may have an adverse effect on powertrain components. 301 2008 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide (post-2002-fmt) USA (fus...
  • 2008 Mercury Sable | Owner's Manual - Page 302
    ...on a steep grade, more than 1 gallon (3.8L) may be required. • The Service engine soon indicator may come on. For more information... to the off position prior to refueling, an error in the reading will result if the engine is left running. 302 2008 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide (post-2002-fmt) USA (fus)
  • 2008 Mercury Sable | Owner's Manual - Page 303
    ... a known quality gasoline, preferably a national brand. • Use the same side of the same pump and have the vehicle facing the same direction ... 10% savings in fuel. • Steady speeds without stopping will usually give the best fuel economy. 303 2008 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide (post-2002-fmt) USA (fus)
  • 2008 Mercury Sable | Owner's Manual - Page 304
    ... You may want to turn off the speed control in hilly terrain if unnecessary shifting between ... stop-and-go driving. Maintenance • Keep tires properly inflated and use only ... fuel economy. • Using fuel blended with alcohol may lower fuel economy. 304 2008 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide (post-2002-fmt) ...
  • 2008 Mercury Sable | Owner's Manual - Page 305
    ...or for service of components affecting emission control, such non-Ford parts should be equivalent to genuine Ford Motor Company parts in performance and durability. 305 2008 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide (post-2002-fmt) USA (fus)
  • 2008 Mercury Sable | Owner's Manual - Page 306
    ... fluid leaks, strange odors, smoke or loss of engine power could indicate that the emission control system is not working properly. An improperly operating... fuel cap may not have been securely tightened. See Fuel filler cap in this chapter. 306 2008 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide (post-2002-fmt) USA (fus)
  • 2008 Mercury Sable | Owner's Manual - Page 307
    ... governments may have Inspection/Maintenance (I/M) programs to inspect the emission control equipment on your vehicle. Failure to pass this inspection ..., the following driving cycle consisting of mixed city and highway driving may be performed: 307 2008 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide (post-2002-fmt) USA (...
  • 2008 Mercury Sable | Owner's Manual - Page 308
    ... driving cycle will have to be repeated. POWER STEERING FLUID Refer to the scheduled maintenance information for the service interval schedules..... Refer to Maintenance product specifications and capacities in this chapter for the proper fluid type. 308 2008 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide (post-2002-fmt) ...
  • 2008 Mercury Sable | Owner's Manual - Page 309
    ... operating range the performance of the system could be compromised; seek service from your authorized dealer immediately. TRANSAXLE FLUID ... the location of the dipstick. 6. Install the dipstick making sure it is fully seated in the filler tube. 309 2008 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide (post-2002-fmt) USA ...
  • 2008 Mercury Sable | Owner's Manual - Page 310
    ... fluid 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. 310 2008 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide (post-2002-fmt) USA (fus)
  • 2008 Mercury Sable | Owner's Manual - Page 311
    ...the air filter element, use only the Motorcraft air filter element listed. Refer to Motorcraft part numbers in this chapter. To reduce the risk ...could cause filter damage and allow unfiltered air to enter the engine if not properly seated. 311 2008 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide (post-2002-fmt) USA (fus)
  • 2008 Mercury Sable | Owner's Manual - Page 312
    ... to the engine if the correct air filter element is not used. MOTORCRAFT PART NUMBERS Component 3.5L V6 Engine Engine air filter element FA-1884 Battery ... may be void for any damage to the engine if such spark plugs are not used. 312 2008 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide (post-2002-fmt) USA (fus...
  • 2008 Mercury Sable | Owner's Manual - Page 313
    ...5L)1 Motorcraft SAE 80W-90 Rear differential (AWD) 2.4 pints (1.15L) Premium Rear Axle fluid Lubricant Motorcraft ... Unit 18 ounces (0.53L) Synthetic Rear Axle (PTU) fluid (AWD)5 Lubricant Lock cylinders - 2008 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide (post-2002-fmt) USA (fus) Maintenance and Specifications 313
  • 2008 Mercury Sable | Owner's Manual - Page 314
    ...VC-7-B / WSS-M97B51-A1 X T-5-QM / MERCON V ZC-32-A / WSB-M8B16-A2 Capacity Ford Part Number / Ford Specification 2008 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide (post-2002-fmt) USA (fus) Maintenance and Specifications Ford Part Name or equivalent Motorcraft SAE 5W-20 Premium...
  • 2008 Mercury Sable | Owner's Manual - Page 315
    ... Ford Part Name or equivalent Ford Part Number / Ford Specification Fuel tank - - 20.5 gallons (77.6L) AWD, PZEV AWD and PZEV FWD 20.0 gallons (75.7L) (FWD) 1 2008 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide (post-2002-fmt) USA (fus) Approximate dry fill capacity. Actual amount may ...
  • 2008 Mercury Sable | Owner's Manual - Page 316
    ... 10.3:1 • 3.5L V6 Engine 1. Short drivebelt is on first pulley groove closest to engine. 2. Long drivebelt is on second pulley groove farthest from engine. 316 2008 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide (post-2002-fmt) USA (fus)
  • 2008 Mercury Sable | Owner's Manual - Page 317
    ... number is located on the driver side instrument panel. Please note that in the graphic, XXXX is representative of your vehicle identification number. XXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX 317 2008 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide (post-2002-fmt) USA (fus)
  • 2008 Mercury Sable | Owner's Manual - Page 318
    ... the following information: 1. World manufacturer identifier 2. Brake system / Gross Vehicle Weight Rating (GVWR) / Restraint System 3. Vehicle ... or transaxle each code represents. Description 6F50 6-Speed Automatic Transaxle Code J 318 2008 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide (post-2002-fmt) USA (fus)
  • 2008 Mercury Sable | Owner's Manual - Page 319
    ... Ford Motor Company will repair or replace any properly dealer-installed Genuine Mercury Accessories found... copy of the warranty. Following is a list of several Genuine Mercury Accessories. Not all accessories are available ... portable audio connection 319 2008 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide (post-2002-fmt)...
  • 2008 Mercury Sable | Owner's Manual - Page 320
    ...should not locate the Amateur Radio Antennas in the area of the driver's side hood. • Electrical or electronic accessories or components that are ... the authorized dealer or the owner may adversely affect battery performance and durability. 320 2008 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide (post-2002-fmt) USA (...
  • 2008 Mercury Sable | Owner's Manual - Page 321
    ... passenger airbag ...166, 173, 175 side airbag ...172 All Wheel Drive (AWD), driving off road ...238 Antifreeze (see Engine coolant... ...178 Cleaning your vehicle engine compartment ...278 instrument panel ...280 interior ...280 321 2008 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide (post-2002-fmt) USA (fus...
  • 2008 Mercury Sable | Owner's Manual - Page 322
    ..., electronic set zone adjustment ...113 Console overhead ...94 Controls power seat ...145 steering column ...104 Coolant checking and ... ...289, 312 recommendations ...289 refill capacities ...313 specifications ...313 Event data recording ...6 2008 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide (post-2002-fmt) USA (fus)
  • 2008 Mercury Sable | Owner's Manual - Page 323
    ... heating and air conditioning system ...74, 76, 78 Homelink wireless control system ...... ...16 I Ignition ...221, 316 Illuminated visor mirror ...93 Infant seats (see Safety seats......253 Jump-starting your vehicle ...261 K Keyless entry system ...135 323 2008 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide (post-2002-fmt) ...
  • 2008 Mercury Sable | Owner's Manual - Page 324
    ... ...100 programmable memory ...131 side view mirrors (power) ...99 Moon roof ...106 Motorcraft parts ...282, 297, 312 N Navigation system ...... fluid, refill capacity ...313 fluid, specifications ...313 Power Windows ...96 R Radio ...16, 20, 28 2008 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide (post-2002-fmt) USA (fus)
  • 2008 Mercury Sable | Owner's Manual - Page 325
    ...theft system ...137 Servicing your vehicle ...283 Setting the clock AM/FM single CD ...21 AM/FM/In-dash 6 CD ...29 Spare tire (see Changing the Tire) ...256 Spark plugs,... ...192 label ...204 replacing ...196 rotating ...198 safety practices ...197 325 2008 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide (post-2002-fmt) ...
  • 2008 Mercury Sable | Owner's Manual - Page 326
    ... and chains ...210 spare tire ...254 terminology ...191 tire grades ...191 treadwear ...... ...286 Water, Driving through ...243 Windows power ...96 Windshield washer fluid and ... adding fluid ...286 replacing wiper blades ...287 Wrecker towing ...266 326 2008 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide (post-2002-fmt) ...
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