2009 Mercury Mariner Owner's Manual

2009 Mercury Mariner Manual

2009 Mercury Mariner manual table of contents:

  • 2009 Mercury Mariner | Owner's Manual - Page 1
    ... control Rear window defroster 36 36 39 42 Lights Headlamps Turn signal control Bulb replacement 43 43 47 49 Driver Controls Windshield wiper/washer control Steering ... Moon roof Message center 55 55 56 61 63 64 69 70 1 2009 Mariner (mrn) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus)
  • 2009 Mercury Mariner | Owner's Manual - Page 2
    ... towing Recreational towing 157 159 161 175 180 187 191 Driving Starting Brakes AdvanceTrac Transmission operation Reverse sensing system 193 193 198 201 ... lug nut torque Jump starting Wrecker towing 221 221 222 223 223 230 241 242 248 2 2009 Mariner (mrn) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus)
  • 2009 Mercury Mariner | Owner's Manual - Page 3
    ...without written authorization from Ford Motor Company. Ford may change the contents without notice and without incurring obligation. Copyright © 2009 Ford Motor Company 3 2009 Mariner (mrn) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus)
  • 2009 Mercury Mariner | Owner's Manual - Page 4
    Introduction CONGRATULATIONS Congratulations on acquiring your new Mercury. Please take the time to get well acquainted with your vehicle by reading ... the switch, refer to the Fuel pump shut-off switch in the Roadside Emergencies chapter. 4 2009 Mariner (mrn) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus)
  • 2009 Mercury Mariner | Owner's Manual - Page 5
    ... cell batteries may contain Perchlorate Material - Special handling may apply for service or vehicle end of life disposal. See www.dtsc.ca.gov/hazardouswaste/perchlorate. 5 2009 Mariner (mrn) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus)
  • 2009 Mercury Mariner | Owner's Manual - Page 6
    ... and modules in the vehicle, such as engine, throttle, steering or brake systems. In order to properly diagnose and service your vehicle, Ford 6 2009 Mariner (mrn) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus)
  • 2009 Mercury Mariner | Owner's Manual - Page 7
    ... the most appropriate emergency services. If you do not want to disclose this information, do not activate the feature. See your SYNC supplement for more information. 7 2009 Mariner (mrn) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus)
  • 2009 Mercury Mariner | Owner's Manual - Page 8
    ... primary responsibility is the safe operation of their vehicle. Only use cell phones and other devices not essential to the driving task when it is safe to do so. 8 2009 Mariner (mrn) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus)
  • 2009 Mercury Mariner | Owner's Manual - Page 9
    ... your vehicle. This Owner's Guide is written primarily for the U.S. and Canadian Markets. Features or equipment listed as standard may be...units built for Export. Refer to this Owner's Guide for all other required information and warnings. 9 2009 Mariner (mrn) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus...
  • 2009 Mercury Mariner | Owner's Manual - Page 10
    ... Hazard Warning Flasher Fog Lamps-Front Fuse Compartment Fuel Pump Reset Windshield Defrost/Demist Windshield Wash/Wipe Rear Window Defrost/Demist 10 2009 Mariner (mrn) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus)
  • 2009 Mercury Mariner | Owner's Manual - Page 11
    Introduction Vehicle Symbol Glossary Power Windows Front/Rear Child Safety Door Lock/Unlock Panic Alarm Engine Coolant Power Window ... Fluid Service Engine Soon Passenger Compartment Air Filter Check Fuel Cap Low Tire Pressure Warning 11 2009 Mariner (mrn) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus)
  • 2009 Mercury Mariner | Owner's Manual - Page 12
    ...converter. Drive in a moderate fashion (avoid heavy acceleration and deceleration) and have your vehicle serviced immediately by your authorized dealer. 12 2009 Mariner (mrn) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus)
  • 2009 Mercury Mariner | Owner's Manual - Page 13
    ... on, continues to flash or remains on, have the system serviced immediately by your authorized dealer. A chime will sound when there is a malfunction in the indicator light. 13 2009 Mariner (mrn) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus)
  • 2009 Mercury Mariner | Owner's Manual - Page 14
    ... by your authorized dealer. For more information on this system, refer to Tire pressure monitoring system (TPMS) in the Tires, Wheels and Loading chapter. 14 2009 Mariner (mrn) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus)
  • 2009 Mercury Mariner | Owner's Manual - Page 15
    ... headlamps are turned on. Key-in-ignition warning chime: Sounds when the key is left in the ignition in the off or accessory position and the driver's door is opened. 15 2009 Mariner (mrn) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus)
  • 2009 Mercury Mariner | Owner's Manual - Page 16
    ... If it enters the red section, the engine is overheating. Stop the vehicle as soon as safely possible, switch off the engine and let the engine cool. 16 2009 Mariner (mrn) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus)
  • 2009 Mercury Mariner | Owner's Manual - Page 17
    ... icon indicates which side of the vehicle the fuel filler door is located. Refer to Filling the tank in the Maintenance and Specifications chapter for more information. 17 2009 Mariner (mrn) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus)
  • 2009 Mercury Mariner | Owner's Manual - Page 18
    .... The display will read SET TIME. Use the memory preset numbers (0-9) to enter in the desired time-hours and minutes. The clock will then begin from that time. 18 2009 Mariner (mrn) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus)
  • 2009 Mercury Mariner | Owner's Manual - Page 19
    ...set preset stations for AM/FM1/FM2. To activate the autoset feature: Press MENU repeatedly until AUTO SEEK/TRACK to PRESET ON/OFF appears in the display. Use 19 2009 Mariner (mrn) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus)
  • 2009 Mercury Mariner | Owner's Manual - Page 20
    ... in the remaining presets. RDS Radio Available only in FM mode. This feature allows you to search RDS-equipped stations for a certain category of... hold LOAD until the display reads AUTOLOAD #. Load the desired disc, label side up. The system 20 2009 Mariner (mrn) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus)
  • 2009 Mercury Mariner | Owner's Manual - Page 21
    ... will read DIRECT TRACK MODE SELECT TRACK. Enter the desired track number using the memory preset buttons (0-9). The system will then begin playing that track. 21 2009 Mariner (mrn) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus)
  • 2009 Mercury Mariner | Owner's Manual - Page 22
    ... by pressing DIRECT. If an invalid station number is entered, INVALID CHANNEL will appear in the display and the system will continue playing the current station. 22 2009 Mariner (mrn) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus)
  • 2009 Mercury Mariner | Owner's Manual - Page 23
    ... through the following options: / • CATEGORY MENU- Press OK to enter category mode. Press to scroll through the list of available SIRIUS channel Categories (Pop, 23 2009 Mariner (mrn) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus)
  • 2009 Mercury Mariner | Owner's Manual - Page 24
    ... If you attempt to save more than 20 titles, the display will read REPLACE SONG? Press OK to access the saved titles and press / to ...the menu listing will read DISABLE as the alerts are currently on, so your other option is to turn them off. 24 2009 Mariner (mrn) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus)
  • 2009 Mercury Mariner | Owner's Manual - Page 25
    ... this feature on, radio volume automatically gets louder with increasing vehicle speed to compensate for road and wind noise. The default setting is off. 25 2009 Mariner (mrn) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus)
  • 2009 Mercury Mariner | Owner's Manual - Page 26
    ...primary responsibility is the safe operation of their vehicle. Only use cell phones and other devices not essential to the driving task when it is safe to do so. 26 2009 Mariner (mrn) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus)
  • 2009 Mercury Mariner | Owner's Manual - Page 27
    ... radio repeatedly until LINE, LINE IN or SYNC LINE IN appears in the display. You should hear audio from your portable music player although it may be low. 27 2009 Mariner (mrn) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus)
  • 2009 Mercury Mariner | Owner's Manual - Page 28
    ... primary responsibility is the safe operation of their vehicle. Only use cell phones and other devices not essential to the driving task when it is safe to do so. 28 2009 Mariner (mrn) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus)
  • 2009 Mercury Mariner | Owner's Manual - Page 29
    .... • Station overload: When you pass a broadcast tower, a stronger signal may overtake a weaker one and play while the weak station frequency is displayed. 29 2009 Mariner (mrn) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus)
  • 2009 Mercury Mariner | Owner's Manual - Page 30
    ... compact discs may not function correctly when used in Ford CD players. Do not use any irregular shaped CDs or discs with a scratch protection film attached. 30 2009 Mariner (mrn) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus)
  • 2009 Mercury Mariner | Owner's Manual - Page 31
    ... MP3 files, from F001 (folder) T001 (track) to F253 T255. • Creating discs with only one level of folders will help with navigation through the disc files. 31 2009 Mariner (mrn) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus)
  • 2009 Mercury Mariner | Owner's Manual - Page 32
    ...: For optimal reception performance, keep the antenna clear of snow and ice build-up and keep luggage and other material as far away from the antenna as possible. 32 2009 Mariner (mrn) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus)
  • 2009 Mercury Mariner | Owner's Manual - Page 33
    ...particular channels, and its prices, at any time, with or without notice to you. Ford Motor Company shall not be responsible for any such programming changes. 33 2009 Mariner (mrn) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus)
  • 2009 Mercury Mariner | Owner's Manual - Page 34
    .... SAT FAULT INVALID CHNL Channel no longer available. UNSUBSCRIBED Subscription not available for this channel. Artist information not available. NO TEXT 34 2009 Mariner (mrn) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus)
  • 2009 Mercury Mariner | Owner's Manual - Page 35
    ... with special phone and media features. For more information, please refer to the SYNC supplement or to the SYNC section in the Navigation system supplement (if equipped). 35 2009 Mariner (mrn) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus)
  • 2009 Mercury Mariner | Owner's Manual - Page 36
    ... system. 5. When the system is off, outside air is prevented from entering the vehicle through the vents. 6. : Distributes air through the instrument panel vents. 36 2009 Mariner (mrn) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus)
  • 2009 Mercury Mariner | Owner's Manual - Page 37
    ... in the Seating and Safety Restraints chapter. Outside temperature (if equipped): The outside temperature will appear in the display and is labeled EXT TEMP. 37 2009 Mariner (mrn) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus)
  • 2009 Mercury Mariner | Owner's Manual - Page 38
    ... panel vents towards the side windows. To increase airflow to the outer instrument panel vents, close the vents located in the middle of the instrument panel. 38 . 2009 Mariner (mrn) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus)
  • 2009 Mercury Mariner | Owner's Manual - Page 39
    ... vents and rear seat floor vents. The system will automatically provide outside air to reduce window fogging. Press AUTO to return to full automatic control. 39 2009 Mariner (mrn) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus)
  • 2009 Mercury Mariner | Owner's Manual - Page 40
    ... more economical and efficient. Recirculated air may also help reduce undesirable odors from entering the vehicle. Press the MAX A/C button again for normal A/C operation. 40 2009 Mariner (mrn) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus)
  • 2009 Mercury Mariner | Owner's Manual - Page 41
    ... performance: • Automatic operation: 1. Press AUTO for full automatic operation. 2. Do not override A/C or (recirculated air). 3. Set the temperature to 60°F (16°C). 41 2009 Mariner (mrn) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus)
  • 2009 Mercury Mariner | Owner's Manual - Page 42
    ...rear window or to remove decals from the inside or the rear window. This may cause damage to the heated grid lines and will not be covered by your warranty. 42 2009 Mariner (mrn) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus)
  • 2009 Mercury Mariner | Owner's Manual - Page 43
    ...windshield wipers feature. If the windshield wipers are turned on for a brief period of time, the exterior lamps will turn on with the headlamp control in the autolamp position. 43 2009 Mariner (mrn) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus)
  • 2009 Mercury Mariner | Owner's Manual - Page 44
    ...the positions and the high beams are not turned on. Pull the headlamp control towards you to turn the fog lamps on. The will fog lamp indicator light illuminate. 44 2009 Mariner (mrn) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus)
  • 2009 Mercury Mariner | Owner's Manual - Page 45
    ... vehicle are properly aimed at the assembly plant. If your vehicle has been in an accident, the alignment of your headlamps should be checked by your authorized dealer. 45 2009 Mariner (mrn) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus)
  • 2009 Mercury Mariner | Owner's Manual - Page 46
    ... the light pattern to the horizontal line. 6. Move the opaque cloth to cover the right-hand headlamp and repeat Steps 4 and 5 for the left-hand headlamp. 46 2009 Mariner (mrn) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus)
  • 2009 Mercury Mariner | Owner's Manual - Page 47
    ... roof) are located on the dome lamp. Press the button on either side of each map lamp to illuminate the lamps. Push the button again to turn off the lamps. 47 2009 Mariner (mrn) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus)
  • 2009 Mercury Mariner | Owner's Manual - Page 48
    ...ambient lights will stay on until after the ignition is placed in the off position and either of the front doors are opened or the accessory delay timer expires. 48 2009 Mariner (mrn) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus)
  • 2009 Mercury Mariner | Owner's Manual - Page 49
    ...marks or streaks present on the interior of the lens Take your vehicle to dealer for service if any of the above conditions of unacceptable moisture are present. 49 2009 Mariner (mrn) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus)
  • 2009 Mercury Mariner | Owner's Manual - Page 50
    ... your authorized dealer Replacing interior bulbs Check the operation of all bulbs frequently. Replacing exterior bulbs Check the operation of all the bulbs frequently. 50 2009 Mariner (mrn) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus)
  • 2009 Mercury Mariner | Owner's Manual - Page 51
    ... are aligned, turn the new bulb clockwise to install. Replacing front parking lamp and turn signal bulbs For bulb replacement, see your authorized dealer. 51 2009 Mariner (mrn) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus)
  • 2009 Mercury Mariner | Owner's Manual - Page 52
    ... 6. Install the bulb socket into the lamp assembly and rotate clockwise. 7. Carefully install the tail lamp assembly on the vehicle and secure with two screws. 52 2009 Mariner (mrn) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus)
  • 2009 Mercury Mariner | Owner's Manual - Page 53
    ...carefully press the lamp assembly into liftgate. Replacing high-mount brake lamp bulbs 1. Remove the two screws and move the lamp assembly away from the liftgate. 53 2009 Mariner (mrn) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus)
  • 2009 Mercury Mariner | Owner's Manual - Page 54
    ...bulb from the lamp assembly by pulling out on the bulb while squeezing on the upper and lower snap clips at the same time. Install the new bulb in reverse order. 54 2009 Mariner (mrn) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus)
  • 2009 Mercury Mariner | Owner's Manual - Page 55
    ..., and the headlamp control is in the autolamp position, the exterior lamps will turn on after a brief delay and will remain on until the wipers are turned off. 55 2009 Mariner (mrn) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus)
  • 2009 Mercury Mariner | Owner's Manual - Page 56
    ...Push the steering column tilt lever up. This will lock the steering wheel in position. WARNING: Never adjust the steering wheel when the vehicle is moving. 56 2009 Mariner (mrn) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus)
  • 2009 Mercury Mariner | Owner's Manual - Page 57
    ... operating your vehicle in normal conditions. If the compass still appears to be inaccurate, a manual calibration may be necessary. Refer to Compass calibration adjustment. 57 2009 Mariner (mrn) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus)
  • 2009 Mercury Mariner | Owner's Manual - Page 58
    ... the RESET control until the correct zone appears in the center stack display. 6. The direction will display after the RESET control is released. The zone is now updated. 58 2009 Mariner (mrn) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus)
  • 2009 Mercury Mariner | Owner's Manual - Page 59
    ...Small storage trays and (if equipped) an ambient light control switch WARNING: Use only soft cups in the cupholders. Hard objects can injure you in a collision. 59 2009 Mariner (mrn) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus)
  • 2009 Mercury Mariner | Owner's Manual - Page 60
    .... Do not hang any type of accessory or accessory bracket from the plug. Improper use of the power outlet can cause damage not covered by your warranty. 60 2009 Mariner (mrn) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus)
  • 2009 Mercury Mariner | Owner's Manual - Page 61
    ...(IF EQUIPPED) WARNING: Do not leave children unattended in the vehicle and do not let children play with the power windows. They may seriously injure themselves. 61 2009 Mariner (mrn) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus)
  • 2009 Mercury Mariner | Owner's Manual - Page 62
    ... (if equipped) and audio system may be used for up to 10 minutes after the ignition switch is turned to the off position or until either front door is opened. 62 2009 Mariner (mrn) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus)
  • 2009 Mercury Mariner | Owner's Manual - Page 63
    ..., fuel or other petroleum-based cleaning products. EXTERIOR MIRRORS Power side view mirrors WARNING: Do not adjust the mirror while the vehicle is in motion. 63 2009 Mariner (mrn) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus)
  • 2009 Mercury Mariner | Owner's Manual - Page 64
    ...set speed without keeping your foot on the accelerator pedal. WARNING: Do not use the speed control in heavy traffic or on roads that are winding, slippery or unpaved. 64 2009 Mariner (mrn) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus)
  • 2009 Mercury Mariner | Owner's Manual - Page 65
    ...control will not erase previous set speed. Note: When you use the clutch pedal to disengage the speed control, the engine speed may briefly increase, this is normal. 65 2009 Mariner (mrn) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus)
  • 2009 Mercury Mariner | Owner's Manual - Page 66
    ... 1 mph (1.6 km/h). • Depress the brake pedal or the clutch pedal (if equipped) until the desired vehicle speed is reached and press the SET + control. 66 2009 Mariner (mrn) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus)
  • 2009 Mercury Mariner | Owner's Manual - Page 67
    ...station. In CD mode: to listen to the • Press next track on the disc. In Satellite radio mode (if equipped): • Press to advance through preset channels. 67 2009 Mariner (mrn) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus)
  • 2009 Mercury Mariner | Owner's Manual - Page 68
    ... to scroll through various menus and selections. Press Press OK to confirm your selection. For further information on the SYNC system, refer to the SYNC supplement. 68 2009 Mariner (mrn) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus)
  • 2009 Mercury Mariner | Owner's Manual - Page 69
    ... system, refer to the Navigation System and SYNC supplements. MOON ROOF (IF EQUIPPED) You can move the glass panel of the moon roof back to ... of the control. To stop motion at any time during the one-touch closing, press the control again. 69 2009 Mariner (mrn) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus)
  • 2009 Mercury Mariner | Owner's Manual - Page 70
    ...center for a display of status. The system will also notify you of potential vehicle problems with a display of system warnings followed by an indicator chime. 70 2009 Mariner (mrn) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus)
  • 2009 Mercury Mariner | Owner's Manual - Page 71
    ...when refueling your vehicle. Otherwise, the display will not show the addition of fuel for a few miles (kilometers). DTE will vary according to your driving habits. 71 2009 Mariner (mrn) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus)
  • 2009 Mercury Mariner | Owner's Manual - Page 72
    ... to calculate instantaneous fuel economy. , one or no bars When your vehicle is not moving, this function shows illuminated. Instantaneous fuel economy cannot be reset. 72 2009 Mariner (mrn) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus)
  • 2009 Mercury Mariner | Owner's Manual - Page 73
    ... of the systems being monitored. The sequence of the system check report is as follows: 1. Oil life 2. Brake system 3. Liftgate and glass 4. DTE/Fuel level 73 2009 Mariner (mrn) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus)
  • 2009 Mercury Mariner | Owner's Manual - Page 74
    .... Units (English/Metric) 1. Select this function from the SETUP menu for the current units to be displayed. 2. Press the RESET control to change from English to Metric. 74 2009 Mariner (mrn) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus)
  • 2009 Mercury Mariner | Owner's Manual - Page 75
    ... the autounlock feature, select this function from the SETUP control for the current display mode. 2. Press the RESET control switch to turn the autounlock ON or OFF. 75 2009 Mariner (mrn) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus)
  • 2009 Mercury Mariner | Owner's Manual - Page 76
    ... categories: • They will reappear on the display 10 minutes from the reset. • They will not reappear until an ignition off/on cycle has been completed. 76 2009 Mariner (mrn) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus)
  • 2009 Mercury Mariner | Owner's Manual - Page 77
    ... vehicle is driven more than 3 mph (5 km/h). If the warning stays on after the park brake is released, contact your authorized dealer as soon as possible. 77 2009 Mariner (mrn) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus)
  • 2009 Mercury Mariner | Owner's Manual - Page 78
    ... OIL LIFE CHANGE SOON message will be displayed. OIL CHANGE REQUIRED - Displayed when the oil life left reaches 0%, the OIL CHANGE REQUIRED message will be displayed. 78 2009 Mariner (mrn) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus)
  • 2009 Mercury Mariner | Owner's Manual - Page 79
    ... vents open so outside air comes into the vehicle. CARGO AREA FEATURES Cargo shade (if equipped) If your vehicle has a cargo shade, you can use it to cover items in the cargo area of your vehicle. 79 2009 Mariner (mrn) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus)
  • 2009 Mercury Mariner | Owner's Manual - Page 80
    ... latch area until you hear the latch engage. A pad lock or combination lock can be applied to use the lockable storage feature on the large customer storage bin. 80 2009 Mariner (mrn) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus)
  • 2009 Mercury Mariner | Owner's Manual - Page 81
    ...ends of the cross-bar (both cross-bars are adjustable). 2. Slide the cross-bar to the desired location. 3. Tighten the thumbwheel at both ends of the cross-bar. 81 2009 Mariner (mrn) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus)
  • 2009 Mercury Mariner | Owner's Manual - Page 82
    .... 3. Use a long, flat object to depress the tongue in the endcaps on both sides of the cross-bar. 4. Slide the cross-bar assembly off the end of the rail. 82 2009 Mariner (mrn) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus)
  • 2009 Mercury Mariner | Owner's Manual - Page 83
    ... of the cross-bar. 3. Slide the cross-bar assemblies over the end cap tongue and into the side rails. 4. Tighten thumbwheel at both ends of the cross-bar. 83 2009 Mariner (mrn) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus)
  • 2009 Mercury Mariner | Owner's Manual - Page 84
    ... issued with a security label that provides important vehicle key cut information. It is recommended that you keep the label in a safe place for future reference. 84 2009 Mariner (mrn) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus)
  • 2009 Mercury Mariner | Owner's Manual - Page 85
    ... to the Likewise, when rotating the IKT to the off position in the ignition lock cylinder, the bottom edge of the IKT control can be adjacent to the utilized. 85 2009 Mariner (mrn) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus)
  • 2009 Mercury Mariner | Owner's Manual - Page 86
    ... the power door lock control procedure, or • Performing the keyless entry keypad (if equipped) procedure, or • Performing the message center (if equipped) procedure. 86 2009 Mariner (mrn) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus)
  • 2009 Mercury Mariner | Owner's Manual - Page 87
    ... 3 • 4. The user should receive a horn chirp to indicate the system has been disabled or a chirp followed by a honk to indicate the system has been enabled. 87 2009 Mariner (mrn) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus)
  • 2009 Mercury Mariner | Owner's Manual - Page 88
    ... 1-5 within 30 seconds or the procedure will have to be repeated. If the procedure needs to be repeated, wait a minimum of 30 seconds before beginning again. 88 2009 Mariner (mrn) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus)
  • 2009 Mercury Mariner | Owner's Manual - Page 89
    ..., the driver's door will automatically unlock if it is locked using the power lock control on the driver's door panel while the driver's door is open. 89 2009 Mariner (mrn) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus)
  • 2009 Mercury Mariner | Owner's Manual - Page 90
    ...range could be caused by: • weather conditions, • nearby radio towers, • structures around the vehicle, or • other vehicles parked next to your vehicle. 90 2009 Mariner (mrn) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus)
  • 2009 Mercury Mariner | Owner's Manual - Page 91
    ...The turn signal will flash twice to indicate that the vehicle has switched to one step unlocking. Repeat the procedure to switch back to two step unlocking. 91 2009 Mariner (mrn) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus)
  • 2009 Mercury Mariner | Owner's Manual - Page 92
    ... is in the off position. Replacing the battery The Integrated Keyhead Transmitter uses one coin type three-volt lithium battery CR2032 or equivalent. 92 2009 Mariner (mrn) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus)
  • 2009 Mercury Mariner | Owner's Manual - Page 93
    ...interior lamps and puddle lamps (if equipped) illuminate when the Integrated Keyhead Transmitter or the keyless entry system keypad is used to unlock the door(s). 93 2009 Mariner (mrn) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus)
  • 2009 Mercury Mariner | Owner's Manual - Page 94
    ... 1-5 within 30 seconds or the procedure will have to be repeated. If the procedure needs to be repeated, wait a minimum of 30 seconds before beginning again. 94 2009 Mariner (mrn) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus)
  • 2009 Mercury Mariner | Owner's Manual - Page 95
    ...lock or unlock the doors without using a key, • activate or deactivate the Autolock and Autounlock feature if equipped • release the liftgate glass, The ...your authorized dealer. You can also create your own 5-digit personal entry code. 95 2009 Mariner (mrn) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus)
  • 2009 Mercury Mariner | Owner's Manual - Page 96
    ... anti-scan feature will turn off after: • one minute of keypad inactivity, • pressing the control on the remote entry transmitter, • or the ignition position changes. 96 2009 Mariner (mrn) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus)
  • 2009 Mercury Mariner | Owner's Manual - Page 97
    ...IKT and restart the engine. Note: Do not leave a duplicate coded key in the vehicle. Always take your keys and lock all doors when leaving the vehicle. 97 2009 Mariner (mrn) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus)
  • 2009 Mercury Mariner | Owner's Manual - Page 98
    ... Integrated Keyhead Transmitters (IKTs). The IKT functions as both a programmed ignition key that operates all the locks and starts the vehicle, as well as a remote 98 2009 Mariner (mrn) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus)
  • 2009 Mercury Mariner | Owner's Manual - Page 99
    ... Please visit an authorized dealer to purchase additional spare or replacement keys. Programming spare keys You can program your own Integrated Keyhead Transmitters...the 3 (on) position for at least three seconds, but no more than 10 seconds. 99 2009 Mariner (mrn) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus)
  • 2009 Mercury Mariner | Owner's Manual - Page 100
    ... dealer to have the new key(s) programmed. To program additional new unprogrammed key(s), wait 20 seconds and then repeat this procedure from Step 1. 100 2009 Mariner (mrn) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus)
  • 2009 Mercury Mariner | Owner's Manual - Page 101
    ...of a sudden stop or collision. Adjustable head restraints Your vehicle is equipped with front row outboard head restraints that are vertically ... • a guide sleeve adjust/release button (3), • and a guide sleeve unlock/remove button (4). 101 2009 Mariner (mrn) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus)
  • 2009 Mercury Mariner | Owner's Manual - Page 102
    ... up position. WARNING: The adjustable head restraint is a safety device. Whenever possible it should be installed and properly adjusted when the seat is occupied. 102 2009 Mariner (mrn) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus)
  • 2009 Mercury Mariner | Owner's Manual - Page 103
    ... head and positioned as close as possible to the back of your head. For occupants of extremely tall stature, adjust the head restraint to its full up position. 103 2009 Mariner (mrn) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus)
  • 2009 Mercury Mariner | Owner's Manual - Page 104
    ... of the driver's seatback. Turn the lumbar support control clockwise to increase firmness. Turn the lumbar support control counterclockwise to increase softness. 104 2009 Mariner (mrn) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus)
  • 2009 Mercury Mariner | Owner's Manual - Page 105
    ...Front passenger sensing system section for additional details. Failure to follow these instructions may interfere with the front passenger seat sensing system. 105 2009 Mariner (mrn) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus)
  • 2009 Mercury Mariner | Owner's Manual - Page 106
    ...may cause the seat heater to overheat. An overheated seat may cause serious personal injury. Note: Do not do the following: • Place heavy objects on the seat 106 2009 Mariner (mrn) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus)
  • 2009 Mercury Mariner | Owner's Manual - Page 107
    ... down. Lift the head restraint so that it is located directly or as close as possible behind your head. Push control to lower or remove head restraint. 107 2009 Mariner (mrn) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus)
  • 2009 Mercury Mariner | Owner's Manual - Page 108
    ...head restraint under the front seat for storage. 3. Pull the seat release control. Note: Make sure the floor is clear of all objects before folding the seat. 108 2009 Mariner (mrn) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus)
  • 2009 Mercury Mariner | Owner's Manual - Page 109
    ... the front seat. This is common for both 60% and 40% seatbacks. Note: When the seatback release lever is pulled, slowly lower seatback to the flat position. 109 2009 Mariner (mrn) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus)
  • 2009 Mercury Mariner | Owner's Manual - Page 110
    .... 2. Rotate seat cushion down into the seating position making sure that the seat cushion is locked into place and that the safety belt buckles are exposed. 110 2009 Mariner (mrn) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus)
  • 2009 Mercury Mariner | Owner's Manual - Page 111
    ... webbing from the quarter trim panel. To remove the rear cushion 1. Lift the yellow tab to release the hinges. 2. Pull the cushion to the outboard side of the vehicle. 111 2009 Mariner (mrn) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus)
  • 2009 Mercury Mariner | Owner's Manual - Page 112
    ...Safety System work? The Personal Safety System can adapt the deployment strategy of your vehicle's safety devices according to crash severity and occupant 112 2009 Mariner (mrn) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus)
  • 2009 Mercury Mariner | Owner's Manual - Page 113
    ... occupants, like infants in rear-facing child seats, this occurs because they are initially sitting very close to the airbag. For other occupants, this occurs when the 113 2009 Mariner (mrn) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus)
  • 2009 Mercury Mariner | Owner's Manual - Page 114
    ... are designed to tighten the safety belts firmly against the occupant's body during frontal collisions, and in side collisions and rollovers. This helps 114 2009 Mariner (mrn) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus)
  • 2009 Mercury Mariner | Owner's Manual - Page 115
    ... upright and the lap belt snug and low across the hips. WARNING: To reduce the risk of injury, make sure children sit where they can be properly restrained. 115 2009 Mariner (mrn) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus)
  • 2009 Mercury Mariner | Owner's Manual - Page 116
    ..., all children 12 years old and under should be properly restrained in a rear seating position. WARNING: Safety belts and seats can become hot in a ... a small child. Check seat covers and buckles before you place a child anywhere near them. 116 2009 Mariner (mrn) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus)
  • 2009 Mercury Mariner | Owner's Manual - Page 117
    ... locking in response to vehicle movement. For example, if the driver brakes suddenly or turns a corner sharply, or the vehicle receives an impact of approximately 5 mph 117 2009 Mariner (mrn) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus)
  • 2009 Mercury Mariner | Owner's Manual - Page 118
    ...out. • Allow the belt to retract. As the belt retracts, you will hear a clicking sound. This indicates the safety belt is now in the automatic locking mode. 118 2009 Mariner (mrn) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus)
  • 2009 Mercury Mariner | Owner's Manual - Page 119
    ... of your shoulder. Failure to adjust the safety belt properly could reduce the effectiveness of the safety belt and increase the risk of injury in a collision. 119 2009 Mariner (mrn) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus)
  • 2009 Mercury Mariner | Owner's Manual - Page 120
    ... and indicator chime The safety belt warning light illuminates in the instrument cluster and a chime sounds to remind the occupants to fasten their safety belts. 120 2009 Mariner (mrn) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus)
  • 2009 Mercury Mariner | Owner's Manual - Page 121
    ... light illuminates 1 minute and the warning chime sounds 6 seconds. The safety belt warning light and warning chime turn off. The safety belt warning light and indicator chime remain off. 121 2009 Mariner (mrn) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus)
  • 2009 Mercury Mariner | Owner's Manual - Page 122
    ...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. 122 2009 Mariner (mrn) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus)
  • 2009 Mercury Mariner | Owner's Manual - Page 123
    ...are ejected are clear 40 times more likely to DIE. Safety belts help prevent ejection, WE CAN'T PICK OUR CRASH . Reasons given...Crashes are rare events 123 2009 Mariner (mrn) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus)
  • 2009 Mercury Mariner | Owner's Manual - Page 124
    ... Belt-Minder system activated for yourself and others who may use the vehicle. To reduce the risk of injury, do not deactivate/activate the Belt-Minder feature. 124 2009 Mariner (mrn) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus)
  • 2009 Mercury Mariner | Owner's Manual - Page 125
    ... three seconds again. • After receiving confirmation, the deactivation/activation procedure is complete. AIRBAG SUPPLEMENTAL RESTRAINT SYSTEM (SRS) 4X4 125 2009 Mariner (mrn) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus)
  • 2009 Mercury Mariner | Owner's Manual - Page 126
    .... To properly position yourself away from the airbag: • Move your seat to the rear as far as you can while still reaching the pedals comfortably....those objects to be propelled by the airbag into your face and torso causing serious injury. 126 2009 Mariner (mrn) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus)
  • 2009 Mercury Mariner | Owner's Manual - Page 127
    .... WARNING: Airbags can kill or injure a child in a child seat. NEVER place a rear-facing child seat in front of an active airbag. If you must use a forward-facing child seat in the front seat, move the seat all the way back. 127 2009 Mariner (mrn) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus)
  • 2009 Mercury Mariner | Owner's Manual - Page 128
    ...module as possible while maintaining vehicle control. The SRS consists of: • driver and passenger airbag modules (which include the inflators and airbags). 128 2009 Mariner (mrn) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus)
  • 2009 Mercury Mariner | Owner's Manual - Page 129
    ... presence of a properly seated occupant and determine if the front passenger's frontal airbag should be enabled (may inflate) or disabled (will not inflate). 129 2009 Mariner (mrn) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus)
  • 2009 Mercury Mariner | Owner's Manual - Page 130
    ...to disable (will not inflate) the front passenger's frontal airbag when a rear facing infant seat, a forward-facing child restraint, or ... the vehicle and reinstall the restraint following the child restraint manufacturer's instructions. 130 2009 Mariner (mrn) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus)
  • 2009 Mercury Mariner | Owner's Manual - Page 131
    ..., lies down, turns sideways, sits forward, leans forward or sideways, or puts one or both feet up, the chance of injury during a crash is greatly increased. 131 2009 Mariner (mrn) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus)
  • 2009 Mercury Mariner | Owner's Manual - Page 132
    ... by the front passenger sensing system. The person in the front passenger seat may appear heavier or lighter due to the conditions described in the list above. 132 2009 Mariner (mrn) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus)
  • 2009 Mercury Mariner | Owner's Manual - Page 133
    ... 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. 133 2009 Mariner (mrn) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing...
  • 2009 Mercury Mariner | Owner's Manual - Page 134
    ... increase the risk of injury in an accident. WARNING: Do not lean your head on the door. The side airbag could injure you as it deploys from the side of the seatback. 134 2009 Mariner (mrn) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus)
  • 2009 Mercury Mariner | Owner's Manual - Page 135
    ... deactivated. The airbag was designed to inflate between the door panel and occupant to further enhance the protection provided occupants in side impact collisions. 135 2009 Mariner (mrn) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus)
  • 2009 Mercury Mariner | Owner's Manual - Page 136
    ... intermittently, have the SRS serviced at your authorized dealer immediately. Unless serviced, the system may not function properly in the event of a collision. 136 2009 Mariner (mrn) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus)
  • 2009 Mercury Mariner | Owner's Manual - Page 137
    ... and Safety Canopy system is provided. WARNING: To reduce risk of injury, do not obstruct or place objects in the deployment path of the inflatable Safety Canopy . 137 2009 Mariner (mrn) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus)
  • 2009 Mercury Mariner | Owner's Manual - Page 138
    ...sustains lateral deceleration sufficient to cause the RCM to initiate Safety Canopy inflation or when a certain likelihood of a rollover event is detected by the rollover sensor. 138 2009 Mariner (mrn) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus)
  • 2009 Mercury Mariner | Owner's Manual - Page 139
    ... is turned on. • A series of five beeps will be heard. The tone pattern will repeat periodically until the problem and/or light are repaired. 139 2009 Mariner (mrn) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus)
  • 2009 Mercury Mariner | Owner's Manual - Page 140
    ... restrain children in safety seats made especially for their height, age, and weight may result in an increased risk of serious injury or death to your child. 140 2009 Mariner (mrn) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus)
  • 2009 Mercury Mariner | Owner's Manual - Page 141
    ... of your vehicle. Accident statistics suggest that children are safer when properly restrained in the rear seating positions than in a front seating position. 141 2009 Mariner (mrn) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus)
  • 2009 Mercury Mariner | Owner's Manual - Page 142
    ... or utilized, is inappropriate for your child's height, age, or weight or does not properly fit the child may increase the risk of serious injury or death. 142 2009 Mariner (mrn) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus)
  • 2009 Mercury Mariner | Owner's Manual - Page 143
    ...vehicle. If the child is the proper height, age, and weight (as specified by your child safety seat or booster manufacturer), fits the restraint and can be 143 2009 Mariner (mrn) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus)
  • 2009 Mercury Mariner | Owner's Manual - Page 144
    ... whenever possible. If all children cannot be seated and restrained properly in a rear seating position, properly restrain the largest child in the front seat. 144 2009 Mariner (mrn) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus)
  • 2009 Mercury Mariner | Owner's Manual - Page 145
    ... belts: Note: Although the child seat illustrated is a forward facing child seat, the steps are the same for installing a rear facing child seat. 145 2009 Mariner (mrn) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus)
  • 2009 Mercury Mariner | Owner's Manual - Page 146
    ... lap belt portions together, route the tongue through the child seat according to the child seat manufacturer's instructions. Be sure the belt webbing is not twisted. 146 2009 Mariner (mrn) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus)
  • 2009 Mercury Mariner | Owner's Manual - Page 147
    ... the proper snugness of the child seat to the vehicle. Sometimes, a slight lean towards the buckle will additionally help to remove remaining slack from the belt. 147 2009 Mariner (mrn) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus)
  • 2009 Mercury Mariner | Owner's Manual - Page 148
    ... strap. See Attaching child safety seats with tether straps and Recommendations for attaching safety restraints for children in this chapter for more information. 148 2009 Mariner (mrn) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus)
  • 2009 Mercury Mariner | Owner's Manual - Page 149
    ... seat with rigid LATCH attachments cannot be installed at the center seating position. LATCH compatible child seats (with attachments on belt webbing) can 149 2009 Mariner (mrn) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus)
  • 2009 Mercury Mariner | Owner's Manual - Page 150
    ...straps are available as an accessory for many older safety seats. Contact the manufacturer of your child seat for information about ordering a tether strap, or to obtain a 150 2009 Mariner (mrn) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus)
  • 2009 Mercury Mariner | Owner's Manual - Page 151
    .... 2. Locate the correct anchor for the selected seating position. There are three tether anchors located on the headliner at the rear of the vehicle. 151 2009 Mariner (mrn) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus)
  • 2009 Mercury Mariner | Owner's Manual - Page 152
    ... fit of both the lap and shoulder belt on children who have outgrown child safety seats, Ford Motor Company recommends use of a belt-positioning booster. 152 2009 Mariner (mrn) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus)
  • 2009 Mercury Mariner | Owner's Manual - Page 153
    ...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? 153 2009 Mariner (mrn) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus)
  • 2009 Mercury Mariner | Owner's Manual - Page 154
    ... backless booster seat, you cannot find a seating position that adequately supports your child's head, a high back booster seat would be a better choice. 154 2009 Mariner (mrn) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus)
  • 2009 Mercury Mariner | Owner's Manual - Page 155
    ... For this reason, you should never use a booster seat with a lap belt only. It is generally best to use a booster seat with lap/shoulder belts in the back seat. 155 2009 Mariner (mrn) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus)
  • 2009 Mercury Mariner | Owner's Manual - Page 156
    ... necessary replace the safety belt assembly or child restraint system under the above conditions could result in severe personal injuries in the event of a collision. 156 2009 Mariner (mrn) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus)
  • 2009 Mercury Mariner | Owner's Manual - Page 157
    ... power itself. This increases traction which may enable you to safely drive over terrain and road conditions that a conventional two-wheel drive vehicle cannot. 157 2009 Mariner (mrn) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus)
  • 2009 Mercury Mariner | Owner's Manual - Page 158
    ... components. All other things held equal, a shorter wheelbase may make your vehicle quicker to respond to steering inputs than a vehicle with a longer wheelbase. 158 2009 Mariner (mrn) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus)
  • 2009 Mercury Mariner | Owner's Manual - Page 159
    ... government has written it. Treadwear The treadwear grade is a comparative rating based on the wear rate of the tire when tested under controlled conditions on a specified 159 2009 Mariner (mrn) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus)
  • 2009 Mercury Mariner | Owner's Manual - Page 160
    ... • Tire label: A label showing the OE (Original Equipment) tire sizes, recommended inflation pressure and the maximum weight the vehicle can carry. 160 2009 Mariner (mrn) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus)
  • 2009 Mercury Mariner | Owner's Manual - Page 161
    ... designed to carry a heavier maximum load at 41 psi [43 psi (2.9 bar) for Metric tires]. Increasing the inflation pressure beyond this pressure will not ... the others, use a tire gauge to check pressure of all tires and adjust if required. 161 2009 Mariner (mrn) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus)
  • 2009 Mercury Mariner | Owner's Manual - Page 162
    .... Check your tire pressures frequently and adjust them to the proper pressure which can be found on the Safety Compliance Certification Label or Tire Label. 162 2009 Mariner (mrn) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus)
  • 2009 Mercury Mariner | Owner's Manual - Page 163
    ... wedged in the tread grooves. Check for holes or cuts that may permit air leakage from the tire and make necessary repairs. Also inspect the tire sidewalls for 163 2009 Mariner (mrn) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus)
  • 2009 Mercury Mariner | Owner's Manual - Page 164
    ... is suspected, have the tire demounted and inspected in case it needs to be repaired or replaced. For your safety, tires that are damaged or show signs of excessive ... road tires or after six years due to aging even if it has not been used. 164 2009 Mariner (mrn) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus)
  • 2009 Mercury Mariner | Owner's Manual - Page 165
    ..., axle or transfer case/power transfer unit failure. If you have questions regarding tire replacement, contact your authorized dealer as soon as possible. 165 2009 Mariner (mrn) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus)
  • 2009 Mercury Mariner | Owner's Manual - Page 166
    ... indicator is flashing, your TPMS is malfunctioning. Your replacement tire might be incompatible with your TPMS, or some component of the TPMS may be damaged. 166 2009 Mariner (mrn) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus)
  • 2009 Mercury Mariner | Owner's Manual - Page 167
    ... your vehicle seems to pull to one side when you're driving, the wheels may be out of alignment. Have an authorized dealer check the wheel alignment periodically. 167 2009 Mariner (mrn) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus)
  • 2009 Mercury Mariner | Owner's Manual - Page 168
    ... help your tires wear more evenly, providing better tire performance and longer tire life. • Front Wheel Drive (FWD) vehicles (front tires at top of diagram) 168 2009 Mariner (mrn) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus)
  • 2009 Mercury Mariner | Owner's Manual - Page 169
    ... the fundamental characteristics of the tire and also provides a U.S. DOT Tire Identification Number for safety standard certification and in case of a recall. 169 2009 Mariner (mrn) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus)
  • 2009 Mercury Mariner | Owner's Manual - Page 170
    ... need to be adjusted for the difference in conditions. The ratings range from 81 mph (130 km/h) to 186 mph (299 km/h). These ratings are listed in the following chart. 170 2009 Mariner (mrn) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus)
  • 2009 Mercury Mariner | Owner's Manual - Page 171
    ... on all tires because it is not required by federal law. Letter rating Speed rating - mph (km/h) M 81 mph (130 km/h) N 87 mph (140... indicate the ply materials in the tire and the sidewall, which include steel, nylon, polyester, and others. 171 2009 Mariner (mrn) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus)
  • 2009 Mercury Mariner | Owner's Manual - Page 172
    ... the recommended pressure on the vehicle label. The tire suppliers may have additional markings, notes or warnings such as standard load, radial tubeless, etc. 172 2009 Mariner (mrn) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus)
  • 2009 Mercury Mariner | Owner's Manual - Page 173
    ...psi (kPa) cold: Indicates the maximum load and tire pressure when the tire is used as a single; defined as two tires (total) on the rear axle. 173 2009 Mariner (mrn) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus)
  • 2009 Mercury Mariner | Owner's Manual - Page 174
    ... the B-Pillar or the edge of the driver's door. Refer to the payload description and graphic in the Vehicle loading - with and without a trailer section. 174 2009 Mariner (mrn) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus)
  • 2009 Mercury Mariner | Owner's Manual - Page 175
    ... 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 175 2009 Mariner (mrn) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus)
  • 2009 Mercury Mariner | Owner's Manual - Page 176
    ...to be inflated to the manufacturer's recommended tire pressure. Even if the light turns ON and a short time later turns OFF, your tire pressure...remind you that the damaged road wheel/tire needs to be repaired and put back on your vehicle. 176 2009 Mariner (mrn) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus)
  • 2009 Mercury Mariner | Owner's Manual - Page 177
    ...- If your tires are properly intion flated and your spare tire is not in use and the light remains ON, contact your authorized dealer as soon as possible. 177 2009 Mariner (mrn) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus)
  • 2009 Mercury Mariner | Owner's Manual - Page 178
    ... is under-inflated, carefully drive the vehicle to the nearest location where air can be added to the tires. Inflate all the tires to the recommended inflation pressure. 178 2009 Mariner (mrn) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus)
  • 2009 Mercury Mariner | Owner's Manual - Page 179
    ...mph (48 km/h) with tire cables on your vehicle. Consult your authorized dealer for information on other Ford Motor Company approved methods of traction control. 179 2009 Mariner (mrn) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus)
  • 2009 Mercury Mariner | Owner's Manual - Page 180
    ...or optional equipment. Vehicle Curb Weight - is the weight of your new vehicle when you picked it up from your authorized dealer plus any aftermarket equipment. 180 2009 Mariner (mrn) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus)
  • 2009 Mercury Mariner | Owner's Manual - Page 181
    ...cargo, even if there is space available. Overloading or improperly loading your vehicle can contribute to loss of vehicle control and vehicle rollover. 181 2009 Mariner (mrn) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus)
  • 2009 Mercury Mariner | Owner's Manual - Page 182
    ...of cargo weight. GAW (Gross Axle Weight) - is the total weight placed on each axle (front and rear) - including vehicle curb weight and all payload. 182 2009 Mariner (mrn) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus)
  • 2009 Mercury Mariner | Owner's Manual - Page 183
    ... cargo). The GVWR is shown on the Safety Compliance Certification Label located on the B-Pillar or the edge of the driver's door. The GVW must never exceed the GVWR. 183 2009 Mariner (mrn) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus)
  • 2009 Mercury Mariner | Owner's Manual - Page 184
    ... proper king pin load range of 1,725 to 2,875 lb. (782 to 1,304 kg) WARNING: Do not exceed the GVWR or the GAWR specified on the Safety Compliance Certification Label. 184 2009 Mariner (mrn) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus)
  • 2009 Mercury Mariner | Owner's Manual - Page 185
    Tires, Wheels and Loading WARNING: Do not use replacement tires with lower load carrying capacities than the original tires because they may ..., the calculation would be: 635 kg - (5 x 99 kg) - (5 x 13.5 kg) = 635 - 495 - 67.5 = 72.5 kg. 185 2009 Mariner (mrn) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus)
  • 2009 Mercury Mariner | Owner's Manual - Page 186
    ... and people than most passenger cars. Depending upon the type and placement of the load, hauling cargo and people may raise the center of gravity of the vehicle. 186 2009 Mariner (mrn) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus)
  • 2009 Mercury Mariner | Owner's Manual - Page 187
    ... terms found on the label, refer to Vehicle loading in this chapter. Remember to figure in the tongue load of your loaded vehicle when figuring the total weight. 187 2009 Mariner (mrn) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus)
  • 2009 Mercury Mariner | Owner's Manual - Page 188
    ...require electric trailer brakes for trailers over a specified weight. The Mariner vehicle electrical system is not equipped to accommodate electric trailer brakes. 188 2009 Mariner (mrn) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus)
  • 2009 Mercury Mariner | Owner's Manual - Page 189
    ... enough braking power and your chances of having a collision greatly increase. The braking system of the tow vehicle is rated for operation at the GVWR not GCWR. 189 2009 Mariner (mrn) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus)
  • 2009 Mercury Mariner | Owner's Manual - Page 190
    ... not apply the brakes continuously, as they may overheat and become less effective. • The trailer tongue weight should be 10-15% of the loaded trailer weight. 190 2009 Mariner (mrn) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus)
  • 2009 Mercury Mariner | Owner's Manual - Page 191
    ... with a disabled vehicle, please refer to Wrecker towing in the Roadside Emergencies chapter. These guidelines are designed to prevent damage to your vehicle. 191 2009 Mariner (mrn) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus)
  • 2009 Mercury Mariner | Owner's Manual - Page 192
    ...to the accessory position (refer to Starting in the Driving chapter). • Do not exceed 70 mph (113 km/h) with manual transmission vehicles and 65 mph... and allow it to run for five minutes at the beginning of each day and at each fuel stop. 192 2009 Mariner (mrn) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus)
  • 2009 Mercury Mariner | Owner's Manual - Page 193
    .... Exhaust fumes can be toxic. Always open the garage door before you start the engine. See Guarding against exhaust fumes in this chapter for more instructions. 193 2009 Mariner (mrn) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus)
  • 2009 Mercury Mariner | Owner's Manual - Page 194
    ... usage, refer to the Seating and Safety Restraints chapter. 2. Make sure vehicle accessories are off. • Make sure the parking brake is set. E P RELEAS BRAKE 194 2009 Mariner (mrn) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus)
  • 2009 Mercury Mariner | Owner's Manual - Page 195
    ...). Some warning lights will briefly illuminate. See Warning lights and chimes in the Instrument Cluster chapter for more information regarding the warning lights. 195 2009 Mariner (mrn) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus)
  • 2009 Mercury Mariner | Owner's Manual - Page 196
    ..., apply the brake, shift into gear and drive. Note: If the engine does not start on the first try, turn the key to the off position, ... coolant which aids in starting and allows the heater/defroster system to respond quickly. If your vehicle 196 2009 Mariner (mrn) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus)
  • 2009 Mercury Mariner | Owner's Manual - Page 197
    ... sure that areas where the vehicle is parked are clean and clear of all combustibles such as petroleum products, dust, rags, paper and similar items. 197 2009 Mariner (mrn) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus)
  • 2009 Mercury Mariner | Owner's Manual - Page 198
    ... for information on the brake BRAKE system warning light. Under normal operating conditions, brake dust may accumulate on the wheels. Some ... a soft sponge. Heavier deposits can be removed with Motorcraft Wheel and Tire Cleaner (ZC-37-A). 198 2009 Mariner (mrn) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus)
  • 2009 Mercury Mariner | Owner's Manual - Page 199
    .... If your BRAKE warning lamp BRAKE illuminates with the parking brake released, have your brake system serviced immediately by an authorized dealer. 199 2009 Mariner (mrn) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus)
  • 2009 Mercury Mariner | Owner's Manual - Page 200
    ... the parking brake applies only the rear brakes, the vehicle's stopping distance will increase greatly and the handling of your vehicle will be adversely affected. 200 2009 Mariner (mrn) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus)
  • 2009 Mercury Mariner | Owner's Manual - Page 201
    ..., potentially resulting in a loss of vehicle control, vehicle rollover, personal injury and death. If your AdvanceTrac with RSC system activates, SLOW DOWN. 201 2009 Mariner (mrn) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus)
  • 2009 Mercury Mariner | Owner's Manual - Page 202
    ... center stack of the instrument panel. If the "sliding remains steadily illuminated, have the system serviced by car" icon an authorized dealer immediately. 202 2009 Mariner (mrn) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus)
  • 2009 Mercury Mariner | Owner's Manual - Page 203
    ... Engine Traction Control and Brake Traction Control system may be deactivated in certain situations. See the Switching Off AdvanceTrac with RSC section following. 203 2009 Mariner (mrn) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus)
  • 2009 Mercury Mariner | Owner's Manual - Page 204
    ... the Roll Stability Control system, which include: • Emergency lane-change • Taking a turn too fast • Quick maneuvering to avoid an accident, pedestrian or obstacle 204 2009 Mariner (mrn) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus)
  • 2009 Mercury Mariner | Owner's Manual - Page 205
    ...applying brake force at individual wheels and, if necessary, by reducing engine power. No driver action is required. 205 Traction Control Enabled Disabled Enabled 2009 Mariner (mrn) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus)
  • 2009 Mercury Mariner | Owner's Manual - Page 206
    ... Trailer Sway Control Trailer sway control can be disabled during any key cycle. Pressing and holding the AdvanceTrac with RSC button for ...has significant trailer towing experience, and can control trailer sway and maintain safe operation. 206 2009 Mariner (mrn) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus)
  • 2009 Mercury Mariner | Owner's Manual - Page 207
    ...a seat belt. Utility vehicles and trucks have larger tires and increased ground clearance, giving the vehicle a higher center of gravity than a passenger car. 207 2009 Mariner (mrn) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus)
  • 2009 Mercury Mariner | Owner's Manual - Page 208
    ... Emergencies chapter. If the fuse is not blown, perform the following procedure: 1. Apply the parking brake, turn the ignition to off, then remove the key. 208 2009 Mariner (mrn) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus)
  • 2009 Mercury Mariner | Owner's Manual - Page 209
    ... shifts. This operation is considered normal and will not affect function or durability of the transmission. Over time, the adaptive learning process will fully update 209 2009 Mariner (mrn) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus)
  • 2009 Mercury Mariner | Owner's Manual - Page 210
    ... down while in this position. D (Drive) with Overdrive The normal driving position for the best fuel economy. Transmission operates in gears one through six. 210 2009 Mariner (mrn) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus)
  • 2009 Mercury Mariner | Owner's Manual - Page 211
    ... engine braking. • Will downshift to the lowest available gear for the current vehicle speed; allows for first gear when vehicle reaches slower speeds. 211 2009 Mariner (mrn) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus)
  • 2009 Mercury Mariner | Owner's Manual - Page 212
    ... such as large trailer hitches, bike or surfboard racks and any device that may block the normal detection zone of the RSS system may create false beeps. 212 2009 Mariner (mrn) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus)
  • 2009 Mercury Mariner | Owner's Manual - Page 213
    ... damage to the rear bumper/fascia, leaving it misaligned or bent, the sensing zone may be altered causing inaccurate measurement of obstacles or false alarms. 213 2009 Mariner (mrn) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus)
  • 2009 Mercury Mariner | Owner's Manual - Page 214
    ...in rough terrain. Since sudden changes in terrain can result in abrupt steering wheel motion, make sure you grip the steering wheel from... Be extremely careful when driving on pavement made slippery by loose sand, water, gravel, snow or ice. 214 2009 Mariner (mrn) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus)
  • 2009 Mercury Mariner | Owner's Manual - Page 215
    ... speeds as high as passenger cars any more than low-slung sports cars are designed to perform satisfactorily under off-road conditions. Avoid sharp ... Turn the ignition to the off position and remove the key whenever you leave your vehicle. 215 2009 Mariner (mrn) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus)
  • 2009 Mercury Mariner | Owner's Manual - Page 216
    ... trail. Avoid reducing the tire pressures but shift to a lower gear and drive steadily through the terrain. Apply the accelerator slowly and avoid spinning the wheels. 216 2009 Mariner (mrn) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus)
  • 2009 Mercury Mariner | Owner's Manual - Page 217
    ... and the Bureau of Land Management in encouraging you to help preserve our national forest and other public and private lands by "treading lightly." 217 2009 Mariner (mrn) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus)
  • 2009 Mercury Mariner | Owner's Manual - Page 218
    ... slow the vehicle and still maintain steering control. Since your vehicle has anti-lock brakes, apply the brakes steadily. Do not "pump" the brakes. 218 2009 Mariner (mrn) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus)
  • 2009 Mercury Mariner | Owner's Manual - Page 219
    ... and ice but can skid like any other vehicle. Should you start to slide while driving on snowy or icy roads, turn the steering wheel ... be used with any vehicle equipped with a high load or device (such as ladder racks or pickup box cover). 219 2009 Mariner (mrn) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus)
  • 2009 Mercury Mariner | Owner's Manual - Page 220
    ... the brakes by moving your vehicle slowly while applying light pressure on the brake pedal. Wet brakes do not stop the vehicle as quickly as dry brakes. 220 2009 Mariner (mrn) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus)
  • 2009 Mercury Mariner | Owner's Manual - Page 221
    ...qualify for any roadside services. Canadian customers refer to your Customer Information Guide for information on: • coverage period • exact fuel amounts 221 2009 Mariner (mrn) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus)
  • 2009 Mercury Mariner | Owner's Manual - Page 222
    ... to the nearest dealership within 35 miles. To obtain reimbursement information, U.S. Ford, Mercury and Lincoln vehicle customers call 1-800-241-3673. Customers will...motorists. Note: With extended use, the flasher may run down your battery. 222 2009 Mariner (mrn) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus)
  • 2009 Mercury Mariner | Owner's Manual - Page 223
    ... a fuse with one that has the specified amperage rating. Using a fuse with a higher amperage rating can cause severe wire damage and could start a fire. 223 2009 Mariner (mrn) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus)
  • 2009 Mercury Mariner | Owner's Manual - Page 224
    Roadside Emergencies Standard fuse amperage rating and color COLOR Fuse rating 2A 3A 4A 5A 7.5A 10A 15A 20A 25A 30A 40A 50A 60A ... the panel cover to access the fuse cover. Press the tabs on the top and bottom of the fuse cover to remove. 224 2009 Mariner (mrn) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus)
  • 2009 Mercury Mariner | Owner's Manual - Page 225
    ... 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 Fuse Amp Rating 30A 15A 15A 30A 10A 20A 10A 10A 15A 15A 10A 7.5A 5A 10A 10A...Four wheel drive Power mirror switch Not used (spare) FCIM (radio buttons), Satellite radio, Front display module Climate control 225 2009 Mariner (mrn) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus)
  • 2009 Mercury Mariner | Owner's Manual - Page 226
    ... 29 30 31 32 33 34 35 Fuse Amp Rating 15A 20A 20A 25A 15A 15A 15A 15A ... motor feeds, Liftgate release, Liftglass release Heated seat Rear wiper Datalink Fog lamps Park lamps High beam ...) Front power point 36 37 38 39 40 5A 10A 20A 20A 20A 226 2009 Mariner (mrn) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus)
  • 2009 Mercury Mariner | Owner's Manual - Page 227
    .... WARNING: To reduce risk of electrical shock, always replace the cover to the Power Distribution Box before reconnecting the battery or refilling fluid reservoirs. 227 2009 Mariner (mrn) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus)
  • 2009 Mercury Mariner | Owner's Manual - Page 228
    ... 15A* 30A** 20A** - 10A* Protected Circuits Electronic power steering module (EPAS) SPDJB Heated mirror Rear defroster Rear power point (center console) Not ... Starter Blower motor 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 15A* 15A* 20A* 50A** 30A** 30A** 40A** 228 2009 Mariner (mrn) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus)
  • 2009 Mercury Mariner | Owner's Manual - Page 229
    ... Cooling fan 1 Cooling fan 2 ABS solenoid Power seats A/C clutch relay Rear defroster relay Fuel relay Blower relay PCM relay Fuel pump Fuel injectors...Not used Trailer tow left turn relay Trailer tow right turn relay Trailer tow park relay 229 2009 Mariner (mrn) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus)
  • 2009 Mercury Mariner | Owner's Manual - Page 230
    ... Protected Circuits Liftgate latch relay Not used PCM diode Start diode Run/start, Reverse lamps, Rear defrost relay Not used Not used 36 - ...The use of tire sealants may damage your Tire Pressure Monitoring System and should not be used. 230 2009 Mariner (mrn) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus)
  • 2009 Mercury Mariner | Owner's Manual - Page 231
    ... dissimilar spare tire • Use more than one dissimilar spare tire at a time • Use commercial car washing equipment • Try to repair the dissimilar spare tire 231 2009 Mariner (mrn) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus)
  • 2009 Mercury Mariner | Owner's Manual - Page 232
    ...vehicles with a load on the cargo rack Drive cautiously when using a full-size dissimilar spare tire/wheel and seek service as soon as possible. 232 2009 Mariner (mrn) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus)
  • 2009 Mercury Mariner | Owner's Manual - Page 233
    ... the strap and remove the jack and tools by pulling the right side up first. Remove the tools from the jack in order to remove the spare tire from under the vehicle. 233 2009 Mariner (mrn) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus)
  • 2009 Mercury Mariner | Owner's Manual - Page 234
    ... the center of the wheel. If equipped with a tether, perform the following additional steps: 4. Lift the spare tire on end to access tether attachment (1). 234 2009 Mariner (mrn) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus)
  • 2009 Mercury Mariner | Owner's Manual - Page 235
    ... area, raise winch up into the installed position. 7. Use the attached fastener strap (2) to tie the tether end to the winch actuator shaft (if equipped). 235 2009 Mariner (mrn) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus)
  • 2009 Mercury Mariner | Owner's Manual - Page 236
    ... the diagonally opposite wheel. 2. Loosen each wheel lug nut one-half turn counterclockwise but do not remove them until the wheel is raised off the ground. 236 2009 Mariner (mrn) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus)
  • 2009 Mercury Mariner | Owner's Manual - Page 237
    Roadside Emergencies Before placing the jack under the vehicle, NOTE the jack locations: • Front View shown from rear of front tire. Position the jack directly below the protruding bolt. 237 2009 Mariner (mrn) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus)
  • 2009 Mercury Mariner | Owner's Manual - Page 238
    ...inch (25 mm) off the ground. Be sure to place the jack away from the rear edge of the rocker to avoid damaging the rear tire spoiler (pictured). 238 2009 Mariner (mrn) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus)
  • 2009 Mercury Mariner | Owner's Manual - Page 239
    ... 1 the lug nuts in the order shown. Refer to Wheel lug nut torque specifications later in this chapter 3 4 for the proper lug nut torque specification. 5 2 239 2009 Mariner (mrn) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus)
  • 2009 Mercury Mariner | Owner's Manual - Page 240
    ... to turn the jack handle increases significantly as the tire contacts the frame. The spare tire carrier will ratchet when the tire is in the fully stowed position. The 240 2009 Mariner (mrn) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus)
  • 2009 Mercury Mariner | Owner's Manual - Page 241
    ...the wheel mounting surfaces can cause the wheel nuts to loosen and the wheel to come off while the vehicle is in motion, resulting in loss of control. Bolt size 241 2009 Mariner (mrn) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus)
  • 2009 Mercury Mariner | Owner's Manual - Page 242
    ... vehicle. Automatic transmissions do not have push-start capability. Attempting to push-start a vehicle with an automatic transmission may cause transmission damage. 242 2009 Mariner (mrn) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus)
  • 2009 Mercury Mariner | Owner's Manual - Page 243
    ... jumper cable to the positive (+) terminal of the discharged battery. Note: In the illustrations, lightning bolts are used to designate the assisting (boosting) battery. 2009 Mariner (mrn) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus) - - + + 243
  • 2009 Mercury Mariner | Owner's Manual - Page 244
    ...to the positive (+) terminal of the assisting battery. 3. Connect the negative (-) cable to the negative (-) terminal of the assisting battery. 244 2009 Mariner (mrn) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus) - - - + + - + +
  • 2009 Mercury Mariner | Owner's Manual - Page 245
    ... the disabled vehicle. 3. Once the disabled vehicle has been started, run both engines for an additional three minutes before disconnecting the jumper cables. 2009 Mariner (mrn) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus) - - + + 245
  • 2009 Mercury Mariner | Owner's Manual - Page 246
    ... bolts are used to designate the assisting (boosting) battery. 2. Remove the jumper cable on the negative (-) connection of the booster vehicle's battery. 246 2009 Mariner (mrn) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus) - - - - + + ...
  • 2009 Mercury Mariner | Owner's Manual - Page 247
    ... 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. 2009 Mariner (mrn) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus) - - - + + - + + ...
  • 2009 Mercury Mariner | Owner's Manual - Page 248
    ... front, ensure proper wheel lift equipment is used to raise the front wheels off the ground. The rear wheels can be left on the ground when towed in this fashion. 248 2009 Mariner (mrn) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus)
  • 2009 Mercury Mariner | Owner's Manual - Page 249
    ... transmission, 4WD system or vehicle. Ford Motor Company produces a towing manual for all authorized tow truck operators. Have your tow truck operator ... speed is not to exceed 35 mph (56 km/h). • Maximum distance is 50 miles (80 km). 249 2009 Mariner (mrn) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus)
  • 2009 Mercury Mariner | Owner's Manual - Page 250
    ...• Owner Guides • Maintenance Schedules • Recalls • Ford Extended Service Plans • Ford Genuine Accessories • Service specials and promotions. 250 2009 Mariner (mrn) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus)
  • 2009 Mercury Mariner | Owner's Manual - Page 251
    ...must directly notify Ford in writing before pursuing remedies under your state's warranty laws. Ford is also allowed a final repair attempt in some states. 251 2009 Mariner (mrn) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus)
  • 2009 Mercury Mariner | Owner's Manual - Page 252
    ... PROGRAM (U.S. ONLY) Your satisfaction is important to Ford Motor Company and to your dealer. If a warranty concern has not been resolved using the three-step 252 2009 Mariner (mrn) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus)
  • 2009 Mercury Mariner | Owner's Manual - Page 253
    ... Ford of Canada participates in an impartial third party mediation/arbitration program administered by the Canadian Motor Vehicle Arbitration Plan (CAMVAP). 253 2009 Mariner (mrn) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus)
  • 2009 Mercury Mariner | Owner's Manual - Page 254
    ..., contact the appropriate foreign embassy or consulate. These officials can inform you of local vehicle registration regulations and where to find unleaded fuel. 254 2009 Mariner (mrn) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus)
  • 2009 Mercury Mariner | Owner's Manual - Page 255
    ...6:00 p.m. EST Helm, Incorporated can also be reached by their website: www.helminc.com. (Items in this catalog may be purchased by credit card, check or money order.) 255 2009 Mariner (mrn) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus)
  • 2009 Mercury Mariner | Owner's Manual - Page 256
    ... and remedy campaign. However, NHTSA cannot become involved in individual problems between you, your dealer, or Ford Motor Company. To contact ...should immediately inform Transport Canada, using their toll-free number: 1-800-333-0510. 256 2009 Mariner (mrn) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus)
  • 2009 Mercury Mariner | Owner's Manual - Page 257
    ... a coating of Motorcraft Premium Liquid Wax (ZC-53-A), available from your authorized dealer, or an equivalent quality product to help protect from environmental effects. 257 2009 Mariner (mrn) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus)
  • 2009 Mercury Mariner | Owner's Manual - Page 258
    ..., fuels or strong household detergent. • To remove tar and grease, use Motorcraft Bug and Tar Remover (ZC-42), available from your authorized dealer. 258 2009 Mariner (mrn) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus)
  • 2009 Mercury Mariner | Owner's Manual - Page 259
    ... water damage when cleaning the engine. • Never wash or rinse the engine while it is running; water in the running engine may cause internal damage. 2.5L I4 259 2009 Mariner (mrn) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus)
  • 2009 Mercury Mariner | Owner's Manual - Page 260
    ...For plastic headlamp lenses, use Motorcraft Ultra Clear Spray Glass Cleaner (ZC-23). WINDOWS AND WIPER BLADES The windshield, rear and side... such as Motorcraft Ultra-Clear Spray Glass Cleaner (ZC-23), available from your authorized dealer. 260 2009 Mariner (mrn) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus)
  • 2009 Mercury Mariner | Owner's Manual - Page 261
    .... WARNING: Do not use chemical solvents or strong detergents when cleaning the steering wheel or instrument panel to avoid contamination of the airbag system. 261 2009 Mariner (mrn) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus)
  • 2009 Mercury Mariner | Owner's Manual - Page 262
    ... not use chemical solvents or strong detergents. Such products could contaminate the side-airbag system and affect performance of the side airbag in a collision. 262 2009 Mariner (mrn) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus)
  • 2009 Mercury Mariner | Owner's Manual - Page 263
    ... body and door drain holes free from packed dirt. FORD AND LINCOLN MERCURY CAR CARE PRODUCTS Your Ford or Lincoln Mercury authorized dealer ... (ZC-15) Motorcraft Custom Clear Coat Polish (ZC-8-A) Motorcraft Custom Vinyl Protectant (ZC-40-A) 263 2009 Mariner (mrn) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus)
  • 2009 Mercury Mariner | Owner's Manual - Page 264
    ... (Canada only) (CXC-100) Premium Liquid Wax (ZC-53-A) Premium Windshield Washer Concentrate (U.S. only) Professional Strength Carpet & Upholstery Cleaner (ZC-54)...(CXC-93) Wash and Wax (Canada only) (CXC-95) Wheel and Tire Cleaner (ZC-37-A) 264 2009 Mariner (mrn) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus)
  • 2009 Mercury Mariner | Owner's Manual - Page 265
    ... parts. Working with the engine off 1. Set the parking brake and shift to P (Park). 2. Turn off the engine and remove the key. 3. Block the wheels. 265 2009 Mariner (mrn) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus)
  • 2009 Mercury Mariner | Owner's Manual - Page 266
    ... the vehicle, lift up on the auxiliary latch handle located in the center between the hood and the grille. 3. Lift the hood open and secure it with the prop rod. 266 2009 Mariner (mrn) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus)
  • 2009 Mercury Mariner | Owner's Manual - Page 267
    ... Air filter assembly 6. Power distribution box 7. Battery 8. Engine coolant bleed valve 9. Engine oil dipstick 10. Windshield washer fluid reservoir 267 2009 Mariner (mrn) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus)
  • 2009 Mercury Mariner | Owner's Manual - Page 268
    ... dipstick 5. Power distribution box 6. Battery 7. Coolant bleed valve 8. Engine oil dipstick 9. Engine oil filler cap 10. Windshield washer fluid reservoir 268 2009 Mariner (mrn) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus)
  • 2009 Mercury Mariner | Owner's Manual - Page 269
    .... Note: Do not put washer fluid in the engine coolant reservoir. Washer fluid placed in the cooling system may harm engine and cooling system components. 269 2009 Mariner (mrn) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus)
  • 2009 Mercury Mariner | Owner's Manual - Page 270
    ... ice on the windshield before turning on the wipers. The layer of ice has many sharp edges and can damage the micro edge of the wiper rubber element. 270 2009 Mariner (mrn) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus)
  • 2009 Mercury Mariner | Owner's Manual - Page 271
    ... gearshift is securely latched in P (Park). 4. Open the hood. Protect yourself from engine heat. 5. Locate and carefully remove the engine oil level dipstick. 271 2009 Mariner (mrn) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus)
  • 2009 Mercury Mariner | Owner's Manual - Page 272
    ...• If the oil level is below the lower hole or lower mark, engine oil must be added to raise the level within the normal operating range. • 2.5L I4 engine 272 2009 Mariner (mrn) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus)
  • 2009 Mercury Mariner | Owner's Manual - Page 273
    ... it is seated. To avoid possible oil loss, DO NOT operate the vehicle with the engine oil level dipstick and/or the engine oil filler cap removed. 273 2009 Mariner (mrn) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus)
  • 2009 Mercury Mariner | Owner's Manual - Page 274
    ... or knock may be experienced. It is recommended you use the appropriate Motorcraft oil filter or another with equivalent performance for your engine application. 274 2009 Mariner (mrn) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus)
  • 2009 Mercury Mariner | Owner's Manual - Page 275
    ... the vent caps, resulting in personal injury and/or damage to the vehicle or battery. Lift the battery with a battery carrier or with your hands on opposite corners. 275 2009 Mariner (mrn) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus)
  • 2009 Mercury Mariner | Owner's Manual - Page 276
    ...will not affect function or durability of the transmission. Over time the adaptive learning process will fully update transmission operation to its optimum shift feel. 276 2009 Mariner (mrn) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus)
  • 2009 Mercury Mariner | Owner's Manual - Page 277
    ...F (-36°C). • Boiling protection up to 265°F (129°C). • Protection against rust and other forms of corrosion. • Proper function of calibrated gauges. 277 2009 Mariner (mrn) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus)
  • 2009 Mercury Mariner | Owner's Manual - Page 278
    ...Motorcraft Premium Gold Engine Coolant or equivalent meeting Ford specification WSS-M97B51-A1. Refer to Maintenance product specifications and capacities in this chapter. 278 2009 Mariner (mrn) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus)
  • 2009 Mercury Mariner | Owner's Manual - Page 279
    ... the coolant pressure relief cap on the coolant reservoir (an opaque plastic bottle). Slowly turn cap counterclockwise (left) until pressure begins to release. 279 2009 Mariner (mrn) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus)
  • 2009 Mercury Mariner | Owner's Manual - Page 280
    ... coolant should be disposed of in an appropriate manner. Follow your community's regulations and standards for recycling and disposing of automotive fluids. 280 2009 Mariner (mrn) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus)
  • 2009 Mercury Mariner | Owner's Manual - Page 281
    ... be driven temporarily before incremental component damage is incurred. The "fail-safe" distance depends on ambient temperatures, vehicle load and terrain. 281 2009 Mariner (mrn) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus)
  • 2009 Mercury Mariner | Owner's Manual - Page 282
    ... as possible. FUEL FILTER Your vehicle is equipped with a lifetime fuel filter that is integrated with the fuel tank. Regular maintenance or replacement is not needed. 282 2009 Mariner (mrn) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus)
  • 2009 Mercury Mariner | Owner's Manual - Page 283
    ...lead to permanent injury. • Fuels can also be harmful if absorbed through the skin. If fuel is splashed on the skin and/or clothing, promptly remove contaminated 283 2009 Mariner (mrn) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus)
  • 2009 Mercury Mariner | Owner's Manual - Page 284
    ... NOT fill a fuel container while it is in the vehicle (including the cargo area). • Keep the fuel pump nozzle in contact with the fuel container while filling. 284 2009 Mariner (mrn) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus)
  • 2009 Mercury Mariner | Owner's Manual - Page 285
    .... Continuing to drive with the Check Fuel Fill Inlet lamp or Check Fuel Fill Inlet message on may cause the Service Engine Soon lamp to turn on as well. 285 2009 Mariner (mrn) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus)
  • 2009 Mercury Mariner | Owner's Manual - Page 286
    ...prevent any engine damage. 87 Fuel quality If you are experiencing starting, rough idle or hesitation driveability problems, try a different brand...of the recommended octane rating. These products have not been approved for your engine and 286 2009 Mariner (mrn) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus)
  • 2009 Mercury Mariner | Owner's Manual - Page 287
    ... damage the fuel system and its seal, and may cause fuel to run onto the ground instead of filling the tank, which could result in serious personal injury. 287 2009 Mariner (mrn) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus)
  • 2009 Mercury Mariner | Owner's Manual - Page 288
    ...is you, the driver. You must gather information as accurately and consistently as possible. Fuel expense, frequency of fill-ups or fuel gauge readings are 288 2009 Mariner (mrn) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus)
  • 2009 Mercury Mariner | Owner's Manual - Page 289
    ... completely and record the initial odometer reading (in miles or kilometers). 2. Each time you fill the tank, record the amount of fuel added (in gallons or liters). 289 2009 Mariner (mrn) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus)
  • 2009 Mercury Mariner | Owner's Manual - Page 290
    ...Unnecessary shifting of this type could result in reduced fuel economy. • Warming up a vehicle on cold mornings is not required and may reduce fuel economy. 290 2009 Mariner (mrn) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus)
  • 2009 Mercury Mariner | Owner's Manual - Page 291
    ... should be your guide for the fuel economy comparisons with other vehicles. Your fuel economy may vary depending upon the method of operation and conditions. 291 2009 Mariner (mrn) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus)
  • 2009 Mercury Mariner | Owner's Manual - Page 292
    ..., repairs, services, sells, leases, trades vehicles, or supervises a fleet of vehicles are not permitted to intentionally remove an emission control device or prevent 292 2009 Mariner (mrn) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus)
  • 2009 Mercury Mariner | Owner's Manual - Page 293
    ...the service engine soon result in increased emissions, lower fuel economy, reduced engine and transmission smoothness, and lead to more costly repairs. 293 2009 Mariner (mrn) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus)
  • 2009 Mercury Mariner | Owner's Manual - Page 294
    ...not turn off the engine until the above driving cycle is complete. If the vehicle is still not ready for I/M testing, the above driving cycle will have to be repeated. 294 2009 Mariner (mrn) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus)
  • 2009 Mercury Mariner | Owner's Manual - Page 295
    ... 3. With the parking brake engaged and your foot on the brake pedal, start the engine and move the gearshift lever through all of ..., refer to Identifying components in the engine compartment in this chapter for the location of the dipstick. 295 2009 Mariner (mrn) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus)
  • 2009 Mercury Mariner | Owner's Manual - Page 296
    ... condition of transmission fluid may cause shift and/or engagement concerns and/or possible damage. High fluid levels can be caused by an overheating condition. 296 2009 Mariner (mrn) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus)
  • 2009 Mercury Mariner | Owner's Manual - Page 297
    ...of vehicle damage and/or personal burn injuries do not start your engine with the air cleaner removed and do not remove it while the engine is running. 297 2009 Mariner (mrn) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus)
  • 2009 Mercury Mariner | Owner's Manual - Page 298
    ... element may result in severe engine damage. The customer warranty may be void for any damage to the engine if the correct air filter element is not used. 298 2009 Mariner (mrn) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus)
  • 2009 Mercury Mariner | Owner's Manual - Page 299
    ... cause engine oil leakage and may result in severe engine damage. The customer warranty may be void for any damage to the engine if the O-rings are not replaced. 299 2009 Mariner (mrn) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus)
  • 2009 Mercury Mariner | Owner's Manual - Page 300
    ... Motor Vehicle Brake Fluid Ford Part Number / Ford Specification - Multi-Purpose Grease XG-4 or XL-5 / ESB-M1C93-B 2009 Mariner (mrn) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus) 7.4 quarts (7.0L) 9.5 quarts (9.0L) - 5.3 quarts (5.0 L) 6.0 quarts ...
  • 2009 Mercury Mariner | Owner's Manual - Page 301
    2009 Mariner (mrn) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus) Item Capacity Maintenance and Specifications... Motorcraft SAE 80W-90 XY-80W90-QL / Rear axle fluid (4X4)5 2.4 pints (1.15L)6 Premium ...35L) Synthetic Rear Axle WSL-M2C192-A (4X4)7 Lubricant Motorcraft Premium ZC-32-A / Windshield washer fluid ...
  • 2009 Mercury Mariner | Owner's Manual - Page 302
    ... 3.0L DOHC V6 Duratec engine 183 87 octane 1-4-2-5-3-6 Coil on plug 0.045-0.049 inch (1.15-1.25mm) 10.3:1 • 2.5L I4 Engine • 3.0L V6 Engine 302 2009 Mariner (mrn) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus)
  • 2009 Mercury Mariner | Owner's Manual - Page 303
    ... on the driver side instrument panel. Please note that in the graphic, XXXX is representative of your vehicle identification number. XXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX 303 2009 Mariner (mrn) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus)
  • 2009 Mercury Mariner | Owner's Manual - Page 304
    ... on the Safety Compliance Certification Label. The following table tells you which transmission each code represents. Description Six-speed automatic Code 6 304 2009 Mariner (mrn) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus)
  • 2009 Mercury Mariner | Owner's Manual - Page 305
    ...and safety specifications. Ford Motor Company will repair or replace any properly dealer-installed Genuine Mercury Accessories found to be defective...management Electrochromatic compass/temperature interior mirrors Floor mats Security shade 305 2009 Mariner (mrn) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus)
  • 2009 Mercury Mariner | Owner's Manual - Page 306
    ... or electronic accessories or components that are added to the vehicle by the authorized dealer or the owner may adversely affect battery performance and durability. 306 2009 Mariner (mrn) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus)
  • 2009 Mercury Mariner | Owner's Manual - Page 307
    ... ...153 Brakes ...198-199 anti-lock ...199 anti-lock brake system (ABS) warning light ...199 fluid, checking and adding ...295 fluid, refill ...fluids ...300 Cargo area shade ...79 Cargo management system ...80 CD ...18 Cell phone use ...8 307 2009 Mariner (mrn) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus)
  • 2009 Mercury Mariner | Owner's Manual - Page 308
    ... idle speed control ...275 lubrication specifications ...300 refill capacities ...300 service points ...267-268 starting after a collision ...223 Engine block heater ...196 2009 Mariner (mrn) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus)
  • 2009 Mercury Mariner | Owner's Manual - Page 309
    ... on and off ...43 Heating heating and air conditioning system ...39 manual heating and air conditioning system ...36 Hood ...266 I Ignition ... testing ...294 Instrument panel cleaning ...261 cluster ...12 lighting up panel and interior ...45 309 2009 Mariner (mrn) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus)
  • 2009 Mercury Mariner | Owner's Manual - Page 310
    ... bulbs ...51 LATCH anchors ...148 Liftgate ...79, 92 Lights, warning and indicator ...12 anti-lock brakes (ABS) ...199 Load limits ...180 Loading ... ...86 Power mirrors ...63 Power point ...60 Power steering ...207 fluid, refill capacity ...300 2009 Mariner (mrn) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus)
  • 2009 Mercury Mariner | Owner's Manual - Page 311
    ...chart, lubricants ...300 Speed control ...64 Starting your vehicle ...193-194, 196 jump starting ...242 Steering wheel controls ...67 tilting ...56 Stereo CD-MP3 ...18 SYNC ...35 311 2009 Mariner (mrn) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus)
  • 2009 Mercury Mariner | Owner's Manual - Page 312
    ...269 Water, Driving through ...220 Windows power ...61 rear wiper/washer ...56 Windshield washer fluid and wipers ...55 checking and adding fluid ...269 liftgate reservoir ...270 replacing wiper blades ...270-271 Wrecker towing ...248 312 2009 Mariner (mrn) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus)



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