2009 Mercury Sable Owner's Manual

2009 Mercury Sable Manual

2009 Mercury Sable manual table of contents:

  • 2009 Mercury Sable | Owner's Manual - Page 1
    ...system SYNC 18 18 22 29 36 38 42 45 45 Climate Controls Manual heating and air conditioning Automatic temperature control Rear window defroster 46 46 ... Mirrors Speed control Moon roof Message center 65 65 66 69 71 74 79 84 1 2009 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus)
  • 2009 Mercury Sable | Owner's Manual - Page 2
    ... Emergencies Getting roadside assistance Hazard flasher control Fuel pump shut-off switch Fuses and relays Changing tires Wheel lug nut torque Jump starting Wrecker towing 227 227 228 229 229 236 243 244 249 2 2009 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus)
  • 2009 Mercury Sable | Owner's Manual - Page 3
    ...data 259 266 268 270 273 276 281 295 297 298 300 Accessories Index 303 305 All rights reserved. Reproduction by any means, ... Ford may change the contents without notice and without incurring obligation. Copyright © 2008 Ford Motor Company 3 2009 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus)
  • 2009 Mercury Sable | Owner's Manual - Page 4
    Introduction CONGRATULATIONS Congratulations on acquiring your new Mercury. Please take the time to get well acquainted with your ... when parking). To reset the switch, refer to the Fuel pump shut-off switch in the Roadside Emergencies chapter. 4 2009 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus)
  • 2009 Mercury Sable | Owner's Manual - Page 5
    ... this symbol, it is imperative that you consult the relevant section of this guide before touching or attempting adjustment of any kind. ... chemicals known to the State of California to cause cancer and birth defects or other reproductive harm. 5 2009 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus)...
  • 2009 Mercury Sable | Owner's Manual - Page 6
    ... what is covered and what is not covered by your vehicle's New Vehicle Limited Warranty, refer to the Warranty Guide/Customer Information Guide that is provided to you along with your Owner's Guide. 6 2009 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus)
  • 2009 Mercury Sable | Owner's Manual - Page 7
    ... Motor Company and Ford authorized service facilities, and that the diagnostic information may be used for any purpose. See your SYNC supplement for more information. 7 2009 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus)
  • 2009 Mercury Sable | Owner's Manual - Page 8
    ...not activate the feature. See your SYNC supplement for more information. Cell phone use The use of Mobile Communications Equipment has ..., portable email devices, in-vehicle communications systems, telematics devices and portable two-way radios. 8 2009 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus)
  • 2009 Mercury Sable | Owner's Manual - Page 9
    ... the features and options that are described in this Owner's Guide. A market unique supplement may be supplied that complements this book... units built for Export. Refer to this Owner's Guide for all other required information and warnings. 9 2009 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus)...
  • 2009 Mercury Sable | Owner's Manual - Page 10
    ... Vehicle Symbol Glossary Safety Alert See Owner's Guide Fasten Safety Belt Airbag - Front Child ...Warning Flasher Fog Lamps-Front Fuse Compartment Fuel Pump Reset Windshield Defrost/Demist Windshield Wash/Wipe Rear Window Defrost/Demist 10 2009 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus...
  • 2009 Mercury Sable | Owner's Manual - Page 11
    ... 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 11 2009 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus)
  • 2009 Mercury Sable | Owner's Manual - Page 12
    ... position to check the bulb and to indicate whether the vehicle is ready for Inspection/Maintenance (I/M) testing. Normally, the "Service engine soon"... and deceleration) and have your vehicle serviced immediately by your authorized dealer. 12 2009 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus)
  • 2009 Mercury Sable | Owner's Manual - Page 13
    ... WARNING: Under engine misfire conditions, excessive exhaust temperatures could damage the catalytic converter, the fuel system, interior floor ... dealer. Normal braking is still functional unless the brake warning light also is illuminated. 13 2009 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus)
  • 2009 Mercury Sable | Owner's Manual - Page 14
    .... Contact your authorized dealer as soon as possible. This indicates a problem with the electrical system or a related component. Engine oil pressure: ... does not turn or begins to flash, have the system inspected by your authorized dealer. For 14 2009 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus)
  • 2009 Mercury Sable | Owner's Manual - Page 15
    ... has been activated. Throttle Control/Transmission: Illuminates when a powertrain or an AWD fault has been detected. Contact your authorized ... the key is left in the ignition in the off or accessory position and the driver's door is opened. 15 2009 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus)
  • 2009 Mercury Sable | Owner's Manual - Page 16
    ... soon as safely possible, switch off the engine and let the engine cool. WARNING: Never remove the coolant reservoir cap while the engine is running or hot. 16 2009 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus)
  • 2009 Mercury Sable | Owner's Manual - Page 17
    ...). The fuel gauge may vary slightly when the vehicle is in motion or on a grade. The FUEL icon and arrow indicates which side of the vehicle the... control again to select Trip A and Trip B features. Press and release the RESET button to reset. 17 2009 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus)
  • 2009 Mercury Sable | Owner's Manual - Page 18
    ... AM/FM repeatedly to choose between AM/FM1/FM2 frequency bands. / to manually go 3. Press up/down the frequency band. SEEK to ..., press the corresponding memory preset. The memory preset # and the station frequency will appear on the display. 18 2009 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus)
  • 2009 Mercury Sable | Owner's Manual - Page 19
    ...system may take a few moments to turn on. 2. Press CD to enter CD mode. If a disc is already loaded into the system, CD play will begin where it ended last. 19 2009 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus)
  • 2009 Mercury Sable | Owner's Manual - Page 20
    ... previous/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 ... mode, press to access the next FOLDER folder on MP3 discs, if available. 20 2009 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (...
  • 2009 Mercury Sable | Owner's Manual - Page 21
    ...six CD system, and then select the press correct slot number using memory presets 1-6. When ready, the system will eject the disc and...and hold begins ejecting all loaded discs. If the discs are not removed, the system will reload the discs. 21 2009 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus)
  • 2009 Mercury Sable | Owner's Manual - Page 22
    ... either front door is opened. 1. / (Tuner): Press to manually go up or down the radio frequency. Also use in menu mode to select various settings....of In CATEGORY mode, press available SIRIUS channel Categories (Pop, Rock, News, etc.). Refer to 22 2009 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus)
  • 2009 Mercury Sable | Owner's Manual - Page 23
    ...has special phone features. For more information, please refer to the SYNC supplement. 3. MENU: Press repeatedly to access the following ... Press OK to delete a song from the system's / to cycle through the saved songs. When the memory. Press 23 2009 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus)...
  • 2009 Mercury Sable | Owner's Manual - Page 24
    ... the strongest local radio stations without losing your original manually set preset stations for AM/FM1/FM2. Use / to turn on/off. When ..., SEEK or press and hold SCAN to then press and release begin the search. 24 2009 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus)
  • 2009 Mercury Sable | Owner's Manual - Page 25
    ... CD/MP3 mode. Press / to MENU until COMPRESS ON/OFF appears in the display. Use toggle ON/OFF. When COMPRESS is ON, the system will bring the soft and loud CD passages together for a more consistent listening level. 25 2009 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus)
  • 2009 Mercury Sable | Owner's Manual - Page 26
    ...special phone and media features. For further information, refer to the SYNC supplement. 7. SHUFFLE: Press SHUFFLE to engage shuffle mode... CD SHUF will appear in the display. To disengage, press SHUFFLE. SHUFFLE OFF will appear in the display. 26 2009 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus)...
  • 2009 Mercury Sable | Owner's Manual - Page 27
    .... 10. FF (Fast forward): Press FF to manually advance in a CD/MP3 track. 11. REW (Rewind): Press REW to manually reverse in a CD/MP3 track. 12. Memory presets: ...Press and hold to hear a brief sampling of the next channels. Press again to stop. 27 2009 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (...
  • 2009 Mercury Sable | Owner's Manual - Page 28
    ...If no CD is loaded, NO DISC will appear in the display. 17. CD. (CD eject): Press to eject a 18. CD slot: Insert a CD label side up in the CD slot. 28 2009 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus)
  • 2009 Mercury Sable | Owner's Manual - Page 29
    ...front door is opened. / (Tune/Disc selector): 1. In radio mode, press to manually ) or down ( ) the go up ( radio frequency. Press and hold for a ... In menu mode, use to select various settings. In CD/MP3 mode, press to select the desired disc. 29 2009 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus)
  • 2009 Mercury Sable | Owner's Manual - Page 30
    ... system which has special phone features. For further information, refer to the SYNC supplement. 3. MENU: Press repeatedly to access to the following ... display that you would like to replace, press OK. SONG REPLACED will appear in the display. 30 2009 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus)
  • 2009 Mercury Sable | Owner's Manual - Page 31
    ... strongest local radio stations without losing your / to original manually set preset stations for AM/FM1/FM2. Use turn on/off. When the ... display. Use you will not be able to search for RBDS equipped stations or view the station name or type. 31 2009 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus)
  • 2009 Mercury Sable | Owner's Manual - Page 32
    .... Use adjust. BAL (Balance): Press MENU to reach the balance setting. Use to adjust the audio between the left (L) and right (R) speakers. / ... within the selected folder. FOLDER, FOLDER to access the previous/next folder (if Press available). 32 2009 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus)
  • 2009 Mercury Sable | Owner's Manual - Page 33
    ... with your authorized dealer for availability. For further information on SYNC, refer to the SYNC supplement. 5. SEEK: In radio mode, / to...equipped with special phone and media features. Refer to the SYNC supplement for further information. 33 to 2009 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus)
  • 2009 Mercury Sable | Owner's Manual - Page 34
    ...MP3 discs, if available. 10. FF (Fast forward): Press FF to manually advance in a CD/MP3 track. 11. REW (Rewind): Press .... Satellite radio is available only with a valid SIRIUS subscription. Check with your authorized dealer for availability. 34 2009 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus)
  • 2009 Mercury Sable | Owner's Manual - Page 35
    ... last. 17. LOAD: To load a disc into the system, press LOAD. Select a slot number using memory presets 1-6. When the display reads LOAD CD#, load the desired disc, label side up. 35 2009 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus)
  • 2009 Mercury Sable | Owner's Manual - Page 36
    ... disc 18. from the system, press . Select the correct slot number using memory presets 1-6. When ready, the system will eject the disc and .... Only use cell phones and other devices not essential to the driving task when it is safe to do so. 36 2009 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus)
  • 2009 Mercury Sable | Owner's Manual - Page 37
    .... 6. Press AUX on the vehicle radio repeatedly until LINE, LINE IN or SYNC LINE IN appears in the display. You should hear audio from your portable music ... the FM station or CD by switching back and forth between the AUX and FM or CD controls. 37 2009 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus)
  • 2009 Mercury Sable | Owner's Manual - Page 38
    Entertainment Systems Troubleshooting: 1. Do not connect the audio input jack to a line level output. Line level outputs are intended... vehicle. Only use cell phones and other devices not essential to the driving task when it is safe to do so. 38 2009 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus)
  • 2009 Mercury Sable | Owner's Manual - Page 39
    ... information on this feature, refer to Accessing and using your USB port in the SYNC supplement or Navigation system supplement. GENERAL AUDIO ... stronger signal may overtake a weaker one and play while the weak station frequency is displayed. 39 2009 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus)
  • 2009 Mercury Sable | Owner's Manual - Page 40
    ... to direct sunlight or heat sources for extended periods of time. • Clean using a circular motion. CD units are designed to play commercially pressed 4..... Do not use any irregular shaped CDs or discs with a scratch protection film attached. 40 2009 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus)
  • 2009 Mercury Sable | Owner's Manual - Page 41
    ...authorized dealer for further information. Audio system warranty and service Refer to the Warranty Guide/Customer Information Guide for audio... • Creating discs with only one level of folders will help with navigation through the disc files. 41 2009 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus)
  • 2009 Mercury Sable | Owner's Manual - Page 42
    ... will be played. Other files will be ignored by the system. This enables you to use the same MP3 disc for a variety of tasks on your work computer, ...and ice build-up and keep luggage and other material as far away from the antenna as possible. 42 2009 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus)
  • 2009 Mercury Sable | Owner's Manual - Page 43
    ... and limited subscription term, which begins on the date of sale or lease of the vehicle. • Use of online media player providing access to ..., you can view this number on the radio display by pressing AUX and Preset 1 control simultaneously. 43 2009 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus)
  • 2009 Mercury Sable | Owner's Manual - Page 44
    ... cycle, your receiver may have a fault. See your authorized dealer for service. Channel no longer This previously available available. channel is no .... The system is working properly. SAT FAULT INVALID CHNL UNSUBSCRIBED NO TEXT NO TEXT 44 2009 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus)
  • 2009 Mercury Sable | Owner's Manual - Page 45
    ... and entertainment system 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). 45 2009 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus)
  • 2009 Mercury Sable | Owner's Manual - Page 46
    Climate Controls MANUAL HEATING AND AIR CONDITIONING SYSTEM (IF EQUIPPED) 1. Temperature selection: Controls the temperature of ... only if the A/C button light is illuminated and the airflow selection is in either (panel) or (panel/floor) mode. 46 2009 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus)
  • 2009 Mercury Sable | Owner's Manual - Page 47
    ... for more information. 5. A/C: Press to activate/deactivate air conditioning. Use with recirculated air to improve cooling performance and efficiency. ... (if equipped) until the engine temperature gauge crosses into the normal operating range. 47 2009 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus)
  • 2009 Mercury Sable | Owner's Manual - Page 48
    ...EQUIPPED) Defrost: Distributes outside air through the windshield defroster 1. and demister vents. Can be used to clear thin ice or ...interior of the vehicle. Recirculated air engages automatically with selection of MAX A/C or can be engaged manually in 48 2009 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing...
  • 2009 Mercury Sable | Owner's Manual - Page 49
    .../floor) mode. 5. A/C: Press to activate/deactivate air conditioning. Use with recirculated air to improve cooling performance and efficiency. ... off, and outside or recirculated air, to heat or cool the vehicle to reach the desired temperature. 49 2009 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus)
  • 2009 Mercury Sable | Owner's Manual - Page 50
    ... (if equipped) Defrost: Distributes outside air through the windshield defroster 1. and demister vents. Can be used to clear thin ice or fog ... and may also help reduce undesired odors from reaching the interior of the vehicle. Recirculated air engages 50 2009 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing ...
  • 2009 Mercury Sable | Owner's Manual - Page 51
    ...) or (panel/floor) mode. 7. A/C: Press to activate/deactivate air conditioning. Use with recirculated air to improve cooling performance and efficiency. Engages .... 14. OFF: Outside air is shut out and the climate control system is turned off. 51 2009 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus)
  • 2009 Mercury Sable | Owner's Manual - Page 52
    ..., press AUTO control and set to desired temperature. or , A/C and recirculated In manual override mode, select and set the temperature to 60°F ... system (if equipped) until the engine temperature gauge crosses into the normal operating range. 52 2009 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus)
  • 2009 Mercury Sable | Owner's Manual - Page 53
    ...defroster turns off automatically after 10 minutes or when the ignition is turned off. To manually turn off the defroster before 10 minutes have passed, ... window. This may cause damage to the heated grid lines and will not be covered by your warranty. 53 2009 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing ...
  • 2009 Mercury Sable | Owner's Manual - Page 54
    ... to off. You can change the amount of time the lamps stay on by using the programming procedure that follows: Note: If the vehicle is ... in the off position and the headlamp control in the autolamp position. 2. Turn the headlamp control to off. 54 2009 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus)
  • 2009 Mercury Sable | Owner's Manual - Page 55
    ... not operate when the high beams are active. High beams Push the lever toward the instrument panel to activate. Pull the lever towards you to deactivate. OFF 55 2009 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus)
  • 2009 Mercury Sable | Owner's Manual - Page 56
    ... to activate your headlamps under these conditions may result in a collision. PANEL DIMMER CONTROL Use to adjust the brightness of the ..., discharged, or a new battery is installed, the dimmer switch requires re-calibration. Rotate the dimmer 56 2009 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus)
  • 2009 Mercury Sable | Owner's Manual - Page 57
    ... will ensure that your displays are visible under all lighting conditions. AIMING THE HEADLAMPS The headlamps on your vehicle are properly aimed at... the horizontal reference line, if not, the beam will need to be adjusted using the next step. 57 2009 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus)
  • 2009 Mercury Sable | Owner's Manual - Page 58
    Lights 5. Locate the vertical adjuster on each headlamp. Using a Phillips #2 screwdriver, turn the adjuster either clockwise (to adjust down) ... on the overhead console. Press the controls on either side of each map lamp to turn on the lamps. 58 2009 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus)
  • 2009 Mercury Sable | Owner's Manual - Page 59
    ... and pattern and safe visibility. The correct bulbs will not damage the lamp assembly or void the lamp assembly warranty and will provide quality bulb burn time. 59 2009 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus)
  • 2009 Mercury Sable | Owner's Manual - Page 60
    ... lamp 2 12V6W Dome/reading lamp 6 578 All replacement bulbs are clear in color except where noted. To replace all instrument panel ...off position, then open the hood. 2. Reach in behind the headlamp assembly to access the bulbs and connectors. 60 2009 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus)
  • 2009 Mercury Sable | Owner's Manual - Page 61
    ...then open the hood. 2. Reach in behind the headlamp assembly to access the bulb sockets and connectors. 3. Locate the electrical connector and remove...the bulb, pull it straight out of the bulb socket. Install the new bulb(s) in reverse order. 61 2009 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus)
  • 2009 Mercury Sable | Owner's Manual - Page 62
    ... the tail lamp assembly. Follow the same steps to replace either bulb. Note: Your vehicle is equipped with a stop/tail lamp assembly containing.../tail lamp (LED) 2 3 1. Make sure the headlamp switch is in the off position and open the trunk. 62 2009 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus)
  • 2009 Mercury Sable | Owner's Manual - Page 63
    ... washer assemblies, then pull the lamp assembly away from the vehicle. 4. Remove the bulb socket by rotating it counterclockwise, then pulling it out of .... 4. Carefully pull the bulb out from the socket. Install new bulb(s) in reverse order. 63 2009 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus)
  • 2009 Mercury Sable | Owner's Manual - Page 64
    Lights Replacing fog lamp bulbs 1. Make sure the fog lamp switch is in the off position. 2. Remove the bulb socket from the fog lamp by turning counterclockwise. 3. Disconnect the electrical connector. Install the new bulb in reverse order. 64 2009 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus)
  • 2009 Mercury Sable | Owner's Manual - Page 65
    ...to burn out. Before operating the wiper on a dry windshield, always use the windshield washer. In freezing weather, be sure the wiper blades ... exterior lamps will turn on after a brief delay and will remain on until the wipers are turned off. 65 2009 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus)
  • 2009 Mercury Sable | Owner's Manual - Page 66
    ... in position. WARNING: Never adjust the steering wheel when the vehicle is moving. ILLUMINATED VISOR MIRROR Lift the mirror cover to turn ... visor back into the headliner, visor must be retracted before moving it back towards the windshield. 66 2009 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus)
  • 2009 Mercury Sable | Owner's Manual - Page 67
    ... to your option package. Storage compartment The storage compartment may be used to store a pair of sunglasses. Press the release area on the rear ... (IF EQUIPPED) Press and release the button to adjust forward. Press and hold to fast forward. 67 2009 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus)
  • 2009 Mercury Sable | Owner's Manual - Page 68
    ... blow the fuse. Do not hang any type of accessory or accessory bracket from the plug. Improper use of the power outlet can cause damage not ...being discharged: • do not use the power point longer than necessary when the engine is not running, 68 2009 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus)
  • 2009 Mercury Sable | Owner's Manual - Page 69
    ... ready to be used. Note: Improper use of the lighter can cause damage not covered by your warranty, and can result in fire or... they are free of obstructions and ensure that children and/or pets are not in the proximity of the window openings. 69 2009 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus)
  • 2009 Mercury Sable | Owner's Manual - Page 70
    ...during a one touch up cycle, the window will stop. If, after 1/2 second the switch is still held, the window will perform a normal open or one touch down. 70 2009 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus)
  • 2009 Mercury Sable | Owner's Manual - Page 71
    ... is known as "bounce-back". If the ignition is turned off (without accessory delay being active) during bounce-back, the window will move ...UP or DOWN and from SIDE to SIDE. WARNING: Do not adjust the mirror while the vehicle is in motion. 71 2009 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus)
  • 2009 Mercury Sable | Owner's Manual - Page 72
    .... Do not clean the housing or glass of any mirror with harsh abrasives, 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. 72 2009 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus)
  • 2009 Mercury Sable | Owner's Manual - Page 73
    ... actions could cause damage to the glass and mirrors. Do not clean the housing or glass of any mirror with harsh abrasives, fuel or other petroleum-based cleaning products. 73 2009 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus)
  • 2009 Mercury Sable | Owner's Manual - Page 74
    ..., you can maintain a 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. 74 2009 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus)
  • 2009 Mercury Sable | Owner's Manual - Page 75
    Driver Controls Setting speed control The controls for using your speed control are located on the steering wheel for your convenience. 1. Press the ON ... or press CNCL (Cancel). Disengaging the speed control will not erase previous set speed. 75 2009 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus)
  • 2009 Mercury Sable | Owner's Manual - Page 76
    ... by 1 mph (1.6 km/h). OFF ON CNCL RSM SET SET • Use the accelerator pedal to get to the desired speed. When the vehicle reaches that...to decrease the vehicle set speed in small amounts by 1 mph (1.6 km/h). 76 OFF ON CNCL RSM SET SET 2009 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus)
  • 2009 Mercury Sable | Owner's Manual - Page 77
    ...control or the ignition, your speed control set speed memory is erased. STEERING WHEEL CONTROLS Radio control features Press MEDIA to select: • AM, ... (Auxiliary input jack) (if equipped) OFF ON CNCL RSM SET SET VOL SEEK MEDIA MUTE 77 2009 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus)
  • 2009 Mercury Sable | Owner's Manual - Page 78
    ... to use the voice command feature. again to end a voice Press command. For further information on the Navigation system, refer to the Navigation System supplement. 78 2009 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus)
  • 2009 Mercury Sable | Owner's Manual - Page 79
    ...information on the Navigation system/SYNC system, refer to the Navigation System and SYNC supplements. MOON ROOF (IF EQUIPPED) The moon roof control .... To stop motion at any time during the one-touch operation, press the control a second time. 79 2009 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus)
  • 2009 Mercury Sable | Owner's Manual - Page 80
    ... to close the moon roof. The moon roof has a built-in sliding shade that can be manually opened or closed when the glass panel is shut. To close the shade, pull it toward the front of the vehicle. 80 2009 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus)
  • 2009 Mercury Sable | Owner's Manual - Page 81
    ...HomeLink equipped vehicle purchase). It is also suggested that upon the sale of the vehicle, the programmed Homelink buttons be erased for ...being programmed to HomeLink for quicker training and accurate transmission of the radio-frequency signal. 81 2009 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (...
  • 2009 Mercury Sable | Owner's Manual - Page 82
    ... from the HomeLink button you wish to program (located on your visor) while keeping the indicator light in view. 2. Simultaneously press ... section. For questions or comments, please contact HomeLink at www.homelink.com or 1-800-355-3515. 82 2009 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus)
  • 2009 Mercury Sable | Owner's Manual - Page 83
    ....). For convenience, the hand-held transmitter of the device may also be used at any time. In the event that there are still programming difficulties, contact HomeLink at www.homelink.com or 1-800-355-3515. 83 2009 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus)
  • 2009 Mercury Sable | Owner's Manual - Page 84
    ...on the message center for a display of status. The system will also notify you of potential vehicle problems with a display of system warnings followed by a long indicator chime. 84 2009 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus)
  • 2009 Mercury Sable | Owner's Manual - Page 85
    ...will return within 10 minutes. DTE is calculated using a running average fuel economy, which is based on your recent driving history ... The running average fuel economy is reinitialized to a factory default value if the battery is disconnected. 85 2009 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus)
  • 2009 Mercury Sable | Owner's Manual - Page 86
    .... If you calculate your average fuel economy by dividing 100 miles traveled by gallons of fuel used (kilometers traveled by liters used),...antenna. Magnetic or metallic objects placed in, on or near the vehicle may also affect compass accuracy. 86 2009 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus)
  • 2009 Mercury Sable | Owner's Manual - Page 87
    ...voltage lines. For optimum calibration, turn off all electrical accessories (heater / air conditioning, wipers, etc.) and make sure all vehicle ...center will automatically exit zone setting mode if enough time passes without pressing a button. 87 2009 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus)
  • 2009 Mercury Sable | Owner's Manual - Page 88
    ... lines. For optimum calibration, turn off all electrical accessories (heater / air conditioning, wipers, etc.) and make sure all ..., if the display shows only one heading as the vehicle is being driven around, repeat the procedure from Step 3. 88 2009 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus)
  • 2009 Mercury Sable | Owner's Manual - Page 89
    ... FLUID LEVEL 4. DOORS CLOSED 5. TRUNK CLOSED 6. BRAKE SYSTEM 7. TIRE PRESSURE MONITORING SYSTEM (if equipped and warning is present) 8. DISTANCE TO EMPTY 89 2009 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus)
  • 2009 Mercury Sable | Owner's Manual - Page 90
    ... life An oil change is required whenever indicated by the message center. USE ONLY RECOMMENDED ENGINE OILS. To reset the oil ... the SETUP menu for the current units to be displayed. 2. Press the RESET control to change from English to Metric. 90 2009 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus)
  • 2009 Mercury Sable | Owner's Manual - Page 91
    Driver Controls Autolamp delay (if equipped) This feature keeps your headlights on for up to three minutes after the ignition is switched off. 1.... the current display mode. 2. Press the RESET control to turn the easy entry/exit seat ON or OFF. 91 2009 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus)
  • 2009 Mercury Sable | Owner's Manual - Page 92
    ... Controls System warnings System warnings alert you to possible problems or malfunctions in your vehicle's operating systems. In the event... Oil change required DRIVER DOOR AJAR - Displayed when the driver's door is not completely closed. 92 2009 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus)
  • 2009 Mercury Sable | Owner's Manual - Page 93
    ... system operates under these conditions, refer to Tire Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS) in the Tires, Wheels and Loading chapter. ... your authorized dealer as soon as possible. TRUNK AJAR - Displayed when the trunk is not completely closed. 93 2009 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus)
  • 2009 Mercury Sable | Owner's Manual - Page 94
    ... remote trunk release control on the instrument panel to the left of the steering wheel. Rear sunshade (if equipped) Your vehicle may be...risk of injuries, the sunshade must be properly attached to the headliner clips in the rear roof panels. 94 2009 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus)
  • 2009 Mercury Sable | Owner's Manual - Page 95
    .... Attach the net to the anchors provided. Do not put more than 50 lb. (22 kg) in the net. WARNING: This net is not designed to restrain objects during a collision. 95 2009 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus)
  • 2009 Mercury Sable | Owner's Manual - Page 96
    ... remote keyless entry transmitter. Your IKTs are programmed to your vehicle; using a non-programmed key will not permit your vehicle to ... the Integrated Keyhead Transmitter (IKT) be handled properly when starting and turning off your vehicle. 96 2009 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus)
  • 2009 Mercury Sable | Owner's Manual - Page 97
    ...edge of the IKT control can be adjacent to the utilized. POWER DOOR LOCKS • Press the doors. • Press the doors. control to unlock all control to lock all 97 2009 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus)
  • 2009 Mercury Sable | Owner's Manual - Page 98
    ... to enable/disable this feature: • Through your authorized dealer, • by using a power door unlock/lock procedure, • using... Controls chapter. Note: The autolock feature can be activated/deactivated independently of the autounlock feature. 98 2009 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus)
  • 2009 Mercury Sable | Owner's Manual - Page 99
    ... 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. 99 2009 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus)
  • 2009 Mercury Sable | Owner's Manual - Page 100
    ... door is opened within 10 minutes of the ignition being transitioned to the off or accessory position. Note: The doors will not autounlock if the vehicle has...horn will chirp one time to confirm programming mode has been entered and is active. 100 2009 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus)
  • 2009 Mercury Sable | Owner's Manual - Page 101
    ... on rear edge of each rear door and must be set separately for each door. Setting the lock for one door will not automatically set the lock for both doors. 101 2009 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus)
  • 2009 Mercury Sable | Owner's Manual - Page 102
    ... out of a child's reach. Unsupervised children could lock themselves in the trunk and risk injury. Children should be taught not to play in vehicles. 102 2009 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus)
  • 2009 Mercury Sable | Owner's Manual - Page 103
    ... feet (10 meters). A decrease in operating range could be caused by: • weather conditions, • nearby radio towers, • structures around the vehicle, or • other vehicles parked next to your vehicle. 103 2009 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus)
  • 2009 Mercury Sable | Owner's Manual - Page 104
    ... Keyhead Transmitters with you to the authorized dealer in order to aid in troubleshooting the problem. Unlocking the doors/two stage unlock 1. ... or re-enabled by simultaneously and controls on the IKT for four seconds (disabling pressing the 104 2009 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus)...
  • 2009 Mercury Sable | Owner's Manual - Page 105
    ...The horn will chirp and the turn lamps will flash. It is recommended that this method be used to locate your vehicle, rather than using the panic ... to its final position if the key is not in the ignition and the easy entry feature is enabled. 105 2009 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus)
  • 2009 Mercury Sable | Owner's Manual - Page 106
    ... another transmitter if desired. Replacing the battery The Integrated Keyhead Transmitter uses one coin type three-volt lithium battery CR2032 ... Twist a thin coin in the slot of the IKT near the key ring in order to remove the battery cover. 106 2009 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus)
  • 2009 Mercury Sable | Owner's Manual - Page 107
    ... of transmitter batteries. 4. Insert the new battery. Refer to the instructions inside the IKT for the correct orientation of the battery. Press ... the vehicle is locked using the keyless entry keypad, or • after 25 seconds of illumination. 107 2009 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus)
  • 2009 Mercury Sable | Owner's Manual - Page 108
    ..., the perimeter lamps illuminated entry feature will not activate in daylight conditions. Deactivating/activating perimeter lamps illuminated entry You may ... horn will chirp one time to confirm programming mode has been entered and is active. 108 2009 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus)
  • 2009 Mercury Sable | Owner's Manual - Page 109
    ... been turned to the off position. • If the dome lamps were turned on using the panel dimmer control, the battery saver will shut them off 10 ... will shut off the headlamps 10 minutes after the ignition has been turned to the off position. 109 2009 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus)
  • 2009 Mercury Sable | Owner's Manual - Page 110
    ...Security SECURICODE™ KEYLESS ENTRY SYSTEM You can use the keyless entry keypad to: • lock or unlock the ... module. Tips: • Do not set a code that uses five of the same number. • Do not use ... work even if you have set your own personal code. 110 2009 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (...
  • 2009 Mercury Sable | Owner's Manual - Page 111
    ... programmed to your vehicle is used. The use of the wrong type of coded key may lead to a "no-start" condition. Your vehicle comes... coded Integrated Keyhead Transmitters; additional coded IKTs may be purchased from your authorized dealer. 111 2009 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus)
  • 2009 Mercury Sable | Owner's Manual - Page 112
    ... with non-Ford aftermarket remote start systems. Use of these systems may result in vehicle starting problems and a loss of security ... or glows steadily, the vehicle will not start, contact your authorized dealer as soon as possible for service. 112 2009 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (...
  • 2009 Mercury Sable | Owner's Manual - Page 113
    ...to your vehicle. Note: A maximum of eight coded keys can be programmed to your vehicle; only four of these eight can be IKTs with remote entry functionality. 113 2009 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus)
  • 2009 Mercury Sable | Owner's Manual - Page 114
    Locks and Security Tips: • Only use Integrated Keyhead Transmitters (IKTs) or standard SecuriLock™ keys. • You must have ...). The theft indicator light will illuminate for three seconds and then go out to indicate successful programming. 114 2009 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus)
  • 2009 Mercury Sable | Owner's Manual - Page 115
    ...ALL Integrated Keyhead Transmitters are brought to the authorized dealer to aid in troubleshooting. Arming the system When armed, this system will respond if ... passenger interior door lock control while the door is open, then close the door. 115 2009 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus)...
  • 2009 Mercury Sable | Owner's Manual - Page 116
    ... the system by any of the following actions: • Unlock the doors by using the remote entry transmitter portion of your Integrated ... portion of your IKT. • The ignition is turned to the on position with an invalid SecuriLock™ key or IKT. 116 2009 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus)
  • 2009 Mercury Sable | Owner's Manual - Page 117
    ...head 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. 117 2009 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus)
  • 2009 Mercury Sable | Owner's Manual - Page 118
    ... Safety Restraints Push release button to lower head restraint. Using the manual lumbar support (if equipped) The lumbar support control is ... releasing the pull strap, push the seatback forward. 5. Move the seat as far forward as possible. 118 2009 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus)
  • 2009 Mercury Sable | Owner's Manual - Page 119
    ... become dangerous in the event of a sudden stop or collision. Adjusting the front manual seat (if equipped) WARNING: Never adjust the driver's seat ... the lap belt snug and low across the hips. Lift handle to move seat forward or backward. 119 2009 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus)
  • 2009 Mercury Sable | Owner's Manual - Page 120
    ... or with the seat back reclined too far can take off weight from the seat cushion and affect the decision of the passenger sensing system, ... injury or death in a crash. Always sit upright against your seatback, with your feet on the floor. 120 2009 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus)
  • 2009 Mercury Sable | Owner's Manual - Page 121
    ... system section for additional details. Failure to follow these instructions may interfere with the front passenger seat sensing system....backward, up or down. • Driver Press the control to move the seat forward, or backward. • Passenger 121 2009 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus)...
  • 2009 Mercury Sable | Owner's Manual - Page 122
    ... illness, diabetes, spinal cord injury, medication, alcohol use, exhaustion, or other physical conditions, must exercise care when using the seat ... when activated. For low heat, one light will be lit; for high heat, both lights will be lit. 122 2009 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus)
  • 2009 Mercury Sable | Owner's Manual - Page 123
    ... driver seat, exterior mirrors and adjustable pedals to the desired positions using the associated controls. Press and hold control button 1 for ... to its final position if the key is not in the ignition and the easy entry feature is enabled. 123 2009 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus)
  • 2009 Mercury Sable | Owner's Manual - Page 124
    ...cargo space. To lower 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. 124 2009 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus)
  • 2009 Mercury Sable | Owner's Manual - Page 125
    ...of airbag-related injuries. The system is able to analyze different occupant conditions and crash severity before activating the appropriate safety devices to help better protect a range of occupants in a variety of frontal crash situations. 125 2009 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus)
  • 2009 Mercury Sable | Owner's Manual - Page 126
    ...stages of the dual-stage airbag supplemental restraints based on crash severity and occupant conditions. The fact that the pretensioners ...used for the most severe impacts. Refer to Airbag supplemental restraints (SRS) section in this chapter. 126 2009 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus)
  • 2009 Mercury Sable | Owner's Manual - Page 127
    ... a rear-facing child seat in front of an active air bag. If you must use a forward-facing child seat in the front seat, move the ... to always properly restrain children in the rear seat. The sensor also turns off the passenger 127 2009 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus)
  • 2009 Mercury Sable | Owner's Manual - Page 128
    ...operational The Personal Safety System uses a warning light in the instrument cluster or a back-up tone to indicate the condition of the system...heard. The tone pattern will repeat periodically until the problem and warning light are repaired. 128 2009 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus)
  • 2009 Mercury Sable | Owner's Manual - Page 129
    ... driver, should always properly wear their safety belts, even when an air bag supplemental restraint system (SRS) is provided. WARNING: It is extremely ... your neck over the inside shoulder. 3) Never use a single belt for more than one person. 129 2009 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus)
  • 2009 Mercury Sable | Owner's Manual - Page 130
    ... This vehicle has a safety belt system with an energy management feature at the front seats to help further reduce the risk of injury in the event of a head-on collision. 130 2009 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus)
  • 2009 Mercury Sable | Owner's Manual - Page 131
    ... of the driver and passengers. Automatic locking mode When to use the automatic locking mode In this mode, the shoulder belt is ... whenever possible. Refer to Safety restraints for children or Safety seats for children later in this chapter. 131 2009 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus)
  • 2009 Mercury Sable | Owner's Manual - Page 132
    Seating and Safety Restraints How to use the automatic locking mode • Buckle the combination lap and shoulder belt. • Grasp ... completely to disengage the automatic locking mode and activate the vehicle sensitive (emergency) locking mode. 132 2009 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus)
  • 2009 Mercury Sable | Owner's Manual - Page 133
    ... (part number 611C22). This assembly can be obtained from an authorized dealer. Use only extensions manufactured by the same supplier as the safety ... the safety belt extension only if the safety belt is too short for you when fully extended. 133 2009 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus)
  • 2009 Mercury Sable | Owner's Manual - Page 134
    ...a chime sounds to remind the occupants to fasten their safety belts. Conditions of operation If...The driver's safety belt is not buckled before... warnings are the same for the driver and the front passenger. If the Belt-Minder warnings have 134 2009 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus)
  • 2009 Mercury Sable | Owner's Manual - Page 135
    ... light illuminates and the warning chime sounds for six seconds every 30 seconds, repeating for approximately five minutes or until the safety belts are buckled. 135 2009 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus)
  • 2009 Mercury Sable | Owner's Manual - Page 136
    ... us to take a few seconds to buckle up. Safety belts, when used properly, reduce risk of death to front seat occupants by 45% in ... work" "Traffic is light" "Belts wrinkle my clothes" "The people I'm with don't wear belts" 136 2009 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus)
  • 2009 Mercury Sable | Owner's Manual - Page 137
    ... an airbag" Consider...Airbags offer greater protection when used with safety belts. Frontal airbags are not designed to...procedure: Before following the procedure, make sure that: • The parking brake is set • The gearshift is in P (Park) 137 2009 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus...
  • 2009 Mercury Sable | Owner's Manual - Page 138
    ... leave the Belt-Minder system activated for yourself and others who may use the vehicle. To reduce the risk of injury, do not deactivate/activate the ... by the safety belt warning light flashing four times per second for three seconds again. 138 2009 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus)
  • 2009 Mercury Sable | Owner's Manual - Page 139
    ... in crashes for which they do not deploy. Important supplemental restraint system precautions Airbags DO NOT inflate slowly or gently and the risk of injury from a deploying airbag is greatest close to the trim covering the airbag module. 139 2009 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus)
  • 2009 Mercury Sable | Owner's Manual - Page 140
    ... causing serious injury. WARNING: Do not attempt to service, repair, or modify the airbag supplemental restraint system (SRS) or its fuses. See ... of the airbag system, increasing the risk of injury. Do not modify the front end of the vehicle. 140 2009 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus)
  • 2009 Mercury Sable | Owner's Manual - Page 141
    ... in the front seating position. Failure to follow these instructions may increase the risk of injury in a collision. WARNING: Airbags ... rollover, side-impact, or rear-impacts unless the collision causes sufficient longitudinal deceleration. 141 2009 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus)
  • 2009 Mercury Sable | Owner's Manual - Page 142
    ...bag will not function again and must be replaced immediately. If the air bag is not replaced, the unrepaired area will increase the risk ...airbag system and Safety Canopy system later in this chapter. • one or more impact and safing sensors. 142 2009 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus)
  • 2009 Mercury Sable | Owner's Manual - Page 143
    ... rear-facing infant seat that is installed according to the manufacturer's instructions, • the system determines that a small child is present in ...the seat for a period of time, • a child or a small person occupies the front passenger seat. 143 2009 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (...
  • 2009 Mercury Sable | Owner's Manual - Page 144
    ...and reinstall the restraint following the child restraint manufacturer's instructions. The front passenger sensing system is designed to ...two minutes. This will allow the system to detect that person and enable the passenger's frontal airbag. 144 2009 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (...
  • 2009 Mercury Sable | Owner's Manual - Page 145
    ... or with the seat back reclined too far can take off weight from the seat cushion and affect the decision of the front passenger sensing ... is disabled, the pass airbag off lamp may or may not be illuminated according to the table below. 145 2009 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus)
  • 2009 Mercury Sable | Owner's Manual - Page 146
    ... passenger feet and knees resting or pushing on the seat The conditions listed above may cause the weight of a properly seated occupant to be .... Failure to follow these instructions may interfere with the front passenger seat sensing system. 146 2009 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus)
  • 2009 Mercury Sable | Owner's Manual - Page 147
    ...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 ... lights and chimes section in the Instrument Cluster chapter. Routine maintenance of the airbag is not required. 147 2009 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus)
  • 2009 Mercury Sable | Owner's Manual - Page 148
    ... instructions may increase the risk of personal injury in the event of a collision. WARNING: Do not use accessory seat covers. The use of accessory ... of the vehicle should always wear their safety belts even when an airbag SRS is provided. 148 2009 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus)
  • 2009 Mercury Sable | Owner's Manual - Page 149
    ... system consists of the following: • An inflatable nylon bag (airbag) with a gas generator concealed behind the outboard bolster of the...impact, frontal or near-frontal collisions, unless the collision causes sufficient lateral deceleration. 149 2009 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus)...
  • 2009 Mercury Sable | Owner's Manual - Page 150
    ... contact with a deploying Safety Canopy . Failure to follow these instructions may increase the risk of personal injury in the event of... or C pillar trim, or the headliner on a vehicle containing a Safety Canopy . See your authorized dealer. 150 2009 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus)
  • 2009 Mercury Sable | Owner's Manual - Page 151
    ... Canopy system consists of the following: • An inflatable nylon curtain with a gas generator concealed behind the headliner and above the ... doors (one on each side of the vehicle). • Rollover sensor in the restraints control module (RCM). 151 2009 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus)...
  • 2009 Mercury Sable | Owner's Manual - Page 152
    ... row seats. The Safety Canopy will not interfere with children restrained using a properly installed child or booster seat because it is designed to... Safety Canopy system components get hot after inflation. Do not touch them after inflation. 152 2009 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus)
  • 2009 Mercury Sable | Owner's Manual - Page 153
    ... the system is operational The SRS uses a readiness light in the instrument cluster or a tone to indicate the condition of the system. Refer ... equipped vehicles, see your authorized dealer. Airbags MUST BE disposed of by qualified personnel. 153 2009 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus)
  • 2009 Mercury Sable | Owner's Manual - Page 154
    ... for children. Also see Airbag supplemental restraint system (SRS) in this chapter for special instructions about using airbags. Important child ..., age, and weight may result in an increased risk of serious injury or death to your child. 154 2009 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus)
  • 2009 Mercury Sable | Owner's Manual - Page 155
    ... for Safety Restraints for Children Recommended Child size, height, weight, or age restraint type Infants Children weighing 40 lb (18... children are safer when properly restrained in the rear seating positions than in a front seating position. 155 2009 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus)
  • 2009 Mercury Sable | Owner's Manual - Page 156
    ... place a rear-facing child seat in front of an active air bag. If you must use a forward-facing child seat in the front ... be seated and restrained properly in a rear seating position, properly restrain the largest child in the front seat. 156 2009 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus)
  • 2009 Mercury Sable | Owner's Manual - Page 157
    ... for your child's size, height, weight, or age. Follow the child restraint manufacturer's instructions and warnings provided for ... requirements of law. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) provides education and 157 2009 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus)
  • 2009 Mercury Sable | Owner's Manual - Page 158
    ... in the Airbag supplemental restraint system (SRS) section in this chapter. • Carefully follow all of the manufacturer's instructions included with the ... forward-facing child seat in the front seat, move the vehicle seat all the way back. 158 2009 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus)
  • 2009 Mercury Sable | Owner's Manual - Page 159
    ... installing a child safety seat with combination lap/shoulder belts: • Use the correct safety belt buckle for that seating position. • Insert...is a forward facing child seat, the steps are the same for installing a rear facing child seat. 159 2009 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus)
  • 2009 Mercury Sable | Owner's Manual - Page 160
    ...and lap belt portions together, route the tongue through the child seat according to the child seat manufacturer's instructions. Be sure the belt webbing is not twisted. 160 2009 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus)
  • 2009 Mercury Sable | Owner's Manual - Page 161
    ... from the belt. This is necessary to remove the remaining slack that will exist once the additional weight of the child is added to the child restraint. It also helps to achieve the proper 161 2009 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus)
  • 2009 Mercury Sable | Owner's Manual - Page 162
    ... in your vehicle. This type of attachment method eliminates the need to use safety belts to attach the child seat, however ... tether straps and Recommendations for attaching safety restraints for children in this chapter for more information. 162 2009 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus)
  • 2009 Mercury Sable | Owner's Manual - Page 163
    ...symbols on the seat back. Follow the child seat manufacturer's instructions to properly install a child seat with LATCH attachments. Follow the... other two child safety seats in the outboard positions. Use the tether anchors if applicable. 163 2009 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus)
  • 2009 Mercury Sable | Owner's Manual - Page 164
    .... To avoid risk of injury, occupants should only use seating positions where they are able to be properly restrained. ..., if included with the child seat. Refer to Recommendations for attaching safety restraints for children in this chapter. 164 2009 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus)
  • 2009 Mercury Sable | Owner's Manual - Page 165
    ... called the top tether anchor. Tether straps are available as an accessory for many older safety seats. Contact the manufacturer ... the tether strap over the top of the seatback. 2. Locate the correct anchor for the selected seating position. 165 2009 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus)
  • 2009 Mercury Sable | Owner's Manual - Page 166
    ... four (4) years of age. Consult your child safety seat owner guide for the weight, height, and age limits specific to your child safety ... who have outgrown child safety seats, Ford Motor Company recommends use of a belt-positioning booster. 166 2009 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus)
  • 2009 Mercury Sable | Owner's Manual - Page 167
    ... seats There are generally two types of belt-positioning booster seats: backless and high back. Always use booster seats in conjunction with the vehicle lap/shoulder belt. 167 2009 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus)
  • 2009 Mercury Sable | Owner's Manual - Page 168
    ...booster seats If, 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 better choice. 168 2009 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus)
  • 2009 Mercury Sable | Owner's Manual - Page 169
    ...booster seat. Check with the booster seat manufacturer's instructions. The importance of shoulder belts Using a booster without a shoulder belt increases ... It is generally best to use a booster seat with lap/shoulder belts in the back seat. 169 2009 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus)
  • 2009 Mercury Sable | Owner's Manual - Page 170
    ... belt does not stay positioned on the shoulder during use. Follow all instructions provided by the manufacturer of the booster seat. ... system under the above conditions could result in severe personal injuries in the event of a collision. 170 2009 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus)
  • 2009 Mercury Sable | Owner's Manual - Page 171
    ...graded 100. The relative performance of tires depends upon the actual conditions of their use, however, and may depart significantly from the norm due... test surfaces of asphalt and concrete. A tire marked C may have poor traction performance. 171 2009 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus)
  • 2009 Mercury Sable | Owner's Manual - Page 172
    ... and its ability to dissipate heat when tested under controlled conditions on a specified indoor laboratory test wheel. Sustained high temperature can cause the ... to carry a heavier maximum load at 41 psi [43 psi (2.9 bar) for Metric tires]. 172 2009 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus)
  • 2009 Mercury Sable | Owner's Manual - Page 173
    ... the tire that contacts the road when mounted on the vehicle. • Rim: The metal support (wheel) for a tire or a tire and tube assembly upon which ... performance and wear. Under-inflation or over-inflation may cause uneven treadwear patterns. 173 2009 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus)
  • 2009 Mercury Sable | Owner's Manual - Page 174
    Tires, Wheels and Loading WARNING: Under-inflation is the most common cause of tire failures and may result in severe tire ... cold pressures. A hot tire at or below recommended cold inflation pressure could be significantly under-inflated. 174 2009 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus)
  • 2009 Mercury Sable | Owner's Manual - Page 175
    Tires, Wheels and Loading Note: If you have to drive a distance to get air for...-spare tires (see the Dissimilar spare tire/wheel information section for description): Store and ... should not be used because they are more likely to blow out or fail. 175 2009 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA ...
  • 2009 Mercury Sable | Owner's Manual - Page 176
    ... on many factors such as weather, storage conditions, and conditions of use (load, speed, inflation pressure,... caused by hot climates or frequent high loading conditions can accelerate the aging process and may ... six years due to aging even if it has not been used. 176 2009 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide,...
  • 2009 Mercury Sable | Owner's Manual - Page 177
    ..., personal injury and death. Additionally the use of non-recommended tires and wheels could cause steering, suspension, axle or transfer .... If you have questions regarding tire replacement, contact your authorized dealer as soon as possible. 177 2009 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus)
  • 2009 Mercury Sable | Owner's Manual - Page 178
    ...of 12 ft. (3.66 m) away from the tire wheel assembly. 4. Use both eye and ear protection... have a great deal to do with your tire mileage and safety. • Observe posted speed limits... Do not run over curbs or hit the tire against a curb when parking 178 2009 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (...
  • 2009 Mercury Sable | Owner's Manual - Page 179
    ... five seconds. WARNING: Do not spin the wheels at over 35 mph (56 km/h). ... dealer. Front wheel drive (FWD) vehicles and those with an independent rear suspension (if equipped)... unbalanced tire and wheel assembly may result in irregular tire wear. 179 2009 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (...
  • 2009 Mercury Sable | Owner's Manual - Page 180
    ...) will 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) 180 2009 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus)
  • 2009 Mercury Sable | Owner's Manual - Page 181
    ...(RWD) vehicles/Four Wheel Drive (4WD)/All Wheel Drive (AWD) vehicles (front tires at top of diagram) Sometimes irregular tire wear...also provides a U.S. DOT Tire Identification Number for safety standard certification and in case of a recall. 181 2009 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus)
  • 2009 Mercury Sable | Owner's Manual - Page 182
    ... tires to match the new wheel diameter. 6. 95: Indicates the tire's load index. It is an index that relates to how much weight a tire can carry. ...from 81 mph (130 km/h) to 186 mph (299 km/h). These ratings are listed in the following chart. 182 2009 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus)
  • 2009 Mercury Sable | Owner's Manual - Page 183
    Tires, Wheels and Loading Note: You may not find this information on all tires because it is not ... Certification Label, which is located on the B-Pillar or the edge of the driver's door, for the correct tire pressure for your vehicle. 183 2009 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus)
  • 2009 Mercury Sable | Owner's Manual - Page 184
    ... to dissipate heat when tested under controlled conditions on a specified indoor laboratory test wheel. 13. Maximum Permissible Inflation Pressure:... may have additional markings, notes or warnings such as standard load, radial tubeless, etc. 184 2009 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus)
  • 2009 Mercury Sable | Owner's Manual - Page 185
    ... designated by the Tire and Rim Association (T&RA), that is intended for service on light trucks. 2. Load Range/Load Inflation Limits: ... load and tire pressure when the tire is used as a single; defined as two tires (total) on the rear axle. 185 2009 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus)
  • 2009 Mercury Sable | Owner's Manual - Page 186
    ... by the Tire and Rim Association (T&RA), that is intended for temporary service on cars, SUVs, minivans and light trucks. 2. 145: .... Refer to the payload description and graphic in the Vehicle loading - with and without a trailer section. 186 2009 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus)
  • 2009 Mercury Sable | Owner's Manual - Page 187
    ... check the TPMS malfunction telltale after replacing one or more tires or wheels on your vehicle to ensure that the replacement or alternate tires and wheels allow the TPMS to continue to function properly. 187 2009 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus)
  • 2009 Mercury Sable | Owner's Manual - Page 188
    .... WARNING: The Tire Pressure Monitoring System is NOT a substitute for manually checking tire pressure. The tire pressure should be checked ... (at least monthly) using an accurate tire gauge, refer to Inflating your tires in this chapter. 188 2009 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus)
  • 2009 Mercury Sable | Owner's Manual - Page 189
    ... continue to identify an issue to remind you that the damaged road wheel/tire needs to be repaired and put back on your ... repaired and remounted on your vehicle. For additional information, refer to Changing tires with TPMS in this section. 189 2009 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus)
  • 2009 Mercury Sable | Owner's Manual - Page 190
    ...turn OFF. Spare tire Your temporary spare tire is in use. Repair the in use damaged road wheel/tire and reinstall it on the vehicle...use and the light remains tion ON, contact your authorized dealer as soon as possible. Tire(s) underinflated 190 2009 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus)
  • 2009 Mercury Sable | Owner's Manual - Page 191
    ... Action Required Spare tire Your temporary spare tire is in use. Repair the in use damaged road wheel and re-mount it on the ... nearest location where air can be added to the tires. Inflate all the tires to the recommended inflation pressure. 191 2009 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus)
  • 2009 Mercury Sable | Owner's Manual - Page 192
    Tires, Wheels and Loading SNOW TIRES AND CHAINS WARNING: Snow tires must ... and death. Additionally, the use of non-recommended tires and wheels could cause steering, suspension, axle...Do not exceed 30 mph (48 km/h) with tire cables on your vehicle. 192 2009 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (...
  • 2009 Mercury Sable | Owner's Manual - Page 193
    ... Safety Compliance Certification Label: Base Curb Weight - is the weight of the vehicle including a full tank of fuel and all standard equipment. It... vehicle when you picked it up from your authorized dealer plus any aftermarket equipment. 193 2009 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus)
  • 2009 Mercury Sable | Owner's Manual - Page 194
    Tires, Wheels and Loading Payload - is the combined weight of cargo and passengers that the vehicle is carrying. The maximum .... Overloading or improperly loading your vehicle can contribute to loss of vehicle control and vehicle rollover. 194 2009 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus)
  • 2009 Mercury Sable | Owner's Manual - Page 195
    Tires, Wheels and Loading Example only: Cargo Weight - includes all weight added to the Base Curb Weight, including cargo and ... - is the total weight placed on each axle (front and rear) - including vehicle curb weight and all payload. 195 2009 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus)
  • 2009 Mercury Sable | Owner's Manual - Page 196
    Tires, Wheels and Loading GAWR (Gross Axle Weight Rating) - is the maximum allowable weight that can be ... Safety Compliance Certification Label located on the B-Pillar or the edge of the driver's door. The GVW must never exceed the GVWR. 196 2009 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus)
  • 2009 Mercury Sable | Owner's Manual - Page 197
    Tires, Wheels and Loading WARNING: Exceeding the Safety Compliance Certification Label vehicle weight rating limits could result in substandard ... tires with a higher limit than the original tires do not increase the GVWR and GAWR limitations. 197 2009 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus)
  • 2009 Mercury Sable | Owner's Manual - Page 198
    ...a trailer, load from your trailer will be transferred to your vehicle. Consult this manual to determine how this reduces the available cargo and luggage load capacity of your...12-100 lb. (45 kg) bags of cement. Do you have enough load capacity 198 2009 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus)
  • 2009 Mercury Sable | Owner's Manual - Page 199
    ... that does not overload the Front or the Rear Gross Axle Weight Rating specified for your vehicle on the Safety Compliance Certification Label... your authorized dealer or a reliable trailer dealer as soon as possible if you require assistance. 199 2009 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus)
  • 2009 Mercury Sable | Owner's Manual - Page 200
    ... safety chains to the bumper. Trailer brakes Electric brakes and manual, automatic or surge-type trailer brakes are safe if installed ... towing on long, steep grades. • Consult your local motor vehicle speed regulations for towing a trailer. 200 2009 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus)
  • 2009 Mercury Sable | Owner's Manual - Page 201
    ... for long distances, your vehicle will require more frequent service intervals. Refer to your scheduled maintenance information for more ... in the Roadside Emergencies chapter. These guidelines are designed to prevent damage to your vehicle. 201 2009 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus)
  • 2009 Mercury Sable | Owner's Manual - Page 202
    ...the front wheels off the ground (by using a tow dolly) and the rear wheels on the ground. This will cause damage to your AWD system. If you are using...engine and allow it to run for five minutes at the beginning of each day and at each fuel stop. 202 2009 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (...
  • 2009 Mercury Sable | Owner's Manual - Page 203
    ... key removal. This position also shuts the engine and all electrical accessories off. 2. Accessory- allows the electrical accessories such as the ... emission system heats up the engine compartment and exhaust system, which can start a fire. 203 2009 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus)
  • 2009 Mercury Sable | Owner's Manual - Page 204
    ...on safety belts and their proper usage, refer to the Seating and Safety Restraints chapter. 2. Make sure vehicle accessories are off. • Make sure the parking brake is set. 204 2009 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus)
  • 2009 Mercury Sable | Owner's Manual - Page 205
    ...there is difficulty in turning the key, rotate the steering wheel until the key turns freely. This condition may occur when: • the .... After releasing the key from the 4 (start) position, the engine may continue cranking for up to 10 seconds 205 2009 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus)
  • 2009 Mercury Sable | Owner's Manual - Page 206
    ...the windows at least one inch (2.5 cm) or adjust the heating or air conditioning to bring in fresh air. ENGINE BLOCK HEATER (IF EQUIPPED) An ... shock, do not use your heater with ungrounded electrical systems or two-pronged (cheater) adapters. 206 2009 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus)
  • 2009 Mercury Sable | Owner's Manual - Page 207
    ... ensure that the block heater, especially the cord, is in good condition before use. • Make sure that when in operation, the extension cord plug /engine ..., your engine block heater will use .4 to 1.0 kilowatt-hours of energy per hour of use. Your 207 2009 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA...
  • 2009 Mercury Sable | Owner's Manual - Page 208
    ... dealer. If the vehicle has continuous vibration or shudder in the steering wheel while braking, the vehicle should be inspected by an authorized ...the brake pedal and uses the ABS system to achieve maximum braking pressure. Once a panic brake 208 2009 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus)
  • 2009 Mercury Sable | Owner's Manual - Page 209
    ... flashes, the ABS is disabled due to a malfunction and needs to be serviced. Even when the ABS is disabled, ! P normal braking is still effective.... set the parking brake fully and make sure that the gearshift is securely latched in P (Park). 209 2009 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus)
  • 2009 Mercury Sable | Owner's Manual - Page 210
    ... brake on will cause the brakes to wear out quickly and reduce fuel economy. Note: If the vehicle is driven with the parking brake applied, a... lead to an increased risk of loss of vehicle control, vehicle rollover, personal injury and death. 210 2009 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus)
  • 2009 Mercury Sable | Owner's Manual - Page 211
    ... the sliding car icon steadily. Verify that the AdvanceTrac system is not manually disabled (push the AdvanceTrac "Off " button located on the center... part of a normal system self-check, or during driving if a driving situation causes the 211 2009 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus)
  • 2009 Mercury Sable | Owner's Manual - Page 212
    ...car" icon illuminates steadily, verify that the AdvanceTrac system is not manually disabled by pressing the AdvanceTrac Off button located on ... or transfer to help control the wheels from over-spinning. When the brakes have cooled down, the 212 2009 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus)
  • 2009 Mercury Sable | Owner's Manual - Page 213
    ... off certain features of the AdvanceTrac system may be beneficial because the wheels are allowed to spin. This will restore full engine power and will ... by pressing the AdvanceTrac Off button again or by turning off and restarting the engine. 213 2009 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus)
  • 2009 Mercury Sable | Owner's Manual - Page 214
    ... and Specifications chapter. If the power steering system breaks down (or if the engine is off), you can steer the vehicle manually, but it takes more effort. 214 2009 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus)
  • 2009 Mercury Sable | Owner's Manual - Page 215
    ... improperly inflated tire uneven tire wear loose or worn suspension components loose or worn steering components improper steering alignment...brakelamps are not operating properly. Refer to Fuses and relays in the Roadside Emergencies chapter. 215 2009 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus)
  • 2009 Mercury Sable | Owner's Manual - Page 216
    ... the battery is disconnected or a new battery installed, the strategy must be relearned. Understanding the gearshift positions of the 6-speed automatic transmission 216 2009 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus)
  • 2009 Mercury Sable | Owner's Manual - Page 217
    ... the brake pedal 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. 217 2009 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus)
  • 2009 Mercury Sable | Owner's Manual - Page 218
    ... that you return to O/D (overdrive mode) on flat terrain to provide the best fuel economy and transmission function. To return to O/D (overdrive mode), press the transmission control switch again. 218 2009 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus)
  • 2009 Mercury Sable | Owner's Manual - Page 219
    ... reduced performance or a false activation. WARNING: To help avoid personal injury, always use caution when in R (Reverse) and when using the RSS. ... any device that may block the normal detection zone of the RSS system may create false beeps. 219 2009 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus)
  • 2009 Mercury Sable | Owner's Manual - Page 220
    .... After the warning goes away, the radio will return to the previous value. The RSS automatically turns on when the gear selector is placed in ...bent, the sensing zone may be altered causing inaccurate measurement of obstacles or false alarms. 220 2009 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus)
  • 2009 Mercury Sable | Owner's Manual - Page 221
    ... and transfer torque to the rear wheels before slip occurs. The AWD system is active all the ...to front wheel drive. Note: Your AWD vehicle is not intended for off-road use. ... down, but avoid severe brake application, ease the vehicle back onto the 221 2009 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (...
  • 2009 Mercury Sable | Owner's Manual - Page 222
    ...lose control if you do not slow down or if you turn the steering wheel too sharply or abruptly. • It often may be less risky to strike small ...spin the wheels at over 35 mph (56 km/h). The tires may fail and injure a passenger or bystander. 222 2009 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus)
  • 2009 Mercury Sable | Owner's Manual - Page 223
    ...). 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. 223 2009 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus)
  • 2009 Mercury Sable | Owner's Manual - Page 224
    ... until you regain control of the vehicle. If the engine, transmission, AWD system components or axles are submerged in water, their fluids ... gear once the ascent has started. This reduces strain on the engine and the possibility of stalling. 224 2009 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus)
  • 2009 Mercury Sable | Owner's Manual - Page 225
    ... stop. Avoid sudden braking as well. Although an AWD vehicle may accelerate better than a two-wheel drive vehicle in snow ... Refer to the Brakes section of this chapter for additional information on the operation of the anti-lock brake system. 225 2009 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus)
  • 2009 Mercury Sable | Owner's Manual - Page 226
    ... maintain your vehicle properly may void the warranty, increase your repair cost, reduce vehicle... Also, water may enter your engine's air intake and severely damage your engine... pedal. Wet brakes do not stop the vehicle as quickly as dry brakes. 226 2009 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA ...
  • 2009 Mercury Sable | Owner's Manual - Page 227
    ... a paved or county maintained road, no recoveries. • towing - Ford/Mercury/Lincoln eligible vehicle towed to an authorized dealer within 35 miles ..., but the towing vehicle is operational, the trailer does not qualify for any roadside services. 227 2009 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA...
  • 2009 Mercury Sable | Owner's Manual - Page 228
    ...Canada, the card is found in the Customer Information Guide in the glove compartment. U.S. Ford, Mercury and Lincoln vehicle customers who require... off. Use it when your vehicle is disabled and is creating a safety hazard for other motorists. 228 2009 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus)
  • 2009 Mercury Sable | Owner's Manual - Page 229
    ... Emergencies Note: With extended use, the flasher may run down your battery. FUEL PUMP SHUT-... 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. 229 2009 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (...
  • 2009 Mercury Sable | Owner's Manual - Page 230
    ... - - - - - - - - - - - - - - Blue Blue - - Pink Pink Green Green Red Red Yellow Yellow - Brown Black Black 230 2009 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus)
  • 2009 Mercury Sable | Owner's Manual - Page 231
    ... located under the instrument panel to the left of the steering wheel. The fuses are coded as follows. Fuse/Relay ... system (FES)/Rear seat control Not used (spare) SPDJB logic power Turn signals Low beam headlamps (left) 231 4 5 6 7 30A 10A 20A 10A 2009 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (...
  • 2009 Mercury Sable | Owner's Manual - Page 232
    ... signal Instrument panel cluster Overdrive cancel switch Not used (spare) Not used (spare) Restraint control module AWD module Steering rotation sensor, FEPS, Rear park assist, Heated seat modules 232 2009 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus)
  • 2009 Mercury Sable | Owner's Manual - Page 233
    ...OCS), Passenger Airbag Deactivation Indicator (PADI) Power windows Delayed accessory relay 42 43 44 45 10A 10A 10A 5A...battery has been disconnected and reconnected, refer to the Battery section of the Maintenance and Specifications chapter. 233 2009 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus)
  • 2009 Mercury Sable | Owner's Manual - Page 234
    ... wipers Not used Not used Not used Engine cooling fan Not 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) Not used 2009 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus)...
  • 2009 Mercury Sable | Owner's Manual - Page 235
    ... module PCM Keep alive power, Canister vent A/C clutch relay Not used Backup relay Fuel relay (Fuel pump driver module, Fuel pump) Not used Not ...-touch start Fuel pump IVD, Yaw rate sensor Fuel diode, PCM Not used A/C clutch Fuel pump Backup 235 2009 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus)
  • 2009 Mercury Sable | Owner's Manual - Page 236
    ... light will illuminate when the spare is in use. To restore the full functionality of the monitoring system, all road wheels equipped with tire ... Tires, Wheels and Loading chapter. Replace the spare tire with a road tire as soon as possible. 236 2009 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus)
  • 2009 Mercury Sable | Owner's Manual - Page 237
    ...a label on the wheel that states: "THIS TIRE AND WHEEL FOR TEMPORARY USE ONLY" When driving with one of the dissimilar spare tires listed above, ... a time • Use commercial car washing equipment • Try to repair the dissimilar spare tire 237 2009 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus)
  • 2009 Mercury Sable | Owner's Manual - Page 238
    ... the full-size dissimilar spare tire/wheel, do not: • Exceed 70 mph (113 km/h) • Use more than one dissimilar spare ... the cargo rack Drive cautiously when using a full-size dissimilar spare tire/wheel and seek service as soon as possible. 238 2009 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus)
  • 2009 Mercury Sable | Owner's Manual - Page 239
    ... operate the jack. Tire change procedure WARNING: When one of the front wheels is off the ground, the transmission alone will not prevent the vehicle from moving or slipping off the jack, even if the vehicle is in P (Park). 239 2009 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus)
  • 2009 Mercury Sable | Owner's Manual - Page 240
    ... (Park), set the parking brake and block (in both directions) the wheel that is diagonally opposite (other side and end of the vehicle).... Do not start the engine when your vehicle is on the jack. The jack is only meant for changing the tire. 240 2009 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus)
  • 2009 Mercury Sable | Owner's Manual - Page 241
    .... 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. 241 2009 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus)
  • 2009 Mercury Sable | Owner's Manual - Page 242
    ... Place the jack kit on the angled bracket in the spare tire tub, using the locating tabs to position the jack correctly. 4. Insert the ... the retention bracket over the threaded stud in the trunk floor and secure it with the plastic wing nut. 242 2009 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus)
  • 2009 Mercury Sable | Owner's Manual - Page 243
    ... bolt threads free of dirt and rust. Use only Ford recommended replacement fasteners. WARNING: When a wheel is installed, always remove any ... and the wheel to come off while the vehicle is in motion, resulting in loss of control. Bolt size 243 2009 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus)
  • 2009 Mercury Sable | Owner's Manual - Page 244
    ...: Inspect the wheel pilot hole prior to installation. If there is visible corrosion in wheel pilot hole, remove loose particles by wiping with clean rag ... brake on both vehicles and stay clear of the engine cooling fan and other moving parts. 244 2009 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus)
  • 2009 Mercury Sable | Owner's Manual - Page 245
    ... bolts 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. 2009 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus) - - - + - + +...
  • 2009 Mercury Sable | Owner's Manual - Page 246
    ...battery and the carburetor/fuel injection system. Do not use fuel lines, engine rocker covers or the intake manifold as grounding points.... clear of fan blades, belts, moving parts of both engines, or any fuel delivery system parts. 246 2009 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus) - -...
  • 2009 Mercury Sable | Owner's Manual - Page 247
    ... bolts are used to designate the assisting (boosting) battery. 2. Remove the jumper cable on the negative (-) connection of the booster vehicle's battery. 247 2009 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus) - - - - + + + +
  • 2009 Mercury Sable | Owner's Manual - Page 248
    ... 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. 248 2009 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus) - - - + +...
  • 2009 Mercury Sable | Owner's Manual - Page 249
    ... to prevent damage to the automatic transmission. On AWD vehicles, it is required that your vehicle be towed with a wheel lift and dollies or ... the wheels off the ground to prevent damage to the automatic transmission, AWD system or vehicle. 249 2009 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus)
  • 2009 Mercury Sable | Owner's Manual - Page 250
    ... occur. 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... 35 mph (56 km/h). • Maximum distance is 50 miles (80 km). 250 2009 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (...
  • 2009 Mercury Sable | Owner's Manual - Page 251
    ...repairs to your vehicle must be performed by an authorized Ford, Lincoln, or Mercury dealer. While any authorized dealer handling your vehicle ... • Ford Extended Service Plans • Ford Genuine Accessories • Service specials and promotions. 251 2009 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus)
  • 2009 Mercury Sable | Owner's Manual - Page 252
    .... 2. If your inquiry or concern remains unresolved, contact the Sales Manager, Service Manager or Customer Relations Manager. 3. If you require ... under your state's warranty laws. Ford is also allowed a final repair attempt in some states. 252 2009 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus)
  • 2009 Mercury Sable | Owner's Manual - Page 253
    ... the same nonconformity (a defect or condition that substantially impairs the use, value or safety of the vehicle) OR 3. The vehicle is out of service for repair of...Motor Company 16800 Executive Plaza Drive Mail Drop 3NE-B Dearborn, MI 48126 253 2009 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus)
  • 2009 Mercury Sable | Owner's Manual - Page 254
    ... Motor Company and to your dealer. If a warranty concern has not been resolved using the three-step procedure outlined on the ... limitations, modify procedures, or to discontinue this process at any time without notice and without obligation. 254 2009 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus)
  • 2009 Mercury Sable | Owner's Manual - Page 255
    ... by purchasing Ford Extended Service Plan (Ford ESP) coverage. It provides the following: • Benefits during the warranty period depending ... United States and Canada, provided by a network of more than 4,600 participating authorized dealers. 255 2009 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus)
  • 2009 Mercury Sable | Owner's Manual - Page 256
    ...then relocate outside of the U.S. or Canada, register your vehicle identification number (VIN) and new address with Ford Motor Company Export Operations. Customers in the U.S. should call 1-800-392-3673. 256 2009 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus)
  • 2009 Mercury Sable | Owner's Manual - Page 257
    ... obtained from your authorized dealer or by writing to: Ford Motor Company of Canada, Limited Service Publications CHQ202 The Canadian Road P.O. Box 2000 Oakville, ON, Canada L6J 5E4 257 2009 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus)
  • 2009 Mercury Sable | Owner's Manual - Page 258
    ... remedy campaign. However, NHTSA cannot become involved in individual problems between you, your dealer, or Ford Motor Company. To... or death, you should immediately inform Transport Canada, using their toll-free number: 1-800-333-0510. 258 2009 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus)
  • 2009 Mercury Sable | Owner's Manual - Page 259
    ... available from your authorized dealer. • Remove any exterior accessories, such as antennas, before entering a car wash. •...available from your authorized dealer, or an equivalent quality product to help protect from environmental effects. 259 2009 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus)
  • 2009 Mercury Sable | Owner's Manual - Page 260
    ... and industrial fallout before repairing paint chips. • Always read the instructions before using the products. ALUMINUM WHEELS AND WHEEL COVERS Aluminum ..., use Motorcraft Bug and Tar Remover (ZC-42), available from your authorized dealer. 260 2009 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus)
  • 2009 Mercury Sable | Owner's Manual - Page 261
    ... keep the engine warmer than normal. When washing: • Take care when using a power washer to clean the engine. The high-pressure fluid could penetrate the... it is running; water in the running engine may cause internal damage. 3.5L V6 ENGINE 261 2009 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus)
  • 2009 Mercury Sable | Owner's Manual - Page 262
    ...Do not use abrasives, as they may cause scratches. • Do not use fuel, kerosene, or paint thinner to clean any parts. If you cannot ... rear window or to remove decals, as it may cause damage to the rear window defroster's heated grid lines. 262 2009 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus)
  • 2009 Mercury Sable | Owner's Manual - Page 263
    ... cluster lens. WARNING: Do not use chemical solvents or strong detergents when cleaning the steering wheel or instrument panel to avoid ... Remove light stains and soil with Motorcraft Professional Strength Carpet & Upholstery Cleaner (ZC-54). 263 2009 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus)
  • 2009 Mercury Sable | Owner's Manual - Page 264
    ... area immediately (but do not oversaturate) or the ring will set. • Do not use household cleaning products or glass cleaners, which can stain and ... underside of your vehicle frequently. Keep body and door drain holes free from packed dirt. 264 2009 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus)
  • 2009 Mercury Sable | Owner's Manual - Page 265
    ... FORD AND LINCOLN MERCURY CAR CARE PRODUCTS Your Ford or Lincoln Mercury authorized dealer has many quality products available to clean your ... (CXC-93) Motorcraft Wash and Wax (Canada only) (CXC-95) Motorcraft Wheel and Tire Cleaner (ZC-37-A) 265 2009 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus)
  • 2009 Mercury Sable | Owner's Manual - Page 266
    ... service, your authorized dealer can provide the necessary parts and service. Check your Warranty Guide/Customer Information Guide to find out which ... your engine with the air cleaner removed and do not remove it while the engine is running. 266 2009 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus)
  • 2009 Mercury Sable | Owner's Manual - Page 267
    ... the steering column. 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. 267 2009 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus)
  • 2009 Mercury Sable | Owner's Manual - Page 268
    ...Engine coolant reservoir 3. Brake fluid reservoir 4. Battery 5. Power distribution box 6. Air filter assembly 7. Automatic transmission fluid dipstick 8. Engine oil dipstick 9. Engine oil filler cap 10. Windshield washer fluid reservoir 268 2009 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus)
  • 2009 Mercury Sable | Owner's Manual - Page 269
    .... State or local regulations on volatile organic compounds may restrict the use of methanol, a common windshield washer antifreeze additive. Washer .... Washer fluid placed in the cooling system may harm engine and cooling system components. 269 2009 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus)
  • 2009 Mercury Sable | Owner's Manual - Page 270
    ... 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. 270 2009 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus)
  • 2009 Mercury Sable | Owner's Manual - Page 271
    ... oil 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. 271 2009 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus)
  • 2009 Mercury Sable | Owner's Manual - Page 272
    ... is fully seated. Adding engine oil 1. Check the engine oil. For instructions, refer to Checking the engine oil in this chapter. 2. If the ... oil filler cap removed. Engine oil and filter recommendations Look for this certification trademark. 272 2009 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus)
  • 2009 Mercury Sable | Owner's Manual - Page 273
    ... current engine and emission system protection standards and fuel economy requirements of the International Lubricant Standardization and Approval ... a cover/shield, make sure it is reinstalled after the battery has been cleaned or replaced. 273 2009 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus)
  • 2009 Mercury Sable | Owner's Manual - Page 274
    ... of your battery during storage. Note: Electrical or electronic accessories or components added to the vehicle by the dealer or the owner may adversely ... and related accessories contain lead and lead compounds. Wash hands after handling. 274 2009 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus)
  • 2009 Mercury Sable | Owner's Manual - Page 275
    ... the parking brake. 2. Put the gearshift in P (Park), turn off all accessories and start the engine. 3. Run the engine until it reaches normal operating... center to find out more about recycling automotive batteries. RE LE AD TU RN RECYCLE 275 2009 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus)
  • 2009 Mercury Sable | Owner's Manual - Page 276
    ...reservoir. If the level falls below, add coolant per the instructions in the Adding engine coolant section. Your vehicle was factory-filled...at the recommended interval, the engine coolant reservoir may become low or empty. If the reservoir is 276 2009 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus)
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    ... systems. This damage would not be covered under your vehicle's warranty. • Do not add/mix an orange-colored, extended life coolant .... Water alone (without engine coolant) can cause engine damage from corrosion, overheating or freezing. 277 2009 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus)
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    .... 4. When you are sure that all the pressure has been released, use the cloth to turn it counterclockwise and remove the cap. 5. Fill the ... the concentration. It may take several drains and additions to obtain a 50/50 coolant concentration. 278 2009 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus)
  • 2009 Mercury Sable | Owner's Manual - Page 279
    ... a Ford-approved recycling process is not yet available. Used engine coolant should be disposed of in an appropriate manner. Follow ... vehicle will provide adequate freeze protection at the temperatures in which you drive in the winter months. 279 2009 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus)
  • 2009 Mercury Sable | Owner's Manual - Page 280
    ... will still operate. However: • The engine power will be limited. • The air conditioning system will be disabled. Continued operation will increase ... the engine will completely shut down, causing steering and braking effort to increase. 280 2009 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus)
  • 2009 Mercury Sable | Owner's Manual - Page 281
    ... fuel system may be under pressure. If the fuel filler cap is venting vapor or if you .... WARNING: If you do not use the proper fuel filler cap, excessive vacuum in... fuel cap to disengage in a collision, which may result in serious personal injury. 281 2009 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (...
  • 2009 Mercury Sable | Owner's Manual - Page 282
    ... is a cancer-causing agent. Observe the following guidelines when handling automotive fuel: • Extinguish all smoking materials and any open flames ... with soap and water. Consult a physician immediately if you experience an adverse reaction. 282 2009 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus)
  • 2009 Mercury Sable | Owner's Manual - Page 283
    ... the filler neck. Never smoke while refueling. Fuel vapor is extremely hazardous under certain conditions. Care should be taken to avoid inhaling ... filling. • DO NOT use a device that would hold the fuel pump handle in the fill position. 283 2009 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus)
  • 2009 Mercury Sable | Owner's Manual - Page 284
    ...with a fuel filler cap that is designed for your vehicle. The customer warranty may be void for any damage to the fuel tank or fuel system if... fuel system or cause the fuel cap to disengage in a collision, which may result in personal injury. 284 2009 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus)
  • 2009 Mercury Sable | Owner's Manual - Page 285
    .... Repairs to correct the effects of using an aftermarket product in your fuel may not be covered by your warranty. Many of the ... gasoline specifications to provide improved performance and emission control system protection for your vehicle. 285 2009 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus)
  • 2009 Mercury Sable | Owner's Manual - Page 286
    ... components. If you have run out of fuel: • You may need to cycle the ignition from...chimes in the Instrument Cluster chapter. ESSENTIALS OF GOOD FUEL ECONOMY Measuring techniques Your best ... after 2,000 miles-3,000 miles (3,000 km-5,000 km). 286 2009 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA ...
  • 2009 Mercury Sable | Owner's Manual - Page 287
    ... most accurate if your filling method is consistent. Calculating fuel economy 1. Fill the fuel tank completely and record the initial ... the current odometer reading. 4. Subtract your initial odometer reading from the current odometer reading. 287 2009 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus)
  • 2009 Mercury Sable | Owner's Manual - Page 288
    ... (traveling at 55 mph [88 km/h] uses 15% less fuel than traveling at 65 mph ... before turning it off may reduce fuel economy. • Using the air conditioner or defroster may reduce... fuel economy. • Combine errands and minimize stop-and-go driving. 288 2009 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (...
  • 2009 Mercury Sable | Owner's Manual - Page 289
    ... use only recommended size. • Operating a vehicle with the wheels out of alignment will reduce fuel economy. • Use recommended engine oil. Refer to ...other vehicles. Your fuel economy may vary depending upon the method of operation and conditions. 289 2009 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing ...
  • 2009 Mercury Sable | Owner's Manual - Page 290
    ...other than Ford, Motorcraft or Ford-authorized parts are used for maintenance replacements or for service of components affecting emission control, ... may result in entry of harmful and potentially lethal fumes into the passenger compartment. 290 2009 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus)...
  • 2009 Mercury Sable | Owner's Manual - Page 291
    ... apparent, indicator on can continued driving with the Service engine soon result in increased emissions, lower fuel economy, reduced engine and transmission smoothness, and lead to more costly repairs. 291 2009 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus)
  • 2009 Mercury Sable | Owner's Manual - Page 292
    ... vehicle is considered not ready for I/M testing. indicator is on or the bulb does not If the Service engine soon work, the vehicle may .... If the vehicle is still not ready for I/M testing, the above driving cycle will have to be repeated. 292 2009 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus)
  • 2009 Mercury Sable | Owner's Manual - Page 293
    ... POWER STEERING FLUID Refer to the scheduled maintenance information for the service interval schedules. 1. Start the engine and let it... the performance of the system could be compromised; seek service from your authorized dealer immediately. 293 2009 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus...
  • 2009 Mercury Sable | Owner's Manual - Page 294
    ... operating temperature 149°F (65°C) on a level surface. The normal operating temperature can be reached after approximately 20 miles (30 km) of driving. 294 2009 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus)
  • 2009 Mercury Sable | Owner's Manual - Page 295
    ... and/or engagement concerns and/or possible damage. Do not use supplemental transmission fluid additives, treatments or cleaning agents. The... use only the Motorcraft air filter element listed. Refer to Motorcraft part numbers in this chapter. 295 2009 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus)
  • 2009 Mercury Sable | Owner's Manual - Page 296
    ... the correct air filter 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. 296 2009 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus)
  • 2009 Mercury Sable | Owner's Manual - Page 297
    ... for your vehicle, such as a Motorcraft or equivalent replacement part. The customer warranty may be void for any damage to the emissions system if such a ... customer warranty may be void for any damage to the engine if such spark plugs are not used. 297 2009 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing ...
  • 2009 Mercury Sable | Owner's Manual - Page 298
    ... Ford Specification Door latch, hood latch, auxiliary hood latch, seat tracks, trunk and liftgate latches - - Lock cylinders 2009 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus) Maintenance and Specifications Motorcraft Penetrating XL-1 / and Lock ...
  • 2009 Mercury Sable | Owner's Manual - Page 299
    ... MIN on reservoir XT-5-QM / MERCON V 11.1 quarts (10.5L) VC-7-B / WSS-M97B51-A1 2009 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus) Capacity Ford Part Name or equivalent ... Washer Concentrate Ford Part Number / Ford Specification Fuel tank 20.5 gallons (77.6L) AWD, PZEV AWD and PZEV FWD ...
  • 2009 Mercury Sable | Owner's Manual - Page 300
    Maintenance and Specifications ENGINE DATA Engine Cubic inches Required fuel Firing order Spark plug gap Ignition system Compression ... first pulley groove closest to engine. 2. Long drivebelt is on second pulley groove farthest from engine. 300 2009 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus)
  • 2009 Mercury Sable | Owner's Manual - Page 301
    ... number is located on the driver side instrument panel. Please note that in the graphic, XXXX is representative of your vehicle identification number. XXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX 301 2009 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus)
  • 2009 Mercury Sable | Owner's Manual - Page 302
    Maintenance and Specifications The Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) contains the following information: 1. World manufacturer identifier 2. ...which transmission each code represents. Description 6F 6-Speed Automatic Transmission Code J 302 2009 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus)...
  • 2009 Mercury Sable | Owner's Manual - Page 303
    ... ACCESSORIES FOR YOUR VEHICLE A wide selection of Genuine Mercury Accessories are available for your vehicle through your... replace any properly dealer-installed Genuine Mercury Accessories found to be defective in factory-supplied ... and management 303 2009 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA ...
  • 2009 Mercury Sable | Owner's Manual - Page 304
    ...Vehicle security systems Wheel locks For maximum vehicle performance, keep the following information in mind when adding accessories or equipment ...by the authorized dealer or the owner may adversely affect battery performance and durability. 304 2009 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus)...
  • 2009 Mercury Sable | Owner's Manual - Page 305
    ... cleaner filter ...295-297 Air conditioning ...48, 50 Airbag supplemental restraint system ...... 151 side airbag ...148 All Wheel Drive (AWD), driving off road ...221 ... LATCH ...162 recommendations ...156 Child safety seats - booster seats ...167 305 2009 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (...
  • 2009 Mercury Sable | Owner's Manual - Page 306
    ... parts ...262 washing ...259 waxing ...260 wheels ...260 wiper blades ...262 Climate control (see Air conditioning or Heating) ...48, 50... warning, message center ...270 checking and adding ...270 dipstick ...270 filter, specifications ...272, 297 2009 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus)
  • 2009 Mercury Sable | Owner's Manual - Page 307
    ...shut-off switch ...229 Fuses ...229 G Gas cap (see Fuel cap) ...284 Gas mileage (see Fuel economy) ...286 Gauges ...16 H Hazard flashers ...228 Head... panel ...67 cleaning ...263 cluster ...12 lighting up panel and interior ...56 307 2009 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus)
  • 2009 Mercury Sable | Owner's Manual - Page 308
    ... ...97 308 Lubricant specifications ...298 Lug nuts ...243 Lumbar support, seats ...118 M Message center ...84-85 english/metric button... Motorcraft parts) ...297 Passenger Occupant Classification Sensor ...127 Power adjustable foot pedals ...74 2009 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus)
  • 2009 Mercury Sable | Owner's Manual - Page 309
    ...keyless entry system ...110 SecuriLock passive anti-theft system ...111 Servicing your vehicle ...266 Setting the clock AM/FM single CD ......74 Starting your vehicle ...203-205 jump starting ...244 Steering wheel controls ...77 tilting ...66 309 2009 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus)
  • 2009 Mercury Sable | Owner's Manual - Page 310
    Index SYNC ...45 T Tilt steering wheel ...66 Tire Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS) Roadside Emergencies ...236 Tires, Wheels ...washer fluid and wipers ...65 checking and adding fluid ...269 replacing wiper blades ...270 Wrecker towing ...249 310 2009 Sable (mgo) Owners Guide, 2nd Printing USA (fus)



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