Use the actual numbers from your vehicle certification label. Doing so will not damage or break the fuel cap. It is dedication to learning what you want, determination to develop the right concept, and execution of that concept with care, precision, and attention to detail. Only use the tether attachment hole locations shown in the illustrations. Not using the tapered end of the lug nut wrench at the pry-off notches may result in damage to the finish of the wheel and ornament.
Lighting Up the Instrument Panel and the Interior of Your Vehicle The instrument panel lights can be turned on by turning the headlamp knob toward either the first or second position. Make sure the seat latches securely in place. To assure an accurate reading, your vehicle should be on level ground. Operating the vehicle in four-wheel drive on dry pavement will increase tire wear, decrease fuel economy, and make four-wheel drive disengagement difficult for the transfer case. They could accidentally injure themselves or others through inadvertent operation of the vehicle. Refer to Engine oil in the Index. To review your case properly, the Board needs the following.
Ford designed and engineered the North American version of the Ranger, which commenced manufacture in January 1982 for the 1983 model year and ended production in December 2011. Always set the parking brake fully and turn off the ignition when leaving the vehicle. Weigh the total vehicle and trailer if applicable , then separately weigh the vehicle at the front and rear wheels. Additional Roadside Assistance coverage is unavailable in Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands. Never let your vehicle idle in an enclosed area, and do not sit in a parked vehicle, with the engine running for more than a short period of time. Refer to Fuel pump shut-off switch in the Index to find additional information.
Rear Anti-lock Brakes Your vehicle may be equipped with a Rear Anti-lock Brake System. This yellow indicator light illuminates whenever the passenger air bag is turned off and the ignition is on. The buttons for the system are located on the hand held transmitter that came with your vehicle. Remove any snow, ice, or leaves from the air intake area of your air conditioner and heater system that could block the air intake. To securely latch the gearshift in the P Park position, pull it toward you, push it completely counterclockwise against the stop, and then push it toward the instrument panel. Rotate fully upward to operate courtesy and cargo lamps.
The following pages show diagrams of each engine type and where to find items that you should regularly service. Install the child safety seat in a seating position which is capable of providing a tether anchorage. Use caution when encountering new conditions and acquaint yourself with vehicle performance. The Motorcraft maintenance-free battery does not require additional water during its life of service. Any safe driving mode is acceptable between steps. Servicing Your Vehicle If You Tow If you tow a trailer for a long distance, your vehicle will need to be serviced more frequently than usual. During an Anti-lock stop, the driver will notice a brake pedal pulsation and hear some noise from the engine compartment.
If either light flashes, take your vehicle in for service. Use only the lug nut wrench provided to remove wheel ornaments. Both changers are controlled with buttons on the Audio System. Consider using one of the lower gears. Skipping will not damage the disc player or scratch the discs. Idle in drive manual transmissions use 5th gear for 40 seconds. To stop the flashers, push in the flasher button again.
If you keep this switch pressed, your speed will continue to increase and will not be set until the switch is released. Should the Anti-lock system activate unexpectedly or the Anti-lock Warning Light illuminate after installation of such a unit, have the installation of the unit checked. If you want to load heavy items onto your vehicle, Ford recommends that you load them one at a time, directly on the bed floor to avoid damage to the tailgate or its supports. Take precautions to avoid its dangerous effects. Using a quarter, turn the slotted head at the bottom of each cupholder 90˚ one quarter turn.
Vehicle inspection programs may detect misfueling. Never swing it around the neck over the inside shoulder. The positions of the column-mounted gearshift Transmission control switch located on the end of the gearshift lever Hold the brake pedal down while you move the gearshift lever from position to position. Air bag supplemental restraint system and child safety seats. All occupants of the vehicle, including the driver, should always wear their safety belts, even when an air bag Supplemental Restraint System is provided. Figure 2 Load discs into the disc magazine slots numbered 1 through 6 one at a time with labeled surfaces upward, starting with bottom slot number 1 Figure 3. On automatic transmission vehicles a removable consolette is located on the floor.
Refer to the chart on the coolant container to ensure the coolant concentration in your vehicle is such that the coolant will not freeze at the temperature level in which you drive during winter months. In most states and in Canada the law requires their use. If a gasoline-methanol blend is swallowed, induce vomiting under the direction of a physician or poison control center. This can damage the power steering pump. Push and hold in the key release button. For best results, plug the heater in at least three hours before you start your vehicle. A towing manual is available from Ford Motor Company for all authorized tow truck operators.