As the Mercury brand was being phased out in 2010, 2009 marked the final year of the Sable nameplate. Protect yourself from engine heat. A key feature driving the use of the tall body design was the upward movement of the hip point. Exterior Specifications Compared Chrysler 300 Ford Five Hundred Ford Crown Victoria Length in. Turn the headlamp switch to the autolamp position. These recommended testing procedures help reduce the risk of injuries related to the deployment of side air bags.
Ford or Mercury vehicles customers call 1—800—241—3673;. Ford production and aftermarket Motorcraft oil filters are designed for added engine protection and long life. Do not remove these components from your vehicle when using snow tires and chains. Using a fuse with a higher amperage rating can cause severe wire damage and could start a fire. The backseat legroom is heroic.
Along with the first completely new full-size chassis since 1979, the 2005 Five Hundred introduced two distinct full-size model lines to Ford for the first time since the 1978 discontinuation of the Custom 500. Marking the debut of the Ford D3 platform, the Five Hundred marked several firsts for full-size Ford vehicles, including the first front-wheel drive layout, first all-wheel drive option, first unibody chassis, and the first version sold without a V8 engine. The name and color of the button may vary by manufacturer. This will lock the steering wheel in position. These generations of car were manufactured and marketed in North America by ford. Side-impact and side curtain-type airbags are optional and include the Safety Canopy feature, whereby the curtains deploy in the event of a rollover. If the retractor is not locked, unbuckle the belt and repeat Steps 2 through 9.
Lift the prop rod by the sleeve and not the bare metal. Check to see if the anchors hold the seat in place. Press the control to open the storage compartment. Unless serviced, the system may not function properly in the event of a collision. Make sure all running lights, brake lights, turn signals and hazard lights are working. The head restraints can be moved up by pulling up on the head restraint.
Note: The interior lamps will illuminate. If the dissimilar spare tire or wheel is damaged, it should be replaced rather than repaired. Ford may change the contents without notice and without incurring obligation. This net is not designed to restrain objects during a collision. The compass is now calibrated. Another thing is you may want to consider going to a 5W30 weight oil, 5W20 could be just a little too light unless you live in a really cold climate. By taking the conservative route, designers have ensured ready styling acceptability, but we suspect the nicely proportioned Five Hundred may end up blending anonymously into the automotive landscape after a couple production years.
Always drive and ride with your seatback upright and the lap belt snug and low across the hips. You never know what could be dripping down from the engine, battery acid, engine coolant, brake fluid, etc. To obtain reimbursement information, U. The turn signal lamps will flash once when all doors, the hood or the trunk are closed indicating the vehicle is locked and entering the 20 second countdown. Turn all other accessories off. That said, if you intend to resell your car in a region where four-wheel drive is valued rightly or wrongly , you might be better off shelling out the extra cash now for the feature that the next buyer thinks he needs.
The six-speed automatic transmission that comes standard helps the engine deliver responsive performance and good fuel economy. To the State of California to cause cancer and birth defects other, congratulations on acquiring your new Ford, well acquainted with your vehicle by reading handbook, you know and understand about your vehicle, the greater safety. Have the system serviced immediately, refer to the Driving chapter for more information. To reprogram the remote entry transmitters: 1. Where the driver was positioning steering wheel, to access this information, special equipment must be directly connected, not access event data recorder information without obtaining consent. Away from home If you own a Ford or Mercury vehicle and are away from home when your vehicle needs service, or if you need more help than the dealership could provide, after following the steps described above, contact the Ford Customer Relationship Center to find an authorized dealership to help you. Small children are particularly at risk.
Make sure all running lights, brake lights, turn signals and hazard lights are working. Turn the engine off and wait a few minutes for the oil to drain into the oil pan. If the dissimilar spare tire or wheel is damaged, it should be replaced rather than repaired. Add the mixture to the coolant reservoir, when the engine is cool, until the appropriate fill level is obtained. Copyright © 2004 Ford Motor Company. Connect the other end of the positive + cable to the positive + terminal of the assisting battery.
Use of synthetic or synthetic blend motor oil is not mandatory. Make sure vehicle accessories are off. These quality products have been specifically engineered to fulfill your automotive needs; they are custom designed to complement the style and appearance of your vehicle. Remove the trim ring around the gearshift lever. Use of these systems may result in vehicle starting problems and a loss of security protection. The side airbag could injure you as it deploys from the side of the seatback.
The car seats five--no front bench is offered--and is exceptionally comfortable in all places. Canadian customers who require roadside assistance, call 1—800—665—2006. When the rear end is loaded and sits too low, the shocks restore the correct level when they rebound after absorbing bumps in the road. Do not apply excessive pressure while cleaning the screen. The New York Times, Christopher Jenson, October 31, 2004.