With the six-speed automatic, the Five Hundred is rated at 29 mpg on the highway — not too shabby for a full-size car. For the , Ford introduced a mid-cycle 2008 update of the Five Hundred and Montego; the new sedans had front and rear fascia styling, new interiors, and new powertrains with a 263hp 3. Flash to pass Pull toward you, to the first detent, to activate and release to deactivate. If you need to arrange roadside assistance for yourself, Ford Motor Company will reimburse a reasonable amount. I never had to step down — or climb up — to get in, and the high perch offers a commanding view of the road.
An oil change is required whenever indicated by the message center and according to the recommended maintenance schedule. Special instructions For your added safety, your vehicle is fitted with sophisticated electronic controls. Cap must be tightly installed to prevent coolant loss. The large windows ensure that everyone has a great view. The Mercury Montego is closely related, though it offers a few upscale options that are unavailable in the Five Hundred. Not so with the Five Hundred.
Many lights will illuminate when you start your vehicle to make sure the bulb works. If your don't have a factory or professional grade scan tool your odds of being able to fix this yourself is close to zero! Safety must be paramount when using mobile communications equipment to avoid negating these benefits. Ford or Mercury vehicles customers call 1—800—241—3673;. Normal braking is still functional unless the brake warning light also is illuminated. Remove wheel cover if equipped with the lug wrench tip and loosen each wheel lug nut one-half turn counterclockwise but do not remove them until the wheel is raised off the ground.
For the 2008 model year, for a mid-cycle revision, the Five Hundred was re-christened as the Ford Taurus; the Freestyle became the Taurus X, with the Mercury Montego renamed the Mercury Sable. Install the dipstick making sure it is fully seated in the filler tube. The speed control system is disabled anytime an error is detected in the system. The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety — Cars. Displayed when the left rear door is not completely closed. Congratulations on acquiring your new Ford, well acquainted with your vehicle by reading handbook, you know and understand about your vehicle, the greater safety, pleasure you will derive driving it. In addition, the rear seat was positioned higher than the front seats.
Direct the outer instrument panel vents towards the side windows. Install the new bulb s in reverse order. It looks deliberately stodgy, with long front and rear overhangs, a rigid roofline and thin window. Try not to drive continuously at the same speed for the first 1,000 miles 1,600 km of new vehicle operation. Ford is also allowed a final repair attempt in some states. Moving parts a chance break in, drive your new vehicle at least 500 miles 800 km before towing, trailer towing in the Tires, Wheels Loading chapter, do not add friction modifier compounds or special break-in oils since. These comments should be read and observed.
Extended idling at high engine speeds can produce very high temperatures in the engine and exhaust system, creating the risk of fire or other damage. Understanding the gearshift positions of the 6—speed automatic transaxle if equipped P Park This position locks the transaxle and prevents the front wheels from turning. The switch can also be activated through sudden vibration e. The Five Hundred was assembled by Ford at its facility alongside the Freestyle and Montego. Remove the bulb socket from the foglamp by turning counterclockwise. The large windows ensure that everyone has a great view.
It looks a little too Teutonic, Mays admits. Use of these products may damage your system. The following table tells you which transmission or transaxle each code represents. Ford Motor Company and Ford of Canada do not access event data recorder information without obtaining consent, unless pursuant to court order or where required by law enforcement, other government authorities or other third parties acting with lawful authority. Have your tow truck operator refer to this manual for proper hook-up and towing procedures for your vehicle. Seek: In radio mode, press to access the previous strong station.
The Car design yearbook 3. P0581 Cruise Control Multifunction Circuit High Go To Pinpoint Test C. Apply the accelerator slowly and avoid spinning the wheels. Do not place objects on top of the instrument panel as these objects may become projectiles in a collision or sudden stop. Be sure to put the cap back on the reservoir. The clockspring provides the electrical interface between the steering column wiring and the speed control switches in the steering wheel. Remove the jumper cable from the ground metal surface.