Hit the interstate on a gusty day, and the steering wheel will need constant attention if you want to stay on course. Ford does not recommend disabling this feature except in situations where speed reduction may be detrimental e. Refer to Unstowing the third row seat in the Seating and Safety Restraints chapter for this procedure. For more detailed information about towing a trailer, refer to Trailer towingin theTires, Wheels and Loadingchapter. To manually upshift the transmission with the gearshift lever in M Manual , pull the paddle shifters rearward. You cannot access from the monitor headrest controls. If your child restraint system is equipped with a tether strap, and the child restraint manufacturer recommends its use, Ford also recommends its use.
Anti-theft system: Flashes when the SecuriLock Passive Anti-theft System has been activated. For a detailed description of what is covered and what not covered by, your vehicle's New Vehicle Limited Warranty, refer Warranty, guide that is provided to you along with your Owner's Guide, for your added safety, your vehicle is fitted with sophisticated electronic. Note: If you experience any difficulties with the removal or installation of the sealant canister, consult your Ford Motor Company authorized dealer for assistance. The horn will chirp once to confirm the procedure is complete. Do not tow with a slingbelt. The steering tracks well enough on the highway, but the Flex's boxy shape makes it a victim to crosswinds. Your primary responsibility is the safe operation of the vehicle.
Please contact the for further information that not covered in the user manual. Every user manual designed to be a clear and simplified visual that intended easy to understand for most people. Transmission operates in gears one through six. The message center will display the last selected feature if there are no more warning messages. Check your tire pressure to ensure tires are properly inflated; refer to Inflating your tires in this chapter.
If you only occasionally operate your vehicle under these conditions, it is not necessary to perform the additional maintenance. Ford strongly recommends that drivers use extreme caution when using any device or feature that may take their focus off the road. Always use caution when towing a trailer and follow the tongue weight recommendations. Should you want more oomph, the 3. . It's little wonder the Flex's maximum cargo volume is just 83.
Safety must be paramount when using mobile communications equipment to avoid negating these benefits. Refer to Safety restraints for children or Safety seats for children later in this chapter. Also, use the safety belt extension only if the safety belt is too short for you when fully extended. Only use a washer fluid that meets Ford specifications. We're here to help with whateveve questions or concerns. Rotate the seat forward to allow access to the third row. It's not as easy as some competitors' sliding seats, but the space it leaves to climb in back is big enough.
Although the Flex's six-speed automatic can upshift a bit harshly around town, it kicks down quickly on the highway. You must distribute the load in your trailer so that 10—15% of the total weight of the trailer is on the tongue. Without disconnecting the sensor 4 , pull the air filter assembly up to disconnect the air filter assembly from the seated grommets located underneath the air filter assembly. The system will eject all discs and prompt you when to remove them. The more you know and understand about your vehicle, the greater the safety and pleasure you will derive from driving it.
This can help identify potential issues and prevent major problems. When the engine is cool, wrap a thick cloth around the coolant pressure relief cap on the coolant reservoir a translucent plastic bottle. So when I ordered the Flex I went and got the manual and read through it. Service data recorders in your vehicle are capable collecting, storing diagnostic information about your vehicle, includes information about the performance or status various systems, and modules in the vehicle, such as engine, throttle, steering brake. Potholes and manhole covers are rather jarring; lesser Flex trims, with their higher-profile tires, smooth those out.
The horn will chirp once to confirm the procedure is complete. The customer warranty may be void for any damage to the engine if such spark plugs are not used. The emission system heats up the engine compartment and exhaust system, which can start a fire. Press the forward side of the control to adjust firmness. Ford has around 90 facilities worldwide and counted about 213. I would think i could download it elsewhere, from a more legitimate seeming site for a similar price, but can't find it.
Manual Description Including photocopying, recording or by any information storage retrieval, system or translation in whole or part is not permitted without written, copyright © Ford Motor Company, congratulations on acquiring your new Ford Motor Company product. Refer to Recommendations for attaching child safety restraints for children in this chapter. Those figures are competitive for a three-row crossover, though the Flex's 4,500-pound maximum towing capacity remains at the low end of the segment. Press the controls on either side of each map lamp to turn on the lamps. Unnecessary shifting of this type could result in reduced fuel economy. Keep body and door drain holes free from packed dirt.