2005 Ford Crown Victoria Owner's Manual

2005 Ford Crown Victoria owners manual
Year:
2005
Make:
Ford
Model:
Crown Victoria
Rating:
(9)

Online manual

Size:
2.38 MB

Table of Contents

Table of Contents
1
Introduction
4
CONGRATULATIONS
4
SAFETY AND ENVIRONMENT PROTECTION
5
Warning symbols in this guide
5
Warning symbols on your vehicle
5
Protecting the environment
5
BREAKING-IN YOUR VEHICLE
5
SPECIAL NOTICES
6
Emission warranty
6
Service Data Recording
6
Event Data Recording
6
Special instructions
7
Notice to owners of natural gas fueled vehicles
7
Notice to owners of Severe Duty vehicles
7
MIDDLE EAST/NORTH AFRICA VEHICLE SPECIFIC INFORMATION
7
Instrument Cluster
10
WARNING LIGHTS AND CHIMES
10
MESSAGE CENTER INDICATOR LIGHTS (IF EQUIPPED)
14
GAUGES
15
Entertainment Systems
20
AM/FM STEREO (IF EQUIPPED)
20
AM/FM STEREO CASSETTE (IF EQUIPPED)
22
AM/FM STEREO SINGLE CD PREMIUM AUDIO SYSTEM (IF EQUIPPED)
25
PREMIUM/AUDIOPHILE SATELLITE COMPATIBLE AM/FM STEREO SINGLE CD/CASSETTE SYSTEM (IF EQUIPPED)
28
AUDIOPHILE AM/FM STEREO IN-DASH SIX CD SOUND SYSTEM (IF EQUIPPED)
33
RADIO FREQUENCIES
37
RADIO RECEPTION FACTORS
37
CASSETTE/PLAYER CARE
37
CD/CD PLAYER CARE
38
AUDIO SYSTEM WARRANTY AND SERVICE
38
Climate Controls
39
MANUAL HEATING AND AIR CONDITIONING SYSTEM (IF EQUIPPED)
39
Operating tips
39
ELECTRONIC AUTOMATIC TEMPERATURE CONTROL (EATC) SYSTEM (IF EQUIPPED)
40
Operating tips
41
REAR WINDOW DEFROSTER
42
Lights
43
HEADLAMP CONTROL
43
Autolamp control
43
Daytime running lamps (DRL) (if equipped)
43
High beams
44
Flash to pass
44
PANEL DIMMER CONTROL
44
AIMING THE HEADLAMPS
45
TURN SIGNAL CONTROL
45
MAP/COURTESY LAMPS
45
REAR COURTESY/READING LAMPS
46
BULB REPLACEMENT
46
Headlamp Condensation
46
Replacing exterior bulbs
47
Using the right bulbs
47
Replacing the interior bulbs
47
Replacing headlamp bulbs
47
Replacing front parking lamp/turn signal bulbs
49
Replacing tail lamp/brake/turn lamp bulbs
49
Replacing license plate lamp bulbs
51
Replacing backup lamp bulbs
51
Replacing high-mount brakelamp bulbs
51
Overhead console lamps
52
Driver Controls
53
MULTI-FUNCTION LEVER
53
Windshield wiper/washer features
53
Changing the wiper blades
53
TILT STEERING WHEEL
54
ILLUMINATED VISOR MIRROR (IF EQUIPPED)
54
OVERHEAD CONSOLE WITHOUT MOON ROOF (IF EQUIPPED)
55
OVERHEAD CONSOLE WITH MOON ROOF (IF EQUIPPED)
56
Compass mode
56
Zone variation mode
57
Calibration mode
58
HomeLink wireless control system (if equipped)
59
Programming
60
Gate operator & Canadian programming
62
Operating the HomeLink Wireless Control System
63
Erasing HomeLink buttons
63
Reprogramming a single HomeLink button
63
AUXILIARY POWER POINT (12VDC)
64
POWER WINDOWS
65
One touch down
65
Window lock
65
POWER SIDE VIEW MIRRORS
66
Heated outside mirrors (if equipped)
66
Fold-away mirrors
66
Automatic dimming inside rear view mirror (if equipped)
66
POWER ADJUSTABLE FOOT PEDALS (IF EQUIPPED)
67
SPEED CONTROL (IF EQUIPPED)
67
Setting speed control
68
Disengaging speed control
68
Resuming a set speed
69
Increasing speed while using speed control
69
Reducing speed while using speed control
69
Turning off speed control
70
STEERING WHEEL CONTROLS (IF EQUIPPED)
70
Audio control features
70
Climate control features
71
MOON ROOF (IF EQUIPPED)
71
HOMELINK WIRELESS CONTROL SYSTEM (IF EQUIPPED)
72
Programming
72
Gate Operator & Canadian Programming
74
Operating the HomeLink Wireless Control System
75
Erasing HomeLink buttons
75
Reprogramming a single HomeLink button
75
ELECTRONIC MESSAGE CENTER (IF EQUIPPED)
76
Selectable features
76
Reset
76
E/M
77
Select
77
Message center functions
78
DISTANCE TO EMPTY (DTE)
78
AVG FUEL ECONOMY (average fuel economy)
78
TRIP A and TRIP B
79
AVG SPEED (average speed)
79
INTERIOR TRUNK CONTROL
80
CELL PHONE USE
80
CENTER CONSOLE (IF EQUIPPED)
80
POSITIVE RETENTION FLOOR MAT
81
Locks and Security
82
KEYS
82
POWER DOOR LOCKS
82
Smart locks (if equipped)
82
Childproof door locks
83
INTERIOR LUGGAGE COMPARTMENT RELEASE
83
REMOTE ENTRY SYSTEM (IF EQUIPPED)
84
Unlocking the doors
85
Locking the doors
85
Deactivating/activating the horn chirp and flash confirmation feature
85
Sounding a panic alarm
86
Opening the trunk
86
Replacing the battery
86
Replacing lost transmitters
87
Illuminated entry
88
Autolock (if equipped)
89
Relock
89
Deactivating/activating the autolock feature
89
KEYLESS ENTRY SYSTEM (IF EQUIPPED)
90
Programming a personal entry code
90
Erasing personal code
91
Unlocking the doors and releasing the trunk with the keyless entry system
91
Locking doors with the keyless entry system
92
SECURILOCK PASSIVE ANTI-THEFT SYSTEM
92
Theft indicator
92
Automatic arming
93
Automatic disarming
93
Replacement keys
93
Programming spare keys
93
Seating and Safety Restraints
95
SEATING
95
Adjustable head restraints
95
Adjusting the front manual seat (if equipped)
95
Using the manual recline function (if equipped)
96
Using the power lumbar support (if equipped)
97
Heated seats (if equipped)
97
Adjusting the power front seats – door mounted controls (if equipped)
98
Seat mounted cup holders and armrest storage compartment (if equipped)
100
SAFETY RESTRAINTS
100
Personal Safety System
100
How does the Personal Safety System work?
101
Driver and passenger dual-stage airbag supplemental restraints
101
Front crash severity sensor
101
Driver’s seat position sensor
101
Front passenger sensing system
101
Front safety belt usage sensors
102
Front safety belt pretensioners
102
Front safety belt energy management retractors
103
Determining if the Personal Safety System is operational
103
Safety restraints precautions
103
Combination lap and shoulder belts
105
Energy management feature
105
Vehicle sensitive mode
105
Webbing extraction sensitive mode
106
Automatic locking mode
106
When to use the automatic locking mode
106
How to use the automatic locking mode
106
How to disengage the automatic locking mode
107
Front safety belt height adjustment
107
Lap belts
108
Adjusting the front center seat lap belt
108
Safety belt warning light and indicator chime
108
Conditions of operation
109
BeltMinder
109
One time disable
112
Deactivating/activating the BeltMinder feature
112
Safety belt extension assembly
113
Safety belt maintenance
114
AIRBAG SUPPLEMENTAL RESTRAINT SYSTEM (SRS)
114
Important SRS precautions
115
Children and airbags
117
How does the airbag supplemental restraint system work?
117
Front passenger sensing system
119
Determining if the system is operational
122
Side airbag system (if equipped)
122
How does the side airbag system work?
123
Determining if the system is operational
124
Disposal of airbags and airbag equipped vehicles (including pretensioners)
125
SAFETY RESTRAINTS FOR CHILDREN
125
Important child restraint precautions
125
Children and safety belts
125
Child booster seats
126
Types of booster seats
127
SAFETY SEATS FOR CHILDREN
128
Child and infant or child safety seats
128
Installing child safety seats with combination lap and shoulder belts
129
Attaching child safety seats with tether straps
132
Attaching safety seats with LATCH (Lower Anchors and Tethers for Children) attachments
134
Tires, Wheels and Loading
136
INFORMATION ABOUT UNIFORM TIRE QUALITY GRADING
136
Treadwear
136
Traction AA A B C
136
Temperature A B C
137
TIRES
137
Glossary of tire terminology
137
INSPECTING AND INFLATING YOUR TIRES
138
Inspecting your tires
138
Inflating your tires
139
TIRE REPLACEMENT REQUIREMENTS
140
CHANGING THE TIRES
141
T-Type/Mini-Spare Tire Information (if equipped)
141
Dissimilar spare tire/wheel information (if equipped)
142
Tire change procedure
143
WHEEL LUG NUT TORQUE SPECIFICATIONS
147
INFORMATION CONTAINED ON THE TIRE SIDEWALL
147
Information on “P” type tires
148
Additional information contained on the tire sidewall for “LT” type tires
151
Information on “T” type tires
152
Location of the Safety Compliance Certification Label
152
TIRE CARE
153
Tire wear
153
Safety practices
154
Highway hazards
154
Tire and wheel alignment
154
Tire rotation
155
SNOW TIRES AND CHAINS
156
VEHICLE LOADING – WITH AND WITHOUT A TRAILER
157
TRAILER TOWING
163
Preparing to tow
164
Hitches
164
Safety chains
164
Trailer brakes
164
Trailer lamps
165
Driving while you tow
165
Servicing after towing
165
Trailer towing tips
165
Launching or retrieving a boat
166
RECREATIONAL TOWING (ALL WHEELS ON THE GROUND)
166
Driving
167
STARTING
167
Positions of the ignition
167
Preparing to start your vehicle
167
Important safety precautions
168
Starting the engine
170
Using the engine block heater (if equipped)
170
Guarding against exhaust fumes
170
Important ventilating information
170
BRAKES
171
Anti-lock brake system (ABS)
171
Using ABS
172
ABS warning lamp
172
Parking brake with auto-release (if equipped)
173
TRACTION CONTROL (IF EQUIPPED)
174
STEERING
175
Speed sensitive steering
176
AIR SUSPENSION SYSTEM (IF EQUIPPED)
176
AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION OPERATION
177
Brake-shift interlock – column-shift transmission
177
Brake-shift interlock – floor-shift transmission
178
Understanding the gearshift positions of the 4–speed automatic transmission
179
If your vehicle gets stuck in mud or snow
182
TRACTION-LOK AXLE (IF EQUIPPED)
182
DRIVING THROUGH WATER
183
Roadside Emergencies
184
GETTING ROADSIDE ASSISTANCE
184
USING ROADSIDE ASSISTANCE
184
ROADSIDE COVERAGE BEYOND BASIC WARRANTY
185
HAZARD FLASHER
185
FUEL PUMP SHUT-OFF SWITCH
185
FUSES AND RELAYS
186
Fuses
186
Standard fuse amperage rating and color
187
Passenger compartment fuse panel
187
Power distribution box
191
Relays
195
JUMP STARTING YOUR VEHICLE
195
Preparing your vehicle
195
Connecting the jumper cables
196
Jump starting
197
Removing the jumper cables
198
WRECKER TOWING
200
Customer Assistance
201
GETTING THE SERVICES YOU NEED
201
At home
201
Away from home
201
Additional Assistance
202
IN CALIFORNIA (U.S. ONLY)
203
THE DISPUTE SETTLEMENT BOARD (U.S. ONLY)
204
What kinds of cases does the Board review?
204
Board membership
205
What the Board needs
205
Oral presentations
206
Making a decision
206
To request a DSB Brochure/Application
206
UTILIZING THE MEDIATION/ARBITRATION PROGRAM (CANADA ONLY)
206
FORD EXTENDED SERVICE PLAN
207
GETTING ASSISTANCE OUTSIDE THE U.S. AND CANADA
208
ORDERING ADDITIONAL OWNER’S LITERATURE
208
Obtaining a French owner’s guide
209
REPORTING SAFETY DEFECTS (U.S. ONLY)
209
Cleaning
210
WASHING THE EXTERIOR
210
WAXING
210
PAINT CHIPS
210
ALUMINUM WHEELS AND WHEEL COVERS
211
ENGINE
211
PLASTIC (NON-PAINTED) EXTERIOR PARTS
212
WINDOWS AND WIPER BLADES
212
INSTRUMENT PANEL AND CLUSTER LENS
213
INTERIOR TRIM
213
INTERIOR
213
LEATHER SEATS (IF EQUIPPED)
214
UNDERBODY
214
FORD AND LINCOLN MERCURY CAR CARE PRODUCTS
214
Maintenance and Specifications
216
SERVICE RECOMMENDATIONS
216
Notice to owners of Severe Duty vehicles
216
PRECAUTIONS WHEN SERVICING YOUR VEHICLE
216
Working with the engine off
216
Working with the engine on
216
OPENING THE HOOD
217
IDENTIFYING COMPONENTS IN THE ENGINE COMPARTMENT
217
4.6L SOHC V8 engine
217
WINDSHIELD WASHER FLUID
218
ENGINE OIL
218
Checking the engine oil
218
Adding engine oil
220
Engine oil and filter recommendations
221
Use SAE 5W-20 engine oil.
221
BATTERY
222
ENGINE COOLANT
224
Checking engine coolant
224
Adding engine coolant
225
Recycled engine coolant
227
Coolant refill capacity
228
Severe climates
228
What you should know about fail-safe cooling
229
How fail-safe cooling works
229
When fail-safe mode is activated
230
WHAT YOU SHOULD KNOW ABOUT AUTOMOTIVE FUELS
230
Important safety precautions
230
Refueling
232
Fuel Filler Cap
232
Choosing the right fuel
233
Octane recommendations
234
Fuel quality
234
Cleaner air
234
Running out of fuel
234
Fuel Filter
235
ESSENTIALS OF GOOD FUEL ECONOMY
235
Measuring techniques
235
Filling the tank
235
Calculating fuel economy
236
Driving style — good driving and fuel economy habits
236
Habits
237
Maintenance
237
Conditions
237
EPA window sticker
238
EMISSION CONTROL SYSTEM
238
On board diagnostics (OBD-II)
239
Readiness for Inspection/Maintenance (I/M) testing
240
POWER STEERING FLUID
240
BRAKE FLUID
241
TRANSMISSION FLUID
241
Checking automatic transmission fluid (if equipped)
241
Low fluid level
242
Correct fluid level
242
High fluid level
243
Adjusting automatic transmission fluid levels
243
AIR FILTER
244
Changing the air filter element
244
MOTORCRAFT PART NUMBERS
245
REFILL CAPACITIES
246
LUBRICANT SPECIFICATIONS
247
ENGINE DATA
249
VEHICLE DIMENSIONS (AT CURB MASS)
249
IDENTIFYING YOUR VEHICLE
250
Certification label
250
Vehicle identification number (VIN)
251
Engine number
251
Transmission/Transaxle code designations
252
Accessories
253
GENUINE FORD ACCESSORIES FOR YOUR VEHICLE
253
Exterior style
253
Interior style
253
Lifestyle
253
Peace of mind
254
Index
255

FAQ about the 2005 Ford Crown Victoria Manual

What contains the 2005 Crown Victoria manual?

The Ford Crown Victoria owner's manual is a comprehensive guide provided by Ford to assist owners in understanding and operating their specific model of the Ford Crown Victoria. It contains important information about the vehicle's features, functions, and maintenance requirements. A general overview of what you might find in a Ford Crown Victoria 2005 owner's manual:

  • Warranty Information, about the vehicle's warranty coverage
  • Maintenance for your Ford Crown Victoria, such as oil changes, tire rotations, brake inspections, and fluid checks
  • Customer Assistance, with contact information for customer support
  • Instrument Panel and Controls, including dashboard indicators, warning lights, and controls
  • Do-it-Yourself (DIY) Maintenance, for basic maintenance tasks that Ford Crown Victoria owners can do

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