2005 Ford E450 Owner's Manual

2005 Ford E450 owners manual
Year:
2005
Make:
Ford
Model:
E450
Rating:
(5)

Online manual

Size:
2.37 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
6
SPECIAL NOTICES
6
Emission warranty
6
Service Data Recording
6
Event Data Recording
7
Special instructions
7
Notice to owners of diesel-powered vehicles
8
Notice to owners of pickup trucks and utility type vehicles
8
Using your vehicle as an ambulance
8
Using your vehicle as a stationary power source (PTO)
9
Middle East/North Africa vehicle specific information
9
Instrument Cluster
12
WARNING LIGHTS AND CHIMES
12
GAUGES
15
Entertainment Systems
18
AM/FM STEREO (IF EQUIPPED)
18
AM/FM STEREO CASSETTE (IF EQUIPPED)
19
AM/FM STEREO / SINGLE CD RADIO (IF EQUIPPED)
22
PREMIUM IN-DASH SIX CD SOUND SYSTEM (IF EQUIPPED)
25
SATELLITE COMPATIBLE AM/FM STEREO IN-DASH SINGLE CD/MP3 RADIO — LATE AVAILABILITY (IF EQUIPPED)
28
PREMIUM SATELLITE COMPATIBLE AM/FM STEREO IN-DASH SIX CD/MP3 RADIO — LATE AVAILABILITY (IF EQUIPPED)
32
ACCESSORY DELAY
36
RADIO FREQUENCIES
36
RADIO RECEPTION FACTORS
36
CASSETTE/PLAYER CARE
36
CD/CD PLAYER CARE
37
AUDIO SYSTEM WARRANTY AND SERVICE
37
Climate Controls
38
HEATER ONLY SYSTEM (IF EQUIPPED)
38
Operating tips
38
MANUAL HEATING AND AIR CONDITIONING SYSTEM (IF EQUIPPED)
39
Operating tips
40
REAR FAN SPEED ADJUSTMENT (IF EQUIPPED)
40
Lights
41
HEADLAMP CONTROL
41
Battery saver
41
Daytime running lamps (DRL) (if equipped)
42
High beams
42
Flash to pass
42
PANEL DIMMER CONTROL
43
HEADLAMP AIM ADJUSTMENT
43
TURN SIGNAL CONTROL
45
INTERIOR LAMPS
45
Cargo and dome lamps with rear headliner
45
Third row courtesy/reading/cargo lamps
46
Front and rear courtesy/reading lamps
46
BULB REPLACEMENT
46
Headlamp Condensation
46
Replacing exterior bulbs
46
Using the right bulbs
46
Replacing headlamp bulbs (aerodynamic)
47
Replacing headlamp bulbs (sealed beam)
48
Replacing front parking lamp/turn signal bulbs
49
Replacing high-mount brakelamp bulbs
49
Replacing license plate lamp bulbs
50
Replacing tail lamp/turn/backup lamp bulbs
50
Driver Controls
51
MULTI-FUNCTION LEVER
51
Changing the wiper blades
51
TILT STEERING WHEEL
52
OVERHEAD CONSOLE (IF EQUIPPED)
52
Storage compartment (if equipped)
52
Installing a garage door opener (if equipped)
53
Electronic compass/temperature display (if equipped)
53
Outside air temperature
53
Compass
54
Compass zone adjustment
54
Compass calibration adjustment
54
CELL PHONE USE
55
AUXILIARY POWER POINT (12VDC)
55
POWER WINDOWS (IF EQUIPPED)
56
ACCESSORY DELAY
56
POWER SIDE VIEW MIRRORS (IF EQUIPPED)
56
Spotter mirror
56
Fold-away mirrors
57
SPEED CONTROL (IF EQUIPPED)
58
Setting speed control
58
Resuming a set speed
59
Increasing speed while using speed control
59
Reducing speed while using speed control
59
Turning off speed control
60
Locks and Security
61
KEYS
61
POWER DOOR LOCKS (IF EQUIPPED)
61
Memory lock
61
Back cargo door lock (if equipped)
61
REMOTE ENTRY SYSTEM (IF EQUIPPED)
61
Unlocking the doors
62
Locking the doors
62
Sounding a panic alarm
63
Replacing the battery
63
Replacing lost remote entry transmitters
64
How to reprogram your remote entry transmitters
64
Illuminated entry
65
Seating and Safety Restraints
66
SEATING
66
Adjusting the front manual seat (if equipped)
66
Using the manual lumbar support
67
Adjusting the front power seat (if equipped)
67
Quick release captains chair (7 passenger configuration second row only)
68
REAR SEATS
70
Accessing the 3rd, 4th and 5th row seats (if equipped)
70
Rear bench seat
70
SAFETY RESTRAINTS
72
Safety restraints precautions
72
Combination lap and shoulder belts
73
Vehicle sensitive mode
73
Automatic locking mode
74
When to use the automatic locking mode
74
How to use the automatic locking mode
74
How to disengage the automatic locking mode
74
Safety belt pretensioner
75
Front safety belt height adjustment
76
Lap belts
76
Adjusting the center lap belt
76
Safety belt warning light and indicator chime
77
Conditions of operation
77
BeltMinder
77
One time disable
79
Deactivating/activating the BeltMinder feature
79
Safety belt extension assembly
80
Safety belt maintenance
81
AIRBAG SUPPLEMENTAL RESTRAINT SYSTEM (SRS)
82
Important SRS precautions
82
Children and airbags
84
How does the airbag supplemental restraint system work?
84
Determining if the system is operational
86
Disposal of airbags and airbag equipped vehicles (including pretensioners)
86
SAFETY RESTRAINTS FOR CHILDREN
86
Important child restraint precautions
86
Children and safety belts
87
Child booster seats
88
Types of booster seats
89
SAFETY SEATS FOR CHILDREN
90
Child and infant or child safety seats
90
Installing child safety seats with combination lap and shoulder belts
91
Attaching safety seats with tether straps
94
Front passenger seating position
94
Second row bucket seats (Chateau Quads)
96
Second, Third and Fourth row three passenger bench seats
97
Attaching safety seats with LATCH (Lower Anchors and Tethers for Children) attachments for child seat anchors
98
Tires, Wheels and Loading
101
NOTICE TO UTILITY VEHICLE AND TRUCK OWNERS
101
VEHICLE CHARACTERISTICS
102
How your vehicle differs from other vehicles
102
INFORMATION ABOUT UNIFORM TIRE QUALITY GRADING
103
Treadwear
103
Traction AA A B C
103
Temperature A B C
104
TIRES
104
Glossary of tire terminology
104
INSPECTING AND INFLATING YOUR TIRES
105
Inspecting your tires
105
Inflating your tires
106
Tire inflation information
108
TIRE REPLACEMENT REQUIREMENTS
108
CHANGING A FLAT TIRE
109
Dissimilar spare tire/wheel information (if equipped)
109
Spare tire information
110
To remove the spare tire:
111
Tire change procedure
111
Preparing to change the tire
111
Replacing the tire
113
Stowing the flat/spare tire
116
WHEEL LUG NUT TORQUE SPECIFICATIONS
117
INFORMATION CONTAINED ON THE TIRE SIDEWALL
118
Information on “P” type tires
118
Additional information contained on the tire sidewall for “LT” type tires
121
Information on “T” type tires
122
Location of the tire label
122
TIRE CARE
122
Tire wear
122
Safety practices
123
Highway hazards
124
Tire and wheel alignment
124
Tire rotation
124
SNOW TIRES AND CHAINS
126
VEHICLE LOADING – WITH AND WITHOUT A TRAILER
126
Special loading instructions for owners of pickup trucks and utility-type vehicles
133
TRAILER TOWING
133
Preparing to tow
141
Hitches
141
Safety chains
141
Trailer brakes
141
Trailer lamps
142
Using a step bumper (if equipped)
142
Driving while you tow
142
Servicing after towing
142
Trailer towing tips
142
Launching or retrieving a boat
143
RECREATIONAL TOWING (ALL WHEELS ON THE GROUND)
144
Driving
145
STARTING
145
Positions of the ignition
145
Preparing to start your vehicle
145
Important safety precautions
146
Starting the engine
148
Using the engine block heater (if equipped)
148
Guarding against exhaust fumes
148
Important ventilating information
148
BRAKES
149
Four-wheel anti-lock brake system (ABS)
149
ABS warning lamp
149
Using ABS
149
Parking brake
150
STEERING
150
TRACTION-LOK AXLE (IF EQUIPPED)
151
PREPARING TO DRIVE YOUR VEHICLE
151
VEHICLE STABILITY AND HANDLING
151
EMERGENCY MANEUVERS
152
AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION OPERATION
153
Brake-shift interlock
153
Understanding the gearshift positions of the 4–speed automatic transmission
154
Understanding the shift positions of the 5–speed automatic transmission (if equipped - 5.4L and 6.8L gasoline engines only)
156
Understanding the shift positions of the 5–speed automatic transmission (if equipped - diesel engines only)
159
If your vehicle goes off the edge of the pavement
161
VEHICLE USED AS A STATIONARY POWER SOURCE
161
DRIVING THROUGH WATER
162
Roadside Emergencies
163
GETTING ROADSIDE ASSISTANCE
163
USING ROADSIDE ASSISTANCE
163
ROADSIDE COVERAGE BEYOND BASIC WARRANTY
164
HAZARD FLASHER
164
FUEL PUMP SHUT-OFF SWITCH
164
FUSES AND RELAYS
166
Fuses
166
Standard fuse amperage rating and color
167
Passenger compartment fuse panel
167
Power distribution box
170
Relay modules
173
Instrument panel relay module
173
Engine compartment relay module
173
JUMP STARTING YOUR VEHICLE
174
Preparing your vehicle
174
Connecting the jumper cables
175
Jump starting
176
Removing the jumper cables
177
WRECKER TOWING
179
Customer Assistance
180
GETTING THE SERVICES YOU NEED
180
At home
180
Away from home
180
Away from home–motorhome service
181
Additional Assistance
181
IN CALIFORNIA (U.S. ONLY)
182
THE DISPUTE SETTLEMENT BOARD (U.S. ONLY)
182
What kinds of cases does the Board review?
183
Board membership
183
What the Board needs
184
Oral presentations
184
Making a decision
185
To request a DSB Brochure/Application
185
UTILIZING THE MEDIATION/ARBITRATION PROGRAM (CANADA ONLY)
185
FORD EXTENDED SERVICE PLAN
186
GETTING ASSISTANCE OUTSIDE THE U.S. AND CANADA
186
ORDERING ADDITIONAL OWNER’S LITERATURE
187
Obtaining a French owner’s guide
188
REPORTING SAFETY DEFECTS (U.S. ONLY)
188
Cleaning
189
WASHING THE EXTERIOR
189
WAXING
189
PAINT CHIPS
190
ALUMINUM WHEELS AND WHEEL COVERS
190
ENGINE
190
PLASTIC (NON-PAINTED) EXTERIOR PARTS
191
WINDOWS AND WIPER BLADES
191
INSTRUMENT PANEL AND CLUSTER LENS
192
INTERIOR TRIM
192
INTERIOR
192
LEATHER SEATS (IF EQUIPPED)
193
UNDERBODY
193
FORD AND LINCOLN MERCURY CAR CARE PRODUCTS
193
Maintenance and Specifications
195
SERVICE RECOMMENDATIONS
195
PRECAUTIONS WHEN SERVICING YOUR VEHICLE
195
Working with the engine off
195
Working with the engine on
195
OPENING THE HOOD
196
IDENTIFYING COMPONENTS IN THE ENGINE COMPARTMENT
197
Engine compartment component locations
197
WINDSHIELD WASHER FLUID
198
ENGINE OIL
198
Checking the engine oil
198
Adding engine oil
200
Engine oil and filter recommendations
200
Use SAE 5W-20 engine oil.
200
BATTERY
201
ENGINE COOLANT
203
Checking engine coolant
203
Adding engine coolant
204
Recycled engine coolant
206
Coolant refill capacity
207
Severe climates
207
What you should know about fail-safe cooling (if equipped)
208
How fail-safe cooling works
208
When fail-safe mode is activated
208
WHAT YOU SHOULD KNOW ABOUT AUTOMOTIVE FUELS
209
Important safety precautions
209
Refueling
211
Fuel Filler Cap
211
Choosing the right fuel
212
Octane recommendations
212
Fuel quality
213
Cleaner air
213
Running out of fuel
213
Fuel Filter
213
ESSENTIALS OF GOOD FUEL ECONOMY
214
Measuring techniques
214
Filling the tank
214
Calculating fuel economy
215
Driving style — good driving and fuel economy habits
215
Habits
215
Maintenance
216
Conditions
216
EPA window sticker
217
EMISSION CONTROL SYSTEM
217
On board diagnostics (OBD-II)
218
Readiness for Inspection/Maintenance (I/M) testing
218
POWER STEERING FLUID
219
BRAKE FLUID
220
DRIVELINE UNIVERSAL JOINT AND SLIP YOKE
220
TRANSMISSION FLUID
220
Checking automatic transmission fluid (if equipped)
220
Low fluid level
221
Correct fluid level
221
High fluid level
222
Adjusting automatic transmission fluid levels
222
Automatic transmission fluid filter (if equipped)
223
AIR FILTER
223
Air filter
224
MOTORCRAFT PART NUMBERS
224
REFILL CAPACITIES
226
LUBRICANT SPECIFICATIONS
230
ENGINE DATA
233
VEHICLE DIMENSIONS
234
Van/wagon models
234
Cutaway/commercial stripped chassis models
235
VEHICLE IDENTIFICATION NUMBER
236
Complete Ford built vehicles
236
Certification label for incomplete vehicles
236
Transmission/Transaxle code designations
237
Accessories
238
GENUINE FORD ACCESSORIES FOR YOUR VEHICLE
238
Exterior style
238
Interior style
238
Lifestyle
239
Peace of mind
239
Index
240

FAQ about the 2005 Ford E450 Manual

What contains the 2005 E450 manual?

The Ford E450 owner's manual is a comprehensive guide provided by Ford to assist owners in understanding and operating their specific model of the Ford E450. It contains important information about the vehicle's features, functions, and maintenance requirements. A general overview of what you might find in a Ford E450 2005 owner's manual:

  • Fuel Information, with recommended fuel type and fuel tank capacity
  • Do-it-Yourself (DIY) Maintenance, for basic maintenance tasks that Ford E450 owners can do
  • Technical Information, like engine specifications, tire sizes, and recommendations
  • Warranty Information, about the vehicle's warranty coverage
  • Maintenance for your Ford E450, such as oil changes, tire rotations, brake inspections, and fluid checks

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