2005 Ford Expedition Owner's Manual

2005 Ford Expedition owners manual
Year:
2005
Make:
Ford
Model:
Expedition
Rating:
(7)

Online manual

Size:
3.44 MB

Table of Contents

Table of Contents
1
Introduction
4
CONGRATULATIONS
4
SAFETY AND ENVIRONMENT PROTECTION
4
Warning symbols in this guide
4
Warning symbols on your vehicle
5
Protecting the environment
5
BREAKING-IN YOUR VEHICLE
5
SPECIAL NOTICES
5
Emission warranty
5
Service Data Recording
6
Event Data Recording
6
Special instructions
7
Using your vehicle with a snowplow
7
Notice to owners of pickup trucks and utility type vehicles
7
MIDDLE EAST/NORTH AFRICA VEHICLE SPECIFIC INFORMATION
7
Instrument Cluster
10
WARNING LIGHTS AND CHIMES
10
GAUGES
15
Entertainment Systems
18
PREMIUM AM/FM STEREO/CASSETTE/SINGLE CD (IF EQUIPPED)
18
PREMIUM IN-DASH SIX CD SOUND SYSTEM (IF EQUIPPED)
23
AUDIOPHILE SATELLITE READY AM/FM STEREO IN-DASH SIX CD RADIO (IF EQUIPPED)
23
PREMIUM SATELLITE COMPATIBLE AM/FM STEREO/CASSETTE/SINGLE CD/MP3 RADIO (IF EQUIPPED)
28
AUDIOPHILE/PREMIUM SATELLITE COMPATIBLE AM/FM STEREO IN-DASH SIX CD/MP3 RADIO (IF EQUIPPED)
33
REAR SEAT RADIO CONTROLS (IF EQUIPPED)
38
RADIO FREQUENCIES
42
RADIO RECEPTION FACTORS
42
CASSETTE/PLAYER CARE
42
CD/CD PLAYER CARE
42
AUDIO SYSTEM WARRANTY AND SERVICE
43
REAR SEAT ENTERTAINMENT DVD SYSTEM (IF EQUIPPED)
43
DVD player controls
44
DVD control features
45
Menu control
45
Next/Previous control
46
REV/FWD control
46
Enter control
46
CD play mode
46
Slow play mode
46
User menu mode
47
Remote control
48
Battery replacement
49
Parental control
49
Wireless headphones
49
Wireless headphone operation
50
Liquid Crystal Display (LCD) flip-down screen
51
Playback and format
51
Rear Seat Entertainment DVD System protection circuits
52
High temperature sensor circuit
52
General operating tips
52
Inserting a CD/DVD
53
Removing a CD/DVD
53
Playing a video game/auxiliary device
53
On-screen indicators
54
Safety information
54
Federal Communication Commission (FCC) Compliance
55
Care and service of the DVD player
55
Environmental extremes
55
Temperature extremes
56
Humidity and moisture condensation
56
Cleaning the liquid crystal display (LCD) flip-down screen
56
Foreign substances
56
Cleaning CDs and DVDs
56
Cleaning the DVD player exterior
56
VEHICLE NAVIGATION RADIO (VNR IF EQUIPPED)
57
Safety information
57
System overview
59
Quick start – how to get going
61
Audio features
63
Audio screen display
63
Volume/power control
63
Automatic volume control (AVC)
64
AM/FM select
64
AM/FM select in radio mode
64
AM/FM select in CD mode
65
AM/FM select in navigation mode
65
CD select
65
Adjusting the levels
66
DSP (Digital Signal Processing)
66
Rewind/fast forward
67
Seek function
67
Seek in radio mode
67
Seek in CD or CD DJ mode
68
Seek in navigation mode
68
Radio station memory preset
68
Setting memory preset stations
68
Autoset memory preset
68
Starting autoset memory preset
69
Tune adjust
69
Stereo indicator
69
Scan function
70
Program type (PTY) selections
70
Traffic information
70
Compression
71
Shuffle
71
DVD functionality (if equipped)
71
CD DJ
72
CD DJ information screen
75
CD DJ playback
75
Rewind/fast forward feature
75
Scan feature
76
Shuffle mode
76
Compression
76
Rear seat controls (RSC)
76
Navigation features
77
Please drive safely
78
Navigation screen display
78
Principles of GPS (Global Positioning System) operation
78
Limited GPS reception
79
To enter navigation mode
79
Map display information
80
Selecting a destination
80
Address/Intersection
81
Points of Interest (POI)
81
Previous destination
82
Deleting a previous destination
82
Entering a destination using the keyboard of lists
82
Selecting Route Criteria
83
Route calculation
83
Please proceed
84
Guide display
85
True view
85
Arrival
86
Navigation screen display
86
Adding, deleting or editing the address book
86
Storing the current car position in the address book
87
Current location
87
Detours, route interruptions and changes
88
Detour options
88
Route interruptions
88
Route changes or cancellations
89
Navigation Menu
89
Navigation options
89
Display options
90
System options
90
General information
91
Federal Communication Commission (FCC) Compliance
91
Cleaning the display
91
Map coverage
92
Ordering additional map CDs
92
Latest map CDs
92
Climate Controls
93
MANUAL HEATING AND AIR CONDITIONING SYSTEM (IF EQUIPPED)
93
OPERATING TIPS
93
DUAL AUTOMATIC TEMPERATURE CONTROL (DATC) SYSTEM (IF EQUIPPED)
94
DUAL AUTOMATIC TEMPERATURE CONTROL (DATC) SYSTEM WITH HEATED AND COOLED SEATS (IF EQUIPPED)
97
OPERATING TIPS
99
AUXILIARY A/C-HEATER CONTROLS (IF EQUIPPED)
101
REAR WINDOW DEFROSTER
102
Lights
103
HEADLAMP CONTROL
103
Foglamp control (if equipped)
103
Autolamp control
103
Daytime running lamps (DRL) (if equipped)
104
High beams
104
Flash to pass
104
PANEL DIMMER CONTROL
105
VERTICAL AIM ADJUSTMENT
105
TURN SIGNAL CONTROL
106
INTERIOR LAMPS
106
Front row map lamps (if equipped)
106
Front row map/dome lamp (if equipped)
107
Second row map lamps (if equipped)
107
Rear cargo lamp
107
BULBS
107
Headlamp Condensation
107
Replacing exterior bulbs
108
Using the right bulbs
108
Replacing the interior bulbs
109
Map lamps
109
Replacing headlamp bulbs
109
Replacing HID headlamp bulbs (if equipped)
110
Replacing front parking lamp/turn/sidemarker signal bulbs
110
Replacing tail/stop/turn/sidemarker/backup lamp bulbs
111
Replacing foglamp bulbs
111
High-mount brakelamp
112
Replacing license plate lamp bulb
113
Approach lamp/mirror turn signal bulb removal (if equipped)
113
Approach lamp bulb removal (if equipped)
114
Driver Controls
115
MULTI-FUNCTION LEVER
115
Rear window wiper/washer controls
115
Changing the wiper blades
116
Changing rear window wiper blade
116
TILT STEERING
117
ILLUMINATED VISOR MIRROR (IF EQUIPPED)
117
OVERHEAD CONSOLE
118
Forward storage bin and conversation mirror (if equipped)
118
Moon roof (if equipped)
118
Power quarter rear windows (if equipped)
120
AUXILIARY POWER POINT (12VDC)
120
POWER WINDOWS (IF EQUIPPED)
122
One touch down
123
Window lock
123
Accessory delay
123
MIRRORS
123
Automatic dimming inside rear view mirror (if equipped)
123
Power side view mirrors
124
Heated outside mirrors (if equipped)
124
Signal indicator mirrors (if equipped)
124
Powerfold mirrors (if equipped)
125
POWER ADJUSTABLE FOOT PEDALS (IF EQUIPPED)
125
SPEED CONTROL
125
Setting speed control
126
Resuming a set speed
127
Increasing speed while using speed control
127
Reducing speed while using speed control
127
Turning off speed control
128
STEERING WHEEL CONTROLS (IF EQUIPPED)
128
Audio control features
129
Climate control features
130
HOMELINK WIRELESS CONTROL SYSTEM (IF EQUIPPED)
130
Programming
131
Gate Operator & Canadian Programming
132
Operating the HomeLink Wireless Control System
133
Erasing HomeLink buttons
133
Reprogramming a single HomeLink button
133
ELECTRONIC COMPASS/TEMPERATURE DISPLAY WITHOUT MESSAGE CENTER (IF EQUIPPED)
134
Compass
134
Compass zone adjustment
135
Compass calibration adjustment
135
MESSAGE CENTER (IF EQUIPPED)
136
Selectable features
136
Reset
136
Info menu
136
Odometer/Trip odometer
136
Compass display
137
Compass zone/calibration adjustment
137
Distance to empty (DTE)
138
Average fuel economy (AFE)
139
Trip elapsed drive time
139
Outside air temperature (if equipped)
139
Setup menu
140
Autolocks
140
Easy exit seat (if equipped)
140
Autolamp delay
140
Reverse Sensing System (if equipped)
141
Language
141
Units (English/Metric)
141
System check
142
System warnings
142
CENTER CONSOLE (IF EQUIPPED)
147
Cell phone use
147
POSITIVE RETENTION FLOOR MAT (IF EQUIPPED)
148
LIFTGATE
148
LUGGAGE RACK
149
Locks and Security
150
KEYS
150
POWER DOOR LOCKS
150
SMART UNLOCKING FEATURE
150
Childproof door locks
151
REMOTE ENTRY SYSTEM
151
Unlocking the doors/liftgate
152
Locking the doors/liftgate
152
Opening the liftgate window
152
Sounding a panic alarm
153
Memory feature (if equipped)
153
Activating the memory feature
153
Deactivating the memory seat feature
154
Replacing the battery
154
Replacing lost transmitters
155
Programming remote transmitters
155
Illuminated entry
156
Smart unlocking feature
156
Autolocking feature
156
Deactivating/activating the autolock feature
156
KEYLESS ENTRY SYSTEM (IF EQUIPPED)
157
Programming your own personal entry code
158
Anti-scan feature
158
Unlocking and locking the doors, liftgate and liftgate window using keyless entry
158
Activating/deactivating autolock with the keyless entry system
159
SECURILOCK PASSIVE ANTI-THEFT SYSTEM
159
THEFT INDICATOR
159
Automatic arming
160
Automatic disarming
160
Key information
160
Programming spare keys
161
Seating and Safety Restraints
163
SEATING
163
Front row adjustable head restraints (if equipped)
163
Adjusting the front manual seat (if equipped)
163
Seat recliner
164
Using the armrest (if equipped)
165
Using the manual lumbar support
165
Using the power lumbar support (if equipped)
165
Adjusting the front power seat (if equipped)
166
Memory seats/rearview mirrors/adjustable pedals (if equipped)
167
Climate controlled seats operation (if equipped)
167
Climate controlled seats air filter replacement
167
REAR SEATS
169
Second row seats
169
Second row folding seat system
169
Adjusting the 2nd row outboard seat for E-Z Entry
170
Adjusting the second row 20% seat (if equipped)
175
Reclining the second row 40% seatback
175
Third row seats
176
Third row adjustable head restraints
176
Folding down the third row seat to the load floor
177
Third row power folding seat (if equipped)
177
SAFETY RESTRAINTS
178
Personal Safety System
178
How does the personal safety system work?
179
Driver and passenger dual-stage air bag supplemental restraints
179
Front crash severity sensor
179
Driver’s seat position sensor
179
Front safety belt usage sensors
180
Front safety belt pretensioners
180
Front safety belt energy management retractors
180
Determining if the Personal Safety System is operational
180
Safety restraints precautions
181
Combination lap and shoulder belts
182
Vehicle sensitive mode
182
Automatic locking mode
183
When to use the automatic locking mode
183
How to use the automatic locking mode
183
How to disengage the automatic locking mode
184
Safety belt pretensioner
184
Front and second row safety belt height adjustment
185
First row center lap belt (if equipped)
185
Adjusting the lap belt
185
Safety belt warning light and indicator chime
186
Conditions of operation
187
BeltMinder
187
One time disable
190
Deactivating/activating the BeltMinder feature
190
Safety belt extension assembly
191
Safety belt maintenance
191
AIRBAG SUPPLEMENTAL RESTRAINT SYSTEM (SRS)
192
Important SRS precautions
192
Children and airbags
194
How does the air bag supplemental restraint system work?
194
Determining if the system is operational
196
Safety Canopy system (if equipped)
196
How does the Safety Canopy system work?
197
Determining if the system is operational
199
Disposal of air bags and air bag equipped vehicles (including pretensioners)
199
SAFETY RESTRAINTS FOR CHILDREN
200
Important child restraint precautions
200
Children and safety belts
200
Child booster seats
201
Types of booster seats
202
SAFETY SEATS FOR CHILDREN
203
Child and infant or child safety seats
203
Installing child safety seats with combination lap and shoulder belts
204
Installing child safety seats in the center front seating position
207
Attaching child safety seats with tether straps
208
Attaching safety seats with LATCH (Lower Anchors and Tethers for Children) attachments for child seat anchors
211
Tires, Wheels and Loading
214
NOTICE TO UTILITY VEHICLE AND TRUCK OWNERS
214
VEHICLE CHARACTERISTICS
214
4WD and AWD Systems (if equipped)
214
How your vehicle differs from other vehicles
215
INFORMATION ABOUT UNIFORM TIRE QUALITY GRADING
216
Treadwear
216
Traction AA A B C
217
Temperature A B C
217
TIRES
217
Glossary of tire terminology
217
INSPECTING AND INFLATING YOUR TIRES
218
Inspecting your tires
219
Inflating your tires
219
TIRE REPLACEMENT REQUIREMENTS
221
CHANGING THE TIRES
222
Dissimilar spare tire/wheel information (if equipped)
222
Spare tire information
223
Location of the spare tire and tools
224
Removing the jack and tools
224
Removing the spare tire
225
Tire change procedure
225
Stowing the spare tire
228
WHEEL LUG NUT TORQUE SPECIFICATIONS
229
INFORMATION CONTAINED ON THE TIRE SIDEWALL
230
Information on “P” type tires
230
Additional information contained on the tire sidewall for “LT” type tires
233
Information on “T” type tires
234
Location of the tire label
234
TIRE CARE
235
Tire wear
235
Safety practices
236
Highway hazards
236
Tire and wheel alignment
236
Tire rotation
237
TIRE PRESSURE MONITORING SYSTEM (TPMS)(IF EQUIPPED)
238
Understanding your Tire Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS)
239
When your temporary spare tire is installed
240
When you believe your system is not operating properly
240
When inflating your tires
241
How temperature affects your tire pressure
242
SNOW TIRES AND CHAINS
243
VEHICLE LOADING – WITH AND WITHOUT A TRAILER
243
Special loading instructions for owners of pickup trucks and utility-type vehicles
250
TRAILER TOWING
250
Integrated hitch rating
252
Preparing to tow
253
Hitches
253
Load equalizing hitch
253
Safety chains
254
Trailer brakes
254
Trailer lamps
254
Driving while you tow
254
Servicing after towing
255
Trailer towing tips
255
Launching or retrieving a boat
255
RECREATIONAL TOWING (ALL WHEELS ON THE GROUND)
256
Driving
257
STARTING
257
Positions of the ignition
257
Preparing to start your vehicle
257
Important safety precautions
258
Starting the engine
259
Using the engine block heater (if equipped)
260
Guarding against exhaust fumes
260
Important ventilating information
261
BRAKES
261
Anti-lock brake system (ABS)
261
Using ABS
262
ABS warning lamp
262
Brake Assist (if equipped)
262
Parking brake
263
STEERING
264
AIR SUSPENSION SYSTEM (IF EQUIPPED)
264
LIMITED-SLIP AXLE (IF EQUIPPED)
266
PREPARING TO DRIVE YOUR VEHICLE
266
ADVANCETRAC WITH ROLL STABILITY CONTROL (RSC) STABILITY ENHANCEMENT SYSTEM (IF EQUIPPED)
267
AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION OPERATION
270
Brake-shift interlock
270
Driving with a 4–speed automatic transmission
271
Understanding gearshift positions
272
P (Park)
272
R (Reverse)
272
N (Neutral)
272
D (Drive) with Overdrive
273
D (Drive) without Overdrive
273
2 (Second)
273
1 (First)
274
Forced Downshifts
274
If your vehicle gets stuck in mud or snow
274
REVERSE SENSING SYSTEM (IF EQUIPPED)
274
CONTROL TRAC FOUR-WHEEL DRIVE (4X4) OPERATION (IF EQUIPPED)
277
System indicator lights
277
Positions of the Control Trac system
278
Shifting from 2H to A4WD or 4H
279
Shifting from A4WD to 4H
279
Shifting from 2H, A4WD or 4H to 4L
280
Shifting from 4L to 4H, A4WD or 2H
280
Driving off-road with truck and utility vehicles
280
How your vehicle differs from other vehicles
281
Basic operating principles
281
If your vehicle goes off the edge of the pavement
281
If your vehicle gets stuck
282
Emergency maneuvers
282
Control Trac four–wheel drive system (if equipped)
283
Normal characteristics
283
Sand
284
Mud and water
284
Driving on hilly or sloping terrain
285
Driving on snow and ice
286
Maintenance and Modifications
286
DRIVING THROUGH WATER
287
Roadside Emergencies
288
GETTING ROADSIDE ASSISTANCE
288
USING ROADSIDE ASSISTANCE
288
ROADSIDE COVERAGE BEYOND BASIC WARRANTY
289
HAZARD FLASHER
289
FUEL PUMP SHUT-OFF SWITCH
289
FUSES AND RELAYS
291
Fuses
291
Standard fuse amperage rating and color
291
Passenger compartment fuse panel / power distribution box
292
JUMP STARTING YOUR VEHICLE
300
Preparing your vehicle
301
Connecting the jumper cables
301
Jump starting
303
Removing the jumper cables
304
WRECKER TOWING
306
Customer Assistance
308
GETTING THE SERVICES YOU NEED
308
At home
308
Away from home
308
Additional Assistance
309
IN CALIFORNIA (U.S. ONLY)
310
THE DISPUTE SETTLEMENT BOARD (U.S. ONLY)
310
What kinds of cases does the Board review?
311
Board membership
311
What the Board needs
312
Oral presentations
312
Making a decision
313
To request a DSB Brochure/Application
313
UTILIZING THE MEDIATION/ARBITRATION PROGRAM (CANADA ONLY)
313
FORD EXTENDED SERVICE PLAN
314
GETTING ASSISTANCE OUTSIDE THE U.S. AND CANADA
315
ORDERING ADDITIONAL OWNER’S LITERATURE
316
Obtaining a French owner’s guide
316
REPORTING SAFETY DEFECTS (U.S. ONLY)
316
Cleaning
317
WASHING THE EXTERIOR
317
WAXING
317
PAINT CHIPS
318
ALUMINUM WHEELS AND WHEEL COVERS
318
ENGINE
318
PLASTIC (NON-PAINTED) EXTERIOR PARTS
319
WINDOWS AND WIPER BLADES
319
INSTRUMENT PANEL AND CLUSTER LENS
320
INTERIOR
320
CLEANING THE CLIMATE CONTROLLED SEATS (IF EQUIPPED)
320
LEATHER SEATS (IF EQUIPPED, EXCEPT FOR THE KING RANCH EXPEDITION)
321
LEATHER SEATS FOR THE KING RANCH F-150 SUPERCREW ONLY (IF EQUIPPED)
321
UNDERBODY
322
FORD AND LINCOLN MERCURY CAR CARE PRODUCTS
322
Maintenance and Specifications
324
SERVICE RECOMMENDATIONS
324
PRECAUTIONS WHEN SERVICING YOUR VEHICLE
324
Working with the engine off
324
Working with the engine on
324
OPENING THE HOOD
325
IDENTIFYING COMPONENTS IN THE ENGINE COMPARTMENT
326
5.4L 3V– V8 engines
326
WINDSHIELD WASHER FLUID
327
Checking and adding washer fluid for the liftgate
327
ENGINE OIL
327
Checking the engine oil
327
Adding engine oil
329
Engine oil and filter recommendations
330
Use SAE 5W-20 engine oil.
330
BATTERY
331
ENGINE COOLANT
333
Checking engine coolant
333
Adding engine coolant
335
Recycled engine coolant
337
Coolant refill capacity
337
Severe climates
337
What you should know about fail-safe cooling
338
How fail-safe cooling works
338
When fail-safe mode is activated
339
WHAT YOU SHOULD KNOW ABOUT AUTOMOTIVE FUELS
339
Important safety precautions
339
Refueling
341
Fuel Filler Cap
341
Choosing the right fuel
342
Octane recommendations
343
Fuel quality
343
Cleaner air
343
Running out of fuel
343
Fuel Filter
344
ESSENTIALS OF GOOD FUEL ECONOMY
344
Measuring techniques
344
Filling the tank
344
Calculating fuel economy
345
Driving style — good driving and fuel economy habits
345
Habits
345
Maintenance
346
Conditions
346
EPA window sticker
347
EMISSION CONTROL SYSTEM
347
On board diagnostics (OBD-II)
348
Readiness for Inspection/Maintenance (I/M) testing
349
CHECKING AND ADDING POWER STEERING FLUID
349
BRAKE FLUID RESERVOIR
350
TRANSMISSION FLUID
350
Checking automatic transmission fluid
350
Low fluid level
351
Correct fluid level
351
High fluid level
352
Adjusting automatic transmission fluid levels
352
DRIVELINE UNIVERSAL JOINT AND SLIP YOKE
352
AIR FILTER MAINTENANCE
352
Changing the air filter element
353
MOTORCRAFT PART NUMBERS
354
REFILL CAPACITIES
355
LUBRICANT SPECIFICATIONS
358
ENGINE DATA
360
VEHICLE DIMENSIONS
360
IDENTIFYING YOUR VEHICLE
362
Certification label
362
Vehicle identification number (VIN)
362
Engine number
363
Transmission/Transaxle code designations
363
Accessories
364
GENUINE FORD ACCESSORIES FOR YOUR VEHICLE
364
Exterior style
364
Interior style
365
Lifestyle
365
Peace of mind
365
Index
367

FAQ about the 2005 Ford Expedition Manual

What contains the 2005 Expedition manual?

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

  • Fuel Information, with recommended fuel type and fuel tank capacity
  • Maintenance for your Ford Expedition, such as oil changes, tire rotations, brake inspections, and fluid checks
  • Basic operations, like starting and stopping the engine and driver settings
  • Handling the Unexpected, including tire changes, jump-starting, and common car issues
  • Technical Information, like engine specifications, tire sizes, and recommendations

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