2005 Ford Five Hundred Owner's Manual

2005 Ford Five Hundred owners manual
Year:
2005
Make:
Ford
Model:
Five Hundred
Rating:
(3)

Online manual

Size:
2.26 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
MIDDLE EAST/NORTH AFRICA VEHICLE SPECIFIC INFORMATION
7
Instrument Cluster
10
WARNING LIGHTS AND CHIMES
10
GAUGES
14
Entertainment Systems
17
AM/FM STEREO/ SINGLE CD SOUND SYSTEM (IF EQUIPPED)
17
PREMIUM/AUDIOPHILE IN-DASH SIX CD/MP3 SOUND SYSTEM (IF EQUIPPED)
20
RADIO FREQUENCIES
23
RADIO RECEPTION FACTORS
24
CD/CD PLAYER CARE
24
AUDIO SYSTEM WARRANTY AND SERVICE
24
Climate Controls
25
MANUAL HEATING AND AIR CONDITIONING SYSTEM (IF EQUIPPED)
25
Operating tips
26
DUAL ZONE AUTOMATIC TEMPERATURE CONTROL (IF EQUIPPED)
27
DUAL ZONE AUTOMATIC TEMPERATURE CONTROL WITH HEATED SEATS (IF EQUIPPED)
29
OPERATING TIPS
31
REAR WINDOW DEFROSTER
32
Lights
33
HEADLAMP CONTROL
33
Autolamp control (if equipped)
33
Autolamps - Programmable exit delay
33
Foglamp control (if equipped)
34
Daytime running lamps (DRL) (if equipped)
34
High beams
35
Flash to pass
35
PANEL DIMMER CONTROL
35
AIMING THE HEADLAMPS
35
Vertical aim adjustment
36
TURN SIGNAL CONTROL
37
INTERIOR LAMPS
37
Dome lamps and map lamps
37
BULB REPLACEMENT
37
Headlamp Condensation
37
Using the right bulbs
38
Replacing headlamp (low beam) bulbs
38
Replacing headlamp (high beam) bulbs
39
Replacing front parking lamp/turn signal bulbs
40
Replacing tail lamp/brake lamp/backup lamp/turn signal lamp bulbs
40
Replacing high-mount brake lamp bulbs
41
Replacing license plate lamp bulbs
42
Replacing foglamp bulbs
42
Driver Controls
43
MULTI-FUNCTION LEVER
43
Changing the wiper blades
44
TILT STEERING WHEEL
44
ILLUMINATED VISOR MIRROR
45
STORAGE COMPARTMENT
45
CLOCK (IF EQUIPPED)
45
INSTRUMENT PANEL STORAGE COMPARTMENT
45
AUXILIARY POWER POINT (12VDC)
46
POWER WINDOWS
46
One touch up or down
47
Window lock
48
Bounce-Back (Driver’s window only)
48
Security Override
48
Accessory delay
48
MIRRORS
49
Power side view mirrors
49
Fold-away mirrors
49
Automatic dimming inside rear view mirror (if equipped)
49
POWER ADJUSTABLE FOOT PEDALS (IF EQUIPPED)
50
SPEED CONTROL
50
Setting speed control
50
Disengaging speed control
51
Resuming a set speed
51
Increasing speed while using speed control
52
Reducing speed while using speed control
52
Turning off speed control
53
STEERING WHEEL CONTROLS (IF EQUIPPED)
53
Radio control features
53
MOON ROOF (IF EQUIPPED)
54
HOMELINK WIRELESS CONTROL SYSTEM (IF EQUIPPED)
55
Programming
55
Gate Operator & Canadian Programming
57
Operating the HomeLink Wireless Control System
58
Erasing HomeLink buttons
58
Reprogramming a single HomeLink button
58
MESSAGE CENTER (IF EQUIPPED)
59
Selectable features
59
Reset
59
Info menu
59
Odometer/Trip odometer
59
Distance to empty (DTE)
59
Average fuel economy (AFE)
60
Fuel Used
60
Trip elapsed drive time
61
Compass display
61
Compass zone/calibration adjustment
61
Setup menu
63
Language
63
Units (English/Metric)
63
System check
64
System warnings
64
CENTER CONSOLE
70
CELL PHONE USE
70
INTERIOR TRUNK CONTROL
71
CARGO AREA FEATURES
71
Cargo net (if equipped)
71
Locks and Security
72
KEYS
72
POWER DOOR LOCKS
72
Smart locks
72
Power door lock/unlock inhibit feature
72
Childproof door locks
73
INTERIOR LUGGAGE COMPARTMENT RELEASE
73
REMOTE ENTRY SYSTEM
75
Unlocking the doors
75
Locking the doors
76
Sounding a panic alarm
76
Opening the trunk
76
Memory seats/power mirrors/adjustable pedals (if equipped)
76
Activating the memory seat feature
77
Replacing the battery
77
Replacing lost remote entry transmitters
78
How to reprogram your remote entry transmitters
78
Illuminated entry
79
Battery saver
79
Illuminated exit
80
KEYLESS ENTRY SYSTEM (IF EQUIPPED)
80
Programming a personal entry code and keypad association to memory seats, mirrors and pedals
80
Erasing personal code
81
Anti-scan feature
81
Unlocking and locking the doors using keyless entry
82
Autolock
82
Deactivating/activating autolock
82
Power door unlock/lock procedure
83
Keyless entry key pad procedure
83
SECURILOCK PASSIVE ANTI-THEFT SYSTEM
83
Theft indicator
84
Automatic arming
84
Automatic disarming
84
Replacement keys
85
Programming spare keys
85
PERIMETER ALARM SYSTEM (IF EQUIPPED)
86
Arming the system
86
Disarming the system
87
Triggering the anti-theft system
87
Seating and Safety Restraints
88
SEATING
88
Adjustable head restraints
88
Using the manual lumbar support (if equipped)
89
Folding down the front passenger seatback (if equipped)
89
Adjusting the front manual seat (if equipped)
90
Adjusting the front power seat (if equipped)
90
Heated seats (if equipped)
92
Memory seats/sideview mirrors/adjustable pedals (if equipped)
92
REAR SEATS
93
Head restraints
93
Split-folding rear seat
93
Seat mounted cup holders and armrest storage compartment (if equipped)
94
SAFETY RESTRAINTS
95
Personal Safety System
95
How does the Personal Safety System work?
95
Driver and passenger dual-stage airbag supplemental restraints
96
Front crash severity sensor
96
Driver’s seat position sensor
96
Front passenger sensing system
96
Front safety belt usage sensors
97
Front safety belt pretensioners
97
Front safety belt energy management retractors
97
Determining if the Personal Safety System is operational
97
Safety belt precautions
98
Combination lap and shoulder belts
99
Energy Management Feature — Outboard
100
Vehicle sensitive mode
100
Automatic locking mode
100
When to use the automatic locking mode
100
How to use the automatic locking mode
101
How to disengage the automatic locking mode
101
Safety belt height adjustment
102
Safety belt warning light and indicator chime
102
Conditions of operation
103
BeltMinder
103
One time disable
106
Deactivating/activating the BeltMinder feature
106
Safety belt extension assembly
108
Safety belt maintenance
108
AIRBAG SUPPLEMENTAL RESTRAINT SYSTEM (SRS)
109
Important supplemental restraint system precautions
109
Children and airbags
111
How does the airbag supplemental restraint system work?
111
Front passenger sensing system
113
Determining if the system is operational
116
Side airbag system (if equipped)
116
How does the side airbag system work?
117
Safety Canopy system (if equipped)
119
How does the Safety Canopy system work?
120
Determining if the system is operational
121
Disposal of airbags and airbag equipped vehicles
122
SAFETY RESTRAINTS FOR CHILDREN
122
Important child restraint precautions
122
Children and safety belts
123
Child booster seats
123
Types of booster seats
124
SAFETY SEATS FOR CHILDREN
125
Child and infant or child safety seats
125
Installing child safety seats with combination lap and shoulder belts
127
Attaching child safety seats with tether straps
129
Attaching safety seats with LATCH (Lower Anchors and Tethers for Children) attachments for child seat anchors
131
Tires, Wheels and Loading
133
INFORMATION ABOUT UNIFORM TIRE QUALITY GRADING
133
Treadwear
133
Traction AA A B C
133
Temperature A B C
134
TIRES
134
Glossary of tire terminology
134
INSPECTING AND INFLATING YOUR TIRES
135
Inspecting your tires
136
Inflating your tires
136
TIRE REPLACEMENT REQUIREMENTS
138
CHANGING THE TIRES
138
Temporary spare tire information
139
Dissimilar spare tire/wheel information (if equipped)
139
Removing the spare tire and jack
141
Tire change procedure
141
Stowing the tire and jack
144
WHEEL LUG NUT TORQUE SPECIFICATIONS
145
INFORMATION CONTAINED ON THE TIRE SIDEWALL
145
Information on “P” type tires
146
Additional information contained on the tire sidewall for “LT” type tires
149
Information on “T” type tires
150
Location of the Safety Compliance Certification Label
150
TIRE CARE
151
Tire wear
151
Safety practices
152
Highway hazards
152
Tire and wheel alignment
152
Tire rotation
153
SNOW TIRES AND CHAINS
154
VEHICLE LOADING – WITH AND WITHOUT A TRAILER
155
TRAILER TOWING
161
Preparing to tow
162
Hitches
162
Safety chains
162
Trailer brakes
162
Trailer lamps
163
Driving while you tow
163
Servicing after towing
163
Trailer towing tips
163
RECREATIONAL TOWING
164
Driving
165
STARTING
165
Positions of the ignition
165
Starting your vehicle
165
Important safety precautions
166
Starting the engine
168
Using the engine block heater (if equipped)
168
Guarding against exhaust fumes
168
Important ventilating information
168
BRAKES
169
Four-wheel anti-lock brake system (ABS)
169
Using ABS
169
ABS warning lamp
169
Parking brake
170
TRACTION CONTROL (IF EQUIPPED)
171
STEERING
172
AUTOMATIC TRANSAXLE OPERATION
172
Brake-shift interlock
172
Understanding the gearshift positions of the Continuously Variable Transaxle (CVT) (if equipped)
174
Understanding the gearshift positions of the 6–speed automatic transaxle (if equipped)
175
REVERSE SENSING SYSTEM (IF EQUIPPED)
176
ALL WHEEL DRIVE (AWD) SYSTEM (IF EQUIPPED)
178
Driving off-highway with AWD vehicles
178
Basic operating principles
179
If your vehicle goes off the edge of the pavement
179
If your vehicle gets stuck
179
Emergency maneuvers
180
AWD Systems (if equipped)
181
Sand
181
Mud and water
181
Driving on hilly or sloping terrain
182
Driving on snow and ice
183
Maintenance and Modifications
184
DRIVING THROUGH WATER
184
Roadside Emergencies
185
GETTING ROADSIDE ASSISTANCE
185
USING ROADSIDE ASSISTANCE
185
ROADSIDE COVERAGE BEYOND BASIC WARRANTY
186
HAZARD FLASHER CONTROL
186
FUEL PUMP SHUT-OFF SWITCH
186
FUSES AND RELAYS
187
Fuses
187
Standard fuse amperage rating and color
188
Passenger compartment fuse panel/Smart Junction Box (SJB)
188
Power distribution box
190
JUMP STARTING YOUR VEHICLE
194
Preparing your vehicle
194
Connecting the jumper cables
195
Jump starting
196
Removing the jumper cables
197
WRECKER TOWING
199
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)
203
What kinds of cases does the Board review?
204
Board membership
204
What the Board needs
205
Oral presentations
205
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
PRECAUTIONS WHEN SERVICING YOUR VEHICLE
216
Working with the engine off
216
Working with the engine on
217
OPENING THE HOOD
217
IDENTIFYING COMPONENTS IN THE ENGINE COMPARTMENT
218
3.0L DOHC V6 DURATEC ENGINE
218
WINDSHIELD WASHER FLUID
219
ENGINE OIL
219
Checking the engine oil
219
Adding engine oil
221
Engine oil and filter recommendations
222
Use SAE 5W-20 engine oil.
222
BATTERY
223
ENGINE COOLANT
225
Checking engine coolant
225
Adding engine coolant
226
Recycled engine coolant
230
Coolant refill capacity
230
Severe climates
230
WHAT YOU SHOULD KNOW ABOUT AUTOMOTIVE FUELS
231
Important safety precautions
231
Refueling
233
Fuel Filler Cap
233
Choosing the right fuel
234
Octane recommendations
234
Fuel quality
235
Cleaner air
235
Running out of fuel
235
Fuel Filter
235
ESSENTIALS OF GOOD FUEL ECONOMY
236
Measuring techniques
236
Filling the tank
236
Calculating fuel economy
237
Driving style — good driving and fuel economy habits
237
Habits
237
Maintenance
238
Conditions
238
EPA window sticker
239
EMISSION CONTROL SYSTEM
239
On board diagnostics (OBD-II)
240
Readiness for Inspection/Maintenance (I/M) testing
241
POWER STEERING FLUID
241
BRAKE FLUID
242
TRANSAXLE FLUID
242
Checking automatic transaxle fluid—CVT transaxle
242
Checking 6–speed automatic transmission fluid (if equipped)
243
Checking automatic transmission fluid at operating temperature (158°F-176°F [70°C-80°C])
243
Checking automatic transmission fluid at cool temperature (32°F-81°F [17°C-27°C])
244
Low fluid level
244
High fluid level
244
Adjusting automatic transmission fluid levels
244
MOTORCRAFT PART NUMBERS
245
REFILL CAPACITIES
246
LUBRICANT SPECIFICATIONS
248
ENGINE DATA
250
VEHICLE DIMENSIONS
250
IDENTIFYING YOUR VEHICLE
252
Certification label
252
Vehicle identification number (VIN)
252
Engine number
253
Transmission/Transaxle code designations
253
Accessories
254
GENUINE FORD ACCESSORIES FOR YOUR VEHICLE
254
Exterior style
254
Interior style
254
Lifestyle
255
Peace of mind
255
Index
256

FAQ about the 2005 Ford Five Hundred Manual

What contains the 2005 Five Hundred manual?

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

  • Handling the Unexpected, including tire changes, jump-starting, and common car issues
  • Do-it-Yourself (DIY) Maintenance, for basic maintenance tasks that Ford Five Hundred owners can do
  • Technical Information, like engine specifications, tire sizes, and recommendations
  • A brief overview of the vehicle and specifications
  • Environmental Information about environmentally-friendly driving practices

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