2005 Ford Freestyle Owner's Manual

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

Online manual

Size:
2.55 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
FAMILY ENTERTAINMENT DVD SYSTEM (IF EQUIPPED)
25
25
DVD player controls
25
DVD control features
26
Menu control
26
Next/Previous control
27
REV/FWD control
27
Enter control
27
CD play mode
28
Slow play mode
28
User menu mode
28
Remote control
29
Dual play mode
30
Single play mode
30
Battery replacement
31
Parental control
31
Wireless headphones
32
Wireless headphone operation
32
Liquid Crystal Display (LCD) flip-down screen
33
Playback and format
34
Family Entertainment DVD System protection circuits
34
High temperature sensor circuit
34
Operating
34
Inserting a CD/DVD
35
Removing a CD/DVD (while playing)
35
Playing a video game/auxiliary device
35
On-screen indicators
36
Safety information
36
Federal Communication Commission (FCC) Compliance
37
Care and service of the DVD player
38
Environmental extremes
38
Temperature extremes
38
Humidity and moisture condensation
38
Cleaning the liquid crystal display (LCD) flip-down screen
38
Foreign substances
39
Cleaning compact discs
39
Cleaning the DVD player
39
Climate Controls
40
MANUAL HEATING AND AIR CONDITIONING SYSTEM (IF EQUIPPED)
40
Operating tips
41
DUAL ZONE AUTOMATIC TEMPERATURE CONTROL (IF EQUIPPED)
42
DUAL ZONE AUTOMATIC TEMPERATURE CONTROL WITH HEATED SEATS (IF EQUIPPED)
44
DUAL ZONE AUTOMATIC TEMPERATURE CONTROL WITH REAR PASSENGER COMPARTMENT CLIMATE CONTROL (IF EQUIPPED)
46
DUAL ZONE AUTOMATIC TEMPERATURE CONTROL WITH HEATED SEATS AND REAR PASSENGER COMPARTMENT CLIMATE CONTROL (IF EQUIPPED)
48
OPERATING TIPS
50
AUXILIARY CLIMATE CONTROL (IF EQUIPPED)
51
REAR WINDOW DEFROSTER
51
Lights
52
HEADLAMP CONTROL
52
Autolamp control (if equipped)
52
Autolamps - Programmable exit delay
52
Foglamp control (if equipped)
53
Daytime running lamps (DRL) (if equipped)
53
High beams
54
Flash to pass
54
PANEL DIMMER CONTROL
54
AIMING THE HEADLAMPS
54
Vertical aim adjustment
55
TURN SIGNAL CONTROL
56
INTERIOR LAMPS
56
Dome lamps and map lamps
56
BULB REPLACEMENT
57
Headlamp Condensation
57
Using the right bulbs
57
Replacing headlamp (high/low beam) bulbs
58
Replacing front parking lamp/turn signal bulbs
58
Replacing front sidemarker bulbs
59
Replacing stop/tail/turn/backup bulbs
59
Replacing high-mount brake lamp bulbs
60
Replacing license plate lamp bulbs
60
Replacing foglamp bulbs
60
Driver Controls
61
MULTI-FUNCTION LEVER
61
Rear window wiper/washer controls
62
Changing the wiper blades
62
TILT STEERING WHEEL
63
ILLUMINATED VISOR MIRROR
63
STORAGE COMPARTMENT
63
Conversation mirror (if equipped)
64
AUXILIARY POWER POINT (12VDC)
64
POWER WINDOWS
65
One touch up or down
65
Window lock
66
Bounce-Back (Driver’s window only)
66
Security Override
66
Accessory delay
66
MIRRORS
67
Power side view mirrors
67
Fold-away mirrors
67
Automatic dimming inside rear view mirror (if equipped)
67
POWER ADJUSTABLE FOOT PEDALS (IF EQUIPPED)
68
SPEED CONTROL
68
Setting speed control
68
Disengaging speed control
69
Resuming a set speed
69
Increasing speed while using speed control
70
Reducing speed while using speed control
70
Turning off speed control
71
STEERING WHEEL CONTROLS (IF EQUIPPED)
71
Radio control features
71
MOON ROOF (IF EQUIPPED)
72
HOMELINK WIRELESS CONTROL SYSTEM (IF EQUIPPED)
73
Programming
73
Gate Operator & Canadian Programming
75
Operating the HomeLink Wireless Control System
76
Erasing HomeLink buttons
76
Reprogramming a single HomeLink button
76
MESSAGE CENTER (IF EQUIPPED)
77
Selectable features
77
Reset
77
Info menu
77
Odometer/Trip odometer
77
Distance to empty (DTE)
77
Average fuel economy (AFE)
78
Fuel Used
78
Trip elapsed drive time
79
Compass display
79
Compass zone/calibration adjustment
79
Setup menu
81
Language
81
Units (English/Metric)
81
System check
82
System warnings
82
CENTER CONSOLE
88
CELL PHONE USE
88
LIFTGATE
89
CARGO AREA FEATURES
90
Cargo net (if equipped)
90
Cargo van storage compartment (if equipped)
90
LUGGAGE RACK
90
Locks and Security
91
KEYS
91
POWER DOOR LOCKS
91
Smart locks
91
Power door lock/unlock inhibit feature
91
Childproof door locks
92
REMOTE ENTRY SYSTEM
93
Unlocking the doors
93
Locking the doors/liftgate
94
Sounding a panic alarm
94
Memory seats/power mirrors/adjustable pedals (if equipped)
94
Activating the memory seat feature
95
Replacing the battery
95
Replacing lost remote entry transmitters
96
How to reprogram your remote entry transmitters
96
Illuminated entry
97
Battery saver
97
Illuminated exit
97
KEYLESS ENTRY SYSTEM
98
Programming a personal entry code and keypad association to memory seats, mirrors and pedals
98
Erasing personal code
99
Anti-scan feature
99
Unlocking and locking the doors and liftgate using keyless entry
99
Autolock
99
Deactivating/activating autolock
100
Power door unlock/lock procedure
100
Keyless entry key pad procedure
100
SECURILOCK PASSIVE ANTI-THEFT SYSTEM
101
Theft indicator
101
Automatic arming
102
Automatic disarming
102
Replacement keys
102
Programming spare keys
102
PERIMETER ALARM SYSTEM (IF EQUIPPED)
104
Arming the system
104
Disarming the system
105
Triggering the anti-theft system
105
Seating and Safety Restraints
106
SEATING
106
Adjustable head restraints
106
Adjusting the front manual seat (if equipped)
107
Using the manual lumbar support (if equipped)
107
Folding down the front passenger seatback (if equipped)
108
Adjusting the front power seat (if equipped)
108
Heated seats (if equipped)
110
Memory seats/sideview mirrors/adjustable pedals (if equipped)
110
REAR SEATS
111
Head restraints
111
Adjusting second row bucket and bench seat back
112
Adjusting second row seats (if equipped)
112
Accessing the third row seats
112
Exiting the third row seat
114
Stowing the third row bench or split bench seat (if equipped)
116
Unstowing the third row seat
117
SAFETY RESTRAINTS
119
Personal Safety System
119
How does the Personal Safety System work?
119
Driver and passenger dual-stage airbag supplemental restraints
120
Front crash severity sensor
120
Driver’s seat position sensor
120
Front passenger sensing system
120
Front safety belt usage sensors
121
Front safety belt pretensioners
121
Front safety belt energy management retractors
121
Determining if the Personal Safety System is operational
121
Safety belt precautions
122
Combination lap and shoulder belts
123
Energy Management Feature — Outboard
124
Vehicle sensitive mode
124
Automatic locking mode
124
When to use the automatic locking mode
124
How to use the automatic locking mode
125
How to disengage the automatic locking mode
125
Safety belt height adjustment
126
Safety belt warning light and indicator chime
126
Conditions of operation
126
BeltMinder
127
One time disable
129
Deactivating/activating the BeltMinder feature
129
Safety belt extension assembly
131
Safety belt maintenance
131
AIRBAG SUPPLEMENTAL RESTRAINT SYSTEM (SRS)
132
Important SRS precautions
133
Children and airbags
134
Determining if the system is operational
135
How does the airbag supplemental restraint system work?
135
Front passenger sensing system
137
Side airbag system (if equipped)
139
How does the side airbag system work?
140
Safety Canopy system (if equipped)
142
How does the Safety Canopy system work?
143
Determining if the system is operational
144
Disposal of airbags and airbag equipped vehicles (including pretensioners)
145
SAFETY RESTRAINTS FOR CHILDREN
145
Important child restraint precautions
145
Children and safety belts
145
Child booster seats
146
Types of booster seats
147
SAFETY SEATS FOR CHILDREN
148
Child and infant or child safety seats
148
Installing child safety seats with combination lap and shoulder belts
149
Attaching child safety seats with tether straps
152
Front passenger seating position (delivery van only)
153
Rear seating positions
155
Attaching safety seats with LATCH (Lower Anchors and Tethers for Children) attachments for child seat anchors
156
Tires, Wheels and Loading
158
INFORMATION ABOUT UNIFORM TIRE QUALITY GRADING
158
Treadwear
158
Traction AA A B C
158
Temperature A B C
1
TIRES
1
Glossary of tire terminology
1
INSPECTING AND INFLATING YOUR TIRES
160
Inspecting your tires
161
Inflating your tires
161
TIRE REPLACEMENT REQUIREMENTS
163
CHANGING THE TIRES
163
Temporary spare tire information
163
Dissimilar spare tire/wheel information (if equipped)
164
Removing the spare tire and jack
166
Tire change procedure
166
Stowing the tire and jack
169
WHEEL LUG NUT TORQUE SPECIFICATIONS
170
INFORMATION CONTAINED ON THE TIRE SIDEWALL
170
Information on “P” type tires
171
Additional information contained on the tire sidewall for “LT” type tires
174
Information on “T” type tires
1
Location of the Safety Compliance Certification Label
1
TIRE CARE
176
Tire wear
176
Safety practices
177
Highway hazards
177
Tire and wheel alignment
177
Tire rotation
178
SNOW TIRES AND CHAINS
179
VEHICLE LOADING – WITH AND WITHOUT A TRAILER
180
TRAILER TOWING
186
Preparing to tow
187
Hitches
187
Safety chains
187
Trailer brakes
187
Trailer lamps
188
Driving while you tow
188
Servicing after towing
188
Trailer towing tips
188
RECREATIONAL TOWING
189
Driving
190
STARTING
190
Positions of the ignition
190
Starting your vehicle
190
Important safety precautions
191
Starting the engine
193
Using the engine block heater (if equipped)
193
Guarding against exhaust fumes
193
Important ventilating information
193
BRAKES
194
Four-wheel anti-lock brake system (ABS)
194
Using ABS
194
ABS warning lamp
194
Parking brake
195
TRACTION CONTROL (IF EQUIPPED)
195
STEERING
196
AUTOMATIC TRANSAXLE OPERATION
197
Brake-shift interlock
197
Understanding the gearshift positions of the Continuously Variable Transaxle (CVT)
198
REVERSE SENSING SYSTEM (IF EQUIPPED)
200
ALL WHEEL DRIVE (AWD) SYSTEM (IF EQUIPPED)
202
Driving off-highway with AWD vehicles
202
Basic operating principles
202
If your vehicle goes off the edge of the pavement
203
If your vehicle gets stuck
203
Emergency maneuvers
204
AWD Systems (if equipped)
204
Sand
204
Mud and water
205
Driving on hilly or sloping terrain
205
Driving on snow and ice
206
Maintenance and Modifications
207
DRIVING THROUGH WATER
207
Roadside Emergencies
208
GETTING ROADSIDE ASSISTANCE
208
USING ROADSIDE ASSISTANCE
208
ROADSIDE COVERAGE BEYOND BASIC WARRANTY
209
HAZARD FLASHER CONTROL
209
FUEL PUMP SHUT-OFF SWITCH
209
FUSES AND RELAYS
210
Fuses
210
Standard fuse amperage rating and color
211
Passenger compartment fuse panel/Smart Junction Box (SJB)
211
Power distribution box
213
JUMP STARTING YOUR VEHICLE
216
Preparing your vehicle
217
Connecting the jumper cables
217
Jump starting
219
Removing the jumper cables
220
WRECKER TOWING
222
Customer Assistance
224
GETTING THE SERVICES YOU NEED
224
At home
224
Away from home
224
Additional Assistance
225
IN CALIFORNIA (U.S. ONLY)
226
THE DISPUTE SETTLEMENT BOARD (U.S. ONLY)
227
What kinds of cases does the Board review?
227
Board membership
228
What the Board needs
228
Oral presentations
229
Making a decision
229
To request a DSB Brochure/Application
229
UTILIZING THE MEDIATION/ARBITRATION PROGRAM (CANADA ONLY)
230
FORD EXTENDED SERVICE PLAN
230
GETTING ASSISTANCE OUTSIDE THE U.S. AND CANADA
231
ORDERING ADDITIONAL OWNER’S LITERATURE
232
Obtaining a French owner’s guide
232
REPORTING SAFETY DEFECTS (U.S. ONLY)
232
Cleaning
233
WASHING THE EXTERIOR
233
WAXING
233
PAINT CHIPS
233
ALUMINUM WHEELS AND WHEEL COVERS
234
ENGINE
234
PLASTIC (NON-PAINTED) EXTERIOR PARTS
235
WINDOWS AND WIPER BLADES
235
INSTRUMENT PANEL AND CLUSTER LENS
236
INTERIOR TRIM
236
INTERIOR
236
LEATHER SEATS (IF EQUIPPED)
237
UNDERBODY
237
FORD AND LINCOLN MERCURY CAR CARE PRODUCTS
237
Maintenance and Specifications
239
SERVICE RECOMMENDATIONS
239
PRECAUTIONS WHEN SERVICING YOUR VEHICLE
239
Working with the engine off
239
Working with the engine on
239
OPENING THE HOOD
240
IDENTIFYING COMPONENTS IN THE ENGINE COMPARTMENT
241
3.0L DOHC V6 DURATEC ENGINE
241
WINDSHIELD WASHER FLUID
242
ENGINE OIL
242
Checking the engine oil
242
Adding engine oil
244
Engine oil and filter recommendations
245
Use SAE 5W-20 engine oil.
245
BATTERY
246
ENGINE COOLANT
248
Checking engine coolant
248
Adding engine coolant
249
Recycled engine coolant
253
Coolant refill capacity
253
Severe climates
253
WHAT YOU SHOULD KNOW ABOUT AUTOMOTIVE FUELS
254
Important safety precautions
254
Refueling
256
Fuel Filler Cap
256
Choosing the right fuel
257
Octane recommendations
257
Fuel quality
258
Cleaner air
258
Running out of fuel
258
Fuel Filter
258
ESSENTIALS OF GOOD FUEL ECONOMY
259
Measuring techniques
259
Filling the tank
259
Calculating fuel economy
260
Driving style — good driving and fuel economy habits
260
Habits
260
Maintenance
261
Conditions
261
EPA window sticker
262
EMISSION CONTROL SYSTEM
262
On board diagnostics (OBD-II)
263
Readiness for Inspection/Maintenance (I/M) testing
264
POWER STEERING FLUID
264
BRAKE FLUID
265
TRANSAXLE FLUID
265
Checking automatic transaxle fluid—CVT transaxle
265
MOTORCRAFT PART NUMBERS
266
REFILL CAPACITIES
267
LUBRICANT SPECIFICATIONS
269
ENGINE DATA
271
VEHICLE DIMENSIONS
271
IDENTIFYING YOUR VEHICLE
273
Certification label
273
Vehicle identification number (VIN)
273
Engine number
274
Transmission/Transaxle code designations
274
Accessories
275
GENUINE FORD ACCESSORIES FOR YOUR VEHICLE
275
Exterior style
275
Interior style
276
Lifestyle
276
Peace of mind
276
Index
278

FAQ about the 2005 Ford Freestyle Manual

What contains the 2005 Freestyle manual?

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

  • Environmental Information about environmentally-friendly driving practices
  • Handling the Unexpected, including tire changes, jump-starting, and common car issues
  • Warranty Information, about the vehicle's warranty coverage
  • Technical Information, like engine specifications, tire sizes, and recommendations
  • Instrument Panel and Controls, including dashboard indicators, warning lights, and controls

Where to download the 2005 Ford Freestyle Owners Manual?

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Is the manual for the Ford Freestyle year 2005 free?

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The Ford Freestyle (2005) owner's manual is available in English?

Yes, the owner's manual for the model year 2005 is available in English.

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