2005 Ford Mustang Owner's Manual

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

Online manual

Size:
2.39 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
New Vehicle Limited Warranty
6
Special instructions
6
Service Data Recording
6
Event Data Recording
7
Middle East/North Africa vehicle specific information
7
Instrument Cluster
10
WARNING LIGHTS AND CHIMES
10
GAUGES
15
Entertainment Systems
19
AM/FM STEREO/ SINGLE CD SOUND SYSTEM (IF EQUIPPED)
19
SHAKER 500 — AUDIOPHILE IN-DASH SIX CD/MP3 SOUND SYSTEM (IF EQUIPPED)
22
SHAKER 1000 — AUDIOPHILE IN-DASH SIX CD/MP3 SOUND SYSTEM (IF EQUIPPED)
22
MP3 TRACK AND FOLDER STRUCTURE
26
ACCESSORY DELAY
27
RADIO FREQUENCIES
27
RADIO RECEPTION FACTORS
27
CD PLAYER CARE
27
AUDIO SYSTEM WARRANTY AND SERVICE
28
Climate Controls
29
MANUAL HEATING AND AIR CONDITIONING SYSTEM
29
Operating tips
30
REAR WINDOW DEFROSTER (R )
31
CABIN AIR FILTER
31
Lights
32
HEADLAMP CONTROL
32
Foglamp control (if equipped)
32
Daytime running lamps (DRL) (if equipped)
32
High beams
33
Flash to pass
33
PANEL DIMMER CONTROL
33
AIMING THE HEADLAMPS
33
Headlamp vertical aim adjustment
34
TURN SIGNAL CONTROL
35
INTERIOR LAMPS
35
Map lamps
35
BULB REPLACEMENT
35
Headlamp Condensation
35
Interior bulbs
35
Replacing exterior bulbs
35
Using the right bulbs
36
Replacing headlamp bulbs
36
Replacing front parking lamp/turn signal bulbs
37
Replacing front parking lamp/turn signal bulbs
37
Replacing foglamp bulbs
38
Replacing tail lamp/brake/rear turn signal lamp bulbs
38
Replacing backup bulbs
39
Replacing rear sidemarker lamp bulbs
40
Replacing high-mount brake lamp bulbs
40
Replacing license plate lamp bulbs
41
Driver Controls
42
MULTI-FUNCTION LEVER
42
Changing the wiper blades
43
TILT STEERING WHEEL (IF EQUIPPED)
43
AUXILIARY POWER POINT (12VDC)
44
POWER WINDOWS
44
Accessory delay
45
Bounce Back (Front windows only)
45
Bounce Back Override (Front windows only)
46
Restoring the Express up functionality (Front windows only)
46
Short drop glass (Front windows only)
46
Rear Power Windows (Convertible Only)
46
POWER SIDE VIEW MIRRORS (IF EQUIPPED)
47
SPEED CONTROL (IF EQUIPPED)
47
Setting speed control
47
Disengaging speed control
48
Resuming a set speed
48
Increasing speed while using speed control
48
Reducing speed while using speed control
48
Turning off speed control
49
CENTER CONSOLE
49
Cell phone use
49
MESSAGE CENTER (IF EQUIPPED)
50
Selectable features
50
Reset
50
Setup menu
50
System check
51
Display color
51
Units (English/Metric)
52
Display Mode
52
Language
53
Info menu
53
Odometer/Trip odometer
53
Distance to empty (DTE)
53
Average fuel economy (AFE)
54
Instantaneous fuel economy
55
Fuel Used
55
Trip elapsed drive time
55
Average speed
55
Blank Display
55
System warnings
56
POSITIVE RETENTION FLOOR MAT (IF EQUIPPED)
59
CONVERTIBLE (IF EQUIPPED)
59
Lowering the convertible top
59
Installation of the boot (if equipped)
61
Raising the convertible top
63
Locks and Security
64
KEYS
64
POWER DOOR LOCKS
64
Smart locks
64
Autolock (if equipped)
65
Relock
65
Deactivating/activating the autolock feature
65
Central locking and unlocking feature
65
Power door trim switch inhibit (if equipped)
66
Deactivating/activating the power door trim switch inhibit feature
66
INTERIOR LUGGAGE COMPARTMENT RELEASE
66
REMOTE ENTRY SYSTEM
68
Unlocking the doors
68
Locking the doors
69
Sounding a panic alarm
69
Opening the trunk
69
Replacing the battery
69
Replacing lost remote entry transmitters
70
How to reprogram your remote entry transmitters
71
Illuminated entry
71
SECURILOCK PASSIVE ANTI-THEFT SYSTEM
72
Theft indicator
72
Automatic arming
73
Automatic disarming
73
Replacement keys
73
Programming spare keys
74
ACTIVE ANTI-THEFT SYSTEM (IF EQUIPPED)
75
Arming the system
76
Disarming the system
76
Seating and Safety Restraints
77
SEATING
77
Adjustable head restraints
77
Adjusting the front manual seat (if equipped)
78
Four-way seat adjust (driver side only)
79
Using the power lumbar support (if equipped)
79
Adjusting the front power seat (if equipped)
80
Rear seat entry/exit
81
REAR SEATS
82
2nd seat/split-folding rear seat
82
SAFETY RESTRAINTS
82
Personal Safety System
82
How does the Personal Safety System work?
83
Driver and passenger dual-stage airbag supplemental restraints
83
Front crash severity sensor
83
Driver’s seat position sensor
83
Front passenger sensing system
84
Front safety belt usage sensors
84
Front safety belt pretensioners
85
Front safety belt energy management retractors
85
Determining if the Personal Safety System is operational
85
Safety restraints precautions
86
Combination lap and shoulder belts
87
Energy Management Feature
88
Vehicle sensitive mode
88
Automatic locking mode
89
When to use the automatic locking mode
89
How to use the automatic locking mode
89
How to disengage the automatic locking mode
90
Safety belt warning light and indicator chime
90
Conditions of operation
91
BeltMinder
91
One time disable
94
Deactivating/activating the BeltMinder feature
94
Safety belt extension assembly
95
Safety belt maintenance
96
AIRBAG SUPPLEMENTAL RESTRAINT SYSTEM (SRS)
96
Important SRS precautions
97
Children and airbags
98
How does the airbag supplemental restraint system work?
99
Front passenger sensing system
100
Side airbag system (if equipped)
103
How does the side airbag system work?
103
Determining if the system is operational
105
Disposal of airbags and airbag equipped vehicles
105
SAFETY RESTRAINTS FOR CHILDREN
105
Important child restraint precautions
105
Children and safety belts
106
Child booster seats
106
Types of booster seats
107
SAFETY SEATS FOR CHILDREN
109
Child and infant or child safety seats
109
Installing child safety seats with combination lap and shoulder belts
110
Attaching child safety seats with tether straps
113
For Coupe only:
114
For Convertible only:
114
Attaching safety seats with LATCH (Lower Anchors and Tethers for Children) attachments
117
Tires, Wheels and Loading
119
INFORMATION ABOUT UNIFORM TIRE QUALITY GRADING
119
Treadwear
119
Traction AA A B C
119
Temperature A B C
120
TIRES
120
Glossary of tire terminology
120
INSPECTING AND INFLATING YOUR TIRES
121
Inspecting your tires
122
Inflating your tires
122
TIRE REPLACEMENT REQUIREMENTS
124
CHANGING THE TIRES
124
Temporary Emergency Spare Tire Information
125
How to change a flat tire
125
WHEEL LUG NUT TORQUE SPECIFICATIONS
129
INFORMATION CONTAINED ON THE TIRE SIDEWALL
129
Information on “P” type tires
130
Additional information contained on the tire sidewall for “LT” type tires
133
Information on “T” type tires
134
Location of the tire label
134
TIRE CARE
134
Tire wear
134
Safety practices
135
Highway hazards
136
Tire and wheel alignment
136
Tire rotation
136
SNOW TIRES AND CHAINS
138
VEHICLE LOADING – WITH AND WITHOUT A TRAILER
139
TRAILER TOWING
145
Preparing to tow
145
Hitches
145
Safety chains
145
Trailer brakes
146
Trailer lamps
146
Driving while you tow
146
Servicing after towing
146
Trailer towing tips
147
RECREATIONAL TOWING (ALL WHEELS ON THE GROUND)
147
Driving
148
STARTING
148
Positions of the ignition
148
Preparing to start your vehicle
148
Important safety precautions
149
Starting the engine
152
Using the engine block heater (if equipped)
152
Guarding against exhaust fumes
152
Important ventilating information
152
BRAKES
153
Four-wheel anti-lock brake system (ABS) (if equipped)
153
ABS warning lamp
153
Using ABS
153
Brake Assist (if equipped)
154
Parking brake
154
STEERING
154
TRACTION CONTROL (IF EQUIPPED)
155
TRACTION-LOK AXLE (IF EQUIPPED)
156
AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION OPERATION (IF EQUIPPED)
156
Brake-shift interlock
156
Understanding the gearshift positions of the 5–speed automatic transmission
158
If your vehicle gets stuck in mud or snow
160
MANUAL TRANSMISSION OPERATION (IF EQUIPPED)
161
Using the clutch
161
Recommended shift speeds
161
Reverse
162
Parking your vehicle
162
DRIVING THROUGH WATER
163
Roadside Emergencies
164
GETTING ROADSIDE ASSISTANCE
164
USING ROADSIDE ASSISTANCE
164
ROADSIDE COVERAGE BEYOND BASIC WARRANTY
165
HAZARD FLASHER CONTROL
165
FUEL PUMP SHUT-OFF SWITCH
165
FUSES AND RELAYS
166
Fuses
166
Standard fuse amperage rating and color
166
Passenger compartment fuse panel
167
Power distribution box
169
Auxiliary relay
172
JUMP STARTING YOUR VEHICLE
172
Preparing your vehicle
172
Connecting the jumper cables
173
Jump starting
175
Removing the jumper cables
175
WRECKER TOWING
177
Customer Assistance
178
GETTING THE SERVICES YOU NEED
178
At home
178
Away from home
178
Additional Assistance
179
IN CALIFORNIA (U.S. ONLY)
180
THE DISPUTE SETTLEMENT BOARD (U.S. ONLY)
181
What kinds of cases does the Board review?
181
Board membership
182
What the Board needs
182
Oral presentations
183
Making a decision
183
To request a DSB Brochure/Application
183
UTILIZING THE MEDIATION/ARBITRATION PROGRAM (CANADA ONLY)
184
GETTING ASSISTANCE OUTSIDE THE U.S. AND CANADA
184
FORD EXTENDED SERVICE PLAN
185
ORDERING ADDITIONAL OWNER’S LITERATURE
186
Obtaining a French owner’s guide
186
REPORTING SAFETY DEFECTS (U.S. ONLY)
186
Cleaning
187
WASHING THE EXTERIOR
187
WAXING
187
PAINT CHIPS
187
ALUMINUM WHEELS AND WHEEL COVERS
188
ENGINE
188
PLASTIC (NON-PAINTED) EXTERIOR PARTS
190
WINDOWS AND WIPER BLADES
190
CONVERTIBLE TOP AND PADDED MOLDING
190
INSTRUMENT PANEL AND CLUSTER LENS
191
INTERIOR
191
LEATHER SEATS (IF EQUIPPED)
192
UNDERBODY
192
FORD AND LINCOLN MERCURY CAR CARE PRODUCTS
192
Maintenance and Specifications
194
SERVICE RECOMMENDATIONS
194
PRECAUTIONS WHEN SERVICING YOUR VEHICLE
194
Working with the engine off
194
Working with the engine on
194
OPENING THE HOOD
195
IDENTIFYING COMPONENTS IN THE ENGINE COMPARTMENT
196
4.0L SOHC V6 engine
196
4.6L 3V SOHC V8 engine
197
WINDSHIELD WASHER FLUID
198
ENGINE OIL
198
Checking the engine oil
198
Adding engine oil
200
Engine Oil Recommendations
201
Use SAE 5W-20 engine oil.
201
Use SAE 5W-30 engine oil.
202
BATTERY
203
ENGINE COOLANT
205
Checking engine coolant
205
Adding engine coolant
206
Recycled engine coolant
208
Coolant refill capacity
209
Severe climates
209
What you should know about fail-safe cooling (4.6L V8 engine only)
210
How fail-safe cooling works
210
When fail-safe mode is activated
210
WHAT YOU SHOULD KNOW ABOUT AUTOMOTIVE FUELS
211
Important safety precautions
211
Refueling
213
Fuel Filler Cap
213
Choosing the right fuel
214
Octane recommendations
214
Fuel quality
215
Cleaner air
215
Running out of fuel
215
Fuel Filter
215
ESSENTIALS OF GOOD FUEL ECONOMY
216
Measuring techniques
216
Filling the tank
216
Calculating fuel economy
217
Driving style — good driving and fuel economy habits
217
Habits
217
Maintenance
218
Conditions
218
EPA window sticker
219
EMISSION CONTROL SYSTEM
219
On board diagnostics (OBD-II)
220
Readiness for Inspection/Maintenance (I/M) testing
220
POWER STEERING FLUID
221
BRAKE FLUID
222
TRANSMISSION FLUID
222
Checking automatic transmission fluid
222
Checking and adding manual transmission fluid (if equipped)
223
MOTORCRAFT PART NUMBERS
225
REFILL CAPACITIES
226
LUBRICANT SPECIFICATIONS
228
ENGINE DATA
230
VEHICLE DIMENSIONS
231
IDENTIFYING YOUR VEHICLE
232
Certification label
232
Vehicle identification number (VIN)
233
Engine number
233
Transmission/Transaxle code designations
234
Accessories
235
GENUINE FORD ACCESSORIES FOR YOUR VEHICLE
235
Exterior style
235
Interior style
236
Lifestyle
236
Peace of mind
236
Index
238

FAQ about the 2005 Ford Mustang Manual

What contains the 2005 Mustang manual?

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

  • Maintenance for your Ford Mustang, such as oil changes, tire rotations, brake inspections, and fluid checks
  • Best practice for driving your Ford Mustang
  • Basic operations, like starting and stopping the engine and driver settings
  • Environmental Information about environmentally-friendly driving practices
  • A brief overview of the vehicle and specifications

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