2006 Ford Expedition Owner's Manual

2006 Ford Expedition owners manual
Year:
2006
Make:
Ford
Model:
Expedition
Rating:
(8)

Online manual

Size:
3.66 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
New Vehicle Limited Warranty
5
Special instructions
5
Service Data Recording
6
Event Data Recording
6
Using your vehicle with a snowplow
6
Notice to owners of pickup trucks and utility type vehicles
7
Cell phone use
7
Middle East/North Africa vehicle specific information
7
Instrument Cluster
10
WARNING LIGHTS AND CHIMES
10
GAUGES
15
Entertainment Systems
18
AUDIO SYSTEMS
18
Premium Satellite Compatible AM/FM Stereo/Cassette/Single CD/MP3 radio (if equipped)
18
Audiophile/Premium Satellite Compatible AM/FM Stereo In-Dash Six CD/MP3 Radio (if equipped)
23
Rear seat radio controls (if equipped)
28
GENERAL AUDIO INFORMATION
32
REAR SEAT ENTERTAINMENT DVD SYSTEM (IF EQUIPPED)
33
DVD player controls
34
DVD control features
35
Menu control
35
Next/Previous control
36
REV/FWD control
36
Enter control
36
CD play mode
36
Slow play mode
36
User menu mode
37
Remote control
38
Battery replacement
39
Parental control
39
Wireless headphones
40
Wireless headphone operation
40
Liquid Crystal Display (LCD) flip-down screen
41
Playback and format
42
Saving MP3 files
42
Rear Seat Entertainment DVD System protection circuits
42
High temperature sensor circuit
42
General operating tips
42
Inserting a CD/DVD
43
Removing a CD/DVD
43
Playing an auxiliary device
44
On-screen indicators
44
Safety information
45
Federal Communication Commission (FCC) Compliance
46
Care and service of the DVD player
46
Environmental extremes
46
Temperature extremes
46
Humidity and moisture condensation
46
Cleaning the liquid crystal display (LCD) flip-down screen
47
Foreign substances
47
Cleaning CDs and DVDs
47
Cleaning the DVD player exterior
47
VEHICLE NAVIGATION RADIO (VNR IF EQUIPPED)
47
Safety information
47
System overview
49
Quick start – how to get going
52
Audio features
53
Audio screen display
53
Volume/power control
53
Automatic volume control (AVC)
54
AM/FM select
54
AM/FM select in radio mode
55
AM/FM select in CD mode
55
AM/FM select in navigation mode
55
CD select
55
Adjusting the levels
56
DSP (Digital Signal Processing)
56
Rewind/fast forward
57
Seek function
57
Seek in radio mode
57
Seek in CD or CD DJ mode
58
Seek in navigation mode
58
Radio station memory preset
58
Setting memory preset stations
58
Autoset memory preset
58
Starting autoset memory preset
59
Tune adjust
59
Stereo indicator
59
Scan function
60
Program type (PTY) selections
60
Traffic information
60
Compression
61
Shuffle
61
DVD functionality (if equipped)
61
CD DJ
62
CD DJ information screen
65
CD DJ playback
65
Rewind/fast forward feature
65
Scan feature
66
Shuffle mode
66
Compression
66
Rear seat controls (RSC)
66
Navigation features
67
Please drive safely
67
Navigation screen display
68
Principles of GPS (Global Positioning System) operation
68
Limited GPS reception
68
To enter navigation mode
69
Map display information
69
Selecting a destination
69
Address/Intersection
70
Points of Interest (POI)
70
Previous destination
71
Deleting a previous destination
72
Entering a destination using the keyboard of lists
72
Selecting Route Criteria
72
Route calculation
73
Please proceed
73
Guide display
74
True view
75
Arrival
75
Navigation screen display
75
Adding, deleting or editing the address book
76
Storing the current car position in the address book
76
Current location
77
Detours, route interruptions and changes
77
Detour options
77
Route interruptions
78
Route changes or cancellations
78
Navigation Menu
78
Navigation options
79
Display options
79
System options
79
General information
80
Federal Communication Commission (FCC) Compliance
80
Cleaning the display
80
Cleaning map discs
81
Map coverage
81
Ordering additional map CDs
81
Latest map CDs
82
Climate Controls
83
MANUAL HEATING AND AIR CONDITIONING SYSTEM (IF EQUIPPED)
83
Operating tips
84
DUAL AUTOMATIC TEMPERATURE CONTROL (DATC) SYSTEM (IF EQUIPPED)
85
Dual automatic temperature control (DATC) system with heated and cooled seats (if equipped)
87
Operating tips
90
AUXILIARY A/C-HEATER CONTROLS (IF EQUIPPED)
91
REAR WINDOW DEFROSTER
92
Lights
93
HEADLAMP CONTROL
93
Autolamp control
93
Foglamp control (if equipped)
93
High beams
94
Flash to pass
94
Daytime running lamps (DRL) (if equipped)
94
PANEL DIMMER CONTROL
95
VERTICAL AIM ADJUSTMENT
95
TURN SIGNAL CONTROL
96
INTERIOR LAMPS
96
Front row map lamps (if equipped)
96
Front row map/dome lamp (if equipped)
97
Second row map lamps (if equipped)
97
Rear cargo lamp
97
BULB REPLACEMENT
98
Headlamp Condensation
98
Using the right bulbs
98
Replacing the interior bulbs
99
Map lamps
99
Replacing exterior bulbs
99
Replacing headlamp bulbs
99
Replacing HID headlamp bulbs (if equipped)
100
Replacing front parking lamp/turn/sidemarker signal bulbs
101
Replacing tail/stop/turn/sidemarker/backup lamp bulbs
101
High-mount brakelamp
102
Replacing foglamp bulbs
103
Replacing license plate lamp bulb
103
Approach lamp/mirror turn signal bulb removal (if equipped)
104
Approach lamp bulb removal (if equipped)
104
Driver Controls
105
MULTI-FUNCTION LEVER
105
Rear window wiper/washer controls
105
TILT STEERING
106
ILLUMINATED VISOR MIRROR (IF EQUIPPED)
106
OVERHEAD CONSOLE
107
Forward storage bin and conversation mirror (if equipped)
107
Power quarter rear windows (if equipped)
108
CENTER CONSOLE (IF EQUIPPED)
109
AUXILIARY POWER POINT (12VDC)
109
POWER WINDOWS (IF EQUIPPED)
111
One touch down
111
Window lock
111
Accessory delay
111
AUTOMATIC DIMMING INSIDE REAR VIEW MIRROR (IF EQUIPPED)
112
EXTERIOR MIRRORS
112
Power side view mirrors
112
Powerfold mirrors (if equipped)
113
Heated outside mirrors (if equipped)
113
Signal indicator mirrors (if equipped)
114
POWER ADJUSTABLE FOOT PEDALS (IF EQUIPPED)
114
SPEED CONTROL
114
Setting speed control
115
Resuming a set speed
116
Increasing speed while using speed control
116
Reducing speed while using speed control
117
Turning off speed control
117
STEERING WHEEL CONTROLS (IF EQUIPPED)
118
Audio control features
118
Climate control features
119
MOON ROOF (IF EQUIPPED)
119
HOMELINK WIRELESS CONTROL SYSTEM (IF EQUIPPED)
120
Programming
121
Gate Operator & Canadian Programming
123
Operating the HomeLink Wireless Control System
123
Erasing HomeLink buttons
124
Reprogramming a single HomeLink button
124
ELECTRONIC COMPASS/TEMPERATURE DISPLAY WITHOUT MESSAGE CENTER (IF EQUIPPED)
124
Compass
124
Compass zone adjustment
125
Compass calibration adjustment
125
MESSAGE CENTER (IF EQUIPPED)
126
Selectable features
126
Reset
126
Info menu
127
Odometer/Trip odometer
127
Compass display
127
Compass zone/calibration adjustment
128
Distance to empty (DTE)
129
Average fuel economy (AFE)
129
Trip elapsed drive time
130
Outside air temperature (if equipped)
130
Setup menu
130
Autolocks
131
Easy exit seat (if equipped)
131
Autolamp delay
131
Reverse Sensing System (if equipped)
131
Language
132
Units (English/Metric)
132
System check
132
System warnings
133
POSITIVE RETENTION FLOOR MAT (IF EQUIPPED)
138
LIFTGATE
138
LUGGAGE RACK
139
Locks and Security
140
KEYS
140
POWER DOOR LOCKS
140
Smart unlocking feature
140
CHILDPROOF DOOR LOCKS
141
REMOTE ENTRY SYSTEM
141
Unlocking the doors/liftgate
142
Locking the doors/liftgate
142
Opening the liftgate window
142
Sounding a panic alarm
143
Memory feature (if equipped)
143
Activating the memory feature
143
Deactivating the memory seat feature
144
Replacing the battery
144
Replacing lost transmitters
145
Programming remote transmitters
145
Illuminated entry
146
Smart unlocking feature
146
Autolocking feature
146
Deactivating/activating the autolock feature
146
KEYLESS ENTRY SYSTEM (IF EQUIPPED)
146
Anti-scan feature
147
Programming your own personal entry code
148
Unlocking and locking the doors, liftgate and liftgate window using keyless entry
148
Activating/deactivating autolock with the keyless entry system
148
SECURILOCK PASSIVE ANTI-THEFT SYSTEM
149
Automatic arming
150
Automatic disarming
150
Key information
150
Programming spare keys
151
Seating and Safety Restraints
153
SEATING
153
Front row adjustable head restraints (if equipped)
153
Adjusting the front manual seat (if equipped)
153
Seat recliner
154
Using the armrest (if equipped)
155
Using the manual lumbar support
155
Using the power lumbar support (if equipped)
155
Adjusting the front power seat (if equipped)
156
Memory seats/rearview mirrors/adjustable pedals (if equipped)
157
Climate controlled seats operation (if equipped)
157
Climate controlled seats air filter replacement
157
REAR SEATS
159
Second row seats
159
Second row folding seat system
159
Adjusting the 2nd row outboard seat for E-Z Entry
160
Adjusting the second row 20% seat (if equipped)
165
Reclining the second row 40% seatback
165
Third row seats
165
Third row adjustable head restraints
166
Folding down the third row seat to the load floor
167
Third row power folding seat (if equipped)
168
SAFETY RESTRAINTS
169
Personal Safety System
169
How does the Personal Safety System work?
169
Driver and passenger dual-stage airbag supplemental restraints
169
Front crash severity sensor
170
Driver’s seat position sensor
170
Front safety belt usage sensors
170
Front safety belt pretensioners
170
Front safety belt energy management retractors
170
Determining if the Personal Safety System is operational
170
Safety restraints precautions
171
Combination lap and shoulder belts
172
First row center lap belt (if equipped)
173
Adjusting the lap belt
173
Vehicle sensitive mode
174
Automatic locking mode
174
When to use the automatic locking mode
174
How to use the automatic locking mode
175
How to disengage the automatic locking mode
175
Safety belt pretensioner
176
Front and second row safety belt height adjustment
177
Safety belt extension assembly
177
Safety belt maintenance
177
Safety belt warning light and indicator chime
178
Conditions of operation
178
BeltMinder
178
One time disable
180
Deactivating/activating the BeltMinder feature (if equipped)
181
AIRBAG SUPPLEMENTAL RESTRAINT SYSTEM (SRS)
182
Important SRS precautions
182
Children and airbags
184
How does the airbag supplemental restraint system work?
184
Determining if the system is operational
186
Safety Canopy system (if equipped)
186
How does the Safety Canopy system work?
187
Determining if the system is operational
189
Disposal of airbags and airbag equipped vehicles (including pretensioners)
189
SAFETY RESTRAINTS FOR CHILDREN
189
Important child restraint precautions
189
Children and safety belts
190
Child booster seats
190
Types of booster seats
191
SAFETY SEATS FOR CHILDREN
193
Child and infant or child safety seats
193
Installing child safety seats with combination lap and shoulder belts
194
Installing child safety seats in the center front seating position (if equipped)
197
Attaching child safety seats with tether straps
197
Attaching safety seats with LATCH (Lower Anchors and Tethers for Children) attachments for child seat anchors
201
Tires, Wheels and Loading
204
NOTICE TO UTILITY VEHICLE AND TRUCK OWNERS
204
VEHICLE CHARACTERISTICS
204
4WD and AWD Systems (if equipped)
204
How your vehicle differs from other vehicles
205
INFORMATION ABOUT UNIFORM TIRE QUALITY GRADING
206
Treadwear
206
Traction AA A B C
207
Temperature A B C
207
TIRES
207
Glossary of tire terminology
207
INFLATING YOUR TIRES
208
TIRE CARE
211
Inspecting your tires
211
Tire wear
211
Damage
211
U.S. DOT Tire Identification Number (TIN)
212
Tire Replacement Requirements
212
Safety practices
213
Highway hazards
213
Tire and wheel alignment
214
Tire rotation
214
INFORMATION CONTAINED ON THE TIRE SIDEWALL
215
Information on “P” type tires
216
Additional information contained on the tire sidewall for “LT” type tires
219
Information on “T” type tires
220
Location of the tire label
220
TIRE PRESSURE MONITORING SYSTEM (TPMS) (IF EQUIPPED)
221
Understanding your Tire Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS)
222
When your temporary spare tire is installed
223
When you believe your system is not operating properly
223
When inflating your tires
225
How temperature affects your tire pressure
225
SNOW TIRES AND CHAINS
226
VEHICLE LOADING – WITH AND WITHOUT A TRAILER
227
Special loading instructions for owners of pickup trucks and utility-type vehicles
234
TRAILER TOWING
234
Integrated hitch rating
236
Preparing to tow
237
Hitches
237
Load equalizing hitch
237
Safety chains
238
Trailer brakes
238
Trailer lamps
238
Driving while you tow
238
Servicing after towing
239
Trailer towing tips
239
Launching or retrieving a boat
240
RECREATIONAL TOWING (ALL WHEELS ON THE GROUND)
240
Driving
242
STARTING
242
Positions of the ignition
242
Preparing to start your vehicle
242
Important safety precautions
243
Starting the engine
244
Guarding against exhaust fumes
245
Important ventilating information
245
USING THE ENGINE BLOCK HEATER (IF EQUIPPED)
245
BRAKES
246
Anti-lock brake system (ABS)
246
Using ABS
247
ABS warning lamp
247
Brake Assist (if equipped)
247
Parking brake
248
ADVANCETRAC WITH ROLL STABILITY CONTROL (RSC) STABILITY ENHANCEMENT SYSTEM (IF EQUIPPED)
249
STEERING
252
AIR SUSPENSION SYSTEM (IF EQUIPPED)
252
LIMITED-SLIP AXLE (IF EQUIPPED)
254
PREPARING TO DRIVE
254
AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION OPERATION
255
Brake-shift interlock
255
Driving with a 4–speed automatic transmission
256
Understanding gearshift positions
256
P (Park)
256
R (Reverse)
257
N (Neutral)
257
D (Drive) with Overdrive
257
D (Drive) without Overdrive
257
2 (Second)
258
1 (First)
258
Forced Downshifts
258
If your vehicle gets stuck in mud or snow
258
REVERSE SENSING SYSTEM (IF EQUIPPED)
259
CONTROL TRAC FOUR-WHEEL DRIVE (4X4) OPERATION (IF EQUIPPED)
260
System indicator lights
261
Positions of the Control Trac system
261
Shifting from 2H to A4WD or 4H
263
Shifting from A4WD to 4H
263
Shifting from 2H, A4WD or 4H to 4L
263
Shifting from 4L to 4H, A4WD or 2H
264
Driving off-road with truck and utility vehicles
264
How your vehicle differs from other vehicles
264
Basic operating principles
265
If your vehicle goes off the edge of the pavement
265
If your vehicle gets stuck
265
Emergency maneuvers
266
Control Trac four–wheel drive system (if equipped)
267
Normal characteristics
267
Sand
267
Mud and water
268
Driving on hilly or sloping terrain
269
Driving on snow and ice
270
Maintenance and Modifications
270
DRIVING THROUGH WATER
271
Roadside Emergencies
272
ROADSIDE ASSISTANCE
272
Getting roadside assistance
272
Using roadside assistance
273
Roadside coverage beyond basic warranty
273
HAZARD FLASHER
274
FUEL PUMP SHUT-OFF SWITCH
274
FUSES AND RELAYS
276
Fuses
276
Standard fuse amperage rating and color
276
Passenger compartment fuse panel / power distribution box
277
CHANGING THE TIRES
285
Dissimilar spare tire/wheel information
286
Spare tire information
288
Location of the spare tire and tools
288
Removing the jack and tools
288
Removing the spare tire
289
Tire change procedure
289
Stowing the spare tire
292
WHEEL LUG NUT TORQUE SPECIFICATIONS
293
JUMP STARTING
293
Preparing your vehicle
294
Connecting the jumper cables
294
Jump starting
296
Removing the jumper cables
297
WRECKER TOWING
299
Customer Assistance
301
GETTING THE SERVICES YOU NEED
301
At home
301
Away from home
301
Additional Assistance
302
IN CALIFORNIA (U.S. ONLY)
303
THE BETTER BUSINESS BUREAU (BBB) AUTO LINE PROGRAM (U.S. ONLY)
304
UTILIZING THE MEDIATION/ARBITRATION PROGRAM (CANADA ONLY)
304
FORD EXTENDED SERVICE PLAN
305
GETTING ASSISTANCE OUTSIDE THE U.S. AND CANADA
306
ORDERING ADDITIONAL OWNER’S LITERATURE
306
Obtaining a French owner’s guide
307
REPORTING SAFETY DEFECTS (U.S. ONLY)
307
Cleaning
308
WASHING THE EXTERIOR
308
WAXING
309
PAINT CHIPS
309
ALUMINUM WHEELS AND WHEEL COVERS
309
ENGINE
310
PLASTIC (NON-PAINTED) EXTERIOR PARTS
310
WINDOWS AND WIPER BLADES
311
INSTRUMENT PANEL AND CLUSTER LENS
311
INTERIOR
312
CLEANING THE CLIMATE CONTROLLED SEATS (IF EQUIPPED)
312
LEATHER SEATS (IF EQUIPPED, EXCEPT FOR THE KING RANCH EXPEDITION)
312
LEATHER SEATS FOR THE KING RANCH EXPEDITION ONLY (IF EQUIPPED)
313
UNDERBODY
314
FORD AND LINCOLN MERCURY CAR CARE PRODUCTS
314
Maintenance and Specifications
316
SERVICE RECOMMENDATIONS
316
PRECAUTIONS WHEN SERVICING YOUR VEHICLE
316
Working with the engine off
316
Working with the engine on
316
OPENING THE HOOD
317
IDENTIFYING COMPONENTS IN THE ENGINE COMPARTMENT
318
5.4L 3V– V8 engines
318
WINDSHIELD WASHER FLUID
319
Checking and adding washer fluid for the liftgate
319
CHANGING THE WIPER BLADES
320
Changing rear window wiper blade
320
ENGINE OIL
321
Checking the engine oil
321
Adding engine oil
322
Engine oil and filter recommendations
323
Use SAE 5W-20 engine oil.
323
BATTERY
324
ENGINE COOLANT
326
Checking engine coolant
326
Adding engine coolant
328
Recycled engine coolant
330
Coolant refill capacity
330
Severe climates
330
What you should know about fail-safe cooling
331
How fail-safe cooling works
331
When fail-safe mode is activated
332
FUEL FILTER
332
WHAT YOU SHOULD KNOW ABOUT AUTOMOTIVE FUELS
332
Important safety precautions
332
Refueling
334
Fuel Filler Cap
335
Choosing the right fuel
336
Octane recommendations
336
Fuel quality
337
Cleaner air
337
Running out of fuel
337
ESSENTIALS OF GOOD FUEL ECONOMY
337
Measuring techniques
337
Filling the tank
338
Calculating fuel economy
338
Driving style — good driving and fuel economy habits
339
Habits
339
Maintenance
340
Conditions
340
EPA window sticker
340
EMISSION CONTROL SYSTEM
341
On board diagnostics (OBD-II)
342
Readiness for Inspection/Maintenance (I/M) testing
342
POWER STEERING FLUID
343
BRAKE FLUID
344
TRANSMISSION FLUID
344
Checking automatic transmission fluid
344
Low fluid level
345
Correct fluid level
345
High fluid level
345
Adjusting automatic transmission fluid levels
345
AIR FILTER
346
Changing the air filter element
346
DRIVELINE UNIVERSAL JOINT AND SLIP YOKE
347
MOTORCRAFT PART NUMBERS
348
REFILL CAPACITIES
349
LUBRICANT SPECIFICATIONS
352
ENGINE DATA
354
VEHICLE DIMENSIONS
355
IDENTIFYING YOUR VEHICLE
356
Safety Compliance Certification Label
356
Vehicle identification number (VIN)
357
TRANSMISSION/TRANSAXLE CODE DESIGNATIONS
358
Accessories
359
GENUINE FORD ACCESSORIES FOR YOUR VEHICLE
359
Exterior style
359
Interior style
359
Lifestyle
360
Peace of mind
360
Index
361

FAQ about the 2006 Ford Expedition Manual

What contains the 2006 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 2006 owner's manual:

  • 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
  • Customer Assistance, with contact information for customer support
  • Handling the Unexpected, including tire changes, jump-starting, and common car issues

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