2006 Ford Fusion Owner's Manual

2006 Ford Fusion owners manual
Year:
2006
Make:
Ford
Model:
Fusion
Rating:
(6)

Online manual

Size:
2.42 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
Cell phone use
7
Middle East/North Africa vehicle specific information
7
Instrument Cluster
10
WARNING LIGHTS AND CHIMES
10
GAUGES
14
Entertainment Systems
17
AUDIO SYSTEMS
17
AM/FM Single CD/MP3 sound system (if equipped)
17
Premium/Audiophile AM/FM In-dash Six CD/MP3 sound system (if equipped)
21
GENERAL AUDIO INFORMATION
25
Climate Controls
27
MANUAL HEATING AND AIR CONDITIONING SYSTEM (IF EQUIPPED)
27
Manual heating and air conditioning system operating tips
28
AUTOMATIC TEMPERATURE CONTROL (ATC) SYSTEM (IF EQUIPPED)
29
Automatic Temperature Control (ATC) system with heated seats (if equipped)
31
Automatic Temperature Control (ATC) system operating tips
33
REAR WINDOW DEFROSTER
34
Lights
35
HEADLAMP CONTROL
35
Autolamp control
35
Autolamps - Programmable exit delay
35
Foglamp control (if equipped)
36
Daytime running lamps (DRL) (if equipped)
36
High beams
37
Flash to pass
37
PANEL DIMMER CONTROL
37
AIMING THE HEADLAMPS
37
Vertical aim adjustment
38
TURN SIGNAL CONTROL
39
INTERIOR LAMPS
39
Dome lamps and map lamps
39
BULB REPLACEMENT
39
Headlamp Condensation
39
Replacing exterior bulbs
39
Using the right bulbs
40
Replacing headlamp bulbs
40
Replacing front parking lamp/turn signal bulbs
44
Replacing front side marker bulbs
46
Replacing tail/brake/turn signal/backup lamp bulbs
46
Replacing high-mount brake lamp bulb
47
Replacing license plate lamp bulbs
47
Replacing foglamp bulbs (if equipped)
48
Driver Controls
49
MULTI-FUNCTION LEVER
49
Windshield wiper/washer features (if equipped with Autolamp feature)
49
TILT/TELESCOPE STEERING WHEEL
50
ILLUMINATED VISOR MIRROR (IF EQUIPPED)
50
OVERHEAD CONSOLE
51
Storage compartment
51
CLOCK (IF EQUIPPED)
51
CENTER CONSOLE
51
INSTRUMENT PANEL STORAGE COMPARTMENT
52
AUXILIARY POWER POINT (12VDC)
52
POWER WINDOWS
53
One touch down
53
Accessory delay
53
Window lock
54
AUTOMATIC DIMMING INSIDE REAR VIEW MIRROR (IF EQUIPPED)
54
EXTERIOR MIRRORS
54
Power side view mirrors
54
SPEED CONTROL
55
Setting speed control
55
Disengaging speed control
56
Resuming a set speed
56
Increasing speed while using speed control
57
Reducing speed while using speed control
57
Turning off speed control
58
STEERING WHEEL CONTROLS (IF EQUIPPED)
58
Radio control features
58
Climate control features
59
MOON ROOF (IF EQUIPPED)
59
MESSAGE CENTER (IF EQUIPPED)
61
Selectable features
61
Reset
61
Info menu
61
Odometer/Trip odometer
61
Distance to empty (DTE)
62
Average fuel economy (AFE)
62
Average Speed
63
Compass display (if equipped)
63
Compass zone/calibration adjustment
63
Trip elapsed drive time
65
Setup menu
65
System check
65
Units (English/Metric)
66
Language
66
System warnings
66
INTERIOR TRUNK CONTROL
68
Locks and Security
69
KEYS
69
RECOMMENDED HANDLING OF THE INTEGRATED KEYHEAD TRANSMITTER (IKT)
70
POWER DOOR LOCKS
71
Smart locks
71
Power door lock/unlock inhibit feature
72
CHILDPROOF DOOR LOCKS
73
INTERIOR LUGGAGE COMPARTMENT RELEASE
73
REMOTE ENTRY SYSTEM
74
Unlocking the doors/two stage unlock
76
Locking the doors
76
Sounding a panic alarm
76
Opening the trunk
76
Replacing the battery
77
Replacing lost Integrated Keyhead Transmitters (IKTs)
77
How to reprogram your Integrated Keyhead Transmitters (IKTs)
78
Illuminated entry
78
Perimeter lamps illuminated entry
78
Deactivating/activating perimeter lamps illuminated entry
78
Illuminated exit
79
Battery saver
79
Autolock feature
80
Autounlock feature
80
Deactivating/activating autolock feature
80
Deactivating/activating autounlock feature
81
SECURILOCK PASSIVE ANTI-THEFT SYSTEM
82
Anti-theft indicator
83
Automatic arming
83
Automatic disarming
83
Replacement Integrated Keyless Transmitters (IKT) and coded keys
84
Programming spare keys
84
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
Adjusting the front manual seat (if equipped)
89
Adjusting the front power seat (if equipped)
90
Heated seats (if equipped)
92
REAR SEATS
92
Split-folding rear seatbacks
92
Seat mounted cup holders and armrest storage compartment (if equipped)
94
SAFETY RESTRAINTS
94
Personal Safety System
94
How does the Personal Safety System work?
95
Driver and passenger dual-stage airbag supplemental restraints
95
Front crash severity sensor
95
Driver’s seat position sensor
95
Front passenger sensing system
96
Front safety belt usage sensors
96
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 — Front Outboard
99
Vehicle sensitive mode
100
Automatic locking mode
100
How to use the automatic locking mode
100
When to use the automatic locking mode
100
How to disengage the automatic locking mode
101
Safety belt pretensioner
101
Safety belt height adjustment
102
Safety belt extension assembly
102
Safety belt maintenance
102
Safety belt warning light and indicator chime
103
Conditions of operation
103
BeltMinder
103
One time disable
106
Deactivating/activating the BeltMinder feature
106
AIRBAG SUPPLEMENTAL RESTRAINT SYSTEM (SRS)
108
Important supplemental restraint system precautions
108
Children and airbags
110
How does the safety belt pretensioner and airbag supplemental restraint system work?
110
Front passenger sensing system
112
Determining if the system is operational
117
Seat-mounted side airbag system (if equipped)
117
How does the side airbag system work?
118
Determining if the system is operational
119
Side air curtain system (if equipped)
120
How does the side air curtain system work?
121
Determining if the system is operational
122
Disposal of airbags and airbag equipped vehicles (including pretensioners)
123
SAFETY RESTRAINTS FOR CHILDREN
123
Important child restraint precautions
123
Children and safety belts
124
Child booster seats
124
When children should use booster seats
124
Types of booster seats
125
The importance of shoulder belts
126
SAFETY SEATS FOR CHILDREN
127
Child and infant or child safety seats
127
Installing child safety seats with combination lap and shoulder belts
128
Attaching child safety seats with tether straps
131
Attaching safety seats with LATCH (Lower Anchors and Tethers for Children) attachments for child seat anchors
132
Tires, Wheels and Loading
135
INFORMATION ABOUT UNIFORM TIRE QUALITY GRADING
135
Treadwear
135
Traction AA A B C
135
Temperature A B C
136
TIRES
136
Glossary of tire terminology
136
INFLATING YOUR TIRES
137
TIRE CARE
140
Inspecting your tires
140
Tire wear
140
Damage
140
U.S. DOT Tire Identification Number (TIN)
141
Tire Replacement Requirements
141
Safety practices
142
Highway hazards
142
Tire and wheel alignment
142
Tire rotation
143
INFORMATION CONTAINED ON THE TIRE SIDEWALL
144
Information on “P” type tires
144
Additional information contained on the tire sidewall for “LT” type tires
147
Information on “T” type tires
148
Location of the tire label
148
SNOW TIRES AND CHAINS
149
VEHICLE LOADING
150
TRAILER TOWING
154
RECREATIONAL TOWING
155
Driving
156
STARTING
156
Positions of the ignition
156
Starting your vehicle
156
Important safety precautions
157
Starting the engine
159
Guarding against exhaust fumes
159
Important ventilating information
159
USING THE ENGINE BLOCK HEATER (IF EQUIPPED)
159
BRAKES
160
Four-wheel anti-lock brake system (ABS) (if equipped)
160
ABS warning lamp
160
Using ABS
161
Parking brake
161
TRACTION CONTROL (IF EQUIPPED)
161
STEERING
162
Speed sensitive steering
163
AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION OPERATION
163
Brake-shift interlock
163
Understanding the gearshift positions of the 5–speed automatic transaxle (if equipped)
165
Understanding the gearshift positions of the 6–speed automatic transaxle (if equipped)
166
If your vehicle gets stuck in mud or snow
167
MANUAL TRANSMISSION OPERATION (IF EQUIPPED)
168
Using the clutch
168
Recommended shift speeds
168
Reverse
168
Parking your vehicle
169
Removing the key
169
DRIVING THROUGH WATER
169
Roadside Emergencies
170
ROADSIDE ASSISTANCE
170
Getting roadside assistance
170
Using roadside assistance
171
Roadside coverage beyond basic warranty
171
HAZARD FLASHER CONTROL
172
FUEL PUMP SHUT-OFF SWITCH
172
FUSES AND RELAYS
173
Fuses
173
Standard fuse amperage rating and color
173
Passenger compartment fuse panel
173
Power distribution box
176
CHANGING THE TIRES
179
Dissimilar spare tire/wheel information
179
How to change a flat tire
181
Removing the spare tire and jack
182
Tire change procedure
182
Stowing the wheel and jack
184
WHEEL LUG NUT TORQUE SPECIFICATIONS
184
JUMP STARTING
185
Preparing your vehicle
185
Connecting the jumper cables
186
Jump starting
188
Removing the jumper cables
188
WRECKER TOWING
190
Customer Assistance
191
GETTING THE SERVICES YOU NEED
191
At home
191
Away from home
191
Additional Assistance
192
IN CALIFORNIA (U.S. ONLY)
193
THE BETTER BUSINESS BUREAU (BBB) AUTO LINE PROGRAM (U.S. ONLY)
194
UTILIZING THE MEDIATION/ARBITRATION PROGRAM (CANADA ONLY)
194
FORD EXTENDED SERVICE PLAN
195
GETTING ASSISTANCE OUTSIDE THE U.S. AND CANADA
196
ORDERING ADDITIONAL OWNER’S LITERATURE
196
Obtaining a French owner’s guide
197
REPORTING SAFETY DEFECTS (U.S. ONLY)
197
Cleaning
198
WASHING THE EXTERIOR
198
WAXING
198
PAINT CHIPS
199
ALUMINUM WHEELS AND WHEEL COVERS
199
ENGINE
200
PLASTIC (NON-PAINTED) EXTERIOR PARTS
201
WINDOWS AND WIPER BLADES
201
INSTRUMENT PANEL AND CLUSTER LENS
202
INTERIOR TRIM
202
INTERIOR
203
LEATHER SEATS (IF EQUIPPED)
203
UNDERBODY
204
FORD AND LINCOLN MERCURY CAR CARE PRODUCTS
204
Maintenance and Specifications
206
SERVICE RECOMMENDATIONS
206
PRECAUTIONS WHEN SERVICING YOUR VEHICLE
206
Working with the engine off
206
Working with the engine on
206
OPENING THE HOOD
207
IDENTIFYING COMPONENTS IN THE ENGINE COMPARTMENT
208
2.3L I4 engine
208
3.0L DOHC V6 Duratec engine
209
WINDSHIELD WASHER FLUID
210
CHANGING THE WIPER BLADES
210
ENGINE OIL
211
Checking the engine oil
211
Adding engine oil
214
Engine oil and filter recommendations
215
Use SAE 5W-20 engine oil.
215
BATTERY
216
ENGINE COOLANT
218
Checking engine coolant
218
Adding engine coolant
219
Recycled engine coolant
222
Coolant refill capacity
222
Severe climates
222
What you should know about fail-safe cooling
223
How fail-safe cooling works
223
When fail-safe mode is activated
223
FUEL FILTER
224
WHAT YOU SHOULD KNOW ABOUT AUTOMOTIVE FUELS
224
Important safety precautions
224
Refueling
226
Fuel Filler Cap
226
Choosing the right fuel
227
Octane recommendations
228
Fuel quality
228
Cleaner air
228
Running out of fuel
228
ESSENTIALS OF GOOD FUEL ECONOMY
229
Measuring techniques
229
Filling the tank
229
Calculating fuel economy
230
Driving style — good driving and fuel economy habits
230
Habits
230
Maintenance
231
Conditions
231
EPA window sticker
232
EMISSION CONTROL SYSTEM
232
On board diagnostics (OBD-II)
233
Readiness for Inspection/Maintenance (I/M) testing
234
POWER STEERING FLUID
234
BRAKE/CLUTCH FLUID
235
TRANSAXLE FLUID
236
Checking 5–speed automatic transaxle fluid (If equipped)
236
Low fluid level
236
Correct fluid level
236
High fluid level
237
Adjusting automatic transmission fluid levels
237
Checking 6–speed automatic transmission fluid (if equipped)
237
Checking automatic transmission fluid at normal operating temperature (140°F-158°F [60°C-70°C])
238
Checking automatic transmission fluid at cool temperature (59°F-77°F [15°C-25°C])
238
Low fluid level
239
High fluid level
239
Adjusting automatic transmission fluid levels
239
Checking and adding manual transmission fluid (if equipped)
240
AIR FILTER
240
Changing the air filter element
241
MOTORCRAFT PART NUMBERS
242
REFILL CAPACITIES
243
LUBRICANT SPECIFICATIONS
245
ENGINE DATA
246
VEHICLE DIMENSIONS
247
IDENTIFYING YOUR VEHICLE
248
Safety Compliance Certification Label
248
Vehicle identification number (VIN)
249
TRANSMISSION/TRANSAXLE CODE DESIGNATIONS
250
Accessories
251
GENUINE FORD ACCESSORIES FOR YOUR VEHICLE
251
Exterior style
251
Interior style
252
Lifestyle
252
Peace of mind
252
Index
254

FAQ about the 2006 Ford Fusion Manual

What contains the 2006 Fusion manual?

The Ford Fusion owner's manual is a comprehensive guide provided by Ford to assist owners in understanding and operating their specific model of the Ford Fusion. It contains important information about the vehicle's features, functions, and maintenance requirements. A general overview of what you might find in a Ford Fusion 2006 owner's manual:

  • A brief overview of the vehicle and specifications
  • Instrument Panel and Controls, including dashboard indicators, warning lights, and controls
  • Technical Information, like engine specifications, tire sizes, and recommendations
  • Environmental Information about environmentally-friendly driving practices
  • Customer Assistance, with contact information for customer support

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