2006 Ford Mustang Owner's Manual

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

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
6
Cell phone use
7
Middle East/North Africa vehicle specific information
7
Instrument Cluster
10
WARNING LIGHTS AND CHIMES
10
GAUGES
15
Entertainment Systems
19
AUDIO 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)
23
MP3 track and folder structure
27
GENERAL AUDIO INFORMATION
27
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
High beams
32
Flash to pass
33
Daytime running lamps (DRL) (if equipped)
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
Using the right bulbs
35
Replacing exterior bulbs
36
Replacing headlamp bulbs
36
Replacing front turn signal bulbs
37
Replacing front parking lamp bulbs
37
Replacing foglamp bulbs (if equipped)
37
Replacing tail lamp/brake/rear turn signal lamp bulbs
38
Replacing backup bulbs
39
Replacing rear sidemarker lamp bulbs
39
Replacing high-mount brake lamp bulbs
40
Replacing license plate lamp bulbs
40
Driver Controls
41
MULTI-FUNCTION LEVER
41
TILT STEERING WHEEL (IF EQUIPPED)
42
AUXILIARY POWER POINT (12VDC)
42
CENTER CONSOLE
43
POWER WINDOWS
43
Accessory delay
44
Bounce Back (Front windows only)
44
Bounce Back Override (Front windows only)
45
Short drop glass (Front windows only)
45
Rear Power Windows (Convertible Only)
45
EXTERIOR MIRRORS
46
Power side view mirrors
46
SPEED CONTROL
46
Setting speed control
46
Disengaging speed control
47
Resuming a set speed
47
Increasing speed while using speed control
47
Reducing speed while using speed control
47
Turning off speed control
48
CONVERTIBLE (IF EQUIPPED)
48
Lowering the convertible top
48
Installation of the boot (if equipped)
50
Raising the convertible top
51
MESSAGE CENTER (IF EQUIPPED)
53
Selectable features
53
Reset
53
Setup menu
53
System check
53
Display color
54
Units (English/Metric)
55
Display Mode
55
Language
55
Info menu
56
Odometer/Trip odometer
56
Distance to empty (DTE)
56
Average fuel economy (AFE)
57
Instantaneous fuel economy
57
Fuel Used
58
Trip elapsed drive time
58
Average speed
58
Blank Display
58
System warnings
58
POSITIVE RETENTION FLOOR MAT (IF EQUIPPED)
60
Locks and Security
61
KEYS
61
POWER DOOR LOCKS
61
Smart locks
61
Autolock (if equipped)
62
Relock
62
Deactivating/activating the autolock feature
62
Central locking and unlocking feature
62
Power door trim switch inhibit (if equipped)
63
Deactivating/activating the power door trim switch inhibit feature
63
INTERIOR LUGGAGE COMPARTMENT RELEASE
63
REMOTE ENTRY SYSTEM
65
Unlocking the doors
65
Locking the doors
66
Opening the trunk
66
Sounding a panic alarm
66
Replacing the battery
66
Replacing lost remote entry transmitters
67
How to reprogram your remote entry transmitters
67
Illuminated entry
68
SECURILOCK PASSIVE ANTI-THEFT SYSTEM
69
Anti-theft indicator
69
Automatic arming
70
Automatic disarming
70
Replacement keys
70
Programming spare keys
70
ACTIVE ANTI-THEFT SYSTEM (IF EQUIPPED)
72
Arming the system
73
Disarming the system
73
Seating and Safety Restraints
74
SEATING
74
Adjustable head restraints
74
Adjusting the front manual seat (if equipped)
75
Four-way seat adjust (driver side only)
76
Using the power lumbar support (if equipped)
76
Adjusting the front power seat (if equipped)
76
Rear seat entry/exit
78
REAR SEATS
79
2nd seat/split-folding rear seat
79
SAFETY RESTRAINTS
80
Personal Safety System
80
How does the Personal Safety System work?
80
Driver and passenger dual-stage airbag supplemental restraints
81
Front crash severity sensor
81
Driver’s seat position sensor
81
Front passenger sensing system
81
Front safety belt usage sensors
82
Front safety belt pretensioners
82
Front safety belt energy management retractors
82
Determining if the Personal Safety System is operational
82
Safety restraints precautions
83
Combination lap and shoulder belts
84
Energy Management Feature
86
Vehicle sensitive mode
86
Automatic locking mode
86
When to use the automatic locking mode
86
How to use the automatic locking mode
87
How to disengage the automatic locking mode
87
Safety belt pretensioner
88
Safety belt extension assembly
88
Safety belt maintenance
89
Safety belt warning light and indicator chime
89
Conditions of operation
90
BeltMinder
90
One time disable
93
Deactivating/activating the BeltMinder feature
93
AIRBAG SUPPLEMENTAL RESTRAINT SYSTEM (SRS)
94
Important SRS precautions
95
Children and airbags
96
How does the airbag supplemental restraint system work?
97
Front passenger sensing system
98
Seat-mounted side airbag system (if equipped)
102
How does the side airbag system work?
103
Determining if the system is operational
104
Disposal of airbags and airbag equipped vehicles
105
SAFETY RESTRAINTS FOR CHILDREN
105
Important child restraint precautions
105
Children and safety belts
105
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
116
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
INFLATING YOUR TIRES
121
TIRE CARE
123
Inspecting your tires
123
Tire wear
124
Damage
124
U.S. DOT Tire Identification Number (TIN)
124
Tire Replacement Requirements
125
Safety practices
125
Highway hazards
126
Tire and wheel alignment
126
Tire rotation
126
INFORMATION CONTAINED ON THE TIRE SIDEWALL
127
Information on “P” type tires
128
Additional information contained on the tire sidewall for “LT” type tires
131
Information on “T” type tires
132
Location of the tire label
132
SNOW TIRES AND CHAINS
132
VEHICLE LOADING – WITH AND WITHOUT A TRAILER
133
TRAILER TOWING
139
Preparing to tow
140
Hitches
140
Safety chains
140
Trailer brakes
140
Trailer lamps
140
Driving while you tow
141
Servicing after towing
141
Trailer towing tips
141
RECREATIONAL TOWING (ALL WHEELS ON THE GROUND)
142
Driving
143
STARTING
143
Positions of the ignition
143
Preparing to start your vehicle
143
Important safety precautions
144
Starting the engine
146
Guarding against exhaust fumes
146
Important ventilating information
147
USING THE ENGINE BLOCK HEATER (IF EQUIPPED)
147
BRAKES
147
Four-wheel anti-lock brake system (ABS) (if equipped)
147
ABS warning lamp
148
Using ABS
148
Parking brake
148
TRACTION CONTROL (IF EQUIPPED)
149
STEERING
150
TRACTION-LOK AXLE (IF EQUIPPED)
151
AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION OPERATION (IF EQUIPPED)
151
Brake-shift interlock
151
Understanding the gearshift positions of the 5–speed automatic transmission
153
If your vehicle gets stuck in mud or snow
155
MANUAL TRANSMISSION OPERATION (IF EQUIPPED)
156
Using the clutch
156
Recommended shift speeds
156
Reverse
157
Parking your vehicle
157
DRIVING THROUGH WATER
157
Roadside Emergencies
159
ROADSIDE ASSISTANCE
159
Getting roadside assistance
159
Using roadside assistance
160
Roadside coverage beyond basic warranty
160
HAZARD FLASHER CONTROL
160
FUEL PUMP SHUT-OFF SWITCH
161
FUSES AND RELAYS
161
Fuses
161
Standard fuse amperage rating and color
162
Passenger compartment fuse panel
162
Power distribution box
164
Auxiliary relay
167
CHANGING THE TIRES
167
Dissimilar spare tire/wheel information
168
How to change a flat tire
170
WHEEL LUG NUT TORQUE SPECIFICATIONS
172
JUMP STARTING
173
Preparing your vehicle
173
Connecting the jumper cables
174
Jump starting
175
Removing the jumper cables
176
WRECKER TOWING
178
Customer Assistance
179
GETTING THE SERVICES YOU NEED
179
At home
179
Away from home
179
Additional Assistance
180
IN CALIFORNIA (U.S. ONLY)
181
THE BETTER BUSINESS BUREAU (BBB) AUTO LINE PROGRAM (U.S. ONLY)
182
UTILIZING THE MEDIATION/ARBITRATION PROGRAM (CANADA ONLY)
182
FORD EXTENDED SERVICE PLAN
183
GETTING ASSISTANCE OUTSIDE THE U.S. AND CANADA
184
ORDERING ADDITIONAL OWNER’S LITERATURE
184
Obtaining a French owner’s guide
185
REPORTING SAFETY DEFECTS (U.S. ONLY)
185
Cleaning
186
WASHING THE EXTERIOR
186
WAXING
187
PAINT CHIPS
187
ALUMINUM WHEELS AND WHEEL COVERS
187
ENGINE
188
PLASTIC (NON-PAINTED) EXTERIOR PARTS
189
WINDOWS AND WIPER BLADES
189
CONVERTIBLE TOP AND PADDED MOLDING
190
INSTRUMENT PANEL AND CLUSTER LENS
190
INTERIOR
191
LEATHER SEATS (IF EQUIPPED)
191
UNDERBODY
191
FORD AND LINCOLN MERCURY CAR CARE PRODUCTS
192
Maintenance and Specifications
193
SERVICE RECOMMENDATIONS
193
PRECAUTIONS WHEN SERVICING YOUR VEHICLE
193
Working with the engine off
193
Working with the engine on
193
OPENING THE HOOD
194
IDENTIFYING COMPONENTS IN THE ENGINE COMPARTMENT
195
4.0L SOHC V6 engine
195
4.6L 3V SOHC V8 engine
196
WINDSHIELD WASHER FLUID
197
CHANGING THE WIPER BLADES
198
ENGINE OIL
198
Checking the engine oil
198
Adding engine oil
201
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
FUEL FILTER
211
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
215
Fuel quality
215
Cleaner air
215
Running out of fuel
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/CLUTCH 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
Safety Compliance Certification Label
232
Vehicle identification number (VIN)
233
TRANSMISSION/TRANSAXLE CODE DESIGNATIONS
234
Accessories
235
GENUINE FORD ACCESSORIES FOR YOUR VEHICLE
235
Exterior style
235
Interior style
235
Lifestyle
236
Peace of mind
236
Index
237

FAQ about the 2006 Ford Mustang Manual

What contains the 2006 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 2006 owner's manual:

  • Technical Information, like engine specifications, tire sizes, and recommendations
  • Best practice for driving your Ford Mustang
  • Maintenance for your Ford Mustang, such as oil changes, tire rotations, brake inspections, and fluid checks
  • Fuel Information, with recommended fuel type and fuel tank capacity
  • A brief overview of the vehicle and specifications

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