2006 Lincoln Zephyr Owner's Manual

2006 Lincoln Zephyr owners manual
Year:
2006
Make:
Lincoln
Model:
Zephyr
Rating:
(3)

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Size:
3.74 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
13
Entertainment Systems
16
AUDIO SYSTEMS
16
AM/FM In-dash Six CD/MP3 Sound system (if equipped)
16
GENERAL AUDIO INFORMATION
20
Navigation system (if equipped)
21
Climate Controls
22
DUAL AUTOMATIC TEMPERATURE CONTROL (DATC) SYSTEM WITH HEATED SEATS (IF EQUIPPED)
22
Dual Automatic Temperature Control (DATC) system with heated and cooled seats (if equipped)
24
Dual Automatic Temperature Control (DATC) system operating tips
26
REAR WINDOW DEFROSTER
28
Lights
29
HEADLAMP CONTROL
29
Autolamp control
29
Autolamps - Programmable exit delay
29
Foglamp control
30
Daytime running lamps (DRL) (if equipped)
30
High beams
31
Flash to pass
31
PANEL DIMMER CONTROL
31
AIMING THE HEADLAMPS
32
Vertical aim adjustment
32
TURN SIGNAL CONTROL
33
INTERIOR LAMPS
33
Dome lamps and map lamps
33
BULB REPLACEMENT
34
Headlamp Condensation
34
Replacing exterior bulbs
34
Using the right bulbs
34
Replacing headlamp bulbs
35
Replacing HID headlamp bulbs (if equipped)
39
Replacing redundant park bulbs
39
Replacing primary park/turn signal bulbs
41
Replacing stop/tail/turn and side marker bulbs
42
Replacing rear turn signal bulbs
42
Replacing backup lamp/redundant tail lamp bulbs
43
Replacing high-mount brake lamp bulb
44
Replacing license plate lamp bulbs
44
Replacing foglamp bulbs
44
Driver Controls
46
MULTI-FUNCTION LEVER
46
Windshield wiper/washer features (if equipped with Autolamp feature)
46
TILT/TELESCOPE STEERING WHEEL
47
ILLUMINATED VISOR MIRROR
47
OVERHEAD CONSOLE
48
Storage compartment
48
CLOCK
48
CENTER CONSOLE
49
AUXILIARY POWER POINT (12VDC)
49
POWER WINDOWS
50
Bounce-Back
51
Security Override
51
Window lock
51
Accessory delay
52
AUTOMATIC DIMMING REAR VIEW MIRRORS
52
EXTERIOR MIRRORS
52
Power side view mirrors
52
SPEED CONTROL
53
Setting speed control
53
Disengaging speed control
54
Resuming a set speed
54
Increasing speed while using speed control
55
Reducing speed while using speed control
55
Turning off speed control
56
STEERING WHEEL CONTROLS
56
Radio control features
56
Climate control features
57
MOON ROOF (IF EQUIPPED)
57
HOMELINK WIRELESS CONTROL SYSTEM
59
Programming
59
Gate Operator & Canadian Programming
61
Operating the HomeLink Wireless Control System
62
Erasing HomeLink buttons
62
Reprogramming a single HomeLink button
62
MESSAGE CENTER
63
Selectable features
63
Reset
63
Info menu
63
Odometer/Trip odometer
63
Distance to empty (DTE)
64
Average fuel economy (AFE)
64
Average Speed
65
Compass display
65
Compass zone/calibration adjustment
65
Trip elapsed drive time
67
Setup menu
67
System check
67
Units (English/Metric)
68
Language
68
Easy entry/exit seat
68
System warnings
68
INTERIOR TRUNK CONTROL
71
Locks and Security
72
KEYS
72
RECOMMENDED HANDLING OF THE INTEGRATED KEYHEAD TRANSMITTER (IKT)
73
POWER DOOR LOCKS
74
Smart locks
74
Power door lock/unlock inhibit feature
75
CHILDPROOF DOOR LOCKS
76
INTERIOR LUGGAGE COMPARTMENT RELEASE
76
REMOTE ENTRY SYSTEM
77
Unlocking the doors/two stage unlock
79
Opening front windows and moonroof (if equipped)
79
Locking the doors
79
Sounding a panic alarm
80
Opening the trunk
80
Memory seat feature (if equipped)
80
Activating the memory feature
80
Deactivating the memory feature
80
Replacing the battery
81
Replacing lost Integrated Keyhead Transmitters (IKTs)
82
How to reprogram your Integrated Keyhead Transmitters (IKTs)
82
Illuminated entry
82
Perimeter lamps illuminated entry
82
Deactivating/activating perimeter lamps illuminated entry
83
Illuminated exit
83
Battery saver
84
KEYLESS ENTRY SYSTEM
84
Programming a personal entry code and keypad association to memory seats and mirrors (if equipped)
84
Erasing personal code
85
Anti-scan feature
85
Unlocking and locking the doors using keyless entry
86
Autolock feature
86
Autounlock feature
86
Deactivating/activating autolock feature
87
Power door unlock/lock procedure
87
Keyless entry key pad procedure
88
Deactivating/activating autounlock feature
88
Power door unlock/lock procedure
88
Keyless entry key pad procedure
89
SECURILOCK PASSIVE ANTI-THEFT SYSTEM
89
Anti-theft indicator
90
Automatic arming
90
Automatic disarming
90
Replacement Integrated Keyless Transmitters (IKT) and coded keys
91
Programming spare keys
91
PERIMETER ALARM SYSTEM
93
Arming the system
93
Disarming the system
94
Triggering the anti-theft system
94
Seating and Safety Restraints
95
SEATING
95
Adjustable head restraints
95
Adjusting the front power seat
96
Power recline
97
Memory seat and mirrors
98
Using the power lumbar support
98
Heated seats and climate controlled seats (if equipped) operation
98
Climate controlled seats air filter replacement (if equipped)
99
REAR SEATS
100
Split-folding rear seatbacks
100
Seat mounted cup holders and armrest storage compartment (if equipped)
102
SAFETY RESTRAINTS
102
Personal Safety System
102
How does the Personal Safety System work?
103
Driver and passenger dual-stage airbag supplemental restraints
103
Front crash severity sensor
103
Driver’s seat position sensor
103
Front passenger sensing system
104
Front safety belt usage sensors
104
Front safety belt pretensioners
105
Front safety belt energy management retractors
105
Determining if the Personal Safety System is operational
105
Safety belt precautions
106
Combination lap and shoulder belts
107
Energy Management Feature — Front Outboard
107
Vehicle sensitive mode
108
Automatic locking mode
108
How to use the automatic locking mode
108
When to use the automatic locking mode
109
How to disengage the automatic locking mode
109
Safety belt pretensioner
109
Safety belt height adjustment
110
Safety belt warning light and indicator chime
110
Conditions of operation
110
BeltMinder
111
One time disable
113
Deactivating/activating the BeltMinder feature
113
Safety belt extension assembly
115
Safety belt maintenance
115
AIRBAG SUPPLEMENTAL RESTRAINT SYSTEM (SRS)
116
Important supplemental restraint system precautions
116
Children and airbags
118
How does the safety belt pretensioner and airbag supplemental restraint system work?
118
Front passenger sensing system
120
Determining if the system is operational
125
Seat-mounted side airbag system
125
How does the side airbag system work?
126
Determining if the system is operational
127
Side curtain airbag system
128
How does the side air curtain system work?
129
Determining if the system is operational
130
Disposal of airbags and airbag equipped vehicles (including pretensioners)
131
SAFETY RESTRAINTS FOR CHILDREN
131
Important child restraint precautions
131
Children and safety belts
132
Child booster seats
132
When children should use booster seats
132
Types of booster seats
133
The importance of shoulder belts
134
SAFETY SEATS FOR CHILDREN
135
Child and infant or child safety seats
135
Installing child safety seats with combination lap and shoulder belts
136
Attaching child safety seats with tether straps
139
Attaching safety seats with LATCH (Lower Anchors and Tethers for Children) attachments for child seat anchors
140
Tires, Wheels and Loading
143
INFORMATION ABOUT UNIFORM TIRE QUALITY GRADING
143
Treadwear
143
Traction AA A B C
143
Temperature A B C
144
TIRES
144
Glossary of tire terminology
144
INFLATING YOUR TIRES
145
TIRE CARE
147
Inspecting your tires
147
Tire wear
148
Damage
148
U.S. DOT Tire Identification Number (TIN)
149
Tire Replacement Requirements
149
Safety practices
149
Highway hazards
150
Tire and wheel alignment
150
Tire rotation
151
INFORMATION CONTAINED ON THE TIRE SIDEWALL
152
Information on “P” type tires
152
Additional information contained on the tire sidewall for “LT” type tires
155
Information on “T” type tires
156
Location of the tire label
156
SNOW TIRES AND CHAINS
157
VEHICLE LOADING
157
TRAILER TOWING
162
RECREATIONAL TOWING
162
Driving
164
STARTING
164
Positions of the ignition
164
Starting your vehicle
164
Important safety precautions
165
Starting the engine
166
Guarding against exhaust fumes
167
Important ventilating information
167
USING THE ENGINE BLOCK HEATER (IF EQUIPPED)
167
BRAKES
168
Four-wheel anti-lock brake system (ABS)
168
ABS warning lamp
168
Using ABS
169
Parking brake
169
TRACTION CONTROL
170
STEERING
171
Speed sensitive steering
171
AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION OPERATION
171
Brake-shift interlock
171
Understanding the gearshift positions of the 6–speed automatic transaxle (if equipped)
173
If your vehicle gets stuck in mud or snow
174
DRIVING THROUGH WATER
174
Roadside Emergencies
175
ROADSIDE ASSISTANCE
175
Getting roadside assistance
175
Using roadside assistance
176
Roadside coverage beyond basic warranty
176
HAZARD FLASHER CONTROL
176
FUEL PUMP SHUT-OFF SWITCH
177
FUSES AND RELAYS
177
Fuses
177
Standard fuse amperage rating and color
178
Passenger compartment fuse panel
178
Power distribution box
181
CHANGING THE TIRES
184
Dissimilar spare tire/wheel information
184
How to change a flat tire
186
Removing the spare tire and jack
187
Tire change procedure
187
Stowing the wheel and jack
189
WHEEL LUG NUT TORQUE SPECIFICATIONS
189
JUMP STARTING
190
Preparing your vehicle
190
Connecting the jumper cables
191
Jump starting
193
Removing the jumper cables
193
WRECKER TOWING
195
Customer Assistance
196
GETTING THE SERVICES YOU NEED
196
At home
196
Away from home
196
Additional Assistance
197
IN CALIFORNIA (U.S. ONLY)
198
THE BETTER BUSINESS BUREAU (BBB) AUTO LINE PROGRAM (U.S. ONLY)
199
UTILIZING THE MEDIATION/ARBITRATION PROGRAM (CANADA ONLY)
199
FORD EXTENDED SERVICE PLAN
200
GETTING ASSISTANCE OUTSIDE THE U.S. AND CANADA
201
ORDERING ADDITIONAL OWNER’S LITERATURE
201
Obtaining a French owner’s guide
202
REPORTING SAFETY DEFECTS (U.S. ONLY)
202
Cleaning
203
WASHING THE EXTERIOR
203
WAXING
204
PAINT CHIPS
204
ALUMINUM WHEELS AND WHEEL COVERS
204
ENGINE
205
PLASTIC (NON-PAINTED) EXTERIOR PARTS
206
WINDOWS AND WIPER BLADES
206
INSTRUMENT PANEL AND CLUSTER LENS
207
INTERIOR TRIM
207
INTERIOR
207
LEATHER SEATS
208
UNDERBODY
208
FORD AND LINCOLN MERCURY CAR CARE PRODUCTS
208
Maintenance and Specifications
210
SERVICE RECOMMENDATIONS
210
PRECAUTIONS WHEN SERVICING YOUR VEHICLE
210
Working with the engine off
210
Working with the engine on
210
OPENING THE HOOD
211
IDENTIFYING COMPONENTS IN THE ENGINE COMPARTMENT
212
3.0L DOHC V6 Duratec engine
212
WINDSHIELD WASHER FLUID
213
CHANGING THE WIPER BLADES
213
ENGINE OIL
214
Checking the engine oil
214
Adding engine oil
216
Engine oil and filter recommendations
217
Use SAE 5W-20 engine oil.
217
BATTERY
218
ENGINE COOLANT
220
Checking engine coolant
220
Adding engine coolant
221
Recycled engine coolant
224
Coolant refill capacity
224
Severe climates
224
What you should know about fail-safe cooling
225
How fail-safe cooling works
225
When fail-safe mode is activated
226
FUEL FILTER
226
WHAT YOU SHOULD KNOW ABOUT AUTOMOTIVE FUELS
226
Important safety precautions
226
Refueling
228
Fuel Filler Cap
228
Choosing the right fuel
229
Octane recommendations
230
Fuel quality
230
Cleaner air
230
Running out of fuel
230
ESSENTIALS OF GOOD FUEL ECONOMY
231
Measuring techniques
231
Filling the tank
231
Calculating fuel economy
232
Driving style — good driving and fuel economy habits
232
Habits
232
Maintenance
233
Conditions
233
EPA window sticker
234
EMISSION CONTROL SYSTEM
234
On board diagnostics (OBD-II)
235
Readiness for Inspection/Maintenance (I/M) testing
236
POWER STEERING FLUID
236
BRAKE FLUID
237
TRANSAXLE FLUID
237
Checking 6–speed automatic transmission fluid
237
Checking automatic transmission fluid at normal operating temperature (140°F-158°F [60°C-70°C])
237
Checking automatic transmission fluid at cool temperature (59°F-77°F [15°C-25°C])
238
Low fluid level
238
High fluid level
238
Adjusting automatic transmission fluid levels
238
AIR FILTER
239
Changing the air filter element
239
MOTORCRAFT PART NUMBERS
240
REFILL CAPACITIES
241
LUBRICANT SPECIFICATIONS
242
ENGINE DATA
244
VEHICLE DIMENSIONS
244
IDENTIFYING YOUR VEHICLE
246
Safety Compliance Certification Label
246
Vehicle identification number (VIN)
247
TRANSMISSION/TRANSAXLE CODE DESIGNATIONS
248
Accessories
249
GENUINE LINCOLN ACCESSORIES FOR YOUR VEHICLE
249
Exterior style
249
Interior style
249
Lifestyle
249
Peace of mind
250
Index
251

FAQ about the 2006 Lincoln Zephyr Manual

What contains the 2006 Zephyr manual?

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

  • Best practice for driving your Lincoln Zephyr
  • Do-it-Yourself (DIY) Maintenance, for basic maintenance tasks that Lincoln Zephyr owners can do
  • Warranty Information, about the vehicle's warranty coverage
  • Basic operations, like starting and stopping the engine and driver settings
  • Technical Information, like engine specifications, tire sizes, and recommendations

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