2007 Ford Explorer Sport Trac Owner's Manual

2007 Ford Explorer Sport Trac owners manual
Year:
2007
Make:
Ford
Model:
Explorer Sport Trac
Rating:
(4)

Online manual

Size:
3.4 MB

Table of Contents

Table of Contents
1
Introduction
4
PERCHLORATE MATERIAL
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
Notice to owners of pickup trucks and utility type vehicles
8
Using your vehicle with a snowplow
8
Using your vehicle as an ambulance
8
Cell phone use
8
Export Unique (Non United States / Canada) vehicle specific information
9
Instrument Cluster
12
WARNING LIGHTS AND CHIMES
12
GAUGES
18
Entertainment Systems
21
AUDIO SYSTEMS
21
Quick start — How to get going
21
Listening to the radio
21
Listening to satellite radio (if equipped)
22
Listening to a CD/MP3 (if equipped)
22
AM/FM Single CD/MP3 satellite compatible sound system (if equipped)
25
Audiophile AM/FM in-dash six CD/MP3 satellite compatible sound system (if equipped)
31
Auxiliary input jack
38
GENERAL AUDIO INFORMATION
39
Satellite radio information (if equipped)
41
FAMILY ENTERTAINMENT DVD SYSTEM (IF EQUIPPED)
44
Quick start
45
To play a DVD in the DVD system:
45
To play a CD in the DVD system:
45
To play an MP3 disc in the DVD system:
46
To play an auxiliary source through the DVD system
46
To listen to audio over the headphones (Dual play mode):
47
Using the infrared (IR) wireless headphones:
48
Using wired headphones (not included):
48
To adjust display brightness:
48
DVD player controls
49
Remote control
52
Battery replacement
54
Headphones
55
Wireless headphones
55
Wired headphones
56
Operation
57
Single play/Dual play
57
Operation with an aftermarket audio system (Headphone only mode)
58
Menu mode
58
Angle mode
59
Aspect ratio
59
Language
60
Subtitles
60
Audio CDs
61
Playing MP3 discs
61
MP3 disc quality factors
62
CD, MP3 and CD player care
63
Playing a DVD
63
Slow play
64
Frame by frame
64
Headphone/auxiliary jacks
65
Audio displays
66
Audio interaction
66
Parental control for the DVD system
66
General information
67
Safety information
67
Federal Communication Commission (FCC) Compliance
68
Care and service of the DVD player
69
Environmental extremes
69
Temperature extremes
69
Humidity and moisture condensation
69
Foreign substances
69
Cleaning the liquid crystal display (LCD) flip-down screen
70
Cleaning DVD and CD discs
70
Compatibility with aftermarket audio systems (headphone only mode)
70
NAVIGATION SYSTEM (IF EQUIPPED)
70
Climate Controls
71
MANUAL HEATING AND AIR CONDITIONING SYSTEM (IF EQUIPPED)
71
Operating tips
71
DUAL AUTOMATIC TEMPERATURE CONTROL (DATC) SYSTEM (IF EQUIPPED)
73
Operating tips
75
Heated Windshield Control (if equipped)
76
Lights
77
HEADLAMP CONTROL
77
Autolamp Control (if equipped)
77
Foglamp control (if equipped)
77
Daytime running lamps (DRL) (if equipped)
78
High beams
78
Flash to pass
78
PANEL DIMMER CONTROL
79
AIMING THE HEADLAMPS
79
Headlamp aim adjustment
79
TURN SIGNAL CONTROL
80
INTERIOR LAMPS
81
Map lamps
81
Cargo/reading lamps
81
BULB REPLACEMENT
81
Headlamp Condensation
81
Replacing exterior bulbs
81
Replacing the interior bulbs
81
Using the right bulbs
82
Replacing headlamp bulbs
83
Replacing front parking lamp/turn signal/sidemarker bulbs
84
Replacing tail/brake/turn/backup lamp bulbs
84
Replacing foglamp bulbs
85
Replacing license plate lamp bulbs
85
Replacing high-mount brake and cargo lamp bulbs
86
Driver Controls
87
MULTI-FUNCTION LEVER
87
Windshield wiper features (if equipped with Autolamp feature)
87
TILT STEERING COLUMN
88
ILLUMINATED VISOR MIRROR
88
OVERHEAD CONSOLE
89
Storage compartment
89
Installing a garage door opener (if equipped)
89
AUXILIARY POWER POINT (12VDC)
90
Rear auxiliary power point
91
Truck bed auxiliary power point
91
CENTER CONSOLE
91
POWER WINDOWS
92
One touch down
92
Window lock
93
Accessory delay
93
Power Down Back Window (if equipped)
93
AUTOMATIC DIMMING INSIDE REAR VIEW MIRROR (IF EQUIPPED)
95
EXTERIOR MIRRORS
95
Power side view mirrors
95
Fold-away mirrors
96
Heated outside mirrors (if equipped)
96
POWER ADJUSTABLE FOOT PEDALS (IF EQUIPPED)
96
SPEED CONTROL
97
Setting speed control
97
Resuming a set speed
98
Increasing speed while using speed control
98
Reducing speed while using speed control
98
Turning off speed control
99
STEERING WHEEL CONTROLS (IF EQUIPPED)
99
Audio control features
99
Climate control features (if equipped)
100
MOON ROOF (IF EQUIPPED)
101
STANDARD MESSAGE CENTER (IF EQUIPPED)
102
Selectable features
102
Info menu
103
Odometer/Trip odometer
103
Distance to empty (DTE)
103
Average fuel economy (AFE)
103
Setup menu
104
System check
104
Units (English/Metric)
106
Language
106
Autolamp
106
Autolock
107
Autounlock
107
Reverse Sensing System (Park Aid) (if equipped)
107
Oil Life Start Value
108
Compass display (if equipped)
108
Compass zone adjustment (if equipped)
109
Compass calibration adjustment
109
System warnings
110
OPTIONAL MESSAGE CENTER (IF EQUIPPED)
113
Selectable features
114
Reset
114
Info menu
114
Trip odometer
114
Distance to empty (DTE)
114
Average fuel economy (AFE)
115
Instantaneous fuel economy
115
Fuel Used
116
Trip elapsed drive time
116
Blank display
116
Setup menu
116
System check
117
Units (English/Metric)
118
Language
118
Autolamp
119
Autolock
119
Autounlock
120
Reverse Sensing System (Park Aid) (if equipped)
120
Compass display (if equipped)
120
Compass zone adjustment (if equipped)
121
Compass calibration adjustment (if equipped)
122
Oil life Start Value
123
System warnings
123
POSITIVE RETENTION FLOOR MAT
126
TAILGATE LOCK
126
Tailgate removal
127
Exterior tiedown hooks
127
CARGO CAGE (IF EQUIPPED)
128
TONNEAU COVER (IF EQUIPPED)
129
Interior tonneau cover release
131
CARGO AREA FEATURES
132
Cargo management system
132
Pickup box storage compartment
132
Interior tiedown hooks
133
LUGGAGE RACK
133
Locks and Security
135
KEYS
135
POWER DOOR LOCKS
135
Smart unlocking feature
135
Autolock
135
Deactivating/activating autolock
136
Power door unlock/lock procedure
136
Keyless entry key pad procedure
136
Message center procedure
137
Autounlock
137
Deactivating/activating autounlock
137
Power door unlock/lock procedure
138
Keyless entry key pad procedure
138
Message center procedure
138
Power door lock/unlock inhibit feature (if equipped)
139
CHILDPROOF DOOR LOCKS
140
REMOTE ENTRY SYSTEM
140
Two step door unlocking
141
One step door unlocking
141
Switching from two step to one step door unlocking
141
Locking the doors
142
Sounding a panic alarm
142
Replacing the battery
142
Replacing lost remote entry transmitters
143
How to reprogram your remote entry transmitters
143
Illuminated entry
144
KEYLESS ENTRY SYSTEM (IF EQUIPPED)
145
Programming a personal entry code
145
Erasing personal code
146
Anti-scan feature
146
Unlocking and locking the doors using keyless entry
146
SECURILOCK PASSIVE ANTI-THEFT SYSTEM
147
Anti-theft indicator
147
Automatic arming
148
Automatic disarming
148
Replacement keys
148
Programming spare keys
148
Seating and Safety Restraints
150
SEATING
150
Adjustable head restraints
150
Adjusting the front manual seat (if equipped)
151
Using the manual lumbar support (if equipped)
151
Adjusting the front power seat (if equipped)
152
Using the power lumbar support (if equipped)
154
Heated seats (if equipped)
154
REAR SEATS
155
Folding down the 2nd row 60/40 seats
155
SAFETY RESTRAINTS
156
Personal Safety System
156
How does the Personal Safety System work?
157
Driver and passenger dual-stage airbag supplemental restraints
157
Front crash severity sensor
157
Driver’s seat position sensor
157
Front passenger sensing system
157
Front safety belt usage sensors
158
Front safety belt pretensioners
158
Front safety belt energy management retractors
159
Determining if the Personal Safety System is operational
159
Safety restraints precautions
159
Energy Management Feature
160
Combination lap and shoulder belts
161
Vehicle sensitive mode
162
Automatic locking mode
162
When to use the automatic locking mode
162
How to use the automatic locking mode
162
How to disengage the automatic locking mode
163
Safety belt pretensioner
163
Front safety belt height adjustment
164
Second row comfort guide
165
Safety belt extension assembly
165
Safety belt warning light and indicator chime
166
Conditions of operation
166
Belt-Minder
166
One time disable
169
Deactivating/activating the Belt-Minder feature
169
Safety belt maintenance
171
AIRBAG SUPPLEMENTAL RESTRAINT SYSTEM (SRS)
172
Important SRS precautions
172
Children and airbags
174
How does the airbag supplemental restraint system work?
174
Front passenger sensing system
176
Determining if the system is operational
180
Seat-mounted side airbag system
181
How does the side airbag system work?
181
Safety Canopy system (if equipped)
183
How does the Safety Canopy system work?
184
Determining if the system is operational
185
Disposal of airbags and airbag equipped vehicles (including pretensioners)
186
SAFETY RESTRAINTS FOR CHILDREN
186
Important child restraint precautions
186
Children and safety belts
187
Child booster seats
187
When children should use booster seats
188
Types of booster seats
188
The importance of shoulder belts
190
SAFETY SEATS FOR CHILDREN
191
Child and infant or child safety seats
191
Installing child safety seats with combination lap and shoulder belts
192
Attaching child safety seats with tether straps
195
Attaching safety seats with LATCH (Lower Anchors and Tethers for Children) attachments for child seat anchors
197
Tires, Wheels and Loading
200
NOTICE TO UTILITY VEHICLE AND TRUCK OWNERS
200
VEHICLE CHARACTERISTICS
200
4WD and AWD Systems (if equipped)
200
How your vehicle differs from other vehicles
201
INFORMATION ABOUT UNIFORM TIRE QUALITY GRADING
202
Treadwear
202
Traction AA A B C
203
Temperature A B C
203
TIRES
203
Glossary of tire terminology
203
INFLATING YOUR TIRES
204
TIRE CARE
206
Inspecting your tires
206
Tire wear
207
Damage
207
U.S. DOT Tire Identification Number (TIN)
208
Tire Replacement Requirements
208
Safety practices
209
Highway hazards
210
Tire and wheel alignment
210
Tire rotation
210
INFORMATION CONTAINED ON THE TIRE SIDEWALL
211
Information on “P” type tires
212
Additional information contained on the tire sidewall for “LT” type tires
215
Information on “T” type tires
216
Location of the tire label
216
TIRE PRESSURE MONITORING SYSTEM (TPMS)
217
Understanding your Tire Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS)
218
When your temporary spare tire is installed
218
When you believe your system is not operating properly
219
When inflating your tires
220
How temperature affects your tire pressure
220
SNOW TIRES AND CHAINS
221
VEHICLE LOADING – WITH AND WITHOUT A TRAILER
221
Special loading instructions for owners of pickup trucks and utility-type vehicles
227
TRAILER TOWING
227
Preparing to tow
230
Hitches
230
Safety chains
231
Trailer brakes
231
Trailer lamps
231
Driving while you tow
232
Servicing after towing
232
Trailer towing tips
232
Launching or retrieving a boat
233
Camper bodies
233
RECREATIONAL TOWING (ALL WHEELS ON THE GROUND)
233
Driving
235
STARTING
235
Positions of the ignition
235
Preparing to start your vehicle
235
Important safety precautions
236
Starting the engine
238
Guarding against exhaust fumes
238
Important ventilating information
238
ENGINE BLOCK HEATER (IF EQUIPPED)
238
BRAKES
239
Four-wheel anti-lock brake system (ABS)
239
Using ABS
239
ABS warning lamp
239
Parking brake
240
ADVANCETRAC WITH ROLL STABILITY CONTROL (RSC) STABILITY ENHANCEMENT SYSTEM
241
STEERING
245
PREPARING TO DRIVE
246
AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION OPERATION
246
Brake-shift interlock
246
Driving with a 5–speed automatic transmission (if equipped)
248
Driving with a 6–speed automatic transmission (if equipped)
251
If your vehicle gets stuck in mud or snow
254
REVERSE SENSING SYSTEM (IF EQUIPPED)
254
FOUR-WHEEL DRIVE (4WD) OPERATION (IF EQUIPPED)
256
System indicator lights
256
Using the Control Trac 4WD system
256
Shifting between 4X4 AUTO (4WD Auto) and 4X4 HIGH (4WD High)
257
Shifting to/from 4X4 LOW (4WD Low)
257
Driving off-road with truck and utility vehicles
257
How your vehicle differs from other vehicles
257
Basic operating principles
258
If your vehicle goes off the edge of the pavement
258
If your vehicle gets stuck
259
Emergency maneuvers
259
Parking
260
4WD Systems
260
Normal characteristics
260
Sand
260
Mud and water
261
Driving on hilly or sloping terrain
262
Driving on snow and ice
263
Maintenance and Modifications
264
DRIVING THROUGH WATER
264
Roadside Emergencies
265
ROADSIDE ASSISTANCE
265
Getting roadside assistance
265
Using roadside assistance
266
Roadside coverage beyond basic warranty
266
HAZARD FLASHER
267
FUEL PUMP SHUT-OFF SWITCH
268
FUSES AND RELAYS
269
Fuses
269
Standard fuse amperage rating and color
269
Passenger compartment fuse panel
270
Power distribution box
272
CHANGING THE TIRES
275
Dissimilar spare tire/wheel information
276
Stopping and securing the vehicle
278
Location of the spare tire and tools
279
Removing the jack and tools
279
Removing the spare tire
280
Changing the spare tire
281
Stowing the flat/spare tire
283
Stowing the jack and tools
284
WHEEL LUG NUT TORQUE SPECIFICATIONS
284
JUMP STARTING
285
Preparing your vehicle
285
Connecting the jumper cables
286
Jump starting
288
Removing the jumper cables
288
WRECKER TOWING
290
Customer Assistance
292
GETTING THE SERVICES YOU NEED
292
At home
292
Away from home
292
Additional Assistance
293
IN CALIFORNIA (U.S. ONLY)
294
THE BETTER BUSINESS BUREAU (BBB) AUTO LINE PROGRAM (U.S. ONLY)
295
UTILIZING THE MEDIATION/ARBITRATION PROGRAM (CANADA ONLY)
296
FORD EXTENDED SERVICE PLAN
296
GETTING ASSISTANCE OUTSIDE THE U.S. AND CANADA
297
ORDERING ADDITIONAL OWNER’S LITERATURE
298
Obtaining a French owner’s guide
298
REPORTING SAFETY DEFECTS (U.S. ONLY)
298
REPORTING SAFETY DEFECTS (CANADA ONLY)
299
Cleaning
300
WASHING THE EXTERIOR
300
WAXING
301
PAINT CHIPS
301
ALUMINUM WHEELS AND WHEEL COVERS
301
ENGINE
302
PLASTIC (NON-PAINTED) EXTERIOR PARTS
303
WINDOWS AND WIPER BLADES
303
INSTRUMENT PANEL / INTERIOR TRIM AND CLUSTER LENS
304
INTERIOR
305
LEATHER SEATS (IF EQUIPPED)
305
UNDERBODY
306
FORD AND LINCOLN MERCURY CAR CARE PRODUCTS
306
Maintenance and Specifications
308
SERVICE RECOMMENDATIONS
308
PRECAUTIONS WHEN SERVICING YOUR VEHICLE
308
Working with the engine off
308
Working with the engine on
308
OPENING THE HOOD
309
IDENTIFYING COMPONENTS IN THE ENGINE COMPARTMENT
310
4.0L SOHC V6 engine
310
4.6L V8 engine
311
WINDSHIELD WASHER FLUID
312
CHANGING THE WIPER BLADES
313
ENGINE OIL
313
Checking the engine oil
313
Adding engine oil
315
Engine Oil Recommendations
316
Use SAE 5W-30 engine oil
316
Use SAE 5W-20 engine oil
317
BATTERY
318
ENGINE COOLANT
320
Checking engine coolant
320
Adding engine coolant
322
Recycled engine coolant
324
Coolant refill capacity
324
Severe climates
324
What you should know about fail-safe cooling (4.6L V8 engine only)
325
Fail-safe cooling and engine oil overheat mode (4.6L V8 only)
325
When fail-safe cooling mode is activated
326
FUEL FILTER
326
WHAT YOU SHOULD KNOW ABOUT AUTOMOTIVE FUELS
326
Important safety precautions
326
Refueling
328
Fuel Filler Cap
329
Choosing the right fuel
330
Octane recommendations
330
Fuel quality
330
Cleaner air
331
Running out of fuel
331
ESSENTIALS OF GOOD FUEL ECONOMY
331
Measuring techniques
331
Filling the tank
332
Calculating fuel economy
332
Driving style — good driving and fuel economy habits
333
Habits
333
Maintenance
334
Conditions
334
EPA window sticker
334
EMISSION CONTROL SYSTEM
335
On board diagnostics (OBD-II)
336
Readiness for Inspection/Maintenance (I/M) testing
337
POWER STEERING FLUID
338
BRAKE FLUID
338
TRANSMISSION FLUID
339
Checking automatic transmission fluid
339
TRANSFER CASE FLUID (IF EQUIPPED)
339
DRIVELINE UNIVERSAL JOINT AND SLIP YOKE
340
AIR FILTER
340
Changing the air filter element
340
MOTORCRAFT PART NUMBERS
341
MAINTENANCE PRODUCT SPECIFICATIONS AND CAPACITIES
342
ENGINE DATA
345
Engine drivebelt routing
345
IDENTIFYING YOUR VEHICLE
346
Safety Compliance Certification Label
346
Vehicle identification number
346
TRANSMISSION/TRANSAXLE CODE DESIGNATIONS
347
Accessories
348
GENUINE FORD ACCESSORIES FOR YOUR VEHICLE
348
Exterior style
348
Interior style
348
Lifestyle
348
Peace of mind
349
Index
350

FAQ about the 2007 Ford Explorer Sport Trac Manual

What contains the 2007 Explorer Sport Trac manual?

The Ford Explorer Sport Trac owner's manual is a comprehensive guide provided by Ford to assist owners in understanding and operating their specific model of the Ford Explorer Sport Trac. It contains important information about the vehicle's features, functions, and maintenance requirements. A general overview of what you might find in a Ford Explorer Sport Trac 2007 owner's manual:

  • Handling the Unexpected, including tire changes, jump-starting, and common car issues
  • Technical Information, like engine specifications, tire sizes, and recommendations
  • Best practice for driving your Ford Explorer Sport Trac
  • Basic operations, like starting and stopping the engine and driver settings
  • Environmental Information about environmentally-friendly driving practices

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