2007 Ford Focus Owner's Manual

2007 Ford Focus owners manual
Year:
2007
Make:
Ford
Model:
Focus
Rating:
(7)

Online manual

Size:
2.23 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
5
New Vehicle Limited Warranty
5
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
14
Entertainment Systems
16
AUDIO SYSTEMS
16
AM/FM stereo with single CD — Premium (if equipped)
16
AM/FM stereo with single CD/MP3 — Premium (if equipped)
16
AM/FM Stereo with In–dash 6CD —Premium /Audiophile (if equipped)
20
Premium/Audiophile AM/FM in-dash six CD/MP3 sound system (if equipped)
24
GENERAL AUDIO INFORMATION
29
Climate Controls
31
HEATER ONLY SYSTEM (IF EQUIPPED)
31
Operating tips
31
MANUAL HEATING AND AIR CONDITIONING SYSTEM (IF EQUIPPED)
32
Operating tips
33
REAR WINDOW DEFROSTER
34
Lights
35
HEADLAMP CONTROL
35
Ambient lighting (if equipped)
35
Foglamp control (if equipped)
35
High beams
36
Flash to pass
36
Daytime running lamps (DRL) (if equipped)
36
PANEL DIMMER CONTROL
36
AIMING THE HEADLAMPS
36
Vertical aim adjustment
37
TURN SIGNAL CONTROL
38
INTERIOR LAMPS
38
Dome lamps
38
Reading lamps (if equipped)
38
BULB REPLACEMENT
38
Headlamp Condensation
38
Using the right bulbs
39
Replacing the interior bulbs
39
Replacing exterior bulbs
39
Replacing headlamp bulbs
40
Replacing front parking lamp/turn signal bulbs
40
Replacing tail/brake/backup lights and turn signal bulbs (3dr & 5dr)
41
Replacing tail/brake/backup lights and turn signal bulbs (sedan)
41
Replacing tail/brake/backup lights and turn signal bulbs (wagon)
42
Replacing foglamp bulbs (if equipped)
42
Replacing side marker bulbs
42
Replacing high-mount brake lamp bulbs
43
Replacing license plate lamp bulbs
43
Replacing the luggage compartment lamp
44
Replacing interior lamps
44
Replacing reading bulbs
44
Driver Controls
45
MULTI-FUNCTION LEVER
45
Rear window wiper/washer (if equipped)
45
TILT AND TELESCOPE STEERING COLUMN (IF EQUIPPED)
46
OVERHEAD CONSOLE (IF EQUIPPED)
46
Storage compartment
46
Installing a garage door opener (if equipped)
47
AUXILIARY POWER POINT (12VDC)
47
POWER WINDOWS (IF EQUIPPED)
48
Window lock
49
EXTERIOR MIRRORS
49
Power side view mirrors (if equipped)
49
Heated mirrors (if equipped)
49
SPEED CONTROL (IF EQUIPPED)
50
Setting speed control
50
Disengaging speed control
51
Resuming a set speed
51
Increasing speed while using speed control
51
Reducing speed while using speed control
52
Turning off speed control
52
STEERING WHEEL CONTROLS (IF EQUIPPED)
53
Remote audio steering column controls (if equipped)
53
MOON ROOF (SUNROOF) (IF EQUIPPED)
53
REMOTE LUGGAGE COMPARTMENT RELEASE (IF EQUIPPED)
55
POSITIVE RETENTION FLOOR MAT
55
LUGGAGE COVER
56
LIFTGATE (WAGON ONLY)
57
LUGGAGE RACK (IF EQUIPPED)
58
Locks and Security
59
KEYS
59
POWER DOOR LOCKS (IF EQUIPPED)
59
Autolock (if equipped)
59
Relock
59
To deactivate/reactivate the autolock feature using the power door unlock control
60
CHILDPROOF DOOR LOCKS
61
INTERIOR LUGGAGE COMPARTMENT RELEASE
61
REMOTE ENTRY SYSTEM (IF EQUIPPED)
63
Unlocking the doors
64
Passive locking (if equipped)
64
Programming unlocking mode (if equipped)
64
Locking the doors
64
Sounding a panic alarm
65
Opening the luggage compartment
65
Replacing the battery
65
Replacing lost remote entry transmitters
66
How to reprogram your remote entry transmitters
66
SECURILOCK PASSIVE ANTI-THEFT SYSTEM
67
Anti-theft indicator
67
Replacement keys
68
Programming spare keys
68
PERIMETER ALARM SYSTEM (IF EQUIPPED)
69
Arming the system
70
Disarming the system
70
Triggering the anti-theft system
70
Seating and Safety Restraints
71
SEATING
71
Adjustable head restraints (if equipped)
71
Adjusting the front manual seat
72
Heated seats (if equipped)
73
Tip/slide front seat (3–door)
74
REAR SEATS
74
Folding rear seat cushion forward
74
Folding the rear seat back forward
75
Returning the seatback to the upright position
75
Folding the seat cushion and seatback forward
76
SAFETY RESTRAINTS
76
Personal Safety System
76
How does the Personal Safety System work?
77
Driver and passenger dual-stage airbag supplemental restraints
77
Front crash severity sensor
78
Driver’s seat position sensor
78
Front passenger sensing system
78
Front safety belt usage sensors
79
Front outboard safety belt pretensioners
79
Front outboard safety belt energy management retractors
79
Determining if the Personal Safety System is operational
79
Safety belt precautions
80
Combination lap and shoulder belts
81
Energy management feature
81
Vehicle sensitive mode
82
Automatic locking mode
82
When to use the automatic locking mode
82
How to use the automatic locking mode
82
How to disengage the automatic locking mode
83
Front safety belt height adjustment
83
Safety belt pretensioner
84
Safety belt extension assembly
84
Safety belt maintenance
85
Safety belt warning light and indicator chime
85
Conditions of operation
85
Belt-Minder
86
One time disable
88
Deactivating/activating the Belt-Minder feature
89
AIRBAG SUPPLEMENTAL RESTRAINT SYSTEM (SRS)
90
Important SRS precautions
91
Children and airbags
92
How does the airbag supplemental restraint system work?
92
Front passenger sensing system
94
Determining if the system is operational
99
Seat-mounted side airbag system (if equipped)
99
How does the side airbag system work?
100
Disposal of airbags and airbag equipped vehicles (including pretensioners)
101
SAFETY RESTRAINTS FOR CHILDREN
101
Important child restraint precautions
102
Children and safety belts
102
Child booster seats
103
When children should use booster seats
103
Types of booster seats
104
The importance of shoulder belts
105
SAFETY SEATS FOR CHILDREN
106
Child and infant or child safety seats
106
Installing child safety seats with combination lap and shoulder belts
107
Attaching child safety seats with tether straps
110
Attaching child safety seats with Lower Anchor and Tethers for Children (LATCH) attachments for child seat anchors
112
Tires, Wheels and Loading
114
INFORMATION ABOUT UNIFORM TIRE QUALITY GRADING
114
Treadwear
114
Traction AA A B C
114
Temperature A B C
115
TIRES
115
Glossary of tire terminology
115
INFLATING YOUR TIRES
116
TIRE CARE
118
Inspecting your tires
118
Tire wear
119
Damage
119
U.S. DOT Tire Identification Number (TIN)
120
Tire Replacement Requirements
120
Safety practices
121
Highway hazards
122
Tire and wheel alignment
122
Tire rotation
122
INFORMATION CONTAINED ON THE TIRE SIDEWALL
124
Information on “P” type tires
124
Additional information contained on the tire sidewall for “LT” type tires
127
Information on “T” type tires
128
Location of the tire label
128
SNOW TIRES AND CHAINS
129
VEHICLE LOADING – WITH AND WITHOUT A TRAILER
129
TRAILER TOWING
134
Preparing to tow
135
Hitches
135
Safety chains
135
Trailer brakes
135
Trailer lamps
135
Driving while you tow
136
Servicing after towing
136
Trailer towing tips
136
RECREATIONAL TOWING
137
Driving
138
STARTING
138
Positions of the ignition
138
Preparing to start your vehicle
138
Important safety precautions
139
Starting the engine
140
Guarding against exhaust fumes
140
Important ventilating information
141
ENGINE BLOCK HEATER (IF EQUIPPED)
141
BRAKES
141
Four-wheel anti-lock brake system (ABS) (if equipped)
142
Using ABS
142
ABS warning lamp
142
Parking brake
142
TRACTION CONTROL (IF EQUIPPED)
143
STEERING
144
AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION OPERATION (IF EQUIPPED)
145
Brake-shift interlock
145
Understanding the gearshift positions of the 4–speed automatic transaxle
146
If your vehicle gets stuck in mud or snow
148
MANUAL TRANSMISSION OPERATION (IF EQUIPPED)
148
Using the clutch
148
Recommended shift speeds
149
Reverse
149
Parking your vehicle
150
Removing the key
150
DRIVING THROUGH WATER
150
Roadside Emergencies
151
ROADSIDE ASSISTANCE
151
Getting roadside assistance
151
Using roadside assistance
152
Roadside coverage beyond basic warranty
152
HAZARD FLASHER CONTROL
152
FUEL PUMP SHUT-OFF SWITCH
153
FUSES AND RELAYS
153
Fuses
153
Standard fuse amperage rating and color
154
Passenger compartment fuse panel
154
Power distribution box
157
CHANGING A FLAT TIRE
160
Dissimilar spare tire/wheel information
160
Tire change procedure
162
WHEEL LUG NUT TORQUE SPECIFICATIONS
165
JUMP STARTING
166
Preparing your vehicle
166
Connecting the jumper cables
167
Jump starting
169
Removing the jumper cables
169
WRECKER TOWING
171
Customer Assistance
172
GETTING THE SERVICES YOU NEED
172
At home
172
Away from home
172
Additional Assistance
173
IN CALIFORNIA (U.S. ONLY)
174
THE BETTER BUSINESS BUREAU (BBB) AUTO LINE PROGRAM (U.S. ONLY)
175
UTILIZING THE MEDIATION/ARBITRATION PROGRAM (CANADA ONLY)
176
FORD EXTENDED SERVICE PLAN
176
GETTING ASSISTANCE OUTSIDE THE U.S. AND CANADA
177
ORDERING ADDITIONAL OWNER’S LITERATURE
178
Obtaining a French owner’s guide
178
REPORTING SAFETY DEFECTS (U.S. ONLY)
178
REPORTING SAFETY DEFECTS (CANADA ONLY)
179
Cleaning
180
WASHING THE EXTERIOR
180
WAXING
181
PAINT CHIPS
181
ALUMINUM WHEELS AND WHEEL COVERS
181
ENGINE
182
PLASTIC (NON-PAINTED) EXTERIOR PARTS
182
WINDOWS AND WIPER BLADES
183
INSTRUMENT PANEL / INTERIOR TRIM AND CLUSTER LENS
183
INTERIOR
184
LEATHER SEATS (IF EQUIPPED)
185
UNDERBODY
185
FORD AND LINCOLN MERCURY CAR CARE PRODUCTS
185
Maintenance and Specifications
187
SERVICE RECOMMENDATIONS
187
PRECAUTIONS WHEN SERVICING YOUR VEHICLE
187
Working with the engine off
187
Working with the engine on
188
OPENING THE HOOD
188
IDENTIFYING COMPONENTS IN THE ENGINE COMPARTMENT
189
2.0L/2.3L I4 Engines
189
WINDSHIELD WASHER FLUID
190
CHANGING THE WIPER BLADES
190
ENGINE OIL
191
Checking the engine oil
191
Adding engine oil
192
Engine oil and filter recommendations
192
Use SAE 5W-20 engine oil
192
BATTERY
193
ENGINE COOLANT
195
Checking engine coolant
195
Adding engine coolant
196
Recycled engine coolant
198
Coolant refill capacity
198
Severe climates
199
What you should know about fail-safe cooling
199
How fail-safe cooling works
200
When fail-safe mode is activated
200
FUEL FILTER
201
WHAT YOU SHOULD KNOW ABOUT AUTOMOTIVE FUELS
201
Important safety precautions
201
Refueling
203
Fuel Filler Cap
203
Choosing the right fuel
204
Octane recommendations
205
Fuel quality
205
Cleaner air
205
Running out of fuel
205
ESSENTIALS OF GOOD FUEL ECONOMY
206
Measuring techniques
206
Filling the tank
206
Calculating fuel economy
207
Driving style — good driving and fuel economy habits
207
Habits
207
Maintenance
208
Conditions
208
EPA window sticker
209
EMISSION CONTROL SYSTEM
209
On board diagnostics (OBD-II)
210
Readiness for Inspection/Maintenance (I/M) testing
211
POWER STEERING FLUID
212
BRAKE/CLUTCH FLUID
213
TRANSMISSION FLUID
213
Checking automatic transmission fluid
213
Low fluid level
214
Correct fluid level
214
High fluid level
214
Adjusting automatic transmission fluid levels
214
Checking and adding manual transmission fluid (if equipped)
215
AIR FILTER ELEMENT
215
MOTORCRAFT PART NUMBERS
216
MAINTENANCE PRODUCT SPECIFICATIONS AND CAPACITIES
217
ENGINE DATA
219
Engine drivebelt routing
219
IDENTIFYING YOUR VEHICLE
220
Safety Compliance Certification Label
220
Vehicle identification number (VIN)
220
TRANSMISSION/TRANSAXLE CODE DESIGNATIONS
221
Accessories
222
GENUINE FORD ACCESSORIES FOR YOUR VEHICLE
222
Exterior style
222
Interior style
222
Lifestyle
223
Peace of mind
223
Index
224

FAQ about the 2007 Ford Focus Manual

What contains the 2007 Focus manual?

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

  • Basic operations, like starting and stopping the engine and driver settings
  • Instrument Panel and Controls, including dashboard indicators, warning lights, and controls
  • A brief overview of the vehicle and specifications
  • Do-it-Yourself (DIY) Maintenance, for basic maintenance tasks that Ford Focus owners can do
  • Handling the Unexpected, including tire changes, jump-starting, and common car issues

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