2007 Ford Freestar Owner's Manual

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

Online manual

Size:
3.51 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
16
Entertainment Systems
19
AUDIO SYSTEMS
19
AM/FM stereo system (if equipped)
19
AM/FM stereo/ single CD sound system (if equipped)
21
AM/FM stereo cassette/single CD sound system (if equipped)
24
Premium In-Dash Six CD Sound System (if equipped)
27
Auxiliary audio controls (if equipped)
30
Parental control
31
Dual play mode
32
GENERAL AUDIO INFORMATION
32
FAMILY ENTERTAINMENT SYSTEM (IF EQUIPPED)
34
Climate Controls
35
MANUAL HEATING AND AIR CONDITIONING SYSTEM (IF EQUIPPED)
35
Dual zone manual heating and air conditioning system with rear passenger compartment climate control (if equipped)
36
Operating tips
37
DUAL ZONE AUTOMATIC TEMPERATURE CONTROL WITH REAR PASSENGER COMPARTMENT CLIMATE CONTROL (IF EQUIPPED)
39
Dual zone automatic temperature control with heated seats and rear passenger compartment climate control (if equipped)
41
Operating tips
43
AUXILIARY CLIMATE CONTROL (IF EQUIPPED)
44
REAR WINDOW DEFROSTER
44
CABIN AIR FILTER
44
Lights
45
HEADLAMP CONTROL
45
Autolamp control (if equipped)
45
Autolamps - Programmable exit delay
45
High beams
46
Flash to pass
46
Daytime running lamps (DRL) (if equipped)
46
Battery saver
47
PANEL DIMMER CONTROL
47
AIMING THE HEADLAMPS
48
Vertical aim adjustment
48
TURN SIGNAL CONTROL
49
INTERIOR LAMPS
49
Map lamps (if equipped)
50
Second row & third row dome and map lamps (if equipped)
50
Dome lamps (if equipped)
50
Cargo lamp
51
BULB REPLACEMENT
51
Headlamp Condensation
51
Replacing exterior bulbs
51
Using the right bulbs
52
Replacing headlamp bulbs
53
Replacing front parking/turn/sidemarker signal bulbs
53
Replacing tail lamp/backup/turn lamp bulbs
54
Replacing high-mount brakelamp bulbs
54
Replacing license plate lamp bulb
55
Replacing supplemental park lamp or cornering lamp bulbs (if equipped)
55
Driver Controls
56
MULTI-FUNCTION LEVER
56
Rear window wiper/washer controls
56
TILT STEERING WHEEL
57
ILLUMINATED VISOR MIRROR (IF EQUIPPED)
57
OVERHEAD CONSOLE (IF EQUIPPED)
58
Conversation mirror
58
Electronic compass/temperature display (if equipped)
58
Zone variation mode
59
Compass calibration mode
60
SLIDING DOOR OPERATION
60
Power Sliding Door (PSD) (if equipped)
62
Opening and closing the PSD
62
Disabling PSD power operation
63
Safety/Obstructions
64
Resetting the PSD
64
Sliding Door Child Safety Lock
65
CENTER CONSOLE (IF EQUIPPED)
65
INSTRUMENT PANEL STORAGE COMPARTMENT
65
CLOCK (IF EQUIPPED)
66
AUXILIARY POWER POINT (12VDC)
66
POWER WINDOWS
67
One touch down
68
Accessory delay
68
Power vent windows
68
AUTOMATIC DIMMING INSIDE REAR VIEW MIRROR (IF EQUIPPED)
69
EXTERIOR MIRRORS
69
Power side view mirrors
69
Heated outside mirrors (if equipped)
70
Signal indicator mirrors (if equipped)
70
Fold-away mirrors
70
POWER ADJUSTABLE FOOT PEDALS (IF EQUIPPED)
71
SPEED CONTROL (IF EQUIPPED)
71
Setting speed control
71
Disengaging speed control
72
Resuming a set speed
72
Increasing speed while using speed control
72
Reducing speed while using speed control
73
Turning off speed control
73
STEERING WHEEL CONTROLS (IF EQUIPPED)
74
Radio control features
74
HOMELINK WIRELESS CONTROL SYSTEM (IF EQUIPPED)
74
Programming
75
Gate Operator & Canadian Programming
77
Operating the HomeLink Wireless Control System
77
Erasing HomeLink buttons
78
Reprogramming a single HomeLink button
78
MESSAGE CENTER (IF EQUIPPED)
78
Selectable features
78
Reset
78
Info menu
79
Odometer/Trip Odometer
79
Distance to empty (DTE)
79
Average Fuel Economy (AFE)
79
Trip elapsed drive time
80
Display on/off
80
Setup menu
80
Language
81
Units (English/Metric)
81
System check
81
System warnings
82
POSITIVE RETENTION FLOOR MAT (IF EQUIPPED)
87
LIFTGATE
87
POWER LIFTGATE (PLG) (IF EQUIPPED)
88
CARGO AREA FEATURES
91
Cargo net (if equipped)
91
Utility hooks
92
LUGGAGE RACK (IF EQUIPPED)
92
Locks and Security
95
KEYS
95
POWER DOOR LOCKS
95
Memory lock
95
Smart locks (if equipped)
95
Unlocking the liftgate during a battery failure
95
Autolock
96
Relock
97
Deactivating/activating the autolock feature
97
Deactivating/reactivating the autolock feature using the keypad (if equipped)
97
To deactivate/reactivate the autolock feature using the power door unlock control
97
CHILDPROOF DOOR LOCKS
98
REMOTE ENTRY SYSTEM
98
Unlocking the doors
100
Opening/closing power sliding doors (if equipped)
100
Opening power liftgate (PLG) (if equipped)
101
Locking the doors
101
Sounding a panic alarm
102
Memory feature (if equipped)
102
Associating the remote transmitter with the memory feature
102
Disassociating the memory feature from the remote transmitter
102
Replacing the battery
103
Replacing lost remote entry transmitters
104
How to reprogram your remote entry transmitters
104
Illuminated entry
105
Illuminated exit
105
Perimeter lamps illuminated entry (if equipped)
105
Deactivating/activating perimeter lamps
106
KEYLESS ENTRY SYSTEM (IF EQUIPPED)
107
Programming a personal entry code
107
Erasing personal code
108
Unlocking and locking the doors using keyless entry
108
SECURILOCK PASSIVE ANTI-THEFT SYSTEM
109
Anti-theft indicator
109
Key information
109
Programming spare keys
110
PERIMETER ALARM SYSTEM (IF EQUIPPED)
112
Arming the system
112
Disarming the system
112
Seating and Safety Restraints
113
SEATING
113
Adjustable head restraints (if equipped)
113
Adjusting the front manual seat (if equipped)
114
Using the manual lumbar support (if equipped)
115
Adjusting the front power seat (if equipped)
115
Heated seats (if equipped)
117
Memory seats/sideview mirrors/adjustable pedals (if equipped)
117
REAR SEATS
118
Head restraints
118
Seat mounted cup holders (if equipped)
118
Adjusting 2nd row seats (if equipped)
119
Adjusting second row bucket and bench seat back
120
Accessing the third row seat with a second row bucket seat
121
Second row bench seat tip slide feature
123
Exiting the third row seat
124
Removal of second row seats from vehicle
125
Second row bench seat
126
Installation of second row seats
128
Second row bucket seats
128
Second row bench seat
130
Stowing the third row seat
131
Unstowing the third row seat
135
Third row seat features
136
Tailgate function
137
SAFETY RESTRAINTS
138
Personal Safety System
138
How does the Personal Safety System work?
139
Driver and passenger dual-stage airbag supplemental restraints
139
Front crash severity sensor
139
Driver’s seat position sensor
139
Front passenger sensing system
140
Front safety belt usage sensors
140
Front safety belt pretensioners
141
Front safety belt energy management retractors
141
Determining if the Personal Safety System is operational
141
Safety belt precautions
142
Combination lap and shoulder belts
143
Energy Management Feature — Front Outboard
143
Vehicle sensitive mode
144
Automatic locking mode
144
When to use the automatic locking mode
144
How to use the automatic locking mode
144
How to disengage the automatic locking mode
145
Safety belt height adjustment
145
Third row comfort guide
146
Safety belt extension assembly
147
Safety belt maintenance
147
Replacing the front safety belt assemblies after a collision
147
Safety belt warning light and indicator chime
148
Conditions of operation
148
Belt-Minder
148
One time disable
151
Deactivating/activating the Belt-Minder feature
151
AIRBAG SUPPLEMENTAL RESTRAINT SYSTEM (SRS)
153
Important SRS precautions
153
Children and airbags
155
How does the airbag supplemental restraint system work?
155
Front passenger sensing system
157
Determining if the system is operational
161
Seat-mounted side airbag system (if equipped)
162
How does the side airbag system work?
162
Safety Canopy system (if equipped)
164
How does the Safety Canopy system work?
165
Determining if the system is operational
167
Disposal of airbags and airbag equipped vehicles (including pretensioners)
167
SAFETY RESTRAINTS FOR CHILDREN
167
Important child restraint precautions
167
Children and safety belts
168
Child booster seats
168
When children should use booster seats
169
Types of booster seats
169
The importance of shoulder belts
171
SAFETY SEATS FOR CHILDREN
171
Child and infant or child safety seats
171
Installing child safety seats with combination lap and shoulder belts
173
Attaching child safety seats with tether straps
175
Front passenger seating position (manual adjusting seats only)
176
Rear seating positions
179
Attaching safety seats with LATCH (Lower Anchors and Tethers for Children) attachments for child seat anchors
179
Tires, Wheels and Loading
182
INFORMATION ABOUT UNIFORM TIRE QUALITY GRADING
182
Treadwear
182
Traction AA A B C
182
Temperature A B C
183
TIRES
183
Glossary of tire terminology
183
INFLATING YOUR TIRES
184
TIRE CARE
186
Inspecting your tires
186
Tire wear
187
Damage
187
U.S. DOT Tire Identification Number (TIN)
188
Tire Replacement Requirements
188
Safety practices
189
Highway hazards
190
Tire and wheel alignment
190
Tire rotation
190
INFORMATION CONTAINED ON THE TIRE SIDEWALL
191
Information on “P” type tires
192
Additional information contained on the tire sidewall for “LT” type tires
195
Information on “T” type tires
196
Location of the tire label
196
TIRE PRESSURE MONITORING SYSTEM (TPMS)
197
Understanding your Tire Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS)
198
When your temporary spare tire is installed
198
When you believe your system is not operating properly
199
When inflating your tires
200
How temperature affects your tire pressure
200
SNOW TIRES AND CHAINS
201
VEHICLE LOADING – WITH AND WITHOUT A TRAILER
202
TRAILER TOWING
208
Preparing to tow
209
Hitches
210
Safety chains
210
Trailer brakes
210
Trailer lamps
210
Driving while you tow
211
Servicing after towing
211
Trailer towing tips
211
RECREATIONAL TOWING
212
Driving
213
STARTING
213
Positions of the ignition
213
Preparing to start your vehicle
213
Important safety precautions
214
Starting the engine
215
Guarding against exhaust fumes
215
Important ventilating information
216
ENGINE BLOCK HEATER (IF EQUIPPED)
216
BRAKES
216
Four-wheel anti-lock brake system (ABS)
216
ABS warning lamp
217
Using ABS
217
Brake Assist (if equipped as part of the AdvanceTrac system)
217
Parking brake
218
ADVANCETRAC STABILITY ENHANCEMENT SYSTEM (IF EQUIPPED)
218
STEERING
220
AUTOMATIC TRANSAXLE OPERATION
221
Brake-shift interlock
221
Driving with an automatic overdrive transaxle with column gearshift
222
Understanding the gearshift positions of the 4–speed automatic transaxle
223
If your vehicle gets stuck in mud or snow
224
REVERSE SENSING SYSTEM (IF EQUIPPED)
224
DRIVING THROUGH WATER
226
Roadside Emergencies
227
ROADSIDE ASSISTANCE
227
Getting roadside assistance
227
Using roadside assistance
228
Roadside coverage beyond basic warranty
228
HAZARD FLASHER CONTROL
228
FUEL PUMP SHUT-OFF SWITCH
229
FUSES AND RELAYS
229
Fuses
229
Standard fuse amperage rating and color
230
Passenger compartment fuse panel
230
Power distribution box
233
Auxiliary relay box (cooling fans)
237
CHANGING A FLAT TIRE
237
Dissimilar spare tire/wheel information
238
Location of the spare tire and tools
240
Removing the jack and tools
240
Removing the spare tire
241
Stowing the primary tether
241
Tire change procedure
242
Stowing the flat and full-size tire
245
Stowing the spare tire
246
WHEEL LUG NUT TORQUE SPECIFICATIONS
247
JUMP STARTING
247
Preparing your vehicle
247
Connecting the jumper cables
248
Jump starting
250
Removing the jumper cables
250
WRECKER TOWING
252
Customer Assistance
253
GETTING THE SERVICES YOU NEED
253
At home
253
Away from home
253
Additional Assistance
255
IN CALIFORNIA (U.S. ONLY)
255
THE BETTER BUSINESS BUREAU (BBB) AUTO LINE PROGRAM (U.S. ONLY)
256
UTILIZING THE MEDIATION/ARBITRATION PROGRAM (CANADA ONLY)
257
FORD EXTENDED SERVICE PLAN
257
GETTING ASSISTANCE OUTSIDE THE U.S. AND CANADA
258
ORDERING ADDITIONAL OWNER’S LITERATURE
259
Obtaining a French owner’s guide
259
REPORTING SAFETY DEFECTS (U.S. ONLY)
260
REPORTING SAFETY DEFECTS (CANADA ONLY)
260
Cleaning
261
WASHING THE EXTERIOR
261
WAXING
262
PAINT CHIPS
262
ALUMINUM WHEELS AND WHEEL COVERS
262
ENGINE
263
PLASTIC (NON-PAINTED) EXTERIOR PARTS
263
WINDOWS AND WIPER BLADES
264
INSTRUMENT PANEL / INTERIOR TRIM AND CLUSTER LENS
264
INTERIOR
265
LEATHER SEATS (IF EQUIPPED)
266
UNDERBODY
266
FORD AND LINCOLN MERCURY CAR CARE PRODUCTS
267
Maintenance and Specifications
268
SERVICE RECOMMENDATIONS
268
PRECAUTIONS WHEN SERVICING YOUR VEHICLE
268
Working with the engine off
268
Working with the engine on
268
OPENING THE HOOD
269
IDENTIFYING COMPONENTS IN THE ENGINE COMPARTMENT
270
3.9L/4.2L V6 engines
270
WINDSHIELD WASHER FLUID
271
Checking and adding washer fluid for the liftgate
271
CHANGING THE WIPER BLADES
272
ENGINE OIL
272
Checking the engine oil
272
Adding engine oil
274
Engine oil and filter recommendations
274
Use SAE 5W-20 engine oil
274
BATTERY
275
ENGINE COOLANT
278
Checking engine coolant
278
Adding engine coolant
280
Recycled engine coolant
282
Coolant refill capacity
282
Severe climates
282
FUEL FILTER
283
WHAT YOU SHOULD KNOW ABOUT AUTOMOTIVE FUELS
283
Important safety precautions
283
Refueling
285
Fuel Filler Cap
285
Choosing the right fuel
286
Octane recommendations
287
Fuel quality
287
Cleaner air
287
Running out of fuel
287
ESSENTIALS OF GOOD FUEL ECONOMY
288
Measuring techniques
288
Filling the tank
288
Calculating fuel economy
289
Driving style — good driving and fuel economy habits
289
Habits
290
Maintenance
290
Conditions
291
EPA window sticker
291
EMISSION CONTROL SYSTEM
291
On board diagnostics (OBD-II)
293
Readiness for Inspection/Maintenance (I/M) testing
293
POWER STEERING FLUID
294
BRAKE FLUID
295
TRANSMISSION FLUID
295
Checking automatic transmission fluid
295
Low fluid level
296
Correct fluid level
296
High fluid level
296
Adjusting automatic transmission fluid levels
296
AIR FILTER
297
MOTORCRAFT PART NUMBERS
302
MAINTENANCE PRODUCT SPECIFICATIONS AND CAPACITIES
303
ENGINE DATA
305
Engine drivebelt routing
305
IDENTIFYING YOUR VEHICLE
306
Safety Compliance Certification Label
306
Vehicle identification number (VIN)
306
TRANSMISSION/TRANSAXLE CODE DESIGNATIONS
307
Accessories
308
GENUINE FORD ACCESSORIES FOR YOUR VEHICLE
308
Exterior style
308
Interior style
308
Lifestyle
308
Peace of mind
309
Index
310

FAQ about the 2007 Ford Freestar Manual

What contains the 2007 Freestar manual?

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

  • Environmental Information about environmentally-friendly driving practices
  • Technical Information, like engine specifications, tire sizes, and recommendations
  • Fuel Information, with recommended fuel type and fuel tank capacity
  • Customer Assistance, with contact information for customer support
  • Best practice for driving your Ford Freestar

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