2007 Ford Freestyle Owner's Manual

2007 Ford Freestyle owners manual
Year:
2007
Make:
Ford
Model:
Freestyle
Rating:
(10)

Online manual

Size:
2.6 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
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/ single CD Satellite Compatible sound system (if equipped)
16
Premium/Audiophile In-Dash Six CD/MP3 Satellite Compatible Sound System (if equipped)
21
GENERAL AUDIO INFORMATION
26
Satellite radio information (if equipped)
27
FAMILY ENTERTAINMENT DVD SYSTEM (IF EQUIPPED)
30
30
DVD player controls
31
DVD control features
32
Menu control
32
Next/Previous control
33
REV/FWD control
33
Enter control
33
CD play mode
34
Slow play mode
34
User menu mode
34
Remote control
35
Dual play mode
36
Single play mode
36
Battery replacement
37
Parental control
37
Wireless headphone operation
38
Liquid Crystal Display (LCD) flip-down screen
39
Playback and format
39
Saving MP3 files
39
Family Entertainment DVD System protection circuits
40
High temperature sensor circuit
40
Operating
40
Inserting a CD/DVD
41
Removing a CD/DVD (while playing)
41
Playing an auxiliary device
41
On-screen indicators
42
Safety information
42
Federal Communication Commission (FCC) Compliance
43
Care and service of the DVD player
44
Environmental extremes
44
Temperature extremes
44
Humidity and moisture condensation
44
Cleaning the liquid crystal display (LCD) flip-down screen
44
Foreign substances
44
Cleaning compact discs
44
Cleaning the DVD player
45
NAVIGATION SYSTEM (IF EQUIPPED)
45
Climate Controls
46
MANUAL HEATING AND AIR CONDITIONING SYSTEM (IF EQUIPPED)
46
Operating tips
47
DUAL ZONE AUTOMATIC TEMPERATURE CONTROL (IF EQUIPPED)
48
Dual Zone Automatic Temperature Control with heated seats (if equipped)
50
Dual Zone Automatic Temperature Control with rear passenger compartment climate control (if equipped)
52
Dual Zone Automatic Temperature Control with heated seats and rear passenger compartment climate control (if equipped)
54
Operating tips
56
AUXILIARY CLIMATE CONTROL (IF EQUIPPED)
57
REAR WINDOW DEFROSTER
57
Lights
58
HEADLAMP CONTROL
58
Autolamp control (if equipped)
58
Autolamps - Programmable exit delay
58
Foglamp control (if equipped)
59
High beams
59
Flash to pass
59
Daytime running lamps (DRL) (if equipped)
60
PANEL DIMMER CONTROL
60
AIMING THE HEADLAMPS
60
Vertical aim adjustment
60
TURN SIGNAL CONTROL
62
INTERIOR LAMPS
62
Dome lamps and map lamps
62
BULB REPLACEMENT
62
Headlamp Condensation
62
Using the right bulbs
63
Replacing the interior bulbs
63
Replacing exterior bulbs
63
Replacing headlamp (high/low beam) bulbs
63
Replacing front parking lamp/turn signal bulbs
64
Replacing front sidemarker bulbs
64
Replacing stop/tail/turn/backup bulbs
65
Replacing high-mount brake lamp bulbs
66
Replacing license plate lamp bulbs
66
Replacing foglamp bulbs
66
Driver Controls
67
MULTI-FUNCTION LEVER
67
Rear window wiper/washer controls
68
TILT STEERING WHEEL
68
ILLUMINATED VISOR MIRROR (IF EQUIPPED)
69
INSTRUMENT PANEL STORAGE COMPARTMENT
69
OVERHEAD CONSOLE
70
Storage compartment
70
Conversation mirror (if equipped)
70
CENTER CONSOLE
71
AUXILIARY POWER POINT (12VDC)
72
POWER WINDOWS
72
One touch up or down
73
Window lock
74
Bounce-Back (Driver’s window only)
74
Security Override
74
Accessory delay
74
AUTOMATIC DIMMING INTERIOR REAR VIEW MIRROR (IF EQUIPPED)
75
EXTERIOR MIRRORS
75
Power side view mirrors
75
Fold-away mirrors
76
Heated outside mirrors (if equipped)
76
POWER ADJUSTABLE FOOT PEDALS (IF EQUIPPED)
76
SPEED CONTROL
77
Setting speed control
77
Disengaging speed control
78
Resuming a set speed
78
Increasing speed while using speed control
78
Reducing speed while using speed control
79
Turning off speed control
79
STEERING WHEEL CONTROLS (IF EQUIPPED)
80
Radio control features
80
MOON ROOF (IF EQUIPPED)
80
HOMELINK WIRELESS CONTROL SYSTEM (IF EQUIPPED)
82
Programming
82
Gate Operator & Canadian Programming
84
Operating the HomeLink Wireless Control System
85
Erasing HomeLink buttons
85
Reprogramming a single HomeLink button
85
MESSAGE CENTER (IF EQUIPPED)
86
Selectable features
86
Reset
86
Info menu
86
Odometer/Trip odometer
86
Distance to empty (DTE)
86
Average fuel economy (AFE)
87
Fuel Used
87
Trip elapsed drive time
88
Compass display
88
Compass zone adjustment
88
Compass calibration adjustment
89
Setup menu
90
Language
90
Units (English/Metric)
91
System check
91
System warnings
92
LIFTGATE
95
CARGO AREA FEATURES
96
Cargo net (if equipped)
96
Cargo van storage compartment (if equipped)
96
LUGGAGE RACK
97
Locks and Security
98
KEYS
98
POWER DOOR LOCKS
98
Smart locks
98
Autolock
98
Deactivating/activating autolock
99
Power door unlock/lock procedure
99
Keyless entry key pad procedure
99
Power door lock/unlock inhibit feature
99
CHILDPROOF DOOR LOCKS
100
REMOTE ENTRY SYSTEM
101
Unlocking the doors
102
Locking the doors/liftgate
102
Sounding a panic alarm
102
Memory seats/power mirrors/adjustable pedals (if equipped)
103
Activating the memory seat feature
103
Replacing the battery
104
Replacing lost remote entry transmitters
104
How to reprogram your remote entry transmitters
105
Illuminated entry
106
Perimeter lamps illuminated entry
106
Deactivating/activating perimeter lamps illuminated entry
106
Illuminated exit
107
Battery saver
107
KEYLESS ENTRY SYSTEM
108
Programming a personal entry code and keypad association to memory seats, mirrors and pedals
108
Erasing personal code
109
Anti-scan feature
109
Unlocking and locking the doors and liftgate using keyless entry
109
SECURILOCK PASSIVE ANTI-THEFT SYSTEM
109
Anti-theft indicator
110
Automatic arming
110
Automatic disarming
111
Replacement keys
111
Programming spare keys
111
PERIMETER ALARM SYSTEM (IF EQUIPPED)
112
Arming the system
112
Disarming the system
114
Triggering the anti-theft system
114
Seating and Safety Restraints
115
SEATING
115
Adjustable head restraints
115
Adjusting the front manual seat (if equipped)
116
Using the manual lumbar support (if equipped)
117
Folding down the front passenger seatback
117
Adjusting the front power seat (if equipped)
118
Heated seats (if equipped)
119
Memory seats/power mirrors/adjustable pedals (if equipped)
120
REAR SEATS
121
Head restraints
121
Adjusting second row bucket and bench seat back
121
Adjusting second row seats (if equipped)
122
Accessing the third row seats
122
Exiting the third row seat
124
Stowing the third row bench or split bench seat (if equipped)
126
Unstowing the third row seat
127
SAFETY RESTRAINTS
128
Personal Safety System
128
How does the Personal Safety System work?
129
Driver and passenger dual-stage airbag supplemental restraints
129
Front crash severity sensor
129
Driver’s seat position sensor
130
Front passenger sensing system
130
Front safety belt usage sensors
130
Front safety belt pretensioners
131
Front safety belt energy management retractors
131
Determining if the Personal Safety System is operational
131
Safety belt precautions
132
Combination lap and shoulder belts
133
Energy Management Feature — Front Outboard
133
Vehicle sensitive mode
134
Automatic locking mode
134
When to use the automatic locking mode
134
How to use the automatic locking mode
134
How to disengage the automatic locking mode
135
Safety belt height adjustment
135
Safety belt pretensioner
136
Safety belt extension assembly
136
Safety belt maintenance
136
Safety belt warning light and indicator chime
137
Conditions of operation
137
Belt-Minder
137
One time disable
140
Deactivating/activating the Belt-Minder feature
140
AIRBAG SUPPLEMENTAL RESTRAINT SYSTEM (SRS)
142
Important SRS precautions
143
Children and airbags
144
How does the airbag supplemental restraint system work?
145
Front passenger sensing system
146
Determining if the system is operational
151
Seat-mounted side airbag system (if equipped)
151
How does the side airbag system work?
152
Safety Canopy system (if equipped)
153
How does the Safety Canopy system work?
154
Determining if the system is operational
156
Disposal of airbags and airbag equipped vehicles (including pretensioners)
156
SAFETY RESTRAINTS FOR CHILDREN
157
Important child restraint precautions
157
Children and safety belts
157
Child booster seats
158
When children should use booster seats
158
Types of booster seats
159
The importance of shoulder belts
160
SAFETY SEATS FOR CHILDREN
161
Child and infant or child safety seats
161
Installing child safety seats with combination lap and shoulder belts
162
Attaching child safety seats with tether straps
165
Front passenger seating position (delivery van only)
166
Rear seating positions
168
Attaching safety seats with LATCH (Lower Anchors and Tethers for Children) attachments for child seat anchors
169
Tires, Wheels and Loading
171
NOTICE TO UTILITY VEHICLE AND TRUCK OWNERS
171
VEHICLE CHARACTERISTICS
171
All Wheel Drive (AWD) System (if equipped)
171
How your vehicle differs from other vehicles
172
INFORMATION ABOUT UNIFORM TIRE QUALITY GRADING
173
Treadwear
174
Traction AA A B C
174
Temperature A B C
174
TIRES
175
Glossary of tire terminology
175
INFLATING YOUR TIRES
176
TIRE CARE
178
Inspecting your tires
178
Tire wear
178
Damage
178
U.S. DOT Tire Identification Number (TIN)
179
Tire Replacement Requirements
179
Safety practices
181
Highway hazards
181
Tire and wheel alignment
181
Tire rotation
182
INFORMATION CONTAINED ON THE TIRE SIDEWALL
183
Information on “P” type tires
184
Additional information contained on the tire sidewall for “LT” type tires
187
Information on “T” type tires
188
Location of the tire label
188
SNOW TIRES AND CHAINS
189
VEHICLE LOADING – WITH AND WITHOUT A TRAILER
189
TRAILER TOWING
195
Preparing to tow
196
Hitches
196
Safety chains
196
Trailer brakes
196
Trailer lamps
197
Driving while you tow
197
Servicing after towing
197
Trailer towing tips
197
RECREATIONAL TOWING
198
Driving
199
STARTING
199
Positions of the ignition
199
Starting your vehicle
199
Important safety precautions
200
Starting the engine
201
Guarding against exhaust fumes
202
Important ventilating information
202
ENGINE BLOCK HEATER (IF EQUIPPED)
202
BRAKES
202
Four-wheel anti-lock brake system (ABS)
203
Using ABS
203
ABS warning lamp
203
Parking brake
204
TRACTION CONTROL (IF EQUIPPED)
205
STEERING
206
AUTOMATIC TRANSAXLE OPERATION
206
Brake-shift interlock
206
Understanding the gearshift positions of the Continuously Variable Transaxle (CVT)
208
REVERSE SENSING SYSTEM (IF EQUIPPED)
209
ALL WHEEL DRIVE (AWD) SYSTEM (IF EQUIPPED)
211
Driving off-highway with AWD vehicles
211
Basic operating principles
212
If your vehicle goes off the edge of the pavement
212
If your vehicle gets stuck
212
Emergency maneuvers
213
AWD Systems (if equipped)
213
Sand
213
Mud and water
214
Driving on hilly or sloping terrain
214
Driving on snow and ice
215
Maintenance and Modifications
216
DRIVING THROUGH WATER
216
Roadside Emergencies
217
ROADSIDE ASSISTANCE
217
Getting roadside assistance
217
Using roadside assistance
218
Roadside coverage beyond basic warranty
218
HAZARD FLASHER CONTROL
218
FUEL PUMP SHUT-OFF SWITCH
219
FUSES AND RELAYS
219
Fuses
219
Standard fuse amperage rating and color
220
Passenger compartment fuse panel/Smart Junction Box (SJB)
220
Power distribution box
223
CHANGING THE TIRES
226
Dissimilar spare tire/wheel information
226
Removing the spare tire and jack
228
Tire change procedure
229
Stowing the tire and jack
232
WHEEL LUG NUT TORQUE SPECIFICATIONS
233
JUMP STARTING
234
Preparing your vehicle
234
Connecting the jumper cables
235
Jump starting
236
Removing the jumper cables
237
WRECKER TOWING
239
Customer Assistance
241
GETTING THE SERVICES YOU NEED
241
At home
241
Away from home
241
Additional Assistance
242
IN CALIFORNIA (U.S. ONLY)
243
THE BETTER BUSINESS BUREAU (BBB) AUTO LINE PROGRAM (U.S. ONLY)
244
UTILIZING THE MEDIATION/ARBITRATION PROGRAM (CANADA ONLY)
245
FORD EXTENDED SERVICE PLAN
245
GETTING ASSISTANCE OUTSIDE THE U.S. AND CANADA
246
ORDERING ADDITIONAL OWNER’S LITERATURE
247
Obtaining a French owner’s guide
247
REPORTING SAFETY DEFECTS (U.S. ONLY)
247
REPORTING SAFETY DEFECTS (CANADA ONLY)
248
Cleaning
249
WASHING THE EXTERIOR
249
WAXING
250
PAINT CHIPS
250
ALUMINUM WHEELS AND WHEEL COVERS
250
ENGINE
251
PLASTIC (NON-PAINTED) EXTERIOR PARTS
251
WINDOWS AND WIPER BLADES
252
INSTRUMENT PANEL/INTERIOR TRIM AND CLUSTER LENS
252
INTERIOR
253
LEATHER SEATS (IF EQUIPPED)
254
UNDERBODY
254
FORD AND LINCOLN MERCURY CAR CARE PRODUCTS
254
Maintenance and Specifications
256
SERVICE RECOMMENDATIONS
256
PRECAUTIONS WHEN SERVICING YOUR VEHICLE
256
Working with the engine off
256
Working with the engine on
256
OPENING THE HOOD
257
IDENTIFYING COMPONENTS IN THE ENGINE COMPARTMENT
258
3.0L DOHC V6 DURATEC ENGINE
258
WINDSHIELD WASHER FLUID
259
CHANGING THE WIPER BLADES
260
ENGINE OIL
260
Checking the engine oil
260
Adding engine oil
262
Engine oil and filter recommendations
263
Use SAE 5W-20 engine oil
263
BATTERY
264
ENGINE COOLANT
266
Checking engine coolant
266
Adding engine coolant
267
Recycled engine coolant
271
Coolant refill capacity
271
Severe climates
271
FUEL FILTER
272
WHAT YOU SHOULD KNOW ABOUT AUTOMOTIVE FUELS
272
Important safety precautions
272
Refueling
274
Fuel Filler Cap
274
Choosing the right fuel
275
Octane recommendations
276
Fuel quality
276
Cleaner air
276
Running out of fuel
277
ESSENTIALS OF GOOD FUEL ECONOMY
277
Measuring techniques
277
Filling the tank
277
Calculating fuel economy
278
Driving style — good driving and fuel economy habits
278
Habits
279
Maintenance
279
Conditions
279
EPA window sticker
280
EMISSION CONTROL SYSTEM
280
On board diagnostics (OBD-II)
281
Readiness for Inspection/Maintenance (I/M) testing
282
POWER STEERING FLUID
283
BRAKE FLUID
284
TRANSAXLE FLUID
284
Checking automatic transaxle fluid—CVT transaxle
284
MOTORCRAFT PART NUMBERS
285
MAINTENANCE PRODUCT SPECIFICATIONS AND CAPACITIES
286
ENGINE DATA
288
Engine drivebelt routing
288
IDENTIFYING YOUR VEHICLE
289
Safety Compliance Certification Label
289
Vehicle identification number (VIN)
289
TRANSMISSION/TRANSAXLE CODE DESIGNATIONS
290
Accessories
291
GENUINE FORD ACCESSORIES FOR YOUR VEHICLE
291
Exterior style
291
Interior style
291
Lifestyle
291
Peace of mind
292
Index
293

FAQ about the 2007 Ford Freestyle Manual

What contains the 2007 Freestyle manual?

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

  • Basic operations, like starting and stopping the engine and driver settings
  • Best practice for driving your Ford Freestyle
  • Do-it-Yourself (DIY) Maintenance, for basic maintenance tasks that Ford Freestyle owners can do
  • Customer Assistance, with contact information for customer support
  • Instrument Panel and Controls, including dashboard indicators, warning lights, and controls

Where to download the 2007 Ford Freestyle Owners Manual?

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Is the manual for the Ford Freestyle year 2007 free?

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The Ford Freestyle (2007) owner's manual is available in English?

Yes, the owner's manual for the model year 2007 is available in English.

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