2007 Ford Ranger Owner's Manual

2007 Ford Ranger owners manual
Year:
2007
Make:
Ford
Model:
Ranger
Rating:
(3)

Online manual

Size:
2.83 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
Middle East/North Africa vehicle specific information
9
Instrument Cluster
12
WARNING LIGHTS AND CHIMES
12
GAUGES
16
Entertainment Systems
19
AUDIO SYSTEMS
19
AM/FM stereo (if equipped)
19
AM/FM stereo single CD system (if equipped)
21
AM/FM stereo single CD/MP3 Satellite Compatible system (if equipped)
24
Premium and Audiophile in-dash CD6/MP3 disc Pioneer audio systems (if equipped)
29
Premium and Audiophile In-dash CD6/MP3 disc satellite compatible audio systems (if equipped)
32
Tremor IV CD/MP3 audio system (if equipped)
37
Tremor IV CD/MP3 satellite compatible audio system (if equipped)
41
Auxiliary input jack (if equipped)
46
GENERAL AUDIO INFORMATION
47
Satellite radio information (if equipped)
48
Climate Controls
52
HEATER ONLY SYSTEM (IF EQUIPPED)
52
Operating tips
52
MANUAL HEATING AND AIR CONDITIONING SYSTEM (IF EQUIPPED)
53
Operating tips
54
Lights
55
HEADLAMP CONTROL
55
Foglamp control (if equipped)
55
High beams
55
Flash to pass
56
Daytime running lamps (DRL) (if equipped)
56
PANEL DIMMER CONTROL
56
AIMING THE HEADLAMPS
57
Headlamp aim adjustment
57
TURN SIGNAL CONTROL
58
INTERIOR LAMPS
59
Courtesy/reading lamps (if equipped)
59
BULB REPLACEMENT
59
Headlamp Condensation
59
Using the right bulbs
59
Replacing the interior bulbs
60
Replacing exterior bulbs
60
Replacing headlamp bulbs/front park bulbs/turn signal bulbs
60
Replacing front sidemarker bulbs
61
Replacing tail lamp/backup lamp bulbs
63
Replacing foglamp bulbs (if equipped)
64
Replacing high-mount brakelamp bulb
64
Replacing license plate lamp bulbs
64
Driver Controls
65
MULTI-FUNCTION LEVER
65
TILT STEERING WHEEL (IF EQUIPPED)
66
CENTER CONSOLE (IF EQUIPPED)
66
AUXILIARY POWER POINT (12VDC)
66
67
POWER WINDOWS (IF EQUIPPED)
67
One touch down
68
EXTERIOR MIRRORS
68
Power side view mirrors (if equipped)
68
Fold-away mirrors
68
SPEED CONTROL (IF EQUIPPED)
68
Setting speed control
69
Disengaging speed control
69
Resuming a set speed
70
Increasing speed while using speed control
70
Reducing speed while using speed control
70
Turning off speed control
71
CARGO AREA FEATURES
71
Cargo area shade (if equipped)
71
BEDRAILS (IF EQUIPPED)
71
BED EXTENDER (IF EQUIPPED)
71
Locks and Security
73
KEYS
73
POWER DOOR LOCKS (IF EQUIPPED)
73
REMOTE ENTRY SYSTEM (IF EQUIPPED)
73
Unlocking the doors
74
Locking the doors
74
Sounding a panic alarm
74
Replacing the battery
74
Replacing lost remote entry transmitters
75
How to reprogram your remote entry transmitters
75
Illuminated entry
76
SECURILOCK PASSIVE ANTI-THEFT SYSTEM (IF EQUIPPED)
77
Anti-theft indicator
77
Replacement keys
78
Programming spare keys
78
Seating and Safety Restraints
80
SEATING
80
Adjusting the front manual seat
80
60/40 seat (if equipped)
81
Using the manual lumbar support (if equipped)
82
Passenger side rear access
82
REAR SEATS
82
Center facing jump seat (2 door SuperCab) (if equipped)
82
Center facing jump seat (4 door SuperCab) (if equipped)
83
SAFETY RESTRAINTS
83
Personal Safety System
83
How does the Personal Safety System work?
84
Driver and passenger dual-stage airbag supplemental restraints
84
Front crash severity sensor
84
Driver’s seat position sensor
84
Front passenger sensing system
85
Front safety belt usage sensors
85
Front outboard safety belt pretensioners
86
Front outboard safety belt energy management retractors
86
Determining if the Personal Safety System is operational
86
Safety restraints precautions
87
Combination lap and shoulder belts
88
Lap belts
88
Adjusting the front center seat and rear center facing jump seat lap belts (if equipped)
88
Energy Management Feature
89
Vehicle sensitive mode
89
Automatic locking mode
89
How to use the automatic locking mode
90
How to disengage the automatic locking mode
90
Safety belt pretensioner
91
Front safety belt height adjustment
91
Safety belt extension assembly
92
Safety belt maintenance
92
Safety belt warning light and indicator chime
93
Conditions of operation
93
Belt-Minder
94
One time disable
96
Deactivating/activating the Belt-Minder feature
96
98
AIRBAG SUPPLEMENTAL RESTRAINT SYSTEM (SRS)
98
Important supplemental restraint system (SRS) precautions
99
Children and airbags
100
How does the airbag supplemental restraint system work?
101
Determining if the system is operational
102
Disposal of airbags and airbag equipped vehicles (including pretensioners)
103
Front passenger sensing system
103
SAFETY RESTRAINTS FOR CHILDREN
106
Important child restraint precautions
106
Children and safety belts
107
Child booster seats
107
When children should use booster seats
107
Types of booster seats
108
The importance of shoulder belts
109
SAFETY SEATS FOR CHILDREN
110
Child and infant or child safety seats
110
Installing child safety seats with combination lap and shoulder belts
111
Attaching child safety seats with tether straps
113
Center seating location
116
Tires, Wheels and Loading
117
NOTICE TO UTILITY VEHICLE AND TRUCK OWNERS
117
VEHICLE CHARACTERISTICS
117
4WD and AWD Systems (if equipped)
117
How your vehicle differs from other vehicles
118
INFORMATION ABOUT UNIFORM TIRE QUALITY GRADING
119
Treadwear
120
Traction AA A B C
120
Temperature A B C
120
TIRES
121
Glossary of tire terminology
121
INFLATING YOUR TIRES
122
TIRE CARE
124
Inspecting your tires
124
Tire wear
124
Damage
124
U.S. DOT Tire Identification Number (TIN)
125
Tire Replacement Requirements
125
Safety practices
127
Highway hazards
127
Tire and wheel alignment
128
Tire rotation
128
INFORMATION CONTAINED ON THE TIRE SIDEWALL
129
Information on “P” type tires
129
Additional information contained on the tire sidewall for “LT” type tires
132
Information on “T” type tires
133
Location of the tire label
133
TIRE PRESSURE MONITORING SYSTEM (TPMS)
134
Understanding your Tire Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS)
135
When your temporary spare tire is installed
135
When you believe your system is not operating properly
136
When inflating your tires
137
How temperature affects your tire pressure
137
SNOW TIRES AND CHAINS
138
VEHICLE LOADING – WITH AND WITHOUT A TRAILER
138
Special loading instructions for owners of pickup trucks and utility-type vehicles
144
TRAILER TOWING
144
Preparing to tow
150
Hitches
150
Safety chains
150
Trailer brakes
150
Trailer lamps
151
Using a step bumper (if equipped)
151
Trailer tow connector
151
Driving while you tow
152
Servicing after towing
153
Trailer towing tips
153
Launching or retrieving a boat
153
RECREATIONAL TOWING
154
CAMPER BODIES
155
Driving
156
STARTING
156
Positions of the ignition
156
Preparing to start your vehicle
156
Important safety precautions
157
Starting the engine
159
Guarding against exhaust fumes
159
Important ventilating information
159
ENGINE BLOCK HEATER (IF EQUIPPED)
159
BRAKES
160
Four-wheel anti-lock brake system (ABS)
160
Using ABS
160
ABS warning lamp
160
Parking brake
161
STEERING
161
TRACTION-LOK AXLE (IF EQUIPPED)
162
PREPARING TO DRIVE
162
AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION OPERATION (IF EQUIPPED)
163
Brake-shift interlock
163
Driving with a 5–speed automatic transmission (if equipped)
164
MANUAL TRANSMISSION OPERATION (IF EQUIPPED)
166
Using the clutch
166
Recommended shift speeds
167
Reverse
167
Parking your vehicle
167
Removing the key
168
If your vehicle gets stuck in mud or snow
168
FOUR-WHEEL DRIVE (4WD) OPERATION (IF EQUIPPED)
168
4WD system indicator lights
169
Using the electronic shift 4WD system
169
Shifting between 2H (2WD High) and 4H (4WD High)
169
Shifting to/from 4L (4WD Low)
169
Driving off-road with truck and utility vehicles
170
How your vehicle differs from other vehicles
170
Basic operating principles
170
If your vehicle goes off the edge of the pavement
171
If your vehicle gets stuck
171
Emergency maneuvers
172
4WD Systems
172
Normal characteristics
173
Sand
173
Mud and water
173
Driving on hilly or sloping terrain
174
Driving on snow and ice
175
Maintenance and Modifications
176
DRIVING THROUGH WATER
176
Roadside Emergencies
177
ROADSIDE ASSISTANCE
177
Getting roadside assistance
177
Using roadside assistance
178
Roadside coverage beyond basic warranty
178
HAZARD FLASHER
179
FUEL PUMP SHUT-OFF SWITCH
179
FUSES AND RELAYS
181
Fuses
181
Standard fuse amperage rating and color
181
Passenger compartment fuse panel
182
Power distribution box
185
2.3L engine (if equipped)
186
3.0L and 4.0L engines (if equipped)
189
CHANGING THE TIRES
191
Dissimilar spare tire/wheel information
192
Full-size Matching Spare Tire/Wheel Information
194
Location of the spare tire and tools
194
Removing the spare tire
195
Tire change procedure
196
Stowing the flat/spare tire
199
WHEEL LUG NUT TORQUE SPECIFICATIONS
199
JUMP STARTING
200
Preparing your vehicle
200
Connecting the jumper cables
201
Jump starting
203
Removing the jumper cables
203
WRECKER TOWING
205
Customer Assistance
206
GETTING THE SERVICES YOU NEED
206
At home
206
Away from home
206
Additional Assistance
207
IN CALIFORNIA (U.S. ONLY)
208
THE BETTER BUSINESS BUREAU (BBB) AUTO LINE PROGRAM (U.S. ONLY)
209
UTILIZING THE MEDIATION/ARBITRATION PROGRAM (CANADA ONLY)
210
FORD EXTENDED SERVICE PLAN
210
GETTING ASSISTANCE OUTSIDE THE U.S. AND CANADA
211
ORDERING ADDITIONAL OWNER’S LITERATURE
212
Obtaining a French owner’s guide
212
REPORTING SAFETY DEFECTS (U.S. ONLY)
212
REPORTING SAFETY DEFECTS (CANADA ONLY)
213
Cleaning
214
WASHING THE EXTERIOR
214
WAXING
215
PAINT CHIPS
215
ALUMINUM WHEELS AND WHEEL COVERS
215
ENGINE
216
PLASTIC (NON-PAINTED) EXTERIOR PARTS
217
WINDOWS AND WIPER BLADES
218
INSTRUMENT PANEL / INTERIOR TRIM AND CLUSTER LENS
218
INTERIOR
219
LEATHER SEATS (IF EQUIPPED)
220
UNDERBODY
220
FORD AND LINCOLN MERCURY CAR CARE PRODUCTS
220
Maintenance and Specifications
222
SERVICE RECOMMENDATIONS
222
PRECAUTIONS WHEN SERVICING YOUR VEHICLE
222
Working with the engine off
222
Working with the engine on
223
OPENING THE HOOD
223
IDENTIFYING COMPONENTS IN THE ENGINE COMPARTMENT
224
2.3L I4 engine
224
3.0L V6 engine
225
4.0L SOHC V6 engine
226
WINDSHIELD WASHER FLUID
227
CHANGING THE WIPER BLADES
228
ENGINE OIL
228
Checking the engine oil
228
Adding engine oil
232
Engine Oil Recommendations
232
Use SAE 5W-20 engine oil.
232
Use SAE 5W-30 engine oil.
233
BATTERY
234
ENGINE COOLANT
236
Checking engine coolant
236
Adding engine coolant
238
Recycled engine coolant
240
Coolant refill capacity
240
Severe climates
240
FUEL FILTER
241
WHAT YOU SHOULD KNOW ABOUT AUTOMOTIVE FUELS
241
Important safety precautions
241
Refueling
243
Fuel Filler Cap
244
Choosing the right fuel
245
Cleaner air
245
Octane recommendations
245
Fuel quality
246
Running out of fuel
246
ESSENTIALS OF GOOD FUEL ECONOMY
247
Measuring techniques
247
Filling the tank
247
Calculating fuel economy
247
Driving style — good driving and fuel economy habits
248
Habits
248
Maintenance
249
Conditions
249
EPA window sticker
249
EMISSION CONTROL SYSTEM
250
On board diagnostics (OBD-II)
251
Readiness for Inspection/Maintenance (I/M) testing
252
POWER STEERING FLUID
253
BRAKE FLUID
254
CLUTCH FLUID (IF EQUIPPED)
254
TRANSMISSION FLUID
255
Checking automatic transmission fluid
255
Low fluid level
256
High fluid level
256
Checking and adding manual transmission fluid (if equipped)
256
TRANSFER CASE FLUID (IF EQUIPPED)
257
DRIVELINE UNIVERSAL JOINT AND SLIP YOKE
258
AIR FILTER
258
MOTORCRAFT PART NUMBERS
259
MAINTENANCE PRODUCT SPECIFICATIONS AND CAPACITIES
261
ENGINE DATA
266
Engine drivebelt routing
266
IDENTIFYING YOUR VEHICLE
268
Safety Compliance Certification Label
268
Vehicle identification number (VIN)
268
TRANSMISSION/TRANSAXLE CODE DESIGNATIONS
269
Accessories
270
GENUINE FORD ACCESSORIES FOR YOUR VEHICLE
270
Exterior style
270
Interior style
271
Lifestyle
271
Peace of mind
271
Index
273

FAQ about the 2007 Ford Ranger Manual

What contains the 2007 Ranger manual?

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

  • Warranty Information, about the vehicle's warranty coverage
  • Handling the Unexpected, including tire changes, jump-starting, and common car issues
  • A brief overview of the vehicle and specifications
  • Customer Assistance, with contact information for customer support
  • Best practice for driving your Ford Ranger

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