2009 Ford E150 Owner's Manual

2009 Ford E150 owners manual
Year:
2009
Make:
Ford
Model:
E150
Rating:
(8)

Online manual

Size:
2.24 MB

Table of Contents

Table of Contents
1
Introduction
4
CONGRATULATIONS
4
SAFETY AND ENVIRONMENT PROTECTION
4
Warning symbols in this guide
4
Warning symbols on your vehicle
5
Protecting the environment
5
PERCHLORATE MATERIAL
5
BREAKING-IN YOUR VEHICLE
5
SPECIAL NOTICES
6
New Vehicle Limited Warranty
6
Service Data Recording
6
Event Data Recording
6
Vehicle Modification Data Recording
7
Special instructions
8
Notice to owners of diesel-powered vehicles
8
Notice to owners of pickup trucks and utility type vehicles
8
Using your vehicle as an ambulance
9
Using your vehicle as a stationary power source (PTO)
10
Cell phone use
10
Export unique (Non–United States/Canada) vehicle specific information
11
Instrument Cluster
14
WARNING LIGHTS AND CHIMES
14
GAUGES
19
Entertainment Systems
22
AUDIO SYSTEMS
22
AM/FM stereo system (if equipped)
22
AM/FM Single CD/MP3 sound system (if equipped)
24
Premium/Audiophile AM/FM in-dash six CD/MP3 satellite compatible sound system (if equipped)
29
Auxiliary input jack (if equipped)
36
GENERAL AUDIO INFORMATION
37
Satellite radio information (if equipped)
40
NAVIGATION SYSTEM (IF EQUIPPED)
43
Climate Controls
44
HEATER ONLY SYSTEM (IF EQUIPPED)
44
Operating tips
44
MANUAL HEATING AND AIR CONDITIONING SYSTEM (IF EQUIPPED)
45
Operating tips
45
REAR FAN SPEED ADJUSTMENT (IF EQUIPPED)
46
Lights
47
HEADLAMP CONTROL
47
Daytime running lamps (DRL) (if equipped)
47
High beams
47
Flash to pass
48
PANEL DIMMER CONTROL
48
VERTICAL AND HORIZONTAL AIM ADJUSTMENT (SEALED BEAM HEADLAMPS)
48
VERTICAL AIM ADJUSTMENT (AERODYNAMIC HEADLAMPS)
50
TURN SIGNAL CONTROL
51
INTERIOR LAMPS
51
Dome lamps with rear headliner
51
Cargo lamps
52
Front and rear courtesy/reading lamps
52
BULB REPLACEMENT
52
Headlamp condensation
52
Using the right bulbs
53
Replacing exterior bulbs
54
Replacing headlamp bulbs (aerodynamic)
54
Replacing headlamps (sealed beam)
55
Replacing front parking lamp/turn signal bulbs
55
Replacing side marker bulbs
56
Replacing high-mount brakelamp bulbs
57
Replacing license plate lamp bulbs
57
Replacing stop/turn/tail/side marker/backup lamp bulbs
58
Driver Controls
59
MULTI-FUNCTION LEVER
59
TILT STEERING WHEEL
60
ILLUMINATED VISOR MIRROR (IF EQUIPPED)
60
OVERHEAD CONSOLE (IF EQUIPPED)
60
Storage compartment (if equipped)
61
Installing a garage door opener (if equipped)
61
Electronic compass/temperature display (if equipped)
62
Outside air temperature
62
Compass
62
Compass zone adjustment
62
Compass calibration adjustment
63
AUXILIARY POWER POINT (12VDC)
63
POWER WINDOWS
64
One touch down
65
Accessory delay
65
INTERIOR MIRROR
65
Automatic dimming interior rear view mirror (if equipped)
65
EXTERIOR MIRRORS
66
Power side view mirrors (if equipped)
66
Spotter mirror (if equipped)
66
Fold-away mirrors
67
SPEED CONTROL (IF EQUIPPED)
68
Setting speed control
68
Resuming a set speed
68
Increasing speed while using speed control
69
Reducing speed while using speed control
69
Turning off speed control
70
UPFITTER CONTROLS (IF EQUIPPED)
70
MESSAGE CENTER (IF EQUIPPED)
71
Selectable features
71
Info menu
71
Odometer/Trip odometer
71
Distance to empty (DTE)
72
Average fuel economy (AFE)
72
Setup menu
73
Units (English/Metric)
73
Language
73
Autolock
74
Autounlock
74
Park Aid (if equipped)
74
Oil Life Reset and Start Value
75
System check
75
System warnings
76
Locks and Security
80
KEYS
80
POWER DOOR LOCKS (IF EQUIPPED)
80
Memory lock
80
Autolock feature
80
Deactivating/activating autolock feature
81
Power door lock switch autolock enable/disable procedure
81
Back cargo door lock (if equipped)
82
E-Guard Cargo Protection System™ (if equipped)
82
E-Guard Cargo Protection System™ features
82
E-Guard Cargo Protection System™ procedure
82
Emergency lock release
83
REMOTE ENTRY SYSTEM (IF EQUIPPED)
84
Two step door unlocking
85
One step door unlocking
85
Switching from two step to one step door unlocking
85
Locking the doors
86
Car finder
86
Sounding a panic alarm
86
Replacing the battery
86
Replacing lost remote entry transmitters
87
How to reprogram your remote entry transmitters
87
Illuminated entry
88
SECURILOCK™ PASSIVE ANTI-THEFT SYSTEM (IF EQUIPPED)
88
Anti-theft indicator
89
Automatic arming
89
Automatic disarming
89
Replacement keys
90
Programming spare keys
90
Seating and Safety Restraints
92
SEATING
92
Non-adjustable head restraints
92
Adjusting the front manual seat (if equipped)
93
Using the manual lumbar support (if equipped)
94
Adjusting the front power seat (if equipped)
94
REAR SEATS
95
Rear captains chair adjust — passenger side only
95
Quick-release captains chair (7 passenger configuration- second row only)
96
Rear bench seat
97
SAFETY RESTRAINTS
100
Safety restraints precautions
100
Combination lap and shoulder belts
101
Vehicle sensitive mode
102
Automatic locking mode
103
When to use the automatic locking mode
103
How to use the automatic locking mode
103
How to disengage the automatic locking mode
104
Safety belt pretensioner
104
Front safety belt height adjustment
105
Safety belt warning light and indicator chime
105
Conditions of operation
105
Belt-Minder
106
One-time disable
108
Deactivating/activating the Belt-Minder feature
108
Safety belt extension assembly
109
AIRBAG SUPPLEMENTAL RESTRAINT SYSTEM (SRS)
110
Important SRS precautions
110
Children and airbags
112
How does the airbag supplemental restraint system work?
112
Determining if the system is operational
114
S.O.S. Post Crash Alert
114
Disposal of airbags and airbag equipped vehicles (including pretensioners)
114
Passenger airbag ON/OFF switch (if equipped)
115
Turning the passenger airbag off
115
Turning the passenger airbag back on
116
NHTSA deactivation criteria (excluding Canada)
118
Transport Canada deactivation criteria (Canada Only)
119
SAFETY RESTRAINTS FOR CHILDREN
120
Important child restraint precautions
120
Recommendations for attaching child safety restraints for children
122
Transporting children
124
SAFETY SEATS FOR CHILDREN
124
Infant and/or toddler seats
124
Installing child safety seats with combination lap and shoulder belts
125
Attaching child safety seats with LATCH (Lower Anchors and Tethers for CHildren) attachments
128
Combining safety belt and LATCH lower anchors for attaching child safety seats
131
Attaching child safety seats with tether straps
131
Front passenger seating position
132
Second row bucket seats (Quads)
134
Second, Third, Fourth, and Fifth row bench seats
135
Child booster seats
135
When children should use booster seats
136
Types of booster seats
137
The importance of shoulder belts
138
Child restraint and safety belt maintenance
139
Tires, Wheels and Loading
140
NOTICE TO UTILITY VEHICLE AND TRUCK OWNERS
140
VEHICLE CHARACTERISTICS
141
How your vehicle differs from other vehicles
141
INFORMATION ABOUT UNIFORM TIRE QUALITY GRADING
142
Treadwear
142
Traction AA A B C
142
Temperature A B C
143
TIRES
143
Glossary of tire terminology
143
INFLATING YOUR TIRES
144
Tire inflation information
147
TIRE CARE
148
Inspecting your tires
148
Tire wear
149
Damage
149
U.S. DOT Tire Identification Number (TIN)
150
Tire Replacement Requirements
150
Safety practices
151
Highway hazards
152
Tire and wheel alignment
152
Tire rotation
152
INFORMATION CONTAINED ON THE TIRE SIDEWALL
154
Information on “P” type tires
155
Additional information contained on the tire sidewall for “LT” type tires
158
Information on “T” type tires
159
Location of the tire label
159
TIRE PRESSURE MONITORING SYSTEM (TPMS) (IF EQUIPPED)
160
Understanding your Tire Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS)
162
When your temporary spare tire is installed
162
When you believe your system is not operating properly
162
When inflating your tires
164
How temperature affects your tire pressure
164
TPMS reset procedure (if applicable)
164
Overview
164
TPMS reset procedure
166
SNOW TIRES AND CHAINS
169
VEHICLE LOADING – WITH AND WITHOUT A TRAILER
170
Special loading instructions for owners of pickup trucks and utility-type vehicles
176
TRAILER TOWING
177
Preparing to tow
186
Hitches
186
Safety chains
186
Trailer brakes
186
Integrated trailer brake controller (if equipped)
187
Trailer lamps
190
Using a step bumper (if equipped)
190
Driving while you tow
191
Servicing after towing
191
Trailer towing tips
191
Launching or retrieving a boat
192
RECREATIONAL TOWING
192
Driving
193
STARTING
193
Positions of the ignition
193
Preparing to start your vehicle
193
Important safety precautions
194
Starting the engine
195
Cold weather starting (flexible fuel vehicles only)
195
Guarding against exhaust fumes
196
Important ventilating information
196
ENGINE BLOCK HEATER (IF EQUIPPED)
196
BRAKES
198
Four-wheel anti-lock brake system (ABS)
198
Using ABS
199
ABS warning lamp
199
Parking brake
199
TRACTION CONTROL™ (IF EQUIPPED)
200
ADVANCETRAC WITH ROLL STABILITY CONTROL™ (RSC) STABILITY ENHANCEMENT SYSTEM (IF EQUIPPED)
201
STEERING
206
TRACTION-LOK AXLE (IF EQUIPPED)
206
PREPARING TO DRIVE
207
Vehicle stability and handling
207
Emergency maneuvers
208
AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION OPERATION
209
Brake-shift interlock
209
Understanding the gearshift positions of the 4–speed automatic transmission
210
Understanding the shift positions of the 5–speed automatic transmission (if equipped - 5.4L and 6.8L gasoline engines only)
212
Understanding the shift positions of the 5–speed automatic transmission (if equipped - diesel engines only)
215
If your vehicle goes off the edge of the pavement
217
REVERSE SENSING SYSTEM (IF EQUIPPED)
218
REARVIEW CAMERA SYSTEM (IF EQUIPPED)
220
VEHICLE USED AS A STATIONARY POWER SOURCE
222
DRIVING THROUGH WATER
223
Roadside Emergencies
224
ROADSIDE ASSISTANCE
224
Getting roadside assistance
224
Using roadside assistance
225
HAZARD FLASHER CONTROL
226
FUEL PUMP SHUT-OFF SWITCH (DIESEL-POWERED AND STRIPPED CHASSIS VEHICLES ONLY)
226
Fuel pump shut-off (gas engines except stripped chassis)
227
FUSES AND RELAYS
228
Fuses
228
Standard fuse amperage rating and color
228
Passenger compartment fuse panel
228
Power distribution box
231
CHANGING THE TIRES
235
Dissimilar spare tire/wheel information
236
Full-size Matching Spare Tire/Wheel Information
238
Stopping and securing your vehicle
238
Spare tire information
238
To remove the spare tire:
238
Tire change procedure
239
Replacing the tire
240
Stowing the flat/spare tire
243
WHEEL LUG NUT TORQUE SPECIFICATIONS
244
JUMP STARTING YOUR VEHICLE
245
Preparing your vehicle
246
Connecting the jumper cables
246
Jump starting
248
Removing the jumper cables
249
WRECKER TOWING
251
Emergency towing
252
Customer Assistance
253
GETTING THE SERVICES YOU NEED
253
Away from home
253
Away from home–motorhome service
254
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
258
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
264
WINDOWS AND WIPER BLADES
264
INSTRUMENT PANEL/INTERIOR TRIM AND CLUSTER LENS
265
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
269
Engine compartment component locations
269
WINDSHIELD WASHER FLUID
270
CHANGING THE WIPER BLADES
271
ENGINE OIL
271
Checking the engine oil
271
Adding engine oil
273
Engine oil and filter recommendations
273
Use SAE 5W-20 engine oil
273
BATTERY
274
ENGINE COOLANT
277
Checking engine coolant
277
Adding engine coolant
278
Recycled engine coolant
281
Coolant refill capacity
281
Severe climates
281
What you should know about fail-safe cooling (if equipped)
282
How fail-safe cooling works
282
When fail-safe mode is activated
282
FUEL FILTER
283
WHAT YOU SHOULD KNOW ABOUT AUTOMOTIVE FUELS
283
Important safety precautions
283
Refueling
286
Fuel filler cap
286
FFV (Flex Fuel Vehicle) fuel cap
287
Choosing the right fuel
288
Cleaner air
288
Octane recommendations
288
Unleaded Gasoline Engines
288
FFV engine
288
Fuel quality
289
Unleaded gasoline engines
289
FFV engine (if equipped)
289
Running out of fuel
289
ESSENTIALS OF GOOD FUEL ECONOMY
290
Measuring techniques
290
Filling the tank
290
Calculating fuel economy
291
Driving style — good driving and fuel economy habits
291
Habits
291
Maintenance
292
Conditions
292
EPA fuel economy estimates
293
EMISSION CONTROL SYSTEM
293
On board diagnostics (OBD-II)
294
Readiness for Inspection/Maintenance (I/M) testing
295
POWER STEERING FLUID
296
BRAKE FLUID
297
DRIVELINE UNIVERSAL JOINT AND SLIP YOKE
298
TRANSMISSION FLUID
298
Checking automatic transmission fluid (if equipped)
298
Low fluid level
299
Correct fluid level
299
High fluid level
301
Adjusting automatic transmission fluid levels
301
Automatic transmission fluid filter
302
AIR FILTER
302
Changing the air filter element
303
MOTORCRAFT PART NUMBERS
304
MAINTENANCE PRODUCT SPECIFICATIONS AND CAPACITIES
305
ENGINE DATA
309
Engine drivebelt routing
309
IDENTIFYING YOUR VEHICLE
310
Safety Compliance Certification Label (complete Ford built vehicles)
310
Vehicle identification number (VIN)
311
Certification label for incomplete vehicles
311
TRANSMISSION CODE DESIGNATIONS
312
Accessories
313
GENUINE FORD ACCESSORIES FOR YOUR VEHICLE
313
Exterior style
313
Interior style
313
Lifestyle
313
Peace of mind
313
Index
315

FAQ about the 2009 Ford E150 Manual

What contains the 2009 E150 manual?

The Ford E150 owner's manual is a comprehensive guide provided by Ford to assist owners in understanding and operating their specific model of the Ford E150. It contains important information about the vehicle's features, functions, and maintenance requirements. A general overview of what you might find in a Ford E150 2009 owner's manual:

  • Instrument Panel and Controls, including dashboard indicators, warning lights, and controls
  • Best practice for driving your Ford E150
  • Customer Assistance, with contact information for customer support
  • A brief overview of the vehicle and specifications
  • Environmental Information about environmentally-friendly driving practices

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