2009 Ford Expedition Owner's Manual

2009 Ford Expedition owners manual
Year:
2009
Make:
Ford
Model:
Expedition
Rating:
(9)

Online manual

Size:
3.36 MB

Table of Contents

Table of Contents
1
Introduction
4
CONGRATULATIONS
4
SAFETY AND ENVIRONMENT PROTECTION
5
Warning symbols in this guide
5
Warning symbols on your vehicle
5
Protecting the environment
5
PERCHLORATE MATERIAL
6
BREAKING-IN YOUR VEHICLE
6
SPECIAL NOTICES
6
New Vehicle Limited Warranty
6
Special instructions
6
Service Data Recording
7
Event Data Recording
7
Using your vehicle with a snowplow
8
Notice to owners of pickup trucks and utility type vehicles
8
Cell phone use
8
Export unique (Non–United States/Canada) vehicle specific information
9
Instrument Cluster
12
WARNING LIGHTS AND CHIMES
12
GAUGES
17
Entertainment Systems
20
AUDIO SYSTEMS
20
Quick start — How to get going
20
Listening to the radio
20
Listening to satellite radio (if equipped)
21
Listening to a CD/MP3 (if equipped)
21
AM/FM single CD/MP3 satellite compatible sound system (if equipped)
24
Premium/Premium sound AM/FM in-dash six CD/MP3 satellite compatible sound system (if equipped)
32
Auxiliary input jack (Line in)
40
USB port (if equipped)
42
Rear seat radio controls (if equipped)
42
GENERAL AUDIO INFORMATION
45
Satellite radio information (if equipped)
48
FAMILY ENTERTAINMENT DVD SYSTEM (IF EQUIPPED)
51
Quick start
52
To play a DVD in the DVD system:
52
To play a CD in the DVD system:
53
To play an MP3 disc in the DVD system:
53
To play an auxiliary source through the DVD system
54
To listen to audio over the headphones— Dual play mode (Navigation-based radio systems only):
55
To listen to audio over the headphones— Dual play mode (Non-navigation based radio systems):
55
Using the infrared (IR) wireless headphones:
56
Using wired headphones (not included):
56
To adjust display brightness:
57
DVD player controls
57
Remote control
60
Battery replacement
62
Headphones
63
Wireless headphones
63
Wired headphones
66
Operation
66
Single play/Dual play
66
Operation with an aftermarket audio system (Headphone only mode)
69
Menu mode
70
Angle mode
70
Aspect ratio
70
Language
71
Subtitles
71
Audio CDs
72
Playing MP3 discs
72
MP3 disc quality factors
73
CD, MP3 and CD player care
74
Playing a DVD
74
Slow play
75
Frame by frame
75
Headphone/auxiliary jacks
76
Audio displays
77
Audio interaction
77
Parental control for the DVD system
77
General information
78
Safety information
79
Federal Communication Commission (FCC) Compliance
80
Care and service of the DVD player
80
Environmental extremes
80
Temperature extremes
81
Humidity and moisture condensation
81
Foreign substances
81
Cleaning the liquid crystal display (LCD) flip-down screen
81
Cleaning DVD and CD discs
81
Compatibility with aftermarket audio systems (headphone only mode)
82
NAVIGATION SYSTEM (IF EQUIPPED)
82
SYNC (IF EQUIPPED)
82
Climate Controls
83
MANUAL HEATING AND AIR CONDITIONING SYSTEM (IF EQUIPPED)
83
Manual heating and air conditioning system with rear passenger compartment climate control (if equipped)
84
Operating tips
85
DUAL ZONE AUTOMATIC TEMPERATURE CONTROL WITH REAR PASSENGER COMPARTMENT CLIMATE CONTROL (IF EQUIPPED)
86
Dual automatic temperature control with heated and cooled seats and rear passenger compartment climate control (if equipped)
89
Operating tips
91
AUXILIARY CLIMATE CONTROL (IF EQUIPPED)
93
REAR WINDOW DEFROSTER
93
Lights
94
HEADLAMP CONTROL
94
Autolamp control
94
Fog lamp control (if equipped)
95
High beams
95
Flash to pass
95
Daytime running lamps (DRL) (if equipped)
95
PANEL DIMMER CONTROL
96
AIMING THE HEADLAMPS
96
Vertical aim adjustment
96
TURN SIGNAL CONTROL
98
INTERIOR LAMPS
98
Front row map lamps (if equipped)
98
Front row map/dome lamp (if equipped)
98
Second row map lamps (if equipped)
99
Rear cargo lamp
99
BULB REPLACEMENT
99
Lamp assembly condensation
99
Using the right bulbs
100
Replacing interior bulbs
101
Replacing exterior bulbs
101
Replacing headlamp bulbs
101
Replacing front parking lamp/turn/sidemarker signal bulbs
102
Replacing tail/stop/turn/sidemarker/backup lamp bulbs
103
Replacing the high-mount brakelamp
104
Replacing fog lamp bulbs
104
Replacing license plate lamp bulb
105
Replacing approach lamp/mirror turn signal bulbs (if equipped)
105
Driver Controls
106
MULTI-FUNCTION LEVER
106
Windshield wiper rainlamp feature (if equipped with Autolamp)
107
Rear window wiper/washer controls
107
TILT STEERING WHEEL
107
ILLUMINATED VISOR MIRROR (IF EQUIPPED)
108
OVERHEAD CONSOLE
108
Forward storage bin (if equipped)
108
Conversation mirror (if equipped)
109
Power quarter rear windows
109
CENTER CONSOLE (IF EQUIPPED)
110
AUXILIARY POWER POINT (12VDC)
110
112
Cupholder/Ashtray (if equipped)
112
POWER WINDOWS
112
One touch up or down (Driver’s window only)
113
Bounce-Back (Driver’s window only)
114
Security Override
114
Window lock
114
Accessory delay
114
INTERIOR MIRROR
114
Automatic dimming interior rear view mirror
115
EXTERIOR MIRRORS
116
Power side view mirrors
116
Fold-away mirrors
116
Heated outside mirrors
117
Signal indicator mirrors (if equipped)
118
POWER ADJUSTABLE FOOT PEDALS (IF EQUIPPED)
118
POWER DEPLOYABLE RUNNING BOARDS (IF EQUIPPED)
118
SPEED CONTROL
120
Setting speed control
120
Resuming a set speed
121
Increasing speed while using speed control
122
Reducing speed while using speed control
122
Turning off speed control
122
STEERING WHEEL CONTROLS (IF EQUIPPED)
123
Audio control features
123
MOON ROOF (IF EQUIPPED)
125
HOMELINK WIRELESS CONTROL SYSTEM (IF EQUIPPED)
126
Programming
127
Gate Operator & Canadian Programming
128
Operating the HomeLink Wireless Control System
129
Erasing HomeLink buttons
129
Reprogramming a single HomeLink button
129
STANDARD MESSAGE CENTER (IF EQUIPPED)
130
Selectable features
130
Info menu
130
Odometer/Trip odometer
130
Distance to empty (DTE)
131
Average fuel economy (AFE)
131
Outside air temperature (OAT)
132
Compass display (if equipped)
132
Compass zone adjustment (if equipped)
132
Compass calibration adjustment
133
Blank display
133
Setup menu
134
System check
134
Oil life
135
Units (English/Metric)
135
Autolamp
136
Autolock
136
Autounlock
136
Language
137
System warnings
137
OPTIONAL MESSAGE CENTER (IF EQUIPPED)
140
Selectable features
140
Reset
140
Info menu
140
Odometer/Trip odometer
141
Outside air temperature (if equipped)
141
Distance to empty (DTE)
141
Average fuel economy (AFE)
142
Instantaneous fuel economy
142
Trip elapsed drive time
142
Blank screen
143
Setup menu
143
Reset For System check
143
Oil life
144
Units (English/Metric)
145
Autolamp delay
145
Park Aid (if equipped)
145
Air Suspension
145
Autolock
146
Autounlock
146
Power Deployable Running Boards (if equipped)
146
Power Liftgate (if equipped)
147
Easy entry/exit (if equipped)
147
Compass display (if equipped)
147
Compass zone/calibration adjustment
148
Language
149
Reset to English (if in another language)
149
System warnings
150
POSITIVE RETENTION FLOOR MAT (IF EQUIPPED)
154
POWER LIFTGATE (IF EQUIPPED)
154
MANUAL LIFTGATE (IF EQUIPPED)
158
CARGO MANAGEMENT SYSTEM (IF EQUIPPED)
159
Cargo shelf/divider (if equipped)
160
LUGGAGE RACK
161
Locks and Security
162
KEYS
162
Recommended handling of the Integrated Keyhead Transmitter (IKT)
163
POWER DOOR LOCKS
164
Smart locks
164
Autolock
164
Deactivating/activating autolock
165
Power door unlock/lock procedure
165
Keyless entry keypad procedure
166
Message center procedure
166
Autounlock feature
166
Deactivating/activating autounlock feature
166
Power door lock switch autounlock enable/disable procedure
167
Keyless entry keypad autounlock enable/disable procedure
167
Message center procedure
167
CHILDPROOF DOOR LOCKS
168
REMOTE ENTRY SYSTEM
168
Unlocking the doors/two stage unlock
169
Locking the doors
170
Opening the power liftgate or liftgate window (if equipped)
170
Car finder
171
Sounding a panic alarm
171
Memory seats/power mirrors/adjustable pedals
171
Activating the memory feature
171
Deactivating the memory feature
172
Replacing the battery
172
Replacing lost Integrated Keyhead Transmitters (IKTs)
173
How to reprogram your Integrated Keyhead Transmitters (IKTs)
173
Illuminated entry
173
Perimeter lamps illuminated entry
173
Deactivating/activating perimeter lamps illuminated entry
174
Illuminated exit
174
Battery saver
175
SECURICODE™ KEYLESS ENTRY SYSTEM (IF EQUIPPED)
175
Programming your own personal entry code
175
Erasing personal code
176
Anti-scan feature
176
Unlocking and locking the doors and liftgate using keyless entry
176
SECURILOCK™ PASSIVE ANTI-THEFT SYSTEM
177
Anti-theft indicator
178
Automatic arming
178
Automatic disarming
178
Key information
178
Programming spare keys
179
PERIMETER ALARM SYSTEM (IF EQUIPPED)
181
Arming the system
181
Disarming the system
182
Triggering the anti-theft system
182
Seating and Safety Restraints
183
SEATING
183
Adjustable head restraints
183
Adjusting the front manual seat (if equipped)
185
Manual seat recliner (if equipped)
186
Using the armrest (if equipped)
187
Using the manual lumbar support (if equipped)
187
Using the power lumbar support (if equipped)
188
Adjusting the front power seat
188
Memory seat/power mirrors/adjustable pedals (if equipped)
190
Climate controlled seats (if equipped)
190
Cooled seats
191
Climate controlled seats air filter replacement (if equipped)
192
REAR SEATS
193
Folding down the 2nd row 40% seat system
193
Placing the 2nd row outboard 40% seats in cargo mode
195
Adjusting the 2nd row outboard 40% seat for E-Z Entry
196
Reclining the 2nd row outboard 40% seatback
198
Adjusting the 2nd row center 20% seat (if equipped)
200
Rear heated seats (if equipped)
200
3rd row seats
201
Folding down the 3rd row seats to the load floor
202
Third row power folding seat (if equipped)
203
SAFETY RESTRAINTS
204
Personal Safety System
204
How does the Personal Safety System work?
204
Driver and passenger dual-stage airbag supplemental restraints
205
Front crash severity sensor
205
Driver’s seat position sensor
205
Front safety belt usage sensors
205
Front safety belt pretensioners
205
Front safety belt energy management retractors
205
Determining if the Personal Safety System is operational
206
Safety restraints precautions
206
Combination lap and shoulder belts
207
Vehicle sensitive mode
208
Webbing extraction sensitive mode
208
Automatic locking mode
209
When to use the automatic locking mode
209
How to use the automatic locking mode
209
How to disengage the automatic locking mode
209
Safety belt pretensioner
210
Safety belt height adjustment
211
Second row comfort guide
211
Safety belt extension assembly
212
Safety belt warning light and indicator chime
212
Conditions of operation
213
Belt-Minder
213
One-time disable
215
Deactivating/activating the Belt-Minder feature (if equipped)
216
AIRBAG SUPPLEMENTAL RESTRAINT SYSTEM (SRS)
217
Important SRS precautions
217
Children and airbags
219
How does the airbag supplemental restraint system work?
219
Determining if the system is operational
221
Seat-mounted side airbag system
221
How does the side airbag system work?
222
Safety Canopy system
223
How does the Safety Canopy system work?
224
Determining if the system is operational
226
S.O.S. Post Crash Alert
226
Disposal of airbags and airbag equipped vehicles (including pretensioners)
227
SAFETY RESTRAINTS FOR CHILDREN
227
Important child restraint precautions
227
Recommendations for attaching child safety restraints for children
229
Transporting children
231
SAFETY SEATS FOR CHILDREN
231
Infant and/or toddler seats
231
Installing child safety seats with combination lap and shoulder belts
232
Attaching child safety seats with LATCH (Lower Anchors and Tethers for CHildren) attachments
235
Combining safety belt and LATCH lower anchors for attaching child safety seats
237
Attaching child safety seats with tether straps
237
Child booster seats
241
When children should use booster seats
242
Types of booster seats
243
The importance of shoulder belts
244
Child restraint and safety belt maintenance
245
Tires, Wheels and Loading
246
NOTICE TO UTILITY VEHICLE AND TRUCK OWNERS
246
VEHICLE CHARACTERISTICS
246
4WD and AWD Systems (if equipped)
246
How your vehicle differs from other vehicles
247
INFORMATION ABOUT UNIFORM TIRE QUALITY GRADING
248
Treadwear
249
Traction AA A B C
249
Temperature A B C
249
TIRES
249
Glossary of tire terminology
250
INFLATING YOUR TIRES
250
TIRE CARE
253
Inspecting your tires
253
Tire wear
253
Damage
253
U.S. DOT Tire Identification Number (TIN)
254
Tire replacement requirements
254
Safety practices
256
Highway hazards
256
Tire and wheel alignment
257
Tire rotation
257
INFORMATION CONTAINED ON THE TIRE SIDEWALL
258
Information on “P” type tires
258
Additional information contained on the tire sidewall for “LT” type tires
261
Information on “T” type tires
262
Location of the tire label
262
TIRE PRESSURE MONITORING SYSTEM (TPMS)
263
Understanding your Tire Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS)
264
When your temporary spare tire is installed
265
When you believe your system is not operating properly
265
When inflating your tires
266
How temperature affects your tire pressure
266
SNOW TIRES AND CHAINS
267
VEHICLE LOADING – WITH AND WITHOUT A TRAILER
267
Special loading instructions for owners of pickup trucks and utility-type vehicles
273
TRAILER TOWING
273
Integrated hitch rating
277
Preparing to tow
277
Hitches
277
Weight distributing hitch
278
Safety chains
278
Trailer brakes
278
Trailer lamps
279
Driving while you tow
279
Servicing after towing
279
Trailer towing tips
280
Launching or retrieving a boat
280
RECREATIONAL TOWING
281
Driving
282
STARTING
282
Positions of the ignition
282
Preparing to start your vehicle
282
Important safety precautions
283
Starting the engine
284
Cold weather starting (flexible fuel vehicles only)
285
If the engine fails to start using the preceding instructions (flexible fuel vehicles only)
285
Guarding against exhaust fumes
286
Important ventilating information
286
ENGINE BLOCK HEATER (IF EQUIPPED)
286
BRAKES
288
Anti-lock brake system (ABS)
289
Using ABS
289
ABS warning lamp
289
Parking brake
290
ADVANCETRAC WITH ROLL STABILITY CONTROL™ (RSC) STABILITY ENHANCEMENT SYSTEM (IF EQUIPPED)
291
STEERING
296
Variable assist steering
296
AIR SUSPENSION SYSTEM (IF EQUIPPED)
297
LIMITED-SLIP AXLE (IF EQUIPPED)
297
PREPARING TO DRIVE
297
AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION OPERATION
298
Brake-shift interlock – column-shift transmission
298
Brake-shift interlock – floor-shift transmission
299
Driving with a 6–speed automatic transmission
300
If your vehicle gets stuck in mud or snow
304
REVERSE SENSING SYSTEM (IF EQUIPPED)
304
REARVIEW CAMERA SYSTEM (IF EQUIPPED)
307
CONTROL TRAC FOUR-WHEEL DRIVE (4X4) OPERATION (IF EQUIPPED)
309
System indicator messages
309
Positions of the Control Trac system
310
Shifting between modes
311
Shifting from 2H to 4A or 4H
311
Shifting from 4A to 4H
311
Shifting to/from 4L
311
Driving off-road with truck and utility vehicles
311
How your vehicle differs from other vehicles
312
Basic operating principles
312
If your vehicle goes off the edge of the pavement
312
If your vehicle gets stuck
313
Emergency maneuvers
314
Control Trac four–wheel drive system (if equipped)
314
Normal characteristics
315
Sand
315
Mud and water
315
Driving on hilly or sloping terrain
316
Driving on snow and ice
317
Maintenance and Modifications
318
DRIVING THROUGH WATER
318
Roadside Emergencies
319
ROADSIDE ASSISTANCE
319
Getting roadside assistance
319
Using roadside assistance
320
HAZARD FLASHER CONTROL
320
FUEL PUMP SHUT-OFF SWITCH
321
FUSES AND RELAYS
322
Fuses
322
Standard fuse amperage rating and color
322
Passenger compartment fuse panel
323
Power distribution box
325
CHANGING THE TIRES
329
Dissimilar spare tire/wheel information
330
Stopping and securing the vehicle
332
Location of the spare tire and tools
332
Removing the jack and tools
332
Removing the spare tire
333
Tire change procedure
333
Stowing the spare tire
337
WHEEL LUG NUT TORQUE SPECIFICATIONS
338
RUNNING OUT OF FUEL
339
JUMP STARTING
339
Preparing your vehicle
340
Connecting the jumper cables
340
Jump starting
343
Removing the jumper cables
343
WRECKER TOWING
346
Emergency towing
347
Customer Assistance
348
GETTING THE SERVICES YOU NEED
348
Away from home
348
Additional assistance
349
IN CALIFORNIA (U.S. ONLY)
350
THE BETTER BUSINESS BUREAU (BBB) AUTO LINE PROGRAM (U.S. ONLY)
350
UTILIZING THE MEDIATION/ARBITRATION PROGRAM (CANADA ONLY)
351
FORD EXTENDED SERVICE PLAN
352
GETTING ASSISTANCE OUTSIDE THE U.S. AND CANADA
352
ORDERING ADDITIONAL OWNER’S LITERATURE
353
Obtaining a French owner’s guide
354
REPORTING SAFETY DEFECTS (U.S. ONLY)
354
REPORTING SAFETY DEFECTS (CANADA ONLY)
354
Cleaning
355
WASHING THE EXTERIOR
355
WAXING
356
PAINT CHIPS
356
ALUMINUM WHEELS AND WHEEL COVERS
356
ENGINE
357
PLASTIC (NON-PAINTED) EXTERIOR PARTS
357
WINDOWS AND WIPER BLADES
358
INSTRUMENT PANEL/INTERIOR TRIM AND CLUSTER LENS
358
INTERIOR
359
CLEANING THE CLIMATE CONTROLLED SEATS (IF EQUIPPED)
360
LEATHER SEATS (IF EQUIPPED, EXCEPT FOR THE KING RANCH EXPEDITION)
360
LEATHER SEATS FOR THE KING RANCH EXPEDITION ONLY (IF EQUIPPED)
361
UNDERBODY
362
FORD AND LINCOLN MERCURY CAR CARE PRODUCTS
362
Maintenance and Specifications
364
SERVICE RECOMMENDATIONS
364
PRECAUTIONS WHEN SERVICING YOUR VEHICLE
364
Working with the engine off
364
Working with the engine on
365
OPENING THE HOOD
365
IDENTIFYING COMPONENTS IN THE ENGINE COMPARTMENT
366
5.4L V8
366
WINDSHIELD WASHER FLUID
367
Checking and adding washer fluid for the liftgate
367
CHANGING THE WIPER BLADES
368
Changing the rear window wiper blade
368
ENGINE OIL
369
Checking the engine oil
369
Adding engine oil
370
Engine oil and filter recommendations
371
Use SAE 5W-20 engine oil
371
BATTERY
372
ENGINE COOLANT
374
Checking engine coolant
374
Adding engine coolant
375
Recycled engine coolant
378
Coolant refill capacity
378
Severe climates
378
What you should know about fail-safe cooling
379
How fail-safe cooling works
379
When fail-safe mode is activated
379
FUEL FILTER
380
WHAT YOU SHOULD KNOW ABOUT AUTOMOTIVE FUELS
380
Important safety precautions
380
Refueling
383
Easy Fuel™ “no cap” fuel system
383
Flex Fuel Vehicle (FFV) fuel fill inlet
384
Choosing the right fuel
385
Octane recommendations
385
FFV engine
385
Fuel quality
385
Unleaded gasoline engines
386
FFV engine
386
Cleaner air
386
Running out of fuel
386
Refilling with a portable fuel container
387
ESSENTIALS OF GOOD FUEL ECONOMY
388
Measuring techniques
388
Filling the tank
388
Calculating fuel economy
389
Driving style — good driving and fuel economy habits
389
Habits
389
Maintenance
390
Conditions
390
EPA fuel economy estimates
391
EMISSION CONTROL SYSTEM
391
On board diagnostics (OBD-II)
392
Readiness for Inspection/Maintenance (I/M) testing
393
POWER STEERING FLUID
394
BRAKE FLUID
394
TRANSMISSION FLUID
395
Checking automatic transmission fluid
395
AIR FILTER
395
Changing the air filter element
395
MOTORCRAFT PART NUMBERS
398
MAINTENANCE PRODUCT SPECIFICATIONS AND CAPACITIES
399
ENGINE DATA
403
Engine drivebelt routing
404
IDENTIFYING YOUR VEHICLE
404
Safety Compliance Certification Label
404
Vehicle identification number (VIN)
405
TRANSMISSION CODE DESIGNATIONS
406
Accessories
407
GENUINE FORD ACCESSORIES FOR YOUR VEHICLE
407
Exterior style
407
Interior style
407
Lifestyle
407
Peace of mind
408
Index
409

FAQ about the 2009 Ford Expedition Manual

What contains the 2009 Expedition manual?

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

  • Basic operations, like starting and stopping the engine and driver settings
  • Handling the Unexpected, including tire changes, jump-starting, and common car issues
  • Technical Information, like engine specifications, tire sizes, and recommendations
  • Best practice for driving your Ford Expedition
  • Customer Assistance, with contact information for customer support

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