2009 Ford Fusion Owner's Manual

2009 Ford Fusion owners manual
Year:
2009
Make:
Ford
Model:
Fusion
Rating:
(4)

Online manual

Size:
2.67 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
Cell phone use
8
Export unique (Non–United States/Canada) vehicle specific information
9
Instrument Cluster
12
WARNING LIGHTS AND CHIMES
12
GAUGES
16
Entertainment Systems
19
AUDIO SYSTEMS
19
Quick start — How to get going
19
Listening to the radio
19
Listening to satellite radio (if equipped)
20
Listening to a CD/MP3 (if equipped)
20
AM/FM Single CD/MP3 satellite compatible sound system (if equipped)
23
Premium/Audiophile AM/FM in-dash six CD/MP3 satellite compatible sound system (if equipped)
30
Auxiliary input jack (Line in)
38
USB port (if equipped)
40
GENERAL AUDIO INFORMATION
40
Satellite radio information (if equipped)
43
NAVIGATION SYSTEM (IF EQUIPPED)
46
SYNC (IF EQUIPPED)
46
Climate Controls
47
MANUAL HEATING AND AIR CONDITIONING SYSTEM (IF EQUIPPED)
47
Manual heating and air conditioning system operating tips
48
AUTOMATIC TEMPERATURE CONTROL (ATC) SYSTEM (IF EQUIPPED)
49
Automatic Temperature Control (ATC) system with heated seats (if equipped)
51
Automatic Temperature Control (ATC) system operating tips
53
REAR WINDOW DEFROSTER
54
Lights
55
HEADLAMP CONTROL
55
Autolamp control (if equipped)
55
Autolamps - Programmable exit delay
55
Fog lamp control (if equipped)
56
Daytime running lamps (DRL) (if equipped)
56
High beams
57
Flash to pass
57
PANEL DIMMER CONTROL
57
AIMING THE HEADLAMPS
58
Vertical aim adjustment
58
TURN SIGNAL CONTROL
59
INTERIOR LAMPS
59
Dome lamps and map lamps
59
Ambient/Mood lighting (if equipped)
60
BULB REPLACEMENT
60
Headlamp condensation
60
Using the right bulbs
61
Replacing exterior bulbs
61
Replacing headlamp bulbs
62
Replacing front parking lamp/turn signal bulbs
65
Replacing front side marker bulbs
67
Replacing tail/brake/turn signal/backup lamp bulbs
67
Replacing high-mount brake lamp bulb
68
Replacing license plate lamp bulbs
68
Replacing fog lamp bulbs (if equipped)
69
Driver Controls
70
MULTI-FUNCTION LEVER
70
Windshield wiper rainlamp feature (if equipped with Autolamp)
70
TILT/TELESCOPE STEERING WHEEL
71
ILLUMINATED VISOR MIRROR (IF EQUIPPED)
71
OVERHEAD CONSOLE (IF EQUIPPED)
72
Storage compartment
72
CENTER CONSOLE
72
CLOCK (IF EQUIPPED)
73
INSTRUMENT PANEL STORAGE COMPARTMENT
73
AUXILIARY POWER POINT (12VDC)
73
POWER WINDOWS
74
One touch down
75
Window lock
75
Accessory delay
75
INTERIOR MIRROR
75
Automatic dimming interior rear view mirror (if equipped)
76
EXTERIOR MIRRORS
76
Power side view mirrors
76
SPEED CONTROL
77
Setting speed control
77
Disengaging speed control
78
Resuming a set speed
79
Increasing speed while using speed control
79
Reducing speed while using speed control
79
Turning off speed control
80
STEERING WHEEL CONTROLS (IF EQUIPPED)
80
Radio control features
80
MOON ROOF (IF EQUIPPED)
82
MESSAGE CENTER (IF EQUIPPED)
83
Selectable features
84
Reset
84
Info menu
84
Odometer/Trip odometer
84
Distance to empty (DTE)
84
Average fuel economy (AFE)
85
Trip elapsed drive time
85
Compass display (if equipped)
85
Compass zone/calibration adjustment
86
Setup menu
88
System check
88
Units (English/Metric)
89
Language
89
Easy entry/exit (if equipped)
89
Park aid (Reverse sensing system) (if equipped)
89
System warnings
90
INTERIOR TRUNK CONTROL
92
Locks and Security
93
KEYS
93
Recommended handling of the Integrated Keyhead Transmitter (IKT)
94
POWER DOOR LOCKS
95
Smart locks
95
Power door lock/unlock inhibit feature
95
Autolock feature
96
Deactivating/activating autolock feature
97
Keyless entry keypad procedure
97
Autounlock feature
98
Deactivating/activating autounlock feature
98
Keyless entry keypad procedure
99
CHILDPROOF DOOR LOCKS
99
INTERIOR LUGGAGE COMPARTMENT RELEASE
100
REMOTE ENTRY SYSTEM
101
Unlocking the doors/two stage unlock
102
Locking the doors
103
Car finder
103
Sounding a panic alarm
103
Opening the trunk
103
Replacing the battery
103
Replacing lost Integrated Keyhead Transmitters (IKTs)
104
How to reprogram your Integrated Keyhead Transmitters (IKTs)
104
Illuminated entry
104
Perimeter lamps illuminated entry
105
Deactivating/activating perimeter lamps illuminated entry
105
Illuminated exit
106
Battery saver
106
SECURICODE™ KEYLESS ENTRY SYSTEM (IF EQUIPPED)
107
Programming a personal entry code
107
Erasing personal code
107
Anti-scan feature
107
Unlocking and locking the doors using keyless entry
108
SECURILOCK™ PASSIVE ANTI-THEFT SYSTEM
108
Anti-theft indicator
109
Automatic arming
109
Automatic disarming
109
Replacement Integrated Keyhead Transmitters (IKT) and coded keys
110
Programming spare keys
110
PERIMETER ALARM SYSTEM
111
Arming the system
112
Disarming the system
113
Triggering the anti-theft system
113
Seating and Safety Restraints
114
SEATING
114
Adjustable head restraints
114
Using the manual lumbar support (if equipped)
117
Adjusting the front manual seat (if equipped)
117
Folding down the front passenger seatback (if equipped)
118
Adjusting the front power seat (if equipped)
119
Heated seats (if equipped)
120
REAR SEATS
121
Split-folding rear seatbacks
121
Seat-mounted cup holders and armrest storage compartment
123
SAFETY RESTRAINTS
123
Personal Safety System
123
How does the Personal Safety System work?
124
Driver and passenger dual-stage airbag supplemental restraints
124
Front crash severity sensor
124
Driver’s seat position sensor
124
Front passenger sensing system
124
Front safety belt usage sensors
125
Front safety belt pretensioners
125
Front safety belt energy management retractors
126
Determining if the Personal Safety System is operational
126
Safety belt precautions
126
Combination lap and shoulder belts
128
Energy management feature — front outboard
128
Vehicle sensitive mode
129
Automatic locking mode
129
How to use the automatic locking mode
129
When to use the automatic locking mode
129
How to disengage the automatic locking mode
130
Safety belt pretensioner
130
Safety belt height adjustment
131
Safety belt extension assembly
131
Safety belt warning light and indicator chime
131
Conditions of operation
132
Belt-Minder
132
One-time disable
135
Deactivating/activating the Belt-Minder feature
135
AIRBAG SUPPLEMENTAL RESTRAINT SYSTEM (SRS)
136
Important supplemental restraint system precautions
137
Children and airbags
138
How does the safety belt pretensioner and airbag supplemental restraint system work?
139
Front passenger sensing system
140
Determining if the system is operational
145
Seat-mounted side airbag system
146
How does the side airbag system work?
146
Determining if the system is operational
148
Side curtain airbag system
149
How does the side air curtain system work?
150
Determining if the system is operational
151
Disposal of airbags and airbag equipped vehicles (including pretensioners)
152
SAFETY RESTRAINTS FOR CHILDREN
152
Important child restraint precautions
152
Recommendations for attaching child safety restraints for children
154
Transporting children
155
SAFETY SEATS FOR CHILDREN
156
Infant and/or toddler seats
156
Installing child safety seats with combination lap and shoulder belts
157
Attaching child safety seats with LATCH (Lower Anchors and Tethers for CHildren) attachments
160
Use of inboard lower anchors from the outboard seating positions (center seating use)
161
Combining safety belt and LATCH lower anchors for attaching child safety seats
162
Attaching child safety seats with tether straps
162
Child booster seats
164
When children should use booster seats
165
Types of booster seats
165
The importance of shoulder belts
167
Child restraint and safety belt maintenance
168
Tires, Wheels and Loading
169
INFORMATION ABOUT UNIFORM TIRE QUALITY GRADING
169
Treadwear
169
Traction AA A B C
169
Temperature A B C
170
TIRES
170
Glossary of tire terminology
170
INFLATING YOUR TIRES
171
TIRE CARE
173
Inspecting your tires
173
Tire wear
174
Damage
174
U.S. DOT Tire Identification Number (TIN)
175
Tire replacement requirements
175
Safety practices
176
Highway hazards
177
Tire and wheel alignment
177
Tire rotation
177
INFORMATION CONTAINED ON THE TIRE SIDEWALL
178
Information on “P” type tires
179
Additional information contained on the tire sidewall for “LT” type tires
182
Information on “T” type tires
183
Location of the tire label
183
TIRE PRESSURE MONITORING SYSTEM (TPMS)
184
Understanding your Tire Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS)
186
When your temporary spare tire is installed
186
When you believe your system is not operating properly
187
When inflating your tires
188
How temperature affects your tire pressure
188
SNOW TIRES AND CHAINS
189
VEHICLE LOADING
190
TRAILER TOWING
194
RECREATIONAL TOWING
194
Driving
196
STARTING
196
Positions of the ignition
196
Starting your vehicle
196
Important safety precautions
197
Starting the engine
199
Guarding against exhaust fumes
199
Important ventilating information
199
ENGINE BLOCK HEATER (IF EQUIPPED)
199
BRAKES
201
Four-wheel anti-lock brake system (ABS)
201
ABS warning lamp
202
Using ABS
202
Parking brake
202
ADVANCETRAC STABILITY ENHANCEMENT SYSTEM (IF EQUIPPED)
203
TRACTION CONTROL™ (IF EQUIPPED)
207
STEERING
208
Speed sensitive steering
209
AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION OPERATION
209
Brake-shift interlock
209
Understanding the gearshift positions of the 5–speed automatic transmission (if equipped)
211
Understanding the gearshift positions of the 6–speed automatic transmission (if equipped)
212
If your vehicle gets stuck in mud or snow
213
MANUAL TRANSMISSION OPERATION (IF EQUIPPED)
214
Using the clutch
214
Recommended shift speeds
214
Reverse
215
Parking your vehicle
215
Removing the key
215
REVERSE SENSING SYSTEM (IF EQUIPPED)
216
ALL WHEEL DRIVE (AWD) SYSTEM (IF EQUIPPED)
217
Driving on slippery surfaces with AWD vehicles
218
Basic operating principles
218
If your vehicle goes off the edge of the pavement
218
If your vehicle gets stuck
219
Emergency maneuvers
219
AWD Systems (if equipped)
220
Sand
220
Mud and water
220
Driving on hilly or sloping terrain
221
Driving on snow and ice
222
Maintenance and Modifications
223
DRIVING THROUGH WATER
223
Roadside Emergencies
224
ROADSIDE ASSISTANCE
224
Getting roadside assistance
224
Using roadside assistance
225
HAZARD FLASHER CONTROL
225
FUEL PUMP SHUT-OFF SWITCH
226
FUSES AND RELAYS
226
Fuses
226
Standard fuse amperage rating and color
227
Passenger compartment fuse panel
227
Power distribution box
230
CHANGING THE TIRES
233
Dissimilar spare tire/wheel information
233
Stopping and securing the vehicle
235
Removing the spare tire and jack
235
Tire change procedure
236
Stowing the wheel and jack
238
WHEEL LUG NUT TORQUE SPECIFICATIONS
238
JUMP STARTING
240
Preparing your vehicle
240
Connecting the jumper cables
241
Jump starting
242
Removing the jumper cables
243
WRECKER TOWING
245
Emergency towing
246
Customer Assistance
247
GETTING THE SERVICES YOU NEED
247
Away from home
247
Additional Assistance
248
IN CALIFORNIA (U.S. ONLY)
249
THE BETTER BUSINESS BUREAU (BBB) AUTO LINE PROGRAM (U.S. ONLY)
249
UTILIZING THE MEDIATION/ARBITRATION PROGRAM (CANADA ONLY)
250
FORD EXTENDED SERVICE PLAN
251
GETTING ASSISTANCE OUTSIDE THE U.S. AND CANADA
251
ORDERING ADDITIONAL OWNER’S LITERATURE
252
Obtaining a French owner’s guide
253
REPORTING SAFETY DEFECTS (U.S. ONLY)
253
REPORTING SAFETY DEFECTS (CANADA ONLY)
253
Cleaning
254
WASHING THE EXTERIOR
254
WAXING
255
PAINT CHIPS
255
ALUMINUM WHEELS AND WHEEL COVERS
255
ENGINE
256
2.3L I4 ENGINE
256
3.0L DOHC ENGINE
257
PLASTIC (NON-PAINTED) EXTERIOR PARTS
257
WINDOWS AND WIPER BLADES
258
INSTRUMENT PANEL/INTERIOR TRIM AND CLUSTER LENS
258
INTERIOR
259
LEATHER SEATS (IF EQUIPPED)
260
UNDERBODY
260
FORD AND LINCOLN MERCURY CAR CARE PRODUCTS
261
Maintenance and Specifications
262
SERVICE RECOMMENDATIONS
262
PRECAUTIONS WHEN SERVICING YOUR VEHICLE
262
Working with the engine off
262
Working with the engine on
262
OPENING THE HOOD
263
IDENTIFYING COMPONENTS IN THE ENGINE COMPARTMENT
264
2.3L I4 engine
264
3.0L V6 Duratec engine
265
WINDSHIELD WASHER FLUID
266
CHANGING THE WIPER BLADES
267
ENGINE OIL
267
Checking the engine oil
267
Adding engine oil
271
Engine oil and filter recommendations
271
Use SAE 5W-20 engine oil
271
BATTERY
272
ENGINE COOLANT
274
Checking engine coolant
274
Adding engine coolant
275
Recycled engine coolant
278
Coolant refill capacity
278
Severe climates
278
What you should know about fail-safe cooling (2.3L I4 engine only)
279
How fail-safe cooling works
279
When fail-safe mode is activated
280
FUEL FILTER
280
WHAT YOU SHOULD KNOW ABOUT AUTOMOTIVE FUELS
280
Important safety precautions
280
Refueling
282
Fuel filler cap
283
Choosing the right fuel
284
Octane recommendations
284
Fuel quality
284
Cleaner air
285
Running out of fuel
285
ESSENTIALS OF GOOD FUEL ECONOMY
285
Measuring techniques
285
Filling the tank
286
Calculating fuel economy
286
Driving style — good driving and fuel economy habits
287
Habits
287
Maintenance
288
Conditions
288
EPA fuel economy estimates
288
EMISSION CONTROL SYSTEM
288
On board diagnostics (OBD-II)
290
Readiness for Inspection/Maintenance (I/M) testing
290
POWER STEERING FLUID
291
BRAKE/CLUTCH FLUID
293
TRANSMISSION FLUID
293
Checking 5–speed automatic transmission fluid (If equipped)
293
Low fluid level
294
Correct fluid level
294
High fluid level
294
Adjusting automatic transmission fluid levels
294
Checking 6–speed automatic transmission fluid (if equipped)
295
Checking automatic transmission fluid at normal operating temperature (140°F-158°F [60°C-70°C])
295
Checking automatic transmission fluid at cool temperature (59°F-77°F [15°C-25°C])
296
Low fluid level
296
High fluid level
296
Adjusting automatic transmission fluid levels
296
Checking and adding manual transmission fluid (if equipped)
297
AIR FILTER
297
Changing the air filter element
298
MOTORCRAFT PART NUMBERS
300
MAINTENANCE PRODUCT SPECIFICATIONS AND CAPACITIES
301
ENGINE DATA
304
Engine drivebelt routing
304
IDENTIFYING YOUR VEHICLE
305
Safety Compliance Certification Label
305
Vehicle identification number (VIN)
305
TRANSMISSION CODE DESIGNATIONS
306
Accessories
307
GENUINE FORD ACCESSORIES FOR YOUR VEHICLE
307
Exterior style
307
Interior style
307
Lifestyle
307
Peace of mind
308
Index
309

FAQ about the 2009 Ford Fusion Manual

What contains the 2009 Fusion manual?

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

  • Warranty Information, about the vehicle's warranty coverage
  • Basic operations, like starting and stopping the engine and driver settings
  • Handling the Unexpected, including tire changes, jump-starting, and common car issues
  • Environmental Information about environmentally-friendly driving practices
  • Do-it-Yourself (DIY) Maintenance, for basic maintenance tasks that Ford Fusion owners can do

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