2010 Ford Expedition Owner's Manual

2010 Ford Expedition owners manual
Year:
2010
Make:
Ford
Model:
Expedition
Rating:
(3)

Online manual

Size:
2.95 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
Special instructions
6
Notice to owners of pickup trucks and utility type vehicles
6
Using your vehicle with a snowplow
6
DATA RECORDING
7
Service Data Recording
7
Event Data Recording
7
CELL PHONE USE
9
EXPORT UNIQUE (NON–UNITED STATES/CANADA) VEHICLE SPECIFIC INFORMATION
9
Instrument Cluster
12
WARNING LIGHTS AND CHIMES
12
GAUGES
17
STANDARD MESSAGE CENTER (IF EQUIPPED)
20
Selectable features (information menu)
20
Setup menu (vehicle customization and vehicle system check)
23
System warnings
25
OPTIONAL MESSAGE CENTER (IF EQUIPPED)
28
Info
29
System check and vehicle feature customization
31
System warnings
35
Entertainment Systems
39
AUDIO SYSTEMS
39
Quick start — How to get going
39
Listening to the radio
39
Listening to satellite radio (if equipped)
40
Listening to a CD/MP3 (if equipped)
41
AM/FM single CD/MP3 satellite compatible sound system (if equipped)
43
Premium AM/FM in-dash six CD/MP3 satellite compatible sound system (if equipped)
51
Auxiliary input jack (Line in)
59
USB port (if equipped)
61
Rear seat controls (if equipped)
61
GENERAL AUDIO INFORMATION
64
Satellite radio information (if equipped)
67
FAMILY ENTERTAINMENT DVD SYSTEM (IF EQUIPPED)
70
Quick start
71
To play a DVD in the DVD system:
71
To play a CD in the DVD system:
72
To play an MP3 disc in the DVD system:
73
To play an auxiliary source through the DVD system
73
To listen to audio over the headphones— Dual play mode (Navigation-based radio systems only):
74
To listen to audio over the headphones— Dual play mode (Non-navigation based radio systems):
75
Using the infrared (IR) wireless headphones:
75
Using wired headphones (not included):
76
To adjust display brightness:
76
DVD player controls
77
Remote control
80
Battery replacement
82
Headphones
83
Wireless headphones
83
Wired headphones
86
Operation
86
Single play/Dual play
86
Operation with an aftermarket audio system (Headphone only mode)
89
Menu mode
90
Angle mode
90
Aspect ratio
90
Language
91
Subtitles
91
Audio CDs
92
Playing MP3 discs
92
MP3 disc quality factors
93
CD, MP3 and CD player care
94
Playing a DVD
94
Slow play
95
Frame by frame
95
Headphone/auxiliary jacks
96
Audio displays
97
Audio interaction
97
Parental control for the DVD system
97
General information
98
Safety information
99
Federal Communication Commission (FCC) Compliance
100
Care and service of the DVD player
100
Environmental extremes
100
Temperature extremes
100
Humidity and moisture condensation
101
Foreign substances
101
Cleaning the liquid crystal display (LCD) flip-down screen
101
Cleaning DVD and CD discs
101
Compatibility with aftermarket audio systems (headphone only mode)
101
NAVIGATION SYSTEM (IF EQUIPPED)
102
SYNC (IF EQUIPPED)
102
Climate Controls
103
MANUAL HEATING AND AIR CONDITIONING SYSTEM (IF EQUIPPED)
103
Manual heating and air conditioning system with rear passenger compartment climate control (if equipped)
104
Operating tips
105
DUAL ZONE AUTOMATIC TEMPERATURE CONTROL WITH REAR PASSENGER COMPARTMENT CLIMATE CONTROL (IF EQUIPPED)
106
Dual automatic temperature control with heated and cooled seats and rear passenger compartment climate control (if equipped)
108
Operating tips
111
AUXILIARY CLIMATE CONTROL (IF EQUIPPED)
112
REAR WINDOW DEFROSTER
112
Lights
113
HEADLAMP CONTROL
113
Autolamp control
113
Fog lamp control (if equipped)
113
High beams
114
Flash-to-pass
114
Daytime running lamps (DRL) (if equipped)
114
PANEL DIMMER CONTROL
115
AIMING THE HEADLAMPS
115
Vertical aim adjustment
115
TURN SIGNAL CONTROL
116
INTERIOR LAMPS
117
Front row map lamps (if equipped)
117
Front row map/dome lamp (if equipped)
117
Second row map lamps (if equipped)
117
Rear cargo lamp
118
BULB REPLACEMENT
118
Lamp assembly condensation
118
Using the right bulbs
119
Replacing interior bulbs
120
Replacing exterior bulbs
120
Replacing headlamp bulbs
120
Replacing front parking lamp/turn/sidemarker signal bulbs
121
Replacing tail/stop/turn/sidemarker/backup lamp bulbs
122
Replacing the high-mount brakelamp
122
Replacing fog lamp bulbs
123
Replacing license plate lamp bulb
124
Replacing approach lamp/mirror turn signal bulbs (if equipped)
124
Driver Controls
125
MULTI-FUNCTION LEVER
125
Windshield wiper rainlamp feature (if equipped with Autolamp)
126
Rear window wiper/washer controls
126
TILT STEERING WHEEL
127
ILLUMINATED VISOR MIRROR (IF EQUIPPED)
127
OVERHEAD CONSOLE
128
Forward storage bin (if equipped)
128
Conversation mirror (if equipped)
128
Power quarter rear windows (if equipped)
129
CENTER CONSOLE (IF EQUIPPED)
129
AUXILIARY POWER POINT (12V DC)
130
130
Cupholder/Ashtray (if equipped)
130
POWER WINDOWS
131
One-touch up or down (driver’s window only)
131
Bounce-back (driver’s window only)
132
Security override
132
Window lock
132
Accessory delay
132
INTERIOR MIRROR
133
Automatic dimming interior rear view mirror
133
EXTERIOR MIRRORS
134
Power side view mirrors
134
Fold-away mirrors
134
Heated outside mirrors
135
Signal indicator mirrors (if equipped)
135
POWER ADJUSTABLE FOOT PEDALS (IF EQUIPPED)
135
POWER DEPLOYABLE RUNNING BOARDS (IF EQUIPPED)
136
SPEED CONTROL (IF EQUIPPED)
137
Setting speed control
138
Resuming a set speed
139
Increasing speed while using speed control
139
Reducing speed while using speed control
139
Turning off speed control
140
STEERING WHEEL CONTROLS (IF EQUIPPED)
140
Audio control features
140
MOON ROOF (IF EQUIPPED)
142
UNIVERSAL GARAGE DOOR OPENER (IF EQUIPPED)
143
HomeLink Wireless Control System (if equipped)
144
Programming
144
Gate Operator & Canadian Programming
146
Operating the HomeLink Wireless Control System
146
Erasing HomeLink buttons
147
Reprogramming a single HomeLink button
147
Car2U Home Automation System (if equipped)
147
Types of garage door openers (rolling code and fixed code)
148
Rolling code programming
149
Fixed code programming
151
Erasing the Car2U Home Automation System buttons
152
FCC and RSS-210 Industry Canada Compliance
153
POWER LIFTGATE (IF EQUIPPED)
153
MANUAL LIFTGATE (IF EQUIPPED)
157
CARGO MANAGEMENT SYSTEM (IF EQUIPPED)
158
Cargo shelf/divider (if equipped)
158
LUGGAGE RACK
159
Locks and Security
161
KEYS
161
MYKEY
161
POWER DOOR LOCKS
167
Smart locks
167
Autolock
167
Deactivating/activating autolock
168
Power door unlock/lock procedure
168
Keyless entry keypad procedure
169
Message center procedure
169
Autounlock feature
169
Deactivating/activating autounlock feature
169
Power door lock switch autounlock enable/disable procedure
170
Keyless entry keypad autounlock enable/disable procedure
170
Message center procedure
170
CHILDPROOF DOOR LOCKS
171
REMOTE ENTRY SYSTEM
171
Unlocking the doors/two stage unlock
172
Locking the doors
173
Opening the power liftgate or liftgate window (if equipped)
173
Car finder
174
Sounding a panic alarm
174
Memory feature (seat, mirrors and adjustable pedals)
174
Programming memory feature to the transmitter
174
Deprogramming memory feature from the transmitter
175
Replacing the battery
175
Replacing lost integrated keyhead transmitters (IKTs)
176
How to reprogram your integrated keyhead transmitters (IKTs)
176
Illuminated entry
176
Illuminated exit
176
Battery saver
176
SECURICODE™ KEYLESS ENTRY SYSTEM (IF EQUIPPED)
177
Programming your own personal entry code
177
Erasing personal code
178
Anti-scan feature
178
Unlocking and locking the doors and liftgate using keyless entry
178
SECURILOCK PASSIVE ANTI-THEFT SYSTEM
179
Anti-theft indicator
180
Automatic arming
180
Automatic disarming
180
Key information
180
Programming spare keys
181
PERIMETER ALARM SYSTEM (IF EQUIPPED)
183
Arming the system
183
Disarming the system
184
Triggering the anti-theft system
184
Seating and Safety Restraints
185
SEATING
185
Adjustable head restraints
185
Adjusting the front manual seat (if equipped)
187
Manual seat recliner (if equipped)
188
Using the armrest (if equipped)
189
Using the manual lumbar support (if equipped)
189
Using the power lumbar support (if equipped)
190
Adjusting the front power seat
190
Memory seat/power mirrors/adjustable pedals (if equipped)
192
Climate controlled seats (if equipped)
192
Cooled seats
193
Climate controlled seats air filter replacement (if equipped)
194
REAR SEATS
195
Folding down the 2nd row 40% seat system
195
Placing the 2nd row outboard 40% seats in cargo mode
197
Adjusting the 2nd row outboard 40% seat for E-Z Entry
198
Reclining the 2nd row outboard 40% seatback
200
Adjusting the 2nd row center 20% seat (if equipped)
202
Rear heated seats (if equipped)
202
3rd row seats
203
Folding down the 3rd row seats to the load floor
203
Third row power folding seat (if equipped)
205
SAFETY RESTRAINTS
206
Personal Safety System™
206
How does the Personal Safety System work?
206
Driver and passenger dual-stage airbag supplemental restraints
207
Front crash severity sensor
207
Driver’s seat position sensor
207
Front safety belt usage sensors
207
Front safety belt pretensioners
207
Front safety belt energy management retractors
208
Determining if the Personal Safety System is operational
208
Safety restraints precautions
208
Combination lap and shoulder belts
210
Vehicle sensitive mode
210
Webbing extraction sensitive mode
211
Automatic locking mode
211
When to use the automatic locking mode
211
How to use the automatic locking mode
211
How to disengage the automatic locking mode
212
Safety belt pretensioner
212
Safety belt height adjustment
213
Second row comfort guide
213
Safety belt extension assembly
214
Safety belt warning light and indicator chime
214
Conditions of operation
215
Belt-Minder
215
Deactivating/activating the Belt-Minder feature (if equipped)
218
AIRBAG SUPPLEMENTAL RESTRAINT SYSTEM (SRS)
219
Important SRS precautions
219
Children and airbags
221
How does the airbag supplemental restraint system work?
221
Determining if the system is operational
223
Seat-mounted side airbag system
223
How does the side airbag system work?
224
Safety Canopy System
225
How does the Safety Canopy system work?
226
Determining if the system is operational
228
SOS Post-Crash Alert System™
228
Disposal of airbags and airbag equipped vehicles (including pretensioners)
229
SAFETY RESTRAINTS FOR CHILDREN
229
Important child restraint precautions
229
Recommendations for attaching child safety restraints for children
231
Transporting children
232
SAFETY SEATS FOR CHILDREN
233
Infant and/or toddler seats
233
Installing child safety seats with combination lap and shoulder belts
234
Attaching child safety seats with LATCH (Lower Anchors and Tethers for CHildren) attachments
237
Combining safety belt and LATCH lower anchors for attaching child safety seats
239
Attaching child safety seats with tether straps
239
Child booster seats
243
When children should use booster seats
244
Types of booster seats
245
The importance of shoulder belts
246
Child restraints and safety belt maintenance
247
Tires, Wheels and Loading
248
NOTICE TO UTILITY VEHICLE AND TRUCK OWNERS
248
VEHICLE CHARACTERISTICS
248
4WD and AWD systems (if equipped)
248
How your vehicle differs from other vehicles
249
INFORMATION ABOUT UNIFORM TIRE QUALITY GRADING
250
Treadwear
251
Traction AA A B C
251
Temperature A B C
251
TIRES
252
Glossary of tire terminology
252
INFLATING YOUR TIRES
253
TIRE CARE
255
Inspecting your tires and wheel valve stems
255
Tire wear
255
Damage
255
U.S. DOT Tire Identification Number (TIN)
256
Tire replacement requirements
256
Safety practices
258
Highway hazards
258
Tire and wheel alignment
258
Tire rotation
259
INFORMATION CONTAINED ON THE TIRE SIDEWALL
260
Information on “P” type tires
260
Additional information contained on the tire sidewall for “LT” type tires
263
Information on “T” type tires
264
Location of the tire label
264
TIRE PRESSURE MONITORING SYSTEM (TPMS)
265
Understanding your tire pressure monitoring system (TPMS)
267
When your temporary spare tire is installed
267
When you believe your system is not operating properly
268
When inflating your tires
269
How temperature affects your tire pressure
269
SNOW TIRES AND CHAINS
270
VEHICLE LOADING – WITH AND WITHOUT A TRAILER
270
Special loading instructions for owners of pick-up trucks and utility-type vehicles
277
TRAILER TOWING
277
Integrated hitch rating
280
Preparing to tow
280
Hitches
280
Weight-distributing hitch
281
Safety chains
281
Trailer brakes
281
Trailer lamps
282
Driving while you tow
282
Servicing after towing
282
Trailer towing tips
283
Launching or retrieving a boat
283
RECREATIONAL TOWING
284
Driving
285
STARTING
285
Positions of the ignition
285
Preparing to start your vehicle
285
Important safety precautions
286
Starting the engine
287
Cold weather starting (flexible fuel vehicles only)
288
If the engine fails to start using the preceding instructions (flexible fuel vehicles only)
288
Guarding against exhaust fumes
289
Important ventilating information
289
ENGINE BLOCK HEATER (IF EQUIPPED)
289
BRAKES
291
Anti-lock brake system (ABS)
292
Using ABS
292
ABS warning lamp
292
Parking brake
293
ADVANCETRAC WITH ROLL STABILITY CONTROL™ (RSC) STABILITY ENHANCEMENT SYSTEM (IF EQUIPPED)
294
STEERING
299
Variable assist steering
300
AIR SUSPENSION SYSTEM (IF EQUIPPED)
300
LIMITED-SLIP AXLE (IF EQUIPPED)
301
PREPARING TO DRIVE
301
BRAKE-SHIFT INTERLOCK – COLUMN-SHIFT TRANSMISSION
302
Brake-shift interlock – floor-shift transmission
303
AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION OPERATION
305
Driving with a 6–speed automatic transmission
305
If your vehicle gets stuck in mud or snow
308
REVERSE SENSING SYSTEM (IF EQUIPPED)
308
REARVIEW CAMERA SYSTEM (IF EQUIPPED)
311
CONTROL TRAC FOUR-WHEEL DRIVE (4X4) OPERATION (IF EQUIPPED)
313
4WD indicator lights
313
Positions of the Control Trac system
314
Shifting between modes
315
Shifting between 2H and 4A or 4H
315
Shifting between 4A and 4H
315
Shifting to/from 4L
315
Driving off-road with truck and utility vehicles
316
How your vehicle differs from other vehicles
316
Basic operating principles
317
If your vehicle goes off the edge of the pavement
317
If your vehicle gets stuck
317
Emergency maneuvers
318
Control Trac four–wheel drive system (if equipped)
319
Normal characteristics
319
Sand
319
Mud and water
320
Driving on hilly or sloping terrain
320
Driving on snow and ice
321
Maintenance and modifications
322
DRIVING THROUGH WATER
323
Roadside Emergencies
324
ROADSIDE ASSISTANCE
324
Getting roadside assistance
324
Using roadside assistance
325
HAZARD FLASHER CONTROL
325
FUEL PUMP SHUT-OFF SWITCH
326
FUSES AND RELAYS
327
Fuses
327
Standard fuse amperage rating and color
327
Passenger compartment fuse panel
327
Power distribution box
331
CHANGING THE TIRES
335
Dissimilar spare tire/wheel information
335
Stopping and securing the vehicle
337
Location of the spare tire and tools
337
Removing the jack and tools
338
Removing the spare tire
338
Tire change procedure
339
Stowing the spare tire
342
WHEEL LUG NUT TORQUE SPECIFICATIONS
343
RUNNING OUT OF FUEL
344
JUMP STARTING
345
Preparing your vehicle
345
Connecting the jumper cables
346
Jump starting
348
Removing the jumper cables
348
WRECKER TOWING
351
Emergency towing
352
Customer Assistance
353
GETTING THE SERVICES YOU NEED
353
Away from home
353
Additional assistance
354
IN CALIFORNIA (U.S. ONLY)
355
THE BETTER BUSINESS BUREAU (BBB) AUTO LINE PROGRAM (U.S. ONLY)
356
UTILIZING THE MEDIATION/ARBITRATION PROGRAM (CANADA ONLY)
357
GETTING ASSISTANCE OUTSIDE THE U.S. AND CANADA
357
ORDERING ADDITIONAL OWNER’S LITERATURE
358
Obtaining a French Owner’s Guide
358
REPORTING SAFETY DEFECTS (U.S. ONLY)
359
REPORTING SAFETY DEFECTS (CANADA ONLY)
359
Cleaning
360
WASHING THE EXTERIOR
360
WAXING
361
PAINT CHIPS
361
ALUMINUM WHEELS AND WHEEL COVERS
361
ENGINE
362
PLASTIC (NON-PAINTED) EXTERIOR PARTS
362
WINDOWS AND WIPER BLADES
363
INSTRUMENT PANEL/INTERIOR TRIM AND CLUSTER LENS
363
INTERIOR
364
CLEANING THE CLIMATE CONTROLLED SEATS (IF EQUIPPED)
365
LEATHER SEATS (IF EQUIPPED, EXCEPT FOR THE KING RANCH EXPEDITION)
365
LEATHER SEATS FOR THE KING RANCH EXPEDITION ONLY (IF EQUIPPED)
366
UNDERBODY
367
FORD AND LINCOLN MERCURY CAR CARE PRODUCTS
368
Maintenance and Specifications
369
SERVICE RECOMMENDATIONS
369
PRECAUTIONS WHEN SERVICING YOUR VEHICLE
369
Working with the engine off
369
Working with the engine on
369
OPENING THE HOOD
370
IDENTIFYING COMPONENTS IN THE ENGINE COMPARTMENT
371
5.4L V8
371
WINDSHIELD WASHER FLUID
372
Checking and adding washer fluid for the liftgate
372
CHANGING THE WIPER BLADES
373
Changing the rear window wiper blade
373
ENGINE OIL
374
Checking the engine oil
374
Adding engine oil
375
Engine oil and filter recommendations
376
Use SAE 5W-20 engine oil
376
BATTERY
377
ENGINE COOLANT
379
Checking engine coolant
379
Adding engine coolant
380
Recycled engine coolant
382
Coolant refill capacity
382
Severe climates
383
What you should know about fail-safe cooling
383
How fail-safe cooling works
384
When fail-safe mode is activated
384
FUEL FILTER
385
WHAT YOU SHOULD KNOW ABOUT AUTOMOTIVE FUELS
385
Important safety precautions
385
Refueling
387
Easy Fuel™ “no cap” fuel system
388
Flex fuel vehicle (FFV) fuel fill inlet
389
Choosing the right fuel
389
Octane recommendations
390
FFV engines
390
Fuel quality
390
Cleaner air
391
Running out of fuel
391
Refilling with a portable fuel container
392
ESSENTIALS OF GOOD FUEL ECONOMY
393
Measuring techniques
393
Filling the tank
393
Calculating fuel economy
394
Driving style — good driving and fuel economy habits
394
Habits
394
Maintenance
395
Conditions
395
EPA fuel economy estimates
396
EMISSION CONTROL SYSTEM
396
On-board diagnostics (OBD-II)
397
Readiness for Inspection/Maintenance (I/M) testing
398
POWER STEERING FLUID
399
BRAKE FLUID
399
TRANSMISSION FLUID
400
Checking automatic transmission fluid
400
AIR FILTER
400
Changing the air filter element
400
MOTORCRAFT PART NUMBERS
403
MAINTENANCE PRODUCT SPECIFICATIONS AND CAPACITIES
404
ENGINE DATA
407
Engine drivebelt routing
408
IDENTIFYING YOUR VEHICLE
408
Safety Compliance Certification Label
408
Vehicle identification number (VIN)
409
TRANSMISSION CODE DESIGNATIONS
410
Accessories
411
GENUINE FORD ACCESSORIES FOR YOUR VEHICLE
411
Exterior style
411
Interior style
411
Lifestyle
411
Peace of mind
412
Ford Extended Service Plan
413
FORD ESP EXTENDED SERVICE PLANS
413
Index
416

FAQ about the 2010 Ford Expedition Manual

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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 2010 owner's manual:

  • A brief overview of the vehicle and specifications
  • Environmental Information about environmentally-friendly driving practices
  • Instrument Panel and Controls, including dashboard indicators, warning lights, and controls
  • Handling the Unexpected, including tire changes, jump-starting, and common car issues
  • Best practice for driving your Ford Expedition

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