2010 Ford Explorer Sport Trac Owner's Manual

2010 Ford Explorer Sport Trac owners manual
Year:
2010
Make:
Ford
Model:
Explorer Sport Trac
Rating:
(10)

Online manual

Size:
2.9 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
Using your vehicle as an ambulance
6
NOTICE TO OWNERS WITH 20 INCH WHEELS AND TIRES
7
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
18
STANDARD MESSAGE CENTER (IF EQUIPPED)
20
Selectable features (information menu)
20
Compass zone adjustment (if equipped)
25
Compass calibration adjustment
25
System warnings
26
OPTIONAL MESSAGE CENTER (IF EQUIPPED)
28
Info
29
System check and vehicle feature customization
31
System warnings
34
Entertainment Systems
37
AUDIO SYSTEMS
37
Quick start — How to get going
37
Listening to the radio
37
Listening to satellite radio (if equipped)
38
Listening to a CD/MP3 (if equipped)
38
AM/FM Single CD/MP3 satellite compatible sound system (if equipped)
41
Premium AM/FM in-dash six CD/MP3 satellite compatible sound system (if equipped)
48
Auxiliary input jack (Line in)
56
USB port (if equipped)
58
GENERAL AUDIO INFORMATION
58
Satellite radio information (if equipped)
61
NAVIGATION SYSTEM (IF EQUIPPED)
64
SYNC (IF EQUIPPED)
64
Climate Controls
65
MANUAL HEATING AND AIR CONDITIONING SYSTEM (IF EQUIPPED)
65
Operating tips
65
DUAL AUTOMATIC TEMPERATURE CONTROL (DATC) SYSTEM (IF EQUIPPED)
67
Operating tips
69
Lights
71
HEADLAMP CONTROL
71
Autolamp control (if equipped)
71
Fog lamp control
72
Daytime running lamps (DRL) (if equipped)
72
High beams
72
Flash to pass
73
PANEL DIMMER CONTROL
73
AIMING THE HEADLAMPS
73
Headlamp aim adjustment
73
TURN SIGNAL CONTROL
75
INTERIOR LAMPS
75
Map lamps
75
Cargo/reading lamps
75
BULB REPLACEMENT
75
Lamp assembly condensation
75
Using the right bulbs
76
Replacing interior bulbs
77
Replacing exterior bulbs
77
Replacing headlamp bulbs
77
Replacing front parking lamp/turn signal/sidemarker bulbs
78
Replacing tail/brake/turn/backup lamp bulbs
79
Replacing fog lamp bulbs
79
Replacing license plate lamp bulbs
80
Replacing high-mount brake and cargo lamp bulbs
80
Driver Controls
81
MULTI-FUNCTION LEVER
81
Windshield wiper rainlamp feature (if equipped with Autolamp)
81
TILT STEERING COLUMN
82
ILLUMINATED VISOR MIRROR
82
OVERHEAD CONSOLE
83
Storage compartment
83
Installing a garage door opener (if equipped)
84
AUXILIARY POWER POINTS (12VDC)
84
Truck bed auxiliary power point
85
CENTER CONSOLE
85
POWER WINDOWS
86
One touch up or down (Driver’s window only) (if equipped)
86
Bounce-back (driver’s window only)
87
Security override
87
Window lock
88
Accessory delay
88
Power down back window
88
INTERIOR MIRROR
90
Automatic dimming interior rear view mirror (if equipped)
90
EXTERIOR MIRRORS
90
Power side view mirrors
90
Fold-away mirrors
91
Heated outside mirrors (if equipped)
91
POWER ADJUSTABLE FOOT PEDALS (IF EQUIPPED)
92
SPEED CONTROL
92
Setting speed control
93
Resuming a set speed
94
Increasing speed while using speed control
94
Reducing speed while using speed control
94
Turning off speed control
95
STEERING WHEEL CONTROLS
95
Audio control features
95
MOON ROOF (IF EQUIPPED)
97
TAILGATE LOCK
99
Tailgate removal
99
Exterior tiedown hooks
100
CARGO CAGE (IF EQUIPPED)
100
TONNEAU COVER (IF EQUIPPED)
101
Interior tonneau cover release
103
CARGO AREA FEATURES
104
Cargo management system
104
Pickup box storage compartment
105
Interior tiedown hooks
105
LUGGAGE RACK (IF EQUIPPED)
105
Locks and Security
107
KEYS
107
POWER DOOR LOCKS
107
Smart unlocking feature
107
Autolock
107
Deactivating/activating autolock
108
Power door unlock/lock procedure
108
Keyless entry keypad procedure
109
Message center procedure
109
Autounlock
109
Deactivating/activating autounlock
109
Power door unlock/lock procedure
110
Keyless entry keypad procedure
110
Message center procedure
110
Power door lock/unlock inhibit feature (if equipped)
111
CHILDPROOF DOOR LOCKS
112
REMOTE ENTRY SYSTEM
112
Two step door unlocking
113
One step door unlocking
113
Switching from two step to one step door unlocking
113
Locking the doors
114
Car finder
114
Sounding a panic alarm
114
Replacing the battery
114
Replacing lost remote entry transmitters
115
How to reprogram your remote entry transmitters
115
Illuminated entry
116
SECURICODE™ KEYLESS ENTRY SYSTEM (IF EQUIPPED)
117
Programming a personal entry code
117
Erasing personal code
118
Anti-scan feature
118
Unlocking and locking the doors using keyless entry
118
SECURILOCK PASSIVE ANTI-THEFT SYSTEM
118
Anti-theft indicator
119
Automatic arming
119
Automatic disarming
119
Replacement keys
120
Programming spare keys
120
Seating and Safety Restraints
122
SEATING
122
Adjustable head restraints
122
Adjusting the front manual seat (if equipped)
125
Using the manual lumbar support (if equipped)
126
Adjusting the front power seat (if equipped)
126
Using the power lumbar support (if equipped)
128
Heated seats (if equipped)
128
REAR SEATS
129
Folding down the 2nd row 60/40 seats
130
SAFETY RESTRAINTS
132
Personal Safety System
132
How does the Personal Safety System work?
132
Driver and passenger dual-stage airbag supplemental restraints
133
Front crash severity sensor
133
Driver’s seat position sensor
133
Front passenger sensing system
133
Front safety belt usage sensors
134
Front safety belt pretensioners
134
Front safety belt energy management retractors
134
Determining if the Personal Safety System is operational
134
Safety restraints precautions
135
Energy management feature
136
Combination lap and shoulder belts
136
Vehicle sensitive mode
137
Webbing extraction sensitive mode
137
Automatic locking mode
138
When to use the automatic locking mode
138
How to use the automatic locking mode
138
How to disengage the automatic locking mode
138
Safety belt pretensioner
139
Front safety belt height adjustment
140
Second row comfort guide
140
Safety belt extension assembly
141
Safety belt warning light and indicator chime
141
Conditions of operation
142
Belt-Minder
142
One-time disable
145
Deactivating/activating the Belt-Minder feature
145
AIRBAG SUPPLEMENTAL RESTRAINT SYSTEM (SRS)
147
Important SRS precautions
147
Children and airbags
149
How does the airbag supplemental restraint system work?
149
Front passenger sensing system
151
Determining if the system is operational
155
Seat-mounted side airbag system
156
How does the side airbag system work?
157
Safety Canopy system
158
How does the Safety Canopy system work?
159
Determining if the system is operational
161
SOS Post-Crash Alert System™
161
Disposal of airbags and airbag equipped vehicles (including pretensioners)
161
SAFETY RESTRAINTS FOR CHILDREN
162
Important child restraint precautions
162
Recommendations for attaching child safety restraints for children
164
Transporting children
165
SAFETY SEATS FOR CHILDREN
166
Infant and/or toddler seats
166
Installing child safety seats with combination lap and shoulder belts
167
Attaching child safety seats with LATCH (Lower Anchors and Tethers for CHildren) attachments
170
Use of inboard lower anchors from the outboard seating positions (center seating use)
172
Attaching child safety seats with tether straps
173
Child booster seats
175
When children should use booster seats
176
Types of booster seats
177
The importance of shoulder belts
178
Child restraint and safety belt maintenance
179
Tires, Wheels and Loading
180
NOTICE TO UTILITY VEHICLE AND TRUCK OWNERS
180
VEHICLE CHARACTERISTICS
180
4WD and AWD Systems (if equipped)
180
How your vehicle differs from other vehicles
181
INFORMATION ABOUT UNIFORM TIRE QUALITY GRADING
182
Treadwear
183
Traction AA A B C
183
Temperature A B C
183
TIRES
184
Glossary of tire terminology
184
INFLATING YOUR TIRES
185
TIRE CARE
187
Inspecting your tires and wheel valve stems
187
Tire wear
187
Damage
187
U.S. DOT Tire Identification Number (TIN)
188
Tire replacement requirements
188
Safety practices
190
Highway hazards
190
Tire and wheel alignment
190
Tire rotation
191
INFORMATION CONTAINED ON THE TIRE SIDEWALL
192
Information on “P” type tires
192
Additional information contained on the tire sidewall for “LT” type tires
195
Information on “T” type tires
196
Location of the tire label
196
TIRE PRESSURE MONITORING SYSTEM (TPMS)
197
Understanding your Tire Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS)
199
When your temporary spare tire is installed
199
When you believe your system is not operating properly
200
When inflating your tires
201
How temperature affects your tire pressure
201
SNOW TIRES AND CABLES
202
VEHICLE LOADING – WITH AND WITHOUT A TRAILER
202
Special loading instructions for owners of pickup trucks and utility-type vehicles
209
Calculating the load your vehicle can carry/tow
209
TRAILER TOWING
210
Preparing to tow
212
Hitches
212
Safety chains
213
Trailer brakes
213
Trailer lamps
213
Driving while you tow
214
Servicing after towing
214
Trailer towing tips
214
Launching or retrieving a boat
215
CAMPER BODIES
216
RECREATIONAL TOWING
216
Driving
217
STARTING
217
Positions of the ignition
217
Preparing to start your vehicle
217
Important safety precautions
218
Starting the engine
220
Guarding against exhaust fumes
220
Important ventilating information
220
ENGINE BLOCK HEATER (IF EQUIPPED)
221
BRAKES
222
Four-wheel anti-lock brake system (ABS)
222
Using ABS
223
ABS warning lamp
223
Parking brake
223
ADVANCETRAC WITH ROLL STABILITY CONTROL™ (RSC) STABILITY ENHANCEMENT SYSTEM
225
STEERING
230
PREPARING TO DRIVE
231
BRAKE-SHIFT INTERLOCK
232
AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION OPERATION
233
Driving with a 5–speed automatic transmission (if equipped)
233
Driving with a 6–speed automatic transmission (if equipped)
235
If your vehicle gets stuck in mud or snow
238
REVERSE SENSING SYSTEM (IF EQUIPPED)
238
FOUR-WHEEL DRIVE (4WD) OPERATION (IF EQUIPPED)
240
System indicator lights
240
Using the Control Trac 4WD system
241
Shifting between 4X4 AUTO (4WD Auto) and 4X4 HIGH (4WD High)
241
Shifting to/from 4X4 LOW (4WD Low)
241
ALL WHEEL DRIVE (AWD) SYSTEM (IF EQUIPPED)
241
Normal operation
242
Autolock operation
242
Driving off-road with truck and utility vehicles
242
How your vehicle differs from other vehicles
243
Basic operating principles
243
If your vehicle goes off the edge of the pavement
243
If your vehicle gets stuck
244
Emergency maneuvers
245
4WD Systems
245
AWD Systems (if equipped)
246
Sand
246
Mud and water
247
Driving on hilly or sloping terrain
248
Driving on snow and ice
249
Maintenance and Modifications
249
DRIVING THROUGH WATER
250
Roadside Emergencies
251
ROADSIDE ASSISTANCE
251
Getting roadside assistance
251
Using roadside assistance
252
HAZARD FLASHER CONTROL
252
FUEL PUMP SHUT-OFF SWITCH
253
FUSES AND RELAYS
254
Fuses
254
Standard fuse amperage rating and color
254
Passenger compartment fuse panel
255
Power distribution box
257
CHANGING THE TIRES
261
Dissimilar spare tire/wheel information
261
Stopping and securing the vehicle
263
Location of the spare tire and tools
263
Removing the jack and tools
264
Removing the spare tire
264
Changing the spare tire
265
Stowing the flat/spare tire
268
Stowing the jack and tools
268
WHEEL LUG NUT TORQUE SPECIFICATIONS
269
JUMP STARTING
270
Preparing your vehicle
270
Connecting the jumper cables
271
Jump starting
273
Removing the jumper cables
273
WRECKER TOWING
275
Emergency towing
276
Customer Assistance
277
GETTING THE SERVICES YOU NEED
277
Away from home
277
Additional assistance
278
IN CALIFORNIA (U.S. ONLY)
279
THE BETTER BUSINESS BUREAU (BBB) AUTO LINE PROGRAM (U.S. ONLY)
280
UTILIZING THE MEDIATION/ARBITRATION PROGRAM (CANADA ONLY)
281
GETTING ASSISTANCE OUTSIDE THE U.S. AND CANADA
281
ORDERING ADDITIONAL OWNER’S LITERATURE
282
Obtaining a French Owner’s Guide
282
REPORTING SAFETY DEFECTS (U.S. ONLY)
283
REPORTING SAFETY DEFECTS (CANADA ONLY)
283
Cleaning
284
WASHING THE EXTERIOR
284
WAXING
285
PAINT CHIPS
285
ALUMINUM WHEELS AND WHEEL COVERS
285
ENGINE
286
4.0L V6 ENGINE
286
4.6L V8 ENGINE
287
PLASTIC (NON-PAINTED) EXTERIOR PARTS
287
WINDOWS AND WIPER BLADES
287
INSTRUMENT PANEL/INTERIOR TRIM AND CLUSTER LENS
288
INTERIOR
289
LEATHER SEATS (IF EQUIPPED)
290
UNDERBODY
290
FORD AND LINCOLN MERCURY CAR CARE PRODUCTS
290
Maintenance and Specifications
292
SERVICE RECOMMENDATIONS
292
PRECAUTIONS WHEN SERVICING YOUR VEHICLE
292
Working with the engine off
292
Working with the engine on
292
OPENING THE HOOD
293
IDENTIFYING COMPONENTS IN THE ENGINE COMPARTMENT
294
4.0L V6 engine
294
4.6L V8 engine
295
WINDSHIELD WASHER FLUID
296
CHANGING THE WIPER BLADES
297
ENGINE OIL
297
Checking the engine oil
297
Adding engine oil
299
Engine Oil Recommendations
300
Use SAE 5W-30 engine oil
300
Use SAE 5W-20 engine oil
301
BATTERY
302
ENGINE COOLANT
304
Checking engine coolant
304
Adding engine coolant
306
Recycled engine coolant
307
Coolant refill capacity
308
Severe climates
308
What you should know about fail-safe cooling (4.6L V8 engine only)
309
Fail-safe cooling and engine oil overheat mode (4.6L V8 only)
309
When fail-safe cooling mode is activated
310
FUEL FILTER
310
WHAT YOU SHOULD KNOW ABOUT AUTOMOTIVE FUELS
310
Important safety precautions
310
Refueling
312
Fuel filler cap
313
Choosing the right fuel
314
Octane recommendations
314
Fuel quality
315
Cleaner air
315
Running out of fuel
315
ESSENTIALS OF GOOD FUEL ECONOMY
316
Measuring techniques
316
Filling the tank
316
Calculating fuel economy
317
Driving style — good driving and fuel economy habits
317
Habits
317
Maintenance
318
Conditions
318
EPA fuel economy estimates
319
EMISSION CONTROL SYSTEM
319
On board diagnostics (OBD-II)
320
Readiness for Inspection/Maintenance (I/M) testing
321
POWER STEERING FLUID
322
BRAKE FLUID
322
TRANSMISSION FLUID
323
Checking automatic transmission fluid
323
TRANSFER CASE FLUID (IF EQUIPPED)
323
DRIVELINE UNIVERSAL JOINT AND SLIP YOKE
324
AIR FILTER
324
Changing the air filter element
324
MOTORCRAFT PART NUMBERS
325
MAINTENANCE PRODUCT SPECIFICATIONS AND CAPACITIES
326
ENGINE DATA
331
Engine drivebelt routing
331
IDENTIFYING YOUR VEHICLE
332
Safety Compliance Certification Label
332
Vehicle identification number (VIN)
332
TRANSMISSION CODE DESIGNATIONS
333
Accessories
334
GENUINE FORD ACCESSORIES FOR YOUR VEHICLE
334
Exterior style
334
Interior style
334
Lifestyle
334
Peace of mind
335
Ford Extended Service Plan
336
FORD ESP EXTENDED SERVICE PLANS
336
Index
339

FAQ about the 2010 Ford Explorer Sport Trac Manual

What contains the 2010 Explorer Sport Trac manual?

The Ford Explorer Sport Trac owner's manual is a comprehensive guide provided by Ford to assist owners in understanding and operating their specific model of the Ford Explorer Sport Trac. It contains important information about the vehicle's features, functions, and maintenance requirements. A general overview of what you might find in a Ford Explorer Sport Trac 2010 owner's manual:

  • Environmental Information about environmentally-friendly driving practices
  • Best practice for driving your Ford Explorer Sport Trac
  • Handling the Unexpected, including tire changes, jump-starting, and common car issues
  • Instrument Panel and Controls, including dashboard indicators, warning lights, and controls
  • Do-it-Yourself (DIY) Maintenance, for basic maintenance tasks that Ford Explorer Sport Trac owners can do

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