2010 Ford Focus Owner's Manual

2010 Ford Focus owners manual
Year:
2010
Make:
Ford
Model:
Focus
Rating:
(6)

Online manual

Size:
1.95 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
5
BREAKING-IN YOUR VEHICLE
6
SPECIAL NOTICES
6
New Vehicle Limited Warranty
6
Special instructions
6
IMPORTANT INFORMATION FOR P215/45R17 LOW-PROFILE TIRES AND WHEELS
6
DATA RECORDING
7
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
17
MESSAGE CENTER
19
Info
19
System check and vehicle feature customization
20
System warnings
22
Entertainment Systems
25
AUDIO SYSTEMS
25
AM/FM/single CD satellite compatible sound system
25
Setting the clock
25
AM/FM Radio
26
RBDS Radio
27
CD/MP3 Player
27
Satellite Radio (if equipped)
29
Sound Adjustments
32
Extra Features
32
Auxiliary input jack (Line in)
33
USB port (if equipped)
35
GENERAL AUDIO INFORMATION
35
Satellite radio information (if equipped)
38
SYNC (IF EQUIPPED)
41
Climate Controls
42
MANUAL HEATING AND AIR CONDITIONING SYSTEM
42
Operating tips
43
REAR WINDOW DEFROSTER
44
Lights
45
HEADLAMP CONTROL
45
Fog lamp control (if equipped)
45
High beams
45
Flash-to-pass
46
Daytime running lamps (DRL) (if equipped)
46
PANEL DIMMER CONTROL
46
AIMING THE HEADLAMPS
47
Vertical aim adjustment
47
TURN SIGNAL CONTROL
48
INTERIOR LAMPS
48
Map lamps
48
Rear dome lamp
49
Ambient lighting (if equipped)
49
BULB REPLACEMENT
49
Lamp assembly condensation
49
Using the right bulbs
50
Replacing interior bulbs
50
Replacing exterior bulbs
50
Replacing headlamp bulbs
51
Replacing front parking lamp/turn signal bulbs
52
Replacing side marker bulbs
52
Replacing tail/brake/backup lights and turn signal bulbs
53
Replacing fog lamp bulbs (if equipped)
53
Replacing license plate lamp bulbs
54
Replacing high-mount brake lamp assembly
54
Driver Controls
55
MULTI-FUNCTION LEVER
55
TILT STEERING WHEEL
56
ELECTRONIC COMPASS (IF EQUIPPED)
56
Compass zone adjustment
57
Compass calibration adjustment
57
CENTER CONSOLE
58
AUXILIARY POWER POINT (12VDC)
58
POWER WINDOWS
59
One-touch down (AUTO)
59
Window lock (if equipped)
60
INTERIOR MIRROR
60
Automatic dimming interior rear view mirror (if equipped)
60
EXTERIOR MIRRORS
61
Power side view mirrors (if equipped)
61
Heated outside mirrors (if equipped)
61
SPEED CONTROL (IF EQUIPPED)
61
Setting speed control
62
Disengaging speed control
62
Resuming a set speed
63
Increasing speed while using speed control
63
Reducing speed while using speed control
63
Turning off speed control
64
STEERING WHEEL CONTROLS (IF EQUIPPED)
64
Radio control features
64
MOON ROOF (IF EQUIPPED)
66
INTERIOR TRUNK CONTROL
67
Locks and Security
68
KEYS
68
MYKEY™ (IF EQUIPPED)
68
POWER DOOR LOCKS
73
Smart locks
73
Autolock (if equipped)
74
Deactivating/activating autolock
74
Power door unlock/lock procedure
75
Autounlock feature (if equipped)
75
Deactivating/activating autounlock feature
76
Power door lock switch autounlock enable/disable procedure
76
CHILDPROOF DOOR LOCKS
77
INTERIOR LUGGAGE COMPARTMENT RELEASE
77
REMOTE ENTRY SYSTEM
79
Unlocking the doors
79
Programming unlocking mode (if equipped)
80
Locking the doors
80
Car finder
80
Sounding a panic alarm
80
Opening the luggage compartment
80
Replacing the battery
81
Replacing lost remote entry transmitters
81
How to reprogram your remote entry transmitters
82
Illuminated entry
82
Illuminated exit
83
Battery saver
83
SECURILOCK PASSIVE ANTI-THEFT SYSTEM
83
Anti-theft indicator
84
Replacement keys
84
Programming spare keys
85
PERIMETER ALARM SYSTEM (IF EQUIPPED)
86
Arming the system
86
Disarming the system
87
Triggering the anti-theft system
87
Seating and Safety Restraints
88
SEATING
88
First-row adjustable head restraints
88
Adjusting the front manual seat
91
Heated seats (if equipped)
93
Tip/slide front passenger seat (if equipped)
94
REAR SEATS
94
Second row head restraints
94
Folding down the rear seat
95
SAFETY RESTRAINTS
96
Personal Safety System™
96
How does the Personal Safety System™ work?
96
Driver and passenger dual-stage airbag supplemental restraints
97
Front crash severity sensor
97
Driver’s seat position sensor
97
Front passenger sensing system
97
Front safety belt usage sensors
98
Front outboard safety belt pretensioners
98
Front outboard safety belt energy management retractors
98
Determining if the Personal Safety System™ is operational
98
Safety belt precautions
99
Combination lap and shoulder belts
100
Energy management feature
101
Vehicle sensitive mode
101
Automatic locking mode
101
When to use the automatic locking mode
101
How to use the automatic locking mode
102
How to disengage the automatic locking mode
102
Safety belts with locking cinch tongue (rear center position only)
103
How to fasten the cinch tongue
103
Front safety belt height adjustment
104
Safety belt pretensioner
104
Safety belt extension assembly
105
Safety belt warning light and indicator chime
105
Conditions of operation
105
Belt-Minder
105
Deactivating/activating the Belt-Minder feature
108
AIRBAG SUPPLEMENTAL RESTRAINT SYSTEM (SRS)
110
Important SRS precautions
110
Children and airbags
112
How does the airbag supplemental restraint system work?
112
Front passenger sensing system
114
Determining if the system is operational
118
Seat-mounted side airbag system
119
How does the side airbag system work?
120
Side-curtain airbag system
121
How does the side air curtain system work?
122
Determining if the system is operational
124
SOS Post-Crash Alert System™
124
Disposal of airbags and airbag equipped vehicles (including pretensioners)
125
SAFETY RESTRAINTS FOR CHILDREN
125
Important child restraint precautions
125
Recommendations for attaching child safety restraints for children
127
Transporting children
128
SAFETY SEATS FOR CHILDREN
129
Infant and/or toddler seats
129
Installing child safety seats with combination lap and shoulder belts
130
Installing child safety seats in cinch tongue combination lap and shoulder belt seating positions (rear center position only)
133
Attaching child safety seats with Lower Anchor and Tethers for CHildren (LATCH) attachments
136
Use of inboard lower anchors from the outboard seating positions (center seating use)
138
Combining safety belt and LATCH lower anchors for attaching child safety seats
138
Attaching child safety seats with tether straps
139
Child booster seats
140
When children should use booster seats
141
Types of booster seats
142
The importance of shoulder belts
143
Child restraint and safety belt maintenance
144
Tires, Wheels and Loading
145
INFORMATION ABOUT UNIFORM TIRE QUALITY GRADING
145
Treadwear
145
Traction AA A B C
145
Temperature A B C
146
TIRES
146
Glossary of tire terminology
146
INFLATING YOUR TIRES
147
TIRE CARE
149
Inspecting your tires and wheel valve stems
149
Tire wear
150
Damage
150
U.S. DOT Tire Identification Number (TIN)
151
Tire Replacement Requirements
151
Safety practices
152
Highway hazards
153
Tire and wheel alignment
153
Tire rotation
153
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)
160
Understanding your Tire Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS)
161
When your temporary spare tire is installed
161
When you believe your system is not operating properly
162
When inflating your tires
163
How temperature affects your tire pressure
163
SNOW TIRES AND CHAINS
164
VEHICLE LOADING
164
TRAILER TOWING
170
RECREATIONAL TOWING
170
Driving
172
STARTING
172
Positions of the ignition
172
Preparing to start your vehicle
172
Important safety precautions
173
Starting the engine
175
Guarding against exhaust fumes
175
Important ventilating information
175
ENGINE BLOCK HEATER (IF EQUIPPED)
175
BRAKES
177
Four-wheel anti-lock brake system (ABS)
178
Using ABS
178
ABS warning lamp
178
Parking brake
179
ADVANCETRAC STABILITY ENHANCEMENT SYSTEM
179
STEERING
183
BRAKE-SHIFT INTERLOCK
184
AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION OPERATION (IF EQUIPPED)
186
Understanding the gearshift positions of the 4–speed automatic transmission
186
If your vehicle gets stuck in mud or snow
188
MANUAL TRANSMISSION OPERATION (IF EQUIPPED)
188
Using the clutch
188
Recommended shift speeds
189
Reverse
189
Parking your vehicle
189
Removing the key
190
DRIVING THROUGH WATER
190
Roadside Emergencies
191
ROADSIDE ASSISTANCE
191
Getting roadside assistance
191
Using roadside assistance
192
HAZARD FLASHER CONTROL
192
FUEL PUMP SHUT-OFF SWITCH
193
FUSES AND RELAYS
193
Fuses
193
Standard fuse amperage rating and color
194
Passenger compartment fuse panel
194
Power distribution box
197
CHANGING A FLAT TIRE
200
Dissimilar spare tire/wheel information
200
Stopping and securing the vehicle
202
Tire change procedure
202
WHEEL LUG NUT TORQUE SPECIFICATIONS
205
JUMP STARTING
206
Preparing your vehicle
207
Connecting the jumper cables
207
Jump starting
209
Removing the jumper cables
210
WRECKER TOWING
212
Emergency towing
213
Customer Assistance
214
GETTING THE SERVICES YOU NEED
214
Away from home
214
Additional assistance
215
IN CALIFORNIA (U.S. ONLY)
216
THE BETTER BUSINESS BUREAU (BBB) AUTO LINE PROGRAM (U.S. ONLY)
217
UTILIZING THE MEDIATION/ARBITRATION PROGRAM (CANADA ONLY)
218
GETTING ASSISTANCE OUTSIDE THE U.S. AND CANADA
218
ORDERING ADDITIONAL OWNER’S LITERATURE
219
Obtaining a French Owner’s Guide
219
REPORTING SAFETY DEFECTS (U.S. ONLY)
220
REPORTING SAFETY DEFECTS (CANADA ONLY)
220
Cleaning
221
WASHING THE EXTERIOR
221
WAXING
222
PAINT CHIPS
222
ALUMINUM WHEELS AND WHEEL COVERS
222
ENGINE
223
PLASTIC (NON-PAINTED) EXTERIOR PARTS
223
WINDOWS AND WIPER BLADES
224
INSTRUMENT PANEL/INTERIOR TRIM AND CLUSTER LENS
224
INTERIOR
225
LEATHER SEATS (IF EQUIPPED)
226
UNDERBODY
226
FORD AND LINCOLN MERCURY CAR CARE PRODUCTS
227
Maintenance and Specifications
228
SERVICE RECOMMENDATIONS
228
PRECAUTIONS WHEN SERVICING YOUR VEHICLE
228
Working with the engine off
228
Working with the engine on
228
OPENING THE HOOD
229
IDENTIFYING COMPONENTS IN THE ENGINE COMPARTMENT
230
WINDSHIELD WASHER FLUID
231
CHANGING THE WIPER BLADES
231
ENGINE OIL
232
Checking the engine oil
232
Adding engine oil
232
Engine oil and filter recommendations
233
Use SAE 5W-20 engine oil
233
BATTERY
234
ENGINE COOLANT
236
Checking engine coolant
236
Adding engine coolant
237
Recycled engine coolant
239
Coolant refill capacity
239
Severe climates
240
What you should know about fail-safe cooling
240
How fail-safe cooling works
240
When fail-safe mode is activated
241
FUEL FILTER
241
WHAT YOU SHOULD KNOW ABOUT AUTOMOTIVE FUELS
242
Important safety precautions
242
Refueling
243
Fuel filler cap
244
Choosing the right fuel
245
Octane recommendations
245
Fuel quality
246
Cleaner air
246
Running out of fuel
246
ESSENTIALS OF GOOD FUEL ECONOMY
247
Measuring techniques
247
Filling the tank
247
Calculating fuel economy
248
Driving style — good driving and fuel economy habits
248
Habits
248
Maintenance
249
Conditions
249
EPA fuel economy estimates
250
EMISSION CONTROL SYSTEM
250
On-board diagnostics (OBD-II)
251
Readiness for Inspection/Maintenance (I/M) testing
252
POWER STEERING FLUID
253
BRAKE/CLUTCH FLUID
253
TRANSMISSION FLUID
253
Checking automatic transmission fluid
253
Low fluid level
254
Correct fluid level
254
High fluid level
255
Adjusting automatic transmission fluid levels
255
Checking and adding manual transmission fluid (if equipped)
256
AIR FILTER
256
Changing the air filter element
256
MOTORCRAFT PART NUMBERS
257
MAINTENANCE PRODUCT SPECIFICATIONS AND CAPACITIES
258
ENGINE DATA
261
Engine drivebelt routing
262
IDENTIFYING YOUR VEHICLE
262
Safety Compliance Certification Label
262
Vehicle identification number (VIN)
263
TRANSMISSION CODE DESIGNATIONS
264
Accessories
265
GENUINE FORD ACCESSORIES FOR YOUR VEHICLE
265
Exterior style
265
Interior style
265
Lifestyle
266
Peace of mind
266
Ford Extended Service Plan
267
FORD ESP EXTENDED SERVICE PLANS
267
Index
270

FAQ about the 2010 Ford Focus Manual

What contains the 2010 Focus manual?

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

  • Customer Assistance, with contact information for customer support
  • Best practice for driving your Ford Focus
  • Basic operations, like starting and stopping the engine and driver settings
  • Technical Information, like engine specifications, tire sizes, and recommendations
  • A brief overview of the vehicle and specifications

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