2010 Ford Mustang Owner's Manual

2010 Ford Mustang owners manual
Year:
2010
Make:
Ford
Model:
Mustang
Rating:
(7)

Online manual

Size:
2.47 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
DATA RECORDING
6
Service Data Recording
6
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
MINI MESSAGE CENTER (IF EQUIPPED)
20
MESSAGE CENTER (IF EQUIPPED)
21
Selectable features
22
Reset
22
Setup menu
22
System check
22
Oil life
23
Halo light
24
Ambient light
24
Ambient light dim
24
Gauge color, Ambient color, Halo color
24
Units (English/Metric)
26
Autolamp
26
Autolock
26
Autounlock (if equipped)
26
Language
27
Info menu
27
Odometer/Trip odometer
27
Distance to empty (DTE)
27
Average fuel economy (AFE)
28
Instantaneous fuel economy (IFE)
29
Trip elapsed drive time
29
Blank display
29
System warnings
29
Entertainment Systems
32
AUDIO SYSTEMS
32
AM/FM CD/MP3 satellite compatible sound system
32
Setting the clock
33
AM/FM Radio
33
RDS Radio
34
CD/MP3 Player
35
Satellite Radio (if equipped)
37
Sound Adjustments
40
Extra Features
41
Auxiliary input jack (Line in)
41
USB port (if equipped)
43
GENERAL AUDIO INFORMATION
44
Satellite radio information (if equipped)
47
NAVIGATION SYSTEM (IF EQUIPPED)
50
SYNC (IF EQUIPPED)
50
Climate Controls
51
MANUAL HEATING AND AIR CONDITIONING SYSTEM (IF EQUIPPED)
51
Operating tips
52
DUAL ZONE AUTOMATIC TEMPERATURE CONTROL (NAVIGATION BASED – IF EQUIPPED)
54
TOUCHSCREEN FUNCTIONS
56
VOICE COMMANDS IN CLIMATE MODE
56
Operating tips
57
REAR WINDOW DEFROSTER
58
CABIN AIR FILTER
58
Lights
59
HEADLAMP CONTROL
59
Automatic instrumentation illumination
59
Autolamp control (if equipped)
59
Autolamps - programmable exit delay
60
Fog lamp control (if equipped)
60
High beams
61
Flash-to-pass
61
Daytime running lamps (DRL) (if equipped)
61
PANEL DIMMER CONTROL
62
AIMING THE HEADLAMPS
62
Vertical aim adjustment
62
TURN SIGNAL CONTROL
64
INTERIOR LAMPS
64
Map lamps
64
BULB REPLACEMENT
64
Lamp assembly condensation
64
Using the right bulbs
65
Replacing interior bulbs
66
Replacing exterior bulbs
66
Replacing headlamp bulbs
66
Replacing HID headlamp bulbs (if equipped)
66
Replacing front parking lamp/turn signal bulbs
67
Replacing front sidemarker bulb
68
Replacing tail lamp/brake/rear turn signal lamps
68
Replacing backup bulbs
69
Replacing rear sidemarker lamp bulbs
70
Replacing fog lamp bulbs (GT) (if equipped)
70
Replacing fog lamp bulbs (V6) (if equipped)
71
Replacing license plate lamp bulbs
71
Driver Controls
72
MULTI-FUNCTION LEVER
72
Windshield wiper rainlamp feature (if equipped with Autolamp)
72
TILT STEERING WHEEL
73
ELECTRONIC COMPASS (IF EQUIPPED)
73
Compass zone adjustment
74
Compass calibration adjustment
74
CENTER CONSOLE
75
AUXILIARY POWER POINT (12VDC)
76
POWER WINDOWS
76
Bounce-back (front windows only)
77
Bounce-back override (front windows only)
78
Short drop glass (front windows only)
78
Rear power windows (convertible only)
78
Rear power windows manual override (convertible only)
78
Accessory delay
79
INTERIOR MIRROR
79
Automatic dimming interior rear view mirror (if equipped)
79
EXTERIOR MIRRORS
80
Power side view mirrors
80
SPEED CONTROL
80
Setting speed control
80
Disengaging speed control
81
Resuming a set speed
82
Increasing speed while using speed control
82
Reducing speed while using speed control
83
Turning off speed control
83
STEERING WHEEL CONTROLS (IF EQUIPPED)
84
CONVERTIBLE (IF EQUIPPED)
85
Lowering the convertible top
85
Installation of the boot (if equipped)
86
Raising the convertible top
88
ROLLER BLIND SUN SHADE (IF EQUIPPED)
89
INTERIOR TRUNK CONTROL
89
Locks and Security
91
KEYS
91
POWER DOOR LOCKS
91
Smart locks
92
Autolock (if equipped)
92
Deactivating/activating autolock
93
Power door unlock/lock procedure
93
Autounlock (if equipped)
94
Deactivating/activating autounlock
94
Power door lock switch autounlock enable/disable procedure
94
INTERIOR LUGGAGE COMPARTMENT RELEASE
95
REMOTE ENTRY SYSTEM
96
Unlocking the doors/two-stage unlock
97
Locking the doors
98
Car finder
98
Sounding a panic alarm
98
Opening the trunk
98
Replacing the battery
99
Replacing lost integrated keyhead transmitters (IKTs)
100
How to reprogram your integrated keyhead transmitters (IKTs)
100
Illuminated entry
100
Illuminated exit
100
Battery saver
101
SECURILOCK PASSIVE ANTI-THEFT SYSTEM
101
Anti-theft indicator
102
Automatic arming
102
Automatic disarming
102
Replacement integrated keyhead transmitters (IKT) and coded keys
102
Programming spare keys
103
ACTIVE ANTI-THEFT SYSTEM (IF EQUIPPED)
104
Arming the system
105
Disarming the system
106
Triggering the anti-theft system
106
Seating and Safety Restraints
107
SEATING
107
Adjustable head restraints
107
Adjusting the manual seats (if equipped)
110
Four-way seat adjust (driver side only)
111
Using the power lumbar support (if equipped)
111
Adjusting the power seats (if equipped)
111
Heated seats (if equipped)
113
Rear seat entry/exit
114
REAR SEATS
114
2nd seat/split-folding rear seat
114
SAFETY RESTRAINTS
115
Personal Safety System™
115
How does the Personal Safety System™ work?
116
Driver and passenger dual-stage airbag supplemental restraints
116
Front crash severity sensor
116
Driver’s seat position sensor
116
Front passenger sensing system
117
Front safety belt usage sensors
117
Front safety belt pretensioners
118
Front safety belt energy management retractors
118
Determining if the Personal Safety System™ is operational
118
Safety restraints precautions
118
Combination lap and shoulder belts
120
Energy management feature
121
Vehicle sensitive mode
122
Automatic locking mode
122
When to use the automatic locking mode
122
How to use the automatic locking mode
122
How to disengage the automatic locking mode
123
Safety belt pretensioner
124
Safety belt extension assembly
124
Safety belt warning light and indicator chime
124
Conditions of operation
125
Belt-Minder
125
Deactivating/activating the Belt-Minder feature
128
AIRBAG SUPPLEMENTAL RESTRAINT SYSTEM (SRS)
129
Important SRS precautions
130
Children and airbags
131
How does the airbag supplemental restraint system work?
132
Front passenger sensing system
133
Seat-mounted side airbag system
137
How does the side airbag system work?
138
Determining if the system is operational
139
SOS Post-Crash Alert System™
140
Disposal of airbags and airbag equipped vehicles
140
SAFETY RESTRAINTS FOR CHILDREN
140
Important child restraint precautions
141
Recommendations for attaching child safety restraints for children
143
Transporting children
144
SAFETY SEATS FOR CHILDREN
145
Infant and/or toddler seats
145
Installing child safety seats with combination lap and shoulder belts
146
Attaching child safety seats with LATCH (Lower Anchors and Tethers for CHildren) attachments
149
Combining safety belt and LATCH lower anchors for attaching child safety seats
151
Attaching child safety seats with tether straps
151
For Coupe only:
152
For Convertible only:
153
Child booster seats
156
When children should use booster seats
156
Types of booster seats
157
The importance of shoulder belts
159
Child restraint and safety belt maintenance
159
Tires, Wheels and Loading
160
INFORMATION ABOUT UNIFORM TIRE QUALITY GRADING
160
Treadwear
160
Traction AA A B C
160
Temperature A B C
161
TIRES
161
Glossary of tire terminology
161
INFLATING YOUR TIRES
162
TIRE CARE
164
Inspecting your tires and wheel valve stems
164
Tire wear
165
Damage
165
U.S. DOT Tire Identification Number (TIN)
166
Tire replacement requirements
166
Safety practices
167
Highway hazards
168
Tire and wheel alignment
168
Tire rotation
168
INFORMATION CONTAINED ON THE TIRE SIDEWALL
169
Information on “P” type tires
170
Additional information contained on the tire sidewall for “LT” type tires
173
Information on “T” type tires
174
Location of the tire label
174
TIRE PRESSURE MONITORING SYSTEM (TPMS)
175
Understanding your Tire Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS)
176
When your temporary spare tire is installed
176
When you believe your system is not operating properly
177
When inflating your tires
178
How temperature affects your tire pressure
178
SNOW TIRES AND CHAINS
179
SUMMER TIRES
180
VEHICLE LOADING – WITH AND WITHOUT A TRAILER
180
TRAILER TOWING
187
Preparing to tow
187
Hitches
187
Safety chains
188
Trailer brakes
188
Trailer lamps
188
Driving while you tow
188
Servicing after towing
189
Trailer towing tips
189
RECREATIONAL TOWING
189
Driving
190
STARTING
190
Positions of the ignition
190
Preparing to start your vehicle
190
Important safety precautions
191
Starting the engine
193
Guarding against exhaust fumes
193
Important ventilating information
193
ENGINE BLOCK HEATER (IF EQUIPPED)
193
BRAKES
195
Four-wheel anti-lock brake system (ABS)
195
ABS warning lamp
196
Using ABS
196
Parking brake
196
ADVANCETRAC STABILITY ENHANCEMENT SYSTEM
197
STEERING
202
TRACTION-LOK™ AXLE (IF EQUIPPED)
202
BRAKE-SHIFT INTERLOCK
203
AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION OPERATION (IF EQUIPPED)
204
Understanding the gearshift positions of the 5–speed automatic transmission
204
If your vehicle gets stuck in mud or snow
206
MANUAL TRANSMISSION OPERATION (IF EQUIPPED)
207
Using the clutch
207
Recommended shift speeds
208
Reverse
208
Parking your vehicle
208
REARVIEW CAMERA SYSTEM (IF EQUIPPED)
209
DRIVING THROUGH WATER
211
Roadside Emergencies
212
ROADSIDE ASSISTANCE
212
Getting roadside assistance
212
Using roadside assistance
213
HAZARD FLASHER CONTROL
213
FUEL PUMP SHUT-OFF SWITCH
214
FUSES AND RELAYS
214
Fuses
214
Standard fuse amperage rating and color
215
Passenger compartment fuse panel
215
Power distribution box
218
Auxiliary relay with heated seats (if equipped)
221
CHANGING THE TIRES
222
Dissimilar spare tire/wheel information
222
Stopping and securing the vehicle
224
Tire change procedure
224
TEMPORARY MOBILITY KIT (IF EQUIPPED)
227
General information
228
Tips for use of the temporary mobility kit
229
What to do when a tire is punctured
230
First stage: Reinflating the tire with sealing compound and air
230
Second stage: Checking tire pressure
232
What to do after the tire has been sealed
233
WHEEL LUG NUT TORQUE SPECIFICATIONS
236
RUNNING OUT OF FUEL
237
JUMP STARTING
237
Preparing your vehicle
237
Connecting the jumper cables
238
Jump starting
239
Removing the jumper cables
240
WRECKER TOWING
242
Emergency towing
243
Customer Assistance
244
GETTING THE SERVICES YOU NEED
244
Away from home
244
Additional assistance
245
IN CALIFORNIA (U.S. ONLY)
246
THE BETTER BUSINESS BUREAU (BBB) AUTO LINE PROGRAM (U.S. ONLY)
246
UTILIZING THE MEDIATION/ARBITRATION PROGRAM (CANADA ONLY)
247
GETTING ASSISTANCE OUTSIDE THE U.S. AND CANADA
248
ORDERING ADDITIONAL OWNER’S LITERATURE
249
Obtaining a French Owner’s Guide
249
REPORTING SAFETY DEFECTS (U.S. ONLY)
250
REPORTING SAFETY DEFECTS (CANADA ONLY)
250
Cleaning
251
WASHING THE EXTERIOR
251
WAXING
252
PAINT CHIPS
252
ALUMINUM WHEELS AND WHEEL COVERS
252
ENGINE
253
4.0L V6 ENGINE
253
4.6L 3V V8 ENGINE
254
PLASTIC (NON-PAINTED) EXTERIOR PARTS
254
WINDOWS AND WIPER BLADES
254
CONVERTIBLE TOP AND PADDED MOLDING
255
INSTRUMENT PANEL/INTERIOR TRIM AND CLUSTER LENS
255
INTERIOR
256
LEATHER SEATS (IF EQUIPPED)
257
UNDERBODY
257
FORD AND LINCOLN MERCURY CAR CARE PRODUCTS
258
Maintenance and Specifications
259
SERVICE RECOMMENDATIONS
259
PRECAUTIONS WHEN SERVICING YOUR VEHICLE
259
Working with the engine off
259
Working with the engine on
259
OPENING THE HOOD
260
IDENTIFYING COMPONENTS IN THE ENGINE COMPARTMENT
261
4.0L V6 engine
261
4.6L 3V V8 engine
262
WINDSHIELD WASHER FLUID
263
CHANGING THE WIPER BLADES
264
ENGINE OIL
264
Checking the engine oil
264
Adding engine oil
267
Engine oil and filter recommendations
267
Use SAE 5W-30 engine oil
267
Use SAE 5W-20 engine oil
268
BATTERY
269
ENGINE COOLANT
271
Checking engine coolant
271
Adding engine coolant
272
Recycled engine coolant
274
Coolant refill capacity
274
Severe climates
275
What you should know about fail-safe cooling (4.6L V8 engine only)
275
How fail-safe cooling works
275
When fail-safe mode is activated
276
FUEL FILTER
277
WHAT YOU SHOULD KNOW ABOUT AUTOMOTIVE FUELS
277
Important safety precautions
277
Refueling
279
Easy Fuel™ “no cap” fuel system
279
Choosing the right fuel
280
Octane recommendations
281
Octane recommendations (4.6L V8 engine)
281
Fuel quality
281
Cleaner air
282
Running out of fuel
282
Refilling with a portable fuel container
282
ESSENTIALS OF GOOD FUEL ECONOMY
283
Measuring techniques
283
Filling the tank
283
Calculating fuel economy
284
Driving style — good driving and fuel economy habits
285
Habits
285
Maintenance
285
Conditions
285
EPA fuel economy estimates
286
EMISSION CONTROL SYSTEM
286
On-board diagnostics (OBD-II)
287
Readiness for Inspection/Maintenance (I/M) testing
288
POWER STEERING FLUID
289
BRAKE/CLUTCH FLUID
289
TRANSMISSION FLUID
290
Checking automatic transmission fluid
290
Checking and adding manual transmission fluid (if equipped)
291
AIR FILTER
292
Changing the air filter element
293
MOTORCRAFT PART NUMBERS
294
MAINTENANCE PRODUCT SPECIFICATIONS AND CAPACITIES
295
ENGINE DATA
299
Engine drivebelt routing
299
IDENTIFYING YOUR VEHICLE
300
Safety Compliance Certification Label
300
Vehicle identification number (VIN)
300
TRANSMISSION CODE DESIGNATIONS
301
Accessories
302
GENUINE FORD ACCESSORIES FOR YOUR VEHICLE
302
Exterior style
302
Interior style
302
Lifestyle
303
Peace of mind
303
Ford Extended Service Plan
304
FORD ESP EXTENDED SERVICE PLANS
304
Index
307

FAQ about the 2010 Ford Mustang Manual

What contains the 2010 Mustang manual?

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

  • Basic operations, like starting and stopping the engine and driver settings
  • Customer Assistance, with contact information for customer support
  • A brief overview of the vehicle and specifications
  • Fuel Information, with recommended fuel type and fuel tank capacity
  • Environmental Information about environmentally-friendly driving practices

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