2010 Ford Ranger Owner's Manual

2010 Ford Ranger owners manual
Year:
2010
Make:
Ford
Model:
Ranger
Rating:
(5)

Online manual

Size:
2.24 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
7
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
Entertainment Systems
19
AUDIO SYSTEMS
19
AM/FM stereo (if equipped)
19
AM/FM stereo single CD/MP3 Satellite Compatible system (if equipped)
21
Premium / Premium sound In-dash CD6/MP3 disc satellite compatible audio systems (if equipped)
26
Auxiliary input jack (Line in)-(if equipped)
32
GENERAL AUDIO INFORMATION
34
Satellite radio information (if equipped)
37
Climate Controls
41
HEATER ONLY SYSTEM (IF EQUIPPED)
41
Operating tips
41
MANUAL HEATING AND AIR CONDITIONING SYSTEM (IF EQUIPPED)
42
Operating tips
43
Lights
44
HEADLAMP CONTROL
44
Fog lamp control (if equipped)
44
High beams
44
Flash-to-pass
45
Daytime running lamps (DRL) (if equipped)
45
PANEL DIMMER CONTROL
45
AIMING THE HEADLAMPS
46
Headlamp aim adjustment
46
TURN SIGNAL CONTROL
48
INTERIOR LAMPS
48
Courtesy/reading lamps (if equipped)
48
BULB REPLACEMENT
48
Lamp assembly condensation
48
Using the right bulbs
49
Replacing interior bulbs
49
Replacing exterior bulbs
50
Replacing headlamp bulbs/front park bulbs/turn signal bulbs
50
Replacing front sidemarker bulbs
51
Replacing tail lamp/backup lamp bulbs
52
Replacing fog lamp bulbs (if equipped)
53
Replacing high-mount brakelamp bulb
53
Replacing license plate lamp bulbs
54
Driver Controls
55
MULTI-FUNCTION LEVER
55
TILT STEERING WHEEL (IF EQUIPPED)
56
CENTER CONSOLE (IF EQUIPPED)
56
AUXILIARY POWER POINT (12VDC)
56
POWER WINDOWS (IF EQUIPPED)
57
One-touch down
58
INTERIOR MIRROR
58
EXTERIOR MIRRORS
58
Power side view mirrors (if equipped)
58
Fold-away mirrors
59
SPEED CONTROL (IF EQUIPPED)
59
Using speed control
59
Setting speed control
59
Disengaging speed control
60
Resuming a set speed
60
Increasing speed while using speed control
60
Reducing speed while using speed control
60
Turning off speed control
61
BEDRAILS (IF EQUIPPED)
61
Locks and Security
62
KEYS
62
POWER DOOR LOCKS (IF EQUIPPED)
62
REMOTE ENTRY SYSTEM (IF EQUIPPED)
62
Unlocking the doors
63
Locking the doors
63
Car finder
63
Sounding a panic alarm
63
Replacing the battery
64
Replacing lost remote entry transmitters
64
How to reprogram your remote entry transmitters
65
Illuminated entry
65
SECURILOCK PASSIVE ANTI-THEFT SYSTEM (IF EQUIPPED)
66
Anti-theft indicator
67
Replacement keys
67
Programming spare keys
67
Seating and Safety Restraints
69
SEATING
69
Adjustable head restraints
69
Adjusting the front manual seat
72
60/40 seat (if equipped)
73
Passenger side rear access
74
REAR SEATS
74
Center facing jump seat (2–door SuperCab) (if equipped)
74
Center facing jump seat (4–door SuperCab) (if equipped)
74
SAFETY RESTRAINTS
75
Personal Safety System™
75
How does the Personal Safety System™ work?
75
Driver and passenger dual-stage airbag supplemental restraints
76
Front crash severity sensor
76
Driver’s seat position sensor
76
Front passenger sensing system
76
Front safety belt usage sensors
77
Front outboard safety belt pretensioners
77
Front outboard safety belt energy management retractors
77
Determining if the Personal Safety System™ is operational
78
Safety restraints precautions
78
Combination lap and shoulder belts
79
Lap belts
80
Adjusting the front center seat and rear center facing jump seat lap belts (if equipped)
80
Energy management feature
81
Vehicle sensitive mode
81
Webbing extraction sensitive mode
81
Automatic locking mode
81
When to use the automatic locking mode
81
How to use the automatic locking mode
82
How to disengage the automatic locking mode
82
Safety belt pretensioner
83
Front safety belt height adjustment
83
Safety belt extension assembly
84
Safety belt warning light and indicator chime
84
Conditions of operation
85
Belt-Minder
85
One-time disable
88
Deactivating/activating the Belt-Minder feature
88
89
AIRBAG SUPPLEMENTAL RESTRAINT SYSTEM (SRS)
89
Important supplemental restraint system (SRS) precautions
90
Children and airbags
92
How does the airbag supplemental restraint system work?
93
Front passenger sensing system
94
Determining if the system is operational
97
Seat-mounted side airbag system
98
How does the side airbag system work?
98
Determining if the system is operational
100
Disposal of airbags and airbag equipped vehicles (including pretensioners)
100
SAFETY RESTRAINTS FOR CHILDREN
100
Important child restraint precautions
101
Recommendations for attaching child safety restraints for children
103
Transporting children
104
SAFETY SEATS FOR CHILDREN
105
Infant and/or toddler seats
105
Installing child safety seats with combination lap and shoulder belts
106
Installing child safety seats in the lap belt seating positions
109
Attaching child safety seats with LATCH (Lower Anchors and Tethers for CHildren) attachments
110
Attaching child safety seats with tether straps
110
Center seating location
113
Child booster seats
113
When children should use booster seats
114
Types of booster seats
115
The importance of shoulder belts
116
Child restraint and safety belt maintenance
117
Tires, Wheels and Loading
118
NOTICE TO UTILITY VEHICLE AND TRUCK OWNERS
118
VEHICLE CHARACTERISTICS
118
4WD and AWD Systems (if equipped)
118
How your vehicle differs from other vehicles
119
INFORMATION ABOUT UNIFORM TIRE QUALITY GRADING
120
Treadwear
120
Traction AA A B C
121
Temperature A B C
121
TIRES
121
Glossary of tire terminology
121
INFLATING YOUR TIRES
122
TIRE CARE
124
Inspecting your tires and wheel valve stems
124
Tire wear
125
Damage
125
U.S. DOT Tire Identification Number (TIN)
126
Tire replacement requirements
126
Safety practices
127
Highway hazards
128
Tire and wheel alignment
128
Tire rotation
128
INFORMATION CONTAINED ON THE TIRE SIDEWALL
129
Information on “P” type tires
130
Additional information contained on the tire sidewall for “LT” type tires
133
Information on “T” type tires
134
Location of the tire label
134
TIRE PRESSURE MONITORING SYSTEM (TPMS)
135
Understanding your Tire Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS)
137
When your temporary spare tire is installed
137
When you believe your system is not operating properly
138
When inflating your tires
139
How temperature affects your tire pressure
139
SNOW TIRES AND CHAINS
140
VEHICLE LOADING – WITH AND WITHOUT A TRAILER
140
Special loading instructions for owners of pick-up trucks and utility-type vehicles
147
TRAILER TOWING
147
Preparing to tow
153
Hitches
153
Safety chains
154
Trailer brakes
154
Trailer lamps
154
Using a step bumper (if equipped)
154
Trailer tow connector
155
Driving while you tow
156
Servicing after towing
156
Trailer towing tips
156
Launching or retrieving a boat
157
RECREATIONAL TOWING
157
CAMPER BODIES
158
Driving
159
STARTING
159
Positions of the ignition
159
Preparing to start your vehicle
159
Important safety precautions
160
Starting the engine
161
Guarding against exhaust fumes
162
Important ventilating information
162
ENGINE BLOCK HEATER (IF EQUIPPED)
162
BRAKES
164
Four-wheel anti-lock brake system (ABS)
164
Using ABS
165
ABS warning lamp
165
Parking brake
166
ADVANCETRAC WITH ROLL STABILITY CONTROL™ (RSC) STABILITY ENHANCEMENT SYSTEM
167
STEERING
172
PREPARING TO DRIVE
172
BRAKE-SHIFT INTERLOCK
173
AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION OPERATION (IF EQUIPPED)
174
Driving with a 5–speed automatic transmission (if equipped)
174
MANUAL TRANSMISSION OPERATION (IF EQUIPPED)
176
Using the clutch
176
Recommended shift speeds
177
Reverse
178
Parking your vehicle
178
Removing the key
179
If your vehicle gets stuck in mud or snow
179
FOUR-WHEEL DRIVE (4WD) OPERATION (IF EQUIPPED)
179
4WD system indicator lights
179
Using the electronic shift 4WD system
180
Shifting between 2H (2WD High) and 4H (4WD High)
180
Shifting to/from 4L (4WD Low)
180
Driving off-road with truck and utility vehicles
181
How your vehicle differs from other vehicles
181
Basic operating principles
181
If your vehicle goes off the edge of the pavement
181
If your vehicle gets stuck
182
Emergency maneuvers
182
4WD Systems
183
Normal characteristics
183
Sand
183
Mud and water
184
Driving on hilly or sloping terrain
184
Driving on snow and ice
185
Maintenance and modifications
186
DRIVING THROUGH WATER
187
Roadside Emergencies
188
ROADSIDE ASSISTANCE
188
Getting roadside assistance
188
Using roadside assistance
189
HAZARD FLASHER CONTROL
189
FUEL PUMP SHUT-OFF SWITCH
190
FUSES AND RELAYS
190
Fuses
190
Standard fuse amperage rating and color
191
Passenger compartment fuse panel
191
Power distribution box
194
2.3L engine (if equipped)
195
4.0L engines (if equipped)
198
CHANGING THE TIRES
200
Dissimilar spare tire/wheel information
201
Stopping and securing the vehicle
203
Location of the spare tire and tools
203
Removing the spare tire or spare tire and tether (if equipped)
204
Tire change procedure
206
Stowing the flat/spare tire
208
WHEEL LUG NUT TORQUE SPECIFICATIONS
210
JUMP STARTING
210
Preparing your vehicle
211
Connecting the jumper cables
211
Jump starting
213
Removing the jumper cables
214
WRECKER TOWING
216
Emergency towing
217
Customer Assistance
218
GETTING THE SERVICES YOU NEED
218
Away from home
218
Additional assistance
219
IN CALIFORNIA (U.S. ONLY)
220
THE BETTER BUSINESS BUREAU (BBB) AUTO LINE PROGRAM (U.S. ONLY)
220
UTILIZING THE MEDIATION/ARBITRATION PROGRAM (CANADA ONLY)
221
GETTING ASSISTANCE OUTSIDE THE U.S. AND CANADA
222
ORDERING ADDITIONAL OWNER’S LITERATURE
223
Obtaining a French Owner’s Guide
223
REPORTING SAFETY DEFECTS (U.S. ONLY)
224
REPORTING SAFETY DEFECTS (CANADA ONLY)
224
Cleaning
225
WASHING THE EXTERIOR
225
WAXING
226
PAINT CHIPS
226
ALUMINUM WHEELS AND WHEEL COVERS
226
ENGINE
227
2.3L I4 ENGINE
227
4.0L V6 ENGINE
228
PLASTIC (NON-PAINTED) EXTERIOR PARTS
228
WINDOWS AND WIPER BLADES
228
INSTRUMENT PANEL/INTERIOR TRIM AND CLUSTER LENS
229
INTERIOR
230
LEATHER SEATS (IF EQUIPPED)
230
UNDERBODY
231
FORD AND LINCOLN MERCURY CAR CARE PRODUCTS
231
Maintenance and Specifications
232
SERVICE RECOMMENDATIONS
232
PRECAUTIONS WHEN SERVICING YOUR VEHICLE
232
Working with the engine off
232
Working with the engine on
233
OPENING THE HOOD
233
IDENTIFYING COMPONENTS IN THE ENGINE COMPARTMENT
234
2.3L I4 engine
234
4.0L V6 engine
235
WINDSHIELD WASHER FLUID
236
CHANGING THE WIPER BLADES
237
ENGINE OIL
237
Checking the engine oil
237
Adding engine oil
240
Engine oil recommendations
240
Use SAE 5W-20 engine oil
240
Use SAE 5W-30 engine oil
241
BATTERY
242
ENGINE COOLANT
244
Checking engine coolant
244
Adding engine coolant
246
Recycled engine coolant
248
Coolant refill capacity
248
Severe climates
248
FUEL FILTER
249
WHAT YOU SHOULD KNOW ABOUT AUTOMOTIVE FUELS
249
Important safety precautions
249
Refueling
251
Fuel filler cap
252
Choosing the right fuel
253
Cleaner air
253
Octane recommendations
253
Fuel quality
254
Running out of fuel
254
ESSENTIALS OF GOOD FUEL ECONOMY
255
Measuring techniques
255
Filling the tank
255
Calculating fuel economy
256
Driving style — good driving and fuel economy habits
256
Habits
256
Maintenance
257
Conditions
257
EPA fuel economy estimates
258
EMISSION CONTROL SYSTEM
258
On-board diagnostics (OBD-II)
259
Readiness for Inspection/Maintenance (I/M) testing
260
POWER STEERING FLUID
260
BRAKE FLUID
262
CLUTCH FLUID (IF EQUIPPED)
262
TRANSMISSION FLUID
262
Checking automatic transmission fluid
262
Low fluid level
263
High fluid level
264
Checking and adding manual transmission fluid (if equipped)
264
TRANSFER CASE FLUID (IF EQUIPPED)
265
DRIVELINE UNIVERSAL JOINT AND SLIP YOKE
265
AIR FILTER
265
MOTORCRAFT PART NUMBERS
267
MAINTENANCE PRODUCT SPECIFICATIONS AND CAPACITIES
268
ENGINE DATA
273
Engine drivebelt routing
273
IDENTIFYING YOUR VEHICLE
275
Safety Compliance Certification Label
275
Vehicle identification number (VIN)
275
TRANSMISSION CODE DESIGNATIONS
276
Accessories
277
GENUINE FORD ACCESSORIES FOR YOUR VEHICLE
277
Exterior style
277
Interior style
277
Lifestyle
278
Peace of mind
278
Ford Extended Service Plan
279
FORD ESP EXTENDED SERVICE PLANS
279
Index
282

FAQ about the 2010 Ford Ranger Manual

What contains the 2010 Ranger manual?

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

  • Warranty Information, about the vehicle's warranty coverage
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  • Fuel Information, with recommended fuel type and fuel tank capacity
  • A brief overview of the vehicle and specifications
  • Best practice for driving your Ford Ranger

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