2011 Ford Edge Owner's Manual

2011 Ford Edge owners manual
Year:
2011
Make:
Ford
Model:
Edge
Rating:
(6)

Online manual

Size:
2.87 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
Important information for P265/40R22 low-profile tires and wheels
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
18
Base cluster shown in standard measure– metric similar
18
Optional cluster shown in standard measure– metric similar
19
Base message center (if equipped)
20
Main menu
20
System warnings and status messages
24
Optional message center (if equipped)
30
Main menu
30
SelectShift Automatic™ transmission (SST)
33
Settings/Vehicle Settings
36
Information
38
System warnings and status messages
38
Entertainment Systems
45
MyFord™ system (if equipped)
45
Listening to music
46
Radio
46
SIRIUS satellite radio (if equipped)
48
Satellite radio information (if activated)
50
Playing a disc
52
Auxiliary input jack (line in)
53
Phone
54
MyFord Touch ™(if equipped)
55
Climate Controls
56
Single zone manual climate control (if equipped)
56
Operating tips
57
Automatic Temperature Control Systems
58
Dual Automatic Temperature Control (DATC) system with and without heated seats (if equipped)
58
Dual Automatic Temperature Control (DATC) Sony system (if equipped)
60
Dual Automatic Temperature Control (DATC) system with MyTemp (if equipped)
62
Operating tips
64
Touchscreen features (if equipped)
65
Climate control voice commands (if equipped)
67
Rear window defroster
68
Remote start climate operation (if equipped)
68
Cabin air filter
69
Lights
70
Headlamp Control
70
Autolamp control (if equipped)
70
Autolamp delay system (if equipped)
70
High beams
71
Flash-to-pass
71
Daytime running lamps (DRL) (if equipped)
71
PANEL DIMMER CONTROL
72
Aiming the headlamps
72
Vertical aim adjustment
73
TURN SIGNAL CONTROL
74
Interior Lamps
75
Front row map lamps (if equipped)
75
Map/dome lamp (if equipped)
75
Rear courtesy lamp
75
Bulb Replacement
76
Lamp assembly condensation
76
Using the right bulbs
76
Replacing interior bulbs
77
Replacing exterior bulbs
77
Replacing headlamp bulbs
77
Replacing HID headlamp bulbs (if equipped)
79
Replacing front parking lamp/turn signal bulbs
79
Replacing tail/stop/turn/sidemarker/backup lamp bulbs
80
Replacing high-mount brake lamp bulbs
80
Replacing license plate lamp bulbs
81
Driver Controls
82
Windshield Wipers
82
Windshield wiper rainlamp feature (if equipped with autolamp)
83
Rear window wiper/washer controls
83
Tilt/Telescope Steering Wheel
84
Illuminated visor mirror (if equipped)
85
Overhead console
85
Storage compartment
85
Center console
86
Auxiliary power point (12V DC)
86
Power Windows
87
One-touch up or down (driver’s window only)
87
Bounce-back
88
Security override
88
Window lock
88
Accessory delay
88
Interior mirror
89
Automatic dimming interior rear view mirror (if equipped)
89
Exterior Mirrors
89
Power side view mirrors
89
Heated outside mirrors (if equipped)
90
Fold-away mirrors
90
Blind spot mirrors (if equipped)
90
Speed control (if equipped)
91
Using speed control
91
Setting speed control
91
Disengaging speed control
91
Resuming a set speed
92
Increasing speed while using speed control
92
Reducing speed while using speed control
92
Turning off speed control
92
ADAPTIVE CRUISE CONTROL (ACC) (IF EQUIPPED)
92
Using adaptive cruise control
93
Setting adaptive cruise control
94
Setting the gap distance
95
Disengaging adaptive cruise control
96
Overriding adaptive cruise control
96
Changing the set speed
96
Resuming the set speed
96
Low speed automatic cancellation
97
Hilly condition usage
97
Turning off cruise control
97
Detection issues
97
ACC Not Available
98
Blocked sensor
99
Switching to normal cruise control
100
STEERING WHEEL CONTROLS
100
Audio control features
100
Cluster display control features
101
Panoramic Vista Roof™ and power sunshades (if equipped)
102
Universal garage door opener (if equipped)
103
HomeLink Wireless Control System (if equipped)
103
Programming
104
Gate Operator & Canadian Programming
105
Operating the HomeLink Wireless Control System
106
Erasing HomeLink buttons
106
Reprogramming a single HomeLink button
106
Positive Retention Floor Mat
107
Manual liftgate (if equipped)
107
Power liftgate (if equipped)
108
Cargo Area Features
112
Cargo management system (if equipped)
112
Cargo net (if equipped)
112
Utility hook
113
Roof Rack System (if equipped)
113
Locks and Security
114
Keys
114
Intelligent Access Key (IA key) (if equipped)
114
MyKey
115
Power door locks
121
Smart unlocks for integrated keyhead transmitter (IKT)
121
Smart unlocks for intelligent access keys (IA key) (if equipped)
122
Autolock feature (if enabled)
122
Deactivating/activating autolock feature
123
Keyless entry keypad autolock enable/disable procedure
123
Autounlock feature (if enabled)
123
Deactivating/activating autounlock feature
124
Keyless entry keypad autounlock enable/disable procedure
124
Childproof door locks
125
Remote entry system
125
Intelligent access (if equipped)
126
Unlocking the doors/two stage unlock
127
Locking the doors
127
Car finder
128
Sounding a panic alarm
128
Opening the power liftgate (if equipped)
128
Memory feature (seat and mirrors) (if equipped)
128
Programming the memory feature to the transmitter
129
Deprogramming the memory feature from the transmitter
129
Replacing the battery
129
Replacing lost intelligent access keys (IA keys)
131
How to reprogram your intelligent access keys (IA keys)
131
Illuminated entry
131
Illuminated exit
132
Battery saver
132
Accessory mode battery saver for intelligent access keys with push button start (if equipped)
132
Remote start (if equipped)
132
SecuriCode™ keyless entry system (if equipped)
135
Programming a personal entry code and keypad association to memory feature
135
Erasing personal code
136
Anti-scan feature
136
Unlocking and locking the doors using keyless entry
136
Securilock passive anti-theft system
137
Automatic arming
137
Automatic disarming
137
Replacement of integrated keyhead transmitters (IKT) or intelligent access keys
137
Programming spare integrated keyhead transmitter (IKT) keys
138
Programming spare intelligent access keys (if equipped)
139
Perimeter alarm system (if equipped)
141
Arming the system
141
Seating and Safety Restraints
143
Front seats
143
Adjustable head restraints
143
Adjusting the front manual seat (if equipped)
145
Using the manual lumbar support (if equipped)
146
Adjusting the front power seat (if equipped)
146
Using the power lumbar support
148
Heated seats (if equipped)
148
Memory feature (if equipped)
149
Easy entry/exit feature (if equipped)
150
Folding down the front passenger seatback (if equipped)
150
Rear seats
151
Rear seat head restraints
151
Folding down the 60/40 rear seats
152
2nd row manual folding seat
152
2nd row EasyFold™ seatback release (if equipped)
152
Returning the 2nd row seatback to the upright position
153
Adjusting the second row seatback
153
Seat-mounted armrest and cupholders
154
Returning the 2nd row armrest to the upright position
154
Safety restraints
155
Personal Safety System™
155
How does the Personal Safety System work?
155
Driver and passenger dual-stage airbag supplemental restraints
156
Front crash severity sensor
156
Driver’s seat position sensor
156
Front passenger sensing system
156
Front safety belt usage sensors
157
Front safety belt pretensioners
157
Front safety belt energy management retractors
157
Determining if the Personal Safety System is operational
157
Safety restraints precautions
158
Combination lap and shoulder belts
159
Restraint of pregnant women
160
Safety belt locking modes
160
Energy management feature — front outboard
162
Safety belt pretensioner
162
Safety belt extension assembly
162
Safety belt height adjustment
163
Second row comfort guide
163
Safety belt warning light and indicator chime
164
Conditions of operation
165
Belt-Minder
165
One-time disable
168
Deactivating/activating the Belt-Minder feature
168
AIRBAG SUPPLEMENTAL RESTRAINT SYSTEM (SRS)
170
Important supplemental restraint system precautions
170
Children and airbags
172
How does the safety belt pretensioner and airbag supplemental restraint system work?
172
Front passenger sensing system
174
Determining if the system is operational
178
Seat-mounted side airbag system
178
How does the side airbag system work?
179
Determining if the system is operational
180
Safety Canopy System
181
How does the Safety Canopy System work?
182
Determining if the system is operational
184
SOS Post-Crash Alert System™
184
Disposal of airbags and airbag equipped vehicles (including pretensioners)
184
Safety restraints for children
185
Important child restraint precautions
185
Recommendations for attaching child safety restraints for children
187
Transporting children
188
Safety seats for children
189
Infant and/or toddler seats
189
Installing child safety seats with combination lap and shoulder belts
190
Attaching child safety seats with LATCH (Lower Anchors and Tethers for CHildren) attachments
193
Use of inboard lower anchors from the outboard seating positions (center seating use)
195
Combining safety belt and LATCH lower anchors for attaching child safety seats
195
Attaching child safety seats with tether straps
195
Child booster seats
197
When children should use booster seats
198
Types of booster seats
199
The importance of shoulder belts
200
Child restraint and safety belt maintenance
201
Tires, Wheels and Loading
202
Notice to crossover vehicle owners
202
Vehicle characteristics
202
All-wheel drive (AWD) system (if equipped)
202
How your vehicle differs from other vehicles
203
Information about uniform tire quality grading
204
Treadwear
204
Traction AA A B C
204
Temperature A B C
205
Tires
205
Glossary of tire terminology
205
Inflating your tires
206
Tire care
208
Inspecting your tires and wheel valve stems
208
Tire wear
209
Damage
209
U.S. DOT Tire Identification Number (TIN)
210
Tire replacement requirements
210
Safety practices
211
Highway hazards
212
Tire and wheel alignment
212
Tire rotation
213
Information contained on the tire sidewall
213
Information on “P” type tires
214
Additional information contained on the tire sidewall for “LT” type tires
217
Information on “T” type tires
218
Location of the tire label
218
Tire pressure monitoring system (TPMS)
219
Changing tires with a TPMS
220
Understanding your tire pressure monitoring system (TPMS)
221
When your temporary spare tire is installed
221
When you believe your system is not operating properly
222
When inflating your tires
223
How temperature affects your tire pressure
223
Snow tires and chains
224
Vehicle loading – with and without a trailer
225
Trailer towing
231
Preparing to tow
232
Trailer tow connector (vehicles equipped with a Class II trailer tow/prep package)
232
Hitches
232
Safety chains
233
Trailer brakes
233
Trailer lamps
233
Driving while you tow
233
Trailer towing tips
234
Recreational towing
234
Driving
236
Starting
236
Positions of the ignition (if equipped)
236
Preparing to start your vehicle
236
Important safety precautions
237
Starting the engine
238
Push button start system (if equipped)
239
Guarding against exhaust fumes
241
Important ventilating information
241
Engine block heater (if equipped)
241
Brakes
243
Four-wheel anti-lock brake system (ABS)
243
Using ABS
243
Brake assist
244
ABS warning lamp
244
Parking brake
244
AdvanceTrac with Roll Stability Control™ (RSC) stability enhancement system
245
Trailer sway control
250
Steering
251
Brake-shift interlock
251
Automatic transmission operation
253
Automatic transmission adaptive learning
253
Understanding the gearshift positions of the 6–speed automatic transmission
253
Understanding your SelectShift Automatic™ Transmission (SST)
255
Hill start assist (HSA) system
258
If your vehicle gets stuck in mud or snow
259
Reverse sensing system (if equipped)
259
Rearview camera system (if equipped)
261
Collision warning system (if equipped)
265
Blind spot mirrors (if equipped)
268
Blind Spot Information System (BLIS) with Cross Traffic Alert (CTA) (if equipped)
270
All-Wheel Drive (AWD) system (if equipped)
276
Driving off-highway with AWD vehicles
277
Basic operating principles
277
If your vehicle goes off the edge of the pavement
277
If your vehicle gets stuck
277
Emergency maneuvers
278
AWD systems (if equipped)
279
Sand
279
Mud and water
279
Driving on hilly or sloping terrain
280
Driving on snow and ice
281
Maintenance and modifications
282
Driving through water
282
Roadside Emergencies
283
Roadside Assistance
283
Vehicles sold in the U.S. : Getting roadside assistance
283
Vehicles sold in the U.S. : Using roadside assistance
283
Vehicles sold in Canada : Getting roadside assistance
284
Vehicles sold in Canada : Using roadside assistance
284
Hazard flasher control
284
Fuel Pump Shut-off
284
Fuses and relays
285
Fuses
285
Standard fuse amperage rating and color
285
Passenger compartment fuse panel
286
Power distribution box
290
Changing the tires
294
Dissimilar spare tire/wheel information
295
Stopping and securing the vehicle
297
Removing the spare tire and jack
297
Tire change procedure
297
Stowing the flat/spare tire and jack
299
Wheel lug nut torque specifications
300
Running out of fuel
301
Jump starting
301
Preparing your vehicle
302
Connecting the jumper cables
302
Jump starting
303
Removing the jumper cables
304
Wrecker towing
305
Emergency towing
306
Customer Assistance
307
GETTING THE SERVICES YOU NEED
307
Away from home
307
Additional assistance
308
In California (U.S. only)
309
The Better Business Bureau (BBB) Auto Line Program (U.S. only)
310
Utilizing The Mediation/Arbitration Program (Canada only)
311
GETTING ASSISTANCE OUTSIDE THE U.S. AND CANADA
311
ORDERING ADDITIONAL OWNER’S LITERATURE
313
Obtaining a French Owner’s Guide
313
Reporting safety defects (U.S. only)
314
Reporting safety defects (Canada only)
314
Cleaning
315
Washing the exterior
315
Waxing
316
Paint chips
316
Aluminum wheels and wheel covers
316
Engine
317
Plastic (non-painted) exterior parts
317
Windows and wiper blades
318
Panoramic roof deflector (IF Equipped)
318
Instrument panel/Interior trim and cluster lens
318
Interior
319
Leather seats (if equipped)
320
Underbody
320
Ford and Lincoln car care products
321
Maintenance and Specifications
322
Service recommendations
322
Precautions when servicing your vehicle
322
Working with the engine off
322
Working with the engine on
322
Opening the hood
323
Identifying components in the engine compartment
324
Windshield washer fluid
325
Changing the wiper blades
325
Changing rear window wiper blade
326
Engine oil
326
Checking the engine oil
326
Adding engine oil
328
Engine oil and filter recommendations
328
Use SAE 5W-20 engine oil
329
Battery
329
Battery management system
332
Engine coolant
332
Checking engine coolant
332
Adding engine coolant
333
Recycled engine coolant
335
Coolant refill capacity
335
Severe climates
336
What you should know about fail-safe cooling
336
How fail-safe cooling works
336
When fail-safe mode is activated
337
Fuel Filter
338
What you should know about automotive fuels
338
Important safety precautions
338
Refueling
340
Easy Fuel “no cap” fuel system
340
Choosing the right fuel
341
Octane recommendations
342
Fuel quality
342
Cleaner air
342
Running out of fuel
342
Refilling with a portable fuel container
343
Essentials of good fuel economy
344
Measuring techniques
344
Filling the tank
344
Calculating fuel economy
345
Driving style — good driving and fuel economy habits
345
Habits
346
Maintenance
346
Conditions
346
Emission control system
347
On-board diagnostics (OBD-II)
348
Readiness for Inspection/Maintenance (I/M) testing
349
Power steering fluid
350
Brake fluid
350
Transmission fluid
351
Checking automatic transmission fluid
351
Low fluid level
352
Correct fluid level
352
High fluid level
352
Adjusting automatic transmission fluid levels
352
Air filter
353
Changing the air filter element
353
Vehicle storage
354
Motorcraft part numbers
357
Maintenance product specifications and capacities
358
Engine data
361
Engine drivebelt routing
361
Identifying your vehicle
362
Safety Compliance Certification Label
362
Vehicle identification number (VIN)
362
Transmission code designations
363
Accessories
364
Ford Custom Accessories for your vehicle
364
Exterior style
364
Interior style
364
Lifestyle
364
Peace of mind
365
Ford Extended Service Plan
367
Ford ESP Extended Service Plans (U.S. Only)
367
Ford ESP Extended Service Plans (Canada Only)
370
Scheduled Maintenance
371
General maintenance information
371
Why maintain your vehicle?
371
Protecting your investment
371
Oils, fluids and flushing
372
Genuine Ford parts and service
372
Convenience
373
Factory-trained technicians
373
Genuine Ford and Motorcraft replacement parts
373
Value shopping for your vehicle’s maintenance needs
373
Owner checks and services
373
Multi-point inspection
375
Normal scheduled maintenance and log
377
Maintenance schedule log
380
Special operating conditions
383
Special operating condition log
386
Exceptions
388
Engine coolant change record
390
Engine coolant change log
390
Index
391

FAQ about the 2011 Ford Edge Manual

What contains the 2011 Edge manual?

The Ford Edge owner's manual is a comprehensive guide provided by Ford to assist owners in understanding and operating their specific model of the Ford Edge. It contains important information about the vehicle's features, functions, and maintenance requirements. A general overview of what you might find in a Ford Edge 2011 owner's manual:

  • Handling the Unexpected, including tire changes, jump-starting, and common car issues
  • Customer Assistance, with contact information for customer support
  • Environmental Information about environmentally-friendly driving practices
  • A brief overview of the vehicle and specifications
  • Fuel Information, with recommended fuel type and fuel tank capacity

Where to download the 2011 Ford Edge Owners Manual?

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The Ford Edge (2011) owner's manual is available in English?

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