2011 Ford Fiesta Owner's Manual

2011 Ford Fiesta owners manual
Year:
2011
Make:
Ford
Model:
Fiesta
Rating:
(3)

Online manual

Size:
2.81 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
4
Protecting the environment
5
Perchlorate material
5
Breaking-in your vehicle
5
Special Notices
5
New Vehicle Limited Warranty
5
Special instructions
6
Data Recording
6
Service Data Recording
6
Event Data Recording
6
Cell phone use
8
Export unique (Non–United States/Canada) vehicle specific information
9
Instrument Cluster
12
Warning lights and chimes
12
Gauges
17
Trip Computer (if equipped)
17
Multifunction display
18
19
Information messages
19
Oil life monitoring system reset
22
Entertainment Systems
23
Audio systems
23
AM/FM stereo or AM/FM stereo single CD/MP3 (if equipped)
23
AM/FM stereo single CD/MP3 SYNC compatible (if equipped)
27
Auxiliary input jack (Line in)
31
USB port (if equipped)
33
General audio information
33
Satellite radio information (if equipped)
36
SYNC (if equipped)
39
Export unique (Non-United States/Canada) information
40
Safety information
40
Privacy information
40
Phone dependent features
41
SYNC voice recognition feature
42
Feedback through audible tones
42
Confirmation prompts
42
Clarification through candidate lists
43
Using voice commands with SYNC
43
Commands for voice settings
45
Quick reference chart
45
Voice commands in phone mode
47
Voice commands when connecting devices
48
Voice commands when using Traffic, Directions & Information services (if equipped, U.S. only)
49
Pairing your phone for the first time
49
Making a call
50
Ending a call
51
Exiting phone mode
51
Answering an incoming call
51
Incoming new text message
51
Active call menu options
52
Using privacy mode
52
Putting a call on/off hold
53
Enter tones
53
Joining two calls (multiparty /conference call)
53
Accessing your call history and phone book during an active call
54
How SYNC interacts with your Bluetooth enabled cellular phone
54
Phone redial
55
Call history
55
Accessing your phone book
55
Text messaging
56
Sending new text messages
57
Downloading your unread text messages
58
Deleting all your text messages
58
Phone settings
58
Phone status
59
Setting a ring tone
59
Message notification
60
Modifying your phone book
60
Automatically downloading your phone book
61
Traffic, Directions and Information (if equipped, U.S. only)
61
Receiving Turn by Turn Directions
62
Turn by Turn Direction features
63
911 Assist™ (if equipped)
65
Vehicle health report (if equipped, U.S. only)
68
Automatic reports (if equipped, U.S. only)
69
Mileage interval (if equipped, U.S. only)
69
Applications
70
System settings
70
Adding (pairing) a phone
71
Connecting a phone
71
Setting a phone as primary
72
Bluetooth on/off
72
Deleting a phone
73
Deleting all phones
73
Turning prompts on/off
73
Changing the language setting
74
Returning to the factory defaults
74
Performing a master reset
74
Installing new vehicle applications
75
System information
75
Voice commands in media mode
75
Voice commands when using the USB port
76
Voice commands while using Line in
77
Voice commands when in Bluetooth audio mode
77
Connecting a digital media player to SYNC via the USB port
77
Connecting a digital media player to SYNC using voice commands
78
What’s playing?
78
Using your media menu
78
Selecting different media sources
79
Accessing and using your USB port
79
Streaming music from your Bluetooth enabled phone
80
Using Line in (auxiliary input jack) with SYNC
81
Using the media settings in media menu
81
Accessing your vehicle applications (if available)
82
SYNCAppLink™(if equipped, U.S. only)
82
Accessing your media system settings
83
Adding a Bluetooth media device which is in discovery mode
84
Adding a Bluetooth media device which is in discoverable mode
84
Connecting a Bluetooth media device
85
Bluetooth on/off
85
Deleting a device
86
Deleting all devices
86
Turning prompts on/off
86
Changing the SYNC language setting
87
Returning to the factory defaults
87
Performing a master reset
88
Installing new vehicle applications
88
Using SYNC’s play menu
88
Using the Play all feature
89
Selecting and playing specific artists
90
Selecting and playing specific albums
91
Selecting from different genres
91
Accessing your playlists
92
Playing a specific track
93
Exploring the USB device
93
Playing similar music
94
Glossary of terms
95
SYNC End User License Agreement (EULA)
96
End user notice
101
Microsoft Windows Mobile for Automotive Important Safety Information
101
General operation
102
Climate Controls
103
Manual heating and air conditioning system
103
Operating tips
104
Rear window defroster
105
Lights
106
Headlamp Control
106
High beams
106
Flash-to-pass
106
Headlamp exit delay
106
Daytime running lamps (DRL) (if equipped)
107
PANEL DIMMER CONTROL
107
Aiming the headlamps
107
Vertical aim adjustment
107
TURN SIGNAL CONTROL
109
Interior Lamps
109
Dome lamps and map lamps with moon roof
109
Dome lamps and map lamps, rear lamps
110
Ambient lighting (if equipped)
110
Battery saver feature (interior lamps)
110
Bulb Replacement
111
Lamp assembly condensation
111
Using the right bulbs
111
Replacing interior bulbs
112
Replacing exterior bulbs
112
Replacing bulbs
112
Removing the front lamp assembly
112
Replacing the low beam headlamps
113
Replacing the high beam headlamps
114
Replacing the park/turn signals
115
Replacing the side marker lamps
116
Replacing the signal indicator mirror bulbs (if equipped)
116
Replacing the rear lamps (5-door)
116
Replacing the rear stop lamp (5-door)
117
Replacing the reverse signal rear lamp (5-door)
117
Replacing the turn signal rear lamp (5-door)
118
Replacing bodyside rear lamp bulb (4-door)
119
Replacing the decklid mounted reverse lamp bulb (4-door)
119
Replacing the license plate lamps
120
Replacing the high-mounted brake lamp
120
Driver Controls
121
Windshield Wipers
121
Rear window wiper/washer (if equipped)
121
Tilt/Telescope Steering Wheel
122
Center console
122
Auxiliary Power Point (12V DC)
122
Power Windows (if equipped)
123
One-touch up or down (driver’s window only)
124
Bounce-back (driver’s window only)
124
Overriding the bounce-back feature
124
Resetting the bounce-back feature
125
Window lock
125
Interior mirror
125
Automatic dimming interior rear view mirror (if equipped)
126
Exterior Mirrors
126
Power side view mirrors (if equipped)
126
Blind spot mirrors
126
Heated outside mirrors (if equipped)
127
Signal indicator mirrors (if equipped)
127
Speed control (if equipped)
127
Using speed controls
128
Setting speed control
128
Disengaging speed control
128
Resuming a set speed
128
Increasing speed while using speed control
129
Reducing speed while using speed control
129
Turning off speed control
129
STEERING WHEEL CONTROLS (IF EQUIPPED)
129
SYNC system hands free control feature
129
Moon roof (if equipped)
130
Positive Retention Floor Mat
131
Locks and Security
132
Keys
132
Intelligent Access Key (IA key) (if equipped)
132
Power door locks
133
Smart locks
133
Central locking/unlocking
134
Delayed Locking
134
Autolock (if equipped)
134
Autounlock (if equipped)
135
Deactivating/activating autolock/autounlock
135
Childproof door locks
136
INTERIOR LUGGAGE COMPARTMENT RELEASE (4–door only)
136
Remote entry system (if equipped)
137
Intelligent Access (if equipped)
139
Unlocking the doors/two-stage unlock
140
Locking the doors
140
Opening the luggage compartment
140
Replacing the battery
140
Replacing lost remote entry transmitters–integrated keyhead transmitters (IKTs)
142
Programming spare Intelligent Access Keys (IA keys)
143
Illuminated entry
144
Illuminated exit
144
Securilock passive anti-theft system
144
Anti-theft indicator
145
Automatic arming
145
Automatic disarming
145
Replacement keys
145
Perimeter alarm system (if equipped)
146
Arming the system
146
Disarming the system
146
Triggering the anti-theft system
146
Seating and Safety Restraints
147
Front seats
147
Adjustable head restraints
147
Adjusting the front manual seat
148
Heated seats (if equipped)
150
Rear seats
151
Second row head restraints
151
Folding down the rear seat
151
Safety restraints
153
Personal Safety System™
153
How does the Personal Safety System work?
153
Driver and passenger dual-stage airbag supplemental restraints
154
Front crash severity sensor
154
Driver’s seat position sensor
154
Front passenger sensing system
154
Front safety belt usage sensors
155
Front outboard safety belt pretensioners
155
Front outboard safety belt energy management retractors
156
Determining if the Personal Safety System is operational
156
Safety restraints precautions
156
Combination lap and shoulder belts
158
Restraint of pregnant women
158
Safety Belt Locking Modes
159
Safety belt extension assembly
160
Safety belt height adjustment
161
Safety belt warning light and indicator chime
161
Conditions of operation
162
Belt-Minder
162
Deactivating/activating the Belt-Minder feature (if equipped)
165
AIRBAG SUPPLEMENTAL RESTRAINT SYSTEM (SRS)
167
Important SRS precautions
167
Children and airbags
169
How does the safety belt pretensioner and airbag supplemental restraint system work?
169
Knee airbag system (driver’s side only)
171
Front passenger sensing system
171
Determining if the system is operational
176
Seat-mounted side airbag system
176
How does the side airbag system work?
177
Side-curtain airbag system
178
How does the side air curtain system work?
180
Determining if the system is operational
181
SOS Post-Crash Alert System™
182
Disposal of airbags and airbag equipped vehicles (including pretensioners)
182
Safety restraints for children
182
Important child restraint precautions
182
Recommendations for attaching child safety restraints for children
185
Transporting children
186
Safety seats for children
187
Infant and/or toddler seats
187
Installing child safety seats with combination lap and shoulder belts
188
Attaching child safety seats with Lower Anchor and Tethers for CHildren (LATCH) attachments
191
Use of inboard lower anchors from the outboard seating positions (center seating use)
193
Combining safety belt and LATCH lower anchors for attaching child safety seats
193
Attaching child safety seats with tether straps
193
Four door
194
Five door
195
Child booster seats
196
When children should use booster seats
197
Types of booster seats
198
The importance of shoulder belts
199
Child restraint and safety belt maintenance
200
Tires, Wheels and Loading
201
INFORMATION ABOUT UNIFORM TIRE QUALITY GRADING
201
Treadwear
201
Traction AA A B C
201
Temperature A B C
202
Tires
202
Glossary of tire terminology
202
Inflating your tires
203
Tire care
205
Inspecting your tires and wheel valve stems
205
Tire wear
206
Damage
206
U.S. DOT Tire Identification Number (TIN)
207
Tire replacement requirements
207
Safety practices
208
Highway hazards
209
Tire and wheel alignment
209
Tire rotation
209
Information contained on the tire sidewall
210
Information on “P” type tires
211
Additional information contained on the tire sidewall for “LT” type tires
214
Information on “T” type tires
215
Location of the tire label
215
Tire pressure monitoring system (TPMS)
216
Changing tires with a TPMS
217
Understanding your tire pressure monitoring system (TPMS)
218
When your temporary spare tire is installed
218
When you believe your system is not operating properly
219
When inflating your tires
220
How temperature affects your tire pressure
220
Snow tires and chains
220
Vehicle loading
221
Trailer towing
227
Recreational towing
227
Driving
230
Starting
230
Positions of the ignition
230
Preparing to start your vehicle
230
Important safety precautions
231
Starting the engine
232
Push button start system (if equipped)
233
Guarding against exhaust fumes
235
Important ventilating information
236
Engine block heater (if equipped)
236
Brakes
237
Four-wheel anti-lock brake system (ABS)
238
Using ABS
238
ABS warning lamp
238
Parking brake
239
AdvanceTrac stability enhancement system
239
Steering
243
Speed sensitive steering
244
Brake-shift interlock
244
Automatic transmission operation (if equipped)
246
Understanding the gearshift positions of the 6–speed automatic transmission (if equipped)
246
Hill start assist (HSA) system (if equipped)
248
If your vehicle gets stuck in mud or snow
249
Manual transmission operation (if equipped)
250
Using the clutch
250
Recommended shift speeds
251
Reverse
251
Parking your vehicle
251
Blind spot mirrors
252
Driving through water
253
Roadside Emergencies
254
Roadside Assistance
254
Getting roadside assistance
254
Using roadside assistance
255
Hazard flasher control
255
Fuel Pump Shut-off
255
Fuses and relays
256
Fuses
256
Standard fuse amperage rating and color
256
Passenger compartment fuse panel
257
Power distribution box
260
Changing the tires
263
Dissimilar spare tire/wheel information
264
Stopping and securing the vehicle
266
Tire change procedure
266
Wheel lug nut torque specifications
268
Running out of fuel
269
Jump starting
270
Preparing your vehicle
270
Connecting the jumper cables
270
Jump starting
271
Removing the jumper cables
272
Wrecker towing
273
Emergency towing
274
Customer Assistance
275
GETTING THE SERVICES YOU NEED
275
Away from home
275
Additional assistance
276
In California (U.S. only)
277
The Better Business Bureau (BBB) Auto Line Program (U.S. only)
278
Utilizing The Mediation/Arbitration Program (Canada only)
279
GETTING ASSISTANCE OUTSIDE THE U.S. AND CANADA
280
ORDERING ADDITIONAL OWNER’S LITERATURE
281
Obtaining a French Owner’s Guide
281
Reporting safety defects (U.S. only)
282
Reporting safety defects (Canada only)
282
Cleaning
283
Washing the exterior
283
Waxing
283
Paint chips
284
Aluminum wheels and wheel covers
284
Engine
284
Plastic (non-painted) exterior parts
285
Windows and wiper blades
286
Instrument panel/Interior trim and cluster lens
286
Interior
287
Leather seats (if equipped, except for the King Ranch edition)
288
Leather seats for the King Ranch edition only (if equipped)
288
Underbody
289
Ford and Lincoln car care products
290
Maintenance and Specifications
291
Service recommendations
291
Precautions when servicing your vehicle
291
Working with the engine off
291
Working with the engine on
291
Opening the hood
292
Identifying components in the engine compartment
293
Windshield washer fluid
294
Changing the wiper blades
294
Engine oil
295
Checking the engine oil
295
Adding engine oil
295
Engine oil and filter recommendations
296
Use SAE 5W-20 engine oil
296
Battery
297
Engine coolant
299
Checking engine coolant
299
Adding engine coolant
300
Recycled engine coolant
302
Coolant refill capacity
302
Severe climates
303
Reduced engine power due to high temperature
303
Fuel Filter
304
What you should know about automotive fuels
304
Important safety precautions
304
Refueling
306
Easy Fuel™ “no cap” fuel system
306
Choosing the right fuel
307
Octane recommendations
308
Fuel quality
308
Cleaner air
308
Running out of fuel
308
Refilling with a portable fuel container
309
Essentials of good fuel economy
310
Measuring techniques
310
Filling the tank
310
Calculating fuel economy
311
Driving style — good driving and fuel economy habits
311
Habits
311
Maintenance
312
Conditions
312
Emission control system
313
On-board diagnostics (OBD-II)
314
Readiness for Inspection/Maintenance (I/M) testing
315
Brake/clutch fluid
315
Transmission fluid
316
Checking 6-speed automatic transmission fluid
316
Checking and adding manual transmission fluid (if equipped)
316
Air filter
317
Changing the air filter element
317
Vehicle storage
317
Motorcraft part numbers
320
Maintenance product specifications and capacities
321
Engine data
323
Engine drivebelt routing
324
Identifying your vehicle
324
Safety Compliance Certification Label
324
Vehicle identification number (VIN)
325
Transmission code designations
326
Accessories
327
Ford Custom Accessories for your vehicle
327
Exterior style
327
Interior style
327
Lifestyle
327
Peace of mind
328
Ford Extended Service Plan
329
Ford ESP Extended Service Plans (U.S. Only)
329
Ford ESP Extended Service Plans (Canada Only)
332
Scheduled Maintenance Guide
333
General maintenance information
333
Why maintain your vehicle?
333
Protecting your investment
333
Oils, fluids and flushing
334
Genuine Ford parts and service
334
Convenience
334
Factory-trained technicians
334
Genuine Ford and Motorcraft replacement parts
335
Value shopping for your vehicle’s maintenance needs
335
Owner checks and services
335
Multi-point inspection
336
Normal scheduled maintenance and log
338
Maintenance schedule log
341
Special operating conditions
344
Special operating condition log
346
Exceptions
348
Engine coolant change record
349
Engine coolant change log
349
Index
350

FAQ about the 2011 Ford Fiesta Manual

What contains the 2011 Fiesta manual?

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

  • Customer Assistance, with contact information for customer support
  • Best practice for driving your Ford Fiesta
  • Fuel Information, with recommended fuel type and fuel tank capacity
  • Basic operations, like starting and stopping the engine and driver settings
  • Instrument Panel and Controls, including dashboard indicators, warning lights, and controls

Where to download the 2011 Ford Fiesta Owners Manual?

The Ford Fiesta owner manual for the 2011 model year is to be found on this page.

Is the manual for the Ford Fiesta year 2011 free?

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

Yes, the owner's manual for the model year 2011 is available in English.

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