2011 Ford Fusion Hybrid Owner's Manual

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

Online manual

Size:
2.3 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
Hybrid operation
6
Normal vehicle operation
6
Unique Hybrid operating characteristics
7
Driving to optimize fuel economy
8
Frequently asked questions
9
Special Notices
12
New Vehicle Limited Warranty
12
Special instructions
12
Data Recording
13
Service Data Recording
13
Event Data Recording
13
Cell phone use
15
Export unique (Non–United States/Canada) vehicle specific information
15
Instrument Cluster
18
Warning lights and chimes
18
Gauges
25
Message center
36
Selectable features
36
Info menu
37
Setup menu
38
Display settings
39
Vehicle settings
41
MyKey
43
System Check
45
Demo
45
Tutorial
45
Resets
46
System warnings
46
Entertainment Systems
51
Audio systems
51
AM/FM/single CD or in-dash CD6/MP3 satellite-compatible sound system
51
Setting the clock
51
AM/FM Radio
52
RDS (Radio Data System) Radio
53
CD/MP3 Player
53
Satellite Radio
55
Sound Adjustments
58
Extra Features
58
Auxiliary input jack (Line in)
59
USB port
61
General audio information
61
Satellite radio information
64
Navigation system (if equipped)
67
SYNC
67
Climate Controls
68
Dual automatic temperature control (if equipped)
68
Dual Zone Automatic Temperature Control (navigation based – if equipped)
71
Touchscreen functions
73
Voice commands in climate mode
74
Operating tips
74
Rear window defroster
75
Lights
77
Headlamp Control
77
Autolamp control (if equipped)
77
Autolamps - programmable exit delay
77
Fog lamp control (if equipped)
78
High beams
78
Flash-to-pass
79
Daytime running lamps (DRL) (if equipped)
79
PANEL DIMMER CONTROL
79
Aiming the headlamps
80
Vertical aim adjustment
80
TURN SIGNAL CONTROL
81
Interior Lamps
81
Dome lamps and map lamps
81
Ambient lighting
82
Bulb Replacement
82
Lamp assembly condensation
82
Using the right bulbs
83
Replacing interior bulbs
84
Replacing exterior bulbs
84
Replacing headlamp bulbs
84
Replacing front parking lamp/turn signal bulbs
84
Replacing front side marker bulbs
84
Replacing tail/brake/turn signal/backup lamp bulbs
84
Replacing high-mount brake lamp bulb
85
Replacing license plate lamp bulbs
85
Replacing fog lamp bulbs
86
Driver Controls
87
Multi-function lever
87
Windshield wiper rainlamp feature (if equipped with autolamp)
88
Tilt/Telescope Steering Wheel
88
Illuminated visor mirror
89
Overhead console
89
Storage compartment
89
Electronic compass
90
Compass zone adjustment
90
Compass calibration adjustment
91
Center Console
92
Instrument panel storage compartment
92
Auxiliary Power Point (12V DC)
92
Power point (110V AC)
93
Power Windows
94
One-touch up or down (front windows only)
95
Global open windows
95
Bounce-back
95
Security override
96
Window lock
96
Accessory delay
96
Interior mirror
96
Automatic dimming interior rear view mirror
96
Exterior Mirrors
97
Power side view mirrors
97
Heated outside mirrors
97
Blind spot mirrors (if equipped)
97
Speed control
98
Using speed control
98
Setting speed control
98
Disengaging speed control
99
Resuming a set speed
99
Increasing speed while using speed control
99
Reducing speed while using speed control
99
Turning off speed control
99
STEERING WHEEL CONTROLS
100
Radio control features
100
MOON ROOF (IF EQUIPPED)
101
Universal garage door opener (if equipped)
102
Car2U Home Automation System (if equipped)
103
Types of garage door openers (rolling code and fixed code)
103
Rolling code programming
104
Fixed code programming
106
Erasing the Car2U Home Automation System buttons
108
FCC and RSS-210 Industry Canada Compliance
108
Positive Retention Floor Mat
109
Interior trunk control
109
Locks and Security
110
Keys
110
MyKey
110
Power door locks
115
Smart locks
115
Autolock feature
116
Deactivating/activating autolock feature
116
Keyless entry keypad procedure
117
Autounlock feature
117
Deactivating/activating autounlock feature
118
Keyless entry keypad procedure
119
Childproof door locks
119
Interior luggage compartment release
119
Remote entry system
120
Unlocking the doors/two-stage unlock
121
Opening front windows and moon roof (if equipped)
122
Locking the doors
122
Car finder
122
Sounding a panic alarm
122
Opening the trunk
123
Replacing the battery
123
Replacing lost integrated keyhead transmitters (IKTs)
123
How to reprogram your integrated keyhead transmitters (IKTs)
124
Illuminated entry
124
Perimeter lamps illuminated entry
124
Deactivating/activating perimeter lamps illuminated entry
124
Illuminated exit
125
Battery saver
125
SecuriCode™ keyless entry system (if equipped)
126
Programming a personal entry code
126
Erasing personal code
126
Anti-scan feature
127
Unlocking and locking the doors using keyless entry
127
Securilock passive anti-theft system
127
Anti-theft indicator
128
Automatic arming
128
Automatic disarming
128
Replacement of integrated keyhead transmitters (IKT) and coded keys
129
Programming spare keys
129
Perimeter alarm system
131
Arming the system
131
Disarming the system
132
Triggering the anti-theft system
132
Seating and Safety Restraints
133
Front seats
133
Adjustable head restraints
133
Using the manual recline function
135
Adjusting the front power seat
136
Power recline (driver’s seat only)
137
Using the power lumbar support
137
Heated seats (if equipped)
138
Rear seats
139
Second-row adjustable head restraints
139
Seat-mounted cup holders and armrest storage compartment
141
Safety restraints
141
Personal Safety System™
141
How does the Personal Safety System work?
142
Driver and passenger dual-stage airbag supplemental restraints
142
Front crash severity sensor
143
Driver’s seat position sensor
143
Front passenger sensing system
143
Front safety belt usage sensors
144
Front safety belt pretensioners
144
Front safety belt energy management retractors
144
Determining if the Personal Safety System is operational
144
Safety restraints precautions
145
Combination lap and shoulder belts
146
Restraint of pregnant women
147
Energy management feature — front outboard
147
Safety belt locking modes
148
Safety belt height adjustment
150
Safety belt pretensioner
150
Safety belt extension assembly
150
Safety belt warning light and indicator chime
151
Conditions of operation
151
Belt-Minder
151
One-time disable
154
Deactivating/activating the Belt-Minder feature
154
156
AIRBAG SUPPLEMENTAL RESTRAINT SYSTEM (SRS)
156
Important supplemental restraint system precautions
156
Children and airbags
158
How does the safety belt pretensioner and airbag supplemental restraint system work?
158
Knee airbag system (driver’s side only)
160
Front passenger sensing system
160
Determining if the system is operational
165
Seat-mounted side airbag system
165
How does the side airbag system work?
166
Determining if the system is operational
167
Side-curtain airbag system
168
How does the side air-curtain system work?
169
Determining if the system is operational
170
SOS Post-Crash Alert System™
171
Disposal of airbags and airbag equipped vehicles (including pretensioners)
171
Safety restraints for children
171
Important child restraint precautions
171
Recommendations for attaching child safety restraints for children
174
Transporting children
175
Safety seats for children
176
Infant and/or toddler seats
176
Installing child safety seats with combination lap and shoulder belts
177
Attaching child safety seats with LATCH (Lower Anchors and Tethers for CHildren) attachments
180
Use of inboard lower anchors from the outboard seating positions (center seating use)
182
Combining safety belt and LATCH lower anchors for attaching child safety seats
182
Attaching child safety seats with tether straps
183
Child booster seats
184
When children should use booster seats
185
Types of booster seats
186
The importance of shoulder belts
187
Child restraint and safety belt maintenance
188
Tires, Wheels and Loading
189
Information about uniform tire quality grading
189
Treadwear
189
Traction AA A B C
189
Temperature A B C
190
Tires
190
Glossary of tire terminology
190
Inflating your tires
191
Tire care
193
Inspecting your tires and wheel valve stems
193
Tire wear
194
Damage
194
U.S. DOT Tire Identification Number (TIN)
195
Tire replacement requirements
195
Safety practices
196
Highway hazards
197
Tire and wheel alignment
197
Tire rotation
197
Information contained on the tire sidewall
198
Information on “P” type tires
199
Additional information contained on the tire sidewall for “LT” type tires
202
Information on “T” type tires
203
Location of the tire label
203
Tire pressure monitoring system (TPMS)
204
Changing tires with a TPMS
205
Understanding your tire pressure monitoring system (TPMS)
205
When your temporary spare tire is installed
205
When you believe your system is not operating properly
206
When inflating your tires
208
How temperature affects your tire pressure
208
Snow tires and chains
209
Vehicle loading
209
Trailer towing
215
Recreational towing
215
Driving
217
Starting
217
Positions of the ignition
217
Preparing to start your vehicle
217
Important safety precautions
217
Starting the vehicle
219
Guarding against exhaust fumes
220
Important ventilating information
220
Engine block heater (if equipped)
220
Brakes
221
Four-wheel anti-lock brake system (ABS)
222
ABS warning lamp
222
Using ABS
222
Regenerative Braking System (RBS)
223
Parking brake
223
AdvanceTrac stability enhancement system
224
Steering
227
Speed sensitive steering
229
Brake-shift interlock
229
Electronically-controlled Continuously Variable Transmission (eCVT) operation
231
Understanding the gearshift positions of the eCVT
231
If your vehicle gets stuck in mud or snow
232
Reverse sensing system (if equipped)
232
Rearview camera system (if equipped)
234
Blind spot mirrors (if equipped)
236
Blind Spot Information System (BLIS) with Cross Traffic Alert (CTA) (if equipped)
237
Driving through water
243
Roadside Emergencies
244
Roadside Assistance
244
Vehicles sold in the U.S. : Getting roadside assistance
244
Vehicles sold in the U.S. : Using roadside assistance
244
Vehicles sold in Canada : Getting roadside assistance
245
Vehicles sold in Canada : Using roadside assistance
245
Hazard flasher control
245
Fuel Pump Shut-off
245
Fuses and relays
246
Fuses
246
Standard fuse amperage rating and color
247
Passenger compartment fuse panel
248
Power distribution box
250
Auxiliary relay box
253
Changing the tires
254
Dissimilar spare tire/wheel information
255
Stopping and securing the vehicle
256
Removing the spare tire and jack
257
Tire change procedure
257
Stowing the wheel and jack
259
Wheel lug nut torque specifications
260
Running out of fuel
260
Jump starting (Low voltage [underhood] battery only)
261
Preparing your vehicle
261
Connecting the jumper cables
262
Jump starting
262
Removing the jumper cables
263
Wrecker towing
264
Emergency towing
265
Customer Assistance
266
GETTING THE SERVICES YOU NEED
266
Away from home
266
Additional assistance
267
In California (U.S. only)
268
The Better Business Bureau (BBB) Auto Line Program (U.S. only)
269
Utilizing The Mediation/Arbitration Program (Canada only)
270
GETTING ASSISTANCE OUTSIDE THE U.S. AND CANADA
270
ORDERING ADDITIONAL OWNER’S LITERATURE
272
Obtaining a French Owner’s Guide
272
Reporting safety defects (U.S. only)
272
Reporting safety defects (Canada only)
273
Cleaning
274
Washing the exterior
274
Waxing
274
Paint chips
275
Aluminum wheels and wheel covers
275
Engine
275
Plastic (non-painted) exterior parts
276
Windows and wiper blades
276
Instrument panel/Interior trim and cluster lens
277
Interior
278
Leather seats (if equipped, except for the King Ranch edition)
279
Leather seats for the King Ranch edition only (if equipped)
279
Underbody
280
Ford and Lincoln car care products
281
Maintenance and Specifications
282
Service recommendations
282
Precautions when servicing your vehicle
282
High voltage information
282
Working with the engine off
282
Working with the engine on
282
Opening the hood
283
Identifying components in the engine compartment
284
Windshield washer fluid
285
Changing the wiper blades
285
Engine oil
286
Checking the engine oil
286
Adding engine oil
287
Engine oil and filter recommendations
287
Use SAE 5W-20 engine oil
287
Low voltage (underhood) battery
288
Low and high voltage battery – storage
290
Engine coolant and motor/electronics coolant
290
Checking engine coolant
291
Checking motor/electronics (M/E) coolant
291
Factory fill and coolant specifications
291
Common instructions for cooling systems
292
Adding engine coolant
292
Recycled engine coolant
294
Coolant refill capacity
294
Severe climates
294
Fuel Filter
295
What you should know about automotive fuels
295
Important safety precautions
295
Refueling
297
Easy Fuel “no cap” fuel system
297
Choosing the right fuel
298
Octane recommendations
299
Fuel quality
299
Cleaner air
299
Running out of fuel
300
Refilling with a portable fuel container
300
Essentials of good fuel economy
301
Measuring techniques
301
Filling the tank
301
Calculating fuel economy
302
Driving style — good driving and fuel economy habits
302
Habits
302
Maintenance
303
Conditions
303
Emission control system
304
On-board diagnostics (OBD-II)
305
Readiness for Inspection/Maintenance (I/M) testing
305
Brake fluid
307
Transmission fluid
307
Checking electronically-controlled Continuously Variable Transmission (eCVT)
307
Air filter
307
Vehicle storage
307
Motorcraft part numbers
310
Maintenance product specifications and capacities
311
Engine data
313
Engine drivebelt routing
313
High voltage battery data
313
Identifying your vehicle
314
Safety Compliance Certification Label
314
Vehicle identification number (VIN)
314
Transmission code designations
315
Accessories
316
Ford Custom Accessories for your vehicle
316
Exterior style
316
Interior style
316
Lifestyle
316
Peace of mind
317
Ford Extended Service Plan
318
Ford ESP Extended Service Plans (U.S. Only)
318
Ford ESP Extended Service Plans (Canada Only)
321
Scheduled Maintenance
322
General maintenance information
322
Why maintain your vehicle?
322
Protecting your investment
322
Oils, fluids and flushing
323
Genuine Ford parts and service
323
Convenience
323
Factory-trained technicians
323
Genuine Ford and Motorcraft replacement parts
323
Value shopping for your vehicle’s maintenance needs
324
Owner checks and services
324
Multi-point inspection
325
Normal scheduled maintenance and log
327
Maintenance schedule log
330
Special operating conditions
333
Special operating condition log
335
Exceptions
337
Engine coolant change record
339
Engine coolant change log
339
Index
340

FAQ about the 2011 Ford Fusion Hybrid Manual

What contains the 2011 Fusion Hybrid manual?

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

  • Warranty Information, about the vehicle's warranty coverage
  • A brief overview of the vehicle and specifications
  • Instrument Panel and Controls, including dashboard indicators, warning lights, and controls
  • Maintenance for your Ford Fusion Hybrid, such as oil changes, tire rotations, brake inspections, and fluid checks
  • Do-it-Yourself (DIY) Maintenance, for basic maintenance tasks that Ford Fusion Hybrid owners can do

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