2011 Ford Fusion Owner's Manual

2011 Ford Fusion owners manual
Year:
2011
Make:
Ford
Model:
Fusion
Rating:
(10)

Online manual

Size:
2.65 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
Message center
18
Info (information menu)
19
System check and vehicle feature customization
21
System warnings
23
Entertainment Systems
28
Audio systems
28
AM/FM/single CD MP3 satellite compatible sound system
28
Setting the clock
28
AM/FM Radio
28
RDS (Radio Data System) Radio
29
CD/MP3 Player
30
Satellite Radio (if equipped)
31
Sound Adjustments
34
Extra Features
35
Auxiliary input jack (Line in)
35
USB port (if equipped)
37
General audio information
37
Satellite radio information (if equipped)
40
Navigation system (if equipped)
43
SYNC (if equipped)
43
Climate Controls
44
Manual heating and air conditioning system (if equipped)
44
Operating tips
45
Dual automatic temperature control (if equipped)
46
Dual Zone Automatic Temperature Control (navigation based – if equipped)
49
Touchscreen functions
51
Voice commands in climate mode
52
Operating tips
52
Rear window defroster
53
Lights
54
Headlamp Control
54
Autolamp control (if equipped)
54
Autolamps - programmable exit delay
54
Fog lamp control (if equipped)
55
High beams
55
Flash-to-pass
56
Daytime running lamps (DRL) (if equipped)
56
PANEL DIMMER CONTROL
56
Aiming the headlamps
57
Vertical aim adjustment
57
TURN SIGNAL CONTROL
58
Interior Lamps
58
Dome lamps and map lamps
58
Ambient lighting (if equipped)
59
Bulb Replacement
59
Lamp assembly condensation
59
Using the right bulbs
60
Replacing interior bulbs
61
Replacing exterior bulbs
61
Replacing headlamp bulbs (2.5L/3.0L engines)
61
Replacing headlamp bulbs (3.5L engine)
65
Replacing front parking lamp/turn signal bulbs (2.5L/3.0L engines)
66
Replacing front parking lamp/turn signal bulb (3.5L engine)
67
Replacing front side marker bulbs
68
Replacing rear side marker lamp
69
Replacing tail/brake/turn signal/backup lamp bulbs
69
Replacing high-mount brake lamp bulb
70
Replacing license plate lamp bulbs
70
Replacing fog lamp bulbs
71
Driver Controls
72
Multi-function lever
72
Windshield wiper rainlamp feature (if equipped with autolamp)
73
Tilt/Telescope Steering Wheel
73
Illuminated visor mirror (if equipped)
74
Overhead console
75
Storage compartment
75
Electronic compass (if equipped)
75
Compass zone adjustment
76
Compass calibration adjustment
76
Center Console
77
Instrument panel storage compartment
78
Auxiliary Power Point (12V DC)
78
Power Windows
79
One-touch up or down
79
Global open windows (if equipped)
79
Bounce-back
80
Security override
80
Window lock
80
Accessory delay
80
Interior mirror
81
Automatic dimming interior rear view mirror (if equipped)
81
Exterior Mirrors
82
Power side view mirrors
82
Heated outside mirrors (if equipped)
82
Blind spot mirrors (if equipped)
82
Speed control
82
Using speed controls
83
Setting speed control
83
Disengaging speed control
84
Resuming a set speed
84
Increasing speed while using speed control
84
Reducing speed while using speed control
84
Turning off speed control
84
STEERING WHEEL CONTROLS (IF EQUIPPED)
85
Radio control features
85
MOON ROOF (IF EQUIPPED)
86
Universal garage door opener (if equipped)
88
Car2U Home Automation System (if equipped)
88
Types of garage door openers (rolling code and fixed code)
89
Rolling code programming
89
Fixed code programming
91
Erasing the Car2U Home Automation System buttons
93
FCC and RSS-210 Industry Canada Compliance
93
Positive Retention Floor Mat
94
Interior trunk control
94
Locks and Security
95
Keys
95
MyKey
96
Power door locks
101
Smart locks
101
Autolock feature
101
Deactivating/activating autolock feature
102
Keyless entry keypad procedure
102
Autounlock feature
103
Deactivating/activating autounlock feature
103
Keyless entry keypad procedure
104
Childproof door locks
105
Interior luggage compartment release
105
Remote entry system
107
Unlocking the doors/two-stage unlock
107
Opening front windows and moon roof (if equipped)
108
Locking the doors
108
Car finder
108
Sounding a panic alarm
108
Opening the trunk
109
Replacing the battery
109
Replacing lost integrated keyhead transmitters (IKTs)
109
How to reprogram your integrated keyhead transmitters (IKTs)
110
Illuminated entry
110
Perimeter lamps illuminated entry
110
Deactivating/activating perimeter lamps illuminated entry
110
Illuminated exit
111
Battery saver
111
SecuriCode™ keyless entry system (if equipped)
112
Programming a personal entry code
112
Erasing personal code
112
Anti-scan feature
113
Unlocking and locking the doors using keyless entry
113
Securilock passive anti-theft system
113
Anti-theft indicator
114
Automatic arming
114
Automatic disarming
114
Replacement of integrated keyhead transmitters (IKT) and coded keys
115
Programming spare keys
115
Perimeter alarm system
117
Arming the system
117
Disarming the system
118
Triggering the anti-theft system
118
Seating and Safety Restraints
119
Front seats
119
Adjustable head restraints
119
Adjusting the front manual seat (if equipped)
121
Using the manual lumbar support (if equipped)
122
Adjusting the front power seat (if equipped)
122
Power recline (if equipped)
124
Using the power lumbar support (if equipped)
124
Heated seats (if equipped)
125
Rear seats
126
Second-row adjustable head restraints
126
Split-folding rear seatbacks
129
Seat-mounted cup holders and armrest storage compartment
131
Safety restraints
131
Personal Safety System™
131
How does the Personal Safety System work?
132
Driver and passenger dual-stage airbag supplemental restraints
132
Front crash severity sensor
132
Driver’s seat position sensor
132
Front passenger sensing system
132
Front safety belt usage sensors
133
Front safety belt pretensioners
133
Front safety belt energy management retractors
134
Determining if the Personal Safety System is operational
134
Safety restraints precautions
134
Combination lap and shoulder belts
136
Restraint of pregnant women
136
Safety belt locking modes
137
Energy management feature — front outboard
138
Safety belt pretensioner
139
Safety belt extension assembly
139
Safety belt height adjustment
140
Safety belt warning light and indicator chime
140
Conditions of operation
140
Belt-Minder
141
One-time disable
144
Deactivating/activating the Belt-Minder feature
144
146
AIRBAG SUPPLEMENTAL RESTRAINT SYSTEM (SRS)
146
Important supplemental restraint system precautions
146
Children and airbags
148
How does the safety belt pretensioner and airbag supplemental restraint system work?
148
Front passenger sensing system
150
Determining if the system is operational
154
Seat-mounted side airbag system
155
How does the side airbag system work?
156
Determining if the system is operational
157
Side-curtain airbag system
158
How does the side air-curtain system work?
159
Determining if the system is operational
161
SOS Post-Crash Alert System™
161
Disposal of airbags and airbag equipped vehicles (including pretensioners)
161
Safety restraints for children
162
Important child restraint precautions
162
Recommendations for attaching child safety restraints for children
164
Transporting children
165
Safety seats for children
166
Infant and/or toddler seats
166
Installing child safety seats with combination lap and shoulder belts
166
Attaching child safety seats with LATCH (Lower Anchors and Tethers for CHildren) attachments
170
Use of inboard lower anchors from the outboard seating positions (center seating use)
172
Combining safety belt and LATCH lower anchors for attaching child safety seats
172
Attaching child safety seats with tether straps
172
Child booster seats
175
When children should use booster seats
175
Types of booster seats
176
The importance of shoulder belts
178
Child restraint and safety belt maintenance
178
Tires, Wheels and Loading
180
Information about uniform tire quality grading
180
Treadwear
180
Traction AA A B C
180
Temperature A B C
181
Tires
181
Glossary of tire terminology
181
Inflating your tires
182
Tire care
184
Inspecting your tires and wheel valve stems
184
Tire wear
185
Damage
185
U.S. DOT Tire Identification Number (TIN)
186
Tire replacement requirements
186
Safety practices
187
Highway hazards
188
Tire and wheel alignment
188
Tire rotation
189
Information contained on the tire sidewall
189
Information on “P” type tires
190
Additional information contained on the tire sidewall for “LT” type tires
193
Information on “T” type tires
194
Location of the tire label
194
Tire pressure monitoring system (TPMS)
195
Changing tires with a TPMS
196
Understanding your tire pressure monitoring system (TPMS)
197
When your temporary spare tire is installed
197
When you believe your system is not operating properly
198
When inflating your tires
199
How temperature affects your tire pressure
199
Snow tires and chains
200
Vehicle loading
201
Trailer towing
206
Recreational towing
206
Driving
209
Starting
209
Positions of the ignition
209
Starting your vehicle
209
Important safety precautions
210
Starting the engine
212
Guarding against exhaust fumes
212
Important ventilating information
212
Engine block heater (if equipped)
212
Brakes
214
Four-wheel anti-lock brake system (ABS)
214
Using ABS
215
ABS warning lamp
215
Parking brake
215
AdvanceTrac stability enhancement system
216
Steering
219
Speed sensitive steering
221
Brake-shift interlock
221
Automatic transmission operation
223
Understanding the gearshift positions of the 6–speed automatic transmission equipped with a 2.5L I4 engine (if equipped)
223
Understanding the gearshift positions of the 6–speed automatic transmission equipped with a 3.0L or 3.5L V6 Duratec engine (if equipped)
225
Understanding your SelectShift Automatic™ transmission (SST) gearshift lever
227
If your vehicle gets stuck in mud or snow
228
Manual transmission operation (if equipped)
229
Using the clutch
229
Recommended shift speeds
229
Reverse
230
Parking your vehicle
230
Removing the key
231
Reverse sensing system (if equipped)
231
Rearview camera system (if equipped)
233
Blind spot mirrors (if equipped)
235
Blind Spot Information System (BLIS) with Cross Traffic Alert (CTA) (if equipped)
236
All-Wheel Drive (AWD) system (if equipped)
242
Driving on slippery surfaces with AWD vehicles
242
Basic operating principles
242
If your vehicle goes off the edge of the pavement
243
If your vehicle gets stuck
243
Emergency maneuvers
244
AWD systems (if equipped)
244
Sand
244
Mud and water
244
Driving on hilly or sloping terrain
245
Driving on snow and ice
246
Maintenance and modifications
247
Driving through water
248
Roadside Emergencies
249
Roadside Assistance
249
Vehicles sold in the U.S. : Getting roadside assistance
249
Vehicles sold in the U.S. : Using roadside assistance
249
Vehicles sold in Canada : Getting roadside assistance
250
Vehicles sold in Canada : Using roadside assistance
250
Hazard flasher control
250
Fuel pump shut-off switch (3.5L engine)
250
Fuel Pump Shut-off (2.5L and 3.0L engines)
251
Fuses and relays
252
Fuses
252
Standard fuse amperage rating and color
252
Passenger compartment fuse panel
252
Power distribution box
255
Changing the tires
258
Dissimilar spare tire/wheel information
259
Stopping and securing the vehicle
261
Removing the spare tire and jack
261
Tire change procedure
262
Stowing the wheel and jack
264
Wheel lug nut torque specifications
264
Running out of fuel
265
Jump starting
266
Preparing your vehicle
266
Connecting the jumper cables
266
Jump starting
267
Removing the jumper cables
268
Wrecker towing
269
Emergency towing
270
Customer Assistance
271
GETTING THE SERVICES YOU NEED
271
Away from home
271
Additional assistance
272
In California (U.S. only)
273
The Better Business Bureau (BBB) Auto Line Program (U.S. only)
274
Utilizing The Mediation/Arbitration Program (Canada only)
275
GETTING ASSISTANCE OUTSIDE THE U.S. AND CANADA
275
ORDERING ADDITIONAL OWNER’S LITERATURE
277
Obtaining a French Owner’s Guide
277
Reporting safety defects (U.S. only)
278
Reporting safety defects (Canada only)
278
Cleaning
279
Washing the exterior
279
Waxing
280
Paint chips
280
Aluminum wheels and wheel covers
280
Engine
281
2.5L engine
281
3.0L engine
282
3.5L engine
282
Plastic (non-painted) exterior parts
282
Windows and wiper blades
283
Instrument panel/Interior trim and cluster lens
283
Interior
284
Leather seats (if equipped, except for the King Ranch edition)
285
Leather seats for the King Ranch edition only (if equipped)
285
Underbody
286
Ford and Lincoln car care products
287
Maintenance and Specifications
288
Service recommendations
288
Precautions when servicing your vehicle
288
Working with the engine off
288
Working with the engine on
288
Opening the hood
289
Identifying components in the engine compartment
290
2.5L I4 engine
290
3.0L V6 engine
291
3.5L V6 engine
292
Windshield washer fluid
293
Changing the wiper blades
293
Engine oil
294
Checking the engine oil
294
Adding engine oil
297
Engine oil and filter recommendations
298
Use SAE 5W-20 engine oil
298
Battery
299
Engine coolant
301
Checking engine coolant
301
Adding engine coolant
302
Recycled engine coolant
305
Coolant refill capacity
305
Severe climates
305
What you should know about fail-safe cooling (2.5L I4 and 3.5L V6 engines only)
306
How fail-safe cooling works
306
When fail-safe mode is activated
306
Fuel Filter
307
What you should know about automotive fuels
307
Important safety precautions
307
Refueling
310
Easy Fuel “no cap” fuel system
310
Flex fuel vehicle (FFV) fuel fill inlet
311
Choosing the right fuel
311
Octane recommendations
312
FFV engine (if equipped)
312
Fuel quality
312
Cleaner air
313
Running out of fuel
313
Refilling with a portable fuel container
314
Essentials of good fuel economy
315
Measuring techniques
315
Filling the tank
315
Calculating fuel economy
315
Driving style — good driving and fuel economy habits
316
Habits
316
Maintenance
317
Conditions
317
Emission control system
318
On-board diagnostics (OBD-II)
319
Readiness for Inspection/Maintenance (I/M) testing
320
Power steering fluid
321
Brake/clutch fluid
322
Transmission fluid
322
Checking 6-speed automatic transmission fluid (AWF21) (if equipped)
322
Checking automatic transmission fluid at normal operating temperature (140°F-158°F [60°C-70°C])
323
Checking automatic transmission fluid at cool temperature (59°F-77°F [15°C-25°C])
323
Low fluid level
324
High fluid level
324
Adjusting automatic transmission fluid levels
324
Checking automatic transmission fluid (6F35) (if equipped)
325
Low fluid level
325
Correct fluid level
325
High fluid level
326
Adjusting automatic transmission fluid levels
326
Checking transmission fluid level for recreational flat tow operation
326
Checking and adding manual transmission fluid (if equipped)
327
Air filter
327
Changing the air filter element
328
Vehicle storage
330
Motorcraft part numbers
333
Maintenance product specifications and capacities
334
Engine data
338
Engine drivebelt routing
338
Identifying your vehicle
339
Safety Compliance Certification Label
339
Vehicle identification number (VIN)
340
Transmission code designations
341
Accessories
342
Ford Custom Accessories for your vehicle
342
Exterior style
342
Interior style
342
Lifestyle
342
Peace of mind
343
Ford Extended Service Plan
344
Ford ESP Extended Service Plans (U.S. Only)
344
Ford ESP Extended Service Plans (Canada Only)
347
Scheduled Maintenance
348
General maintenance information
348
Why maintain your vehicle?
348
Protecting your investment
348
Oils, fluids and flushing
349
Genuine Ford parts and service
349
Convenience
350
Factory-trained technicians
350
Genuine Ford and Motorcraft replacement parts
350
Value shopping for your vehicle’s maintenance needs
350
Owner checks and services
350
Multi-point inspection
352
Normal scheduled maintenance and log
354
Maintenance schedule log
357
Special operating conditions
360
Special operating condition log
363
Exceptions
365
Engine coolant change record
367
Engine coolant change log
367
Index
368

FAQ about the 2011 Ford Fusion Manual

What contains the 2011 Fusion manual?

The Ford Fusion owner's manual is a comprehensive guide provided by Ford to assist owners in understanding and operating their specific model of the Ford Fusion. 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 2011 owner's manual:

  • Warranty Information, about the vehicle's warranty coverage
  • Instrument Panel and Controls, including dashboard indicators, warning lights, and controls
  • Handling the Unexpected, including tire changes, jump-starting, and common car issues
  • Maintenance for your Ford Fusion, such as oil changes, tire rotations, brake inspections, and fluid checks
  • A brief overview of the vehicle and specifications

Where to download the 2011 Ford Fusion Owners Manual?

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Is the manual for the Ford Fusion year 2011 free?

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The Ford Fusion (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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