2012 Ford Edge Owner's Manual

2012 Ford Edge owners manual
Year:
2012
Make:
Ford
Model:
Edge
Rating:
(6)

Online manual

Size:
3.25 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
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
21
System warnings and status messages
25
Optional message center (if equipped)
25
Main menu
26
SelectShift Automatic™ transmission (SST)
29
Settings/Vehicle Settings
32
Information
34
System warnings and status messages
35
System warnings and status messages
35
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
USB port (if equipped)
55
Media hub (if equipped)
55
MyFord Touch ™ (if equipped)
56
Climate Controls
57
Single zone manual climate control (if equipped)
57
Operating tips
58
Automatic Temperature Control Systems
59
Dual Automatic Temperature Control (DATC) system with and without heated seats (if equipped)
59
Dual Automatic Temperature Control (DATC) Sony system (if equipped)
61
Dual Automatic Temperature Control (DATC) system with MyTemp (if equipped)
63
Operating tips
65
Touchscreen features
66
Rear window defroster
66
Remote start climate operation (if equipped)
67
Cabin air filter
68
Lights
69
Headlamp Control
69
Autolamp control (if equipped)
69
Autolamp delay system (if equipped)
69
High beams
70
Flash-to-pass
70
Daytime running lamps (DRL) (if equipped)
70
PANEL DIMMER CONTROL
71
Aiming the headlamps
71
Vertical aim adjustment
72
TURN SIGNAL CONTROL
73
INTERIOR LAMPS
74
Front row map lamps (if equipped)
74
Map/dome lamp (if equipped)
74
Rear courtesy lamp
74
Bulb Replacement
75
Lamp assembly condensation
75
Using the right bulbs
75
Replacing exterior bulbs
76
Replacing headlamp bulbs
76
Replacing HID headlamp bulbs (if equipped)
77
Replacing front parking lamp/turn signal bulbs
78
Replacing tail/stop/turn/sidemarker/backup lamp bulbs
78
Replacing high-mount brake lamp bulbs
79
Replacing license plate lamp bulbs
79
Driver Controls
80
Windshield Wipers
80
Windshield wiper rainlamp feature (if equipped with autolamp)
81
Rear window wiper/washer controls
81
Tilt/Telescope Steering Wheel
82
Illuminated visor mirror (if equipped)
83
Overhead console
83
Storage compartment
83
Center console
84
Auxiliary power point (12V DC)
84
Power Windows
85
One-touch up or down (driver’s window only)
86
Bounce-back
86
Security override
86
Window lock
86
Accessory delay
86
Interior mirror
87
Automatic dimming interior rear view mirror (if equipped)
87
Exterior Mirrors
87
Power side view mirrors
87
Heated outside mirrors (if equipped)
88
Fold-away mirrors
88
Signal indicator mirrors (if equipped)
88
Blind spot mirrors (if equipped)
88
Speed control (if equipped)
89
Using speed control
89
Setting speed control
89
Disengaging speed control
89
Resuming a set speed
90
Increasing speed while using speed control
90
Reducing speed while using speed control
90
Turning off speed control
90
ADAPTIVE CRUISE CONTROL (ACC) (IF EQUIPPED)
90
Using adaptive cruise control
91
Setting adaptive cruise control
92
Setting the gap distance
93
Disengaging adaptive cruise control
94
Overriding adaptive cruise control
94
Changing the set speed
94
Resuming the set speed
94
Low speed automatic cancellation
95
Hilly condition usage
95
Turning off cruise control
95
Detection issues
95
ACC Not Available
96
Blocked sensor
97
Switching to normal cruise control
98
STEERING WHEEL CONTROLS
98
Audio control features
98
Cluster display control features
99
Panoramic Vista Roof™ and power sunshades (if equipped)
100
Universal garage door opener (if equipped)
101
HomeLink? Wireless Control System (if equipped)
101
Programming
102
Gate Operator & Canadian Programming
103
Operating the HomeLink? Wireless Control System
104
Erasing HomeLink? buttons
104
Reprogramming a single HomeLink? button
104
Positive Retention Floor Mat
105
Manual liftgate (if equipped)
106
Power liftgate (if equipped)
107
Cargo Area Features
110
Cargo management system (if equipped)
110
Cargo net
111
Utility hook
112
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)
121
Autolock feature (if enabled)
122
Deactivating/activating autolock feature
122
Keyless entry keypad autolock enable/disable procedure
122
Autounlock feature (if enabled)
123
Deactivating/activating autounlock feature
123
Keyless entry keypad autounlock enable/disable procedure
123
Childproof door locks
124
Remote entry system
124
Intelligent access (if equipped)
125
Unlocking the doors/two-stage unlock
126
Locking the doors
127
Car finder
127
Sounding a panic alarm
127
Opening the power liftgate (if equipped)
127
Memory feature (seat and mirrors) (if equipped)
128
Programming the memory feature to the transmitter
128
Deprogramming the memory feature from the transmitter
128
Replacing the battery
129
Replacing lost intelligent access keys (IA keys)
130
How to reprogram your intelligent access keys (IA keys)
130
Illuminated entry
130
Illuminated exit
131
Battery saver
131
Accessory mode battery saver for intelligent access keys (if equipped)
131
Remote start (if equipped)
131
SecuriCode™ keyless entry system (if equipped)
134
Programming a personal entry code and keypad association to memory feature
134
Erasing personal code
135
Anti-scan feature
135
Unlocking and locking the doors using keyless entry
135
Securilock? passive anti-theft system
136
Automatic arming
136
Automatic disarming
136
Replacement of integrated keyhead transmitters (IKT) or intelligent access keys
136
Programming spare integrated keyhead transmitter (IKT) keys
137
Programming spare intelligent access keys (if equipped)
138
Perimeter alarm system (if equipped)
140
Arming the system
140
Seating and Safety Restraints
142
Front seats
142
Adjustable head restraints
142
Adjusting the front manual seat (if equipped)
144
Using the manual lumbar support (if equipped)
145
Adjusting the front power seat (if equipped)
145
Using the power lumbar support
147
Heated seats (if equipped)
147
Memory feature (if equipped)
148
Easy entry/exit feature (if equipped)
149
Folding down the front passenger seatback (if equipped)
149
Rear seats
150
Rear seat head restraints
150
Folding down the 60/40 rear seats
150
2nd row manual folding seat
151
2nd row EasyFold™ seatback release (if equipped)
151
Returning the 2nd row seatback to the upright position
152
Adjusting the second row seatback
152
Seat-mounted armrest and cupholders
153
Returning the 2nd row armrest to the upright position
153
Personal Safety System™
154
How does the Personal Safety System work?
154
Driver and passenger dual-stage airbag supplemental restraints
155
Front crash severity sensor
155
Driver’s seat position sensor
155
Front passenger sensing system
155
Front safety belt usage sensors
156
Front safety belt pretensioners
156
Front safety belt energy management retractors
156
Determining if the Personal Safety System is operational
156
Safety Belt System
157
Combination lap and shoulder belts
158
Restraint of pregnant women
159
Safety belt locking modes
159
Energy management feature — front outboard
161
Safety belt pretensioner
161
Safety belt extension assembly
161
Safety belt height adjustment
162
Second row comfort guide
162
Safety belt warning light and indicator chime
163
Conditions of operation
164
Belt-Minder?
164
One-time disable
167
Deactivating/activating the Belt-Minder? feature
167
AIRBAG SUPPLEMENTAL RESTRAINT SYSTEM (SRS)
169
Important supplemental restraint system precautions
169
Children and airbags
171
How does the safety belt pretensioner and airbag supplemental restraint system work?
171
Front passenger sensing system
173
Determining if the system is operational
177
Seat-mounted side airbag system
177
How does the side airbag system work?
178
Determining if the system is operational
179
Safety Canopy? System
180
How does the Safety Canopy? System work?
181
Determining if the system is operational
182
SOS Post-Crash Alert System™
183
Disposal of airbags and airbag equipped vehicles (including pretensioners)
183
Safety restraints for children
183
Important child restraint precautions
184
Recommendations for attaching child safety restraints for children
186
Transporting children
187
Safety seats for children
188
Infant and/or toddler seats
188
Installing child safety seats with combination lap and shoulder belts
189
Installing child safety seats with LATCH (Lower Anchors and Tethers for CHildren) attachments
192
Use of inboard lower anchors from the outboard seating positions (center seating use)
194
Combining safety belt and LATCH lower anchors for attaching child safety seats
194
Attaching child safety seats with tether straps
194
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
Important information for P265/40R22 low-profile tires and wheels
201
Notice to crossover vehicle owners
201
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
203
Treadwear
204
Traction AA A B C
204
Temperature A B C
204
Tires
205
Glossary of tire terminology
205
Inflating your tires
206
Tire care
208
Inspecting your tires and wheel valve stems
208
Tire wear
208
Damage
209
U.S. DOT Tire Identification Number (TIN)
209
Tire replacement requirements
209
Safety practices
211
Highway hazards
211
Tire and wheel alignment
212
Tire rotation
212
Information contained on the tire sidewall
213
Information on “P” type tires
213
Additional information contained on the tire sidewall for “LT” type tires
216
Information on “T” type tires
217
Location of the tire label
217
Tire pressure monitoring system (TPMS)
218
Changing tires with a TPMS
219
Understanding your tire pressure monitoring system (TPMS)
219
When your temporary spare tire is installed
219
When you believe your system is not operating properly
220
When inflating your tires
221
How temperature affects your tire pressure
221
Snow tires and chains
222
Vehicle loading – with and without a trailer
222
Trailer towing
229
Preparing to tow
230
Trailer tow connector (vehicles equipped with a Class II trailer tow/prep package)
230
Hitches
231
Safety chains
231
Trailer brakes
231
Trailer lamps
231
Driving while you tow
232
Trailer towing tips
232
Recreational towing
232
Driving
234
Starting
234
Positions of the ignition (if equipped)
234
Preparing to start your vehicle
234
Important safety precautions
235
Starting the engine
236
Push button start system (if equipped)
237
Guarding against exhaust fumes
239
Important ventilating information
239
Engine block heater (if equipped)
240
Brakes
241
Four-wheel anti-lock brake system (ABS)
241
Using ABS
242
Brake assist
242
ABS warning lamp
242
Brake over accelerator
242
Parking brake
243
AdvanceTrac? with Roll Stability Control™ (RSC?) stability enhancement system
244
Trailer sway control
248
Steering
249
Brake-shift interlock
250
Automatic transmission operation
251
Automatic transmission adaptive learning
251
Understanding the gearshift positions of the 6–speed automatic transmission
252
Understanding your SelectShift Automatic™ Transmission (SST)
254
Hill start assist (HSA) system
255
If your vehicle gets stuck in mud or snow
256
Reverse sensing system (if equipped)
257
Rearview camera system (if equipped)
259
Collision warning system (if equipped)
262
Blind spot mirrors (if equipped)
266
Blind Spot Information System (BLIS?) with Cross Traffic Alert (CTA) (if equipped)
267
All-Wheel Drive (if equipped)
273
Driving off-highway with AWD vehicles
274
Basic operating principles
274
If your vehicle goes off the edge of the pavement
274
If your vehicle gets stuck
274
Emergency maneuvers
275
AWD systems (if equipped)
276
Sand
276
Mud and water
276
Driving on hilly or sloping terrain
277
Driving on snow and ice
278
Maintenance and modifications
279
Driving through water
279
Roadside Emergencies
280
ROADSIDE ASSISTANCE
280
Vehicles sold in the U.S. : Getting roadside assistance
280
Vehicles sold in the U.S. : Using roadside assistance
281
Vehicles sold in Canada : Getting roadside assistance
281
Vehicles sold in Canada : Using roadside assistance
281
Hazard flasher control
281
Fuel Pump Shut-off
282
Fuses and relays
282
Fuses
282
Standard fuse amperage rating and color
282
Passenger compartment fuse panel
283
Power distribution box
287
Changing the tires
291
Dissimilar spare tire/wheel information
292
Stopping and securing the vehicle
294
Removing the spare tire and jack
294
Tire change procedure
294
Stowing the flat/spare tire and jack
296
Wheel lug nut torque specifications
297
Running out of fuel
298
Jump starting
298
Preparing your vehicle
299
Connecting the jumper cables
299
Jump starting
300
Removing the jumper cables
301
Wrecker towing
302
Emergency towing
303
Customer Assistance
304
GETTING THE SERVICES YOU NEED
304
Away from home
304
Additional assistance
305
IN CALIFORNIA (U.S. ONLY)
306
THE BETTER BUSINESS BUREAU (BBB) AUTO LINE PROGRAM (U.S. ONLY)
307
UTILIZING THE MEDIATION/ARBITRATION PROGRAM (CANADA ONLY)
308
GETTING ASSISTANCE OUTSIDE THE U.S. AND CANADA
308
ORDERING ADDITIONAL OWNER’S LITERATURE
310
Obtaining a French Owner’s Guide
310
REPORTING SAFETY DEFECTS (U.S. ONLY)
311
REPORTING SAFETY DEFECTS (CANADA ONLY)
311
Cleaning
312
Washing the exterior
312
Waxing
312
Paint chips
313
Aluminum wheels and wheel covers
313
Engine
313
Plastic (non-painted) exterior parts
315
Windows and wiper blades
315
Panoramic roof deflector (IF Equipped)
316
Instrument panel/Interior trim and cluster lens
316
Interior
317
Leather seats (if equipped)
317
Underbody
317
Ford and Lincoln car care products
318
Maintenance and Specifications
319
Service recommendations
319
Precautions when servicing your vehicle
319
Working with the engine off
319
Working with the engine on
319
Opening the hood
320
Identifying components in the engine compartment
321
Windshield washer fluid
323
CHANGING THE WIPER BLADES
323
Changing rear window wiper blade
324
Engine oil
324
Checking the engine oil
324
Adding engine oil
325
Engine oil and filter recommendations
326
Use SAE 5W-30 engine oil
326
Use SAE 5W-20 engine oil
327
Battery
328
Engine coolant
330
Checking engine coolant
330
Adding engine coolant
331
Recycled engine coolant
333
Coolant refill capacity
333
Severe climates
333
Engine fluid temperature management (EcoBoost™ engine only)
334
What you should know about fail-safe cooling
335
How fail-safe cooling works
335
When fail-safe mode is activated
336
Fuel Filter
336
What you should know about automotive fuels
337
Important safety precautions
337
Refueling
338
Easy Fuel? “no cap” fuel system
339
Choosing the right fuel
340
Octane recommendations
340
Fuel quality
341
Cleaner air
341
Running out of fuel
341
Refilling with a portable fuel container
342
Essentials of good fuel economy
343
Measuring techniques
343
Filling the tank
343
Calculating fuel economy
344
Driving style — good driving and fuel economy habits
344
Habits
344
Maintenance
345
Conditions
345
Emission control system
346
On-board diagnostics (OBD-II)
347
Readiness for Inspection/Maintenance (I/M) testing
348
Power steering fluid
348
Brake fluid
349
Transmission fluid
349
Checking automatic transmission fluid (6F50) (if equipped)
349
Low fluid level
350
Correct fluid level
350
High fluid level
351
Adjusting automatic transmission fluid levels
351
Checking automatic transmission fluid (6F35) (if equipped)
352
Air filter
352
Changing the air filter element
352
Vehicle storage
353
Motorcraft part numbers
355
Maintenance product specifications and capacities
356
Engine data
360
Engine drivebelt routing
360
Identifying your vehicle
361
Safety Compliance Certification Label
361
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
373
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
Intelligent Oil Life Monitor™
377
Maintenance schedule log
380
SPECIAL OPERATING CONDITIONS
383
Special operating condition log
386
Exceptions
388
ENGINE COOLANT CHANGE RECORD
389
Engine coolant change log
389
Index
390

FAQ about the 2012 Ford Edge Manual

What contains the 2012 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 2012 owner's manual:

  • Customer Assistance, with contact information for customer support
  • Fuel Information, with recommended fuel type and fuel tank capacity
  • Technical Information, like engine specifications, tire sizes, and recommendations
  • A brief overview of the vehicle and specifications
  • Basic operations, like starting and stopping the engine and driver settings

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