2013 Ford Fiesta Owner's Manual

2013 Ford Fiesta owners manual
Year:
2013
Make:
Ford
Model:
Fiesta
Rating:
(3)

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Size:
4.97 MB

Table of Contents

Table of Contents
2
Introduction
9
ABOUT THIS MANUAL
9
Protecting the Environment
10
SYMBOL GLOSSARY
10
DATA RECORDING
11
Service Data Recording
11
Event Data Recording
12
CALIFORNIA PROPOSITION 65
14
PERCHLORATE MATERIAL
14
FORD CREDIT (U.S. ONLY)
14
REPLACEMENT PARTS RECOMMENDATION
14
Scheduled Maintenance and Mechanical Repairs
14
Collision Repairs
15
Warranty on Replacement Parts
15
SPECIAL NOTICES
15
New Vehicle Limited Warranty
15
Special Instructions
15
MOBILE COMMUNICATIONS EQUIPMENT
16
EXPORT UNIQUE (NON–UNITED STATES/CANADA) VEHICLE SPECIFIC INFORMATION
16
Child Safety
17
GENERAL INFORMATION
17
CHILD SEATS
19
CHILD SEAT POSITIONING
19
BOOSTER SEATS
21
Types of Booster Seats
22
INSTALLING CHILD SEATS
24
Using Lap and Shoulder Belts
24
Using Lower Anchors and Tethers for CHildren (LATCH)
28
Use of Inboard Lower Anchors from the Outboard Seating Positions (Center Seating Use)
29
Combining Safety Belt and LATCH Lower Anchors for Attaching Child Safety Seats
30
Using Tether Straps
30
Four door
31
Five door
32
CHILD SAFETY LOCKS
33
Safety Belts
34
PRINCIPLES OF OPERATION
34
FASTENING THE SAFETY BELTS
36
Restraint of Pregnant Women
36
Safety Belt Locking Modes
37
Vehicle Sensitive Mode
37
Automatic Locking Mode
38
When to Use the Automatic Locking Mode
38
How to Use the Automatic Locking Mode
38
How to Disengage the Automatic Locking Mode
38
Safety Belt Extension Assembly
38
SAFETY BELT HEIGHT ADJUSTMENT
39
SAFETY BELT WARNING LIGHT AND INDICATOR CHIME
39
Conditions of Operation
39
SAFETY BELT-MINDER®
40
Deactivating and Activating the Belt-Minder® Feature (If Equipped)
41
CHILD RESTRAINT AND SAFETY BELT MAINTENANCE
42
Personal Safety System
43
PERSONAL SAFETY SYSTEM™
43
How Does the Personal Safety System Work?
43
Supplementary Restraints System
44
PRINCIPLES OF OPERATION
44
SOS POST-CRASH ALERT SYSTEM™
45
DRIVER AND PASSENGER AIRBAGS
45
Proper Driver and Front Passenger Seating Adjustment
46
Children and Airbags
47
KNEE AIRBAG
47
FRONT PASSENGER SENSING SYSTEM
47
SIDE AIRBAGS
52
SIDE CURTAIN AIRBAGS
53
CRASH SENSORS AND AIRBAG INDICATOR
55
AIRBAG DISPOSAL
56
Keys and Remote Control
57
PRINCIPLE OF OPERATION
57
GENERAL INFORMATION ON RADIO FREQUENCIES
57
Intelligent Access (If Equipped)
58
REMOTE CONTROL
58
Integrated Keyhead Transmitters (If Equipped)
58
Intelligent Access Key (If Equipped)
59
Replacing the Battery
59
Integrated Keyhead Transmitter (IKT)
60
Intelligent Access key (IA key)
61
Car Finder
62
REPLACING A LOST KEY OR REMOTE CONTROL
62
Reprogramming Your Remote Control
62
Locks
63
LOCKING AND UNLOCKING
63
Power Door Locks
63
Rear Door Unlocking and Opening
63
Central Locking and Unlocking
63
Remote Control
64
Unlocking the Doors (Two-Stage Unlock)
64
Locking the Doors
64
Opening the Luggage Compartment
65
Activating Intelligent Access (If Equipped)
65
At the Front Doors
65
At the Luggage Compartment
65
Delayed Locking
66
Smart Unlocks for Integrated Keyhead Transmitter
66
Smart Unlocks for Intelligent Access Keys (If Equipped)
66
Autolock (If Equipped)
67
Autounlock (If Equipped)
67
Deactivating and Activating Autolock or Autounlock
67
Illuminated Entry
68
Illuminated Exit
68
Accessory Mode Battery Saver for Intelligent Access Keys (If Equipped)
69
TRUNK RELEASE
69
INTERIOR LUGGAGE COMPARTMENT RELEASE (4–DOOR ONLY)
69
Security
71
SECURILOCK® PASSIVE ANTI-THEFT SYSTEM
71
Automatic Arming
71
Automatic Disarming
71
Replacement Keys
71
Programming a Spare Integrated Keyhead Transmitter or SecuriLock® Coded Key
72
Programming a Spare Intelligent Access Key
73
ANTI-THEFT ALARM (IF EQUIPPED)
73
Arming the Alarm
73
Disarming the system
73
Steering Wheel
74
ADJUSTING THE STEERING WHEEL
74
AUDIO CONTROL (IF EQUIPPED)
75
Seek, Next or Previous
75
VOICE CONTROL (IF EQUIPPED)
76
CRUISE CONTROL (IF EQUIPPED)
76
Wipers and Washers
77
WINDSHIELD WIPERS
77
Intermittent Wipe
77
WINDSHIELD WASHERS
77
REAR WINDOW WIPER AND WASHERS
78
Rear Window Wiper
78
Rear Window Washers
78
Lighting
79
LIGHTING CONTROL
79
High Beams
79
Headlamp Flasher
79
INSTRUMENT LIGHTING DIMMER
79
HEADLAMP EXIT DELAY
80
DAYTIME RUNNING LAMPS (IF EQUIPPED)
80
DIRECTION INDICATORS
80
INTERIOR LAMPS
81
Front dome and map lamps
81
Rear dome and map lamps
81
Battery Saver
82
AMBIENT LIGHTING (If Equipped)
82
Windows and Mirrors
83
POWER WINDOWS (IF EQUIPPED)
83
One-Touch Down (If Equipped)
83
One-Touch Up (If Equipped)
83
Window Lock
84
Bounce-Back (If Equipped)
84
Overriding the Bounce-Back Feature
84
Resetting the Bounce-Back Feature
84
EXTERIOR MIRRORS
85
Power Exterior Mirrors
85
Signal Indicator Mirrors (If Equipped)
85
Integrated Blind Spot Mirrors (If Equipped)
85
INTERIOR MIRROR
86
Auto-Dimming Mirror (If Equipped)
87
MOONROOF (IF EQUIPPED)
87
Opening and Closing the Moonroof
87
Venting the Moonroof
87
Instrument Cluster
88
GAUGES
88
Information Display
88
Fuel Gauge
89
WARNING LAMPS AND INDICATORS
89
Airbag – Front
89
Anti-Lock Braking System
89
Anti-Theft System
90
Battery
90
Brake System
90
Cruise Control (If Equipped)
90
Direction Indicator
90
Door Ajar
91
Engine Coolant Temperature
91
Engine Oil
91
Fasten Safety Belt
91
High Beam
91
Hill Start Assistance (If Equipped):
91
Information
91
Low Fuel Level
92
Low Tire Pressure Warning
92
Oil Change Reminder
92
Overdrive Cancel and Grade Assist (If Equipped)
92
Powertrain Malfunction
92
Service Engine Soon
93
Shift Indicator (If Equipped)
93
Stability Control System
93
Stability Control System Off
93
AUDIBLE WARNINGS AND INDICATORS
94
Key In Ignition Warning Chime
94
Keyless Warning Alert (If Equipped)
94
Headlamps On Warning Chime
94
Parking Brake On Warning Chime
94
Information Displays
95
GENERAL INFORMATION
95
Controls
95
Trip Computer (if equipped)
96
mi (km) TRIP — Trip odometer
96
mi (km) TO E — Distance to empty (if equipped)
96
AVG MPG (l/100km) — Average fuel consumption (if equipped):
96
AVG MPH (KM/H) — Average speed (if equipped)
96
INFORMATION MESSAGES
97
Oil life monitoring system reset
100
Audio System
101
GENERAL AUDIO INFORMATION
101
Radio Frequencies and Reception Factors
101
CD and CD Player Information
101
MP3 Track and Folder Structure
102
AM/FM STEREO or AM/FM STEREO CD
103
AM/FM/CD/SIRIUS SATELLITE RADIO WITH SYNC®
105
Setting the clock
107
MENU STRUCTURE
107
AUXILIARY INPUT JACK
110
USB PORT (IF EQUIPPED)
111
SATELLITE RADIO INFORMATION (IF EQUIPPED)
112
Satellite Radio Channels
112
Satellite Radio Reception Factors
112
SIRIUS® Satellite Radio Service
113
Satellite Radio Electronic Serial Number (ESN)
113
Troubleshooting
113
Climate Control
115
MANUAL CLIMATE CONTROL
115
HINTS ON CONTROLLING THE INTERIOR CLIMATE
116
General Hints
116
Heating the Interior Quickly
117
Recommended Settings for Heating
117
Cooling the Interior Quickly
117
Recommended Settings for Cooling
117
Vehicle Stationary for Extended Periods During Extreme High Ambient Temperatures
117
Side Window Defogging in Cold Weather
118
Maximum Cooling Performance in Instrument Panel or Instrument Panel and Footwell Positions
118
HEATED WINDOWS AND MIRRORS (IF EQUIPPED)
118
Heated Rear Window
118
Heated Exterior Mirror (If Equipped)
118
CABIN AIR FILTER
119
Seats
120
SITTING IN THE CORRECT POSITION
120
HEAD RESTRAINTS
121
Tilting Head Restraints (If Equipped)
123
FRONT SEATS
123
HEATED SEATS (IF EQUIPPED)
127
REAR SEATS
127
Folding Down the Rear Seat
127
Auxiliary Power Points
129
AUXILIARY POWER POINTS
129
Locations
129
Storage Compartments
130
CENTER CONSOLE
130
Starting and Stopping the Engine
131
GENERAL INFORMATION
131
IGNITION SWITCH (IF EQUIPPED)
131
KEYLESS STARTING (IF EQUIPPED)
132
Stopping the Engine When Your Vehicle is Stationary
133
Stopping the Engine When Your Vehicle is Moving
133
Fast Restart
134
STARTING A GASOLINE ENGINE
134
Guarding Against Exhaust Fumes
135
Important Ventilating Information
135
ENGINE BLOCK HEATER (IF EQUIPPED)
135
Using the Engine Block Heater
136
Fuel and Refueling
137
SAFETY PRECAUTIONS
137
FUEL QUALITY
138
Choosing the Right Fuel
138
Octane Recommendations
138
RUNNING OUT OF FUEL
139
Refilling with a Portable Fuel Container
139
REFUELING
140
Using the Easy Fuel™ Capless Fuel System
141
FUEL CONSUMPTION
142
Filling the Tank
142
Calculating Fuel Economy
142
EMISSION CONTROL SYSTEM
143
On-board Diagnostics (OBD-II)
144
Readiness for Inspection/Maintenance (I/M) Testing
145
Transmission
147
AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION (IF EQUIPPED)
147
Understanding Your SelectShift Automatic® Transmission (If Equipped)
149
Brake-Shift Interlock
150
If Your Vehicle Gets Stuck in Mud or Snow
151
MANUAL TRANSMISSION (IF EQUIPPED)
152
Using the Clutch
152
Recommended Shift Speeds
152
Reverse
153
Parking Your Vehicle
153
HILL START ASSIST (IF EQUIPPED)
154
Using Hill Start Assist
155
Brakes
156
GENERAL INFORMATION
156
Brake Over Accelerator
156
Anti-Lock Brake System
156
HINTS ON DRIVING WITH ANTI-LOCK BRAKES
156
PARKING BRAKE
157
Traction Control
158
PRINCIPLES OF OPERATION
158
USING TRACTION CONTROL
158
System Indicator Lights and Messages
158
Stability Control
159
PRINCIPLES OF OPERATION
159
USING ADVANCETRAC®
160
Cruise Control
161
PRINCIPLES OF OPERATION
161
USING CRUISE CONTROL (IF EQUIPPED)
161
Switching On Cruise Control
161
Setting a Speed
161
Changing the Set Speed
161
Canceling a Set Speed
162
Resuming a Set Speed
162
Switching Off Cruise Control
162
Driving Aids
163
STEERING
163
Electric Power Steering
163
Steering Tips
164
Load Carrying
165
LOAD LIMIT
165
Vehicle loading
165
Towing
171
TOWING A TRAILER
171
WRECKER TOWING
171
TOWING THE VEHICLE ON FOUR WHEELS
172
Emergency Towing
172
Recreational Towing
172
Vehicles with a Manual Transmission
172
Vehicles with an Automatic Transmission but No Push Button Start System
173
Vehicles with an Automatic Transmission and Push Button Start System
174
Driving Hints
175
BREAKING-IN
175
ECONOMICAL DRIVING
175
DRIVING THROUGH WATER
176
FLOOR MATS
177
Roadside Emergencies
179
ROADSIDE ASSISTANCE
179
Vehicles Sold in the U.S. : Getting Roadside Assistance
179
Vehicles Sold in the U.S. : Using Roadside Assistance
179
Vehicles Sold in Canada : Getting Roadside Assistance
180
Vehicles Sold in Canada : Using Roadside Assistance
180
HAZARD WARNING FLASHERS
180
FUEL CUT-OFF SWITCH
180
JUMP-STARTING THE VEHICLE
181
Preparing Your Vehicle
181
Connecting the Jumper Cables
182
Jump Starting
182
Removing the Jumper Cables
183
Customer Assistance
184
GETTING THE SERVICES YOU NEED
184
Away from Home
184
Additional Assistance
185
IN CALIFORNIA (U.S. ONLY)
186
THE BETTER BUSINESS BUREAU (BBB) AUTO LINE PROGRAM (U.S. ONLY)
187
UTILIZING THE MEDIATION or ARBITRATION PROGRAM (CANADA ONLY)
188
GETTING ASSISTANCE OUTSIDE THE U.S. AND CANADA
188
ORDERING ADDITIONAL OWNER’S LITERATURE
190
Obtaining a French Owner’s Manual
190
REPORTING SAFETY DEFECTS (U.S. ONLY)
190
REPORTING SAFETY DEFECTS (CANADA ONLY)
191
Fuses
192
CHANGING A FUSE
192
Fuses
192
Standard Fuse Amperage Rating and Color
192
FUSE SPECIFICATION CHART
193
Power Distribution Box
193
Passenger Compartment Fuse Panel
197
Maintenance
200
GENERAL INFORMATION
200
Precautions
200
Working with the Engine Off
200
Working with the Engine On
200
OPENING AND CLOSING THE HOOD
201
UNDER HOOD OVERVIEW
202
ENGINE OIL DIPSTICK
203
ENGINE OIL CHECK
203
Adding Engine Oil
203
ENGINE COOLANT CHECK
204
Checking the Engine Coolant
204
Adding Engine Coolant
204
Recycled Engine Coolant
206
Severe Climates
206
TRANSMISSION FLUID CHECK
206
Checking Automatic Transmission Fluid
206
Checking manual transmission fluid (if equipped)
207
BRAKE AND CLUTCH FLUID CHECK
207
POWER STEERING FLUID CHECK
207
FUEL FILTER
207
WASHER FLUID CHECK
208
CHANGING THE VEHICLE BATTERY
208
Battery Relearn
209
CHECKING THE WIPER BLADES
210
CHANGING THE WIPER BLADES
211
Changing Rear Window Wiper Blade
211
AIR FILTER CHECK
212
Changing the air filter element
212
ADJUSTING THE HEADLAMPS
212
Vertical Aim Adjustment
213
REMOVING A HEADLAMP
214
CHANGING A BULB
215
Lamp Assembly Condensation
215
Replacing Bulbs
215
Replacing Headlamp Bulbs
215
Replacing the Low Beam Headlamp Bulb
216
Replacing the High Beam Headlamp Bulb
216
Replacing the Parking Lamp and Turn Signal Bulbs
217
Replacing the Side Marker Lamp Bulb
217
Replacing the Signal Indicator Mirror Bulbs (If Equipped)
218
Removing the Rear Lamps (5-Door)
218
Replacing the Stop, Reverse, and Turn Signal Lamps (5-Door)
218
Replacing the Body Side Rear Lamp (4-Door)
219
Replacing the Deck Lid Mounted Rear Lamp (4-Door)
219
Replacing the Deck Lid Mounted Reverse Lamp (4-Door)
220
Replacing the License Plate Lamp Bulb
221
Replacing the High-Mounted Brake Lamp Bulb
221
BULB SPECIFICATION CHART
221
Vehicle Care
223
GENERAL INFORMATION
223
CLEANING PRODUCTS
223
CLEANING THE EXTERIOR
223
Exterior Chrome
224
Underbody
224
Cleaning Plastic Exterior Parts
224
WAXING
225
REPAIRING MINOR PAINT DAMAGE
225
CLEANING THE ENGINE
225
CLEANING THE WINDOWS AND WIPER BLADES
226
CLEANING THE INTERIOR
226
CLEANING THE INSTRUMENT PANEL AND INSTRUMENT CLUSTER LENS
227
CLEANING LEATHER SEATS (IF EQUIPPED)
228
CLEANING THE ALLOY WHEELS
228
VEHICLE STORAGE
229
Removing Vehicle from Storage
231
Wheels and Tires
232
TIRE CARE
232
Information About Uniform Tire Quality Grading
232
Treadwear
232
Traction AA A B C
232
Temperature A B C
233
Glossary of Tire Terminology
233
INFORMATION CONTAINED ON THE TIRE SIDEWALL
234
Information on P Type Tires
235
Additional Information Contained on the Tire Sidewall for LT Type Tires
238
Information on T Type Tires
239
Location of the Tire Label
239
INFLATING YOUR TIRES
240
Inspecting Your Tires and Wheel Valve Stems
242
Tire Wear
242
Damage
242
U.S. DOT Tire Identification Number
243
Tire Replacement Requirements
244
Safety Practices
246
Highway Hazards
246
Tire and Wheel Alignment
246
Tire Rotation
247
USING SNOW CHAINS
247
TIRE PRESSURE MONITORING SYSTEM
248
Changing Tires with a Tire Pressure Monitoring System
250
Understanding Your Tire Pressure Monitoring System
250
When Your Temporary Spare Tire Is Installed
250
When You Believe Your System Is Not Operating Properly
251
When Inflating Your Tires
252
How Temperature Affects Your Tire Pressure
252
CHANGING A ROAD WHEEL
253
Dissimilar Spare Tire and Wheel Assembly Information
253
Tire Change Procedure
255
TECHNICAL SPECIFICATIONS
258
Wheel Lug Nut Torque Specifications
258
Capacities and Specifications
259
ENGINE SPECIFICATIONS
259
Drivebelt Routing
259
TECHNICAL SPECIFICATIONS
260
MOTORCRAFT® PART NUMBERS
262
VEHICLE IDENTIFICATION NUMBER
262
VEHICLE CERTIFICATION LABEL
263
TRANSMISSION CODE DESIGNATION
264
Accessories
265
ACCESSORIES
265
Exterior style
265
Interior style
265
Lifestyle
265
Peace of mind
266
Ford Extended Service Plan
267
FORD ESP EXTENDED SERVICE PLANS (U.S. ONLY)
267
FORD ESP EXTENDED SERVICE PLANS (CANADA ONLY)
269
Scheduled Maintenance
270
GENERAL MAINTENANCE INFORMATION
270
Why Maintain Your Vehicle?
270
Why Maintain Your Vehicle at Your Dealership?
270
Factory-Trained Technicians
270
Genuine Ford and Motorcraft® Replacement Parts
270
Convenience
270
Protecting your investment
271
Additives and Chemicals
271
Oils, Fluids and Flushing
272
Owner Checks and Services
272
Multi-point Inspection
273
NORMAL SCHEDULED MAINTENANCE AND LOG
275
Maintenance Schedule Log
277
SPECIAL OPERATING CONDITIONS
280
Special Operating Condition Log
282
EXCEPTIONS
284
ENGINE COOLANT CHANGE RECORD
284
Engine Coolant Change Log
285
SYNC®
286
GENERAL INFORMATION
286
Support
287
SYNC Owner Account
287
Driving Restrictions
287
Safety Information
287
Privacy Information
288
USING VOICE RECOGNITION
288
Initiating a Voice Session
289
System Interaction and Feedback
289
Adjusting the Interaction Level
290
Helpful Hints
290
USING SYNC WITH YOUR PHONE
291
Pairing a Phone for the First Time
291
Pairing Subsequent Phones
292
Phone Voice Commands
292
Making Calls
294
Receiving Calls
294
Phone Options during an Active Call
294
Accessing Features through the Phone Menu
296
Text Messaging
298
Receiving a Text Message
298
Sending, Downloading and Deleting Your Text Messages
298
Accessing Your Phone Settings
300
System Settings
302
Bluetooth Devices Menu Options
302
Advanced Menu Options
303
SYNC APPLICATIONS AND SERVICES (IF EQUIPPED)
305
911 Assist®
305
Setting 911 Assist On
306
In the Event of a Crash
307
911 Assist May Not Work If
308
911 Assist Privacy Notice
308
Vehicle Health Report
308
Vehicle Health Report Privacy Notice
310
SYNC Services: Traffic, Directions & Information (TDI)
310
Connecting to SYNC Services Using Voice Commands
311
Connecting to SYNC Services Using the Phone Menu
311
Receiving Turn-by-Turn Directions
312
Disconnecting from SYNC Services
313
SYNC AppLink™
313
To Access Using the Phone Menu
314
To Access Using the Media Menu
314
To Access Using Voice Commands
315
USING SYNC WITH YOUR MEDIA PLAYER
315
Connecting Your Digital Media Player via the USB Port
315
What’s Playing?
316
Media Voice Commands
316
Media Menu Features
318
Accessing Your Play Menu
320
System Settings
323
Bluetooth Devices Menu Options
323
Advanced Menu Options
324
TROUBLESHOOTING
325
Appendices
333
GENERAL INFORMATION
333
SYNC® End User License Agreement (EULA)
333
End user notice
338
Microsoft® Windows® Mobile for Automotive Important Safety Information
338
General operation
339
Index
341

FAQ about the 2013 Ford Fiesta Manual

What contains the 2013 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 2013 owner's manual:

  • Warranty Information, about the vehicle's warranty coverage
  • A brief overview of the vehicle and specifications
  • Best practice for driving your Ford Fiesta
  • Customer Assistance, with contact information for customer support
  • Fuel Information, with recommended fuel type and fuel tank capacity

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