2013 Ford Focus Owner's Manual

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

Online manual

Size:
6.27 MB

Table of Contents

Protecting the Environment
10
Service Data Recording
12
Event Data Recording
13
CALIFORNIA PROPOSITION 65
14
PERCHLORATE MATERIAL
15
Collision Repairs
15
New Vehicle Limited Warranty
16
Special Instructions
16
Using your vehicle with a snowplow
16
Using your vehicle as an ambulance
16
MOBILE COMMUNICATIONS EQUIPMENT
17
GENERAL INFORMATION
18
CHILD SEATS
20
Types of Booster Seats
23
INSTALLING CHILD SEATS
25
Use of Inboard Lower Anchors from the Outboard Seating Positions (Center Seating Use)
30
Combining Safety Belt and LATCH Lower Anchors for Attaching Child Safety Seats
30
Using Tether Straps
30
Four door
31
Five door
32
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
Deactivating and Activating the Belt-Minder® Feature (If Equipped)
41
PERSONAL SAFETY SYSTEM™
43
Proper Driver and Front Passenger Seating Adjustment
46
Children and Airbags
47
FRONT PASSENGER SENSING SYSTEM
47
KNEE AIRBAG
51
CRASH SENSORS AND AIRBAG INDICATOR
54
Integrated Keyhead Transmitter
59
Intelligent Access Key (Type 1)
60
Intelligent Access Key (Type 2)
61
Car Finder
61
Remote Starting the Vehicle
63
Extending the Vehicle Run Time
63
Turning the Vehicle Off After Remote Starting
64
Standard Settings
65
Programming/Changing Optional Settings
66
CLEARING ALL MYKEYS
67
CHECKING MYKEY SYSTEM STATUS
67
USING MYKEY WITH REMOTE START SYSTEMS
67
Vehicles Equipped with Traditional Keys
67
Vehicles Equipped with Intelligent Access Key (Push Button Start)
68
Left-Hand Side
71
Unlocking the Doors (Two-Stage Unlock)
72
Locking the doors
72
At the Front Doors
73
Enabling or Disabling Autolock and Autounlock
75
Illuminated Entry
75
Accessory Mode Battery Saver for Intelligent Access Keys (If Equipped)
76
TRUNK RELEASE
76
From Inside Your Vehicle
76
From Outside Your Vehicle
77
Automatic Arming
79
Programming a Spare Integrated Keyhead Transmitter
80
Arming the Alarm
81
ADJUSTING THE STEERING WHEEL
82
AUDIO CONTROL (IF EQUIPPED)
83
Type 1
83
Type 2
83
Seek, Next or Previous
83
VOICE CONTROL (IF EQUIPPED)
84
MyFord Touch Controls (If Equipped)
84
CRUISE CONTROL
84
INFORMATION DISPLAY CONTROL
85
Speed Dependent Wipers
86
WINDSHIELD WASHERS
87
REAR WINDOW WIPER AND WASHERS (IF EQUIPPED)
87
Rear Window Wiper
87
High Beams
89
Headlamp Flasher
89
AUTOLAMPS (IF EQUIPPED)
90
INSTRUMENT LIGHTING DIMMER
90
HEADLAMP EXIT DELAY
91
DAYTIME RUNNING LAMPS (IF EQUIPPED)
91
FRONT FOG LAMPS
92
DIRECTION INDICATORS
92
INTERIOR LAMPS
92
Front Interior lamp (if equipped)
93
Front/Rear Interior lamp (if equipped)
93
One-Touch Down (If Equipped)
95
One-Touch Up (If Equipped)
95
Overriding the Bounce-Back Feature
96
Resetting the Bounce-Back Feature
96
Power Exterior Mirrors
97
Fold-Away Exterior Mirrors
97
Signal Indicator Mirrors (If Equipped)
98
Integrated Blind Spot Mirrors
98
Illuminated Visor Vanity Mirror (If Equipped)
99
MOONROOF (IF EQUIPPED)
99
Opening and Closing the Moonroof
100
Bounce-Back
100
Venting the Moonroof
100
Relearning Function
100
GAUGES
102
Engine coolant temperature gauge
102
Fuel gauge
103
WARNING LAMPS AND INDICATORS
103
Airbag – Front
103
Anti-Lock Braking System
103
Battery
103
Blind Spot Monitor (if equipped)
103
Brake System
104
Cruise Control (if equipped)
104
Direction Indicator
104
Engine Oil
104
Fasten Safety Belt
104
Fog Lamps – Front (if equipped)
105
High Beam
105
Information
105
Low Fuel Level
105
Low Tire Pressure Warning
105
Overdrive Cancel and Grade Assist (if equipped)
105
Parking Lamps
106
Service Engine Soon
106
Stability Control System
106
Stability Control System Off
106
AUDIBLE WARNINGS AND INDICATORS
107
Key In Ignition Warning Chime
107
Keyless Warning Alert (If Equipped)
107
Headlamps On Warning Chime
107
Menu structure - information display (All vehicles)
109
Status Display
111
Compass
111
Odometer
111
Outside air temperature
111
TRIP COMPUTER
111
Resetting the Trip Computer
111
Trip Odometer
111
Trip Timer
112
Distance to E / ToE
112
Average Fuel
112
GENERAL INFORMATION
123
Radio Frequencies and Reception Factors
123
CD and CD Player Information
123
MP3 Track and Folder Structure
124
AM/FM or AM/FM/CD
125
AM/FM/CD WITH SYNC®
127
AM/FM/CD/SIRIUS SATELLITE RADIO WITH SYNC®
130
AM/FM/CD SONY® AUDIO SYSTEM
133
MENU STRUCTURE
134
AUXILIARY INPUT JACK
136
USB PORT (IF EQUIPPED)
138
MEDIA HUB (IF EQUIPPED)
138
SATELLITE RADIO INFORMATION (IF EQUIPPED)
139
Satellite Radio Channels
139
Satellite Radio Reception Factors
139
SIRIUS Satellite Radio Service
140
Satellite Radio Electronic Serial Number (ESN)
140
MANUAL CLIMATE CONTROL
142
AUTOMATIC CLIMATE CONTROL
144
Temperature Control
145
Mono Mode
145
Switching Mono Mode Off
145
Switching Mono Mode Back On
145
HINTS ON CONTROLLING THE INTERIOR CLIMATE
146
General Hints
146
Manual Climate Control
146
Automatic Climate Control
146
Heating the Interior Quickly
146
Recommended Settings for Heating
147
Cooling the Interior Quickly
147
Recommended Settings for Cooling
147
Vehicle Stationary for Extended Periods During Extreme High Ambient Temperatures
148
Side Window Defogging in Cold Weather
148
Heated Rear Window
149
Heated Exterior Mirror (If Equipped)
149
Automatic Settings
151
Last Settings
151
SITTING IN THE CORRECT POSITION
152
HEAD RESTRAINTS
153
Front Seat Head Restraints
154
Tilting Head Restraints (If Equipped)
155
Lumbar Adjustment (If Equipped)
158
HEATED SEATS (IF EQUIPPED)
159
Folding the Rear Seats
160
AUXILIARY POWER POINTS
162
CENTER CONSOLE
163
GENERAL INFORMATION
164
IGNITION SWITCH (IF EQUIPPED)
165
KEYLESS STARTING (IF EQUIPPED)
165
Guarding Against Exhaust Fumes
167
Choosing the Right Fuel
171
Choosing the Right Fuel With a Flex Fuel Vehicle (If Equipped)
171
Filling the Tank
175
On-board Diagnostics (OBD-II)
177
Understanding Your SelectShift Automatic® Transmission (If Equipped)
182
Brake-Shift Interlock
183
Using the Clutch
185
Recommended Shift Speeds
185
Reverse
186
Parking Your Vehicle
186
HILL START ASSIST (IF EQUIPPED)
187
Brake Over Accelerator
189
Brake Assist
189
Anti-Lock Brake System
190
HINTS ON DRIVING WITH ANTI-LOCK BRAKES
190
PRINCIPLES OF OPERATION
192
Rear Sensing System
195
Using Active Park Assist
198
Automatic Steering into Parking Space
199
Deactivating the Park Assist Feature
200
Adjusting the Rear View Camera Settings (If Equipped)
203
Guidelines and the Centerline
204
Visual Park Aid Alert
205
Manual Zoom
205
PRINCIPLES OF OPERATION
206
USING CRUISE CONTROL (IF EQUIPPED)
206
Switching Cruise Control On
206
Setting a Speed
206
Changing the Set Speed
207
Canceling the Set Speed
207
Resuming the Set Speed
207
Gear shifting
208
Anticipation
208
Efficient speed
208
Type 2 and 3
209
TOWING A TRAILER
218
Vehicles with a Manual Transmission
219
Vehicles with an Automatic Transmission but No Push Button Start System
220
BREAKING-IN
222
ECONOMICAL DRIVING
222
DRIVING THROUGH WATER
223
Vehicles Sold in the U.S.: Getting Roadside Assistance
226
Vehicles Sold in the U.S.: Using Roadside Assistance
226
Vehicles Sold in Canada: Getting Roadside Assistance
227
Vehicles Sold in Canada: Using Roadside Assistance
227
HAZARD WARNING FLASHERS
227
Preparing Your Vehicle
228
Connecting the Jumper Cables
229
Jump Starting
230
Additional Assistance
232
IN CALIFORNIA (U.S. ONLY)
233
THE BETTER BUSINESS BUREAU (BBB) AUTO LINE PROGRAM (U.S. ONLY)
234
UTILIZING THE MEDIATION or ARBITRATION PROGRAM (CANADA ONLY)
235
Obtaining a French Owner’s Manual
237
REPORTING SAFETY DEFECTS (U.S. ONLY)
238
Power Distribution Box
240
Passenger Compartment Fuse Panel
244
Working with the Engine Off
249
Working with the Engine On
250
2.0L Engine
251
ENGINE OIL DIPSTICK
252
Checking the Engine Coolant
253
Adding Engine Coolant
254
Recycled Engine Coolant
255
Severe Climates
255
Checking Automatic Transmission Fluid
256
Checking and Adding Manual Transmission Fluid (If Equipped)
256
BRAKE FLUID CHECK
257
POWER STEERING FLUID CHECK
257
FUEL FILTER
257
WASHER FLUID CHECK
257
CHANGING THE VEHICLE BATTERY
258
Vertical Aim Adjustment
263
Replacing HID Headlamp Bulbs (If Equipped)
266
Replacing Front Parking Lamp and Turn Signal Bulbs
267
Replacing Side Marker Bulbs
267
Replacing Rear Lamps - 5 Door
269
Replacing License Plate Lamp Assembly
269
Replacing High-Mount Brake Lamp Assembly
269
GENERAL INFORMATION
271
CLEANING PRODUCTS
271
CLEANING THE EXTERIOR
271
Cleaning Plastic Exterior Parts
272
WAXING
273
REPAIRING MINOR PAINT DAMAGE
273
CLEANING THE ENGINE
273
CLEANING THE WINDOWS AND WIPER BLADES
274
CLEANING THE INTERIOR
274
CLEANING THE INSTRUMENT PANEL AND INSTRUMENT CLUSTER LENS
275
CLEANING LEATHER SEATS (IF EQUIPPED)
276
IMPORTANT INFORMATION FOR235/40R18 LOW-PROFILE TIRES AND WHEELS
280
Information About Uniform Tire Quality Grading
280
Treadwear
281
Traction AA A B C
281
Temperature A B C
281
Information on P Type Tires
283
Additional Information Contained on the Tire Sidewall for LT Type Tires
286
Information on T Type Tires
287
Location of the Tire Label
287
INFLATING YOUR TIRES
288
Inspecting Your Tires and Wheel Valve Stems
290
Tire Wear
290
Damage
291
U.S. DOT Tire Identification Number
291
Highway Hazards
293
Tire and Wheel Alignment
294
Tire Rotation
294
When Your Temporary Spare Tire Is Installed
297
When You Believe Your System Is Not Operating Properly
298
When Inflating Your Tires
299
Dissimilar Spare Tire and Wheel Assembly Information
300
Engine Drivebelt Routing
306
TECHNICAL SPECIFICATIONS
307
MOTORCRAFT PART NUMBERS
310
VEHICLE IDENTIFICATION NUMBER
311
VEHICLE CERTIFICATION LABEL
312
Exterior Style
313
Interior Style
313
Lifestyle
313
FORD ESP EXTENDED SERVICE PLANS (U.S. ONLY)
315
Factory-Trained Technicians
318
Genuine Ford and Motorcraft® Replacement Parts
318
Additives and Chemicals
319
Oils, Fluids and Flushing
320
Owner Checks and Services
320
Intelligent Oil-Life Monitor®
323
Special Operating Condition Log
331
Support
336
SYNC Owner Account
336
Driving Restrictions
336
Safety Information
336
Adjusting the Interaction Level
339
Pairing a Phone for the First Time
340
Pairing Subsequent Phones
341
Phone Voice Commands
341
Making Calls
343
Receiving Calls
343
Phone Options during an Active Call
344
Receiving a Text Message
347
Sending, Downloading and Deleting Your Text Messages
347
Bluetooth Devices Menu Options
351
Setting 911 Assist On
355
In the Event of a Crash
356
911 Assist May Not Work If
356
Connecting to SYNC Services Using Voice Commands
359
Connecting to SYNC Services Using the Phone Menu
360
Receiving Turn-by-Turn Directions
360
To Access Using the Phone Menu
362
To Access Using the Media Menu
362
Connecting Your Digital Media Player via the USB Port
363
What’s Playing?
364
Media Voice Commands
364
Media Menu Features
366
Bluetooth Devices Menu Options
371
Advanced Menu Options
373
Using the Touch-sensitive Controls on Your System
384
Cleaning the Touchscreen Display
384
Support
385
Safety Information
385
Speed-restricted Features
386
What Can I Say?
388
Helpful Hints
388
Accessing a List of Available Commands
389
Voice Settings
390
Memory Presets
396
HD Radio
396
Scan
397
Options
397
Direct Tune
397
Radio Voice Commands
397
HD Radio™ Information (If Available)
399
Presets
402
ALERT
402
Replay
402
Scan
402
Options
402
Direct Tune
403
Browse
403
Satellite Radio Voice Commands
403
Repeat
407
Shuffle
407
Scan
407
More Info
407
Options
408
Browse
408
SD Card Slot
409
USB Port
409
Playing Music from Your Device
410
SD Card and USB Voice Commands
411
Pairing Your Phone for the First Time
416
Pairing Subsequent Phones
417
Making Calls
417
Phone
418
Quick Dial
418
Phonebook
418
History
418
Messaging
419
Composing a Text Message
419
Bluetooth Devices
421
Bluetooth
421
Do Not Disturb
421
911 Assist
421
Phone Ringer
421
Text Message Notification
421
Internet Data Connection
421
Manage Phonebook
421
Roaming Warning
421
Connecting to SYNC Services Using Voice Commands
424
Connecting to SYNC Services Using the Touchscreen
425
Receiving Turn-by-Turn Directions
425
Disconnecting from SYNC Services
426
Traffic On Route and Traffic Nearby
428
Fuel Prices
428
Movie Listings
428
Weather
428
Sports Info
428
Ski Conditions
428
SIRIUS Travel Link Voice Commands
429
Alerts
430
Setting 911 Assist On
432
To Make Sure that 911 Assist Works Properly
432
In the Event of a Crash
432
911 Assist May Not Work If
433
Making a Report
434
Uploading Photos for Your Home Screen Wallpaper
436
Active Park Assist
437
Vehicle Health Report
437
Rear View Camera
437
System
438
Voice Control
439
Media Player
440
Navigation
441
Phone Settings
442
Wireless & Internet
443
Setting a Destination
450
Point of Interest (POI) Categories
451
cityseekr (If Available)
452
Auto Zoom
456
Map Icons
457
Quick-touch Buttons
458
Microsoft® Windows® Mobile for Automotive Important Safety Information
466
Gracenote® End User License Agreement (EULA)
477
Adobe
479
Index
480

FAQ about the 2013 Ford Focus Manual

What contains the 2013 Focus manual?

The Ford Focus owner's manual is a comprehensive guide provided by Ford to assist owners in understanding and operating their specific model of the Ford Focus. It contains important information about the vehicle's features, functions, and maintenance requirements. A general overview of what you might find in a Ford Focus 2013 owner's manual:

  • Maintenance for your Ford Focus, such as oil changes, tire rotations, brake inspections, and fluid checks
  • Basic operations, like starting and stopping the engine and driver settings
  • A brief overview of the vehicle and specifications
  • Technical Information, like engine specifications, tire sizes, and recommendations
  • Best practice for driving your Ford Focus

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