2015 Ford Flex Owner's Manual

2015 Ford Flex owners manual
Year:
2015
Make:
Ford
Model:
Flex
Rating:
(5)

Online manual

Size:
5.52 MB

Table of Contents

Table of Contents
2
Introduction
11
ABOUT THIS MANUAL
11
Protecting the Environment
11
SYMBOL GLOSSARY
12
DATA RECORDING
13
Service Data Recording
13
Event Data Recording
14
CALIFORNIA PROPOSITION 65
15
PERCHLORATE MATERIAL
15
FORD CREDIT (U.S. ONLY)
16
REPLACEMENT PARTS RECOMMENDATION
16
Scheduled Maintenance and Mechanical Repairs
16
Collision Repairs
16
Warranty on Replacement Parts
16
SPECIAL NOTICES
17
New Vehicle Limited Warranty
17
Special Instructions
17
MOBILE COMMUNICATIONS EQUIPMENT
17
EXPORT UNIQUE (NON–UNITED STATES/CANADA) VEHICLE SPECIFIC INFORMATION
18
Child Safety
19
GENERAL INFORMATION
19
INSTALLING CHILD SEATS
21
Child Seats
21
Using Lap and Shoulder Belts
21
Using Lower Anchors and Tethers for CHildren (LATCH)
27
Using Inboard Lower Anchors From the Outboard Seating Positions (Center Seating Use)
28
Combining Safety Belt and LATCH Lower Anchors for Attaching Child Safety Seats
29
Using Tether Straps
29
BOOSTER SEATS
33
Types of Booster Seats
34
CHILD SEAT POSITIONING
36
CHILD SAFETY LOCKS
38
Safety Belts
39
PRINCIPLES OF OPERATION
39
FASTENING THE SAFETY BELTS
41
Using Safety Belts During Pregnancy
41
Safety Belt Locking Modes
42
Vehicle Sensitive Mode
42
Automatic Locking Mode
43
When to Use the Automatic Locking Mode
43
Non-inflatable safety belts
43
Rear outboard inflatable safety belts (second row only–if equipped)
43
How to Disengage the Automatic Locking Mode
43
Safety Belt Extension Assembly
44
SAFETY BELT HEIGHT ADJUSTMENT
44
SAFETY BELT WARNING LIGHT AND INDICATOR CHIME
45
Conditions of Operation
45
SAFETY BELT-MINDER™
45
Deactivating and Activating the Belt-Minder Feature
46
REAR INFLATABLE SAFETY BELT (IF EQUIPPED)
47
How Does the Rear Inflatable Safety Belt System Work?
48
Stowing the Rear Inflatable Safety Belt
49
CHILD RESTRAINT AND SAFETY BELT MAINTENANCE
49
Personal Safety System
50
PERSONAL SAFETY SYSTEM™
50
How Does the Personal Safety System Work?
50
Supplementary Restraints System
51
PRINCIPLES OF OPERATION
51
SOS POST-CRASH ALERT SYSTEM™
52
DRIVER AND PASSENGER AIRBAGS
53
Proper Driver and Front Passenger Seating Adjustment
54
Children and Airbags
54
FRONT PASSENGER SENSING SYSTEM
55
SIDE AIRBAGS
58
SAFETY CANOPY™ CURTAIN AIRBAGS
60
CRASH SENSORS AND AIRBAG INDICATOR
62
AIRBAG DISPOSAL
63
Keys and Remote Control
64
GENERAL INFORMATION ON RADIO FREQUENCIES
64
Intelligent Access (If Equipped)
64
REMOTE CONTROL
65
Integrated Keyhead Transmitters (IKTs) (If Equipped)
65
Intelligent Access Key (If Equipped)
65
Replacing the Battery
66
Integrated Keyhead Transmitter
66
Intelligent Access Transmitter
66
Memory feature (if equipped)
67
Programming memory to the remote control
67
Deactivating memory from the remote control
67
Car Finder
68
Sounding a Panic Alarm
68
Remote Start (If Equipped)
68
Remote Starting the Vehicle
69
Extending the Vehicle Run Time
70
Turning the Vehicle Off After Remote Starting
70
REPLACING A LOST KEY OR REMOTE CONTROL
70
MyKey
71
PRINCIPLES OF OPERATION
71
Non-configurable Settings
71
Configurable Settings
71
CREATING A MYKEY
72
Programming/Changing Configurable Settings
72
CLEARING ALL MYKEYS
73
CHECKING MYKEY SYSTEM STATUS
73
USING MYKEY WITH REMOTE START SYSTEMS
73
MYKEY TROUBLESHOOTING
74
Locks
75
LOCKING AND UNLOCKING
75
Power Door Locks
75
Remote Control
75
Unlocking the Doors (Two-Stage Unlock)
75
Locking the Doors
76
Activating Intelligent Access (If Equipped)
76
At the Front Doors
76
At the Liftgate
76
Smart Unlocks for Integrated Keyhead Transmitter
77
Smart Unlocks for Intelligent Access Keys (If Equipped)
77
Autolock Feature (If Enabled)
78
Autounlock Feature (If Enabled)
78
Enabling or Disabling
78
Illuminated Entry
79
Illuminated Exit
79
Battery Saver
79
Accessory Mode Battery Saver for Intelligent Access Keys (If Equipped)
79
LIFTGATE
80
Manual Liftgate
80
Power Liftgate (If Equipped)
81
Opening and Closing the Power Liftgate
81
Obstacle Detection
82
Resetting the Power Liftgate
83
SECURICODE™ KEYLESS ENTRY KEYPAD (IF EQUIPPED)
83
Programming a Personal Entry Code
84
Erasing a Personal Code
84
Anti-Scan Feature
85
Unlocking and Locking the Doors
85
Displaying the Factory-Set Code with Integrated Keyhead Transmitters
85
Security
86
SECURILOCK® PASSIVE ANTI-THEFT SYSTEM
86
Automatic Arming
86
Automatic Disarming
86
Replacement Keys
86
Programming a Spare Integrated Keyhead Transmitter
87
Programming a Spare Intelligent Access Key (If Equipped)
88
ANTI-THEFT ALARM (IF EQUIPPED)
89
Arming the Alarm
90
Disarming the Alarm
90
Steering Wheel
91
ADJUSTING THE STEERING WHEEL
91
Power Tilt and Telescope Steering Column (If Equipped)
92
Easy Entry and Exit Feature
92
Memory Feature
92
AUDIO CONTROL
93
VOICE CONTROL (IF EQUIPPED)
93
CRUISE CONTROL
94
INFORMATION DISPLAY CONTROL
95
Cluster Display Control Features
95
HEATED STEERING WHEEL (IF EQUIPPED)
95
Pedals
96
ADJUSTABLE PEDALS (IF EQUIPPED)
96
Wipers and Washers
97
WINDSHIELD WIPERS
97
Speed-dependent Wipers (If Equipped)
97
RAIN-SENSING WIPERS (IF EQUIPPED)
97
WINDSHIELD WASHERS
98
REAR-WINDOW WIPER AND WASHERS
98
Lighting
99
LIGHTING CONTROL
99
High Beams
99
Headlamp Flasher
99
AUTOLAMPS (If equipped)
100
INSTRUMENT LIGHTING DIMMER
101
HEADLAMP EXIT DELAY
101
DAYTIME RUNNING LAMPS (IF EQUIPPED)
102
AUTOMATIC HIGH BEAM CONTROL (IF EQUIPPED)
102
FRONT FOG LAMPS
104
DIRECTION INDICATORS
104
INTERIOR LAMPS
105
Front map lamps
105
Rear dome/reading lamps
105
Rear map lamps
105
Windows and Mirrors
106
POWER WINDOWS
106
Rear Window Buffeting
106
One-Touch Up or Down (Front Windows)
106
Bounce-Back
106
Overriding the Bounce-Back Feature
106
Window Lock
107
Accessory Delay
107
EXTERIOR MIRRORS
107
Power Exterior Mirrors
107
Foldaway Exterior Mirrors
107
Power-Folding Mirrors (If Equipped)
108
Loose Mirror
108
Memory Mirrors (If Equipped)
108
Integrated Blind Spot Mirrors (If Equipped)
109
Blind Spot Information System (BLIS®) with Cross Traffic Alert (CTA) (If Equipped)
110
INTERIOR MIRROR
110
Auto-Dimming Mirror
110
SUN VISORS
111
Slide-On-Rod
111
Illuminated Visor Vanity Mirror
111
MULTI–PANEL VISTA ROOF® (IF EQUIPPED)
111
Opening and Closing the Moonroof
112
Bounce-Back
112
Venting the Moonroof
112
Instrument Cluster
113
GAUGES
113
Type 1
113
Fuel Gauge
113
Type 2
114
WARNING LAMPS AND INDICATORS
115
Adaptive cruise control (if equipped) (RTT)
115
Stability Control System
115
Stability Control System Off
115
Airbag readiness
115
Anti-lock brake system
116
Brake system warning light
116
Charging system (RTT)
116
Door ajar (RTT)
116
Engine oil pressure (RTT)
117
Engine coolant temperature (RTT)
117
Fog lamps (if equipped)
117
Grade assist and overdrive cancel (if equipped) (RTT)
117
Heads up display (if equipped)
117
High beams
117
Low fuel (RTT)
117
Liftgate ajar (RTT)
117
Low tire pressure warning
118
Low washer fluid (RTT)
118
Powertrain malfunction/reduced power (RTT)
118
Safety belt
118
Service engine soon
119
Speed control (if equipped) (RTT)
119
Turn signal
120
AUDIBLE WARNINGS AND INDICATORS
120
Key In Ignition Warning Chime
120
Keyless Warning Alert (If Equipped)
120
Headlamps On Warning Chime
120
Parking Brake On Warning Chime
120
Information Displays
121
GENERAL INFORMATION
121
Information Display Controls (Type 1)
121
Menu
121
TRIP AND FUEL ECONOMY COMPUTER
124
Resetting the Trip Computer
124
Odometer
124
Trip Odometer
124
Trip Timer
124
Fuel Used
124
Distance to E
124
Average Fuel
124
Information Messages
124
Information Display Controls (Type 2)
125
Main menu
125
Display Mode
125
Trip 1 & 2
127
Fuel Economy
127
Driver Assist
128
INFORMATION MESSAGES
131
Climate Control
139
MANUAL CLIMATE CONTROL
139
AUTOMATIC CLIMATE CONTROL (WITH MyTemp)
141
AUTOMATIC CLIMATE CONTROL (WITH SONY® AUDIO SYSTEM)
143
REAR PASSENGER CLIMATE CONTROL
144
GENERAL OPERATING TIPS
145
General Hints
145
145
Manual Climate Control
145
Automatic Climate Control
145
Heating the Interior Quickly
146
Recommended Settings for Heating
146
Cooling the Interior Quickly
146
Recommended Settings for Cooling
147
Side Window Defogging in Cold Weather
147
HEATED WINDOWS AND MIRRORS (IF EQUIPPED)
148
Heated Rear Window
148
Heated Exterior Mirror (If Equipped)
148
CABIN AIR FILTER
148
REMOTE START (IF EQUIPPED)
149
Manual Climate Systems
149
Automatic Settings
149
Seats
150
SITTING IN THE CORRECT POSITION
150
HEAD RESTRAINTS
151
Tilting Head Restraints
154
MANUAL SEATS
154
POWER SEATS (IF EQUIPPED)
155
Power Lumbar (If Equipped)
156
MEMORY FUNCTION (IF EQUIPPED)
157
Programming a memory position
157
Recalling a memory position
157
Recalling a memory position with the remote control
157
Easy Entry and Exit Feature (If Equipped)
157
HEATED SEATS (IF EQUIPPED)
158
Second-Row Heated Seats (If Equipped)
159
CLIMATE CONTROLLED SEATS (IF EQUIPPED)
160
Heated Seats
160
Cooled Seats
160
Climate Controlled Seat Air Filter Replacement (If Equipped)
161
REAR SEATS
162
Second Row Seats
162
Recline Adjustment
162
Moving the Seats Backward and Forward (Six-Passenger Vehicles Only)
162
Power Fold and Tumble Seat
163
Third Row Seats
163
Accessing the Seat
163
Third Row Seat Exit
165
Stowing the Third Row Seat
167
Unstowing the Third Row Seat
168
PowerFold™ Third-row Seat (If Equipped)
168
Closing the Liftgate
170
Universal Garage Door Opener (If Equipped)
171
HOMELINK® WIRELESS CONTROL SYSTEM (IF EQUIPPED)
171
Programming
172
Erasing the Function Button Codes
173
Reprogramming a single button
173
Programming HomeLink to a Genie Intellicode 2 garage door opener
174
Programing the transmitters
174
Programming HomeLink to the Genie Intellicode garage door opener motor
175
Clearing a HomeLink device
175
FCC and RSS-210 Industry Canada Compliance
175
Auxiliary Power Points
176
AUXILIARY POWER POINTS
176
Locations
176
110 Volt AC Power Point (If Equipped)
177
Storage Compartments
179
CENTER CONSOLE
179
Second Row Center Console (If Equipped)
179
Console Refrigerator and Freezer (If Equipped)
180
Cleaning and Maintenance
181
OVERHEAD CONSOLE
181
Starting and Stopping the Engine
182
GENERAL INFORMATION
182
IGNITION SWITCH (IF EQUIPPED)
183
KEYLESS STARTING (IF EQUIPPED)
183
Ignition Modes
184
STARTING A GASOLINE ENGINE
184
Vehicles with an Ignition Key
185
Vehicles with Keyless Start
185
Fast Restart (Vehicles with Keyless Start)
186
Failure to Start
186
Automatic Engine Shutdown
186
Stopping the Engine When Your Vehicle Is Stationary
187
Stopping the Engine When Your Vehicle Is Moving
187
Guarding Against Exhaust Fumes
188
Important Ventilating Information
188
ENGINE BLOCK HEATER (IF EQUIPPED)
188
Using the Engine Block Heater
189
Fuel and Refueling
190
SAFETY PRECAUTIONS
190
FUEL QUALITY
191
Choosing the Right Fuel (Gasoline Engines)
191
Octane Recommendations
192
RUNNING OUT OF FUEL
192
Refilling with a Portable Fuel Container
193
REFUELING
194
Easy Fuel® “No Cap” Fuel System
195
FUEL CONSUMPTION
196
Filling the Tank
196
Calculating Fuel Economy
196
EMISSION CONTROL SYSTEM
197
On-board Diagnostics (OBD-II)
198
Readiness for Inspection/Maintenance (I/M) Testing
199
Transmission
200
AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION
200
SelectShift Automatic® Transmission (If Equipped)
201
Automatic Transmission Adaptive Learning
203
Brake-shift interlock
203
If Your Vehicle Gets Stuck in Mud or Snow
204
All-Wheel Drive (If Equipped)
205
USING YOUR ALL-WHEEL DRIVE (AWD) SYSTEM (IF EQUIPPED)
205
Driving In Special Conditions With All-Wheel Drive (AWD)
206
Basic operating principles in special conditions
206
If Your Vehicle Goes Off the Edge of the Pavement
206
If Your Vehicle Gets Stuck
206
Emergency Maneuvers
207
Sand
208
Mud and Water
208
Driving on Hilly or Sloping Terrain
209
Driving on Snow and Ice
210
Maintenance and Modifications
211
Brakes
212
GENERAL INFORMATION
212
Brake Over Accelerator
212
Brake Assist
212
Anti-Lock Brake System
213
HINTS ON DRIVING WITH ANTI-LOCK BRAKES
213
PARKING BRAKE
213
Traction Control
214
PRINCIPLES OF OPERATION
214
USING TRACTION CONTROL
214
System Indicator Lights and Messages
214
Stability Control
215
PRINCIPLES OF OPERATION
215
USING ADVANCETRAC® WITH RSC®
216
Parking Aids
217
SENSING SYSTEM (IF EQUIPPED)
217
Using the Rear Sensing System
218
ACTIVE PARK ASSIST (IF EQUIPPED)
219
Using Active Park Assist
220
Automatic Steering into Parking Space
221
Deactivating the Park Assist Feature
222
Troubleshooting the System
222
REAR VIEW CAMERA SYSTEM (IF EQUIPPED)
223
Using the Rear View Camera System
224
Guidelines and the Centerline
225
Enhanced Park Aids
226
Manual Zoom
227
Rear Camera Delay
227
Cruise Control
228
PRINCIPLES OF OPERATION
228
USING CRUISE CONTROL
228
Switching Cruise Control On
228
Setting a Speed
228
Changing the Set Speed
229
Canceling the Set Speed
229
Resuming the Set Speed
229
Switching Cruise Control Off
229
USING ADAPTIVE CRUISE CONTROL (IF EQUIPPED)
229
Setting Adaptive Cruise Control
231
Following a Vehicle
231
Setting the Gap Distance
232
Disengaging Adaptive Cruise Control
233
Overriding Adaptive Cruise Control
233
Changing the Set Speed
233
Resuming the Set Speed
234
Low Speed Automatic Cancellation
234
Hilly Condition Usage
234
Switching Off Adaptive Cruise Control
234
Detection Issues
235
Adaptive Cruise Control Not Available
235
Blocked Sensor
236
Switching to Normal Cruise Control
237
Driving Aids
238
BLIND SPOT INFORMATION SYSTEM (BLIS®) WITH CROSS TRAFFIC ALERT (CTA) (IF EQUIPPED)
238
Using the Systems
238
System Lights and Messages
240
System Sensors
240
System Limitations
241
False Alerts
242
System Errors
242
Switching the Systems Off and On
242
COLLISION WARNING SYSTEM (IF EQUIPPED)
242
Using the Collision Warning System
243
Blocked Sensors
244
System Limitations
245
STEERING
246
Electric Power Steering
246
Steering Tips
247
Load Carrying
248
CARGO NET (IF EQUIPPED)
248
ROOF RACKS AND LOAD CARRIERS (IF EQUIPPED)
248
LOAD LIMIT
249
Vehicle Loading – With and Without a Trailer
249
Towing
257
TOWING A TRAILER
257
Load Placement
257
TRAILER SWAY CONTROL (IF EQUIPPED)
258
RECOMMENDED TOWING WEIGHTS
258
ESSENTIAL TOWING CHECKS
260
Trailer Towing Connector (Vehicles with a Trailer Towing Package and 7–Pin Connector)
260
Hitches
261
Weight-Distributing Hitch
261
Safety Chains
261
Trailer Brakes
262
Trailer Brake Controller Connector (If Equipped)
262
Trailer Lamps
263
Before Towing a Trailer
263
When Towing a Trailer
263
Launching or Retrieving a Boat or Personal Watercraft (PWC)
264
TRANSPORTING THE VEHICLE
265
TOWING THE VEHICLE ON FOUR WHEELS
266
Emergency Towing
266
Recreational Towing
266
Driving Hints
268
BREAKING-IN
268
ECONOMICAL DRIVING
268
DRIVING THROUGH WATER
269
FLOOR MATS
269
Roadside Emergencies
271
ROADSIDE ASSISTANCE
271
Vehicles Sold in the United States: Getting Roadside Assistance
271
Vehicles Sold in the United States: Using Roadside Assistance
271
Vehicles Sold in Canada: Getting Roadside Assistance
272
Vehicles Sold in Canada: Using Roadside Assistance
272
HAZARD WARNING FLASHERS
273
FUEL SHUTOFF
273
JUMP-STARTING THE VEHICLE
274
Preparing Your Vehicle
274
Connecting the Jumper Cables
275
Jump Starting
276
Removing the Jumper Cables
276
Customer Assistance
277
GETTING THE SERVICES YOU NEED
277
Away from Home
277
Additional Assistance
278
IN CALIFORNIA (U.S. ONLY)
279
THE BETTER BUSINESS BUREAU (BBB) AUTO LINE PROGRAM (U.S. ONLY)
280
UTILIZING THE MEDIATION or ARBITRATION PROGRAM (CANADA ONLY)
281
GETTING ASSISTANCE OUTSIDE THE U.S. AND CANADA
281
ORDERING ADDITIONAL OWNER’S LITERATURE
283
Obtaining a French Owner’s Manual
284
REPORTING SAFETY DEFECTS (U.S. ONLY)
284
REPORTING SAFETY DEFECTS (CANADA ONLY)
284
Fuses
285
CHANGING A FUSE
285
Fuses
285
Standard Fuse Amperage Rating and Color
285
FUSE SPECIFICATION CHART
286
Power Distribution Box
286
Passenger Compartment Fuse Panel
291
Maintenance
294
GENERAL INFORMATION
294
Precautions
294
Working with the Engine Off
294
Working with the Engine On
294
OPENING AND CLOSING THE HOOD
295
UNDER HOOD OVERVIEW
296
3.5L V6 engine
296
3.5L V6 EcoBoost® Engine
297
ENGINE OIL DIPSTICK
298
ENGINE OIL CHECK
298
Adding Engine Oil
299
ENGINE COOLANT CHECK
299
Checking the Engine Coolant
299
Adding Engine Coolant
300
Recycled Engine Coolant
301
Severe Climates
301
Engine fluid temperature management (EcoBoost engine only)
302
What You Should Know About Fail-Safe Cooling
303
How Fail-Safe Cooling Works
303
When Fail-Safe Mode is Activated
304
TRANSMISSION FLUID CHECK
305
6F50/6F55 Transmission
305
Moving the Air Filter Assembly (EcoBoost engine)
306
Low fluid level
307
Correct fluid level
307
High fluid level
308
Adjusting Automatic Transmission Fluid Levels
308
BRAKE FLUID CHECK
309
POWER STEERING FLUID CHECK
309
FUEL FILTER
309
WASHER FLUID CHECK
309
CHANGING THE VEHICLE BATTERY
310
Battery relearn
311
CHECKING THE WIPER BLADES
312
CHANGING THE WIPER BLADES
312
Changing rear window wiper blade
312
AIR FILTER CHECK
313
Changing the air filter element
314
ADJUSTING THE HEADLAMPS
315
Vertical Aim Adjustment
315
CHANGING A BULB
316
Lamp Assembly Condensation
316
Replacing headlamp bulbs
317
Replacing HID headlamp bulbs (if equipped)
317
Replacing front parking lamp/turn signal bulbs
318
Replacing fog lamp bulbs
318
Replacing rear stop/tail/turn/backup and side marker lamp bulbs
319
Replacing high-mount brake lamp bulbs
319
Replacing license plate lamp bulbs
319
BULB SPECIFICATION CHART
320
Vehicle Care
321
GENERAL INFORMATION
321
CLEANING PRODUCTS
321
CLEANING THE EXTERIOR
321
Stripes or Graphics (if equipped)
322
Exterior Chrome
322
Underbody
322
Cleaning Plastic Exterior Parts
322
WAXING
323
REPAIRING MINOR PAINT DAMAGE
323
CLEANING THE ENGINE
323
CLEANING THE WINDOWS AND WIPER BLADES
324
CLEANING THE INTERIOR
325
CLEANING THE INSTRUMENT PANEL AND INSTRUMENT CLUSTER LENS
325
CLEANING LEATHER SEATS (IF EQUIPPED)
326
CLEANING THE ALLOY WHEELS
327
VEHICLE STORAGE
328
Removing Vehicle from Storage
330
Wheels and Tires
331
GENERAL INFORMATION
331
Notice to Crossover Vehicle Owners
331
All-Wheel Drive System (If Equipped)
331
How Your Vehicle Differs from Other Vehicles
332
TIRE CARE
333
Information About Uniform Tire Quality Grading
333
Treadwear
333
Traction AA A B C
334
Temperature A B C
334
Glossary of Tire Terminology
334
INFORMATION CONTAINED ON THE TIRE SIDEWALL
336
Information on P Type Tires
336
Additional Information Contained on the Tire Sidewall for LT Type Tires
339
Information on T Type Tires
340
Location of the Tire Label
340
INFLATING YOUR TIRES
341
Inspecting Your Tires and Wheel Valve Stems
343
Tire Wear
343
Damage
344
U.S. DOT Tire Identification Number
344
Tire Replacement Requirements
345
Safety Practices
347
Highway Hazards
347
Tire and Wheel Alignment
347
Tire Rotation
348
USING SNOW CHAINS
348
TIRE PRESSURE MONITORING SYSTEM
349
Changing Tires with a Tire Pressure Monitoring System
351
Understanding Your Tire Pressure Monitoring System
351
When Your Temporary Spare Tire Is Installed
351
When You Believe Your System Is Not Operating Properly
352
When Inflating Your Tires
353
How Temperature Affects Your Tire Pressure
353
CHANGING A ROAD WHEEL
354
Dissimilar Spare Tire and Wheel Assembly Information
354
Tire Change Procedure
356
Stowing the Tire and Jack
359
TECHNICAL SPECIFICATIONS
360
Wheel Lug Nut Torque Specifications
360
Capacities and Specifications
362
ENGINE SPECIFICATIONS
362
Engine Drivebelt Routing
362
TECHNICAL SPECIFICATIONS
363
MOTORCRAFT™ PART NUMBERS
367
VEHICLE IDENTIFICATION NUMBER
368
VEHICLE CERTIFICATION LABEL
369
TRANSMISSION CODE DESIGNATION
369
Accessories
370
ACCESSORIES
370
Exterior style
370
Interior style
370
Lifestyle
370
Peace of mind
371
Extended Service Plan
372
Extended Service Plan
372
SERVICE PLANS (U.S. Only)
372
SERVICE PLANS (CANADA ONLY)
374
Audio System
375
GENERAL INFORMATION
375
Radio Frequencies and Reception Factors
375
CD and CD Player Information
375
MP3 Track and Folder Structure
376
MyFord® SYSTEM
377
Menu Structure
379
AM/FM/CD PREMIUM AUDIO SYSTEM
382
AM/FM/CD SONY® AUDIO SYSTEM (IF EQUIPPED)
383
HD RADIO™ INFORMATION (IF AVAILABLE)
384
HD Radio Reception and Station Troubleshooting
386
SATELLITE RADIO INFORMATION (IF EQUIPPED)
388
Satellite Radio Channels
388
Satellite Radio Reception Factors
388
Sirius Satellite Radio Service
389
Satellite Radio Electronic Serial Number (ESN)
389
Troubleshooting
389
AUXILIARY INPUT JACK
391
USB PORT (IF EQUIPPED)
392
MEDIA HUB (IF EQUIPPED)
392
SYNC®
393
GENERAL INFORMATION
394
Support
394
SYNC Owner Account
394
Driving Restrictions
394
Safety Information
394
Privacy Information
395
USING VOICE RECOGNITION
396
Initiating a Voice Session
396
System Interaction and Feedback
396
Adjusting the Interaction Level
397
Helpful Hints
397
USING SYNC WITH YOUR PHONE
398
Pairing a Phone for the First Time
398
Pairing Subsequent Phones
399
Phone Voice Commands
399
Making Calls
401
Receiving Calls
401
Phone Options during an Active Call
402
Accessing Features through the Phone Menu
403
Text Messaging
405
Receiving a Text Message
405
Sending, Downloading and Deleting Your Text Messages
406
Accessing Your Phone Settings
408
System Settings
410
Bluetooth Devices Menu Options
410
Advanced Menu Options
411
SYNC APPLICATIONS AND SERVICES (IF EQUIPPED)
413
911 Assist®
413
Setting 911 Assist On
414
In the Event of a Crash
415
911 Assist May Not Work If
415
911 Assist Privacy Notice
415
Vehicle Health Report
416
Vehicle Health Report Privacy Notice
417
SYNC Services: Traffic, Directions & Information (TDI) (If Equipped, United States Only)
418
Connecting to SYNC Services Using Voice Commands
419
Connecting to SYNC Services Using the Phone Menu
419
Receiving Turn-by-Turn Directions
419
Disconnecting from SYNC Services
420
USING SYNC WITH YOUR MEDIA PLAYER
421
Connecting Your Digital Media Player via the USB Port
421
What’s Playing?
422
Media Voice Commands
422
Media Menu Features
424
Accessing Your Play Menu
427
System Settings
429
Bluetooth Devices Menu Options
429
Advanced Menu Options
431
TROUBLESHOOTING
432
MyFord Touch® (If Equipped)
443
GENERAL INFORMATION
443
Using the Touch-sensitive Controls on Your System
446
Cleaning the Touchscreen Display
446
Support
447
Safety information
447
Speed-restricted Features
448
Privacy information
449
ACCESSING AND ADJUSTING MODES THROUGH YOUR RIGHT VEHICLE INFORMATION DISPLAY (IF EQUIPPED)
450
Audio Sources and Memory Presets
451
USING VOICE RECOGNITION
451
How to Use Voice Commands with Your System
452
What Can I Say?
452
Helpful Hints
452
Accessing a List of Available Commands
453
Voice Settings
453
Using Voice Commands with the Touchscreen Options
454
ENTERTAINMENT
455
Browsing Device Content
456
AM and FM
457
Memory Presets
457
HD Radio
458
Scan
458
Options
458
Direct Tune
458
HD Radio™ Information (If Available)
459
HD Radio Reception and Station Troubleshooting
460
Radio Voice Commands
462
Sirius Satellite Radio (If Activated)
463
Presets
463
ALERT
463
Replay
463
Scan
463
Options
463
Direct Tune
464
Browse
464
Satellite Radio Voice Commands
465
Sirius Satellite Radio Information
466
CD
468
Repeat
468
Shuffle
468
Scan
468
More Info
468
Options
469
Browse
469
CD Voice Commands
469
SD Card Slot and USB Port
470
SD Card Slot
470
USB Port
470
Playing Music from Your Device
471
SD Card and USB Voice Commands
472
Supported Media Players, Formats and Metadata Information
473
Bluetooth Audio
474
Bluetooth Audio Voice Commands
474
A/V Inputs
474
Troubleshooting
476
PHONE
476
Pairing Your Phone for the First Time
477
Pairing Subsequent Phones
478
Making Calls
478
Receiving Calls
478
Phone Menu Options
479
Phone
479
Quick Dial
479
Phonebook
479
History
479
Messaging
479
Settings
479
Text Messaging
480
Composing a Text Message
480
Receiving a Text Message
481
Phone Settings
481
Bluetooth Devices
481
Bluetooth
481
Do Not Disturb
481
911 Assist
482
Phone Ringer
482
Text Message Notification
482
Internet Data Connection
482
Manage Phonebook
482
Roaming Warning
482
Phone Voice Commands
483
INFORMATION
484
SYNC Services (If Equipped, United States Only)
484
Connecting to SYNC Services Using Voice Commands
485
Connecting to SYNC Services Using the Touchscreen
486
Receiving Turn-by-Turn Directions
486
Disconnecting from SYNC Services
487
SYNC Services Voice Commands
488
Sirius Travel Link (If Equipped and If Activated)
488
Traffic On Route and Traffic Nearby
489
Fuel Prices
489
Movie Listings
489
Weather
489
Sports Info
489
Ski Conditions
489
Sirius Travel Link Voice Commands
489
Alerts
491
Calendar
491
911 Assist® (If Equipped)
492
Setting 911 Assist On
493
To Make Sure that 911 Assist Works Properly
493
In the Event of a Crash
493
911 Assist May Not Work If
494
911 Assist Privacy Notice
494
Vehicle Health Report (If Equipped, United States Only)
494
Making a Report
495
Vehicle Health Report Privacy Notice
495
SETTINGS
496
Clock
496
Display
497
Uploading Photos for Your Home Screen Wallpaper
497
Sound
498
Vehicle
498
Ambient Lighting (If Equipped)
498
Vehicle Health Report
498
Door Keypad Code
498
Camera Settings
499
Enable Valet Mode
499
Settings
499
System
499
Voice Control
500
Media Player
501
Navigation
502
Phone Settings
504
Wireless & Internet
505
Help
507
CLIMATE
508
Climate Control Voice Commands
510
NAVIGATION SYSTEM (IF EQUIPPED)
511
Setting a Destination
512
Point of Interest (POI) Categories
513
cityseekr (If Available)
514
Setting Your Navigation Preferences
515
Map Preferences
515
Route Preferences
516
Navigation Preferences
516
Traffic Preferences
516
Avoid Areas
517
Map Mode
517
Auto Zoom
518
Map Icons
519
Quick-touch Buttons
520
Set as Dest
520
Set as Waypoint
520
Save to Favorites
520
POI Icons
520
Cancel Route
520
View/Edit Route
520
Navigation Map Updates
520
Navigation Voice Commands
521
One-shot Destination Street Address
522
TROUBLESHOOTING
523
Appendices
529
GENERAL INFORMATION
529
SYNC® End User License Agreement (EULA)
529
End user notice
534
Microsoft® Windows® Mobile for Automotive Important Safety Information
534
General operation
534
TeleNav Software End User License Agreement
536
End User License Agreement For Distribution By HERE For North America/APAC
541
Gracenote® Copyright
544
Gracenote® End User License Agreement (EULA)
544
Scheduled Maintenance
547
GENERAL MAINTENANCE INFORMATION
547
Why Maintain Your Vehicle?
547
Why Maintain Your Vehicle at Your Dealership?
547
Factory-Trained Technicians
547
Genuine Ford and Motorcraft® Replacement Parts
547
Convenience
547
Protecting Your Investment
548
Additives and Chemicals
548
Oils, Fluids and Flushing
549
Owner Checks and Services
549
Multi-point Inspection
550
NORMAL SCHEDULED MAINTENANCE AND LOG
552
Intelligent Oil-Life Monitor®
552
Maintenance Schedule Log
555
SPECIAL OPERATING CONDITIONS
558
Special Operating Condition Log
560
EXCEPTIONS
562
ENGINE COOLANT CHANGE RECORD
563
Engine Coolant Change Log
563
Index
564

FAQ about the 2015 Ford Flex Manual

What contains the 2015 Flex manual?

The Ford Flex owner's manual is a comprehensive guide provided by Ford to assist owners in understanding and operating their specific model of the Ford Flex. It contains important information about the vehicle's features, functions, and maintenance requirements. A general overview of what you might find in a Ford Flex 2015 owner's manual:

  • Do-it-Yourself (DIY) Maintenance, for basic maintenance tasks that Ford Flex owners can do
  • Basic operations, like starting and stopping the engine and driver settings
  • Instrument Panel and Controls, including dashboard indicators, warning lights, and controls
  • Best practice for driving your Ford Flex
  • Fuel Information, with recommended fuel type and fuel tank capacity

Where to download the 2015 Ford Flex Owners Manual?

The Ford Flex owner manual for the 2015 model year is to be found on this page.

Is the manual for the Ford Flex year 2015 free?

Yes, the owner manual for the model year 2015 is free, but the repair manuals are usually not easy to get and may cost more.

The Ford Flex (2015) owner's manual is available in English?

Yes, the owner's manual for the model year 2015 is available in English.

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