2016 Ford Expedition EL Owner's Manual

2016 Ford Expedition EL owners manual
Year:
2016
Make:
Ford
Model:
Expedition EL
Rating:
(4)

Online manual

Size:
7.39 MB

Table of Contents

Copyright ©
2
Introduction
10
About This Manual
10
Symbols Glossary
10
Data Recording
12
California Proposition 65
14
Perchlorate
14
Ford Credit
14
Replacement Parts Recommendation
14
Special Notices
15
Mobile Communications Equipment
15
Export Unique Options
16
Environment
17
Protecting the Environment
17
Child Safety
18
General Information
18
Installing Child Restraints
19
Booster Seats
26
Child Restraint Positioning
28
Child Safety Locks
29
Seatbelts
31
Principle of Operation
31
Fastening the Seatbelts
32
Seatbelt Height Adjustment
34
Seatbelt Warning Lamp and Indicator Chime
35
Seatbelt Reminder
36
Child Restraint and Seatbelt Maintenance
37
Supplementary Restraints System
38
Principle of Operation
38
Driver and Passenger Airbags
39
Side Airbags
40
Safety Canopy™
41
Crash Sensors and Airbag Indicator
42
Airbag Disposal
43
Keys and Remote Controls
44
Principle of Operation
44
General Information on Radio Frequencies
44
Remote Control
45
Replacing a Lost Key or Remote Control
48
MyKey™
49
Principle of Operation
49
Creating a MyKey
50
Clearing All MyKeys
51
Checking MyKey System Status
52
Using MyKey With Remote Start Systems
53
MyKey Troubleshooting
54
Locks
56
Locking and Unlocking
56
Manual Liftgate
58
Power Liftgate
60
Keyless Entry
62
Security
65
Passive Anti-Theft System
65
Anti-Theft Alarm
66
Power Running Boards
67
Using Power Running Boards
67
Steering Wheel
69
Adjusting the Steering Wheel
69
Adjusting the Steering Wheel
69
Adjusting the Steering Wheel
70
Audio Control
71
Voice Control
72
Cruise Control
73
Information Display Control
73
Heated Steering Wheel
73
Pedals
74
Adjusting the Pedals
74
Wipers and Washers
75
Windshield Wipers
75
Autowipers
75
Windshield Washers
76
Rear Window Wiper and Washers
76
Lighting
77
General Information
77
Lighting Control
77
Autolamps
78
Instrument Lighting Dimmer
79
Daytime Running Lamps
79
Front Fog Lamps
80
Direction Indicators
80
Interior Lamps
81
Ambient Lighting
82
Windows and Mirrors
83
Power Windows
83
Exterior Mirrors
84
Interior Mirror
85
Childminder Mirror
85
Rear Quarter Windows
86
Sun Visors
86
Moonroof
86
Instrument Cluster
88
Gauges
88
Warning Lamps and Indicators
91
Audible Warnings and Indicators
94
Information Displays
95
General Information
95
Information Messages
106
Climate Control
116
Manual Climate Control
116
Manual Climate Control
117
Automatic Climate Control
119
Hints on Controlling the Interior Climate
120
Rear Passenger Climate Controls
123
Heated Windows and Mirrors
124
Remote Start
124
Seats
125
Sitting in the Correct Position
125
Head Restraints
125
Manual Seats
127
Power Seats
128
Memory Function
129
Rear Seats
130
Heated Seats
137
Climate Controlled Seats
138
Universal Garage Door Opener
140
Universal Garage Door Opener
140
Auxiliary Power Points
145
Auxiliary Power Points
145
Storage Compartments
147
Center Console
147
Overhead Console
147
Starting and Stopping the Engine
148
General Information
148
Ignition Switch
148
Keyless Starting
148
Starting a Gasoline Engine
149
Engine Block Heater
152
Fuel and Refueling
154
Safety Precautions
154
Fuel Quality
155
Fuel Filler Funnel Location
155
Running Out of Fuel
155
Refueling
156
Fuel Consumption
158
Emission Control System
159
Transmission
162
Automatic Transmission
162
Four-Wheel Drive
167
Using Four-Wheel Drive
167
Rear Axle
174
Limited Slip Differential
174
Brakes
175
General Information
175
Hints on Driving With Anti-Lock Brakes
175
Parking Brake
176
Hill Start Assist
176
Traction Control
178
Principle of Operation
178
Using Traction Control
178
Stability Control
179
Principle of Operation
179
Using Stability Control
180
Terrain Response
182
Using Hill Descent Control
182
Parking Aids
184
Principle of Operation
184
Rear Parking Aid
184
Front Parking Aid
185
Rear View Camera
186
Cruise Control
189
Principle of Operation
189
Using Cruise Control
189
Driving Aids
191
Blind Spot Information System
191
Cross Traffic Alert
193
Steering
196
Drive Control
197
Self-Leveling Suspension
198
Load Carrying
199
Rear Under Floor Storage
199
Roof Racks and Load Carriers
200
Load Limit
201
Towing
208
Towing a Trailer
208
Trailer Sway Control
209
Recommended Towing Weights
209
Essential Towing Checks
211
Towing Points
218
Transporting the Vehicle
219
Towing the Vehicle on Four Wheels
220
Driving Hints
223
Breaking-In
223
Reduced Engine Performance
223
Economical Driving
223
Driving Through Water
224
Floor Mats
224
Roadside Emergencies
226
Roadside Assistance
226
Hazard Warning Flashers
227
Fuel Shutoff
227
Jump Starting the Vehicle
228
Customer Assistance
231
Getting the Services You Need
231
In California (U.S. Only)
232
The Better Business Bureau (BBB) Auto Line Program (U.S. Only)
233
Utilizing the Mediation/Arbitration Program (Canada Only)
233
Getting Assistance Outside the U.S. and Canada
234
Ordering Additional Owner's Literature
235
Reporting Safety Defects (U.S. Only)
235
Reporting Safety Defects (Canada Only)
236
Fuses
237
Fuse Specification Chart
237
Changing a Fuse
245
Maintenance
246
General Information
246
Opening and Closing the Hood
246
Under Hood Overview
247
Engine Oil Dipstick
248
Engine Oil Check
248
Oil Change Indicator Reset
249
Engine Coolant Check
250
Automatic Transmission Fluid Check
253
Transfer Case Fluid Check
254
Brake Fluid Check
254
Washer Fluid Check
255
Fuel Filter
255
Changing the 12V Battery
255
Checking the Wiper Blades
257
Changing the Wiper Blades
258
Adjusting the Headlamps
258
Removing a Headlamp
259
Changing a Bulb
260
Bulb Specification Chart
263
Changing the Engine Air Filter
265
Vehicle Care
267
General Information
267
Cleaning Products
267
Cleaning the Exterior
267
Waxing
268
Cleaning the Engine
268
Cleaning the Windows and Wiper Blades
269
Cleaning the Interior
269
Cleaning the Instrument Panel and Instrument Cluster Lens
270
Cleaning Leather Seats
270
Repairing Minor Paint Damage
272
Cleaning the Alloy Wheels
272
Vehicle Storage
272
Wheels and Tires
275
General Information
275
Tire Care
278
Using Snow Chains
293
Tire Pressure Monitoring System
293
Changing a Road Wheel
299
Technical Specifications
304
Capacities and Specifications
306
Engine Specifications
306
Motorcraft Parts
306
Vehicle Identification Number
308
Vehicle Certification Label
309
Transmission Code Designation
309
Capacities and Specifications
310
Audio System
315
General Information
315
Audio Unit
316
Audio Unit
318
Digital Radio
320
Satellite Radio
322
USB Port
325
Media Hub
325
SYNC™
326
General Information
326
Using Voice Recognition
328
Using SYNC™ With Your Phone
331
SYNC™ Applications and Services
343
SYNC™ AppLink™
351
Using SYNC™ With Your Media Player
352
SYNC™ Troubleshooting
362
Accessories
371
Accessories
371
Extended Service Plan (ESP)
373
Extended Service Plan (ESP)
373
Scheduled Maintenance
375
General Maintenance Information
375
Normal Scheduled Maintenance
378
Special Operating Conditions Scheduled Maintenance
381
Scheduled Maintenance Record
384
Appendices
394
End User License Agreement
394
Blank Page
3

FAQ about the 2016 Ford Expedition EL Manual

What contains the 2016 Expedition EL manual?

The Ford Expedition EL owner's manual is a comprehensive guide provided by Ford to assist owners in understanding and operating their specific model of the Ford Expedition EL. It contains important information about the vehicle's features, functions, and maintenance requirements. A general overview of what you might find in a Ford Expedition EL 2016 owner's manual:

  • Fuel Information, with recommended fuel type and fuel tank capacity
  • Handling the Unexpected, including tire changes, jump-starting, and common car issues
  • Instrument Panel and Controls, including dashboard indicators, warning lights, and controls
  • Basic operations, like starting and stopping the engine and driver settings
  • A brief overview of the vehicle and specifications

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Is the manual for the Ford Expedition EL year 2016 free?

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The Ford Expedition EL (2016) owner's manual is available in English?

Yes, the owner's manual for the model year 2016 is available in English.

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