2016 Ford Flex Owner's Manual

2016 Ford Flex owners manual
Year:
2016
Make:
Ford
Model:
Flex
Rating:
(3)

Online manual

Size:
5.57 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
28
Child Restraint Positioning
30
Child Safety Locks
32
Seatbelts
34
Principle of Operation
34
Fastening the Seatbelts
35
Seatbelt Height Adjustment
39
Seatbelt Warning Lamp and Indicator Chime
39
Seatbelt Reminder
40
Child Restraint and Seatbelt Maintenance
42
Personal Safety System™
43
Personal Safety System™
43
Supplementary Restraints System
44
Principle of Operation
44
Driver and Passenger Airbags
45
Front Passenger Sensing System
46
Side Airbags
48
Safety Canopy™
49
Crash Sensors and Airbag Indicator
50
Airbag Disposal
51
Keys and Remote Controls
52
General Information on Radio Frequencies
52
Remote Control
52
Replacing a Lost Key or Remote Control
56
MyKey™
57
Principle of Operation
57
Creating a MyKey
58
Clearing All MyKeys
59
Checking MyKey System Status
60
Using MyKey With Remote Start Systems
61
MyKey Troubleshooting
61
Locks
63
Locking and Unlocking
63
Manual Liftgate
66
Power Liftgate
67
Keyless Entry
70
Security
73
Passive Anti-Theft System
73
Anti-Theft Alarm
74
Steering Wheel
75
Adjusting the Steering Wheel
75
Adjusting the Steering Wheel
75
Audio Control
76
Voice Control
77
Cruise Control
77
Information Display Control
77
Heated Steering Wheel
77
Pedals
78
Adjusting the Pedals
78
Wipers and Washers
79
Windshield Wipers
79
Autowipers
79
Windshield Washers
80
Rear Window Wiper and Washers
80
Lighting
82
General Information
82
Lighting Control
82
Autolamps
83
Instrument Lighting Dimmer
84
Headlamp Exit Delay
84
Daytime Running Lamps
85
Automatic High Beam Control
85
Front Fog Lamps
86
Adaptive Headlamps
86
Direction Indicators
87
Interior Lamps
87
Ambient Lighting
88
Windows and Mirrors
89
Power Windows
89
Exterior Mirrors
90
Interior Mirror
92
Sun Visors
92
Moonroof
92
Instrument Cluster
94
Gauges
94
Warning Lamps and Indicators
95
Audible Warnings and Indicators
98
Information Displays
100
General Information
100
Information Messages
108
Climate Control
117
Manual Climate Control
117
Automatic Climate Control
118
Automatic Climate Control
120
Hints on Controlling the Interior Climate
121
Rear Passenger Climate Controls
124
Heated Windows and Mirrors
124
Cabin Air Filter
125
Remote Start
125
Seats
126
Sitting in the Correct Position
126
Head Restraints
126
Manual Seats
129
Power Seats
130
Memory Function
131
Rear Seats
132
Heated Seats
139
Climate Controlled Seats
140
Universal Garage Door Opener
141
Universal Garage Door Opener
141
Auxiliary Power Points
146
Auxiliary Power Points
146
Storage Compartments
148
Center Console
148
Overhead Console
149
Starting and Stopping the Engine
150
General Information
150
Ignition Switch
150
Keyless Starting
150
Starting a Gasoline Engine
151
Engine Block Heater
154
Fuel and Refueling
156
Safety Precautions
156
Fuel Quality
157
Fuel Filler Funnel Location
157
Running Out of Fuel
157
Refueling
158
Fuel Consumption
160
Emission Control System
161
Transmission
164
Automatic Transmission
164
All-Wheel Drive
168
Using All-Wheel Drive
168
Brakes
175
General Information
175
Hints on Driving With Anti-Lock Brakes
175
Parking Brake
176
Traction Control
177
Principle of Operation
177
Using Traction Control
177
Stability Control
178
Principle of Operation
178
Using Stability Control
179
Parking Aids
180
Principle of Operation
180
Rear Parking Aid
180
Active Park Assist
181
Rear View Camera
185
Cruise Control
188
Principle of Operation
188
Using Cruise Control
188
Using Adaptive Cruise Control
189
Driving Aids
195
Blind Spot Information System
195
Cross Traffic Alert
197
Steering
200
Collision Warning System
201
Load Carrying
204
Cargo Nets
204
Roof Racks and Load Carriers
204
Load Limit
204
Towing
212
Towing a Trailer
212
Trailer Sway Control
213
Recommended Towing Weights
213
Essential Towing Checks
215
Transporting the Vehicle
218
Towing the Vehicle on Four Wheels
219
Driving Hints
221
Breaking-In
221
Economical Driving
221
Driving Through Water
222
Floor Mats
222
Roadside Emergencies
224
Roadside Assistance
224
Hazard Warning Flashers
225
Fuel Shutoff
225
Jump Starting the Vehicle
226
Post-Crash Alert System
228
Customer Assistance
229
Getting the Services You Need
229
In California (U.S. Only)
230
The Better Business Bureau (BBB) Auto Line Program (U.S. Only)
231
Utilizing the Mediation/Arbitration Program (Canada Only)
232
Getting Assistance Outside the U.S. and Canada
232
Ordering Additional Owner's Literature
233
Reporting Safety Defects (U.S. Only)
234
Reporting Safety Defects (Canada Only)
234
Fuses
236
Fuse Specification Chart
236
Changing a Fuse
245
Maintenance
246
General Information
246
Opening and Closing the Hood
246
Under Hood Overview
248
Under Hood Overview
249
Engine Oil Dipstick
250
Engine Oil Check
250
Oil Change Indicator Reset
250
Engine Coolant Check
251
Automatic Transmission Fluid Check
255
Brake Fluid Check
256
Power Steering Fluid Check
257
Washer Fluid Check
257
Changing the 12V Battery
257
Checking the Wiper Blades
259
Changing the Wiper Blades
259
Adjusting the Headlamps
260
Removing a Headlamp
261
Changing a Bulb
261
Bulb Specification Chart
264
Changing the Engine Air Filter
266
Vehicle Care
267
General Information
267
Cleaning Products
267
Cleaning the Exterior
267
Waxing
268
Cleaning the Engine
269
Cleaning the Windows and Wiper Blades
269
Cleaning the Interior
270
Cleaning the Instrument Panel and Instrument Cluster Lens
270
Cleaning Leather Seats
271
Repairing Minor Paint Damage
271
Cleaning the Alloy Wheels
271
Vehicle Storage
272
Wheels and Tires
274
General Information
274
Tire Care
276
Using Snow Chains
290
Tire Pressure Monitoring System
291
Changing a Road Wheel
294
Technical Specifications
299
Capacities and Specifications
300
Engine Specifications
300
Engine Specifications
300
Motorcraft Parts
301
Motorcraft Parts
302
Vehicle Identification Number
303
Vehicle Certification Label
304
Transmission Code Designation
304
Capacities and Specifications
305
Capacities and Specifications
308
Audio System
313
General Information
313
Audio Unit
314
Audio Unit
318
Audio Unit
319
USB Port
320
Media Hub
320
SYNC™
321
General Information
321
Using Voice Recognition
323
Using SYNC™ With Your Phone
326
SYNC™ Applications and Services
339
SYNC™ AppLink™
347
Using SYNC™ With Your Media Player
349
SYNC™ Troubleshooting
359
Accessories
368
Accessories
368
Extended Service Plan (ESP)
370
Extended Service Plan (ESP)
370
Scheduled Maintenance
372
General Maintenance Information
372
Normal Scheduled Maintenance
375
Special Operating Conditions Scheduled Maintenance
378
Scheduled Maintenance Record
380
Appendices
391
End User License Agreement
391
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3

FAQ about the 2016 Ford Flex Manual

What contains the 2016 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 2016 owner's manual:

  • Best practice for driving your Ford Flex
  • Do-it-Yourself (DIY) Maintenance, for basic maintenance tasks that Ford Flex owners can do
  • Customer Assistance, with contact information for customer support
  • A brief overview of the vehicle and specifications
  • Fuel Information, with recommended fuel type and fuel tank capacity

Where to download the 2016 Ford Flex Owners Manual?

The Ford Flex owner manual for the 2016 model year is to be found on this page.

Is the manual for the Ford Flex year 2016 free?

Yes, the owner manual for the model year 2016 is free, but the repair manuals are usually not easy to get and may cost more.

The Ford Flex (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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