2016 Ford Mustang Owner's Manual

2016 Ford Mustang owners manual
Year:
2016
Make:
Ford
Model:
Mustang
Rating:
(9)

Online manual

Size:
8.97 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
16
Export Unique Options
16
Environment
17
Protecting the Environment
17
Child Safety
18
General Information
18
Installing Child Restraints
19
Booster Seats
25
Child Restraint Positioning
27
Seatbelts
29
Principle of Operation
29
Fastening the Seatbelts
30
Seatbelt Warning Lamp and Indicator Chime
33
Seatbelt Reminder
33
Child Restraint and Seatbelt Maintenance
35
Personal Safety System™
36
Personal Safety System™
36
Supplementary Restraints System
37
Principle of Operation
37
Driver and Passenger Airbags
38
Front Passenger Sensing System
39
Side Airbags
41
Driver and Passenger Knee Airbags
43
Safety Canopy™
43
Crash Sensors and Airbag Indicator
44
Airbag Disposal
45
Keys and Remote Controls
46
General Information on Radio Frequencies
46
Remote Control
47
Replacing a Lost Key or Remote Control
50
MyKey™
51
Principle of Operation
51
Creating a MyKey
52
Clearing All MyKeys
53
Checking MyKey System Status
54
Using MyKey With Remote Start Systems
55
MyKey Troubleshooting
55
Locks
56
Locking and Unlocking
56
Interior Luggage Compartment Release
60
Security
62
Passive Anti-Theft System
62
Anti-Theft Alarm
63
Steering Wheel
64
Adjusting the Steering Wheel
64
Audio Control
64
Voice Control
65
Cruise Control
65
Information Display Control
65
Wipers and Washers
66
Windshield Wipers
66
Autowipers
66
Windshield Washers
67
Lighting
68
General Information
68
Lighting Control
68
Autolamps
69
Instrument Lighting Dimmer
70
Headlamp Exit Delay
70
Daytime Running Lamps
71
Front Fog Lamps
71
Direction Indicators
72
Welcome Lighting
72
Interior Lamps
72
Ambient Lighting
72
Windows and Mirrors
73
Power Windows
73
Global Opening
73
Exterior Mirrors
74
Interior Mirror
75
Sun Visors
76
Instrument Cluster
77
Gauges
77
Warning Lamps and Indicators
79
Audible Warnings and Indicators
82
Information Displays
83
General Information
83
Information Messages
91
Climate Control
102
Manual Climate Control
102
Automatic Climate Control
104
Hints on Controlling the Interior Climate
105
Heated Windows and Mirrors
108
Cabin Air Filter
108
Remote Start
109
Seats
110
Sitting in the Correct Position
110
Head Restraints
110
Manual Seats
112
Power Seats
112
Memory Function
113
Rear Seats
114
Climate Controlled Seats
115
Universal Garage Door Opener
116
Universal Garage Door Opener
116
Auxiliary Power Points
120
Auxiliary Power Points
120
Storage Compartments
121
Center Console
121
Glasses Holder
121
Starting and Stopping the Engine
122
General Information
122
Keyless Starting
122
Steering Wheel Lock
123
Starting a Gasoline Engine
123
Engine Block Heater
125
Fuel and Refueling
127
Safety Precautions
127
Fuel Quality
128
Running Out of Fuel
128
Refueling
129
Fuel Consumption
131
Emission Control System
132
Transmission
135
Manual Transmission
135
Automatic Transmission
137
Rear Axle
141
Limited Slip Differential
141
Brakes
142
General Information
142
Hints on Driving With Anti-Lock Brakes
142
Parking Brake
142
Hill Start Assist
143
Traction Control
145
Principle of Operation
145
Using Traction Control
145
Stability Control
146
Principle of Operation
146
Using Stability Control
147
Parking Aids
150
Principle of Operation
150
Rear Parking Aid
150
Rear View Camera
151
Cruise Control
155
Principle of Operation
155
Using Cruise Control
155
Using Adaptive Cruise Control
156
Driving Aids
163
Blind Spot Information System
163
Cross Traffic Alert
165
Steering
168
Collision Warning System
169
Drive Control
171
Load Carrying
174
Load Limit
174
Towing
181
Towing a Trailer
181
Recommended Towing Weights
182
Essential Towing Checks
183
Transporting the Vehicle
185
Towing the Vehicle on Four Wheels
185
Convertible Top
187
Opening the Convertible Top
187
Closing the Convertible Top
188
Driving Hints
190
Breaking-In
190
Economical Driving
190
Driving Through Water
190
Floor Mats
191
Roadside Emergencies
193
Roadside Assistance
193
Hazard Warning Flashers
194
Fuel Shutoff
194
Jump Starting the Vehicle
195
Post-Crash Alert System
197
Customer Assistance
198
Getting the Services You Need
198
In California (U.S. Only)
199
The Better Business Bureau (BBB) Auto Line Program (U.S. Only)
200
Utilizing the Mediation/Arbitration Program (Canada Only)
201
Getting Assistance Outside the U.S. and Canada
201
Ordering Additional Owner's Literature
202
Reporting Safety Defects (U.S. Only)
203
Reporting Safety Defects (Canada Only)
203
Fuses
205
Fuse Specification Chart
205
Changing a Fuse
212
Maintenance
214
General Information
214
Opening and Closing the Hood
214
Under Hood Overview
216
Under Hood Overview
217
Under Hood Overview
218
Engine Oil Dipstick
219
Engine Oil Check
219
Engine Coolant Check
220
Manual Transmission Fluid Check
224
Automatic Transmission Fluid Check
224
Brake and Clutch Fluid Check
224
Power Steering Fluid Check
224
Washer Fluid Check
225
Fuel Filter
225
Changing the 12V Battery
225
Checking the Wiper Blades
227
Changing the Wiper Blades
227
Adjusting the Headlamps
227
Changing a Bulb
229
Bulb Specification Chart
231
Changing the Engine Air Filter
232
Vehicle Care
233
General Information
233
Cleaning Products
233
Cleaning the Exterior
233
Waxing
234
Cleaning the Engine
235
Cleaning the Windows and Wiper Blades
235
Cleaning the Interior
236
Cleaning the Instrument Panel and Instrument Cluster Lens
236
Cleaning Leather Seats
237
Repairing Minor Paint Damage
237
Cleaning the Alloy Wheels
237
Vehicle Storage
238
Cleaning the Convertible Top
240
Wheels and Tires
241
Tire Sealant and Inflator Kit
241
Tire Care
247
Using Summer Tires
262
Using Snow Chains
262
Tire Pressure Monitoring System
263
Changing a Road Wheel
267
Driving at High Speed
272
Technical Specifications
273
Capacities and Specifications
274
Engine Specifications
274
Engine Specifications
274
Engine Specifications
275
Motorcraft Parts
276
Motorcraft Parts
277
Motorcraft Parts
278
Vehicle Identification Number
279
Vehicle Certification Label
280
Transmission Code Designation
280
Capacities and Specifications
281
Capacities and Specifications
285
Capacities and Specifications
289
Audio System
294
General Information
294
Audio Unit
295
Audio Unit
298
Digital Radio
299
Satellite Radio
301
USB Port
304
Media Hub
304
SYNC™
305
General Information
305
Using Voice Recognition
307
Using SYNC™ With Your Phone
309
SYNC™ Applications and Services
321
Using SYNC™ With Your Media Player
326
SYNC™ Troubleshooting
335
Accessories
343
Accessories
343
Extended Service Plan (ESP)
345
Extended Service Plan (ESP)
345
Scheduled Maintenance
347
General Maintenance Information
347
Normal Scheduled Maintenance
350
Special Operating Conditions Scheduled Maintenance
353
Scheduled Maintenance Record
355
Appendices
365
End User License Agreement
365
Type Approvals
386
Blank Page
3

FAQ about the 2016 Ford Mustang Manual

What contains the 2016 Mustang manual?

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

  • Best practice for driving your Ford Mustang
  • Do-it-Yourself (DIY) Maintenance, for basic maintenance tasks that Ford Mustang owners can do
  • Basic operations, like starting and stopping the engine and driver settings
  • A brief overview of the vehicle and specifications
  • Fuel Information, with recommended fuel type and fuel tank capacity

Where to download the 2016 Ford Mustang Owners Manual?

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

Is the manual for the Ford Mustang 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 Mustang (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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