2016 Ford Transit Connect Owner's Manual

2016 Ford Transit Connect owners manual
Year:
2016
Make:
Ford
Model:
Transit Connect
Rating:
(4)

Online manual

Size:
6.96 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
30
Seatbelts
31
Principle of Operation
31
Fastening the Seatbelts
32
Seatbelt Height Adjustment
34
Seatbelt Warning Lamp and Indicator Chime
35
Seatbelt Reminder
35
Child Restraint and Seatbelt Maintenance
37
Personal Safety System™
38
Personal Safety System™
38
Supplementary Restraints System
39
Principle of Operation
39
Driver and Passenger Airbags
40
Front Passenger Sensing System
41
Side Airbags
44
Safety Canopy™
45
Crash Sensors and Airbag Indicator
46
Airbag Disposal
47
Keys and Remote Controls
48
General Information on Radio Frequencies
48
Remote Control
48
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
Manual Liftgate
59
Security
61
Passive Anti-Theft System
61
Steering Wheel
63
Adjusting the Steering Wheel
63
Audio Control
63
Voice Control
64
Cruise Control
64
Information Display Control
65
Wipers and Washers
66
Windshield Wipers
66
Autowipers
66
Windshield Washers
68
Rear Window Wiper and Washers
68
Lighting
70
General Information
70
Lighting Control
70
Autolamps
71
Instrument Lighting Dimmer
72
Headlamp Exit Delay
72
Daytime Running Lamps
72
Front Fog Lamps
73
Cornering Lamps
73
Direction Indicators
74
Interior Lamps
74
Interior Lamps
75
Windows and Mirrors
77
Power Windows
77
Power Windows
77
Global Opening and Closing
79
Exterior Mirrors
80
Interior Mirror
81
Sun Shades
81
Instrument Cluster
83
Gauges
83
Warning Lamps and Indicators
84
Audible Warnings and Indicators
87
Information Displays
88
General Information
88
Clock
90
Trip Computer
90
Personalized Settings
91
Information Messages
91
Climate Control
98
Principle of Operation
98
Air Vents
98
Manual Climate Control
99
Automatic Climate Control
100
Hints on Controlling the Interior Climate
102
Rear Passenger Climate Controls
104
Heated Windows and Mirrors
104
Cabin Air Filter
105
Seats
106
Sitting in the Correct Position
106
Head Restraints
106
Manual Seats
108
Power Seats
109
Rear Seats
110
Heated Seats
114
Rear Seat Armrest
115
Auxiliary Power Points
116
Auxiliary Power Points
116
Cigar Lighter
116
Storage Compartments
117
Cup Holders
117
Center Console
117
Overhead Console
117
Starting and Stopping the Engine
118
General Information
118
Ignition Switch
118
Starting a Gasoline Engine
119
Switching Off the Engine
119
Engine Block Heater
120
Fuel and Refueling
121
Safety Precautions
121
Fuel Quality
122
Fuel Quality
122
Running Out of Fuel
123
Refueling
124
Fuel Consumption
125
Emission Control System
126
Transmission
129
Automatic Transmission
129
Brakes
132
General Information
132
Hints on Driving With Anti-Lock Brakes
132
Parking Brake
133
Hill Start Assist
133
Traction Control
135
Principle of Operation
135
Using Traction Control
135
Stability Control
136
Principle of Operation
136
Using Stability Control
137
Parking Aids
138
Principle of Operation
138
Rear Parking Aid
138
Front Parking Aid
139
Rear View Camera
140
Cruise Control
143
Principle of Operation
143
Using Cruise Control
143
Driving Aids
144
Blind Spot Information System
144
Cross Traffic Alert
146
Steering
149
Load Carrying
151
Luggage Anchor Points
151
Rear Under Floor Storage
151
Cargo Nets
152
Roof Racks and Load Carriers
153
Load Limit
154
Towing
162
Towing a Trailer
162
Trailer Sway Control
163
Recommended Towing Weights
163
Essential Towing Checks
165
Towing Points
167
Transporting the Vehicle
168
Towing the Vehicle on Four Wheels
169
Driving Hints
170
Breaking-In
170
Reduced Engine Performance
170
Economical Driving
170
Cold Weather Precautions
171
Driving Through Water
171
Floor Mats
171
Roadside Emergencies
173
Roadside Assistance
173
Hazard Warning Flashers
174
Fuel Shutoff
174
Jump Starting the Vehicle
174
Post-Crash Alert System
177
Customer Assistance
178
Getting the Services You Need
178
In California (U.S. Only)
179
The Better Business Bureau (BBB) Auto Line Program (U.S. Only)
180
Utilizing the Mediation/Arbitration Program (Canada Only)
180
Getting Assistance Outside the U.S. and Canada
181
Ordering Additional Owner's Literature
182
Reporting Safety Defects (U.S. Only)
182
Reporting Safety Defects (Canada Only)
183
Fuses
184
Fuse Box Locations
184
Fuse Specification Chart
185
Changing a Fuse
194
Maintenance
196
General Information
196
Opening and Closing the Hood
196
Under Hood Overview
198
Under Hood Overview
199
Engine Oil Dipstick
200
Engine Oil Dipstick
200
Engine Oil Check
200
Oil Change Indicator Reset
201
Engine Coolant Check
201
Automatic Transmission Fluid Check
203
Brake Fluid Check
203
Power Steering Fluid Check
203
Washer Fluid Check
203
Changing the 12V Battery
204
Checking the Wiper Blades
205
Changing the Wiper Blades
205
Adjusting the Headlamps
208
Changing a Bulb
209
Bulb Specification Chart
214
Changing the Engine Air Filter
215
Vehicle Care
217
Cleaning Products
217
Cleaning the Exterior
217
Waxing
218
Cleaning the Engine
218
Cleaning the Windows and Wiper Blades
219
Cleaning the Interior
219
Cleaning the Instrument Panel and Instrument Cluster Lens
220
Cleaning Leather Seats
220
Repairing Minor Paint Damage
221
Cleaning the Alloy Wheels
221
Vehicle Storage
221
Wheels and Tires
224
General Information
224
Tire Care
225
Using Winter Tires
240
Using Snow Chains
240
Tire Pressure Monitoring System
241
Changing a Road Wheel
245
Technical Specifications
250
Capacities and Specifications
252
Engine Specifications
252
Engine Specifications
252
Motorcraft Parts
253
Motorcraft Parts
254
Vehicle Identification Number
254
Vehicle Certification Label
255
Transmission Code Designation
256
Capacities and Specifications
256
Capacities and Specifications
258
Audio System
261
General Information
261
Audio Unit
262
Audio Unit
265
Audio Unit
266
Audio Unit
268
Digital Radio
270
Satellite Radio
272
Audio Input Jack
275
USB Port
275
Media Hub
275
Audio Troubleshooting
276
SYNC™
277
General Information
277
Using Voice Recognition
279
Using SYNC™ With Your Phone
282
SYNC™ Applications and Services
294
SYNC™ AppLink™
302
Using SYNC™ With Your Media Player
303
SYNC™ Troubleshooting
313
MyFord Touch™
322
General Information
322
Settings
330
Entertainment
342
Phone
358
Information
366
Navigation
375
Accessories
385
Accessories
385
Extended Service Plan (ESP)
387
Extended Service Plan (ESP)
387
Scheduled Maintenance
389
General Maintenance Information
389
Normal Scheduled Maintenance
392
Special Operating Conditions Scheduled Maintenance
395
Scheduled Maintenance Record
397
Appendices
407
End User License Agreement
407
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3

FAQ about the 2016 Ford Transit Connect Manual

What contains the 2016 Transit Connect manual?

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

  • Instrument Panel and Controls, including dashboard indicators, warning lights, and controls
  • Customer Assistance, with contact information for customer support
  • Do-it-Yourself (DIY) Maintenance, for basic maintenance tasks that Ford Transit Connect owners can do
  • Environmental Information about environmentally-friendly driving practices
  • Warranty Information, about the vehicle's warranty coverage

Where to download the 2016 Ford Transit Connect Owners Manual?

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

Is the manual for the Ford Transit Connect 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 Transit Connect (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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