2017 Ford Expedition EL Owner's Manual

2017 Ford Expedition EL owners manual
Year:
2017
Make:
Ford
Model:
Expedition EL
Rating:
(3)

Online manual

Size:
6.13 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
15
Special Notices
15
Mobile Communications Equipment
16
Export Unique Options
16
Environment
18
Protecting the Environment
18
Child Safety
19
General Information
19
Installing Child Restraints
20
Booster Seats
27
Child Restraint Positioning
29
Child Safety Locks
30
Seatbelts
32
Principle of Operation
32
Fastening the Seatbelts
33
Seatbelt Height Adjustment
35
Seatbelt Warning Lamp and Indicator Chime
36
Seatbelt Reminder
36
Child Restraint and Seatbelt Maintenance
38
Seatbelt Extension
38
Supplementary Restraints System
39
Principle of Operation
39
Driver and Passenger Airbags
40
Side Airbags
41
Safety Canopy™
42
Crash Sensors and Airbag Indicator
43
Airbag Disposal
44
Keys and Remote Controls
45
Principle of Operation
45
General Information on Radio Frequencies
45
Remote Control
46
Replacing a Lost Key or Remote Control
49
MyKey™
50
Principle of Operation
50
Creating a MyKey
51
Clearing All MyKeys
52
Checking MyKey System Status
53
Using MyKey With Remote Start Systems
54
MyKey Troubleshooting
54
Doors and Locks
55
Locking and Unlocking
55
Manual Liftgate
57
Power Liftgate
59
Keyless Entry
61
Security
64
Passive Anti-Theft System
64
Anti-Theft Alarm
65
Power Running Boards
66
Using Power Running Boards
66
Steering Wheel
68
Adjusting the Steering Wheel
68
Adjusting the Steering Wheel
68
Adjusting the Steering Wheel
69
Audio Control
70
Voice Control
71
Cruise Control
72
Information Display Control
72
Heated Steering Wheel
72
Pedals
73
Adjusting the Pedals
73
Wipers and Washers
74
Windshield Wipers
74
Autowipers
74
Windshield Washers
75
Rear Window Wiper and Washers
75
Lighting
76
General Information
76
Lighting Control
76
Autolamps
77
Instrument Lighting Dimmer
78
Daytime Running Lamps
78
Front Fog Lamps
79
Direction Indicators
79
Interior Lamps
80
Ambient Lighting
81
Windows and Mirrors
82
Power Windows
82
Exterior Mirrors
83
Interior Mirror
84
Childminder Mirror
84
Rear Quarter Windows
85
Sun Visors
85
Moonroof
85
Instrument Cluster
87
Gauges
87
Warning Lamps and Indicators
90
Audible Warnings and Indicators
93
Information Displays
94
General Information
94
Information Messages
105
Climate Control
115
Manual Climate Control
115
Manual Climate Control
116
Automatic Climate Control
118
Hints on Controlling the Interior Climate
119
Rear Passenger Climate Controls
122
Heated Windows and Mirrors
123
Remote Start
123
Seats
124
Sitting in the Correct Position
124
Head Restraints
124
Manual Seats
126
Power Seats
127
Memory Function
128
Rear Seats
129
Heated Seats
136
Climate Controlled Seats
137
Universal Garage Door Opener
139
Universal Garage Door Opener
139
Auxiliary Power Points
144
Auxiliary Power Points
144
Storage Compartments
146
Center Console
146
Overhead Console
146
Starting and Stopping the Engine
147
General Information
147
Ignition Switch
147
Keyless Starting
147
Steering Wheel Lock
148
Starting a Gasoline Engine
148
Engine Block Heater
151
Fuel and Refueling
153
Safety Precautions
153
Fuel Quality
154
Fuel Filler Funnel Location
154
Running Out of Fuel
154
Refueling
155
Fuel Consumption
158
Emission Control System
159
Transmission
162
Automatic Transmission
162
Four-Wheel Drive
168
Using Four-Wheel Drive
168
Rear Axle
175
Limited Slip Differential
175
Brakes
176
General Information
176
Hints on Driving With Anti-Lock Brakes
176
Parking Brake
177
Hill Start Assist
177
Traction Control
179
Principle of Operation
179
Using Traction Control
179
Stability Control
180
Principle of Operation
180
Using Stability Control
181
Terrain Response
183
Using Hill Descent Control
183
Parking Aids
185
Principle of Operation
185
Rear Parking Aid
185
Front Parking Aid
186
Rear View Camera
187
Cruise Control
190
Principle of Operation
190
Using Cruise Control
190
Driving Aids
192
Blind Spot Information System
192
Steering
196
Drive Control
197
Self-Leveling Suspension
197
Load Carrying
199
Rear Under Floor Storage
199
Roof Racks and Load Carriers
200
Load Limit
201
Towing
206
Towing a Trailer
206
Trailer Sway Control
207
Recommended Towing Weights
207
Essential Towing Checks
210
Towing Points
217
Towing the Vehicle on Four Wheels
218
Driving Hints
221
Breaking-In
221
Reduced Engine Performance
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
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
244
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
254
Transfer Case Fluid Check
254
Brake Fluid Check
255
Washer Fluid Check
255
Fuel Filter
256
Changing the 12V Battery
256
Checking the Wiper Blades
258
Changing the Wiper Blades
258
Adjusting the Headlamps
259
Removing a Headlamp
260
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
268
Waxing
269
Cleaning the Engine
269
Cleaning the Windows and Wiper Blades
270
Cleaning the Interior
270
Cleaning the Instrument Panel and Instrument Cluster Lens
271
Cleaning Leather Seats
271
Repairing Minor Paint Damage
273
Cleaning the Alloy Wheels
273
Vehicle Storage
273
Wheels and Tires
276
General Information
276
Tire Care
279
Using Snow Chains
294
Tire Pressure Monitoring System
295
Changing a Road Wheel
300
Technical Specifications
305
Capacities and Specifications
307
Engine Specifications
307
Motorcraft Parts
307
Vehicle Identification Number
309
Vehicle Certification Label
310
Transmission Code Designation
310
Capacities and Specifications
311
Audio System
316
General Information
316
Audio Unit
317
Audio Unit
319
Digital Radio
321
Satellite Radio
323
USB Port
326
Media Hub
326
SYNC™
327
General Information
327
Using Voice Recognition
329
Using SYNC™ With Your Phone
331
SYNC™ Applications and Services
343
Using SYNC™ With Your Media Player
351
SYNC™ Troubleshooting
359
SYNC™ 3
368
General Information
368
Home Screen
381
Using Voice Recognition
382
Entertainment
389
Climate
399
Phone
402
Navigation
407
Apps
415
Settings
417
SYNC™ 3 Troubleshooting
429
Accessories
442
Accessories
442
Ford Protect
444
Ford Protect
444
Scheduled Maintenance
446
General Maintenance Information
446
Normal Scheduled Maintenance
449
Special Operating Conditions Scheduled Maintenance
452
Scheduled Maintenance Record
455
Appendices
465
End User License Agreement
465

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