2018 Ford F250 Super Duty Owner's Manual

2018 Ford F250 Super Duty owners manual
Year:
2018
Make:
Ford
Model:
F250 Super Duty
Rating:
(3)

Online manual

Size:
9.34 MB

Table of Contents

Copyright ©
2
Introduction
10
About This Manual
10
Symbols Glossary
11
Data Recording
13
California Proposition 65
15
Perchlorate
15
Ford Credit
15
Replacement Parts Recommendation
15
Special Notices
16
Mobile Communications Equipment
17
Export Unique Options
17
Environment
19
Protecting the Environment
19
At a Glance
20
Instrument Panel Overview
20
Child Safety
22
General Information
22
Installing Child Restraints
23
Booster Seats
35
Child Restraint Positioning
37
Child Safety Locks
38
Seatbelts
40
Principle of Operation
40
Fastening the Seatbelts
41
Seatbelt Height Adjustment
45
Seatbelt Warning Lamp and Indicator Chime
45
Seatbelt Reminder
46
Child Restraint and Seatbelt Maintenance
47
Seatbelt Extension
48
Supplementary Restraints System
49
Principle of Operation
49
Driver and Passenger Airbags
50
Side Airbags
55
Safety Canopy™
56
Crash Sensors and Airbag Indicator
57
Airbag Disposal
58
Keys and Remote Controls
59
General Information on Radio Frequencies
59
Remote Control
59
Replacing a Lost Key or Remote Control
65
MyKey™
66
Principle of Operation
66
Creating a MyKey
67
Clearing All MyKeys
68
Checking MyKey System Status
68
Using MyKey With Remote Start Systems
68
MyKey Troubleshooting
69
Doors and Locks
70
Locking and Unlocking
70
Keyless Entry
73
Tailgate
75
Tailgate Lock
75
Removing the Tailgate
75
Tailgate Step
76
Bed Extender
77
Security
79
Passive Anti-Theft System
79
Anti-Theft Alarm
81
Power Running Boards
83
Using Power Running Boards
83
Steering Wheel
85
Adjusting the Steering Wheel
85
Adjusting the Steering Wheel
85
Audio Control
86
Voice Control
87
Cruise Control
87
Information Display Control
88
Heated Steering Wheel
88
Pedals
89
Adjusting the Pedals
89
Wipers and Washers
90
Windshield Wipers
90
Autowipers
90
Windshield Washers
91
Lighting
92
General Information
92
Lighting Control
92
Autolamps
93
Instrument Lighting Dimmer
93
Daytime Running Lamps
94
Automatic High Beam Control
95
Front Fog Lamps
96
Direction Indicators
96
Spot Lamps
96
Interior Lamps
97
Ambient Lighting
100
Windows and Mirrors
101
Power Windows
101
Global Opening
102
Exterior Mirrors
102
Interior Mirror
104
Sliding Windows
105
Sun Visors
105
Moonroof
106
Instrument Cluster
108
Gauges
108
Warning Lamps and Indicators
111
Audible Warnings and Indicators
115
Information Displays
117
General Information
117
Information Messages
134
Climate Control
151
Manual Climate Control
151
Automatic Climate Control
153
Hints on Controlling the Interior Climate
154
Heated Rear Window
157
Heated Exterior Mirrors
157
Cabin Air Filter
157
Remote Start
158
Seats
159
Sitting in the Correct Position
159
Head Restraints
159
Manual Seats
161
Power Seats
162
Memory Function
164
Rear Seats
166
Heated Seats
167
Climate Controlled Seats
168
Front Seat Armrest
169
Rear Seat Armrest
170
Universal Garage Door Opener
171
Universal Garage Door Opener
171
Auxiliary Power Points
175
Auxiliary Power Points
175
Storage Compartments
177
Center Console
177
Overhead Console
177
Under Seat Storage
177
Starting and Stopping the Engine
180
General Information
180
Ignition Switch
180
Keyless Starting
181
Starting a Gasoline Engine
181
Starting a Diesel Engine
183
Switching Off the Engine
188
Engine Idle Shutdown
188
Engine Block Heater
188
Fuel and Refueling
190
Safety Precautions
190
Fuel Quality
191
Fuel Quality
192
Fuel Quality
194
Running Out of Fuel
195
Refueling
195
Refueling
196
Fuel Consumption
198
Engine Emission Control
200
Emission Law
200
Catalytic Converter
201
Selective Catalytic Reductant System
203
Diesel Particulate Filter
207
Transmission
213
Automatic Transmission
213
Power Take-Off
218
Four-Wheel Drive
219
Using Four-Wheel Drive
219
Rear Axle
228
Limited Slip Differential
228
Electronic Locking Differential
228
Brakes
230
General Information
230
Hints on Driving With Anti-Lock Brakes
232
Parking Brake
232
Hill Start Assist
232
Traction Control
234
Principle of Operation
234
Using Traction Control
234
Stability Control
235
Principle of Operation
235
Using Stability Control
236
Terrain Control
238
Principle of Operation
238
Using Hill Descent Control
238
Parking Aids
240
Principle of Operation
240
Rear Parking Aid
240
Rear View Camera
241
360 Degree Camera
244
Cruise Control
248
Principle of Operation
248
Using Cruise Control
248
Using Adaptive Cruise Control
249
Driving Aids
255
Lane Keeping System
255
Blind Spot Information System
257
Cross Traffic Alert
262
Steering
264
Collision Warning System
266
Load Carrying
269
Load Limit
269
Bed Ramps
273
Towing
276
Towing a Trailer
276
Trailer Reversing Aids
278
Trailer Sway Control
285
Recommended Towing Weights
286
Essential Towing Checks
290
Towing the Vehicle on Four Wheels
299
Driving Hints
302
Breaking-In
302
Economical Driving
302
Driving Through Water
303
Floor Mats
303
Snowplowing
304
Roadside Emergencies
307
Roadside Assistance
307
Hazard Flashers
308
Fuel Shutoff
308
Jump Starting the Vehicle
309
Post-Crash Alert System
311
Transporting the Vehicle
311
Towing Points
312
Customer Assistance
314
Getting the Services You Need
314
In California (U.S. Only)
315
The Better Business Bureau (BBB) Auto Line Program (U.S. Only)
316
Utilizing the Mediation/Arbitration Program (Canada Only)
317
Getting Assistance Outside the U.S. and Canada
317
Ordering Additional Owner's Literature
318
Reporting Safety Defects (U.S. Only)
319
Reporting Safety Defects (Canada Only)
319
Fuses
321
Fuse Specification Chart
321
Changing a Fuse
330
Maintenance
332
General Information
332
Opening and Closing the Hood
332
Under Hood Overview
333
Under Hood Overview
334
Under Hood Overview
336
Engine Oil Dipstick
337
Engine Oil Dipstick
337
Engine Oil Check
337
Engine Oil Check
338
Changing the Engine Oil and Oil Filter
339
Changing the Crankcase Vent Filter Element
340
Oil Change Indicator Reset
341
Engine Coolant Check
342
Engine Coolant Check
346
Automatic Transmission Fluid Check
350
Transfer Case Fluid Check
353
Brake Fluid Check
353
Power Steering Fluid Check
354
Washer Fluid Check
354
Draining the Fuel Filter Water Trap
355
Fuel Filter
356
Changing the 12V Battery
357
Checking the Wiper Blades
359
Changing the Wiper Blades
359
Adjusting the Headlamps
359
Changing a Bulb
361
Bulb Specification Chart
364
Changing the Engine Air Filter
366
Changing the Engine Air Filter
367
Changing the Engine-Mounted and Diesel Fuel Conditioner Module Fuel Filters
369
Vehicle Care
374
General Information
374
Cleaning Products
374
Cleaning the Exterior
374
Waxing
375
Cleaning the Engine
376
Cleaning the Exhaust
376
Cleaning the Windows and Wiper Blades
377
Cleaning the Interior
377
Cleaning the Instrument Panel and Instrument Cluster Lens
378
Cleaning Leather Seats
379
Cleaning the Wheels
380
Vehicle Storage
380
Wheels and Tires
383
General Information
383
Tire Care
385
Using Snow Chains
403
Tire Pressure Monitoring System
403
Changing a Road Wheel
411
Technical Specifications
422
Capacities and Specifications
424
Engine Specifications
424
Engine Specifications
424
Engine Specifications
425
Motorcraft Parts
426
Motorcraft Parts
427
Motorcraft Parts
428
Vehicle Identification Number
429
Vehicle Certification Label
430
Transmission Code Designation
430
Capacities and Specifications
431
Capacities and Specifications
436
Capacities and Specifications
443
Audio System
449
General Information
449
Audio Unit
450
Audio Unit
451
Audio Unit
456
Digital Radio
457
Satellite Radio
459
USB Port
462
SYNC™
463
General Information
463
Using Voice Recognition
465
Using SYNC™ With Your Phone
467
SYNC™ Applications and Services
479
Using SYNC™ With Your Media Player
484
SYNC™ Troubleshooting
493
SYNC™ 3
501
General Information
501
Home Screen
512
Using Voice Recognition
513
Entertainment
520
Climate
530
Phone
532
Navigation
538
Apps
546
Settings
549
SYNC™ 3 Troubleshooting
563
Accessories
577
Accessories
577
Auxiliary Switches
578
Ford Protect
582
Ford Protect
582
Scheduled Maintenance
584
General Maintenance Information
584
Normal Scheduled Maintenance
588
Special Operating Conditions Scheduled Maintenance
592
Scheduled Maintenance Record
602
Appendices
612
Electromagnetic Compatibility
612
End User License Agreement
614
Type Approvals
640

FAQ about the 2018 Ford F250 Super Duty Manual

What contains the 2018 F250 Super Duty manual?

The Ford F250 Super Duty owner's manual is a comprehensive guide provided by Ford to assist owners in understanding and operating their specific model of the Ford F250 Super Duty. It contains important information about the vehicle's features, functions, and maintenance requirements. A general overview of what you might find in a Ford F250 Super Duty 2018 owner's manual:

  • A brief overview of the vehicle and specifications
  • Warranty Information, about the vehicle's warranty coverage
  • Maintenance for your Ford F250 Super Duty, such as oil changes, tire rotations, brake inspections, and fluid checks
  • Fuel Information, with recommended fuel type and fuel tank capacity
  • Best practice for driving your Ford F250 Super Duty

Where to download the 2018 Ford F250 Super Duty Owners Manual?

The Ford F250 Super Duty owner manual for the 2018 model year is to be found on this page.

Is the manual for the Ford F250 Super Duty year 2018 free?

Yes, the owner manual for the model year 2018 is free, but the repair manuals are usually not easy to get and may cost more.

The Ford F250 Super Duty (2018) owner's manual is available in English?

Yes, the owner's manual for the model year 2018 is available in English.

Posted by, John Mana author bio image
A passionate guy about car models, makes, and manuals.

Manual Questions

Do you have questions about the 2018 Ford F250 Super Duty owners manual?
Fill the form below and someone will help you!