2018 Ford Transit Connect Owner's Manual

2018 Ford Transit Connect owners manual
Year:
2018
Make:
Ford
Model:
Transit Connect
Rating:
(5)

Online manual

Size:
7.93 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
31
Seatbelts
32
Principle of Operation
32
Fastening the Seatbelts
33
Seatbelt Height Adjustment
35
Seatbelt Warning Lamp and Indicator Chime
35
Seatbelt Reminder
36
Child Restraint and Seatbelt Maintenance
38
Seatbelt Extension
38
Personal Safety System™
39
Personal Safety System™
39
Supplementary Restraints System
40
Principle of Operation
40
Driver and Passenger Airbags
41
Front Passenger Sensing System
42
Side Airbags
45
Safety Canopy™
46
Crash Sensors and Airbag Indicator
47
Airbag Disposal
48
Keys and Remote Controls
49
General Information on Radio Frequencies
49
Remote Control
49
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
Doors and 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
67
Rear Window Wiper and Washers
68
Lighting
69
General Information
69
Lighting Control
69
Autolamps
70
Instrument Lighting Dimmer
71
Headlamp Exit Delay
71
Daytime Running Lamps
71
Front Fog Lamps
72
Cornering Lamps
72
Direction Indicators
73
Interior Lamps
73
Interior Lamps
74
Windows and Mirrors
76
Power Windows
76
Power Windows
76
Global Opening and Closing
78
Exterior Mirrors
79
Interior Mirror
80
Sun Shades
80
Instrument Cluster
82
Gauges
82
Warning Lamps and Indicators
83
Audible Warnings and Indicators
85
Information Displays
87
General Information
87
Clock
89
Trip Computer
89
Personalized Settings
90
Information Messages
90
Climate Control
99
Principle of Operation
99
Manual Climate Control
99
Automatic Climate Control
100
Hints on Controlling the Interior Climate
102
Rear Passenger Climate Controls
103
Heated Windows and Mirrors
104
Cabin Air Filter
104
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
118
Cup Holders
118
Center Console
118
Overhead Console
118
Starting and Stopping the Engine
119
General Information
119
Ignition Switch
119
Starting a Gasoline Engine
120
Switching Off the Engine
120
Engine Block Heater
121
Fuel and Refueling
122
Safety Precautions
122
Fuel Quality
122
Fuel Quality
123
Fuel Filler Funnel Location
124
Fuel Filler Funnel Location
124
Running Out of Fuel
124
Refueling
126
Fuel Consumption
128
Engine Emission Control
130
Emission Law
130
Catalytic Converter
131
Transmission
134
Automatic Transmission
134
Brakes
137
General Information
137
Hints on Driving With Anti-Lock Brakes
137
Parking Brake
138
Hill Start Assist
138
Traction Control
140
Principle of Operation
140
Using Traction Control
140
Stability Control
141
Principle of Operation
141
Using Stability Control
142
Parking Aids
143
Principle of Operation
143
Rear Parking Aid
143
Front Parking Aid
144
Rear View Camera
145
Cruise Control
148
Principle of Operation
148
Using Cruise Control
148
Driving Aids
149
Blind Spot Information System
149
Cross Traffic Alert
151
Steering
154
Load Carrying
156
Luggage Anchor Points
156
Rear Under Floor Storage
156
Cargo Nets
157
Roof Racks and Load Carriers
158
Load Limit
159
Towing
165
Towing a Trailer
165
Trailer Sway Control
166
Recommended Towing Weights
166
Essential Towing Checks
168
Towing Points
170
Transporting the Vehicle
171
Towing the Vehicle on Four Wheels
172
Driving Hints
173
Breaking-In
173
Reduced Engine Performance
173
Economical Driving
173
Cold Weather Precautions
174
Driving Through Water
174
Floor Mats
174
Roadside Emergencies
176
Roadside Assistance
176
Hazard Flashers
177
Fuel Shutoff
177
Jump Starting the Vehicle
178
Post-Crash Alert System
180
Customer Assistance
181
Getting the Services You Need
181
In California (U.S. Only)
182
The Better Business Bureau (BBB) Auto Line Program (U.S. Only)
183
Utilizing the Mediation/Arbitration Program (Canada Only)
184
Getting Assistance Outside the U.S. and Canada
184
Ordering Additional Owner's Literature
185
Reporting Safety Defects (U.S. Only)
186
Reporting Safety Defects (Canada Only)
186
Fuses
188
Fuse Box Locations
188
Fuse Specification Chart
189
Changing a Fuse
198
Maintenance
200
General Information
200
Opening and Closing the Hood
200
Under Hood Overview
202
Engine Oil Dipstick
203
Engine Oil Check
203
Oil Change Indicator Reset
204
Engine Cooling Fan
204
Engine Coolant Check
205
Automatic Transmission Fluid Check
209
Brake Fluid Check
209
Washer Fluid Check
209
Changing the 12V Battery
209
Checking the Wiper Blades
211
Changing the Wiper Blades
211
Adjusting the Headlamps
214
Changing a Bulb
215
Bulb Specification Chart
220
Changing the Engine Air Filter
221
Drive Belt Routing
221
Vehicle Care
222
Cleaning Products
222
Cleaning the Exterior
223
Waxing
224
Cleaning the Engine
224
Cleaning the Windows and Wiper Blades
224
Cleaning the Interior
225
Cleaning the Instrument Panel and Instrument Cluster Lens
225
Cleaning Leather Seats
226
Repairing Minor Paint Damage
227
Cleaning the Wheels
227
Vehicle Storage
227
Wheels and Tires
230
General Information
230
Tire Care
231
Using Snow Chains
246
Tire Pressure Monitoring System
247
Changing a Road Wheel
251
Technical Specifications
256
Capacities and Specifications
258
Engine Specifications
258
Motorcraft Parts
258
Vehicle Identification Number
258
Vehicle Certification Label
259
Transmission Code Designation
260
Capacities and Specifications
260
Audio System
264
General Information
264
Audio Unit
265
Audio Unit
268
Audio Unit
270
Audio Unit
272
Digital Radio
273
Satellite Radio
276
Audio Input Jack
278
USB Port
279
Media Hub
279
Audio Troubleshooting
279
SYNC™
280
General Information
280
Using Voice Recognition
282
Using SYNC™ With Your Phone
284
SYNC™ Applications and Services
296
Using SYNC™ With Your Media Player
301
SYNC™ Troubleshooting
309
SYNC™ 3
318
General Information
318
Home Screen
328
Using Voice Recognition
329
Entertainment
336
Phone
346
Navigation
351
Apps
359
Settings
362
SYNC™ 3 Troubleshooting
374
Accessories
387
Accessories
387
Ford Protect
389
Ford Protect
389
Scheduled Maintenance
391
General Maintenance Information
391
Normal Scheduled Maintenance
394
Special Operating Conditions Scheduled Maintenance
397
Scheduled Maintenance Record
399
Appendices
409
End User License Agreement
409

FAQ about the 2018 Ford Transit Connect Manual

What contains the 2018 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 2018 owner's manual:

  • A brief overview of the vehicle and specifications
  • Handling the Unexpected, including tire changes, jump-starting, and common car issues
  • Technical Information, like engine specifications, tire sizes, and recommendations
  • Do-it-Yourself (DIY) Maintenance, for basic maintenance tasks that Ford Transit Connect owners can do
  • Environmental Information about environmentally-friendly driving practices

Where to download the 2018 Ford Transit Connect Owners Manual?

The Ford Transit Connect owner manual for the 2018 model year is to be found on this page.

Is the manual for the Ford Transit Connect 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 Transit Connect (2018) owner's manual is available in English?

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

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