2020 Ford F250 Super Duty Owner's Manual

2020 Ford F250 Super Duty owners manual
Year:
2020
Make:
Ford
Model:
F250 Super Duty
Rating:
(9)

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Size:
9.18 MB

Table of Contents

Table of contents
4
Copyright ©
2
Introduction
12
About This Manual
12
Symbols Glossary
13
Data Recording
15
Perchlorate
19
Ford Credit
19
Replacement Parts Recommendation
19
Special Notices
20
Mobile Communications Equipment
21
Export Unique Options
21
Environment
22
Protecting the Environment
22
At a Glance
23
Instrument Panel
23
Child Safety
25
General Information
25
Installing Child Restraints
27
Booster Seats
36
Child Restraint Positioning
38
Child Safety Locks
40
Seatbelts
41
Principle of Operation
41
Fastening the Seatbelts
42
Seatbelt Height Adjustment
45
Seatbelt Warning Lamp and Indicator Chime
45
Seatbelt Reminder
46
Child Restraint and Seatbelt Maintenance
47
Seatbelt Extensions
47
Supplementary Restraints System
48
Principle of Operation
48
Driver and Passenger Airbags
49
Side Airbags
54
Safety Canopy™
55
Crash Sensors and Airbag Indicator
56
Airbag Disposal
57
Keys and Remote Controls
58
General Information on Radio Frequencies
58
Remote Control
58
Replacing a Lost Key or Remote Control
64
MyKey™
65
Principle of Operation
65
Creating a MyKey
66
Clearing All MyKeys
67
Checking MyKey System Status
67
Using MyKey With Remote Start Systems
67
MyKey – Troubleshooting
67
Doors and Locks
69
Locking and Unlocking
69
Keyless Entry
72
Tailgate
74
Tailgate Lock
74
Electronic Tailgate
74
Removing the Tailgate
75
Tailgate Step
75
Bed Extender
76
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 - Vehicles With: Manual Adjustable Steering Column
85
Adjusting the Steering Wheel - Vehicles With: Power Adjustable Steering Column
85
Audio Control
87
Voice Control
87
Cruise Control - Vehicles With: Cruise Control
87
Cruise Control - Vehicles With: Adaptive Cruise Control
88
Information Display Control
88
Heated Steering Wheel
88
Horn
88
Adjustable 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 - Vehicles With: Configurable Daytime Running Lamps
93
Daytime Running Lamps - Vehicles With: Daytime Running Lamps (DRL)
94
Front Fog Lamps
94
Direction Indicators
95
Spot Lamps
95
Interior Lamps
95
Ambient Lighting
96
Cargo Lamps
96
Automatic High Beam Control
98
What Is Automatic High Beam Control
98
Switching Automatic High Beam Control On and Off
98
Automatic High Beam Control Indicators
98
Overriding Automatic High Beam Control
98
Windows and Mirrors
100
Power Windows
100
Global Opening
101
Exterior Mirrors
101
Interior Mirror
104
Sliding Windows
104
Sun Visors
105
Moonroof
105
Instrument Cluster
107
Gauges
107
Warning Lamps and Indicators
110
Audible Warnings and Indicators
114
Information Displays
115
General Information
115
Information Messages
126
Climate Control
145
Manual Climate Control
145
Automatic Climate Control
146
Hints on Controlling the Interior Climate - Vehicles With: Automatic Temperature Control
148
Hints on Controlling the Interior Climate - Vehicles With: Manual Temperature Control
149
Heated Windshield
150
Heated Rear Window
150
Heated Exterior Mirrors
150
Remote Start
150
Interior Air Quality
152
What Is the Cabin Air Filter
152
Locating the Cabin Air Filter
152
Replacing the Cabin Air Filter
152
Seats
153
Sitting in the Correct Position
153
Head Restraints
153
Manual Seats
155
Power Seats
156
Memory Function
159
Rear Seats
160
Heated Seats
162
Ventilated Seats
163
Rear Occupant Alert System
164
What is the Rear Occupant Alert System
164
How Does the Rear Occupant Alert System Work
164
Rear Occupant Alert System Precautions
164
Rear Occupant Alert System Limitations
164
Switching Rear Occupant Alert System On and Off - Vehicles With: SYNC
164
Switching Rear Occupant Alert System On and Off - Vehicles With: SYNC 3
164
Rear Occupant Alert System Indicators - Vehicles With: SYNC
165
Rear Occupant Alert System Indicators - Vehicles With: SYNC 3
165
Rear Occupant Alert System Audible Warnings
165
Garage Door Opener
166
Universal Garage Door Opener
166
Auxiliary Power Points
170
Auxiliary Power Points
170
Wireless Accessory Charging
171
Storage Compartments
174
Center Console
174
Overhead Console
174
Under Seat Storage
174
Starting and Stopping the Engine
177
General Information
177
Ignition Switch
177
Keyless Starting
178
Starting a Gasoline Engine - 6.2L/​7.3L
178
Starting a Diesel Engine - 6.7L Diesel
180
Switching Off the Engine - 6.7L Diesel
185
Engine Idle Shutdown
185
Engine Block Heater
185
Fuel and Refueling
187
Safety Precautions
187
Fuel Quality - E85
188
Fuel Quality - Gasoline
189
Fuel Quality - Diesel
190
Running Out of Fuel
192
Refueling - Gasoline
192
Refueling - Diesel
193
Fuel Consumption
196
Engine Emission Control
197
Emission Law
197
Catalytic Converter
198
Selective Catalytic Reductant System - Diesel
200
Diesel Particulate Filter
205
Transmission
210
Automatic Transmission
210
Power Take-Off
214
Four-Wheel Drive
215
Using Four-Wheel Drive
215
Rear Axle
223
Limited Slip Differential
223
Electronic Locking Differential
223
Brakes
225
General Information
225
Hints on Driving With Anti-Lock Brakes
227
Parking Brake
227
Hill Start Assist
227
Traction Control
229
Principle of Operation
229
Using Traction Control
229
Stability Control
230
Principle of Operation
230
Using Stability Control
231
Trail Control
233
What Is Trail Control
233
Switching Trail Control On and Off
233
Setting the Trail Control Speed
233
Canceling the Set Speed
233
Trail Control Indicators
233
Terrain Control
234
Principle of Operation
234
Using Hill Descent Control
234
Parking Aids
236
Principle of Operation
236
Rear Parking Aid
236
Rear View Camera
237
360 Degree Camera
240
Cruise Control
244
What Is Cruise Control
244
Switching Cruise Control On and Off
244
Setting the Cruise Control Speed
244
Canceling the Set Speed
244
Resuming the Set Speed
245
Cruise Control Indicators
245
Using Adaptive Cruise Control
245
Driving Aids
252
Driver Alert
252
Lane Keeping System
253
Blind Spot Information System
256
Cross Traffic Alert
261
Steering
264
Pre-Collision Assist
266
Drive Control
270
Load Carrying
273
Load Limit
273
Bed Ramps
277
Towing
280
Towing a Trailer
280
Trailer Reversing Aids
282
Trailer Sway Control
298
Recommended Towing Weights
298
Essential Towing Checks
303
Towing the Vehicle on Four Wheels
312
Driving Hints
315
Economical Driving
315
Off-Road Driving
315
Breaking-In
318
Driving Through Water
318
Snow Plowing
319
Floor Mats
321
Roadside Emergencies
323
Roadside Assistance
323
Hazard Flashers
324
Fire Extinguisher
324
Warning Triangle
324
Fuel Shutoff
324
Jump Starting the Vehicle
325
Post-Crash Alert System
327
Transporting the Vehicle
327
Towing Points
328
Customer Assistance
330
Getting the Services You Need
330
In California (U.S. Only)
331
The Better Business Bureau (BBB) Auto Line Program (U.S. Only)
332
Utilizing the Mediation/Arbitration Program (Canada Only)
333
Getting Assistance Outside the U.S. and Canada
333
Ordering Additional Owner's Literature
335
Reporting Safety Defects (U.S. Only)
335
Reporting Safety Defects (Canada Only)
335
Fuses
337
Fuse Specification Chart
337
Changing a Fuse
343
Maintenance
345
General Information
345
Opening and Closing the Hood
345
Under Hood Overview - 6.2L
346
Under Hood Overview - 6.7L Diesel
347
Under Hood Overview - 7.3L
348
Engine Oil Dipstick - 6.2L
349
Engine Oil Dipstick - 6.7L Diesel
349
Engine Oil Dipstick - 7.3L
349
Engine Oil Check - 6.2L
349
Engine Oil Check - 6.7L Diesel
350
Engine Oil Check - 7.3L
351
Changing the Engine Oil and Oil Filter
353
Oil Change Indicator Reset
353
Changing the Engine Air Filter - 6.2L
354
Changing the Engine Air Filter - 6.7L Diesel
355
Changing the Engine Air Filter - 7.3L
357
Draining the Fuel Filter Water Trap - 6.7L Diesel
358
Engine Coolant Check - 6.2L
361
Engine Coolant Check - 6.7L Diesel
365
Engine Coolant Check - 7.3L
368
Automatic Transmission Fluid Check
373
Transfer Case Fluid Check
374
Brake Fluid Check
374
Power Steering Fluid Check
375
Changing the 12V Battery
376
Adjusting the Headlamps
378
Washer Fluid Check
379
Fuel Filter - 6.2L
379
Checking the Wiper Blades
379
Changing the Wiper Blades
379
Changing a Bulb
380
Changing the Engine-Mounted and Diesel Fuel Conditioner Module Fuel Filters - 6.7L Diesel
383
Spring U-Bolt Check - F-600
386
Vehicle Care
388
General Information
388
Cleaning Products
388
Cleaning the Exterior
388
Waxing
390
Cleaning the Engine
390
Cleaning the Exhaust - 6.7L Diesel
390
Cleaning the Windows and Wiper Blades
391
Cleaning the Interior
391
Cleaning the Instrument Panel and Instrument Cluster Lens
393
Cleaning Leather Seats
393
Repairing Minor Paint Damage
395
Cleaning the Wheels
395
Vehicle Storage
395
Wheels and Tires
398
General Information
398
Tire Care
400
Using Snow Chains
416
Tire Pressure Monitoring System
417
Changing a Road Wheel
425
Technical Specifications
434
Capacities and Specifications
436
Engine Specifications - 6.2L
436
Engine Specifications - 6.7L Diesel
436
Engine Specifications - 7.3L
437
Motorcraft Parts - 6.2L
438
Motorcraft Parts - 6.7L Diesel
440
Motorcraft Parts - 7.3L
441
Vehicle Identification Number
442
Vehicle Certification Label
443
Transmission Code Designation
443
Capacities and Specifications - 6.2L
444
Capacities and Specifications - 6.7L Diesel
453
Capacities and Specifications - 7.3L
464
Bulb Specification Chart
474
Network Connectivity
477
Connecting the Vehicle to a Mobile Network
477
Network Connectivity – Troubleshooting
478
Vehicle Wi-Fi Hotspot
480
Creating a Vehicle Wi-Fi Hotspot
480
Changing the Vehicle Wi-Fi Hotspot Name or Password
480
Audio System
481
General Information
481
Audio Unit - Vehicles With: AM/​FM/​Touchscreen Display/​SYNC 3
481
Audio Unit - Vehicles With: SYNC
483
Digital Radio
485
Satellite Radio
487
USB Port
490
SYNC™
491
General Information
491
Using Voice Recognition
492
Using SYNC™ With Your Phone
494
SYNC™ Applications and Services
495
Using SYNC™ With Your Media Player
498
SYNC™ Troubleshooting
499
SYNC™ 3
508
General Information
508
Using Voice Recognition
510
Entertainment
516
Climate
526
Phone
528
Navigation
530
Apps
535
Settings
538
SYNC™ 3 Troubleshooting
540
Accessories
553
Accessories
553
Auxiliary Switches
554
Ford Protect
558
Ford Protect
558
Scheduled Maintenance
560
General Maintenance Information
560
Normal Scheduled Maintenance
563
Special Operating Conditions Scheduled Maintenance
569
Scheduled Maintenance Record
578
Appendices
588
Electromagnetic Compatibility
588
End User License Agreement
591
Declaration of Conformity
616
Declaration of Conformity - Vehicles With: SYNC 3
616
Index
618

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