2020 Ford Transit Connect Owner's Manual

2020 Ford Transit Connect owners manual
Year:
2020
Make:
Ford
Model:
Transit Connect
Rating:
(9)

Online manual

Size:
7.73 MB

Table of Contents

Table of contents
5
Copyright ©
3
Introduction
11
About This Manual
11
Symbols Glossary
11
Data Recording
13
Perchlorate
17
Ford Credit
17
Replacement Parts Recommendation
18
Special Notices
18
Mobile Communications Equipment
19
Export Unique Options
20
Environment
21
Protecting the Environment
21
At a Glance
22
Instrument Panel - RHD
22
Instrument Panel - LHD
23
Child Safety
25
General Information
25
Installing Child Restraints
27
Booster Seats
34
Child Restraint Positioning
36
Child Safety Locks
37
Seatbelts
39
Principle of Operation
39
Fastening the Seatbelts
40
Seatbelt Height Adjustment
42
Seatbelt Warning Lamp and Indicator Chime
42
Seatbelt Reminder
43
Child Restraint and Seatbelt Maintenance
45
Seatbelt Extension
45
Personal Safety System™
46
Personal Safety System™
46
Supplementary Restraints System
47
Principle of Operation
47
Driver and Passenger Airbags
48
Front Passenger Sensing System
49
Side Airbags
52
Driver Knee Airbag
53
Safety Canopy™
53
Crash Sensors and Airbag Indicator
54
Airbag Disposal
55
911 Assist
56
About 911 Assist
56
Emergency Call Requirements
56
Emergency Call Limitations
57
Keys and Remote Controls
58
General Information on Radio Frequencies
58
Remote Control - Vehicles With: Keyless Entry and Push Button Start
58
Remote Control - Vehicles With: Remote Flip Key
61
Replacing a Lost Key or Remote Control
62
Passive Key Backup Position
62
MyKey™
63
Principle of Operation
63
MyKey Settings
63
Creating a MyKey - Vehicles Without: Push Button Start
64
Creating a MyKey - Vehicles With: Push Button Start
64
Programming a MyKey
65
Clearing All MyKeys
67
Checking MyKey System Status
67
Using MyKey With Remote Start Systems
68
MyKey – Troubleshooting - Vehicles Without: Push Button Start
68
MyKey – Troubleshooting - Vehicles With: Push Button Start
68
Doors and Locks
70
Locking and Unlocking
70
Sliding Door
73
Keyless Entry
74
Liftgate
77
Manual Liftgate
77
Security
78
Passive Anti-Theft System
78
Anti-Theft Alarm
80
Steering Wheel
82
Adjusting the Steering Wheel
82
Horn
82
Wipers and Washers
83
Windshield Wipers
83
Autowipers
83
Windshield Washers
85
Rear Window Wiper and Washers
85
Lighting
86
General Information
86
Lighting Control
86
Autolamps
87
Instrument Lighting Dimmer
87
Headlamp Exit Delay
88
Daytime Running Lamps
88
Automatic High Beam Control
88
Front Fog Lamps
90
Cornering Lamps
91
Direction Indicators
91
Interior Lamps
92
Windows and Mirrors
93
Power Windows - Vehicles With: Rear Power Windows
93
Power Windows - Vehicles With: One-Touch Open Driver Window
94
Global Opening
94
Exterior Mirrors
94
Interior Mirror - Vehicles Without: Auto-Dimming Interior Mirror
95
Interior Mirror - Vehicles With: Auto-Dimming Interior Mirror
95
Sun Shades
96
Instrument Cluster
97
Gauges
97
Warning Lamps and Indicators
98
Audible Warnings and Indicators
100
Information Displays
102
General Information
102
Trip Computer
104
Personalized Settings
104
Information Messages
104
Climate Control
118
Manual Climate Control
118
Automatic Climate Control
119
Hints on Controlling the Interior Climate - Vehicles With: Automatic Temperature Control
120
Hints on Controlling the Interior Climate - Vehicles With: Manual Temperature Control
121
Rear Passenger Climate Controls
122
Heated Windshield
122
Heated Rear Window
122
Heated Exterior Mirrors
123
Cabin Air Filter
123
Seats
124
Sitting in the Correct Position
124
Head Restraints
124
Manual Seats
126
Power Seats
128
Rear Seats - Long Wheelbase, Vehicles With: Second Row Dual Captain Chairs
129
Rear Seats - Short Wheelbase
132
Rear Seats - Long Wheelbase, Vehicles With: 60/​40 Split Second Row Seating
136
Heated Seats
139
Auxiliary Power Points
140
Auxiliary Power Points
140
Cigar Lighter
140
Wireless Accessory Charging
141
Storage Compartments
142
Overhead Console
142
Starting and Stopping the Engine
143
General Information
143
Ignition Switch
143
Push Button Ignition Switch
144
Starting a Gasoline Engine
146
Starting a Flex Fuel Engine
150
Starting a Diesel Engine
152
Switching Off the Engine
154
Engine Block Heater
154
Unique Driving Characteristics
156
Auto-Start-Stop
156
Fuel and Refueling
158
Safety Precautions
158
Fuel Quality - Diesel
158
Fuel Quality - Gasoline
161
Fuel Quality - E85
162
Fuel Filler Funnel Location
163
Running Out of Fuel
163
Refueling
165
Fuel Consumption
167
Engine Emission Control
169
Emission Law
169
Catalytic Converter
170
Selective Catalytic Reductant System
171
Diesel Particulate Filter
174
Transmission
180
Automatic Transmission - 6-Speed Automatic Transmission
180
Automatic Transmission - 8-Speed Automatic Transmission
182
Brakes
185
General Information
185
Hints on Driving With Anti-Lock Brakes
186
Parking Brake
186
Hill Start Assist
186
Traction Control
188
Principle of Operation
188
Using Traction Control
188
Stability Control
189
Principle of Operation
189
Using Stability Control
190
Parking Aids
191
Principle of Operation
191
Rear Parking Aid
191
Front Parking Aid
193
Side Sensing System
195
Active Park Assist
197
Rear View Camera
204
Cruise Control
207
Principle of Operation
207
Using Cruise Control
207
Using Adaptive Cruise Control
208
Driving Aids
214
Driver Alert
214
Lane Keeping System
216
Blind Spot Information System
220
Cross Traffic Alert
222
Eco
225
Steering
226
Pre-Collision Assist
227
Load Carrying
233
Luggage Anchor Points
233
Rear Under Floor Storage
233
Cargo Nets
234
Roof Racks and Load Carriers
236
Load Limit
237
Towing
242
Towing a Trailer
242
Trailer Sway Control
243
Recommended Towing Weights
243
Essential Towing Checks
245
Transporting the Vehicle
248
Towing the Vehicle on Four Wheels
249
Driving Hints
251
Breaking-In
251
Reduced Engine Performance
251
Economical Driving
251
Cold Weather Precautions
252
Driving Through Water
252
Floor Mats
252
Roadside Emergencies
254
Roadside Assistance
254
Hazard Flashers
255
Fuel Shutoff
255
Jump Starting the Vehicle
256
Post-Crash Alert System
258
Towing Points
258
Customer Assistance
260
Getting the Services You Need
260
In California (U.S. Only)
261
The Better Business Bureau (BBB) Auto Line Program (U.S. Only)
262
Utilizing the Mediation/Arbitration Program (Canada Only)
263
Getting Assistance Outside the U.S. and Canada
263
Ordering Additional Owner's Literature
265
Reporting Safety Defects (U.S. Only)
265
Reporting Safety Defects (Canada Only)
265
Fuses
267
Fuse Box Locations
267
Fuse Specification Chart
268
Changing a Fuse
273
Maintenance
274
General Information
274
Opening and Closing the Hood
274
Under Hood Overview - 1.5L EcoBlue
276
Under Hood Overview - 2.0L Duratec-HE (MI4)/​2.0L Flex Fuel
277
Under Hood Overview - 2.5L, LHD
278
Under Hood Overview - 2.5L, RHD
279
Engine Oil Dipstick - 1.5L EcoBlue
280
Engine Oil Dipstick - 2.0L Duratec-HE (MI4)/​2.0L Flex Fuel/​2.5L
280
Engine Oil Check
280
Oil Change Indicator Reset
281
Engine Cooling Fan - Gasoline
282
Engine Cooling Fan - Diesel
282
Engine Coolant Check
282
Automatic Transmission Fluid Check
286
Brake Fluid Check
287
Washer Fluid Check
287
Changing the 12V Battery
288
Checking the Wiper Blades
289
Changing the Front Wiper Blades
289
Changing the Rear Wiper Blades - Vehicles With: Manual Liftgate
290
Changing the Rear Wiper Blades - Vehicles With: Rear Cargo Doors
291
Adjusting the Headlamps
291
Changing a Bulb
292
Changing the Engine Air Filter - 2.0L Duratec-HE (MI4)/​2.0L Flex Fuel, 1.5L EcoBlue
297
Changing the Engine Air Filter - 2.5L
298
Drive Belt Routing - 1.5L EcoBlue
299
Drive Belt Routing - 2.0L Duratec-HE (MI4)/​2.0L Flex Fuel
299
Drive Belt Routing - 2.5L
299
Vehicle Care
300
Cleaning Products
300
Cleaning the Exterior
301
Waxing
302
Cleaning the Windows and Wiper Blades
303
Cleaning the Interior
303
Cleaning the Instrument Panel and Instrument Cluster Lens
305
Cleaning Leather Seats
305
Repairing Minor Paint Damage
306
Cleaning the Wheels
306
Vehicle Storage
306
Wheels and Tires
309
General Information
309
Tire Sealant and Inflator Kit
310
Tire Care
315
Using Winter Tires
329
Using Snow Chains
329
Tire Pressure Monitoring System
330
Changing a Road Wheel
334
Tire Pressures
338
Lug Nuts
339
Capacities and Specifications
341
Engine Specifications - 1.5L EcoBlue
341
Engine Specifications - 2.0L Duratec-HE (MI4)/​2.0L Flex Fuel
342
Engine Specifications - 2.5L
343
Motorcraft Parts - 1.5L EcoBlue
344
Motorcraft Parts - 2.0L Duratec-HE (MI4)/​2.0L Flex Fuel
345
Motorcraft Parts - 2.5L
346
Vehicle Identification Number
347
Vehicle Certification Label
348
Transmission Code Designation - 6-Speed Automatic Transmission
348
Transmission Code Designation - 8-Speed Automatic Transmission
349
Capacities and Specifications - 1.5L EcoBlue
349
Capacities and Specifications - 2.0L Duratec-HE (MI4)/​2.0L Flex Fuel
354
Capacities and Specifications - 2.5L
359
Bulb Specification Chart
364
Network Connectivity
366
Connecting the Vehicle to a Wi-Fi Network - Vehicles With: SYNC 3
366
Network Connectivity – Troubleshooting
367
Wi-Fi Hotspot
369
Creating a Wi-Fi Hotspot - Vehicles Without: SYNC 3
369
Creating a Wi-Fi Hotspot - Vehicles With: SYNC 3
369
Changing the Wi-Fi Hotspot Name or Password - Vehicles Without: SYNC 3
370
Changing the Wi-Fi Hotspot Name or Password - Vehicles With: SYNC 3
370
Audio System
371
General Information
371
Audio Unit - Vehicles Without: SYNC 3
372
Audio Unit - Vehicles With: SYNC 3
375
AM/FM Radio - Vehicles Without: SYNC 3
376
Audio Unit Clock and Date Displays - Vehicles Without: SYNC 3
377
Connecting a Bluetooth Device - Vehicles Without: SYNC 3
377
Satellite Radio
377
Streaming Bluetooth Audio - Vehicles Without: SYNC 3
379
Playing Media From a USB Device - Vehicles Without: SYNC 3
379
USB Port
380
Using Voice Recognition
380
SYNC™ 3
381
General Information
381
Home Screen
388
Using Voice Recognition
388
Entertainment
394
Phone
396
Navigation
397
Apps
401
Settings
402
SYNC™ 3 Troubleshooting
416
Accessories
429
Accessories
429
Ford Protect
430
Ford Protect
430
Scheduled Maintenance
432
General Maintenance Information
432
Normal Scheduled Maintenance
435
Special Operating Conditions Scheduled Maintenance
438
Scheduled Maintenance Record
440
Appendices
450
Electromagnetic Compatibility
450
End User License Agreement
452
Declaration of Conformity - Vehicles Without: SYNC 3
477
Declaration of Conformity - Vehicles With: SYNC 3
478
Declaration of Conformity - Vehicles With: Wireless Accessory Charging
478
Type Approvals
480
Index
493

FAQ about the 2020 Ford Transit Connect Manual

What contains the 2020 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 2020 owner's manual:

  • Fuel Information, with recommended fuel type and fuel tank capacity
  • Do-it-Yourself (DIY) Maintenance, for basic maintenance tasks that Ford Transit Connect owners can do
  • Handling the Unexpected, including tire changes, jump-starting, and common car issues
  • Customer Assistance, with contact information for customer support
  • Basic operations, like starting and stopping the engine and driver settings

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The Ford Transit Connect (2020) owner's manual is available in English?

Yes, the owner's manual for the model year 2020 is available in English.

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