2020 Ford Transit Owner's Manual

2020 Ford Transit owners manual
Year:
2020
Make:
Ford
Model:
Transit
Rating:
(5)

Online manual

Size:
8.58 MB

Table of Contents

Table of contents
4
Copyright ©
2
Introduction
12
About This Manual
12
Symbols Glossary
12
Data Recording
14
Perchlorate
18
Replacement Parts Recommendation
19
Special Notices
19
Mobile Communications Equipment
21
Export Unique Options
21
Environment
22
Protecting the Environment
22
Child Safety
23
General Information
23
Installing Child Restraints
25
Booster Seats
41
Child Restraint Positioning
43
Child Safety Locks
45
Seatbelts
47
Principle of Operation
47
Fastening the Seatbelts
48
Seatbelt Height Adjustment
50
Seatbelt Warning Lamp and Indicator Chime
50
Seatbelt Reminder
51
Child Restraint and Seatbelt Maintenance
53
Seatbelt Extensions
53
Supplementary Restraints System
54
Principle of Operation
54
Driver and Passenger Airbags
55
Side Airbags
61
Safety Canopy™
62
Crash Sensors and Airbag Indicator
63
Airbag Disposal
64
911 Assist
65
What Is 911 Assist
65
Emergency Call Requirements
65
Emergency Call Limitations
66
Keys and Remote Controls
67
Principle of Operation
67
General Information on Radio Frequencies
67
Remote Control - Vehicles Without: Passive Anti-Theft System (PATS)
68
Remote Control - Vehicles With: Passive Anti-Theft System (PATS)
69
Remote Control - Vehicles With: Power Sliding Door
71
Replacing a Lost Key or Remote Control
73
MyKey™
74
Principle of Operation
74
MyKey Settings
74
Creating a MyKey
75
Programming a MyKey
75
Clearing All MyKeys
77
Checking MyKey System Status
77
Using MyKey With Remote Start Systems
78
MyKey – Troubleshooting
78
Doors and Locks
79
Locking and Unlocking
79
Sliding Door
83
Sliding Door Precautions
83
Sliding Door
85
Sliding Door Precautions
85
Stopping the Sliding Door Movement
87
Resetting the Power Sliding Door
87
Keyless Entry
90
Locating the Keyless Entry Keypad
90
Security
92
Passive Anti-Theft System - Vehicles With: Passive Anti-Theft System (PATS)
92
Anti-Theft Alarm - Vehicles Without: Anti-Theft Alarm Horn with Integral Battery
93
Anti-Theft Alarm - Vehicles With: Anti-Theft Alarm Horn with Integral Battery
94
Power Running Boards
96
Using Power Running Boards
96
Steering Wheel
99
Adjusting the Steering Wheel
99
Wipers and Washers
100
Windshield Wipers
100
Autowipers
100
Windshield Washers
101
Lighting
103
General Information
103
Lighting Control
103
Autolamps
104
Instrument Lighting Dimmer
105
Daytime Running Lamps
105
Automatic High Beam Control
106
Front Fog Lamps
107
Direction Indicators
108
Interior Lamps
108
Cargo Lamps
109
Windows and Mirrors
110
Power Windows
110
Exterior Mirrors
111
Gauges
113
Warning Lamps and Indicators
114
Information Displays
118
General Information
118
Trip Computer
120
Personalized Settings
122
Climate Control
124
Manual Climate Control
124
Hints on Controlling the Interior Climate
125
Rear Passenger Climate Controls
126
Heated Rear Window
126
Heated Exterior Mirrors - Vehicles Without: Heated Rear Window
126
Heated Exterior Mirrors - Vehicles With: Heated Rear Window
126
Auxiliary Heater
127
Remote Start
128
Interior Air Quality
130
What Is the Cabin Air Filter
130
Locating the Cabin Air Filter
130
Changing the Cabin Air Filter
130
Seats
131
Sitting in the Correct Position
131
Head Restraints
131
Manual Seats - Vehicles With: 2-Way Manual Seat
132
Manual Seats - Vehicles With: 4-Way Manual Seat
134
Power Seats
136
Rear Seats
138
Heated Seats
141
Auxiliary Power Points
142
Auxiliary Power Points
142
Cigar Lighter
144
Storage Compartments
145
Overhead Console
145
Bottle Holders
145
Overhead Storage
145
Rear Overhead Storage
145
Starting and Stopping the Engine
147
General Information
147
Ignition Switch
147
Steering Wheel Lock
148
Starting a Gasoline Engine
148
Starting a Diesel Engine
149
Switching Off the Engine
151
Engine Block Heater
151
Auto-Start-Stop
153
What Is Auto-Start-Stop
153
Auto-Start-Stop Precautions
153
Switching Auto-Start-Stop On and Off
153
Stopping the Engine
153
Restarting the Engine
153
Auto-Start-Stop Indicators
154
Fuel and Refueling
156
Safety Precautions
156
Fuel Quality - 2.0L EcoBlue, Diesel
156
Fuel Quality - 3.5L Duratec, E85
159
Fuel Quality - 3.5L Duratec/​3.5L Ecoboost™, Gasoline
160
Fuel Filler Funnel Location
161
Running Out of Fuel
161
Refueling
162
Engine Emission Control
166
Emission Law
166
Catalytic Converter - 3.5L Duratec/​3.5L Ecoboost™
167
Selective Catalytic Reductant System - 2.0L EcoBlue
168
Diesel Particulate Filter
171
Transmission
177
Automatic Transmission
177
Tow/Haul
179
All-Wheel Drive
181
Using All-Wheel Drive
181
Brakes
186
General Information
186
Hints on Driving With Anti-Lock Brakes
186
Hill Start Assist
186
Parking Brake
189
Applying the Parking Brake
189
Releasing the Parking Brake
189
Parking Brake Audible Warning
189
Parking Brake
190
Applying the Parking Brake
190
Releasing the Parking Brake
190
Pushing the Parking Brake Lever Down
190
Parking Brake Audible Warning
190
Traction Control
192
Principle of Operation
192
Using Traction Control
192
Stability Control
193
Principle of Operation
193
Using Stability Control
194
Parking Aids
195
Principle of Operation
195
Parking Aid
195
Rear Parking Aid
197
Front Parking Aid
199
Side Sensing System
201
Active Park Assist
203
Rear View Camera - Vehicles With: Parking Aid Camera
205
180 Degree Camera
208
Cruise Control
210
Principle of Operation
210
Using Cruise Control
210
Using Adaptive Cruise Control
211
Driving Aids
219
Speed Limiter
219
Driver Alert
219
Lane Keeping System
222
Blind Spot Information System
226
Cross Traffic Alert
229
Eco
233
Steering
234
Pre-Collision Assist
235
Front View Camera
239
Drive Control
240
Load Carrying
242
Roof Racks and Load Carriers - Bus
242
Roof Racks and Load Carriers - Van
242
Load Retaining Fixtures
242
Load Limit
243
Towing
248
Towing a Trailer
248
Recommended Towing Weights - Chassis Cab/​Crew Van/​Cutaway/​Van
249
Recommended Towing Weights - M2 Bus
251
Essential Towing Checks
254
Towing the Vehicle on Four Wheels
260
Driving Hints
261
Breaking-In
261
Reduced Engine Performance
261
Economical Driving
261
Cold Weather Precautions
261
Driving Through Water
262
Floor Mats
262
Roadside Emergencies
264
Roadside Assistance
264
Hazard Flashers
265
Emergency Exit - M2 Bus
265
Fuel Shutoff
265
Jump Starting the Vehicle - 2.0L EcoBlue
266
Jump Starting the Vehicle - 3.5L Duratec/​3.5L Ecoboost™
268
Post-Crash Alert System
271
Transporting the Vehicle
271
Towing Points
272
Customer Assistance
273
Ford Credit
273
Getting the Services You Need
273
In California (U.S. Only)
274
The Better Business Bureau (BBB) Auto Line Program (U.S. Only)
275
Utilizing the Mediation/Arbitration Program (Canada Only)
276
Getting Assistance Outside the U.S. and Canada
276
Ordering Additional Owner's Literature
278
Reporting Safety Defects (U.S. Only)
278
Reporting Safety Defects (Canada Only)
279
Fuses
280
Fuse Box Locations
280
Fuse Specification Chart
281
Changing a Fuse
293
Maintenance
295
General Information
295
Opening and Closing the Hood
295
Under Hood Overview - 2.0L EcoBlue
297
Under Hood Overview - 3.5L Duratec
298
Under Hood Overview - 3.5L Ecoboost™
299
Engine Oil Dipstick - 2.0L EcoBlue
300
Engine Oil Dipstick - 3.5L Duratec
300
Engine Oil Dipstick - 3.5L Ecoboost™
300
Engine Oil Check
300
Changing the Engine Oil and Oil Filter
301
Oil Change Indicator Reset - Diesel
302
Oil Change Indicator Reset - Gasoline
303
Engine Cooling Fan - Diesel
303
Engine Cooling Fan - Gasoline
303
Engine Coolant Check
303
Automatic Transmission Fluid Check
307
Brake Fluid Check
308
Fuel Filter Service Indicator Check
308
Washer Fluid Check
308
Draining the Fuel Filter Water Trap
308
Fuel Filter - Gasoline
309
Changing the 12V Battery
309
Checking the Wiper Blades
311
Changing the Front Wiper Blades
312
Adjusting the Headlamps
312
Removing a Headlamp
314
Changing a Bulb
314
Changing the Engine Air Filter
319
Drive Belt Routing - 2.0L EcoBlue
320
Drive Belt Routing - 3.5L Duratec/​3.5L Ecoboost™, Vehicles With: Dual Generators
321
Drive Belt Routing - 3.5L Duratec/​3.5L Ecoboost™, Vehicles With: Single Generator
321
Vehicle Care
322
Cleaning Products
322
Cleaning the Exterior
323
Waxing
324
Cleaning the Engine
325
Cleaning the Windows and Wiper Blades
325
Cleaning the Interior
326
Cleaning the Instrument Panel and Instrument Cluster Lens
328
Repairing Minor Paint Damage
328
Cleaning the Wheels
328
Vehicle Storage
329
Body Styling Kits
331
Wheels and Tires
332
General Information
332
Tire Care
333
Using Winter Tires
350
Using Snow Chains
351
Tire Pressure Monitoring System
352
Changing a Road Wheel
356
Lug Nuts
367
Capacities and Specifications
368
Engine Specifications - 2.0L EcoBlue
368
Engine Specifications - 3.5L Duratec
369
Engine Specifications - 3.5L Ecoboost™
370
Motorcraft Parts - 2.0L EcoBlue
371
Motorcraft Parts - 3.5L Duratec
372
Motorcraft Parts - 3.5L Ecoboost™
373
Vehicle Identification Number
374
Vehicle Certification Label
375
Transmission Code Designation
375
Capacities and Specifications - 2.0L EcoBlue
376
Capacities and Specifications - 3.5L Duratec
380
Capacities and Specifications - 3.5L Ecoboost™
386
Bulb Specification Chart
392
Connected Vehicle
394
Connected Vehicle Requirements
394
Connected Vehicle Limitations
394
Connecting the Vehicle to a Wi-Fi Network
394
Connected Vehicle – Troubleshooting
395
Wi-Fi Hotspot
397
Creating a Wi-Fi Hotspot
397
Changing the Wi-Fi Hotspot Name or Password
397
Audio System
398
General Information
398
Audio Unit - Vehicles Without: SYNC
398
Audio Unit - Vehicles With: SYNC 3
400
AM/FM Radio - Vehicles Without: SYNC
401
Audio Unit Clock and Date Displays - Vehicles Without: SYNC
402
Connecting a Bluetooth Device - Vehicles Without: SYNC
402
Streaming Bluetooth Audio - Vehicles Without: SYNC
402
Playing Media From a USB Device - Vehicles Without: SYNC
402
USB Port
403
Using Voice Recognition
403
SYNC™
404
General Information
404
Using Voice Recognition
405
Using SYNC™ With Your Phone
407
SYNC™ Applications and Services
408
Using SYNC™ With Your Media Player
411
SYNC™ Troubleshooting
412
SYNC™ 3
421
General Information
421
Using Voice Recognition
423
Entertainment
429
Phone
439
Navigation
440
Apps
446
Settings
448
SYNC™ 3 Troubleshooting
450
Accessories
463
Accessories
463
Auxiliary Switches
464
Ford Protect
465
Ford Protect
465
Scheduled Maintenance
467
General Maintenance Information
467
Normal Scheduled Maintenance
470
Special Operating Conditions Scheduled Maintenance
472
Scheduled Maintenance Record
474
Appendices
485
Electromagnetic Compatibility
485
End User License Agreement
487
Declaration of Conformity
512
Index
514

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