2021 Ford F150 Owner's Manual

2021 Ford F150 owners manual
Year:
2021
Make:
Ford
Model:
F150
Rating:
(5)

Online manual

Size:
8.09 MB

Table of Contents

Table of contents
4
Copyright ©
2
Contacting Us
22
Contacting Us
22
Introduction
24
About This Publication
24
Using This Publication
25
Symbols Glossary
26
Symbols Used on Your Vehicle
26
Data Privacy
29
Data Privacy
29
Service Data
30
Event Data
30
Settings Data
31
Connected Vehicle Data
31
Mobile Device Data
32
Emergency Call System Data
32
Visual Search
33
Steering Wheel
33
Instrument Panel
34
Vehicle Interior
35
Front Exterior
36
Rear Exterior
37
Child Safety
38
Child Safety Precautions
38
Child Restraint Anchor Points
39
Child Restraints
41
Installing Child Restraints
42
Booster Seats
49
Child Safety Locks
51
Seatbelts
52
Seatbelt Precautions
52
Fastening and Unfastening the Seatbelts
53
Sensitive Locking Mode
54
Automatic Locking Mode
54
Adjusting the Seatbelts During Pregnancy
55
Adjusting the Seatbelt Height
55
Adjusting the Seatbelt Length
56
Seatbelt Reminder
56
Checking the Seatbelts
58
Seatbelt Extensions
59
Personal Safety System™
60
What Is the Personal Safety System
60
How Does the Personal Safety System Work
60
Personal Safety System Components
60
Airbags
61
How Do the Front Airbags Work
61
How Do the Side Airbags Work
61
How Do the Knee Airbags Work
62
How Does the Safety Canopy™ Work
62
Airbag Precautions
63
Properly Adjusting the Driver and Front Passenger Seats
64
Children and Airbags
64
Front Passenger Sensing System
65
Crash Sensors and Airbag Indicator
68
Disposing of Airbags
69
Pedestrian Alert System
70
What Is the Pedestrian Alert System
70
911 Assist
71
What Is 911 Assist
71
How Does 911 Assist Work
71
Emergency Call Requirements
71
Emergency Call Limitations
72
Keys and Remote Controls
73
Remote Control Limitations
73
Using the Remote Control
73
Opening and Closing the Flip Key
73
Removing the Key Blade
74
Sounding the Panic Alarm
74
Locating Your Vehicle
74
Changing the Remote Control Battery - Vehicles With: Push Button Start
75
Changing the Remote Control Battery - Vehicles With: Flip Key
76
Replacing a Lost Key or Remote Control
77
Programming the Remote Control - Vehicles With: Push Button Start
78
Programming the Remote Control - Vehicles With: Flip Key
79
Keys and Remote Controls – Troubleshooting
80
MyKey™
81
What Is MyKey
81
MyKey Settings
81
Creating a MyKey - Vehicles With: Push Button Start
82
Creating a MyKey - Vehicles With: Flip Key
83
Programming a MyKey
83
Clearing All MyKeys
83
Checking MyKey System Status
83
Using MyKey With Remote Start Systems
83
MyKey – Troubleshooting
84
Doors and Locks
87
Operating the Doors From Outside Your Vehicle
87
Operating the Doors From Inside Your Vehicle
87
Autounlock
88
Autolock
88
Mislock
88
Doors and Locks Audible Warnings
89
Doors and Locks – Troubleshooting
89
Keyless Entry
90
Locating the Keyless Entry Keypad
90
Keyless Entry Limitations
90
Master Access Code
90
Keyless Entry Settings
90
Locking and Unlocking the Doors Using Remote Keyless Entry
91
Locking and Unlocking the Doors Using Keyless Entry Keypad
92
Keyless Entry – Troubleshooting
92
Easy Entry and Exit
93
How Does Easy Entry and Exit Work
93
Switching Easy Entry and Exit On and Off
93
Tailgate
94
Opening the Tailgate
94
Locking and Unlocking the Tailgate
94
Removing and Installing the Tailgate
94
Tailgate Step
95
Bed Extender
96
Tailgate Work Surface
98
Tailgate
99
Opening the Tailgate
99
Closing the Tailgate
99
Removing and Installing the Tailgate
100
Tailgate Step
101
Bed Extender
102
Tailgate Work Surface
104
Tailgate – Troubleshooting
105
Tailgate
107
Opening the Tailgate
107
Removing and Installing the Tailgate
107
Tailgate Step
108
Bed Extender
109
Tailgate Work Surface
111
Tailgate – Troubleshooting
112
Security
114
Passive Anti-Theft System
114
Anti-Theft Alarm System
114
Anti-Theft Alarm System Settings
115
Security – Troubleshooting
116
Power Running Boards
118
Power Running Board Precautions
118
Power Running Board Settings
118
Power Running Board Kick Switch
118
Deploying and Stowing the Power Running Boards
119
Power Running Boards – Troubleshooting
119
Steering Wheel
120
Adjusting the Steering Wheel - Vehicles With: Manual Adjustable Steering Column
120
Adjusting the Steering Wheel - Vehicles With: Power Adjustable Steering Column
120
Resetting the Stopping Position - Vehicles With: Power Adjustable Steering Column
121
Horn
121
Switching the Heated Steering Wheel On and Off
121
Adjustable Pedals
122
Adjusting the Pedals
122
Wipers and Washers
123
Wipers
123
Autowipers
123
Checking the Wiper Blades
124
Replacing the Front Wiper Blades
124
Washers
125
Wipers and Washers – Troubleshooting
125
Exterior Lighting
127
Exterior Lighting Control
127
Headlamps
127
Headlamps – Troubleshooting
127
Autolamps
128
Exterior Lamps
128
Exterior Zone Lighting
130
Automatic High Beam Control
131
Automatic High Beam Control – Troubleshooting
133
Glare Free Lighting
134
Glare Free Lighting – Troubleshooting
136
Adaptive Front Lighting
136
Interior Lighting
138
Switching All of the Interior Lamps On and Off
138
Switching the Front Interior Lamps On and Off
138
Switching the Rear Interior Lamps On and Off
138
Interior Lamp Function
138
Adjusting the Instrument Panel Lighting Brightness
139
Ambient Lighting
139
Windows
140
Opening and Closing the Windows
140
Window Bounce-Back
140
Locking the Rear Window Controls
141
Opening and Closing the Sliding Windows
141
Interior Mirror
142
Interior Mirror Precautions
142
Manually Dimming the Interior Mirror
142
Auto-Dimming Interior Mirror
142
Exterior Mirrors
143
Adjusting the Exterior Mirrors
143
Folding the Exterior Mirrors - Vehicles With: Manual Folding Mirrors
143
Folding the Exterior Mirrors - Vehicles With: Power Folding Mirrors
143
Extending the Exterior Mirrors
144
Auto-Dimming Exterior Mirror
144
Moonroof
145
Opening and Closing the Sun Shade
145
Opening and Closing the Moonroof
145
Venting the Moonroof
145
Moonroof Bounce-Back
146
Instrument Cluster
147
Instrument Cluster Overview - Vehicles With: 4.2 Inch Screen
147
Instrument Cluster Overview - Vehicles With: 8 Inch Screen
148
Instrument Cluster Overview - Vehicles With: 12.3 Inch Screen
149
What Is the Tachometer
149
What Is the Speedometer
149
Fuel Gauge
149
What Is the Engine Coolant Temperature Gauge
150
What Is the Engine Oil Pressure Gauge
150
What Is the Transmission Fluid Temperature Gauge
150
What Is the Turbo Boost Gauge
150
What Is the Diesel Exhaust Fluid Gauge
150
What Are the Instrument Cluster Warning Lamps
150
Instrument Cluster Warning Lamps
151
What Are the Instrument Cluster Indicators
152
Instrument Cluster Indicators
152
Instrument Cluster Display
154
Using the Instrument Cluster Display Controls
154
Instrument Cluster Display Main Menu - Vehicles With: 4.2 Inch Screen
154
Instrument Cluster Display Main Menu - Vehicles With: 8 Inch Screen
155
Instrument Cluster Display Main Menu - Vehicles With: 12.3 Inch Screen
155
Trip Computer - Vehicles With: 4.2 Inch Screen
155
Trip Computer - Vehicles With: 8 Inch Screen/​12.3 Inch Screen
156
Customizing the Instrument Cluster Display
156
Personalized Settings
156
Hybrid Display Information
157
What Is Brake Coach
157
What Is the Trip Summary
157
Remote Start
158
What Is Remote Start
158
Remote Start Precautions
158
Remote Start Limitations
158
Enabling Remote Start
158
Remotely Starting and Stopping the Vehicle
158
Extending the Remote Start Duration
159
Remote Start Remote Control Indicators
159
Remote Start Settings
159
Climate Control
161
Identifying the Climate Control Unit
161
Switching Climate Control On and Off
161
Switching Recirculated Air On and Off
161
Switching Air Conditioning On and Off
161
Switching Defrost On and Off
161
Switching Maximum Defrost On and Off
161
Switching Maximum Cooling On and Off
162
Switching the Heated Wiper Park On and Off
162
Switching the Heated Rear Window On and Off
162
Switching the Heated Mirrors On and Off
162
Setting the Blower Motor Speed
162
Setting the Temperature
162
Directing the Flow of Air
163
Auto Mode
163
Climate Control Hints
164
Climate Control
166
Identifying the Climate Control Unit
166
Switching Climate Control On and Off
166
Switching Recirculated Air On and Off
166
Switching Air Conditioning On and Off
166
Switching Defrost On and Off
166
Switching Maximum Defrost On and Off
166
Switching Maximum Cooling On and Off
167
Switching the Heated Rear Window On and Off
167
Switching the Heated Mirrors On and Off
167
Setting the Blower Motor Speed
167
Setting the Temperature
167
Directing the Flow of Air
167
Climate Control Hints
168
Interior Air Quality
169
What Is the Cabin Air Filter
169
Replacing the Cabin Air Filter
169
Front Seats
170
Front Seat Precautions
170
Sitting in the Correct Position
170
Manual Seats
171
Power Seats
173
Massage Seats
176
Heated Seats
177
Ventilated Seats
177
Rear Seats
179
Manual Seats
179
Heated Seats
180
Rear Occupant Alert System
182
What is the Rear Occupant Alert System
182
How Does the Rear Occupant Alert System Work
182
Rear Occupant Alert System Precautions
182
Rear Occupant Alert System Limitations
182
Switching Rear Occupant Alert System On and Off
182
Rear Occupant Alert System Indicators
183
Rear Occupant Alert System Audible Warnings
183
Memory Function
184
What Is the Memory Function
184
Memory Function Precautions
184
Locating the Memory Function Buttons
184
Saving a Preset Position
184
Recalling a Preset Position
184
Garage Door Opener
185
What Is the Garage Door Opener
185
How Does the Garage Door Opener Work
185
Garage Door Opener Precautions
185
Garage Door Opener Limitations
186
Programming the Garage Door Opener to Your Hand-Held Transmitter
186
Programming the Garage Door Opener to Your Garage Door Opener Motor
187
Programming the Garage Door Opener to Your Gate Opener Motor
187
Clearing the Garage Door Opener
188
Reprogramming the Garage Door Opener
188
Garage Door Opener Radio Frequencies
188
USB Ports
189
Locating the USB Ports
189
Playing Media Using the USB Port
189
Charging a Device
190
Power Outlet
191
What Is the Power Outlet
191
Power Outlet Precautions - Vehicles With: 2kW
191
Power Outlet Precautions - Vehicles With: 2.4kW/​7.2kW
192
Locating the Power Outlet
193
Power Outlet Indicators - Vehicles With: 2kW
193
Power Outlet Indicators - Vehicles With: 2.4kW/​7.2kW
194
What Is Utility Idle Mode - Vehicles With: Flip Key
194
Switching Utility Idle On and Off - Vehicles With: Flip Key
194
What Is Generator Mode
195
Switching Generator Mode On and Off
195
Resetting Ground Fault Detection
195
Resetting the Circuit Breaker - Vehicles With: 7.2kW
196
Power Outlet – Troubleshooting
197
Power Outlet
200
What Is the Power Outlet
200
Power Outlet Precautions
200
Power Outlet Limitations
200
Locating the Power Outlet
200
Power Outlet Indicators
201
Power Outlet
202
What Is the Power Outlet
202
Power Outlet Precautions
202
Locating the Power Outlet
202
Center Console Work Surface
203
Using the Center Console Work Surface - Vehicles With: Column Shift
203
Using the Center Console Work Surface - Vehicles With: Console Shift
204
Center Console Work Surface – Troubleshooting
205
Wireless Accessory Charger
206
What Is the Wireless Accessory Charger
206
Wireless Accessory Charger Precautions
206
Locating the Wireless Accessory Charger
206
Charging a Wireless Device
206
Storage
208
Cup Holders
208
Glove Compartment
208
Under Seat Storage
209
Glasses Holder
211
Starting and Stopping the Engine
212
Starting and Stopping the Engine – Precautions
212
Ignition Switch
212
Push Button Ignition Switch
213
Starting the Engine
213
Engine Block Heater
216
Stopping the Engine
217
Automatic Engine Stop
218
Accessing the Passive Key Backup Position
219
Starting and Stopping the Engine – Troubleshooting
219
Hybrid Electric Vehicle Information
224
What is a Hybrid Electric Vehicle
224
How Does a Hybrid Electric Vehicle Work
224
Hybrid Electric Vehicle Driving Characteristics
224
Low Engine Use Mode
224
Hybrid Electric Vehicle Information Indicators
225
Hybrid Electric Vehicle Information – Troubleshooting
225
Auto-Start-Stop
227
What Is Auto-Start-Stop
227
Auto-Start-Stop Precautions
227
Switching Auto-Start-Stop On and Off
227
Stopping the Engine
227
Restarting the Engine
227
Auto-Start-Stop Indicators
227
Auto-Start-Stop – Troubleshooting
228
Fuel and Refueling
230
Fuel and Refueling Precautions
230
Fuel Quality
230
Locating the Fuel Filler Funnel
235
Running Out of Fuel
235
Refueling
236
Fuel Tank Capacity - Excluding: Hybrid Electric Vehicle (HEV)
241
Fuel Tank Capacity - Hybrid Electric Vehicle (HEV)
242
Fuel and Refueling – Troubleshooting
242
Diesel Particulate Filter
243
What Is the Diesel Particulate Filter
243
How Does the Diesel Particulate Filter Work
243
Diesel Particulate Filter Precautions
243
Diesel Particulate Filter Requirements
244
Diesel Particulate Filter Manual Regeneration
244
Diesel Particulate Filter – Troubleshooting
246
Selective Catalytic Reduction System
248
What Is the Selective Catalytic Reduction System
248
How Does the Selective Catalytic Reduction System Work
248
Selective Catalytic Reduction System Precautions
248
Selective Catalytic Reduction System Requirements
249
Selective Catalytic Reduction System Guidelines
249
Filling the Selective Catalytic Reduction System Tank
250
Checking the Selective Catalytic Reduction System Status
252
Diesel Exhaust Fluid Capacity and Specification
252
Selective Catalytic Reduction System – Troubleshooting
252
Catalytic Converter
254
What Is the Catalytic Converter
254
Catalytic Converter Precautions
254
Catalytic Converter – Troubleshooting
254
High Voltage Battery
255
What Is the High Voltage Battery
255
High Voltage Battery Precautions
255
Automatic Transmission
256
Automatic Transmission Precautions
256
Automatic Transmission Positions
256
Shifting Your Vehicle Into Gear
257
Manually Shifting Gears
257
Temporary Neutral Mode
258
Using Progressive Range Selection
259
Automatic Return to Park (P)
259
Stowing the Selector Lever - Vehicles With: Console Shift
259
Manual Park Release
260
Four-Wheel Drive
263
How Does Four-Wheel Drive Work
263
Four-Wheel Drive Precautions
263
Four-Wheel Drive Limitations
264
Selecting a Four-Wheel Drive Mode
265
Four-Wheel Drive Modes
266
Four-Wheel Drive Indicators
267
Four-Wheel Drive Driving Hints
267
Four-Wheel Drive – Troubleshooting
269
Electronic Locking Differential
272
What Is the Electronic Locking Differential
272
Electronic Locking Differential Precautions
272
Switching the Electronic Locking Differential On and Off - 4x4
272
Switching the Electronic Locking Differential On and Off - 4x2
274
Electronic Locking Differential Indicators
275
Electronic Locking Differential – Troubleshooting
275
Brakes
276
Brake Precautions
276
Anti-Lock Braking System
276
Brake Over Accelerator
276
Locating the Brake Fluid Reservoir
276
Checking the Brake Fluid
276
Brake Fluid Specification
277
Brakes – Troubleshooting
277
Electric Parking Brake
279
What Is the Electric Parking Brake
279
Applying the Electric Parking Brake
279
Applying the Electric Parking Brake in an Emergency
279
Manually Releasing the Electric Parking Brake
279
Automatically Releasing the Electric Parking Brake
279
Electric Parking Brake Audible Warning
280
Releasing the Electric Parking Brake if the Vehicle Battery Has Run Out of Charge
280
Electric Parking Brake – Troubleshooting
280
Reverse Braking Assist
282
What Is Reverse Braking Assist
282
How Does Reverse Braking Assist Work
282
Reverse Braking Assist Precautions
282
Switching Reverse Braking Assist On and Off
283
Overriding Reverse Braking Assist
283
Reverse Braking Assist Indicators
283
Reverse Braking Assist – Troubleshooting
283
Hill Start Assist
285
What Is Hill Start Assist
285
How Does Hill Start Assist Work
285
Hill Start Assist Precautions
285
Hill Start Assist – Troubleshooting
285
Auto Hold
286
How Does Auto Hold Work
286
Switching Auto Hold On and Off
286
Using Auto Hold
286
Auto Hold Indicators
286
Traction Control
287
What Is Traction Control
287
How Does Traction Control Work
287
Switching Traction Control On and Off
287
Traction Control Indicator
287
Traction Control – Troubleshooting
288
Stability Control
289
How Does Stability Control Work
289
Switching Stability Control On and Off
290
Stability Control Indicator
291
Hill Descent Control
292
What Is Hill Descent Control
292
How Does Hill Descent Control Work
292
Hill Descent Control Precautions
292
Switching Hill Descent Control On and Off
292
Setting the Hill Descent Speed
292
Hill Descent Control Indicator
292
Hill Descent Control – Troubleshooting
293
Active Drive Assist
294
What Is Active Drive Assist
294
How Does Active Drive Assist Work
294
Active Drive Assist Precautions
294
Active Drive Assist Requirements
295
Active Drive Assist Limitations
295
Active Drive Assist Settings
295
Switching Active Drive Assist On and Off
295
Active Drive Assist Alerts
295
Active Drive Assist Automatic Cancellation
296
Active Drive Assist Indicators
296
Active Drive Assist – Troubleshooting
297
Steering
298
Electric Power Steering
298
Steering – Troubleshooting
299
Parking Aids
300
Parking Aid Precautions
300
Rear Parking Aid
300
Front Parking Aid
301
Side Parking Aid
302
Parking Aid Indicators
303
Parking Aids – Troubleshooting
304
Rear View Camera
305
What Is the Rear View Camera
305
Rear View Camera Precautions
305
Locating the Rear View Camera
305
Rear View Camera Guide Lines
305
Rear View Camera Settings
306
360 Degree Camera
308
What Is the 360 Degree Camera
308
How Does the 360 Degree Camera Work
308
360 Degree Camera Precautions
308
360 Degree Camera Limitations
308
Locating the 360 Degree Cameras
308
360 Degree Camera Guide Lines
309
360 Degree Camera Settings
310
Active Park Assist
312
What Is Active Park Assist
312
How Does Active Park Assist Work
312
Active Park Assist Precautions
312
Switching Active Park Assist On and Off
312
Entering a Parallel Parking Space
312
Entering a Perpendicular Parking Space
313
Exiting a Parking Space
313
Active Park Assist – Troubleshooting
314
Cruise Control
316
What Is Cruise Control
316
Switching Cruise Control On and Off
316
Setting the Cruise Control Speed
316
Canceling the Set Speed
317
Resuming the Set Speed
317
Cruise Control Indicators
317
Adaptive Cruise Control
318
How Does Adaptive Cruise Control With Stop and Go Work
318
Adaptive Cruise Control Precautions
318
Adaptive Cruise Control Limitations
319
Switching Adaptive Cruise Control On and Off
320
Adaptive Cruise Control Automatic Cancellation
321
Setting the Adaptive Cruise Control Speed
321
Setting the Adaptive Cruise Control Gap
322
Canceling the Set Speed
323
Resuming the Set Speed
323
Overriding the Set Speed
324
Adaptive Cruise Control Indicators
324
Switching From Adaptive Cruise Control to Cruise Control
324
Lane Centering
325
Intelligent Adaptive Cruise Control
327
Adaptive Cruise Control – Troubleshooting
328
Drive Mode Control
331
What Is Drive Mode Control
331
How Does Drive Mode Control Work
331
Selecting a Drive Mode
331
Drive Modes
332
Drive Mode Control – Troubleshooting
334
Lane Keeping System
336
What Is the Lane Keeping System
336
How Does the Lane Keeping System Work
336
Lane Keeping System Precautions
336
Lane Keeping System Limitations
336
Switching the Lane Keeping System On and Off
337
Switching the Lane Keeping System Mode
337
Alert Mode
337
Aid Mode
338
Alert and Aid Mode
338
Lane Keeping System Indicators
339
Lane Keeping System – Troubleshooting
340
Blind Spot Information System
343
What Is Blind Spot Information System
343
How Does Blind Spot Information System Work
343
Blind Spot Information System Precautions
343
Blind Spot Information System Limitations
343
Blind Spot Information System Requirements
343
Switching Blind Spot Information System On and Off
343
Locating the Blind Spot Information System Sensors
344
Blind Spot Information System With Trailer Coverage
344
Blind Spot Information System Indicators
346
Blind Spot Information System – Troubleshooting
346
Cross Traffic Alert
347
What Is Cross Traffic Alert
347
How Does Cross Traffic Alert Work
347
Cross Traffic Alert Precautions
347
Cross Traffic Alert Limitations
347
Switching Cross Traffic Alert On and Off
347
Locating the Cross Traffic Alert Sensors
348
Cross Traffic Alert With Trailer Coverage
348
Cross Traffic Alert Indicators
348
Cross Traffic Alert – Troubleshooting
349
Pre-Collision Assist
350
What Is Pre-Collision Assist
350
How Does Pre-Collision Assist Work
350
Pre-Collision Assist Precautions
350
Pre-Collision Assist Limitations
351
Switching Pre-Collision Assist On and Off
352
Locating the Pre-Collision Assist Sensors
352
Distance Indication
353
Distance Alert
354
Automatic Emergency Braking
354
Evasive Steering Assist
355
Pre-Collision Assist – Troubleshooting
356
Driver Alert
358
What Is Driver Alert
358
How Does Driver Alert Work
358
Driver Alert Precautions
358
Driver Alert Limitations
358
Switching Driver Alert On and Off
358
Driver Alert – Troubleshooting
359
Speed Sign Recognition
360
What Is Speed Sign Recognition
360
How Does Speed Sign Recognition Work
360
Speed Sign Recognition Precautions
360
Speed Sign Recognition Limitations
360
Speed Sign Recognition Indicators
360
Setting the Speed Sign Recognition Speed Warning
361
Setting the Speed Sign Recognition Speed Tolerance
361
Speed Sign Recognition – Troubleshooting
361
Load Carrying
363
Load Carrying Precautions
363
Using a Slide-In Camper
364
Locating the Safety Compliance Certification Labels
364
What Is the Gross Axle Weight Rating
364
What Is the Gross Vehicle Weight Rating
364
What Is the Gross Combined Weight Rating
364
Calculating Payload
366
Calculating the Load Limit
366
Pickup Bed
369
Pickup Bed Precautions
369
Pickup Bed Anchor Points
369
Tailgate Anchor Points
371
Pickup Bed Ramps
371
Connecting a Trailer
374
Connecting a Trailer Precautions
374
Hitches
374
Connecting a Trailer
375
Connecting a Trailer – Troubleshooting
377
Towing a Trailer
378
Towing a Trailer Precautions
378
Trailer Brake Precautions
378
Towing a Trailer Limitations
378
Loading Your Trailer
379
Trailer Towing Hints
379
Launching or Retrieving a Boat or Personal Watercraft
380
Towing Weights and Dimensions
381
Towing a Trailer – Troubleshooting
407
Integrated Trailer Brake Controller
408
What Is the Integrated Trailer Brake Controller
408
Integrated Trailer Brake Controller Precautions
408
Using the Integrated Trailer Brake Controller
408
Adjusting the Integrated Trailer Brake Controller Mode
409
Integrated Trailer Brake Controller – Troubleshooting
410
Trailer Sway Control
412
How Does Trailer Sway Control Work
412
Trailer Sway Control Precautions
412
Switching Trailer Sway Control On and Off
412
Trailer Reversing Aid
413
What Is the Trailer Reversing Aid
413
How Does the Trailer Reversing Aid Work
413
Trailer Reversing Aid Precautions
413
Setting Up the Trailer Reversing Aid for a Conventional Trailer
413
Switching the Trailer Reversing Aid On and Off
416
Using the Trailer Reversing Aid Controller
416
Using the Trailer Reverse Guidance Views
417
Trailer Reversing Aid - Troubleshooting
419
Trailer Reversing Aid
423
What Is the Trailer Reversing Aid
423
How Does the Trailer Reversing Aid Work
423
Trailer Reversing Aid Precautions
423
Setting Up the Trailer Reversing Aid for a Conventional Trailer
423
Switching the Trailer Reversing Aid On and Off
425
Using the Trailer Reverse Guidance Views
425
Trailer Reversing Aid - Troubleshooting
427
Driving Hints
431
Off-Road Driving
431
Cold Weather Precautions
433
Breaking-In
433
Driving Economically
433
Floor Mats
434
Snow Plowing
435
Snow Plowing Precautions
435
Snow Plowing
436
Snow Plowing Precautions
436
Operating Your Vehicle With a Snowplow
436
Snowplow Mode
437
Crash and Breakdown Information
439
Roadside Assistance
439
High Voltage Battery Vehicle Precautions - Hybrid Electric Vehicle (HEV)
440
Switching the Hazard Flashers On and Off
441
Jump Starting the Vehicle
441
Post-Crash Alert System
443
Automatic Crash Shutoff
443
Recovery Towing
443
Transporting the Vehicle
444
Towing Your Vehicle
446
Towing Your Vehicle Precautions
446
Recreationally Towing Your Vehicle - 4x4
446
Recreationally Towing Your Vehicle - 4x2
448
Emergency Towing
448
Towing Your Vehicle – Troubleshooting
448
Fuses
449
Fuse Precautions
449
Under Hood Fuse Box
449
Body Control Module Fuse Box
454
Identifying Fuse Types
457
Fuses – Troubleshooting
457
Maintenance
458
Maintenance Precautions
458
Opening and Closing the Hood
458
Under Hood Overview - 2.7L EcoBoost™
459
Under Hood Overview - 3.0L Diesel
460
Under Hood Overview - 3.3L
461
Under Hood Overview - 3.5L Ecoboost™
462
Under Hood Overview - 3.5L, Hybrid Electric Vehicle (HEV)
463
Under Hood Overview - 5.0L
464
Engine Oil
465
Checking the Coolant
466
Engine Air Filter
470
Draining the Fuel Filter Water Trap - Diesel
473
Changing the Fuel Filter - Diesel
474
Changing the Fuel Filter - Gasoline
474
Changing the 12V Battery
474
Adjusting the Headlamps
476
Exterior Bulbs
477
Interior Bulbs
486
Drive Belt Routing - 2.7L EcoBoost™, Vehicles With: Dual Generators
486
Drive Belt Routing - 2.7L EcoBoost™, Vehicles With: Single Generator
486
Drive Belt Routing - 3.0L Diesel
486
Drive Belt Routing - 3.3L
487
Drive Belt Routing - 3.5L Ecoboost™, Vehicles With: Single Generator
487
Drive Belt Routing - 3.5L Ecoboost™, Vehicles With: Dual Generators
487
Drive Belt Routing - 3.5L, Hybrid Electric Vehicle (HEV)
487
Drive Belt Routing - 5.0L, Vehicles With: Single Generator
488
Drive Belt Routing - 5.0L, Vehicles With: Dual Generators
488
Vehicle Care
489
Cleaning Products
489
Cleaning the Exterior
489
Cleaning the Interior
491
Repairing Minor Paint Damage
493
Waxing Your Vehicle
493
Storing Your Vehicle
495
Preparing Your Vehicle for Storage
495
Removing Your Vehicle From Storage
496
Wheel and Tire Information
497
Locating the Tire label
497
Department of Transportation Uniform Tire Quality Grades
497
Information on the Tire Sidewall
498
Glossary of Tire Terminology
503
Tire Replacement Requirements
504
Using Snow Chains
506
Tire Care
508
Checking the Tire Pressures
508
Inflating the Tires
508
Inspecting the Tire for Wear
509
Inspecting the Tire for Damage
509
Inspecting the Wheel Valve Stems
510
Tire Rotation
510
Tire Pressure Monitoring System
512
What Is the Tire Pressure Monitoring System
512
Tire Pressure Monitoring System Overview
512
Tire Pressure Monitoring System Precautions
513
Tire Pressure Monitoring System Limitations
513
Viewing the Tire Pressures
514
Resetting Tire Pressure Monitoring System
514
Tire Pressure Monitoring System – Troubleshooting
517
Changing a Road Wheel
519
Changing a Flat Tire
519
Wheel Nuts
526
Capacities and Specifications
527
Engine Specifications - 2.7L EcoBoost™
527
Engine Specifications - 3.0L Diesel
528
Engine Specifications - 3.3L
529
Engine Specifications - 3.5L Ecoboost™
530
Engine Specifications - 3.5L, Hybrid Electric Vehicle (HEV)
531
Engine Specifications - 5.0L
532
Motorcraft Parts - 2.7L EcoBoost™
533
Motorcraft Parts - 3.0L Diesel
534
Motorcraft Parts - 3.3L
535
Motorcraft Parts - 3.5L Ecoboost™
536
Motorcraft Parts - 3.5L, Hybrid Electric Vehicle (HEV)
537
Motorcraft Parts - 5.0L
538
Engine Oil Capacity and Specification - 2.7L EcoBoost™
539
Engine Oil Capacity and Specification - 3.0L Diesel
540
Engine Oil Capacity and Specification - 3.3L
542
Engine Oil Capacity and Specification - 3.5L Ecoboost™
544
Engine Oil Capacity and Specification - 3.5L, Hybrid Electric Vehicle (HEV)
546
Engine Oil Capacity and Specification - 5.0L
548
Cooling System Capacity and Specification - 2.7L EcoBoost™
550
Cooling System Capacity and Specification - 3.0L Diesel
551
Cooling System Capacity and Specification - 3.3L
551
Cooling System Capacity and Specification - 3.5L Ecoboost™
552
Cooling System Capacity and Specification - 3.5L, Hybrid Electric Vehicle (HEV)
553
Cooling System Capacity and Specification - 5.0L
553
Fuel Tank Capacity - Gasoline, Excluding: Hybrid Electric Vehicle (HEV)
554
Fuel Tank Capacity - Diesel
555
Fuel Tank Capacity - Gasoline, Hybrid Electric Vehicle (HEV)
556
Air Conditioning System Capacity and Specification - 2.7L EcoBoost™
557
Air Conditioning System Capacity and Specification - 3.0L Diesel
558
Air Conditioning System Capacity and Specification - 3.3L
559
Air Conditioning System Capacity and Specification - 3.5L Ecoboost™
560
Air Conditioning System Capacity and Specification - 3.5L, Hybrid Electric Vehicle (HEV)
561
Air Conditioning System Capacity and Specification - 5.0L
562
Washer Fluid Specification
562
Diesel Exhaust Fluid Capacity and Specification
563
Brake Fluid Specification
563
Transfer Case Fluid Capacity and Specification
564
Front Axle Fluid Capacity and Specification
565
Rear Axle Fluid Capacity and Specification
565
Vehicle Identification
567
Vehicle Identification Number
567
Connected Vehicle
568
What Is a Connected Vehicle
568
Connected Vehicle Requirements
568
Connected Vehicle Limitations
568
Connecting the Vehicle to a Mobile Network
568
Connecting the Vehicle to a Wi-Fi Network
568
Connected Vehicle – Troubleshooting
569
Vehicle Wi-Fi Hotspot
572
Creating a Vehicle Wi-Fi Hotspot
572
Changing the Vehicle Wi-Fi Hotspot Name or Password
572
Audio System
573
Audio System Precautions
573
Switching the Audio Unit On and Off
573
Selecting the Audio Source
573
Playing or Pausing the Audio Source
573
Adjusting the Volume
573
Switching Shuffle Mode On and Off
574
Switching Repeat Mode On and Off
574
Setting a Memory Preset
574
Muting the Audio
574
Adjusting the Sound Settings
574
Setting the Clock and Date
574
AM/FM Radio
575
Switching the Display On and Off
576
Digital Radio
576
Satellite Radio
577
Audio System – Troubleshooting
580
Identifying the Audio Unit
583
Information and Entertainment Display Overview
584
Information and Entertainment Display Precautions
584
Information and Entertainment Display Limitations
584
Status Bar
584
Feature Bar
585
Information On Demand Screen - Vehicles With: 12.3 Inch Screen
585
Voice Interaction
586
What is Voice Interaction
586
Setting the Wake Word
586
Beginning a Voice Interaction
586
Voice Interaction Examples
586
Phone
588
Phone Precautions
588
Connecting Your Phone
588
Phone Menu
588
Making and Receiving a Phone Call
589
Sending and Receiving a Text Message
590
Switching Text Message Notification On and Off
591
Bluetooth®
592
Connecting a Bluetooth® Device
592
Playing Media Using Bluetooth®
592
Apps
593
App Precautions
593
App Requirements
593
Accessing Apps
593
Enabling Apps on an iOS Device
593
Enabling Apps on an Android Device
593
Switching Apple CarPlay On and Off
594
Switching Android Auto On and Off
594
Personal Profiles
595
How Do Personal Profiles Work
595
Enabling or Disabling Personal Profiles
595
Creating a Personal Profile
596
Linking or Unlinking a Personal Profile to a Remote Control
596
Navigation
597
Accessing Navigation
597
Navigation Map Updates
597
Adjusting the Map
597
Live Traffic
597
Setting a Destination
597
Waypoints
598
Route Guidance
598
Trailer Towing Navigation
599
Vehicle System Updates
600
Updating the Vehicle Systems Wirelessly
600
Performing a Master Reset
601
Accessories
602
Accessories
602
Ford Protect
603
What Is Ford Protect
603
Scheduled Maintenance
605
General Maintenance Information
605
Normal Scheduled Maintenance
608
Special Operating Conditions Scheduled Maintenance - Diesel
612
Special Operating Conditions Scheduled Maintenance - Gasoline
617
Customer Information
621
Rollover Warning
621
The Better Business Bureau Auto Line Program - United States of America
621
The Mediation and Arbitration Program - Canada
622
Ordering a Canadian French Owner's Manual
622
Reporting Safety Defects in the United States
623
Reporting Safety Defects in Canada
623
Type Approvals
625
California Proposition 65 - United States of America
644
Perchlorate
645
Replacement Parts Recommendation
645
Mobile Communications Equipment
645
End User License Agreement
646
Emission Law - United States of America
671
Export Unique Options
672
Appendices
673
Electromagnetic Compatibility
673
Index
676

FAQ about the 2021 Ford F150 Manual

What contains the 2021 F150 manual?

The Ford F150 owner's manual is a comprehensive guide provided by Ford to assist owners in understanding and operating their specific model of the Ford F150. It contains important information about the vehicle's features, functions, and maintenance requirements. A general overview of what you might find in a Ford F150 2021 owner's manual:

  • Maintenance for your Ford F150, such as oil changes, tire rotations, brake inspections, and fluid checks
  • 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
  • Best practice for driving your Ford F150

Where to download the 2021 Ford F150 Owners Manual?

The Ford F150 owner manual for the 2021 model year is to be found on this page.

Is the manual for the Ford F150 year 2021 free?

Yes, the owner manual for the model year 2021 is free, but the repair manuals are usually not easy to get and may cost more.

The Ford F150 (2021) owner's manual is available in English?

Yes, the owner's manual for the model year 2021 is available in English.

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