2021 Ford Ranger Owner's Manual

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

Online manual

Size:
5.94 MB

Table of Contents

Table of contents
4
Copyright ©
2
Introduction
10
About This Manual
10
Symbols Glossary
10
Data Recording
12
Perchlorate
16
Replacement Parts Recommendation
16
Special Notices
17
Mobile Communications Equipment
18
Environment
19
Protecting the Environment
19
At a Glance
20
Instrument Panel
20
Child Safety
22
General Information
22
Installing Child Restraints
24
Booster Seats
31
Child Restraint Positioning
33
Child Safety Locks
34
Seatbelts
36
Principle of Operation
36
Fastening the Seatbelts
37
Seatbelt Height Adjustment
39
Seatbelt Reminder
39
Child Restraint and Seatbelt Maintenance
41
Seatbelt Extensions
41
Personal Safety System™
43
Personal Safety System™
43
Supplementary Restraints System
44
Principle of Operation
44
Driver and Passenger Airbags
45
Front Passenger Sensing System
46
Side Airbags
48
Safety Canopy™
49
Crash Sensors and Airbag Indicator
50
Airbag Disposal
51
911 Assist
52
What Is 911 Assist
52
Emergency Call Requirements
52
Emergency Call Limitations
53
Keys and Remote Controls
54
General Information on Radio Frequencies
54
Remote Control
54
Replacing a Lost Key or Remote Control
60
Passive Key Backup Position
60
MyKey™
61
Principle of Operation
61
Creating a MyKey
62
Clearing All MyKeys
63
Checking MyKey System Status
63
Using MyKey With Remote Start Systems
64
MyKey – Troubleshooting
64
Doors and Locks
66
Locking and Unlocking
66
Keyless Entry
69
Tailgate
71
Tailgate Lock
71
Removing the Tailgate
71
Security
73
Passive Anti-Theft System
73
Anti-Theft Alarm
73
Steering Wheel
75
Adjusting the Steering Wheel
75
Audio Control
75
Voice Control
76
Cruise Control
76
Information Display Control
77
Horn
77
Wipers and Washers
78
Windshield Wipers
78
Autowipers
78
Windshield Washers
79
Lighting
80
General Information
80
Lighting Control
80
Autolamps
81
Instrument Lighting Dimmer
81
Daytime Running Lamps
82
Automatic High Beam Control
83
Front Fog Lamps
84
Direction Indicators
84
Interior Lamps
84
Ambient Lighting
85
Cargo Lamps
85
Windows and Mirrors
86
Power Windows
86
Exterior Mirrors
89
Interior Mirror
90
Sun Visors
91
Instrument Cluster
92
Gauges
92
Warning Lamps and Indicators
95
Audible Warnings and Indicators
98
Information Displays
99
General Information
99
Information Messages
107
Climate Control
120
Manual Climate Control
120
Automatic Climate Control
121
Hints on Controlling the Interior Climate
123
Heated Windshield
125
Heated Rear Window
125
Heated Exterior Mirrors
125
Cabin Air Filter
125
Remote Start
126
Seats
127
Sitting in the Correct Position
127
Head Restraints
127
Manual Seats
128
Power Seats
130
Rear Seats
131
Heated Seats
133
Rear Occupant Alert System
134
What is the Rear Occupant Alert System
134
How Does the Rear Occupant Alert System Work
134
Rear Occupant Alert System Precautions
134
Rear Occupant Alert System Limitations
134
Switching Rear Occupant Alert System On and Off
134
Rear Occupant Alert System Indicators
135
Rear Occupant Alert System Audible Warnings
135
Garage Door Opener
136
Universal Garage Door Opener
136
Auxiliary Power Points
140
Auxiliary Power Points
140
Storage Compartments
142
Glove Compartment
142
Center Console
142
Overhead Console
142
Rear Seat Armrest
143
Under Seat Storage
143
Starting and Stopping the Engine
144
General Information
144
Ignition Switch
144
Keyless Starting
145
Starting a Gasoline Engine
145
Engine Block Heater
148
Unique Driving Characteristics
150
Auto-Start-Stop
150
Fuel and Refueling
152
Safety Precautions
152
Fuel Quality
152
Fuel Filler Funnel Location
153
Running Out of Fuel
153
Refueling
155
Fuel Consumption
157
Engine Emission Control
159
Emission Law
159
Catalytic Converter
160
Transmission
163
Automatic Transmission
163
Four-Wheel Drive
167
Principle of Operation
167
Using Four-Wheel Drive
167
Rear Axle
174
Electronic Locking Differential
174
Brakes
176
General Information
176
Hints on Driving With Anti-Lock Brakes
176
Parking Brake
177
Hill Start Assist
177
Traction Control
179
Principle of Operation
179
Using Traction Control
179
Stability Control
180
Principle of Operation
180
Using Stability Control
181
Terrain Control
183
Principle of Operation
183
Trail Control
185
What Is Trail Control
185
Switching Trail Control On and Off
185
Setting the Trail Control Speed
185
Canceling the Set Speed
185
Trail Control Indicators
186
Trail Control – Troubleshooting
186
Parking Aids
187
Principle of Operation
187
Rear Parking Aid
188
Front Parking Aid
188
Rear View Camera
189
Cruise Control
193
Principle of Operation
193
Using Cruise Control
193
Using Adaptive Cruise Control
194
Driving Aids
201
Driver Alert
201
Lane Keeping System
202
Blind Spot Information System
207
Cross Traffic Alert
210
Steering
213
Pre-Collision Assist
214
Load Carrying
218
Load Limit
218
Roof Racks and Load Carriers
222
Load Retaining Fixtures
222
Towing
224
Towing a Trailer
224
Trailer Sway Control
225
Recommended Towing Weights
225
Essential Towing Checks
227
Towing the Vehicle on Four Wheels
230
Driving Hints
233
Breaking-In
233
Economical Driving
233
Cold Weather Precautions
234
Off-Road Driving
234
Driving Through Water
235
Floor Mats
236
Roadside Emergencies
237
Roadside Assistance
237
Hazard Flashers
238
Fuel Shutoff
238
Jump Starting the Vehicle
239
Transporting the Vehicle
241
Towing Points
241
Customer Assistance
243
Getting the Services You Need
243
In California (U.S. Only)
244
The Better Business Bureau (BBB) Auto Line Program (U.S. Only)
245
Utilizing the Mediation/Arbitration Program (Canada Only)
246
Getting Assistance Outside the U.S. and Canada
246
Ordering Additional Owner's Literature
248
Reporting Safety Defects (U.S. Only)
248
Reporting Safety Defects (Canada Only)
248
Fuses
250
Fuse Box Locations
250
Fuse Specification Chart
251
Changing a Fuse
263
Maintenance
265
General Information
265
Opening and Closing the Hood
266
Under Hood Overview
267
Engine Oil Dipstick
268
Engine Oil Check
268
Changing the Engine Air Filter
269
Oil Change Indicator Reset
270
Engine Coolant Check
271
Automatic Transmission Fluid Check
275
Brake Fluid Check
275
Power Steering Fluid Check
276
Fuel Filter
276
Charging the 12V Battery
276
Changing the 12V Battery
277
Washer Fluid Check
279
Checking the Wiper Blades
279
Changing the Wiper Blades
279
Adjusting the Headlamps
280
Removing a Headlamp
281
Changing a Bulb
281
Vehicle Care
286
General Information
286
Cleaning Products
286
Cleaning the Exterior
287
Waxing
288
Cleaning the Engine
288
Cleaning the Windows and Wiper Blades
289
Cleaning the Interior
289
Cleaning the Instrument Panel and Instrument Cluster Lens
290
Cleaning Leather Seats
290
Repairing Minor Paint Damage
291
Cleaning the Wheels
291
Vehicle Storage
291
Wheels and Tires
294
General Information
294
Tire Care
295
Using Snow Chains
310
Tire Pressure Monitoring System
311
Changing a Road Wheel
315
Technical Specifications
325
Capacities and Specifications
327
Engine Specifications
327
Motorcraft Parts
328
Vehicle Identification Number
329
Vehicle Certification Label
330
Transmission Code Designation
330
Capacities and Specifications
331
Bulb Specification Chart
337
Connected Vehicle
339
What Is a Connected Vehicle
339
Connected Vehicle Requirements
339
Connected Vehicle Limitations
339
Connecting the Vehicle to a Mobile Network
339
Connecting the Vehicle to a Wi-Fi Network - Vehicles With: SYNC 3
339
Connected Vehicle – Troubleshooting - Vehicles With: Modem
340
Connected Vehicle – Troubleshooting - Vehicles With: SYNC 3
341
Vehicle Wi-Fi Hotspot
343
Creating a Vehicle Wi-Fi Hotspot - Vehicles Without: SYNC
343
Creating a Vehicle Wi-Fi Hotspot
343
Changing the Vehicle Wi-Fi Hotspot Name or Password
344
Audio System
345
General Information
345
Audio Unit
345
Audio Unit - Vehicles With: SYNC
347
Audio Unit - Vehicles With: SYNC 3
349
Connecting a Bluetooth® Device - Vehicles With: AM/​FM/​USB/​Bluetooth, Vehicles Without: SYNC
350
Radio
351
Satellite Radio
351
Digital Radio
353
Audio Input Jack
355
USB Port
356
Using Voice Recognition - Vehicles Without: SYNC
357
Media Hub
357
SYNC™
358
General Information
358
Using Voice Recognition
359
Using SYNC™ With Your Phone
361
SYNC™ Applications and Services
362
Using SYNC™ With Your Media Player
365
SYNC™ Troubleshooting
366
SYNC™ 3
375
General Information
375
Using Voice Recognition
377
Entertainment
383
Climate
385
Phone
388
Navigation
390
Apps
395
Settings
396
SYNC™ 3 Troubleshooting
398
Accessories
411
Accessories
411
Auxiliary Switches
412
Ford Protect
417
Ford Protect
417
Scheduled Maintenance
419
General Maintenance Information
419
Normal Scheduled Maintenance
422
Special Operating Conditions Scheduled Maintenance
425
Appendices
429
Electromagnetic Compatibility
429
End User License Agreement
432
Declaration of Conformity
457
Type Approvals
457
Index
462

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What contains the 2021 Ranger manual?

The Ford Ranger owner's manual is a comprehensive guide provided by Ford to assist owners in understanding and operating their specific model of the Ford Ranger. It contains important information about the vehicle's features, functions, and maintenance requirements.

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