2022 Ford Explorer Owner's Manual

2022 Ford Explorer owners manual
Year:
2022
Make:
Ford
Model:
Explorer
Rating:
(10)

Online manual

Size:
8.41 MB

Table of Contents

Table of contents
4
Copyright ©
2
Introduction
12
About This Manual
12
Symbols Glossary
12
Perchlorate
14
Ford Credit
14
Replacement Parts Recommendation
15
Special Notices
15
Mobile Communications Equipment
16
Export Unique Options
17
Data Privacy
18
Data Privacy
18
Service Data
19
Event Data
19
Settings Data
20
Connected Vehicle Data
20
Mobile Device Data
21
Emergency Call System Data
21
Environment
22
Protecting the Environment
22
At a Glance
23
At a Glance - ST
23
Instrument Panel
24
Child Safety
26
General Information
26
Installing Child Restraints
28
Booster Seats
36
Child Restraint Positioning
38
Child Safety Locks
39
Seatbelts
41
Principle of Operation
41
Fastening the Seatbelts
42
Seatbelt Height Adjustment
44
Seatbelt Warning Lamp and Indicator Chime
44
Seatbelt Reminder
45
Child Restraint and Seatbelt Maintenance
46
Seatbelt Extensions
47
Personal Safety System™
48
Personal Safety System™
48
Supplementary Restraints System
49
Principle of Operation
49
Driver and Passenger Airbags
50
Front Passenger Sensing System
51
Side Airbags
53
Driver and Passenger Knee Airbags
54
Safety Canopy™
54
Crash Sensors and Airbag Indicator
55
Airbag Disposal
56
Pedestrian Protection
57
Pedestrian Alert System
57
911 Assist
58
What Is 911 Assist
58
Emergency Call Requirements
58
Emergency Call Limitations
59
Keys and Remote Controls
60
General Information on Radio Frequencies
60
Remote Control
60
Replacing a Lost Key or Remote Control
66
MyKey™
67
Principle of Operation
67
Creating a MyKey
68
Clearing All MyKeys
69
Checking MyKey System Status
69
Using MyKey With Remote Start Systems
70
MyKey – Troubleshooting
70
Doors and Locks
72
Locking and Unlocking
72
Keyless Entry
75
Liftgate
77
Power Liftgate
77
Security
81
Passive Anti-Theft System
81
Anti-Theft Alarm
81
Steering Wheel
83
Adjusting the Steering Wheel - Vehicles With: Manual Adjustable Steering Column
83
Adjusting the Steering Wheel - Vehicles With: Power Adjustable Steering Column
83
Audio Control
85
Voice Control
85
Cruise Control - Vehicles With: Cruise Control
85
Cruise Control - Vehicles With: Stop and Go
86
Information Display Control
86
Heated Steering Wheel
86
Horn
86
Wipers and Washers
87
Windshield Wipers
87
Autowipers
87
Windshield Washers
88
Rear Window Wiper and Washers
89
Lighting
90
General Information
90
Lighting Control
90
Autolamps
91
Instrument Lighting Dimmer
91
Headlamp Exit Delay
91
Daytime Running Lamps - Vehicles With: Configurable Daytime Running Lamps
92
Daytime Running Lamps - Vehicles With: Daytime Running Lamps (DRL)
92
Front Fog Lamps
92
Adaptive Headlamps
93
Direction Indicators
93
Interior Lamps
94
Ambient Lighting - Vehicles With: 8 Inch Center Display Screen
94
Ambient Lighting - Vehicles With: 10.1 Inch Center Display Screen
95
Automatic High Beam Control
96
What Is Automatic High Beam Control
96
Switching Automatic High Beam Control On and Off
96
Automatic High Beam Control Indicators
96
Overriding Automatic High Beam Control
97
Windows and Mirrors
98
Power Windows
98
Global Opening
99
Exterior Mirrors - Excluding: ST
99
Exterior Mirrors - ST
100
Interior Mirror
102
Sun Visors
102
Sun Shades
103
Moonroof
103
Instrument Cluster
105
Gauges - Vehicles With: 6.5 Inch Instrument Cluster Display Screen
105
Gauges - Vehicles With: 12.3 Inch Instrument Cluster Display Screen
106
Gauges - Vehicles With: 4.2 Inch Instrument Cluster Display Screen
108
Warning Lamps and Indicators
109
Audible Warnings and Indicators
113
Information Displays
114
General Information
114
General Information
116
General Information
119
Personalized Settings
121
Information Messages
123
Climate Control
141
Automatic Climate Control
141
Hints on Controlling the Interior Climate
143
Rear Passenger Climate Controls
144
Heated Windshield
145
Heated Rear Window
146
Heated Exterior Mirrors
146
Remote Start
146
Interior Air Quality
147
What Is the Cabin Air Filter
147
Replacing the Cabin Air Filter
147
Seats
148
Sitting in the Correct Position
148
Head Restraints
148
Manual Seats
150
Power Seats
151
Memory Function
154
Rear Seats
155
Heated Seats
160
Ventilated Seats
161
Rear Occupant Alert System
162
What is the Rear Occupant Alert System
162
How Does the Rear Occupant Alert System Work
162
Rear Occupant Alert System Precautions
162
Rear Occupant Alert System Limitations
162
Switching Rear Occupant Alert System On and Off
162
Rear Occupant Alert System Indicators
163
Rear Occupant Alert System Audible Warnings
163
Garage Door Opener
164
Universal Garage Door Opener
164
Auxiliary Power Points
169
Auxiliary Power Points
169
Wireless Accessory Charger
170
Storage Compartments
173
Cup Holders
173
Overhead Console
173
Starting and Stopping the Engine
174
General Information
174
Ignition Switch
174
Keyless Starting
174
Starting a Gasoline Engine
175
Starting a Hybrid Electric Vehicle System
178
Engine Block Heater
180
Unique Driving Characteristics
182
Auto-Start-Stop
182
Hybrid Vehicle Operation - Hybrid Electric Vehicle (HEV)
184
Hybrid Vehicle Frequently Asked Questions - Hybrid Electric Vehicle (HEV)
186
Fuel and Refueling
187
Safety Precautions
187
Fuel Quality - E85
187
Fuel Quality - Gasoline
189
Fuel Filler Funnel Location
189
Running Out of Fuel
189
Refueling - Excluding: Hybrid Electric Vehicle (HEV)
191
Refueling - Hybrid Electric Vehicle (HEV)
194
Fuel Consumption
197
Engine Emission Control
198
Emission Law
198
Catalytic Converter
199
High Voltage Battery
202
General Information
202
Transmission
203
Automatic Transmission
203
Four-Wheel Drive
209
Principle of Operation
209
Using Four-Wheel Drive
209
Rear Axle
215
Limited Slip Differential
215
Brakes
216
General Information
216
Hints on Driving With Anti-Lock Brakes
217
Electric Parking Brake
217
Hill Start Assist
219
Auto Hold
220
Reverse Braking Assist
222
What Is Reverse Braking Assist
222
Reverse Braking Assist Precautions
222
Switching Reverse Braking Assist On and Off
223
Overriding Reverse Braking Assist
223
Reverse Braking Assist Indicators
223
Reverse Braking Assist – Troubleshooting
224
Traction Control
226
Principle of Operation
226
Using Traction Control
226
Stability Control
227
Principle of Operation
227
Using Stability Control
228
Hill Descent Control
230
What Is Hill Descent Control
230
Switching Hill Descent Control On and Off
230
Setting the Hill Descent Speed
230
Hill Descent Control Indicator
231
Parking Aids
232
Principle of Operation
232
Rear Parking Aid
232
Front Parking Aid
234
Side Sensing System
236
Active Park Assist
237
Rear View Camera
240
360 Degree Camera
243
Cruise Control
246
What Is Cruise Control
246
Switching Cruise Control On and Off
246
Setting the Cruise Control Speed
246
Canceling the Set Speed
247
Resuming the Set Speed
247
Cruise Control Indicators
247
Adaptive Cruise Control
248
How Does Adaptive Cruise Control With Stop and Go Work
248
What Is Adaptive Cruise Control With Lane Centering
248
What Is Intelligent Adaptive Cruise Control
248
Adaptive Cruise Control Precautions - Vehicles With: Lane Centering
248
Adaptive Cruise Control Precautions - Vehicles With: Stop and Go
248
Adaptive Cruise Control Limitations - Vehicles With: Lane Centering
249
Adaptive Cruise Control Limitations - Vehicles With: Stop and Go
250
Switching Adaptive Cruise Control On and Off
252
Setting the Adaptive Cruise Control Speed
252
Setting the Adaptive Cruise Control Gap
253
Canceling the Set Speed
254
Resuming the Set Speed
254
Overriding the Set Speed
254
Adaptive Cruise Control Indicators - Vehicles With: Intelligent Adaptive Cruise Control
255
Adaptive Cruise Control Indicators - Vehicles With: Lane Centering
255
Adaptive Cruise Control Indicators - Vehicles With: Stop and Go
255
Switching From Adaptive Cruise Control to Cruise Control
255
Switching Lane Centering On and Off
256
Switching Intelligent Mode On and Off
257
Adjusting the Set Speed Tolerance
257
Adaptive Cruise Control – Troubleshooting
257
Driving Aids
261
Driver Alert
261
Lane Keeping System
262
Blind Spot Information System
266
Cross Traffic Alert
270
Speed Sign Recognition
273
Steering
275
Pre-Collision Assist
275
Drive Mode Control
280
What Is Drive Mode Control
280
How Does Drive Mode Control Work
280
Selecting a Drive Mode
280
Drive Modes
280
Load Carrying
282
Rear Under Floor Storage
282
Cargo Nets
282
Luggage Covers
283
Roof Racks and Load Carriers
283
Load Limit
284
Towing
290
Towing a Trailer
290
Trailer Sway Control
291
Recommended Towing Weights
291
Essential Towing Checks
292
Towing the Vehicle on Four Wheels
294
Driving Hints
295
Reduced Engine Performance
295
Cold Weather Precautions
295
Breaking-In
295
Driving Economically
295
Driving Through Shallow Water
296
Floor Mats
296
Roadside Emergencies
298
Roadside Assistance
298
Hazard Flashers
299
Fuel Shutoff
299
Jump Starting the Vehicle
300
Collision, Damage or Fire Event
302
Post-Crash Alert System
303
Transporting the Vehicle
303
Customer Assistance
305
Getting the Services You Need
305
In California (U.S. Only)
306
The Better Business Bureau (BBB) Auto Line Program (U.S. Only)
307
Utilizing the Mediation/Arbitration Program (Canada Only)
308
Getting Assistance Outside the U.S. and Canada
308
Ordering Additional Owner's Literature
310
Reporting Safety Defects (U.S. Only)
310
Reporting Safety Defects (Canada Only)
310
Fuses
312
Fuse Specification Chart
312
Changing a Fuse
320
Maintenance
322
General Information
322
Opening and Closing the Hood
322
Under Hood Overview - 2.3L EcoBoost™
323
Under Hood Overview - 3.0L
324
Under Hood Overview - 3.3L
325
Engine Oil Dipstick - 2.3L EcoBoost™
326
Engine Oil Dipstick - 3.0L
326
Engine Oil Dipstick - 3.3L
326
Engine Oil Check
326
Oil Change Indicator Reset
327
Changing the Engine Air Filter - 2.3L EcoBoost™
327
Changing the Engine Air Filter - 3.0L
328
Changing the Engine Air Filter - 3.3L
329
Engine Coolant Check
330
Automatic Transmission Fluid Check
334
Brake Fluid Check
335
Power Steering Fluid Check
336
Changing the 12V Battery
336
Adjusting the Headlamps
338
Washer Fluid Check
339
Fuel Filter
339
Checking the Wiper Blades
340
Changing the Front Wiper Blades
340
Changing the Rear Wiper Blades
340
Changing a Bulb
341
Vehicle Care
343
General Information
343
Cleaning Products
343
Cleaning the Exterior
344
Waxing
345
Cleaning the Engine
345
Cleaning the Windows and Wiper Blades
346
Cleaning the Interior
346
Cleaning the Instrument Panel and Instrument Cluster Lens
347
Cleaning Leather Seats
347
Repairing Minor Paint Damage
348
Cleaning the Wheels
348
Vehicle Storage
348
Body Styling Kits
350
Wheels and Tires
351
General Information
351
Tire Care
353
Using Summer Tires
366
Using Winter Tires
366
Using Snow Chains
367
Tire Pressure Monitoring System
369
Changing a Road Wheel
374
Technical Specifications
380
Capacities and Specifications
382
Engine Specifications - 2.3L EcoBoost™
382
Engine Specifications - 3.0L, ST
382
Engine Specifications - 3.0L
384
Engine Specifications - 3.3L, Gasoline
384
Engine Specifications - 3.3L, Hybrid Electric Vehicle (HEV)
385
Motorcraft Parts - 2.3L EcoBoost™
386
Motorcraft Parts - 3.0L
386
Motorcraft Parts - 3.3L
387
Vehicle Identification Number
387
Capacities and Specifications - 2.3L EcoBoost™
388
Capacities and Specifications - 3.0L
395
Capacities and Specifications - 3.3L, Gasoline
402
Capacities and Specifications - 3.3L, Hybrid Electric Vehicle (HEV)
409
Bulb Specification Chart
416
Connected Vehicle
418
What Is a Connected Vehicle
418
Connected Vehicle Requirements
418
Connected Vehicle Limitations
418
Connecting the Vehicle to a Mobile Network
418
Connecting the Vehicle to a Wi-Fi Network - Vehicles With: SYNC 3
418
Connected Vehicle – Troubleshooting - Vehicles With: Modem
419
Connected Vehicle – Troubleshooting - Vehicles With: SYNC 3
420
Vehicle Wi-Fi Hotspot
422
Creating a Vehicle Wi-Fi Hotspot
422
Changing the Vehicle Wi-Fi Hotspot Name or Password
422
Audio System
423
General Information
423
Audio Unit
423
Digital Radio
424
Satellite Radio
426
USB Port
429
SYNC™ 3
430
General Information
430
Using Voice Recognition
432
Entertainment
438
Climate
448
Phone
450
Navigation
452
Electric Vehicle Information
457
Apps
458
Settings
461
SYNC™ 3 Troubleshooting
463
Accessories
476
Accessories
476
Ford Protect
477
Ford Protect
477
Scheduled Maintenance
479
General Maintenance Information
479
Normal Scheduled Maintenance
482
Special Operating Conditions Scheduled Maintenance
485
Customer Information
488
Radio Frequency Certification Labels
488
Appendices
530
Electromagnetic Compatibility
530
End User License Agreement
533
Index
560

FAQ about the 2022 Ford Explorer Manual

What contains the 2022 Explorer manual?

The Ford Explorer owner's manual is a comprehensive guide provided by Ford to assist owners in understanding and operating their specific model of the Ford Explorer. It contains important information about the vehicle's features, functions, and maintenance requirements. A general overview of what you might find in a Ford Explorer 2022 owner's manual:

  • Instrument Panel and Controls, including dashboard indicators, warning lights, and controls
  • Technical Information, like engine specifications, tire sizes, and recommendations
  • Do-it-Yourself (DIY) Maintenance, for basic maintenance tasks that Ford Explorer owners can do
  • Best practice for driving your Ford Explorer
  • Handling the Unexpected, including tire changes, jump-starting, and common car issues

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The Ford Explorer (2022) owner's manual is available in English?

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