2024 Ford Explorer Owner's Manual

2024 Ford Explorer owners manual
Year:
2024
Make:
Ford
Model:
Explorer
Rating:
(6)

Online manual

Size:
11.63 MB

Table of Contents

Table of contents
5
Copyright ©
3
Introduction
13
About This Manual
13
Symbols Glossary
13
Perchlorate
16
Ford Credit
16
Replacement Parts Recommendation
16
Special Notices
17
Mobile Communications Equipment
18
Export Unique Options
18
Data Privacy
19
Data Privacy
19
Service Data
20
Event Data
20
Settings Data
21
Connected Vehicle Data
21
Mobile Device Data
22
Emergency Call System Data
22
Environment
23
Protecting the Environment
23
At a Glance
24
At a Glance - ST
24
Instrument Panel
25
Child Safety
27
General Information
27
Installing Child Restraints
29
Booster Seats
37
Child Restraint Positioning
39
Child Safety Locks
40
Seatbelts
42
Principle of Operation
42
Fastening the Seatbelts
43
Seatbelt Height Adjustment
45
Seatbelt Warning Lamp and Indicator Chime
45
Seatbelt Reminder
46
Child Restraint and Seatbelt Maintenance
47
Seatbelt Extensions
48
Personal Safety System™
49
Personal Safety System™
49
Supplementary Restraints System
50
Principle of Operation
50
Driver and Passenger Airbags
51
Front Passenger Sensing System
52
Side Airbags
54
Driver and Passenger Knee Airbags
55
Safety Canopy™
55
Crash Sensors and Airbag Indicator
56
Airbag Disposal
57
Pedestrian Protection
58
Pedestrian Alert System
58
911 Assist
59
What Is 911 Assist
59
How Does 911 Assist Work
59
Emergency Call Requirements
59
Emergency Call Limitations
60
Keys and Remote Controls
61
General Information on Radio Frequencies
61
Remote Control
61
Replacing a Lost Key or Remote Control
67
Doors and Locks
68
Locking and Unlocking
68
Keyless Entry
71
Keyless Entry Keypad
73
What Is the Keyless Entry Keypad
73
Keyless Entry Keypad Limitations
73
Locating the Keyless Entry Keypad
73
Keyless Entry Keypad Master Access Code
73
Keyless Entry Keypad Personal Access Codes
74
Using the Keyless Entry Keypad
74
Keyless Entry Keypad – Troubleshooting
75
Liftgate
76
Power Liftgate
76
Security
79
Passive Anti-Theft System
79
Anti-Theft Alarm
79
Steering Wheel
81
Adjusting the Steering Wheel - Vehicles With: Manual Adjustable Steering Column
81
Adjusting the Steering Wheel - Vehicles With: Power Adjustable Steering Column
81
Audio Control
83
Voice Control
83
Cruise Control - Vehicles With: Cruise Control
83
Cruise Control - Vehicles With: Stop and Go
84
Information Display Control
84
Heated Steering Wheel
84
Horn
84
Wipers and Washers
85
Windshield Wipers
85
Autowipers
86
Windshield Washers
86
Rear Window Wiper and Washers
87
Lighting
88
General Information
88
Lighting Control
88
Autolamps
89
Instrument Lighting Dimmer
89
Headlamp Exit Delay
90
Daytime Running Lamps - Vehicles With: Configurable Daytime Running Lamps
90
Daytime Running Lamps - Vehicles With: Daytime Running Lamps (DRL)
90
Front Fog Lamps
90
Adaptive Headlamps
91
Direction Indicators
92
Interior Lamps
92
Ambient Lighting - Vehicles With: 8 Inch Center Display Screen
93
Ambient Lighting - Vehicles With: 10.1 Inch Center Display Screen
93
Automatic High Beam Control
95
What Is Automatic High Beam Control
95
Switching Automatic High Beam Control On and Off
95
Automatic High Beam Control Indicators
96
Overriding Automatic High Beam Control
96
Windows and Mirrors
97
Power Windows
97
Global Opening
98
Exterior Mirrors - Excluding: ST
98
Exterior Mirrors - ST
99
Interior Mirror
101
Sun Visors
101
Sun Shades
102
Moonroof
102
Instrument Cluster
104
Gauges - Vehicles With: 4.2 Inch Screen
104
Gauges - Vehicles With: 6.5 Inch Screen
105
Gauges - Vehicles With: 12 Inch Screen
106
Warning Lamps and Indicators
108
Audible Warnings and Indicators
112
Information Displays
113
General Information
113
General Information
116
General Information
118
Personalized Settings
121
Information Messages
122
Climate Control
139
Automatic Climate Control
139
Hints on Controlling the Interior Climate
141
Rear Passenger Climate Controls
142
Heated Windshield
143
Heated Rear Window
144
Heated Exterior Mirrors
144
Remote Start
144
Switching the Heated Mirrors On and Off
144
Interior Air Quality
146
What Is the Cabin Air Filter
146
Replacing the Cabin Air Filter
146
Seats
147
Sitting in the Correct Position
147
Head Restraints
147
Manual Seats
149
Power Seats
150
Memory Function
153
Rear Seats
154
Heated Seats
159
Ventilated Seats
160
Rear Occupant Alert System
161
What is the Rear Occupant Alert System
161
How Does the Rear Occupant Alert System Work
161
Rear Occupant Alert System Precautions
161
Rear Occupant Alert System Limitations
161
Switching Rear Occupant Alert System On and Off
161
Rear Occupant Alert System Indicators
162
Rear Occupant Alert System Audible Warnings
162
Garage Door Opener
163
What Is the Garage Door Opener
163
How Does the Garage Door Opener Work
163
Garage Door Opener Precautions
163
Garage Door Opener Limitations
163
Programming the Garage Door Opener to Your Hand-Held Transmitter
164
Programming the Garage Door Opener to Your Garage Door Opener Motor
164
Programming the Garage Door Opener to Your Gate Opener Motor
165
Clearing the Garage Door Opener
165
Reprogramming the Garage Door Opener
166
Garage Door Opener Radio Frequencies
166
Auxiliary Power Points
167
Auxiliary Power Points
167
Wireless Accessory Charger
169
What Is the Wireless Accessory Charger
169
Wireless Accessory Charger Precautions
169
Locating the Wireless Accessory Charger
169
Charging a Wireless Device
169
Storage Compartments
171
Cup Holders
171
Center Console
171
Overhead Console
171
Starting and Stopping the Engine
172
General Information
172
Ignition Switch
172
Keyless Starting
173
Starting a Gasoline Engine
173
Starting a Hybrid Electric Vehicle System
176
Engine Block Heater
178
Unique Driving Characteristics
180
Auto-Start-Stop
180
Hybrid Vehicle Operation - Hybrid Electric Vehicle (HEV)
182
Hybrid Vehicle Frequently Asked Questions - Hybrid Electric Vehicle (HEV)
184
Fuel and Refueling
185
Safety Precautions
185
Fuel Quality - E85
185
Fuel Quality - Gasoline
187
Fuel Filler Funnel Location
187
Running Out of Fuel
187
Refueling - Excluding: Hybrid Electric Vehicle (HEV)
189
Refueling - Hybrid Electric Vehicle (HEV)
192
Fuel Consumption
195
Engine Emission Control
196
Emission Law
196
Catalytic Converter
197
High Voltage Battery
200
General Information
200
Transmission
201
Automatic Transmission
201
Four-Wheel Drive
207
Principle of Operation
207
Using Four-Wheel Drive
207
Rear Axle
213
Limited Slip Differential
213
Brakes
214
General Information
214
Hints on Driving With Anti-Lock Brakes
215
Electric Parking Brake
215
Hill Start Assist
217
Auto Hold
217
Reverse Brake Assist
219
What Is Reverse Brake Assist
219
How Does Reverse Brake Assist Work
219
Reverse Brake Assist Precautions
219
Switching Reverse Brake Assist On and Off
220
Overriding Reverse Brake Assist
220
Reverse Brake Assist Indicators
220
Reverse Brake Assist – Troubleshooting
221
Traction Control
223
Principle of Operation
223
Using Traction Control
223
Stability Control
224
Principle of Operation
224
Using Stability Control
225
Hill Descent Control
227
What Is Hill Descent Control
227
Switching Hill Descent Control On and Off
227
Setting the Hill Descent Speed
227
Hill Descent Control Indicator
227
Parking Aids
228
Principle of Operation
228
Rear Parking Aid
228
Front Parking Aid
230
Side Sensing System
232
Active Park Assist
233
Rear View Camera
237
360 Degree Camera
240
Cruise Control
242
What Is Cruise Control
242
Switching Cruise Control On and Off
242
Setting the Cruise Control Speed
242
Canceling the Set Speed
243
Resuming the Set Speed
243
Cruise Control Indicators
243
Adaptive Cruise Control
244
How Does Adaptive Cruise Control With Stop and Go Work
244
What Is Adaptive Cruise Control With Lane Centering
244
What Is Intelligent Adaptive Cruise Control
244
Adaptive Cruise Control Precautions - Vehicles With: Lane Centering
244
Adaptive Cruise Control Precautions - Vehicles With: Stop and Go
244
Adaptive Cruise Control Limitations - Vehicles With: Lane Centering
245
Adaptive Cruise Control Limitations - Vehicles With: Stop and Go
246
Switching Adaptive Cruise Control On and Off
248
Setting the Adaptive Cruise Control Speed
248
Setting the Adaptive Cruise Control Gap
249
Canceling the Set Speed
250
Resuming the Set Speed
250
Overriding the Set Speed
250
Adaptive Cruise Control Indicators - Vehicles With: Intelligent Adaptive Cruise Control
251
Adaptive Cruise Control Indicators - Vehicles With: Lane Centering
251
Adaptive Cruise Control Indicators - Vehicles With: Stop and Go
251
Switching From Adaptive Cruise Control to Cruise Control
251
Switching Lane Centering On and Off
252
Switching Intelligent Mode On and Off
253
Adjusting the Set Speed Tolerance
253
Adaptive Cruise Control – Troubleshooting
253
Driving Aids
257
Driver Alert
257
Lane Keeping System
258
Blind Spot Information System
262
Cross Traffic Alert
266
Speed Sign Recognition
269
Steering
271
Pre-Collision Assist
271
Drive Mode Control
276
What Is Drive Mode Control
276
How Does Drive Mode Control Work
276
Selecting a Drive Mode
276
Drive Modes
276
Load Carrying
278
General Information
278
Rear Under Floor Storage
278
Cargo Nets
279
Luggage Covers
279
Roof Racks and Load Carriers
280
Load Limit
281
Towing
286
Towing a Trailer
286
Trailer Sway Control
287
Recommended Towing Weights
287
Essential Towing Checks
288
Towing the Vehicle on Four Wheels
290
Driving Hints
291
Reduced Engine Performance
291
Cold Weather Precautions
291
Breaking-In
291
Driving Economically
291
Driving Through Shallow Water
292
Floor Mats
292
Roadside Emergencies
294
Roadside Assistance
294
Hazard Flashers
295
Fuel Shutoff
295
Jump Starting the Vehicle
296
Collision, Damage or Fire Event
298
Post-Crash Alert System
299
Transporting the Vehicle
299
Crash and Breakdown Information
301
Post-Collision Braking
301
Customer Assistance
302
Getting the Services You Need
302
In California (U.S. Only)
303
The Better Business Bureau (BBB) Auto Line Program (U.S. Only)
304
Utilizing the Mediation/Arbitration Program (Canada Only)
305
Getting Assistance Outside the U.S. and Canada
305
Ordering Additional Owner's Literature
307
Reporting Safety Defects (U.S. Only)
307
Reporting Safety Defects (Canada Only)
307
Fuses
309
Fuse Specification Chart
309
Changing a Fuse
317
Maintenance
319
General Information
319
Opening and Closing the Hood
319
Under Hood Overview - 2.3L EcoBoost™
320
Under Hood Overview - 3.0L
321
Under Hood Overview - 3.3L
322
Engine Oil Dipstick - 2.3L EcoBoost™
323
Engine Oil Dipstick - 3.0L
323
Engine Oil Dipstick - 3.3L
323
Engine Oil Check
323
Oil Change Indicator Reset
324
Changing the Engine Air Filter - 2.3L EcoBoost™
325
Changing the Engine Air Filter - 3.0L
326
Changing the Engine Air Filter - 3.3L
327
Engine Coolant Check
328
Automatic Transmission Fluid Check
332
Brake Fluid Check
332
Power Steering Fluid Check
333
Changing the 12V Battery - Excluding: Hybrid Electric Vehicle (HEV)
333
Changing the 12V Battery - Hybrid Electric Vehicle (HEV)
336
Adjusting the Headlamps
339
Washer Fluid Check
340
Fuel Filter
340
Checking the Wiper Blades
340
Changing the Front Wiper Blades
340
Changing the Rear Wiper Blades
341
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
369
Using Winter Tires
370
Using Snow Chains
370
Tire Pressure Monitoring System
372
Changing a Road Wheel
377
Technical Specifications
383
Capacities and Specifications
385
Engine Specifications - 2.3L EcoBoost™
385
Engine Specifications - 3.0L, ST
385
Engine Specifications - 3.0L
387
Engine Specifications - 3.3L, Gasoline
387
Engine Specifications - 3.3L, Hybrid Electric Vehicle (HEV)
388
Motorcraft Parts - 2.3L EcoBoost™
389
Motorcraft Parts - 3.0L
389
Motorcraft Parts - 3.3L
390
Vehicle Identification Number
390
Capacities and Specifications - 2.3L EcoBoost™
391
Capacities and Specifications - 3.0L
398
Capacities and Specifications - 3.3L, Gasoline
405
Capacities and Specifications - 3.3L, Hybrid Electric Vehicle (HEV)
412
Bulb Specification Chart
419
Connected Vehicle
421
What Is a Connected Vehicle
421
Connected Vehicle Requirements
421
Connected Vehicle Limitations
421
Connecting the Vehicle to a Mobile Network
421
Connecting the Vehicle to a Wi-Fi Network - Vehicles With: SYNC 3
421
Connected Vehicle – Troubleshooting - Vehicles With: Modem
422
Connected Vehicle – Troubleshooting - Vehicles With: SYNC 3
423
Vehicle Wi-Fi Hotspot
425
Creating a Vehicle Wi-Fi Hotspot
425
Changing the Vehicle Wi-Fi Hotspot Name or Password
425
Audio System
426
General Information
426
Audio Unit
426
Digital Radio
427
Satellite Radio
429
USB Port
432
SYNC™ 3
434
General Information
434
Using Voice Recognition
436
Entertainment
442
Climate
452
Phone
454
Navigation
456
Electric Vehicle Information
461
Apps
462
Settings
465
SYNC™ 3 Troubleshooting
467
Accessories
480
Accessories
480
Ford Protect
481
Ford Protect
481
Scheduled Maintenance
483
General Maintenance Information
483
Normal Scheduled Maintenance
486
Special Operating Conditions Scheduled Maintenance
489
Customer Information
492
Rollover Warning
492
Radio Frequency Certification Labels
492
Warranty Information
538
Appendices
540
Electromagnetic Compatibility
540
End User License Agreement
543
Index
569

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