2025 Ford Explorer Owner's Manual

2025 Ford Explorer owners manual
Year:
2025
Make:
Ford
Model:
Explorer

Online manual

Size:
11.91 MB

Table of Contents

Table of contents
5
Copyright ©
3
Contacting Us
19
Contacting Us
19
Introduction
21
About This Publication
21
Using This Publication
22
Symbols Glossary
23
Symbols Used on Your Vehicle
23
Symbols Used On Your Instrument Cluster
25
Data Privacy
28
Data Privacy
28
Service Data
29
Event Data
29
Settings Data
30
Connected Vehicle Data
30
Mobile Device Data
31
Emergency Call System Data
31
Environment
33
Protecting the Environment
33
Visual Search
34
Interior Overview
34
Exterior Overview
35
Child Safety
37
Child Safety Precautions
37
Child Restraint Anchor Points
38
Child Restraints
39
Installing Child Restraints
41
Booster Seats
46
Child Safety Locks
48
Seatbelts
50
Seatbelt Precautions
50
Fastening and Unfastening the Seatbelts
51
Sensitive Locking Mode
52
Automatic Locking Mode
52
Adjusting the Seatbelts During Pregnancy
53
Adjusting the Seatbelt Height
53
Seatbelt Reminder
53
Checking the Seatbelts
55
Seatbelt Extensions
55
Personal Safety System™
57
What Is the Personal Safety System
57
How Does the Personal Safety System Work
57
Personal Safety System Components
57
Airbags
58
How Do the Front Airbags Work
58
How Do the Side Airbags Work
58
How Do the Knee Airbags Work
59
How Does the Safety Canopy™ Work
60
Airbag Precautions
60
Properly Adjusting the Driver and Front Passenger Seats
61
Children and Airbags
62
Front Passenger Sensing System
62
Crash Sensors and Airbag Indicator - Excluding: Police
65
Crash Sensors and Airbag Indicator - Police
66
Disposing of Airbags
72
Pedestrian Alert System
73
What Is the Pedestrian Alert System
73
911 Assist
74
What Is 911 Assist
74
How Does 911 Assist Work
74
Emergency Call Requirements
74
Emergency Call Limitations
75
Keys and Remote Controls
76
Remote Control Limitations
76
Using the Remote Control - Excluding: Police
76
Using the Remote Control - Police
77
Removing the Key Blade
77
Sounding the Panic Alarm
78
Locating Your Vehicle
78
Changing the Remote Control Battery - Vehicles With: Push Button Start, Excluding: Police
78
Changing the Remote Control Battery - Police
80
Replacing a Lost Key or Remote Control
81
Programming the Remote Control
81
Keys and Remote Controls Audible Warnings - Vehicles With: Flip Key
82
Keys and Remote Controls Audible Warnings
82
Keys and Remote Controls – Troubleshooting
82
Doors and Locks
83
Operating the Doors From Outside Your Vehicle
83
Operating the Doors From Inside Your Vehicle
83
Autounlock
84
Autolock
84
Mislock
84
Door Lock Indicators
85
Doors and Locks Audible Warnings
85
Doors and Locks – Troubleshooting
85
Keyless Entry
87
What Is Keyless Entry
87
Keyless Entry Limitations
87
Keyless Entry Settings
87
Using Keyless Entry
87
Keyless Entry – Troubleshooting
88
Easy Entry and Exit
89
How Does Easy Entry and Exit Work
89
Switching Easy Entry and Exit On and Off
89
Liftgate
90
Opening the Liftgate
90
Closing the Liftgate
91
Liftgate
92
Liftgate Precautions
92
Opening the Liftgate
92
Setting the Liftgate Opening Height
93
Closing the Liftgate
93
Stopping the Liftgate Movement
95
Liftgate Obstacle Detection
95
Liftgate – Troubleshooting
95
Security
97
Passive Anti-Theft System
97
Anti-Theft Alarm System
97
Using the Police Perimeter Alert System - Police
98
Security – Troubleshooting
100
Steering Wheel
102
Adjusting the Steering Wheel - Vehicles With: Manual Adjustable Steering Column
102
Adjusting the Steering Wheel - Vehicles With: Power Adjustable Steering Column
102
Resetting the Stopping Position - Vehicles With: Power Adjustable Steering Column
103
Horn
103
Switching the Heated Steering Wheel On and Off - Vehicles With: Heated Steering Wheel
103
Wipers and Washers
104
Wipers
104
Autowipers
104
Switching the Rear Window Wiper On and Off - Excluding: Police
105
Switching the Rear Window Wiper On and Off
105
Reverse Wipe
106
Checking the Wiper Blades
106
Replacing the Front Wiper Blades
106
Replacing the Rear Wiper Blades
107
Washers
107
Wipers and Washers – Troubleshooting
109
Exterior Lighting
110
Exterior Lighting Control - Excluding: Police
110
Exterior Lighting Control
110
Headlamps
110
Headlamps – Troubleshooting
111
Autolamps
112
Exterior Lamps
112
Automatic High Beam Control - Excluding: Police
115
Automatic High Beam Control – Troubleshooting - Excluding: Police
117
Adaptive Front Lighting
117
Interior Lighting
119
Switching All of the Interior Lamps On and Off
119
Switching the Front Interior Lamps On and Off - Excluding: Police
119
Switching the Front Interior Lamps On and Off
119
Switching the Rear Interior Lamps On and Off - Excluding: Police
120
Switching the Rear Interior Lamps On and Off - Police
120
Interior Lamp Function
120
Adjusting the Instrument Panel Lighting Brightness
121
Ambient Lighting
121
Interior Lighting – Troubleshooting
121
Windows
122
Opening and Closing the Windows
122
Global Opening
123
Window Bounce-Back
123
Locking the Rear Window Controls
123
Interior Mirror
124
Interior Mirror Precautions
124
Manually Dimming the Interior Mirror
124
Auto-Dimming Interior Mirror
124
Exterior Mirrors
125
Adjusting the Exterior Mirrors
125
Folding the Exterior Mirrors - Vehicles With: Power Folding Mirrors
125
Folding the Exterior Mirrors - Vehicles With: Manual Folding Mirrors
126
Auto-Dimming Exterior Mirror
126
Glass Roof
127
Opening and Closing the Sunshade
127
Opening and Closing the Glass Roof
127
Venting the Glass Roof
128
Glass Roof Bounce-Back
128
Instrument Cluster
129
Instrument Cluster Overview
129
Tachometer
129
Speedometer
129
Fuel Gauge
129
Engine Coolant Temperature Gauge
130
What Are the Instrument Cluster Warning Lamps
130
Instrument Cluster Warning Lamps
130
What Are the Instrument Cluster Indicators
132
Instrument Cluster Indicators
132
Instrument Cluster Display
135
Using the Instrument Cluster Display Controls
135
Instrument Cluster Display Main Menu
135
Customizing the Instrument Cluster Display
135
Personalized Settings
137
Changing the Language
137
Changing the Measurement Unit
137
Changing the Temperature Unit
137
Changing the Tire Pressure Unit
137
Trip Computer
138
Accessing the Trip Computer
138
Resetting the Trip Computer
138
Trip Data
138
Remote Start
139
What Is Remote Start
139
Remote Start Precautions
139
Remote Start Limitations
139
Enabling Remote Start
139
Remotely Starting and Stopping the Vehicle
139
Extending the Remote Start Duration
140
Remote Start Settings
140
Climate Control
141
Identifying the Climate Control Unit
141
Switching Climate Control On and Off
141
Switching Recirculated Air On and Off
141
Switching Air Conditioning On and Off
141
Switching Defrost On and Off
141
Switching Maximum Defrost On and Off
141
Switching Maximum Cooling On and Off
142
Switching the Heated Rear Window On and Off
142
Setting the Blower Motor Speed
142
Switching the Heated Mirrors On and Off
142
Setting the Temperature
142
Directing the Flow of Air
143
Rear Passenger Climate Control
144
Identifying the Rear Passenger Climate Control Unit
144
Switching the Rear Passenger Climate Controls On and Off
144
Setting the Blower Motor Speed
144
Setting the Temperature
144
Directing the Flow of Air
145
Interior Air Quality
146
What Is the Cabin Air Filter
146
Locating the Cabin Air Filter
146
Front Seats
147
Front Seat Precautions
147
Sitting in the Correct Position
147
Manual Seats
148
Power Seats
149
Massage Seats
152
Heated Seats
153
Ventilated Seats
153
Rear Seats
155
Manual Seats
155
Power Seats
158
Heated 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
Rear Occupant Alert System Settings
162
Rear Occupant Alert System Indicators
162
Rear Occupant Alert System Audible Warnings
163
Garage Door Opener
164
Garage Door Opener Introduction
164
Garage Door Opener Precautions and Frequencies
164
Programming the Garage Door Opener
165
USB Ports
168
Locating the USB Ports
168
Playing Media Using the USB Port
168
Charging a Device
168
Power Outlet
170
What Is the Power Outlet
170
Power Outlet Precautions
170
Power Outlet Limitations
170
Locating the Power Outlets
170
Power Outlet Indicators
170
Power Outlet
172
What Is the Power Outlet
172
Power Outlet Precautions
172
Locating the Power Outlets
172
Wireless Accessory Charger
173
What Is the Wireless Accessory Charger
173
Wireless Accessory Charger Precautions
173
Locating the Wireless Accessory Charger
173
Charging a Wireless Device
173
Storage
175
Glove Compartment
175
Center Console
175
Glasses Holder
175
Starting and Stopping the Engine
177
Starting and Stopping the Engine – Precautions
177
Ignition Switch
177
Push Button Ignition Switch
178
Starting the Engine
178
Engine Block Heater
180
Stopping the Engine
181
Police Engine Idle - Police
182
Automatic Engine Stop - Vehicles With: Push Button Start
183
Accessing the Passive Key Backup Position - Vehicles With: Push Button Start
184
Starting and Stopping the Engine – Troubleshooting
184
Hybrid Electric Vehicle Information
189
Hybrid Electric Vehicle Information
189
Power Flow
190
Auto-Start-Stop
192
What Is Auto-Start-Stop
192
Auto-Start-Stop Precautions
192
Switching Auto-Start-Stop On and Off
192
Stopping the Engine
192
Restarting the Engine
192
Auto-Start-Stop Indicators
192
Auto-Start-Stop – Troubleshooting
193
Fuel and Refueling
195
Fuel and Refueling Precautions
195
Fuel Quality
195
Locating the Fuel Filler Funnel
196
Running Out of Fuel
196
Refueling
198
Fuel Tank Capacity
202
Fuel and Refueling – Troubleshooting
202
Catalytic Converter
205
What Is the Catalytic Converter
205
Catalytic Converter Precautions
205
Catalytic Converter – Troubleshooting
205
High Voltage Battery
206
What Is the High Voltage Battery
206
High Voltage Battery Precautions
206
Recycling and Disposing of the High Voltage Battery
206
Automatic Transmission
207
Automatic Transmission Precautions
207
Automatic Transmission Positions
207
Shifting Your Vehicle Into Gear - Excluding: Police
208
Shifting Your Vehicle Into Gear
209
Automatic Transmission Position Indicators - Excluding: Police
209
Automatic Transmission Position Indicators
209
Shifting Your Immobile Vehicle Out of Park (P) - Excluding: Police
209
Automatic Transmission Audible Warnings - Excluding: Police
211
Automatic Transmission Audible Warnings
211
Manually Shifting Gears - Excluding: Police
211
Temporary Neutral Mode - Excluding: Police
212
Automatic Return to Park (P) - Excluding: Police
213
Grade Assist
213
Automatic Transmission – Troubleshooting
214
All-Wheel Drive
215
How Does All-Wheel Drive Work
215
Four-Wheel Drive
218
How Does Four-Wheel Drive Work
218
Four-Wheel Drive Limitations
218
Four-Wheel Drive – Troubleshooting
220
Rear Axle
221
Limited Slip Differential
221
Brakes
222
Brake Precautions
222
Anti-Lock Braking System
222
Brake Over Accelerator
222
Locating the Brake Fluid Reservoir
222
Checking the Brake Fluid
222
Brake Fluid Specification
223
Brakes – Troubleshooting
223
Electric Parking Brake
225
What Is the Electric Parking Brake
225
Applying the Electric Parking Brake
225
Applying the Electric Parking Brake in an Emergency
225
Manually Releasing the Electric Parking Brake
225
Automatically Releasing the Electric Parking Brake
226
Electric Parking Brake Audible Warning
226
Releasing the Electric Parking Brake if the Vehicle Battery Has Run Out of Charge
226
Electric Parking Brake – Troubleshooting
226
Reverse Brake Assist
228
What Is Reverse Brake Assist
228
How Does Reverse Brake Assist Work
228
Reverse Brake Assist Precautions
228
Switching Reverse Brake Assist On and Off
229
Overriding Reverse Brake Assist
229
Reverse Brake Assist Indicators
229
Reverse Brake Assist – Troubleshooting
230
Cross Traffic Braking
232
What Is Cross Traffic Braking
232
How Does Cross Traffic Braking Work
232
Cross Traffic Braking Precautions
232
Switching Cross Traffic Braking On and Off - Excluding: Police
233
Switching Cross Traffic Braking On and Off - Police
233
Overriding Cross Traffic Braking
233
Cross Traffic Braking Indicators
233
Cross Traffic Braking – Troubleshooting
234
Hill Start Assist
236
What Is Hill Start Assist
236
How Does Hill Start Assist Work
236
Hill Start Assist Precautions
236
Hill Start Assist – Troubleshooting
236
Auto Hold
237
How Does Auto Hold Work
237
Switching Auto Hold On and Off
237
Using Auto Hold
237
Auto Hold Indicators
237
Traction Control
239
What Is Traction Control
239
How Does Traction Control Work
239
Switching Traction Control On and Off
239
Traction Control Indicator
239
Traction Control – Troubleshooting
240
Stability Control
241
How Does Stability Control Work
241
Switching Stability Control On and Off - Excluding: Police
242
Switching Stability Control On and Off - Police
243
Stability Control Indicator
244
Hill Descent Control
245
What Is Hill Descent Control
245
Switching Hill Descent Control On and Off
245
Setting the Hill Descent Speed
245
Hill Descent Control Indicator
245
Steering
246
Electric Power Steering
246
Steering – Troubleshooting
246
Parking Aids
249
Parking Aid Precautions
249
Switching Parking Aid On and Off
249
Rear Parking Aid
250
Front Parking Aid
250
Parking Aid Indicators
252
Parking Aids – Troubleshooting
252
Rear View Camera
253
What Is the Rear View Camera
253
Rear View Camera Precautions
253
Locating the Rear View Camera
253
Rear View Camera Guide Lines
254
Rear View Camera Settings
254
360 Degree Camera
256
What Is the 360 Degree Camera
256
How Does the 360 Degree Camera Work
256
360 Degree Camera Precautions
256
Locating the 360 Degree Cameras
256
360 Degree Camera Guide Lines
257
360 Degree Camera Settings
257
Cruise Control
259
What Is Cruise Control
259
Switching Cruise Control On and Off
259
Setting the Cruise Control Speed
259
Canceling the Set Speed
260
Resuming the Set Speed
260
Cruise Control Indicators
260
Adaptive Cruise Control
261
How Does Adaptive Cruise Control With Stop and Go Work
261
Adaptive Cruise Control Precautions
261
Adaptive Cruise Control Limitations
262
Switching Adaptive Cruise Control On and Off
263
Adaptive Cruise Control Automatic Cancellation
264
Setting the Adaptive Cruise Control Speed
264
Setting the Adaptive Cruise Control Gap
265
Canceling the Set Speed
266
Resuming the Set Speed
266
Overriding the Set Speed
267
Adaptive Cruise Control Indicators
267
Switching From Adaptive Cruise Control to Cruise Control
267
Lane Centering
268
Lane Centering – Troubleshooting
271
Predictive Speed Assist
271
Predictive Speed Assist – Troubleshooting
274
Adaptive Cruise Control – Troubleshooting
274
BlueCruise
276
What Is BlueCruise
276
How Does BlueCruise Work
276
BlueCruise Precautions
276
BlueCruise Requirements
277
BlueCruise Limitations
278
BlueCruise Settings
278
Switching BlueCruise On and Off
278
BlueCruise Alerts
279
BlueCruise Automatic Cancellation
279
BlueCruise Indicators
280
Lane Change Assist
280
Lane Change Assist – Troubleshooting
282
In-Lane Repositioning
282
BlueCruise – Troubleshooting
283
Drive Mode Control
285
What Is Drive Mode Control
285
How Does Drive Mode Control Work
285
Selecting a Drive Mode - Excluding: Police
285
Selecting a Drive Mode - Police
285
Drive Modes
286
Drive Mode Control – Troubleshooting
288
Lane Keeping System
290
What Is the Lane Keeping System
290
How Does the Lane Keeping System Work
290
Lane Keeping System Precautions
290
Lane Keeping System Limitations
290
Switching the Lane Keeping System On and Off
291
Switching the Lane Keeping System Mode
291
Alert Mode
291
Aid Mode
292
Alert and Aid Mode
292
Lane Keeping System Indicators
293
Blind Spot Assist
294
Blind Spot Assist with Trailer Coverage
294
Lane Keeping System – Troubleshooting
297
Blind Spot Information System
299
What Is Blind Spot Information System
299
How Does Blind Spot Information System Work
299
Blind Spot Information System Precautions
299
Blind Spot Information System Limitations
299
Blind Spot Information System Requirements
299
Switching Blind Spot Information System On and Off
299
Locating the Blind Spot Information System Sensors
300
Blind Spot Information System With Trailer Coverage
300
Blind Spot Information System Indicators
302
Blind Spot Information System – Troubleshooting
302
Exit Warning
304
What is Exit Warning
304
How Does Exit Warning Work
304
Exit Warning Precautions
304
Exit Warning Limitations
304
Exit Warning Indicators
305
Switching Exit Warning On and Off
305
Locating the Exit Warning Sensors
305
Exit Warning – Troubleshooting
306
Cross Traffic Alert
307
What Is Cross Traffic Alert
307
How Does Cross Traffic Alert Work
307
Cross Traffic Alert Precautions
307
Cross Traffic Alert Limitations
307
Switching Cross Traffic Alert On and Off
308
Locating the Cross Traffic Alert Sensors
308
Cross Traffic Alert Indicators
308
Cross Traffic Alert – Troubleshooting
309
Pre-Collision Assist
310
What Is Pre-Collision Assist
310
How Does Pre-Collision Assist Work
310
Pre-Collision Assist Precautions
310
Pre-Collision Assist Limitations
311
Switching Pre-Collision Assist On and Off - Excluding: Police
312
Switching Pre-Collision Assist On and Off - Police
313
Locating the Pre-Collision Assist Sensors
313
Automatic Emergency Braking
314
Evasive Steering Assist
314
Pre-Collision Assist – Troubleshooting
315
Speed Sign Recognition
317
What Is Speed Sign Recognition
317
How Does Speed Sign Recognition Work
317
Speed Sign Recognition Precautions
317
Speed Sign Recognition Limitations
317
Speed Sign Recognition Indicators
317
Speed Sign Recognition Settings
318
Speed Sign Recognition – Troubleshooting
318
Load Carrying
320
Load Carrying Precautions
320
Locating the Safety Compliance Certification Labels
320
What Is the Gross Axle Weight Rating
321
What Is the Gross Vehicle Weight Rating
321
What Is the Maximum Loaded Trailer Weight
321
What Is the Gross Combined Weight Rating
321
Calculating Payload
322
Calculating the Load Limit
322
Roof Rack
323
Luggage Compartment
324
Luggage Compartment Precautions
324
Installing and Removing the Luggage Compartment Cargo Net
324
Installing and Removing the Luggage Compartment Cover
325
Luggage Compartment Anchor Points
326
Connecting a Trailer
327
Connecting a Trailer Precautions
327
Connecting a Trailer
327
Connecting a Trailer – Troubleshooting
328
Towing a Trailer
329
Towing a Trailer Precautions
329
Trailer Brake Precautions
329
Towing a Trailer Limitations
330
Loading Your Trailer
330
Trailer Towing Hints
330
Launching or Retrieving a Boat or Personal Watercraft
331
Towing Weights and Dimensions
331
Towing a Trailer – Troubleshooting
332
Trailer Sway Control
333
How Does Trailer Sway Control Work
333
Trailer Sway Control Precautions
333
Driving Hints
334
Breaking-In
334
Driving Economically
334
Driving in Cold Weather
334
Driving Through Mud and Water
335
Driving on Hilly or Sloping Terrain
335
Driving In Sand
335
Driving Through Shallow Water
336
Floor Mats
336
Crash and Breakdown Information
338
Roadside Assistance
338
High Voltage Battery Vehicle Precautions - Hybrid Electric Vehicle (HEV)
339
Switching the Hazard Flashers On and Off
340
Jump Starting the Vehicle
340
Post-Crash Alert System
342
Post-Collision Braking - Excluding: Police
343
Automatic Crash Shutoff
343
Recovery Towing
344
Transporting the Vehicle
344
Fail-Safe Cooling
344
Towing Your Vehicle
346
Towing Your Vehicle Precautions
346
Emergency Towing
346
Emergency Towing
346
Towing Your Vehicle – Troubleshooting
347
Fuses
348
Fuse Precautions
348
Under Hood Fuse Box
348
Interior Fuse Box
353
Identifying Fuse Types
356
Fuses – Troubleshooting
356
Maintenance
357
Maintenance Precautions
357
Opening and Closing the Hood
357
Under Hood Overview - 2.3L
358
Under Hood Overview - 3.0L
359
Under Hood Overview - 3.3L
360
Engine Oil
361
Engine Air Filter
363
Coolant
366
Changing the Fuel Filter
369
Drive Belt Routing Overview - 2.3L
370
Drive Belt Routing Overview - 3.0L
370
Drive Belt Routing Overview - 3.3L
370
12V Battery
370
12V Battery – Troubleshooting
375
Adjusting the Headlamps
377
Exterior Bulbs
378
Interior Bulbs
380
Vehicle Care
381
Cleaning Products
381
Cleaning the Exterior
382
Cleaning the Interior
383
Repairing Minor Paint Damage
386
Waxing Your Vehicle
386
Storing Your Vehicle
387
Preparing Your Vehicle for Storage
387
Removing Your Vehicle From Storage
388
Wheel and Tire Information
389
Locating the Tire label
389
Department of Transportation Uniform Tire Quality Grades
389
Information on the Tire Sidewall
390
Glossary of Tire Terminology
395
Tire Replacement Requirements
396
Using Snow Chains
398
Tire Care
400
Checking the Tire Pressures
400
Inflating the Tires
400
Inspecting the Tire for Wear
401
Inspecting the Tire for Damage
402
Inspecting the Wheel Valve Stems
406
Tire Rotation
406
Tire Pressure Monitoring System
407
What Is the Tire Pressure Monitoring System
407
Tire Pressure Monitoring System Overview
407
Tire Pressure Monitoring System Precautions
408
Tire Pressure Monitoring System Limitations
408
Viewing the Tire Pressures
409
Tire Pressure Monitoring System – Troubleshooting
409
Changing a Road Wheel
411
Changing a Flat Tire - Excluding: Police
411
Changing a Flat Tire
416
Wheel Nuts
421
Capacities and Specifications
423
Engine Specifications - 2.3L
423
Engine Specifications - 3.0L
424
Engine Specifications - 3.3L, Gasoline
425
Engine Specifications - 3.3L, Hybrid Electric Vehicle (HEV)
426
Motorcraft Parts - 2.3L
427
Motorcraft Parts - 3.0L
427
Motorcraft Parts - 3.3L
429
Engine Oil Capacity and Specification - 2.3L
430
Engine Oil Capacity and Specification - 3.0L
431
Engine Oil Capacity and Specification - 3.3L, Gasoline
433
Engine Oil Capacity and Specification - 3.3L, Hybrid Electric Vehicle (HEV)
435
Cooling System Capacity and Specification - 2.3L
436
Cooling System Capacity and Specification - 3.0L
437
Cooling System Capacity and Specification - 3.3L, Gasoline
438
Cooling System Capacity and Specification - 3.3L, Hybrid Electric Vehicle (HEV)
438
Fuel Tank Capacity - Excluding: Hybrid Electric Vehicle (HEV)
439
Fuel Tank Capacity - Hybrid Electric Vehicle (HEV)
440
Air Conditioning System Capacity and Specification - 2.3L
441
Air Conditioning System Capacity and Specification - 3.0L
442
Air Conditioning System Capacity and Specification - 3.3L, Gasoline
443
Air Conditioning System Capacity and Specification - 3.3L, Hybrid Electric Vehicle (HEV)
444
Washer Fluid Specification
444
Automatic Transmission Fluid Capacity and Specification
445
Brake Fluid Specification
445
Transfer Case Fluid Capacity and Specification
446
Front Axle Fluid Capacity and Specification
447
Rear Axle Fluid Capacity and Specification
447
Vehicle Identification
449
Vehicle Identification Number
449
Connected Vehicle
450
What Is a Connected Vehicle
450
Connected Vehicle Requirements
450
Connected Vehicle Limitations
450
Connecting the Vehicle to a Mobile Network
450
Connecting the Vehicle to a Wi-Fi Network
450
Connected Vehicle Settings
450
Connected Vehicle – Troubleshooting
451
Vehicle Hotspot
453
Setting Up a Vehicle Hotspot
453
Vehicle Hotspot Settings
453
Vehicle Hotspot – Troubleshooting
454
Audio System
455
Audio System Precautions
455
Switching the Audio Unit On and Off
455
Selecting the Audio Source
455
Media Control Buttons
455
Adjusting the Volume
456
Setting a Memory Preset
456
Adjusting the Sound Settings
456
Setting the Clock and Date
456
AM/FM Radio
456
Digital Radio
457
Satellite Radio
458
Center Display
461
Center Display Overview
461
Status Bar
461
Apps
462
Controls
462
Settings
462
Rebooting the Center Display
462
Voice Interaction
463
What is Voice Interaction
463
Setting Your Default Assistant
463
Alexa Built-In
463
Google Assistant
464
Phone
466
Phone Precautions
466
Connecting Your Phone
466
Phone Menu
466
Making and Receiving a Phone Call
467
Sending and Receiving a Text Message
468
Switching Text Message Notification On and Off
469
Switching Apple CarPlay On and Off
469
Switching Android Auto On and Off
469
Bluetooth®
471
Connecting a Bluetooth® Device
471
Playing Media Using Bluetooth®
471
Personal Profiles
472
How Do Personal Profiles Work
472
Enabling or Disabling Personal Profiles
472
Creating a Personal Profile
472
Using the Memory Function
472
Linking or Unlinking a Personal Profile to a Remote Control
473
Linking or Unlinking a Personal Profile to a Device
473
Navigation
474
Connected Navigation
474
Vehicle Software Updates
475
Vehicle Software Updates
475
Software Update Settings
475
Software Update Indicators
476
Vehicle System Reset
477
Performing a System Reset
477
Accessories
478
Accessories
478
Ford Protect
479
What Is Ford Protect
479
Scheduled Maintenance
481
General Maintenance Information
481
Customer Information
485
Rollover Warning
485
The Better Business Bureau Auto Line Program
485
The Mediation and Arbitration Program
486
Ordering a Canadian French Owner's Manual
486
Reporting Safety Defects in the United States
487
Reporting Safety Defects in Canada
487
Third Party Software Copyright Acknowledgment
488
Radio Frequency Certification Labels
488
Perchlorate
527
Replacement Parts Recommendation
527
Mobile Communications Equipment
528
Federal Highway Administration Regulation
528
Emission Law
529
Export Unique Options
530
Warranty Information
530
Decommissioning the Vehicle
533
Decommissioning Requirements
533
Appendices
534
Electromagnetic Compatibility
534
Index
537

FAQ about the 2025 Ford Explorer Manual

What contains the 2025 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 2025 owner's manual:

  • Do-it-Yourself (DIY) Maintenance, for basic maintenance tasks that Ford Explorer owners can do
  • Warranty Information, about the vehicle's warranty coverage
  • Basic operations, like starting and stopping the engine and driver settings
  • Maintenance for your Ford Explorer, such as oil changes, tire rotations, brake inspections, and fluid checks
  • Environmental Information about environmentally-friendly driving practices

Where to download the 2025 Ford Explorer Owners Manual?

The Ford Explorer owner manual for the 2025 model year is to be found on this page.

Is the manual for the Ford Explorer year 2025 free?

Yes, the owner manual for the model year 2025 is free, but the repair manuals are usually not easy to get and may cost more.

The Ford Explorer (2025) owner's manual is available in English?

Yes, the owner's manual for the model year 2025 is available in English.

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