Refer to Children and infant or child safety seats in this chapter. Driving with the parking brake on will cause the brakes to wear out quickly and reduce fuel economy. To put the retractor in the automatic locking mode, grasp the shoulder portion of. They do not apply to deep tread, winter-typesnow tires, space-saveror temporary use spare tires, tires with nominal rim diameters of 10 to 12 inches or limited production tires as defined in Title 49 Code of Federal Regulations Part 575. Make sure the mat does not interfere with the operation of the accelerator and brake pedal.
When starting a fuel-injectedengine, avoid pressing the accelerator before or during starting. R Reverse With the gearshift in R Reverse , the vehicle will move backward. With the vehicle on a level surface and the brake pedal firmly applied, move the gearshift through all the gears. Do not connect a trailer's hydraulic brake system directly to your vehicle's brake system. To prevent the risk of injury, make sure children sit where they can be properly restrained.
The air conditioning compressor will operate in this mode. When unauthorized entry occurs, the system will flash the headlamps, parking lamps and the theft indicator lamp and will chirp the horn. Clear away snow from rear window and mirrors. In a collision, people riding in these areas are more likely to be seriously injured or killed. Automatic transaxle fluid dipstick 2.
Pull the panel cover outward to access the fuses. See your Ford or Lincoln-Mercurydealer. Do not use alcohol or methanol antifreeze or any engine coolants mixed with alcohol or methanol antifreeze. To improve the fit of lap and shoulder belts on children who have outgrown child safety seats, Ford recommends use of a belt-positioning booster seat that is labelled as conforming to all Federal motor vehicle safety standards. The cupholders in the center console can be removed for cleaning.
Do not use supplemental engine oil additives, oil treatments or engine treatments. Small amounts of sodium hydroxide may be present which may irritate the skin and eyes, but none of the residue is toxic. There is manual designed just for Ford Taurus Third generation 1996-1999. Push the control once for a single wipe. Do not use household cleaning products because they may weaken the safety belt webbing or damage the vinyl parts of the seat. The high pressure fluid could penetrate the sealed parts and cause damage. Press in the direction to raise or lower the seat, or to move the seat forward or backward.
Align the legs of the center ornament with the slots of the wheel cover. Do not allow people to ride in any area of your vehicle that is not equipped with seats and safety belts. To prevent electrical shock, do not use your heater with ungrounded electrical systems or two-pronged cheater adapters. These sometimes indicate that the emissions system is not working properly. Be sure the belt is not twisted. It can be used to clear ice or fog from the windshield. Press and release at the ridges to open.
Keep the ring because it will be used again to retain the new bulb. We know buying anything online is a risk. Washing your vehicle Wash your vehicle regularly with cold or lukewarm water. If you ever smell exhaust fumes of any kind inside your vehicle, have your dealer inspect and fix your vehicle immediately. Hold the wheel cover in this position and press the cover onto the wheel with the palm of your hand.
P Park Always come to a complete stop before shifting into P Park. Tire Quality Grades apply to new pneumatic tires for use on passenger cars. To open the entire liftgate, press the release button hidden under. Be sure to read and understand Precautions when servicing your vehicle in this chapter. Indicates that vehicle information related to recycling and other environmental concerns will follow.