FORD MOTOR COMPANY Customer Relationship Center P.O. Box 6248 Dearborn, MI 48121 you begin learning about your new vehicle and refer to the appropriate sections when questions arise. 1-800-392-3673 (FORD) (TDD for the hearing impaired: 1-800-232-5952) www.customersaskford.com All information contained in this Quick Reference Guide was accurate at the May 2008 First Printing Quick Reference Guide Mercury Mariner LITHO IN USA 9E6J 19G217 AA time of duplication. We reserve the right to change features, operation and/or functionality of any vehicle specification at any time. Your Mercury dealer is the best source for the most current information. For detailed operating and safety information, please see your Owner’s Guide. Easy Fuel™ ‘No Cap’ Fuel System: Your vehicle has a ‘no cap’ fuel system which allows you to simply open the fuel filler door, insert the nozzle and start fueling. The Easy Fuel™ system is self-sealing and therefore protected against dust, dirt, water, snow and ice. If you need to fill your fuel tank with a portable fuel container, use the fuel funnel which is located inside the rear passenger side cargo compartment access door. Slowly insert the funnel into the Easy Fuel™ system and fill the tank with fuel from the container. When done, clean the funnel or properly dispose of it. Extra funnels can be purchased from your authorized dealer. Do not use aftermarket funnels as they will not work with the Easy Fuel™ system and may cause damage. Fuel Type and Tank Capacity: Your fuel tank capacity is 16.5 gallons (62.5L). Your vehicle is designed to use “Regular” unleaded gasoline with an octane rating of 87. Do not use gasoline labeled as “Regular” in high altitude areas that are sold with octane ratings less than 87. Do not use E85 fuels that are blended with a maximum of 85% ethanol. S.O.S. Post Crash Alert System: Your vehicle is equipped with the S.O.S. Post Crash Alert system. This system provides audible and visual alarms in the event of a crash which causes the deployment of airbags or the activation of the safety belt pretensioners. The turn signals will flash and the horn will or you can press the button on your sound. To deactivate the system, press the hazard flasher control remote transmitter. Roadside Assistance: Your new Mercury Mariner comes with the assurance and support of 24-hour emergency roadside assistance. Roadside assistance includes such services as: lockout assistance, limited fuel delivery, battery jump starts, changing a flat tire, towing, and winch out. To receive roadside assistance in the United States, call 1 (800) 241-3673. In Canada, call 1 (800) 665-2006. For more information on coverage period and details of service, refer to your roadside assistance information. 3 (if equipped) SONG, DELETE SONG, DELETE ALL SONGS and ENABLE/DISABLE alerts. For more information on these features, please refer to your Owner’s Guide. 13. TUNE/OK In radio mode, turn to go up/down the frequency band in individual increments. If your vehicle is equipped with SYNC and/or satellite radio, you may need to press OK to confirm menu selections. 14. AUX Press repeatedly to access LINE (auxiliary audio mode), or SYNC (if equipped). 15. SIRIUS Press repeatedly to cycle through SAT1, SAT2 and SAT3 modes (satellite radio, if equipped). SIRIUS® Satellite Radio is a subscription-based satellite radio service that broadcasts music, sports, news and entertainment programming. For more information and a complete list of SIRIUS® satellite radio channels, visit www.sirius.com in the United States, www.sirius-canada.ca in Canada, or call SIRIUS® at 1–888–539–7474. 5 M from the system, press EJECT and select the desired slot (1-6) using the memory presets. Press and hold EJECT to auto eject all loaded discs. 9. CLOCK Press to set the time. The display will read SET TIME. Use the memory presets 0-9 to enter in the desired time, hours and minutes. The clock will then start from that time. 10. SOUND Press repeatedly to access settings for: Bass, Treble, Fade, Balance, Speed compensated volume (if equipped) and ALL SEATS (Occupancy mode, if equipped). When the desired selection appears in the display, press SEEK/TRACK to make adjustments. 11. SEEK/TRACK Press to access the previous/next strong radio station, satellite channel (if equipped) or CD track. 12. MENU Press repeatedly to cycle through various menu options such as: AUTOPRESET, RDS ON/ OFF and SATELLITE RADIO MENU (if satellite radio is active). When SATELLITE RADIO MENU appears in the display, press OK and then press / to cycle through further options of SAVE NER 4 SATELLITE COMPATIBLE SIX-DISC/MP3 RADIO 1. LOAD To load a CD into the system, press LOAD. When prompted, select the desired slot (1-6) using the memory presets and, when prompted, insert the CD into the system. Press and hold LOAD to autoload up to six discs. Insert the discs, one at a time, when prompted. 2. DIRECT Press DIRECT and then, using the memory presets (0-9), enter in the numbers of the desired station, track, MP3 folder (if available) or satellite channel (if activated). 3. Press to access special phone features if equipped with SYNC. Refer to your SYNC Supplement for more information. 4. SCAN Press for a brief sampling of radio stations or CD/MP3 tracks. Press again to stop. 5. ON/OFF/VOL Press to turn on or off. Turn to increase or decrease the volume. 6. CD Press to enter CD/ MP3 mode. If a disc is already loaded into the system, CD/MP3 play will begin where it ended last. 7. AM/FM Press repeatedly to select AM, FM1 or FM2 frequency band. 8. EJECT To eject a CD 2 15 MA RI 7 6 Pre ss from to acce 7 AM ss th (sat , FM1, e Radio 8 F ellit e ra M2, SA menu a 1. 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Check your tire pressure at least once a month and before long trips (including spare). As an added safety feature, your vehicle has been equipped with a Tire Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS) that illuminates a low tire pressure warning light when one or more of your tires is significantly under-inflated. Improperly inflated tires can affect vehicle handling and can fail suddenly, possibly resulting in loss of vehicle control. Refer to the Tires, Wheels and Loading chapter in your Owner’s Guide for more details and safety information. 10 11 12 13 3 ppe warnings designed to help Location of Spare Tire: If you get a flat tire while driving, do not apply the brake heavily. Instead, gradually decrease your speed. Hold the steering wheel firmly and slowly move to a safe place on the side of the road. Your vehicle is equipped with a temporary spare tire located under the vehicle, just forward of the rear bumper. The temporary spare tire is designed for emergency use only and should be replaced as soon as possible. The jack and tools are located under the carpeted floor panel in the rear cargo area. For complete details on how to change your tire, refer to the Roadside Emergencies chapter in your Owner’s Guide. 9 2 qui well as important safety Fuel Pump Shut-off Switch: This device stops the electric fuel pump from sending fuel to the engine when your vehicle has had a substantial jolt. After an accident, if you find that the engine cranks, but does not start, this switch may have been activated. The fuel pump shut-off switch is located in the front passenger’s footwell, behind a flip-up cover, by the kick panel access cover. (if e features of your vehicle, as RM ATI O information concerning the NFO contains more detailed IALI your Owner’s Guide which to the vent position, press the front portion of the control. To close, press and hold the rear portion of the control until the glass stops moving. Overdrive control/Cancel with Grade Assist Drive with the vehicle in Overdrive (D) for the best fuel economy. You can deactivate overdrive by pressing the transmission control switch on the side of the shift handle. Your vehicle is equipped with a special Grade Assist feature which is automatically activated when overdrive is turned off. Grade assist helps to provide optimal gear selection and additional engine braking on hilly terrain. It is recommended that you return to O/D (Overdrive) once you return to flat terrain. To return to overdrive, simply press the transmission control switch again. Ambient lighting (if equipped) Your vehicle may be equipped with an ambient lighting feature which, when activated, illuminates the footwells, cup holders and console bin with a choice of seven colors. Ambient lighting is operational when the ignition is on or in the accessory position. Press the control repeatedly to turn on, cycle through your color choices, and turn off. SYNC (if equipped) Your vehicle may be equipped with SYNC – a hands-free communications and entertainment system with special phone and media features. For more information, please refer to the SYNC Supplement or to the SYNC section in the Navigation Supplement. Please feel free to visit www.SyncMyRide.com. ENT is not intended to replace the glove box or from your authorized dealer.) To unlock all doors and the liftgate, enter your five digit factory code and, within five seconds, press 3-4. To lock all doors and the liftgate, simply press 7-8 and 9-0 at the same time (you do not need to enter your factory code first). Refer to your Owner’s Guide for more information. AdvanceTrac® with Roll Stability Control™ (RSC®) Stability Enhancement system Your vehicle is equipped with the AdvanceTrac® stability enhancement system. This system consists of: Traction control, which helps avoid wheel spin and loss of traction, Roll Stability control™ which helps avoid a vehicle roll-over, and Electronic Stability Control, which helps avoid skids or lateral slides. These features work together to help you to maintain stability and steerability of your vehicle during a variety of road conditions. If your vehicle becomes stuck in the snow, mud or sand, try turning off the AdvanceTrac® system to allow wheel spin and help increase momentum to dig the vehicle out. The system defaults to on and the control will illuminate when turned off. Refer to your Owner’s Guide for safety information and more details. MOON ROOF (if equipped) The moon roof is equipped with an automatic, one-touch, opening, closing and venting feature. To open, press and release the rear portion of the control located in the overhead console. To stop motion at any time during the one-touch opening, press the control a second time. To close, press and release the front portion of the control until the glass stops moving . To open the moon roof ESS This Quick Reference Guide Integrated Keyhead Transmitter (IKT) and Remote Entry System Features Your vehicle comes equipped with two programmed Integrated Keyhead Transmitters (IKTs) which are both a programmed ignition key and a remote keyless entry transmitter. Handle the IKT carefully when starting the car to avoid accidentally pressing any of the remote entry buttons. Press once to unlock the driver’s door. The interior lamps will illuminate. Press twice to unlock all the doors, the liftgate and liftgate glass. Press once to lock all the doors. If all doors and the liftgate are closed, the turn lamps will flash. Press twice to confirm all the doors and liftgate are closed and locked. The doors will lock again, the horn will chirp once. Press to activate the panic alarm. The horn will sound and the turn lamps will flash. Press again or turn the ignition on to deactivate the panic alarm. Press twice within three seconds to open the liftgate glass. Car finder: Press twice within three seconds. The horn will chirp and the turn lamps will flash. It is recommended to use this method to locate your vehicle, rather than using the panic alarm. Note: Ensure that you keep the adhesive security labels in a safe place for future reference. Replacements are only available through an authorized dealer. Keyless entry Keypad (if equipped) You can use the keyless entry keypad to lock or unlock the doors as well as release the liftgate without a key. To unlock the driver’s door, enter your five digit factory code (available on the owner’s wallet card in N ADDITIONALINFORMATION 8 1 MO NAVBILE M IGA EDIA TIO NS Fuses: If your electrical components are not working properly, a fuse may have blown. For more information, please see your Owner’s Guide. 9 QUI CK R EFE REN CE G UID E 9 1. Headlamps and Fog Lamps Turn the control one position to the right to turn on the parking lamps, instrument panel lamps, license plate lamps and tail lamps. Turn the control to the second position on the right to turn on the headlamps. Turn the control one position to the left to activate the autolamp feature (if equipped), which automatically turns CUR YM MER 1 6 3 9 15 2 4 8 5 7 13 11 10 12 14 3. Panel dimmer control Use the dimmer control to adjust the brightness of the instrument panel and all applicable switches in the vehicle when the headlamps and parking lamps are on. Move the control to the full upright position, past the detent, to turn on the interior lamps. 4. Speed control To set the speed control, press and release ON. Accelerate to the desired speed. Press and release the SET+ control. Take your foot off the 5. Tilt steering wheel lever To adjust the steering wheel, push the lever down to unlock the steering column. While the lever is down, tilt the steering wheel to your desired position. Then, while holding the steering column in place, pull the lever up to its original position to lock the steering column. 6. Hazard Flasher Push the flasher control, located on the steering column, and all front and rear direction signals will flash. Use it when your vehicle is disabled or is creating a safety hazard for other 7. SERVICE engine SOON LIGHT The service engine soon light illuminates briefly when the ignition is turned on. If it remains on or is blinking after the engine is started, the On Board Diagnostics System (OBD-II) has detected a malfunction. Drive in a moderate fashion and contact your authorized dealer as soon as possible. 8. Low tire pressure warning light This light illuminates when the ignition is turned on. If the light does not turn on or begins to flash, contact your authorized dealer as soon as possible. For more information, please refer to Tire pressure monitoring system (TPMS) in the Tires, Wheels and Loading chapter of your Owner’s Guide. 9. Message Center The message center displays important vehicle information through a constant monitoring of vehicle systems. The system will also notify you of potential vehicle problems with a display of system warnings followed by a long indicator chime. For more information, please refer to your Owner’s Guide. 10. ABS Warning LIGHT The ABS light illuminates briefly when the ignition is turned on. If the ABS light remains on or continues to flash, a malfunction has been detected. Contact your authorized dealer as soon as possible. Normal braking (less ABS) is still functional unless the brake warning light is also illuminated. 11. Compass The compass heading (N, NE, E, SE, S, SW, W or NW) is displayed in the center stack display. The compass reading may be affected when you drive near large buildings, bridges, power lines and powerful broadcast antennas. For more information, please see your Owner’s Guide. 12. AUXILIARY POWER POINTS (12V) The 12V power point outlets, located on the instrument panel and the rear of the center console, are designed for accessory plugs only. Do not insert any other object; damage may occur and blow the fuse. 13. Passenger Airbag Off The passenger airbag off indicator light will illuminate when the passenger’s front airbag is off. Please refer to your Owner’s Guide for safety information and more details. 14. Reverse sensing (if equipped) Your vehicle may be equipped with a reverse sensing system which can warn you if there is a large object behind the vehicle that you may be unable to see. The system will sound a warning tone that increases in frequency as the object gets closer and will sound continuously when the object is less than 10 inches away. Refer to your Owner’s Guide for safety information and more details. 15. Auxiliary input jack The auxiliary input jack provides a way to connect your portable music player to the in-vehicle audio system. This allows the audio from a portable music player to be played through the vehicle speakers. For more information, please see your Owner’s Guide. Four-wheel drive (4WD) system (if equipped) Your vehicle may be equipped with an intelligent 4WD system that continuously monitors vehicle conditions and automatically adjusts the power distribution between the front and rear wheels. The 4WD system is always active, requires no input, and is capable of handling all road conditions, including street and highway driving as well as off-road and winter driving. Power side view mirrors Rotate the control clockwise to adjust the right mirror, and counterclockwise to adjust the left mirror. Then move the control in the direction you wish to tilt the mirror. 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Pull the lever toward you to deactivate. Pull the lever toward you briefly to activate the ‘flash to pass’ feature. DUA WIT L AU H H TOM EAT ATIC ED CLI SEA MA TS TE C the exterior lamps on and off, based on available daylight. Pull the control towards you to activate the fog lamps. (The fog lamps will not operate when the headlamps are turned off or when the high beams are on).