additional features & instruction 1 2 8 1 5 2 7 4 6 3 3 BASS/TREBLE: Press the control to enter bass mode. The control will pop up to allow you to turn it left or right, which decreases or increases the amount of bass output. Pull the control toward you again to enter treble mode. Turn left or right to decrease or increase the amount of treble. ON-OFF/VOLUME/BALANCE: Turn the control to the right to activate the system. Turn the control further to the right to increase volume or to the left to decrease volume. To shut the system off, turn the control to the left until the display turns off. Pull the inner control out and turn it to the left or right to shift the balance of sound between the left and right speakers. After making the desired selections, push the control back to its original position to save the current adjustments. AUTOSTORE/REPEAT: Press to automatically store the strongest radio stations on the selected 5 6 AM/FM: Press the button to switch between FM1, FM2, FM3, and AM frequency bands. 7 LISTEN/TUNE: Turn the inner ring right/left to incrementally go up/down the radio frequency, or to select a track. Turn and hold to seek up or down the radio frequency. To change mode (Radio, CD), turn and release the outer ring. The mode will appear on the display. frequency or to play the current CD track repeatedly. 4 8 MEMORY PRESETS: In CD mode, use the buttons to select a stored CD. A total of 24 stations can be stored in your system – six in each band. In radio mode, use the numbered preset buttons to select stored stations. Press the AM/FM button to select a frequency band, turn the tune control to select a station, then press and hold the desired memory preset number. The sound will mute. When the station is stored, the sound will return and the indicator light above the control will illuminate. AM/FM MCINTOSH CD SYSTEM DISPLAYING THE CLOCK: While pressing and holding the AM/FM band control, press and release #4 preset control. Each time the operation is repeated, the display switches between the mode and clock. Setting the Clock: Set the display to clock mode (press and hold AM/FM while you press and release the #4 preset control). While pressing and holding the AM/FM band control, press and hold #4 preset control for three seconds longer. Clock display will flash. Turn and release the TUNE control to the right to advance the minutes incrementally. Turn and hold to advance the minutes continually. Turn and release the TUNE control to the left to advance the hours incrementally. Turn and hold to advance the hours continually. When the correct time is set, press AM/FM band control to confirm the current time. 8 FUEL FILL When filling your vehicle with fuel, turn the engine off. Unlock the fuel door by inserting and turning the key in the lock cylinder on the passenger side fender. After unlocking, pull the aluminum handle to unlatch the fuel door. Insert the fuel nozzle fully into the filler pipe and use the nozzle to slide the plastic cover to the side. ELECTRIC DOOR RELEASE To open the door, press the unlock icon on the keyfob. Then push the release button on the door. EXTERIOR LUGGAGE COMPARTMENT RELEASE Unlock the trunk or front compartment by inserting and turning the key in the lock cylinder on the driver’s side. After unlocking, pull the aluminum handle to unlatch the front compartment. The compartment may also be opened by pressing the button on the keyfob. REMOTE ENTRY SYSTEM Unlock: Press and release the unlock button once to unlock the driver's door, and twice to unlock both doors. The interior lamps will illuminate and the park lamps will flash twice after each press of the button. EJECT: Press to eject a CD when the power is on or off. Lock: Pressing the lock button twice will cause the park lamps to flash twice and the horn to chirp once. If either of the doors, the luggage compartment or engine cover is not properly closed, the car's horn will make two quick chirps. A blinking red light on your radio does not indicate a problem. It is a theft-deterrent and can be activated and deactivated by pressing and holding the Eject button for two seconds with the radio powered off. Luggage Compartment: Press the button once to open the compartment. This feature will only operate when the ignition is in the OFF position. Panic Alarm: Press the button to activate the alarm. Press the control again, or turn the ignition ON to deactivate. The alarm will only operate when the ignition is in the OFF position. POWERTRAIN 1 AIRFLOW SELECTIONS: Controls the direction of the airflow in the vehicle. Distributes air through the instrument panel vents. Distributes air through the instrument panel vents and the floor vents. 2 Ford Motor Company, Customer Relationship Center, P.O. Box 6248, Dearborn, MI 48121 1-800-392-3673 (FORD) (TDD for the hearing impaired: 1-800-232-5952) 4 3 5 For detailed operating and safety information, please consult your Owner’s Guide. 9 *F5G7J19G217AC* 5G7J-19G217-AC ROADSIDE EMERGENCIES: In addition to your New Vehicle Limited Warranty, Ford provides new vehicle owners with a complimentary roadside assistance program. This service is available 24/7 for three years or 36,000 miles (60,000 km). Alternate Calibration: The Powertrain Control Module (PCM) strategy contains a feature to limit supercharger boost pressure and engine speed to 4,000 RPM for the first 3 consecutive miles of vehicle operation or 50 engine start / warm up cycles. This feature is enabled prior to shipment. If neither of these conditions has been satisfied prior to customer delivery, full power will not be available. Distributes air through the floor vents. (66.2L) of fuel. ELECTRICAL Distributes air through the windshield defroster vents and floor vents. The system automatically provides outside air to reduce window fogging. TIRE PRESSURE: Your tire pressure is set at the dealership Long-Term Storage: Storage for extended periods without operating the engine requires the use a battery charger / maintainer to keep the battery's state of charge at an acceptable level. Distributes outside air through the windshield defroster vents. Can be used to clear ice or fog from the windshield. The system automatically provides outside air to reduce window fogging. All information contained in this Quick Reference Guide was accurate at the time of duplication. We reserve the right to change features, operation and/or functionality of any vehicle specification at any time. Your Ford dealer is the best source for the most current information. Noise From The Transaxle: Due to the high performance nature of the Ford GT's Powertrain, a certain amount of noise from the transaxle can be expected. The noise will be most evident with the vehicle idling in neutral with the clutch pedal out but can also occur during vehicle drive away. FUEL TANK CAPACITY: Your fuel tank holds 17.5 gallons 1 This Quick Reference Guide is not intended to replace your vehicle Owner’s Guide which contains more detailed information concerning the features of your vehicle, as well as important safety warnings designed to help reduce the risk of injury to you and your occupants. Please read your entire Owner’s Guide carefully as you begin learning about your new vehicle and refer to the appropriate sections when questions arise. essential information CLIMATE CONTROLS according to the specifications on the Certification Label on the trailing edge of the driver’s door. Additional tire pressure information regarding high speed use can be found on the tire label located on the lower B pillar. FAN SPEED ADJUSTMENT: Controls the volume of air circulated in the vehicle. VEHICLE HEIGHT: The height of your vehicle is 44.3 inches (1125 mm). A/C: Press the button to engage or disengage this function. When the A/C is on, it FUEL PUMP SHUT-OFF SWITCH: This device stops the electric fuel pump from sending fuel to the engine 3 distributes outside or recirculated air through the selected vents to cool the vehicle. Note: A/C cannot be activated without fan speed adjustment being activated. 4 TEMPERATURE SELECTION: Controls the temperature of the airflow in the vehicle. when your vehicle has had a substantial or severe road impact, such as a large bump or dip in the road. After a collision, if the engine will crank but not start, your shut-off switch may need to be reset. The switch is located in the front passenger’s footwell, behind an access panel. To access the switch, roll back the carpet and remove the four screws on the access panel. See the Roadside Emergencies chapter of your Owner's Guide for more information. 5 RECIRCULATED AIR: Press the button to engage or disengage to select fresh or recirculated air operation. When used with A/C, recirculated air reduces the amount of time required to cool down the interior and may help to reduce undesired outside odors from entering the vehicle. 2 CLEANING: During routine maintenance or vehicle cleaning, any debris that accumulates on the underbody pans should be removed. Debris may accumulate during normal driving even on paved roads. Wipers: The wipers on the Ford GT will operate only in high-speed mode if the luggage compartment cover is not fully closed. The wiper system has a strategy that disables the wipers in the low, intermittent or wash modes any time the luggage compartment cover is not fully latched. BODY Engine Cover Latching: Both latches of the rear decklid / engine cover must be fully secured before driving the vehicle. The door ajar warning will illuminate if either side is not fully latched. Opening The Doors If The Battery Is Discharged: A mechanical override is provided via the drivers' side door lock cylinder. If the battery is discharged, inserting the key and turning the door lock will manually override the latch and open the door. Fuel Filler / Luggage Compartment Operating Levers: Ensure that both the fuel filler opening and luggage compartment levers are returned to their fully closed position before opening the driver's or passenger's door to eliminate the risk of contact between the two parts. QUICK REFERENCE GUIDE instrument panel introduction 5 3 YOUR FORD GT CELEBRATES THE DESIGN AND ENGINEERING INGENUITY THAT BOOSTED THE 1 4 HEADLAMP SWITCHES 5 DRIVER AND PASSENGER AIR BAGS 2 ORIGINAL GT TO VICTORY DURING THE 24 HOURS OF LE MANS ENDURANCE RACE IN 1966. 1 LIGHTS Toggle Switch: Pull the LIGHTS toggle switch toward you to turn on the parking lamps. Push the switch forward to turn on the vehicle's headlamps. To turn the headlamps and parking lamps off, put the switch in the center position. FOG Toggle Switch: Push the FOG toggle switch forward to activate the foglamps. The foglamps can only be turned on when the headlamp control is in the parking lamp or headlamp position. When the high beams are activated, the foglamps will not operate. Pull the FOG toggle switch back to the center position to deactivate the foglamps. BILLED AS FORD’S CENTENNIAL SUPERCAR, THE GT POSSESSES THE HERITAGE NO OTHER SPORTS CAR CAN MATCH AND CONTINUES TO INCLUDE THE STUNNING LOW PROFILE AND 6 MID-MOUNTED AMERICAN V8 ENGINE. THIS QUICK REFERENCE GUIDE REVIEWS SOME OF 8 7 THE GT'S UNIQUE FEATURES AS YOU PREPARE TO TAKE TO THE ROADS WITH YOUR VERY OWN AMERICAN SUPERCAR. FOR FURTHER DETAILS ON HOW TO HANDLE THIS LEGENDARY MACHINE, PLEASE CONSULT YOUR OWNER'S GUIDE. 2 5 DIMMER SWITCH Push the DIMMER toggle switch forward to brighten the instrument panel and pull the switch backward to dim. 9 3 REAR DEFROST SWITCH With the ignition in the ON position, push the REAR DEFROST toggle switch forward to activate and clear thin ice and fog from the rear window. The rear defroster turns off automatically after 10 minutes, or when the ignition is turned to the OFF position. To manually turn the rear defroster off, push the switch forward again to deactivate. instrument panel 1 HEADLAMP SWITCHES 5 DRIVER/PASSENGER AIR BAGS 2 DIMMER SWITCH (BEHIND STEERING WHEEL) 6 WINDSHIELD WIPER/WASHER 3 REAR DEFROST SWITCH 7 STARTUP 4 HAZARD FLASHER SWITCH 8 9 The Safety and Restraint System (SRS) is designed to work with the safety belts to help protect the driver and passenger from certain upper body injuries in a frontal or nearfrontal collision. It is important that occupants be properly restrained as far away from the air bag module as possible while maintaining vehicle control. Move your seat as far as you can to the rear while still reaching the pedals comfortably, and recline the seatback slightly – one or two degrees – from the upright position. A difficulty with the SRS system is indicated by one or more of the following: the readiness light will either flash or stay lit; the readiness light will not illuminate immediately after the ignition is turned to the ON position; or, a series of five beeps will repeat periodically until the problem is repaired. If any of these happen, even intermittently, immediately have the SRS serviced at your dealership or by a qualified technician. Passenger Front Air Bag On/Off Switch: This switch allows you to deactivate the air bag if the passenger is an infant or child, age 12 or under, or if the passenger has a medical condition that causes the air bag to pose a special risk. For more information on passenger air bag deactivation, refer to the Seating and Safety Restraints chapter of your Owner's Guide. 6 Move the lever at your steering wheel down for a single wipe. For intermittent operation, move the lever up one position and adjust the rotary control to the desired speed. For normal operation, move the control up two positions. For high speed operation, move the control up three positions. To mist the windshield, push and quickly release the windshield washer control located at the end of the multi-function lever. To activate the windshield washer, push the windshield washer control and release it when you want to stop the washer fluid spray. The wipers will provide three wipes after the washer fluid is turned off. CLIMATE CONTROLS 4 HAZARD FLASHER SWITCH 7 AM/FM MCINTOSH CD SYSTEM WINDSHIELD WIPER AND WASHER Push the HAZARD toggle switch forward to activate the hazard flashers during a vehicle breakdown or other traffic emergency. Pull the switch toward you to turn them off. The hazard flashers can be operated when the ignition is OFF, but be careful not to leave them on too long because extended use could wear down your battery. STARTUP Insert your key into the ignition and turn it clockwise to position three, ON mode. Certain electrical circuits should be operational and warning lights illuminated. Press the clutch pedal and, at the same time, press the red START ENGINE button on the instrument panel. Release the button as soon as the engine starts. Excessive cranking could damage the starter. If the engine does not start within five seconds on the first try, release the START ENGINE button, turn the key counterclockwise to position one, OFF mode, wait 10 seconds, then try starting the engine again. If the engine still fails to start, press the accelerator to the floor and try again. This will allow the engine to crank with the fuel shut off in case it is flooded.