Specifications | Ford 2000 Excursion Automobile User Manual

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Premium/Audiophile AM/FM Stereo In-Dash Six CD/MP3 Sound System (if equipped)
Important: Before folding the second row seats, ensure that the head restraints are fully flipped
down by pulling on the strap and that all items have been removed from the floor and off the seats..
Entering the Third Row Seat
Fold head restraint forward (Pos. 1). Pull up on the lever (Lever 1) located on the side of either outboard second row seat until the seat back folds forward to the cushion (Pos. 2). Pull lever fully upward
(Lever 1). The seat will then flip forward (Pos. 3).
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 chapters when questions arise.
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. For detailed
operating and safety information, please consult
your Owner’s Guide.
1 CD EJECT Press and a
memory preset 1-6 to eject a
CD from a specific slot. Press
and hold to auto eject all CDs
present in the system.
3 AM/FM Press to select AM/
FM1/FM2 frequency band.
4 SEEK Press to access the
previous or next strong station,
CD track, previous/next channel (if equipped with satellite
radio), previous/additional
display text or category.
5 TEXT/SCAN Press and hold
to hear a brief sampling of radio stations or CD tracks. Press
again to stop. In CD/MP3
mode, press and release to
display track title, artist name
and disc title.
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Litho in U.S.A.
Returning the Seats to the Upright Position From the
Fully-Lowered Floor Position
The seat back cannot be returned to the upright position until the seat
is returned from the kneel-down position. To return the seat to the
upright position, lift and pull the seat rearward until the latch is fully
engaged. Do not attempt to unlatch the rear floor hooks while the seat
is in the kneel-down position.
With the seat back in the folded down position, lift up on the seat back.
This will allow the seat back to be lifted to the upright locked position.
6 FOLDER In folder mode,
press to access previous or
next folder on MP3 discs,
if available.
AND CONTROLS (if equipped)
7 AUX Press repeatedly to cycle
through FES/DVD (if equipped),
SAT1, SAT2, SAT3 (satellite
radio mode if equipped),
LINE IN (auxiliary audio mode
if equipped) or FES/DVD (if
equipped). Once Satellite Radio
mode is activated you may use
the following functions:
MODE appears in the display.
Press / to scroll through
the list of SIRIUS channel categories. Press SEEK to select.
Press SCAN to hear a brief
sampling of channels in the
selected category.
Press SEEK to access the previous/next channels. Press and
release TEXT/SCAN to display
the current song title. Press
again to scroll through current
song title, artist, channel
category and the SIRIUS long
channel name. Press and hold
for a brief sampling of the next
channels. Press again to stop.
8 9 10
In radio mode, press to go
up/down the frequency band in
individual increments.
9 MENU Press repeatedly to
cycle through the following
modes: Category (if equipped
with satellite radio), Setting the
Clock, Autoset, RBDS ON/OFF,
Treble, Bass, Balance, Fade,
SPEEDVOL (Speed Sensitive
Volume, if equipped), ALL
SEATS (Occupancy Mode),
Track/Folder, and Compression. For more information,
please consult your Owner’s
band, then tune to a station.
Next, press and hold a numbered preset button until the
sound returns.
SELECT MINS is displayed.
Press up/down arrows/<SEEK>
to adjust the hours/minutes.
Pos. 1
Lever 1
Pos. 2
Pos. 3
Exiting the Third Row Seat
Fold head restraint forward (Pos. 4). Pull up on the strap located at the back of the second row seat
by the outboard side shield (Pull Strap). The seat back will fold forward to the cushion (Pos. 5).
Continue pulling up on the pull strap and the seat will flip forward (Pos. 6). To return the seat to the
upright position, push the seat down until it is latched to the floor strikers. Then, lift the seat back to
the upright position and flip the head restraint to the upright position.
Pull Strap
Pos. 5
To fold the seat, pull the lever (lever 3)
located on the seat back to release the
folding seat latch. With the latch released,
the seat back can be lowered into the
load floor position. A moderate force may
be required to move the seat forward
and down.
To fold the seats to a load floor position,
lift the lever (Lever 1) located on the
outboard side of the seat to release the
seat back. To lower the seat further to
the fully-lowered position for maximum
cargo capacity, locate (Lever 2) on the
seat back. Releasing the lever releases
the seat into the kneel-down floor
position. A moderate force may be required to move the seat forward and down.
Tire Pressure Your tire pressure is properly set at the dealership according to the recommended
specifications found on the Certification Label located on the front door latch pillar on the driver’s
side. Please check your tire pressure during routine maintenance and seasonal changes and when
the Tire Pressure Monitoring System warning indicator (if equipped) is illuminated.
Warning: Improperly inflated tires can affect vehicle handling and tire performance. See “Additional Features” on
the reverse side for more information.
Changing the Tires 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. Prior to jacking, hoisting or towing your vehicle, be sure to turn OFF the running boards (if
equipped), and the air suspension switch. Your vehicle may be equipped with a conventional spare tire
that is different in one or more of the following: type, brand, size, speed rating and tread design. Your
vehicle may be equipped with a spare wheel that may not match the road wheels and is not equipped
with a Tire Pressure Monitor System (TPMS) Sensor.
To return the seat to the upright position, lift and pull the seat back until the seat latch is
fully engaged.
Pos. 6
Folding the Outboard Seat backs
to a Load Floor Position – (Refer
to the important note above)
Fuel Tank Capacity Your vehicle’s fuel tank can accommodate 28 gallons (106L) of gasoline.
(Expedition EL accomodates 33.5 gallons (126.8L) of gasoline.) Your vehicle is designed to use
“Regular” unleaded gasoline with a pump (R+M)/2 octane rating of 87 for optimum performance.
The use of gasoline with lower octane ratings may degrade performance.
Fuel Pump Shut-Off Switch After a collision, if the engine cranks but does not start, the fuel pump
shut-off switch may have to be reset. The switch is located in the left rear quarter trim panel, near
the liftgate, behind an access panel. For complete details on resetting the switch, please consult your
Owner’s Guide.
Pos. 4
Essential Information
Fuses If electrical components in the vehicle are not working, a fuse may have blown. For more information about changing a fuse, please consult your Owner’s Guide.
Folding the 20% Middle Seat (if
equipped) to a Load Floor Position
2 LOAD Press LOAD and a
memory preset to load a
specific slot. Press and hold to
autoload up to six CDs.
June 2006
First Printing
Quick Reference Guide
To open the optional power liftgate, push the button on the
instrument panel (Figure A), or press and release the control located in the left rear quarter panel (Figure B). Keep
clear of the liftgate when operating the rear switch.
To open the liftgate manually, place your hand on top of the
liftgate handle (Figure C) and pull. Do not pull the handle
from the bottom. To close, make certain the liftgate glass
is closed, and then push the liftgate closed until it latches
To unlatch the liftgate glass, push the button (Figure D)
under the center of the license plate lamp shield. Pressing
on your keyfob will also unlatch the liftgate glass.
Do not open the liftgate or the liftgate glass in a garage or
other enclosed area with a low ceiling.
Location of the Spare Tire and Tools
Spare TireUnder the vehicle, just forward of the rear bumper
Jack Tools and Under the access panel, located in the floor compartment behind the
Jacking Instructions
third row seat
Roadside Emergencies To fully assist you if you should have a vehicle concern, Ford Motor Company offers a complimentary roadside assistance program. This program is separate from the New
Vehicle Limited Warranty. The service is available 24 hours a day, seven days a week for the New Vehicle Limited Warranty period (U.S.) or Basic Warranty period (Canada) of three years or 36,000 miles
(60,000 km). Roadside assistance will cover:
q Changing a flat tire
q Jump-starts
q Limited fuel delivery
q Lockout assistance
q Towing of your vehicle
q Winch Out
Roadside Assistance Centers
Phone Number
United States
For complete details on any roadside assistance concern, please consult the Roadside Emergencies
chapter, or the Customer Assistance chapter in your Owner’s Guide.
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Instrument Panel
quick reference guide
In order to help you fully appreciate the countless
features of your new Expedition, we invite you to
explore this easy-to-use Quick Reference Guide.
For more information, please consult your
Owner’s Guide.
This vehicle handles differently from an ordinary passenger
car in driving conditions which may occur on streets and
highways and off-road. DRIVE WITH CARE AND WEAR A
SAFETY BELT AT ALL TIMES. Ford urges you to read the
Owner’s Guide and Driving Your SUV or Truck Supplement
for further information on safe driving precautions
and instructions.
1 Headlamp and
Panel Dimmer
Rotate clockwise to
the first position to
turn on the parking
lamps. Rotate to
the second position
to also turn on the
headlamps. Rotate
to activate the
autolamp, which
provides light-sensitive automatic on-off
control of the exterior
lights and keeps them
on for a short
period of time after
the ignition is turned
OFF. When the control
is in any position
except high beams
or off, pull the control
toward you to activate
the foglamps.
2 Turn Signal and
Control Push
down to activate the
left turn signal, or
up to activate the
right turn signal. On
equipped vehicles,
the lower portion of
the corresponding
side view mirror will
blink to provide an
additional warning
to other drivers that
your vehicle is about
to turn.
For front wiper
operation, rotate the
end of the control to
the desired interval,
low- or high-speed
position. When in the
intermittent position,
rotate the control
up for fast, or down
for slow intervals.
The speed-sensitive
feature also allows
the wipers to adjust
automatically as
the vehicle’s speed
changes when the
wiper control is set
on the intermittent
settings. Push in the
end of the stalk briefly
for a single wipe (no
wash). Push in and
hold to activate
the washer.
The ring on the
right operates the
rear window wiper.
Rotate the control
to 2 (normal speed),
1 (intermittent), or
washer position.
For extended
wiper blade quality,
occasional cleaning
of the wiper blades is
3 ABS Warning
Lamp This lamp illuminates briefly when
the ignition is turned
to the ON position. In
an emergency, apply
continuous force on
the brake to prevent
wheel lockup when
braking on slippery
surfaces - do not
pump your brakes.
Any pulsation or noise
you may feel or hear
is normal.
4 Service Engine
Soon Lamp This
lamp illuminates
briefly to ensure the
system is functional.
If the lamp comes
on after the engine
is started, refer to
your Owner’s Guide.
To help prevent
activation, always
secure your fuel cap
by turning it clockwise
1/4 of a turn until at
least a few clicks
are heard.
Please note that if
the fuel cap is not
properly secured,
the warning “Check
Fuel Cap” will be
displayed on the
optional message
center. The warning
will be reset once
the cap is properly
tightened and your
vehicle is driven a
short distance. If
your vehicle is not
equipped with a
message center, the
Service Engine Soon
lamp will illuminate.
5 Message Center
(if equipped) Please
see “Additional
Features” for more
6 Air Flow Adjust
You can direct or shut
off the air flow from
the instrument panel
registers. Turn the
steel portion on the
round register module
either clockwise or
with the vents open
to adjust the airflow.
Close the vents flat to
shut off the air flow.
JACK (AIJ) Your vehicle
is equipped with an
Auxiliary Input Jack
(AIJ) located below
the climate control.
This allows you to
plug and play auxiliary
audio devices. Press
AUX repeatedly on
your audio system to
access. When LINE IN
appears in the display,
plug in your auxiliary
audio device. For more
detailed information,
please refer to your
Owner’s Guide.
(if equipped) Please
see reverse side for
more details.
8 Hazard Flasher
Control Press to
activate all hazard
flashers simultaneously in an emergency to warn traffic
of vehicle breakdown,
approaching danger,
etc. Press the control
again to turn the
flashers off. The
hazard flashers can
be operated when the
ignition is off.
9 Rear Window
Defroster Press to
activate rear window
defrost. The rear
defrost indicator will
illuminate. When in
operation, the rear
window defroster
also defrosts the side
view mirrors. The rear
window defroster will
automatically turn off
after approximately
10 minutes of operation. Press the control
again to re-engage
if needed.
11 Control Trac
Four-Wheel Drive
equipped) 2H (2WD)
delivers power to the
rear wheels only. This
is appropriate for
normal on-road driving
on dry pavement.
4A (4X4 AUTO)
provides electronic
control four-wheel
drive with power
delivered to all four
wheels, as required,
for increased traction.
The message center
will display “4X4
AUTO” when this
position is selected.
4H (4X4) provides
electronically locked
four-wheel drive power
to all four wheels.
The message center
will display “4X4”
when this position
is selected. 4L
(4X4 LOW) provides
electronically locked
four-wheel drive
when extra power at
reduced speeds is
required. The message
center will display
“4X4 LOW” when this
position is selected.
To shift from 2H to
4A or 4H, move the
control to the 4A or 4H
position at any forward
speed up to 55 mph
(88 km/h) or at a stop.
The message center
may display “4X4
during the system
shift. The message
center will then display
“4X4 AUTO” if 4A is
selected or “4X4” if
4H is selected.
To shift from 4A to 4H,
move the control from
4A to 4H at a stop or
while driving at any
speed. The message
center will
display “4x4”.
To shift to/from 4L,
bring the vehicle to
a stop. Place the
gearshift in N
(Neutral), then move
the control to the
desired position. The
message center will
display “4X4 SHIFT IN
PROGRESS” during
the shift. The message
center will then display
the system mode
selected. If any of the
above shift conditions
are not met, the shift
will not occur and the
message center will
display the appropriate information.
Note: Some noise
may be heard as the
system shifts
or engages.
12 Gearshift/
Overdrive Control
Overdrive is the normal drive position for
the best fuel economy.
Only deactivate (O/D
OFF) overdrive when:
driving with a heavy
load, towing a trailer
up or down steep hills,
or when additional
engine braking is
desired. To deactivate,
press the switch
located on the end of
the gearshift lever.
Note: The transmission shift strategy will
slightly delay transmission upshifts in cold
weather to decrease
the time required to
warm up the engine
and produce heat
in the passenger
13 Steering Wheel
Controls (if
equipped) For audio
control operation,
press MEDIA to select
which media to play.
Depending on the
mode, press SEEK to
select a preset station,
the next selection on
a tape, or the next
track on a disc. Use
VOL to adjust volume.
For climate control
operation, press TEMP
up or down to adjust
temperature. Press
the control with the
fan icon up or down to
adjust fan speed.
14 Speed Control
To operate, the speed
control must be ON
and the vehicle speed
must be greater than
30 mph (48 km/h).
To set a speed, press
SET +. To set a higher
speed, press SET +
again. To set a lower
speed, press SET -.
Pressing RES will
return to a previously
set speed. To turn
the speed control off,
press the OFF button,
or depress the brake
pedal to disengage.
15 Power Adjustable Foot Pedals
(if equipped) Press
and hold the rocker
control to adjust the
accelerator and brake
pedal toward you or
away from you. Adjust
the pedals only when
the vehicle is stopped
and the gearshift
lever is in the P
(Park) position.
1 AdvanceTraC®® with RSC®
(if equipped) The AdvanceTrac®
with Roll Stability ControlTM
(RSC) system provides
stability enhancement features
for certain driving situations
when driver assistance is
needed. It helps your vehicle
maintain traction when driving
on slippery and/or hilly road
surfaces. If your vehicle should
become stuck, try switching
the system off by pressing and
holding the button on the
center console for more than
five seconds.
2 Keyless Entry System (if
equipped) With this control you
can lock or unlock all doors
without using a key. First, enter
your five-digit program code
and then press the
corresponding quick key:
Unlock all doors = 3-4
Lock all doors = press buttons
7-8 and 9-0 simultaneously
3 Heated and Cooled Seats
(if equipped) The driver and
passenger heated and cooled
seat buttons are located on
the climate control. Press the
heated seat button once for full
heat, twice for medium heat
and three times for low heat.
Pressing a fourth time will turn
off this feature.
Press the cooled seat button
once for full cool, twice for
medium cool and a third time
for low cool. Pressing a fourth
time will turn off this feature.
4 Message Center (if
equipped) The message center
displays important vehicle
information through a constant
monitor of vehicle systems
(with the ignition in the ON
position). The system will
notify you of potential vehicle
problems with a display of
system warnings followed by a
long indicator chime. You may
select display features on the
message center by pressing
the Info or Setup buttons. The
Reset button may be used to
reset select functions in the
Info and Setup menus.
For complete details on the
message center display
features, please consult your
Owner’s Guide.
This system sounds a tone to
warn the driver of obstacles
near the rear bumper when the
reverse gear is selected. Obstacles can be detected within
approximately 10 feet (3m)
behind the rear bumper while
the vehicle moves in reverse
at parking speeds. At higher
speeds (above 2.5 mph), the
system will report objects up to
16 feet (5m). The extended rear
park assist defaults to ON, but
can be disabled using the message center functions when the
ignition is ON, and the gearshift
is in R (Reverse).
6 Tire Pressure
Monitoring System (TPMS)
(if equipped) Using radio-frequency pressure sensors, this
system monitors tire pressure
on all road tires and provides
the driver with a yellow warning light when air needs to
be added. Message center
equipped vehicles provide additional warning messages. The
TPMS warning light will reset
itself (turn off) after the tires
are set to specification and the
vehicle is driven above 20 mph
(32 km/h) for two minutes.
Note: Outside temperature
affects tire pressure. Please
consult your Owner’s Guide.
equipped) Rotate the 4-way
adjustment switch located on
the driver’s door, to the center
position. Press the switch toward you to fold in the mirrors.
Press again to fold them back
to the original position. Fold
the side mirrors in carefully
when driving through a narrow
space, like an automatic
car wash.
If you fold in a mirror manually,
the power fold mirrors will need
to be reset. To reset, move
the 4-way adjustment switch
to the center position. Press
the switch toward you to fold
the mirrors in, and wait for
approximately 8 seconds. You
should hear a clicking sound
indicating that the mirrors have
been reset.
If you do not hear the clicking
sound, press the switch to
fold the mirrors back out, and
repeat the reset procedure.
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