Specifications | Ford 2006 Expedition Automobile User Manual

Entering the Third Row Seat
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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)
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.
October 2005
Second Printing
Quick Reference Guide
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Scan Function – In radio mode, press
to hear a sampling of all listenable
stations. In CD mode, press to hear a
brief sampling of all selections on the
current CD/MP3.
Volume/Power Control – Push the control
to turn the audio system on or off. Turn
the control to raise or lower volume. The
speed-sensitive volume feature
automatically adjusts radio volume in
accordance with vehicle speed, to
compensate for road and wind noise. To
engage, press MENU until SPEED VOL X
appears in the display. Then press SEL to
increase or decrease the volume setting.
The level will appear in the display.
Band – Press BAND to toggle AM, FM1 or
FM2 frequency band.
SAT (if equipped) – Your radio comes
equipped with Satellite Ready capability.
The kit to enable Satellite reception is
available through your dealer. Detailed
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Satellite instructions are included with the
dealer-installed kit.
CD – Press to select CD mode. No CD will
display if there is not a CD present in the
audio system. If a disc is loaded, there
will be a number (1-6) inside the circle
on the display.
Loading CD – Press LOAD to open the
CD door, then load a CD into the player.
Press LOAD and then a preset number to
select a slot. Press and hold to load up to
six discs.
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. Pull up
on the lever (lever 2) located on the back of the
seat. The seat will then flip forward.
Disc/Tune CAT – In radio mode, press to
move to the next frequency up or down
the band. In CD mode, press to play the
next/previous CD. CAT is only available
when equipped with Satellite radio. The
kit to enable Satellite reception is
available through your dealer. Detailed
Satellite instructions are included with the
dealer-installed kit.
AUX – Press to toggle between the
current playing media and DVD
(if equipped).
Seek Function – In radio mode, press to
move to the next listenable station up or
down the band. In CD mode, press to
select the next/previous track on the
current disc.
Folders – Press these buttons to access the
next or previous MP3 directory.
Setting the Clock – Press MENU until
displayed. Press SEL to set the time. Press
MENU again to disengage the clock mode.
Setting Memory Preset Stations – Select
AM, FM1, or FM2 band, then select a
station. Next, press and hold a numbered
control until the sound returns.
*CDs with adhesive labels and irregularly shaped CDs may get stuck in the CD player. Homemade
CDs should be identified with permanent felt tip marker rather than adhesive labels.
Exiting the Third Row Seat
Pull up on the lever (lever 2) located at the
back of the second row seat. First, the seat
back will fold forward to the cushion, then the
seat will flip forward.
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 engaged. Do not attempt
to unlatch the rear floor hooks while the seat is in the
kneel-down position.
With the seat in the flat back position, lift up on the
lever (lever 1) located on the side of the seat
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cushion. This will allow the seat back to be lifted to
the upright locked position.
Folding the 20% Middle Seat (if equipped)
to a Load Floor Position
To fold the seat, pull the release strap
located between the seat cushion and the seat
back to release the folding seat latch. With the
latch released, the seat back can be lowered into
the load floor position.
To unlatch the liftgate glass, push the button
(figure a) under the center of the license plate
lamp shield.
Folding the Outboard
Seats to a Load Floor Position
pull strap
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.
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.
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. Your vehicle is equipped with a spare tire that may be
used as a spare or a regular tire.
Location of the Spare Tire and Tools
To return the seat to the upright position, push
the seat down and back until it is latched to
the floor. Then, lift up on the lever located on
the side of the seat cushion and lift the seat
back to the upright position.
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.
Ensure that the seat back is locked in the
down position by applying pressure to it. To
lower the seat further to the fully-lowered
position for maximum cargo capacity, locate
the pull strap at the front of the seat, then
pull forward to release the seat into a
kneel-down load 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 can fail suddenly, possibly resulting in loss of vehicle control. See “Additional Features”
on the reverse side for more information.
figure a
To open the liftgate, place your hand on top of
the liftgate handle (figure b) 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 securely.
Do not open the liftgate or liftgate glass in a
garage or other enclosed area with a low ceiling.
You can also unlock/lock the liftgate and liftgate
glass using your remote entry system.
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Spare Tire
Under the vehicle, just forward of the rear bumper
Jack Tools and
Jacking Instructions
Under the access panel, located in the floor
compartment behind the 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:
Changing a flat tire
Lockout assistance
Towing of your vehicle
Limited fuel delivery
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.
Returning the Seats to the Upright Position From the
Fully-Lowered Floor Position
Before folding the second row seats, ensure that the head restraints are fully lowered
and that all items have been removed from in front of and on the seats.
Fuel Tank Capacity – Your vehicle’s fuel tank can accommodate 28 gallons (106L) 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.
2 0 0 6
(if equipped)
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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.
This vehicle handles differently from an
ordinary passenger car in driving
conditions which may occur on streets
and highways and off-road. DRIVE
you to read the Owner’s Guide and Driving Your SUV or Truck
Supplement for further information on safe driving precautions
and instructions.
Headlamp and Panel Dimmer Control
Rotate clockwise to
the first position to
turn on the parking
lamps. Rotate to the
second position to also
turn on the headlamps. Rotate counterclockwise
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.
Turn Signal and Wiper/Washer 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 ring
on the left 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 the end of the
stalk briefly for a single wipe (no wash).
Push and hold to activate the washer.
The ring on the right operates the rear
window wiper. Rotate the control to INT 2
(normal speed), INT 1 (intermittent), or
washer position.
For extended wiper blade quality, occasional
cleaning of the wiper blades is required.
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
lock when braking on slippery surfaces - do
not pump your brakes. Any pulsation or noise
you may feel or hear is normal.
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.
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.
Message Center (if equipped)
Please see “Additional Features” for more details.
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 counterclockwise with the vents
open to adjust the airflow. Close the vents flat
to shut off the air flow.
Audiophile Satellite-Ready
In-Dash Six CD Radio (if equipped)
Please see reverse side for more details.
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.
Control Trac Four-Wheel Drive Control
(if equipped)
2H (2WD HIGH) delivers power to
the rear wheels only, and is the
optimum position for
smoothness and fuel economy.
A4WD (4X4 AUTO) automatically
delivers power to all four wheels,
as required, for increased traction. 4H (4X4
HIGH) provides mechanically locked four-wheel
drive power to all four wheels. 4L (4X4 LOW)
provides mechanically locked four-wheel drive
when extra power at reduced speeds is required.
To shift from 2H to A4WD or 4H, move the
control at any forward speed up to 55 mph
(88 km/h). To shift from A4WD to 4H, move the
control at a stop or while driving at any speed. To
shift to or from 4L, bring the vehicle to a stop and
keep the brake pedal depressed. Next, place the
gearshift in N (Neutral), and then move the
control to 4L.
When shifting from one four-wheel drive position
to the next, a mechanical noise may be heard. This
is normal and no service should be required.
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 compartment.
Steering Wheel Controls (if equipped)
Turn Signal and
and Panel
Dimmer Control
Engine Soon
Air Flow
(if equipped)
Satellite-Ready In-Dash
Six CD Radio (if equipped)
For audio control operation, press the
control with the musical note to select
which media to play. Depending on the
mode, press MEM 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 TMP up
or down to adjust temperature. Press the
control with the fan icon up or down to
adjust fan speed.
Speed Control
Pull the hood release handle toward you.
Next, release the auxiliary latch located
under the front center of the hood. Lift the
hood until the lift cylinders hold it open.
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.
Keyless Entry System (if equipped)
For complete details on the message center
display features, please consult your
Owner’s Guide.
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. Note: Heated seats will turn
off automatically after 15 minutes of use.
Power Adjustable Foot Pedals (if equipped)
Hood Release
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 the button on the
center console.
Unlock all doors = 3-4
Lock all doors = 7-8 and 9-0
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.
Message Center (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:
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 CST -.
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.
AdvanceTrac® with RSC (if equipped)
10 Control Trac
Drive Control
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. Note: Cooled
seats will automatically turn off after 30
minutes of use.
(if equipped)
Hood 15
11 Gearshift/Overdrive
13 Speed
14 Power Adjustable
Foot Pedals (if equipped)
12 Wheel Controls
(if equipped)
Rear Window
Reverse Sensing System (RSS) (if equipped)
This sonar and radar system sounds a tone to
warn the driver if an obstacle is detected
within approximately 6 feet (2 m) behind the
rear bumper while the vehicle moves in
reverse at speeds less than 3 mph (5 km/h).
RSS defaults to ON, but can be disabled
using the message center functions when
the ignition is ON, and the gearshift is in
R (Reverse).
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 either
parked up to 1 hour or by driving the vehicle
above 20 mph (30 km/h) for two minutes.
Note: Outside temperature affects tire
pressure. Please consult your Owner’s Guide.
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