Specifications | Ford 2008 Edge Automobile User Manual

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temperature controls
Press to increase/decrease the
temperature on the driver side
of the vehicle in dual zone or
the temperature of both the
driver and passenger sides in
single zone.
2nd row seat recline
To adjust the second row seatback to the desired position, while seated,
pull the release lever B up and push the seatback rearward.
Press to activate automatic
temperature control. The
system will automatically
determine fan speed, airflow
location, A/C (on or off) and
outside or recirculated air
based on your temperature
3. OFF
Outside air is shut out and
the fan will not operate.
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Fold flat front passenger seatback (if equipped)
The front passenger seatback can be folded to a horizontal position to
make room for a long load. To fold the seatback, move the seat as far
back as possible. Push the head restraint release button and move the
head restraint fully down. Pull up on the recliner handle A located on the
outboard side of the seat to fold the front passenger seatback. Without
releasing the handle, push the seatback forward. Move the seat as far
forward as possible.
5. Manual override
Allows you to manually
determine where airflow
is directed (floor vents,
instrument panel vents,
rear seat floor vents or a
combination of all). To return
to fully automatic control,
press AUTO.
6. EXT
Press to display the outside
reduce undesired odors from
reaching the interior of
the vehicle.
9. Defrost
Distributes outside air through
the windshield defroster and
demister vents to clear fog or
thin ice from the windshield.
10. Rear Window Defroster
Press to clear the rear window
of thin ice and fog. Press
again to deactivate. If your
2nd row EasyFold™ seatback release (if equipped)
The control buttons are located on the left-hand rear quarter trim panel
(accessible from the liftgate area). Press and hold the control to lower the
seat. The top portion lowers the RIGHT (40%) seatback, and the bottom
portion lowers the LEFT (60%) seatback.
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DUAL Automatic Temperature Control System (DATC) with heated seats (if equipped)
2nd row fold flat seatback
To fold down the rear seat, pull up on the lever B on the outboard side of
the seat cushion and let the seatback rotate downward into the load floor
position. To return to the upright position, rotate the seatback upward
until the seatback latches. The seatback will click when it is locked
into position.
functionality of any vehicle
carefully as you begin learning
4. Driver/Passenger
heated seats
Press once for high heat (two
lights), twice for low heat
(one light) and a third time to
deactivate (no lights).
air temperature. Press
again to return to interior
7. A/C
Press to activate/deactivate
air conditioning. For a MAX
A/C setting, press A/C,
and set the temperature to
60°F (16°C) and the highest
blower setting.
8. Recirculation control
Press to recirculate cabin
air. Recirculated air may
reduce the amount of time
to cool down the interior of
the vehicle and may also help
vehicle is equipped with both
a rear defroster and heated
mirrors, the same button will
activate both.
11. DUAL (Single/dual
automatic temperature control)
Allows the driver to have
full control of the cabin
temperature settings (single
zone) or allows the passenger
to have control of their
individual temperature
settings (dual zone control).
Press to turn on dual zone
mode; press again to return
to single zone.
Fuel type and
tank capacity
Your front-wheel drive
vehicle’s fuel tank can
accommodate 19.2 gallons
(72.7 L) of gasoline; allwheel drive vehicles can
accommodate 20.8 gallons
(78.7 L) Your vehicle is
designed to use unleaded
gasoline with an (R+M)/2
octane rating of 87. Using
gasoline with a lower
octane rating may
degrade performance.
when tires are cold, after the
vehicle has been parked for at
least three hours or has been
driven less than three miles.
(As you drive, the temperature
in the tire warms up,
increasing the tire pressure.)
Improperly inflated tires can
affect vehicle handling and
can fail suddenly, resulting
in a possible loss of vehicle
control. Refer to the Tires,
Wheels and Loading chapter
in the Owner’s Guide for
further information.
This system monitors tire
pressure on all road tires
and provides the driver with
a yellow warning light when
one or more of your tires is
significantly under-inflated.
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 at least
2 minutes. Note: Outside
temperature affects tire
pressure. Please refer to your
Owner’s Guide.
If the vehicle’s electrical
components are not operating,
a fuse may have blown. The
fuse panel is located below
the instrument panel on the
driver’s side. Remove the
cover to view the fuses. For
more information regarding
changing fuses, refer to
the Roadside Emergencies
chapter of your
Owner’s Guide.
Tire Pressure
Your vehicle’s tire pressure
is properly set by your
authorized dealer according
to the recommended
specifications found on the
vehicle’s Safety Compliance
Certification Label or Tire
Label located on the driver’s
door jamb. Check your
tires for proper air pressure
monthly, check the air
pressure in your spare tire
every six months. Always use
an accurate tire pressure
gauge. Check the tire pressure
Fuel Pump Shut-Off Switch
The fuel pump shut-off switch
stops the electric fuel pump
from sending fuel to your
engine when your vehicle has
sustained a substantial jolt.
This switch is located behind
a panel on the left side of
the cargo area. For more
information regarding the
fuel pump shut-off switch,
refer to the Roadside
Emergencies chapter of
your Owner’s Guide.
Location of Spare Tire
and Tools
The spare tire and jack are
located in the cargo area
below the carpeted floor
panel. The lug nut wrench is
contained in the tool bag. For
complete details on how to
(if equipped)
The RSS detects obstacles up
to 6 feet (2 meters) from the
rear bumper with a decreased
coverage area at the outer
corners of the bumper. As you
move closer to the obstacle,
the rate of the tone increases.
When the obstacle is less than
10 inches (25 cm) away, the
tone will sound continuously.
If the RSS detects a stationary
or receding object further
than 10 inches (25 cm)
from the side of the vehicle,
the tone will sound for only
three seconds. Once the
system detects an object
approaching, the tone will
sound again.
When one or both of the rear
windows are open, the vehicle
may demonstrate a wind throb
or buffeting noise; this noise
is common among a wide
range of vehicles and can be
eliminated by simply lowering
a front window approximately
two to three inches.
Roadside Assistance
During your Ford Edge’s
limited warranty period, the
assurance and support of a
24-hour emergency roadside
assistance program is
included. Roadside assistance
includes such services as fuel
delivery, tire changes, jump
starts, winch outs, help when
you are locked out of your
vehicle, and towing.
To receive roadside
assistance in the United
States, call (800) 241-3673.
In Canada (800) 665-2006.
Integrated Keyhead
Transmitter (IKT) and
Remote Entry system
features (PHOTO C)
Your vehicle comes
equipped with two specially
programmed Integrated
Keyhead Transmitters (IKTs).
(photo C) IKTs are both a
programmed ignition key
and a remote keyless entry
once to unlock the
driver’s door. The interior
lamps will illuminate.
twice to unlock all
the doors.
to activate the panic
alarm. The horn will sound
and the turn lamps will flash
again or turn the
key to the on position in the
ignition to deactivate the
panic alarm.
car finder: Press twice
within three seconds. The
horn will chirp and the
turn lamps will flash. It
is recommended that this
method be used to locate your
vehicle, rather than using the
panic alarm.
Ensure that you keep the
IKT adhesive security label
in a safe place for future
reference. Replacement
Integrated Keyhead
Transmitters are only
available through your
authorized dealer.
SecuriLock™ passive
anti-theft system is an engine
immobilization system.
Panoramic VISTA roofTM WITH
DUAL Power SunShades (if
equipped) (PHOTO A)
To open the VISTA ROOFTM:
Firmly press and release the
rear control. The panoramic
roof will open to the
“comfort” position. Firmly
press and release the control
again to fully open. To stop
the one-touch open feature
press any control again.
To close the VISTA ROOFTM:
Press and release the front
control until the glass panel
stops at the “express close”
position. Firmly press and
hold the control again to
fully close.
To vent the VISTA ROOFTM:
From the closed position,
press and release the TILT
control. To vent the panoramic
roof from any position, press
and hold the TILT control.
To close, press and hold the
front control.
To operate power
sunshades: Press the OPEN
or CLOSE portion of the
control to operate the
sunshades. The front and rear
shades open simultaneously.
Center Console Storage
The utility compartment has
a removable divider and tray
to allow various configurations
and open up space to fit
several types of laptop
computers, MP3 players,
CDs or handbags.
change your tire, refer to the
Roadside Emergencies chapter
in your Owner’s Guide.
This system is designed
to help prevent the engine
from being started unless a
coded Integrated Keyhead
Transmitter (IKT) programmed
to your vehicle is used. Using
the wrong type of coded
key may lead to a “no
start” condition.
homelink® wireless
control system (if equipped)
The HomeLink® Wireless
Control System, located on
the driver’s visor, provides
a convenient way to replace
up to three hand-held
transmitters with a single
built-in device. This feature
will learn the radio frequency
codes of most transmitters
to operate garage doors,
entry gate operators, security
systems, entry door locks, and
home or office lighting.
power liftgate (if equipped)
You can power open or close
the liftgate with the following
controls: instrument panel
control button, Integrated
Keyhead Transmitter button,
outside liftgate control button
or the control button in the
rear cargo area. The liftgate
will only operate with the
vehicle in P (Park). For further
information please refer to
your Owner’s Guide.
SYSTEM (if equipped)
The cargo management
system consists of storage
compartments located in the
floor of the rear cargo area.
To open, lift the handle. To
close, lower the lid.
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Instrument Panel Features
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1. Headlamps, Fog lamps
(if equipped) and Panel
Dimmer Control
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
turn on the headlamps.
and energetic performance with
efficient fuel economy, the Ford Edge
has it all.
Take a few minutes to use this Quick Reference Guide to acquaint yourself with
many of the features you’ll use most. For more detailed information, consult your
Owner’s Guide.
Pull the control out to activate
the fog lamps. The fog lamp
indicator light will illuminate.
Use extreme caution with any device that may take your attention off the road.
Turn the control one position
to activate
to the left
the autolamp feature, which
automatically turns the exterior
lamps on and off based on
available daylight; the system
also keeps the lights on for a
short time after the ignition
switch is turned off. If the
windshield wipers are turned
on for a fixed period of time,
the exterior lamps will turn
on with the headlamp control
in the autolamp position.
Your primary concern is safe operation of your vehicle. Only use non-essential
devices when it is safe to do so.
Use the panel dimmer
control to adjust the level of
brightness on the instrument
2 3
panel. Move the control to
the full upright position to
turn on the interior lamps.
This light illuminates when
the AdvanceTrac® w/RSC
System is active. If the light
remains on, a malfunction
has been detected. Have the
system serviced immediately
by an authorized dealer.
3. Transmission Malfunction/
Reduced Power Light
This light illuminates when
a powertrain or an AWD
malfunction has been detected.
Contact an authorized dealer
as soon as possible.
4. Service Engine Soon Light
The Service Engine Soon
light illuminates when the
engine is started. If it remains
illuminated, the On Board
Diagnostics System (OBD-II)
has detected a malfunction.
If the light is blinking, engine
misfire is occurring which
could damage the vehicle’s
catalytic converter. Drive in a
moderate fashion and have your
vehicle serviced immediately
by an authorized dealer.
5. Message Center
(if equipped)
The message center displays
important vehicle information
through a constant monitoring
of vehicle systems. Also
provides vehicle system checks
and will notify you of potential
vehicle problems with a display
of system warnings. Press INFO
to scroll through the following
displays: Odometer, Trip
Odometer A or B, Distance to
Empty, Average Fuel Economy,
Average Speed, Compass
and Trip elapsed time 1 or
2. Press RESET to select and
reset functions shown in the
Info and Setup Menu. Press
SETUP to scroll through: System
Check, Units (English/Metric),
Language, Easy entry/Exit
seat (if equipped), Autolamp,
Autolock, Autounlock, Power
Liftgate (if equipped), and
Reverse Sensing System (Park
Assist) (if equipped). For
further information, please
refer to your Owner’s Guide.
6. Airbag Readiness Light
If this light fails to illuminate
after startup, continues to flash
or remains on, a malfunction
has been detected. Have the
system serviced immediately by
your authorized dealer. A chime
will sound if a malfunction
in the supplemental restraint
system is detected.
7. ABS Warning Light
If the Anti-lock Brake System
light remains illuminated
or continues to flash after
startup, a malfunction has been
detected. Have the system
serviced immediately by your
authorized dealer. Normal
braking will still be functional
unless the brake warning
light is also illuminated.
8. Tilt/Telescopic
Steering Wheel lever
Pull the lever down to unlock
the steering column. Move
the steering wheel to the
desired position. While
holding the steering wheel
in place, pull the lever up to
lock the steering column.
9. Steering Wheel Controls
(if equipped)
Your steering wheel controls
allow you to set and adjust
vehicle speed, as well as make
adjustments in your audio
system. The appearance of
your vehicle’s speed control
switches may vary according to
your option package. To set the
speed control, press and release
ON. Accelerate to the desired
speed. Press and release SET +.
Remove your foot from the
accelerator. The speed control
indicator light will illuminate
in the cluster. Once set, press
and release - SET + to decrease
or increase the speed in small
amounts. Or, press and hold until
you reach the desired speed.
To disengage speed control but
not erase the previous speed,
press the brake. To disengage
and erase the previous speed,
press OFF or turn off the ignition.
10. Check Fuel Cap Light
This light illuminates when the
fuel cap may not be properly
installed. If you continue to
drive with this light illuminated,
the Service Engine Soon
warning light may come on.
11. Brake System
Warning Light
This light illuminates briefly to
ensure the system is functional.
If the light remains illuminated
after releasing the parking
brake, this indicates a low brake
fluid level or a brake system
malfunction. Have the brake
system inspected immediately
by an authorized dealer.
12. Auxiliary Power Point
Your vehicle is equipped with
four auxiliary power points. One
on the instrument panel, one
in the center console utility
compartment, one on the back
of the center console and a rear
auxiliary power point located
on the left rear quarter panel.
Do not use power points over
the capacity of 12VDC/180W.
13. Power Outside Mirrors
Rotate the control clockwise or
counterclockwise to adjust the
left or right mirror. Move the
control in the direction you wish
to tilt the mirror. Return the
control to the center position
to lock the mirrors in place.
1. On/Off/Volume
Press to turn ON/OFF. Turn to
increase/decrease volume.
Press to access the previous
( ) or next ( ) strong station
or track.
3. Text/Scan
Press and hold for a brief
sampling of radio stations or
CD tracks. Press again to stop.
In MP3 mode, press TEXT to
display track title, artist name,
disc title and file name
(if available).
stations are filled, the station
stored in preset 1 will begin
playing. If there are less than
six strong stations, the system
will store the last one in the
remaining presets.
Occupancy mode: Use / to
select and optimize sound for
Speed sensitive volume: Radio
volume automatically changes
slightly with vehicle speed to
compensate for road and wind
noise. Recommended level is
1-3. SPEED OFF turns the
SELECT MINUTE is displayed.
Press / to set the time.
4. Shuffle
Press to play all tracks on all
loaded discs in random order.
feature off and level 7 is the
maximum setting.
RBDS (available only in FM
mode): Allows you to search
RBDS-equipped stations
for certain music formats:
Classical, Country, Jazz, Oldies,
R&B, Religious, Rock, Soft, Top
40, Information (Inform). Press
/ to turn on/off.
Compression: Brings soft and
loud CD passages together for a
more consistent listening level
when in CD mode. Press MENU
until compression status is
displayed. Press / to turn the
feature on/off.
To set the clock: Press MENU
until SELECT HOUR and
SIRIUS Satellite Radio
(if equipped)
SIRIUS Satellite Radio is a
subscription based satellite
radio service that broadcasts
music, sports, news and
entertainment programming.
For information on extended
subscription terms, contact
SIRIUS at 1–888–539–7474.
Navigation System and
family entertainment system
(if equipped)
Please refer to your Navigation
supplement for more
information on the Navigation
System and your Owner’s Guide
for more information on the
Family Entertainment System.
If your vehicle is equipped with
SYNC, press to access SYNC
PHONE features. For further
information please refer to
your SYNC supplement. If your
vehicle is not equipped with
SYNC, the display will read
6. Menu
Press to toggle through:
Autoset: Allows you to set the
strongest local radio stations
without losing your original
stored stations. Use / to turn
on/off. When the six strongest
Auxiliary Input Jack
Your vehicle is equipped
with an Auxiliary Input Jack
located inside the console bin.
This allows you to plug and
play auxiliary audio devices
including MP3 players. 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.
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