Specifications | Ford 2008 Expedition Automobile User Manual

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Dearborn, MI 48121
1-800-392-3673 (FORD)
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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.
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 seatback folds forward to the seat cushion (Pos. 2). Pull lever
fully upward (Lever 1). The seat will then flip forward (Pos. 3).
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.
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), or
LINE IN (auxiliary audio mode
if equipped). Press AM/FM to
return to radio mode.
Satellite radio is available
only with a valid SIRIUS
radio subscription. Check
with your authorized dealer
for availability.
radio mode, press to go up/
down the frequency band.
In menu mode, use to select
various settings. In CD/MP3
mode, press to select a
desired disc.
8 9
9 MENU Press this button
when satellite radio mode is
active to access. Press OK to
enter into the satellite radio
menu. Press / to cycle
through the following options:
Category, Save Song, Delete
Song, Delete All Songs and
Enable Alerts/Disable Alerts.
For more information, please
consult your Owner’s Guide.
10 u/II OK (Play/pause) This
control is operational in CD and
DVD mode (if equipped). When
a CD or DVD is playing in the
FES system, press this control
to play or pause the current
CD/DVD. The CD/DVD status
will display in the radio display.
OK: Use in various menu
SELECT MINS is displayed.
Press / / t SEEK u to adjust
the hours/minutes.
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Returning the Seats to the Upright Position From the
Fully-Lowered Floor Position
Fuel Tank Capacity Your vehicle’s fuel tank can accommodate 28 gallons (106L) of gasoline.
(Expedition EL accommodates 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.
The seatback 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.
Tire Pressure Your tire pressure is properly set at the dealership according to the recommended
specifications found on the Safety Compliance Certification Label or Tire Label located on the driver’s
door latch pillar or the edge of the driver’s door. Please check your tire pressure during routine
maintenance and seasonal changes and when the Tire Pressure Monitoring System warning indicator
is illuminated.
Warning: Improperly inflated tires can affect vehicle handling and tire performance.
See “Additional Features” on the reverse side for more information on the TPMS.
With the seatback in the folded down position, lift up on the seatback.
This will allow the seatback to be lifted to the upright locked position.
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.
October 2007
Second Printing
Quick Reference Guide
Essential Information
Premium/Audiophile AM/FM Stereo In-Dash Six CD/MP3 Sound System (if equipped)
Entering the Third Row Seat
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.
navigation system (if equipped) Please refer to the Navigation Supplement for more information
on the navigation system.
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 seatback 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 seatback to
the upright position and flip the head restraint to the upright position.
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.
To fold the seat, pull the lever (lever 3)
located on the seatback to release the
folding seat latch. With the latch released,
the seatback can be lowered into the
load floor position. A moderate force may
be required to move the seat forward
and down.
To return the seat to the upright position, lift and pull the seatback until the seat latch is
fully engaged.
Pos. 4
Pull Strap
Pos. 5
Folding the Outboard Seatbacks
to a Load Floor Position – (Refer
to the important note above)
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
seatback. To lower the seat further to
the fully-lowered position for maximum
cargo capacity, locate (Lever 2) on the
seatback. Pulling the lever releases the
seat into the kneel-down floor position.
A moderate force may be required to move the seat forward and down.
Pos. 6
To open the power liftgate, push the button on the instrument panel (Figure A),
on your five-button key fob, or press the liftgate control button located
on the inside of the liftgate handle. To close, 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 a manual liftgate, unlock the liftgate (with the power door locks or the
remote entry transmitter button) and push the outside liftgate control button on
the handle below the license plate. To close, make certain
the liftgate window is closed, and then push the liftgate
closed until it latches securely.
Figure B
Location of the Spare Tire and Tools
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). Roadside assistance will cover:
Figure A
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
To unlatch the liftgate window, push the button (Figure C)
on the liftgate located to the left of the license plate.
Do not open the liftgate or the liftgate window in a garage
or other enclosed area with a low ceiling.
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 optional rear load leveling suspension. Never place your hand between
the extended running board and the vehicle. A moving running board may cause injury. 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.
Figure C
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.
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.
Use extreme caution with any device or
feature that may take your attention
off the road. Your primary
concern is safe operation of
the vehicle. Only use nonessential features and
devices when it is
safe to do so.
1 Headlamp 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
away from you to
increase the speed
and toward you to
decrease the speed.
The speed dependent
feature also allows
the wipers to adjust
automatically as
the vehicle’s speed
changes. Push in the
end of the stalk briefly
for a single wipe (no
wash). Push in and
hold to activate the
washer and wipers.
The ring on the right
operates the rear
window wiper.
Rotate the control
to 2 (normal speed),
1 (intermittent
operation), or back
to off.
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 not abnormal.
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,
will be displayed
on the optional
message center.
Upon restarting
the vehicle, it may
take a few driving
cycles (mileage
accumulation) for
the lamp to clear. 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 details.
6 Air Flow Adjust
You can direct or shut
off the air flow from
the instrument panel
registers. To open the
registers for airflow,
press the indentation
in the vent. Adjust
as desired. Close the
vents flat to shut off
the air flow.
7 audio SYSTEM
(if equipped) Please
see reverse side for
more details.
8 Hazard FLASHER
Control Press
to activate hazard
flashers in an
emergency to warn
traffic of vehicle
approaching danger,
etc. Press again to
turn the flashers off.
The hazard flashers
can be operated
when the ignition
is off.
For more detailed
information, please
refer to your
Owner’s Guide.
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. This mode
is appropriate for
all on-road driving
conditions, such as
dry road surfaces,
wet pavement, snow
or gravel.
9 Rear Window
Defroster Press to
activate rear window
defrost. The indicator
light on the control
will illuminate. When
in operation, the rear
window defroster
also defrosts the side
view mirrors. The rear
window defroster will
automatically turn
off after 15 minutes
of operation. Press
the control again to
re-engage if needed.
JACK Your vehicle
is equipped with an
Auxiliary Input Jack
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.
4H (4X4) provides
electronically locked
four-wheel drive
power to all four
wheels. The message
center will display
“4X4” when this
position is selected.
This position is not
recommended for
use on dry pavement.
This position is only
intended for severe
winter or off-road
conditions, such as
deep snow, ice or
shallow sand.
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 SHIFT IN
PROGRESS” 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
Note: Some noise
may be heard as the
system shifts
or engages.
12 Gearshift/
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 until the
engine oil and
transmission fluid are
in the normal operating
temperature range.
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
track on a disc, or
to advance through
preset channels or
subscribed channels.
Use VOL to adjust
volume. For climate
control operation,
press TEMP + or – to
adjust temperature.
Press the control with
the fan icon + or – to
adjust fan speed.
14 Speed Control
To operate, the speed
control must be ON.
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
Stability Enhancement
System 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 momentarily holding the
AdvanceTrac with RSC button
on the instrument panel.
Remember to switch the
AdvanceTrac with RSC system
on once the vehicle is no
longer stuck.
2 Keyless Entry System
With this control you can lock
or unlock all doors and liftgate
without using a key. First,
enter your five-digit program
code and then press the
corresponding quick key:
To unlock all doors and liftgate,
press 3-4.
To lock all doors and liftgate,
press 7-8 and 9-0
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 low
heat. Press again to turn off
this feature.
Press the cooled seat button
once for full cool, twice for low
cool. Press again to 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.
5 Tire Pressure
Monitoring System (TPMS)
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 inflated to
the proper pressure 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.
(if equipped) Rotate the 4-way
adjustment switch located on
the driver’s door, to the center
position. Press the switch down
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 down to fold the mirrors
in, and wait for approximately
8 seconds. You should hear
a click indicating the mirrors
have been reset.
If you do not hear a click,
press the switch to fold the
mirrors back out, and repeat
the reset procedure.
7 Reverse camera system
(if equipped) The reverse
camera system provides a
video image of the area behind
the vehicle. The reverse camera
system will automatically
provide an image in the rear
view mirror, when the vehicle
is placed in R (Reverse) gear.
This image will continue to be
displayed on the mirror for a
few seconds, once the vehicle
has been shifted out of
R (Reverse) gear.
Note: The reverse camera
system is a reverse aid
supplement device that still
requires the driver to use it
in conjunction with the rear
view and side view mirrors
for maximum coverage. For
complete details on the reverse
camera system, please consult
your Owner’s Guide.
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