Turn off the engine and remove the key. In a crash, one anchor may not be strong enough to hold two child seat attachments and may break, causing serious injury or death. . For more information on top tether straps and anchors, refer to Attaching safety seats with tether straps in this chapter. Use of these systems may result in vehicle starting problems and a loss of security protection. On a manual tranny, you check the fluid by pulling the fill plug on the side of the transmission. Ford production and aftermarket Motorcraft oil filters are designed for added engine protection and long life.
Note: Large metallic objects, electronic devices that are used to purchase gasoline or similar items, or a second coded key on the same key chain may cause vehicle starting issues. Let it drain for 15-20 minutes to the fluid drip out as much as possible. The front passenger airbag is not designed to offer protection to an occupant in the center seating position. To put this off for 150,000 miles is just retarded In my opinion. Washer Pull the lever further to operate the washer.
I asked him If i was due at 50K miles, and he told me I was 20K overdue. Department of Transportation requires Ford Motor Company to give you the following information about tire grades exactly as the government has written it. Change the filter and keep the level where it says to on the dipstick. The guy at the shop didn't mention anything about the filter but who knows. Refer to Airbag Supplemental Restraints section in this chapter. While driving 55 mph, the contacts son noticed smoke rising from under the hood, followed by flames. This under the hood of course.
If the battery has been disconnected and reconnected, refer to the Battery section of the Maintenance and Specifications chapter. Ford Motor Company has not approved a slingbelt towing procedure. I've been reading around but can't find anything in particular for this car. Make sure you can remove the refill bolt first. The failure and current mileages were 70,000. Note: Please refer to local regulations when disposing of transmitter batteries. They lift the child up so that the lap belt rests low across the hips and the knees bend comfortably.
The biggest thing to be aware of is the type of trans fluid they put back into your vehicle. Also the recommended Transmission Fluid is usually stamped into the dipstick for your transmission. The engine in your 2006 Ford Focus should be running when you perform a transmission fluid level check, otherwise it will be inaccurate. Take your vehicle to an authorized dealer as soon as possible. Go to the front of the vehicle and release the auxiliary latch that is located under the front of the hood. Thanks in advance there is 36,000 miles on it.
On an auto transmission the dipstick is on the passenger side near the exhaust manifold close to the firewall. If the safety seat in not anchored properly, the risk of a child being injured in a collision greatly increases. On 3—door models, unsnap and remove the access door if equipped to access the proper jacking points. The Mobil 1 fully synthetic is a good choice. If the fuel filler cap is venting vapor or if you hear a hissing sound, wait until it stops before completely removing the fuel filler cap. After the disabled vehicle has been started and the jumper cables removed, allow it to idle for several minutes so the engine computer can relearn its idle conditions.
If you are having problems with the transmission in your Focus, such as clunky shifting or hesitation, check the fluid level first - it is amazing how many drivers pay thousands of dollars for transmission work when a half quart of transmission fluid would have fixed the problem. This is obviously a safety hazard and Ford is doing nothing to fix it but tell me that the cable assembly is on order. Placing objects on or over the airbag inflation area may cause those objects to be propelled by the airbag into your face and torso causing serious injury. Ford Motor Company recommends that all safety belt assemblies in use in vehicles involved in a collision be replaced. Automatic transaxle fluid dipstick if equipped 7. Refer to the Driving chapter for more information.
Use of any tire or wheel not recommended by Ford can affect the safety and performance of your vehicle, which could result in an increased risk of loss of vehicle control, vehicle rollover, personal injury and death. You can do it yourself, the only thing that sucks is transporting the fluid in your car for disposal. Storage compartment Press the latch to open the storage compartment. Clip the tether strap to the anchor as shown. Use a tire gauge to check the tire inflation pressure, including the spare if equipped , at least monthly and before long trips.
Using a screwdriver remove the trim from the trunk lid. The consumer had to drive it to the dealership in 3rd gear. These quality products have been specifically engineered to fulfill your automotive needs;. Always open the garage door before you start the engine. To disable one-time or deactivate the BeltMinder feature please follow the directions stated below. Some mechanics don't like trans flushes others do.