Disconnect the negative battery cable. Just a really good, scrappy little car. Then drive away in the normal manner. Charging System Light This light, shown as a battery symbol on your cluster, indicates that your battery is not being charged and that you need to have the electrical system checked. To open the door from the inside, pull the lock button up and pull the door handle.
Chilton's Ford Aspire repair manuals include diagrams, photos, and instructions you need to assist you in do-it-yourself Aspire repairs. This feature automatically switches a weak stereo signal to a clearer monaural signal, which improves the quality of reception. If you old belt is broken and you are unable to do this, simply align the marks as stated above and then check them after the new belt is replaced. Check to see if there is a small triangle on the crankshaft pointing up at 12 o'clock on the crank gear notch. Doors Locking the doors Either front door can be locked or unlocked with the key.
Loosen the three bolts from the water pump pulley, then loosen the alternator and remove the alternator belt. Depressing the gas pedal far down yields very little difference in speed. Tain't really the way it was. To access the tether attachment locations, you must pry off the caps. When installed, slowly turn the crankshaft clockwise two complete turns which will turn the camshaft pulley only one turn and bring the camshaft gear marks back to the 12 and 3 o'clock position.
Position the jack and turn the handle of the jack clockwise until the wheel is completely off the ground. This may cause the brakes to fail. Just did this to my 1996 at 86k. When we can, we design parts that do not need to be serviced. In this position the gearshift selector lever cannot be moved unless the button is pushed in.
Belt-positioning booster seats raise the child and. Call your local recycling center to find out about recycling automotive fluids. Radio For information about the radio in your vehicle, refer to the Audio Systems Chapter in this owner guide. Safety belts provide best restraint when: the seatback is upright the occupant is sitting upright not slouched the lap belt is snug and low on the hips. The only time i find these smaller cars lacking is in the snow, but it is still manageable.
Other manufacturers offer the tether strap as an accessory. Have your tow truck driver refer to this manual for the proper hook-up and towing procedures for your vehicle. Sluggish automatic transmission The Aspire comes in both manual and automatic transmission. If you do not see or smell fuel, remove the door covering the fuel pump shut-off switch compartment by pressing the tab toward the rear seat. Before you fill your vehicle with fuel, extinguish all lit cigarettes, other smoking materials, and any open flames. Bad distributor The Ford Aspire distributor usually lasts at least 45,000 miles.
Not surprisingly, the Aspire bore the designation Kia Avella for South Korean and international markets. Pull off the road as soon as safely possible. Checking and Adding Power Steering Fluid 1. Brake Fluid Under normal circumstances, your vehicle should not use up brake fluid rapidly. The secert to a car long life maintenance.
If a tape is loose inside the cassette, tighten it before playing by putting your finger or a pencil into one of the holes and turning the hub until the tape is tight. If you choose to install a child safety seat in the front seat, move the seat as far back as possible. Check under the vehicle for leaking fuel. Do not remove the wheel lug bolts until you raise the tire off the ground. This mirror gives you a wider view of the lanes on your right and behind you.
Heat and slamming an automatic into reverse at 30 mph are the main destroyers of automatic transmissions. Clean with a tar and road oil remover if necessary. Replace the wheel lug bolts, but do not fully tighten them until you lower the car. This has two 10 mm bolts in in and must also be removed. Do not try to clean the windshield when the washer fluid container is empty or activate the washers at any time for more than 15 seconds continuously. Make sure that the coolant will not freeze at the temperature level in which you drive during winter months.
Move the function selector lever to the Q panel position. Push the seatback upward until it locks in place. However, it may stay on for up to 60 seconds. All cars will require a different 96 Ford Aspire tune up depending on their make, year and model. A towing manual is available from Ford Motor Company for all authorized tow truck oerators. The only problem i had with it is fuel pump, and the little bugger mileage is coming at 270000.