Ford Fusion: General information - Starting the engine - Ford Fusion Owners manualFord Fusion: General information

General points on starting

If the battery has been disconnected thevehicle may exhibit some unusual drivingcharacteristics for approx. 8 kilometres(5 miles) after reconnecting the battery.

This is because the engine managementsystem must realign itself with the engine.

Any unusual driving characteristics duringthis period may be disregarded.

Starting the engine by towingor pushing

WARNING:

To prevent damage you must notpush or tow start your vehicle. Usebooster cables and a boosterbattery. See Using booster cables.

    Ignition switch
    Ignition switch positions Position 0 WARNING: Never return the key to the 0position when the vehicle is inmotion. Ignition off. When the key is removed fromthe ignition switch, the steering column ...

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    Brake warning light
    or This light functions for both the parking brake and the foot brake systems. Parking brake indicator When the ignition switch is placed in the ON position, the light comes on when the parking ...