Ford Fusion: General information - Maintenance - Ford Fusion Owners manualFord Fusion: General information

Have your vehicle serviced regularly tohelp maintain its roadworthiness andresale value. There is a large network ofFord Authorised Repairers that are thereto help you with their professionalservicing expertise. We believe that theirspecially trained technicians are bestqualified to service your vehicle properlyand expertly. They are supported by awide range of highly specialised toolsdeveloped specifically for servicing yourvehicle.

In addition to regular servicing, werecommend that you carry out thefollowing additional checks.

WARNINGS:

Switch the ignition off beforetouching or attempting adjustmentof any kind.

Do not touch the electronic ignitionsystem parts after you haveswitched the ignition on or when theengine is running. The system operatesat high voltage.

Keep your hands and clothing clearof the engine cooling fan. Undercertain conditions, the fan maycontinue to run for several minutes afteryou have switched the engine off.

Daily checks

• Exterior lamps.

• Interior lamps.

• Warning lamps and indicators.

Check when refuelling

• Engine oil level. See Engine oilcheck.

• Brake fluid level. See Brake andclutch fluid check.

• Washer fluid level. See Washer fluidcheck.

• Tyre pressures (when cold). SeeWheels and tyres.

• Tyre condition. See Wheels andtyres.

Monthly checks

• Engine coolant level (engine cold).

See Engine coolant check• Pipes, hoses and reservoirs for leaks.

• Power steering fluid level. SeePower steering fluid check• Air conditioning operation.

• Parking brake operation.

• Horn operation.

• Tightness of wheel nuts. See Wheelsand tyres

    Opening and closing the bonnet
    Opening the bonnet 1. Pull the lever. 2. Raise the bonnet slightly and pull thecatch towards you. 3. Open the bonnet and support it withthe strut. Closing the bonnet Note: Make sure that the ...

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    Vehicle break-in process
    No special break-in period is needed. By following a few simple precautions for the first 600 miles (1,000 km) you may add to the performance, economy and life of your vehicle. Do not race the ...

    Interior Care
    Leather EX-L and all V6 models Vacuum dirt and dust from the leather frequently. Pay close attention to the pleats and seams. Clean the leather with a soft cloth dampened with a 90% water and ...

    Shifting Into Park (Automatic Transmission)
    WARNING It can be dangerous to get out of the vehicle if the shift lever is not fully in P (Park) with the parking brake firmly set. The vehicle can roll. If you have left the engine running, the ...