Ford Fusion: Roof racks and load carriers - Load carrying - Ford Fusion Owners manualFord Fusion: Roof racks and load carriers

Roof rack

WARNINGS:

If you use a roof rack, the fuelconsumption of your vehicle will behigher and you may experiencedifferent driving characteristics.

Read and follow the manufacturer’sinstructions when you are fitting aroof rack.

Switch stability control (ESP) on.

Inflate the tyres to the full loadpressures. See Technicalspecifications.

CAUTION:

Do not exceed the maximumpermissible roof load. See Weights.

Check the security of the roof rack andtighten its fittings as follows:

• before starting.

• after driving 50 kilometres (30 miles).

• at 1 000 kilometres (600 miles)intervals.

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    Distance
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