Ford Fusion: Starting a diesel engine - Starting the engine - Ford Fusion Owners manualFord Fusion: Starting a diesel engine

Cold or hot engine

All vehicles

Note: When the temperature is below-15ºC (5ºF), you may need to crank theengine for up to 25 seconds. If youconsistently operate the vehicle in suchtemperatures, we recommend that youhave an engine block heater fitted.

Note: Continue cranking the engine untilit starts.]

Note: You can only operate the starterfor a maximum of 30 seconds at a time.

Switch the ignition on and waituntil the glow plug indicatorgoes off.

Switch the ignition on and waituntil the glow plug indicatorgoes off.

Vehicles with manual transmission

Note: Do not touch the acceleratorpedal.

1. Fully depress the clutch pedal.

2. Start the engine.

Vehicles with automatictransmission

1. Select park or neutral.

2. Fully depress the brake pedal.

3. Start the engine.

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