Ford Fusion: Running-in - Driving hints - Ford Fusion Owners manualFord Fusion: Running-in

Tyres

WARNING:

New tyres need to be run-in forapproximately 500 kilometres (300miles). During this time, you mayexperience different drivingcharacteristics.

Brakes and clutch

WARNING:

Avoid heavy use of the brakes andclutch if possible for the first 150kilometres (100 miles) in town andfor the first 1 500 kilometres (1 000 miles)on motorways.

Engine

CAUTION:

Avoid driving too fast during the first1 500 kilometres (1 000 miles). Varyyour speed frequently and changeup through the gears early. Do not labourthe engine.

    General driving points
    Vehicles with a diesel engine If the low fuel level warning lamp comeson, refuel as soon as possible. If youcontinue driving without refuelling, theengine will start to run unevenly. Thisindicates th ...

    Driving through water
    Driving through water CAUTIONS: Drive through water in an emergencyonly, and not as part of normaldriving. Engine damage can occur if waterenters the air filter. In an emergency, the vehicle can b ...

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    Smart key
    Smart key With a smart key, you can lock or unlock a door (and trunk) and even start the engine without inserting the key. The functions of buttons on a smart key are similar to the remote keyles ...

    Attaching the combined cargo cover and net to the rear seat backrest
    •► Fold the left and right seat backrest forwards •► Insert combined cargo cover and net 2 into the two guides 1 and push it up to the stop in the direction of the arrow. ! I ...

    Maintenance schedule
    The scheduled maintenance items required to be serviced at regular intervals are shown in the “Warranty and Maintenance Booklet”. For details about your maintenance schedule, read the separate ...