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  • Introduction 3

    Instrument Cluster 10

    Warning and control lights 10Gauges 13

    Entertainment Systems 17

    AM/FM stereo cassette with CD 17AM/FM stereo with CD 26CD changer 28

    Climate Controls 33

    Heater only 33Manual heating and air conditioning 34

    Lights 36

    Headlamps 36Turn signal control 38Bulb replacement 39

    Driver Controls 45

    Windshield wiper/washer control 45Power windows 48Mirrors 49Speed control 50Message center 53

    Locks and Security 58

    Keys 58Locks 58Anti-theft system 60

    Seating and Safety Restraints 65

    Seating 65Safety restraints 70Air bags 82Child restraints 90

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    2002 SuperDuty F250, F350, F450, F550

  • Driving 101

    Starting 101Brakes 105Transmission operation 109Trailer towing 130

    Roadside Emergencies 158

    Getting roadside assistance 158Fuses and relays 160Changing tires 165Jump starting 174Wrecker towing 179

    Customer Assistance 181

    Reporting safety defects (U.S. only) 189

    Cleaning 190

    Maintenance and Specifications 196

    Engine compartment 198Engine oil 199Battery 202Fuel information 210Air filter(s) 227Part numbers 234Refill capacities 234Lubricant specifications 237

    Accessories 251

    Index 255

    All rights reserved. Reproduction by any means, electronic or mechanicalincluding photocopying, recording or by any information storage and retrievalsystem or translation in whole or part is not permitted without writtenauthorization from Ford Motor Company. Ford may change the contents withoutnotice and without incurring obligation.

    Copyright 2002 Ford Motor Company

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  • CALIFORNIA Proposition 65 Warning

    WARNING: Engine exhaust, some of its constituents, andcertain vehicle components contain or emit chemicals known to

    the State of California to cause cancer and birth defects or otherreproductive harm. In addition, certain fluids contained in vehicles andcertain products of component wear contain or emit chemicals knownto the State of California to cause cancer and birth defects or otherreproductive harm.

    CONGRATULATIONSCongratulations on acquiring your new Ford. Please take the time to getwell acquainted with your vehicle by reading this handbook. The moreyou know and understand about your vehicle the greater the safety andpleasure you will derive from driving it.

    For more information on Ford Motor Company and its products visit thefollowing website:

    In the United States: www.ford.com In Canada: www.ford.ca In Australia: www.ford.com.au In Mexico: www.ford.com.mxAdditional owner information is given in separate publications.

    This Owners Guide describes every option and model variant availableand therefore some of the items covered may not apply to yourparticular vehicle. Furthermore, due to printing cycles it may describeoptions before they are generally available.

    Remember to pass on the Owners Guide when reselling the vehicle. It isan integral part of the vehicle.

    Fuel pump shut-off switch In the event of an accident thesafety switch will automatically cut off the fuel supply to the

    engine. The switch can also be activated through sudden vibration (e.g.collision when parking). To reset the switch, refer to the Fuel pumpshut-off switch in the Roadside emergencies chapter.

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  • SAFETY AND ENVIRONMENT PROTECTION

    Warning symbols in this guide

    How can you reduce the risk of personal injury and prevent possibledamage to others, your vehicle and its equipment? In this guide, answersto such questions are contained in comments highlighted by the warningtriangle symbol. These comments should be read and observed.

    Warning symbols on your vehicle

    When you see this symbol, it isimperative that you consult therelevant section of this guide beforetouching or attempting adjustmentof any kind.

    Protecting the environmentWe must all play our part inprotecting the environment. Correctvehicle usage and the authorizeddisposal of waste cleaning andlubrication materials are significantsteps towards this aim. Information in this respect is highlighted in thisguide with the tree symbol.

    BREAKING-IN YOUR VEHICLEThere are no particular guidelines for breaking-in your vehicle. Duringthe first 1,600 km (1,000 miles) of driving, vary speeds frequently. This isrecommended to give the moving parts a chance to break in.

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  • SPECIAL NOTICES

    Emission warrantyThe New Vehicle Limited Warranty includes Bumper-to-BumperCoverage, Safety Restraint Coverage, Corrosion Coverage, and 7.3LPower Stroke Diesel Engine Coverage. In addition, your vehicle is eligiblefor Emissions Defect and Emissions Performance Warranties. For adetailed description of what is covered and what is not covered, refer tothe Warranty Guide that is provided to you along with your OwnersGuide.

    Special instructionsFor your added safety, your vehicle is fitted with sophisticated electroniccontrols.

    Please read the section Air bag in the Seating and safetyrestraints chapter. Failure to follow the specific warnings and

    instructions could result in personal injury.

    Front seat mounted rear facing child or infant seats shouldNEVER be used in front of a passenger side air bag unless the

    air bag can be and is turned OFF.

    Notice to owners of diesel-powered vehiclesRead the 7.3 Liter Power Stroke Direct Injection Turbo Diesel OwnersGuide Supplement for information regarding correct operation andmaintenance of your diesel-powered light truck.

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  • Notice to owners of pickup trucks and utility type vehicles

    Utility vehicles have a significantly higher rollover rate thanother types of vehicles.

    Before you drive your vehicle, please read this Owners Guide carefully.Your vehicle is not a passenger car. As with other vehicles of this type,failure to operate this vehicle correctly may result in loss of vehiclecontrol, vehicle rollover, personal injury or death.

    Be sure to read Driving off road in the Driving chapter.

    Using your vehicle with a snowplow

    For more information and guidelines for using your vehicle with asnowplow, refer to the Driving chapter.

    Using your vehicle as an ambulance

    If your light truck is equipped with the Ford Ambulance PreparationPackage, it may be utilized as an ambulance. Ford urges ambulancemanufacturers to follow the recommendations of the Ford IncompleteVehicle Manual, Ford Truck Body Builders Layout Book and the QVMguidelines as well as pertinent supplements. For additional information,please contact the Truck Body Builders Advisory Service18778404338.

    Use of your Ford light truck as an ambulance, without the FordAmbulance Preparation Package voids the Ford New Vehicle LimitedWarranty and may void the Emissions Warranties. In addition, ambulanceusage without the preparation package could cause high underbodytemperatures, overpressurized fuel and a risk of spraying fuel whichcould lead to fires.

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  • If your vehicle is equipped with theFord Ambulance PreparationPackage, it will be indicated on theCertification label. The label islocated on the drivers side doorpillar or on the rear edge of thedrivers door. You can determinewhether the ambulancemanufacturer followed Fordsrecommendations by directlycontacting that manufacturer. FordAmbulance Preparation Package isonly available on certain 7.3L Dieselengine equipped vehicles.

    Notice to owners with vehicles equipped with Power Take Off(PTO) capabilityRefer to the Driving chapter for more information and guidelines foroperating vehicles equipped with PTO.

    Middle East/North Africa vehicle specific informationFor your particular global region, your vehicle may be equipped withfeatures and options that are different from the ones that are describedin this Owner Guide; therefore, a supplement has been supplied thatcomplements this book. By referring to the pages in the providedsupplement, you can properly identify those features, recommendationsand specifications that are unique to your vehicle. Refer to this OwnerGuide for all other required information and warnings.

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  • These are some of the symbols you may see on your vehicle.

    Vehicle Symbol Glossary

    Safety Alert See Owners Guide

    Fasten Safety Belt Air Bag-Front

    Air Bag-Side Child Seat

    Child Seat InstallationWarning

    Child Seat LowerAnchor

    Child Seat TetherAnchor

    Brake System

    Anti-Lock Brake SystemBrake Fluid -Non-Petroleum Based

    Traction Control AdvanceTrac

    Master Lighting Switch Hazard Warning Flasher

    Fog Lamps-Front Fuse Compartment

    Fuel Pump Reset Windshield Wash/Wipe

    WindshieldDefrost/Demist

    Rear WindowDefrost/Demist

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  • Vehicle Symbol Glossary

    Power WindowsFront/Rear

    Power Window Lockout

    Child Safety DoorLock/Unlock

    Interior LuggageCompartment ReleaseSymbol

    Panic Alarm Engine Oil

    Engine CoolantEngine CoolantTemperature

    Do Not Open When Hot Battery

    Avoid Smoking, Flames,or Sparks

    Battery Acid

    Explosive Gas Fan Warning

    Power Steering FluidMaintain Correct FluidLevel

    MAX

    MIN

    Emission System Engine Air Filter

    Passenger CompartmentAir Filter

    Jack

    Check fuel cap Low tire warning

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  • WARNING LIGHTS AND CHIMES

    Warning lights and gauges can alert you to a vehicle condition that maybecome serious enough to cause expensive repairs. A warning light mayilluminate when a problem exists with one of your vehicles functions.Many lights will illuminate when you start your vehicle to make sure thebulb

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