Always set the parking brake fully and make sure the gearshift is latched in P Park. To unfasten, push the release button and remove the tongue from the buckle. We provide a Scheduled Maintenance Guide which makes tracking routine service easy. As the Ford model line was redesigned for 1957, the Ford Fairlane Crown Victoria was withdrawn with no replacement. While not offered for retail sale in North America, the long-wheelbase Crown Victoria was offered for fleet sale, targeted directly for sales in taxi and livery markets. Re-insert the oil drain bolt and tighten it by hand a few turns to prevent it from becoming cross threaded. Though better received than the 1990 redesign of the Chevrolet Caprice, the 1992 Crown Victoria was met with disapproval from some critics and buyers, leading Ford to revise the exterior.
The window will open fully. Slowly pour in the last quart of oil and repeatedly check the dipstick until the level reaches to just below the upper metal dot. Derived from the Mercury Marauder, a trunklid spoiler was either standard or an option on all standard-wheelbase models. Change oil when Oil Life Monitor tells you to change the oil or go by the owner's manual factory drain interval. In contrast to the extensive mechanical changes for the 2003 model year and redesigns of the Mercury Grand Marquis and Lincoln Town Car , the Ford Crown Victoria saw no exterior changes since the 1998 model year grille changes were limited to Police Interceptors.
Refer to the Scheduled Maintenance Guide for the service interval schedules. Lower the vehicle from the floor jack and jack stands. Do not use the speed control in heavy traffic or on roads that are winding, slippery, or unpaved. Distinguished by its standard two-tone exterior paint scheme with painted alloy wheels , the Touring Sedan featured a unique leather interior with every feature available on a Crown Victoria at the time. Archived from on November 6, 2012. Use only brake fluids certified to meet Ford specifications.
Connect the negative - cable to the negative - terminal of the assisting battery. Holloway; Professor H Kent Bowen; Kim B. Power steering uses energy from the engine to help steer the vehicle. Use Ford Premium Engine Coolant green in color. Install the child safety seat in a seating position which is capable of providing a tether anchorage.
Use a load carrying hitch. Make sure that all replacement tires are of the same size, type, load-carrying capacity and tread design e. Insert the key over the locking lug nut. Pay what dealers pay by using this option! Seek function in radio mode Press to find the next listenable station down the frequency band. Refer to Electronic Message Center for Trip A and Trip B features on the optional instrument cluster. If your vehicle was originally charged with R12 refrigerant, for example, the oil type specified, 'mineral', will not apply. You may not need to use all 6 quarts of new oil depending on how long you allowed the old oil to drain out.
Refer to Shuffle feature for more information. Works in gas or diesel engines. When you give your car what it needs, it'll give you back a whole lot more. Cleaning seats equipped with side air bags Remove dust and loose dirt with a whisk broom or a vacuum cleaner. Available as options, anti-lock brakes and became popular features.
Focused on aerodynamics and fuel efficiency, Ford reduced the of the exterior from 0. Coinciding with the 2008 withdrawal of the Crown Victoria from retail sale see above , in 2009, Ford announced the 2011 closure of St. Grab the old oil filter and twist it off in the counter clockwise direction. Do not rock the vehicle if the engine is not at normal operating temperature or damage to the transmission may occur. For the 2003 model year, the suspension and steering underwent an extensive update, paired with the chassis redesign. To control fan speed manually, use the thumbwheel to cancel automatic fan speed operation. When the first six strong stations are filled, the station stored in memory preset control 1 will start playing.
Remove the bulb retaining ring by rotating it counterclockwise when viewed from the rear to free it from the bulb socket, and slide the ring off the plastic base. Loosen each wheel lug nut one-half turn counterclockwise but do not remove them until the wheel is raised off the ground. Also illuminates if the parking brake is engaged. Press and hold a memory preset control until the sound returns, indicating the station is held in memory on the control you selected. The fuel system may be under pressure.