Ford Windstar (2000) manual

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  • Model/name: Windstar (2000)
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Table of Contents

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Before driving
Introduction 2
Instrumentation 6
Controls and features 26
Seating and safety restraints 119
Starting and driving
Starting 161
Driving 165
Roadside emergencies 180
Servicing
Maintenance and care 203
Capacities and specifications 254
Customer assistance 260
Reporting safety defects 272
Index 273
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Contents
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The following warning may be required by California law:
CALIFORNIA Proposition 65 Warning
Engine exhaust, some if its constituents, and certain vehicle
components contain or emit chemicals known to the State of
California to cause cancer, or birth defects or other reproductive harm.
ICONS
Indicates a safety alert. Read the
following section on Warnings.
Indicates vehicle information related
to recycling and other
environmental concerns will follow.
Correct vehicle usage and the
authorized disposal of waste
cleaning and lubrication materials are significant steps towards
protecting the environment.
Indicates a message regarding child
safety restraints. Refer to Seating
and safety restraints for more
information.
Indicates that this Owner Guide
contains information on this subject.
Please refer to the Index to locate
the appropriate section which will
provide you more information.
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WARNINGS
Warnings provide information which may reduce the risk of personal
injury and prevent possible damage to others, your vehicle and its
equipment.
BREAKING-IN YOUR VEHICLE
There are no particular breaking-in rules for your vehicle. During the
first 1 600 km (1 000 miles) of driving, vary speeds frequently. This is
necessary to give the moving parts a chance to break in.
INFORMATION ABOUT THIS GUIDE
The information found in this guide was in effect at the time of printing.
Ford may change the contents without notice and without incurring
obligation.
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These are some of the symbols you may see on your vehicle.
Vehicle Symbol Glossary
Safety Alert See Owner’s Guide
Fasten Safety Belt Air Bag-Front
Air Bag-Side Child Seat
Child Seat Installation
Warning
Child Seat Tether
Anchorage
Brake System Anti-Lock Brake System
Brake Fluid -
Non-Petroleum Based
Traction Control
Master Lighting Switch Hazard Warning Flasher
Fog Lamps-Front Fuse Compartment
Fuel Pump Reset Windshield Wash/Wipe
Windshield
Defrost/Demist
Rear Window
Defrost/Demist
Power Windows
Front/Rear
Power Window Lockout
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Vehicle Symbol Glossary
Child Safety Door
Lock/Unlock
Interior Luggage
Compartment Release
Symbol
Panic Alarm Engine Oil
Engine Coolant
Engine Coolant
Temperature
Do Not Open When Hot Battery
Avoid Smoking, Flames,
or Sparks
Battery Acid
Explosive Gas Fan Warning
Power Steering Fluid
Maintain Correct Fluid
Level
MAX
MIN
Emission System Engine Air Filter
Passenger Compartment
Air Filter
Jack
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ON/OFF
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SET
CST
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Headlamp control
(pg. 26)
Speed control
(pg. 82)
Driver air bag
(pg. 140)
Turn signal and
wiper/washer control
(pg. 86)
Instrument cluster
(pg. 8)
Instrument panel
dimmer control
(pg. 27)
Gearshift (includes O/D
OFF control)
(pg. 169)
Traction control*
(pg. 167)
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FM1
ST
REW FF
SCAN BASS TREB SEL BAL
TAPE
DISC
EJ CD
FADE
AUTO
CLK
SIDE 1-2 COMP SHUFFLE
EJ
MUTE
VOL - PUSH ON
SEEK
TUNE
AM FM
1 2 3 4 5 6
DOLBY B NR
A/C
FRONT
REAR
OFF
MAX
A/C
REAR
CONT
OFF
T/C
INFO
SETUP
RESET
ST
FM1
Climate control system
(pg. 28)
Electronic sound system
(pg. 38)
Reverse sensing system*
(pg. 78)
Message center controls*
(pg. 16)
* if equipped
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WARNING LIGHTS AND CHIMES
Some Warning Lights will show in the cluster equipped with a Message
Center as words.
Low fuel
Illuminates as an early reminder of a
low fuel condition indicated on the
fuel gauge (refer to Fuel gauge in
this chapter for more information).
When refueling, after the light
comes on, the amount of fuel that is added will be less than the
advertised capacity since there is fuel still in the tank. The ignition must
be in the ON position for this lamp to illuminate. The lamp will also
illuminate for several seconds after the ignition is turned to the ON
position regardless of the fuel level to ensure your bulb is working.
Charging system
Illuminates when the ignition is
turned to the ON position and the
engine is off. The light also
illuminates when the battery is not
charging properly, requiring
electrical system service.
Traction ControlY active (if equipped)
Momentarily illuminates when the
ignition is turned to the ON
position. It also illuminates when the
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Traction Controly system begins applying and releasing the brakes and
adjusting the engine characteristics to limit a wheelspin condition. It will
be lit for a minimum of four seconds or for the duration of the Traction
Controly event.
For more information, refer to the Driving chapter.
Traction ControlY off light (if equipped)
Momentarily illuminates when the
ignition is turned to ON position and
illuminates when the Traction
Controly system has been disabled
(by the driver or as a result of a system failure). For more information,
refer to the Driving chapter.
Safety belt
Momentarily illuminates when the
ignition is turned to the ON position
to remind you to fasten your safety
belts. For more information, refer to
the Seating and safety restraints
chapter.
Anti-theft system
Refer to SecuriLocky passive
anti-theft system in the Controls
and features chapter.
Turn signal
Illuminates when the left or right
turn signal or the hazard lights are
turned on. If one or both of the
indicators stay on continuously or
flash faster, check for a burned-out
turn signal bulb. Refer to Exterior bulbs in the Maintenance and care
chapter.
TRAC
OFF
THEFT
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Anti-lock brake system (ABS)
Momentarily illuminates when the
ignition is turned to the ON
position. If the light remains on or
fails to illuminate, have the system
serviced immediately. With the ABS
light on, the anti-lock brake system is disabled and normal braking is still
effective unless the brake warning light also remains illuminated with the
parking brake released.
Air bag readiness
Momentarily illuminates when the
ignition is turned ON. If the light
fails to illuminate, continues to flash
or remains on, have the system
serviced immediately.
High beams
Illuminates when the high beam
headlamps are turned on.
Engine oil pressure
Momentarily illuminates when the
ignition is turned to the ON position
and the engine is off. Illuminates
when the oil pressure falls below the
normal range. Stop the vehicle as
soon as safely possible and switch off the engine immediately. Check the
oil level and add oil if needed. Refer to Engine oil in the Maintenance
and care chapter.
Brake system warning
Momentarily illuminates when the
ignition is turned to the ON
position. Also illuminates if the
parking brake is engaged. If the
brake warning lamp does not
ABS
!
BRAKE
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illuminate at these times, seek service immediately. Illumination after
releasing the parking brake indicates low brake fluid level and the brake
system should be inspected immediately.
O/D off
Illuminates when the Transmission
Control Switch (TCS), refer to
Overdrive control in the Controls
and Features chapter, has been
pushed turning the transmission overdrive function OFF. When the light
is on, the transmission does not operate in the overdrive mode, refer to
the Driving chapter for transmission function and operation.
The light may also flash steadily if a transmission malfunction is
detected. If the light does not come on when the Transmission Control
Switch is depressed or if the light flashes steadily, have your vehicle
serviced as soon as possible, damage to the transmission could occur.
Check engine
Your vehicle is equipped with a
computer that monitors the engine’s
emission control system. This
system is commonly known as the
On Board Diagnostics System (OBD II). This OBD II system protects the
environment by ensuring that your vehicle continues to meet
government emission standards. The OBD II system also assists the
service technician in properly servicing your vehicle.
The Check Engine indicator light illuminates when the ignition is first
turned to the ON position to check the bulb. If it comes on after the
engine is started, one of the engine’s emission control systems may be
malfunctioning. The light may illuminate without a driveability concern
being noted. The vehicle will usually be drivable and will not require
towing.
What you should do if the check engine light illuminates
Light turns on solid:
This means that the OBD II system has detected a malfunction.
O/D
OFF
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Temporary malfunctions may cause your Check Engine light to
illuminate. Examples are:
1. The vehicle has run out of fuel. (The engine may misfire or run
poorly.)
2. Poor fuel quality or water in the fuel.
3. The fuel cap may not have been properly installed and securely
tightened.
These temporary malfunctions can be corrected by filling the fuel tank
with high quality fuel of the recommended octane and/or properly
installing and securely tightening the gas cap. After three driving cycles
without these or any other temporary malfunctions present, the Check
Engine light should turn off. (A driving cycle consists of a cold engine
startup followed by mixed city/highway driving.) No additional vehicle
service is required.
If the Check Engine light remains on, have your vehicle serviced at the
first available opportunity.
Light is blinking:
Engine misfire is occurring which could damage your catalytic converter.
You should drive in a moderate fashion (avoid heavy acceleration and
deceleration) and have your vehicle serviced at the first available
opportunity.
Under engine misfire conditions, excessive exhaust temperatures
could damage the catalytic converter, the fuel system, interior
floor coverings or other vehicle components, possibly causing a fire.
Door ajar
Illuminates when the ignition is in
the ON or START position and any
door is open.
Bulb Warning
Illuminates when the ignition is in
the ON position and one of the
exterior bulbs has burned out.
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Low washer fluid
Illuminates when the ignition is
turned to the START position and
when the windshield washer fluid is
low.
Safety belt warning chime
Sounds to remind you to fasten your safety belts.
For information on the safety belt warning chime, refer to the Seating
and safety restraints chapter.
Supplemental restraint system (SRS) warning chime
For information on the SRS warning chime, refer to the Seating and
safety restraints chapter.
Key-in-ignition warning chime
Sounds when the key is left in the ignition in the OFF/LOCK or ACC
position and the driver’s door is opened.
Headlamps on warning chime
Sounds when the headlamps or parking lamps are on, the ignition is off
(and the key is not in the ignition) and the driver’s door is opened.
Turn signal chime
Sounds when the turn signal lever has been activated to signal a turn
and not turned off after the vehicle is driven more than 0.8 km (1/2
mile).
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GAUGES
Fuel gauge
Displays approximately how much
fuel is in the fuel tank (when the
key is in the ON position). The fuel
gauge may vary slightly when the
vehicle is in motion. The ignition
should be in the OFF position while
the vehicle is being refueled. When
the gauge first indicates empty,
there is a small amount of reserve
fuel in the tank. When refueling the vehicle from an empty indication,
the amount of fuel that can be added will be less than the advertised
capacity due to the reserve fuel.
Tachometer
Indicates the engine speed in
revolutions per minute.
Driving with your tachometer
pointer continuously at the top of
the scale may damage the engine.
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Speedometer
Indicates the current vehicle speed.
Engine coolant temperature gauge
Indicates the temperature of the
engine coolant. At normal operating
temperature, the needle remains
within the normal area (the area
between the “H” and “C”). If it
enters the red section, the engine is
overheating. Stop the vehicle as
soon as safely possible, switch off
the engine immediately and let the
engine cool. Refer to Engine coolant in the Maintenance and care
chapter.
Never remove the coolant reservoir cap while the engine is
running or hot.
This gauge indicates the temperature of the engine coolant, not the
coolant level. If the coolant is not at its proper level the gauge indication
will not be accurate.
Odometer
Registers the total kilometers
(miles) of the vehicle.
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Trip odometer
Registers up to 1 600 kilometers
(1 000 miles) of individual journeys.
To display, depress the control. To
reset, depress and hold the control
for 2 seconds. To set back to
odometer, depress the control again.
MESSAGE CENTER (IF EQUIPPED)
With the ignition in the ON position,
the message center, located on your
instrument cluster, displays
important vehicle information
through a constant monitor of
vehicle systems. You may select
display features on the message
center for a display of status preceded by a brief indicator chime. The
system will also notify you of potential vehicle problems with a display of
system warnings followed by a long indicator chime.
Selectable features
Info menu
This control displays the following
control displays:
• Compass/Outside Temperature
• Distance to Empty
• Average Fuel Economy
• Trip Elapsed Drive Time
• Display On/Off
Setup menu
Press this control for the following displays:
• Language
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trip
200120
km/h
INFO
SETUP
RESET
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• Units (English/Metric)
• System Check
• Single/Dual Display Mode
Reset
Press this control to select and reset functions shown in the INFO menu
and SETUP menu.
Language
1. Select this function from the
SETUP menu for the current
language to be displayed.
2. Pressing the RESET control
cycles the message center through
each of the language choices.
3. Press and hold the RESET
control to set the language choice.
Units (English/Metric)
1. Select this function from the
SETUP menu for the current units
to be displayed.
2. Press the RESET control to
change from English to Metric.
System check
Selecting this function from the
SETUP menu causes the message
center to cycle through each of the
systems being monitored. For each
of the monitored systems, the
message center will indicate either an OK message or a warning message
for three seconds.
Pressing the RESET control cycles the message center through each of
the systems being monitored.
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The sequence of the system check report is as follows:
1. oil life in XX%
2. charging system
3. washer fluid level
4. brake fluid level
5. doors closed (driver and passenger side). This message can only be
reset by closing the door(s). If the RESET control is pressed, PLEASE
CLOSE DOOR will be displayed.
6. rear liftgate status
7. exterior lamps (headlamps, front turn, brake, tail and cornering/side
repeater lamp status)
8. traction control (if equipped)
9. fuel level
10. distance to empty
Single/Dual Display Mode
1. Select this function from the
SETUP menu for the current display
mode.
2. Press the RESET control to
change from the Single to the Dual display.
System warnings
System warnings alert you to possible problems or malfunctions in your
vehicle’s operating systems.
In the event of a multiple warning situation, the message center will
cycle the display to show all warnings by displaying each one for 4
seconds.
The message center will display the last selected feature if there are no
more warning messages. This allows you to use the full functionality of
the message center after you acknowledge the warning by pressing the
RESET control and clearing the warning message.
Warning messages that have been reset are divided into two categories:
• They will reappear on the display ten minutes from the reset.
• They will not reappear until an ignition OFF-ON cycle has been
completed.
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This acts as a reminder that these warning conditions still exist within
the vehicle.
Driver’s door ajar Warning cannot
be reset
Passenger door ajar
Driver rear door ajar
Passenger rear door ajar
Check charging system Warning returns
after 10 minutes
Transmission overheated
Check transmission
Low fuel level
Liftgate ajar Warning returns
after the ignition
key is turned
from OFF to ON
Low brake fluid level
Check tail lamps
Check headlamps
Check rear turn lamps
Check front turn lamps
Check cornering/side repeater lamps (if equipped)
Change oil soon
Oil change required
Check traction control
Low washer fluid
Check turn signal on reminder
DRIVER’S DOOR AJAR. Displayed when the driver’s door is not
completely closed.
PASSENGER DOOR AJAR. Displayed when the passenger side door is
not completely closed.
DRIVER’S REAR DOOR AJAR. Displayed when the driver’s rear door
is not completely closed.
PASSENGER REAR DOOR AJAR. Displayed when the passenger side
rear door is not completely closed.
LIFTGATE AJAR. Displayed when the liftgate is not completely closed.
CHECK CHARGING SYSTEM. Displayed when the electrical system is
not maintaining proper voltage. If you are operating electrical accessories
when the engine is idling at a low speed, turn off as many of the
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electrical loads as soon as possible. If the warning stays on or comes on
when the engine is operating at normal speeds, have the electrical
system checked as soon as possible.
LOW FUEL LEVEL. Displayed as an early reminder of a low fuel condition.
CHECK TRANSMISSION. Indicates the transmission is not operating
properly. If this warning stays on, contact your dealer as soon as possible.
TRANSMISSION OVERHEATED. Indicates the transmission is
overheating. This warning may appear when towing heavy loads or when
driving in a low gear at a high speed for an extended period of time.
Stop the vehicle as soon as safely possible, turn off the engine and let it
cool. Check the transmission fluid and level. Refer to Transmission
fluid in the Maintenance and care chapter. If the warning stays on or
continues to come on, contact your dealer for transmission service as
soon as possible.
CHECK BRAKE LAMPS. Displayed when the brake lamps are
activated and at least one is burned out. Check the lamps as soon as
safely possible and have the burned out lamp replaced. The center
high-mount brakelamp is not monitored.
CHECK HEADLAMPS. Displayed when the headlamps are activated
and at least one is burned out. Check the lamps as soon as safely
possible and have the burned out lamp replaced. Refer to Replacing
headlamp bulbs in the Maintenance and care chapter.
CHECK TAIL LAMPS. Displayed when the tail lamps are activated and
at least one is burned out. Check the lamps as soon as safely possible
and have the burned out lamp replaced.
CHECK FRONT TURN LAMPS. Displayed when the turn signals are
activated and at least one is burned out. Check the lamps as soon as
safely possible and have the burned out lamp replaced.
CHECK REAR TURN LAMPS. Displayed when the turn signals are
activated and at least one is burned out. Check the lamps as soon as
safely possible and have the burned out lamp replaced.
CHECK SIDE REPEATER LAMPS (if equipped). Displayed when
the turn signals are activated and at least one is burned out. Check the
lamps as soon as safely possible and have the burned out lamp replaced.
TURN SIGNAL ON REMINDER. Displayed when the turn signal is
activated and the vehicle is driven more that 0.8 km (1/2 mile).
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LOW WASHER FLUID. Indicates the washer fluid reservoir is less than
one quarter full. Check the washer fluid level. Refer to Windshield
washer fluid in the Maintenance and care chapter.
CHECK TRACTION CONTROL (if equipped). Displayed when the
Traction Controly system is not operating properly. If this warning stays
on, contact your dealer for service as soon as possible. For further
information, refer to Traction controly in the Driving chapter.
CHANGE OIL SOON/OIL CHANGE REQUIRED. Displayed when the
engine oil life remaining is 5 percent or less. When oil life left is between
5% and 0%, the CHANGE OIL SOON message will be displayed. When oil
life left reaches 0%, the OIL CHANGE REQUIRED message will be
displayed.
An oil change is required whenever indicated by the message center.
USE ONLY RECOMMENDED ENGINE OILS.
To reset the oil monitoring system to 100% after each oil change
[approximately 8 000 km (5 000 miles) or 180 days] perform the following:
1. Press the SETUP control to
access the System Check function.
2. Press and release the RESET
control to display “OIL LIFE XX%
HOLD RESET NEW.
3. Press and hold the RESET
control for 2 seconds to display “IF
NEW OIL HOLD RESET.
4. Press and hold the RESET
control to display OIL LIFE SET TO
100%. Your oil life is now reset.
To reset the oil monitoring system to your personalized oil life %:
1. Press the SETUP control to
access the System Check function.
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2. Press and release the RESET
control to display “OIL LIFE XX%
HOLD RESET NEW.
3. Press and hold the RESET
control for 2 seconds to display “IF
NEW OIL HOLD RESET.
4. Release the RESET control
momentarily, then press RESET and
SETUP controls at the same time to
activate a service mode which will
display OIL LIFE XX% RESET TO
ALTER.
5. Press RESET until you find your personalized OIL LIFE XX%.
6. With your personalized OIL LIFE XX% displayed, press SETUP to
continue the system check.
DATA ERR. These messages indicate improper operation of the vehicle
network communication between electronic modules.
• Fuel Computer
• Oil life
• Charging system
• Door sensor
• Liftgate sensor
• Exterior lamps
• Traction control
• Washer fluid
• Brake Fluid
• Compass
• Outside temperature
Contact your dealer as soon as possible if these messages occur on a
regular basis.
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Compass display (if equipped)
The compass reading may be affected when you drive near large
buildings, bridges, power lines and powerful broadcast antenna. Magnetic
or metallic objects placed in, on or near the vehicle may also affect
compass accuracy.
Usually, when something affects the compass readings, the compass will
correct itself after a few days of operating your vehicle in normal
conditions. If the compass still appears to be inaccurate, a manual
calibration may be necessary. Refer to Compass zone/calibration
adjustment.
Most geographic areas (zones) have a magnetic north compass point that
varies slightly from the northerly direction on maps. This variation is four
degrees between adjacent zones and will become noticeable as the
vehicle crosses multiple zones. A correct zone setting will eliminate this
error. Refer to Compass zone/calibration adjustment.
Compass zone/calibration adjustment
Perform this adjustment in an open area free from steel structures and
high voltage lines.
For optimum calibration, turn off all electrical accessories (heater/air
conditioning, wipers, etc.) and make sure all vehicle doors are shut.
1. Turn ignition to the ON position.
2. Start the engine.
3. Determine your magnetic zone by
referring to the zone map.
4. From Info menu, select the
Compass/Outside Temperature
function.
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5. Press and hold the RESET
control until the message center
display changes to show the current
zone setting.
6. Release the reset control, then
slowly press down again.
7. Press the SETUP control
repeatedly until the correct zone
setting for your geographic location
is displayed on the message center. To exit the zone setting mode press
and release the RESET control.
8. Press the RESET control to start
the compass calibration function.
9. Slowly drive the vehicle in a
circle (less than 5 km/h [3 mph])
until the CIRCLE SLOWLY TO
CALIBRATE indicator changes to
CALIBRATION COMPLETED. This
will take up to three circles to complete calibration.
10. The compass is now calibrated.
FUEL ECON AVG
Select this function from the INFO
menu to display your average fuel
economy in liters/100 km or
miles/gallon.
If you calculate your average fuel
economy by dividing liters of fuel used by 100 kilometers traveled (miles
traveled by gallons used), your figure may be different than displayed for
the following reasons:
• your vehicle was not perfectly level during fill-up
• differences in the automatic shut-off points on the fuel pumps at
service stations
• variations in top-off procedure from one fill-up to another
• rounding of the displayed values to the nearest 0.1 liter (gallon)
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1. Drive the vehicle at least 8 km (5 miles) with the speed control
system engaged to display a stabilized average.
2. Record the highway fuel economy for future reference.
It is important to press the RESET control after setting the speed
control to get accurate highway fuel economy readings.
DIST TO EMPTY (DTE)
Selecting this function from the
INFO menu will give you an
estimate of how far you can drive
with the fuel remaining in your tank
under normal driving conditions.
Remember to turn the ignition OFF when refueling your vehicle.
Otherwise, the display will not show the addition of fuel for a few
kilometers (miles).
The DTE function will display LOW FUEL LEVEL and sound a tone for 1
second when you have low fuel level indicated on the fuel gauge.
TRIP ELAPSED DRIVE TIME
Select this function from the INFO menu to display your trip elapsed
drive time and will display and accumulate when the key is in the RUN
position.
1. Press the INFO control until the message center display shows the
TRIP ELAPSED TIME XXXX.
2. Hold the RESET control down for two seconds to clear display.
DISPLAY ON/OFF
Select this function from the INFO menu to turn your message center
display OFF or ON.
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HEADLAMP CONTROL
Rotate the headlamp control to the
first position to turn on the parking
lamps. Rotate to the second position
to also turn on the headlamps.
Daytime running lamps (DRL) (if equipped)
Turns the highbeam headlamps on with a reduced output. To activate:
• the key must be in the ON position,
• the headlamp control is in the OFF or Parking lamps position.
Always remember to turn on your headlamps at dusk or during
inclement weather. The Daytime Running Light (DRL) System
does not activate your tail lamps and generally may not provide
adequate lighting during these conditions. Failure to activate your
headlamps under these conditions may result in a collision.
High beams
Push forward to activate.
Pull toward you to deactivate.
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Flash to pass
Pull toward you to activate and
release to deactivate.
Battery saver
The battery saver will shut off the exterior lamps 10 minutes after the
ignition switch has been turned off and the headlamp control is in the
HEADLAMP position. The system will not turn off the parking lamps if
the headlamp control is in the PARK position. For interior lights, refer to
Illuminated entry in this chapter.
PANEL DIMMER CONTROL
Use to adjust the brightness of the
instrument panel lighting during
headlamp and parklamp operation.
• Rotate control to full up position
to turn on all interior lights.
• Rotate control to next position
(adjustment dial) and move up
and down to adjust the
instrument panel lights.
• Rotate to the first or second
lower detent position to turn on the instrument panel lights to full
brightness.
This control also has other features that are activated when any door is
opened:
• Rotate to full up position or next position (adjustment dial) to turn on
all interior lights.
• Rotate to first lower detent position to activate “sleeping baby mode” —
dome lamps will remain off and only the lower lamps will illuminate.
• The second lower detent position (full down) will shut off all interior
lights.
The dome lamp will not illuminate if the panel dimmer/dome lamp
control is switched to OFF.
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AUTOLAMP CONTROL (IF EQUIPPED)
The autolamp system provides light
sensitive automatic on-off control of
the exterior lights normally
controlled by the headlamp control.
The autolamp system also keeps the
lights on for a fixed period of time
after the ignition switch is turned to
OFF.
• To turn autolamps on, rotate the
control counterclockwise.
• To turn autolamps off, rotate the control clockwise to OFF.
CLIMATE CONTROL SYSTEM
Manual heating system (if equipped)
Fan speed control
Controls the volume of air circulated
in the vehicle.
AUTO
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Temperature control
Controls the temperature of the airflow inside the vehicle.
Mode selector control
Controls the direction of the airflow
to the inside of the vehicle.
• (Panel) — Distributes outside air through the instrument panel
registers.
• OFF-Outside air is shut out and the fan will not operate. For short
periods of time only, use this mode to prevent undesirable odors from
entering the vehicle.
• (Panel and floor) — Distributes outside air through the
instrument panel registers and the floor ducts.
• (Floor) — Allows for maximum heating by distributing outside
air through the floor ducts.
• (Floor and defrost) — Distributes outside air through the
windshield defroster ducts and the floor ducts.
• (Defrost) — Distributes outside air through the windshield
defroster ducts. It can be used to clear ice or fog from the windshield.
Operating tips
• In humid weather, select before driving. This will reduce fogging
on your windshield. After a few minutes, select any desired position.
• To prevent humidity buildup inside the vehicle, don’t drive with the
climate control system in the OFF position.
• Don’t put objects under the front seat that will interfere with the
airflow to the back seats.
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• Remove any snow, ice or leaves
from the air intake area (at the
bottom of the windshield under
the hood).
• Do not place objects over the defroster outlets. These objects can
block airflow and reduce your ability to see through your windshield.
Also, avoid placing small objects on top of your instrument panel.
These objects can fall down into the defroster outlets and block
airflow and possibly damage your climate control system.
• To get maximum heating performance from the second row floor vents
(located under the front row seats), place the front mode selector
control in the (floor) position and set the fan speed to its highest
setting.
Do not place objects on top of the instrument panel, as these
objects may become projectiles in a collision or sudden stop.
Manual heating and air conditioning system (if equipped)
• Manual heating and air conditioning system without rear
controls (if equipped)
A/C
MAX
A/C
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• Manual heating and air conditioning system with rear controls
(if equipped)
Fan speed control
Controls the volume of air circulated
in the vehicle.
Temperature control
Controls the temperature of the airflow for the front part of the
passenger compartment.
A/C
FRONT
REAR
OFF
MAX
A/C
REAR CTL
A/C
FRONT
REAR
OFF
MAX
A/C
REAR CTL
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With the rear fan switch on the main control set to any fan speed
(except OFF), the rear temperature control:
• regulates the temperature of the airflow for the rear passenger
compartment.
• determines the air distribution to the rear registers.
The rear climate control distributes air in the following manner:
• Cool air is delivered from the overhead registers.
• Warm air is delivered from the lower (floor) register.
• Mid-temperature range air is delivered from both the overhead and
floor registers.
Mode selector control
The mode selector control allows
you to adjust the direction of the
airflow to the front part of the
passenger compartment.
The air conditioning can operate in all modes. However, the air
conditioning will only function if the outside temperature is about 4°C
(40°F) or higher.
Since the air conditioner removes considerable moisture from the air
during operation, it is normal if clear water drips on the ground under
the air conditioner drain while the system is working and even after you
have stopped the vehicle.
• MAX A/C-Uses recirculated air to cool the vehicle. MAX A/C is noisier
than A/C
(A/C), but more economical and will cool the inside of the
vehicle faster. In this mode, the air conditioning will automatically
engage if the outside temperature is about 4°C (40°F) or higher.
However, the indicator will not light unless the A/C
(A/C) control is
A/C
FRONT
REAR
OFF
MAX
A/C
REAR CTL
MAX
A/C
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selected. If the (A/C) control was previously selected before using
MAX A/C, the indicator light will remain lit. Airflow will be from the
instrument panel registers. This mode can also be used to prevent
undesirable odors from entering the vehicle.
• (Panel)-Distributes outside air through the instrument panel
registers. Heating and air conditioning capabilities are provided in this
mode. Push the A/C
(A/C) control in order to cool the vehicle below
the outside temperature.
• OFF-Outside air is shut out and the fan will not operate. For short
periods of time only, use this mode to prevent undesirable odors from
entering the vehicle.
• (Panel and floor)-Distributes outside air through the instrument
panel registers and the floor ducts. Heating and air conditioning
capabilities are provided in this mode. Push the A/C
(A/C) control in
order to cool the vehicle below the outside temperature. For added
customer comfort, when the temperature control knob is anywhere in
between the full hot and full cold positions, the air distributed through
the floor ducts will be slightly warmer than the air sent to the
instrument panel registers.
• (Floor)-Allows for maximum heating by distributing outside air
through the floor ducts. Heating and air conditioning capabilities are
provided in this mode. Push the A/C
(A/C) control in order to cool the
vehicle below the outside temperature.
• (Floor and defrost)-Distributes outside air through the
windshield defroster ducts and the floor ducts. Heating and air
conditioning capabilities are provided in this mode. In this mode, the
air conditioning will automatically engage if the outside temperature is
about 4°C (40°F) or higher. However, the indicator will not light
unless the A/C
(A/C) control is selected. If the A/C control was
previously selected before using Floor/Defrost, the indicator light will
remain lit. For added customer comfort, when the temperature control
knob is anywhere in between the full hot and full cold positions, the
air distributed through the floor ducts will be slightly warmer than the
air sent to the windshield defrost ducts.
• (Defrost)-Distributes outside air through the windshield
defroster ducts. It can be used to clear ice or fog from the windshield.
If the temperature is about 4°C (40°F) or higher, the air conditioner
will automatically dehumidify the air to reduce fogging. However, the
indicator will not light unless the A/C
(A/C) control is selected.
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Cooling your vehicle with outside air
Cooling your vehicle with air conditioned outside air is quieter but less
economical than using recirculated air. It also has less cooling capacity.
In order to cool your vehicle using outside air:
1. Turn the mode selector to (panel), (panel and floor) or
(floor).
2. Press the A/C
(A/C) control. The indicator light next to the A/C
(A/C)
control will illuminate.
3. Slide the temperature control knob to the left.
4. Turn the fan speed control to the position of your choice.
During periods of high humidity, vapor may be emitted from the air
outlets when using the A/C system with outside air. This can be
corrected by using MAX A/C to cool the vehicle.
Operating tips
• In humid weather, select before driving. This will reduce fogging
on your windshield. After a few minutes, select any desired position.
• To prevent humidity buildup inside the vehicle, do not drive with the
climate control system in the OFF or MAX A/C position.
• Do not put objects under the front seat that will interfere with the
airflow to the back seats.
• Remove any snow, ice or leaves
from the air intake area (at the
bottom of the windshield under
the hood).
• If your vehicle has been parked with the windows closed during hot
weather, the air conditioner will do a much faster job of cooling if you
drive for two or three minutes with the windows open. This will force
most of the hot, stale air out of the vehicle. Then operate your air
conditioner as you would normally.
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• Do not place objects over the defroster outlets. These objects can
block airflow and reduce your ability to see through your windshield.
Also, avoid placing small objects on top of your instrument panel.
These objects can fall down into the defroster outlets and block
airflow and possibly damage your climate control system.
• To get maximum heating performance from the second row floor vents
(located under the front row seats), place the front mode selector
control in the (floor) position and set the fan speed to its highest
setting.
• If the air conditioner works well in MAX A/C, but not in any other
mode when the A/C control is selected, this may indicate that the
passenger compartment air filter (if equipped) needs to be replaced.
To aide in side window defogging:
1. Select (Panel and Floor)
2. Set the temperature control to full heat
3. Select A/C
4. Set the fan speed to High
5. Direct the outer panel vents towards the side windows
6. To increase airflow to the outer panel vents, close the central panel
vents.
Do not place objects on top of the instrument panel, as these
objects may become projectiles in a collision or sudden stop.
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Rear passenger compartment climate control system (if equipped)
This system allows the rear seat occupants to adjust their climate
comfort level.
The rear seat climate control system is controlled from the main climate
control system on the instrument panel:
• If the main climate control system on the instrument panel is set to
OFF, the rear climate control system will also be off.
• If the rear passenger compartment climate control lever is set to OFF,
the rear climate controls will be off.
• If the rear fan control on the main climate control system is set in any
of the fan speed positions, air will be distributed from the rear seat
registers at the corresponding speed.
• If the rear fan control on the main climate control system is set to
REAR CTL, rear seat passengers can control their own fan speed and
temperature and upper or lower air distribution.
The rear climate system fan speed
control allows rear passengers to
control the volume of air that is
distributed from the rear registers.
A/C
FRONT
REAR
OFF
MAX
A/C
REAR CTL
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The temperature/mode selection
control allows rear passengers to
select the temperature, as well as
whether the air is distributed from
the overhead registers or the floor
register, or a mix between the two.
The temperature/mode selection control allows you to select any
temperature setting for your desired comfort level and gives you three
choices for air distribution:
• (Panel)
• (Panel and floor)
• (Floor)
It is important to note that whenever the temperature/mode selection
control is set to a specific temperature setting, the system automatically
determines the air distribution location:
• Cool temperature range settings allow the air to be distributed
through the overhead registers.
• Mild (mid temperature range settings) allow the air to be distributed
through both the overhead registers and the floor register.
• Warm temperature range settings allow the air to be distributed
through the floor register.
REAR WINDOW DEFROSTER (IF EQUIPPED)
The rear defroster control is located
on the instrument panel.
Press the defroster control to clear
the rear window of thin ice and fog.
• The small LED will illuminate
when the defroster is activated.
The engine must be running to operate the rear window defroster.
The defroster turns off automatically after 10 minutes or when the
ignition is turned to the OFF position. To manually turn off the defroster
before 10 minutes have passed, push the control again.
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USING YOUR AUDIO SYSTEM
AM/FM Stereo
Your vehicle is equipped with a delayed accessory feature. This feature
enables the audio playing media to continue playing up to 10 minutes
after the ignition has been turned off, or until a door is opened.
Volume/power control
Press the control to turn the audio
system on or off.
Turn the control to raise or lower
volume.
1 2 3 4 AM/FM
SEEK
TONE
CLK TUNE
TONE VOL
12
FM
ST DX
VOL
PUSH
ON
AM / FM STEREO
VOL
PUSH
ON
VOL
PUSH
ON
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If the volume is set above a certain level and the ignition is turned off,
the volume will come back on at a “nominal” listening level when the
ignition switch is turned back on.
AM/FM select
The AM/FM select control works in
radio mode.
AM/FM select in radio mode
This control allows you to select AM or FM frequency bands. Press the
control to switch between AM, FM1 or FM2 memory preset stations.
Tune adjust
The tune control works in radio mode.
Tune adjust in radio mode
• Press to move to the next
frequency down the band
(whether or not a listenable
station is located there). Hold the
control to move through the
frequencies quickly.
• Press to move to the next frequency up the band (whether or not
a listenable station is located there). Hold for quick movement.
Seek function
The seek function control works in radio mode.
Seek function in radio mode
• Press to find the next
listenable station down the
frequency band.
• Press to find the next
listenable station up the
frequency band.
AM/FM
SEEK
TUNE
SEEK
TUNE
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Radio station memory preset
The radio is equipped with four station memory preset controls. These
controls can be used to select up to four preset AM stations and eight
FM stations (four in FM1 and four in FM2).
Setting memory preset stations
1. Select the frequency band with the AM/FM select control.
2. Select a station. Refer to Tune adjust or Seek function for more
information on selecting a station.
3. Press and hold a memory preset control until the sound returns,
indicating the station is held in memory on the control you selected.
Bass adjust
The bass adjust control allows you
to increase or decrease the audio
system’s bass output.
Press the TONE control once, then
use the volume knob to adjust the
desired level.
Treble adjust
The treble adjust control allows you
to increase or decrease the audio
system’s treble output.
Press the TONE control twice, then
use the volume knob to adjust the
desired level.
Speaker balance adjust
Speaker sound distribution can be
adjusted between the right and left
speakers.
Press the TONE control three times,
then use the volume knob to adjust
the desired level.
1 2 3 4
TONE
CLK
VOL
PUSH
ON
TONE
CLK
VOL
PUSH
ON
TONE
CLK
VOL
PUSH
ON
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Speaker fade adjust (if equipped)
Speaker sound can be adjusted
between the front and rear
speakers.
Press the TONE control four times,
then use the volume knob to adjust
the desired level.
Setting the clock
Press CLK to toggle between
listening frequencies and clock
mode.
To set the hour, press and hold the
CLK control until CLOCK SET
appears in the display and press the
SEEK control:
• to decrease hours and
• to increase hours.
To set the minute, press and hold
the CLK control until CLOCK SET
appears in the display and press the
TUNE control:
TONE
CLK
VOL
PUSH
ON
TONE
CLK
SEEK SEEK
TUNE TUNE
TONE
CLK
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• to decrease minutes and
• to increase minutes.
The CLK control will allow you to
switch between media display mode
(radio station, stereo information,
etc.) and clock display mode (time).
When in clock mode, the media
information will display for ten
seconds, when the radio is turned
on, and then revert to clock
information. Anytime that the media is changed, (new radio station,
etc.), the media information will again display for ten seconds before
reverting back to the clock. In media mode, the media information will
always be displayed.
AM/FM Stereo/Cassette (CD changer compatible)
Your vehicle is equipped with a delayed accessory feature. This feature
enables the audio playing media to continue playing up to 10 minutes
after the ignition has been turned off, or until a door is opened.
SEEK
TUNE
SEEK
TUNE
FF
REW
SIDE 1- 2
BASS TREB BAL FADE
TAPE
AMS
AM
FM
CD
CLK
VOL - PUSH ON
SHUFFLE
COMP
CD
EJ
CD
SCAN
DISCS
TUNE
SEEK
3
2
1 4 5 6
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Volume/power control
Press the control to turn the audio
system on or off.
Turn the control to raise or lower
volume.
If the volume is set above a certain level and the ignition is turned off,
the volume will come back on at a “nominal” listening level when the
ignition switch is turned back on.
AM/FM select
The AM/FM select control works in
radio, tape and CD changer modes
(if equipped).
AM/FM select in radio mode
This control allows you to select AM or FM frequency bands. Press the
control to switch between AM, FM1 or FM2 memory preset stations.
AM/FM select in tape mode
Press this control to stop tape play and begin radio play.
VOL - PUSH ON
VOL - PUSH ON
CD
AM
FM
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AM/FM select in CD changer mode (if equipped)
Press this control to stop CD play and begin radio play.
Tune adjust
The tune control works in radio and CD changer modes (if equipped).
Tune adjust in radio mode
• Press to move to the next
frequency down the band
(whether or not a listenable
station is located there). Hold the
control to move through the
frequencies quickly.
• Press to move to the next frequency up the band (whether or not
a listenable station is located there). Hold for quick movement.
Tune adjust for CD changer (if equipped)
• Press to select the previous
disc in the CD changer. (Play will
begin on the first track of the
disc unless the CD changer is in
shuffle mode. Refer to Shuffle
feature for more information. Hold the control to continue reversing
through the disc.
• Press to select the next disc in the CD changer. Hold the control
to fast-forward through the remaining discs.
Seek function
The seek function control works in radio or CD changer mode.
Seek function in radio mode
• Press to find the next
listenable station down the
frequency band.
• Press to find the next
listenable station up the
frequency band.
SEEK
TUNE
DISCS
SEEK
TUNE
DISCS
SEEK
TUNE
DISCS
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Seek function for CD changer (if equipped)
• Press to seek to the previous
track of the current disc. If a
selection has been playing for
three seconds or more and you
press , the CD changer will
replay that selection from the beginning.
• Press to seek forward to the next track of the current disc. After
the last track has been completed, the first track of the current disc
will automatically replay.
Scan function
The scan function works in radio or
CD changer mode (if equipped).
Scan function in radio mode
Press the SCAN control to hear a brief sampling of all listenable stations on
the frequency band. Press the SCAN control again to stop the scan mode.
Scan function in CD changer mode (if equipped)
Press the SCAN control to hear a brief sampling of all selections on the
CD. (The CD scans in a forward direction, wrapping back to the first
track at the end of the CD.) To stop on a particular selection, press the
SCAN control again.
Radio station memory preset
The radio is equipped with six station memory preset controls. These
controls can be used to select up to six preset AM stations and twelve
FM stations ( six in FM1 and six in FM2).
Setting memory preset stations
1. Select the frequency band with the AM/FM select control.
2. Select a station. Refer to Tune adjust or Seek function for more
information on selecting a station.
3. Press and hold a memory preset control until the sound returns,
indicating the station is held in memory on the control you selected.
SEEK
TUNE
DISCS
SCAN
SHUFFLE
COMP
CD
CD
3
2
1 4 5 6
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Bass adjust
The bass adjust control allows you
to increase or decrease the audio
system’s bass output.
Treble adjust
The treble adjust control allows you
to increase or decrease the audio
system’s treble output.
Speaker balance adjust
Speaker sound distribution can be
adjusted between the right and left
speakers.
Speaker fade adjust
Speaker sound can be adjusted
between the front and rear
speakers.
BASS
TREB
BAL
FADE
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Tape select
• To enter tape mode while in radio
or CD changer mode, press the
TAPE control.
• If no tape is found, NO TAPE
appears in the display.
Automatic Music Search
The Automatic Music Search feature
allows you to quickly locate the
beginning of the tape selection
being played or to skip to the next
selection.
To activate the feature, momentarily
depress the TAPE AMS button.
Then, press either REW (for the beginning of the current selection) or
FF (to advance to the next selection). The tape deck stops and returns
to play mode when the AMS circuit senses a blank section on the tape.
In order to ensure proper operation of the AMS feature, the tape MUST
have a blank section of at least four seconds duration between programs.
CD changer select (if equipped)
• To enter CD changer mode while
in radio or tape mode, press the
CD control.
Rewind
The rewind control works in tape and CD changer (if equipped) modes.
To rewind in tape mode, press the
SIDE/REW control.
TAPE
AMS
CLK
TAPE
AMS
CLK
AM
FM
CD
SIDE
REW FF
1 - 2
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Press the 1–2/FF control to stop
rewinding the tape.
To rewind in CD changer mode,
press the CD control (preset 1).
Press the control again to deactivate
rewind mode.
Fast forward
The fast forward control works in tape and CD changer modes.
To fast forward in tape mode, press
the 1–2/FF control.
Tape direction will automatically
reverse when the end of the tape is
reached.
Press the SIDE/REW control to stop
the fast forward of the tape.
To fast forward in CD changer mode,
press the CD control (preset 2).
Press the control again to deactivate
fast forward mode.
Compression feature (if equipped)
Compression adjust brings soft and
loud CD passages together for a
more consistent listening level.
Press the COMP control to activate
and deactivate compression adjust.
Shuffle feature (if equipped)
The shuffle feature operates in CD
changer mode and plays all tracks
on the current disc in random order.
The shuffle feature continues to the
next disc after all tracks are played.
SIDE
REW FF
1 - 2
CD
1
SIDE
REW FF
1 - 2
SIDE
REW FF
1 - 2
CD
2
COMP
5
SHUFFLE
6
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Press the SHUFFLE control to start this feature. Random order play will
continue until the SHUFFLE control is pressed again.
Tape direction select
Press SIDE and 1–2 at the same
time to play the alternate side of a
tape.
Eject function
Press the control to stop and eject a
tape.
DolbyT noise reduction
Dolbyt noise reduction operates
only in tape mode. Dolbyt noise
reduction reduces the amount of
hiss and static during tape playback.
Press the control to activate (and deactivate) Dolbyt noise
reduction.
Dolbyt noise reduction is manufactured under license from Dolbyt
Laboratories Licensing Corporation. “Dolbyt” and the double-D symbol
are trademarks of Dolby Laboratories Licensing Corporation.
Setting the clock
Press CLK to toggle between
listening frequencies and clock
mode while in radio mode.
To set the hour, press and hold the
CLK control and press the SEEK
control:
SIDE
REW FF
1 - 2
EJ
4
TAPE
AMS
CLK
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• to decrease hours and
• to increase hours.
To set the minute, press and hold
the CLK control and press the
TUNE control:
• to decrease minutes and
• to increase minutes.
The CLK control will allow you to switch between media display mode
(radio station, stereo information, etc.) and clock display mode (time).
When in clock mode, the media information will display for 10 seconds,
when the radio is turned on, and then revert to clock information.
Anytime that the media is changed, (new radio station, etc.), the media
information will again display for 10 seconds before reverting back to the
clock. In media mode, the media information will always be displayed.
SEEK
DISCS
TUNE
TAPE
AMS
CLK
SEEK
DISCS
TUNE
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