Clean the reservoir cap before removal. Press the right side to restore the window controls. As the belt retracts, you will hear a clicking sound. In contrast to five-door Explorers, second-generation three-door Ford Explorers shifted to a separate trim nomenclature. It is also recommended that you use the appropriate Motorcraft oil filter or an equivalent filter meeting the Ford Motor Company specification for your engine.
Good move, although the mini-bed won't haul as much as a long-wheelbase Super Duty will. Memos by Ford engineers suggested lowering the engine height, but it would have increased the cost of the new design. For 1997, revised cylinder heads increased output of the 5. Either a five-speed-automatic or five-speed-manual transmission can be installed. The U152 program began in 1995, with the final design being chosen in 1997 and frozen for production in February 1998, with development ending in 2000. It had blacked out headlights, black grill, mono color interior, different front and rear bumpers, vents in the front fenders and molded in running boards. Make sure the tongue is securely fastened in the buckle.
Usually, adversaries' products are separated by at least a year, so carmakers can wait and see the other guy's hand before showing their own cards or to avoid comparisons like this one. Keep batteries out of reach of children. Tune: Works in radio mode only. Lowering tire pressure recommendations softened the ride further and improved emergency stability through increased traction, but increased the chances of overheating tires. Belt-positioning booster seats raise the child and provide a shorter, firmer seating cushion that encourages safer seating posture and better fit of lap and shoulder belts on the child.
Pull the lever towards you to deactivate. If brake fluid contacts the eyes, flush eyes with running water for 15 minutes. If you buy your vehicle in North America and then relocate outside of the U. Archived from on March 29, 2012. Pull the round knobs on each side of the cargo cage to release it from the pickup box. But here, both manufacturers, and to some degree the marketplace…. For 1998, the Explorer Sport became the sole version of the three-door; following the introduction of the third-generation Explorer, the Explorer Sport became a distinct model through the 2003 model year.
In an effort to attract family buyers, a four-door version was developed alongside the two-door launched the same month as the four-door S-10 Blazer. Go to the front of the vehicle and release the latch located in the center between the hood and the grille. For the Explorer-based pickup truck, see. Flip the bottom of the head restraint up, toward the front seat. Use of an engine block heater is strongly recommended if you live in a region where temperatures reach -23°.
The center multi-disc differential controls the front-to-rear split, biasing as much as 100 percent of torque to either the front or rear wheels. The I-4 engine is not available with the optional 6-speed 6F SelectShift automatic, and will only be available in front-wheel drive. This reduces the possibility of the vehicle stalling. Mine was in mint condition with 111,000 miles on it. Do not start your vehicle in a closed garage or in other enclosed areas. The Mountaineer was discontinued during the 2010 model year, coinciding with the closure of the Mercury brand; three generations were produced. Push the seatback toward the front seat and completely down until it locks into place.
Installing the jack To install the jack, place the jack handles 4 in the clips, then replace the lug wrench 3. It contains high-current fuses that protect the main electrical systems from overloads. It is actually quite fast too. Many features and upgrades included in price. These high-quality wipers boast Dual-Shield Hybrid Technology. Copyright © 2002 Ford Motor Company.
His plan was grandiose, yet strangely appealing. In another major change, the third-generation Explorer was developed solely as a five-door vehicle. Largely introduced as a competitor to the , the Explorer Limited was offered only as a four-door with an automatic transmission. Restyled as an early 2001 model, the two-door body style dubbed Explorer Sport continues in the market without significant changes for 2002. Remove two screws and the license plate lamp assembly. The only thing that I could say that's wrong with the vehicle is that it's interior started to deteriorate. Remove the two screws and lamp assembly from vehicle.