The new dash uses a minimum of panels for a clean look that's mostly devoid of cut lines. Insert the belt tongue into the proper buckle the buckle closest to the direction the tongue is coming from for that seating position until you hear a snap and feel the latch engage. Make sure the parking brake is set. I don't know how many times I've had to use a flashlight in the backseat at night - other than that I can't complain. As with phone calls, Sync can be used to control music using either hard button controls or via voice command. To that end, its smallest and most fuel-efficient U. No plate services or mechanics on-site.
These comments should be read and observed. We have seen more than our fair share of Bluetooth hands-free calling systems in the past, some of which were voice-activated; many of which are best forgotten. Always inflate steel carcass tires with a remote air fill with the person inflating standing at a minimum of 12 ft. This is equally true of the head unit controls, which comprise a mixture of hard black plastic buttons and dials. Locate the vertical adjuster on each headlamp, then use a 7 mm Allen wrench or a Phillips screwdriver to adjust the headlamp up or down.
With Sync, the whole process is a lot more straightforward and intuitive. Replacing lost remote entry transmitters If you would like to have your remote entry transmitter reprogrammed because you lost one, or would like to buy additional remote entry transmitters, you can either reprogram them yourself, or take all. At normal operating temperature, the needle will be in the normal range. In fact, we actually had more problems pairing our to the Sync system than to others we've tried, but we had more luck with a. In our experience, Sync's voice-command system is the best we've seen to date. The fluid should be in the designated areas for normal operating temperature.
The remote transmitter should operate normally after battery replacement. Designed by Microsoft, and exclusive to Ford Motor products, Sync represents a quantum leap forward for Ford and the auto industry in general in terms of controlling in-car media and communications. Note: A phone call will be disconnected if the audio unit is switched off. The seat can be slid forward to allow easier entry to the rear seats. You must complete Steps 1—5 within 30 seconds or the procedure will have to be repeated.
Note: If there is an ongoing call when the phone in use is selected as the new active phone, the call is transferred to the vehicle audio system. They even claim that the optional aluminum-like trim highlights are run of the mill. The car is significantly quieter inside, thanks to more than 100 hours in the wind tunnel. Other Technology Bells and Whistles As an entry-level car, the Focus is not over-rich with high-tech features beyond Sync. The only powertrain on the Focus is the 2.
But these elements are about all that's similar between the 2007 and 2008 models. We checked both our carkits firmware and came to the conclusion that the firmware of his carkit was newer then mine. Otherwise, random play will begin when the current track is finished playing. More than 60% of all used cars imported from the U. The ride is firm without too much harshness, and handling was good as far as we could tell on the moderately curvy wet roads.
Transmissions are either a 5-speed manual or 4-speed automatic; both with revised final drive ratios. Technophobes can have the work done by a Ford dealer. Partner for Microsoft T-Box Whether out of inspiration or desperation, Ford partnered with Microsoft to be the first U. Your vehicle was not designed to use fuel or fuel additives with metallic compounds, including manganese-based additives. It can also warn you in the event the system is no longer capable of functioning as intended. That allowed the chassis to be totally retuned with different springs, dampers, jounce bumpers, and bushings. Lift the hood and locate the prop rod on the passenger side of the vehicle near the fender.
To obtain reimbursement information, U. A new look, more refined handling and additional features make the Focus an even more appealing choice for drivers seeking a value-oriented American compact. Despite those restrictions I got a great deal on this vehicle. Department of Transportation-Tire quality grades: The U. While not the quickest car in its class, the 2008 Focus does deliver decent gas mileage, which should please those who favor efficiency over exhilaration.