Slide the wheel under the vehicle and install the retainer through the wheel center. Make sure the gearshift is in P Park. Locate and carefully remove the engine oil level indicator dipstick. How does the air bag supplemental restraint system work? Some oil must be removed from the engine by a service technician. This is a 1998 model truck so expect minor wear and cosmetic blemishes.
However, avoid taking any unnecessary risks. The more you know and understand about your vehicle, the greater the safety and pleasure you will derive from driving it. Snap the two halves back together. If the electrolyte level in the battery is low, you can add plain tap water to the battery, as long as you do not use hard water water with a high alkali content. Connecting the jumper cables 1. Turn ignition key to Start to start the engine and let it idle for a few seconds. Refer to Safety Restraints for Children or Safety Seats for Children later in this chapter.
Distributes outside air through the floor ducts. Allow the transmission to engage, then press lightly on the accelerator. Check the coolant level and replenish if low. Do not use alcohol or methanol antifreeze or any engine coolants mixed with alcohol or methanol antifreeze. Insert ignition key and turn to the right to engage lock.
Do not use alcohol or methanol antifreeze or any engine coolants mixed with alcohol or methanol antifreeze. Press the top portion of the rocker switch to close. Note: Large metallic objects, electronic devices that are used to purchase gasoline or similar items, or a second coded key on the same key chain may cause vehicle starting issues. Turn the jack handle clockwise until the tire is raised to its original position underneath the vehicle. .
Power steering fluid reservoir 5. Return to the center position to lock mirrors in place. Refer to Automatic locking mode. When placing objects on top of your instrument panel, be careful to not place them over the defroster outlets. Position the child safety seat on the seat cushion. Check all battery terminals and remove any excessive corrosion before you attach the battery cables.
Do not use extensions to change the fit of the shoulder belt across the torso. The complete drive-train has no issues. The emission system heats up the engine compartment and exhaust system, which can start a fire. Pull down on the shoulder belt and then grasp the shoulder belt and lap belt together. Move the control in the direction you wish to tilt the mirror. If the fuel filler cap is venting vapor or if you hear a hissing sound, wait until it stops before completely removing the fuel filler cap.
Reinstall the lug nuts until the wheel is snug against the hub. The vehicle can move forward or backwards. Do not touch them after inflation. Adjust the temperature control to maintain comfort. Add 236 ml 8 oz. Child seats should never be placed in the front seats, unless passenger air bag switch is turned off. Press the unlock control, then press the lock control.
Front safety belt height adjustment Your vehicle has safety belt height adjustments for the driver and. Anti-theft system if equipped Refer to Perimeter alarm system in the Controls and features chapter. To change the license plate lamp bulbs: 1. Power steering fluid reservoir 7. All of Chilton's online content for the 1998 Ford F-150 is updated monthly, so you'll have the most recent information on hand for any Do-It-Yourself project.
Clutch fluid reservoir if equipped 6. Obtain the spare tire and jack from their storage locations. Push the release lever forward and rotate the key towards you until it stops. Cleaning the exterior lamps Wash with the same detergent as the exterior of your vehicle. Anticipate stops and brake gradually.