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Helpful tips for the Ford Fiesta
How do I release the boot?
There is a push button just under the lip below the Ford logo.
How do I release the fuel door?
The Fiesta fuel door does not lock, simply open the door to reveal the fuel filler nozzle, Once open then please note, this vehicle DOES NOT have a fuel cap. All the member needs to do is push the nozzle in 2 clicks.
How do I start the vehicle?
All Fiesta's are manual transmission. When starting the car the clutch needs to be fully depressed when the ignition key is turned. If not, the display will show "Depress Clutch", and the car won't start.
How do I engage/disengage the hand brake?
To engage: Fully pull the parking brake while depressing the brake pedal. To release: Slightly raise the lever and lower it completely while pressing the release button.
How do I disengage the steering wheel lock?
Depress the clutch, wriggle the steering wheel whilst turning the key.
How do I put vehicle into drive, reverse, and park?
Reverse can be found in the bottom right corner.
How do I adjust the wing mirrors?
The mirrors can simply be adjusted on the drivers side arm rest by flicking the switch in the middle of the arrow buttons left or right to select the drivers side or passenger side wing mirror, then pressing on the arrows to adjust the mirror.
How do I use headlights/turn signals?
The Fiesta's headlight dial is found to the right hand side of the steering wheel on the dashboard. The headlamps will remain on for a period of time after the ignition is switched off.
How do I use the windshield wipers?
Use the lever to the right of the steering wheel, the standard position is off, click once upwards for intermittent, two clicks for slow and all the way up for fast. To spray the windscreen, push the button located at the end of the stalk. For rear wipers pull the entire stalk towards you to toggle on/off, to use rear screen wash pull and hold stalk.
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