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Q: How do you use the SYNC® system hands-free feature?

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How do you use the SYNC® system hands-free feature?

A: SYNC® is Ford’s on-board computer system. I...

SYNC® is Ford’s on-board computer system. It’s designed to offer a wide range of functionality, from navigation to hands-free calling. Here’s how the steering wheel controls works:

  • Press the Talk button.

  • You should hear a chime/tone.

  • The word “Listening” will appear on the display of your car’s radio.

  • Say your command.

  • Press the Talk button again to exit.

  • Press the Phone button to make a call or to answer an incoming call.

  • Press the Phone button again to hang up or cancel.

  • You can use the Seek buttons (Back and Forward) to scroll through the SYNC® menu. When you find the option want, just press OK.

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