Safety Practices

Safety Practices  - Tire care - Tires, Wheels and Loading - Lincoln MKZ Owners Manual - Lincoln MKZ

WARNING: If your vehicle is stuck in snow, mud, sand, etc., do not rapidly spin the tires; spinning the tires can tear the tire and cause an explosion. A tire can explode in as little as three to five seconds.

WARNING: Do not spin the wheels at over 35 mph (56 km/h).
The tires may fail and injure a passenger or bystander.

Driving habits have a great deal to do with your tire mileage and safety.
Х Observe posted speed limits
Х Avoid fast starts, stops and turns
Х Avoid potholes and objects on the road
Х Do not run over curbs or hit the tire against a curb when parking

See also:

Blind spot information system (BLIS ) with crosstraffic alert (CTA) (if equipped)
The BLIS is a convenience feature that aids the driver in assessing whether a vehicle is within an area on either side of the vehicle extending rearward from the outside mirrors to approxima ...

Driving style Ч good driving and fuel economy habits
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Gauges
Speedometer: Indicates the current vehicle speed. Engine coolant temperature gauge: Indicates engine coolant temperature. At normal operating temperature, the needle will be in th ...