Rearview camera system (if equipped)

Rearview camera system (if equipped)  - Driving - Lincoln MKZ Owners Manual - Lincoln MKZ

The rearview camera system,

The rearview camera system, located on the trunk, provides a video image which appears on the navigation screen of the area behind the vehicle. It adds assistance to the driver while reversing or reverse parking the vehicle.

To use the camera system, place the transmission in R (Reverse); an image will display on the navigation system screen. The area displayed on the screen may vary according to the vehicle orientation and/or road condition.

 (1) Rear bumper

(1) Rear bumper
(2) Red zone
(3) Yellow zone
(4) Green zone

Always use caution while backing.

Objects in the red zone are closest to your vehicle and objects in the green zone are further away. Objects are getting closer to your vehicle as they move from the green zone to the yellow or red zones.

Use the side mirrors and rearview mirror to get better coverage on both sides and rear of the vehicle.

After shifting out of R (Reverse) and into any gear other than P (Park), the image on the navigation screen will remain until the vehicle speed reaches five mph (8 km/h), only if the rear camera delay feature is on, or until any navigation radio button is pressed.

Note: The default setting for the rear camera delay is off. Press the Settings button found on the navigation screen to set the rear camera delay feature to on or off. Refer to the Navigation System supplement for more information.

The camera lens for the camera is located on the trunk. Keep the lens clean so that the video image remains clear and undistorted. Clean the lens with a soft, lint-free cloth and non-abrasive cleaner.

Note: If the camera system image is not clear or seems distorted, it may be covered with water droplets, snow, mud or any other substance. If this occurs, clean the camera lens before using the camera system.

WARNING: The camera system is a reverse aid supplement device that still requires the driver to use it in conjunction with the rearview mirror and the side mirrors for maximum coverage.

WARNING: Objects that are close to either corner of the bumper or under the bumper, might not be seen on the screen due to the limited coverage of the camera system.

WARNING: Backup as slow as possible since higher speeds might limit your reaction time to stop the vehicle.

WARNING: Do not use the camera system with the trunk open.

If the back end of the vehicle is hit or damaged, then check with your authorized dealer to have your rear video system checked for proper coverage and operation.

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