Refueling

Refueling  - Important safety precautions - What you should know about automotive fuels - Maintenance and Specifications - Lincoln MKZ Owners Manual - Lincoln MKZ

WARNING: Fuel vapor burns violently and a fuel fire can cause severe injuries. To help avoid injuries to you and others:
Х Read and follow all the instructions on the pump island;
Х Turn off your engine when you are refueling;
Х Do not smoke if you are near fuel or refueling your vehicle;
Х Keep sparks, flames and smoking materials away from fuel;
Х Stay outside your vehicle and do not leave the fuel pump unattended when refueling your vehicle Ч this is against the law in some places;
Х Keep children away from the fuel pump; never let children pump fuel.
Х Do not use personal electronic devices while refueling. It can ignite fuel vapors.

Use the following guidelines to avoid electrostatic charge build-up when filling an ungrounded fuel container:

Х Place approved fuel container on the ground.

Х DO NOT fill a fuel container while it is in the vehicle (including the cargo area).

Х Keep the fuel pump nozzle in contact with the fuel container while filling.

Х DO NOT use a device that would hold the fuel pump handle in the fill position.

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