Gauges

Gauges  - Instrument Cluster - Lincoln MKS Owners Manual - Lincoln MKS

Speedometer:

Speedometer:

Indicates the

Indicates the current vehicle speed.

Engine coolant temperature gauge:

Indicates engine coolant

Indicates engine coolant temperature. At normal operating temperature, the needle will be in the normal range (between УHФ and УCФ). If the needle moves close to the УHФ range, the engine is overheating. Stop the vehicle as soon as safely possible, switch off the engine and let the engine cool.

WARNING: Never remove the coolant reservoir cap while the engine is running or hot.

Fuel gauge:

Indicates

Indicates approximately how much fuel is left in the fuel tank (when the ignition is on). The fuel gauge may vary slightly when the vehicle is in motion or on a grade.

The FUEL icon and arrow indicates which side of the vehicle the fuel filler door is located.

Refer to Filling the tank in the Maintenance and Specifications chapter for more information.

Tachometer:

Indicates the engine

Indicates the engine speed in revolutions per minute.

Driving with your tachometer pointer continuously at the top of the scale may damage the engine.

Odometer:

Registers the total miles

Registers the total miles (kilometers) of the vehicle. Refer to Message center in the Instrument cluster chapter on how to switch the display from Metric to English.

Trip odometer: See TRIP A/B under Message center in this chapter.

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