System check and vehicle feature customization

System check and vehicle feature customization  - Message center - Instrument Cluster - Lincoln MKS Owners Manual - Lincoln MKS

Press the SETUP button repeatedly

Press the SETUP button repeatedly to cycle the message center through the following features:

1. OIL LIFE
2. WASHER FLUID LEVEL
3. DOOR AJAR STATUS
4. TRUNK AJAR/CLOSED
5. BLIND SPOT SYSTEM (if equipped)
6. CROSS TRAFFIC SYSTEM (if equipped)
7. BRAKE SYSTEM
8. FUEL LEVEL
9. MYKEY DISTANCE (if MyKey is programmed)
10. MYKEY(S) PROGRAMMED
11. ADMIN KEYS PROGRAMMED

Note: Some systems show a message only if a condition is present.

OIL LIFE

This displays the remaining oil life.

An oil change is required whenever indicated by the message center and according to the recommended maintenance schedule. USE ONLY RECOMMENDED ENGINE OILS.

To reset the oil monitoring system to 100% after each oil change perform the following:

1. Press and release SETUP to display OIL LIFE XXX% HOLD RESET = NEW.
2. Press and hold RESET for two seconds and release to reset the oil life to 100%.

UNITS

Displays the current units in English or Metric.

Press RESET to change between English and Metric.

AUTO HIGH BEAM (if equipped)

This feature automatically turns on your high beams if it is dark enough and no other traffic is present.

Press RESET to turn it off or on.

AUTOLAMP

This feature keeps your headlights on for up to three minutes after the ignition is switched off.

Press RESET to select the new Autolamp delay values of 0, 10, 20, 30, 60, 90, 120 or 180 seconds.

AUTOLOCK

This feature automatically locks all vehicle doors when the vehicle is shifted into any gear, putting the vehicle in motion.

Press RESET to turn it off or on.

AUTOUNLOCK

This feature automatically unlocks all vehicle doors when the drivers door is opened within 10 minutes of the ignition being turned off.

Press RESET to turn it off or on.

COLLISION WARN GAP (if equipped)

This allows you to adjust the sensitivity setting of the collision warning system. See Collision warning system in the Driving chapter for more information.

Press RESET to change the sensitivity setting.

COLLISION WARN CHIME (if equipped)

This feature warns the driver with an audible chime during a possible collision. See Collision warning system in the Driving chapter for more information.

Press RESET to turn the warning chime on or off. The system will revert to chime on each time the vehicle is started. The heads up display and/or chime will activate briefly to confirm the last setting.

COLLISION WARN SYSTEM (if equipped)

This feature warns the driver during a possible collision. See Collision warning system in the Driving chapter for more information.

Press RESET to turn the collision warning system on or off. The system will revert to on each time the vehicle is started. The heads up display and/or chime will activate briefly to confirm the last setting.

BLIND SPOT (if equipped)

The Blind Spot Information System (BLIS ) is designed to assist the driver by monitoring the side areas on both sides of the vehicle.

Press RESET to turn it off or on.

CROSS TRAFFIC (if equipped)

The Cross Traffic Alert system is designed to assist and warn the driver when backing out of parking spaces.

Press RESET to turn it off or on.

EASY ENTRY

This feature automatically moves the drivers seat backwards for easy exit/entry from the vehicle.

Press RESET to turn it off or on.

REAR PARK AID (if equipped)

This feature sounds a tone to warn the driver of obstacles near the rear bumper, and functions only when R (Reverse) gear is selected.

Press RESET to turn it off or on.

FRONT PARK AID (if equipped)

This feature sounds a tone to warn the driver of obstacles near the front bumper.

Press RESET to turn it off or on.

CREATE MYKEY / MYKEY SETUP/ CLEAR MYKEY

For more information refer to MyKey in the Locks and Security chapter.

LANGUAGE = ENGLISH / SPANISH / FRENCH

Allows you to choose which language the message center will display in.

Selectable languages are English, Spanish, or French.

Waiting four seconds or pressing the RESET button cycles the message center through each of the language choices.

Press and hold RESET for two seconds to set the language choice.

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