Activating hill start assist

Activating hill start assist  - Hill start assist (HSA) system - Automatic transmission operation - Driving - Lincoln MKX Owners Manual - Lincoln MKX

1. Press the brake pedal to bring the vehicle to a complete standstill.

Keep the brake pedal pressed.
2. If the sensors detect that the vehicle is on a slope, hill start assist will be activated automatically.
3. When you remove your foot from the brake pedal, the vehicle will remain on the slope without rolling away for approximately up to three seconds. This hold time will automatically be extended if you are in the process of driving off.
4. Drive off in the normal manner. The brakes will be released automatically.

WARNING: If the engine is revved excessively, or if a malfunction is detected when hill start assist is active, hill start assist will be deactivated.

    See also:

    Trunk release
    To open the trunk from inside the vehicle: Press the trunk release button located in the glove box. To open the trunk with the outside release button: 1. Unlock the trunk with the transmi ...

    Safety belt extension assembly
    If the safety belt is too short when fully extended, a safety belt extension assembly can be obtained from an authorized dealer. Use only extensions manufactured by the same supplier as the safet ...

    2010 Lincoln MKS Review
    Lincoln is a brand adrift in the automotive marketplace. Few of its models set themselves apart from lesser-equipped Fords, and those that do usually fall short of the competition from Lexus, Infi ...