Maintenance and modifications

Maintenance and modifications  - All-wheel drive (if equipped) - Driving - Lincoln MKX Owners Manual - Lincoln MKX

The suspension and steering systems on your vehicle have been designed and tested to provide predictable performance whether loaded or empty and durable load carrying capability. For this reason, Ford Motor Company strongly recommends that you do not make modifications such as adding or removing parts (such as lift kits or stabilizer bars) or by using replacement parts not equivalent to the original factory equipment.

Any modifications to a vehicle that raise the center of gravity can make it more likely the vehicle will rollover as a result of a loss of control.

Ford Motor Company recommends that caution be used with any vehicle equipped with a high load or device (such as ladder or luggage racks).

Failure to maintain your vehicle properly may void the warranty, increase your repair cost, reduce vehicle performance and operational capabilities and adversely affect driver and passenger safety. Frequent inspection of vehicle chassis components is recommended if the vehicle is subjected to off-highway usage.

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    BLIS and/or CTA on/off and disable operation
    The BLIS and/or the CTA can be turned off via the message center. If either the BLIS and/or the CTA is turned off, the systems will automatically turn back on at the next ignition key cycle. When ...

    AM/FM Radio
    / VOL (Power/Volume): Press to turn the radio on/off. Turn the knob to increase/decrease volume. If the volume is set above a certain level and the ignition is turned off, the volume will co ...

    Replacing HID headlamp bulbs (if equipped)
    The low beam headlamps on your vehicle use a “high intensity discharge” source. These lamps operate at a high voltage. When the bulb is burned out, the bulb and starter capsule assembly must be re ...