Precautions when servicing your vehicle

Precautions when servicing your vehicle  - Maintenance and Specifications - Lincoln MKX Owners Manual - Lincoln MKX

Do not work on a hot engine.
Make sure that nothing gets caught in moving parts.
Do not work on a vehicle with the engine running in an enclosed space, unless you are sure you have enough ventilation.
Keep all open flames and other burning material (such as cigarettes) away from the battery and all fuel related parts.

Working with the engine off

1. Set the parking brake and ensure the gearshift is securely latched in P (Park).
2. Turn off the engine.
3. Block the wheels to prevent the vehicle from moving unexpectedly.

Working with the engine on

WARNING: To reduce the risk of vehicle damage and/or personal burn injuries, do not start your engine with the air cleaner removed and do not remove it while the engine is running.

1. Set the parking brake and shift to P (Park).
2. Block the wheels.

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