Lincoln 2009 MKX Automobile User Manual

2009 Quick RefeRence Guide
august 2008
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This Quick Reference Guide is not
intended to replace your vehicle
Owner’s Guide which contains
more detailed information
concerning the features of your
vehicle, as well as important safety
warnings designed to help reduce
the risk of injury to you and your
passengers. Please read your entire
Owner’s Guide carefully as you
begin learning about your new
vehicle and refer to the appropriate
sections when questions arise. All
information contained in this Quick
Reference Guide was accurate at
the time of duplication. We reserve
the right to change features,
operation and/or functionality of
any vehicle specication at any
time. Your Lincoln dealer is the
best source for the most current
information. For detailed operating
and safety information, please refer
to your Owner’s Guide.
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2009 Quick RefeRence Guide
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Wireless Control System
Located on the
driver’s visor,
the HomeLink®
System is a convenient way to
replace up to three hand-held
transmitters with a single
built-in device. This system
learns the radio frequency
codes of most transmitters
to operate garage doors,
entry gates, security systems,
entry door locks, and home
or oce lighting. Refer
to your Owner’s Guide for
more information, including
programming instructions.
Panoramic Vista Roof™
with Dual Power Sunshades
(if equipped)
The panoramic Vista Roof™
and power sunshade are
equipped with an automatic
one-touch, express opening
feature. To open, press and
. The front and
rear sunshades will open
simultaneously. Press
again and the panoramic Vista
Roof will open to the ‘comfort’
position. Press
once more
for the roof to fully open.
To stop the one touch open
feature at any time, press
the control again. To close,
down until the glass
panel closes. Firmly pull the
control again to fully close the
Vista Roof™. Pull and hold the
control down again to close
the front and rear sunshades.
To vent from a closed position,
press TILT. To close, pull and
hold TILT.
Global Open Front
Windows and Vista Roof™
You can open your front
windows and vent the Vista
Roof™ (if equipped)
simultaneously using your
Integrated Keyhead
Transmitter (IKT). Press and
until the two front
windows and panoramic roof
begin to open. If any other
remote entry transmitter
control is pressed during the
opening operation, both
windows and the panoramic
roof will stop opening.
Keyless Entry Keypad
You can use
the keyless
entry keypad
to lock or
unlock the
doors without a key. To
unlock the driver’s door, enter
your ve digit factory code
(available on the owner’s
wallet card in the glove box or
from your authorized dealer.)
To unlock all doors, enter your
ve digit factory code and,
within ve seconds, press 3-4.
To lock all doors, simply press
7-8 and 9-0 at the same time
(you do not need to enter
your factory code rst). Refer
to your Owner’s Guide for
more information.
Integrated Keyhead
Transmitter (IKT) and
Remote Entry System
Your vehicle
equipped with
two specially
Integrated Keyhead Transmitters
(IKTs). IKTs are both a
programmed ignition key
and a remote keyless entry
transmitter. Handle the IKT
carefully when starting the car
to avoid accidentally pressing
any of the remote entry buttons.
Press once to unlock the
driver’s door. The interior lamps
will illuminate.
twice to unlock all
the doors.
once to lock all
the doors and activate the
perimeter alarm system.
twice to conrm
all the doors and liftgate are
closed. The horn will chirp and
the turn signal lamps will ash
once if all the doors and the
liftgate are closed.
to activate the
panic alarm. The horn will
sound and the turn lamps will
ash. Press
again or turn
the ignition on to deactivate
the panic alarm.
twice within three
seconds to activate the car
nder. The horn will chirp
and the turn lamps will ash.
It is recommended that this
method be used to locate your
vehicle, rather than using the
panic alarm.
(if equipped) twice
to open the power liftgate
(if equipped).
Ensure that you keep the IKT
adhesive security label in a safe
place for future reference.
Replacement Integrated
Keyhead Transmitters are
only available through
an authorized dealer.
Auxiliary Input Jack
Your vehicle is
equipped with
an Auxiliary
Input Jack
located inside
the console bin. This allows
you to plug and play auxiliary
audio devices, including MP3
players. Press AUX repeatedly
on your audio system to
access. When LINE IN
appears in the display, plug
in your auxiliary audio
device. For more detailed
information, please refer to
your Owner’s Guide.
Memory Feature
The memory feature enables
your vehicle to ‘remember’
the position of your seats and
mirrors. To activate, set your
seat and mirrors to the desired
position. Press and hold either
1 or 2 on the driver’s door
until two tones are heard.
Then, within three seconds,
on your Integrated
Keyhead transmitter (IKT).
Another tone will sound when
the activation is complete.
Now when you press
your IKT, the seats and mirrors
will automatically move to the
desired position.
Reverse Sensing System
Your vehicle is equipped with
a reverse sensing system
which can warn you if there
is a large object behind the
vehicle that may be too low
for you to see. The system will
sound a warning tone that
increases in frequency as the
object gets closer and will
sound continuously when the
object is less than 10 inches
away. Refer to your Owner’s
Guide for more information.
Power Liftgate
To open the power liftgate,
on the instrument
panel, or press
within three seconds on your
remote entry transmitter, or
press and release the control
button located on the liftgate.
To close, press
on the left
rear quarter
panel in the
rear cargo area
or press
twice on your remote entry
transmitter. Keep clear of
the liftgate when operating
the rear switch. Your power
liftgate is equipped with
an obstacle detection
feature which will either
stop or revert to a full open
position when it encounters
a solid object. For complete
information, please refer to
your Owner’s Guide.
Your vehicle is
equipped with SYNC® – a
hands-free communications
and entertainment system
with special phone and
media features. For more
information, please refer to
the SYNC® Supplement or
to the SYNC® section in the
Navigation Supplement.
Please also feel free to visit
Ambient Lighting
(if equipped)
Your vehicle may be
equipped with an ambient
lighting feature. The control
is located on the center
console and, when activated,
illuminates footwells, storage
bins and
with a
choice of
seven colors.
Ambient lighting is
operational when the ignition
is on or in the accessory
position. Press the
control repeatedly to turn
on, cycle through your color
choices, and turn o.
Overdrive Control/
Cancel with Grade Assist
Drive with the vehicle in
Overdrive (D) for the best
fuel economy. You can
deactivate overdrive by
pressing the transmission
control switch on the side of
the shift handle. Your vehicle
is equipped with a special
Grade Assist feature which
is automatically activated
when overdrive is turned o.
Grade assist helps to provide
optimal gear selection
and additional engine
braking on hilly terrain. It
is recommended that you
return to O/D (Overdrive)
once you return to at terrain.
To return to overdrive, simply
press the transmission control
switch again.
USB Port
Your vehicle is equipped with
a USB port inside the center
console. This feature allows
you to plug in media playing
devices, memory sticks, and
also to charge devices if they
support this feature. For
more information, please
refer to Accessing and Using
your USB port in the SYNC®
supplement or the Navigation
system supplement.
1 2nd Row Fold Flat Seatback
To fold down the rear seat, pull up on
the lever on the outboard side of the
seat cushion and let the seatback rotate
downward into the load oor position.
To return to the upright position, rotate the
seatback upward until the seatback latches.
The seatback will click when it is locked
into position.
2nd Row Seat Recline
To adjust the second row seatback to
the desired position, while seated, pull
the release lever up and push the
seatback rearward.
2 2nd Row EasyFold™
Seatback Release (if equipped)
The control buttons are located on the
left-hand rear quarter trim panel
(accessible from the liftgate area).
Press and hold the control to lower the
seat. The top portion lowers the right (40%)
seatback, and the bottom portion lowers
the left (60%) seatback.
3 Front Heated and Cooled Seats
To activate these functions, press the
buttons located on the climate control
panel. Press
once for full heat or
once for full cool (three lights), twice for
medium heat or medium cool (two lights)
and a third time for low heat or low cool
(one light).
4 Rear Heated Seats (if equipped)
The rear seat heat controls are located
on the rear door panels. To operate the
heated seats, push the top of the control for
maximum heat, bottom of the control for
minimum heat. Push again to deactivate.
Fuel Type and Tank Capacity
Front wheel drive vehicles
have a fuel tank capacity of
19.2 gallons (72.7 L) while All
Wheel drive vehicles have
a fuel tank capacity of 20.8
gallons (78.7L). Your vehicle
is designed to use “Regular”
unleaded gasoline with
an octane rating of 87. Do
not use gasoline labeled as
“Regular” in high altitude
areas that are sold with
Octane ratings less than 87.
Do not use E85 fuels that are
blended with a maximum of
85% ethanol.
Location of Spare Tire
If you get a at tire while
driving, do not apply the brake
heavily. Instead, gradually
decrease your speed. Hold
the steering wheel rmly
and slowly move to a safe
place on the side of the road.
Your spare tire and tools are
located in the rear cargo
area of the vehicle, under
the carpeted oor panel. The
temporary spare is designed
for emergency use only and
should be replaced as soon
as possible. For complete
details on how to change
your tire, refer to the Roadside
Emergencies chapter in your
Owner’s Guide.
If the vehicle’s electrical
components are not
operating, a fuse may have
blown. For fusing information,
refer to the Roadside
Emergencies chapter of
your Owner’s Guide.
Tire Pressure
Your tire pressure is
properly set at the
dealership according to the
recommended specications
found on the Safety
Compliance Certication
Label or Tire Label located on
the on the B-Pillar or the edge
of the driver’s door. Check
your tire pressure at least once
a month and before long trips
(including spare). As an added
safety feature, your vehicle is
equipped with a Tire Pressure
Monitoring System (TPMS)
that illuminates a low tire
pressure warning light when
one or more of your tires is
signicantly under-inated.
Improperly inated tires can
aect vehicle handling and
can fail suddenly, possibly
resulting in loss of vehicle
control. Refer to the Tires,
Wheels and Loading chapter
in your Owner’s Guide for
more information.
Fuel Pump Shut-O Switch
The fuel pump shut-o switch
stops the electric fuel pump
from sending fuel to your
engine when your vehicle has
sustained a substantial jolt.
The switch is located behind
the panel on the left side
of the cargo area. For more
information regarding the fuel
pump shut-o switch, refer
to the Roadside Emergencies
chapter of your Owner’s Guide.
S.O.S. Post Crash
Alert System
Your vehicle is equipped with
the S.O.S. Post Crash Alert
system. This system provides
audible and visual alarms in
the event of a crash which
causes the deployment of
airbags or the activation of
the safety belt pretensioners.
The turn signals will ash
and the horn will sound. To
deactivate the system, press
the hazard asher control,
or you can press
on your
remote transmitter.
Roadside Assistance
Your new Lincoln MKX
comes with the assurance
and support of 24-hour
emergency roadside
assistance. Roadside
assistance includes such
services as: lockout assistance,
limited fuel delivery, battery
jump starts, changing a at
tire, towing, and winch out.
To receive roadside assistance
in the United States, call
1 (800) 241-3673. In Canada,
call 1 (800) 665-2006.
For more information on
coverage period and details of
service, refer to your roadside
assistance information.
All Wheel Drive (AWD,
if equipped)
Your vehicle may be equipped
with All Wheel Drive (AWD).
The AWD system is always
active and uses all four wheels
to power the vehicle. This
increases traction, enabling
you to drive over terrain
and road conditions that
a conventional two-wheel
drive vehicle cannot. Refer to
your Owner’s Guide for more
information. Note: If your
vehicle is equipped with
AWD, a spare tire of a
dierent size (other than the
tire provided) should never
be used. Using a dierent size
could cause the AWD system
to stop functioning and
default to front wheel drive.
Your vehicle is not intended
for o-road use.