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All Ford vehicles offer innovative features designed to increase your safety, comfort and convenience. Watch these videos to see how to make the most of the features specific to your vehicle. 

Wiper Activated Headlamps

This helpful video will explain how to set your headlamps to turn on automatically when the rain sensing wipers are activated.


Wipers: Rain-sensing

This video shows you how the rain sensing wipers work with easy step-by-step instructions to set up so you can concentrate on the road.


BLIS® with cross-traffic alert

This video explain how the innovative BLIS® with Cross Traffic Alert works on your vehicle to help avoid accidents by detecting and alerting the driver of other vehicles in your blind spot when changing lanes or backing up.


Electric Power Assisted Steering

This video explains how Electric Power Assisted Steering helps you steer with control on unstable or twisting roads.


Neutral Tow

This video explains the proper technique to use when towing your Fusion or Fusion Hybrid vehicle to avoid damaging your vehicle.


60/40 Seats

This easy to follow video will explain the convenience of your 60/40 fold-down rear seat backs and how to fold them down.


Adaptive Cruise Control

This video explains how your vehicle uses the latest radar technology to make driving with cruise control simple by maintaining a preset gap between you and the vehicle in front of you.


Auto High Beams

This video explains the convenience of having auto high beams on your vehicle and some easy to follow tips on how to use them.


Intelligent Access with Push-Button Start

This easy to follow video demonstrates how to gain entry and start your vehicle if the remote is non functioning.


SelectShift Automatic Transmission

Take your driving experience from automatic to manual with the Six-Speed SelectShift transmission. This video explains how to use the six-speed SelectShift in your car.


Rear Folding Seats

This easy to follow video explains how to fold the rear seats down in your vehicle.


Torque Vectoring Control

This video will help explain what Torque Vectoring Control is and how it works if you encounter adverse road conditions.


Tire Pressure Monitoring System

This easy to follow video will explain how your tire monitoring system helps alert you to if your tire pressure is low by constantly monitoring the pressure levels.


Active Noise Control

This video will help explain what Lincoln Active Noise Control is and how it works to make your ride a pleasurable experience.


Push-Button Shift

Shifting your Lincoln MKZ is as easy as pushing a button. This video will explain how to use your push button shift transmission and a few additional features you’ll find helpful.


Adjustable Steering Column

This video shows you how to adjust your steering column manually for a comfortable driving position.


Heated Mirrors

This video will show you how to identify if you have heated mirrors and how to activate them.


AdvanceTrac Electronic Stability Control (ESC)

Enjoy peace of mind with the help of AdvanceTrac when the weather or road conditions become unfavorable. This informative video will explain how AdvancTrac works and how to use it.


Collision warning with brake support

Knowing Your Vehicle - This video explains how the Forward Collision Warning system on your vehicle uses innovative sensor technology to alert you of a potential collision with the vehicle in front of you.


Driver Alert System

This easy to follow video explains how the Driver Alert System on your vehicle works and how to turn it on and off.


Focus Moonroof

Enjoy the outdoors from the inside. The moon roof offers vent‚ tilt or fully open capability for your driving pleasure. This video shows you how to perform each function.


Hands Free Power Liftgate C-Max and Escape

Convenience you can appreciate. Watch and learn how to open the Escape or C-MAX power liftgate by simply kicking your foot underneath the rear bumper. Thanks to this innovative technology – a little kick is all it takes.


Hill start assist

This helpful video explains how the Hill Start Assist feature on your vehicle works to help prevent rollback when starting from a stop on hill.


Intelligent 3-blink turn signal

This video explains how to use the 3-blink turn signal on your vehicle.


Remote Start System

Heat up the interior on those cold mornings or cool it off in the summer before you even step foot inside. This video explains how to use the remote start feature on your 2013 Ford vehicle.


Power panoramic Vista Roof

Opening the moonroof is simple and quick. I’ll show you how.



Your car has a few features that automatically lock or unlock all of your doors. Autolock will lock all of your doors when your vehicle is moving and reaches a preset speed.


LED lock indicator

If the indicator light is on‚ all of your doors are locked. If the light is off‚ one or more of your doors are unlocked.


4-way head restraints

Your front headrest can be adjusted forward and back‚ and up and down. Moving them is simple. Here’s how.


Wiper courtesy swipe

The wipers on your vehicle have an interesting feature that you might not know about. To help get rid of the excess water that runs on your windshield after a wash‚ they give you an extra wipe a few seconds after washing.


Power liftgate with obstacle detection

Your vehicle has a feature that keeps it from closing if it detects something in its way. In fact‚ the power liftgate has sensors that help protect you and anything else that might get in the way of it closing.


Integrated blind spot mirrors

A lot of people are wondering what this little mirror is for. It’s simple: It’s for helping you see the cars in your blind spot. Because it’s part of the sideview mirror‚ it moves whenever you adjust your mirror so it’s always in just the right position.


One-touch power windows

Did you know you can open or close your window all the way without having to hold the button down?


Power liftgate

Your power liftgate has a few important features you may not know about. For starters‚ you may have noticed that it doesn’t have a pull handle on the outside. Instead‚ it has a soft-sided button inside the liftgate handle. It’s simple to use. Just press the button and the liftgate will automatically open.


Escape roof rack

Your vehicle was delivered to you with the roof rack installed in the quietest position‚ but for a quieter‚ more fuel-efficient ride‚ you can remove your crossbars unless you need them to carry cargo.


Auto Start-Stop

Your car has an available feature that’s designed to help reduce emissions and the amount of fuel you use.


Fusion electric parking brake

The parking brake in your vehicle is not only easier to use than a lever or a foot pedal‚ it also saves you valuable interior space. Here’s how it works.



Thanks to MyKey‚ an available assistance feature‚ you can limit certain functions in your vehicle to help you or a loved one practice good driving habits. Here are a few things you’ll need to know about it.


Wipers – front and rear functionality

Your vehicle is equipped with an available wiper stalk that controls the front and rear window wipers.


Manual seat adjustment

Your seats may not have electronic controls but you can still move them forward or back‚ recline them and change the driver’s seat height.


SelectShift Automatic®:Drive vs. Sport Mode

Did you know that your automatic transmission lets you manually switch gears too?


Lane-Keeping System

Did you know your vehicle can alert you when you need to steer back into your lane? It can. With Lane-Keeping System. Let me tell you about it.


SecuriCode™ invisible keypad

Did you know that you can unlock your doors and open your trunk or manual liftgate without a key or a remote?


Front wiper stalk functionality

Your wipers are controlled with the stalk located on the right side of the steering column. This is where you can choose the wipe speed. Let me show you how they work.


Power windows: Global-open/close feature

Your vehicle may have a feature that lets you open or close your windows with your key fob, and that can help you cool the inside of your car before you get in. Let me show you how it works.



Select Lincolns are equipped with a sophisticated set of features that help create a more refined, engaging driving experience. Let me explain.


Audio system from Sony®

Everyone wants a good audio system and Sony is one of the best. It’s available in select vehicles and delivers amazing sound quality.


Lane-Keeping System: Settings

Your car may have a feature that can let you know when you’re drifting out of your lane so that you can adjust your steering and stay within it.



The available multicontour seats in MKZ are specifically designed to help reduce muscle fatigue in your legs‚ and to increase blood flow in order to help avoid back pain. First‚ you can set your seat to provide a lumbar massage or a seat cushion massage that changes the contour of the seat back or seat bottom over the course of your drive.



Did you know your vehicle has up to four auxiliary power points? That means you can plug in a computer‚ phone or tablet at the same time. Here are a few places you’ll find them.



The retractable panoramic roof in your Lincoln MKZ is designed to give everyone in the car‚ including those in the second row‚ a sense of spaciousness and a wide open view.


Tire Mobility Kit

This video will help explain where to locate and how to use the tire mobility kit supplied with your vehicle. Easy to follow instruction will guide you through how to attach‚ turn on and reinflate or seal a low or punctured tire.