1998 Lincoln Navigator Owner's Manual

1998 Lincoln Navigator Manual

1998 Lincoln Navigator manual table of contents:

  • 1998 Lincoln Navigator | Owner's Manual - Page 1
    ... restraints Starting and driving Starting Driving Roadside emergencies Servicing Maintenance and care Capacities and specifications Reporting safety defects ... and retrieval system or translation in whole or part is not permitted without written authorization from Ford Motor Company. ...
  • 1998 Lincoln Navigator | Owner's Manual - Page 2
    ... to break in. If possible, you should avoid full use of the brakes for the first 1 600 km (1 000 miles). INFORMATION ABOUT THIS GUIDE The information found in this guide was in effect at the time of printing. Ford may change the contents without notice and without incurring...
  • 1998 Lincoln Navigator | Owner's Manual - Page 3
    ... Using your vehicle as an ambulance Do not use this vehicle as an ambulance. Your vehicle is not ...drive your vehicle, please read this Owner's Guide carefully. Your vehicle is not a passenger ...operate this vehicle correctly may result in loss of control or an accident. Be sure to read Driving off ...
  • 1998 Lincoln Navigator | Owner's Manual - Page 4
    ...4 5 6 CHECK SUSP LOW RANGE 140 20 160 MPH NAVIGATOR 10 ! - + 18 8 0 0 0 0 km/h 100 RPMx1000 CHECK ENGINE ABS P R N 21 FUEL RESET 4X4 INT 2 INT... ON MEM BAND VOL TEMP FAN Rear window defroster control (pg. 20) HOOD Instrument panel dimmer switch (pg. 19) ...
  • 1998 Lincoln Navigator | Owner's Manual - Page 5
    Instrumentation Clock (pg. 21) Electronic sound system; refer to Audio Guide (pg. 21) H M VOL-PUSH ON AM ... FLR DEF DEF HI LO A4WD 4H 4L 2H Radio controls (pg. 41) 4WD control* (pg. 20) Climate controls (pg. 41) Auxiliary power point (pg. 20) Climate control systems (pg. 21) *if equipped 5...
  • 1998 Lincoln Navigator | Owner's Manual - Page 6
    ... SUSP LOW WASH LOW RANGE 140 20 160 MPH NAVIGATOR 10 ! - + 18 8 0 0 0 0 km/h 100 RPMx1000 CHECK ENGINE A4WD ... the bulb. If it comes on after the engine is started, one of the engine's emission control systems may be malfunctioning. The light may illuminate without a driveability concern ...
  • 1998 Lincoln Navigator | Owner's Manual - Page 7
    ... illuminate. Examples are: 1. The vehicle has run out of fuel. (The engine may misfire or run poorly.) 2. Poor fuel quality .... Under engine misfire conditions, excessive exhaust temperatures could damage the catalytic converter, the fuel system, interior floor coverings or other vehicle components, ...
  • 1998 Lincoln Navigator | Owner's Manual - Page 8
    ..., refer to the Seating and safety restraints chapter. Brake system warning Momentarily illuminates when the ignition is turned ON and the engine is...off. If the light remains on, continues to flash or fails to illuminate, have the system serviced immediately. Turn signal Illuminates when the left or ...
  • 1998 Lincoln Navigator | Owner's Manual - Page 9
    ... to flash or remains on, have the system serviced. Refer to SecuriLock anti-theft system in the Controls and features chapter. Charging system Momentarily illuminates when the ignition is turned ON and the engine is off. The light also illuminates when ...
  • 1998 Lincoln Navigator | Owner's Manual - Page 10
    ... Check air suspension Illuminates momentarily when the ignition is turned to the ON position and the engine is OFF. The light also illuminates when the air suspension system requires servicing. For information on the air suspension system, refer to the ...
  • 1998 Lincoln Navigator | Owner's Manual - Page 11
    ...washer fluid Illuminates when the ignition is turned to ON and when the windshield washer fluid is low. LOW WASH... switch is in the ON or START position and any door is open. DOOR AJAR Fuel reset... safety restraints chapter. Supplemental restraint system (SRS) warning chime For information on the SRS...
  • 1998 Lincoln Navigator | Owner's Manual - Page 12
    ... and either front door is opened. GAUGES LOW FUEL F H DOOR AJAR BRAKE 40 30 20 ...WASH LOW RANGE 140 20 160 MPH NAVIGATOR 10 ! - + 18 8 0 0 0 0 km/h 100 RPMx1000 CHECK ... indicates empty, there is a small amount of reserve fuel in the tank. When refueling the vehicle from empty indication, ...
  • 1998 Lincoln Navigator | Owner's Manual - Page 13
    ... the engine is overheating. Stop the vehicle as soon as safely possible, switch off the ignition and let the engine cool. Refer to Engine coolant in the Maintenance and care chapter. Never remove the coolant recovery cap while the engine is running or hot. H This gauge indicates the temperature of...
  • 1998 Lincoln Navigator | Owner's Manual - Page 14
    ...0 0 km/h 100 Trip odometer Registers the kilometers (miles) of individual journeys. To reset, depress the control. 30 20 10 40 40 60 50 80 60 100 70 120 ... per minute. Driving with your tachometer pointer in the red zone may damage the engine. 3 2 1 THEFT 4 5 6 NAVIGATOR RPMx1000 ABS 14
  • 1998 Lincoln Navigator | Owner's Manual - Page 15
    ... range (as indicated), have the vehicle's electrical system checked as soon as possible. + 18 8 Engine... gauge This shows the engine oil pressure in the system. Sufficient pressure exists as long as the needle... vehicle through a constant monitor of vehicle systems. You may select display features...
  • 1998 Lincoln Navigator | Owner's Manual - Page 16
    ... to RESET Electronic compass in the Controls and features chapter for more MILES information. TO EMPTY Fuel range. This ... distance to empty may be inaccurate: 1. with sustained, drastic changes in fuel economy (such as trailer towing), but will eventually recover. 2. if the vehicle is started while ...
  • 1998 Lincoln Navigator | Owner's Manual - Page 17
    ...last reset. • To reset the average fuel economy: 1. Press the MODE control repeatedly until AVG ... the E/M and MODE controls simultaneously. RESET MILES TO EMPTY Instantaneous fuel economy. The display will indicate the instantaneous fuel economy of your running vehicle. Press the MODE control one ...
  • 1998 Lincoln Navigator | Owner's Manual - Page 18
    ... vehicles only) The daytime running light system turns the headlamps on, with a reduced light output,... is running • the parking brake is released • the headlamp system is in the OFF position The Daytime Running Light (DRL) system will not illuminate the tail lamps and parking lamps. Turn on your ...
  • 1998 Lincoln Navigator | Owner's Manual - Page 19
    Controls and features PANEL DIMMER CONTROL Use to adjust the brightness of the instrument panel. • Rotate up to brighten. • Rotate down to dim. AUTOLAMP CONTROL The autolamp system provides light sensitive automatic on-off control of the ...
  • 1998 Lincoln Navigator | Owner's Manual - Page 20
    Controls and features REAR WINDOW DEFROSTER The rear defroster control is located on the instrument panel. Press the defroster control to clear the rear window of thin ice and fog. • The small LED will illuminate when the defroster is ...
  • 1998 Lincoln Navigator | Owner's Manual - Page 21
    ... features CLOCK Press H to set the hour. Press M to set the minute. AUDIO SYSTEM Refer to the "Audio Guide" for instructions on how to operate the audio system. CLIMATE CONTROL SYSTEM Electronic Automatic Temperature Control (EATC) system The EATC system...
  • 1998 Lincoln Navigator | Owner's Manual - Page 22
    ... low speed and the air will be directed to the windshield. In 3½ minutes or less, the fan speed will start to increase and the airflow location will change to the floor area. If unusual conditions exist (i.e.-window fogging, etc.), the manual override controls allow you to select airflow locations ...
  • 1998 Lincoln Navigator | Owner's Manual - Page 23
    ...temperature, function (AUTO or one of the override controls) and manual control of fan speed ( ) if automatic fan speed is not desired. To control the temperature, select any temperature between ... Celsius. The English/Metric (E/M) control on the trip computer will not change temperature display. OFF...
  • 1998 Lincoln Navigator | Owner's Manual - Page 24
    ... conditions. You can override fan speed at any time. To control fan speed manually, use the thumbwheel or steering wheel control to cancel automatic fan speed operation. Rotate...fan speed or down for lower fan speed. Press the steering wheel control up for higher fan speed or down for...
  • 1998 Lincoln Navigator | Owner's Manual - Page 25
    ...and features Under normal conditions, your vehicle's climate control system should be left in any position other than... prevent fogging. -Distributes outside air through the windshield defroster • DEF ducts. It can be used to clear ice or fog from the windshield. If the outside air temperature is ...
  • 1998 Lincoln Navigator | Owner's Manual - Page 26
    ... be displayed for four seconds after it is changed, then the outside temperature will return to the window. If a manual override function is selected ... To prevent humidity buildup inside the vehicle, don't drive with the climate control system in the OFF position. • Don't put objects under the ...
  • 1998 Lincoln Navigator | Owner's Manual - Page 27
    ... block airflow and possibly damage your climate control system. Rear console climate controls... console may not be equipped with rear console audio/climate controls. Turn the air distribution ... VOLUME + MODE SEEK MEMORY The instrument panel climate controls must be on in order for the rear climate ...
  • 1998 Lincoln Navigator | Owner's Manual - Page 28
    Controls and features Turn the fan speed control to the desired position. - VOLUME + MODE SEEK MEMORY for air to flow through Select these vents: - VOLUME + BAND SEEK MEMORY 28
  • 1998 Lincoln Navigator | Owner's Manual - Page 29
    Controls and features Select for air to flow through these vents: - VOLUME + BAND ... panel for the front seat occupants, the second row auxiliary A/C-heater controls allow the rear passengers to control the temperature in the rear of the vehicle through a second control panel above the second ...
  • 1998 Lincoln Navigator | Owner's Manual - Page 30
    ...driver's auxiliary A/C-heater control must be set to REAR. OFF REAR HI COOL WARM PANEL FLOOR The instrument panel climate controls must be on ...row seat floor vent located in the driver's side rear quarter trim panel. When the auxiliary A/C-heater control is set to PANEL, airflow...
  • 1998 Lincoln Navigator | Owner's Manual - Page 31
    ... through either the overhead registers or floor vent by turning the auxiliary mode selector: • Far left for airflow to the overhead registers. • Far right for airflow to the rear floor vent. OFF LO HI COOL WARM PANEL FLOOR 31
  • 1998 Lincoln Navigator | Owner's Manual - Page 32
    Controls and features • Anywhere between PANEL and FLOOR to vary airflow between the outlets. PANEL FLOOR POSITIONS OF THE IGNITION ... to 3 operate while the engine is not 5 running. 2. LOCK, locks the steering wheel, 2 automatic transmission gearshift lever and allows key removal. 1 3. ...
  • 1998 Lincoln Navigator | Owner's Manual - Page 33
    ... and features TURN SIGNAL CONTROL • Push down to activate the left turn signal. • Push up to activate the right turn signal. SPEED CONTROL To turn speed control on •... above 48 km/h (30 mph). Do not use the speed control in heavy traffic or on roads that are winding, slippery, or...
  • 1998 Lincoln Navigator | Owner's Manual - Page 34
    ... off • Press OFF or • Turn off the vehicle ignition. Once speed control is switched off, the previously programmed set speed will be erased. To set a speed • Press SET ACC/SET ACCEL. For speed control to operate, the speed control must be ON and the vehicle speed must be greater than 48 ...
  • 1998 Lincoln Navigator | Owner's Manual - Page 35
    Controls and features If you drive up or down a steep hill, your vehicle speed.../RSM/RESUME will re-engage it. Do not use the speed control in heavy traffic or on roads that are winding, slippery...and hold SET ACC/SET ACCEL. Release the control when the desired vehicle speed is reached or • Press and ...
  • 1998 Lincoln Navigator | Owner's Manual - Page 36
    Controls and features To set a lower set speed • Press and hold CST/COAST. Release the control when the desired speed is reached or • Press and release CST/COAST. Each press will decrease the set speed by 1.6 km/h (1 mph) or • Depress the brake pedal. When the desired vehicle speed is reached...
  • 1998 Lincoln Navigator | Owner's Manual - Page 37
    Controls and features To disengage speed control • Depress the brake pedal. Disengaging the speed control will not erase the previously programmed set speed. Pressing OFF will erase the previously programmed set speed. 37
  • 1998 Lincoln Navigator | Owner's Manual - Page 38
    ...the vehicle speed must be faster than 48 km/h (30 mph). TILT STEERING Pull the tilt steering control toward you to move the steering wheel up or down. Hold the control while adjusting the wheel to the desired position, then release the control. 38
  • 1998 Lincoln Navigator | Owner's Manual - Page 39
    ...and hold for a longer wash cycle. Rear window wiper/washer controls Rotate (and hold as ...either position. From either position, the control will automatically return to the INT2 or OFF position. For rear wiper operation, rotate the rear window wiper and washer control to the desired position. Select...
  • 1998 Lincoln Navigator | Owner's Manual - Page 40
    Controls and features INT 2 - One second interval rear wiper. INT 1 - Ten second interval rear wiper. OFF - Rear wiper and washer off. HIGH BEAMS Push forward to activate. FLASH TO PASS Pull toward you to activate and release to deactivate. OVERDRIVE CONTROL Activating overdrive ...
  • 1998 Lincoln Navigator | Owner's Manual - Page 41
    ... return OVERDRIVE OFF to normal overdrive mode, press the Transmission Control Switch again. The TCIL (the word OFF) will no longer be illuminated....-start your vehicle, the transmission will automatically return to normal (Overdrive) mode. STEERING WHEEL CONTROLS These controls allow...
  • 1998 Lincoln Navigator | Owner's Manual - Page 42
    ...slightly and can be moved to full open. The storage compartment may be used to secure sunglasses or a similar object. Installing a garage door opener... Velcro hook onto back side of aftermarket transmitter opposite of actuator control. • Place transmitter into storage compartment, control down. •...
  • 1998 Lincoln Navigator | Owner's Manual - Page 43
    ... (if equipped) • Press and release the rear portion of the moon roof control to open. • Press and hold (as ...one-touch opening, press the control a second time. • The moon roof has a sliding shade that can be manually opened or closed when the glass panel is shut. • To close the shade, pull it...
  • 1998 Lincoln Navigator | Owner's Manual - Page 44
    Controls and features vehicle crosses multiple zones. A correct zone setting will eliminate this error. Refer to Compass ...7 8 9 10 11 15 14 2. Locate the compass module mounted at the base of the mirror. 3. Turn ignition to the ON position. 4. Insert an appropriate diameter rod (paperclip) into the ...
  • 1998 Lincoln Navigator | Owner's Manual - Page 45
    ... take up to five circles to complete calibration. 7. The compass is now calibrated. Power quarter rear windows...(if equipped) portion of the VENT Press the control to open the power rear quarter windows. portion of the VENT Press the control to close the power rear quarter windows. VENT VENT MODE ...
  • 1998 Lincoln Navigator | Owner's Manual - Page 46
    Controls and features AUTOMATIC DIMMING INSIDE REAR VIEW MIRROR (IF EQUIPPED) The electronic day/night mirror will change from the normal ... cleaning products. AUTO On vehicles equipped with a moonroof, the automatic rear view mirror has two map lamps. Refer to Interior...
  • 1998 Lincoln Navigator | Owner's Manual - Page 47
    ...visor) while keeping the red light in view. 3. Using both hands, press the hand-held transmitter control and the desired channel control ... Transmitter after repeated attempts, refer to Training a rolling code which follows or call toll-free customer assistance: 1-800-355-3515. Note to Canadian ...
  • 1998 Lincoln Navigator | Owner's Manual - Page 48
    ...can be used in place of hand-held transmitters. To operate, simply press the appropriate channel control ... is being transmitted). Training a rolling code system Rolling code systems (garage door openers ... the training control on the garage door opener receiver. Refer to the garage door opener manual ...
  • 1998 Lincoln Navigator | Owner's Manual - Page 49
    ...1. Hold down the two outside controls until the red light begins to flash. 2. Release both controls. Channels cannot be erased individually, but can be reprogrammed. Refer to Programming for instructions. 49
  • 1998 Lincoln Navigator | Owner's Manual - Page 50
    Controls and features POWER WINDOWS Press and hold the rocker switches to open and close windows. • Press the top portion of the rocker switch to close. AUTO • Press the bottom portion of the rocker switch to open. AUTO 50
  • 1998 Lincoln Navigator | Owner's Manual - Page 51
    ... feature allows only the driver to operate the power windows. To lock out all the window controls except for the driver's press the ... restore the window controls. WINDOW LOCK Accessory delay With accessory delay, the window switches may be used for up to ten minutes after the ignition switch is ...
  • 1998 Lincoln Navigator | Owner's Manual - Page 52
    Controls and features POWER DOOR LOCKS Press U to unlock all doors and L to lock all doors. ..., you must wait 30 seconds. 1. Turn the ignition key to ON. 2. Press the power door unlock control three times. 3. Turn the ignition key from ON to OFF. 4. Press the power door unlock control three times. 52
  • 1998 Lincoln Navigator | Owner's Manual - Page 53
    ... complete. CHILDPROOF DOOR LOCKS When these locks are set, the rear doors cannot be opened from the inside. ... doors are unlocked. The childproof locks are located on rear edge of each rear door and must be... lock control up to engage the lock. Move control down to disengage childproof locks. POWER SIDE...
  • 1998 Lincoln Navigator | Owner's Manual - Page 54
    ... lock mirrors in place. Heated outside mirrors Both mirrors are heated automatically to remove ice, mist and fog when the rear window defrost is activated. Do not remove ice from the mirrors with a scraper or attempt to readjust the mirror glass ...
  • 1998 Lincoln Navigator | Owner's Manual - Page 55
    ... in the cupholder. Hard objects can injure you in a collision. The auxiliary power point is located on the instrument panel. Do not plug optional electrical accessories into the cigarette lighter. Use the power point. COMPACT DISC CHANGER (IF EQUIPPED) The ...
  • 1998 Lincoln Navigator | Owner's Manual - Page 56
    Controls and features LIFTGATE To open the rear window, pull the left side of the liftgate handle.... vehicle is equipped with a coded-key anti-theft system. Only the correct key will be able to start your ... you must take your vehicle to a Ford/Lincoln-Mercury dealership for re-programming. Programming ...
  • 1998 Lincoln Navigator | Owner's Manual - Page 57
    ... does not have an electronic code. REMOTE ENTRY SYSTEM The remote entry system allows you to lock or unlock all vehicle doors without a key. The remote entry ... to position 1, 2 or 3 depending upon which remote entry transmitter (1, 2 or 3) is used. Press the control a second time within ...
  • 1998 Lincoln Navigator | Owner's Manual - Page 58
    Controls and features Locking the doors Press this control to lock all doors. To confirm all doors are closed and locked, press the control a second time within five seconds. ... all doors. Sounding a panic alarm Press this control to activate the alarm. To deactivate the alarm, press the ...
  • 1998 Lincoln Navigator | Owner's Manual - Page 59
    Controls and features • battery weakness due to time and use • weather conditions • nearby radio towers...The interior lamps and the running board lights illuminate when the remote entry system is used to unlock the door(s) or sound the personal alarm. The system automatically turns off after 25 ...
  • 1998 Lincoln Navigator | Owner's Manual - Page 60
    ... shut off the interior lamps 40 minutes after the last door is closed. Memory seat/mirrors feature The remote entry system can also control the memory seat/mirrors feature. The two transmitters supplied with the vehicle will move the memory feature to ...
  • 1998 Lincoln Navigator | Owner's Manual - Page 61
    Controls and features 2. Press the power door unlock switch three times. 3. Turn the ignition key from ON to OFF. 4. Press the power door unlock switch three times. 5. ... the ignition switch back to ON. The horn will chirp. 6. Press the power unlock switch two times, then press the ...
  • 1998 Lincoln Navigator | Owner's Manual - Page 62
    Seating and safety restraints SEATING Head restraints Push or pull the head rests to the desired position. Using the manual lumbar support Turn the lumbar support control counterclockwise to increase firmness. Turn the lumbar support control...
  • 1998 Lincoln Navigator | Owner's Manual - Page 63
    ... belt snug and low across the hips. Press to raise or lower the front portion of the seat cushion. Press to raise or lower the rear portion of the seat cushion. Press the control to move the seat forward, backward, up or down. 63
  • 1998 Lincoln Navigator | Owner's Manual - Page 64
    ...(if equipped) This system allows automatic positioning of the driver seat and outside rearview mirrors ...program position two, repeat the previous procedure using control 2. • To program position three, repeat ... entry transmitter, refer to Remote entry system in the Controls and features chapter. 64
  • 1998 Lincoln Navigator | Owner's Manual - Page 65
    ... folding bench seat (if equipped) Folding down the rear seats Ensure that no objects such as books, purses or briefcases are on the floor in front .... 3. Press the green control on the seatback to release the closeout panel. Rotate the panel to closeout the space in the floor. 65
  • 1998 Lincoln Navigator | Owner's Manual - Page 66
    .... Returning the seat to upright Always latch the vehicle seat to the floor, whether the seat is occupied or empty. If not latched, the ... a sudden stop. 1. Rotate the closeout panel onto the seatback and press the black control (adjacent to the green control) to lock. 2. Locate and lift the handle ...
  • 1998 Lincoln Navigator | Owner's Manual - Page 67
    ... lap and shoulder belts in the outboard seating positions and a manual adjust tongue lap belt in the center seating position. ... enter the third row seat: • through the passenger side rear door if your vehicle has a second row bench seat • through either rear door if your vehicle has second row ...
  • 1998 Lincoln Navigator | Owner's Manual - Page 68
    Seating and safety restraints Removing the third row seat From the rear of the vehicle, with the liftgate open: 1. Disengage the lap/shoulder belt from the floor by inserting a key or small screwdriver through the hole in the boot of the detachable...
  • 1998 Lincoln Navigator | Owner's Manual - Page 69
    Seating and safety restraints 3. Use the black plastic clip (located just above the detachable anchor) ... at the center of the seat near the floor to release the floor latches. 5. While pulling up on the release bar, lift the seat up and out of the floor tubs. 6. With assistance, lift the seat out of ...
  • 1998 Lincoln Navigator | Owner's Manual - Page 70
    ... seat into the rear of the vehicle and guide the seat positioners over the front pins of the floor tubs. 2. Guide the positioners around each pin and lower the seat. • When the rear of ... above the rear pins, let the seat drop. This will ensure that the seat will properly latch into the floor. ...
  • 1998 Lincoln Navigator | Owner's Manual - Page 71
    ... Be sure everyone in your vehicle is in a seat and using a safety belt properly. Each seating position ...belt assembly which is made up of one buckle and one tongue that are designed to be used as a pair. 1)...around your neck over the inside shoulder. 3) Never use a single belt for more than one person....
  • 1998 Lincoln Navigator | Owner's Manual - Page 72
    ... and remove the tongue from the buckle. The front and rear outboard safety restraints in the vehicle are combination lap and shoulder belts. The front and rear seat passenger outboard safety belts ... sensitive mode is the normal retractor mode, allowing free shoulder belt length adjustment to your ...
  • 1998 Lincoln Navigator | Owner's Manual - Page 73
    .... The automatic locking mode is not available on the driver safety belt. When to use the automatic locking mode • When a tight lap/shoulder fit is ... Restraints for Children or Safety Seats for Children later in this chapter. How to use the automatic locking mode • Buckle the combination lap and ...
  • 1998 Lincoln Navigator | Owner's Manual - Page 74
    Seating and safety restraints • Grasp the shoulder portion and pull downward until the entire belt is extracted. • Allow the belt to retract. As the belt retracts, you will hear a clicking sound. This indicates the safety belt is now in the automatic locking mode. How to disengage the ...
  • 1998 Lincoln Navigator | Owner's Manual - Page 75
    ... the correct buckle. To lengthen the belt, turn the tongue at a right angle to the belt and pull across your lap until it reaches the buckle. To tighten the belt, pull the loose end of the belt through the tongue until it fits snugly across the hips. Shorten and fasten the belt when not in use. 75
  • 1998 Lincoln Navigator | Owner's Manual - Page 76
    ... button and slide the height control down. To raise the height of the shoulder belt, slide the height adjuster up. Pull ... extension assemblies can be obtained from your dealer at no cost. Use only extensions manufactured by the same supplier as the safety belt. Manufacturer identification is located ...
  • 1998 Lincoln Navigator | Owner's Manual - Page 77
    ...chime remain off. is turned to ON... Safety belt maintenance Check the safety belt systems periodically to make sure they work properly and are not ... collision. Ford recommends that all safety belt assemblies used in vehicles involved in a collision be replaced. However, if the...
  • 1998 Lincoln Navigator | Owner's Manual - Page 78
    Seating and safety restraints AIR BAG SUPPLEMENTAL RESTRAINT SYSTEM (SRS) Important supplemental restraint system (SRS) precautions The supplemental restraint system is designed to: • work with the safety belt to protect the driver and right front passenger. ...
  • 1998 Lincoln Navigator | Owner's Manual - Page 79
    ... a collision. Do not attempt to service, repair, or modify the Air Bag Supplemental Restraint System or its fuses. See your Ford or Lincoln-Mercury dealer. Children and air bags For additional important safety information, read all information on safety ...
  • 1998 Lincoln Navigator | Owner's Manual - Page 80
    ... and safety restraints How does the air bag supplemental restraint system work? The SRS is designed to... wrong with the system. Rather, it means the forces were not of the type sufficient to cause activation. The air ... but none of the residue is toxic. Several air bag system components get hot after ...
  • 1998 Lincoln Navigator | Owner's Manual - Page 81
    ... system warning (including the impact sensors), the system wiring, the air bag system readiness light, the air bag back up power and the air bag ignitors. Determining if the system is operational The SRS uses a readiness light in the instrument cluster or ...
  • 1998 Lincoln Navigator | Owner's Manual - Page 82
    ... Always follow the instructions and warnings that come with any infant or child restraint you might use. When possible, place children in the rear seat of your vehicle. ... statistics suggest that children are safer when properly restrained in the rear seating positions than in the front seating ...
  • 1998 Lincoln Navigator | Owner's Manual - Page 83
    ... recommends use of a belt-positioning booster seat that is labelled as conforming to all Federal motor ... and infant or child safety seats Use a safety seat that is recommended for the size and... of the child. Carefully follow all of the manufacturer's instructions with the safety seat you put in your...
  • 1998 Lincoln Navigator | Owner's Manual - Page 84
    .... Refer to Automatic locking mode. Ford recommends the use of a child safety seat having a top tether... tether straps. Carefully follow all of the manufacturer's instructions included with the safety seat you put in... child in a child seat. If you must use a forward-facing child seat in the front seat...
  • 1998 Lincoln Navigator | Owner's Manual - Page 85
    .... 3. While holding the shoulder and lap belt portions together, route the tongue through the child seat according to the child seat manufacturer's instructions. Be sure the belt webbing is not twisted. 4. Insert the belt tongue into the proper buckle for that seating position until you hear and ...
  • 1998 Lincoln Navigator | Owner's Manual - Page 86
    ...will click as it retracts to indicate it is in the automatic locking mode. 7. Pull the lap belt portion across the child seat toward the buckle and pull up on the shoulder belt while pushing down with your knee on the child seat. 8. Allow the safety belt to retract to remove any slack in the belt. ...
  • 1998 Lincoln Navigator | Owner's Manual - Page 87
    ... the kit. Tether anchorage hardware kits (part number 613D74) including instructions, may be obtained at no charge from any Ford or Lincoln-Mercury dealer. Tether anchor brackets may also be installed to the floor behind the second row seats....
  • 1998 Lincoln Navigator | Owner's Manual - Page 88
    ... START YOUR VEHICLE Engine starting is controlled by the ignition system. This system meets all Canadian ... system heats up the engine compartment and exhaust system, which can start a fire....precautions A computer system controls the engine's idle revolutions per minute (RPM). When the engine starts,...
  • 1998 Lincoln Navigator | Owner's Manual - Page 89
    Starting 2. Make sure the headlamps and vehicle accessories are off. 3. Make sure the parking brake is set. HOOD BRAKE 4. Make sure the gearshift is in P (Park). 5. Turn the key to 4 (ON) without turning the key to 5 (START). 4 3 5 2 1 89
  • 1998 Lincoln Navigator | Owner's Manual - Page 90
    Starting LOW FUEL F H DOOR AJAR BRAKE 40 30 20 40 60 50 80... WASH LOW RANGE 140 20 160 MPH NAVIGATOR 10 ! - + 18 8 0 0 0 0 km/h 100 RPMx1000 CHECK ENGINE...illuminate, have the vehicle serviced. • If the driver's safety belt is fastened, the light ( ) will not illuminate. STARTING THE ...
  • 1998 Lincoln Navigator | Owner's Manual - Page 91
    ... which improves starting, warms up the engine faster and allows the heater-defroster system to... best results, plug the heater in at least three hours before starting the vehicle. Using the heater for... can be plugged in the night before starting the vehicle. To prevent electrical shock, do not use your...
  • 1998 Lincoln Navigator | Owner's Manual - Page 92
    Starting Important ventilating information If the engine is idling while the vehicle is stopped in an open area ...at least 2.5 cm (one inch). Adjust the heating or air conditioning (if equipped) to bring in fresh air. Improve vehicle ventilation by keeping all air inlet vents clear of snow, leaves and...
  • 1998 Lincoln Navigator | Owner's Manual - Page 93
    ... brakes are self-adjusting. Refer to the "Service Guide" for scheduled maintenance. Occasional brake noise ... should be inspected by a qualified service technician. Anti-lock brake system (ABS) On vehicles ... with an anti-lock braking system (ABS), a noise from the hydraulic pump motor and pulsation...
  • 1998 Lincoln Navigator | Owner's Manual - Page 94
    ... warning lamp is BRAKE also illuminated. ! Using ABS • In an emergency or when maximum efficiency from the ABS ..., thus allowing you to retain full steering control of your vehicle and, providing ... to avoid obstacles and bring the vehicle to a controlled stop. • We recommend that you familiarize ...
  • 1998 Lincoln Navigator | Owner's Manual - Page 95
    ... to stop a moving vehicle. However, if the normal brakes fail, the parking brake can be used to stop your vehicle in an emergency. Since the parking brake applies only the rear brakes, the vehicle's stopping distance will be adversely affected. 95
  • 1998 Lincoln Navigator | Owner's Manual - Page 96
    ... effort required to steer your vehicle changes at a constant vehicle speed, have the power steering system checked by your dealer or a qualified service technician. AIR SUSPENSION SYSTEM The air suspension system is designed to improve ride, ...
  • 1998 Lincoln Navigator | Owner's Manual - Page 97
    ...-wheel drive modes. The air suspension shut-off switch is located behind an access panel underneath the passenger side instrument panel. On vehicles equipped with Air Suspension, turn OFF the ...-Lok axle functions like a standard rear axle. Extended use of other than the manufacturer's ...
  • 1998 Lincoln Navigator | Owner's Manual - Page 98
    ... Apply the brake pedal and shift to N (Neutral). 3. Start the vehicle. If it is necessary to use the above procedure to move the gearshift, it ... whenever you leave your vehicle. Driving with a 4-speed automatic transmission Understanding gearshift positions Pull the gearshift lever towards you and...
  • 1998 Lincoln Navigator | Owner's Manual - Page 99
    ...R (Reverse). N (Neutral) With the gearshift in N (Neutral), the vehicle can be started and is free to roll. Hold the brake pedal down while in this gear. (Overdrive) The normal driving position for the best fuel economy. Transmission operates in gears one through four. 99
  • 1998 Lincoln Navigator | Owner's Manual - Page 100
    ...mode, press the Transmission Control To return to Switch (TCS). The TCIL (the word OFF) will no longer ...off and restarted, you must press the transmission control switch to cancel overdrive operation ... in overdrive is not desired. 2 (Second) Use 2 (Second) to start-up on slippery roads or to provide ...
  • 1998 Lincoln Navigator | Owner's Manual - Page 101
    ..., continually monitoring and adjusting torque delivery to the front and rear wheels to optimize vehicle control. Positions of the Control-Trac system The Control-Trac...four modes: 4L 2H • 2H position delivers power only to the rear axle. • A4WD position delivers power to ...
  • 1998 Lincoln Navigator | Owner's Manual - Page 102
    ... to perform satisfactorily under off-road conditions. Avoid sharp turns or abrupt maneuvers in these vehicles. Using the Control-Trac system Shifting to A4WD Move the 4WD control to A4WD at a stop or at speeds up to 88 km/h (55 mph). • At ...
  • 1998 Lincoln Navigator | Owner's Manual - Page 103
    ...that are somewhat different from conventional vehicles, both on and off the road. Maintain steering wheel control at all times, especially in rough terrain. Since sudden changes in terrain can result in abrupt steering wheel motion, make sure you grip the steering ...
  • 1998 Lincoln Navigator | Owner's Manual - Page 104
    ... not rock the vehicle for more than a few minutes. The transmission and tires may be damaged or the engine can ...(if possible) and proceed slowly. If the ignition system gets wet, the vehicle may stall. ... should be checked and changed, if necessary. Water intrusion into the transmission may damage the ...
  • 1998 Lincoln Navigator | Owner's Manual - Page 105
    ..., the rear axle lubricant should be checked and changed, if necessary. The rear axle is filled with a synthetic lubricant and does not normally require a lubricant change for the life of the vehicle. Rear axle lubricant quantities should not need to be checked unless a leak is ...
  • 1998 Lincoln Navigator | Owner's Manual - Page 106
    ... distance and drive slower than usual. Consider using one of the lower gears. DRIVING THROUGH WATER Do... brake capability may be limited and if the ignition system gets wet, your engine may stall. ...Axle Weight Rating): Carrying capacity for each axle system. The GAWR is specific to each vehicle and is ...
  • 1998 Lincoln Navigator | Owner's Manual - Page 107
    ...to find the maximum GCWR for your type engine and rear axle ratio. 3. Weigh your vehicle as you ... puts additional loads on your vehicle's engine, transmission, axle, brakes, tires, and suspension. For your safety and to maximize vehicle performance, be sure to use the proper equipment while towing....
  • 1998 Lincoln Navigator | Owner's Manual - Page 108
    ... trailer for taillamps, stop and turn lamps, back up lamps, battery charge, electric brakes (when a customer provided controller is installed) and ground. The ... Combined Weight Rating)/Trailer weights Trailer weight range Engine Rear axle ratio (0-maximum) 4x2 5.4L 3.31 0-3 759 ...
  • 1998 Lincoln Navigator | Owner's Manual - Page 109
    ... slack for turning corners. If you use a rental trailer, follow the instructions that the rental agency gives to you. Trailer brakes Electric brakes and manual, automatic or ... to your vehicle's brake system. Your vehicle may not have enough braking power and your chances of ...
  • 1998 Lincoln Navigator | Owner's Manual - Page 110
    Driving trailer rental agency for proper instructions and equipment for hooking up trailer lamps. Driving while you tow Do...This will eliminate excessive downshifting and upshifting for optimum fuel economy and transmission cooling. • Anticipate stops and brake gradually. Servicing after towing If ...
  • 1998 Lincoln Navigator | Owner's Manual - Page 111
    ... axle lubricant should be checked and changed, if necessary. The rear axle is filled with a synthetic ... does not normally require a lubricant change for the life of the vehicle. Rear axle lubricant quantities ... unless a leak is suspected. LUGGAGE RACK The rear crossbar can be adjusted to fit the item ...
  • 1998 Lincoln Navigator | Owner's Manual - Page 112
    Roadside emergencies HAZARD LIGHTS CONTROL Use only in an emergency to warn traffic of vehicle ... substantial jolt. 1. Turn the ignition switch to the OFF position. 2. Check the fuel system for leaks. 3. If ... return the key to the OFF position. 5. Make a further check for leaks in the fuel system. 112
  • 1998 Lincoln Navigator | Owner's Manual - Page 113
    Roadside emergencies The fuel pump shut-off switch is located in the passenger's foot well, behind the kick panel. FUSES AND RELAYS Fuses If electrical components ... a fuse with one that has the specified amperage rating. Using a fuse with a higher amperage rating can cause severe ...
  • 1998 Lincoln Navigator | Owner's Manual - Page 114
    ... blue Passenger compartment fuse panel The fuse panel is located below and to the left of the steering wheel by the brake pedal. Remove the panel cover to access the fuses. To remove a fuse use the fuse puller tool provided on the fuse panel cover. 114
  • 1998 Lincoln Navigator | Owner's Manual - Page 115
    ... All Unlock Relay, All Lock Relay, Driver's Unlock Relay Air Suspension Service Switch Horn Relay Radio, Premium Sound Amplifier, CD Changer, Rear Integrated Control Panel, Sub-Woofer power Main Light Switch, Park Lamp Relay Main Light Switch, Headlamp Relay, Multi-...
  • 1998 Lincoln Navigator | Owner's Manual - Page 116
    ...Lamp Relay I/P Auxiliary Power Socket Console Auxiliary Power Socket Rear Wiper Up Motor Relay, Rear Wiper Down Motor Relay Auxiliary A/C Relay 4 Wheel Anti-Lock Brake System (4WABS) Module Air Suspension Solid State Compressor Relay Trailer tow battery Charge Relay, Mini Fuse Block ...
  • 1998 Lincoln Navigator | Owner's Manual - Page 117
    ... battery. The power distribution box contains high-current fuses that protect your vehicle's main electrical systems from overloads. Always disconnect the battery before servicing high current fuses. Always replace the cover to the Power ...
  • 1998 Lincoln Navigator | Owner's Manual - Page 118
    ... 2 5A Instrument Cluster, Overhead Trip Computer (OTC) Module, Redundant Steering Control Module, Electronic Automatic Temperature Control (EATC) Module, ..., Power Mirror Switch, Memory Seat and Mirror Module, Driver Power Seat Control Switch, Memory Seat Switch 5 15A Digital Transmission Range (DTR) ...
  • 1998 Lincoln Navigator | Owner's Manual - Page 119
    ... Fuse Amp Description Location Rating 6 5A Shift Lock Actuator, Generic Electronic Module (GEM), 4 Wheel Air Suspension 4WAS Module, Compass Sensor, Steering Wheel Rotation Sensor, Heated Grid Relay, Overhead Trip Computer (OTC) Module 7 5A ...
  • 1998 Lincoln Navigator | Owner's Manual - Page 120
    ... 20 5A 4 Wheel Air Suspension 4WAS Generic Electronic Module (GEM), Memory Seat and Mirror Module 21 15A Digital ..., 4X2 Center Axle Disconnect Solenoid, Electronic Day/Night Mirror, Rear Integrated Control Panel, Auxiliary A/C Mode Actuator, Auxiliary A/C Control Module, Auxiliary A/C Blend Actuator ...
  • 1998 Lincoln Navigator | Owner's Manual - Page 121
    Roadside emergencies Relays Relays are located in the power distribution box and should be replaced by qualified technicians. Primary battery fuses (megafuses) 1 2 3 20A The primary battery fuses are located in the engine compartment near the battery. 121
  • 1998 Lincoln Navigator | Owner's Manual - Page 122
    Roadside emergencies Ford recommends that the megafuses are serviced by a qualified service technician. Location 1 2 3 Amperage 175 175 20 Description Power Network Box Megafuse Alternator Megafuse Alternator Field Minifuse Engine mini fuse box 6 5 4 3 2 1 122
  • 1998 Lincoln Navigator | Owner's Manual - Page 123
    ... Trailer Tow Stop/Turn Lamps 10 amp Audio Rear Integrated Control Panel (RICP), Compact Disc Changer, Radio 10 ... Jack, wheel nut wrench, Behind the access panel located on the instructions, work gloves right rear quarter panel interior trim Jack handle On top of the radiator support at the front of ...
  • 1998 Lincoln Navigator | Owner's Manual - Page 124
    ... retaining clips and remove the panel. 2. Un-snap the wheel lug nut wrench, instructions and work .... 2. Insert the straight end of the jack handle into the rear access hole located just above the rear bumper. Forward motion will stop and resistance to turning will be felt when properly engaged. 3. ...
  • 1998 Lincoln Navigator | Owner's Manual - Page 125
    Roadside emergencies Tire change procedure On vehicles equipped with Air Suspension, turn OFF the Air Suspension switch prior to jacking, hoisting or towing your vehicle. Refer to the instruction ... the interior trim access panel with the jack) for detailed tire change instructions. 1. Park on a level...
  • 1998 Lincoln Navigator | Owner's Manual - Page 126
    ... until the wheel is raised off the ground. 7. Turn OFF the air suspension switch. 8. Position the jack according to the following guides and turn the ...wheel is completely off the ground. When one of the rear wheels is off the ground, the transmission alone will not prevent the vehicle ...
  • 1998 Lincoln Navigator | Owner's Manual - Page 127
    Roadside emergencies • Front (4x2) • Front (4x4) 127
  • 1998 Lincoln Navigator | Owner's Manual - Page 128
    Roadside emergencies • Rear • Never use the front or rear differential as a jacking point. 9. Remove the lug nuts with the lug wrench. 10. Replace the flat tire with the spare tire, making sure the valve stem is facing outward. Reinstall the lug nuts...
  • 1998 Lincoln Navigator | Owner's Manual - Page 129
    ...so it does not rattle when you drive. 15. Unblock the wheels. 16. Turn on the air suspension switch. JUMP STARTING YOUR VEHICLE The gases around the battery can ... battery to a 24-volt power supply you can damage your starter, ignition system and other electrical components. 2....
  • 1998 Lincoln Navigator | Owner's Manual - Page 130
    ...engine. - Do not connect the end of the second cable to the negative (-) terminal of the battery to be jumped. A spark may cause an explosion of the gases that surround the battery. Jump starting 1. Start the booster vehicle and run the engine ...
  • 1998 Lincoln Navigator | Owner's Manual - Page 131
    ... battery terminal (2). 2. Remove the cable from the positive ( terminal of the booster +) battery (3) and then the discharged battery (4). 3. After the disabled vehicle has been started, allow it to idle for a while so the engine can "relearn" its idle conditions. 4 1 + - - + 2 3 131
  • 1998 Lincoln Navigator | Owner's Manual - Page 132
    ...to tow the vehicle with the front wheels on the ground and the rear wheels off the ground. On 4x4 vehicles, it... kind of vehicle you have. A towing manual is available from Ford Motor Company for all authorized tow... your tow truck driver refer to this manual for proper hook-up and towing procedures for...
  • 1998 Lincoln Navigator | Owner's Manual - Page 133
    ...necessary parts and service. Check your "Warranty Guide" to find out which parts and services are covered. Use only recommended fuels, lubricants, fluids and service parts conforming to specifications. Motorcraft parts are designed and built to provide ...
  • 1998 Lincoln Navigator | Owner's Manual - Page 134
    Maintenance and care Do not start your engine with the air cleaner removed and do not remove it while the ..., pull the hood release handle located under the bottom left corner of the instrument panel. HOOD BRAKE 2. Go to the front of the vehicle and release the auxiliary latch located ...
  • 1998 Lincoln Navigator | Owner's Manual - Page 135
    ... 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. Battery Automatic transmission fluid dipstick Engine oil filler Engine oil dipstick Power steering fluid reservoir Brake fluid reservoir Air filter assembly Engine coolant recovery reservoir Windshield washer fluid ...
  • 1998 Lincoln Navigator | Owner's Manual - Page 136
    Maintenance and care ENGINE OIL Checking the engine oil Check the engine oil each time you fuel your vehicle. 1. Make sure the vehicle is on level ground. 2. Turn the engine off and wait a few minutes for the oil to drain into the oil pan....
  • 1998 Lincoln Navigator | Owner's Manual - Page 137
    Maintenance and care • If the oil level is below the MIN mark, add enough oil to.... Adding engine oil 1. Check the engine oil. For instructions, refer to Checking the engine oil in this chapter. 2. ... oil filler cap. Remove the filler cap and use a funnel to pour oil in the opening. 3. Recheck the oil...
  • 1998 Lincoln Navigator | Owner's Manual - Page 138
    .... Ford oil specification is WSS-M2C153-G. Use SAE 5W-30 motor oil certified for gasoline engines by the American Petroleum Institute. Do not use supplemental engine... filter according to the following mileage and time requirements, whichever occurs first: • Normal Schedule - 8,000 km (5,...
  • 1998 Lincoln Navigator | Owner's Manual - Page 139
    Maintenance and care BRAKE FLUID Checking and adding brake fluid Brake fluid should be ... level reaches MAX. Do not fill above this line. 4. Use only a DOT 3 brake fluid certified to meet Ford ...chapter. Brake fluid is toxic. MAX MIN If you use a brake fluid that is not DOT 3, you will cause permanent...
  • 1998 Lincoln Navigator | Owner's Manual - Page 140
    Maintenance and care WINDSHIELD WASHER FLUID Checking and adding washer fluid .... Do not put engine coolant in the container for the windshield washer fluid. Checking and adding ... fluid for the liftgate is supplied by the same reservoir as the windshield. ENGINE COOLANT Check the level of the coolant ...
  • 1998 Lincoln Navigator | Owner's Manual - Page 141
    ...chapter. Automotive fluids are not interchangeable; do not use engine coolant, antifreeze or windshield washer fluid outside of its specified function ... cloth to turn it counterclockwise and remove the cap. Use Ford Premium Cooling System Fluid E2FZ-19549-AA (in Canada, Motorcraft CXC-8-B) or an ...
  • 1998 Lincoln Navigator | Owner's Manual - Page 142
    Maintenance and care used in Ford cooling systems for four years or 80,000 km (50,.... These additives may harm your engine cooling system. The use of an improper coolant may void your warranty ... Ford Motor Company recommends that Ford and Lincoln-Mercury dealers use recycled engine coolant produced by ...
  • 1998 Lincoln Navigator | Owner's Manual - Page 143
    ..., indicating that vehicle service is required. The vehicle will still operate, but will have limited engine power and no air conditioning capability. Continued operation will...temperature cools, the engine may be re-started. Take your vehicle to a service facility as soon as possible to ...
  • 1998 Lincoln Navigator | Owner's Manual - Page 144
    ... and care CHECKING AND ADDING POWER STEERING FLUID Check the power steering fluid at least twice a year. If adding fluid is necessary, use only MERCON ATF power steering fluid. 1. Start the engine and let it run until it reaches normal operating ...
  • 1998 Lincoln Navigator | Owner's Manual - Page 145
    ... FLUID Checking and adding automatic transmission fluid Follow the scheduled service intervals outlined in the "Service Guide." Before adding any fluid, make sure the correct type is used. The...(see figure to the right). Your transmission does not use up fluid. However, it is recommended ...
  • 1998 Lincoln Navigator | Owner's Manual - Page 146
    Maintenance and care The transmission fluid should be in this range if at room temperature (10°C-35... dipstick, wiping it clean with a clean, dry lint free rag. 5. Install the dipstick making sure ... be removed by a qualified technician. An overfill condition of transmission fluid may cause shift and/...
  • 1998 Lincoln Navigator | Owner's Manual - Page 147
    ... possible, however, try to only fill the battery cells with distilled water. If the battery needs water often, have the charging system checked. For longer, trouble-free operation, keep the top of the battery clean and dry. Also, make ...
  • 1998 Lincoln Navigator | Owner's Manual - Page 148
    ... recycling center to find out more about recycling automotive batteries. AIR CLEANER FILTER MAINTENANCE Refer to the "Service Guide" for the appropriate intervals for changing the air cleaner filter. Do not start your engine with the air cleaner ...
  • 1998 Lincoln Navigator | Owner's Manual - Page 149
    ..., clean both the windshield and wiper blades using undiluted windshield wiper solution or a mild detergent. Rinse thoroughly with clean water. To avoid damaging the blades, do not use fuel, kerosene, paint thinner or other solvents. Changing the wiper blades When replacing wiper...
  • 1998 Lincoln Navigator | Owner's Manual - Page 150
    Maintenance and care 1. Pull the wiper arm away from the windshield and lock into the service position. 2. Turn the blade at an angle from the ... tread, winter-type snow tires, space-saver or temporary use spare tires, tires with nominal rim diameters of 10 to 12 inches or ...
  • 1998 Lincoln Navigator | Owner's Manual - Page 151
    ...based on the wear rate of the tire when tested under controlled conditions on a specified government test course....and its ability to dissipate heat when tested under controlled conditions on a specified indoor laboratory test ... meet under the Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard No. 109. Grades B and...
  • 1998 Lincoln Navigator | Owner's Manual - Page 152
    Maintenance and care SERVICING YOUR TIRES Checking the tire pressure • Use an accurate tire pressure gauge. • Check the tire... sure your tires wear evenly and last longer, rotate them as indicated in the "Service Guide." If you notice that the tires wear unevenly, have them checked....
  • 1998 Lincoln Navigator | Owner's Manual - Page 153
    ... of the vehicle and make it easier to lose control and roll over. Tires that are larger..., in some climates, you may need to use snow tires and chains. Follow... snow tires and chains: • Use only cable type chains offered by Ford... touch any wiring, brake lines or fuel lines. • Drive cautiously. If you...
  • 1998 Lincoln Navigator | Owner's Manual - Page 154
    ... Remove the tire chains when they are no longer needed. Do not use tire chains on dry roads. • The suspension insulation and bumpers will help ... fire. If you do not use the proper fuel cap, the pressure in the fuel tank can damage the fuel system or cause it to work improperly in a collision. The ...
  • 1998 Lincoln Navigator | Owner's Manual - Page 155
    ... though your engine will perform adequately on other gasolines, the performance of the emission control devices and systems may be adversely affected. Repair of damage caused by using a fuel that your vehicle was not designed for may not be covered...
  • 1998 Lincoln Navigator | Owner's Manual - Page 156
    ... gasolines that contain oxygenates up to 10% ethanol or 15% MTBE. Do not use gasolines containing methanol, which can damage critical fuel system components. Damage resulting from the use of methanol may not be covered by your warranty. 156
  • 1998 Lincoln Navigator | Owner's Manual - Page 157
    Maintenance and care Filling the fuel tank 1. Turn the engine off. After opening ... illuminates and remains illuminated while the engine is started, the fuel cap may not be properly ... it with an authorized Motorcraft or equivalent part. Calculating fuel economy To accurately calculate your vehicle's ...
  • 1998 Lincoln Navigator | Owner's Manual - Page 158
    ... tank fill-ups, fill the fuel tank and record the current mileage reading. 4. Use one...Ford authorized parts are used for maintenance replacements or for service of components affecting emission control such ... odors, smoke, loss of oil pressure, the charging system warning light, the "Check Engine"...
  • 1998 Lincoln Navigator | Owner's Manual - Page 159
    ... working. Information about your vehicle's emission system is on the Vehicle Emission Control Information Decal located on... identifies engine displacement and gives some tune up specifications. Please consult your ... or its battery has just been serviced, the OBD-II system is reset to a "not ready ...
  • 1998 Lincoln Navigator | Owner's Manual - Page 160
    ... license plate lamp • tail lamps • back-up lamps Do not remove lamp ... time the headlamps are operated. 1. Make sure the headlamp control is in the OFF position. 2. Open the hood. 3. At the back ... assembly retainers by pushing rearward and pulling up. 4. Pull the headlamp assembly forward slightly ...
  • 1998 Lincoln Navigator | Owner's Manual - Page 161
    Maintenance and care 5. Rotate the headlamp bulb cover counterclockwise and remove. 6. Disconnect the electrical connector from the headlamp bulb by grasping the wire and pulling it rearward. 7. Remove the bulb retainer ring by turning it counterclockwise about ¼ turn, then slide the ring off the...
  • 1998 Lincoln Navigator | Owner's Manual - Page 162
    ...push the bulb into the socket until the plastic base contacts the rear of the socket. 10. To complete reinstallation of the headlamp assembly, follow the...Replacing parking lamp/turn signal bulbs 1. Make sure the headlamp control is in the OFF position. 2. Open the hood. 3. At the back of the headlamp...
  • 1998 Lincoln Navigator | Owner's Manual - Page 163
    ..., push the bulb into the socket until the plastic base contacts the rear of the socket. 9. To complete installation of the parking lamp/turn signal assembly, ... connector from the back of the foglamp assembly (the accompanying artwork represents the rear side of the foglamp retaining bracket). 163
  • 1998 Lincoln Navigator | Owner's Manual - Page 164
    Maintenance and care 2. Rotate the foglamp socket counterclockwise and remove. 3. Install the new bulb. 4. Connect the electrical ... top of the lens. 3. Carefully pop the lens off (it may be necessary to use a screwdriver to remove the lens). 4. Twist the connector ¼ turn counterclockwise and pull it...
  • 1998 Lincoln Navigator | Owner's Manual - Page 165
    Maintenance and care Replacing liftgate tail lamp bulb 1. Raise the liftgate and remove the lamp assembly nuts. ...are aligned, push the bulb into the socket until the plastic base contacts the rear of the socket. 5. To complete installation of the liftgate lamp assembly, follow the removal procedures...
  • 1998 Lincoln Navigator | Owner's Manual - Page 166
    Maintenance and care Replacing license plate lamp bulbs The license plate bulbs are ... it ¼ turn clockwise. 5. Replace the cover and screw. Using the right bulbs Function Number of bulbs Trade ... brake See a dealer or qualified service technician lamp To replace all instrument panel lights - see your ...
  • 1998 Lincoln Navigator | Owner's Manual - Page 167
    ... in the vertical (up/down) and the horizontal (left/right) directions using your VHAD system. The headlamps on your vehicle are properly aimed..., the horizontal indicator should be recalibrated by the servicing facility according to instructions in the vehicle's Workshop Manual. D U 167
  • 1998 Lincoln Navigator | Owner's Manual - Page 168
    ... 1. With the hood open, locate the horizontal indicator and adjusting screw. They are located below the viewing hole at the rear of the headlamp assembly. 2. Use a 4mm wrench or socket to turn the horizontal adjusting screw until the "...
  • 1998 Lincoln Navigator | Owner's Manual - Page 169
    Maintenance and care 3. The "UP" and "DN" on the bubble indicate the directional change (up or down) of the vertical aim. 4. Use a 4 mm wrench or socket to turn the vertical adjusting screw clockwise or counterclockwise until the bubble is ...
  • 1998 Lincoln Navigator | Owner's Manual - Page 170
    ...or paint damage from road debris may be repaired with touch-up paint, repair foil or aerosol paint spray from the Ford accessory line. Observe the application instructions on the...-based wheel cleaners, steel wool, fuel or strong detergents. Never use abrasives that will damage the finish of ...
  • 1998 Lincoln Navigator | Owner's Manual - Page 171
    ...blades If the wiper blades do not wipe properly, clean the windshield and wiper blades with undiluted windshield wiper solution or a mild detergent. Rinse thoroughly with clean water. To avoid damaging the blades, do not use fuel, kerosene, paint thinner or other solvents. 171
  • 1998 Lincoln Navigator | Owner's Manual - Page 172
    Maintenance and care Cleaning the instrument panel Clean with a damp cloth, then dry ...portion of the instrument panel. The dull finish in this area helps protect the driver from undesirable windshield reflection....may weaken the belt webbing. Check the safety belt system periodically to make sure there...
  • 1998 Lincoln Navigator | Owner's Manual - Page 173
    Maintenance and care In some instances, color or dye transfer can occur when wet clothing (wool, denim, leathers or other non-colorfast garments) comes in contact with leather upholstery. If this occurs, the leather should be cleaned immediately to avoid permanent staining. "Tanners Preserve ...
  • 1998 Lincoln Navigator | Owner's Manual - Page 174
    ... PART NUMBERS Component 5.4L engine Air filter FA-1632 Fuel filter FG-872 Battery (... FL-820-S PCV Valve EV-233 Spark plugs*-platinum AWSF-22E * Replacement double platinum spark plug "EE" will replace "E" and "EG" and "P" will replace "P" and "PG" suffixed spark plugs. 174
  • 1998 Lincoln Navigator | Owner's Manual - Page 175
    ... and specifications REFILL CAPACITIES Fluid Brake fluid Engine oil (includes filter change) Power steering fluid Transmission fluid Ford Part Name Application Ford High All Performance DOT ... should be changed any time the rear axle has been submerged in water. Add 118 ml (4 oz.) of...
  • 1998 Lincoln Navigator | Owner's Manual - Page 176
    ...and specifications LUBRICANT SPECIFICATIONS Ford part name Windshield washer fluid Ultra-Clear reservoir Windshield... plates and Grease rotors, seat tracks, fuel filler door hinge and spring, ... ball Engine coolant Ford Premium Cooling System Fluid Engine oil Motorcraft 5W30 Super Premium Motor Oil Item...
  • 1998 Lincoln Navigator | Owner's Manual - Page 177
    ... & front & Wheel drive axle u-joint/slip Bearing Grease sline Automatic transmission Motorcraft MERCON ATF Premium Power steering reservoir Power Steering Fluid Motorcraft Rear axle1 SAE 75W140 High Performance Synthetic Rear Axle Lube ...
  • 1998 Lincoln Navigator | Owner's Manual - Page 178
    ... and specifications ENGINE DATA Engine Cubic inches Horsepower Torque Required fuel grade Firing order Spark plug gap Ignition system Compression ratio VEHICLE DIMENSIONS Vehicle dimensions (1) Overall length (2) Overall width (3) Overall height* ...
  • 1998 Lincoln Navigator | Owner's Manual - Page 179
    Capacities and specifications 4 1 3 5 2 179
  • 1998 Lincoln Navigator | Owner's Manual - Page 180
    ... THIS VEHICLE CONFORMS TO ALL APPLICABLE FEDERAL MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY STANDARDS IN EFFECT ON THE DATE ...tag and is located on the driver side instrument panel. AIR BAG XXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX Engine number ... identification number) is stamped on the engine block, transmission, frame and transfer case (if ...
  • 1998 Lincoln Navigator | Owner's Manual - Page 181
    ... recall and remedy campaign. However, NHTSA cannot become involved in individual problems between you, your dealer or Ford Motor Company. To contact NHTSA, you may either call the Auto Safety Hotline toll-free at 1-800-424-9393 (202-366-0123 in the Washington ...
  • 1998 Lincoln Navigator | Owner's Manual - Page 182
    ... ...101 Controls ...20,54,55 Daytime running light system ...18 Defrost rear window ...20 Driving under ... slippery roads ...105 Electronic sound system ...55 Emission control system ...158 Engine ...178 check ... Fail safe cooling ...142 Floor mats ...55 Four-Wheel Drive vehicles control trac ...20...
  • 1998 Lincoln Navigator | Owner's Manual - Page 183
    ... of the ignition ...32 Instrument panel lighting up panel and interior ...19 Jump-starting your vehicle ...129,130 attaching ... Lights, warning and indicator air bag ...7 anti-lock brakes (ABS) ...8 anti-theft ...9 brake ...8 charging system ...9 check engine ...6,7 door ajar ...11 engine oil pressure...
  • 1998 Lincoln Navigator | Owner's Manual - Page 184
    Index Parts (see Motorcraft parts) ...174 Power door locks ...52 Power steering fluid, checking and adding ...144 Rear window wiper ...39 Refill ... hardware ...87 Seats ...62 adjusting the seat, power ...62 lumbar support ...62 rear flip fold seat ...65,66 rear seat access ...65 ...
  • 1998 Lincoln Navigator | Owner's Manual - Page 185
    ... loading ...106 Ventilating your vehicle ...92 Warning chimes ...6 Washer fluid rear window reservoir ...140 warning light ...11 Windows accessory delay ...51 power windows, operating ...45,50 Windshield washer fluid and wipers checking and adding fluid ...140 checking and...
  • 1998 Lincoln Navigator | Owner's Manual - Page 186
    ...tank capacity Tire size and pressure Hood release Engine oil capacity (with filter change) Coolant capacity Power steering fluid capacity Automatic transmission fluid capacity-4x2 vehicles Automatic transmission fluid capacity-4x4 vehicles Unleaded ...



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