Lincoln Nautilus Manuals

Lincoln Nautilus: Handles, Locks, Latches and Entry Systems / Hood Latch. Removal and Installation


NOTE: Removal steps in this procedure may contain installation details.

  1. NOTE: Some vehicles are equipped with a grille shutter assembly framework only. These vehicles will not have a grille shutter actuator or a grille shutter linkage.

    Remove the active grille shutter.
    Refer to: Active Grille Shutter (501-02 Front End Body Panels, Removal and Installation).

  1. Remove the hood latch.
    1. Disconnect the hood ajar switch electrical connector.
    1. Detach the hood ajar switch electrical connector locator clip.
    1. Remove the hood latch nuts.
      Torque: 106 (12 Nm)
    1. Disconnect the hood latch release cable from the hood latch.
    1. Remove the hood ajar switch harness from the routing tab and remove the hood latch.


  1. To install, reverse the removal procedure.

    Fuel Filler Door Latch. Removal and Installation

    Removal Remove the fuel filler door assembly. Refer to: Fuel Filler Door Assembly (501-03 Body Closures, Removal and Installation). Release the clips and remove the fuel filler door latch...

    Hood Latch Release Cable. Removal and Installation

    Special Tool(s) / General Equipment Interior Trim Remover Removal NOTE: Removal steps in this procedure may contain installation details...

    Other information:

    Lincoln Nautilus 2018-2023 Service Manual: Rear Suspension - Component Location. Description and Operation

    NOTE: AWD suspension shown, FWD similar. Item Description 1 Coil spring 2 Stabilizer bar and links 3 Shock absorber 4 Wheel knuckle 5 Wheel bearing and wheel hub assembly 6 Wheel studs 7 Lower arm vertical link 8 Toe link 9 Lower arm and bushing assembly 10 Upper arm ..

    Lincoln Nautilus 2018-2023 Service Manual: Exterior Rear Door Handle. Removal and Installation

    Removal NOTE: LH side shown, RH side similar. Remove the rear door trim panel. Refer to: Rear Door Trim Panel (501-05 Interior Trim and Ornamentation, Removal and Installation). Remove the rear door watershield. Remove the grommet. Release the exterior rear door handle. Hold the exterior rear door han..


    Traction Control

    How Does Traction Control Work

    If your vehicle begins to slide, the system applies the brakes to individual wheels and, when needed, reduces power at the same time. If the wheels spin when accelerating on slippery or loose surfaces, the system reduces power in order to increase traction.

    Switching Traction Control On and Off

    WARNING: The stability and traction control light illuminates steadily if the system detects a failure. Make sure you did not manually disable the traction control system using the information display controls or the switch. If the stability control and traction control light is still illuminating steadily, have the system serviced by an authorized dealer immediately. Operating your vehicle with the traction co

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