Lincoln Nautilus Manuals

Lincoln Nautilus: Automatic Transmission / Manually Shifting Gears (If Equipped)

Lincoln Nautilus 2018-2022 Owners Manual / Automatic Transmission / Manually Shifting Gears (If Equipped)

Shifting Using the Paddle Shifters

Use this procedure to shift your transmission manually.

Manually Shifting in Drive (D)

Use this feature when you need immediate shift response, for example overtaking another vehicle.

  • Pull the (+) paddle to switch the feature on.
  • Hold the plus paddle to switch the feature off.

Note: This feature will turn off if paddles are not used continuously while driving.

Manually Shifting in Sport (S) (If Equipped)

  • Pull the (+) paddle to switch the feature on.
  • Hold the (+) paddle to switch the feature off.

Using SelectShift

Lincoln Nautilus. Manually Shifting Gears (If Equipped)

  • Pull the right paddle (+) to upshift.
  • Pull the left paddle (-) to downshift.

The instrument cluster displays the current gear.

Note: Your transmission could downshift or upshift if you fully press the accelerator pedal.

Note: Your transmission will downshift at low engine speed, to prevent the engine from stalling.

Note: This feature will not function if the engine speed after a shift exceeds the overspeed limiter. The current gear will flash if a shift is not allowed.

Note: Engine damage can occur if you hold high engine speed without shifting.

    Automatic Transmission Position Indicators


    Temporary Neutral Mode

    What Is Temporary Neutral Mode This mode keeps your vehicle in neutral (N) when you switch your vehicle off. Use this mode if you exit your vehicle or switch your vehicle off at an automatic car wash...

    Other information:

    Lincoln Nautilus 2018-2022 Owners Manual: Power Seats

    Head Restraint Components The head restraints consist of: An energy absorbing head restraint. Two steel stems. Guide sleeve adjust and unlock button. Guide sleeve unlock and remove button. Adjusting the Head Restraint WARNING: Fully adjust the head restraint before you sit in or operate your vehicle...

    Lincoln Nautilus 2018-2022 Owners Manual: How Do The Side Airbags Work

    WARNING: Do not place objects or mount equipment on or near the airbag cover, on the side of the front or rear seatbacks, or in areas that may come into contact with a deploying airbag. Failure to follow these instructions may increase the risk of personal injury in the event of a crash...


    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

    read more

    Copyright © 2022