Lincoln Aviator: Instrumentation, Message Center and Warning Chimes / Description and Operation - Head Up Display (HUD) - Overview


The HUD provides two major purposes. It serves as a supplemental display for driver information and provides the forward collison warning to alert the driver of an impending collision. All HUD information and warnings are displayed on the windshield and can be turned on, off and setup to display individual features using the RH steering wheel switch.

For additional information about the forward collision warning,
Refer to: Collision Warning and Collision Avoidance System - System Operation and Component Description (419-03C Collision Warning and Collision Avoidance System, Description and Operation).


Item Description

NOTE: The LH BLIS indication only appears when the turn signal is activated.

LH BLIS indicator
2 Navigation display area
3 Phone and audio information display area
  • HUD adjustments
  • Stop and go indication
5 Electric Vehicle (EV) drive range

NOTE: The RH BLIS indication only appears when the turn signal is activated.

  • RH BLIS indication
7 RH turn signal indication
8 DTE and low fuel indication
9 Speed limit sign display
10 Cruise control/ACC indicator and set speed display
11 Lane centering assist indication
12 Digital speedometer
13 Transmission range indication
  • ACC follow and gap setting display
  • Lane keep assist and lane departure display
  • Distance alert indication display
15 Outside air temperature display
16 Clock display
17 LH turn signal indication

The following items displayed in the HUD can be turned on or off using the setup menu.

  • Fuel information, time and outside air temperature.
  • Cruise control and lane keeping system
    • cruise control only
    • cruise control and lane keeping system

The HUD setup menu allows the driver to set up the following:

  • HUD brightness (level 1-13)
  • HUD position
    • vertical
    • image rotation

When an item that is displayed in the IPC is selected on in the HUD, the selected item is turned off in the IPC, except for the speedometer, which is reduced to a minimized display format. For all details about the HUD functionality and the display setup, refer to the Owner's Literature.

The HUD displays the following information:

  • Active driver assist system
    • ACC
    • Lane keeping
    • Distance alert
    • Lane centering assist
    • Speed sign
    • Stop and go
  • Audio information
  • BLIS
  • Clock
  • Digital speedometer
  • DTE
  • Electric Vehicle (EV) drive range
  • Forward collision warning
  • Low fuel indication
  • Navigation
  • Outside air temparture
  • Phone call information
  • Set speed limit
  • Speed sign
  • Transmission range selection indication
  • LH and RH turn

    Instrumentation, Message Center and Warning Chimes


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