Ford Taurus Owners Manual: Child safety locks

The childproof locks are located on the rear edge of each rear door and must be set separately for each door.

When these locks are set, the rear


When these locks are set, the rear doors cannot be opened from the inside.

Х Insert the key and turn to the lock position (key horizontal) to engage the childproof locks.

Х Insert the key and turn to the unlock position (key vertical) to disengage the childproof locks.

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