Ford Taurus Owners Manual: Daytime running lamps

WARNING:

Always remember to turn on your headlamps at dusk or during inclement weather. The Daytime Running Lamp (DRL) system does not activate the tail lamps and generally may not provide adequate lighting during these conditions. Failure to activate your headlamps under these conditions may result in a collision.

The system turns the headlamps on with a reduced output.

To activate: the ignition must be in the on position and

the lighting control is in the off, autolamp, or parking lamp position and

the transmission is not in PARK.

    Headlamp exit delay
    You can set the delay time to keep the headlamps on for up to three minutes after the ignition is turned off. Follow the steps below to change the delay time (Steps 1 through 6 must be done withi ...

    Automatic high beam control
    The system will automatically turn on your high beams if it is dark enough and no other traffic is present. When it detects an approaching vehicles headlights, a preceding vehicles tail lamps or s ...

    Other materials:

    Memory function
    The memory control, located on the side seat panel, allows positioning recall of the: Driver seat. Power mirrors. Adjustable pedals (if equipped). Power tilt/telescopic steering column (if equipped). A. Type 1 B. Type 2 Programming a memory position Note: You can program a m ...

    Exceptions
    There are several exceptions to the Normal Schedule. They are listed below: Normal vehicle axle maintenance: Rear axles and power take-off (PTO) units with synthetic fluid and light-duty trucks equipped with Ford-design axles are lubricated for life; do not check or change fluid unless a leak i ...

    Fuel cut-off switch
    WARNING: Failure to inspect and if necessary repair fuel leaks after a collision may increase the risk of fire and serious injury. Ford Motor Company recommends that the fuel system be inspected by an authorized dealer after any collision. In the event of a moderate to severe collision, this v ...