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 vehicle’s headlights, a preceding vehicle’s tail lamps ...

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    Cleaning the windows and wiper blades
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    General Procedures
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