Ford Taurus Owners Manual: Front manual seats

WARNING:

Do not adjust the drivers seat or seatback while the vehicle is moving.

WARNING:

Rock the seat backward and forward after releasing the lever to make sure that it is fully engaged.

Moving the seats backward and


Moving the seats backward and forward

WARNING:

Before returning the seatback to its original position, make sure that cargo or any objects are not trapped behind the seatback. After returning the seatback to its original position, pull on the seatback to ensure that it has fully latched. An unlatched seat may become dangerous in the event of a sudden stop or crash.

Recline adjustment


Recline adjustment

Lumbar adjustment


Lumbar adjustment

    Head restraints
    WARNING: To minimize the risk of neck injury in the event of a crash, the driver and passenger occupants should not sit in or operate the vehicle, until the head restraint is placed in its proper p ...

    Power seats
    WARNING: Never adjust the drivers seat or seat back when the vehicle is moving. WARNING: Before returning the seat back to its original position, make sure that cargo or any objects are not trappe ...

    Other materials:

    Side airbags
    WARNING: Do not place objects or mount equipment on or near the airbag cover, on the side of the seatbacks (of the front seats), or in front seat 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 o ...

    Rain-sensing wipers
    Note: Wet road conditions may result in inconsistent or unexpected wiping or smearing. Lower the sensitivity, switch to normal or high-speed wiping or turn the wipers off to reduce smearing. Note: Turn off the wipers before entering a car wash. Use the rotary control to adjust the sensitivi ...

    Adding Engine Oil
    Note: Do not remove the filler cap when the engine is running. Note: Do not add engine oil further than the MAX mark. Oil levels above the MAX mark may cause engine damage. Only use oils certified for gasoline engines by the American Petroleum Institute (API). An oil with this trademark sym ...