Ford Taurus Owners Manual: Heated windows and mirrors (if equipped)

Heated Rear Window

Note: The ignition must be switched on to use this feature.

Press the button to clear the rear window of thin ice and fog. Press the button again within 10 minutes to switch it off. It switches off automatically after 10 minutes, or when you switch the ignition off.

Do not use razor blades or other sharp objects to clean the inside of the rear window or to remove decals from the inside of the rear window. This may cause damage to the heated grid lines.

Your warranty does not cover this damage.

Heated Exterior Mirrors (If Equipped)

    General operating tips
    Manual Climate Control To reduce fog build-up on the windshield during humid weather, select Defrost. You can also improve clearing by increasing the temperature and fan speed. To reduce hum ...

    Cabin air filter
    Note: Make sure you have a cabin air filter installed at all times. This prevents foreign objects from entering the system. Running the system without a filter in place could result in degradation o ...

    Other materials:

    Lane keeping system
    WARNING: The system is designed to aid the driver. It is not intended to replace the drivers attention and judgment. The driver is still responsible to drive with due care and attention. The system detects unintentional drifting toward the outside of the lane and alerts and/or aids the driver ...

    Universal Garage Door Opener (If Equipped)
    HomeLink wireless control system WARNING: Make sure that the garage door and security device are free from obstruction when you are programming. Do not program the system with the vehicle in the garage. WARNING: Do not use the system with any garage door opener that does not have the safety st ...

    Parking brake
    WARNING: If the parking brake is fully released, but the brake warning lamp remains illuminated, then driving your vehicle could result in reduced braking ability, increased stopping distances and potential loss of brakes. See your authorized dealer as soon as possible. WARNING: Always set the p ...