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 ...

    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 ...

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    Diagnosis and Testing
    Seating Special Tool(s) Medium Speed Controller Area Network (MS-CAN) This vehicle utilizes a communication system called a Medium Speed Controller Area Network (MS-CAN). When diagnosing the memory seat, heated seats or climate controlled seats, use a Vehicle Communication Module (VCM) and Integr ...

    Child seat positioning
    WARNING: Airbags can kill or injure a child in a child seat. Never place a rear-facing child seat in front of an active airbag. If you must use a forward-facing child seat in the front seat, move the vehicle seat upon which the child seat is installed all the way back. When possible, all c ...

    Starting a gasoline engine
    When you start the engine, the idle speed increases, this helps to warm up the engine. If the engine idle speed does not slow down automatically, have your vehicle checked by an authorized dealer. Note: You can crank the engine for a total of 60 seconds (without the engine starting) before the ...