Ford Taurus Owners Manual: Interior lamps

Front row map lamps

The map lamps are located on the


The map lamps are located on the overhead console. Press the outer edge of the clear lens to turn on the lamps. The map lamps also light when: • any door is opened.

• the instrument panel dimmer button is pressed until the courtesy lamp comes on.

• the remote entry controls are pressed and the ignition is off.

Rear dome/reading lamps

Your vehicle may have reading


Your vehicle may have reading lamps within the rear dome lamp(s).

Press the switches on either side of the dome lamp to turn on the reading lamps. The direction of the reading lamps can be adjusted by pressing on the sides of the reading lamps.

The dome/reading lamps will light when: • any door is opened.

• the remote entry controls are pressed and the ignition is off.

    Direction indicators
    • Push down to activate the left turn signal. • Push up to activate the right turn signal. Note: Tap the lever up or down to make the direction indicators flash only three times to indica ...

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