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 indicate a ...

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    Child Safety
    You are required by law to properly use safety seats for infants and toddlers in the United States and Canada. Many states and provinces require that small children use approved booster seats until they reach age eight, a height of 4 feet 9 inches (1.45 meters) tall, or 80 pounds (36 kil ...

    Waxing
    Regular waxing is necessary to protect the paint on your car from the elements. We recommend that you wash and wax the painted surface once or twice a year. When washing and waxing, park your vehicle in a shaded area out of direct sunlight. Always wash your vehicle before applying wax. Us ...

    Transmission
    Automatic transmission WARNING: Always set the parking brake fully and make sure the gearshift is latched in P (Park). Turn the ignition to the off position and remove the key whenever you leave your vehicle. Your vehicle has been designed to improve fuel economy by reducing fuel usage while co ...