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 ...

    Other materials:

    Autolamps
    WARNING: In severe weather conditions, it may be necessary to switch your headlamps on manually. Note: If the vehicle is equipped with autolamps, it will have the windshield wiper rainlamp feature. When the windshield wipers are turned to low- or high-speed wiping during daylight, and the headla ...

    Child safety locks
    The childproof locks are located on the rear edge of each rear door and must be set separately for each door. When these locks are set, the rear doors cannot be opened from the inside. Insert the key and turn to the lock position (key horizontal) to engage the childproof locks. Ins ...

    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 ...