Ford Taurus Owners Manual: Trunk release

From Inside Your Vehicle

Press the button located on the instrument panel.


Press the button located on the instrument panel.

Vehicles with Intelligent Access

1. Unlock the trunk with the remote


1. Unlock the trunk with the remote control or power door lock control.

The trunk unlocks when you press the release button if the intelligent access transmitter is within 3 feet (1 meter) of the trunk.

2. Press the release button located near the license plate.

    SecuriCode keyless entry keypad
    The keypad, located near the driver window, is invisible until you touch it. It then lights up so you can see and touch the appropriate buttons. Note: If you enter your entry code too fast on the ...

    Interior luggage compartment release
    WARNING: Keep vehicle doors and luggage compartment locked and keep keys and remote transmitters out of a childs reach. Unsupervised children could lock themselves in the trunk and risk injury. ...

    Other materials:

    911 Assist
    WARNING: Unless the 911 Assist setting is set on prior to a crash, the system will not dial for help which could delay response time, potentially increasing the risk of serious injury or death after a crash. WARNING: Do not wait for 911 Assist to make an emergency call if you can do it yourself ...

    Daytime running lamps
    WARNING: Always remember to turn on your headlamps at dusk or during inclement weather. The Daytime Running Lamp (DRL) system does not activate the tail lamps and generally may not provide adequate lighting during these conditions. Failure to activate your headlamps under these conditions may re ...

    Audible warnings and indicators
    Key In Ignition Warning Chime Sounds when the key is left in the ignition in the off or accessory position and the drivers door is opened. Keyless Warning Alert (If Equipped) Sounds the horn twice when you exit your vehicle with the intelligent access key, after the last door is closed and you ...