Ford Taurus Owners Manual: Adjusting the steering wheel

WARNING:

Do not adjust the steering wheel when your vehicle is moving.

Note:

Make sure that you are sitting in the correct position. See Sitting in the Correct Position in the Seats chapter.

1. Unlock the steering column.


1. Unlock the steering column.

2. Adjust the steering wheel to the desired position.

3. Lock the steering column.


3. Lock the steering column.

Power Tilt and Telescope Steering Column (If Equipped)

WARNING:

Do not adjust the steering wheel when your vehicle is moving.

Note:

Make sure that you are sitting in the correct position. Refer to Sitting in the Correct Position in the Seats chapter.

Use the control on the side of the


Use the control on the side of the steering column to adjust the position.

To adjust: • tilt: press the top or bottom of the control

telescope: press the front or rear of the control.

Easy Entry and Exit Feature

When you switch the ignition off, the steering column will move to the full up and forward position to allow extra room to exit your vehicle.

The column will return to the previous setting when you switch the ignition on. You can enable or disable this feature in the information display. See General Information in the Information Displays chapter.

Memory Feature

You can save and recall the steering column position with the memory function. Refer to the Seats chapter.

Pressing the adjustment control during memory recall cancels the operation. The column responds to the adjustment control.

The steering column sets a stopping position just short of the end of the column position to prevent damage to the steering column. A new stopping position sets if the steering column encounters an object when tilting or telescoping.

To reset the steering column to its normal stopping position: 1. Press the steering column control again after encountering the new stopping position.

2. Continue pressing the control until it reaches the end of the column position.

A new stopping position is set. The next time you tilt or telescope the steering column, it will stop just short of the end of the column position.

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