Ford Taurus Owners Manual: 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 headlamp control is in the autolamp position, the exterior lamps will turn on after a brief delay and will remain on until the wipers are turned off.

The autolamp system provides light


The autolamp system provides light sensitive automatic on-off control of the exterior lights normally controlled by the headlamp control.

The headlamps will remain on for a period of time after you switch the ignition off. You can adjust the time delay using the message center in the instrument cluster.

See Information displays.

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