Ford Taurus Owners Manual: Auxiliary input jack

WARNING:

Driving while distracted can result in loss of vehicle control, crash and injury. We strongly recommend that you use extreme caution when using any device that may take your focus off the road. Your primary responsibility is the safe operation of your vehicle. We recommend against the use of any hand-held device while driving and encourage the use of voice-operated systems when possible.

Make sure you are aware of all applicable local laws that may affect the use of electronic devices while driving.

WARNING:

For safety reasons, do not connect or adjust the settings on your portable music player while your vehicle is moving.

WARNING:

Store the portable music player in a secure location, such as the center console or the glove box, when your vehicle is moving. Hard objects may become projectiles in a crash or sudden stop, which may increase the risk of serious injury. The audio extension cable must be long enough to allow the portable music player to be safely stored while your vehicle is moving.

The auxiliary input jack allows you


The auxiliary input jack allows you to connect and play music from your portable music player through your vehicle speakers. You can use any portable music player designed for use with headphones. Your audio extension cable must have male 1⁄8-inch (3.5 millimeter) connectors at each end.

1. Switch off the engine, radio and portable music player. Set the parking brake and put the transmission in position P.

2. Plug the extension cable from the portable music player into the auxiliary input jack.

3. Switch the radio on. Select either a tuned FM station or a CD.

4. Adjust the volume as desired.

5. Switch your portable music player on and adjust its volume to half its maximum level.

6. Press AUX until LINE or LINE IN appears in the display. You should hear music from your device even if it is low.

7. Adjust the volume on your portable music player until it reaches the volume level of the FM station or CD. Do this by switching back and forth between the AUX and FM or CD controls.

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