2005 TAURUS X ADDITIONAL FEATURES ADDITIONAL FEATURES (CON’T) REVERSE SENSING SYSTEM (IF EQUIPPED) INTEGRATED KEYHEAD TRANSMITTER (IKT) AND REMOTE ENTRY SYSTEM 2009 TAURUS X QUICK REFERENCE GUIDE FORD MOTOR COMPANY CUSTOMER RELATIONSHIP CENTER P.O. BOX 6248 DEARBORN, MI 48121 1-800-392-3673 (FORD) (TDD FOR THE HEARING IMPAIRED: 1-800-232-5952) Your vehicle comes equipped with two programmed Integrated Keyhead Transmitters (IKTs) which are both a programmed ignition key and a remote keyless entry transmitter. Handle the IKT carefully when starting the car to avoid accidentally pressing any of the remote entry buttons. Press once to unlock the driver’s door. The interior lamps will illuminate. Press twice to unlock all the doors. Press once to lock all the doors. The turn lamps will flash. Press twice to confirm all the doors and trunk are closed. The doors will lock again, the horn will chirp and the turn lamps will flash once if all the doors and trunk are closed. Note: If any door or the trunk is not closed, the horn will chirp twice and the lamps will not flash. Press to activate the panic alarm. The horn will sound and the turn lamps will flash. Press again or turn the ignition on to deactivate the panic alarm. Press to unlock the trunk. Car finder: Press twice within three seconds. The horn will chirp and the turn lamps will flash. It is recommended to use this method to locate your vehicle, rather than using the panic alarm. Note: Ensure that you keep the adhesive security labels in a safe place for future reference. Replacements are only available through an authorized dealer. POWER LIFTGATE This Quick Reference Guide is not intended to replace your vehicle Owner’s Guide which contains more detailed information concerning the features of your vehicle, as well as important safety warnings designed to help reduce the risk of injury to you and your passengers. Please read your entire Owner’s Guide carefully as you begin learning about your new vehicle and refer to the appropriate sections when questions arise. All information contained in this Quick Reference Guide was accurate at the time of duplication. We reserve the right to change features, operation and/or functionality of any vehicle specification at any time. Your Ford dealer is the best source for the most current information. For detailed operating and safety information, please consult your Owner’s Guide. MAY 2008 FIRST PRINTING QUICK REFERENCE GUIDE TAURUS X LITHO IN USA 9F9J 19G217 AA (IF EQUIPPED) To open the power liftgate, push the button on the instrument panel, press remote entry transmitter (IKT) control twice, or push the button under the center of the license plate lamp shield. For the best performance allow the power system to open the liftgate after pushing the control. Manually pushing or pulling the liftgate may activate the systems obstacle detection feature and stop the power system. Do not open the liftgate in a garage or other enclosed area with a low ceiling. To close the liftgate, press and release the control located in the left rear quarter panel or pull down the liftgate a few inches to activate power closing. Keep clear of the liftgate when operating the rear switch. The liftgate can be reversed with a second press on a control button or remote entry transmitter and can be manually closed at any time. Your power liftgate is equipped with an obstacle detection feature. If the liftgate detects an obstacle while opening, the system will stop and a chime will sound three times. If the liftgate detects an obstacle while closing, the system will reverse to a full open position and a chime will sound three times. Once an obstacle is removed, the power liftgate can be operated normally. Refer to your Owner’s Guide for more information. Warning: Keep clear of the liftgate when activating the rear switch. KEYLESS ENTRY KEYPAD To unlock the driver’s door, enter your five digit factory code. To unlock all doors, enter your five digit factory code and, within five seconds, press 3•4. To lock all vehicle doors, simply press 7•8 and 9•0 at the same time (you do not need to enter your factory code first). Refer to your Owner’s Guide for more information. MOON ROOF (IF EQUIPPED) Your vehicle may be equipped with a moon roof which has an automatic, one-touch express opening and closing feature. To open the moon roof, press the SLIDE control. Pull the SLIDE control to close. To stop motion at any time during the one-touch operation, press the control a second time. To vent the moon roof, press the TILT control. The moon roof has a built-in shade which can be manually opened or closed when the glass panel is closed. SYNC (IF EQUIPPED) Your vehicle may be equipped with SYNC – a hands-free communications and entertainment system with special phone and media features. For more information, please refer to the SYNC Supplement or to the SYNC section in the Navigation Supplement. Please also feel free to visit www.SyncMyRide.com. Your vehicle may be equipped with a reverse sensing system which can warn you if there is an object behind the vehicle which you may be unable to see. The system will sound a warning tone that increases in frequency as the object gets closer and will sound continuously when the object is less than 10 inches away. Please refer to your Owner’s Guide for more information. SEATING SEATING HEATED SEATS FEATURES ADJUSTING 2ND ROW BUCKET AND BENCH SEATS (IF EQUIPPED) Press the heated seat button repeatedly to cycle through available settings of high heat (2 lights), low heat (1 light), and off (no lights). ADVANCETRAC ACCESSINGTHE 3RD ROW SEATS ® Your vehicle is equipped with the AdvanceTracM stability enhancement system. This system consists of: Traction control, which helps avoid wheel spin and loss of traction, and Electronic Stability Control, which helps avoid skids or lateral slides. These features work together to help you to maintain stability and steerability of your vehicle during a variety of road conditions. The system defaults to on and the control will illuminate when turned off. Refer to your Owner Guide for more information. AUXILIARY INPUT JACK The Auxiliary Input Jack allows you to plug and play auxiliary audio devices, including MP3 players. Press AUX repeatedly on your audio system until LINE IN appears in the display, then plug in your auxiliary audio device. For more information, please consult your Owner’s Guide. USB PORT (IF EQUIPPED) SYNC-equipped vehicles have a USB port inside the center console which allows you to plug in your media playing devices among other options. For more information, refer to the SYNC Supplement or the SYNC section of the Navigation Supplement. OVERDRIVE CONTROL/CANCEL WITH GRADE ASSIST Drive with the vehicle in D (Overdrive) for the best fuel economy. You can deactivate overdrive by pressing the transmission control switch on the side of the shift handle. Your vehicle is equipped with a special Grade Assist feature which is automatically activated when overdrive is turned off. Grade assist helps to provide optimal gear selection and additional engine braking on hilly terrain. To return to overdrive, simply press the transmission control switch again. Lift the side handle to adjust the seat back. Using the same control will fold the seat back flat. Lifting the control (if equipped) located underneath the seat cushion will adjust the seat forward or backward. REAR HEATED SEATS (IF EQUIPPED) The heated seat control is located on the back of the front console. To operate the heated seats, push the right side for maximum heat and the left side for minimum heat. Push again to deactivate. SECOND ROW AUTOFOLD SEAT (IF EQUIPPED) Press the control once to fold the seat back down and then tumble the seat forward for access to the 3rd row. Note: The power feature is operational when the vehicle is in Park (P) and the liftgate has been open for less than 10 minutes. FOLDING DOWNTHE FRONT PASSENGER SEATBACK The front passenger seat back can be folded down to allow room for a long load. Ensure that the seat is in the rearmost position and the head restraint is fully down, prior to pulling the strap located on the back of the seatback. Without releasing the strap, push the seatback forward. Move the seat as far forward as possible. Ensure that the 2nd row seat adjustable head restraints (if equipped) are in the full down position and that no objects (such as books, purses, or briefcases) are on the floor in front of the 2nd row seats before folding them down. Place the front row seat in a forward position to allow the 2nd row seat to be fully “tumbled.” Lift the handle once to fold the seat back flat. Lift the same handle a second time to “tumble” the seat forward to allow access to the 3rd row seat. STOWINGTHE 3RD ROW BENCH OR SPLIT BENCH SEAT INTUB Move the adjustable head restraint (if equipped) fully down. Ensure that the stowage tub is clear of objects. From the rear of the vehicle, fold the seat back by pulling and holding the number 1 strap while pushing the seat back forward. Release the strap after the seat back starts rotating forward. Release the cushion latches by pulling the number 2 strap while pulling on the long strap located on the seat back, to rotate the seat all the way into the tub in the floor. CLIMATE CONTROL AUDIO SYSTEM Premium/Audiophile In-Dash 6-CD/MP3/Satellite Compatible Sound System (IF EQUIPPED) 1 LOAD To load a CD into the system, press LOAD. When prompted, select the desired slot (1-6) using the memory presets and insert the CD into the system. Press and hold LOAD to autoload up to six discs. Insert the discs, one at a time, when prompted. 2 Tune/Disc Selector Press to go up or down the radio frequency band or to select a desired disc. 3 On/Off/Volume Push to turn on or off. Turn to increase or decrease volume. 4 CD Press to enter CD mode. If a CD is already loaded into the system, the CD will begin playing where it last ended. 5 AM/FM Press repeatedly to select AM, FM1, or FM2 frequency bands. 6 SEEK Press to access the next/ previous strong station or the next/previous track. 7 SCAN Press for a brief sampling of radio stations or CD tracks. Press again to stop. 8 Setting Memory Presets You can save up to 18 radio stations (6 each in AM, FM1 or FM2) or 18 satellite radio channels (6 each in SAT1, SAT2 or SAT3) in your memory presets. To save a station/ channel to your memory presets: tune to the desired station or channel, then press and hold a memory preset (1-6) until sound returns. 9 AUX Press AUX repeatedly to access SAT1, SAT2 or SAT3 (satellite radio, if equipped), LINE IN (auxiliary audio mode), FES/DVD (if equipped) or SYNC (if equipped). 10 MENU Setting the Clock Press MENU until SELECT HOUR or SELECT MINS is displayed. Use the up/down arrows to adjust the hours/minutes. Bass/Treble/Fade/Balance Press MENU, when the desired setting appears in the display, press / to make the necessary adjustments. Satellite Radio Menu When SATELLITE RADIO MENU appears in the display (if satellite radio is active), press OK to enter the menu. Then press / to cycle through: CATEGORY, SAVE SONG, DELETE SONG, DELETE ALL SONGS or ENABLE/DISABLE ALERTS. For a full description of these features, please refer to your Owner’s Guide. Dual Zone Automatic Temperature Control with Heated Seats (IF EQUIPPED) Press the blue side of the control to decrease or the red side of the control to increase the temperature setting for the driver or passenger side of the vehicle. When the passenger side temperature controls are pressed, dual zone will be activated where the driver and passenger can set their individual climate settings. 12 Automatic Operation Press AUTO to engage automatic temperature control. Set the desired temperature. The system will then automatically determine fan speed, airflow location, A/C on or off as well as using outside or recirculated air to heat or cool the vehicle to reach the desired temperature. 2 1 11 Driver and 15 Passenger Side Temperature 4 10 3 7 5 9 6 8 12 14 11 15 13 16 17 18 19 20 13 Rear Defrost Press to activate the rear window defroster and clear the rear window of thin ice and fog. Press again to deactivate. 14 Defrost Press to distribute outside air through the windshield defroster and demister vents and to clear thin ice and fog from the windshield. 16 Air Flow Direction Control Press repeatedly to select desired airflow direction. 17 A/C Press to activate or deactivate air conditioning. 18 Recirculated Air Press to activate recirculated air in the vehicle cabin. Using this mode may reduce the time to cool down the interior of the vehicle and may also help reduce unwanted odors from reaching the interior of the vehicle. Max A/C Operation To reach maximum cooling performance when in automatic mode (AUTO), simply use the temperature controls or to set to the desired temperature. If you are not in AUTO mode, select or , A/C and and set the temperature to 60°F (16°C). Set the fan speed to the highest setting but then adjust for comfort. Defogging/Demisting in Cold Weather Select . Select A/C and adjust the temperature control to main comfort. Set the fan to the highest speed and direct the outer instrument panel vents toward the side windows. 19 Heated Seats Press to cycle through available settings of high heat (2 lights), low heat (1 light), and off (no lights). 20 Dual Zone Press DUAL to activate dual zone where the driver and passenger can select their individual temperature settings. Press again to return to single zone where the driver side temperature control determines the temperature for the entire vehicle cabin. 2009 QUICK REFERENCE GUIDE TAURUS X INSTRUMENT PANEL AND INTERIOR NINE | THROTTLE CONTROL/ TRANSMISSION LAMP FEATURES The throttle control/transmission light illuminates when a powertrain or an AWD fault has been detected. Contact your authorized dealer as soon as possible. TEN | MESSAGE CENTER ONE | HEADLAMPS AND FOG LAMPS Turn the control one position to the right to turn on the parking lamps, instrument panel lamps, license plate lamps and tail lamps. Turn the control to the second position on the right to turn on the headlamps. Turn the control one position to the left to activate the autolamp feature (if equipped), which automatically turns the exterior lamps on and off, based on available daylight. Pull the control towards you to activate the fog lamps, if equipped. (The fog lamps will not operate when the control is turned off ( ) or when the high beams are on). TWO | PANEL DIMMER “YOUR ADVENTURES ARE ABOUT TO BEGIN.” Your new Ford Taurus X speaks volumes without saying a word. Not only does the Taurus X surround you with sleek, trim good looks and unexpected luxury, but it surrounds you with safety too. Winning the Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s highest 5 star rating for front, side and rear crash tests, your new Ford Taurus X is rated as the safest seven passenger crossover in America. Now that’s something. It’s listing as a ‘top safety pick’ is no surprise with features like the Safety Canopy™ system, the Personal Safety system™, optional All Wheel Drive, standard electronic stability control, the S.O.S. Post Crash Alert System as well as the SPACE™ architecture (Side Protection and Cabin Enhancement); which utilizes advanced crash force management techniques to help channel impact forces around and away from the passenger cabin. All of this adds up to complete 5-star protection in the spacious and comfortable Taurus X crossover. Use this control to adjust the brightness of the instrument panel and all applicable switches in the vehicle during headlamp and parking lamp operation. Move the control to the full upright position, past the detent, to turn on the interior lamps. THREE | ADJUSTABLE PEDALS (IF EQUIPPED) Press the top of the control to move the pedals further away from you or press the bottom of the control to move the pedals closer to you. The pedals should only be adjusted when the vehicle is stopped and in Park (P). FOUR | HOOD RELEASE To open the hood, pull the hood release handle under the bottom of the instrument panel, near the steering column. Go to the front of the vehicle and release the auxiliary latch located under the front center of the hood. Use the prop rod to support the raised hood. FIVE | SPEED CONTROL ONE TWO THREE FOUR Use extreme caution when using any device or feature that may take your attention off the road. Your primary responsibility is the safe operation of the vehicle. Only use non-essential features and devices when it is safe to do so. FIVE SIX 2009 QUICK REFERENCE GUIDE SEVEN EIGHT TAURUS X To set the speed control, press and release ON. Accelerate to the desired speed. Press and release the SET + control. Take your foot off the accelerator pedal. The speed control indicator light will illuminate in the cluster. To set a higher speed: press and hold SET+ until the desired speed is reached, or briefly press SET+ to increase the speed by small amounts. To set a lower speed: press and hold SET- until the desired speed is reached, or briefly press SET- to decrease the speed by small amounts. Press RSM to return to the previously set speed. To turn speed control off, depress the brake pedal or press OFF or CNCL (Cancel). SIX | TILT STEERING COLUMN To adjust the steering wheel, push the adjustment lever down to unlock the steering column. While the lever is down, tilt the steering column to your desired position. While holding the steering column in place, pull the lever up to its original position to lock the steering column. Do not adjust while driving. SEVEN | STEERING WHEEL AUDIO CONTROLS Audio Steering Wheel Controls: The appearance and functionality of your vehicle’s steering wheel controls may vary according to your option package. Refer to your Owner’s Guide for a complete description of all possible options. Press – VOL + to decrease/increase the volume. Press – SEEK + to access the previous/next strong station or CD track. Press MEDIA repeatedly to scroll through all possible media sources (AM, FM1, FM2, CD . . .etc). Press MUTE to mute the playing media. Press again to return to the playing media. The message center displays important vehicle information by constantly monitoring vehicle systems. You may select display features on the message center for a display of status. The system will also notify you of potential vehicle problems with a display of system warnings. For more information, please consult your Owner’s Guide. ELEVEN | LOW TIRE PRESSUREWARNING Your vehicle is equipped with a Tire Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS). This indicator light illuminates when your tire pressure is low. When the ignition is turned on, the light will illuminate for a few seconds to ensure that the bulb is working. If the light remains on, or begins to flash, check the tire pressure. If the issue persists, have the system inspected by an authorized dealer. For more information on this system, refer to Tire Pressure Monitoring System in your Owner’s Guide. 2005 TAURUS X The service engine soon light illuminates when the ignition is first turned on to check the bulb. If the lamp turns solid or blinks, the On Board Diagnostics System has detected a malfunction. Drive in a moderate fashion (avoid heavy acceleration or deceleration) and have your vehicle serviced immediately. THIRTEEN | ABS WARNING LIGHT The ABS light illuminates briefly when the ignition is turned on. If the ABS light remains on or continues to flash, a malfunction has been detected. Have the system serviced immediately by your authorized dealer. Normal braking (less ABS) is still functional unless the brake warning light is also illuminated. LOCATION OF SPARE TIRE If you get a flat tire while driving, do not apply the brake heavily. Instead, gradually decrease your speed. Hold the steering wheel firmly and slowly move to a safe place on the side of the road. Your vehicle is equipped with a temporary spare tire. The spare tire and jack are located under the carpeted floor panel in the rear of the vehicle. If the 3rd row seat is stowed in the floor, you will need to unstow it to gain access to the spare tire and jack. The temporary spare is designed for emergency use only and should be replaced as soon as possible. For complete details on how to change your tire, refer to the Roadside Emergencies chapter in your Owner’s Guide. FUSES SYNC Steering Wheel Controls (if equipped): Press to activate the Voice recognition system. Press to answer a call if equipped with SYNC. Press and hold to end a call. Refer to your SYNC supplement for more information. Press OK to confirm menu selections. Refer to your SYNC supplement (if equipped) for more information. FUEL TYPE AND TANK CAPACITY Depending on whether you have a Front Wheel Drive (FWD) or All Wheel Drive (AWD) vehicle and if your vehicle has a special emissions package, your fuel tank capacity will either be 20 gallons (75.7L) or 20.5 gallons (77.6L). Your vehicle is designed to use “Regular” unleaded gasoline with an octane rating of 87. Do not use gasoline labeled as “Regular” in high altitude areas that are sold with octane ratings less than 87. Your vehicle was not designed to run on E85 fuels that are blended with a maximum of 85% ethanol. EIGHT | MULTI-FUNCTION LEVER Rotate the end of the control up to increase the speed of the wipers and rotate down to decrease the speed of the wipers. Briefly press the end of the stalk for a single swipe of the wipers without washer fluid. A quick push and hold results in three swipes with washer fluid while a longer push and hold activates the wash pattern for up to five seconds. For better visibility, your vehicle will automatically turn on your headlights if your windshield wipers and autolamps (if equipped) are on. To operate your rear window wiper, turn the rear wiper control to 1 (intermittent speed), 2 (normal speed), or off. For a rear wash cycle, turn the rear wiper control to the position. Your rear wiper blades are automatically heated to help reduce any ice build up on your rear windshield. ALLWHEEL DRIVE (AWD) TEN ELEVEN INFORMATION TWELVE | SERVICE ENGINE SOON If your electrical components are not working properly, a fuse may have blown. Please consult your Owner's Guide. NINE ESSENTIAL TWELVE THIRTEEN (IF EQUIPPED) Your vehicle may be equipped with All Wheel Drive (AWD). The AWD system is always active and uses all four wheels to power the vehicle. This increases traction, enabling you to drive over terrain and road conditions that a conventional twowheel drive vehicle cannot. Refer to your Owner’s Guide for more information. Note: If your vehicle is equipped with AWD, a spare tire of a different size (other than the tire provided) should never be used. Using a different size could cause the AWD system to stop functioning and default to front wheel drive. Your vehicle is not intended for off-road use. TIRE PRESSURE Your tire pressure is properly set at the dealership according to the recommended specifications found on the Safety Compliance Certification Label or Tire Label located on the B-Pillar or the edge of the driver’s door. Check your tire pressure at least once a month and before long trips (including spare). As an added safety feature, your vehicle has been equipped with a Tire Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS) that illuminates a low tire pressure warning light when one or more of your tires is significantly under-inflated. Improperly inflated tires can affect vehicle handling and can fail suddenly, possibly resulting in loss of vehicle control. Refer to the Tires, Wheels and Loading chapter in your Owner’s Guide for more details and safety information. ROADSIDE ASSISTANCE Your new Ford Taurus X comes with the assurance and support of 24-hour emergency roadside assistance. Roadside assistance includes such services as: lockout assistance, limited fuel delivery, battery jump starts, changing a flat tire, towing, and winch out. To receive roadside assistance in the United States, call 1 (800) 241-3673. In Canada, call 1 (800) 665-2006. For more information on coverage period and details of service, refer to your Roadside Assistance information card. S.O.S. POST CRASH ALERT SYSTEM Your vehicle is equipped with the S.O.S. Post Crash Alert system. This system provides audible and visual alarms in the event of a crash which causes the deployment of airbags or the activation of the safety belt pretensioners. The turn signals will flash and the horn will sound. To deactivate the system, press the hazard flasher control (located on the instrument panel by the radio), or you can press the button on your remote transmitter. HAZARD FLASHER CONTROL Press to activate the front and rear direction signals when your vehicle is disabled and is creating a safety hazard for other motorists. Press again to turn off.