Ford AM/FM Stereo Radio Cassette User Manual

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QUICK REFERENCE GUIDE
04 TAURUS
AM/FM STEREO CASSETTE (IF EQUIPPED) AM/FM STEREO SINGLE CD (IF EQUIPPED) AUTOMATIC CLIMATE CONTROL (IF EQUIPPED) MESSAGE CENTER
This Quick Reference Guide is not intended to replace your vehicle’s Owner’s
Guide, which contains more detailed information concerning the features of your
vehicle and important safety warnings to help reduce the risk of injury to you and
your occupants. Always read your entire Owner’s Guide carefully when first learning
about your vehicle and consult the appropriate section when questions arise.
September 2003
Second Printing
Quick Reference
Ford Taurus
Litho in U.S.A.
4F1J-19G217-AA
Ford Motor Company
Customer Relationship Center
P.O. Box 6248
Dearborn, Michigan 48121
(800) 392-3673
01 AM/FM SELECT
In radio mode, press to select the AM/FM1/FM2
frequency bands.
06 SETTING THE CLOCK
Press and hold the H control to set the hour.
Press and hold the M control to set the minute.
02 VOLUME/POWER CONTROL
Press the control to turn the audio system on or
off. Turn the control to raise or lower the volume.
03 SEEK FUNCTION
In radio mode, press to find the next listenable sta-
tion up or down the band. In tape mode, press to
move to the next/previous selection on the tape.
04 SIDE 1-2
Press to change tape direction.
05 TUNE ADJUST
In radio mode, press to move to the next
frequency up or down the band. In CD changer
mode (if equipped), press to select a disc in
the changer.
07 TAPE SELECT
To begin tape play while in radio mode, press the
tape control.
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NOISE REDUCTION
Press to activate the system, which reduces tape
noise and hiss while playing a tape. Press again
to deactivate.
09 SCAN FUNCTION
In radio mode, press to hear a sampling of all
listenable stations. In tape mode, press to hear
a brief sampling of all selections.
10 SETTING THE MEMORY PRESETS
Select AM, FM1, or FM2 band, then select a sta-
tion. Next, press and hold a numbered preset
control until the sound returns.
For information on other available audio systems or the CD changer system, please refer
to your Owner’s Guide.
01 AM/FM SELECT
In radio mode, press to select the AM/FM1/FM2
frequency bands.
06 SETTING THE CLOCK
Press and hold the H control to set the hour.
Press and hold the M control to set the minute.
02 VOLUME/POWER CONTROL
Press the control to turn the audio system on or
off. Turn the control to raise or lower the volume.
03 SEEK FUNCTION
In radio mode, press to find the next listenable
station up or down the band. In CD mode, press
to move to the next/previous selection on the CD.
04 EJECT
Press to eject a CD.
05 TUNE ADJUST
In radio mode, press to move to the next
frequency up or down the band.
07 CD SELECT
To begin CD play while in radio mode, press the
CD control.
08 COMPRESSION
Press to bring soft and loud passages together
for a more consistent listening level.
09 SHUFFLE
Press to play CD tracks in random order.
10 SCAN FUNCTION
In radio mode, press to hear a sampling of all
listenable stations. In CD mode, press to hear
a brief sampling of all selections.
01 FRONT WINDOW DEFROSTER
Distributes outside air through the windshield
defroster ducts. Can be used to clear ice or fog
from the windshield.
06 RECIRCULATION CONTROL
Press to recirculate interior air within the cabin. This
provides maximum cooling efficiency, particularly in
extremely hot and humid weather, and also helps to
reduce dust and undesired outside odors from
reaching the interior of your vehicle. Press the
recirculation button again to allow fresh, outside air
to enter the cabin. Recirculation mode should not
be used without the A/C on in order to reduce
excess humidity build-up inside the vehicle.
03 FAN SPEED
To adjust manually, use the control to raise or
lower the fan speed.
04 AUTOMATIC OPERATION
In this mode, the system will automatically deter-
mine fan speed and airflow location to achieve
the temperature selected. Press AUTO to engage
the automatic temperature control.
05 A/C CONTROL
Press to manually enable or disable the air
conditioning in all modes except defrost.
07 MANUAL OVERRIDE CONTROLS
When pressed, these four controls will override
automatic operation. All controls allow you to
determine where airflow is directed. To return to
automatic operation, press AUTO.
The rear wiper and washer control is located under the headlamp controls. Press
the wiper control to activate the rear wiper. Press again to turn off the wiper. Press
the washer control to activate the rear washer.
ESSENTIAL INFORMATION
ROADSIDE ASSISTANCE
To fully assist if you should have a vehicle concern, Ford Motor Company offers a complimentary roadside
assistance program. This program is separate from the New Vehicle Limited Warranty. The service is available:
24 hours, 7 days a week for the New Vehicle Limited Warranty period of three years or 36,000 miles, whichever
comes first. Roadside assistance will cover:
Changing a flat tire | Jump-starts | Limited fuel delivery | Lock-out assistance | Towing of your vehicle
ROADSIDE ASSISTANCE CENTERS
United States: (800) 241-3673 | Canada: (800) 665-2006
For complete details on any roadside assistance concern, see the Roadside Emergencies section or the
Customer Assistance section in your Owner’s Guide.
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01 SET BUTTON
Setup menu controls the following displays:
For a more detailed description of the Setup menu,
please refer to your Owner's Guide.
The compass reading may be affected when you drive near large buildings, bridges, power lines and powerful broad-
cast antennas. Magnetic or metallic objects placed in, on or near the vehicle may also affect compass accuracy.
Usually, when something affects the compass readings, the compass will correct itself after a few days of operating
your vehicle in normal conditions. If the compass still appears to be inaccurate, a manual calibration my be neces-
sary. Refer to Compass zone/calibration adjustment in the Driver Controls chapter of your Owner’s Guide.
02 INFO BUTTON
03 RESET BUTTON
Press this control to select and reset functions shown in
the INFO menu and SETUP menu.
For a more detailed description of the RESET control,
please refer to your Owner's Guide.
With the ignition in the ON position, the message
center, located on your instrument cluster, displays
important vehicle information through a constant
monitor of vehicle systems. You may select display
features on the message center for a display of status
preceded by a brief indicator chime. The system will
also notify you of potential vehicle problems with a
display of system warning followed by a long indicator
chime.
Language | Units (English Metric) | System Check
This featur
e shows the following control displays:
For a more detailed description of the INFO controls,
please refer to your Owner's Guide.
SYSTEM WARNINGS
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Odometer | Distance to Empty | Average Fuel Economy
Trip Odometer
| Trip Elapsed Drive Time | Compass (if
equipped)
| Outside air temperature (if equipped)
REAR WINDOW WIPER & WASHER (Wagon Only)
COMPASS (If Equipped)
02 REAR WINDOW DEFROSTER
Press to clear the rear window of ice or fog. Press
the control again to turn off the defroster. The
defroster turns off automatically after 10 minutes
or when the ignition is turned to the OFF position.
Activating the rear window defroster will also
activate the heated mirrors (if equipped).
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08 TEMPERATURE SELECTION
To control the temperature, select the desired
temperature by pressing the temperature controls.
System warnings alert you to possible problems or
malfunctions in your vehicle operating systems.
In the event of a multiple warning situation, the message
center will cycle the display to show all warnings by
displaying each one for several seconds.
The message center will display the last selected feature
if there are no more warning messages. This allows you
to use the full functionality of the message center after
you acknowledge the warning by pressing the RESET
control and clearing the warning message.
If any warning stays on or continues to come on, contact
your dealer as soon as possible. For a more detailed
description of system warnings please refer to your
Owner’s Guide.