Ford Escape: Panel dimmer control - Lights - Ford Escape Owner's ManualFord Escape: Panel dimmer control

Use 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 detent, to turn on the interior lamps.
• Rotate to full down position (past detent) to prevent interior lamps from illuminating when the doors are opened.

Note: If the battery is disconnected, discharged, or a new battery is Note: If the battery is disconnected, discharged, or a new battery is installed, the dimmer switch requires re-calibration. Rotate the dimmer switch from the full dim position to the full dome/on position to reset.

This will ensure that your displays are visible under all lighting conditions.

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