Ford Escape: Daytime running lamps (DRL) (if equipped) - Headlamp control - Lights - Ford Escape Owner's ManualFord Escape: Daytime running lamps (DRL) (if equipped)

Turns the low beam headlamps on with a reduced output.

To activate:

• the ignition must be in the on position.
• the headlamp control must be in the off, parking lamps or autolamp position.
• with automatic transmission, the transmission is not in P (Park),
• with manual transmission, the parking brake must be released.

dusk or during inclement weather. The Daytime Running Lamp WARNING: Always remember to turn on your headlamps at dusk or during inclement weather. The Daytime Running Lamp (DRL) system does not activate the tail lamps and generally may not provide adequate lighting during these conditions. Failure to activate your headlamps under these conditions may result in a collision.

    Flash-to-pass
    Pull toward you slightly to activate and release to deactivate. ...

    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, p ...

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