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Old 05-08-2011, 10:08 AM   #55
Spartan12
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Originally Posted by 15inthefastlane View Post
So I read through most of that manual (there are some functions in the US model better described in this manual than ours) and, holy crap, that car is complicated. I fully understand why Ford made the limited feature choices for the US model. The controls for the HID headlight leveling system are ridiculous. And REAR fog lamps? WTF?
I wouldn't call it complicated, but perhaps unnecessary for the US market. I will say that I used to have rear fogs on my Jaguar, and while they're cool, the fog here in the U.S. isn't nearly as bad as across the pond, so they're a pointless option that would drive up costs.

HID headlamp leveling, while nice and less time consuming than DIY leveling, most Americans go to the dealer for changing a freakin' light bulb, so no need to provide controls for leveling their own headlamps.
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