I have a 1979 Lincoln Continental Williamsburg Edition. It has 2 switches on the floor, left corner. The lower one is the dimmer switch but I don't know what the upper one is for. Any ideas? Thanks.
The switch I'm inquiring about isn't in the manual. I can't figure out what it goes to. This
car was owned by my grandfather, one owner, and it's not been modified. This is a factory
Did you try activating it?
The second swith or "upper" switch was a feature used to control the volume of the dashboard radio/8-track player. mine has the same switch.
The upper switch is the "seek" or "scan" button for the radio. In my case, I have the new-fangled electronically-tuned 8 track radio. One button push scans stations, another push locks in the station it's presently on. There are redundant buttons on the radio face itself. This floor switch is a throwback to the older "signal seeking" analog dial radios (GM, Ford, Chrysler) from the 1940s-1970s.
PS - I have a 1979 Continental Town Car.
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