Ford Taurus Owners Manual: Checking the wiper blades

Run the tip of your fingers over the edge of the blade


Run the tip of your fingers over the edge of the blade to check for roughness.

Clean the wiper blades with washer fluid or water applied with a soft sponge or cloth.

    Changing the vehicle battery
    WARNING: Batteries normally produce explosive gases which can cause personal injury. Therefore, do not allow flames, sparks or lighted substances to come near the battery. When working near the bat ...

    Changing the wiper blades
    1. Pull the wiper blade and arm away from the glass. 2. Squeeze the locking tabs to release the blade from the arm and pull the blade away from the arm to remove it. 3. Attach the new blade ...

    Other materials:

    Warning lamps and indicators
    These indicators can alert you to a vehicle condition that may become serious enough to cause expensive repairs. Many lights will illuminate when you start your vehicle to make sure they work. If any light remains on after starting the vehicle, refer to the respective system warning light for ad ...

    Exceptions
    There are several exceptions to the Normal Schedule. They are listed below: Normal vehicle axle maintenance: Rear axles and power take-off (PTO) units with synthetic fluid and light-duty trucks equipped with Ford-design axles are lubricated for life; do not check or change fluid unless a leak i ...

    Cleaning the engine
    Engines are more efficient when they are clean because grease and dirt buildup keep the engine warmer than normal. When washing: Х Take care when using a power washer to clean the engine. The high-pressure fluid could penetrate the sealed parts and cause damage. Х Do not spray a hot engine ...