Ford Taurus Owners Manual: Child Safety

• You are required by law to properly use safety seats for infants and


• You are required by law to properly use safety seats for infants and toddlers in the United States and Canada.

• Many states and provinces require that small children use approved booster seats until they reach age eight, a height of 4 feet 9 inches (1.45 meters) tall, or 80 pounds (36 kilograms). Check your local and state or provincial laws for specific requirements about the safety of children in your vehicle.

• When possible, always properly restrain children twelve (12) years of age and under in a rear seating position of your vehicle. Accident statistics suggest that children are safer when properly restrained in the rear seating positions than in a front seating position. See Front Passenger Sensing System in the Supplementary Restraints System chapter for more information.

General information
See the following sections for directions on how to properly use safety restraints for children. WARNING: Always make sure your child is secured properly in a device that is appropriate for their h ...

Child seat positioning
WARNING: Airbags can kill or injure a child in a child seat. Never place a rear-facing child seat in front of an active airbag. If you must use a forward-facing child seat in the front seat, mov ...

Other materials:

Driver and passenger airbags
WARNING: Never place your arm or any objects over an airbag module. Placing your arm over a deploying airbag can result in serious arm fractures or other injuries. Objects placed on or over the airbag inflation area may cause those objects to be propelled by the airbag into your face and torso c ...

Power Steering
SPECIFICATIONS Torque Specifications a Refer to the procedure for the specification. REMOVAL AND INSTALLATION Steering Gear Special Tool(s) NOTE: 3.5L GTDI engine shown, 3.5L Ti-VCT, 3.7L Ti-VCT and 2.0L GTDI similar. Removal All vehicles If in ...

Specifications, Description and Operation
SPECIFICATIONS Material a 6F50 transmission. b 6F55 transmission. Torque Specifications a Refer to the procedure in this section. General Specifications Solenoid Operation Chart a Turns on above 8 km/h (5 mph). b Turns off above 8 km/h (5 mph). NC = Normally closed NH = ...