Ford Taurus Owners Manual: Cleaning products

For best results, use the following products or products of equivalent quality: Motorcraft Bug and Tar Remover (ZC-42)

Motorcraft Custom Bright Metal Cleaner (ZC-15)

Motorcraft Detail Wash (ZC-3-A)

Motorcraft Dusting Cloth (ZC-24)

Motorcraft Engine Shampoo and Degreaser (United States only) (ZC-20)

Motorcraft Engine Shampoo (Canada only) (CXC-66-A)

Motorcraft Multi-Purpose Cleaner (Canada only) (CXC-101)

Motorcraft Premium Glass Cleaner (Canada only) (CXC-100)

Motorcraft Premium Quality Windshield Washer Fluid (Canada only) [CXC-37-(A, B, D or F)]

Motorcraft Premium Windshield Wash Concentrate with Bitterant (United States only) ZC-32-B1)

Motorcraft Professional Strength Carpet & Upholstery Cleaner (ZC-54)

Motorcraft Spot and Stain Remover (United States only) (ZC-14)

Motorcraft Ultra-Clear Spray Glass Cleaner (ZC-23)

Motorcraft Wheel and Tire Cleaner (ZC-37-A)

    Vehicle Care
    GENERAL INFORMATION Your Ford or Lincoln authorized dealer has many quality products available to clean your vehicle and protect its finishes. ...

    Cleaning the exterior
    Wash your vehicle regularly with cool or lukewarm water and a neutral pH shampoo, such as Motorcraft Detail Wash. Never use strong household detergents or soap, such as dish washing or laundry ...

    Other materials:

    Essential towing checks
    Follow these guidelines for safe towing: Do not tow a trailer until you drive your vehicle at least 1000 miles (1600 kilometers). Consult your local motor vehicle laws for towing a trailer. See the instructions included with towing accessories for the proper installation and adjustmen ...

    Transmission
    Automatic transmission WARNING: Always set the parking brake fully and make sure the gearshift is latched in P (Park). Turn the ignition to the off position and remove the key whenever you leave your vehicle. Your vehicle has been designed to improve fuel economy by reducing fuel usage while co ...

    Rear seats
    Split-folding Rear Seat WARNING: Before returning the seatback to its original position, make sure that cargo or any objects are not trapped behind the seatback. After returning the seatback to its original position, pull on the seatback to make sure that it has fully latched. An unlatched seat ...