Ford Taurus Service Manual: Diagnosis and Testing

External Controls

Inspection and Verification

  1. Verify the customer concern by operating the system.
  1. Visually inspect for obvious signs of mechanical or electrical damage.
  1. If the concern is not visually evident, verify the symptom. GO to Symptom Chart.

Visual Inspection Chart

Ford Taurus. Automatic Transmission

DTC Chart

Diagnostics in this manual assume a certain skill level and knowledge of Ford-specific diagnostic practices. Refer to Diagnostic Methods in Section 100-00 for information about these practices.

DTC Chart - BCM

Ford Taurus. Automatic Transmission

DTC Chart - PCM

Ford Taurus. Automatic Transmission

Symptom Chart

Diagnostics in this manual assume a certain skill level and knowledge of Ford-specific diagnostic practices. Refer to Diagnostic Methods in Section 100-00 for information about these practices.

In most circumstances, the PCM sets DTCs to help guide with diagnostics. Refer to the DTC Chart before using the symptom chart. The Condition column lists the vehicle condition. The Source column lists a detailed vehicle condition. The Action column lists the action to be performed to determine the cause of the condition. Each action lists the components that can caused the system and the individual components in that system. The components are listed in order of disassembly. Use the list of components and the required action to focus on disassembly inspections for the root cause of the concern.

Ford Taurus. Automatic Transmission

Ford Taurus. Automatic Transmission

Pinpoint Tests

Pinpoint Test A: B1319:11 (Floor Shift)

Diagnostic Overview

Diagnostics in this manual assume a certain skill level and knowledge of Ford-specific diagnostic practices. Refer to Diagnostic Methods in Section 100-00 for information about these practices.

Refer to Wiring Diagrams Cell 37 , Shift Interlock for schematic and connector information.

Normal Operation and Fault Conditions

The BSIA system is controlled by the BCM and is activated when the BCM receives a brake pedal applied input.

DTC Fault Trigger Conditions

Ford Taurus. Automatic Transmission

    Possible Sources
  • Connectors damaged or pushed-out terminals, corrosion, loose wires and missing or damaged seals.
  • BSIA solenoid
  • Fuse
  • BCM

PINPOINT TEST A: B1319:11 (FLOOR SHIFT)

Ford Taurus. Automatic Transmission

Ford Taurus. Automatic Transmission

Pinpoint Test B: B1319:15 (Floor Shift)

Diagnostic Overview

Diagnostics in this manual assume a certain skill level and knowledge of Ford-specific diagnostic practices. Refer to Diagnostic Methods in Section 100-00 for information about these practices.

Refer to Wiring Diagrams Cell 37 , Shift Interlock for schematic and connector information.

Normal Operation and Fault Conditions

The BSIA system is controlled by the BCM and is activated when the BCM receives a brake pedal applied input.

DTC Fault Trigger Conditions

Ford Taurus. Automatic Transmission

    Possible Sources
  • Connectors damaged or pushed-out terminals, corrosion, loose wires and missing or damaged seals.
  • BSIA solenoid
  • Fuse
  • BCM

PINPOINT TEST B: B1319:15 (FLOOR SHIFT)

Ford Taurus. Automatic Transmission

Ford Taurus. Automatic Transmission

Ford Taurus. Automatic Transmission

Pinpoint Test C: B1319:11 (Column Shift)

Diagnostic Overview

Diagnostics in this manual assume a certain skill level and knowledge of Ford-specific diagnostic practices. Refer to Diagnostic Methods in Section 100-00 for information about these practices.

Refer to Wiring Diagrams Cell 37 , Shift Interlock for schematic and connector information.

Normal Operation and Fault Conditions

The BSIA system is controlled by the BCM and is activated when the BCM receives a brake pedal applied input.

DTC Fault Trigger Conditions

Ford Taurus. Automatic Transmission

    Possible Sources
  • Connectors damaged or pushed-out terminals, corrosion, loose wires and missing or damaged seals.
  • BSIA solenoid
  • Fuse
  • BCM

PINPOINT TEST C: B1319:11 (COLUMN SHIFT)

Ford Taurus. Automatic Transmission

Ford Taurus. Automatic Transmission

Pinpoint Test D: B1319:15 (Column Shift)

Diagnostic Overview

Diagnostics in this manual assume a certain skill level and knowledge of Ford-specific diagnostic practices. Refer to Diagnostic Methods in Section 100-00 for information about these practices.

Refer to Wiring Diagrams Cell 37 , Shift Interlock for schematic and connector information.

Normal Operation and Fault Conditions

The BSIA system is controlled by the BCM and is activated when the BCM receives a brake pedal applied input.

DTC Fault Trigger Conditions

Ford Taurus. Automatic Transmission

    Possible Sources
  • Connectors damaged or pushed-out terminals, corrosion, loose wires and missing or damaged seals.
  • BSIA solenoid
  • Fuse
  • BCM

PINPOINT TEST D: B1319:15 (COLUMN SHIFT)

Ford Taurus. Automatic Transmission

Ford Taurus. Automatic Transmission

Ford Taurus. Automatic Transmission

Pinpoint Test E: P0815, P0816 (Floor Shift)

Diagnostic Overview

Diagnostics in this manual assume a certain skill level and knowledge of Ford-specific diagnostic practices. Refer to Diagnostic Methods in Section 100-00 for information about these practices.

Refer to Wiring Diagrams Cell 29 , Transmission Controls - 6 Speed for schematic and connector information.

Normal Operation and Fault Conditions

The SelectShift switch is a toggle switch integral to the selector lever knob. When the selector lever is placed in the manual shift position, the upshift/downshift feature becomes activated. If a new switch is required install a new selector lever knob.

DTC Fault Trigger Conditions

Ford Taurus. Automatic Transmission

    Possible Sources
  • Connectors damaged or pushed-out terminals, corrosion, loose wires and missing or damaged seals.
  • SelectShift switch
  • PCM

PINPOINT TEST E: P0815, P0816 (FLOOR SHIFT)

Ford Taurus. Automatic Transmission

Ford Taurus. Automatic Transmission

Ford Taurus. Automatic Transmission

Ford Taurus. Automatic Transmission

Ford Taurus. Automatic Transmission

Ford Taurus. Automatic Transmission

Ford Taurus. Automatic Transmission

Ford Taurus. Automatic Transmission

Ford Taurus. Automatic Transmission

Pinpoint Test F: P0815, P0816 (Paddle Shift)

Diagnostic Overview

Diagnostics in this manual assume a certain skill level and knowledge of Ford-specific diagnostic practices. Refer to Diagnostic Methods in Section 100-00 for information about these practices.

Refer to Wiring Diagrams Cell 29 , Transmission Controls - 6 Speed for schematic and connector information.

Normal Operation and Fault Conditions

The paddle shift switch is a toggle switch integral to the steering column. When the selector lever is placed in the manual shift position, the upshift/downshift feature becomes activated and allows the operator to upshift or downshift without removing there hands from the steering wheel. If a new switch is required install a new paddle shift assembly.

DTC Fault Trigger Conditions

Ford Taurus. Automatic Transmission

    Possible Sources
  • Connectors damaged or pushed-out terminals, corrosion, loose wires and missing or damaged seals.
  • Paddle shift switch
  • PCM

PINPOINT TEST F: P0815, P0816 (PADDLE SHIFT)

Ford Taurus. Automatic Transmission

Ford Taurus. Automatic Transmission

Ford Taurus. Automatic Transmission

Ford Taurus. Automatic Transmission

Ford Taurus. Automatic Transmission

Ford Taurus. Automatic Transmission

Ford Taurus. Automatic Transmission

Ford Taurus. Automatic Transmission

Ford Taurus. Automatic Transmission

Pinpoint Test G: P1780

Diagnostic Overview

Diagnostics in this manual assume a certain skill level and knowledge of Ford-specific diagnostic practices. Refer to Diagnostic Methods in Section 100-00 for information about these practices.

Refer to Wiring Diagrams Cell 30 , Transmission Controls - 6F35 for schematic and connector information.

Normal Operation and Fault Conditions

The low gear select switch is a momentary contact switch located on the end of the selector lever. Pressing the low gear select switch will allow for low (1st gear) operation or cancel low gear operation. There are no continuous DTCs for the low gear select switch but if the switch fails while the vehicle is being driven, the symptoms is, transmission shifts to low when not selected or transmission will not go into low when selected. This will depend on how and when the switch fails.

DTC Fault Trigger Conditions

Ford Taurus. Automatic Transmission

Ford Taurus. Automatic Transmission

Ford Taurus. Automatic Transmission

Ford Taurus. Automatic Transmission

Ford Taurus. Automatic Transmission

Ford Taurus. Automatic Transmission

Ford Taurus. Automatic Transmission

Ford Taurus. Automatic Transmission

    Specifications, Description and Operation
    SPECIFICATIONS Torque Specifications DESCRIPTION AND OPERATION External Controls The transmission selector lever linkage consists of: a selector lever cable that connects the transmission manual ...

    General Procedures
    Brake Shift Interlock Override - Floor Shift NOTE: If it is necessary to use the override procedure to move the selector lever out of the PARK position, it is possible that a fuse has blown.&nb ...

    Other materials:

    Sunshade
    The power rear sunshade covers the rear window of the vehicle. The control is located in the center console access bin. Press the control to move the sunshade up or down. Note: Do not try to manually move the sunshade. The sunshade has a one-touch down feature. Press and release the cont ...

    Navigation system
    Note: The navigation SD card must be in the SD card slot to operate the navigation system. If you need a replacement SD card, see your authorized dealer. Note: The SD card slot is spring-loaded. To remove the SD card, just push the card in and release it. Do not attempt to pull the card out to ...

    Removal and Installation
    Headlamp Assembly Removal Remove the front bumper cover. Refer to Section 501-19. Remove the headlamp assembly upper bolt. To install, tighten to 3.2 Nm (28 lb-in). Remove the headlamp assembly front bolt. To install, tighten to 3.2 Nm (28 lb-in). Remove the headlamp ...