Ford Taurus Owners Manual: Driving Hints

BREAKING-IN

You need to break in new tires for approximately 300 miles (480 kilometers). During this time, your vehicle may exhibit some unique driving characteristics. Avoid driving too fast during the first 1000 miles (1600 kilometers). Vary your speed frequently and change up through the gears early. Do not labor the engine. Do not tow during the first 1000 miles (1600 kilometers).

Towing the vehicle on four wheels
Emergency Towing If your vehicle becomes inoperable (without access to wheel dollies, car-hauling trailer, or flatbed transport vehicle), it can be flat-towed (all wheels on the ground, regardless ...

Economical driving
Fuel economy is affected by several things, such as how you drive, the conditions you drive under and how you maintain your vehicle. There are some things to keep in mind that may improve your fue ...

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Stability Control
PRINCIPLES OF OPERATION WARNING: Vehicle modifications involving braking system, aftermarket roof racks, suspension, steering system, tire construction and wheel or tire size may change the handling characteristics of your vehicle and may adversely affect the performance of the AdvanceTrac sys ...

Power seats
WARNING: Never adjust the drivers seat or seat back when the vehicle is moving. WARNING: Before returning the seat back to its original position, make sure that cargo or any objects are not trapped behind the seat back. Note: On vehicles with memory seats, to prevent damage to the seat, the ...

Capacities and Specifications
Engine Drivebelt Routing 3.5L V6 engine 3.5L V6 SHO engine 2.0L EcoBoost engine ...