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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Satellite radio information
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Diagnosis and Testing
Rear View Mirrors - Exterior DTC Chart(s) Diagnostics in this manual assume a certain skill level and knowledge of Ford-specific diagnostic practices. REFER to Section 100-00 for information regarding these diagnostic practices. DDM DTC Chart DSM DTC Chart Symptom Chart(s) Di ...

Specifications, Description and Operation
SPECIFICATIONS General Specifications Torque Specifications DESCRIPTION AND OPERATION Charging System Overview The generator is driven by the accessory drive belt. When the engine is started, the generator begins to generate AC voltage which is internally converted to DC voltage. The DC vo ...