Ford Taurus Owners Manual: Introduction

About this manual

Thank you for choosing ford. we recommend that you take some time to get to know your vehicle by reading this manual. the more that you know about it, the greater the safety and pleasure you will get from driving it.

Warning:

Always drive with due care and attention when using and operating the controls and features on your vehicle.

Note:

This manual describes product features and options available throughout the range of available models, sometimes even before they are generally available. It may describe options not fitted to your vehicle.

Note:

Some of the illustrations in this manual may be used for different models, so may appear different to you on your vehicle. However, the essential information in the illustrations is always correct.

Note:

Always use and operate your vehicle in line with all applicable laws and regulations.

Note:

Pass on this manual when selling your vehicle. It is an integral part of the vehicle.

This manual may qualify the location of a component as left-hand side or right-hand side. The side is determined when facing forward in the seat.

A. Right-hand side


A. Right-hand side

B. Left-hand side

Protecting the Environment

protecting the environment. CorrectYou must play your part in
protecting the environment. Correct vehicle usage and the authorized disposal of waste, cleaning and lubrication materials are significant steps toward this aim.

Symbol glossary

Warning:

you risk death or serious injury to yourself and others if you do not follow the instruction highlighted by the warning symbol.

These are some of the symbols you may see on your vehicle.


Data recording


Data recording
Service Data Recording Service data recorders in your vehicle are capable of collecting and storing diagnostic information about your vehicle. This potentially includes information about the perfor ...

Other materials:

Remote start climate operation (if equipped)
The climate control system adjusts the cabin temperature during remote start. You cannot adjust the system during remote start operation. In addition, the SYNC display and other displays remain blank during remote start operation. Turn the ignition on to return the system to its previous sett ...

Engine coolant check
Checking the Engine Coolant The concentration and level of engine coolant should be checked at the intervals listed in Scheduled Maintenance Information. Note: Make sure that the level is at the FULL COLD level or within the COLD FILL RANGE in the coolant reservoir. Note: Coolant expands wh ...

Hazard warning flashers
The hazard flasher control is located on the instrument panel by the radio. Use it when your vehicle is disabled and is creating a safety hazard for other motorists. Press the flasher control and all front and rear direction signals will flash. Press the flasher control again to turn ...