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:

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 ...

Autolamps
WARNING: In severe weather conditions, it may be necessary to switch your headlamps on manually. Note: If the vehicle is equipped with autolamps, it will have the windshield wiper rainlamp feature. When the windshield wipers are turned to low- or high-speed wiping during daylight, and the headla ...

Child seat positioning
WARNING: Airbags can kill or injure a child in a child seat. Never place a rear-facing child seat in front of an active airbag. If you must use a forward-facing child seat in the front seat, move the vehicle seat upon which the child seat is installed all the way back. When possible, all c ...