Ford Taurus Owners Manual: Opening and closing the hood

1. Inside the vehicle, pull the hood


1. Inside the vehicle, pull the hood release handle located under the bottom of the instrument panel near the steering column.

2. Go to the front of the vehicle and


2. Go to the front of the vehicle and release the auxiliary latch that is located under the front center of the hood.

3. Lift the hood.

    General information
    Have your vehicle serviced regularly to help maintain its roadworthiness and resale value. There is a large network of Ford authorized dealers who are there to help you with their professional servi ...

    Under hood overview
    3.5L V6 engine A. Engine coolant reservoir B. Windshield washer fluid reservoir C. Brake fluid reservoir D. Battery E. Power distribution box F. Air filter assembly G. Automatic transmission ...

    Other materials:

    Lane keeping system
    WARNING: The system is designed to aid the driver. It is not intended to replace the drivers attention and judgment. The driver is still responsible to drive with due care and attention. The system detects unintentional drifting toward the outside of the lane and alerts and/or aids the driver ...

    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 ...

    Windshield wipers
    Note: Fully defrost the windshield before switching on the windshield wipers. Note: Make sure you switch off the windshield wipers before entering a car wash. Note: Clean the windshield and wiper blades if they begin to leave streaks or smears. If that does not resolve the issue, install ...