Ford Taurus Service Manual: Removal and Installation

Antenna - Satellite Radio

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Removal and Installation

NOTE: This procedure applies to both the stand-alone satellite radio antenna and the combination satellite radio/Global Positioning System (GPS) antenna.

  1. Lower the headliner. For additional information, refer to Section 501-05.
  1. Remove the satellite radio antenna in the following sequence:
    1. Disconnect the satellite radio antenna cable connector.
    1. Loosen the satellite radio antenna bolt.
      • To install, tighten to 6 Nm (53 lb-in).
  1. Remove the satellite radio antenna from the top of the roof.
  1. To install, reverse the removal procedure.

Antenna Cable - Satellite Radio

Rear Satellite Radio Antenna Cable

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Front And Middle Satellite Radio Antenna Cables

NOTE: The front satellite radio antenna cable with navigation is shown.

NOTE: The glove compartment is shown removed for clarity.

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Removal

NOTE: The satellite radio antenna cables are part of the vehicle wiring harness. Because the cables cannot be removed from the harness, this procedure applies to replacement of the cables only.

NOTE: For vehicles with navigation, a splitter is built-in to the front satellite radio antenna cable to split the satellite radio and Global Positioning System (GPS) signals.

Front cable

  1. Remove the Audio Front Control Module (ACM). For additional information, refer to Audio Control Module (ACM) in this section.

Rear cable

  1. Lower the headliner. For additional information, refer to Section 501-05.
  1. Disconnect the cable from the antenna.

Middle cable

  1. Remove the RH front and RH rear sill panels by pulling straight upward.

All cables

  1. Disconnect the appropriate satellite radio antenna cable in-line connection(s).
  1. Cut the ends of the existing cable and tape them back to prevent NVH concerns.

Installation

All cables

  1. Overlay the new satellite radio antenna cable on the vehicle wiring harness, following the routing of the original cable.
  1. Secure the new satellite radio antenna cable with tape or zip ties, as necessary.
    • For the front satellite radio antenna cable on vehicles with navigation, secure the splitter using the built-in push-pins.
  1. Connect the appropriate satellite radio antenna cable in-line connection(s).

Front cable

  1. Install the ACM. For additional information, refer to Audio Control Module (ACM) in this section.

Middle cable

  1. Install the RH front and RH rear sill panels.

Rear cable

  1. Connect the rear satellite radio antenna cable to the antenna.
  1. Install the headliner. For additional information, refer to Section 501-05.

Antenna Cable - AM/FM

NOTE: Only the front AM/FM antenna cable is shown.

NOTE: The glove compartment is shown removed for clarity.

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Removal

NOTE: Both the front and rear AM/FM antenna cables are part of the vehicle wiring harness. Because the cables cannot be removed from the harness, this procedure applies to replacement of the cables only.

Front cable

  1. Remove the Audio Front Control Module (ACM). For additional information, refer to Audio Control Module (ACM) in this section.

Rear cable

  1. Lower the headliner. For additional information, refer to Section 501-05.
  1. Disconnect the rear AM/FM antenna cable from the antenna module.
  1. Remove the RF and RR door sill trim panels. For additional information, refer to Section 501-05.

Both cables

  1. Disconnect the front-to-rear AM/FM antenna cable connection at the RH kick panel.
  1. Cut the ends of the existing cable and tape them back to prevent NVH concerns.

Installation

Both cables

  1. Overlay the new AM/FM antenna cable on the vehicle wiring harness, following the routing of the original cable.
  1. Secure the new AM/FM antenna cable with tape or zip ties, as necessary.
  1. Connect the front-to-rear AM/FM antenna cable connection at the RH kick panel.

Front cable

  1. Install the ACM. For additional information, refer to Audio Control Module (ACM) in this section.

Rear cable

  1. Install the RF and RR door sill trim panels. For additional information, refer to Section 501-05.
  1. Connect the rear AM/FM antenna cable to the antenna module.
  1. Install the headliner. For additional information, refer to Section 501-05.

Antenna Module

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Removal and Installation

  1. Remove the headliner. For additional information, refer to Section 501-05.
  1. Disconnect the antenna module-to-antenna cable connectors.
  1. Remove the bolt and the antenna module.
  1. To install, reverse the removal procedure.

Audio Control Module (ACM)

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Removal and Installation

NOTE: It is not necessary to remove the Audio Front Control Module (ACM) to retrieve the part number. For additional information, refer to Audio Control Module (ACM) Self-Diagnostic Mode in this section.

  1. NOTE: Module configuration is required when a new ACM is being installed.

    Upload the ACM configuration information to the scan tool. For additional information, refer to Programmable Module Installation (PMI) in Section 418-01.

  1. Remove the Front Display Interface Module (FDIM). For additional information, refer to Front Display Interface Module (FDIM) in this section.
  1. Remove the 4 screws and the ACM.
    • Disconnect the electrical connectors.
  1. To install, reverse the removal procedure.
    • Download the ACM configuration information from the scan tool. For additional information, refer to PMI in Section 418-01.

Front Controls Interface Module (FCIM)

Removal and Installation

  1. Remove the center instrument panel finish panel. For additional information, refer to Section 501-12.
  1. Release the 4 center register clips and remove the center registers.

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  1. To install, reverse the removal procedure.

Front Display Interface Module (FDIM)

Removal and Installation

  1. Remove the center instrument panel finish panel. For additional information, refer to Section 501-12.
  1. Remove the 4 screws and the Front Display Interface Module (FDIM).
    • To install, tighten to 2.5 Nm (23 lb-in).

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  1. Disconnect the Accessory Protocol Interface Module (APIM) electrical connectors.

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  1. Remove the 4 screws and remove APIM from the FDIM.
    • To install, tighten to 0.6 Nm (5 lb-in).

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  1. To install, reverse the removal procedure.
  1. Calibrate the FDIM touchscreen. Refer to Touchscreen Calibration.

Global Positioning System Module (GPSM)

NOTE: Steering wheel shown removed for clarity only.

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Removal and Installation

NOTE: Prior to replacement of the module, it is necessary to upload the module configuration information to the appropriate scan tool. This information must be downloaded into the new module after installation. For additional information, refer to Section 418-01.

  1. NOTE: This step is necessary only if the GPSM is being replaced. Upload the module configuration information from the GPSM into the scan tool. For additional information, refer to Section 418-01.
  1. Remove the Instrument Panel Cluster (IPC). For additional information, refer to Section 413-01.
  1. Release the clip and remove the Global Positioning System Module (GPSM).
    • Disconnect the electrical connector.

NOTE: If installing a new GPSM, make sure to download the GPSM configuration information from the scan tool into the new GPSM. For additional information, refer to Section 418-01.

  1. To install, reverse the removal procedure.
  1. Download the GPSM configuration information from the scan tool to the new GPSM following the scan tool on screen instructions.

Speaker - Door

NOTE: Front door shown, rear door similar.

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Removal and Installation

  1. Remove the door trim panel. For additional information, refer to Section 501-05.
  1. Remove the 4 screws and the door speaker.
    • Disconnect the electrical connector(s).
  1. If removing the bracket, remove the 3 screws and the door speaker bracket.
  1. To install, reverse the removal procedure.

Speaker - Instrument Panel

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Removal and Installation

  1. Using a suitable tool such as a trim removal tool, remove the instrument panel speaker cover by prying upward to disengage the clips.
  1. Remove the 2 screws and the instrument panel speaker.
    • Disconnect the electrical connector.
  1. To install, reverse the removal procedure.

Speaker - A-Pillar

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Removal and Installation

  1. Remove the A-pillar trim panel. For additional information, refer to Section 501-05.
  1. Release the clips and remove the A-pillar speaker.

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  1. To install, reverse the removal procedure.

Accessory Protocol Interface Module (APIM)

Removal

  1. Remove the Front Display Interface Module (FDIM). For additional information, refer to Front Display Interface Module (FDIM) in this section.
  1. Remove the 4 screws and remove the APIM from the FDIM.
    • To install, tighten to 0.6 Nm (5 lb-in).

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Installation

  1. To install, reverse the removal procedure.
  1. Program the APIM. Refer to Accessory Protocol Interface Module (APIM) Programming - Module Replacement.

Universal Serial Bus (USB) Cable and Port

Upper USB cable

  1. Remove the Accessory Protocol Interface Module (APIM) and disconnect the USB cable. For additional information, refer to Accessory Protocol Interface Module (APIM).
  1. Remove the floor console RH finish moulding.
    • Disconnect the electrical connector.

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  1. Remove the floor console RH lower trim panel.

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  1. Remove the floor console RH upper trim panel.

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  1. Disconnect the USB cable at the lower RH side of the floor console.

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  1. Remove the hush panel from the lower RH side of the instrument panel.

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  1. Detach the retainers and remove the USB cable following the routing shown.

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Lower USB cable

  1. Remove the floor console. For additional information, refer to Section 501-12.
  1. If equipped, remove the 6 screws and the floor console air duct.

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  1. Detach the retainers and remove the USB cable following the routing shown.

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Both cables

  1. To install, reverse the removal procedure.

Microphone

Removal

NOTE: If the microphone is removed from the headliner, a new microphone must be installed.

  1. Pry the microphone bezel from the headliner metal mounting bracket and remove the microphone from the headliner by grasping the microphone pigtail.
    • Disconnect the electrical connector.

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Installation

  1. Connect the microphone electrical connector.
  1. Wrap the connection with anti-rattle tape.
  1. Feed the microphone pigtail into the headliner through the microphone hole.
    • Verify the microphone pigtail points towards the front of the vehicle.
  1. Snap the microphone into the headliner mounting bracket.
    • Verify the mounting bracket and microphone are snug to the headliner.

Media Hub

Removal and Installation

  1. Open the floor console stowage bin door.

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  1. Using a trim removal tool, remove the audio input jack bezel by prying straight back.
    • Disconnect the electrical connectors.

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  1. To install, reverse the removal procedure.
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