Ford Taurus Owners Manual: Repairing minor paint damage

Your authorized dealer has touch-up paint to match your vehicle’s color.

Take your color code (printed on a sticker in the driver’s door jamb) to an authorized dealer to make sure you get the correct color.

• Remove particles, such as bird droppings, tree sap, insect deposits, tar spots, road salt and industrial fallout, before repairing paint chips.

• Always read the instructions before using the products.

    Waxing
    Regular waxing is necessary to protect the paint on your car from the elements. We recommend that you wash and wax the painted surface once or twice a year. When washing and waxing, park your veh ...

    Cleaning the engine
    Engines are more efficient when they are clean because grease and dirt buildup keep the engine warmer than normal. When washing: • Take care when using a power washer to clean the engine. The ...

    Other materials:

    Brakes
    GENERAL INFORMATION Note: Occasional brake noise is normal. If a metal-to-metal, continuous grinding or continuous squeal sound is present, the brake linings may be worn out. Have them inspected by an authorized dealer. If your vehicle has continuous vibration or shudder in the steering wheel wh ...

    Specifications, Description and Operation
    SPECIFICATIONS Torque Specifications DESCRIPTION AND OPERATION Rear View Mirrors Exterior, Power Overview Power mirrors allow the LH and RH exterior mirror glass to be positioned electronically. The position of the power mirror glass is controlled by the exterior mirror control switch. Selecting ...

    Assembly
    Engine Special Tool(s) Material Engine Upper Engine Front Engine Upper - LH Cylinder Head Engine Upper - RH Cylinder Head Timing Drive Components Lower Engine Block (View 1) Lower Engine Block (View 2) NOTICE: During engine repair procedures, cleanliness is extremely i ...