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 ...

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    Diagnostic Methods
    Effective Diagnostic Techniques NOTE: Do not use this document in place of Ford-prescribed Symptom Based Diagnostics or Workshop Manual diagnostics. Diagnostic Methods is intended to provide Ford vehicle diagnostic information only for support of Ford-prescribed diagnostics. The following di ...

    Front Disc Brake
    SPECIFICATIONS Torque Specifications REMOVAL AND INSTALLATION Brake Pads - 325 mm (13 in) Brakes Material Removal WARNING: Before beginning any service procedure in this section, refer to Safety Warnings in Section 100-00. Failure to follow this instruction may result in serious personal i ...

    Information messages
    Note: Depending on the vehicle options equipped with your vehicle, not all of the messages will display or be available. Certain messages may be abbreviated or shortened depending upon which cluster type you have. Press the OK button to acknowledge and remove some messages from the informatio ...