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:

    Front Suspension
    SPECIFICATIONS Material Torque Specifications a Refer to the procedure in this section. DESCRIPTION AND OPERATION Front Suspension The front suspension consists of the following components: Wheel bearing and wheel hubs Wheel studs Lower arms Stabilizer bar Stabilizer bar links Struts ...

    Interior lamps
    Front row map lamps The map lamps are located on the overhead console. Press the outer edge of the clear lens to turn on the lamps. The map lamps also light when: • any door is opened. • the instrument panel dimmer button is pressed until the courtesy lamp comes on. • the remot ...

    Exterior Trim and Ornamentation
    SPECIFICATIONS Torque Specifications REMOVAL AND INSTALLATION Applique - Luggage Compartment Lid Removal and Installation NOTE: Removal steps in this procedure may contain installation details. To install, tighten to 5 Nm (44 lb-in). If equipped. To ...