Ford Taurus Owners Manual: Scheduled Maintenance and Mechanical Repairs

One of the best ways for you to make sure that your vehicle provides years of service is to have it maintained in line with our recommendations using parts that conform to the specifications detailed in this owner’s manual. Genuine Ford and Motorcraft parts meet or exceed these specifications.

    Replacement parts recommendation
    Your vehicle has been built to the highest standards using quality parts. We recommend that you demand the use of genuine Ford and Motorcraft parts whenever your vehicle requires scheduled mainten ...

    Collision Repairs
    We hope that you never experience a collision, but accidents do happen. Genuine Ford replacement collision parts meet our stringent requirements for fit, finish, structural integrity, corrosion pr ...

    Other materials:

    Fuel consumption
    Filling the Tank The advertised capacity is the indicated capacity and the empty reserve combined. Indicated capacity is the difference in the amount of fuel in a full tank and a tank when the fuel gauge indicates empty. Empty reserve is the amount of fuel in the tank after the fuel gauge indica ...

    Steering
    Electric Power Steering WARNING: The electric power steering system has diagnostic checks that continuously monitor the system to ensure proper operation. When a system error is detected a steering message will appear in the information display. WARNING: The electric power steering system has d ...

    Diagnosis and Testing
    Information and Entertainment System Special Tool(s) DTC Chart(s) NOTE: For SYNC related concerns, REFER to the SYNC Symptom Chart before connecting the scan tool and beginning DTC-based diagnostics. Diagnostics in this manual assume a certain skill level and knowledge of Ford-specific diagn ...