Ford Taurus Owners Manual: Under hood overview

3.5L V6 engine

A. Engine coolant reservoir


A. Engine coolant reservoir

B. Windshield washer fluid reservoir

C. Brake fluid reservoir

D. Battery

E. Power distribution box

F. Air filter assembly

G. Automatic transmission fluid dipstick

H. Engine oil dipstick

I. Engine oil filler cap

3.5L V6 SHO engine

A. Engine coolant reservoir


A. Engine coolant reservoir

B. Brake fluid reservoir

C. Battery

D. Power distribution box

E. Air filter assembly

F. Automatic transmission fluid dipstick (out of view)

G. Engine oil dipstick

H. Engine oil filler cap

I. Windshield washer fluid reservoir

Engine shield

Some vehicles may be equipped with an aero-shield under the engine.


Some vehicles may be equipped with an aero-shield under the engine.

This shield needs to be removed for service, including oil and filter changes. It is secured with four quick release fasteners.

2.0L EcoBoost® Engine

A. Engine coolant reservoir


A. Engine coolant reservoir

B. Brake fluid reservoir

C. Battery

D. Power distribution box

E. Air filter assembly

F. Engine oil filler cap

G. Engine oil dipstick

H. Windshield washer fluid reservoir

    Opening and closing the hood
    1. Inside the vehicle, pull the hood release handle located under the bottom of the instrument panel near the steering column. 2. Go to the front of the vehicle and release the auxiliary latc ...

    Other materials:

    Changing the vehicle battery
    WARNING: Batteries normally produce explosive gases which can cause personal injury. Therefore, do not allow flames, sparks or lighted substances to come near the battery. When working near the battery, always shield your face and protect your eyes. Always provide proper ventilation. WARNING: W ...

    Active park assist
    WARNING: This system is designed to be a supplementary park aid. It may not work in all conditions and is not intended to replace the driver’s attention and judgment. The driver is responsible for avoiding hazards and maintaining a safe distance and speed, even when the system is in use. Note ...

    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 ...