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:

    Disassembly and Assembly of Subassemblies
    Cylinder Head Special Tool(s) Material Disassembly NOTICE: During engine repair procedures, cleanliness is extremely important. Any foreign material, including any material created while cleaning gasket surfaces, that enters the oil passages, coolant passages or the oil pan can cause en ...

    Specifications, Description and Operation
    SPECIFICATIONS Material Torque Specifications DESCRIPTION AND OPERATION Handles, Locks, Latches and Entry Systems Overview The power lock/unlock feature locks or unlocks the doors upon a customer request from either door lock control switch in the vehicle, a RKE transmitter, or the key ...

    Cruise Control - Non-Adaptive
    DESCRIPTION AND OPERATION Cruise Control Overview The cruise control system is controlled by the PCM. The cruise control mode is selected from the steering wheel mounted switches (ON/OFF, SET, CNCL and RES) which are integrated into the LH steering wheel switch. The cruise control system maintain ...