Ford Taurus Owners Manual: Vehicle certification label

The National Highway Traffic Safety


The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Regulations require that a Safety Compliance Certification Label be affixed to a vehicle and prescribe where the Safety Compliance Certification Label may be located. The Safety Compliance Certification Label shall be affixed to either the door hinge pillar, the door latch post, or the edge of the door near the door latch, next to the drivers seating position.

    Vehicle identification number
    The vehicle identification number is located on the drivers side instrument panel. Please note that in the graphic, XXXX is representative of your vehicle identification number. The Vehicle ...

    Transmission code designation
    You can find a transmission code on the Safety Compliance Certification Label. The following table tells you which transmission each code represents. ...

    Other materials:

    Rear seats
    Split-folding Rear Seat WARNING: Before returning the seatback to its original position, make sure that cargo or any objects are not trapped behind the seatback. After returning the seatback to its original position, pull on the seatback to make sure that it has fully latched. An unlatched seat ...

    Cleaning the interior
    WARNING: Do not use cleaning solvents, bleach or dye on the vehicles safety belts, as these actions may weaken the belt webbing. WARNING: On vehicles equipped with seat-mounted airbags, do not use chemical solvents or strong detergents. Such products could contaminate the side airbag system and ...

    Front passenger sensing system
    WARNING: Even with Advanced Restraints Systems, children 12 and under should be properly restrained in a rear seating position. Failure to follow this could seriously increase the risk of injury or death. WARNING: Sitting improperly out of position or with the seat back reclined too far can tak ...