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. ...

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    Load limit
    Vehicle Loading With and Without a Trailer This section will guide you in the proper loading of your vehicle and/or trailer, to keep your loaded vehicle weight within its design rating capability, with or without a trailer. Properly loading your vehicle will provide maximum return of vehicle d ...

    Safety Belts
    PRINCIPLES OF OPERATION WARNING: Never let a passenger hold a child on his or her lap while your vehicle is moving. The passenger cannot protect the child from injury in a crash. WARNING: It is extremely dangerous to ride in a cargo area, inside or outside of a vehicle. In a crash, people ridin ...

    Data recording
    Service Data Recording Service data recorders in your vehicle are capable of collecting and storing diagnostic information about your vehicle. This potentially includes information about the performance or status of various systems and modules in the vehicle, such as engine, throttle, steering o ...