Ford Taurus Owners Manual: Child Safety

• You are required by law to properly use safety seats for infants and


• You are required by law to properly use safety seats for infants and toddlers in the United States and Canada.

• Many states and provinces require that small children use approved booster seats until they reach age eight, a height of 4 feet 9 inches (1.45 meters) tall, or 80 pounds (36 kilograms). Check your local and state or provincial laws for specific requirements about the safety of children in your vehicle.

• When possible, always properly restrain children twelve (12) years of age and under in a rear seating position of your vehicle. Accident statistics suggest that children are safer when properly restrained in the rear seating positions than in a front seating position. See Front Passenger Sensing System in the Supplementary Restraints System chapter for more information.

General information
See the following sections for directions on how to properly use safety restraints for children. WARNING: Always make sure your child is secured properly in a device that is appropriate for their h ...

Child seat positioning
WARNING: Airbags can kill or injure a child in a child seat. Never place a rear-facing child seat in front of an active airbag. If you must use a forward-facing child seat in the front seat, mov ...

Other materials:

Hydraulic Brake Actuation
SPECIFICATIONS Material Torque Specifications DESCRIPTION AND OPERATION Adjustable Pedals Overview The adjustable pedal feature uses an electrical motor to adjust the brake and accelerator pedal positions forward and rearward to increase driver comfort. Two adjustable pedal systems are available ...

Engine Ignition - 3.7L Ti-VCT
SPECIFICATIONS Material General Specifications Torque Specifications DESCRIPTION AND OPERATION Engine Ignition Component Location 3.7L Ti-VCT System Operation REFER to the PC/ED manual section 1 Description and Operation. Component Description REFER to the PC/ED manua ...

Special operating conditions
If you operate your vehicle primarily in any of the following conditions, you need to perform additional maintenance as indicated. If you occasionally operate your vehicle under any of these conditions, it is not necessary to perform the additional maintenance. For specific recommendations, see ...