Ford Taurus Owners Manual: Cleaning the interior

WARNING:

Do not use cleaning solvents, bleach or dye on the vehicle’s 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 affect performance of the side airbag in a collision.

For fabric, carpets, cloth seats, safety belts and seats equipped with side airbags: • Remove dust and loose dirt with a vacuum cleaner.

• Apply a layer of high quality foam cleaner, designed for automotive interiors, to the dry stained area (s) of the item you are cleaning and allow soaking for one minute.

• If grease or tar is present on the material, spot-clean the area first with Motorcraft Spot and Stain Remover. In Canada, use Motorcraft Multi-Purpose Cleaner.

• If a ring forms on the fabric after spot cleaning, clean the entire area immediately (but do not oversaturate) or the ring can set.

• Do not use household cleaning products or glass cleaners, which can stain and discolor the fabric and affect the flame retardant abilities of the seat materials.

    Cleaning the windows and wiper blades
    The windows and wiper blades should be cleaned regularly. If the wipers do not wipe properly, substances on the vehicle’s glass or the wiper blades may cause squeaking or chatter noise from the bl ...

    Cleaning the instrument panel and instrument cluster lens
    WARNING: Do not use chemical solvents or strong detergents when cleaning the steering wheel or instrument panel to avoid contamination of the airbag system. Clean the instrument panel and cluster l ...

    Other materials:

    Changing a fuse
    Fuses WARNING: Always replace a fuse with one that has the specified amperage rating. Using a fuse with a higher amperage rating can cause severe wire damage and could start a fire. If electrical components in your vehicle are not working, a fuse may have blown. Blown fuses are identified b ...

    Removal and Installation
    Seat - Front NOTE: Refer to the installation steps for tightening sequence and torque specification. NOTE: Passenger seat shown, driver seat similar. Removal NOTE: The Supplemental Restraint System (SRS) must be fully operational and free of faults before releasing the vehicle to ...

    Instrument Panel and Console
    SPECIFICATIONS Torque Specifications REMOVAL AND INSTALLATION Instrument Panel - Exploded View Instrument Panel Trim Panel and Fasteners Instrument Panel Finish and Trim Panels Instrument Panel Upper Section Glove Compartment For additional information, refer to the procedures in this sec ...