Ford Taurus Owners Manual: Hints on driving with anti-lock brakes

When the system is operating, the brake pedal will pulse and may travel further. Maintain pressure on the brake pedal. You may also hear a noise from the system. This is normal.

The anti-lock braking system will not eliminate the dangers inherent when: • You drive too closely to the vehicle in front of you.

• Your vehicle is hydroplaning.

• You take corners too fast.

• The road surface is poor.

    Brakes
    GENERAL INFORMATION Note: Occasional brake noise is normal. If a metal-to-metal, continuous grinding or continuous squeal sound is present, the brake linings may be worn out. Have them inspected by ...

    Parking brake
    WARNING: If the parking brake is fully released, but the brake warning lamp remains illuminated, then driving your vehicle could result in reduced braking ability, increased stopping distances and ...

    Other materials:

    Removal and Installation
    Roof Opening Panel - Exploded View NOTE: The roof opening panel motor must be initialized when repairs are carried out on any part of the roof opening panel system, including: whenever the roof opening panel motor has been removed from the roof opening panel system, the roof opening panel gl ...

    In-Vehicle Repair
    Upper Intake Manifold Removal NOTICE: If the engine is repaired or replaced because of upper engine failure, typically including valve or piston damage, check the intake manifold for metal debris. If metal debris is found, install a new intake manifold. Failure to follow these instructions c ...

    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 ...