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:

    Bumpers
    SPECIFICATIONS Torque Specifications REMOVAL AND INSTALLATION Bumper Cover - Front Removal With the vehicle in NEUTRAL, position it on a hoist. For additional information, refer to Section 100-02. NOTE: Three on each side. NOTE: If equipped. NOTE:&n ...

    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 ...

    Collision warning system
    WARNING: This system is designed to be a supplementary driving aid. It is not intended to replace the driver’s attention, and judgment, or the need to apply the brakes. This system does NOT activate the brakes automatically. Failure to press the brake pedal to activate the brakes may result in ...