Ford Taurus Service Manual: Instrumentation and Warning Systems

Removal and Installation
Air Conditioning (A/C) Compressor - 2.0L GTDI Material Removal and Installation NOTICE: If installing a new Air Conditioning (A/C) compressor due to an internal failure of the old unit, either ...

Instrument Cluster and Panel Illumination
DESCRIPTION AND OPERATION Instrument Cluster and Panel Illumination Overview Dimmable Backlighting Dimmable illumination provides backlighting to certain switches and control components when the park ...

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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 potential loss of brakes. See your authorized dealer as soon as possible. WARNING: Always set the p ...

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 lens with a clean, damp, white, cotton cloth, then use a clean and dry, white, cotton cloth to dry t ...

Diagnosis and Testing
Exterior Lighting DTC Charts Diagnostics in this manual assume a certain skill level and knowledge of Ford-specific diagnostic practices. Refer to Diagnostic Methods in Section 100-00 for information about these practices. BCM DTC Chart SCCM DTC Chart IPM-A&nb ...