Ford Taurus Owners Manual: Opening and closing the hood

1. Inside the vehicle, pull the hood


1. Inside the vehicle, pull the hood release handle located under the bottom of the instrument panel near the steering column.

2. Go to the front of the vehicle and


2. Go to the front of the vehicle and release the auxiliary latch that is located under the front center of the hood.

3. Lift the hood.

    General information
    Have your vehicle serviced regularly to help maintain its roadworthiness and resale value. There is a large network of Ford authorized dealers who are there to help you with their professional servi ...

    Under hood overview
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    Other materials:

    Front Drive Halfshafts
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    Using Adaptive Cruise Control
    WARNING: Always pay close attention to changing road conditions, especially when using adaptive cruise control. Adaptive cruise control cannot replace attentive driving. Failing to follow any of the warnings below or failing to pay attention to the road may result in a collision, serious injur ...

    Removal and Installation
    Headlamp Assembly Removal Remove the front bumper cover. Refer to Section 501-19. Remove the headlamp assembly upper bolt. To install, tighten to 3.2 Nm (28 lb-in). Remove the headlamp assembly front bolt. To install, tighten to 3.2 Nm (28 lb-in). Remove the headlamp ...