Ford Taurus Owners Manual: Under hood overview

3.5L V6 engine

A. Engine coolant reservoir


A. Engine coolant reservoir

B. Windshield washer fluid reservoir

C. Brake fluid reservoir

D. Battery

E. Power distribution box

F. Air filter assembly

G. Automatic transmission fluid dipstick

H. Engine oil dipstick

I. Engine oil filler cap

3.5L V6 SHO engine

A. Engine coolant reservoir


A. Engine coolant reservoir

B. Brake fluid reservoir

C. Battery

D. Power distribution box

E. Air filter assembly

F. Automatic transmission fluid dipstick (out of view)

G. Engine oil dipstick

H. Engine oil filler cap

I. Windshield washer fluid reservoir

Engine shield

Some vehicles may be equipped with an aero-shield under the engine.


Some vehicles may be equipped with an aero-shield under the engine.

This shield needs to be removed for service, including oil and filter changes. It is secured with four quick release fasteners.

2.0L EcoBoost® Engine

A. Engine coolant reservoir


A. Engine coolant reservoir

B. Brake fluid reservoir

C. Battery

D. Power distribution box

E. Air filter assembly

F. Engine oil filler cap

G. Engine oil dipstick

H. Windshield washer fluid reservoir

    Opening and closing 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 release the auxiliary latc ...

    Other materials:

    Specifications, Description and Operation
    SPECIFICATIONS Torque Specifications DESCRIPTION AND OPERATION External Controls The transmission selector lever linkage consists of: a selector lever cable that connects the transmission manual control lever to the selector lever assembly. a BSIA that is integral to the selector l ...

    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 ...

    Specifications, Description and Operation, Diagnosis and Testing
    SPECIFICATIONS Material DESCRIPTION AND OPERATION Engine NOTICE: When repairing engines, all parts must be contamination free. If contamination/foreign material is present when repairing an engine, premature engine failure may occur. NOTE: Specifications show the expected minimum or max ...