2007 Ford Taurus Owner's Manual

2007 Ford Taurus owners manual
Year:
2007
Make:
Ford
Model:
Taurus
Rating:
(7)

Online manual

Size:
2.21 MB

Table of Contents

Table of Contents
1
Introduction
4
CONGRATULATIONS
4
SAFETY AND ENVIRONMENT PROTECTION
4
Warning symbols in this guide
4
Warning symbols on your vehicle
5
Protecting the environment
5
BREAKING-IN YOUR VEHICLE
5
SPECIAL NOTICES
5
New Vehicle Limited Warranty
5
Special instructions
5
Service Data Recording
6
Event Data Recording
6
Cell phone use
7
Middle East/North Africa vehicle specific information
7
Instrument Cluster
10
WARNING LIGHTS AND CHIMES
10
GAUGES
13
Entertainment Systems
15
AUDIO SYSTEMS
15
AM/FM stereo cassette/MACH AUDIO SYSTEM with AM/FM stereo cassette (if equipped)
15
Audio System with AM/FM Stereo/Single CD Player (if equipped)
18
CD changer (if equipped)
20
GENERAL AUDIO INFORMATION
21
Climate Controls
23
MANUAL HEATING AND AIR CONDITIONING SYSTEM (IF EQUIPPED)
23
Operating tips
24
AUTOMATIC TEMPERATURE CONTROL SYSTEM (IF EQUIPPED)
25
Operating tips
26
REAR WINDOW DEFROSTER
27
CABIN AIR FILTER
28
Lights
29
HEADLAMP CONTROL
29
Autolamp control (if equipped)
29
High beams
29
Flash to pass
30
Daytime running lamps (DRL) (if equipped)
30
PANEL DIMMER CONTROL
30
AIMING THE HEADLAMPS
31
Vertical aim adjustment
31
TURN SIGNAL CONTROL
32
INTERIOR LAMPS
32
Map lamps/dome lamp
32
Dome lamp (with moon roof)
33
Map lamps (with moon roof)
33
BULB REPLACEMENT
34
Headlamp Condensation
34
Using the right bulbs
34
Replacing the interior bulbs
35
Replacing exterior bulbs
35
Replacing headlamp bulbs
35
Replacing front parking lamp/turn signal/cornering lamp bulbs
37
Replacing high-mount brakelamp assembly
38
Replacing high-mount brakelamp bulbs — Decklid spoiler
38
Replacing license plate lamp bulbs
39
Replacing tail/brake/turn signal/backup lamp bulbs
40
Driver Controls
41
MULTI-FUNCTION LEVER
41
TILT STEERING WHEEL
41
ILLUMINATED VISOR MIRROR (IF EQUIPPED)
42
CENTER CONSOLE
42
AUXILIARY POWER POINT (12VDC)
42
POWER WINDOWS
43
One touch down
44
Window lock
44
Accessory delay
44
AUTOMATIC DIMMING INSIDE REAR VIEW MIRROR (IF EQUIPPED)
44
EXTERIOR MIRRORS
45
Power side view mirrors
45
Heated outside mirrors (if equipped)
45
SPEED CONTROL
45
Setting speed control
46
Disengaging speed control
46
Resuming a set speed
47
Increasing speed while using speed control
47
Reducing speed while using speed control
47
Turning off speed control
48
MOON ROOF (IF EQUIPPED)
48
HOMELINK WIRELESS CONTROL SYSTEM (IF EQUIPPED)
49
Programming
50
Gate Operator & Canadian Programming
51
Operating the HomeLink Wireless Control System
52
Erasing HomeLink buttons
52
Reprogramming a single HomeLink button
52
MESSAGE CENTER
53
Selectable features
53
Reset
53
Info menu
53
Odometer/Trip odometer
53
Distance to empty (DTE)
53
Average fuel economy (AFE)
54
Distance to empty/Average fuel economy for FFV-equipped vehicles
54
Trip elapsed drive time
55
Outside air temperature (if equipped)
55
Compass display (if equipped)
55
Compass zone/calibration adjustment
56
Setup menu
57
Language
57
Units (English/Metric)
58
System check
58
System warnings
59
POSITIVE RETENTION FLOOR MAT
62
INTERIOR TRUNK CONTROL
62
CARGO AREA FEATURES
62
Cargo utility hooks
62
Locks and Security
63
KEYS
63
POWER DOOR LOCKS
63
63
Autolock (if equipped)
63
Relock
63
To deactivate/reactivate the autolock feature using the power door unlock control
63
Smart unlocking feature
64
CHILDPROOF DOOR LOCKS
64
INTERIOR LUGGAGE COMPARTMENT RELEASE
65
REMOTE ENTRY SYSTEM (IF EQUIPPED)
66
Unlocking the doors
66
Locking the doors
67
Opening the trunk
67
Sounding a panic alarm
67
Replacing the battery
67
Replacing lost remote entry transmitters
68
How to reprogram your remote entry transmitters
68
Illuminated entry
69
Perimeter lamps illuminated entry
70
Deactivating/activating perimeter lamps
70
KEYLESS ENTRY SYSTEM (IF EQUIPPED)
71
Programming a personal entry code
71
Erasing personal codes
71
Unlocking and locking the doors using keyless entry
72
SECURILOCK PASSIVE ANTI-THEFT SYSTEM
72
Anti-theft indicator
73
Automatic arming
73
Automatic disarming
73
Replacement keys
73
Programming spare keys
74
PERIMETER ALARM SYSTEM (IF EQUIPPED)
75
Arming the system
75
Disarming the system
76
Triggering the anti-theft system
76
Seating and Safety Restraints
77
SEATING
77
Adjustable head restraints (front seats)
77
Using the manual lumbar support (if equipped)
78
Adjusting the front manual seat (if equipped)
78
Adjusting the front power seat (if equipped)
79
REAR SEATS
81
2nd seat/split-folding rear seat (if equipped)
81
SAFETY RESTRAINTS
81
Personal Safety System
81
How does the Personal Safety System work?
82
Driver and passenger dual-stage airbag supplemental restraints
82
Front crash severity sensor
82
Driver’s seat position sensor
83
Front passenger sensing system
83
Front safety belt usage sensors
84
Front safety belt pretensioners
84
Front safety belt energy management retractors
84
Determining if the Personal Safety System is operational
84
Safety belt precautions
85
Combination lap and shoulder belts
86
Energy management retractors
86
Vehicle sensitive mode
87
Automatic locking mode
87
How to use the automatic locking mode
87
How to disengage the automatic locking mode
88
Safety belt pretensioner
88
Safety belt usage sensors
89
Front safety belt height adjustment
89
Lap belts
90
Adjusting the center front lap belt
90
Safety belt extension assembly
90
Safety belt maintenance
91
Safety belt warning light and indicator chime
91
Conditions of operation
92
BeltMinder
92
One time disable
95
Deactivating/activating the BeltMinder feature
95
AIRBAG SUPPLEMENTAL RESTRAINT SYSTEM (SRS)
97
Important supplemental restraint system precautions
98
Children and airbags
99
How do the airbag supplemental restraints work?
100
Front passenger sensing system
100
Determining if the system is operational
105
Seat-mounted side airbag system (if equipped)
106
How does the side airbag system work?
106
Disposal of airbags and airbag equipped vehicles
107
SAFETY RESTRAINTS FOR CHILDREN
107
Important child restraint precautions
108
Children and safety belts
108
Child booster seats
109
When children should use booster seats
109
Types of booster seats
110
The importance of shoulder belts
111
SAFETY SEATS FOR CHILDREN
112
Child and infant or child safety seats
112
Installing child safety seats with combination lap and shoulder belts
113
Installing child safety seats in the center lap belt seating position
116
Attaching child safety seats with tether straps
116
Attaching safety seats with LATCH (Lower Anchors and Tethers for Children) attachments for child seat anchors
118
Tires, Wheels and Loading
120
INFORMATION ABOUT UNIFORM TIRE QUALITY GRADING
120
Treadwear
120
Traction AA A B C
120
Temperature A B C
121
TIRES
121
Glossary of tire terminology
121
INFLATING YOUR TIRES
122
TIRE CARE
124
Inspecting your tires
124
Tire wear
125
Damage
125
U.S. DOT Tire Identification Number (TIN)
125
Tire Replacement Requirements
126
Safety practices
126
Highway hazards
127
Tire and wheel alignment
127
Tire rotation
127
INFORMATION CONTAINED ON THE TIRE SIDEWALL
128
Information on “P” type tires
129
Additional information contained on the tire sidewall for “LT” type tires
132
Information on “T” type tires
133
Location of the tire label
133
SNOW TIRES AND CHAINS
134
VEHICLE LOADING – WITH AND WITHOUT A TRAILER
134
TRAILER TOWING
140
Preparing to tow
141
Hitches
141
Safety chains
141
Trailer brakes
141
Trailer lamps
142
Driving while you tow
142
Servicing after towing
142
Trailer towing tips
142
RECREATIONAL TOWING
143
Driving
144
STARTING
144
Positions of the ignition
144
Preparing to start your vehicle
144
Important safety precautions
145
Starting the engine
147
Cold weather starting (flexible fuel vehicles only)
147
If the engine fails to start using the preceding instructions (flexible fuel vehicles only)
147
Guarding against exhaust fumes
147
Important ventilating information
148
ENGINE BLOCK HEATER (IF EQUIPPED)
148
BRAKES
148
Four-wheel anti-lock brake system (ABS) (if equipped)
149
Using ABS
149
ABS warning lamp
149
Parking brake
150
Park brake warning chime
150
TRACTION CONTROL (IF EQUIPPED)
150
STEERING
151
AUTOMATIC TRANSAXLE OPERATION
152
Brake-shift interlock
152
153
Driving with an automatic overdrive transaxle
153
Understanding the gearshift positions of the 4–speed automatic transaxle
154
If your vehicle gets stuck in mud or snow
156
DRIVING THROUGH WATER
156
Roadside Emergencies
157
ROADSIDE ASSISTANCE
157
Getting roadside assistance
157
Using roadside assistance
158
Roadside coverage beyond basic warranty
158
HAZARD FLASHER
159
FUEL PUMP SHUT-OFF SWITCH
159
FUSES AND RELAYS
160
Fuses
160
Standard fuse amperage rating and color
160
Passenger compartment fuse panel
161
Power distribution box
164
Relays
166
CHANGING THE TIRES
166
Dissimilar spare tire/wheel information
166
Tire change procedure
168
WHEEL LUG NUT TORQUE SPECIFICATIONS
171
JUMP STARTING
172
Preparing your vehicle
172
Connecting the jumper cables
173
Jump starting
175
Removing the jumper cables
175
WRECKER TOWING
177
Customer Assistance
178
GETTING THE SERVICES YOU NEED
178
At home
178
Away from home
178
Additional Assistance
179
IN CALIFORNIA (U.S. ONLY)
180
THE BETTER BUSINESS BUREAU (BBB) AUTO LINE PROGRAM (U.S. ONLY)
181
UTILIZING THE MEDIATION/ARBITRATION PROGRAM (CANADA ONLY)
181
FORD EXTENDED SERVICE PLAN
182
GETTING ASSISTANCE OUTSIDE THE U.S. AND CANADA
183
ORDERING ADDITIONAL OWNER’S LITERATURE
184
Obtaining a French owner’s guide
184
REPORTING SAFETY DEFECTS (U.S. ONLY)
184
Cleaning
185
WASHING THE EXTERIOR
185
WAXING
185
PAINT CHIPS
186
ALUMINUM WHEELS AND WHEEL COVERS
186
ENGINE
186
PLASTIC (NON-PAINTED) EXTERIOR PARTS
187
WINDOWS AND WIPER BLADES
187
INSTRUMENT PANEL AND CLUSTER LENS
188
INTERIOR TRIM
188
INTERIOR
188
LEATHER SEATS (IF EQUIPPED)
189
UNDERBODY
189
FORD AND LINCOLN MERCURY CAR CARE PRODUCTS
190
Maintenance and Specifications
191
SERVICE RECOMMENDATIONS
191
PRECAUTIONS WHEN SERVICING YOUR VEHICLE
191
Working with the engine off
191
Working with the engine on
191
OPENING THE HOOD
192
IDENTIFYING COMPONENTS IN THE ENGINE COMPARTMENT
193
3.0L V6 Vulcan engine
193
WINDSHIELD WASHER FLUID
194
CHANGING THE WIPER BLADES
195
ENGINE OIL
195
Checking the engine oil
195
Adding engine oil
197
Engine oil and filter recommendations
197
Use SAE 5W-20 engine oil.
197
BATTERY
198
ENGINE COOLANT
200
Checking engine coolant
200
Adding engine coolant
201
Recycled engine coolant
203
Coolant refill capacity
204
Severe climates
204
WHAT YOU SHOULD KNOW ABOUT AUTOMOTIVE FUELS
205
Important safety precautions
205
Refueling
206
Fuel Filler Cap
207
Choosing the right fuel
208
Octane recommendations
208
Fuel quality
209
Cleaner air
209
Running out of fuel
209
FUEL FILTER
209
ESSENTIALS OF GOOD FUEL ECONOMY
210
Measuring techniques
210
Filling the tank
210
Calculating fuel economy
211
Driving style — good driving and fuel economy habits
211
Habits
211
Maintenance
212
Conditions
212
EPA window sticker
213
EMISSION CONTROL SYSTEM
213
On board diagnostics (OBD-II)
214
Readiness for Inspection/Maintenance (I/M) testing
215
POWER STEERING FLUID
215
BRAKE FLUID
216
TRANSMISSION FLUID
216
Checking automatic transmission fluid
216
Low fluid level
217
Correct fluid level
217
High fluid level
217
Adjusting automatic transmission fluid levels
218
MOTORCRAFT PART NUMBERS
218
MAINTENANCE PRODUCT SPECIFICATIONS AND CAPACITIES
220
ENGINE DATA
222
Engine drivebelt routing
222
IDENTIFYING YOUR VEHICLE
223
Safety Compliance Certification Label
223
Vehicle identification number (VIN)
223
TRANSMISSION/TRANSAXLE CODE DESIGNATIONS
224
Accessories
225
GENUINE FORD ACCESSORIES FOR YOUR VEHICLE
225
Exterior style
225
Interior style
225
Lifestyle
225
Peace of mind
226
Index
227

FAQ about the 2007 Ford Taurus Manual

What contains the 2007 Taurus manual?

The Ford Taurus owner's manual is a comprehensive guide provided by Ford to assist owners in understanding and operating their specific model of the Ford Taurus. It contains important information about the vehicle's features, functions, and maintenance requirements. A general overview of what you might find in a Ford Taurus 2007 owner's manual:

  • Do-it-Yourself (DIY) Maintenance, for basic maintenance tasks that Ford Taurus owners can do
  • Warranty Information, about the vehicle's warranty coverage
  • A brief overview of the vehicle and specifications
  • Maintenance for your Ford Taurus, such as oil changes, tire rotations, brake inspections, and fluid checks
  • Technical Information, like engine specifications, tire sizes, and recommendations

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