2014 Ford Taurus Owner's Manual

2014 Ford Taurus owners manual
Year:
2014
Make:
Ford
Model:
Taurus
Rating:
(5)

Online manual

Size:
7.94 MB

Table of Contents

Table of Contents
2
Introduction
10
ABOUT THIS MANUAL
10
Protecting the Environment
10
SYMBOL GLOSSARY
11
DATA RECORDING
13
Service Data Recording
13
Event Data Recording
13
CALIFORNIA PROPOSITION 65
15
PERCHLORATE MATERIAL
15
FORD CREDIT (U.S. ONLY)
15
REPLACEMENT PARTS RECOMMENDATION
15
Scheduled Maintenance and Mechanical Repairs
15
Collision Repairs
16
Warranty on Replacement Parts
16
SPECIAL NOTICES
16
New Vehicle Limited Warranty
16
Special Instructions
16
MOBILE COMMUNICATIONS EQUIPMENT
17
EXPORT UNIQUE (NON–UNITED STATES/CANADA) VEHICLE SPECIFIC INFORMATION
17
Child Safety
18
GENERAL INFORMATION
18
CHILD SEAT POSITIONING
20
BOOSTER SEATS
22
Types of Booster Seats
23
INSTALLING CHILD SEATS
25
Child Seats
25
Using Lap and Shoulder Belts
25
Using Lower Anchors and Tethers for CHildren (LATCH)
29
Child seat positioning for LATCH lower anchors
30
Combining Safety Belt and LATCH Lower Anchors for Attaching Child Safety Seats
30
Using Tether Straps
31
CHILD SAFETY LOCKS
33
Safety Belts
34
PRINCIPLES OF OPERATION
34
FASTENING THE SAFETY BELTS
36
Using Safety Belts During Pregnancy
36
Safety Belt Locking Modes
37
Vehicle Sensitive Mode
37
Automatic Locking Mode
38
When to Use the Automatic Locking Mode
38
How to Use the Automatic Locking Mode
38
How to Disengage the Automatic Locking Mode
38
Safety Belt Extension Assembly
38
SAFETY BELT HEIGHT ADJUSTMENT
39
SAFETY BELT WARNING LIGHT AND INDICATOR CHIME
39
Conditions of Operation
39
SAFETY BELT-MINDER™
40
Deactivating and Activating the Belt-Minder Feature
41
CHILD RESTRAINT AND SAFETY BELT MAINTENANCE
42
Personal Safety System
43
PERSONAL SAFETY SYSTEM™
43
How Does the Personal Safety System Work?
43
Supplementary Restraints System
44
PRINCIPLES OF OPERATION
44
SOS POST-CRASH ALERT SYSTEM™
45
DRIVER AND PASSENGER AIRBAGS
46
Proper Driver and Front Passenger Seating Adjustment
47
Children and Airbags
47
FRONT PASSENGER SENSING SYSTEM
48
SIDE AIRBAGS
52
SAFETY CANOPY® CURTAIN AIRBAGS
53
CRASH SENSORS AND AIRBAG INDICATOR
55
AIRBAG DISPOSAL
56
Keys and Remote Control
57
GENERAL INFORMATION ON RADIO FREQUENCIES
57
Intelligent Access (If Equipped)
57
REMOTE CONTROL
58
Integrated Keyhead Transmitters (IKTs) (If Equipped)
58
Intelligent Access Key (If Equipped)
58
Replacing the Battery
59
Integrated Keyhead Transmitter
59
Intelligent Access Transmitter
60
Memory Feature (If Equipped)
60
Programming Memory to the Transmitter
61
Deactivating Memory from the Transmitter
61
Car Finder
61
Sounding a Panic Alarm
62
Remote Start (If Equipped)
62
Remote Starting the Vehicle
63
Extending the Vehicle Run Time
63
Turning the Vehicle Off After Remote Starting
64
REPLACING A LOST KEY OR REMOTE CONTROL
64
MyKey
65
PRINCIPLES OF OPERATION
65
Non-configurable Settings
65
Configurable Settings
65
CREATING A MYKEY
66
Programming/Changing Configurable Settings
66
CLEARING ALL MYKEYS
67
CHECKING MYKEY SYSTEM STATUS
67
USING MYKEY WITH REMOTE START SYSTEMS
68
MYKEY TROUBLESHOOTING
68
Locks
69
LOCKING AND UNLOCKING
69
Power Door Locks
69
Remote Control
69
Unlocking the Doors (Two-Stage Unlock)
69
Locking the Doors
69
Opening the Trunk
70
Activating Intelligent Access (If Equipped)
70
At the Front Doors
70
At the Trunk
70
Smart Unlocks for Integrated Keyhead Transmitter
70
Smart Unlocks for Intelligent Access Keys (If Equipped)
71
Autolock Feature (If Enabled)
71
Autounlock Feature (If Enabled)
72
Enabling or Disabling
72
Illuminated Entry
72
Illuminated Exit
72
Battery Saver
73
Accessory Mode Battery Saver for Intelligent Access Keys (If Equipped)
73
SECURICODE™ KEYLESS ENTRY KEYPAD (IF EQUIPPED)
73
Programming a Personal Entry Code
74
Erasing a Personal Code
74
Anti-Scan Feature
75
Unlocking and Locking the Doors
75
Displaying the Factory-Set Code with Integrated Keyhead Transmitters
75
TRUNK RELEASE
76
From Inside Your Vehicle
76
Vehicles with Intelligent Access
76
INTERIOR LUGGAGE COMPARTMENT RELEASE
76
Security
78
SECURILOCK® PASSIVE ANTI-THEFT SYSTEM
78
Automatic Arming
78
Automatic Disarming
78
Replacement Keys
78
Programming a Spare Integrated Keyhead Transmitter
79
Programming a Spare Intelligent Access Key (If Equipped)
80
ANTI-THEFT ALARM (IF EQUIPPED)
81
Arming the Alarm
81
Disarming the Alarm
81
Steering Wheel
82
ADJUSTING THE STEERING WHEEL
82
Power Tilt and Telescope Steering Column (If Equipped)
82
Easy Entry and Exit Feature
83
Memory Feature
83
AUDIO CONTROL
84
VOICE CONTROL (IF EQUIPPED)
84
CRUISE CONTROL
85
INFORMATION DISPLAY CONTROL
85
Cluster Display Control Features
86
HEATED STEERING WHEEL (IF EQUIPPED)
86
Pedals
87
ADJUSTABLE PEDALS (IF EQUIPPED)
87
Wipers and Washers
88
WINDSHIELD WIPERS
88
RAIN-SENSING WIPERS (IF EQUIPPED)
88
WINDSHIELD WASHERS
89
Lighting
90
LIGHTING CONTROL
90
High Beams
90
Headlamp Flasher
90
AUTOLAMPS
91
INSTRUMENT LIGHTING DIMMER
91
HEADLAMP EXIT DELAY
91
DAYTIME RUNNING LAMPS (IF EQUIPPED)
92
AUTOMATIC HIGH BEAM CONTROL (IF EQUIPPED)
92
DIRECTION INDICATORS
94
INTERIOR LAMPS
95
Front row map lamps
95
Windows and Mirrors
96
POWER WINDOWS
96
Rear Window Buffeting
96
One-Touch Up or Down
96
Global Opening (If Equipped)
96
Bounce-Back (One-Touch Up or Down Windows Only)
97
Overriding the Bounce-Back Feature
97
Window Lock
97
Accessory Delay
97
EXTERIOR MIRRORS
98
Power Exterior Mirrors
98
Foldaway Exterior Mirrors
98
Heated Exterior Mirror (If Equipped)
98
Memory Mirrors (If Equipped)
98
Auto-Dimming Feature (If Equipped)
98
Integrated Blind Spot Mirrors (If Equipped)
99
Blind Spot Information System (BLIS®) with Cross Traffic Alert (CTA) (If Equipped)
99
INTERIOR MIRROR
100
Auto-Dimming Mirror (If Equipped)
100
SUN VISORS
100
Slide-On-Rod
100
Illuminated Visor Vanity Mirror
101
SUNSHADE (IF EQUIPPED)
101
MOONROOF (IF EQUIPPED)
102
Opening and Closing the Moonroof
102
Bounce-Back
102
Venting the Moonroof
102
Instrument Cluster
103
GAUGES
103
Type 1
103
Fuel gauge
103
Type 2
104
WARNING LAMPS AND INDICATORS
104
Adaptive cruise control (if equipped) (RTT)
105
Airbag readiness
105
Anti-lock brake system
105
Brake system warning light
105
Charging system (RTT)
106
Door ajar (RTT)
106
Engine oil pressure (RTT)
106
Engine coolant temperature (RTT)
106
Grade assist (if equipped) (RTT)
106
Heads up display (if equipped)
106
High beams
107
Low fuel (RTT)
107
Low tire pressure warning
107
Low washer fluid (RTT)
107
Powertrain malfunction/reduced power (RTT)
107
Safety belt
107
Service engine soon
108
Speed control (if equipped) (RTT)
108
Stability Control System
109
Stability Control System Off
109
Turn signal
109
AUDIBLE WARNINGS AND INDICATORS
109
Key In Ignition Warning Chime
109
Keyless Warning Alert (If Equipped)
109
Headlamps On Warning Chime
109
Parking Brake On Warning Chime
109
Information Displays
110
GENERAL INFORMATION
110
Information Display Controls (Type 1)
110
Menu
110
TRIP AND FUEL ECONOMY COMPUTER
114
Resetting the Trip Computer
114
Odometer
114
Trip Odometer
114
Trip Timer
114
Fuel Used
114
Distance to E
114
Average Fuel
114
Information Messages
114
Information Display Controls (Type 2)
115
Main menu
115
Display Mode
116
Trip 1 & 2
117
Fuel Economy
118
Driver Assist
118
INFORMATION MESSAGES
121
Climate Control
130
MANUAL CLIMATE CONTROL
130
AUTOMATIC CLIMATE CONTROL
131
AUTOMATIC CLIMATE CONTROL (WITH SONY® AUDIO SYSTEM)
133
AUTOMATIC CLIMATE CONTROL (WITH MyTemp)
134
GENERAL OPERATING TIPS
136
General Hints
136
136
Manual Climate Control
136
Automatic Climate Control
136
Heating the Interior Quickly
137
Recommended Settings for Heating
137
Cooling the Interior Quickly
137
Recommended Settings for Cooling
138
Side Window Defogging in Cold Weather
138
HEATED WINDOWS AND MIRRORS (IF EQUIPPED)
139
Heated Rear Window
139
Heated Exterior Mirrors (If Equipped)
139
CABIN AIR FILTER
139
REMOTE START (IF EQUIPPED)
140
Automatic Settings
140
Seats
141
SITTING IN THE CORRECT POSITION
141
HEAD RESTRAINTS
142
Tilting Head Restraints (If Equipped)
144
MANUAL SEATS
144
145
POWER SEATS (IF EQUIPPED)
146
Multi-Contour Active Motion™ Seat (If Equipped)
147
MEMORY FUNCTION (if equipped)
148
Programming a memory position
148
Recalling a memory position
148
Recalling a memory position with the remote control
149
Easy Entry and Exit Feature (If Equipped)
149
HEATED SEATS (IF EQUIPPED)
149
HEATED AND COOLED SEATS (IF EQUIPPED)
150
Heated Seats
150
Cooled Seats
151
Heated and Cooled Seat Air Filter Replacement (If Equipped)
151
REAR SEATS
152
Split-folding Rear Seat
152
REAR SEAT ARMREST (IF EQUIPPED)
153
Rear Heated Seats (If Equipped)
154
Universal Garage Door Opener (If Equipped)
155
HOMELINK® WIRELESS CONTROL SYSTEM (IF EQUIPPED)
155
Programming
155
Erasing the Function Button Codes
157
Reprogramming a single button
157
Programming HomeLink to a Genie Intellicode 2 garage door opener
157
Programing the transmitters
158
Programming HomeLink to the Genie Intellicode garage door opener motor
159
Clearing a HomeLink device
159
FCC and RSS-210 Industry Canada Compliance
159
Auxiliary Power Points
160
AUXILIARY POWER POINTS
160
Locations
160
Storage Compartments
161
CENTER CONSOLE
161
OVERHEAD CONSOLE
162
Starting and Stopping the Engine
163
GENERAL INFORMATION
163
IGNITION SWITCH (IF EQUIPPED)
164
KEYLESS STARTING (IF EQUIPPED)
164
Ignition Modes
165
STARTING A GASOLINE ENGINE
165
Vehicles with an Ignition Key
166
Vehicles with Keyless Start
166
Fast Restart (Vehicles with Keyless Start)
166
Failure to Start
167
Automatic Engine Shutdown
167
Stopping the Engine When Your Vehicle is Stationary
168
Stopping the Engine When Your Vehicle is Moving
168
Guarding Against Exhaust Fumes
169
Important Ventilating Information
169
ENGINE BLOCK HEATER (IF EQUIPPED)
169
Using the Engine Block Heater
170
Fuel and Refueling
171
SAFETY PRECAUTIONS
171
FUEL QUALITY
172
Choosing the Right Fuel (Gasoline Engines)
172
Choosing the Right Fuel With a Flex Fuel Vehicle (If Equipped)
173
Octane recommendations
173
RUNNING OUT OF FUEL
174
Refilling with a Portable Fuel Container
174
REFUELING
175
Easy Fuel® No Cap Fuel System
176
FUEL CONSUMPTION
178
Filling the Tank
178
Calculating Fuel Economy
178
EMISSION CONTROL SYSTEM
179
On-board Diagnostics (OBD-II)
180
Readiness for Inspection/Maintenance (I/M) Testing
181
Transmission
182
AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION
182
SelectShift Automatic® Transmission (If Equipped)
183
Brake-Shift Interlock
184
Automatic Transmission Adaptive Learning
186
If Your Vehicle Gets Stuck in Mud or Snow
186
All-Wheel Drive (If Equipped)
187
Using your All Wheel Drive (AWD) system
187
Driving In Special Conditions With All-Wheel Drive (AWD)
188
Basic operating principles in special conditions
188
If Your Vehicle Goes Off the Edge of the Pavement
188
If Your Vehicle Gets Stuck
189
Emergency Maneuvers
189
Sand
190
Mud and Water
190
Driving on Hilly or Sloping Terrain
191
Driving on Snow and Ice
192
Maintenance and Modifications
193
Brakes
194
GENERAL INFORMATION
194
Brake Over Accelerator
194
Brake Assist
194
Anti-Lock Brake System
194
HINTS ON DRIVING WITH ANTI-LOCK BRAKES
195
PARKING BRAKE
195
Traction Control
196
PRINCIPLES OF OPERATION
196
USING TRACTION CONTROL
196
System indicator lights and messages
196
Stability Control
197
PRINCIPLES OF OPERATION
197
USING ADVANCETRAC®
198
Parking Aids
200
SENSING SYSTEM (IF EQUIPPED)
200
Using the Rear Sensing System
201
ACTIVE PARK ASSIST (IF EQUIPPED)
201
Using Active Park Assist
202
Automatic Steering into Parking Space
203
Deactivating the Park Assist Feature
205
Troubleshooting the System
205
REAR VIEW CAMERA SYSTEM (IF EQUIPPED)
206
Using the Rear View Camera System
207
Guidelines and the Centerline
208
Enhanced Park Aids
209
Manual Zoom
209
Rear Camera Delay
209
Cruise Control
210
PRINCIPLES OF OPERATION
210
USING CRUISE CONTROL
210
Switching Cruise Control On
210
Setting a Speed
210
Changing the Set Speed
211
Canceling the Set Speed
211
Resuming the Set Speed
211
Switching Cruise Control Off
211
USING ADAPTIVE CRUISE CONTROL (IF EQUIPPED)
211
Setting Adaptive Cruise Control
212
Following a Vehicle
213
Setting the Gap Distance
214
Disengaging Adaptive Cruise Control
214
Overriding Adaptive Cruise Control
214
Changing the Set Speed
215
Resuming the Set Speed
215
Low Speed Automatic Cancellation
215
Hilly Condition Usage
215
Switching Off Adaptive Cruise Control
216
Detection Issues
216
Adaptive Cruise Control Not Available
217
Blocked Sensor
217
Switching to Normal Cruise Control
218
Driving Aids
219
DRIVER ALERT (IF EQUIPPED)
219
Switching the System On and Off
219
System Warnings
219
System Display
220
Resetting the System
220
LANE KEEPING SYSTEM (IF EQUIPPED)
221
Switching the System On and Off
221
System Settings
221
System Display
222
Troubleshooting
224
BLIND SPOT INFORMATION SYSTEM (BLIS®) WITH CROSS TRAFFIC ALERT (CTA) (IF EQUIPPED)
225
Using the Systems
226
System Lights and Messages
227
System Sensors
228
System Limitations
229
False Alerts
229
System Errors
230
Switching the Systems Off and On
230
COLLISION WARNING SYSTEM (IF EQUIPPED)
230
Using the Collision Warning System
231
Blocked Sensors
232
System Limitations
233
STEERING
233
Electric Power Steering
233
Steering Tips
234
Load Carrying
235
CARGO NET (IF EQUIPPED)
235
LOAD LIMIT
235
Vehicle Loading – With and Without a Trailer
235
Towing
243
TOWING A TRAILER
243
Load Placement
243
RECOMMENDED TOWING WEIGHTS
244
ESSENTIAL TOWING CHECKS
244
Hitches
245
Safety Chains
245
Trailer Brakes
245
Trailer Lamps
245
Before Towing a Trailer
245
When Towing a Trailer
246
Launching or Retrieving a Boat or Personal Watercraft (PWC)
246
TRANSPORTING THE VEHICLE
247
TOWING THE VEHICLE ON FOUR WHEELS
248
Emergency Towing
248
Recreational Towing
248
Vehicles Equipped with a 2.0L Engine
248
Vehicles Equipped with a 3.5L Engine
249
Driving Hints
250
BREAKING-IN
250
ECONOMICAL DRIVING
250
DRIVING THROUGH WATER
251
FLOOR MATS
252
Roadside Emergencies
253
ROADSIDE ASSISTANCE
253
Vehicles Sold in the United States: Getting Roadside Assistance
253
Vehicles Sold in the United States: Using Roadside Assistance
253
Vehicles Sold in Canada: Getting Roadside Assistance
254
Vehicles Sold in Canada: Using Roadside Assistance
254
HAZARD WARNING FLASHERS
254
FUEL SHUTOFF
254
JUMP-STARTING THE VEHICLE
255
Preparing Your Vehicle
256
Connecting the Jumper Cables
256
Jump Starting
257
Removing the Jumper Cables
258
Customer Assistance
259
GETTING THE SERVICES YOU NEED
259
Away from Home
259
Additional Assistance
260
IN CALIFORNIA (U.S. ONLY)
261
THE BETTER BUSINESS BUREAU (BBB) AUTO LINE PROGRAM (U.S. ONLY)
262
UTILIZING THE MEDIATION or ARBITRATION PROGRAM (CANADA ONLY)
263
GETTING ASSISTANCE OUTSIDE THE U.S. AND CANADA
263
ORDERING ADDITIONAL OWNER’S LITERATURE
265
Obtaining a French Owner’s Manual
266
REPORTING SAFETY DEFECTS (U.S. ONLY)
266
REPORTING SAFETY DEFECTS (CANADA ONLY)
266
Fuses
267
CHANGING A FUSE
267
Fuses
267
Standard Fuse Amperage Rating and Color
267
FUSE SPECIFICATION CHART
268
Power Distribution Box
268
Passenger Compartment Fuse Panel
273
Maintenance
276
GENERAL INFORMATION
276
Precautions
276
Working with the Engine Off
276
Working with the Engine On
276
OPENING AND CLOSING THE HOOD
277
UNDER HOOD OVERVIEW
278
3.5L V6 engine
278
3.5L V6 SHO engine
279
2.0L EcoBoost® Engine
281
ENGINE OIL DIPSTICK
282
ENGINE OIL CHECK
282
Adding Engine Oil
282
ENGINE COOLANT CHECK
283
Checking the Engine Coolant
283
Adding Engine Coolant
283
Recycled Engine Coolant
285
Severe Climates
285
Engine fluid temperature management (EcoBoost engine only)
285
What You Should Know About Fail-Safe Cooling
286
How Fail-Safe Cooling Works
287
When Fail-Safe Mode is Activated
287
TRANSMISSION FLUID CHECK
288
6F35 TRANSMISSION (if equipped)
288
6F50/6F55 Transmission
289
Moving the Air Filter Assembly (EcoBoost engine)
290
Low fluid level
291
Correct fluid level
291
High fluid level
292
Adjusting Automatic Transmission Fluid Levels
292
BRAKE FLUID CHECK
293
POWER STEERING FLUID CHECK
293
FUEL FILTER
293
WASHER FLUID CHECK
293
CHANGING THE VEHICLE BATTERY
294
Battery relearn
295
CHECKING THE WIPER BLADES
296
CHANGING THE WIPER BLADES
296
AIR FILTER CHECK
296
Changing the Air Filter Element
297
ADJUSTING THE HEADLAMPS
298
Vertical Aim Adjustment
299
CHANGING A BULB
300
Lamp Assembly Condensation
300
Replacing headlamp bulbs
300
Replacing HID headlamp bulbs (if equipped)
302
Replacing stop/tail/turn and sidemarker lamp bulbs
302
Replacing backup lamp bulbs
302
Replacing high-mount brake lamp bulbs
303
Replacing license plate lamp bulbs
303
Replacing supplemental park lamp bulbs
303
BULB SPECIFICATION CHART
304
Vehicle Care
305
GENERAL INFORMATION
305
CLEANING PRODUCTS
305
CLEANING THE EXTERIOR
305
Stripes or Graphics (if equipped)
306
Exterior Chrome
306
Underbody
306
Cleaning Plastic Exterior Parts
306
WAXING
307
REPAIRING MINOR PAINT DAMAGE
307
CLEANING THE ENGINE
307
CLEANING THE WINDOWS AND WIPER BLADES
308
CLEANING THE INTERIOR
309
CLEANING THE INSTRUMENT PANEL AND INSTRUMENT CLUSTER LENS
309
CLEANING LEATHER SEATS (IF EQUIPPED)
310
CLEANING THE ALLOY WHEELS
311
VEHICLE STORAGE
311
Removing Vehicle from Storage
313
Wheels and Tires
314
TIRE CARE
314
Information About Uniform Tire Quality Grading
314
Treadwear
314
Traction AA A B C
314
Temperature A B C
315
Glossary of Tire Terminology
315
INFORMATION CONTAINED ON THE TIRE SIDEWALL
316
Information on P Type Tires
317
Additional Information Contained on the Tire Sidewall for LT Type Tires
320
Information on T Type Tires
321
Location of the Tire Label
321
INFLATING YOUR TIRES
322
Inspecting Your Tires and Wheel Valve Stems
324
Tire Wear
324
Damage
325
U.S. DOT Tire Identification Number
325
Tire Replacement Requirements
326
Safety Practices
328
Highway Hazards
328
Tire and Wheel Alignment
328
Tire Rotation
329
USING SUMMER TIRES
329
USING SNOW CHAINS
330
TIRE PRESSURE MONITORING SYSTEM
331
Changing Tires with a Tire Pressure Monitoring System
332
Understanding Your Tire Pressure Monitoring System
332
When Your Temporary Spare Tire Is Installed
332
When You Believe Your System Is Not Operating Properly
333
When Inflating Your Tires
334
How Temperature Affects Your Tire Pressure
334
CHANGING A ROAD WHEEL
335
Dissimilar Spare Tire and Wheel Assembly Information
335
Tire Change Procedure
337
Vehicle jacking
338
Stowing the flat tire
340
TEMPORARY MOBILITY KIT (IF EQUIPPED)
341
General Information
341
Tips for Use of the Temporary Mobility Kit
342
What to Do When a Tire Is Punctured
343
First Stage: Reinflating the Tire with Sealing Compound and Air
343
Second Stage: Checking Tire Pressure
345
What to do after the Tire has been Sealed
346
TECHNICAL SPECIFICATIONS
349
Wheel Lug Nut Torque Specifications
349
Capacities and Specifications
350
ENGINE SPECIFICATIONS
350
Engine Drivebelt Routing
350
TECHNICAL SPECIFICATIONS
352
MOTORCRAFT® PART NUMBERS
357
VEHICLE IDENTIFICATION NUMBER
357
VEHICLE CERTIFICATION LABEL
358
TRANSMISSION CODE DESIGNATION
359
Accessories
360
ACCESSORIES
360
Exterior style
360
Interior style
360
Lifestyle
360
Peace of mind
361
Extended Service Plan
362
Extended Service Plan
362
SERVICE PLANS (U.S. Only)
362
SERVICE PLANS (CANADA ONLY)
364
Audio System
365
GENERAL INFORMATION
365
Radio Frequencies and Reception Factors
365
CD and CD Player Information
365
MP3 Track and Folder Structure
366
MyFord® SYSTEM
367
Menu Structure
369
AM/FM/CD PREMIUM AUDIO SYSTEM
371
AM/FM/CD SONY® AUDIO SYSTEM (IF EQUIPPED)
373
HD RADIO™ INFORMATION (IF AVAILABLE)
374
HD Radio Reception and Station Troubleshooting
376
SATELLITE RADIO INFORMATION (IF EQUIPPED)
378
Satellite Radio Channels
378
Satellite Radio Reception Factors
378
Sirius Satellite Radio Service
378
Satellite Radio Electronic Serial Number (ESN)
379
Troubleshooting
379
AUXILIARY INPUT JACK
380
USB PORT (IF EQUIPPED)
382
MEDIA HUB (IF EQUIPPED)
382
SYNC®
383
GENERAL INFORMATION
383
Support
383
SYNC Owner Account
384
Driving Restrictions
384
Safety Information
384
Privacy Information
385
USING VOICE RECOGNITION
386
Initiating a Voice Session
386
System Interaction and Feedback
386
Adjusting the Interaction Level
387
Helpful Hints
387
USING SYNC WITH YOUR PHONE
388
Pairing a Phone for the First Time
388
Pairing Subsequent Phones
389
Phone Voice Commands
389
Making Calls
391
Receiving Calls
391
Phone Options during an Active Call
391
Accessing Features through the Phone Menu
393
Text Messaging
394
Receiving a Text Message
395
Sending, Downloading and Deleting Your Text Messages
395
Accessing Your Phone Settings
397
System Settings
399
Bluetooth Devices Menu Options
399
Advanced Menu Options
401
SYNC APPLICATIONS AND SERVICES (IF EQUIPPED)
402
911 Assist®
402
Setting 911 Assist On
403
In the Event of a Crash
404
911 Assist May Not Work If
404
911 Assist Privacy Notice
405
Vehicle Health Report
405
Vehicle Health Report Privacy Notice
407
SYNC Services: Traffic, Directions & Information (TDI) (If Equipped, United States Only)
407
Connecting to SYNC Services Using Voice Commands
408
Connecting to SYNC Services Using the Phone Menu
408
Receiving Turn-by-Turn Directions
409
Disconnecting from SYNC Services
410
USING SYNC WITH YOUR MEDIA PLAYER
411
Connecting Your Digital Media Player via the USB Port
411
What’s Playing?
412
Media Voice Commands
412
Media Menu Features
414
Accessing Your Play Menu
417
System Settings
419
Bluetooth Devices Menu Options
420
Advanced Menu Options
421
TROUBLESHOOTING
422
MyFord Touch® (If Equipped)
430
INTRODUCTION
430
Using the Touch-sensitive Controls on Your System
433
Cleaning the Touchscreen Display
433
Support
434
Safety Information
434
Speed-restricted Features
435
Privacy Information
436
ACCESSING AND ADJUSTING MODES THROUGH YOUR RIGHT VEHICLE INFORMATION DISPLAY (IF EQUIPPED)
437
Audio Sources and Memory Presets
438
USING VOICE RECOGNITION
438
How to Use Voice Commands with Your System
439
What Can I Say?
439
Helpful Hints
439
Accessing a List of Available Commands
440
Voice Settings
440
Using Voice Commands with the Touchscreen Options
441
ENTERTAINMENT
442
Browsing Device Content
443
AM and FM
444
Memory Presets
444
HD Radio
444
Scan
445
Options
445
Direct Tune
445
HD Radio™ Information (If Available)
445
HD Radio Reception and Station Troubleshooting
447
Radio Voice Commands
449
Sirius Satellite Radio (If Activated)
450
Presets
450
ALERT
450
Replay
450
Scan
450
Options
450
Direct Tune
451
Browse
451
Satellite Radio Voice Commands
451
Sirius Satellite Radio Information
453
CD
455
Repeat
455
Shuffle
455
Scan
455
More Info
455
Options
455
Browse
456
CD Voice Commands
456
SD Card Slot and USB Port
456
SD Card Slot
456
USB Port
457
Playing Music from Your Device
457
SD Card and USB Voice Commands
458
Supported Media Players, Formats and Metadata Information
460
Bluetooth Audio
460
Bluetooth Audio Voice Commands
460
A/V Inputs
460
Troubleshooting
462
PHONE
463
Pairing Your Phone for the First Time
464
Pairing Subsequent Phones
464
Making Calls
465
Receiving Calls
465
Phone Menu Options
465
Phone
465
Quick Dial
466
Phonebook
466
History
466
Messaging
466
Settings
466
Text Messaging
466
Composing a Text Message
467
Receiving a Text Message
468
Phone Settings
468
Bluetooth Devices
468
Bluetooth
468
Do Not Disturb
468
911 Assist
468
Phone Ringer
468
Text Message Notification
468
Internet Data Connection
469
Manage Phonebook
469
Roaming Warning
469
Phone Voice Commands
469
INFORMATION
470
SYNC Services (If Equipped, United States Only)
471
Connecting to SYNC Services Using Voice Commands
472
Connecting to SYNC Services Using the Touchscreen
472
Receiving Turn-by-Turn Directions
472
Disconnecting from SYNC Services
473
SYNC Services Voice Commands
474
Sirius Travel Link (If Equipped and If Activated)
474
Traffic On Route and Traffic Nearby
475
Fuel Prices
475
Movie Listings
475
Weather
475
Sports Info
475
Ski Conditions
475
Sirius Travel Link Voice Commands
476
Alerts
477
Calendar
477
911 Assist® (If Equipped)
478
Setting 911 Assist On
479
To Make Sure that 911 Assist Works Properly
479
In the Event of a Crash
479
911 Assist May Not Work If
480
911 Assist Privacy Notice
480
Vehicle Health Report (If Equipped, United States Only)
480
Making a Report
481
Vehicle Health Report Privacy Notice
481
SETTINGS
482
Clock
482
Display
483
Uploading Photos for Your Home Screen Wallpaper
483
Sound
484
Vehicle
484
Ambient Lighting (If Equipped)
484
Vehicle Health Report
485
Door Keypad Code
485
Rear View Camera
485
Enable Valet Mode
485
Settings
485
System
486
Voice Control
487
Media Player
488
Navigation
489
Phone Settings
490
Wireless & Internet
491
Help
494
CLIMATE
495
Climate Control Voice Commands
497
NAVIGATION SYSTEM (IF EQUIPPED)
498
Setting a Destination
498
Point of Interest (POI) Categories
499
cityseekr (If Available)
500
Setting Your Navigation Preferences
502
Map Preferences
502
Route Preferences
502
Navigation Preferences
503
Traffic Preferences
503
Avoid Areas
503
Map Mode
503
Auto Zoom
505
Map Icons
505
Quick-touch Buttons
506
Set as Dest
506
Set as Waypoint
506
Save to Favorites
506
POI Icons
506
Cancel Route
506
View/Edit Route
507
Navigation Map Updates
507
Navigation Voice Commands
507
One-shot Destination Street Address
509
Appendices
510
GENERAL INFORMATION
510
SYNC® End User License Agreement (EULA)
510
Adobe
515
End user notice
515
Microsoft® Windows® Mobile for Automotive Important Safety Information
515
General operation
516
TeleNav Software End User License Agreement
517
End User License Agreement For Distribution By HERE For North America/APAC
522
Gracenote® Copyright
526
Gracenote® End User License Agreement (EULA)
526
Scheduled Maintenance
529
GENERAL MAINTENANCE INFORMATION
529
Why Maintain Your Vehicle?
529
Why Maintain Your Vehicle at Your Dealership?
529
Factory-Trained Technicians
529
Genuine Ford and Motorcraft® Replacement Parts
529
Convenience
529
Protecting Your Investment
530
Additives and Chemicals
530
Oils, Fluids and Flushing
531
Owner Checks and Services
531
Multi-point Inspection
532
NORMAL SCHEDULED MAINTENANCE AND LOG
534
Intelligent Oil-Life Monitor®
534
Maintenance Schedule Log
537
SPECIAL OPERATING CONDITIONS
540
Special Operating Condition Log
542
EXCEPTIONS
544
ENGINE COOLANT CHANGE RECORD
545
Engine Coolant Change Log
545
Index
546

FAQ about the 2014 Ford Taurus Manual

What contains the 2014 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 2014 owner's manual:

  • Fuel Information, with recommended fuel type and fuel tank capacity
  • Customer Assistance, with contact information for customer support
  • Instrument Panel and Controls, including dashboard indicators, warning lights, and controls
  • Technical Information, like engine specifications, tire sizes, and recommendations
  • Basic operations, like starting and stopping the engine and driver settings

Where to download the 2014 Ford Taurus Owners Manual?

The Ford Taurus owner manual for the 2014 model year is to be found on this page.

Is the manual for the Ford Taurus year 2014 free?

Yes, the owner manual for the model year 2014 is free, but the repair manuals are usually not easy to get and may cost more.

The Ford Taurus (2014) owner's manual is available in English?

Yes, the owner's manual for the model year 2014 is available in English.

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