2016 Ford Taurus Owner's Manual

2016 Ford Taurus owners manual
Year:
2016
Make:
Ford
Model:
Taurus
Rating:
(6)

Online manual

Size:
5.11 MB

Table of Contents

Copyright ©
2
Introduction
10
About This Manual
10
Symbols Glossary
10
Data Recording
12
California Proposition 65
14
Perchlorate
14
Ford Credit
14
Replacement Parts Recommendation
14
Special Notices
15
Mobile Communications Equipment
15
Export Unique Options
16
Environment
17
Protecting the Environment
17
Child Safety
18
General Information
18
Installing Child Restraints
19
Booster Seats
25
Child Restraint Positioning
27
Child Safety Locks
28
Seatbelts
30
Principle of Operation
30
Fastening the Seatbelts
31
Seatbelt Height Adjustment
33
Seatbelt Warning Lamp and Indicator Chime
34
Seatbelt Reminder
34
Child Restraint and Seatbelt Maintenance
36
Personal Safety System™
37
Personal Safety System™
37
Supplementary Restraints System
38
Principle of Operation
38
Driver and Passenger Airbags
39
Front Passenger Sensing System
40
Side Airbags
42
Safety Canopy™
43
Crash Sensors and Airbag Indicator
44
Airbag Disposal
45
Keys and Remote Controls
46
General Information on Radio Frequencies
46
Remote Control
46
Replacing a Lost Key or Remote Control
50
MyKey™
51
Principle of Operation
51
Creating a MyKey
52
Clearing All MyKeys
53
Checking MyKey System Status
54
Using MyKey With Remote Start Systems
55
MyKey Troubleshooting
55
Locks
57
Locking and Unlocking
57
Keyless Entry
61
Interior Luggage Compartment Release
62
Security
64
Passive Anti-Theft System
64
Anti-Theft Alarm
65
Steering Wheel
66
Adjusting the Steering Wheel
66
Adjusting the Steering Wheel
66
Audio Control
67
Voice Control
68
Cruise Control
68
Information Display Control
68
Heated Steering Wheel
68
Pedals
69
Adjusting the Pedals
69
Wipers and Washers
70
Windshield Wipers
70
Autowipers
70
Windshield Washers
71
Lighting
72
General Information
72
Lighting Control
72
Autolamps
73
Instrument Lighting Dimmer
74
Headlamp Exit Delay
74
Daytime Running Lamps
74
Automatic High Beam Control
75
Direction Indicators
76
Interior Lamps
76
Windows and Mirrors
78
Power Windows
78
Global Opening
79
Exterior Mirrors
79
Interior Mirror
81
Sun Visors
81
Sun Shades
81
Moonroof
82
Instrument Cluster
83
Gauges
83
Warning Lamps and Indicators
85
Audible Warnings and Indicators
88
Information Displays
89
General Information
89
Information Messages
98
Climate Control
109
Manual Climate Control
109
Automatic Climate Control
110
Automatic Climate Control
111
Automatic Climate Control
113
Hints on Controlling the Interior Climate
115
Heated Windows and Mirrors
117
Cabin Air Filter
117
Remote Start
118
Seats
119
Sitting in the Correct Position
119
Head Restraints
119
Manual Seats
121
Power Seats
122
Memory Function
125
Rear Seats
126
Heated Seats
127
Climate Controlled Seats
128
Rear Seat Armrest
129
Universal Garage Door Opener
130
Universal Garage Door Opener
130
Auxiliary Power Points
135
Auxiliary Power Points
135
Storage Compartments
136
Center Console
136
Overhead Console
136
Starting and Stopping the Engine
137
General Information
137
Ignition Switch
137
Keyless Starting
137
Starting a Gasoline Engine
138
Engine Block Heater
141
Fuel and Refueling
143
Safety Precautions
143
Fuel Quality
144
Fuel Quality
144
Fuel Filler Funnel Location
145
Running Out of Fuel
145
Refueling
146
Fuel Consumption
148
Emission Control System
149
Transmission
152
Automatic Transmission
152
All-Wheel Drive
155
Using All-Wheel Drive
155
Brakes
162
General Information
162
Hints on Driving With Anti-Lock Brakes
162
Parking Brake
163
Traction Control
164
Principle of Operation
164
Using Traction Control
164
Stability Control
165
Principle of Operation
165
Using Stability Control
166
Parking Aids
168
Principle of Operation
168
Rear Parking Aid
168
Active Park Assist
169
Rear View Camera
173
Cruise Control
176
Principle of Operation
176
Using Cruise Control
176
Using Adaptive Cruise Control
177
Driving Aids
184
Driver Alert
184
Lane Keeping System
185
Blind Spot Information System
189
Cross Traffic Alert
191
Steering
194
Collision Warning System
195
Load Carrying
198
Cargo Nets
198
Load Limit
198
Towing
206
Towing a Trailer
206
Recommended Towing Weights
207
Essential Towing Checks
208
Transporting the Vehicle
210
Towing the Vehicle on Four Wheels
210
Driving Hints
212
Breaking-In
212
Economical Driving
212
Driving Through Water
213
Floor Mats
213
Roadside Emergencies
215
Roadside Assistance
215
Hazard Warning Flashers
216
Fuel Shutoff
216
Jump Starting the Vehicle
217
Post-Crash Alert System
219
Customer Assistance
220
Getting the Services You Need
220
In California (U.S. Only)
221
The Better Business Bureau (BBB) Auto Line Program (U.S. Only)
222
Utilizing the Mediation/Arbitration Program (Canada Only)
223
Getting Assistance Outside the U.S. and Canada
223
Ordering Additional Owner's Literature
224
Reporting Safety Defects (U.S. Only)
225
Reporting Safety Defects (Canada Only)
225
Fuses
227
Fuse Specification Chart
227
Changing a Fuse
235
Maintenance
237
General Information
237
Opening and Closing the Hood
237
Under Hood Overview
239
Under Hood Overview
240
Under Hood Overview
241
Engine Oil Dipstick
242
Engine Oil Dipstick
242
Engine Oil Check
242
Oil Change Indicator Reset
243
Engine Coolant Check
243
Automatic Transmission Fluid Check
247
Automatic Transmission Fluid Check
247
Brake Fluid Check
251
Power Steering Fluid Check
251
Washer Fluid Check
251
Fuel Filter
252
Changing the 12V Battery
252
Checking the Wiper Blades
254
Changing the Wiper Blades
254
Adjusting the Headlamps
255
Changing a Bulb
256
Bulb Specification Chart
257
Changing the Engine Air Filter
259
Vehicle Care
260
General Information
260
Cleaning Products
260
Cleaning the Exterior
260
Waxing
261
Cleaning the Engine
262
Cleaning the Windows and Wiper Blades
262
Cleaning the Interior
263
Cleaning the Instrument Panel and Instrument Cluster Lens
263
Cleaning Leather Seats
264
Repairing Minor Paint Damage
264
Cleaning the Alloy Wheels
264
Vehicle Storage
265
Wheels and Tires
267
General Information
267
Tire Sealant and Inflator Kit
267
Tire Care
273
Using Summer Tires
286
Using Snow Chains
286
Tire Pressure Monitoring System
287
Changing a Road Wheel
291
Technical Specifications
296
Capacities and Specifications
297
Engine Specifications
297
Engine Specifications
297
Engine Specifications
298
Motorcraft Parts
299
Motorcraft Parts
300
Motorcraft Parts
301
Vehicle Identification Number
302
Vehicle Certification Label
303
Transmission Code Designation
303
Capacities and Specifications
304
Capacities and Specifications
307
Capacities and Specifications
311
Audio System
315
General Information
315
Audio Unit
316
Audio Unit
320
Audio Unit
321
Satellite Radio
322
Audio Input Jack
325
USB Port
326
Media Hub
326
SYNC™
327
General Information
327
Using Voice Recognition
329
Using SYNC™ With Your Phone
332
SYNC™ Applications and Services
345
SYNC™ AppLink™
353
Using SYNC™ With Your Media Player
355
SYNC™ Troubleshooting
365
Accessories
374
Accessories
374
Extended Service Plan (ESP)
376
Extended Service Plan (ESP)
376
Scheduled Maintenance
378
General Maintenance Information
378
Normal Scheduled Maintenance
381
Special Operating Conditions Scheduled Maintenance
384
Scheduled Maintenance Record
386
Appendices
397
End User License Agreement
397
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3

FAQ about the 2016 Ford Taurus Manual

What contains the 2016 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 2016 owner's manual:

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

Where to download the 2016 Ford Taurus Owners Manual?

The Ford Taurus owner manual for the 2016 model year is to be found on this page.

Is the manual for the Ford Taurus year 2016 free?

Yes, the owner manual for the model year 2016 is free, but the repair manuals are usually not easy to get and may cost more.

The Ford Taurus (2016) owner's manual is available in English?

Yes, the owner's manual for the model year 2016 is available in English.

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