2017 Ford Taurus Owner's Manual

2017 Ford Taurus owners manual
Year:
2017
Make:
Ford
Model:
Taurus
Rating:
(7)

Online manual

Size:
5.84 MB

Table of Contents

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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
15
Special Notices
15
Mobile Communications Equipment
16
Export Unique Options
16
Environment
18
Protecting the Environment
18
At a Glance
19
Instrument Panel Overview
19
Child Safety
21
General Information
21
Installing Child Restraints
22
Booster Seats
28
Child Restraint Positioning
30
Child Safety Locks
31
Seatbelts
33
Principle of Operation
33
Fastening the Seatbelts
34
Seatbelt Height Adjustment
36
Seatbelt Warning Lamp and Indicator Chime
36
Seatbelt Reminder
37
Child Restraint and Seatbelt Maintenance
38
Seatbelt Extension
39
Personal Safety System™
40
Personal Safety System™
40
Supplementary Restraints System
41
Principle of Operation
41
Driver and Passenger Airbags
42
Front Passenger Sensing System
43
Side Airbags
45
Safety Canopy™
46
Crash Sensors and Airbag Indicator
47
Airbag Disposal
48
Keys and Remote Controls
49
General Information on Radio Frequencies
49
Remote Control
49
Replacing a Lost Key or Remote Control
53
MyKey™
54
Principle of Operation
54
Creating a MyKey
55
Clearing All MyKeys
56
Checking MyKey System Status
57
Using MyKey With Remote Start Systems
58
MyKey Troubleshooting
58
Doors and Locks
60
Locking and Unlocking
60
Keyless Entry
63
Interior Luggage Compartment Release
65
Security
67
Passive Anti-Theft System
67
Anti-Theft Alarm
68
Steering Wheel
69
Adjusting the Steering Wheel
69
Adjusting the Steering Wheel
69
Audio Control
70
Voice Control
71
Cruise Control
71
Information Display Control
71
Heated Steering Wheel
71
Pedals
72
Adjusting the Pedals
72
Wipers and Washers
73
Windshield Wipers
73
Autowipers
73
Windshield Washers
74
Lighting
75
General Information
75
Lighting Control
75
Autolamps
76
Instrument Lighting Dimmer
77
Headlamp Exit Delay
77
Daytime Running Lamps
77
Automatic High Beam Control
78
Direction Indicators
79
Interior Lamps
79
Windows and Mirrors
81
Power Windows
81
Global Opening
82
Exterior Mirrors
82
Interior Mirror
84
Sun Visors
84
Sun Shades
84
Moonroof
85
Instrument Cluster
86
Gauges
86
Warning Lamps and Indicators
88
Audible Warnings and Indicators
91
Information Displays
92
General Information
92
Information Messages
101
Climate Control
112
Manual Climate Control
112
Automatic Climate Control
113
Automatic Climate Control
114
Automatic Climate Control
116
Hints on Controlling the Interior Climate
118
Heated Windows and Mirrors
120
Cabin Air Filter
120
Remote Start
121
Seats
122
Sitting in the Correct Position
122
Head Restraints
122
Manual Seats
124
Power Seats
125
Memory Function
128
Rear Seats
129
Heated Seats
130
Climate Controlled Seats
131
Rear Seat Armrest
131
Universal Garage Door Opener
133
Universal Garage Door Opener
133
Auxiliary Power Points
138
Auxiliary Power Points
138
Storage Compartments
139
Center Console
139
Overhead Console
139
Starting and Stopping the Engine
140
General Information
140
Ignition Switch
140
Keyless Starting
140
Starting a Gasoline Engine
141
Engine Block Heater
144
Fuel and Refueling
146
Safety Precautions
146
Fuel Quality
147
Fuel Quality
148
Fuel Filler Funnel Location
148
Running Out of Fuel
149
Refueling
150
Fuel Consumption
152
Emission Control System
153
Transmission
156
Automatic Transmission
156
All-Wheel Drive
160
Using All-Wheel Drive
160
Brakes
167
General Information
167
Hints on Driving With Anti-Lock Brakes
167
Parking Brake
168
Traction Control
169
Principle of Operation
169
Using Traction Control
169
Stability Control
170
Principle of Operation
170
Using Stability Control
171
Parking Aids
173
Principle of Operation
173
Rear Parking Aid
173
Active Park Assist
174
Rear View Camera
178
Cruise Control
181
Principle of Operation
181
Using Cruise Control
181
Using Adaptive Cruise Control
182
Driving Aids
189
Driver Alert
189
Lane Keeping System
190
Blind Spot Information System
194
Cross Traffic Alert
196
Steering
199
Collision Warning System
200
Load Carrying
203
Cargo Nets
203
Load Limit
203
Towing
209
Towing a Trailer
209
Recommended Towing Weights
210
Essential Towing Checks
211
Towing the Vehicle on Four Wheels
213
Driving Hints
214
Breaking-In
214
Economical Driving
214
Driving Through Water
215
Floor Mats
215
Roadside Emergencies
217
Roadside Assistance
217
Hazard Warning Flashers
218
Fuel Shutoff
218
Jump Starting the Vehicle
219
Post-Crash Alert System
221
Customer Assistance
222
Getting the Services You Need
222
In California (U.S. Only)
223
The Better Business Bureau (BBB) Auto Line Program (U.S. Only)
224
Utilizing the Mediation/Arbitration Program (Canada Only)
225
Getting Assistance Outside the U.S. and Canada
225
Ordering Additional Owner's Literature
226
Reporting Safety Defects (U.S. Only)
227
Reporting Safety Defects (Canada Only)
227
Fuses
229
Fuse Specification Chart
229
Changing a Fuse
237
Maintenance
239
General Information
239
Opening and Closing the Hood
239
Under Hood Overview
241
Under Hood Overview
242
Under Hood Overview
243
Engine Oil Dipstick
244
Engine Oil Dipstick
244
Engine Oil Check
244
Oil Change Indicator Reset
246
Engine Coolant Check
246
Automatic Transmission Fluid Check
250
Automatic Transmission Fluid Check
250
Brake Fluid Check
254
Power Steering Fluid Check
254
Washer Fluid Check
254
Fuel Filter
255
Changing the 12V Battery
255
Checking the Wiper Blades
257
Changing the Wiper Blades
257
Adjusting the Headlamps
258
Changing a Bulb
259
Bulb Specification Chart
260
Changing the Engine Air Filter
262
Vehicle Care
263
General Information
263
Cleaning Products
263
Cleaning the Exterior
263
Waxing
264
Cleaning the Engine
265
Cleaning the Windows and Wiper Blades
265
Cleaning the Interior
266
Cleaning the Instrument Panel and Instrument Cluster Lens
266
Cleaning Leather Seats
267
Repairing Minor Paint Damage
267
Cleaning the Wheels
267
Vehicle Storage
268
Wheels and Tires
270
General Information
270
Tire Sealant and Inflator Kit
270
Tire Care
276
Using Summer Tires
289
Using Snow Chains
289
Tire Pressure Monitoring System
290
Changing a Road Wheel
294
Technical Specifications
299
Capacities and Specifications
300
Engine Specifications
300
Engine Specifications
300
Engine Specifications
301
Motorcraft Parts
302
Motorcraft Parts
303
Motorcraft Parts
304
Vehicle Identification Number
305
Vehicle Certification Label
306
Transmission Code Designation
306
Capacities and Specifications
307
Capacities and Specifications
310
Capacities and Specifications
314
Audio System
318
General Information
318
Audio Unit
319
Audio Unit
323
Audio Unit
324
Satellite Radio
325
Audio Input Jack
328
USB Port
329
Media Hub
329
SYNC™
330
General Information
330
Using Voice Recognition
332
Using SYNC™ With Your Phone
335
SYNC™ Applications and Services
348
SYNC™ AppLink™
350
Using SYNC™ With Your Media Player
352
SYNC™ Troubleshooting
362
SYNC™ 3
371
General Information
371
Home Screen
384
Using Voice Recognition
385
Entertainment
392
Climate
402
Phone
405
Navigation
410
Apps
418
Settings
421
SYNC™ 3 Troubleshooting
433
Accessories
446
Accessories
446
Ford Protect
448
Ford Protect
448
Scheduled Maintenance
450
General Maintenance Information
450
Normal Scheduled Maintenance
453
Special Operating Conditions Scheduled Maintenance
456
Scheduled Maintenance Record
458
Appendices
468
End User License Agreement
468
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3

FAQ about the 2017 Ford Taurus Manual

What contains the 2017 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 2017 owner's manual:

  • Technical Information, like engine specifications, tire sizes, and recommendations
  • A brief overview of the vehicle and specifications
  • Warranty Information, about the vehicle's warranty coverage
  • Customer Assistance, with contact information for customer support
  • Instrument Panel and Controls, including dashboard indicators, warning lights, and controls

Where to download the 2017 Ford Taurus Owners Manual?

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Is the manual for the Ford Taurus year 2017 free?

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The Ford Taurus (2017) owner's manual is available in English?

Yes, the owner's manual for the model year 2017 is available in English.

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