Set the parking brake and ensure the gearshift is securely latched in P. The use of accessory seat covers may prevent the deployment of the side airbags and increase the risk of injury in an accident. Never remove the coolant reservoir cap while the engine is running or hot. Safety belt assemblies not in use during a collision should also be inspected and replaced if either damage or improper operation is noted. On the wall or screen you will observe an area of high intensity light.
While the engine idles, turn the steering wheel left and right several times. Loosen each wheel lug nut one-half turn counterclockwise but do not remove them until the wheel is raised off the ground. For more information, or to replace the filter, see your authorized Ford dealer. Use with the recirculated air to improve cooling performance and efficiency. You will need to open the hood to locate it. Note: If your tires show uneven wear ask a qualified technician at a Ford or Lincoln Mercury dealership to check for and correct any wheel misalignment, tire imbalance or mechanical problem involved before tire rotation. If your vehicle is to be towed from the rear using wheel lift equipment, it is recommended that the front wheels drive wheels be placed on a dolly to prevent damage to the transaxle.
Do not place objects on top of the instrument panel as these objects may become projectiles in a collision or sudden stop. After the disabled vehicle has been started and the jumper cables removed, allow it to idle for several minutes so the engine computer can relearn its idle conditions. In case of loss, replacement keys are available from your dealer. Only use the accelerator when you have difficulty starting the engine. The fuel system may be under pressure.
Make sure all occupants buckle their safety belts. If the problems persist below this temperature, see your dealer or a qualified service technician. Use only Ford recommended replacement fasteners. When the engine starts, release the key, then gradually release the accelerator pedal as the engine speeds up. Move the control in the direction you wish to tilt the mirror.
Put the jack in the jack notch next to the door of the tire you are changing. Pull up on the handle and push the floor panel into place. If this happens, reinsert the disc holder back into the magazine while pressing on the lever. Add the mixture to the coolant reservoir, when the engine is cool, until the appropriate fill level is obtained. Using a 4 mm wrench, turn the adjuster either clockwise to adjust down or counterclockwise to adjust up.
To prevent the battery from being discharged, do not use the power point longer than necessary when the engine is not running. Do not block the sensor on the backside of the inside rear view mirror since this may impair proper mirror performance. On wagons, snap the tether anchor cover off the anchor under the load floor. Never leave your vehicle unattended while it is running. Department of Transportation-Tire quality grades: The U. After returning the seatback to its original position, pull on the seatback to ensure that it has fully latched.
The emission system heats up the engine compartment and exhaust system, which can start a fire. Once started, do not turn off the engine until the above driving cycle is complete. Refer to Fuses and relays in the Roadside Emergencies chapter. See Front passenger sensing system in the airbags section of this chapter. The filter is located just in front of the windshield under the cowl grille on the passenger side of the vehicle.
To check this, grab the seat at the belt path and attempt to move it side to side and forward and back. Inflate all tires to the inflation pressure recommended by Ford Motor Company. The name and color of the button may vary by manufacturer. On the wall or screen you will observe an area of high intensity light. Use of any tire or wheel not recommended by Ford can affect the safety and performance of your vehicle, which could result in an increased risk of loss of vehicle control, vehicle rollover, personal injury and death. Price for relevant service manual is reasonable but its performance level is better than others. Engine oil filler cap 6.
The driver and front outboard passenger safety belt system including retractors, buckles and height adjusters must be replaced if the vehicle is involved in a collision that results in the activation of the safety belt pretensioners. Washer fluid placed in the cooling system may harm engine and cooling system components. If the headlamp was correctly aligned before you changed the bulb, you should not need to align it again. When the seat is down, the back of your wagon has a flat surface for carrying cargo. The front passenger airbag is not designed to offer protection to an occupant in the center front seating position. Engine block heaters are available as an option and can be obtained from your Ford dealer. Why to buy Digital Service Manual from us? Bell founder, The Craft of the Elphick.
When the engine is cold, check the level of the engine coolant in the reservoir. Window lock The window lock feature allows only the driver to operate the power windows. The emission system heats up the engine compartment and exhaust system, which can start a fire. The driver and front outboard passenger safety belt system including retractors, buckles and height adjusters must be replaced if the vehicle is involved in a collision that results in the activation of the safety belt pretensioners. Whatever you might need to fix, this 2006 Ford Taurus workshop repair service manual is just what you need. Power steering fluid reservoir 8.