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A/C & HEATER SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 1996 Ford Taurus AUTOMOBILES

Automatic Temperature Control Systems Diagnosis & Testing -> Sable & Taurus -> Description
Vehicle: 1996 Ford Taurus GL 3.0 V6 GAS

The Electronic Automatic Temperature Control (EATC) module maintains a selected temperature by regulating the airflow between the instrument panel registers, floor ducts, defroster nozzle and side window de-misters.

The EATC control assembly and microcomputer determine system performance based on inputs from the tempera...

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BRAKE SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 1996 Ford Taurus AUTOMOBILES

Disc Brakes -> Rear Disc Brakes & Parking Brakes -> Inspection
Vehicle: 1996 Ford Taurus LX 3.0 V6 GAS

Remove wheels and inspect brake disc, caliper and linings. The wheel bearings should be inspected at this time and repacked if necessary. Do not get any grease on the linings.

If the caliper is cracked or fluid leakage through the casting is evident, it must be replaced as a unit.

Should it become necessary to remove the caliper when installing new parts, clean all parts in alcohol, then wipe dry using lint-free cloths. Using an air hose, blow out drilled passages and bores. Inspect dust boots for punctures or tears. If punctures or tears are evident, install new boots during assembly.

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FUEL FILTER REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 1996 Ford Taurus AUTOMOBILES

Ford Motor Co. Passenger Cars -> Fuel Filter Scheduled Maintenance -> 1986-98 Sable & Taurus -> Normal Service -> Severe Service
Vehicle: 1996 Ford Taurus LX 3.0 V6 GAS

Normal Service

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DRIVELINE, U-JOINT & CV AXLES REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 1996 Ford Taurus AUTOMOBILES

CV AXLE SHAFT, Replace
Vehicle: 1996 Ford Taurus GL 3.0 V6 GAS

  • Raise and support vehicle, then remove front wheels.
  • Remove and discard front axle retainer nut and washer.
  • Remove nut from stabilizer bar link at shock absorber end, then remove link from shock and position aside.
  • Remove nut from lower ball joint, then using a suitable pitman arm type puller, loosen ball joint in lower control arm.
  • Place a suitable pry bar through opening in lower control arm and under frame, then pry down on control arm to release lower ball joint.
  • Remove outer CV joint from hub using suitable tools, noting the following:
    • Do not use a hammer to drive joint fr...

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STARTER & ALTERNATOR REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 1996 Ford Taurus AUTOMOBILES

Starter, Replace
Vehicle: 1996 Ford Taurus SHO 3.4 V8 GAS

  • Disconnect battery ground cable.
  • Raise and support vehicle.
  • Disconnect engine control sensor wiring and starter battery cable from starter solenoid. When disconnecting hardshell connector of engine control sensor wiring at S-terminal, grasp plastic shell and pull straight off. Do not pull on...

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CABIN AIR FILTER LOCATIONS & REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 1996 Ford Taurus AUTOMOBILES

Cabin Air Filter Service -> Ford Motor Co. -> 1996-99 Sable & Taurus
Vehicle: 1996 Ford Taurus SHO 3.4 V8 GAS

Under normal operating conditions the cabin air filter should be replaced every 15,000 miles. In dusty areas change the cabin air filter more often.

  • Open the hood.
  • Turn the four nylon push pins retaining the righthand cowl vent screen 90°, then remove the push pins, Fig. .
  • Remove the righthand cowl vent screen retaining clips, then the vent screen.
  • Remove the two cowl top inner panel shield reta...

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MAINTENANCE LAMP RESET PROCEDURES FOR 1996 Ford Taurus AUTOMOBILES

Ford Motor Co. Cars -> Anti-Lock Brake Warning Lamp ->
Vehicle: 1996 Ford Taurus G 3.0 V6 GAS

This lamp should light when the ignition is turned On. It may light for as long as 30 seconds as a bulb and system inspect. If the lamp remains lit or lights while operating the vehicle, a fault condition in the anti-lock brake system is indicated. When the lamp is lit, turn ignition Off, then start...

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RADIATOR & HOSE REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 1996 Ford Taurus AUTOMOBILES

Radiator, Replace
Vehicle: 1996 Ford Taurus G 3.0 V6 GAS

  • Remove air cleaner assembly.
  • Disconnect battery cables and remove battery.
  • Remove battery tray, then raise and support vehicle.
  • Drain cooling system.
  • Remove lower radiator hose shield, then disconnect lower radiator hose.
  • Disconnect lower transmission oil cooler tube from radiator.
  • Remove two lower radiator mounts.
  • Lower vehicle and remove two headlamp assembly to upper support attaching bolts.
  • Loosen headlamp assembly pinch bolts, then remove headlamp assembly from vehicle.
  • Remove two front bumper cover to front fender attaching screws.
  • Raise and support vehicle, then remove tire and w...

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SERPENTINE BELT SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 1996 Ford Taurus AUTOMOBILES

Serpentine Drive Belt, Replace
Vehicle: 1996 Ford Taurus SHO 3.4 V8 GAS

  • Rotate drive belt tensioner clockwise to release tension from drive belt.
  • Rem...

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COMPONENT LOCATION DIAGRAMS FOR 1996 Ford Taurus AUTOMOBILES

Component location diagrams for most 1996 Ford Taurus cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. from 1990+.

Engine Compartment Relays & Sensors Diagram for 1996 Ford Taurus LX 3.0 V6 GASEngine Compartment Relays & Sensors Diagram for 1996 Ford Taurus LX 3.0 V6 GAS

Components on diagram:
  • Starter Relay
  • Horn Relay
  • Left Headlamp
  • Wiper Park Relay
  • Ambient Temperature Sensor
  • I/P Components Diagram for 1996 Ford Taurus GL 3.0 V6 FLEXI/P Components Diagram for 1996 Ford Taurus GL 3.0 V6 FLEX

    Components on diagram:
  • Transmission Control Switch
  • Remote Climate Control Module
  • Trunklid Release Switch
  • Sunload Sensor
  • Headlamp Switch
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    WIRING DIAGRAMS FOR 1996 Ford Taurus AUTOMOBILES

    OEM drawn wiring diagrams for most 1996 Ford Taurus cars and light trucks sold in the U.S.

    1996 Ford Taurus SHO 3.4 V8 GAS Wiring Diagram1996 Ford Taurus SHO 3.4 V8 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Left Rear Turn Lamp
  • Right Rear Turn Lamp
  • Right Rear Park/Stop Lamp
  • Left Rear Park/Stop Lamp
  • 1996 Ford Taurus LX 3.0 V6 GAS Wiring Diagram1996 Ford Taurus LX 3.0 V6 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Right Seat Control Switch
  • Left Seat Control Switch
  • Left Power Lumbar Compressor
  • Right Power Lumbar Compressor
  • Left Lumbar Seat Switch
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    TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETINS FOR 1996 Ford Taurus AUTOMOBILES

    OEM TSB listings for most 1996 Ford Taurus cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. from 1985+.

    Document: RECALL - CERTAIN 1992-2003 MODEL YEAR CARS AND TRUCKS - FUSED JUMPER HARNESS REPLACEMENT FOR VEHICLES SERVICED WITH AN INCOMPATIBLE FUSED JUMPER HARNESS
    Vehicle: 1996 Ford Taurus GL 3.0 V6 GAS

    Auto Systems:
  • Chassis Electrical, Wiring, Fuses & Breakers, Wipers, Motors
  • Document: RECALL - 1992-2004 MULTIPLE VEHICLE LINES - SPEED CONTROL SYSTEM MODIFICATION
    Vehicle: 1996 Ford Taurus GL 3.0 V6 GAS

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    COMPONENT/PARTS SPECIFICATIONS FOR 1996 Ford Taurus AUTOMOBILES

    BRAKE SPECIFICATIONS: Brake drum, rotor, caliper, and related specifications for most 1996 Ford Taurus cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. and Canada from 1970+.

    • Brake caliper mounting bolt torque
    • Brake drum runout, machining, & discard specs
    • Minimum brake lining thickness.
    • Brake rotor runout, parallelism, machining, discard, & finish specs

    A/C SYSTEM SPECIFICATIONS: Air conditioning refrigerant capacity and type as well as lubricant capacity for most 1996 Ford Taurus cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. and Canada from 1980+.

    • Refrigerant capacity & type, compressor oil viscosity, total system oil capacity & compressor clutch gap

    COOLING SYSTEM BLEED: Cooling system bleeder valve identification, bleeder type and bleed procedures for most domestic and imported cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. and Canada from 1986+.

    PREVENTIVE MAINTENANCE: Preventive maintenance recommendations and required services for most domestic and imported cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. and Canada from 1980+. Includes severe and routine service schedules

    QUICK-LUBE and ILLUSTRATIONS: Fluid recommendations, capacities, drain plug torques, tire data, and severe service recommended preventive maintenance schedules. Information covers most 1996 Ford Taurus cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. and Canada from 1980+. Engine and chassis service images.

    • Automatic transmission/transaxles capacities, lubricant recommendations
    • Differential/final drive capacities, lube recommendations, grades, & viscosities
    • Final drive fill & drain plug torques
    • Number of lubrication fittings & plugs
    • Power steering, brake, & clutch fluid recommendations
    • Manual transmission/transaxle capacities, lube recommendations, grades, & viscosities
    • Number of lubrication fittings & plugs
    • Power steering, brake, & clutch fluid recommendations
    • Engine oil capacities, API grade recommendations, SAE viscosity recommendations, drain plug torque
    • Severe service maintenance & interval recommendations
    • Tire sizes, wheel nut/bolt torque, pressures & rim sizes
    • Transfer case capacities, lube recommendations, grades, & viscosities

    TUNE-UP & DRIVEABILITY SPECIFICATIONS: Most tune-up specifications for most 1996 Ford Taurus cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. and Canada from 1980+

    • Airflow sensor electrical specifications
    • Tensioning specifications for systems with automatic tensioners
    • Barometric pressure sensor specs
    • Battery group number and cranking performance
    • Crankshaft & camshaft position sensor resistance
    • Engine compression pressures
    • Coolant temperature sensor specs
    • Computer advance.
    • Diesel fuel temperature sensor resistance.
    • Distributor advance specifications
    • Ignition pickup coil resistance
    • Exhaust gas recirculation temperature sensor resistance
    • Engine fastener torque values
    • Firing order diagrams
    • Fuel system pressures
    • Generator (alternator) specs
    • Intake air temperature sensor specs
    • Ignition coil specifications
    • Fuel injector resistance
    • Engine idle speeds
    • Knock sensor resistance
    • Manifold absolute pressure sensor specs
    • Mixture control solenoid resistance
    • Voltage regulator specs
    • Spark plug applications & gaps
    • Starter motor electrical specs.
    • Tensioning specifications for systems without automatic tensioners
    • Throttle body temperature sensor resistance
    • Ignition timing in degrees at rpm
    • Transmission oil temperature sensor resistance
    • Throttle position sensor specs
    • Vacuum sensor valve specs

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