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1996 Ford Taurus CAR/TRUCK REPAIR PROCEDURES AND DIAGRAMS - WHAT Ford REPAIR SHOPS DON'T WANT YOU TO KNOW

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

    Vacuum & Wiring Diagrams -> Passenger Cars -> Cooling Fan
    Vehicle: 1996 Ford Taurus GL 3.0 V6 FLEX

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    BRAKE SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 1996 Ford Taurus AUTOMOBILES

    Drum Brakes -> Type 3 -> Adjustments -> Parking Brake -> Service Brakes
    Vehicle: 1996 Ford Taurus LX 3.0 V6 GAS

    Service Brakes

    Although the brakes are self-adjusting, an initial adjustment will be required after a brake repair. This adjustment is performed as follows:

    • Determine inside diameter of brake drum surface using brake shoe gauge tool No. D81L-1103-A, or equivalent. Adjust brake shoe diameter to fit gauge. Hold automatic adjusting lever out of engagement while rotating adjustin...

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    FUEL FILTER REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 1996 Ford Taurus AUTOMOBILES

    Ford Motor Co. Passenger Cars -> Fuel Shutoff Switch Location -> 1991-96 Sable & Taurus -> Sedan -> Wagon
    Vehicle: 1996 Ford Taurus GL 3.0 V6 FLEX

    Sedan

    The inertia switch is located on quarter panel near the lefthand rea...

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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 FLEX

    • 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

    Alternator, Replace
    Vehicle: 1996 Ford Taurus GL 3.0 V6 FLEX

    • Disconnect battery ground cable.
    • Partially raise and support vehicle on hoist.
    • Remove right front wheel.
    • Remove lower fender splash shield retainers and position shield aside.
    • Lower vehicle.
    • Remove accessory drive belt from alternator pulley.
    • Remove power steering link bracket, then heater hose support bracket from alternator.
    • Remove alternator upper mounting bolts.
    • Remove alternator splash shield.
    • Raise and support vehicle.
    • Disconnect electrical connectors and remove battery positive cable from alternator.
    • Position adjustable stand t...

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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 GL 3.0 V6 FLEX

    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 -> Air Bag Warning Lamp ->
    Vehicle: 1996 Ford Taurus LX 3.0 V6 GAS

    This lamp should light for a approximately 6-8 seconds when the ignition is turned On as a bulb check. If the Air B...

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    RADIATOR & HOSE REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 1996 Ford Taurus AUTOMOBILES

    Radiator, Replace
    Vehicle: 1996 Ford Taurus SHO 3.4 V8 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 GL 3.0 V6 FLEX

    • Rotate drive belt tensioner in a clockwise direction, using 15mm ...

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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 Components Diagram for 1996 Ford Taurus GL 3.0 V6 GASEngine Compartment Components Diagram for 1996 Ford Taurus GL 3.0 V6 GAS

    Components on diagram:
  • Variable Assist Power Steering Module
  • Starter Motor/Solenoid
  • Radio Noise Capacitor
  • Ignition Coil
  • Power Steering Pressure Switch
  • 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:
  • Remote Anti-Theft Personality Module
  • Speed Control Module
  • Anti-Lock Brake Control Module
  • Powertrain Control Module
  • Shift Lock Actuator
  • 1996 Ford Taurus GL 3.0 V6 FLEX Wiring Diagram1996 Ford Taurus GL 3.0 V6 FLEX Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Power Antenna
  • Radio Antenna
  • Rear Control Unit
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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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