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1998 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 1998 Ford Taurus AUTOMOBILES

    Component Replacement & Adjustment -> Passenger Cars -> Instrument Panel, Replace -> 1998 -> 1999-2000 -> Continental -> Contour & Mystique -> Cougar -> Crown Victoria, Grand Marquis & Town Car -> Escort & Tracer -> Focus -> LS -> Mark VIII -> Mustang -> Sable & Taurus
    Vehicle: 1998 Ford Taurus GL 3.0 V6 FLEX

    Continental
    • Remove driver and passenger side air bag modules as outlined in .
    • If equipped, remove floor console, mini console and rear seat climate control air duct sleeve.
    • Remove lefthand instrument panel insulator pushpins, then the panel insulator.
    • Remove instrument panel steering column cover.
    • Remove hood release handle retaining screws and position hood release handle aside.
    • Remove parking brake release handle and cable, then the instrument panel steering column opening cover reinforcement, Fig. .
    • Release cable from park...

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    BRAKE SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 1998 Ford Taurus AUTOMOBILES

    Disc Brakes -> Rear Disc Brakes & Parking Brakes -> Brake Pad Service -> Contour & Mystique -> Cougar, Sable, Taurus, Thunderbird & 1997-98 Continental, Mark VIII & Mustang -> Crown Victoria, Grand Marquis & Town Car -> Escort, Probe, Tracer & ZX2 -> Installation -> Removal -> Replacement
    Vehicle: 1998 Ford Taurus SHO 3.4 V8 GAS

    On models with anti-lock brakes, the brake system power booster must be depressurized before disconnecting any hydraulic lines or fittings. Depressurize the system by pumping the brake pedal a minimum of 25 times with the ignition in the Off position.

    After performing any service work, obtain a firm brake pedal before moving the vehicle.

    Cougar, Sable, Taurus, Thunderbird & 1997-98 Continental, Mark VIII & Mustang
    Removal

    On models with air suspension, turn service switch Off before beginning repairs.

    • Raise and support rear of vehicle, then remove wheel and tire assembly.
    • Remove bra...

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    FUEL FILTER REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 1998 Ford Taurus AUTOMOBILES

    Ford Motor Co. Passenger Cars -> Fuel Filter Scheduled Maintenance -> 1986-98 Sable & Taurus -> Normal Service -> Severe Service
    Vehicle: 1998 Ford Taurus GL 3.0 V6 FLEX

    Normal Service

    Service ...

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    DRIVELINE, U-JOINT & CV AXLES REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 1998 Ford Taurus AUTOMOBILES

    CV AXLE SHAFT, Replace
    Vehicle: 1998 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 1998 Ford Taurus AUTOMOBILES

    Alternator, Replace
    Vehicle: 1998 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 1998 Ford Taurus AUTOMOBILES

    Cabin Air Filter Service -> Ford Motor Co. -> 1996-99 Sable & Taurus
    Vehicle: 1998 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 1998 Ford Taurus AUTOMOBILES

    Ford Motor Co. Cars -> Check Fuel Cap Lamp ->
    Vehicle: 1998 Ford Taurus SHO 3.4 V8 GAS

    The Check Fuel Cap Lamp will illuminate momentarily when the ignition switch is placed in the On position as a bulb check. If the lamp remains...

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    RADIATOR & HOSE REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 1998 Ford Taurus AUTOMOBILES

    Heater Hose, Replace -> Bypass -> Inlet -> Outlet
    Vehicle: 1998 Ford Taurus GL 3.0 V6 FLEX

    Inlet

    • Drain cooling system into a suitable container.
    • Reposition heater hose inlet clamp at heater core.
    • Remove heater inlet hose from heater core.
    • Reposition heater core inlet hose clamp at water bypass tube.
    • Remove hose from water bypass tube.
    • Remove hose from vehicle.
    • Reverse procedure to install.

    Outlet

    • Drain cooling system into a suitable container.
    • Reposition heater hose outlet clamp at heater core.
    • Disconnect heater outlet hose from heater core.
    • Reposition heater core outlet hose clamp at water hose connection.
    • Remove hose from water hose connection.
    • Remove hose from vehicle...

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    SERPENTINE BELT SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 1998 Ford Taurus AUTOMOBILES

    Serpentine Drive Belt, Replace
    Vehicle: 1998 Ford Taurus GL 3.0 V6 GAS

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

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    COMPONENT LOCATION DIAGRAMS FOR 1998 Ford Taurus AUTOMOBILES

    Component location diagrams for most 1998 Ford Taurus cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. from 1990+.

    Body Components Diagram for 1998 Ford Taurus GL 3.0 V6 FLEXBody Components Diagram for 1998 Ford Taurus GL 3.0 V6 FLEX

    Components on diagram:
  • Right Front Door Lock Switch
  • Left Front Door Speaker
  • Right Rear Door Ajar Switch
  • Right Rear Door Lock Motor
  • Left Front Door Lock Motor
  • Body Components Diagram for 1998 Ford Taurus GL 3.0 V6 FLEXBody Components Diagram for 1998 Ford Taurus GL 3.0 V6 FLEX

    Components on diagram:
  • Semi-Active Ride Control Module
  • Left Rear Shock Actuator
  • Right Rear Shock Actuator
  • Connector C-484
  • Connector C-485
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    WIRING DIAGRAMS FOR 1998 Ford Taurus AUTOMOBILES

    OEM drawn wiring diagrams for most 1998 Ford Taurus cars and light trucks sold in the U.S.

    1998 Ford Taurus GL 3.0 V6 GAS Wiring Diagram1998 Ford Taurus GL 3.0 V6 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Transmission Control Switch
  • Throttle Position (TP) Sensor
  • Engine Coolant Temperature (ECT) Sensor
  • Transmission Control Indicator Lamp (TCIL)
  • PRNDL/Transmission Control Illumination
  • 1998 Ford Taurus GL 3.0 V6 FLEX Wiring Diagram1998 Ford Taurus GL 3.0 V6 FLEX Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Headlamp Switch
  • Right Front Marker Lamp
  • Left Front Marker Lamp
  • Right Front Park Turn Lamp
  • Autolamp Park Relay
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    TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETINS FOR 1998 Ford Taurus AUTOMOBILES

    OEM TSB listings for most 1998 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: 1998 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: 1998 Ford Taurus GL 3.0 V6 GAS

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    COMPONENT/PARTS SPECIFICATIONS FOR 1998 Ford Taurus AUTOMOBILES

    BRAKE SPECIFICATIONS: Brake drum, rotor, caliper, and related specifications for most 1998 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 1998 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 1998 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 1998 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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