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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 -> Technical Service Bulletins -> 1998 Contour & Mystique -> 1998 Contour, Escort & Mystique -> 1998 Escort & Tracer -> 1998 Escort ZX2 w/2.0L ZTEC Engine -> 1998 Mustang -> 1998 Sable & Taurus Built From 09/19/97 Through 01/23/98 & Equipped w/3.0L Gasoline Vulcan Or 3.0L E85 Ethanol Vulcan Engine -> ALL Cooling System Concerns -> Coolant Loss From Engine Block Heater -> Cooling Fan Does Not Turn Off After Shutdown -> Cooling Fan Stays On After Vehicle Is Shut Off -> Hesitation During A/C Compressor Cycling -> Undetermined Loss Of Coolant
    Vehicle: 1998 Ford Taurus GL 3.0 V6 FLEX

    Undetermined Loss Of Coolant
    1998 Mustang

    Engine coolant may be leaking into the engine oil of some vehicles. This may be caused by the lower intake manifold side gaskets or the front cover gaskets allowing coolant to pass into the cylinders or the crankcase. Revised lower intake manifold gaskets and front cover gaskets are available to address this concern.

    Cooling Fan Does Not Turn Off After Shutdown
    1998 Escort & Tracer

    A no restart may occur after a short drive in cold weather, or the cooling fan may not turn off with key out...

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    BRAKE SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 1998 Ford Taurus AUTOMOBILES

    Power Brake Units -> Description -> Bendix Diaphragm Types -> Bendix Hydro-Boost System -> Operation -> Vacuum Assist Diaphragm Type
    Vehicle: 1998 Ford Taurus LX 3.0 V6 GAS

    On Vehicles Equipped With Anti-Lock Brakes Refer To "Anti-Lock Brakes".

    Vacuum Assist Diaphragm Type

    The vacuum assist diaphragm assembly multiplies the force exerted on the master cylinder piston in order to increase the hydraulic pressure delivered to the wheel cylinders while decreasing the effort necessary to obtain acceptable stopping performance.

    Vacuum assist units get their energy by opposing engine vacuum to atmospheric pressure. A piston, cylinder and flexible diaphragm utilize this energy to provide brake assistance. The diaphragm is balanced with engine vacuum until the brake...

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    FUEL FILTER REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 1998 Ford Taurus AUTOMOBILES

    Ford Motor Co. Passenger Cars -> Component Locations -> 1986-06 Taurus, Sable & 1988-02 Continental
    Vehicle: 1998 Ford Taurus GL 3.0 V6 FLEX

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

    CV AXLE SHAFT, Replace
    Vehicle: 1998 Ford Taurus SHO 3.4 V8 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 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 -> Anti-Lock Brake Warning Lamp ->
    Vehicle: 1998 Ford Taurus GL 3.0 V6 FLEX

    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 1998 Ford Taurus AUTOMOBILES

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

    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 LX 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+.

    Behind I/P Diagram for 1998 Ford Taurus LX 3.0 V6 GASBehind I/P Diagram for 1998 Ford Taurus LX 3.0 V6 GAS

    Components on diagram:
  • Remote Anti-Theft Personality Module
  • Trunk Lid Release Relay
  • Rear Window Defrost Relay
  • Instrument Cluster
  • Electronic Flasher
  • 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:
  • Cigar Lighter
  • Luggage Compartment Lamp
  • Right Backup Lamp
  • Left Backup Lamp
  • Left Rear Turn Lamp
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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 LX 3.0 V6 GAS Wiring Diagram1998 Ford Taurus LX 3.0 V6 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Shift Lock Actuator
  • Brake Pedal Position (BPP) Switch
  • 1998 Ford Taurus SHO 3.4 V8 GAS Wiring Diagram1998 Ford Taurus SHO 3.4 V8 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Instrument Cluster
  • Electronic Flasher
  • Right Turn Indicator
  • Left Turn Indicator
  • Multi-Function Switch
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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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