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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

    Compressor Service -> Compressor Clutch Service -> Clutch Field Coil, Replace -> Clutch Hub & Pulley, Replace -> FS-10 & SC90V -> Installation -> Removal -> SD-7H15
    Vehicle: 1998 Ford Taurus GL 3.0 V6 FLEX

    Clutch Hub & Pulley, Replace
    FS-10 & SC90V
    Removal
    • Holding clutch plate with a suitable spanner wrench, Figs. and , remove clutch hub retaining nut or bolt, Figs. through .
    • On models where clutch plate is retained with a nut, remove clutch hub and shims from compressor shaft using hub remover tool No. T94P-19703-AH, or equivalent, Fig. .
    • On models where clutch plate is retained by a bolt, lift assembly and shims from compressor. If necessary, thread a suitable bolt into clutch plate hub to break hub free of shaft, Fig. .
    • ...

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    BRAKE SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 1998 Ford Taurus AUTOMOBILES

    Disc Brakes -> Rear Disc Brakes & Parking Brakes -> Brake System Bleed -> System Priming -> Wheel Bleeding Sequence
    Vehicle: 1998 Ford Taurus GL 3.0 V6 FLEX

    Pressure bleeding is recommended for all hydraulic disc brake systems.

    Do not use brake fluid drained from the hydraulic system when bleeding the brakes. Ensure disc brake pistons are returned to their normal positions and the shoe and lining assemblies are properly seated. Before driving the vehicle, inspect the brake operation.

    Do not shake the pressure bleeder tank while air is being added or after it has been pressurized. This will prevent air from the tank getting into the lines. Set the tank in the required location, then bring the air hose to the tank. Do not move the ta...

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    FUEL FILTER REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 1998 Ford Taurus AUTOMOBILES

    Ford Motor Co. Passenger Cars -> Fuel Shutoff Switch Location -> 1997-99 Sable & Taurus
    Vehicle: 1998 Ford Taurus GL 3.0 V6 FLEX

    The inertia switch is locat...

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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 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

    Starter, Replace
    Vehicle: 1998 Ford Taurus GL 3.0 V6 FLEX

    • 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 1998 Ford Taurus AUTOMOBILES

    Cabin Air Filter Service -> Ford Motor Co. -> 1996-99 Sable & Taurus
    Vehicle: 1998 Ford Taurus LX 3.0 V6 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 -> Air Bag Warning Lamp ->
    Vehicle: 1998 Ford Taurus GL 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 1998 Ford Taurus AUTOMOBILES

    Coolant Hose, Replace -> Lower -> Upper
    Vehicle: 1998 Ford Taurus GL 3.0 V6 FLEX

    Lower

    • Drain cooling system into a suitable container.
    • Reposition hose clamp from water inlet housing.
    • Remove radiator outlet hose from water inlet housing.
    • Reposition hose clamp from radiator.
    • Remove radiator outlet hose from radiator and from vehicle.
    • Reverse procedure...

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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+.

    Engine Compartment Relays & Sensors Diagram for 1998 Ford Taurus GL 3.0 V6 FLEXEngine Compartment Relays & Sensors Diagram for 1998 Ford Taurus GL 3.0 V6 FLEX

    Components on diagram:
  • A/C Clutch Relay
  • PCM Relay
  • Low Speed Cooling Fan Relay
  • Starter Relay
  • Horn Relay
  • Body Components Diagram for 1998 Ford Taurus LX 3.0 V6 GASBody Components Diagram for 1998 Ford Taurus LX 3.0 V6 GAS

    Components on diagram:
  • Right Front Door Ajar Switch
  • Right Front Window Switch
  • Connector C-609
  • Connector C-603
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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 FLEX Wiring Diagram1998 Ford Taurus GL 3.0 V6 FLEX Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Power Antenna
  • Rear Control Unit (RCU)
  • Integrated Control Panel (ICP)
  • 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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