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2008 Ford Taurus X CAR/TRUCK REPAIR PROCEDURES AND DIAGRAMS - WHAT Ford REPAIR SHOPS DON'T WANT YOU TO KNOW

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    BRAKE SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 2008 Ford Taurus X AUTOMOBILES

    Disc Brakes -> Rear Disc & Parking Brakes -> Precautions -> System Depressurizing
    Vehicle: 2008 Ford Taurus X Limited 3.5 V6 GAS

    System Depressurizing

    On models equipped with anti-lock brakes, hydraulic system must be depressurized prior to ...

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    DRIVELINE, U-JOINT & CV AXLES REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 2008 Ford Taurus X AUTOMOBILES

    DRIVESHAFT U-JOINT, Replace
    Vehicle: 2008 Ford Taurus X Eddie Bauer 3.5 V6 GAS

    Do not reuse the bolts and cap straps for either the center U-joint or the rear U-joint. Install new bolts and cap straps or damage to the vehicle may occur. There is a difference in length of the head of the replacement yoke strap bolts from the production ...

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    TIRE PRESSURE MONITORING SYSTEM PROCEDURES FOR 2008 Ford Taurus X AUTOMOBILES

    Diagnosis & Testing -> Accessing Diagnostic Trouble Codes -> Clearing Diagnostic Trouble Codes -> Diagnostic Trouble Code Identification -> Intermittent & Poor Connections -> Intermittents -> Poor Connections -> Symptom Test
    Vehicle: 2008 Ford Taurus X Limited 3.5 V6 GAS

    Accessing Diagnostic Trouble Codes

    Connect a suitably programmed scan tool to DLC (Data Link Connector) and follow manufacturer's instructions.

    Diagnostic Trouble Code Identification

    Refer to Fig. , for diagnostic trouble code identification.

    Clearing Diagnostic Trouble Codes

    Connect a suitably programmed scan tool to DLC (Data Link Connector), and follow manufacturer's instructions.

    Symptom Test

    Refer to Fig. , for symptom test chart.

    Intermittent & Poor Connections

    Intermittents

    Most intermittents are caused by faulty electrical connections or wiring. Inspect for the following:

    • Wirin...

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    STARTER & ALTERNATOR REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 2008 Ford Taurus X AUTOMOBILES

    Starter, Replace
    Vehicle: 2008 Ford Taurus X SEL 3.5 V6 GAS

    The heavy gauge input lead connected to starter solenoid is hot at all times. Ensure protective cap is installed over terminal and is replaced after service.

    • Disconnect battery ground cable.
    • Raise and support vehicle.
    • Remove lower air deflector.
    • Remove starter solenoid safety cap.
    • Remove starter so...

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    MAINTENANCE LAMP RESET PROCEDURES FOR 2008 Ford Taurus X AUTOMOBILES

    Ford Motor Co. Cars -> Service Interval Reminder -> 2008-09 Taurus & Taurus X
    Vehicle: 2008 Ford Taurus X SEL 3.5 V6 GAS

    • Press and release SETUP button until System Check is displayed.
    • Press SETUP button again to display OIL LIFE =XX% HOLD RESET = NEW.
    • Press and hold RESET button for two seconds or longe...

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    RADIATOR & HOSE REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 2008 Ford Taurus X AUTOMOBILES

    Heater Hose, Replace -> Inlet -> Outlet
    Vehicle: 2008 Ford Taurus X Limited 3.5 V6 GAS

    Inlet

    • Drain cooling system into a suitable container.
    • Reposition heater core inlet hose clamp at thermostat housing.
    • Remove hose from thermostat housing.
    • Reposition heater hose inlet clamp at heater core.
    • Remove heater inlet hose from heater core.
    • Remove hose from vehicle.
    • Reverse procedure to in...

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    SERPENTINE BELT SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 2008 Ford Taurus X AUTOMOBILES

    Serpentine Drive Belt, Replace
    Vehicle: 2008 Ford Taurus X SEL 3.5 V6 GAS

    Under no circumstances should accessory drive belt, tensioner or pulleys be lubricated as potential damage to belt material and tensioner damping mechanism will occur. Do not apply any fluids or belt dressing to accessory drive belt or pulleys.

    • Disconnect battery ground cable from ...

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    COMPONENT LOCATION DIAGRAMS FOR 2008 Ford Taurus X AUTOMOBILES

    Component location diagrams for most 2008 Ford Taurus X cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. from 1990+.

    HVAC Components Diagram for 2008 Ford Taurus X SEL 3.5 V6 GASHVAC Components Diagram for 2008 Ford Taurus X SEL 3.5 V6 GAS

    Components on diagram:
  • Floor Mode Actuator
  • Defrost Mode Door Actuator
  • Defrost Mode Door Actuator Electrical Connector
  • Panel Mode Door Actuator
  • Panel Mode Door Actuator Electrical Connector
  • Engine Compartment Diagram for 2008 Ford Taurus X Limited 3.5 V6 GASEngine Compartment Diagram for 2008 Ford Taurus X Limited 3.5 V6 GAS

    Components on diagram:
  • Generator
  • Generator B+ Terminal
  • Generator Electrical Connector
  • Front End Accessory Drive Belt
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    WIRING DIAGRAMS FOR 2008 Ford Taurus X AUTOMOBILES

    OEM drawn wiring diagrams for most 2008 Ford Taurus X cars and light trucks sold in the U.S.

    2008 Ford Taurus X Limited 3.5 V6 GAS Wiring Diagram2008 Ford Taurus X Limited 3.5 V6 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Powertrain Control Module
  • Battery Junction Box
  • Engine Cooling Fan Module
  • 2008 Ford Taurus X SEL 3.5 V6 GAS Wiring Diagram2008 Ford Taurus X SEL 3.5 V6 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Liftgate Lock Actuator
  • Smart Junction Box
  • License Lamp/Liftgate Release Switch
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    TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETINS FOR 2008 Ford Taurus X AUTOMOBILES

    OEM TSB listings for most 2008 Ford Taurus X cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. from 1985+.

    Document: Passenger Frontal Air Bag - Trim Cover Fit
    Vehicle: 2008 Ford Taurus X SEL 3.5 V6 GAS

    Auto Systems:
  • Seats, Belts, Interior Trim, Carpets, Air Bags
  • Document: SERVICE TIP - POWER TAKE-OFF UNIT (PTU) - RIGHT HAND INTERMEDIATE SHAFT SEAL LEAKS
    Vehicle: 2008 Ford Taurus X SEL 3.5 V6 GAS

    Symptoms:
  • Leaks
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    COMPONENT/PARTS SPECIFICATIONS FOR 2008 Ford Taurus X AUTOMOBILES

    BRAKE SPECIFICATIONS: Brake drum, rotor, caliper, and related specifications for most 2008 Ford Taurus X 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 2008 Ford Taurus X 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 2008 Ford Taurus X 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 2008 Ford Taurus X 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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