Whether it is something that you can repair yourself in a fairly simple manner or a more complicated problem that requires the attention of a mechanic, you will be able to identify the problem and take any necessary action. However, avoid taking any unnecessary risks. Ford Motor Company has not developed or approved a slingbelt towing procedure. Engine coolant temperature gauge Indicates the temperature of the engine coolant. You can save a lot of money by working on your own vehicle. Coding failure can be caused by any of the following: The new key was not inserted into the ignition within 15 seconds. The instrument panel climate controls must be on in order for the rear climate control console controls to work.
Do not exceed 68 kg 150 lb if the weight is resting directly on the roof. Anytime a child safety seat is installed in the vehicle. You should drive in a moderate fashion avoid heavy acceleration and deceleration and have your vehicle serviced at the first available opportunity. Why to buy Digital Service Manual from us? Remove the lug nuts with the lug wrench. In 2008 alone, Ford produced more than 5. In each generation they have had at least one model which has been among the most popular with the market it is aimed at.
Whatever you might need to fix, this 1998 Ford Taurus workshop repair service manual is just what you need. N Neutral With the gearshift in N Neutral , the vehicle can be started and is free to roll. Add 118 ml 4 oz. Standard fuse amperage rating and color Fuse rating 5 amp 7. Safety belt extension assemblies can be obtained from your dealer at no cost. If you cannot move the gearshift out of P Park with the brake pedal depressed: 1.
Speedometer Indicates the current vehicle speed. It is always a good idea to have a Ford repair guide in your car to keep you well-informed on what is wrong and what might need to be done. You will have all the service and repair information you could ever need for your 1998 Ford Taurus. Install chains securely, verifying that the chains do not touch any wiring, brake lines or fuel lines. This indicates the safety belt is now in the automatic locking mode. To return to normal overdrive mode, press the transmission control again.
Locate the compass module mounted at the base of the mirror. Never use strong detergents or soap. Rotate the panel to closeout the space in the floor. Remove the electrical connector from the bulb by grasping the wire and pulling it rearward. Hold the control while adjusting the wheel to the desired position, then release the control.
When starting a fuel-injected engine, avoid pressing the accelerator before or during starting. This connector provides power to the trailer for taillamps, stop and turn lamps, back up lamps, battery. To put the retractor in the automatic locking mode, grasp the shoulder portion of the belt and pull downward until all of the belt is extracted and a click is heard. Our 1998 Ford Taurus repair manuals include all the information you need to repair or service your 1998 Taurus, including diagnostic trouble codes, descriptions, probable causes, step-by-step routines, specifications, and a troubleshooting guide. Anticipate stops and brake gradually. Some of the most popular models include the F-250, Escort, Focus, Taurus and the legendary Mustang. Insert the indicator fully, then remove it again.
Press and hold as desired the front portion of the moon roof control to close. Press to raise or lower the front portion of the seat cushion. Go to the front of the vehicle and release the auxiliary latch that is located under the front center of the hood. Next, at least 20 minutes driving in stop and go, city type traffic with at least four idle periods. Install the retainer through the wheel center and slide the wheel under the vehicle. You can save a lot of money by working on your own vehicle as mechanics charge a lot. The window will open fully.
You will surely enjoy browsing through the pages of workshop manual and learn how to repair the different parts. The hazard flashers can be operated when the ignition is off. The hazard lights control is located on top of the steering column. Place the provided height adaptors onto the back of the storage bin door as needed. Adjust tire pressure to recommended specifications found on the Safety Compliance Certification Label. Make sure that the mat does not interfere with the operation of the accelerator or the brake pedal. Use the tip of the lug wrench to remove any wheel trim.
Disengaging the speed control will not erase the previously programmed set speed. Turn the heater fan on in both vehicles to protect any electrical surges. Do not use the speed control in heavy traffic or on roads that are winding, slippery, or unpaved. Align top and bottom ribs of parking lamp assembly with corresponding slots on front of vehicle. Also illuminates when the parking brake is engaged. After idling for a few seconds, apply the brake and release the parking brake. You will surely enjoy browsing through the pages of workshop manual and learn how to repair the different parts.
Engine coolant recovery reservoir 10. For load specification terms found on the label, refer to Vehicle loading in this chapter. If the light fails to illuminate, continues to flash or remains on, have the system serviced. Copyright 1997 Ford Motor Company. To confirm all doors are closed and locked, press the control a second time within five seconds. Department of Transportation requires Ford to give you the following information about tire grades exactly as the government has written it.