Ford Taurus Owners Manual: Repairing minor paint damage

Your authorized dealer has touch-up paint to match your vehicle’s color.

Take your color code (printed on a sticker in the driver’s door jamb) to an authorized dealer to make sure you get the correct color.

• Remove particles, such as bird droppings, tree sap, insect deposits, tar spots, road salt and industrial fallout, before repairing paint chips.

• Always read the instructions before using the products.

    Waxing
    Regular waxing is necessary to protect the paint on your car from the elements. We recommend that you wash and wax the painted surface once or twice a year. When washing and waxing, park your veh ...

    Cleaning the engine
    Engines are more efficient when they are clean because grease and dirt buildup keep the engine warmer than normal. When washing: • Take care when using a power washer to clean the engine. The hi ...

    Other materials:

    Normal scheduled maintenance and log
    Intelligent Oil-Life Monitor® Your vehicle is equipped with an Intelligent Oil-Life Monitor that determines when the engine oil needs to be changed based on how your vehicle is used. By using several important factors in its calculations, the monitor helps reduce the cost of owning your vehicle ...

    Using sync with your media player
    You can access and play music from your digital music player over the vehicle’s speaker system using the system’s media menu or voice commands. You can also sort and play your music by specific categories, such as artists, albums, etc. SYNC is capable of hosting nearly any digital media player ...

    Scheduled Maintenance
    GENERAL MAINTENANCE INFORMATION Why Maintain Your Vehicle? Carefully following the maintenance schedule helps protect against major repair expenses resulting from neglect or inadequate maintenance and may help to increase the value of your vehicle when you sell or trade it. Keep all receipts ...