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Ford Taurus Maintenance & Repair Guides
Links to DIY repair and vehicle maintenance "how-to" tutorials for the 6th generation 2010-2014 Ford Taurus.

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Ford Taurus Vanity Mirror Light Bulbs Replacement Guide
Taurus Vanity Bulbs

1. 2010-2014 Ford Taurus Vanity Mirror Light Bulbs Replacement Guide

If you need to change a burnt out vanity mirror light bulb in the sun visors of your sixth generation (2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014 and probably also the 2015) Ford Taurus, check out my quick DIY tutorial for the procedure by clicking on the text link above or the thumbnail image to the left.

   

Ford Taurus Map Light Bulbs Replacement Guide
Taurus Map Light Bulbs

2. 2010-2014 Ford Taurus Overhead Map Light Bulbs Replacement Guide
   

Ford Taurus Dome Light Bulbs Replacement Guide
Taurus Dome Lights

3. Ford Taurus Dome & Rear Passenger Reading Light Bulbs Replacement Guide

 

   

Ford Taurus HVAC Cabin Air Filter Replacement Guide
Taurus Cabin Air Filter

4. 2010-2014 Ford Taurus A/C Cabin Air Filter Replacement Guide

If the A/C system in your 6th generation Ford Taurus isn't blowing as hard any more or smells a bit funky, you probably need to clean or change the cabin air filter element in the blower motor housing.

Check out my DIY tutorial for the procedure, including replacement filter part numbers, by clicking on the text link above or the thumbnail image to the left.

   

Ford Taurus Interior Door Panels Removal Guide
Taurus Door Panels

5. 2010-2014 Ford Taurus Interior Door Panels Removal Guide

If you'd like to upgrade the OEM door speakers, add soundproofing material, fix a faulty electrical switch or replace a power window motor in your sixth generation Ford Taurus, you'll first have to take off the door panels.

To view my DIY instructions for the procedure, click on the text link above or the thumbnail image to the left.

   

Ford Taurus License Plate Light Bulbs Replacement Guide
Taurus License Lights

6. 2010-2014 Ford Taurus License Plate Light Bulbs Replacement Guide
   

Ford Taurus Key Fob Battery Replacement Guide
Taurus Key Fob Battery

7. 2010-2014 Ford Taurus Key Fob Battery Replacement Guide

After a few years of daily use, the battery inside the key fob remote control of a sixth generation Ford Taurus can become weak or quit working entirely.

Check out my DIY tutorial for changing the battery by clicking on the text link above or the thumbnail image to the left.

   

Ford Taurus Tail Light Bulbs Replacement Guide
Taurus Tail Light Bulbs

8. 2013-2014 Ford Taurus Reverse Light Bulbs Replacement Guide

The refreshed 6th generation 2013, 2014 and possibly also the 2015 model years of the Ford Taurus sedan have LED brake, turn signal and parking lights that should last the life time of the vehicle.

But the reverse lights are traditional incandescent bulbs that may need to be changed after a few years. Check out my guide by clicking on the link above or the thumbnail image on the left.



 

Ford Taurus Trunk Light Bulb Replacement Guide
Taurus Trunk Light Bulb

9. 2010-2014 Ford Taurus Trunk Light Bulb Replacement Guide
   

Ford Taurus Electrical Fuse Replacement Guide
Taurus Electrical Fuses

10. 2010-2014 Ford Taurus Electrical Fuses Replacement Guide

The first place to start when troubleshooting any electrical problem with your sixth generation Ford Taurus sedan is to check or change a blown fuse in either the engine bay or passenger compartment fuse blocks.

To view my DIY tutorial for the procedure, click on the text link above or the thumbnail image to the left.

   

Ford Taurus 3.5L V6 Engine Air Filter Replacement Guide
Taurus Engine Air Filter

11. 2010-2014 Ford Taurus Duratec 35 Engine Air Filter Replacement Guide

The engine air filter of a 6th generation Ford Taurus with the Duratec 35 3.5L V6 motor should be checked and cleaned at every oil change and replaced when dirty.

Check out my quick DIY instructions for the procedure by clicking on the text link above or the thumbnail image to the left.

   

Ford Taurus Windshield Wiper Blades Replacement Guide
Taurus Wiper Blades

12. 2010-2014 Ford Taurus Windshield Wiper Blades Replacement Guide
   

Ford Taurus Headlight Bulbs Replacement Guide
Taurus Headlight Bulbs

13. 2010-2014 Ford Taurus Headlight Bulbs Replacement Guide

The headlight assemblies of a 6th generation Ford Taurus sedan contain the combination low/high beam bulb, the front turn signal and the front side marker light bulbs.

If you need to change any of these bulbs, check out my DIY tutorial by clicking on the text link above or the thumbnail image to the left.

   

Ford Taurus Duratec 35 V6 Engine Oil Change Guide
Taurus 3.5L Oil Change

14. 2010-2014 Ford Taurus Duratec 35 3.5L V6 Engine Oil Change Guide

The best way to keep your 6th generation Ford Taurus sedan running reliably is to regularly change the motor oil and replace the canister oil filter on the Duratec 35 3.5 liter V6 engine.

Check out my DIY instructions for the procedure, including a required tools list and replacement oil filter part numbers, by clicking on the text link or thumbnail image below.

   

Ford Taurus Front Brake Pads Replacement Guide
Taurus Front Brake Pads

15. 2010-2014 Ford Taurus Front Brake Pads Replacement Guide

If you've been hearing a squeaking or squealing sound coming from the front of your 6th generation Ford Taurus when you press on the brake pedal, you probably need to change the front brake pads.

To view my detailed DIY front brake job tutorial, including replacement part numbers and a required tools list, click on the text link above or the thumbnail picture to the left.

   

Ford Taurus Rear Brake Pads Replacement Guide
Taurus Rear Brake Pads

16. 2010-2014 Ford Taurus Rear Brake Pads Replacement Guide

The rear disc brake pads on a 6th generation Ford Taurus should last about twice as long as the front pads or anywhere from 60,000 to well over 100,000 miles depending on your driving conditions.

Check out my complete DIY tutorial for the procedure by clicking on the text link above or the thumbnail image to the left.

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