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*[[Changing the Spark Plugs on the Duratec]] *[[Changing the Spark Plugs on the Duratec]]
*[[ Remove Water Pump on Gen 3 Duratec]] *[[ Remove Water Pump on Gen 3 Duratec]]
-*[[Replacing Water Pump on Gen 4 Duratec]] 
*[[A/C Evac and Refrigerant Refill Procedure]] *[[A/C Evac and Refrigerant Refill Procedure]]
 +*[[Gen 4 24V Simultaneous Codes P0171 and P0174 Solution]]
 +*[[Oil Filter Recommendations]]
 +*[[Oil Change on a Vulcan]]
 +*[[Gen 3&4 Fuel Filter replacement]]
 +*[[Gen 4 Vulcan engine oil pan removal]]
 +*[[Gen 4 Vulcan Timing Cover leak repair/timing chain replacement/water pump replacement]]
== Transmission == == Transmission ==
*[[How to Flush your transmission at home]] *[[How to Flush your transmission at home]]
-*[http://www.taurusclub.com/downloads/AXOD-E%20Diagnosis.pdf AXOD-E/AX4S Diagnosis Manual (PDF Download)]+*[[DEXRON III/MERCON or MERCON V?]]
-Water Pump Removal: 2000 Taurus w/Duratec Engine+
-1. Disconnect negative battery cable.+== Heating and Cooling ==
-2. Remove serpentine belt and install new tensioner pulley.+
-3. Place car on jack stands.+
-4. Remove right-front wheel and plastic wheel-well liner, for access.+
-5. Remove air dam and drain radiator.+
-6. Disconnect radiator hoses and try to remove heater hose from water pump housing.+
-7. Remove antifreeze reservoir (degasser), to provide room for removing water pump.+
-8. Loosen 8” AC fill tube, for access.+
-9. Remove pump assembly.+
-10. Separate water pump from pump housing.+
-11. Clean gasket and sealant material from pump housing.+
-12. Coat new gasket, on both sides, with black RTV sealant or Permatex II.+
-13. Install pump on pump housing and tighten the (7) M6x1.0, Grade 5, cap screws hand- tight. Then, tighten cap screws to 108 inch-pounds (lubricated), using a 5 mm hex bit socket. +
-14. Install new pump/housing on engine, tightening the 3 bolts securing the air conditioning compressor brace to 18 lb.-ft. and the 4 nuts securing the pump/housing to the engine to 22 lb.-ft.+
-15. Reattach radiator hoses, heater hose, button everything up, and refill with coolant.+
==Specifications== ==Specifications==
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*[[Tie Rod Removal - Replacement]] *[[Tie Rod Removal - Replacement]]
*[[Strut/Spring Assembly Replacement]] *[[Strut/Spring Assembly Replacement]]
 +*[[2000 Taurus Front Quick Strut Replacement]]
== Brakes == == Brakes ==
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*[[How to properly season your new brake rotors]] *[[How to properly season your new brake rotors]]
*[[How to properly bed your new brake pads]] *[[How to properly bed your new brake pads]]
 +*[[How to change the rear drums on Gen 3 and Gen 4]]
== Body/Paint == == Body/Paint ==
*[[How to use QEW (Quick Easy Wash)]] *[[How to use QEW (Quick Easy Wash)]]
 +*[[Frozen Door Latch Solution]]
== Electrical == == Electrical ==
-*[[Gen 3 & 4 Erratic Fuel Gauge (Flex Fuel only)]] 
*[[1996-1999 Headlight Removal]] *[[1996-1999 Headlight Removal]]
 +*[[2002 Radio Wiring Diagram]]
*[[Door Ajar/Interior Light Stays On]] *[[Door Ajar/Interior Light Stays On]]
 +*[[Fuse Panel Diagrams]]
 +*[[Gen 3 & 4 Erratic Fuel Gauge (Flex Fuel only)]]
 +*[[Gen IV headlight removal]]
 +*[[How to properly Aim your headlights]]
*[[Multi-Function Switch Cleaning]] *[[Multi-Function Switch Cleaning]]
*[[Multi-Function Switch Cleaning Additional info]] *[[Multi-Function Switch Cleaning Additional info]]
-*[[How to properly Aim your headlights]] 
-*[[Fuse Panel Diagrams]] 
-*[[2002 Radio Wiring Diagram]] 
*[[Replacing Gen 4 Heater & A/C Blower Motor]] *[[Replacing Gen 4 Heater & A/C Blower Motor]]
-*[[Gen IV headlight removal]] 
== Interior == == Interior ==
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*[[1996 - 1999 Gauge Cluster Removal (Column Shift Only)]] *[[1996 - 1999 Gauge Cluster Removal (Column Shift Only)]]
*[[1996 - 1999 Gauge Cluster Removal (Floor Shift Only)]] *[[1996 - 1999 Gauge Cluster Removal (Floor Shift Only)]]
 +*[[1986 - 1995 Digital Dash Information]]
== Miscellaneous == == Miscellaneous ==
 +*[[1986-2007 Taurus and Sable Keypad Code Location and Programming]]
*[[1990-1995 Mileage Correction]] *[[1990-1995 Mileage Correction]]
*[[1996-1999 Mileage Correction/Odometer Replacement]] *[[1996-1999 Mileage Correction/Odometer Replacement]]
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=== Helpful Links === === Helpful Links ===
-*[http://www.fordcds.com/ Ford Service Manual CD/DVD Downloads] 
*[http://www1.autozone.com/servlet/UiBroker?UseCase=RG001&UserAction=processModel&Parameters=024 Auto Zone Vehicle Repair Guide] *[http://www1.autozone.com/servlet/UiBroker?UseCase=RG001&UserAction=processModel&Parameters=024 Auto Zone Vehicle Repair Guide]
*[http://www.obd-codes.com/trouble_codes/index.php Obd2 Trouble Code Information] *[http://www.obd-codes.com/trouble_codes/index.php Obd2 Trouble Code Information]
*[http://www.shotimes.com/php-bin/modules.php?op=modload&name=News&file=article&mode=thread&order=0&thold=0&sid=83 1986-1995 EECIV Check Engine Light Self Test] *[http://www.shotimes.com/php-bin/modules.php?op=modload&name=News&file=article&mode=thread&order=0&thold=0&sid=83 1986-1995 EECIV Check Engine Light Self Test]
-*[http://www.bedlib.org/ebsco.html Auto Repair Reference Center] LogIn with: Username: lib ; Password: access 
*[http://motorcraft.com Motocraft.com Look up Motorcraft parts online] *[http://motorcraft.com Motocraft.com Look up Motorcraft parts online]
 +*[https://www.fleet.ford.com/maintenance/vin_tools/default.asp Ford Fleet website - VIN lookup]

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