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Engine 3.5L 6-Cylinder OHV

  • Recommended oil viscosity: 5W-20

  • Oil certification: API

  • Drain plug torque: 20 ft-lbs 

  • Oil capacity: 5.5 quarts

Spark Plug Gap

  • 3.0L 6-Cylinder: 0.052''

Brake fluid

  • Type: Motorcraft High Performance DOT 3 Motor Vehicle Brake Fluid VC-6 / WSS-M99B37-B6

  • Capacity: Between MAX and MIN on reservoir

Cooling system stop leak pellets

  • Type: Silicone Lubricant/ XL-6 / ESR-M13P4-A

Door latch, hood latch, auxiliary hood latch, door hinges, striker plates, seat tracks and fuel filler door hinge

  • Type: Multi-Purpose Grease /XG-4 or XL-5 / ESA-M1C93-B

Coolant

  • Type: Motorcraft Premium Gold Engine Coolant (yellow-colored)

    • VC-7- B / WSS-M97B51-A1

  • Capacity: 11.6 quarts (11.0L)

Power steering fluid

  • Type: Motorcraft MERCON ATF XT-2-QDX / MERCON

  • Capacity: Fill to line on dipstick

Automatic transaxle fluid 

  •  Type: Motorcraft MERCON V ATF1 XT-5-QM / MERCON V

  • Capacity: 13.5 quarts (12.8L)

Windshield washer fluid

  • Type: Motorcraft Premium Windshield Washer Concentrate ZC-32–A WSB-M8B16–A2

  • Capacity: 94.7 oz (2.8L)

Lock cylinder

  • Type: Penetrating and Lock Lubricant Motorcraft XL-1

Powertrain 


Engine

  •     3.5 L DOHC Duratec 35 (Cyclone) V6

Transmission

  • 6-speed 6F automatic

Fuel Consumption


FORD 2009 TAURUS FUEL CONSUMPTION

Safety Ratings


FORD 2009 TAURUS SAFETY RATINGS

References


  1. 2009 Ford Taurus Owners Manual 

  2. Ford Taurus- Wikipedia.org

  3. US Department of Energy - FuelEconomy.gov

  4. NHTSA | National Highway Traffic Safety Administration -  NHTSA.gov.

Lights

Front Lights

  • Front Fog Light Bulb: H11-55W

  • Front Sidemarker Light Bulb: 194NA

  • Front Turn Signal Light Bulb:

    • 3157-SCK

    •  3457NAK

  • High Beam Headlight Bulb: 9005LL

  • Low Beam Headlight Bulb: H11-55W

Rear Lights

  • Back Up Light Bulb: 921

  • Brake Light Bulb: 

    • 3157-SCK

    •  4157K

  • Center High Mount Stop Light Bulb: 921

  • License Plate Light Bulb: 168

  • Parking Light Bulb:

    • 3157-SCK

    •  3457NAK

  • Rear Sidemarker Light Bulb: 194

  • Rear Turn Signal Light Bulb:

    • 3157-SK

    • 4157K

  • Tail Light Bulb:

    • 3157-SCK

    •  4157K

Interior Lights

  • Dome Light Bulb: 578

  • Map Light Bulb: 3886X