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2006 Ford Taurus
3.0L 6-cyl Engine Code [2] Engine Code [2] Flex-fuel
153 bhp. @ 5000 rpm / Torque: 186 ft. lbs. @ 3250 rpm
12 Valves Overhead Valve
3.0L - V 6-cyl (2983 cc) Code: 99U (Flex-Fuel)
Compression Ratio: 9.4:1

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Product Cross Reference Guide: This product cross reference guide follows recommendations outlined in your owners manual and also reflects periodic service recommendation updates from the original equipment manufacturer for this particular model (2006 Ford Taurus with engine code [2]) show example...

For example, the manufacturer may have recommended 5W30 motor oil at the time of production (owners manual) & later revised the recommendation to 5W20. This guide will reflect latest recommendation by the manufacturer for this model. If there are no special instructions from the manufacturer, the owner can choose to follow either one of the recommendation without voiding warranty hide example.

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  1. Engine Oil

    Grade 1  »  SEO15 [1]
    All TEMPS  »  5W-20
  2. Automatic Transmission

  3. Power Steering Fluid

  4. Brake Fluid

    Brake Fluid  »  HB

    DOT 3 and 4 Brake Fluid (BFLVCN) [2]
  5. Lubricants & Fluids Comments  »  [*]

    [1] If using E85 or M85 fuel, use AMSOIL oil of the appropriate
    viscosity for the OEM recommended drain interval. If E85
    or M85 fuel is not used, use AMSOIL oil of the appropriate
    viscosity and the extended drain interval recommended
    for that oil.
    [2] Motorcraft High Performance DOT 3 brake fluid, P/N PM-1-C
    or equivalent meeting Ford specification WSS-M6C65-A1.
    [3] MERCON V Automatic Transmission Fluid

  6. Capacities (Drive Train Fluids)

    Engine, with filter  »  4.3 liters [1]
    Cooling System, Initial Fill  »  11 liters
    Passenger Car & Light Truck Antifreeze & Coolant
    AMSOIL Antifreeze and Engine Coolant
    Automatic Transmission, 4F50N Initial Fill  »  Not Specified
    Automatic Transmission, Total Fill
    4 speed 4F50N  »  12.8 liters
    ANTPC ANT
    Capacities Comments
    [1] After refill check oil level.
  7. Chassis Lubrication

    W/O POL
    0 Fittings, 0 Plugs
    Police
    2 Fittings, 0 Plugs  »  LL
  8. Torque Specifications

    Oil Drain Plug  »  10 ft/lbs

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  1. Filters: Oil, Air, Cabin, Fuel, Transmission, Hydraulic & Crankcase

    Oil Filter 25, 000-Mile Ea Oil Filter (EAO34)  
    Oil Filter MANN Oil Filter (W71936)  
    Oil Filter WIX 51516 Oil Filter  
    Air Filter WIX 42385 Air Filter  
    Cabin Air Filter WIX 24773 Cabin Air Filter  
    Fuel Filter WIX 33097 Fuel Filter  
    Transmission Filter WIX 58822 Auto Tran Filter [1]
    Transmission Filter WIX 58815 Auto Tran Filter [2]

    Filter Comments
    [1] with Deep Pan
    [2] with Shallow Pan

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ALM 5W-20 Signature Series Synthetic Motor Oil (ALM)

The Top Tier of AMSOIL Synthetic Motor Oil. AMSOIL Signature Series Synthetic Motor Oil delivers extraordinary lubrication in all types of automotive gasoline engines. Engineered for enthusiasts seeking maximum protection and performance. Precision-f...
XLM 5W-20 Extended Life Synthetic Motor Oil (XLM)

AMSOIL XL Synthetic Motor Oil is the choice for those who want to do something extra for their vehicle. Its boosted formulation delivers extra cleaning power, outstanding wear control, excellent high and low temperature protection and exceptional fue...
OEM 5W-20 OE Series Synthetic Motor Oil (OEM)

OE Synthetic Motor Oil is for mechanics and drivers seeking peace of mind protection and exceptional value in synthetic motor oil. It delivers 100 percent synthetic engine protection for advanced automotive technology, including turbochargers and dir...
ATF Signature Series Multi-Vehicle Synthetic ATF

AMSOIL Signature Series Multi-Vehicle Synthetic ATF is engineered to outperform conventional automatic transmission fluids and exceed the performance requirements of most North American, European and Asian vehicles. This sophisticated formulation pro...
OTF OE Multi-Vehicle Synthetic ATF

AMSOIL OE Synthetic Automatic Transmission Fluid provides passenger-car/light-truck transmissions excellent wear protection, sludge resistance and extreme-temperature performance throughout original equipment manufacturer (OEM)-recommended drain inte...
BFLV DOT 3 and 4 Synthetic Brake Fluid (BFLV)

*** This item is available for US customers only *** Brake fluid acts as a hydraulic fluid, transferring power and lubricating brake system components while also preventing corrosion. It must contend with extreme heat and the inevitable moi...
ANTPC Passenger Vehicle Antifreeze (ANTPC)

Ethylene Glycol 50/50 Pre-Mix Formulation AMSOIL Passenger Car/Light Truck Antifreeze & Coolant provides superior heat transfer and excellent protection against corrosion, freezing and boilover. It provides maximum protection in extreme temper...
ANT Antifreeze and Engine Coolant (ANT)

AMSOIL Antifreeze & Coolant (ANT) is a low-toxicity propylene glycol antifreeze formulated to provide benefits far beyond those found in today's conventional antifreeze and coolant products. This revolutionary formulation provides maximum antifre...
amsoil oil filter AMSOIL Ea Oil Filters

AMSOIL Ea Oil Filters feature synthetic nanofiber technology for maximum efficiency. Guaranteed for up to 15,000 miles or up to 25,000 miles, depending on application, when used with AMSOIL synthetic motor oil.
wix oil filter WIX Automotive, Light Truck & Racing Oil Filters

WIX Oil filters are made with full metal base plate for superior strength at the double seal & also feature a silicone anti-drainback valve. Glass enhanced media in WIX oil filters offers greater efficiency, capturing more 10 to 12 micron sized particles than other cellulose or synthetic blend medias.
wix air filter WIX Automotive, Light Truck & Racing Air Filters

WIX panel element air filters have a linear path through the filter for low airflow restriction & an exclusive pocket pleat for the filter media. Radial air filters are constructed of mesh screen on the inside wall diameter for element strength and media protection from backfire.
wix cabin filter WIX Cabin Air Filters

WIX offers high-efficiency cabin air filters for passenger cars, light trucks, heavy trucks, buses & off-highway vehicles. Trap & eliminate harmful microbes in the filter medium and reduce the opportunity for those microbes to be released into the air of vehicle occupants.
wix fuel filter WIX Automotive, Light Truck and Racing Fuel Filters

wix filterWIX Fuel Filters provide an unmatched fuel cleansing performance. They prevent pump wear, injector clogging, premature engine wear and help boost fuel efficiency. Offer quick, easy filter replacement, long life and the possibility of extended service intervals.
wix transmission filter WIX Automotive & Light Truck Transmission Filters

WIX Transmission Filters protect automatic transmissions against contaminants in the transmission fluid system. Proper filtration helps improve transmission life by minimizing wear and preventing sticking and scoring of sensitive shift control valves.

Maintenance Schedule as Provided by OEM Documentation

Distance:
5,000 miles (8,000 km)
Action:
Rotate
Item:
Wheels & tires
Interval in Month(s):
Labor Units:
0.3
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: A circular frame of hard material that may be solid or partly solid, is capable of turning on an axle, and holds the rubber cushion that contains compressed air.
Distance:
5,000 miles (8,000 km)
Action:
Change
Item:
Engine oil
Interval in Month(s):
Labor Units:
0.24
Parts Units:
6
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: A substance that lubricates and cools the moving parts of the engine and reduces corrosion and the formation of rust.
Distance:
5,000 miles (8,000 km)
Action:
Replace
Item:
Oil filter
Interval in Month(s):
Labor Units:
0.1
Parts Units:
1
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: A cartridge-filled canister placed in an engine's lubricating system to strain dirt and abrasive materials out of the oil.
Distance:
15,000 miles (24,000 km)
Action:
Inspect
Item:
Brake lines, hoses & connections
Interval in Month(s):
Labor Units:
0.02
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: Tubes and their connections that carry brake fluid between the various components in a vehicle's brake system.
Distance:
15,000 miles (24,000 km)
Action:
Inspect
Item:
Brake system
Interval in Month(s):
Labor Units:
0.3
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: A vehicle's stopping mechanism comprised of a pedal connected to a hydraulic master cylinder that can actuate clamping and/or expanding devices at all four wheels that slow or stop a vehicle's rolling motion. Components in a basic brake system are the master cylinder, calipers and/or wheel cylinders, linings or pads or shoes, rotors and/or drums.
Distance:
15,000 miles (24,000 km)
Action:
Inspect
Item:
Cooling system
Interval in Month(s):
Labor Units:
0.1
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: The system that stores and circulates coolant throughout (water cooled) engines to prevent overheating. Some vehicles have air-cooled engines in which high-speed airflow is sufficient to keep the engine cool.
Distance:
15,000 miles (24,000 km)
Action:
Inspect & lubricate
Item:
Steering & suspension
Interval in Month(s):
Labor Units:
0.2
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: A vehicle's steering is the collection of components that enable the operator to direct a vehicle in a desired direction. Suspension is the assemblage of joints, links and other components between a vehicle and its wheels.
Distance:
15,000 miles (24,000 km)
Action:
Inspect
Item:
Ball joints
Interval in Month(s):
Labor Units:
0.1
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: Movable joints in the steering linkage and suspension system of a vehicle that permit rotating movement in any direction between the parts that are joined.
Distance:
15,000 miles (24,000 km)
Action:
Replace
Item:
Cabin air filter
Interval in Month(s):
Labor Units:
0.3
Parts Units:
1
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: A filtering system that meters out pollen, road dust and other particles before they can reach the passenger cabin.
Distance:
15,000 miles (24,000 km)
Action:
Inspect/adjust
Item:
Parking brake
Interval in Month(s):
6
Labor Units:
0.05
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: The mechanical brake connected by cables to either a ratcheting hand lever or foot pedal used to hold or apply a vehicle's rear and sometimes front brakes while left unattended or under conditions of hydraulic circuit failure. Sometimes referred to as the emergency brake.
Distance:
30,000 miles (48,000 km)
Action:
Inspect
Item:
Exhaust system
Interval in Month(s):
Labor Units:
0.05
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: A system of tubing that routes exhaust gases from the exhaust manifold to the rear of the car and into the air. The exhaust system includes catalytic converters and mufflers that help reduce air and noise pollution generated by an engine.
Distance:
30,000 miles (48,000 km)
Action:
Replace
Item:
Air filter
Interval in Month(s):
Labor Units:
0.2
Parts Units:
1
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: A device that filters incoming air fed to the engine.
Distance:
30,000 miles (48,000 km)
Action:
Replace
Item:
Fuel filter
Interval in Month(s):
Labor Units:
0.5
Parts Units:
1
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: A replaceable metal or plastic canister that prevents particulate matter and most contaminants in the fuel from reaching the engine.
Distance:
100,000 miles (160,000 km)
Action:
Inspect
Item:
Drive belt(s)
Interval in Month(s):
Labor Units:
0.03
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: A belt that transfers the rotation of the engine through the crankshaft pulley to drive various devices, such as the alternator, water pump, air conditioning compressor or power steering pump.
Distance:
100,000 miles (160,000 km)
Action:
Replace
Item:
PCV valve
Interval in Month(s):
Labor Units:
0.2
Parts Units:
1
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: Positive Crankcase Ventilation valve, an emissions related device that allows venting of combustion gases from the crankcase to the intake system rather than the atmosphere.
Distance:
100,000 miles (160,000 km)
Action:
Replace
Item:
Spark plugs
Interval in Month(s):
Labor Units:
0.4
Parts Units:
8
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: Cables that carry a high-voltage electrical charge from the distributor cap or ignition coils to the spark plugs.
Distance:
100,000 miles (160,000 km)
Action:
Flush/replace
Item:
Coolant
Interval in Month(s):
60
Labor Units:
1.9
Parts Units:
2.6
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: Also known as "antifreeze." A mixture of water and ethylene glycol that has both a higher boiling point and a lower freezing point than plain water.
Distance:
150,000 miles (240,000 km)
Action:
Replace
Item:
Drive belt(s)
Interval in Month(s):
Labor Units:
2.2
Parts Units:
1
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: A belt that transfers the rotation of the engine through the crankshaft pulley to drive various devices, such as the alternator, water pump, air conditioning compressor or power steering pump.
Distance:
150,000 miles (240,000 km)
Action:
Change
Item:
Automatic transmission fluid
Interval in Month(s):
Labor Units:
0.7
Parts Units:
13.4
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: The fluid used for lubricating and cooling an automatic transmission.
Distance:
150,000 miles (240,000 km)
Action:
Flush/replace
Item:
Coolant
Interval in Month(s):
96
Labor Units:
1.9
Parts Units:
2.6
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: Also known as "antifreeze." A mixture of water and ethylene glycol that has both a higher boiling point and a lower freezing point than plain water.
Distance:
200,000 miles (320,000 km)
Action:
Flush/replace
Item:
Coolant
Interval in Month(s):
132
Labor Units:
1.9
Parts Units:
2.6
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: Also known as "antifreeze." A mixture of water and ethylene glycol that has both a higher boiling point and a lower freezing point than plain water.
Distance:
250,000 miles (400,000 km)
Action:
Flush/replace
Item:
Coolant
Interval in Month(s):
168
Labor Units:
1.9
Parts Units:
2.6
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: Also known as "antifreeze." A mixture of water and ethylene glycol that has both a higher boiling point and a lower freezing point than plain water.
Distance:
300,000 miles (480,000 km)
Action:
Flush/replace
Item:
Coolant
Interval in Month(s):
204
Labor Units:
1.9
Parts Units:
2.6
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: Also known as "antifreeze." A mixture of water and ethylene glycol that has both a higher boiling point and a lower freezing point than plain water.

Service Bulletin as Provided by OEM & NHTSA

Bulletin Date:
2005-04-01
Bulletin Number:
18583
NHTSA Item Number:
10017886

Component Description: Engine and engine cooling.

Service Bulletin Summary: No start/hard start/rough running during cold weather - incorrect seasonal fuel blend. ( nhtsa item number - 10017886 ).

Bulletin Date:
2005-06-01
Bulletin Number:
042421
NHTSA Item Number:
10014138

Component Description: Seat belts:front:retractor.

Service Bulletin Summary: Safety belt retraction speed. ( nhtsa item number - 10014138 ).

Bulletin Date:
2005-11-01
Bulletin Number:
05224
NHTSA Item Number:
10018738

Component Description: Latches/locks/linkages:doors:latch.

Service Bulletin Summary: Power lock concerns - service tip. ( nhtsa item number - 10018738 ).

Bulletin Date:
2005-11-01
Bulletin Number:
05227
NHTSA Item Number:
10018742

Component Description: Visibility:power window devices and controls.

Service Bulletin Summary: Power window concerns - service tip. ( nhtsa item number - 10018742 ).

Bulletin Date:
2005-11-01
Bulletin Number:
041601
NHTSA Item Number:
10018745

Component Description: Engine and engine cooling.

Service Bulletin Summary: Wds cop kit diagnostic tip - coil on plug (cop) ignition systems - engine misfire or rough running. ( nhtsa item number - 10018745 ).

Bulletin Date:
2005-11-01
Bulletin Number:
052218
NHTSA Item Number:
10018749

Component Description: Engine and engine cooling.

Service Bulletin Summary: Spark knock, hesitation above 3000 rpm, loss of power, misfire, and possible engine damage due to detonation and pre-ignition - 3. 0l-2v vulcan gas/ffv. ( nhtsa item number - 10018749 ).

Bulletin Date:
2006-01-01
Bulletin Number:
0655
NHTSA Item Number:
10019913

Component Description: Electrical system:starter assembly.

Service Bulletin Summary: Flex fuel - long crank/hard start. ( nhtsa item number - 10019913 ).

Bulletin Date:
2006-12-01
Bulletin Number:
0607
NHTSA Item Number:
10022203

Component Description: Power train:automatic transmission:control module (tcm, pcm).

Service Bulletin Summary: Extended warranty coverage for vehicles with hard start when operating on e85 fuel, powertrain control module (pcm) calibration. Warranty extended for 10 years or 100,000 miles which ever comes first. Sample consumer letter attached. ( nhtsa item number - 10022203 ).


Recall Data Provided by NHTSA

#
1
Make(s):
FORD, LINCOLN, MERCURY
Model(s):
E-150, E-250, E-350, E-450, ESCAPE, EXPEDITION, EXPLORER, F-150, MARINER, MARK LT, MOUNTAINEER, NAVIGATOR, RANGER, TAURUS
Year(s):
2006
Manufacturer:
FORD MOTOR COMPANY
NHTSA ID:
05V520000
Recall Date:
November 9th, 2005
Units Affected:
199,942

Affected Component: Visibility:windshield wiper/washer:motor.

Summary: On certain trucks, passenger cars and sport utility vehicles, the windshield wiper motor may have been produced without grease being applied to the output shaft gear. .

Conequence: After a period of continuous use on the high speed setting, lack of grease on the output shaft gear may cause the gear to distort or fracture during operation resulting in a loss of wiper function. Inoperative wipers under inclement weather conditions could cause a crash due to impaired visibility. .

Remedy: Dealers will inspect the wiper motor for the presence of grease and grease the wiper motor gears if necessary. The recall began on november 22, 2005. Owners may contact ford at 1-800-392-3673 or lincoln/mercury at 1-800-521-4140. .

Notes: Ford recall no. 05s40. Customers may also contact the national highway traffic safety administration's vehicle safety hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (tty 1-800-424-9153).

#
2
Make(s):
FORD
Model(s):
TAURUS
Year(s):
2006
Manufacturer:
FORD MOTOR COMPANY
NHTSA ID:
06V119000
Recall Date:
April 10th, 2006
Units Affected:
19

Affected Component: Electrical system: instrument panel.

Summary: Certain passenger vehicles built for one specific fleet customer were modified for optional hands-free cellular phone operating capability. To provide this functionality, a special overlay wire harness was installed that inadvertently did not include the circuits for passenger air bag deactivation indicator (padi) lamp function. As a result, these vehicles do not comply with the requirements of federal motor vehicle safety standard no. 208, 'occupant crash protection. '.

Conequence: The padi lamp will fail to illuminate and the air bag warning lamp in the cluster will stay illuminated. .

Remedy: The fleet customer was notified and all vehicles have been repaired. The recall began on april 28, 2006. .

Notes: Ford recall no. 06c13. Customers may also contact the national highway traffic safety administration's vehicle safety hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (tty 1-800-424-9153).

#
3
Make(s):
FORD, LINCOLN, MERCURY
Model(s):
CONTINENTAL, MARK VIII, SABLE, TAURUS, TAURUS SHO
Year(s):
1993, 1994, 1995, 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007
Manufacturer:
Robert Bosch LLC
NHTSA ID:
16E026000
Recall Date:
April 1st, 2016
Units Affected:
49,635

Affected Component: Service brakes, hydraulic:foundation components:disc:pads.

Summary: Bosch brake components llc (bosch) is recalling certain aftermarket replacement front brake pads, models bosch quietcast bc598 and bp765, bosch blue be598 and be598h, prostop pd598 and pd765m, duralast gold dg598, duralast mkd598, stop master st598, ultrastop ult598, ultralife mx598 and mx765, brakebest mkd765, and prostop platinum pgd598. These brake pads, manufactured october 1, 2014, to october 31, 2015 are intended for use on 2001-2007 ford taurus, 2001-2005 mercury sable, 1995-1999 ford taurus sho, 1995-2002 lincoln continental, and 1993-1998 lincoln mark viii vehicles. The brake pad shim may shift out of position causing the shim to contact the brake disc resulting in damage to the disc. .

Conequence: A damaged or broken brake disc may reduce a vehicle's braking power, increasing the risk of a crash. .

Remedy: Bosch will instruct the owners how to have the affected brake pads replaced, free of charge. The recall began on may 26, 2016. Owners may contact bosch customer service at 1-888-715-3616. .

Notes: Owners may also contact the national highway traffic safety administration vehicle safety hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (tty 1-800-424-9153).

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