Oil Change Instructions for a 1996 Ford Taurus GL 3.0L V-6?

Answer Changing the oil in your 1996 Ford Taurus is important to maintain the 3.0-liter engine. Along with the oil, change the oil filter. If you do not change the filter, dirt and particles from the filt... Read More »

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Oil Change Instructions for a 1996 Ford Taurus GL 3.0L V6?

Routine oil changes on a 1996 Taurus can be expensive if done by a dealership. Changing a car's oil every 3,000 miles or every three months is critical for removing old oil that has been broken dow... Read More »

How to Change a Water Pump on a 1996 Ford Taurus?

The water pump on your 1996 Ford Taurus is responsible for circulating the fluid throughout the cooling system to keep your car from overheating. If you allow your car to get too hot, or to continu... Read More »

Instructions to Change the Serpetine Belt on a 1997 Ford Taurus?

The 1997 Ford Taurus features a multi-ribbed belt that operates the front engine accessories, including the alternator, power steering pump, air conditioner compressor and water pump. Once the engi... Read More »

What weight oil does a 1996 Ford Taurus use?

Ford specifically recommends that "engine oils with an SAE 5W-30 viscosity are preferred" in the 1996 Taurus. The manual goes on, "they provide the best engine performance, fuel economy and engine ... Read More »