The Ford Motor Company introduced the first Taurus in 1986. By 2006, the Ford Taurus camp equipped with the option of two versions of the 3.0-liter V-6 engine. The 2006 Ford Taurus came standard with front ventilated disc brakes and rear drum brakes. Replacing the rear brake shoes on the 2006 Taurus can be challenging, and requires someone with prior mechanical experience. When replacing the brake shoes on the 2006 Taurus, replace all of the hardware associated with the rear drum brakes to ensure optimum operation and performance.
Things You’ll Need
Tire iron, 1-ton jack or greater capacity, 2 jack stands, Flat head screwdriver, Pliers, Circular brake spring tool, Brake spring hook tool, New brake shoes, New brake drums (optional), 2 all-in-one brake spring and hardware kits, 2 new self adjuster kits (optional), 1/2-inch drive torque wrench and wheel socket (19 mm socket unless equipped with custom nuts)