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1998 Ford Contour LX 4dr Sedan

1998 Ford Contour
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Front Wheel Drive, 4 Door Sedan LX, Compact
24 mpg city / 35 mpg hwy
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A/C 98 contour
my air system in its entirety only works when its on the highest fan speed. none of the other fan speeds seem to be working
Asked by McKenna F August 24, 2013, 11:18 am 1 reply
chuggs and jerks randomly
my car chugs/jerks when im driving , at a stop, or slowing down.. it varies. when it does, it does it three times exactly every time. the car does not slow down or speed up when i...
Asked by McKenna F August 24, 2013, 11:12 am 1 reply
Head Gasket Replacement
How do i instal head gasket for 1997 Ford Contour 2.0 Zetec Engine
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How do I replace the lower radiator hose on a 95 ford contour gl w/2.0
I have a 95 ford contour gl 2.0 and need to replace a simple lower radiator hose. what does that consist of ? That is what do i remove to get to it ?
Asked by Peter G July 5, 2013, 3:01 pm 1 reply
timing marks
timing belt replacement & timing marks for a 1997 ford contour 2.0
Asked by Orv R June 4, 2013, 11:49 am 1 reply
engine doesn't stay running
Engine cold, car starts but then dies, won't stay running.
Asked by Donald S May 8, 2013, 1:09 pm 1 reply
my car won't start.
My car gave a jerk and lost compression. It turns over but won't start.
Asked by Carol D April 5, 2013, 8:07 am 0 reply
What's wrong with my car!?!?
I have a 99 Ford Contour, I've had it for about a year, it had 130000 miles when I bought it, and about 145000 now. Since buying the car, I've replaced the rotors, ball joints, bra...
Asked by Ashley E February 16, 2013, 5:59 pm 1 reply
Will a bad power steering pump keep a car from starting
Was making a loud rattling noise coming from the serpentine belt area . The car died and want start back up . The serpentine belt has been shredded up on both sides.
Asked by Michael N February 15, 2013, 1:36 pm 1 reply
car pulsus after driving it a while
after car warms up and you reach around 50 miles per hour the car jerks and pulsuse
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