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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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October 13, 2012, 4:07 am

Kristyn G

Question: how hard is it to replace a gas gauge on a 99 Ford Contour?

Thinking of buying a 99 Ford Contour from my cousin's wife. We had it on a lift yesterday and also noticed the gas tank straps are needing to be replaced. How hard and costly of a job would these 2 issues be? Any info will be appreciated, thanks!

October 21, 2012, 9:52 pm

Tyler O

The tank straps shouldn't be a big deal... check the cost from a dealership.

The gauge issue probably is the sending unit in the tank rather than the actual gauge. Have the problem properly diagnosed and go from there.

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