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1996 Ford Contour Overview


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4 Dr GL Sedan
15 national listings
Avg. Price: $2,698
4 Dr LX Sedan
1 national listing
Avg. Price: $2,682
4 Dr SE Sedan

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Based on 18 reviews

Best Car I've Ever Had..... by Tyson
 — This has got to be the best car I have ever owned. This car is pushing 167k and since I've owned it thier has only been three problems besides the standard maintaince that is required for ever automob... Read More
10.5 Years, Never A Bad Time. by Matt
 — The car was as slow as death in a straight line, but it handled better than you could possibly hope for in a sedan. Communicative, light, and nimble; the Contour is very well-known by enthusiasts a... Read More
Homeless-man's Bmw 3-series by Rory
 — The Contour was my first car, bought it in 2002 for $5500 when I was 17, and I loved it when it wasn't being fixed. Cost me alot of money in repairs, although nothing huge failed on it before I got r... Read More

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Ford Contour Questions


Turns Over Wont Start, No Sound From Fuel Pump.

Checked fuse, emergency shut off switch,fuel relay. Pump works wired direct to a power source. Engine turns over but do sent start.

180 views with 3 answers (last answer 3 months ago)

Ford Contour Jerking

I have a 96 for contour it jerks while accelerating and while mantaining a steady speed. sometime i can pull over and turn the car off wait a min. and go and it will stop. normally starts when the car...

240 views with 3 answers (last answer 4 months ago)

96 Contour Will Not Start. Tries To Turn Over. New:starter, Radiator, Batte...

I have a 96 contour. Previous owner put in a ditch. Replaced radiator, battery, and starter. Still over heats due to radiator fan not working. Car stopped working on side of road after I pulled over...

138 views with 3 answers (last answer 7 months ago)
Bruce Bennett

My 96 Contour Gl (188,000 Mi) Just Passed Smog. 2 Weeks After I Was Parking...

the cars shifting in either mode OD on/off works fine, but engine light stays on

38 views with 1 answer (last answer 11 months ago)

96 Contour Wont Turn Over ..just A Hum...battery Good

battery good ...all lights work...when turning over it just hums

129 views with 1 answer (last answer about a year ago)