1996 Ford Contour Overview


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4 Dr GL Sedan
17 national listings
4 Dr LX Sedan
2 national listings
4 Dr SE Sedan
1 national listing

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Average User Score

4.15 stars

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.

425 views with 4 answers (last answer 3 weeks ago)

Car Will Not Start

iwas driving and my brakes went bad had none about twenty miniuts later the car died i took the battery back they said it would not hold a charge so i got a new one when i put it in the car still wi...

54 views with 9 answers (last answer 3 months ago)

Ford Contour Trouble Starting

I drive a 96 Ford Countour and recently it started having troubles starting but only in the morning. It won't turn over, the check engine light, oil light etc all come on. After 4 or 5 tries I am...

39 views with 1 answer (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...

352 views with 3 answers (last answer 11 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...

176 views with 3 answers (last answer about a year ago)