1997 Ford Contour Overview


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4 Dr GL Sedan
8 national listings
4 Dr LX Sedan
1 national listing
Avg. Price: $2,409
4 Dr SE Sedan
1 national listing

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2.95 stars

Based on 10 reviews

Good Car. Best 4 Cyl Engine Ever Made. by Mark
 — Handles well, accelerates well, great car. The engine is reliable and gets good mileage. Read More
An Awesome Car. by Joel
 — Despite being a lowly GL ATX I4, this car was fun to drive and very comfortable. The build quality was somewhat mediocre, and reliability was overall good, but the CD4E ATX seems prone to catastrophi... Read More
You Can't Always Get What You Want by Justin
 — Ugh, the hand-me-down. But hey, I'm not gonna hate. I mean, it was given to me so hey. The performance was pretty zippy. Unbeknownst to me, it had 170hp brand new and you know what? With the 5 speed... Read More

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Ford Contour Questions


Where Is The Fuse Panel Located On 1997 Ford Contour Gl Sport?

The owner's manual states that the instrument fuse panel is located to the left of the steering colunm, but I do not see it there on my vehicle.

1,004 views with 3 answers (last answer about a week ago)

1997 Ford Contour Will Not Start After Replacing Transmission - What's Wron...

Just replaced the transmission. Car started at first - went into all the gears. Now the car won't start at all.

29 views with 7 answers (last answer 2 weeks ago)

My 97 Ford Contour Ignition Relay Keeps Clicking While Driving

ive notice a new alternator was replaced

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What Does It Mean If The Timing Is Wrong On Th Motor Of A Ford Contour?

The timing belt it brand new and everything is good with it but it don't no what that means? Im brand new with cars and i dont want to get over charged

21 views with 5 answers (last answer 4 months ago)

What Could Cause My 97 Ford Contour To Keep Throwing The Belt?

I was driving down the highway one day when I noticed my battery light came on and I lost all power steering. I went to my boyfriend's house and popped the hood and noticed my belt had come off. Aft...

58 views with 2 answers (last answer 9 months ago)