1997 Ford Contour Overview


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4 Dr GL Sedan
11 national listings
4 Dr LX Sedan
1 national listing
4 Dr SE Sedan
1 national listing

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Average User Score

2.85 stars

Based on 11 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


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...

35 views with 2 answers (last answer 4 months ago)
Theodore Guthrie

After Replacing Timing Belt Car Will Not Start; 97 Contour 2.0l

after replacing timing belt car will not start; 97 contour 2.0L. please help a.s.a.p. only car we got with a family of four little boys

62 views with 1 answer (last answer 5 months ago)
Jennifer Stiles

Clutch Went Out Then Started Working Car Wont Go What Could Be The Problem

I was driving my car the clutch all the sudden would'nt work so I was power shifting then all the sudden the clutch starts working and the car wont go unless I get it toa very hjgh rpm then it barel...

26 views with 1 answer (last answer 6 months ago)

Have 1997 Ford Contour 2.0 Reg Fuel Will Not Start Have To Hold Pedal To Th...

have 1997 ford contour 2.0 reg fuel will not start have to hold pedal to the floor never did before,it tries to start but dies right away about 5-10 sec found a blown fuel pump fuse replace it also...

79 views with 1 answer (last answer 7 months ago)
Tammy Lange

How Do I Fix My Driver Side Window It Went Down And Wont Come Back Up Cant ...

went to roll down window to throw piece of gum out when i went to roll it back up it went up and then all the way down right a way now can't budge it?

91 views with 2 answers (last answer 7 months ago)