99for contour stalled and now it wont turn over

Asked by Mar 08, 2015 at 02:51 PM about the 1999 Ford Contour

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

driving on highway car just died and it wont start or turnover

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I'd start with looking at the fuel pump relay, then the fuel pump, make sure you are getting fuel. There are a number of other things you can also look at, but start with the simple ones first.

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sounds like your motor locked up. did you see any oil on the ground or when it shut off did you see a lot of smoke. get a socket and ratchet and try to turn the harmonic balancer if it will not turn the motor is locked up. I had a contour that done the same thing but i went through a little water and it sucked the water in the breather and locked it up.

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