How do I know what stroke the motor is in

Asked by Jul 08, 2014 at 05:57 PM about the 1998 Ford Contour

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

I had to Change the head in my wife's car
with the one out of our parts car everything
went perfect car started idled for about ten
min then stalled when I started it back up it
was making a horrible noise like it crashed
the valves I'm at a loss to mad to touch it
right now any suggestions would b great

1 Answer

Well, Casey it's not an 'interference' engine, so we need to know more. Same 2.0? IF it was from another 2.0? Here is a pretty good thread:

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