My 1996 Ford Contour Gauges quit working. Car itself loses power and then shuts down. Bought new battery and alternator reads fine. Put on a new belt. Can jump it off it will run for about 3 minutes and do the same thing. Any Ideas? Help Please......

Asked by Jul 02, 2015 at 09:51 PM about the Ford Contour

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

Car has problems. Single mom needing help trouble shooting idea.

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It could be your fuel filter or pump.But it could also be a lose battery cable.Try putting tin foil on your battery posts then put cables back on if this works then you need new cables or post connectors.

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