Recently bought a 98 ford contour se the guy I bought it from got it to start but I drove home was rough from take off but smooth once going back fired and overheated now won't start any ideas

Asked by Jan 08, 2015 at 01:11 PM about the 1998 Ford Contour 4 Dr SE Sedan

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

Also smells like gas in water and oil now any help would be
greatly appreciated

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YOUR SEALS MIGHT BE LEAKING

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