1999 Ford Contour Sedan - Reliability

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SE Sedan (2.0L 4-cyl. 5-speed Manual)

Reliability Rating for 1999 Ford Contour Sedan by Identifix

Ratings Key Minimal Problems Moderate Problems Significant Problems
  Rating Comments
Engine Occasional problems with this vehicle are failure of the Variable Camshaft Timing Actuator and Sprocket, 2.0L only, a failed Fuel Pump, that may cause the vehicle not to start, and the Water Pump, 2.5L only.

The cost to repair the Variable Camshaft Timing Actuator and Sprocket is estimated at $300.00-$900.00 for parts and $195.00 for labor. The cost to repair the fuel pump is $161.00 for parts and $52.00 for labor. The cost to repair the Water Pump is estimated at $125.00 for parts and $97.50 for labor. All prices are estimates based on $65 per flat rate hour and do not include diagnostic time or any applicable sales tax.
Transmission & Driveline An occasional problem on this vehicle is failure of the Flexplate. Failure of the Flexplate applies to (2.0L automatic transmission only). A broken Flexplate may prevent the engine from starting.

The cost to repair the Flexplate is estimated at $110.00 for parts and $650.00 for labor. All prices are estimates based on $65.00 per flat rate hour and do not include diagnostic time or applicable sales tax.
Steering & Suspension
Brake
Heating & Air Conditioning
Starting & Charging
Accessories
Overall 4 out of 5

Reliability Ratings displayed above reflect style specific standard features and may vary from aggregated values displayed for the same year in the historical model overviewed bellow.

Reliability History for Ford Contour Sedan by Identifix

  1997 1998 1999 2000
Engine N/A
Transmission & Driveline N/A
Steering & Suspension N/A
Brake N/A
Heating & Air Conditioning N/A
Starting & Charging N/A
Accessories N/A
Overall N/A

Reliability Ratings by Identifix is based from repair shop-reported issues. Though this data may be for years prior to model you are researching, it exposes how reliable this model platform has been historically.

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