1998 Ford Contour Consumer Review: Oh the Contour

1998 Ford Contour - Consumer Review

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Oh the Contour
By Amanda on


1998 Ford Contour GL 4dr Sedan


I bought the Contour used in 2005 with 110,000 miles, as soon as we pulled off the lot, my power steering pump had a leak and we were unable to drive it home. It costed $350 to fix. Two months after I purchased the car, three window motors/regulators blew. It cost $150 to fix just the drivers side window. About 6 months later, my check engine light came on. O2 Sensor. Replaced it, $100. Came to find out that wasn't the problem, the wires connected to the 02 sensor were messed up, $300 to fix it. After owning the car for two years, I came across the worst problem. Computer was fried, wires to the computer were fried, Timing Belt, and tensioner. $2000 to fix, didn't do it. Just got rid of it.

Best Features

I enjoyed the steering, and the A/C was good.

Worst Features

Design a better engine, with more kick. Different cup holders.
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