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10.0

really awful
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
0 miles

About These NHTSA Complaints:

This data is from the NHTSA — the US gov't agency tasked with vehicle safety. Complaints are spread across multiple & redundant categories, & are not organized by problem.

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1998 Ford Contour drivetrain problems

drivetrain problem

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1998 Ford Contour Owner Comments

problem #2

Sep 172000

(reported on)

Contour

  • miles

A D V E R T I S E M E N T S

I am very displeased with the Ford Contour. About 2 month after I purchased my car I had to have the brake pads replaced, then replaced again after that. I've had several recalls on the car, not to mention all the other headaches I've dealt with. I'm really considering not to ever buy another Ford car, this has been the worst car I've ever owned

- Inglewood, CA, USA

problem #1

Oct 241999

(reported on)

Contour

  • miles
Thump in front end after coasting and then resumeing speed.

- Amboy, IL, USA

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