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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 steering problems

steering problem

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1998 Ford Contour Owner Comments

problem #2

Feb 222000

Contour

  • miles

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

Consumer states that the power steering pump failed.

- Long Beach , CA, USA

problem #1

Jun 252001

Contour

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
Consumer was traveling about 55mph on highway and vehicle veered into left to avoid debris in street. Consumer lost control of vehicle, steering was uncontrolable, and then vehicle straightened out on its own. Dealership was aware of problem. Dealer replaced belt and took vehicle for a test drive and could not duplicate problem.

- Plymouth, PA, USA

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