9.3

really awful
Typical Repair Cost:
$1,800.00
Average Mileage:
135,000 miles
Total Complaints:
3 complaints

Most Common Solutions:

  1. rebuild transmission (2 reports)
  2. not sure (1 reports)
1998 Ford Contour transmission problems

transmission problem

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1998 Ford Contour Owner Comments

problem #3

Apr 112007

Contour LX 4 cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 123,000 miles

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

You can't fix broken. I'm off to buy foreign from now on...

- , Granite City, IL, USA

problem #2

Jan 032007

(reported on)

Contour SE 2L V4

  • Automatic transmission
  • 118,000 miles

I have fixed everything on that damn car down to the wheel bearings, breaks, timing belt, even all the sensors. It cost me almost $800.00 to fix the timing belt and the transmission went out 2 days later!

- , West Des Moines, IA, USA

problem #1

Dec 092005

(reported on)

Contour LX

  • 164,000 miles

I AM VERY UPSET IT ALL STARTED AT ONCE. I HEARD A SQUEEKING NOISE FROM MAYBE A BELT. THEN THE CAR WOULD NOT STAY IN GEAR. I DON'T RECOMMEND THIS CAR TO ANYONE WHO NEEDS TO GET TO POINT A TO B. I GOT IT USED AND IS STILL NOT PAID OFF AND UNABLE TO DRIVE. I AM EVEN ON DIALYSIS WHICH I HAVE NOT BEEN ABLE TO GO TO THE LAST 2 TREATMENTS. PLEASE HELP ME OUT AND NO ONE GET A CAR LIKE THIS NEW OR USED!

- , welcome, MD, USA

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