Recall List for the 1998 Ford Contour

Official recalls have been issued for the 1998 Ford Contour by the NHTSA. The complete details of all recalls are listed below, along with what they cover and the recommended solutions.

Recalls don't cost you anything to get fixed, but most are time-limited, so if your car is affected you should call your local Ford service department immediately!

If you have questions about a recall, write down your VIN & then call Ford customer service.

  1. RECALL: Aftermarket Ball Joint Assemblies

    The nuts included in the packaging for these ball joint assemblies are missing the intended prevailing torque (self-locking) feature. If the incorrect ... Read more »

    Date Announced
    APR 14, 2008
    Vehicles Affected
    6,903
  2. RECALL: Brake Hydraulic Master Cylinder

    Loss of brake fluid can lead to a decrease in brake line pressure and an increase in stopping distance, which can result in a vehicle crash. Read more »

    Date Announced
    MAR 13, 2006
    Vehicles Affected
    7,440
  3. RECALL: Ford/Front Coil Springs

    Some tires have deflated due to contact with a broken spring. Read more »

    Date Announced
    AUG 08, 2001
    Vehicles Affected
    203,426
  4. RECALL: Ford/Front Coil Spring Corrosion

    Some tires have deflated due to contact with a broken spring. Read more »

    Date Announced
    AUG 08, 2001
    Vehicles Affected
    108,000
  5. RECALL: Ford/Heater Blower Resistor

    The open circuit could lead to electrical arcing that could melt the connector housing material creasing the potential for a fire. Read more »

    Date Announced
    JUL 09, 2001
    Vehicles Affected
    342,962
  6. RECALL: Ford/Fuel Tank Filler Pipe Grommet

    If the grommet is damaged, fuel could leak. Fuel leakage in the presence of an ignition source could result in a fire. Read more »

    Date Announced
    OCT 30, 2000
    Vehicles Affected
    3,750
  7. RECALL: Ford/Rear Brake Valve

    If both PCRV's malfunction, vehicle handling could be adversely affected during braking as a result of the rear wheels locking, increasing the risk of a crash. Read more »

    Date Announced
    MAR 09, 2000
    Vehicles Affected
    436,200
  8. RECALL: Ford/Air Bag Sensor Assembly

    In some cases, the air bag warning light can illuminate and the air bag supplemental restraint system disabled. Read more »

    Date Announced
    SEP 08, 1999
    Vehicles Affected
    280,481
  9. RECALL: Ford/Throttle Cable

    This condition can result in the throttle sticking, binding, or causing high engine RPM. Read more »

    Date Announced
    JUL 20, 1999
    Vehicles Affected
    159,565
  10. RECALL: Ford/Headlight Switch/Wiring Harness

    The damage could result in distortion of the terminal causing an open circuit in the instrument panel illumination, parking lamp, and tail lamp circuits. Read more »

    Date Announced
    MAY 05, 1999
    Vehicles Affected
    605,581
  11. RECALL: Ford/Shift Lever Damage

    This condition can result in incorrect gear selection. Read more »

    Date Announced
    SEP 18, 1998
    Vehicles Affected
    175,000
  12. RECALL: Ford/FMVSS 108

    If the headlamp assemblies are replaced, customers may be confused by the aiming instructions provided in the owner guides causing the headlamps to be ... Read more »

    Date Announced
    FEB 10, 1998
    Vehicles Affected
    571,800

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