1996 Ford Contour Q&A
1996 Ford Contour Question: car starts up and then cuts off.
It sounds like the engine idle is to low. This can happen after you replace the battery because the computer has lost its "learned" memory for the computer controlled idle speed. RepairPal has an article about this - here is the link - http://repairpal.com/engine-stalling-after-battery-replacement - Jim Taddei