1995 Ford Contour Repair and Maintenance
A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 1995 Ford Contour
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1995 Ford Contour ProblemsCheck Engine Light Due to Plugged EGR Passage
The Check Engine Light can illuminate with codes due to the lack of EGR (exhaust gas recirculation) flow caused. This is commonly a result of a clogged passage in the intake manifold. To correct this problem, the EGR valve has to be removed and the passage cleaned thoroughly. Partial restriction of this passage can cause smog test failures for the NOx emissions without causing a drivability symptom.
Transmission problems are common in this model, often as a result of a failed front pump. The pump loses its ability to create hydraulic pressure, which an automatic transmission needs to function. A sign of front pump failure can be a whine type noise.
1995 Ford Contour QuestionsWhy don't the headlights shut off? (2 answers)
I noticed a slapping noise coming from the engine when I took the belt cover off that is where the noise is coming from.
car jerks when going up and down hills during exceleration and also when coming down hills.