1997 Ford Contour QuestionsRefine by vehicle
The car will start and run for on about 3 blocks. I don't know if is a broken sensor or something else
The car will crank but won't start
Then the radiator was boiling. I had checked oil 2 weeks ago. Looks very low now. It used to get warm in 95 degrees. But mevet this. I read something about the ps belt? I am 50 female! Very poor and so dont know what? Have friend coming to look.. What could be wrong
I'm trying to replace water pump on my car. I am down to the cam pulley and need to use the breaker bar method but when I go to start my car it just blinks the alarm, dash, signal, and brake lights periodically. when I try to turn it over it does nothing. I've had the battery disconnected the whole time I've been working on it. I just replaced the oil pan. could it be because there is no oil in it? the battery has been disconnected for couple days now as well
Took to FF Tire to see if they could find out why it was leaking transmission fluid and to check for any other issues before long drive. Also had just bought the car with only about 42000 miles on it. They couldn't find the leak but suggested I change the belt. Now, this was the second mechanic I had brought it to for review and to look for where the fluid may be leaking from. Both places said it was seeping fluid.
The belt just broke and it is under 12,000 miles 3-4 months later which is under their warranty terms. They replaced the belt for free, but now it has needs a gasket replacement along with the pump and other things that will cost 1399. Initially the garage offered me $150 off for the inconvenience. I feel that their insurance should cover them fixing the car for free as the belt was likely defective, or bad product. They then said they would come down to $800 to fix the damage caused by the 'new' belt breaking. I feel they should cover all of it. Legally, who is responsible? If they are not responsible, and they can't recover the loss for repairing the damage caused by the belt from the belt's manufacturer, can't the manufacturer and them have a deal worked out with faulty product so that cars break more often and turn their $80 jobs into $1399?
thanks for any advice.
The lower ball joint needs to be removed and a new one installed
No check eng light when driving on long trips. Only in town
I've tried looking for it in my chilton book, but I can't find it anywhere. I changed the rear one, but my mechanic says I need to change the front as well.
The bushings are bad on both tie rods and both control arms.
I put the fluid in the engine coolant recovery resservoir instead. Problem is I can not drive the car due to having no control with the steering while driving, and found the right place to put the fluid buy it's full, Thank You
car runs hot, has new radiator, new head gasket, new thermostat.
Mine was broken. I need to remove and replace the assy. for state inspection. Have no idea what to do
how do I repair the drivers side window myself
where is the power train control module located?
just started but transmission makes a little noise