1997 Ford Contour Q&A
1997 Ford Contour Question: start problem
hi! i have ford contour 1997 sprt package with V6 engine. i just bought it from auction and it doesn't start. they said it starts... when i turn the key on, the engine doesn't crank or make noise like "click". nothing at all... what might be it from? please help! - Uzburgut
It could be a bad battery, bad starter or a seized up motor? - candaautomotive
Could be an electrical problem, if you can bring the vehicle to our shop, we will do a basic check up on the vehicle, free of charge. - Visitor
Hang on -- you likely have a PATS system issue. That is the anti-theft key that is required to start the car. Without a properly programmed key, you cannot start this car. I find if you buy a car from the auction, and it is of unknown origin, you may not have working keys. They may turn the key cylinder, but not communicate with the PATS module transceiver. Does that red light above the radio area blink with the key on? - DaveJHM
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