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1998 Ford Contour Repair and Maintenance Costs

A guide to repairs, service, and maintenance costs for your 1998 Ford Contour

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The national average repair and maintenance cost for a 1998 Ford Contour is between $357 and $436 per year. Repair and maintenance costs vary depending on age, mileage, location and service provider.

Repair Cost Index Score
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1998 Ford Contour
scores in the least expensive range of all car models for average repair and maintenance costs
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$397
Annual Repair Cost
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The hi-amp alternator fuse at the firewall commonly shorts out; the shorted fuse could be mistaken for a bad alternator.
We drove to store parked it everything was fine came out of store and would not start
Tranny is going out slowly.
Both fans run as required. Only way to lower temp is to switch on heater to max and needle retu...
VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES BUILT AT THE KANSAS CITY ASSEMBLY PLANT AND ORIGINALLY S...
THIS IS NOT A SAFETY RECALL IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE SAFETY ACT. HOWEVER, IT IS DEEMED A SAFETY IM...
ON CERTAIN MY 1996-1998 PASSENGER VEHICLES BUILT AT THE KANSAS CITY, CUAUTITLAN ASSEMBLY PLANTS O...
Overall (7 Reviews)
Body, Interior & Misc.
Brakes
Drive Train
Electrical & Lights
Engine
Exhaust & Emissions
Heating & Air Conditioning
Suspension & Steering
July 12, 2014
1998 Ford Contour
'98 Ford Contour beige/fake convertible choc. brn. top bought new. 16 yrs. old. Usual maint.. Serpentine belts, new muffler, rear/front light bulbs, new fuel pump @14 y. o., brake work, rust repa...
March 30, 2012
1998 Ford Contour
My car's temp. gauge reads hot. The dash console was replaced, both temp sensors were replaced, checked fuses, connections, and the computer reads all temps are fine at 190F and the cooling fans k...
August 29, 2011
1998 Ford Contour
Purchased used in 2001 at 7600 miles, now at 149,800 and counting. Reliable as long as maintained, still gets 30-32 MPG consistantly. Keep tune-up, change fluids regularly, fully depreciated and wi...