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Why are there so many opinions about 1999 Ford Contour and interference engine.

(1999 Ford Contour)
in Belpre, OH on January 30, 2018
Why are there so many conflicting reports about whether or not a 1999 Ford Contour LX has an interference engine or not?
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on January 30, 2018
Because some are mistaken about this issue OR are just misinformed!

Neither the 4 cylinder OR the V/6 are interference engines - FACT!
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on January 30, 2018

It is always a good idea to post the *engine size* you need information on!


I think I’ve already posted the list of the Ford interference and non Interference engines ., Go back to that post and take a look...

Below - I just posted it again for you.
on January 30, 2018

Here you go:

▪️FORD▪️

• 1.3L Non-Interference
• 1.6L DOHC Non-Interference
• 1.6L SOHC Interference
• 1.8L Non-Interference
• 1.9L Non-Interference

-> > • 2.0L DOHC (Contour, Escape, Focus, Mystique, ZX2 & 1999-2002 Cougar)
▪️Non-Interference▪️

• 2.0L DOHC (Probe) Interference
• 2.0L Diesel Interference
• 2.0L SOHC Gasoline (Escort, Focus & Tracer) Non-Interference
• 2.0L SOHC Gasoline (Capri, Pinto & Ranger) Non-Interference
• 2.2L Interference
• 2.3L Diesel Interference
• 2.3L SOHC Gasoline Non-Interference
• 2.4L Diesel Interference
• 2.5L SOHC 4 Cyl. Non-Interference

-> > • 2.5L V6 ▪️Non-Interference▪️

• 3.0L SOHC Interference
• 3.0L & 3.2L SHO Non-Interference
• 3.3L Interference

Good luck to ya - whatever your endeavor!
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on January 30, 2018
Because some are mistaken about this issue OR are just misinformed!

Neither the 4 cylinder OR the V/6 are interference engines - FACT!
Sign in to reply
on January 30, 2018

It is always a good idea to post the *engine size* you need information on!


I think I’ve already posted the list of the Ford interference and non Interference engines ., Go back to that post and take a look...

Below - I just posted it again for you.
on January 30, 2018

Here you go:

▪️FORD▪️

• 1.3L Non-Interference
• 1.6L DOHC Non-Interference
• 1.6L SOHC Interference
• 1.8L Non-Interference
• 1.9L Non-Interference

-> > • 2.0L DOHC (Contour, Escape, Focus, Mystique, ZX2 & 1999-2002 Cougar)
▪️Non-Interference▪️

• 2.0L DOHC (Probe) Interference
• 2.0L Diesel Interference
• 2.0L SOHC Gasoline (Escort, Focus & Tracer) Non-Interference
• 2.0L SOHC Gasoline (Capri, Pinto & Ranger) Non-Interference
• 2.2L Interference
• 2.3L Diesel Interference
• 2.3L SOHC Gasoline Non-Interference
• 2.4L Diesel Interference
• 2.5L SOHC 4 Cyl. Non-Interference

-> > • 2.5L V6 ▪️Non-Interference▪️

• 3.0L SOHC Interference
• 3.0L & 3.2L SHO Non-Interference
• 3.3L Interference

Good luck to ya - whatever your endeavor!

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