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Where do you put water in a 99 ford contour?

It's a v6 2.5L and the engine is the earlier model for '99. You know, the one before April '99. Someone told me to put water in it, but I don't know where to put it, or even if I'm really supposed to.... Thanks.

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You need anti freeze not just water. water will cause it to over heat. there is a over flow tank on the passeger side front fender check the level

Posted on Dec 06, 2012

  • ryan miller Jun 30, 2013

    your an idiot, u can run water in a car just not in the winter. i have done it for years.

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SOURCE: 97 Ford Contour GL 2.5 L V6. Stalling out. Auto

They are not only for improving milleage, but play a crusual key for ECM to give out how much fuel to mix with air to have proper combustion hence not stalling when accelerated. But Oxygen sensors are expensive and even you have them replaced , this is not going to solve your problem since gum has built up at your throttle valve over the years. Have another shop to clean your throttle body first. Make an appointment so you can be there to see how dirty the throttle body is and also to make sure they actually take out the part to clean, not just spraying cleaner to the Air mass flow flap valve. After the throttle body cleaned, take off the battery cables for 30 minutes to reset the ECM to its default state so it doesn't use data from your current state. You will see an improvement. Afterward, the problem is still existing then Have Auto Zone store diagnose free for O2 problem before replacing them. Cheers.

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SOURCE: My 99 ford contour's steering is VERY stiff while driving, and I had put powersteering fluid in it earlier this morning. what's going on?

may be you have a leak and your car run out of powersteering fluid or your powersteering pump os no good.

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