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How to change lower radiator hose for 98 ford contour 2.0

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ha . you will have to dran it from the bottem.you will have to pull the hose. whitch is on the right side if i rember correctly. it would be a good i dear to get the van up on a lift or car ramp ok . good luck

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remove the radiator hose remove the two bolts that hold the tube on and buy new tube and replace is in reverse order.

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SOURCE: 2002 Chevy Cavalier how 2 replace radiator hose and a belt

First thing I would do is get your supplies. Antifreeze, lower radiator hose, 2 new hose clamps, serpintine belt, and I would purchase a Chiltons repair manual for your car. It is abour $15 for the manual but it will cover about very repair you will need to make as time goes on.
On newer cars you have to hold the automatic tensioner back with a wrench as you uninstall or reinstall the belt. Make sure you know or remember how the belt runs. You can put the belt most of the way on, then hold back the tensioner for the last step.
For the lower radiator hose, you need to drain the antifreeze from the radiator. The drain plug is usually on the bottom or the on the bottom engine side of the radiator. Make sure you drain it in a pan/ bucket/ pail as I believe it is against the law to drain it out on the ground and watch that pets/humans don't drink it because they will die. After draining it unsrew the clamps holding the hose on and remove the hose. Sometimes the hose will be stuck and twisting it or running a screw driver between the hose and the fitting will loosen the hose. Put the new hose on with the new clamps. I always use new clamp so you don't have to trust the old beat up/ stretched clamps. But don't throw out the old ones, as you may need them for an emergency repair sometime. Either put the old fluid back in(if it is still good) or put in the new stuff. Make sure you get the right mixture. You will need to run it a while and have the mixture checked.
Like I said about the book----it should cover both of these repairs, and tell you when to do routine maintence, the capacities of your fuel tank, radiator, oil, transmission, etc.

I hope this helps

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How to change lower radiator hose 1996 ford contour


  • The open pipe that you took the hose off of is the thermostat housing, you will need to remove this to reveal the thermostat, make sure you use a new gasket with sealant when reinstalling thermostat housing to prevent leaks and dont over tighten the bolts,run both bolts down as far as you can before final tightning

Jun 29, 2016 | 1996 Ford Contour

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Why is my 1998 ford contour over heating and my heater no longer works


Radiator is corroded, plugged up due to age. Same with the heater core. You door vents might not be working, which could also result in a no heat situation.

Feb 15, 2014 | 1998 Ford Contour

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99 ford contour gauge shows running hot. Change both sensors near thermostat and the thermostat. Flushed system and burped it. Ac or heat makes no difference. Fans seems to be working. Any ideas?


Is it ACTUALLY overheating? Check for heat at the top and bottom radiator hoses, and at both heater core hoses. If one is cold then your radiator or your heater core may be plugged and in need of a individual flush.

Oct 29, 2013 | 1997 Ford Contour

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I need to replace the radiator on my 1999 contour, does it come out the top or bottow?


It comes out through the top....Make sure the engine is cold first.
  • Disconnect the cooling fan electrics.
  • Remove the cowling fasteners if required
  • Remove the bottom hose clamp
  • Remove the top hose clamp
  • Open the drain tap or simply remove the lower hose.
  • If the hoses are hard to remove, gently twist back and forth until they have become loose and then remove.
  • Un-bolt the two radiator clamps on the top, which hold the radiator and lift it out carefully.
  • When replacing it's a good idea to replace the hoses and the clamps together with a new pressure cap.
Regards Johngee10

Oct 23, 2010 | 1999 Ford Contour

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How do you replace a water pump for a 97 ford contour


How to Replace a Water Pump

Tools:
1. Scraper
2. Socket Set

Steps:
Step 1 * With the engine off and cold, open the hood and locate the vehicle’s water pump.
o Tip: Safety Tip:Always wear safety glasses when working on your vehicle. Wear other personal protective equipment (PPE) when necessary, for example latex gloves or safety shoes.
o Tip: Before removing the radiator cap, squeeze the upper radiator hose to verify that the cooling system is not pressurized.

Step 2 * Remove the radiator cap.

Step 3 * Install cooling system pressure tester. Apply the pressure indicated on the radiator cap or in the owner’s manual.

Step 4 * Inspect cooling system components for leaks.

Step 5 * Place a drain pan under the radiator. Open drain valve or remove the lower radiator hose to drain cooling system.
o Tip: Depending on the vehicle, lifting the vehicle may be required to gain access to the lower radiator hose.

Step 6 * Remove the drive belts or serpentine belt.

Step 7 * Remove any hoses connected to water pump.
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Step 8 * Unbolt water pump from engine. Remove the water pump.
The water pump is retained by four bolts
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Carefully remove the water pump from the engine block
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Step 9 * Using a gasket scraper, clean the mating surface on the engine block.

Step 10 * Install new water pump and new gasket. Tighten bolts to manufacturer’s specifications.
o Tip: You may want to use a light bead of silicone designed for water pumps.

Step 11 * Re-install any hoses and belts that were removed.

Step 12 * Re-install drain plug or lower radiator hose.
o Tip: Squeeze the radiator hose. If it feels soft you may want to replace the hose at this time. Always use new hose clamps.

Step 13 * Refill radiator with a 50/50 mix of coolant and distilled water, then pressure test the cooling system and check for leaks.

Step 14 * Fill overflow reservoir with same mixture.

Step 15 * Leave the radiator cap off, start engine and let it idle. You should see the system“burping” bubbles of air. Refill the radiator to the top.
o Tip: Most air is expelled after a couple minutes of idling. Be cautious of potentially hot fluid overflowing.

Step 16 * Install radiator cap.

Step 17 * Road test vehicle, keep an eye on the engine temp gauge if vehicle runs hot, there still might be an air pocket in the cooling system. The cooling system should be topped off after vehicle has fully cooled down.

Hope helped (remember rated this help) Good luck.

Mar 01, 2010 | 1997 Ford Contour

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Need diagram for 1998 Ford Contour serpentine belt.


1998 FORD CONTOUR - L4 2.0L 1989cc 121ci BI-FUEL FI N Z

Multiple Accessory, w/o A.C.
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Multiple Accessory, w/A.C. (Mfg. After 2/98)
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Multiple Accessory, w/A.C. (Mfg. Before 2/98)
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More details, can find in DAYCO Catalogue

I hope helped with this. Good luck (remember rated thie help).

Dec 04, 2009 | 1998 Ford Contour

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HOW DO I CHANGE A UPPER RADIATOR HOSE ON THE 1995 CONTOUR


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Start with the engine cold, and drain the coolant out of the radiator into a clean pan. loosen the clamps on either end of the upper radiator hose. twist the hose loose, then install the new hose along with new clamps. Fill up the radiator, start the engine for a few minutes, then shut down and check the coolant level again, and top off as needed. After the engine is up to temperature, check for leaks again, and recheck the coolant level the next time the car is cold again.

Nov 24, 2009 | 1995 Ford Contour

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