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How do I find out what is wrong with my contour?

My car will not start. Had it towed and was told it jumped timing and damaged the engine. It was driving OK when I pulled into the driveway. I started it to pull into the carport appx 3 feet. Did feel a jerk when put into drive. 2 days later would not start. Told belt did not break but jumped timing. Has 81,000 miles.

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Is this a ford, what year and engine size? I would have to check if this is an interference engine? If so, I'd have to pull the head and check valves and pistons, see if any internal engine damage.

Posted on Apr 29, 2015

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    karen ricks Apr 29, 2015

    It is a 1995 ford contour 6 cylinder engine. I was told it is an interference engine.

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