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Does changing the oil on a 1998 Ford Contour require any special treatment?

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No, none whatsoever. Just drain the oil, oil the filter gasket, and install a new quality filter such as Motorcraft, Bosch, or Purolator. Pour in the correct amount of the correct weight oil and you are done.

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Why does my 98 ford contour only drive in reverse


I'm assuming you have an automatic transmission. It sounds like there is an internal fault in the transmission itself. You'll have to take out the trans and take it to a shop to have it repaired, unless you're experienced on this kind of work and have the special tools and equipment required.

Dec 14, 2012 | 1998 Ford Contour

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What is the best engine oil if i'm going to change oil my ford contour 1998?It has a mileage of 275000 km.?


USE HAVOLINE 10W -30 HIGH MILEAGE OIL.OR USE OIL YOU USING NOW.BECAUSE THAT MANY MILES SEEMS LIKE ITS KEEPING ENGINE GOING STRONG.

Sep 22, 2010 | 1998 Ford Contour

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I have 1998 ford stv contour and the clutch sleav leaking oil and i change the sleav with new one it is leaking too pleas help me


WEll, that is a bummer. Perhaps something else is leaking. It is possible that too much travel is allowing the slave to travel beyond the end of the cylinder.

Two cylinders would not leak the same....with one new....

Aug 19, 2010 | 1998 Ford Contour

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Trying to change oil filter on 1998 Ford Contour. Is there a special way to take off because the filter is right above frame and doesn't fit through the frame and radiator. The old filter is the same size...


I'd seen it don on a vehicle hoist.. mechanic reached straight up from underneath and simply unscrewed it and pulled it out almost straight downwards..

Jul 28, 2010 | 1998 Ford Contour

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I need to put 1998 ford contour in time it is a 2.0 where is the timing marks at and supposed to be


Special tools are required, there are no marks on the cams. I would call a local repair shop that works on Fords and ask them to complete the repair.

Mar 18, 2010 | 1998 Ford Contour

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Lifters making noise how do you adjust them?


The engine/oil pump may be worn enough that the oil pressure is too low at idle. Suggest getting the system pressure read at your favorite service shop and get an estimate of required repairs. Have you been getting regular oil changes?

Mar 02, 2010 | 1998 Ford Contour

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How to change a starter in a 1998 frod contour


disconect the two wires situated near the front of it then undo the mountain bolts 10min job good luck

Nov 14, 2009 | 1998 Ford Contour

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1998 ford 4 cyl. 2.0 over drive over head cam timing diagram looking for the timing diagram


There are no marks on this motor. To do the install it requires the special tools to lock the camshafts in place (requires valve cover removed) and crankshaft in place for the install.

Jun 07, 2009 | 1998 Ford Contour

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Cd deck


on each side of the radio, there are two holes.
a special two pronged (ford radio removal) tool slides into the two holes on each side of the radio.once inserted, the holding mechanism is released, and the radio slides out.
If you cannot puchase the keys locally, allen wrenches of the proper diameter will work.
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