Dealer refused to correct the recall problems without the consumer correcting the problem with transmission. Vehicle was purchased on 20000407. It's a good car, I like it and hope to drive it until I can't afford to repair it anymore. These tests include the electrical and pressure and function test. Vehicle was using Cruise Control.
Upon Stopping And Restarting Vehicle Gear Went From Park To Reverse. Once it gets into first there is a problem getting it out. Second Time Tranmisson Has Failed In The Vehicle — First At Approx 25000 Miles. Dec 15, 2000 Failure Of Cd4e Transmission Requiring Re-build. Feb 28, 2002 While Driving Engine Light Came On And Transmission Slipped When Changing Gears Which Was Caused By Transmission Failure. I have used it for everyday travel all these years with very little trouble. Rough And Bumpy, Even On Smooth, Florida Roads.
Vehicle was purchased on 19980601. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control. Vehicle was using Cruise Control. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control. This Was A Month Ago. Vehicle was purchased on 19971101.
Vehicle was purchased on 19981101. The Gear Shift Has Always Been Difficult To Manuver, Generally Sticking While Trying To Change Gears. Has To Focus On The Pawl, Make Sure Of The Right Gear, Then Focus On The Road. Can Nhtsa Provide Information On This Matter On Normal Wear At This Milages At 51,000. Aug 11, 2000 I Was In Transit To Replace My Braking System For The Second Time In 6 Months When My Transmission Failed. So We Decided To Do A Little Research On This Vehicle And Found That There A Recall On This Particular Vehicle For Transmissions Problem. Get back to me this morning.
Vehicle was not using Cruise Control. Luckily, no other real problems have been found. Vehicle was using Cruise Control. As I Began To Ease Open The Throttle To Complete The Turn, The Engine Bogged And The Car Lurched, Making Some Crunching Sounds. Emergency Brake Is Only Effective 50 Percent Of The Time. Again, this is Chassis Electrical, my weak spot.
Feb 10, 2000 Transmission Has A Defect, There Is A Slip When You Applying Gears. I Am Surprised The Nhtsa Has Not Done Anything About These Transimssions. Edited April 11, 2014 by Rocco De Luca. Manual Transmission Column Shift problem 2 Manual gear shift on this vehicle sticks, when the clutch is applied to shift into first it, will not allow this command. Also, There Is Some Noise Coming From The Transmission, And The Vehicle Has Been In The Shop Over And Over And The Tranmission Has Been Replaced Twice.
Trust me on this , I know the manual trans setup of all Contours quite well. Limited Warranty Though If Anything Would Happen It Would Be Covered. Vehicle was purchased on 19980531. I apologize if this post is not in the right spot. The plugs are paired so that as one fires during the compression stroke the other fires during the exhaust stroke.
What Is A Loyal Customer To ford Motor Company?. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control. Their Service Writer, Ludlow, Told Me That This Is A Relatively Common Occurrence With The ford contour. Vehicle was using Cruise Control. Oct 05, 2004 My 1998 ford contour Se Has Problems With The Trunk Leaking. Since I looked at about thirty different transmissions including my donor car a totalled rear ended car with good engine and trans and all were identical externally, I assume the difference is internal electronics. Trunk space is okay but not on the level of a Honda Accord, for example.