hardly worth mentioning
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
56,000 miles

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problem #2

Mar 112004

Contour 6-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 112,000 miles
I don't know if any one there can help me, but I just want some one just hear my complaint. I purchase a 96 Ford Contour in 1999 with very low mileage. A year after I brought that car I begin having problems with that car. It have had 2 transmission. It have had a lot of electrical problems and now yesterday the motor is gone. Over the years I have talk to the Ford company but it was always it was not any thing they could do for my car. They should have stood by they cars but they. I first paid to much for the car. The dealership I brought the car from went out of business. I went back to them when the car first start giving me trouble and the next time I went to them they had closed down. The Ford company just did not do me right at all. What hurt the most I had paid my last car payment yesterday and now the motor is gone. I feel if they would have listen to me from the beginning maybe it wouldn't had to come to this. I talk to Ford on several occasions. I had a lt of electrical trouble and fumes use to enter the car. I just been threw a living nightmare with this. I don't care if I get any money or not I just want for some one to hear my complaint caus no telling how many other peoples may have experience the same problems. Ford people just did me so wrong. But I have learn a good lesson. Never buy a Ford again. Even when the call had a recall I don't think they did not fix it right. I know once you buy a car and you have to take care of your car. I have a another 96 Honda. I have never, ever had any problems at all. It just no way why a car have to have had so many transmissions and other problems like that Ford have gave me. I am so hurt with this whole situation don't no one know at this time how I feel. I am just very, very hurt. Thank you very mush for listening to me. Have a good day!

- Winston-Salem, NC, USA

problem #1

Apr 221999


  • miles
Headlight switch and mount failed/burned up/lights won't turn off/on, needed replacing, dashboard components always run hot; fuel door lever inside car doesn't work reliably & door sticks; egr hose failed, took Ford 1.5 weeks to get one in, no guidelines re: This hose ever needing replaced, & it costs $93"?!"!

- Muncy, PA, USA