fairly significant
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
19,000 miles

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problem #2

Mar 022008

Contour 6-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
Vehicle was taken to dealer in 2002 in response to Ford customer satisfaction program 01B78 to address potential instrument panel warping. There was no visible warping at the time. The dealer advised there was no issue and no service was required. Throughout the last year, the warping started to become visible. Earlier in the month, the warping applied so much stress on the vent cover that the cover snapped out and landed in the front seats. The warping increased greatly and visibility is reduced on objects close to the front of the car.

- Jacksonville, IL, USA

problem #1

Oct 152003

Contour 6-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 38,000 miles
Foam padding on instrument panel curled back from dashboard/instrument panel so as to partially block line of vision along the lower windshield, to block and disrupt the air flow from the defroster. Problem started approximately 10/2003 and has gotten progresively worse.

- Houston, TX, USA