3.5

definitely annoying
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
37,078 miles

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problem #12

Jan 012003

Contour 6-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
2000 Ford Contour, 4-door sedan, VIN: [xxx] ------ entire dashboard is coming unglued/disconnected. It is raising up in front of the windshield, this is starting to obstruct the driver's view, the defrost deflectors are no longer operable to deflect the air onto the windshield and it has compromised the possible operation of the passenger airbag. Ford Motor Company has issued numerous recalls about this serious Ford Contour problem. But, the local Ford dealership says that this vehicle is not on the recall list. Information redacted pursuant to the Freedom Of Information Act (FOIA), 5 U.S.C. 552(B)(6).

- Fresno, CA, USA

problem #11

Feb 012003

Contour 4-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 60,000 miles
The vehicle was serviced under the tsb 10001899 instrumental panel warpage repair warranty, but the failure hadn't occurred, so the part wasn't replaced. Failure occurred, and the manufacturer refused to honor the warranty based on the campaign ending.

- Moose Lake, MN, USA

problem #10

Feb 012003

Contour

  • miles
Consumer states that dashboard is buckling, causing windshield defroster vents to move out of alignment. Consumer cannot defrost front windshield when necessary. This results in poor or no visibility.

- San Diego, CA, USA

problem #9

Jun 302003

Contour

  • miles
Consumer noticed dashboard falling down. Dealer notified.

- Lanesville, IN, USA

problem #8

Apr 302003

Contour

  • miles
The design of the dashboard may cause the air bag not to deploy when needed.

- Long Beach, CA, USA

problem #7

Apr 142003

(reported on)

Contour

  • 60,000 miles
The dash board lifted up.

- Havenhill, MA, USA

problem #6

Mar 272003

Contour 6-cyl

  • miles
The dash board came apart.

- Rancho Santa Margarita, CA, USA

problem #5

Feb 172001

Contour 6-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 21,597 miles
The fuel pump was replaced twice. Engine hesitated, surged and lost power. Fuel pump assembly had to be replaced twice within a 2 year period. Also the dashboard started to lift. Recall for dashboard repairs already expired.

- Rancho Santa Margarita, CA, USA

problem #4

Mar 172003

(reported on)

Contour

  • miles
Ford recall 01B78 concerning instrument panel warpage. Cynthia mayo called 6/6/2003 to request a questionnaire to make additional comments and to send copies of documents.

- Elizabeth City, NC, USA

problem #3

Mar 112003

Contour 4-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
The dash board became detached from the grill.

- Las Vegas, NV, USA

problem #2

Oct 012002

Contour

  • 46,000 miles
Vehicles' instrumental panel started to delaminate. Consumer took vehicle to dealership to be serviced, who informed them at that time there was a recall for this part. Consumer was never notified, and recall campaign has expired. Ts.

- Knightdale, NC, USA

problem #1

Sep 132002

Contour

  • miles
Consumer states that the dashboard has disconnect from the windshield causing a glare and it is causing it to be hard for the consumer to see while driving. Dealer notified. Nlm

- San Antonio, TX, USA