really awful
Crashes / Fires:
2 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
1 / 0
Average Mileage:
6,000 miles

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problem #4

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 #3

Jan 112003


  • 24,000 miles
While driving at 50 mph, the consumer lost control of the vehicle and hit a concrete barrier. None of the airbags deployed which resulted in the driver being critically injured.

- Amarillo, TX, USA

problem #2

Jul 312002


  • miles
No summary lisated for above vehicle.

- Chicago, IL, USA

problem #1

Jan 242001

(reported on)

Contour 4WD

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
Brakes failed causing consumer to rear end another vehicle, causing damage to the front end, air bag did not deploy, the brakes were inspected and said to be ok but another accident happened, consumer believes the pressure reducing valves malfunctioned prior to recall resulting in the two accidents. Nlm

- Chicago, IL, USA