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1995 Ford Contour CAR/TRUCK REPAIR PROCEDURES AND DIAGRAMS - WHAT Ford REPAIR SHOPS DON'T WANT YOU TO KNOW

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A/C & HEATER SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 1995 Ford Contour AUTOMOBILES

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Vehicle: 1995 Ford Contour SE 2.5 V6 GAS

Passenger Cars

Aspire
  • Disconnect battery ground cable.
  • Wait one minute for back-up power supply to deplete stored energy.
  • Remove restraint system diagnostic tool from driver's side air bag module electrical connector.
  • Connect driver's side air bag module electrical connector.
  • Install driver's side air bag module as outlined under "Component Service."
  • Remove restraint system diagnostic tool from passenger's side air bag module electrical connector.
  • Install passenger's side air bag module as outlined under "Component Service."
  • C...

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BRAKE SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 1995 Ford Contour AUTOMOBILES

Anti-lock Brakes -> Contour & Mystique -> System Service -> ABS Relay -> Brake System Bleed -> Component Replacement -> Front ABS Sensor -> Hydraulic Control Unit (HCU) -> Rear ABS Sensor -> Traction Assist Control
Vehicle: 1995 Ford Contour GL 2.5 V6 GAS

Brake System Bleed

Refer to "Hydraulic Brake Systems" for bleeding procedure.

Component Replacement

Hydraulic Control Unit (HCU)
  • Remove brake master cylinder and power brake booster.
  • Remove two brake master cylinder to HCU brake tubes, Fig. .
  • Remove four remaining HCU to wheel brake tubes, Fig. .
  • Disconnect electrical connectors.
  • Remove four HCU bracket mounting bolts and the hydraulic control unit, Fig. .
  • Separate HCU from mounting bracket.
  • Reverse procedure to install. Torque brake tube fittings to 10-16 ft. lbs.
ABS Relay
  • Disconnect battery ground cable.
  • Remove power brake booster.
  • Raise and ...

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FUEL FILTER REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 1995 Ford Contour AUTOMOBILES

Ford Motor Co. Passenger Cars -> Fuel Filter Scheduled Maintenance -> 1995-98 Contour & Mystique -> Normal Service -> Severe Service
Vehicle: 1995 Ford Contour LX 2.5 V6 GAS

Normal Service

Servic...

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DRIVELINE, U-JOINT & CV AXLES REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 1995 Ford Contour AUTOMOBILES

CV AXLE SHAFT, Replace -> Intermediate -> Left -> Right
Vehicle: 1995 Ford Contour SE 2.5 V6 GAS

Left

  • Raise and support vehicle, then remove front wheel assemblies.
  • Remove front axle retainer nut and washer, discard nut.
  • Remove nut from stabilizer bar link at shock absorber end, then using a suitable tie rod end puller, remove link from shock and position aside.
  • Remove nut from tie rod end, then using a suitable tie rod end puller, remove tie rod from knuckle and position aside.
  • Remove and discard lower ball joint pinch bolt, then pry lower ball joint from knuckle.
  • Remove outer joint from hub using a suitable puller. Do not use a hammer to drive joint from hub.
  • Do not allow...

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STARTER & ALTERNATOR REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 1995 Ford Contour AUTOMOBILES

Alternator, Replace
Vehicle: 1995 Ford Contour GL 2.5 V6 GAS

  • Disconnect battery ground cable.
  • Disengage alternator drive belt form alternator pulley.
  • Raise and support vehicle, then remove righthand wheel and tire.
  • Remove righthand outer tie rod end from righthand spindle.
  • Remove front and rear Y pipe flange fasteners from exhaust manifolds.
  • Remove stud bolt and nut retainer from oil pan, then remove remaining nuts and bolts from U pipe outlet connection.
  • Discard exhaust converter inlet gasket, then remove Y pipe.
  • Disconnect wire harness attachments to in...

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CABIN AIR FILTER LOCATIONS & REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 1995 Ford Contour AUTOMOBILES

Cabin Air Filter Service -> Ford Motor Co. -> 1995-97 Contour & Mystique
Vehicle: 1995 Ford Contour LX 2.5 V6 GAS

Under normal operating conditions the cabin air filter should be replaced every 15,000 miles. In dusty areas change the cabin air filter more often.

  • Position windshield wipers away from the cowl vent screen. Operate the windshield wipers until the blades are at the top of their arch, then place the ignition switch in the Off position.
  • Remove the plastic screw covers from the righthand cowl panel retaining screws.
  • Open the hood.
  • Remove the righthand cowl panel retaining screws, then the panel.
  • Disengage...

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MAINTENANCE LAMP RESET PROCEDURES FOR 1995 Ford Contour AUTOMOBILES

Ford Motor Co. Cars -> Check Engine Lamp/Malfunction Indicator Lamp (MIL)/Service Engine Soon Lamp -> 1995-97 Models -> EEC-IV -> EEC-V -> Keep Alive Memory (KAM) Reset & PCM Reset Less Electronic Tester -> PCM Reset Using Generic Scan Tool -> PCM Reset Using Star Tester
Vehicle: 1995 Ford Contour SE 2.5 V6 GAS

This lamp should light when the ignition is turned On. After engine starts, the lamp should go off, unless a fault condition is detected by the EEC-IV system. A diagnostic trouble code is stored in the PCM. Following diagnosis and repair, the Check Engine/MIL lamp will automatically reset when stored diagnostic trouble codes are cleared from PCM memory. The PCM reset procedure allows the scan tool to command the PCM to clear all diagnostic trouble codes.

EEC-IV

PCM Reset Using Star Tester
  • Turn ignition Off.
  • Perform required vehicle preparation and visual inspection.
  • Connect Star teste...

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RADIATOR & HOSE REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 1995 Ford Contour AUTOMOBILES

Heater Hose, Replace -> Inlet -> Outlet
Vehicle: 1995 Ford Contour LX 2.0 L4 GAS

Inlet

  • Drain cooling system into a suitable container.
  • Reposition heater hose inlet clamp at intake manifold fitting using hose clamp pliers.
  • Remove heater inlet hose from intake manifold fitting.
  • Reposition heater core inlet hose clamp at heater core using hose clamp pliers.
  • Remove hose from vehicle.
  • Reverse procedure t...

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SERPENTINE BELT SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 1995 Ford Contour AUTOMOBILES

Serpentine Drive Belt, Replace
Vehicle: 1995 Ford Contour LX 2.5 V6 GAS

  • On water pump drive belt, remove water pump pulley shield bolts from lefthand valve cover, then the shield from vehicle.
  • Remove water pump drive pulley, then rotate water pump belt tensioner clockwise by hand.
  • On accessory drive belt, rotate tensioner clockwise using breaker bar installed in 3/8 inch square hole in drive belt tensioner arm.
  • On all drive belts, lift belt over pulley flanges, then remove from vehicle.
  • On accessory drive ...

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COMPONENT LOCATION DIAGRAMS FOR 1995 Ford Contour AUTOMOBILES

Component location diagrams for most 1995 Ford Contour cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. from 1990+.

Behind I/P Diagram for 1995 Ford Contour LX 2.0 L4 GASBehind I/P Diagram for 1995 Ford Contour LX 2.0 L4 GAS

Components on diagram:
  • Interior Fuse Panel
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    WIRING DIAGRAMS FOR 1995 Ford Contour AUTOMOBILES

    OEM drawn wiring diagrams for most 1995 Ford Contour cars and light trucks sold in the U.S.

    1995 Ford Contour GL 2.5 V6 GAS Wiring Diagram1995 Ford Contour GL 2.5 V6 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Transmission Control Switch
  • Check Engine Indicator
  • Overdrive Off Indicator
  • Shorting Bar
  • PCM Data Link Connector No. 1
  • 1995 Ford Contour LX 2.0 L4 GAS Wiring Diagram1995 Ford Contour LX 2.0 L4 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Remote Entry Module
  • Vehicle Speed Sensor (VSS)
  • Transmission Range (TR) Sensor
  • Horn Relay
  • Daytime Running Lamps (DRL) Relay
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    TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETINS FOR 1995 Ford Contour AUTOMOBILES

    OEM TSB listings for most 1995 Ford Contour cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. from 1985+.

    Document: RECALL - CERTAIN 1992-2003 MODEL YEAR CARS AND TRUCKS - FUSED JUMPER HARNESS REPLACEMENT FOR VEHICLES SERVICED WITH AN INCOMPATIBLE FUSED JUMPER HARNESS
    Vehicle: 1995 Ford Contour GL 2.0 L4 GAS

    Auto Systems:
  • Chassis Electrical, Wiring, Fuses & Breakers, Wipers, Motors
  • Document: RECALL - 1992-2004 MULTIPLE VEHICLE LINES - SPEED CONTROL SYSTEM MODIFICATION
    Vehicle: 1995 Ford Contour GL 2.0 L4 GAS

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    COMPONENT/PARTS SPECIFICATIONS FOR 1995 Ford Contour AUTOMOBILES

    BRAKE SPECIFICATIONS: Brake drum, rotor, caliper, and related specifications for most 1995 Ford Contour cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. and Canada from 1970+.

    • Brake caliper mounting bolt torque
    • Brake drum runout, machining, & discard specs
    • Minimum brake lining thickness.
    • Brake rotor runout, parallelism, machining, discard, & finish specs

    A/C SYSTEM SPECIFICATIONS: Air conditioning refrigerant capacity and type as well as lubricant capacity for most 1995 Ford Contour cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. and Canada from 1980+.

    • Refrigerant capacity & type, compressor oil viscosity, total system oil capacity & compressor clutch gap

    COOLING SYSTEM BLEED: Cooling system bleeder valve identification, bleeder type and bleed procedures for most domestic and imported cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. and Canada from 1986+.

    PREVENTIVE MAINTENANCE: Preventive maintenance recommendations and required services for most domestic and imported cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. and Canada from 1980+. Includes severe and routine service schedules

    QUICK-LUBE and ILLUSTRATIONS: Fluid recommendations, capacities, drain plug torques, tire data, and severe service recommended preventive maintenance schedules. Information covers most 1995 Ford Contour cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. and Canada from 1980+. Engine and chassis service images.

    • Automatic transmission/transaxles capacities, lubricant recommendations
    • Differential/final drive capacities, lube recommendations, grades, & viscosities
    • Final drive fill & drain plug torques
    • Number of lubrication fittings & plugs
    • Power steering, brake, & clutch fluid recommendations
    • Manual transmission/transaxle capacities, lube recommendations, grades, & viscosities
    • Number of lubrication fittings & plugs
    • Power steering, brake, & clutch fluid recommendations
    • Engine oil capacities, API grade recommendations, SAE viscosity recommendations, drain plug torque
    • Severe service maintenance & interval recommendations
    • Tire sizes, wheel nut/bolt torque, pressures & rim sizes
    • Transfer case capacities, lube recommendations, grades, & viscosities

    TUNE-UP & DRIVEABILITY SPECIFICATIONS: Most tune-up specifications for most 1995 Ford Contour cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. and Canada from 1980+

    • Airflow sensor electrical specifications
    • Tensioning specifications for systems with automatic tensioners
    • Barometric pressure sensor specs
    • Battery group number and cranking performance
    • Crankshaft & camshaft position sensor resistance
    • Engine compression pressures
    • Coolant temperature sensor specs
    • Computer advance.
    • Diesel fuel temperature sensor resistance.
    • Distributor advance specifications
    • Ignition pickup coil resistance
    • Exhaust gas recirculation temperature sensor resistance
    • Engine fastener torque values
    • Firing order diagrams
    • Fuel system pressures
    • Generator (alternator) specs
    • Intake air temperature sensor specs
    • Ignition coil specifications
    • Fuel injector resistance
    • Engine idle speeds
    • Knock sensor resistance
    • Manifold absolute pressure sensor specs
    • Mixture control solenoid resistance
    • Voltage regulator specs
    • Spark plug applications & gaps
    • Starter motor electrical specs.
    • Tensioning specifications for systems without automatic tensioners
    • Throttle body temperature sensor resistance
    • Ignition timing in degrees at rpm
    • Transmission oil temperature sensor resistance
    • Throttle position sensor specs
    • Vacuum sensor valve specs

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