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1999 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 1999 Ford Contour AUTOMOBILES

Component Replacement & Adjustment -> Passenger Cars -> A/C Clutch Cycle Switch, Replace
Vehicle: 1999 Ford Contour 2.5 V6 GAS

  • On Contour and Mystique models with 2.5L engine, remove battery and battery tray to gain access to A/C cycling switch.
  • On Focus models, remove activated charcoal canister cleaning solenoid valve.
  • On all models, disc...

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BRAKE SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 1999 Ford Contour AUTOMOBILES

Disc Brakes -> Rear Disc & Parking Brakes -> Rotor Replacement -> Continental, Cougar, Mustang, Sable & Taurus -> Contour & Mystique -> Crown Victoria, Grand Marquis, Marauder & Town Car -> Escort, Tracer & ZX2 -> Installation -> LS & Thunderbird -> Removal
Vehicle: 1999 Ford Contour 2.0 L4 GAS

Continental, Cougar, Mustang, Sable & Taurus

Removal
  • Remove rear disc brake caliper assembly as outlined under "Caliper Service." Do not disconnect flexible hose unless caliper requires service. Support caliper with wire or tie strap so flexible hose is not stretched or twisted.
  • Remove rear disc support bracket to wheel knuckle bolts, then the rear disc support bracket and brake shoes and linings.
  • Remove two nuts, then the rotor from rear hub.
Installation
  • If installing new rotor, remove protective coating from rotor with suitable carburetor cleaner.
  • Lubricate rear hub pilot diameter w...

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FUEL FILTER REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 1999 Ford Contour AUTOMOBILES

Ford Motor Co. Passenger Cars -> Fuel Shutoff Switch Location -> 1995-2000 Contour, Mystique & 1999-2000 Cougar
Vehicle: 1999 Ford Contour 2.0 L4 GAS

The switch is located u...

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DRIVELINE, U-JOINT & CV AXLES REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 1999 Ford Contour AUTOMOBILES

CV AXLE SHAFT, Replace -> Intermediate -> Left -> Right
Vehicle: 1999 Ford Contour 2.0 L4 GAS

Left

  • Use an Allen key to stop piston rod from turning.
  • Loosen suspension strut nut five turns.
  • Loosen wheel hub retaining nut and wheel nuts.
  • Raise and support vehicle.
  • Remove wheel.
  • Remove wheel hub retaining nut.
  • On models with automatic transaxle, drain automatic transmission fluid.
  • On all models, remove splash shields.
  • Do not damage CV joint boot and wheel speed sensor ring.
  • Detach suspension.
  • Disconnect stabilizer link end from suspension strut.
  • Disconnect tie-rod end.
  • Disconnect lower suspension arm from wheel knuckle.
  • Disconnect wiring harness bracket from suspension strut.
  • To av...

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STARTER & ALTERNATOR REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 1999 Ford Contour AUTOMOBILES

Alternator, Replace
Vehicle: 1999 Ford Contour SVT 2.5 V6 GAS

  • Disconnect battery ground cable.
  • Remove 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 exhaust system Y-pipe.
  • Disconnect wire harness attachments to integral voltage regulator, then remove alternator bracket bolts and bracket from alternator.
  • Remove...

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MAINTENANCE LAMP RESET PROCEDURES FOR 1999 Ford Contour AUTOMOBILES

Ford Motor Co. Cars -> Electronic Throttle Control ->
Vehicle: 1999 Ford Contour 2.5 V6 GAS

Electronic throttle displays when the system has malfunctioned and the engine has defaulted to a limp-home operation. On vehicles equipped with ...

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RADIATOR & HOSE REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 1999 Ford Contour AUTOMOBILES

Heater Hose, Replace -> Inlet -> Outlet
Vehicle: 1999 Ford Contour SVT 2.5 V6 GAS

Inlet

  • Drain cooling system into a suitable container.
  • Reposition heater hose inlet clamp at heater core.
  • Remove heater inlet hose from heater core.
  • Reposition heater core inlet hose clamp at engine.
  • Remove hose from engine.
  • Remove hose from vehicle.
  • Reverse procedure to in...

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SERPENTINE BELT SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 1999 Ford Contour AUTOMOBILES

Serpentine Drive Belt, Replace
Vehicle: 1999 Ford Contour 2.0 L4 GAS

Minor cracks in the V-grooved portion of the drive belt are considered normal and acceptable. If the drive belt has chunks missing from the ribs, the drive belt should be replaced.

Conditions requiring drive belt replacement are rib chunk out, severe glazing, frayed cords, etc. Replace any drive belt exhibiting one of these conditions.

  • Raise and support vehicle.
  • Loosen drive belt tensioner with 13mm...

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COMPONENT LOCATION DIAGRAMS FOR 1999 Ford Contour AUTOMOBILES

Component location diagrams for most 1999 Ford Contour cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. from 1990+.

Instrument Panel Component Locations Diagram for 1999 Ford Contour  2.5 V6 GASInstrument Panel Component Locations Diagram for 1999 Ford Contour 2.5 V6 GAS

Components on diagram:
  • Park Brake Switch
  • Instrument Cluster
  • Light Switch
  • Fog Lamp Relay
  • ABS Control Module
  • Junction Box Component Locations Diagram for 1999 Ford Contour  2.5 V6 GASJunction Box Component Locations Diagram for 1999 Ford Contour 2.5 V6 GAS

    Components on diagram:
  • A/C Clutch Relay
  • Low Beam Relay
  • Starter Relay
  • PCM Power Relay
  • Horn Relay
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    WIRING DIAGRAMS FOR 1999 Ford Contour AUTOMOBILES

    OEM drawn wiring diagrams for most 1999 Ford Contour cars and light trucks sold in the U.S.

    1999 Ford Contour  2.5 V6 GAS Wiring Diagram1999 Ford Contour 2.5 V6 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • High Mounted Stop Lamp
  • 1999 Ford Contour SVT 2.5 V6 GAS Wiring Diagram1999 Ford Contour SVT 2.5 V6 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Engine Cooling Fan Motor
  • A/C Compressor Clutch
  • Second Cooling Fan Motor
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    TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETINS FOR 1999 Ford Contour AUTOMOBILES

    OEM TSB listings for most 1999 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: 1999 Ford Contour 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: 1999 Ford Contour 2.0 L4 GAS

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    COMPONENT/PARTS SPECIFICATIONS FOR 1999 Ford Contour AUTOMOBILES

    BRAKE SPECIFICATIONS: Brake drum, rotor, caliper, and related specifications for most 1999 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 1999 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 1999 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 1999 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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    Click here to view more details2000 Ford Contour Bumper Cover, Front.

    Source: Auto Body Parts Store

    $54.76

    Click here to view more details2000 Ford Contour Neutral Safety Switch, Blade type; 11-prong male terminal; A high quality, OE replacement neutral safety switch; With 1-year limited TruckEFX warranty..

    Source: Auto Body Parts Store

    $53.48

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    $117.50

    Click here to view more details1998 Ford Contour GL L4, 2 L, 1989 CC, 122 CID Rebuilt Engine, SOHC, Warranty: 3-Year/100,000 Mile, .

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    $2,020.00

    Click here to view more details2000 Ford Contour Used Parking Lamp, Passenger Side, Fog/Driving; (bumper mtd), exc. SVT, Very Good.

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    $56.00

    Click here to view more details1995 Ford Contour Used A/C Compressor, 2.0, AUTO, FWD 4-122 (2.0L), integral AC, Very Good.

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