make sure its completely cold 1 remove the expansion tank release the presure by taking the expansion cap off then put it back on after it equilized disconect the hoses upper first let them leak into a pan un screw the tanks 2 mounting bolts and unplug the coolant level sensor if you have one. make sure u rinse it out good then replace it
2 take the radiator lower shield then put ur drain pan under it and unscrew the radiator drain plug it should be on the passenger rear if i can rember correctly
3 flush the radiator out with water till its just clean water coming out of it then put the plug back in and button it up, i just flushed it threw the expansion tank since that's where u have to add the radiator fluid 50/50 mix
ok for ur car if its an auto I 4 its 7 quarts and the v6 is about 9-10 quarts the manual 2.0 is 7 quarts and the 2.5 is 8-9 quarts
There is no drain.
According to the 1998 Ford Contour Owner Guide it came with ( green color antifreeze ) meeting Ford specification ( ESE-M97B44-A )
you can either pull the hose for it or you can usually just open the drain plug on the radiator
How do you install a radiator in a 1998 ford contour?"
The keys on the 1998 Ford Contour are NOT chipped
The battery is the main power supply of the 1998 Ford contour.
replace your heater core and blower motor if nothing works at all. also don't forget to drain your old water and antifreeze and replace with fresh antifreeze
where is egr valve on 1998 ford contour
Yes, it shouldn't be a problem.
5W-30 ( according to the 1998 Ford Contour Owner Guide )
I have a 1998 Ford Contour with 6 cylinders 2.5L and they are 32 mm.
According to the ( 1998 ) Ford Contour Owner Guide : ( it is 179.4 inches in length )