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I had the same question for a 96 contour. found the answer by calling my local Ford dealer parts dept and asking them if it was an interference or non interference engine.

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Q: If a timing belt goes on a 95 Contour can it damage the valves Is this 4 cylinder a non interfereing motorHave a 95 that lost the belt and you want to know if anything was damaged by the piston?
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