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The 1998 Ford Contour owners manual shows for the 2.0 L engine : WITH FILTER CHANGE - 4.25 liters ( 4.5 quarts )
The 1998 Ford Contour owners manual shows ( 5.8 quarts ) with filter change for the 2.5 L - V6 engine
4.5 quarts ( 4.25 liters ) WITH ENGINE OIL FILTER CHANGE , according to the owners manual
For the 1998 Ford Contour ( according to the Owner Guide ) With engine oil filter change The 2.0 litre four cylinder engine takes ( 4.5 U.S. quarts of 5W-30 ) The 2.5 litre V6 engine takes ( 5.8 U.S. quarts of 5W-30 )
I was looking at the 1998 and 2000 Contour SVT supplements and in both it shows the 2.5 liter V6 engine
The coolant fan switch on a 1998 Contour is located at the front of the engine, near the radiator. It controls the speed and operation of the cooling fan based on the actual engine temperature.
According to the 1998 Ford Contour Owner Guide : Both the 2.0 liter four cylinder engine and the 2.5 liter V6 engine take ( 5W-30 )
Are there any steps on how to change the alternator on a 1198 ford contour?
yes it is a free-wheeling engine.
Where can i find a picture of the engine temp sensor location on a 1998 ford escort zetec engine?
In a 1998 Ford Contour : In the Power Distribution Box ( which is " live " ) located in the engine compartment ( Relay " R8 " is the fuel pump relay )
First and formost, what engine? i4 for a v6?
According to the 1998 Ford Contour Owner Guide ( 5W-30 ) With engine oil filter change : The 2.0 litre four cylinder takes ( 4.5 U.S. quarts of 5W-30 ) The 2.5 V6 ( 5.8 quarts )
On a 1998 Ford Contour : In the Power Distribution Box ( which is " live " ) located in the engine compartment ( Relay " R8 " is the electric fuel pump relay )
I was looking at one of Fords websites and it shows : For a 1998 Ford Contour SVT , 2.5 litre V6 engine : ( the Motorcraft FL-820-S engine oil filter is used )
follow the top radiator hose to the engine remove three 10 mil bolts replace o ring
( Yes ) according to the Gates website ( they make timing belts etcetera ) the 2.0 liter four cylinder engine in a 1998 Ford Contour IS NOT an interference engine
How do you install a radiator in a 1998 ford contour?"
Look for a removable housing at the engine end of the upper radiator hose
5W30 I own one, and the manual said so.
For a 1998 Ford Contour ( in North America ) Either the 2.0 L four cylinder or the 2.5 L , V6 engine