According to the 2000 Ford Contour Owner Guide :
Both the 2.0 litre four cylinder engine and the 2.5 litre V6 engine came with the
( Motorcraft BXT-40R battery )
* that's BCI group size 40R
it is located where the transmission is and is very easy to change. on a 2000 ford contour that is.
The weight of a Ford Contour will vary depending on the year and model of the Contour. A 2000 Ford Contour has a curb weight of 3,126 pounds.
The battery is the main power supply of the 1998 Ford contour.
Your 2000 Ford Contour cannot reverse because of a transmission failure problem.
The 2.0 L - DOHC - 4 cylinder engine in a 2000 Ford Contour has a timing belt
According to the 2000 Ford Contour owners manual ( 5W-30 ) You can view the 2000 Ford Contour owners manual online at : www . motorcraft service . com ( no spaces ) Click on Owner Guides
BCI code 40R type battery
You can use either a Group 40R or 96R in a Contour.
A 2000 Ford Contour ( in North America ) Has either a 2.0 litre four cylinder or a 2.5 litre V6 engine
Front of engine. It's belt driven and has a lead to the battery so that should help you.
read owner's manual
under the back seats