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MOST LIKELY IT NEEDS TO BE TENSIONED PROPERLY OR, THE TENSIONER IS FAULTY.ALSO OVER TIME THE BELTS STRECHES AND NEEDS REPLACEMENT.

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Q: What would cause the timing belt on a 1995 Ford Contour GL to keep jumping time?
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