The 2.5 litre V6 engine in a 1995 Ford Contour doesn't have a timing belt ,
it uses ( 2 ) timing CHAINS
It depends on the engine type. On a 2.0 Petrol the recommended mileage to change the belt is 72,000mls, but you can always change it before.
No, the mileage is stored in the body and engine computers.No, the mileage is stored in the body and engine computers.
The chain will last the life of the engine and there is no recommended change interval.
When a vehicles engine is maintained as recommended you will have a longer engine life. There will also be less repairs over time, and the fuel mileage will be higher.
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 )
Change engine oil and filter every 3,000 miles or 3 months, whichever comes first.
Your 3.3 liter V6 engine has a timing BELT =- - the factory recommended change mileage is 90,000 miles.
MAKE CERTAIN that that is all that it is and not signalling the failure of some vehicle system! If it is TRULY the 'check engine' light it is probably signalling that you've gone past the recommended mileage for an oil change.
High Mileage, Zinc-enriched 50 weight from Valvoline.
The 1998 Ford Contour owners manual shows for the 2.0 L engine : WITH FILTER CHANGE - 4.25 liters ( 4.5 quarts )
You do not remove the engine to change a water pump.