You can find the brake diagram for the 1996 Cirrus online for free at places like Help Owl and Auto Zone. You can also find this diagram in most Chilton's manuals for that year and model of vehicle.
Try Autozone.com - they have a comprehensive on-line repair guide for the 1996-1999 Taurus/Sable.
Click the link for a diagram.
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CAR GUYS.COM OR YOU CAN GO TO YOUR LOCAL LIBRARY
They are available online. Do a google search for "Contour wiring diagram".
When replacing brake pads a diagram may be needed. Diagrams to remove brake pads can be found in Chevy forums and in the specified auto books found in auto stores.
Most online auto part stores will have a downloadable wiring diagram for your 1996 automobile. The diagram can also be downloaded from most dealership websites.
1996-1999 Taurus Sable:Fuse #5 is for the "Brake shift interlock".I *think* that's the one.The brake switch down on the brake pedal is also a factor in getting stuck in park. See "Related Questions" below for more about that too.
If the shifter will not come out of park, check the brake light fuse. The shifter release solenoid uses the brake light switch to unlock the shifter.
The 1996 Ford Taurus sedan is approximately ( 197.5 inches long )