There isn't one. If you are talking about ignition timing, it is not adjustable. If you are talking about setting the timing belt, here are the instructions. Note :Special tools are needed, there are no timing marks or woodruff keys on the timg gears.
SPECIAL SERVICE TOOL(S) REQUIRED Description Tool Number Camshaft Alignment Tool Camshaft Sprocket Holding Tool Strap Wrench
Disconnect negative battery cable Raise vehicle on hoist Remove right front wheel assembly.
Remove crankshaft pulley shield screws and shield.
Rotate drive belt tensioner clockwise and disengage drive belt from Power Steering pulley.
Using Strap Wrench to keep engine from turning, remove crankshaft pulley bolt and pulley.
Remove lower timing belt cover bolts.
Remove two engine intake air resonator nuts and bolt, loosen hose clamp from inlet tube, disconnect sensor, and remove intake air resonator.
Remove two screws retaining coolant reservoir to fender and one screw at hose from inner fender. Position reservoir bottle aside.
Position floor jack under oil pan and raise it to release pressure from front insulator.
NOTE: Make a reference mark for installation reference.
Remove six nuts retaining front engine support bracket to insulator and remove bracket.
Remove three front insulator bolts and insulator.
Remove power steering reservoir line nut and two bolts retaining pump line at engine lifting eye and steering pump bracket.
Disconnect ignition wires from spark plugs and position them aside. Remove 8mm upper timing belt cover bolts and cover. Remove 10mm valve cover bolts. Remove valve cover and discard gasket.
Remove idler pulley assembly.
Remove water pump pulley bolts and pulley.
Remove camshaft timing belt center cover bolts, center cover, and lower cover.
turn the engine to top dead center.
Using Camshaft Alignment Tool and Camshaft Sprocket Holding Tool, align the camshafts by installing tool into slots on rear of camshafts.
Remove timing belt tensioner bolt, tensioner, and belt.
Loosely install timing belt tensioner, bolt, and belt. Adjust belt tension. Tighten bolts to 35-40 Nm (26-30 lb-ft).
Position lower timing belt cover. Install center cover and bolts. Tighten bolts to 6-8 Nm (53-71 lb-in).
Position water pump pulley, securely install the bolts.
Install idler pulley assembly. Tighten to 48 Nm (35 lb-ft).
Remove camshaft alignment tool.
Using a new gasket, position valve cover and install bolts. Tighten the bolts in two steps. Connect the spark plug wires.
Tighten all bolts to 2 Nm (18 lb-in). Tighten to 6-8 Nm (53-71 lb-in). Position upper timing belt cover and install bolts. Tighten bolts to 3-5 Nm (27-44 lb-in).
Position the front insulator and power steering hose bracket. Install three bolts to 70-95 Nm (52-70 lb-ft).
Position front engine support bracket and install six new nuts. Tighten the nuts to 70-95 Nm (52-70 lb-ft).
Lower and remove floor jack.
Position coolant reservoir. Securely install two reservoir screws and one coolant hose clamp screw to inner fender.
Install power steering reservoir line nut and two bolts retaining pump line at engine lifting eye and steering pump bracket. Tighten the retainers to 6 Nm (53 lb-in).
Position engine intake air resonator. Install one bolt and two nuts. Connect sensor and securely tighten hose clamp to inlet tube.
Raise vehicle on hoist.
Install lower timing belt cover bolts. Tighten bolts to 6-8 Nm (53-71 lb-in).
Using Strap Wrench to keep engine from turning, install crankshaft pulley and bolt. Tighten bolt to 110-120 Nm (81-89 lb-ft).
Position serpentine belt into place, rotate drive belt tensioner clockwise, and install belt to remaining pulleys.
Position crankshaft pulley shield and securely install screws.
Install right front wheel assembly. Tighten wheel nuts to 85 Nm (62-lb-ft).
Connect battery negative cable.
Check operation of the engine.
how do you set the timing belt on a 1997 ford contour 2.0 4cy
According to Gates ( they make timing belts etc. ) the 2.0 L - DOHC - 4 cylinder engine in a 1997 Ford Contour is NOT an interference engine - so the answer would be NO
The 2.0 4-cylinder has a timing belt: the 2.5 V6 has a timing chain.
Where do you find the Fuses
Its Located be hide the Exhaust manifold, You have to take off the Cat, to get to it
It is a timing belt and it is best to replace the idler, tensioner and belt at once. Also, the water pump if it is high mileage.
yes it will
It's usually next to the throttle body
where are the timing gear marks on a 1997 chev s10 2.2 located
On a 1997 Ford Contour : ( No ) Just the engine oil pressure warning light located in the upper right area of your gauge cluster ( above the fuel gauge )
The timing chain is on the front of the engine. Your drive belt tensioner pulley is bolted into the timing chain housing.
No, 1997 only fits 1997. Go to car-part.com.
how do you change a thermostat for a 1997 Ford Contour
the timing marks are located next to the top left side of the crank pulley
Passenger side in back of engine bay.
Hi there, A transmission for a Contour won't fit in a Taurus. However, I am in need of a 1997 Contour Transmission. Please let me know how much you want for it and I will buy it from you. Thanks, Stephen 720-298-8561
A 1997 Chrysler Town and Country would have a 3.3L or 3.8L engine. Both of those engines have a timing chain not a timing belt.
i HAVE A 98 AND THE BELT BROKE TWICE AND DID NO DAMAGE TO THE ENGINE. The first time I was on freeway doing 75 and it broke. I have a '97 Contour and had no damage to the engine when my timing belt broke. Make sure you check your pulleys to ensure that the bearings are good. Mine were not and had to replace them.
Behind the timing cover, while you are there, replace the timing belt, it's only $30.
It is located in the air intake between the aircleaner box and the motor.
According to the 1997 Ford Contour Owner Guide : The BRAKE FLUID reservoir is ALSO the CLUTCH FLUID reservoir
this depends on your engine. Usually it is run by the timing belt.
You can use either a Group 40R or 96R in a Contour.