Ford contour

Asked by Feb 06, 2016 at 12:44 PM about the 2000 Ford Contour

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

2000 ford contour won't start. Have replaced
plugs,wirescoil  pack. Relays, oil filter new air filter
new battery had a new fuel system put in this past
summer. When I was driving  it started losing
power going up hill,popping sounds . Got it home
now won't start. Anyone have any ideas of what is
going on?

1 Answer

380

If it cranks good but won't start, have a helper crank it while you visually check for spark at the spark plugs. If spark everywhere, use a gage and check proper fuel pressure, then check fuel injector pulse. You need to find out what your missing. Popping sounds might be a valve problem? Can you check applicable trouble codes? I saw what you replaced, didn't see any testing? The basics for problems at higher rpms, check for blockage of some king, fuel--air--exhaust. Under a load, does the tranny downshift?

Your Answer

Add photo

Related Questions

  • Ford contour 1 answer

    2000 ford contour won't start. Have replaced plugs,wirescoil pack. Relays, oil filter new air filter new battery had a new fuel system put in this past summer. When I was driving it started losin...

    2000 Ford Contour

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

  • Ford Contour jerking 3 answers

    I have a 96 for contour it jerks while accelerating and while mantaining a steady speed. sometime i can pull over and turn the car off wait a min. and go and it will stop. normally starts when the car...

    1996 Ford Contour

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

  • Ford Contour Trouble Starting 1 answer

    I drive a 96 Ford Countour and recently it started having troubles starting but only in the morning. It won't turn over, the check engine light, oil light etc all come on. After 4 or 5 tries I am...

    1996 Ford Contour

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

  • 95 FORD CONTOUR CLICKING/POPPING. 2 answers

    I bought a 95 Ford Contour at Hum Motors and have been noticing a lot of problems. Only going to talk about the clicking problem in this one though. Yesterday morning I started noticing some clickin...

    1995 Ford Contour 4 Dr GL Sedan

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

  • Why does my 1995 ford contour jerks 4 answers

    My 1995 ford contour jerks what is causing this

    1995 Ford Contour 4 Dr GL Sedan

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

Shortcuts

Search Ford Contour Questions

Ford Contour Experts

#1 tropikalpirate
tropikalpirate
Reputation 650
#2 David Koppa
David Koppa
Reputation 340
#3 Kidd1214
Kidd1214
Reputation 300
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used Nissan Maxima
34 Great Deals out of 333 listings starting at $1,700
Used Kia Optima
43 Great Deals out of 767 listings starting at $3,995
Used Honda Accord
95 Great Deals out of 1,213 listings starting at $1,888
Used Nissan Altima
69 Great Deals out of 1,301 listings starting at $1,995
Used Toyota Camry
37 Great Deals out of 1,683 listings starting at $2,400
Used Chevrolet Malibu
125 Great Deals out of 2,378 listings starting at $1,990
Used Buick Regal
4 Great Deals out of 353 listings starting at $9,479
Used Ford Escort
2 listings
Used Volkswagen Jetta
108 Great Deals out of 2,247 listings starting at $1,280
Used Ford Taurus
22 Great Deals out of 304 listings starting at $4,988
Used Dodge Dakota
9 Great Deals out of 153 listings starting at $2,495
Used Ford Mustang
9 Great Deals out of 1,275 listings starting at $1,000
Used Honda Civic
363 Great Deals out of 4,457 listings starting at $999

Content submitted by Users is not endorsed by CarGurus, does not express the opinions of CarGurus, and should not be considered reviewed, screened, or approved by CarGurus. Please refer to CarGurus Terms of Use.