I HAVE A 96 CONTOUR SPORT THAT IS RUNNING ROUGH ...
1996 Ford Contour
March, 23, 2013 AT 2:31 PM
I have a 96 Contour Sport that is running rough and stalling in park and all through driving range. I have replaced the fuel pump, several fuel filters, coil pack, plug wires, plugs, and rebuilt the injector wiring harness. Sometimes it will start and run fine for a few minutes. Then it seems that the engine is starving out for a second, start to stall, then the rpms shoot up, transmission catches and it continues on. It will do this for several repeats, then run normal another few miles. Also, if I don't shift to Neutral at stops, it will almost certainly stall and take several attempts to restart. I am at a loss for the cause, and this being the daughter's college car, I would like to get it up and running well.