Having problems with your Ford Contour ?
What are the timing marks on and 96 ford contour
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If you are talking about ignition timing, it is not adjustable. \015\012If you are talking about setting the timing belt, here are the instructions: \015\012NOTE: Special tools are needed, there are no timing marks and there are no woodruff keys on the gears! \015\012Removal \015\012SPECIAL SERVICE TOOL(S) REQUIRED Camshaft Alignment Tool Camshaft Sprocket Holding Tool Strap Wrench \015\012Disconnect negative battery cable \015\012Raise vehicle on hoist \015\012Remove right front wheel assembly. \015\012Remove crankshaft pulley shield screws and shield. \015\012Rotate drive belt tensioner clockwise and disengage drive belt from power steering pulley. \015\012Using Strap Wrench to keep engine from turning, remove crankshaft pulley bolt and pulley. \015\012Remove lower timing belt cover bolts. \015\012Lower vehicle. \015\012Remove two engine intake air resonator nuts and bolt, loosen hose clamp from inlet tube, disconnect sensor, and remove intake air resonator. \015\012Remove two screws retaining coolant reservoir to fender and one screw at hose from inner fender. Position reservoir bottle aside. \015\012Position floor jack under oil pan and raise it to release pressure from front insulator. \015\012NOTE: Make a reference mark for installation reference. \015\012Remove six nuts retaining front engine support bracket to insulator and remove bracket. \015\012Remove three front insulator bolts and insulator. \015\012Remove power steering reservoir line nut and two bolts retaining pump line at engine lifting eye and steering pump bracket. \015\012Disconnect 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. \015\012Remove idler pulley assembly. \015\012Remove water pump pulley bolts and pulley. \015\012Remove camshaft timing belt center cover bolts, center cover, and lower cover. \015\012Turn the engine to top dead center. \015\012Using Camshaft Alignment Tool and Camshaft Sprocket Holding Tool , align the camshafts by installing tool into slots on rear of camshafts. \015\012Remove timing belt tensioner bolt, tensioner, and belt. \015\012Installation \015\012Loosely install timing belt tensioner, bolt, and belt. Adjust belt tension. Tighten bolts to 35-40 Nm (26-30 lb-ft). \015\012Position lower timing belt cover. Install center cover and bolts. Tighten bolts to 6-8 Nm (53-71 lb-in). \015\012Position water pump pulley, securely install the bolts. \015\012Install idler pulley assembly. Tighten to 48 Nm (35 lb-ft). \015\012Remove camshaft alignment tool. \015\012Using a new gasket, position valve cover and install bolts. Tighten the bolts in two steps. Connect the spark plug wires. \015\012Tighten 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). \015\012Position the front insulator and power steering hose bracket. Install three bolts to 70-95 Nm (52-70 lb-ft). \015\012Position front engine support bracket and install six new nuts. Tighten the nuts to 70-95 Nm (52-70 lb-ft). \015\012Lower and remove floor jack. \015\012Position coolant reservoir. Securely install two reservoir screws and one coolant hose clamp screw to inner fender. \015\012Install 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). \015\012Position engine intake air resonator. Install one bolt and two nuts. Connect sensor and securely tighten hose clamp to inlet tube. \015\012Raise vehicle on hoist. \015\012Install lower timing belt cover bolts. Tighten bolts to 6-8 Nm (53-71 lb-in). \015\012Using Strap Wrench to keep engine from turning, install crankshaft pulley and bolt. Tighten bolt to 110-120 Nm (81-89 lb-ft). \015\012Position serpentine belt into place, rotate drive belt tensioner clockwise, and install belt to remaining pulleys. \015\012Position crankshaft pulley shield and securely install screws. \015\012Install right front wheel assembly. Tighten wheel nuts to 85 Nm (62-lb-ft). \015\012Lower vehicle. \015\012Connect battery negative cable. \015\012Check operation of the engine.
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