1997 Ford Contour Batteries

Get a Battery for Your Ford Contour

The middle of nowhere is the wrong place to have a weak battery. Shop replacement batteries for 1997 Ford Contour today and schedule a quick installation at Firestone Complete Auto Care.

The Right Battery Size for a 1997 Ford Contour

Need more info about Ford Contour batteries? Check the chart to find the right car battery size and cold cranking amps for your Contour.

Battery Engine Warranty Cold Cranking Amps
96R-3 V6/2.5L Replacement 36 months Performance months 590
96R-3 L4/2.0L Replacement 36 months Performance months 590
BATTERIES

V6/2.5L

- Battery: 96R-3

- Warranty: Replacement 36 months, Performance months

- Cold Cranking Amps: 590

L4/2.0L

- Battery: 96R-3

- Warranty: Replacement 36 months, Performance months

- Cold Cranking Amps: 590

Buy the Right Battery for Your Ford Contour

You can pretty much drive your Ford Contour until you don't want to anymore. But your Contour's battery? Don't count on it to last forever. The average car battery lasts three to five years. You want to replace your 1997 Ford Contour battery before it fails and leaves you stranded. Pay attention to clues that your battery is on its way out. A sluggish engine start, a blinking battery or check engine light, bloated battery case, corroded battery posts, or weak lights may all indicate that your battery needs attention.

You can also get a Free Battery Test at your local Firestone Complete Auto Care. Our equipment can see how much charge is left in your battery. Stop by for a free battery test and, if needed, a replacement battery for your 1997 Ford Contour. Car batteries are one of our many specialties! Our technicians are well-acquainted with Ford’s service specs for Contour car batteries’ reserve capacities and cold cranking amps. Get help figuring out the battery size that's best for your Contour, and schedule a fast car battery replacement at your earliest convenience.

Find the Right DieHard Battery for Your Contour

We know what’s best for your Ford Contour, which is why we carry just that. Your Contour needs a reliable, durable and powerful battery in even the most extreme conditions. DieHard batteries shatter expectations and house the latest technology to satisfy the growing power requirements of new vehicles. Don't call a DieHard battery ordinary. It's an extraordinary battery. Choose a DieHard battery for your Ford Contour and have the peace of mind that your battery will perform when you need it. That's the kind of battery we deliver.

Making Your Contour’s New Battery Last

Did you recently have a new 1997 Ford Contour car battery installed? Great job! Give your new car battery the best start with proper care. turning off all of the lights when you leave your vehicle, limiting short trips, keeping your battery posts clean, and not playing the radio or using other electronics when the engine is turned off.

Top Contour Car Battery Questions

Get answers to common car battery questions, from Firestone Complete Auto Care. If you have a Contour-specific battery question, visit your nearest store. Our technicians have the answers.

  • Why won’t my Contour battery hold a charge? A battery that won't hold a charge is almost as good as dead. It may be getting old. Or, you’ve been leaving the doors slightly open and the lights on overnight. Stop in for a free battery check at your favorite Firestone Complete Auto Care and learn more about your battery's charge.
  • What do you do with my dead Contour battery? We recycle it, taking care of both your car and the Earth.
  • What’s the cost of DieHard batteries for Ford Contours? Ford Contour batteries can be affordable, especially when there's an available battery coupon. The best part is every DieHard battery comes with a free replacement warranty and extra coverage with DieHard Assurance.