1998 Ford Contour Car Batteries

Battery Size & Replacement for 1998 Ford Contour

Researching battery replacements for your Ford Contour? Check the chart to find the right car battery size and cold cranking amps for your Contour.

Battery Engine Warranty Cold Cranking Amps
MT-40R V6/2.5L Replacement 24 months Performance 60 months 590
MT-40R L4/2.0L Replacement 24 months Performance 60 months 590
BATTERIES

V6/2.5L

- Battery: MT-40R

- Warranty: Replacement 24 months, Performance 60 months

- Cold Cranking Amps: 590

L4/2.0L

- Battery: MT-40R

- Warranty: Replacement 24 months, Performance 60 months

- Cold Cranking Amps: 590

Buying a Replacement Battery for Ford Contour

Sadly, your Ford Contour won't last forever. Neither will its battery. On average, auto batteries last anywhere from three to five years. Don’t get stranded by your Contour’s car battery. Replace it regularly instead! Look out for symptoms of a faulty car battery. A lagging starter, a blinking battery or check engine light, swollen battery case, corroded battery posts, or faded headlights can all be signs that your battery is on its last leg.

Or, you can get a complimentary battery check at your nearest Firestone Complete Auto Care. With best-in-class tools we can tell you how much "life" is left in your battery. Visit us for a complimentary battery check and, if needed, get your Ford Contour a replacement battery. Car batteries are only one of our many strong suits. Our technicians are familiar with Ford-specific recommendations for Contour car batteries’ reserve capacities and cold cranking amps. Get help choosing the battery size that matches your vehicle, and schedule a weekday or weekend battery replacement service for your car.

Are Interstate Batteries Good for Contours?

Your Ford Contour deserves the best, which is why we carry just that. Our technicians install over 700,000 batteries/year using Interstate Batteries, America’s #1 replacement battery brand. Interstate leads the way in terms of car battery reliability, performance, and innovation for many years. That's why you'll find Interstate Batteries in the engines of many a Ford Contour. Their entire line of powerful offerings can be found in forklifts severe duty trucks, utility vehicles, and boats! You need a car battery that's just as dependable as your 1998 Ford Contour. That’s why you should choose Interstate Battery. Their products are Outrageously Dependable®.

Caring for a New Ford Contour Battery

Have you recently had a fresh battery installed in your Ford Contour? Good thinking! You can give your new battery a head start with proper care and attention. ensuring all the lights are turned off before you leave the car, decreasing the number of short trips you take, keeping the battery posts corrosion-free, and avoiding radio and electronic component use when the engine is off.

Answers to Your Contour Car Battery Questions

Get answers to common car battery questions, from Firestone Complete Auto Care. If you have a battery question that's unique to your Ford Contour battery, stop by your nearest store. Our technicians have the answers.

  • Why won't my Contour battery stay charged? A car battery that needs to be jump-started every time is as good as dead. It may be getting old. Or, you’ve been leaving the doors slightly open and the lights on overnight. Stop by for a free battery test at your nearest Firestone Complete Auto Care to learn more about the state of your battery.
  • What do you do with my dead Contour battery? We recycle it! Nearly 100% of all lead-acid batteries are recyclable.
  • How much will replacing my Ford Contour’s battery cost? Ford Contour batteries can be affordable, especially when there's an available battery coupon. The best part is, every Interstate Battery has both a maintenance-free performance warranty and a limited-time free replacement.

Get a New Ford Contour Battery

Don't let a failing battery slow you down. Shop replacement batteries for 1998 Ford Contours today and schedule a quick installation at Firestone Complete Auto Care.