1996-98 FORD CONTOUR AND MERCURY MYSTIQUE
Problem: In some of the vehicles, the electrical terminals at the headlight switch wiring harness connector may be damaged as a result of overheating. Should this damage occur, it could make the instrument panel lighting and parking and taillamp circuits inoperable.
Fix: Replace the headlight switch wiring harness connector; inspect and if necessary replace the headlight switch.
Number: Approximately 703,000.