Question about Ford Festiva

Open Question

No, acceleration between 2,000-3,000 rpm's when

I have a 1989 ford festiva carburated engine and here is my problem No, acceleration between 2,000-3,000 rpm's when a load is on the engine. Bypassed muffler, and cat. converter. Replaced fuel filter, air filter, and distributor, some vacuum lines. Checked timing,camshaft timing, solinods work properly on the firewall, map sensor (5.7V-1.1V), fuel pump good pressure, egr valve (cleaned),oxygen sensor (.5-1.0V), Engine Temp sensor on manifold (2,000-300 ohms resistance), added carb cleaner to carburator, no change in idle speed. No vaccum leaks around the carburetor.Vacuum falls to zero when accelerator petal is quickly pushed to the floor, when going up incline vacuum pressure drops to 10,5, or 0, and stays there till up the incline. Car barley make 55mph on level road. Engine idles fine, vacuum pressure is steady at 18 at idle, and reves fine to 4,000-5,000 rpm's when warm. Different story when going uphill. Thanks

Posted by on

6 Suggested Answers

6ya6ya
  • 2 Answers

SOURCE: I have freestanding Series 8 dishwasher. Lately during the filling cycle water hammer is occurring. How can this be resolved

Hi,
a 6ya expert can help you resolve that issue over the phone in a minute or two.
best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.
the service is completely free and covers almost anything you can think of (from cars to computers, handyman, and even drones).
click here to download the app (for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.
goodluck!

Posted on Jan 02, 2017

  • 54 Answers

SOURCE: 87 Nissan pickup

Check the distributer cap and rotor for cracks and make sure the rotor shaft bushings are not worn out

Posted on May 27, 2008

  • 1 Answer

SOURCE: 91 nissan Sentra losses power at highway speeds

just installed used engine in a 91 nissan sentra. my distributor and computer off old engine which was running but this engine will not hit what do i need to check for

Posted on Jan 10, 2009

csmock132
  • 4669 Answers

SOURCE: 1989 GMC 2500 5.7L - engine surges and stalls at idle. Loses power at cruising speed.

Wow you have replaced a lot of stuff. Lets go back to the Fuel pump. When you replaced it did you replace the hose between the pump and the sending unit. These are common for splitting. Have you hooked up a fuel pressure gauge to check what pressure you have? It should be real close to 13 psi and should raise to at least 18 or 19 when you pinch off the return line.

Posted on Jun 02, 2009

  • 38 Answers

SOURCE: 1989 Chevrolet C1500 with 5.7L V-8. Engine dies

fuel pump is working but when accelerating it doesnt pump enough fuel up to the engine then it will fall on its face if it is a electric pump you may have to drop the tank if it is inside and replace it if it is on the engine replace it thats what is exactly wrong with it

Posted on Jul 31, 2009

SOURCE: stalls while idling and engine

Actually I am hessitant to respond to this one. The problem you are having COULD be many things, however my take is different than the others you seem to have. I believe that you are having timing issues caused by a Crankshaft Positioning Sensor, and/or Cam Positioning Sensor. Thesee are how the computer knows where they are and adjusts timing to make the engine fire at the correct time, thus it is called timing. The computer makes these adjustment is literally THOUSANTHS of a second, and if the sensor is off just a little especially at very high, and very low revolutions you will have a miss, which will at high RPM's "pop" due to it wanting to stall but because of the RPM's keep momentum, and pops but keeps running but at low RPM w/o that momentum, just stalls. I pray this helps you understand WHY I think you may have timing issues and why.

Posted on Mar 22, 2010

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

1 Answer

Will an 89 Festiva Ignition switch work in a 88 Festiva?


Think so - believe they changed in 1990
see below

- Year - - Make - - Model - -->

c20213-2.jpg&maxx=235&maxy=0


ASP C-20-213, Ignition Lock Part, Ford Festiva 88-89 (C20213) Item Id: A-C20213

Sep 09, 2014 | 1989 Ford Festiva

1 Answer

93 Ford Festiva running rough under load.


you mean not firing no spark on 1,2 cly.or no change on rpm when you pull 1,2 if you have spark on it ,means no gas or your plug totally worn out

Mar 10, 2014 | 1993 Ford Festiva

1 Answer

1993 festiva replaced the throttle body gasket now will not accelerate at temp


I have a 1997 ford E 150 customize mark 3 van have driven back and forth to work 5 years ran great Christmas Day drove down to the garage and back up to house and now it will not start turns over has spark will not fire

Jan 07, 2014 | 1993 Ford Festiva

1 Answer

I ll need to ford festiva GL carburator repair Kit, Engine Model B3-443164


Most of the Festivas have 4 cylinder engines, but it depends on what year Ford you are talking about .
if you need a tool you can click here: allobd2.com

Oct 24, 2012 | Cars & Trucks

1 Answer

I have a 1989 Ford Festiva. When I turn the head lights on the carburetor accelerates and when I turn them off it goes back to normal. The ground cable from the battery I can see is attached to the car....


first off a carburetor does not accelerate and the ground cable from the battery shoukd attach to both the frame and the motor (chassis ground). the extra load on your alternator may trip a sensor somewhere to speed up the engine rpm. your a/c button does the same thing. if the rpms exceed 1000 during idle you may have a bad regulator in your alternator.

Feb 12, 2011 | 1989 Ford Festiva

1 Answer

What are the engine timing specs for a 1989 Ford Festiva please ?


I have got Ford Fiesta -89 (European), and there is a Distributorless Ignition System, DIS, behind the motor. Haynes & co`s repair book says you can`t control it, it need special tool(s). So maybe to Ford garage?
I am interestning for that too, there is selling gasoline with 10 % ethanol, so it`s octane is higher.

Aug 20, 2010 | 1989 Ford Festiva

1 Answer

Need to R&R engine thermostat on 1990 ford festiva


what do you mean with R&R?, repair or replace?... or you need to know the location of thermostat for replace it.

Aug 20, 2010 | 1989 Ford Festiva

1 Answer

1989 ford festiva manual transmission diagram 4 speed


go to 1989 ford festiva owners manual and download it for free it's in there

Dec 27, 2009 | 1989 Ford Festiva

2 Answers

1993 ford festiva electrical problem


check your battery and make sure that your terminals are tightened down all the way

Jan 28, 2009 | 1988 Ford Festiva

Not finding what you are looking for?
Cars & Trucks Logo

Related Topics:

186 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top Ford Experts

yadayada
yadayada

Level 3 Expert

75797 Answers

Colin Stickland
Colin Stickland

Level 3 Expert

22114 Answers

fordexpert

Level 3 Expert

5495 Answers

Are you a Ford Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...