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93ford festiva would start but soon au but gas it would die,got new fuel pump,filter car stays on but is runninrough,white smoke out tailpipe doesnt go away

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White smoke is a sign of water in the exhaust.
Possibly blown head gasket.

Posted on Nov 12, 2014

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SOURCE: 1993 Ford Festiva Engine won't stay running

Just a little suggestion. IF this is a 1993 it is fuel injected.the car starts and runs for a few seconds and then dies. You are on the right track by checking the spark and fuel delivery. If you have both of these when it dies i would check injector pulse. the use of a noid light would be the quickes method.They can be purched at the parts house for pretty cheep.If you have no injector pulse then it cuts the fuel off to the engine.Replace the ignition module (contols spark and injector pulse) i have ran across a few that will lose only one of the outputs, insted of both of them. Now if you have fuel and fire, i would check to see if the cat. converter is damaged or cloged thus restricting the exhaust and stalling the engine. Hope this helpes.

Posted on Jan 25, 2009

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you can try to see if the fuel regulator is bad,sometimes there will be gas in the air cleaner\tube,it sounds to me that its getting too much fuel

Posted on May 09, 2009

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replace the fuel filter and fuel pump relay.

Posted on Jun 08, 2009

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SOURCE: my newly installed 1990 ford festiva fuel pump DIES

defective new pump
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Posted on Jul 08, 2009

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SOURCE: Blowing smoke out tailpipes,white to light grey,

your piston ring could be goin bad

Posted on Jul 31, 2009

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