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Changing the fuel pump Where is it situated - 1989 Ford Festiva

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It is under the rear seat....lift the carpet and you will see a door that you can unbolt and the pump is in there.

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While genevadirt is a knowledgeable festiva enthusiast (and a good friend) he may be wrong on this one. The fuel pump for a carbureted festiva is on the the top rear drivers side of the engine. The fuel pump for a fuel injected festiva is located under the rear seat as genevadirt said. All manual transmission festivas from 89 sre carbureted. All automatic transmission festivas from 89 are fuel injected.

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  • micanek Feb 17, 2011

    I have a 88 Festiva with automatic transmission and it is fuel injected?

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    neanderpaul Feb 17, 2011

    Micanek, there were no automatic festivas sold in the US in 88. What you may have is a festiva with a late 1988 build date that was sold as an 89. Vehicles sold with a build month of 9 or later are sold ad the next model year. In any case if your festiva is an automatic it is fuel injected. The pump is then located I'm the gas tank. Flip and fold the back seat forward, pull back the carpet, remove a cover with 4 bolts, and you will see a panel with 6 or 8 bolts. That is the top of the fuel pump/float sensor assembly.

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