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93 festiva still won't run HELP

So its me again with the festiva. i forgot to mention in my last post to mention that my car was fuel injected so i don't have the carborator. but i have alittle more info on it. one of the things is we took out the back seat to find the fuel pump and there was gas on the top of the tank. like it was leaking the other is that we hooked up a pressure gauge to the fuel line in between the fuel filter and the fuel injector pressure regulator and when we start the car we have about 36 to 38 psi but it doesn't stay there is dropps very quickly and the car still sputters and dies. we have taken out the injectors and cleaned them the best we could and put in new o rings along with the spark plug wires and plugs. I'm looking at taking it some where but if you have some thing please let me know. it woul save me some mula. oh and it is 1.3 Lt. 4 cyl.

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  • tohellandbac Jul 19, 2008

    i actuallly have the same problem with my 91 ford festiva fuel injected. but i can't get it to start at all even by poppin the clutch. i am going to change the fuel filter once i figure out where it is. it has a good spark too.

  • me2cute_1999 Jan 01, 2009

    hey to everyone that has this problem with the little festiva try changing the mass air flow sensor i would suggest going to a junk yard first this is not a cheap little part but it solved my problem olny took a few minutes to change it out and i haven't had any problems with is since the end of june.

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I change the gas filter it has ok let me know

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