1988 Ford Festiva Overview

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35 stars

Based on 4 reviews

Excellent For Just Getting Out And Going?! Great Little Car?! by jpdaddyof2
 — Love the 5 speed stick but hate the carberator and vac-um issues of the 1988-1989 years. wish I could find a fuel injected 5 speed to put my fresh engine in! Bought this car for $1500 when ... Read More
Fun Car To Take Out And Flip by Codock
 — My festiva used to get about 45 miles to the gallon. Great little car to run around with.. just do not expect to get there fast. As it gets older its a fun run around and beat it up car. And so long a... Read More
Penny Racer Without The Penny by Marc
 — Wasn't the best looking car, but wasn't the worst. It ran, and it was better than walking. A large semi or strong sneeze would make it switch lanes. small parts were always falling off of it, but it s... Read More

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Ford Festiva Questions

Eric Moretz
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How To Stop Engine Knock

172 views with 3 answers (last answer 2 years ago)
pra
0

Shut Off While Driving

1988 ford festiva shut's off while driving, fuel filter was changed, both fuel pumps were checked and are working, new distrubter and wiring, coil was checked and found to be o.k., fuel tank was drain...

777 views with 6 answers (last answer 5 months ago)
Zach Sposato
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Idle Won't Go Down Once Engine Is Warmed Up

My idle won't go down to 700-750 rpm once the engine is warmed up. Whenever I stop, the idle is at about 2000 rpm. Anybody have problems with this? Also, I can't find replacement FICB aka choke pul...

539 views with 1 answer (last answer 2 years ago)
Tamie
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Where Is The Choke Pull Off Located?

105 views with 7 answers (last answer about a year ago)
Codock
65

Carb Is Not Letting The Fuel Through

I replaced the mechanical fuel pump with an electronic fuel pump, it pumps all the way up to the point where the hose goes into the carb but no fuel is getting into the carb/engine. The engine will st...

579 views with 1 answer (last answer 7 years ago)