My 1989 Ford Festiva Automatic is stuck in first gear.

Asked by Jul 06, 2015 at 12:05 AM about the 1989 Ford Festiva

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

When you first start will change gears but
after it heats up refuses to go into second
gear and reverse.

3 Answers


If it is a automatic have transmission fluid and filter changed.


Does anyone know were to buy tires for I have an 89 4 speed festivs

Harriet Clam-Burger

I put all fluids in and changed all filters.. and did a tune up...& you can use trailer 12 inch tires.. They won't sell them to you if you tell them it is for a car because it isn't allowed.. You have to buy them at Places like Walmart and put them on yourself... But you didn't hear this from me...

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