89 ford festiva carbureted won't stay running

Asked by Oct 03, 2016 at 03:45 PM about the 1989 Ford Festiva L

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

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oyy.. not as familiar with the carbs on these. Check out www.fordfestiva.com (or the facebook page, which is exactly the same). Register/join and ask away. It could be choke, idle jet, dirty throttle body?, fuel pump?, or something else. Keep me posted :)

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