Okay this problem has happened one time before a couple of months ago with that being said, started the car to go somewhere it started just fine drove around town stopped at a store for not even 5 min

Asked by Jun 30, 2015 at 06:05 PM about the 2003 Ford Focus ZX3

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

And I come back out and it turns over but
won't stay started unless I have my foot on
the gas it is a 5 speed manual transmission
anybody have and ideas

3 Answers


Is the check engine light on?

The check engine light went on 2 seconds before I went into the store


If you can pull the code(s), that will help diagnose the issue. Auto part stores will lend you a scanner to get the codes if you can get the car there. They may be able to help you there or post the code(s) back here and we can help.

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