my ford focus starts up but it acts like it is running out of gas

Lain Weinberg

Asked by Mar 01, 2014 at 10:01 AM about the 2000 Ford Focus LX

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

my ford focus will only run if i pour gas in the carburator but when i push the acctelator it stalls out

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Sounds like your fuel pump may be bad or stopped up fuel filter

Staci Lynn

I had the same problem; it was the PCV valve. Cost $65 at my local mechanic, but if you can get under the car, it's behind the engine (I've got the DOHC Zetec).

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