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I have a 93 ford festiva that stalls out every time I put it

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I have a 93 ford festiva that stalls out every time I put it into drive but with go backwards. How can I fix this?
JA: Is the check engine light on? Does the car stall at idle or when driving?
Customer: It stalls when I put in drive and try to go forward. The check engine light comes on when the cars dies and so does the oil light and the battery light.
JA: What year is your Festiva?
Customer: 93
JA: Are you hoping to fix this yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: Yes I'm hoping to fix myself. And I haven't tried anything. Yesterday it wouldn't start at all but today it just started out of nowhere.
JA: Anything else you think the mechanic should know?
Customer: That's all I can think of.
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Submitted: 3 months ago.
Category: Ford
Expert:  Joe Barfield replied 3 months ago.

Hi , so it works just perfect in reverse , it just dies anyway you try it in drive......even holding the brake & giving it more gas

Customer: replied 3 months ago.
Yep. But funny thing is it started just fine and I drove it around the block.
Expert:  Joe Barfield replied 3 months ago.

now , that's not at all what I was thinking.....thought you had a transmissions T.c.c. SOLENOID issue......but that would not stop the engine in any gear but must have a engine service code......which you could take it to a parts store & they can pull the code for Free....except NAPA AutoParts

Expert:  Joe Barfield replied 3 months ago.

if will not start listen at the rear of the car to see if the fuel pump is making the buzzing noise

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