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  • Festiva / Aspire REPAIR & HELP ***README***

    This thread is a listing of all past threads with good or excellent information pertaining to the 1988-1993 Ford Festiva & 1994-1997 Ford Aspire Engine and/or Drivetrain.

    If you'd like to contribute, please post a link to a thread. DO NOT START NEW TOPICS IN THIS THREAD ASKING QUESTIONS. Thank you

    Festiva Fluid Capacities
    Shows shop manual scan of the Fuel tank, Oil, Transaxle fluid & coolant capacities in QT's
    http://www.fordfestiva.com/forum/viewtopic.php?t=883

    HP/Torque, Tire Size & Other Misc. Online Calculators
    Links to decent online HP/Torque, wheel&tire size and other random calculators. Some require Java.
    http://www.fordfestiva.com/forum/viewtopic.php?t=1582

    Haynes Repair Manual, how to get one
    Info for the hard-to-find 88-97 Ford Aspire/Festiva Haynes repair manual. This manual is sometimes more useful than the rather crappy Ford Shop manual, and has pictures of many useful procedures.
    http://www.fordfestiva.com/forum/viewtopic.php?t=3162

    Engine Compartment Cleaning Tips
    Gives peoples tips on cleaning up your engine bay to look almost new! Most bays won't take more than 2 hours using these helpful tips
    http://www.fordfestiva.com/forum/viewtopic.php?t=306



    PLEASE REPLY WITH A SIMILAR FORMAT. If you find a particular thread very helpful, write a boldface title (or just replicate the same title of the thread), type up a short summary about the thread, and then post the link!

    Like this:
    Helpful Thread's Topic (to do this type [ b ] title [ / b ] without spaces)
    Short Description of thread & why it is helpful
    http://www.fordfestiva.com/ (just post the link here, the phpBB software will automatically parse the URL to a link when you post)[/url]
    Wil
    02' Sc00by WRX Sedan (current project)
    00' Celica GT Automatic 38mpg gas-sipper (sold)
    05' Scion xB box-on-wheels (sold)
    93' MX-3 Hybrid on LSD (sold )
    96' Slowtegé 42mpg Beast-mobile (engine exploded)
    93' B6-ZE 'tiva GL aka"Blue Bomber"(now owned by darpien)

  • #2
    DIY: Remove and replace a manual transmission in a festiva
    http://www.fordfestiva.com/forums/sh...ad.php?t=11144

    DIY: Align the timing belt on your B3 SOHC
    http://www.fordfestiva.com/forums/showthread.php?t=210
    Last edited by nonamekid; 11-26-2008, 03:03 PM.
    The Festiva Store
    Specializing in restoration, tuning and custom parts.

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    • #3

      engine OBD-1 info

      engine code retrieval:

      http://www.fordfestiva.com/forums/sh...ad.php?t=17417


      see post below by batstiva for engine code definitions
      Last edited by mechanicaldj; 01-21-2010, 02:46 PM. Reason: re-using post

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      • #4
        COMPATIBLE FUEL PUMPS for FESTIVA

        COMPATIBLE FUEL PUMPS for FESTIVA

        This was originally posted by muscle_Car1. Make sure you actually compare your old pump with the new pump.

        1st gen DSM 90-94 awd
        90-93 Acura Integra
        91-01 Acura NSX
        85-90 Dodge/Plymouth Colt
        91+ Dodge Stealth Turbo
        90-94 Eagle Talon AWD/Turbo
        89-93 Ford Festiva
        88-92 Ford Probe GT
        88-91 Honda Civic
        88-91 Honda CRX
        88-96 Honda Prelude
        85-89 Isuzu Impulse
        86-91 Mazda 323
        86-92 Mazda 626/MX6
        90-91 Mazda Protege
        86-95 Mazda RX7
        91+ Mitsubishi 3000GT VR4/TT
        90-94 Mitsubishi Eclipse AWD/Turbo
        89-98 Mitsubishi Galant VR4 ONLY
        85-89 Mitsubishi Mirage
        89-98 Nissan 240sx
        93-97 Nissan Altima
        90-94 Nissan Sentra
        91-94 Nissan NX1600
        91-94 Nissan NX2000
        89-99 Nissan 200sx
        90-94 Plymouth Laser AWD/Turbo
        93-97 Subaru Impreza
        90-98 Subaru Legacy
        89-94 Suzuki Swift
        83-93 Toyota Celica
        85-95 Toyota MR2 (All Models)
        84-92 Toyota Supra Turbo
        93-98 Toyota Supra TT
        BP powered 91 Festiva L
        -FMS springs, GR2 struts, Toyo T1R 195/45/14 on Swift GT alloys
        -Trunk mounted gel battery
        -Suzuki Swift GT seats, Grant GT steering wheel, auto-locks
        -Blaupunkt Melbourne deck with Bluetooth, sealed single 12" sub

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        • #5
          Assuming since you have an 89 with manual tranny that yours is carbed?
          From my Haynes Manual

          Carb Trouble Codes

          01- Ignition coil signal

          09- Coolant temperature sensor

          13- MAP sensor or circuit

          15- Oxygen Sensor Malfunction

          17-Feedback system

          18- Air bleed control valve #1

          19- Air bleed control valve #2

          20- Air bleed control valve #3

          21- Air bleed control valve #4

          22- Fuel shutoff solenoid/ circuit

          28- EGR vacuum solenoid

          29- EGR vacuum solenoid

          31- Air Control Valve solenoid

          34- Idle-up solenoid

          35- Idle-up solenoid

          38- EFE heater relay

          70- Vacuum switch

          EFI Trouble Codes

          01- Ignition Diagnostic Monitor (1990-1993)

          02- Crankshaft Position Sensor (1990-1993)

          03- Cylinder Identification Sensor (1990-1993)

          03- Camshaft Position Sensor (1994-later)

          04- Crankshaft Position Sensor (1994-later)

          06- Vehicle Speed Sensor

          08- Airflow sensor (1990-1993)

          08- Mass Air Flow Sensor (1994-later)

          09- Coolant Temp Sensor

          10- Intake Air Temperature Sensor

          12- Throttle Position Sensor

          14- Barometric Pressure Sensor

          15- Oxygen Sensor

          16- EGR Valve Position Sensor

          17- Oxygen Sensor

          25- Fuel Pressure Regulator Control Solenoid

          26- Solenoid Valve (purge control)

          28- EGR Control Solenoid (1994-later)

          29- IAC Solenoid (1994-later)

          34- IAC valve (1990-1993)

          Don't really see anything here that would pertain to the neutral switch.

          Dumb thieves go to prison, smart ones go to work for the Government.

          1988 L - 232K miles Batstiva
          1989 L - 247K miles Slick
          1990 L - 281K miles Orphan Annie
          Let the hoarding begin!!

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          • #6
            links in Gro Harlem's post will be fixed soon



            I am the original

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            • #7
              how soon will these links be fixed??

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              • #8
                X2 cause i could use those tips on engine compartment cleaning!!!!!!!
                1992 white L, Bp, American racing 13's, stock trans.
                1991 White L, BP/F5MR, protege header, full aspire swap with gr2's, seats, and sway bar, 15" konig's, short throw, escort console.
                1991 blue L, 5 speed.
                1988 red L-plus-all stock.

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                • #9
                  Broken links

                  Originally posted by Gro Harlem View Post
                  This thread is a listing of all past threads with good or excellent information pertaining to the 1988-1993 Ford Festiva & 1994-1997 Ford Aspire Engine and/or Drivetrain.

                  If you'd like to contribute, please post a link to a thread. DO NOT START NEW TOPICS IN THIS THREAD ASKING QUESTIONS. Thank you

                  Festiva Fluid Capacities
                  Shows shop manual scan of the Fuel tank, Oil, Transaxle fluid & coolant capacities in QT's
                  http://www.fordfestiva.com/forum/viewtopic.php?t=883

                  HP/Torque, Tire Size & Other Misc. Online Calculators
                  Links to decent online HP/Torque, wheel&tire size and other random calculators. Some require Java.
                  http://www.fordfestiva.com/forum/viewtopic.php?t=1582

                  Haynes Repair Manual, how to get one
                  Info for the hard-to-find 88-97 Ford Aspire/Festiva Haynes repair manual. This manual is sometimes more useful than the rather crappy Ford Shop manual, and has pictures of many useful procedures.
                  http://www.fordfestiva.com/forum/viewtopic.php?t=3162

                  Engine Compartment Cleaning Tips
                  Gives peoples tips on cleaning up your engine bay to look almost new! Most bays won't take more than 2 hours using these helpful tips
                  http://www.fordfestiva.com/forum/viewtopic.php?t=306



                  PLEASE REPLY WITH A SIMILAR FORMAT. If you find a particular thread very helpful, write a boldface title (or just replicate the same title of the thread), type up a short summary about the thread, and then post the link!

                  Like this:
                  Helpful Thread's Topic (to do this type [ b ] title [ / b ] without spaces)
                  Short Description of thread & why it is helpful
                  http://www.fordfestiva.com/ (just post the link here, the phpBB software will automatically parse the URL to a link when you post)[/url]
                  Can someone fix these links?
                  Slacker Sam

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                  • #10
                    X2 for link fixing please!
                    J-S

                    '93L "Pepestiva" - 160 miles old Road Slave

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                    • #11
                      x3

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                      • #12
                        x4

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                        • #13
                          X5

                          This thread had such potential. Would help greatly if resolved!
                          Go ghostiva, go!

                          '88 LX "tiny little ghost" White - 5 speed

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                          • #14
                            x6 i need the manual so i can rebuild my dads engine for him....
                            My Cars: 1986 Honda Civic Fresh D15A2 0 miles, 1986 Honda Civic Si (prepping for paint & new motor/transmission)

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                            • #15
                              Here's a link to the Mitchell Repair Manual for the 91 Festiva.

                              http://www.mediafire.com/?b6ev0ssxaebjl8y

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