I have a 1988 Ford Festiva that sat for 5 years. It ran fine when I first started driving it, but quickly started developing an issue where it wants to die while idling. I opened up the carb and sprayed some carb cleaner in it, ran it at about 3000rpm for a few minutes, and it idled at between 1400 and 1900 rpm's just fine. 5 minutes later, same issue. Could there be an automatic choke or something that isn't operating properly? It seems as if it isn't getting enough gas. Thanks for any help!
Friday, July 22nd, 2011 AT 9:49 PM