CAR TURNS OVER BUT WONT FIRE

1990 Ford Festiva

Tiny

jamzt

April, 24, 2013 AT 7:10 PM

I was driving down interstate and car lost power when I shifted into fifth gear. Bought new battery checked spark plugs fuel injectors, replaced fuel filter and retimed the belt and car still wont fire.

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6 Answers

Tiny

ASEMaster6371

April, 25, 2013 AT 2:36 AM

Start with basics. Compression fuel pressure and spark. Let us know what is missing

Roy

Tiny

jamzt

April, 25, 2013 AT 7:53 AM

Spark plugs had spark, fuel pump seemed to have enough pressure.

Tiny

ASEMaster6371

April, 25, 2013 AT 3:39 PM

Seemed to? What is the exact pressure and what is the compression?

Roy

Tiny

jamzt

April, 25, 2013 AT 5:07 PM

Not sure exact pressure no pressure gauge but it was putting out enough for the gas to shoot out of the fuel filter and how do I check the compression I noticed u guys had a crank but doesnt start area should I juat follow that

Tiny

ASEMaster6371

April, 25, 2013 AT 5:08 PM

Yes, that would be a good start

Roy

Tiny

jamzt

April, 29, 2013 AT 7:16 AM

Ok car still wont fire we changed spark plugs, spark plug wires, distributor cap, rotor but it back fired out of the air intake so im assuming it has to be retimed again

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