77 Granada 4-door

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Asked by Aug 16, 2017 at 05:05 PM about the 1977 Ford Granada

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

Had her out for a drive today and started
up great. Idles just fine. Put her in drive
and she dies. Do they have a transmission
sylinoid? Carb? What's up?

8 Answers

275,215

Was this the first time in a long time? How old is the gasoline?

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96,265

When was the last time you did a tuneup? Maybe the carburetor is due for a rebuild but try some fuel system cleaner first.

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New gas just had her out last week. Try to drive her every couple of days. Just had the carb cleaned and adjusted. Drive it home from shop last Friday and it was perfect. Drive to work this morning just fine. This afternoon on the way home started acting up. Fuel pump? Filter?

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96,265

Maybe the accelerator pump needs adjusting. Is the idle speed too low?

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30

No. Idle speed seems to be fine.

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75,645

Years ago my Sister had the exact same problem with her '76 Maverick. It was the carburetor. Sounds like it's time for some cleaner or a rebuild. Nice car BTW!! Brings back memories. Our next door neighbors had a blue one with a white vinyl top when I was a kid. HTH. -Jim

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Thanks. Just had it cleaned but maybe it could use a rebuild. Will look into that also.

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75,645

You're welcome. Glad to help. -Jim

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