More about '88 Tempo AWD
Ok, finally saw the car & here's the deal:
First of all, nobody will probably even want to mess with it, since
the first thing I noticed is that the steering column has been
Car starts but will die immediately unless the light-gauge wire is
removed from the starter relay mounted on inner fenderwell--then it
purrs like a kitten.
But when it's put into any gear, it dies instantly, just as though
you'd turned off the ignition switch.
While it's running, if you plug the wire back onto the solenoid
(relay), same deal: it's just like you turned off the switch.
Didn't really seem like a bad little car otherwise, for its age.