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It might be a sensor. If the engine isn't running, the fuel pump is supposed to shut down after a few seconds. If it's something else, you've just replaced a perfectly good fuel pump. Next time try running a diag test before replacing a bunch of expensive parts. also check the distributer connector(s) for corroded or damaged pins inside. also check for a bad ground as these will inhibit the computer from keeping the fuel pump running after the engine starts. also is your air intake tube original? if it is I can bet you its cracked somewhere along the flexible ribbed portion of the hose and this will prevent the mass air meter from sending the proper signal to the computer as it is bypassing air past the mass air meter (I had this exact same problem with my 91 escort too) this hose is about 70 to 80 bucks at the Ford dealership I dont know of any other parts stores that would be able to obtain this part its one of those parts only the dealer can get. good luck

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Q: If a 1991 Ford Escort died while running so you replaced the fuel pump but it still shuts off after a few seconds what could be wrong?
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