1997 Ford Aspire Questions

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I start my car and when I shift the gears my car don't move

I put oil in my car and I spilled some oil while do it. When I started the car out white smoke can out while I drove away.

I have replaced the spark plugs and fuel filter and have reset the fuel pump switch and still have no start

I have checked the spark and reset the fuel pump switch and still nothing

When i turn the key all the lights and radio come on but it doesn't torn over. I don't hear the starter clicking. The neutral safety switch seems fine though when i checked the continuity.

It has never thrown a code and when you first start the car it will idol really rough to you have to put your foot on the break and give it gas to back up but you don't want to back up too fast but you got to give it gas to keep The engine from dying . And then it'll drive rough driving down the highway from my house to Walmart which is probably around 5 miles it will sputter and jerk and just act up like you wouldn't believe and at stop lights and stop signs you have to while you're pressing the break also give it gas to keep the engine from dying . But it seems like if you was to take it down the highway and go for 50 mile trip down the interstate or highway eventually it will drive like nothing is wrong at all until the next day. Tried different fuels brands didn't seem to help

It did this before and I replaced the cap, rotor, plugs, and wires with the highest quality parts and the problem went away for several months. Now it does the same thing again. It sputters, pops, and hesitates when accelerating. It recently had a timing belt put in correctly as well. I am positive that the timing belt has nothing to do with it as this started happening several months after installation.

noise when wheel is leaning left, of any movement left.
drives on highway 75mph no prob, noise only when wheel is moved to keep car to left. No fresh signs of friction or bad smell, etc

doesn't show any warning lights,

transmission fluid reads ok

doesn't happen every time it's driven

Car is unable to start do key not making any contact after turning into the "ON" position. Wish to replace system if needed and key . Key is too worn out to make copy. Can't seem to where any information on system or repair of it. Also can't seem to find any manual or repair info on this system. Thank you for you help

where is relay switch for fuel pump on 1997 ford aspire

Will I have to drop the steering column?