is there a way to change the fuel pump in a 1988 formula fiero without dropping the tank?


Asked by jlynch30 Jul 10, 2012 at 05:16 PM about the 1988 Pontiac Fiero Formula

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

3 Answers

Daniel Perron


Steve Neyens

no way it can be done without sawing a very big hole in your car, right under the shifter. Not a good idea.

Not Active

it not that hard to do , take your time , and be careful , dont use a drop light use a flash light ,the heat from the bulb can ignite fuel vapors. best bet is get a repair manual.

Your Answer

Add photo

Related Questions

  • How to remove gas from 84 fiero? 6 answers

    How do I remove fuel from the tank of an 84 fiero se without dropping the tank? I've heard about connecting a hose near the fuel pump, and I've also heard siphoning, but i can't get a hose deep en...

    1984 Pontiac Fiero SE or Indy


    Maintenance & Repair

  • 88 fiero probelms 2 answers

    my 88 fiero is running it but when i am driving an i am accelerating it feels like its not getting pressure if i put it on the floor its like its flooding it

    1988 Pontiac Fiero Base


    Maintenance & Repair

  • 88 Fiero 2.5. Trying to put in a new fuel pump. 8 answers

    88 Fiero 2.5. Trying to put in a new fuel pump. I have the tank on the garage floor under the car. Is there some trick to getting the plug with the 3 wires off? It's not budging and I don't want t...

    1988 Pontiac Fiero Base


    Maintenance & Repair

  • 1986 Fiero wont start 6 answers

    It have been parked for a year it ran fine but it start when I use starter flud or put gas in air intake starts right away I know its a fuel problem when i hit the switch I dont hear the fuel pump com...

    1986 Pontiac Fiero GT


    Maintenance & Repair

  • Fuel Pump Issues 11 answers

    I have a 97 firebird formula (just reached 100,000 miles and pump was humming loudly). Dropped the tank and replaced the fuel pump. Prior to replacing the pump, I could just turn the key to on, let...

    1997 Pontiac Firebird Formula


    Maintenance & Repair

Looking for a Used Fiero in your area?
CarGurus has 72 nationwide Fiero listings and the tools to find you a great deal.

Search Pontiac Fiero Questions

Pontiac Fiero Experts

Reputation 180
#1 dandyoun
Reputation 180
#3 Andrew Welsh
Andrew Welsh
Reputation 160
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used Chevrolet Camaro"
481 Great Deals out of 26,501 listings starting at $2,950
Used Chevrolet Corvette"
279 Great Deals out of 14,799 listings starting at $3,999
Used Ford Mustang"
667 Great Deals out of 42,299 listings starting at $1,695
Used Pontiac Firebird"
20 Great Deals out of 803 listings starting at $1,500
Used Toyota MR2"
18 listings starting at $4,500
Used Honda Accord"
959 Great Deals out of 74,162 listings starting at $1,295
Used Pontiac Grand Prix"
80 Great Deals out of 4,355 listings starting at $500
Used Nissan 300ZX"
136 listings starting at $5,995
Used Toyota Supra"
51 listings
Used Dodge Charger"
468 Great Deals out of 31,898 listings starting at $3,450
Used Pontiac Grand Am"
3 Great Deals out of 2,023 listings starting at $2,500

Used Cars For Sale