FIAT 124 Spider Questions Maintenance & Repair

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1978 Fiat 124 Missing After Running Well For Couple Of Miles. What Is Reas...

I continue to have problems with my Spider missing very badly after I drive it for 2 or 3 miles. Sometimes hard to start as well. I have tried to address the problem by replacing the carburator, poin...

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Fiat Spider Electrical

When starting 1982 fiat spider, with key on, sometimes the alternator light won't illuminate, and the fuel injunction circuit isn't getting power, so it won't start. Any idea of which solenoid is n...

49 views with 1 answer (last answer 2 months ago)

1971 Spider 124 Gears Won't Engage While Car In On

When the car is not running I can shift the gears as normal. No Problem. When I start the engine, there is trouble engaging the gears. Once running it is stuck in one gear and won't shift to any oth...

73 views with 6 answers (last answer 4 months ago)

My 79 Idles Rough And Has Really Bad Mpg

I have tuned the car and rebuilt the carb. (with the so called kits available) but still have a Hard starting, rough running; poor gas mileage Spider. My plan is to replace the carb, but I was told ...

120 views with 2 answers (last answer 5 months ago)

Fiat Spider Clutch Shudder

I have a '77 Fiat Spider that develops a "shudder" in first gear after it is driven several miles. It takes off smoothly in first gear at first, and is fine in every other gear, but begins to shudd...

58 views with 1 answer (last answer 5 months ago)

1976 Fiat Spider With I Believe A 1800 Cc Engine. When I Start The Car Ther...

1976 fiat spider with I believe a 1800 cc engine. When I start the car there is a small amount of blue smoke from exhaust as car runs for a few minutes it gets worse . Oil fill cap is on right cam t...

330 views with 4 answers (last answer about a year ago)

Need To Repair Shop For A 1975 Fiat Spider

Im in the dallas forthworth area .Looking for a repair shop

100 views with 2 answers (last answer about a year ago)

Why Won't My Engine Turn?

my fuel pump went out on my 78 spider, (fuel got into my oil), I replaced it and flushed out oil 3 times and on the 3rd I tried starting it and it just froze up, it wouldnt even turn.. any ideas?

137 views with 4 answers (last answer 5 months ago)
Marty Turner

Anybody Know How To Get The Clutch Unstuck On A Spider?

Anybody know how to get the clutch unstuck on a Spider? If it's in gear when you try to start it it tries to roll, even if the clutch pedal is in.

322 views with 7 answers (last answer 2 years ago)

Engine Won't Turn Over

I purchased a 1975 fiat 124, the starter turns over, but the motor does not, if I put it n gear and let out the clutch, the starter will move the car, so the starter is turning over the flywheel, but ...

244 views with 4 answers (last answer 2 years ago)

Brake Fluid Level And Filler Cap

Cap of brake fluid chamberis a diaphragm and a two wire connection. How do your use the diaphagm to check on fluid leved, and what do the two wires connct to-- Is there a warning light somewhere is le...

152 views with 1 answer (last answer 2 years ago)

Where Do I Get A Motor And Transmision?

i bought one for 300 has a motor but no transmision. if i can find a transmision the motor could probably be rebuilt. my email is if you know where i can get both or one p...

143 views with 1 answer (last answer 2 years ago)

Ingintion Switch Replacement

I have a 72 spider when I bought it had key broke off in ignition so found one in junk yard for one and had locksmith key it for me. well does anyone have any tips for exchanging it.?? have paper cli...

655 views with 2 answers (last answer 2 months ago)

Tips On Replacing The Starter On My Spider 20000

Starter went out my spider. We have the new replacement starter but the husband is frustrated with where to start. Any comments or ideas??

547 views with 1 answer (last answer 4 years ago)
Garrett Marker

Steering Squeaks

Every time i turn the steering wheel, it makes a squeaking sounds, usually when the car is barely moving. This pretty much ruins the impression people get when they see the old car and are impressed u...

620 views with 6 answers (last answer 2 years ago)

Looking For Someone To Restore A 1978 Fiat Spider In Nc/sc

I have a 1978 124 Spider that is running, but needs some body work, some mechanical work, new gas tank and other upgrades to restore it. Not looking for a "show" car, but a weekend/occasional parade c...

449 views with 2 answers (last answer 6 years ago)

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