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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...


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 ...

21 views with 2 answers (last answer about a week 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...

17 views with 1 answer (last answer 2 weeks ago)

Why Does My '77 Fiat 124 Spider Has A "shudder" Taking Off In First Gear?

New clutch. Recently resurfaced flywheel. When I start driving it, it takes off smoothly in first gear. After several miles, it begins the "shudder" when I start from a stop in first. Accelerate...


How Top Repair Turn Signals

Turn signals inoperative. Front flashers operative but not the rear lamps.


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...

200 views with 4 answers (last answer 7 months ago)

Need To Repair Shop For A 1975 Fiat Spider

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

87 views with 2 answers (last answer 9 months 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?

96 views with 4 answers (last answer 2 weeks 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.

274 views with 7 answers (last answer about a year 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 ...

215 views with 4 answers (last answer about a year 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...

128 views with 1 answer (last answer about a year 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...

135 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...

562 views with 1 answer (last answer 2 years 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??

506 views with 1 answer (last answer 3 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...

595 views with 6 answers (last answer about a year ago)
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