69 Pontiac 350 Firebird no fuel

Asked by May 12, 2012 at 11:45 PM about the 1969 Pontiac Firebird

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

69 Pontiac Firebird 350, crank, no start issue. No fuel to carb. Sprayed starter fluid in carb and fired up and died.
Assume ignition system ok. Replaced fuel pump. Still no fuel. Blew air from fuel pump to fuel tank and foun no
restrictions. Vehicle was running good when last used. Thought fuel gauge might be inaccurate so put 4 gals of fuel
in tank. No fuel to fuel pump still.???????

3 Answers

12,035

Check for breach in suction line from tank to pump. You could have a hole in line or loose fitting/connection.

35

Fuel pump is bad very common with the 350's the fuel pump isn't the easiest to replace if its on the block it will be the longest its ever taken you to take off two bolts i havnt replaced one that is in the gas tank so i cant really say anything about it but your fuel pumps bad if its on the block its around 18 bucks at autozone and if its in the tank its about 40 at autozone.

I'm having the same issue. When I went to replace the mechanical pump, everyone told me to make sure the rod was pushed up. I can't find the rod...only a chain like thing. Did I somehow miss it?

Your Answer

Add photo

Related Questions

Firebird

Looking for a Used Firebird in your area?

CarGurus has 842 nationwide Firebird listings starting at $3,800.

ZIP:

Search Pontiac Firebird Questions

Pontiac Firebird Experts

#1 Samuel Moore
Samuel Moore
Reputation 910
#2 dandyoun
dandyoun
Reputation 760
#3 Justin Hatfield
Justin Hatfield
Reputation 730
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used Chevrolet Camaro
631 Great Deals out of 39,688 listings starting at $2,995
Used Ford Mustang
719 Great Deals out of 39,151 listings starting at $1,000
Used Chevrolet Corvette
369 Great Deals out of 20,435 listings starting at $3,688
Used Pontiac GTO
5 Great Deals out of 496 listings starting at $5,900
Used Dodge Challenger
429 Great Deals out of 25,754 listings starting at $7,980
Used Dodge Charger
547 Great Deals out of 29,494 listings starting at $2,343
Used Pontiac Grand Prix
31 Great Deals out of 3,796 listings starting at $1,195
Used Chevrolet Monte Carlo
17 Great Deals out of 1,734 listings starting at $1,695
Used Chevrolet Impala
997 Great Deals out of 36,812 listings starting at $1,800
Used Chrysler 300
527 Great Deals out of 21,440 listings starting at $1,500

Used Cars For Sale

2002 Pontiac Firebird For Sale
6 Great Deals out of 132 listings starting at $6,495
2001 Pontiac Firebird For Sale
77 listings starting at $7,599
2000 Pontiac Firebird For Sale
3 Great Deals out of 92 listings starting at $3,800
1999 Pontiac Firebird For Sale
58 listings starting at $4,990
1998 Pontiac Firebird For Sale
49 listings starting at $4,999