How to remove gas from 84 fiero?

105

Asked by Apr 05, 2015 at 05:20 PM about the 1984 Pontiac Fiero SE or Indy

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

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 enough in the
car to have it in liquid. The gas is 10 years
old with a little bit of new gas and it ALL
needs to come out. Thanks!

6 Answers

7,735

Pull the tank and have it flushed and inspected for rust, any fuel in there will be varnished and you won't get it out without removing the tank. When it comes to fuel don't cut corners to save a few bucks.

1 of 1 people found this helpful.
105

What's the best way to clean inside the tank?

105

Is there any liquids I should put in or what special tools should I use?

1 of 1 people found this helpful.
70,265

If the car has been sitting for 10 years you probably have a big lump of varnish in the gas tank. If you can find a new old stock (NOS) tank or a good used one you'd probably be better off replacing the gas tank. You can try having the current one cleaned. Either way the tank is going to have to come out. HTH. -Jim

105

Okay, thanks!

1 of 1 people found this helpful.
70,265

You're welcome. Glad to help. Check out carpart.com. There's several on there reasonably priced. HTH. -Jim

Your Answer

Fiero

Looking for a Used Fiero in your area?

CarGurus has 58 nationwide Fiero listings and the tools to find you a great deal.

ZIP:

Pontiac Fiero Experts

  • #1
    Steve Neyens
    Reputation
    240
  • #2
    Andrew Welsh
    Reputation
    230
  • #3
    THORNY68
    Reputation
    220
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used Chevrolet Corvette
297 Great Deals out of 20,715 listings starting at $2,990
Used Pontiac Firebird
12 Great Deals out of 777 listings starting at $2,999
Used Chevrolet Camaro
427 Great Deals out of 30,919 listings starting at $3,550
Used Ford Mustang
711 Great Deals out of 38,332 listings starting at $895
Used Mercedes-Benz SL-Class
64 Great Deals out of 2,945 listings starting at $4,500
Used Toyota MR2
23 listings
Used BMW 3 Series
1,169 Great Deals out of 33,355 listings starting at $1,000
Used Porsche 911
144 Great Deals out of 4,942 listings starting at $10,988
Used Porsche 944
109 listings starting at $4,900

Used Cars For Sale

Content submitted by Users is not endorsed by CarGurus, does not express the opinions of CarGurus, and should not be considered reviewed, screened, or approved by CarGurus. Please refer to CarGurus Terms of Use.