1986 Fiero wont start


Asked by Jan 21, 2014 at 08:46 PM about the 1986 Pontiac Fiero GT

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

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 come on I checked the fuses on the dashboard all ok i dont know if its just not getting power want to get every thing before removing fuel pump thank you

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Check fuses, fuel pump relay. If these are good replace pump and filter.

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Check the fuse first. If it's good then tap the fuel pump relay a few times with the handle end of a screwdriver. The relay might be stuck from sitting. If the fuel pump still won't run try hitting the bottom center of the gas tank a few times with a hammer. Don't beat the tar out of it just 2 or 3 whacks should get it going. If it runs after hitting the gas tank you'll still want to replace it. It's only a matter of time before it quits again. Last but not least I'm assuming you put 2 or 3 gallons of fresh gas in the tank? HTH. - Jim


thanks for your repsonse will try it out thanks again

Wade Frazier

Either way it should be an easy fix for you... I see they got you covered on this one...

Robert Magana

help i bought a 1986 fiero started the other day drove home was told it was fuel pump changes it now it still does not start what can it be now? need help

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Robert Magana

car sat i storage for 8 years guy i bought it from took care of it just needs my love now need help

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