Car Cranks wont start only with starting fluid

20

Asked by Jan 25, 2015 at 09:47 AM about the 1986 Pontiac Fiero GT

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

CAR has been sitting for over a year it started quickly before. Now it cranks no fuel will run with starter fluid then cut off. I cannot hear the fuel pump comming on. also put in 5 fresh gallons of fuel with injctor cleaner I have chiltons and hayes manauals waste of money. trying to find relay it shows 3 relays together  on firewall but there are only 2 on mine one is white need to find how to test befrore replaceing fuel pump thanks

1 Answer

11,170

There are some very good youtube videos on how to test relays. you will need a multi-meter for this. you can also swap them for other relays in the car that are non essential for starting, like a headlight relay, or any of the relays that are the same as the one you suspect is bad.

1 of 1 people found this helpful.

Your Answer

Add photo

Related Questions

Search Pontiac Fiero Questions

Pontiac Fiero Experts

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

Related Models For Sale

Used Pontiac Firebird
12 Great Deals out of 724 listings starting at $3,990
Used Ford Mustang
472 Great Deals out of 45,735 listings starting at $1,999
Used Chevrolet Corvette
120 Great Deals out of 20,753 listings starting at $3,000
Used Chevrolet Camaro
225 Great Deals out of 30,943 listings starting at $1,217
Used Mazda RX-7
61 listings
Used Nissan 300ZX
129 listings starting at $3,995
Used Toyota MR2
20 listings
Used Dodge Charger
407 Great Deals out of 28,172 listings starting at $1,988
Used BMW 3 Series
974 Great Deals out of 31,729 listings starting at $1,000

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.