fuel issues 1985 firebird

Asked by Sep 19, 2016 at 12:12 PM about the 1985 Pontiac Firebird STD

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

I have a 85 6 cyl firebird has been in storage fr a few years. It starts and runs at idle but when you press the gas it stalls.

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is the fuel filter ok/new//did you add fresh gas..

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I would say change all your fluids and do a complete tune-up and then try a restart maybe do a fuel injection cleaning or carb cleaning depending on what you have.

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