Fiat 124 Spider Questions Maintenance & Repair

  • Newest
  • Recently Active
  • Unanswered

1977 Fiat Spider

Have chance to buy for $1000. Great body condition. Been maintained but not running now, has gas smell. Any advice???


I Have A 1979 Fiat 124 Spider That Needs Paint Where In Des Moines Ia. Shou...

29 views with 2 answers (last answer 2 months ago)

I Live In Temecula, Ca. I Need Someone In The General Area Who Can Do Quali...

16 views with 4 answers (last answer 2 months ago)

Who Repairs 1974 Fiat Spiders In Connecticut?


Is There A Gas Filter In Between Engine And Fuel Tank?

Starter works, but not getting gasoline into the engine - it seems. I put 5 gal new gas into tank, but still does not start


Looking For Engine Rebuilder In San Francisco Area

I'm looking for someone who can rebuild a 1981 Fiat Spider 2000cc engine around the San Francisco area.

13 views with 3 answers (last answer 2 months ago)

Is This An Alternator Problem?

So, as stated earlier, my '77 Fiat 124 Spider stalled on the freeway at about 70 mph and would only start and run briefly, if it would start at all. After much testing, I thought I had it figured out...


Misfire/stall Fiat 124 Spider

Shortly after gassing up and cruising at about 70 mph, my Fiat 124 Spider misfired, backfired and stalled out. When that has happened in the past it has been because of an over-heated ignition coil. ...

76 views with 3 answers (last answer 4 months ago)

Exhaust Manifold Glow Red

i have a 1975 fiat 124 spider, as of late the exhaust manifold is glowing red , not sure if the Cat is clogged or my timing is off

19 views with 2 answers (last answer 4 months ago)


Hi I need to reset my distributer points and I am having trouble finding them. Are they in the distributer or the cap? Thanks, Bill

23 views with 2 answers (last answer 5 months ago)

Brakes Dragging

Haven't driven the car in a while. Store it with the emergency brake on. Took it for a spin recently and the brakes were grabbing. I tried to cycle the brakes and the emergency brakes. Brakes sti...

47 views with 1 answer (last answer 7 months ago)

I'm Looking For Someone In Massachusetts To Restore A 1978 Fiat Spider, Any...

45 views with 2 answers (last answer 8 months ago)

Engine Overheats At 10 Minutes Of Running

I have a 1971 Spider 1600cc engine that all of a sudden starting overheating. I start it and run it about every 2 months. It has run fine for 11 years. Now, all of a sudden without anything being ch...

213 views with 4 answers (last answer 4 months ago)

Who Do I Get To Work On My 1979 Fiat Spider 2000 In Des Moines Ia.

40 views with 1 answer (last answer 9 months ago)

What Is Wrong With My Cooling System?

I have a 1981 Fiat Spider 2000. I had a cooling issue where the temp gage in the dash would show approximately 190 degrees while driving. Then sitting at a stop light, the temperature would rise ...

338 views with 4 answers (last answer 8 months ago)

My 1981 Fiat Spider Is Now Sputtering And Coughing After Cleaning The Engin...

1. I sprayed engine degreaser all over the engine and bay, let it sit for 15min, then sprayed it off with a lot of water. I started it and drove it to heat everything up so the water would evapor...

119 views with 4 answers (last answer 3 months ago)

Can I Use A Gl5 Gear Oil In My 1981 Fiat Spider 2000 Transmission? Or Shoul...

66 views with 1 answer (last answer 11 months ago)

Sputters When I Get Up Speed Or Go Uphill, What Could Cause It?

I just got my car back from the mechanic and as soon as I got on the interstate and got to around 60mph it started to sputter and slow down. It never stalled completely but it kept getting slower an...

157 views with 1 answer (last answer about a year ago)

My 1981 Fiat Spider Starts And Runs For A Couple Of Seconds Then Shuts Off,...

My 1981 Fiat Spider starts and runs for a couple of seconds then shuts off

220 views with 4 answers (last answer 5 months ago)

1978 Fiat 124 Missing After Running Well For Couple Of Miles. What Is Reas...

I continue to have problems with my Spider missing very badly after I drive it for 2 or 3 miles. Sometimes hard to start as well. I have tried to address the problem by replacing the carburator, poin...

103 views with 1 answer (last answer 2 years ago)
1 2 next

Favorite this topic

Subscribe to Fiat 124 Spider Mainenance & Repair questions.

Search Fiat 124 Spider Questions

Fiat 124 Spider Experts

#1 jamnblues
Reputation 60
#2 Rowefast
Reputation 40
#3 oaksburner
Reputation 30
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used Fiat 500"
136 Great Deals out of 7,071 listings starting at $4,235
Used Mazda MX-5 Miata"
89 Great Deals out of 5,939 listings starting at $2,250
Used Fiat 500X"
12 Great Deals out of 4,177 listings starting at $13,680
Used Ford Mustang"
658 Great Deals out of 45,497 listings starting at $1,800
Used Fiat X1/9"
1 listing
Used Fiat 500e"
1,316 listings starting at $9,988
Used Fiat 500L"
18 Great Deals out of 1,467 listings starting at $8,988
Used Chevrolet Corvette"
269 Great Deals out of 18,679 listings starting at $2,995
Used Porsche 911"
150 Great Deals out of 4,818 listings starting at $12,990
Used Volkswagen Beetle"
207 Great Deals out of 9,541 listings starting at $500
Used MINI Cooper"
275 Great Deals out of 11,255 listings starting at $1,995
Used Porsche Boxster"
54 Great Deals out of 1,425 listings starting at $4,777
Used BMW 3 Series"
1,265 Great Deals out of 38,519 listings starting at $1,900