T-top Formula coupes and convertibles could also be optioned as Firehawks beginning in 1995. A misfire condition can destroy the ignition module. Did you cover the coil pack before washing?. However, in the sixth season 1979-1980 , Rockford continued to drive the 1978 Firebird from season 5, as disliked the 1979 model's restyled front end. Tyngsboro Motors posted the perfect Jeep 4 days before Christmas when I had basically given up. It sounds like a rock being knocked against a hard surface.
That took care of the oil leaks. The doors swing out wide, so it is nearly impossible to exit the vehicle if someone parks close to you. The aerodynamic developments extended to the finned aluminum wheels with smooth hubcaps and a functional rear spoiler. The Firebird body also replaced the Oldsmobile Cutlass in the pro stock class in 1995, forcing drivers , Jerry Eckman, and Mark Pawuk to replace their body styles for the 1996 year. The oil pressure showed really zero but we checked the dipstick and it looked okay. Any ideas on what may be causing this would be appreciated. I just never heard this noise before and it kind of freaked me out.
Had an old 5-speed manula Pontiac Fiero with a faulty inhibit switch. The only option on these cars was the engine the 400 was not certified for California, nor was cruise control available with it , which dictated the transmission and the gear ratio 3. Archived from on July 21, 2015. The bucket seats sit on the floor of the vehicle, so long rides can become quite uncomfortable. Going to go see if my vag com will talk to to the ecu. The , offered in 1979 as a credit option, was now the standard engine.
In either case, whether you get it started or not, the key tumbler assembly probably needs to get replaced. Check for an open or poor connections in clutch start switch. If about 5 volts is present, go to step 3. The fuel filter is the gate between your fuel tank and the engine. It is best to test your old parts first. Firebird Red Book - Pontiac Firebird from 1967.
The third generation, available from 1982 to 1992, was featured in the 1983 movie and the 1984 movie. The fuel pump is powered : the fuse to the fuel pump relay. Should I try to drain that excess out? However, actual production cars were fitted with the milder 493323 cam and 1. She loves the car - has had it for 20 years and wants to keep it. They usually have to sit side wades on top of one another. Loud- this car is loud which is fun for a bit, but I've taken it on trips and mountain drives and getting into my 30s it will give me a headache. One of these served as the pace car.
Dome light works, headlight works, and dash lights work. To name a few you will have to replace window motors and headlight motors due to large windows and faulty headlight motor gear. Well then it started to overheat so i replaced the water pump. Total time at the dealership including the test drive was 75 minutes!! Fuel economy is also surprisingly good, as long as you do not step on the accelerator. If you don't get back to me and we can try a few other methods. If you want a car with smooth driving, this is not the car for you.
Nov 06, 2015 If the passkey system were not working the engine should not crank and the fuel injectors would be dead. First check to see if your getting fuel,you will or should hear the fuel pump prime itself when you turn the key forward. Do you have a shop manual with wiring diagrams? Due to the fact that I couldn't just drive down and look at it I live 11 hours away from his dealership. It dies, unless I keep one foot on the brake and another on the gas to keep it idled up. If so, the resistor wires may be broken inside column. If your battery can't hold a charge anymore, then it's time for a new one. The noise appears to come from the front of the engine pulley area and sounds like an old fashioned fire alarm.
Now I'm not saying this will happen to all firebirds but this is what has happened to mine. If connections are okay, replace theft deterrent relay. If your battery is working properly, proceed to Step 2. There are other ways to get fuel in the engine besides fuel injectors, Just to see if engine will hit? Thank you Alan Eden for everything you did for us! A total of 689 hardtops and eight convertibles were made. From 1977 to 1981, the Firebird used four square headlamps, while the Camaro continued to retain the two round headlights that had been shared by both second generation designs. Check for an open or poor connections in transmission range switch. I did call the guy and he gave me an excuse and said that they short must have traveled further and he was surprised that the car was even running when they were done.
Does the fuel pump run all the time the engine is running? Yeah its a great looking car! It will come back when someone comes up with a concept that they can convince Pontiac management will make … money. I have been having some recent issues with my 92 bird lately. My 2006 Hyundai Elantra will not start. Check the secondary ignition circuit; Plugs, Plug Wires, Coil s , Distributor Cap and Rotor. This article will show you how it's done. Pontiac did this to try to boost sales, and the engine was only available with the 4-speed manual transmission. The car started and the windows, locks, and rear defrost button all worked.