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Fuel pump 1996 firebird quit running after driving 15 miles. No fuel getting to motor

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  • laalgee_4 Jan 28, 2009

    i.ve toyota corolla 05 and it was running fine and made a stop and after that it dont start,fuel is not going through.

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Fuel pump, relay,fuse, possibly pump, fuel filter

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1996 pontiac firebird will start up and then it will die . The fuel pump is working.


Well the fuel filter would be an easy choice, but it could be something electrical.
You'll need to figure out if you are missing fuel pressure or spark when it stops running to know how to proceed.

Feb 28, 2014 | 1996 Pontiac Firebird

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Motor stops runing


Check out the fuel pump

Worn Out

Runs Then Quits,Then Runs

Mar 19, 2013 | 1996 Oldsmobile 88

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The fuel pump on my 1995 Firebird Formula quit running. I've even tried feeding 12v directly to the grey wire on the fuel pump relay and it still doesn't run. Can a generic fuel pump be installed...


No, the fuel pump in the tank needs to be replaced. It's not too bad to remove the tank, hopefully you don't have much gas in there though.

Good Luck!

May 27, 2011 | 1996 Pontiac Firebird

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Car runs and drives but 10-15 miles it dies and wont run until cools off


Dear Sir,
As you said your car stop after 10-15 miles run.and start working after 10 to 15 min wait.
It can occur due a part or unit which defer working according to temperature. it means it stop working when it got hot and start working when it get cold. this type of parts are motors which have winding unit inside it, which can stop working in high temperature, it will not happen if they are good working condition but if that is got short then it can happen.
In your case cause is the fuel pump which is in fuel tank,Till it is cold it supply the fuel to engine but after few miles run it stop sending fuel to engine ,after wait for 10 to 15 it again start sending fuel to engine when it get cold.
Fuel pump will solve your problem. if any issue please let me know. Thanks.

Yogesh

Nov 04, 2010 | 1985 Nissan Sentra 2 Door

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Cuts off in warm weather after about 10 miles


Don't rule out fuel pump. Had a 95 do the same, ran great when cool in morning then when it got hot in afternoon, it would quit. Wait 15-20 minutes & go again, sometimes got me home, other times a few more miles until it cooled down again. Luckily I had access to a fuel pressure gauge. Cool in morning had 49 psi, when it quit, 2 psi. Wait 20 minutes, 49 psi again. If you can drive it around until it starts to act up then run into a repair shop for fuel pressure test it will confirm it. If not, they may need it all day to monitor the fuel pressure & confirm it is pump. If your a gambler, change it & fuel filter. One thing I did get was trouble codes indicating a lean mixture, due to starving for fuel. Have you cycled your key to retrieve any codes yet?

May 20, 2009 | 1996 Dodge Neon

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Cant locate the fuel filter for a 1989 firebird formula


It should be under the car, back by the gas tank

Mar 28, 2009 | 1989 Pontiac Firebird

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Car Runs and Loses Power and Quits Running


Try cleaning the fuel pump filter. Under the seat behind the driver lift the carpet and you will find a round cover with six screws remove the cover. The fuel pump is directly below unscrew the retaining round plate and remove the pump. At the base of the pump is a small filter if it is covered in black muck that's your problem. clean and replace. job takes about 10 mins good luck. please let me know how you got on!

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Mar 10, 2009 | 2002 Land Rover Freelander

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