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1989 Pontiac Firebird, 5 spped, v6 2.8L

My car has been sitting a while and I have done the basics to get it started. New plugs, wires, thermostat, air filter etc.

However, I need to drain the old fuel and it seems like I can't do it from the filler opening with a syphon hose.

What is the easiest way to drain the fuel to add new.



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  • Scuba Wino Oct 14, 2008

    Thanks Dr Cool. I appreciate the feed back. I'll look for a plug.




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1899 pontic firebire , wont turn over, put a new statrer in, and batter, think a wire under the steering wheel was discontioned, dont know the wire tto the itignation well, is this wire a postive or negitive and were would this connect? the car has power but wont turn over?/ what so I do?/

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Check if you have a drain plug in your fuel tank, if none, then there is no easy way but to bring down the whole tank and remove the old fuel. be careful in handling fuel.

tnx 4 using fixya,


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  • francis rivero Oct 15, 2008

    hi taylor,

    good luck, i hope you have a plug.

    please dont forget to rate the solution,





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