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  • Anonymous Jan 24, 2009

    How do i know if it is the fuel pump ? is there a test to make sure it is the fuel pump? my car wont start it just cranks, can it be something els

  • luisarod45 Jan 24, 2009

    do i have to drop the muffler in order to change the fuel pump it is right over the muffler how do i get the the fuel pump without dropping the muffler ? there is no way to get to the fuel pump thru the back seat or trunck.



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Many of the Pontiacs of that era up to even present models had an access panel in the trunk that you could access through the back seat pass through.

Its been a while since I seen the inside of a Firebird, but in thinking about it the back seat pass through may not be present on the Firebird, but it may be worth the time to lift up the carpeting in the trunk area and see if there is an access panel to the fuel pump.

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If the area under the carpet doesn't have an access panel, you can use a dremel moto tool with the small grinding wheel attachment to cut one out. I believe the cut goes inside the middle humps. (You can see humps running down the trunk area.) Do a web search for the exact location. After you do this you will have to put in a metal plate to cover it. What i do is i cut out 3 sides and not the 4th, then i bend it up and over, then bend it back.

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gotta drop the tank. sorry. i dont think you wana cut a hole in the floor tho

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