Question about 1996 Pontiac Firebird

1 Answer

98 firebird 3.8 engine died and would start back up. no fuel pump sound. replaced fuel pump and drove about 10 miles. car died and no pump sound. tpwed to yhe shop and the car started back up. no codes set or pending.

Posted by on

  • akartsb
    akartsb May 23, 2011

    When you turn the key to the ACC position do you hear the fuel pump prime up (buzzzzz sound)?

×

1 Answer

  • Level 3:

    An expert who has achieved level 3 by getting 1000 points

    Superstar:

    An expert that got 20 achievements.

    All-Star:

    An expert that got 10 achievements.

    MVP:

    An expert that got 5 achievements.

  • Pontiac Master
  • 2,185 Answers

This is a common problem on GM vehicles. When this happens, look for a light on the dash somewhere that says SECURITY. If you see this, you have an antitheft security issue. It can accually turn off your starter, fuel pump, or injectors. Check out this link for info and some possible DO IT YOURSELF solutions. http://vatspasslockpasskeysecurityhelp.yolasite.com/

Posted on May 23, 2011

1 Suggested Answer

6ya6ya
  • 2 Answers

SOURCE: I have freestanding Series 8 dishwasher. Lately during the filling cycle water hammer is occurring. How can this be resolved

Hi,
a 6ya expert can help you resolve that issue over the phone in a minute or two.
best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.
the service is completely free and covers almost anything you can think of (from cars to computers, handyman, and even drones).
click here to download the app (for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.
goodluck!

Posted on Jan 02, 2017

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

1 Answer

Why does my 98 subaru legacy sputter and die?


Clean your MAF sensor and throttle body. If it's dirty it will send wrong voltage to ECU, running either too lean or too rich, most likely too rich and flooded the fuel injectors.

Aug 25, 2014 | 1998 Subaru Legacy

1 Answer

ZX2 ESCORT 1998


You haven't flooded the engine correct, check the spark plugs. Also, how fresh is the gas? Try shaking the car to get the gas mixed up and try cleaning out the cylinders with a torch to blow out excess gas. You should also either try cleaning the spark plugs or replace them if they look bad. It is starting up fine, correct? The alternator is good, right? I believe it is since it sounds like you didn't drive it long enough to drain the battery but check it anyway. By losing power, did the electronics start shutting off first or did the engine die first as this would show whether the alternator is bad or not. Please answer my questions and get back to me on what shut off first when it died and I will help you narrow down the problem with this car.

good luck

Jun 02, 2008 | 2001 Ford Escort ZX2

2 Answers

2006 BMW F650GS


i would look to see if it is like efi on a car there must be a way to pull codes from the computer on it

Jul 25, 2012 | Cars & Trucks

1 Answer

Engine quit when stopped at stop light. Acted as if it was choking then died. Tried restarting. Turns over strong, no start. Thought maybe no gas. Added gas after about 30 minutes. Started first try....


Sounds like the fuel pump is going out. Replace the filter first, as it's only $10. If that doesn't fix it, then it's probably the pump, which is $250.

Jun 10, 2011 | 1993 Jeep Grand Cherokee

1 Answer

93 Deville, 4.9L, 113k miles. I'm a decent mechanic (have replaced engines, heads, etc.). The latest problem is an intermittent stall. The first time it happened the car was driven for 10 mins then...


Now you can do the Fuel Pump

They seize up mechanically and fail
Electrically

Did you drive with a fuel pressure gauge,
taped to the windshield

Got a good fuel filter

Looking won't help you

Always do some type of testing,
before replacing anything

Dec 15, 2010 | 1993 Cadillac DeVille

2 Answers

I have a 1998 chevy s10 with 195000 miles, drove home from work last night went out this morning started right up died out 45 seconds later, now wont start, battery is fine,and fuel pump is still making...


98 chev pickup s10 put gas in the gas tank drove it about 2days and the check engen light came on had it check mech said it was the gas cap replace the gas cap the light back on now what help

Dec 02, 2010 | 1998 Chevrolet S-10 Pickup

2 Answers

No fuel delivery to eng., no voltage spurratic


Oil pressure switch activates the supply pump. Replace the oil pressure switch.. New & Need good rating please.

Jul 31, 2010 | 1998 GMC Jimmy

1 Answer

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!

shauunswbc@aol.com

Mar 10, 2009 | 2002 Land Rover Freelander

2 Answers

Engine does not run smooth


Sounds like a fuel problem, Bad fuel pump relay of actual fuel pump check relay first may be working intermittently.( Replace relay first before going to pump). Good luck thanks for using FIX YA

Jan 16, 2009 | 2002 Nissan Sentra

2 Answers

Stalls / Dies / dead


this engine fuel pump prassurae low. it fuel pump celan. Your problem sovel

Jul 13, 2008 | 2003 Ford E150

Not finding what you are looking for?
1996 Pontiac Firebird Logo

291 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top Pontiac Experts

yadayada
yadayada

Level 3 Expert

75744 Answers

Colin Stickland
Colin Stickland

Level 3 Expert

22114 Answers

Jeff Turcotte
Jeff Turcotte

Level 3 Expert

8123 Answers

Are you a Pontiac Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...