While management and accountants were opposed to investing in a second two-seater sports car that might compete with the Corvette, they perceived the as a market opportunity for a fuel-efficient sporty commuter car. The , which did not arrive until June 1986, became the standard transaxle in V6 models. Although sales literature listed only two models available in 1984, there were at least three models available with different option packages. Start the engine and run it until it stops, indicating that the fuel supply in the lines is depleted. Chopping the top on a Fiero is a popular modification. On the multi-port fuel injection systems the 2. Use an open end wrench to steady the outlet side of the filter and a flare nut wrench to unscrew the fuel line nut, then separate the outlet line from the filter while noting the installed position of the O-ring.
The Fiero 2M4 two-seat, mid-engine, four-cylinder was on magazine's for 1984. Remove the filter clamp bolt and slide the filter out of the clamp. The V6 on the 1985 model and part of the 1986 production year came with a four-speed with a final drive ratio of 3. Second the radiator tubes copper I believe run under the sides of the tank, their brackets need to be removed and the tubes pulled out of the way before the tank can come down. Install the new filter insuring that the arrow on the filter is pointing in the direction of fuel flow toward the fuel injection system.
Red and Light Gray Metallic were dropped as colors with Light Gold Metallic M56 , Silver Metallic M16 and Bright Red M81 being added. Certain vehicles also had their connecting rods or entire block replaced. Have this on hand before you remove the dirty one. From: Note that you cannot use a styrofoam or paper cup to drain the fuel into. The filter is located underneath near the right-front wheel well.
This could result in a hole being punched in the engine block, allowing oil to spray onto hot exhaust components where it could ignite. A metal tube fuel line is connected there and will be towards the front of the car ie towards you and, as I previously mentioned, on your left. The pressure rail schrader valve on top of the rail is located on the right side of the fuel rail standing at the rear of the car under the intake plenum next to the large dia. A third cause might be cracks in the engine block from overtightening the head bolts. Ok - back to the fuel pressure issue.
Located in front of the left front wheel. The Fiero was designed by George Milidrag and Hulki Aldikacti as a sports car. The four-wheel independent suspension provides uncharacteristically accurate handling for a vehicle of its size and price range. These contaminants are then stopped at the fuel filter, saving your car's engine from having to deal with them. Located under the front hood on the front of the heater box, Figure 8 Horn Relay 9. Fold the strainer over itself and place the sender in the tank carefully so the strainer isn't damaged or trapped by the sump walls. The 1984 Fiero was the Official of the for 1984, beating out the new 1984 for the honor.
The High Output V6 was paired with a modified Muncie 4-speed transmission. Installation is the reverse of removal. Jack the car up and put it on jack stands. Use an empty soup can or something metal. Topping off the package were the new vented disc brakes at all four corners, which addressed braking complaints of road testers.
Check it out and let me know what other videos you'd like to see. They are available for the following Pontiac Fiero years: 1988, 1987, 1986, 1985, 1984, 88, 87, 86, 85, 84. There are 3 relays in the 84-86 headlamp motor circuit. So as long as oil pressure is above 7psi, the fuel pump will run. Once all the dirt has been removed, twist the two lines a quarter-turn in opposite directions to loosen the fitting. Call toll free to order or place your order online via our secure checkout system. There are 4 screws with 7mm heads.
The front suspension was derived from the , and Chevette enthusiasts found that they could upgrade their undersized front brakes and rotors using Fiero parts. Located on the rear firewall in the engine compartment, behind the driver's seat, Figure 5 84-86 Headlamp Relays 6. It requires you jack up the car and completely drop the fuel tank. To install the new one just push the line back in and it will snap into place. The uppers are top-plates and , while the lowers are attached with ball joints. This Muncie transmission is the stronger unit, designed for use with the higher output of the V6. However, the sports car potential of the mid-engine layout was not realized when the Fiero debuted.
If that's happened one has to pull off the upper plenum to get at the regulator to repair the unit. Approximately 2,000 of these vehicles were sold. The three models, and four colors, from the previous year were still available, but the problem with insufficient power was addressed, much to the satisfaction of the general public. It was impressive mileage for a 2. In the back, the old Citation parts were replaced with a real tri-link suspension with all new knuckles.
Located under the driver's side dash on the steering column support bracket, Figure 3 Defrost Timer Relay 4. The only time I did this type of engine pull on a fiero I covered the rear window with cardboard to protect it from my stupidity. The pump still turns on when the key is placed in the ignition so I know it is getting power. Currently the Fiero has a cult following of owners and customizers. Another problem has become common since more Fieros are being serviced by auto repair shops not familiar with their design. This option never made it to production — one reason cited is that models with the prototype power steering were noted as being too loud. My Fiero is already up on stands and I am swapping in a bigger fuel pump for my 3800 swap.