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Please! I think that my Fieros engine i to low ignition, Is it possible to make a change? MSD system
Performing a compression test is a fairly straight forward test. The technician will remove the spark plugs and disable the fuel system. Then the technician will install a compression tester in one spark plug location at a time and crank...
Distributor cap missing screw so I put a hex self tapped screw
You probably did not install the distributor correctly. The position of the rotor must be noted and matched to the engine block before distributor removal, otherwise the timing will not be correct. To make things right, the #1 cylinder will...
Grinding noise shifting in reverse and clutch goes to floor
Hi there, thanks for writing in about your 1988 Pontiac Fiero. It sounds like the clutch is dragging and not releasing properly. The problem could be with the clutch itself (warped disc or pressure plate), or a problem in the...
Car sputters and will not start, 1987 Pontiac Fiero
An engine that cranks but doesn't start is lacking one or more of the following: compression, fuel, or spark. Each of these will need to check systematically to narrow down the cause. Fuel pressure can be checked at the rail...
Car misfires after new spark plugs and multiple replacements
Hey there, thanks for writing in about your 1987 Pontiac Fiero. I have the 2.8L engine in my '87 Cavalier Z24 and I know it well. I'm guessing your Fiero has the same engine. One of the best ways to...
Car idles; must be put in neutral at red lights. 1985 Pontiac Fiero
Theses are probably two separate issues. The poor idle and stalling have numerous potential causes, but the first that come to mind is a vacuum leak. Vacuum leaks allow unmetered air to enter the engine, resulting in rough idle and/or...
Car getting no fire. Battery checked and is good. Started up, drove 4 miles to work. Tried to crank, nothing.
Hi there, thanks for writing in. I'd be happy to help. You appear to have more than one problem. This would not be out of the ordinary for a 1986 vehicle. Let's begin with the key getting caught. Having to...

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