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HELP...Fuel problem? by 84se-Stock
Started on: 11-10-2003 12:37 PM
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Last post by: 84se-Stock on 11-10-2003 03:29 PM
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Report this Post11-10-2003 12:37 PM Click Here to See the Profile for 84se-StockSend a Private Message to 84se-StockDirect Link to This Post
I've had my fiero for 24 hours and already it's sitting in the garage at home with the decklid up and tools everywhere.

I was driving around town and then all of a sudden the car wouldn't respond when I give it gas and didn't even want to idle properly. When I try to give it even the slightest touch of gas the car bogs down and I can hear hissing as though it's getting air but not fuel. Of course this would aslo happen in the dead centre of Bridgewater's busiest intersection. Anyhow, managed to get the car to the cemetery where I parked it and waited for dad to come to tow me home with his jetta.

Once we got it home I took off the fuel filter and blew it out with compressed air. Talk about a pile of mud and sediment. With the fuel filter off we started the car. There is pressure so I don't think it's a problem with the fuel pump. and once the filter is back on the line there is still pressure, so the problem has to be something injection related...right?

Dad got the bright idea to take apart the injection assembly and blow compressed air through the injector unit. Once the had everything back together we started the car and instead of the gas atomizing upon leaving the injector it comes out as a stream.

Any ideas people???

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Report this Post11-10-2003 01:40 PM Click Here to See the Profile for 84se-StockSend a Private Message to 84se-StockDirect Link to This Post
just got a call from dad...he bought a complete fiero parts car for $100...hopefully it will have everything we need.

Any suggestions or tricks I can try to narrow down the problem?

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Report this Post11-10-2003 02:46 PM Click Here to See the Profile for lurkerClick Here to Email lurkerSend a Private Message to lurkerDirect Link to This Post
your dad is very smart and also very helpful.

give the injector and its wires a good hard look.

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Report this Post11-10-2003 03:13 PM Click Here to See the Profile for avengador1Click Here to Email avengador1Send a Private Message to avengador1Direct Link to This Post
It sounds like your injector is stuck open now, after the compressed air was applied to it. It could have pushed some junk into it and lokced it up. Try finding another injector to see if that helps, you also want a new fuel filter after seeing the description of the old one.
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Report this Post11-10-2003 03:29 PM Click Here to See the Profile for 84se-StockSend a Private Message to 84se-StockDirect Link to This Post
thanks for the advice. I'll try the injector off the parts car and go buy a new filter and hope for the best. If that doesn't do it I guess I'll be replacing the fuel pump.

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