1991 Pontiac Firebird Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 1991 Pontiac Firebird

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1991 Pontiac Firebird Problems

The Fuel Pump May Fail Causing the Engine to Stall or Crank Over But Not Start

The fuel pump may fail causing the engine to stall and not restart. Our technicians recommend replacing the fuel filter every 30,000 miles to help prevent undue strain on the fuel pump.

Replace spark plugs every 30,000 miles

The spark plugs should be replaced every 30,000 miles and the spark plug wires checked for hot spots and cracks.

Stalling Due to Ignition Module or Crankshaft Position Sensor Failure

The ignition module or the crankshaft position sensor may fail causing the engine to stall and not restart.

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1991 Pontiac Firebird Questions

would a problem with the steering column cause the car not to start ? (2 answers)

I have a 1991 Pontiac Firebird V8 would a problem with the steering column or a bad steering column cause the car not to start , like I can turn the key but no noise comes from the engine but the radio and lights will come on.

crankshaft position sensor location (1 answer)

can anyone show me picture/video where crankshaft position sensor location on PontiacFirebird 3.1L engine

1991 firebird wont start back up. (2 answers)

when i drive for maybe 20 min then shut it off go to start back i get nothing but let set for 4 min start right up.

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1991 Pontiac Firebird Recalls

Recall 94V077000
THE FUEL FILLER NECK SOLDER JOINT CAN DEVELOP CRACKS OR PIN HOLE LEAKS, WHICH DOES NOT COMPLY WITH FMVSS NO. 301, "FUEL SYSTEM INTEGRITY." THE CRACKS AND HOLES CAN ALLOW FUEL VAPOR AND FUEL LEAKAGE.
Recall 91V067000
THE METAL LATCHPLATES MAY NOT ENGAGE THE BUCKLE ASSEMBLIES, CAUSING A "NO LATCH" CONDITION. MOVEMENT OF THE SEAT OCCUPANT IN THIS CONDITION COULD CAUSE LATCHPLATE RELEASE FROM THE BUCKLE.
Recall 91V031000
POOR BOND ADHESION BETWEEN THE WINDSHIELD GLASS AND THE MOUNTING, WHICH COULD ALLOW THE WINDSHIELD TO SEPARATE FROM THE VEHICLE DURING A COLLISION. THIS FAILS TO CONFORM WITH FMVSS 212.

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1991 Pontiac Firebird Reviews

I ran the car into the ground at about 300k. it was a great car the whole time i owned it. i think the first problem i had was at 200k, and the speedometer cable broke...i moved it to a wet snowy area after many years in socal. great car.

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