1998 Pontiac Firebird Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 1998 Pontiac Firebird

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1998 Pontiac Firebird Problems

Fuel injectors can short-circuit

The fuel injectors may short out electricity causing a rougher than normal idle.

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 100,000 miles

The spark plugs should be replaced every 100,000 miles. Our technicians recommend replacing the spark plug wires also at this time.

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1998 Pontiac Firebird Questions

Just replaced water pump and filled the resevoir and radiator with coolant, the fans wont kick on and coolant is pouring out from under the motor somewhere when i start it. Just bought this car a few days ago, please help. (1 answer)

starter or electrical? car started fine adn drove for 10 minutes (1 answer)

when came out of store wouldn't start and coun=ldn't get it restarted for 10 hrs. now runs but is idling high also the radio has recently stopped working. has new battery

Starter spins but solenoid does not engage, both tested ok on tester. (1 answer)

Had been running, turned off one day then next day tried to start, starter did engage(turn) but the solenoid did not advance the gear to engage the flywheel. Pulled starter and had the entire assembly checked, came out OK. Changed the starter relay, still same problem. Battery is only 3Mo old and...

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