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Tire blow and run out of gas now won't start

I have a 2001 Pontiac Bonneville I blew the rear passenger tire which tore off the cover for wires coming from trunk breaking some of wires coming from the trunk area. well I tried making it out of the dark so I could change tire however the car stopped running not know why I tried continuosly to crank the car after putting the spare on, I figured then late that I had also run out of gas. I put in gas via gas can about 4 gallons car still will not start batter went dead I got a boost but car will not start what have I done trying to make it into the light to change tire.. plz help...

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Wow, talk about everything going wrong at once! I'm interested in the broken wires. I'm wondering if one goes to the fuel pump, and that is why the car won't start. It would seem u were out of gas, and adding some wouldn't help, so that's my 1st choice as to what is wrong. Have those wires splice back together, if that's not it, let me know. Good Luck (u need it!)

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