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Lite poped on for gas filled it and now wont stay going

Ok the lite poped on for gas and I drove it to the nearest gas station filled it and then started driving home within 10 mins. it died. pulled over turned the key and the car started. I drove about half a mile and then my RPM's dropped to 1000 from 3500 then the car died again. Let the car sit for a minute or two, then was able to drive the car for another half mile or so, and the RPM's dropped out and the car died.

Would like to note that this happened after the car was driven to Empty, and then filled up with gas. Before the tank was filled, we have had no problems like this at all.

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Running with fuel tank very low,you will pick up the dirtest or water in the tank.
check your fuel filter, it maybe plugged.It is the least expencive and labour.

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You got a tank of bad gas. You need to drain the tank and refill with good gas. If that doesn't resolve issue you need to check fuel pressure to see if the fuel pump gave up on you.

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