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Ran out of gas in the cold now wont statr even though warm now

Think maybe fuel pump or filter

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If you tried to start it after it was already empty you might have air in your injector lines. there is a little valve, much like a tire valve stem, with a similar cap located near the drivers side rear of the engine compartment. its a bit hard to get to, but you will need to push it in with a coat hanger or simething similar and it will purge the air. Then try to start. You may have to repeat this a couple times but it will work.

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