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Car ran out of gas

After adding gas it wont turn over

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    Roberta Smith May 11, 2010

    there motor won't turn over or won't start ?

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Is it working now? i would think it is air in the lines.

Posted on Dec 19, 2008

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SOURCE: car wouldn't restart after apparently ran out of gas

replace fuel filters.adrian

Posted on Feb 15, 2009

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SOURCE: ran out of gas, engine shut down. added more gas. will not start

ihope this helps...i have seen a few times where fuel pump fuse and or relay go out while cranking on an empty tank..good luck

Posted on May 22, 2009

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SOURCE: ran out of gas. put in gas and car wont start

buy manual, check for fuel at motor

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SOURCE: Ran out of gas. Someone used water-tainted gas (1

TAKE VEHICLE TO A REPAIR SHOP THEY HAVE TO DRAIN THE TANK, PROBABLY REPLACE PUMP DRY OUT LINE AND INJECTORS,AS WELL AS FILTER, CYLINDERS. PROBABLY GONNA HAVE TO REPLACE PLUGS.

Posted on May 11, 2010

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I would check the fuse for the fuel pump first, and then if it is still good, hit the bottom of the tank fairly hard with a rubber hammer repeatadly while cranking engine over. It should start. If it does, this means that the fuel pump has gotten a bad spot in its motor, and should probably be replaced soon. When the pump runs out of gas to pump, it gets hot, and can ruin the pump motor if it was tried and tried again to start. Good Luck!

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