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2003 escalade will not start after running it out of gas

Ran out of gas and now that i put fuel in it the truck is not getting any fuel preasure and will not start?

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My wife ran out of gas once and I had to bleed the fuel lines of air that had been sucked in before gas would travel through the lines. Kinda like you would have to bleed air out of hydraulic brake lines.

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