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1987 IROC, Ran out of gas,put gas in, now service engine light on

I accidently ran out of gas, I was able to get to a gas station and put gas in. Drove about 4 miles then it started to act like I was running out of gas again. I took air cleaner off and sprayed gas in intake body it ran then turned off like I'm not getting any fuel. Do you think I may have plugged the fuel filter. Now I have a "Service Engine Soon" light on this car has always ran and was running great until a ran out of gas. What can I do. ?

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    changed fuel filter and now still doing the same thing. vehicle was running good until I ran out of gas

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If you have high milieage you may have sucked in the gunk on the botton of your tank when you ran out of fuel check if you can hear the fuel pump running for about 2 sec with key on engine off if you hear nothing the problem is with your pump as they will burn out if they run dry for too long,if you hear the pump check for fuel pressure if pressure low check fuel filter to see if clogged by gunk from bottom of tank.

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