Question about 1998 Volkswagen Jetta

1 Answer

My 98 Jetta ran out of gas and now it won't start. Can i prime the fuel injection?

Posted by on

Ad

1 Answer

  • Level 3:

    An expert who has achieved level 3 by getting 1000 points

    Top Expert:

    An expert who has finished #1 on the weekly Top 10 Fixya Experts Leaderboard.

    Superstar:

    An expert that got 20 achievements.

    All-Star:

    An expert that got 10 achievements.

  • Volkswagen Master
  • 76,846 Answers

Sorry buy your fuel pump has failed, when u run the car out of gas the fuel pump which is in the fuel tank severly overheats and seizes up, the pump is cooled completely by the fuel is sits in.

Posted on Nov 13, 2009

Ad

1 Suggested Answer

6ya6ya
  • 2 Answers

SOURCE: I have freestanding Series 8 dishwasher. Lately during the filling cycle water hammer is occurring. How can this be resolved

Hi,
a 6ya expert can help you resolve that issue over the phone in a minute or two.
Best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.
the service is completely free and covers almost anything you can think of.(from cars to computers, handyman, and even drones)
click here to download the app (for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.
Goodluck!

Posted on Jan 02, 2017

Ad

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

1 Answer

We ran out of gas, we filled it up but it is fuel injection how do we get it going again


turn the key on, then off for a few seconds then on and try to start, it self primes
make sure you hear the fuel pump

Sep 16, 2011 | 1998 Ford Windstar

1 Answer

Ran out of gas-truck won't start-replaced fuel


you probably have air in the lines, if you have a carb, spray some quick start into the carb and turn it over, if it starts and then dies when the starting fluid has run out, you probably need a fuel pump, since the running of the car should have blown out any air that was in the line, If your car is fuel injected, loosen the bolt cap at the end of the injector line that supplies the fuel,, and tap the key once,, ( don't start it,, ) just turn the key on and off 3 or 4 times, this should blow fuel out of that loose bolt head, if it does your getting fuel, if not, back to the fuel pump, also you can check this link, http://www.aa1car.com/library/us1296.htm

Jul 24, 2011 | Chevrolet Suburban 1500 Cars & Trucks

1 Answer

Ran out of gas .Car wont start.Chrysler Neon 2L Automatic.Where exactly is the fuel tank located?


The fuel tank is tucked up underneathe the chassis mid-body. What your problem is is that when you ran out of gas the injection system sucked in air. Your fuel system needs to be primed to get the air out.

Mar 30, 2011 | 2001 Chrysler PT Cruiser

1 Answer

Engine turns over will not start


I will fist need to know if engine just died,this happened over night it ran out of fuel? it it ran out of fuel you will need to prime the fuel system of air witch may include loosening the fuel injector lines and cranking engine over then when engine starts to fire tighten lines and continue to try until it starts it will run rough and smoke white and then it will clear and be back to normal. it can also be a bad lift/fuel pump or a cracked or broken line,bad injection pump many things just need more info message me if any more questions thanks and good luck

Apr 28, 2010 | 2003 Volkswagen Jetta TDI

1 Answer

Car ran out of gas put gas in and it still will not start


if your car is fuel injected try turning the key off and on several times, yhis will prime your fuel system.

Mar 31, 2010 | 2001 Chrysler 300M

2 Answers

Where is my fuel pump at? on a 1995 chevy camero 3.4 yes ran the car out of gas put so in wont start now what should i do first


Your fuel pump is in the tank. Turn on the ignition, and listen if you can hear the pump run in the tank. It will only run a few seconds if the engine is not running. You can repeat this several times to prime the fuel injection.

Feb 11, 2010 | 1995 Chevrolet Camaro

1 Answer

I have a 1993 volvo 240 ran out of gas fuel pump and filter are less than 1 year old i put gas into it and it cranks and want to start but it doesn't. i put 6 gallons of gas any advice


It depends on how far you ran it out of fuel. If you ran it until it would not run any more and then tried to start it again several times; you may need to bleed and prime the fuel system to get it started. You start at the line coming from the tank and move toward the fuel injectors. You have to loosen a fitting and have someone pump fuel until the air bubbles stop and then tighten. A friend once worked for two hours to get his tractor started after his daughter ran it out of fuel. This is why they recommend that you do not run a fuel injected car out of fuel and if you do to turn it off as soon as it starts to miss badly.

Nov 12, 2009 | 1993 Volvo 240

1 Answer

96 Jeep cherokee ran out of gas, re-fuel, won't start. No spark.


You may have to prime the fuel pump. Or replace the fuel pump if that does not work. Why do you let it run out of gas? This is definately not good for an injected motor. It will continue to cause more and more problems. Fuel injectors should never run dry.

Jul 08, 2009 | 1996 Jeep Cherokee Sport

1 Answer

Ran out of gas 90 toyota corolla fuel injection


Sounds like air in the fuel line. Try turning the key ON and pumping the gas pedal (it may take 10-15 times) and then try to start the car. You need to force gas through the fuel lines to dispel the air it was pumping when the car ran out of gas. If it doesn't work the first time, let it rest and repeat by pumping the gas. Best of luck!
Greg

Jun 11, 2009 | 1990 Toyota Corolla

Not finding what you are looking for?
1998 Volkswagen Jetta Logo

Related Topics:

269 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top Volkswagen Experts

Colin Stickland
Colin Stickland

Level 3 Expert

22246 Answers

yadayada
yadayada

Level 3 Expert

76846 Answers

Jeffrey Turcotte
Jeffrey Turcotte

Level 3 Expert

8567 Answers

Are you a Volkswagen Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...