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Car won't start.

I ran out of gas. After putting gas in the car in now will not start. The car turns over but won't catch.

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  • Zaraki May 13, 2010

    Try this, hold the gas pedal down on the floor and give the engine a good long crank over, if the engine does start hold engine rpm around 2,000 rpm until it clears out and stops mis-firing.

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You will need to remove the air cleaner and pour a small amount of gasoline in and get to start, the fuel rail is vapor locked and needs the engine running to pull this air pocket through the fuel rail,it may take more than once if the fuel filter in the rail got dried out between the gas tank and engine

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