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Truck stalled when low on gas. Getting spark. Starts w starting fluid. Changed fuel filter no start. Pump comes on for a few seconds when the key is turned on then turns off. What should I do now? Change pump?

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Hello. There may be a couple of issues here. First of all, how do you know that the car is low on gas and not almost out of gas? If you are using the fuel gage as your only source of information, I know that many older pickup gages are way off. I have one friend who runs out of gas when his gage gets to 1/2 tank. That all said, it sounds like your fuel pump is going south!

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