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My gas tank was running below E the other day. i made it to the gas station and filled up and my car started to "putter" at the first red light i came to. It drove but took a second to pick up full speed in first and second gear. Could this have to do with my transmission oil?

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What happens when you let the fuel tank run empty or nearly empty is any trash and or water that has accumulated at the bottom has become stirred when refueled. If the car still "putters", I suggest replacing the fuel filter and see if that clears the problem. I also recommend that you also run a small bottle of Lucas fuel conditioner or fuel injector cleaner to help loosen and remove any trash built up in the fuel injectors.

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