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Running low on gas... car stalls thinking i ran out of gas ... put in a the 2 gallon red container... still no start then put on another 2 gallon and still nothing just clicking like it wants to.. but no someone said it was flooded and to wait 20 min. did that. still no start.. a ohhh what is it? :(

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If its a Carburator car then

1.) press the the axcellerator straight down to the board
2.) tumble a few times.. and it should start.

other possiblities besides a flooded cab is

1.) drugs from the fuel tank clogged up the lines or the carburator
thiss will happen when its running low and if the tank is rusted inside.. very hard to detect without removing the tank..

2.) the fuel pump could be clogged up as well..

The clicking sound you might be hearing could possibly be the starter.. It may not have enough power to start. Check your battery to ensure its good. if the battery is dead you may need to get it charged or get a jumper cable and a jump. but for the battery to run dry means that the alternator isnt functioning propperly. once the car is started, remove the + battery pole while the car is idling and see if it stalls or cuts off. if it does get the alternator checked... Personally i'm betting its the battery.

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