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Car won't start

Car was running low on fuel. Before I went to the gas station I went home. Tried to restart car wouldn't start. Tried for 20 minutes. 30mins later started right up. put few gallons of gas in the car. drove 10 miles. parked car for three hour. tried to start it again. same problem. this time one hour. after an hour started up. this more doesn't start. just spinning as if out of gas.

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  • habeeb_09 Nov 26, 2008

    i have the same problem on my 2003 impala but my car is out of battery so when i try to boost the car it would almost start but doesnt because i think the fuel pump is sticking. I say this because before that i ran out of gas and i pushed the car to a gas station. when i filled it up, it wouldnt start. Is there ways you can maybe tap the gas tank to make the fuel flow through the engine again. please reply asap.

  • Anonymous Mar 16, 2014

    My car was running fine....I filled up the gas tank. Went home for a few hours and when I went to start up the car it started to shake really bad, I drove down the driveway and it started to putt-putt, the service engine light came on and the car shut off. The car will not turn over anymore.....What's wrong with my car?

  • Anonymous Mar 23, 2014

    Started fine when I left for work, four hours later it turned over but wouldn't start then after about three tries it won't even turn over

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Your fuel pump is sticking and not pumping, this is common if you run the fuel down to less than 1/4 full, the fuel pump needs the gas to cool itself, below a 1/4 tank the pump is not getting cooled and after repeatably running low on fuel it overheats and fails. Running the car near 1/2 tank extends the pump life to many years more than running tank below a 1/4 full..

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