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Ran out off petrol then we put some it but wont fire up

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When a car runs entirely out of fuel, it sometimes leaves air pockets in the fuel lines. If you are a bit mechanically inclined, try using a starting fluid to get it running, and that should pull the air out of the fuel lines for you.
Starter fluid is sprayed into the air intake (not into the air filter, but behind that into the engine's air intake) and gives the engine something to use to turn over and **** some fuel through the normal lines. If you have not done this before, you should ask someone at an auto parts store how it should be done (when you buy the starter fluid) or have someone help you with it. Starting a car this way can be a bit dangerous if you are not sure what you are doing .. so be sure you know, or ask someone who does to help. Better to ask for help than burn off half of your face :-)

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