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I ran out of gas and now my van doesnt start ,i out 20 litres of gas in it ,,could you tell me why or what the problem is thanks kev

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If you ran completely out of gas while the engine was running, it could have damaged the fuel pump. Fuel pumps don't like to run dry. An easy way to check the fuel pump is to lay down on the ground with your ear as close to the gas tank as you can get. While you're on the ground, have someone else turn the key to the 'On' position but do not try to start the engine. When the key is switched on, you should hear a faint hum, or buzz coming from the gas tank. If you hear it, then your fuel pump is working. If you don't hear it, then it has gone bad.

Good Luck!

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