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2001 pontiac sunfire

I ran out of gas, got fuel and put it in nowit won't start

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You will need to bled the air from the fuel line..there is a black valve cover on the fuel rail take this off and bleed the line ...cover the line witjh a rag when pushing in the valve thugh cause it will come out fast

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I have a 2001 sunfire 2.2L. I have same problem all the time, when it runs out of gas or just gets really low, or even sits for awhile. I usually either change spark plugs (there $6 each btw), or use starter fluid or just keep trying to start it until eventually it starts. I've also made it a practice to replace the fuel filter. Its a pain in the *** but usually seems to help.

The solution already on here is pretty darn interesting and easy. I'll give that a try if it happens again.

Posted on Jan 20, 2009

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Try this, just cycle the key but don't crank it. this will allow the fuel pump to move the fuel up the line. also take a screw driver and remove the big black hose from the air filter box. pore a little fuel in the hose and reattach. keep cycling the key a couple of times. each time you turn key wait 10 seconds and switch off. doe this 10 times. then try and start the vehicle. keep me posted ...rate this please...........thanks

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Check and see if the fuel pump is coming on when you turn on the key

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