FUEL TO ENIGINE PROBLEM?

  • Tiny
  • CadillacEldo
  • 1992 Cadillac El Dorado
  • V8
  • FWD
  • automatic
  • 243,577 miles

I ran outta gas then I put 4 gals of gas in the car & it wouldnt start, I hear the gas pump turn on when I try to start, I changed the fuel filter & still no start! If I pour gas or starter fluid in the carb it will start momentarily the die! I replaced all the fuses! What could be the problem?

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Wednesday, December 15th, 2010 AT 1:49 AM

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  • factoryjack
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If you can start it with an added fuel, it is an indication of a couple of possibilities. The first would be a lack of fuel pressure, just hearing the pump run is not a sign that it is building pressure. Another is no injector pulse. My guess is there is no pressure.

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