DIES LIKE I RAN OUT OF GAS BUT RESTARTS FINE THEN RUNS FINE AFTER.

  • Tiny
  • wadehanson
  • 1995 Pontiac Bonneville

I just replaced my gas tank and coincidence or not about once a week it kills like I ran out of gas but then restarts fine then runs fine.

Wednesday, November 2nd, 2011 AT 4:42 PM

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  • Tiny
  • Jacobandnickolas
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Check to make sure the vents are open and not pinched. When it dies, remove the fuel cap to see if there is a lot of vacuum in it.

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Wednesday, November 2nd, 2011 AT 4:59 PM
  • Tiny
  • wadehanson
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In response to the reply from my earlier question, my car only seems to want to kill when driving with my foot on the gas to applying the brake at which time you have to shift into neutral and give it gas to keep it running. Then once you shift back into gear it runs fine again. Any other suggestions?I've put a new gas cap on that is vented well. Thank you.

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Saturday, November 5th, 2011 AT 10:46 PM

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