HOW TO START AFTER IT RUNS OUT OF GAS

1997 Mercedes Benz S420

Tiny

s420 mercedes

January, 15, 2011 AT 11:26 AM

How to start after it runs out of gas

FOUND 14650 RELATED QUESTIONS

Wiring Issue?

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Tiny

Wrenchtech

January, 15, 2011 AT 12:59 PM

In tank/electric fuel pumps are cooled and lubricated by the fuel in the tank. When you run a car out of gas, it pumps a lot of air through the pump which overheats it and causes some severe wear and many times, failure when they cool off.
You will need to use a fuel pressure gauge to verify this

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