S420 MERCEDES BENZ

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  • s420 mercedes
  • 1997 Mercedes Benz S420
  • V8

How to start after it runs out of gas

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Saturday, January 15th, 2011 AT 11:26 AM

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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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Saturday, January 15th, 2011 AT 12:59 PM

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