I RAN OUT OF GAS TRIED TO CRANK IT AND IT ...

  • Tiny
  • Anonymous
  • 1998 Chevrolet Tahoe
  • 166,666 miles

I ran out of gas tried to crank it and it wouldnt start. I put more gas in thinking what I had already put was not enough. And it still didnt crank. It turns over but what could be the problem?

Tuesday, February 12th, 2013 AT 6:04 PM

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  • Tiny
  • JDL
  • Expert
  • 16,289 posts

When you first turn the key on, no crank, can you hear the fuel pump run for a few seconds? Use a gage and check fuel pressure. Then, have a helper crank it while you visually check for spark at the spark plugs. Can you check for applicable trouble codes? To check codes yourself, at the least, you need an obd2 code reader.

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Tuesday, February 12th, 2013 AT 6:29 PM

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