MY CAR RAN OUT OF GAS I WENT TO PUT A CAN OF GAS...

  • Tiny
  • missninamartinez
  • 2001 Honda Civic
  • 190,000 miles

My car ran out of gas I went to put a can of gas I had I didnt realize the was another substance in there looks like oil or somethn I went to buy a fuel pump replaced it my car isnt starting at all

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Monday, January 21st, 2013 AT 10:49 PM

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  • Tiny
  • ASEMaster6371
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You may have to drain the tank and flush it out to get rid of the other substance

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Monday, January 21st, 2013 AT 10:54 PM
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I already drained the tank and flushed it out it still wont start

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Monday, January 21st, 2013 AT 10:57 PM
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What did you flush it out with?

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Monday, January 21st, 2013 AT 10:57 PM
  • Tiny
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When I changed the fuel pump I ddnt put in a new filter can that be the problem?

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Monday, January 21st, 2013 AT 10:59 PM
  • Tiny
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Yes, change that first, add about 5 gallons and drain it again.

Can you hear the pump working?

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Monday, January 21st, 2013 AT 11:03 PM
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Oh k how would I drain it I sucked out all the gass and wiped it

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Monday, January 21st, 2013 AT 11:19 PM
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They flushed it out with gas

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Monday, January 21st, 2013 AT 11:22 PM
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Yes the pump is working

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Monday, January 21st, 2013 AT 11:24 PM
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They? Did they drop the tank? This is the correct way of doing it

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Monday, January 21st, 2013 AT 11:35 PM

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