CAR DIES FROM GAS STARVATION SYMPTOMS WHEN IT ...

  • Tiny
  • Al Brito
  • 2002 Mercedes Benz C320
  • 141,000 miles

Car dies from gas starvation (symptoms) when it has about 180 miles on a tank of gas. There is still gas in the tank and to fill it takes approx. 7 - 10 gallons and it will run fine again after fill up but at about half tank on the gauge it will re-exhibit the symptoms and stop. Any Ideas?

Monday, December 10th, 2012 AT 8:58 PM

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  • Tiny
  • scottshervington
  • Member

Did you find out what the problem was? I am having the same issue.

I have already changed the Fuel filter, checked the pressure from the fuel pump, cleaned the injectors, etc. Things that needed to be done for regular maintenance.

I can only think it is something to do with the 2 fuel level sensors, the fuel transfer pump (pump that keeps both sides of the tank level?), Or a clogged line somewhere in there.

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Thursday, January 24th, 2013 AT 12:21 AM

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