2003 GMC SAFARI WON'T START

  • Tiny
  • billtan
  • 2003 GMC Safari
  • 60 miles

2003 GMC Safari - Ran out of gas, put fuel in - Now won't start

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Monday, February 7th, 2011 AT 3:22 PM

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  • Wrenchtech
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In tank 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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Monday, February 7th, 2011 AT 4:18 PM

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