- WONT START

2005 Chrysler PT Cruiser

Tiny

Alice

May, 10, 2011 AT 6:04 PM

My PT cruiser ran out of gas, added gas but now it wont start. Will not start with a push start or with starter fluid.

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2 Answers

Tiny

Wrenchtech

May, 10, 2011 AT 6:34 PM

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

Tiny

fixitmr

May, 10, 2011 AT 7:19 PM

Check for spark at plugs.

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