WILL NOT START AFTER RUNNING OUT OF GAS.

2006 Saturn Ion

Tiny

wllms_mnc@yahoo.com

July, 26, 2011 AT 10:16 PM

I ran out of gas, and now it will not start.

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1 Answer

Tiny

Wrenchtech

July, 26, 2011 AT 10:52 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

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