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2001 Pontiac Montana Question: van wont start after putting gas out of container(not from gas pum @gas station)

 

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nadka, 3.4L V6, Hutchinson, KS, February 07, 2011, 18:52
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Ran out of gas,put gas out of a gas container.After that van starts but very slow & weak.I drove it like that,kept having the same problem but it still started.At the end of the day,I tried using the van but this time it quit starting completely.Everything work(radio,lights,battery,has plenty of gas now)so what could be the problem?Plz help me.I'd be greatly appreciated.Thanks.

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    February 07, 2011, 18:55
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    get some fresh gas and add it. you may have fried the fuel pump from running out of gas. if the fresh gas does not start it, then it will have to be towed for a possible fuel pump replacement.

    Roy

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    February 07, 2011, 19:01
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    trylistening for pump if u here it lower or loosen exhaust at manifolds

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