elecrtic fuel pump saftey shut off switch

Kevin Nesset

Asked by Oct 14, 2013 at 07:10 AM about the 1998 Chrysler Sebring

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

she ran out of gas, and now it don't start. and yes there is gas in it now

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If it was ran dry then it is likely that the fuel pump fried itself due to no fuel, as the pump uses the fuel as a coolant so you never run a vehicle that has an electric fuel pump under a 1/4 tank. Have someone turn the key to the on position while you listen at fuel filler as try to hear a slight buzzing sound for just a few seconds then it stops, if you hear it then the fuel pump is running, if not then you can try"shocking" the pump by banging on the fuel tank while someone cranks the engine, if it does start don't shut it off, drive it to where you are going to have the fuel pump replaced because it most likely won't start again.

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Kelly Lewis

Where is the fuel shut off switch at

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It doesn't have one.

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