Why wont mt 2001 chevy impala start?

Asked by Aug 20, 2016 at 07:57 PM about the 2001 Chevrolet Impala

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

I was driving and Im pretty sure I ran out of gas after putting gas in it was
cranking over but wouldnt start .. I had it parked few days battery died .. I
replaced it checked a few spark plugs were ok .  Is there a reset valve I should
check or anything else before asumming its a bad fuel pump?

1 Answer


If you did run it out of gas there's a very good possibility that the fuel pump burned out. The gasoline flowing through the pump keeps it cool. Turn on the ignition key but don't try to start it. You should hear the fuel pump run for a few seconds. If not, it's most likely the fuel pump. HTH. -Jim

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