2002 Pontiac GP won't start unless fuel is added to the tank.

Asked by Mar 15, 2016 at 10:13 PM about the 2002 Pontiac Grand Prix GT

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

It will cut out while driving, then will crank but not start unless more fuel is
added to the tank. Bad fuel sender maybe?

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Does it do this if the gas tank is full?

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The two times it's happened so far the tank has been 3-4 gallons low and 1 gallon low repectively, so I don't think it will do it when the tank is full

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By "low" do you mean it is 1 gallon less than full capacity or 1 gallon from empty? If it is low on gas, it probably is sucking air when you brake or corner. More than a gallon or two is needed in the tank to perform properly since that is where the pump is located and it uses liquid gas to cool itself.

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Sorry that was unclear. What I meant was that the tank was mostly full. 3-4 gallons used the first time, and 1 gallon used the second time.

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