Ran out of gas.Put more gas in . Truck will not start. What do I do now?

Asked by Apr 15, 2013 at 11:41 AM about the 2001 Dodge Ram 1500 2 Dr ST 4WD Quad Cab SB

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

Truck was running fine.  Ran out of gas.  Put more gas in it.  Truck will not fire up now.

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Bleed the air out. You might be able to do it by turn key on and bleed from the nipple on the injector rail that is used to test fuel pressure, looks a lot like a tire valve, should squirt gas and air out when you push the pin

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a good reason is the filter is restricting the pressure to allow self priming..add to that a weak pump,sock and picking up junk from running it low....

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change the gas tank . that same thing happened to me.

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or it could be the pump got burned up when you ran out of gas and it aint pumpin nothin

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turn the ignition to the on position and listen to a slight buzzing noise, if you dont hear it it means your fuel pump has burned out. no fuel pump equals no running truck

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