2002 mercury cougar 2.5l ran out of gas after adding gas now wont start

Asked by Jan 30, 2017 at 05:45 PM about the 2002 Mercury Cougar 2 Dr V6 Hatchback

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Most likely the fuel pump is burned out. The gasoline flowing through the pump motor cools and lubricates it. When you run it dry, it burns out pretty quickly. HTH. -Jim

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