Have a 2001 Pontiac sunfire

Asked by Jan 14, 2017 at 09:58 PM about the 2001 Pontiac Sunfire SE Coupe

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

I ran outta gas in my 2001 Pontiac Sunfire and I
tryed everything and it won't crank over ..  it will run
for five secs and cut off ...Any ideas

1 Answer

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

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