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errr... ran out of fuel bein dumb... now i cant start it

Discussion in '1982-Present GM Diesel' started by rwright07, Dec 24, 2006.

  1. rwright07

    rwright07 1/2 ton status

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    i was low on fuel and then i flexed my rig out and the fuel sloshed to the side and it starved the engine... nice work me.... went out and got 5gal diesel and put it in... wont start still after many attempts... ive been pumping the gas tons and then cranking it for 20sec or so then letting it sit for 3-4 min per advice of a mechanic friend

    wtf cant i get it to start???

    HELP ME PLEASE

    rick
     
  2. diesel4me

    diesel4me 1 ton status Premium Member

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    I replied to this in the garage...

    Check out your post in the garage--I gave some suggestions there that might help you out...:xmas:
     
  3. rwright07

    rwright07 1/2 ton status

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    thanks for the write up... il have to do it tomarrow AM ... after presents tho
    ha
     
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    tRustyK5 Big meanie Staff Member Super Moderator GMOTM Winner Author

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    CDA 455 3/4 ton status

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    Interesting...

    When I bought my diesel truck back in '99, my buddy's dad told me, "Do not let the truck run out of diesel, diesels don't like it when it runs out of fuel!" So I always kept at least a 1/3 or more in the tank.
     
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    muddybuddy 3/4 ton status

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    thats what i was told so i never risk it, with the 350 tho im quite the risk taker:haha:
     

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