I have a 93 Camaro and I took the car to the dealer for a problem and while
they were checking the car out for most of the day it ran out of gas. My
question is in a fuel injection system does that cause any problems and does
getting gas from the bottom of the tank cause the injectors to get clogged
up. This is the first time the car has run out of gas.
laz Spilled my beer when they jumped on the table and proclaimed in
It shouldn't cause problems with the injectors.
However, running out of gas will cause problems with the fuel pump.
Modern fuel pumps use gas as a lubricant. You run out of gas, you run
the risk of seizing up the fuel pump.
Also, like the other fellow said, the intake for the fuel system is
near the bottom of the tank, therefore it is always drawing from the
But a greater risk to the pump seems to be not changing the fuel filter
regularly. A clogged filter increases the deadhead pressure the pump
has to overcome, which overloads the pump motor, and burns out the pump.
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