> My daughter let the fuel tank of my 2002Ford Focus become
> almost empty. She got enough fuel to bring it up halfway. The
> car started but stopped 2 or 3 blocks later and then it
> wouldn't start (the battery is good.) Someone told me that if
> you allowed the fuel level od that car so low that it would
> refuse to start. When I try to crank the engine it sounds
> normal but just won't start. I want to know if that is true
> for that car and if there's anything that could do myself to
> correct the problem and not have to pay a towing fee to have
> it towed. Please inform me. Thank you.
well it sounds like the starter is still good, so I would start with
the fuel filters, then move to the fuel pump. you can ofcourse check
spark, etc on the off chance something else is wrong.