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Re: Running out of gas

I've been there too. More often than I'd like to admit.  I believe that the
notion that crap in the bottom of the tank gets sucked into the sysem is a myth.
I would think that if there was sediment that could get through it would happen
all the time since the sender gets fuel from the same place all of the time.

Rob Winchell wrote:

> Q -
> A couple weeks back I ran the car out of gas (sputtering going in to the
> station). Should I replace the fuel filter? I hear stories about sucking all
> the crap from the bottom of the tank into the fuel system when you run it
> that low.
> Also, do I have some other fuel filter (maybe closer to the tank) other than
> the one in the engine compartment?
> Rob Winchell
> 91 200Q