Restarting 03 Chevy Tahoe After Running Out Of Fuel

Asked by Jan 29, 2017 at 03:27 PM about the 2003 Chevrolet Tahoe

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

Got An 03 Chevy Tahoe And Have Ran Out Of Gas,
So Far I've Put 6 Gallons Worth Of Fuel In It..... It
Starts But Then It Shuts Off, And Wont Stay On For
Long....... Any Help Please

2 Answers


Change out the fuel filter first, might be crude in it. The fuel pump might also have been compromised.

1 of 1 people found this helpful.

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

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