Fuel pumps not getting fuel

Asked by Feb 19, 2017 at 10:59 AM about the 2010 Mercury Grand Marquis LS

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

I ran out of gas and now my fuel pump
isn't getting any fuel

3 Answers

67,685

Running out of gas in a fuel injected car can ruin the fuel pump. You should NEVER run them under a 1/4 tank.

you should see if your fuel pump shut off switch is off.. it's located either under Driver side dash near the hood release. or under the passenger side dash.. or.. in some cases in the trunk on the Driver side pull the fabric back and it should have a little button try pushing it in.. if it pushes in then that should be the issue

There is a valve core underneath the hood on the fuel rail with the needle valves inside with somebody else inside the car to turn the key on hold down that needle valves as they turn the key to the on position do not start the engine Prime the system until fuel comes out the needle valves keep eyes out of the way as gas will spray from this valve if you get fuel pressure to the fuel rail your car should fire right up may have to repeat several times to get fuel pressure

Your Answer:

Grand Marquis

Looking for a Used Grand Marquis in your area?

CarGurus has 7 nationwide Grand Marquis listings and the tools to find you a great deal.

Postal Code:

Mercury Grand Marquis Experts

  • #1
    Tracy Hooks
    Reputation
    6,100
  • #2
    kbro
    Reputation
    2,260
  • #3
    Js08016
    Reputation
    2,180
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used Lincoln Town Car
11 listings starting at $6,495
Used Chevrolet Impala
21 Great Deals out of 882 listings starting at $2,894
Used Cadillac DTS
18 listings starting at $10,995
Used Dodge Charger
45 Great Deals out of 928 listings starting at $3,500
Used Ford Mustang
34 Great Deals out of 1,249 listings starting at $4,685
Used Ford F-150
130 Great Deals out of 11,658 listings starting at $3,900
Used Ford Taurus
16 Great Deals out of 371 listings starting at $3,900
Used Chrysler 300
30 Great Deals out of 1,031 listings starting at $4,495
Used Honda Accord
34 Great Deals out of 1,667 listings starting at $3,490
Used Toyota Camry
37 Great Deals out of 2,079 listings starting at $2,450
Used Chevrolet Silverado 1500
90 Great Deals out of 11,140 listings starting at $4,950
Used Chevrolet Tahoe
11 Great Deals out of 796 listings starting at $5,900

Content submitted by Users is not endorsed by CarGurus, does not express the opinions of CarGurus, and should not be considered reviewed, screened, or approved by CarGurus. Please refer to CarGurus Terms of Use.