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VT S dies out after starting.

sinwithin

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Hf I got a 1998 vt s pa supercharged
Afteh a little thrashing of the car I noticed the petrol was very low so I pulled into a petrol station and filled my tank to the max.
I went to pay and came back and started the car and it started for a few seconds then died out.
I kept trying to start it but it kept dying out in a couple seconds.
I cant hear the fuel pump noise when i turn the ignition on and when the key is on accessory i can hear a clicking noise coming from under the car.
So I reckon the fuel pump is gone but i could be wrong, anymore insight would be awesome thanks
 

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Being very low on fuel, you could have picked up some gunk in the tank and blocked the filter.
They say never let the car get under 1/4 empty because it can damage the fuel pump due to running the pump dry.
Dunno if this is really true or not.
 

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Car started last night after my friend suggested punching the fuel tank but still recommended i get a new fuel pump.
Car starts fine now
Are fuel pumps expensive for labour by a mechanic
 
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