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My 2005 Nissan Altima ran out of gas last night, we put in 2

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My 2005 Nissan Altima ran out of gas last night, we put in 2 gallons but the car won't start. It doesn't seem to be the crank sensor or the fuel relay and the fuel pump fuse is good. Any ideas?
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Submitted: 5 months ago.
Category: Nissan
Expert:  Chad Farhat replied 5 months ago.
Hi my name is***** will try to assist you
Expert:  Chad Farhat replied 5 months ago.
If it ran low on fuel u could have sucked debris in the filter or ruined pump ,hopefully not
1- U said not fuel pump fuse or fuel pump relay ,Did u check all fuses .2- can u hear the pump running when u turn switch on for first 5 secs.Hook up a fuel pressure gauge to the fuel system and see what is the pressure if any .Also tell him to check for spark and .If some reason the security lights is on on dash after u insert the key than disconnect battery 5 minutes reconnect to reset .But if car was running most likely the fuel system has debris if the pump is running but not good pressure .
Expert:  Chad Farhat replied 5 months ago.
Hope I was helpful to you.
A 5 star positive rating is appreciated .Feel free to ask follow up questions on this issue.
Rating me will not close the post u can come back and ask follow up questions thanks.
Expert:  Chad Farhat replied 5 months ago.
Off course if he has access to scanner read codes ,if the fuel system was not the issue.And send them to me .thanks again
Expert:  sprinkles08 replied 5 months ago.
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