Q: Car won't start. I ran out of gas then put gas in and drove home now it won't start.

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I ran out of gas . I put a gallon in and drove to gas station. I put about 5 more gallons in and drove home. Once I parked the car shut off on it's on and has not started back up.

My car has 10000 miles.
My car has an automatic transmission.

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