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Q: Ran out of gas in my 2013 Isuzu Gas Truck

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Im stuck on i94, my work truck a 2013 isuzu 16ft gas truck ran out of gas. I was wondering if it would start up after i fill up a gas container and put it in or would i have other problems to worry about? Do gas trucks have a fuel filter id have to fill up like diesel trucks?

My car has 112909 miles.
My car has an automatic transmission.

Hi there - this truck has electric fuel pumps, and should pick up fuel after you put 4-5 gallons in the tank. When re-starting, turn key to "Run" position for several seconds, then back to "Off". Do this 4-5 times. Should prime the pump. Then hit "Start.

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