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bmw530d it appears to run out of fuel,we have found the nearside

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bmw530d it appears to run out of fuel,we have found the nearside tank full of fuel ?
Submitted: 4 years ago.
Category: BMW
Expert:  Steve replied 4 years ago.
Do you mean the vehicle stalls, but then there is fuel in one half the tank when you check?
Customer: replied 4 years ago.

offside tank empty near side tank full car turming over wont start seems like fuel starvation

Customer: replied 4 years ago.

no it just doesn't start but one tank is full and one is empty, the nearside fuel tank is full but the car wont start its like fuels not gettong to the engine.

Expert:  Steve replied 4 years ago.

this indicates that there is a failure either of the in tank fuel pump which transfers fuel from side to side (it may have come dislodged or clogged), or a failure of the main fuel pump itself.


you will need to have both pumps inspected


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