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To determine if an empty fuel tank is causing starting difficulty, perform the following steps: ‪

  1. Determine the amount of fuel in fuel tank; refer to OEM guidelines.
    1. If fuel is at recommended level, check for a weak battery; refer to section .
    2. If fuel is below recommended level, refer to section .

Low Fuel Level Resolution

Perform the following steps to resolve low fuel level: ‪

  1. Fill fuel tank to full; refer to OEM guidelines.
  2. Verify fuel tank refill; refer to section .
Test Engine with Filled Tank

Perform the following steps to determine if a filled fuel tank resolved starting difficulty: ‪

  1. Attempt to start and run the engine.
    1. If the engine starts and runs, no further troubleshooting is required. Shut down the engine.
    2. If the engine fails to start and run, check the battery; refer to section .