Not cranking is not related to a faulty fuel pump. A faulty fuel pump may cause the engine not to start, but it won't stop the engine from cranking.
To answer your question: A fuel pump van seize/stop working for many reasons including:
Old age / wear
Bad / no electical connection
When you turn the key to the run position (or if you have a ...
The fact that the gauges read empty when the tanks were empty and changed after the tanks were filled is encouraging, it means the gauges at least partly work.
The simplest explanation is that they do work, and that they are accurate, just that they are connected to the wrong gauges. You filled one tank to 40%-ish and one tank shows just over a 1/4 full, the ...
Best case scenario is to always use ethanol free fuel (I use WAWA 89octane Ethanol free, before WAWA came along, I used to have to drive down to the airport to get it)
Most of my friends and neighbors have generators as in West Florida, there will be hurricanes and power outages. A way to power portable air conditioner on wheels is my biggest goal, power for ...