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Problem Starting Every 15 or so starts my 1999 Intrepid doesn't want to start. I sounds like it is trying to start but doesn't want to turn over. When it finally does it sputters for about a minute then everything is fine except for a misting or hissing sound every once in a while when you hit the accelerator. I have had the battery, starter, and alternator checked and they said they are fine. I have also used fuel injector cleaner the last 2 times I have fueled up and I'm still having the problem.

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It sounds like you have a weak fuel pump this is the only symptom that qualifies so iw ould get that replaced.

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