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Faulty fuel pump

Car won't start, did start for a few days, then all of a sudden won't start at all now, I can't hear the fuel pump come on now like I usually do, bad pump or clogged filter??? Car sounds like it wants to turn over, but won't Help????

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Hello thankyou for using FixYa for your answers my name is David
It could be a weak pump but most likely your fuel filter is plugged its common and the cheapest way to start most of the time here is a couple links with some information that should help you along the way.
http://www.autozone.com/az/cds/en_us/0900823d/80/05/15/08/0900823d80051508/repairInfoPages.htm
http://www.autozone.com/az/cds/en_us/0900823d/80/05/15/23/0900823d80051523/repairInfoPages.htm
these above are for the fuel filter the ones below are for the pump.
http://www.autozone.com/az/cds/en_us/0900823d/80/04/e5/ef/0900823d8004e5ef/repairInfoPages.htm
http://www.autozone.com/az/cds/en_us/0900823d/80/04/e6/88/0900823d8004e688/repairInfoPages.htm
http://www.autozone.com/az/cds/en_us/0900823d/80/04/e6/7b/0900823d8004e67b/repairInfoPages.htm
I hope these links help you along the way If there is any thing else I can help with let me know I will do my very best to help you out.

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