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Car stalled out and now won't start

Car cut off without warning as if gas ran out although there is still a quarter tank of gas. I've checked fuel pump by removing the fuel line as it exits the fuel filter and gas pumps out with each turn of the key. I next checked for spark and there was only spark from the left coil. I replaced the right coil but still no spark. Could this be cause or can it be a timing belt problem?

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    The car starts right up but but evey time acciliriting it's spun like his choking

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Sounds like the same thing I ran into (again mine is a Mits Mir 2001). I guess I'm late in replying though. Never knew about this site. Anyway, its probably the timing belt. My car died too just like it ran outta fuel. However I made the mistake of cranking the engine. That's a bad idea, you may end up damaging the engine.

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