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Will not start unless you pour gas in top of engine

Fuel problem or electrical problem is what I am thinking. Car gets fuel and can hear the fuel pump motor when car key is turned. Car will stay running until fuel runs out of the top of the engine

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Looks like the computer for the car is gone. fuel regulating is done by the computer with the help of air intake and the exhust O2 sense.
you can have the garage chek the air intake meter and the O2 sense, before you change the computer unit.

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