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Wont start. plenty of crank yet wont start

This happens 1 out of every 3rd start. Good battery and plenty of cranking yet seems as though the gas isn't getting there. I can floor it and it will slowly start yet it smells like it flooded. Why is this?

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    2005 X5 cranks strong but will not start. Just started this morning. I let it sit for an hour and tried again, will not start.

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Cold start injector, possibly
Dirty fuel filter or failing fuel pump
Intermittent faulty fuel pump relay

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