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Starter is cranking but car won't start

My 1991 Mazda 626 won't start. The starter is cranking but the car just won't start. I have new plugs and the starter itself is new. Sometimes the car will start after trying for something like 2 hrs. I have noticed that when the gas is below half tank, it sometimes cuts out when I make right turns, but will pick up as soon as I line the car up. However the failure to start happens indiscriminatly.

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You need to put a new fule pump in

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Listen to the fuel pump while starter is cranking, if it is not making sound, check loss wiring to it and check if the in let screen not damaged, fuel pump in side tank under rear seat cushion.

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