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Won't start, but does crank over

After sitting for four days, tried starting this 1997 Alti. It turned over and I thought it had started - so released the key (BTW this is a standard tranny). Unfortunately, it hadn't caught, so I tried again and just get this weird starter sound, like the bendix was stuck but not engaged. Replaced the starter - no luck. Still makes the same sound.
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You may have a bad FLYWHEL(teeth on flywheel is damaged) PUSH START this vehicle and then see what happens.( This will move fly wheel from bad spot) This is how you do it just in case you don't know.(you will need help to push) Put vehicle in neutral turn ignition ON (with dash lights ON in dash). Sit in car have help to push car when vehicle starts to roll at steady pace push down on clutch put in first gear and then release the clutch in a sharp motion vehicle will start and start to drive. Stop as usual and let it run for a while and then try to start with key when you turn off. Good Luck and contact if you need more help. thanks for using FIX YA

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It is your Fuel Pump.

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