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My 1997 Olds Achieva was running fine last night. It has plenty of antifreeze in it however it did get really cold at night. I started it the next morning and it started up and ran really rough like I was missing a cylinder. It won't start at all now. It wants to fire but it pops as if my starter is loose could this be? I also have a power steering hose leak above the starter I wondering if this fluid is not causing problems with my starter what do you think?

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If oil is leaking on the starter it is a fire hazard. Repair the hose and replace the starter. The age of your car also warrants replacing the fuel pump and the fuel filter. They do not handle age and water well. (Methenol fuel, equals water in the tank, more so in cold weather)

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the problem you are discribing would lead me to belive your fuel filter is clogged which is a simple fix 3 dollar part at any part store or on the worse hand your fuel pump itself could be weak you can open the gas tank cover and have another person turn the truck key to the on position without going far enough to start you will hear a faint whining noise if it is going bad or a louder noise if it is fine Good Luck

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