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2006 malibu car has not been started in 2months first time

It has been record cold in our area and the car is in a carport. It only has about 1/4 tank of gas. When I first started it, it started up ran for a couple minutes and shut off. Then when I would try to re-start it the car turns over and starts and shuts back off. If I try to step on the gas it instantly shuts off. I was told that it might be the fuel lines frozen is this possible and if so how do I unthaw them

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Buy a couple bottles of gas line antifreeze .. it's alcohol and will **** up the water ... i recommend at least one of the small bottles each time you fill up your tank

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