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Car ignition turns but won't start. Fuel starvation??

A few days back the car woould not start. It would crank but would come on as if wasnot getting any fuel. Had it towed to the shop. When it got there the mechanc turned the key and it started.They could never duplicate the problem and just changed the fuel filter. After driving it for two days with no problem, I turned it on and it died after I put it in drive. Could never get it restarted. Cranks good but seems its not getting any fuel. Fuel pump maybe ? Does this car have a fuel sending unit and a fuel pump? Thanks

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I have the same problem on occasion. I don't know much about cars, but I think it is idling too low because of the cold. All you have to do is press the gas peddle so if you had the car on and in park, it would be revving at 1-2k rpm. Hold this as you turn on the car and keep it there until it gets warmed up a little. If the car was in the shop it probably came on alright cause it got warmed up a bit. Mine does this when it is below 15 degrees or so. As soon as the temperature goes back up, the problem goes away.

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Yes the fuel pump is inside tank and is bad!!

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