The cable might be pinched but it is more likely the fuel cable is frayed and caught in the cable casing preventing it from moving. I would check under the pedal and make sure nothing rolled under it. I would check the throtle on the other end and see if it moves by hand. If it does then the cable is being prevented from moving and you need to figure out why. It is very unlikely the cable is frozen since it should never get water on it.
Sounds like the battery might be dead. Charge it up and disconnect the post and see if it holds a charge all night. If it does then your car is draining the battery while it is parked. If it doesn't the battery is dead and needs replacing.
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It could be water frozen in your fuel system (fuel line, fuel filter, fuel pump or pickup or fuel rail). If you can get the car into a garage try letting it warm up, otherwise wait for a warmer day, to try starting it. If it is water in the fuel, you can add "dry gas" to your fuel which is an alcohol product designed to be an antifreeze and to absorb the water. However, if the water is already frozen in your system, this won't help without warming the car up first in some way. If you haven't changed your fuel filter in the last year, I would do that as well. Water can easily build up in a filter and freeze there in extremely cold weather. If this problem is water related, also fill the tank completely with a fresh quality gasoline, and add dry gas for the next several fill ups to help get any water in your fuel system out to keep it from happening again.
This is usually how it happens with Electric Fuel pumps. They either work or they don't. When you turn the ignition to on you should hear the pump engage and pressure up. If you don't most likely your pump is faulty. You mentioned that it did this after a freeze. It is possible that you have a frozen fuel line, Supply or return, will also cause this problem. The best you could do is move the vehicle into a garage and warm it up above freezing to allow the lines to thaw. A lot of time we get moisture build up in a tank without even knowing it. Cold fuel is supplied to the motor through the pump but the return line returns warm fuel and in a cold environment this will or can cause condensation to form in the tank and lines. Also bad fuel from a station will cause this issue. It doesn't take much with all the additives they put in fuel today. They sell fuel additive that will remove this moisture if that is the problem. try warming the vehicle up and thawing the lines. If this proves to be the issue you'll need to drop and drain the tank and lines to clear the problem or try a fuel additive to remove the moisture.
it sound as i9f you have a frozen gas line you may have to put the car in a place where it can get warm and put some gas line ati freeze in the gas tank also make sure you have a good charge on the battery its cold here in Michigan too wish you the best of luck Michigan Man.
gas dosent freeze but if you had water in the tank its possible the line may be partially glogged add some heet to the tank and try cranking it over and see if that dosent help you may have to use starter fluid to get the gas flowing again
Check the fuel pump fuse and fuel pump relay first, before replacing the fuel pump. The fuses and relays are behind the the ash tray, The fuses are labelled. The relay is on the left side of the relay rack, closest to the big round bulb out sensor.
But before that, how about pouring some gas line anti-freeze or fuel injector cleaner into the tank?
It sounds like you have some **** in the gas tank that is being drawn to the pickup blocking it.
Have seen this and because it seems so random, it can drive ya nuts.
You might carry a coffee can with you and pull the line from the fuel rail when this happens stick it in the can and just have someone turn the key on for a few seconds.
Beware though, it comes out with force.
Also possible is a failed fuel pressure regulator.
Those aren't expensive and . . . well, not very good either.