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1988 Buick LeSabre Custom Won't Start!!

Just bought car and got it home, now it won't start. It turns over and tries, but no joy. Was told fuel pump was recently replaced and I can hear it after trying to start it. I am thinking fuel filter. Am I on the right track?

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3.8 V6 Fuel Injection? Could be ther fuel filter, which if I remember correctly is affixed under the car just near the driver's seat. That's a low-$$ fix. Could also be the Mass Airflow Sensor. A qualified mechanic could tell you right away if that is the case. I'm no doctor nor do I play one on TV. Best of luck.

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Could be allot of things
fuel filter would not hurt to change but not likely
it could be electronic
are you getting spark =ignition module
if yes are you getting gas the the cylinders =are the spark plugs wet and smeel like gas
if yes trying replacing the crank sensor or a loose wire or fusible link

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