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1996 sebring has been sitting 4months, won't start after jumping and spraying starter fluid. It turns but it sounds like its not getting gas or something. Could it be a battery? If, so where is the battery?

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  • poozer7079 Feb 28, 2009

    Thank you for your input. I will try this.

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It may have a bad fuel pump

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