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Refuses to start even with a jump/new battery etc..

1992 LS400 -
While driving on a busy highway the car started to lose power...the more I gave it gas the slower it went. Ended up having it towed on a flat bed to my house. The car will not take a jump nor will it start with a brand new battery. Is there a shut off switch that I need to flip in order to get this car started? Like a fuel shut-off or transmission switch or something? An "in line" fuse kinda thing....I just hope it is that simple!

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It cranks but won't fire? Possible Fuel pump. Do you have access to a fuel pressure gauge?

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But possibilities are to be inspected to confirm what exactly it is.------


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