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What do i do if my mini does not turn over when i start?

My car just stalled in the middle of a stoplight and now won't start. It sputters to start but then doesnt turn over to run. I am about 500mi from next scheduled oil change and just replaced the battery.

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Check the fuel pump. when you turn the key on you should be able to hear it wind up for a second then shut off. you might need someone to help you so you can close to the tank because some of them are very quiet and can be hard to hear.

Posted on Apr 18, 2014

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    Wallace Waffle Apr 21, 2014

    timberland - thanks for responding - What should I be listening for with the fuel pump? So if I don't hear the fuel pump, you think I should replace the fuel pump?

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