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91 ford tempo

Hi,i have a 91 ford tempo,when it at about half a tank on the gas needle,i got to turn the key like 1 for like 5 seconds and then another time and then it finally starts,and then when it gets lower then half a tank i got to turn the key like 2 or three times,its almost like the engine isnt catchin.ive asked a few people and they have said the gas tank may have so much rust in it,and it has low clicks and i just bought it so im not sure how long its been sitting forif anyone could give me another explantion it would be apprecitedmy second problem is when i drive it and then i pop the trunk open, i can smell gas occsally this smeels come inside the car where im sittin while still drivinnot sure why,any help would be apprecited?my thrid problem is when i hop into in the mornin i let it warm up for like 5 min and then i go and the first right and left turn,it makes this screeching sound,but after turns both ways it goes awaynot sure why,any help would be apprecited?so if u could give me a suggestion on any of these three problems it would be highly apprecited

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Problem # 1, try adding some dry gas or water remover to the gas. Have auto shop check fuel lines and fuel filter. Have belts replaced or tightened should eleminate the problem with screeching problem.

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