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Driving down road and just died towed it home and it wont start again any ideai

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My first guess would be the fuel pump. Take the fuel line off from injectors and crank engine for a short time with someone else watching for fuel flow.BE CAREFUL OF SPARKS ETC! ...You should/may be able to hear the pump run for a few seconds when you first turn on the key. It will sound like a muffled buzzing coming from the rear underside of the car.The pump is in the gas tank.

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