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My 2001 cavalier cranks over but does not start, if i put some starting fluid in the air tube it will start run a few seconds then stop. I suspect the fuel pump how big if a job is this

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I'd check the fuel pump fuse and relay. You'll need to remove the gas tank. It's a bit of a job to do.

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