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You might be a victim for crappy gas for the gas stations. some places known for it is speedway and such low end places make sure you get gas from the better places like mobile or shell and never fill up at a station that a tanker is filling the station up you will get sediment that the tanker stirred up when refueling the underground tanks. they have screens to try and filter it out but stations don't care. i have known some stations after hours run water in there tank to stretch out there fuel supply and it lowers the octane to the point you'll never get combustion to fire the engine. you'll have to either jack up the vehicle and take the filter out and turn on the pump to get all or most the fuel out or complain to the gas station and try and get a reimbursement. and put some fresh fuel in.only thing you can do.and while the filter is off good time to change it 5 -10 dollar part.hope this helps ya. best way to check is get some in a cup and pour a little on the ground and try and light it if it don't fire or smell strong sorry your a victim off low octane watered down gas. i might be out of place here but it happens to many many people everyday.

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