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Malibu Classic with Ecotec Engine ran low on gas. Did not run out of gas the light just came on. Filled the tank up road for about 3 to 4hrs after that then got out of the car got back in and attempted to start the engine would not crank just turns over, sprayed starting fluid in the throttle area tried to crank but still did not. I can hear the fuel pump come on and i can hear the relay click on as well. Need help

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IF U SPRAYED STARTER FLUID IN THROTTLE AND STILL DIDNT START IT SOUNDS LIKE U LOST YOUR SPARK.

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