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Left car sitting for 2 weeks now wont start... it turns over and i have fuel and spark already replaced Fuel filter and Coil spark plugs and wires are Ok, i also tried spraying starter fluid into the vacuum and still nothing.. any help would be appreciated

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ADD MORE FUEL TO FUEL TANK.COULD HAVE WATER IN FUEL WHERE CAR BEEN SITTING ADD MORE FUEL AND GAS TREATMENT SEE WHAT HAPPENS.

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