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My battery died & I replaced it. It was running fine before the battery died & now it tries to start, but won't. Any advice on what it could be?

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Take your starter off and have it tested, there is a selinoid in the starter that pushes a gear onto your torque converter from the starter. Thats what turn your engine before fire. Sometimes that needs replaced. It costs the same to replace the starter as it does the starter selinoid. Also check your fuel pump - if its broke you don't get gas to engine. also look at your fuel filters, sometimes there are 2 - if one is gummed up you may not be getting fuel to engine. There is a whole list of probibals

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