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No Start, car turns over but won't start. Checked spark, and all four wires are delivering spark. Replaced worn plugs, still no start. Has to be a fuel problem. Car was running fine, parked went to start several hours later and it just turns starter but won't fire.

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May be fuel or timing.

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