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Won't start after several trips in one day

I can got to the store and back, it will run just fine. It idles just fine. But if I go to school, the store and then get gas...it will not start up. It just cranks over but doesn't start. Then you receive a varnished gas fume smell. You have to sit for about an hour or 1 1/2 hours and it will start up just fine again.
I have replaced the coil packs, spark plugs, and module. It still does the same thing. I am not a mechanic but it seems like maybe something that gets hot and then this makes it not start. I have had a diagnostic machine hooked up to it and the machine couldn't give the sales manager at the parts store a code, just a bunch of unfamiliar numbers (he said like it was written in foreign numbers).
Can you please help me better identify what might be the cause or at least start me out in a good direction as to where to start replacing?

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I have range lover it starts but idling high 1996 discovery

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1996 Pontiac Sunfire, 2.4L GE auto trans.

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Give me the year make and model, engine size and standard or auto trans? Sound like you have a fuel issue to me. Perhaps a faulty fuel injector(S). Let me know the specs...cheers!

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