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My car will turn over but not start. I can hear the pump working. I've put gas in the tank, but the gauge still reflects empty. Also, my gear shifter won't engage. What could this be?

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Check the fuse box under the hood. You're looking for a 10amp fuse. On the under side of the lid of the fuse box is a diagram showing what each fuse does. I just had the same problem and after putting in a new battery ( which it needed anyway) and having it towed to a service station, the mechanic called and said the 10amp fuse under the hood was bad. That was all that was wrong. I even checked the fuses before calling for the tow truck, but I couldn't see any bad ones. I think the key to this repair was that the fuel gauge wasn't working even though you knew definitely that there was gas in the car!

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