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Butchprof/96 saturn 96 saturn, car is not hot. turns over very strong. just won't start..the car did run out of gas shortly before the problem started , but there is gas in car..

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  • Butchprof Jul 10, 2008

    will change fuel filter,and try again.. thank you...

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Sounds like a clogged fuel filter to me.

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