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1996 Cavalier--PLEASE HELP

Okay, so a few days ago my car started having problems with starting. It took me like 10 min of turning the key to get it started.
I have replaced the spark plug wires, spark plugs, fuel filter, air filter.
The car has an issue with getting hot when drove through town, because the fan does not turn on.
I had another man say he filled up at the same gas station that I last filled up and is having similar problems with his truck.
My car is turning over more often now that I replaced the above mentioned things, but it still isn't reliable.
I got it started last night and drove it up to the gas station. It sounded like it was running WEAK~when I put it in park I almost wondered if it wasn't going to stop running.
It would run & putter & run & putter & run & putter.......sounded like it wasnt getting something it was needing.

The guys at auto zone said they don't know.
I am thinking fuel pump?
It was having problems for a week or two when I accelerate it would kind of stutter....
Or compression was mentioned also------
It turns over---occassionally-----it does at least that-when it wants........

I just moved to NC from FL and have been here with my 4yr old 3 landlord is letting me use her van for work until I can figure this out (sooner the better)---I'm doing the work myself for lack of funds----
Please Help!!!!!!


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Maybe try to replace the map sensor and the oxygen sensors

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