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Car won' start

I've had my car about 2 months, not had a problem with it yet. Today it acted as normal, took it to work started up fine, left work started up fine, made a stop started up fine, went to a friends house and stayed for about 25-35 minutes, started right up when I left. When I got like 15 minutes from home I stopped at my usual place to get gas and put $10 in the tank, screwed the cap on until it clicked a couple of times, and it fired right up. Went 10 minutes from the gas station to a friends house and sat for about 2 1/2 hours and when I went to leave the car started and immediately stopped! When I tried to started it back up it wanted to start but wouldn't crank up............I'd wait a while and try again repeatedly until I got sick of it not starting. It is my theory that either the fuel pump is gone, or more strongly that the gas I put in the tank had been watered down. What does it sound like to you?

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  • nightwolfman Aug 24, 2008

    car won't start but turns over ? had the same problem! looked online and found out security light was flashing . the tip was to (turn key to ON position and wait ten minuts untill the security light turnd off ,then start) it worked for me but don't know why,or what the issue was that triggered it?



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Sounds like baD FUEL TO ME.

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