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Vehicle is turning over but not starting plenty of oil plenty of fuel vehicle was sitting for 3 months so we put good fuel in it also have good battery we put some starter fluid in it and seems to start just long enough to burn it up the starter fluid that is

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Your fuel pump probably stuck. Use a wood bat or rubber hammer to tap on the tank. Have someone turn the key to on (not crank) with your ear by the tank to see if you can hear it hum for 1-3 seconds. Next replace the filter to remove any water in the lines, and don't forget to put some water remover and octane booster to "fix" the old gas that has gone stale and sucked up water.

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