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Car sits for two-days or more have to pump peddle and crank for long time before starts. Sometimes it will sart faster if I crank and pump then turn off egnition then rtedo , it will start faster.....

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If you car is a mid-1980's or newer it's fuel injected and pumping the pedal has no affect on it starting. A few causes are = clogged fuel filter, intermitent fuel pump activity [ pump, or relay ], faulty fuel pressure regulator, leak in system, etc. If you can hear the fuel pump run when you first turn on the igntion, then look for the filter or regulator problem. If there's a leak in the system then it may get air bound.

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