Why is it that my car starts but won't stay running?

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If your car starts but won't stay running it could be that you have a bad spark plug. There could also be water in your gas tank or a bad distributor if it has one. The best thing to do is to start small with replacing the spark plugs.
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You might have a sticking float. Might also check the fuel filter - it might be clogged.
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The most common reason for a car not starting in the rain is found in the spark plugs. Wire insulation can wear thin and this causes the voltage to arc to the metal of the car engine
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Starting issues are almost always linked to one of the following problems: Your starter motor won't turn over. When you turn the key, do you hear a crank turning? It should be relatively
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fuel related - not electric. Not much of an answer, I'm afraid, but it's a start.
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