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1995 Pontiac Firebird Question: what would cause this to happen to my 1995 firebird?

 

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ccmaxfield, 3.8L V6, Dunkirk, NY, March 23, 2013, 22:58
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i would start the car in the morning, itd run fine. the second time id go out to start it however, id have to pump the gas pedal several times while turning the key in order for it to start. i was driving up a hill the other day and the car stalled out and quit. i havent been able to get it to start since. also believed i may have flooded the engine because i smelled a little gas with the oil. let sit for the last week and still wont start. it has new spark plugs and wires, a fresh tune-up, a new fuel filter as of 6 months ago, oil is good. no engine lights are on. what could be making this happen? ive been told the fuel pump? the car has 140xxx on it. any answers would be great!

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    big brad March 24, 2013, 11:46
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    do you have compresson it can b a fuel pump you can try this put a cap or two of oil in each cylinder you may have washed down cylinders with fuel from pumping the gas .you can go to repair pal home page and select estimate .im in jersey ,prices here are very high

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