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Q: Turned ignition on, car engine seemed to race but then off. on 2001 Ford Focus

Turned ignition on, car seemed to start but made a brief rump sound as if engine was racing, but no sooner I tried to put it on drive, engine turned off. What can it be and how much will repair cost?
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It could be many things, unfortunately and without experiencing the problem first hand or being able to do some basic diagnostic tests its hard to say. Have you tried to restart the engine, It could be anything from a loss or ignition or fuel to a mechanical issue but it is impossible to guess without knowing more details.
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