Having problems with your 1998 Dodge Stratus ?

I was driving my car pulled into the garage came back out the next day wont start, it cranks but thats it?????

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Engine cranks - battery and starter ok. Check for fuel flow. I have seen fuel pumps go out like shutting off a light switch. Shut the car off and just 10 minutes later car will not start because fuel pump failed.
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