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Need Help, My Car Wont Start

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I have a 95 taurus GL. I live in chicago area so it has been really cold since tuesday. My car was running fine on monday/monday night. I parked it and got in the car on tuesday morning. It was really cold out that night, perhaps below zero. Anywho, my car didnt start. The engine turns over but it just does not start. If you need any more information to help figure it out, i would be more than happy to provide. I have no trasportation since and I really need help. Thanks.
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Well what should I do, just wait for it to thaw out? Its going to stil be cold for the upcoming week
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Originally posted by JCC@Jan 8 2004, 08:01 PM
Have you checked for spark and pressure in the fuel rail.
How do i do this?
Has spark. Hey bob, can i get some help over here?
Ok i somehow got it started today. I started it and pressed on the gas and it finally started. Now it just seems like the problems are biginning. It made loud noises after it started but its to be expected after a week of not driving. I got it running and drove it around the block. It was fine for about 1-2 minutes then it got all ****ed up.

The check engine light came one, followed by the battery light and engine oil light. The next stop sign i stopped and the car died. Any time i get to low RPMs now the car just dies. It sounds like a ghetto car now, muffler is making loud noises and the car does not run smooth at all.

Any ideas?
So water in the gas would explain the check engine light and all the other behavior? How do I get rid of it?

EDIT- My gas was alittle over a quarter full when the wheather turned sour.
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