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Gasoline is a very perishible substance. Over time, the aromatic components that make gasoline so flamable break down and evaporate. What is left will burn, but not very well, it terms of running an engine. Try adding several gallons of new gas to the tank, and then crank the engine for about 20 seconds, or until it starts. If the engine dies, wait at least 30 seconds before cranking it again. Starter motors get very hot when turning over an engine, and will burn up if used over and over without being allowed to cool off. You also may need to have another vehicle boost the voltage of your battery with jumper cables. Do not change the alternator without having it tested.

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