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First, read the computer codes to see if you can get any information there. Next, go back to the basics. Fuel, Spark and Compression.

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Q: What could be wrong with your 96 eclipse gs when you drive down the road and it acts like its basically misfiring and the engine shuts down to a complete stop and now it will not start?
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