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Could be a dead battery (hopefully). Without more detail, it could be a whole bunch of different things. Does the car start?

if the car cannot be restarted its a good possibility that the timing belt broke. its a 300-400 dollar repair not counting the tow.

Could be that gas is low. it also could be the mass airflow hose has a hole in it.

The second is a possibility, you can take the timing belt plastic covers off the passenger side of the engine and check to see if the timing belt is still in tact.

The other s are not true. A vehicle does not run off the battery, it only uses the battery to start the vehicle. After that, the alternator takes over.

You could have a bad alternator, if that is so, then your battery light should have illuminated in your gauge cluster.

The third is a possibility but its not likely. The mass air flow system on the intake piping is hard plastic and its not very fragile. Also the car will still run, but it will not idle well or it will stall

I would check the alternator first, then check the fuel pump, then check your spark. Make sure all those are working.

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