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Car won't start, except when i spray starter fluid. Even then it only stay cranked for a few seconds. I've tried hold gas pedal down and still the same outcome. My in-tank fuel pump/filter is new and is working fine. My fuses also do not appear to be blown. What could be the problem preventing car from running?

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Brandy Schaffels, Editor at AskPatty.com, Inc. Sorry to hear you're having trouble getting your 2003 Toyota Celica. It could be your starter, or starter solenoid, but many issues can contribute to this problem, so I found a discussion about the issue here https://www.cargurus.com/Cars/Discussion-t17974_ds508003 And here: http://repairpal.com/car-wont-start-randomly-011

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