1996 Suzuki Sidekick trouble starting

Tiny
LEARL2
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  • 1996 SUZUKI SIDEKICK
  • 4 CYL
  • 4WD
  • MANUAL
  • 280,000 MILES
I left car at airport for 4 days. When I went to pick it up, it wouldn't start. Turned over fine but never started. Changed cap and rotor. No start. Wnt back a day later it tired once like it got one spark, then continued to turn over. Tried another day, same thing. Began to think it was the fuel pump so had it towed to my repair shop. They said they jumped in to move it and it started right up and has since. Could it be the fuel filter was plugged and crud was jarred loose when towing it. If so, where is the fuel filter?

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Tuesday, February 23rd, 2010 AT 7:07 AM

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Tiny
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The fuel filter is located at the front of the tank on the right side. I guess anything is possible, but if the fuel filter actually was that restricted there would have been symptoms earlier. Now that it appears to be running, about the only thing you can do is scan it for codes. If no codes are present, keep driving it until another fault occurs and then there would be a starting point.
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Tuesday, February 23rd, 2010 AT 8:27 AM

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