Q: Q: Car cranks but start

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I just recently got my car and I'm having problems with it starting. I turn the key and all lights come on and when I turn to start the car all it does is crank acting like it's wanting to start but doesn't .I tried spraying starter fluid down the air take and no luck. I tried to listen for fuel pump but don't really know what to hear for. Where should I start at to fix my problem and I'm wanting to find the cheapest route. And I'm wondering if my car has fuel injectors O'Riley auto parts said u either have a carburetor or fuel injectors but I don't know which one I have.please help me

My car has 144000 miles.
My car has an automatic transmission.

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