Q: Q: Car does not start

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while driving along, the car suddenly died. it first lost power and nothing happened when stepping on the gas. then it died. did not stutter or hesitate. no warning light nothing. now it will not start. it does turn over, with as much power as always, but does not start. the vehicle is a 1995 dodge shadow

My car has 145600 miles.
My car has an automatic transmission.

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