Q: Q: car wont start

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My van started making this wierd noise when I would press the gas and the car would not go over 40 mph so I let off the gas and the car shut off and now it won't start, it sounds like it's about to turnover but then starts making like a humming noise. Any idea of what it might be?

My car has 218000 miles.
My car has an automatic transmission.

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