Q: What are the chances it could be the fuel relay that is stalling my car?

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My car was sitting in idle and stalled for the first time. I thought it was due to being low on gas so I put in fuel and it ran for another few days then I had it sitting in idle while I talked to someone and it stalled out and didn't restart back up. I don't hear the noise from the fuel pump and my mechanic said that he thinks it is the fuel pump. I was wondering what the chances of it being the fuel relay instead? My car has an automatic transmission.

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