will a bad fuel filter stop a car from starting

Asked by Dec 26, 2015 at 02:47 PM about the 2007 Cadillac CTS 2.8L

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

car turns over but wont start and there is a strong gas smell after several
attempts to start it

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It sure will if clogged, fuel starvation. I know little about Cadillac's but that is generic automotive knowledge. Now, I feel the need to warn you about the odor of gasoline. Whenever you can smell raw gasoline there is a source of gas that can cause a fire that can overwhelm you before you realize what is happening. Please be careful

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