Will a car not start because its air fuel mix is to rich?

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Yes if air fuel mix is unbalanced car will not start and you need to get your carburetor checked

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No, You do not need a key fob to start a car. When starting a car, you put the key in the ignition and turn. Power comes from car battery, not from the key fob battery!

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