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1988 Jeep Cherokee turns over but won't start

Originally started with 150 miles in on a tank of gas the Jeep would not start. Then, once filled again, happened at 60 miles into a full tank of gas. Just last night, happened at 23 miles into a full tank of gas. Each time, I refill the tank and the Jeep eventually starts. Any thoughts?

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Change fuel filter sound like its stopping up .

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