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Hello!

It is highly unlikely that 10% ethanol in fuel will cause car to suddenly die. Ethanol has higher octane rating than gas but lower energy content. Thus, you need more ethanol to keep same AFR. 10% ethanol will lean you mixture slightly, but not cause engine to stop.

85% ethanol (E85) demands roughly 40% more fuel by volume.

I would start with checking obvious things: do both pump run, is there fuel and spark, is fuel filter clogged?
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