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MY CAR GET HOT AND SOUNDS LIKE A DIESEL

2000 Mazda Millenia

Engine Cooling problem
2000 Mazda Millenia 4 cyl Front Wheel Drive Automatic 11600 miles

The TCS off light comes on, then when I press on the accelerator it sounds like a diesel truck. If I go to long doing this the car will shut off. I open the hood and its smoking. Please help!
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Kimberly221
May 12, 2010.



Check if the engine is overheating and also the EGR valve and Knock sensor-a problem with these areas will cause the engine to ping/detonate that sounds like a diesel engine under acceleration

Rasmataz
May 12, 2010.