• Tiny
  • 114845
  • 1983 MAZDA
  • 4 CYL
  • FWD
  • 221,000 MILES

I have an 1983 mazda and I cant get it started. The car will turn over but wont fire and i've cleaned the spark plugs and tried to manually carburete it and still wont fire.

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Saturday, March 26th, 2011 AT 5:06 PM

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  • Tiny
  • Rasmataz

Get a helper disconnect a sparkplug wire or 2 and ground it to the engine at least 3/16 away from ground -have helper crank engine over-do you have a snapping blue spark? If so-you have a fuel related problem, Do you hear the fuel pump come On when you turn key on? If not check fuel pump fuse and fuel pump relay if so, check the fuel pressure to rule out the fuel filter/fuel pump/pressure regulator and listen to the injector/s are they pulsing or hook up a noid light. No snapping blue spark continue to troubleshoot the ignition system-power input to the coil/coil packs, coil's resistances, distributor pick-up coil, ignition control module, cam and crank sensors and computer Note: If it doesn't apply disregard it

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