WHY DOES IT CUT OFF WHILE I'M DRIVING?

  • Tiny
  • truist
  • 1987 Mazda b2000
  • 175,000 miles

I have an '87 Mazda B2000 truck and it will cut off on me while I'm driving it, in motion with my foot on the accelerator. It takes a while to start it back up but it's getting harder and harder every time. There's fuel in the fuel filter and I have a brand new starter on it. What could be the problem?

Wednesday, September 12th, 2012 AT 6:54 PM

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  • Tiny
  • ASEMaster6371
  • Expert
  • 25,550 posts

Start with a fuel pressure test to verify fuel pump pressure is sufficient.

Roy

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Thursday, September 13th, 2012 AT 10:04 AM
  • Tiny
  • truist
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This truck has a new starter, ignition coil, fuel filter, and fuel pump (fuel pump most recent) and it is still doing the same thing.

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Monday, October 1st, 2012 AT 6:08 PM
  • Tiny
  • wrench48657
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I had one doing the same thing as it turned out it was the ignition switch cutting it self off and on

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Tuesday, September 24th, 2013 AT 2:09 AM

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