• Tiny
  • hillbillies
  • 1994 Mazda Lantis
  • 4 CYL
  • FWD
  • automatic
  • 110,000 miles

I have a v6 mazda lantis which ran out of petrol I have not been able to start it since I have checked the main fuel line and it has petrol coming out have also checked that it has spark can anyone help me please it would be much appreciated thankyou

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Sunday, May 22nd, 2011 AT 1:46 AM

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  • Tiny
  • KHLow2008
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Check the fuel injectors for pulsing.

Though you have fuel coming out of the main lines, the pressure could be low. Check the fuel pressure.

If vehicle had been idle for extended periods, check the engine compression. If you have coolant losses or overheating issues previously, you could have a bad head gasket.

The initial stalling might not have been due to running out of gas. Check the engine computer for trouble codes.

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