Car starts and shuts down after a few seconds is.

Tiny
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  • 1996 MAZDA 626
  • 196,000 MILES
Car starts and shuts down after a few seconds is a mazda 626 96 2.5 engine did timing belt water pump fuel pump distributor cap and rotor new crank sensor the whole nine yards my son took the car for a 12 hour trip it ran fine but the next day everything start happening starts and then stalls sometimes the rpm works sometimes it doesnt thanks for your help

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Monday, November 19th, 2012 AT 2:33 AM

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Tiny
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Check all your connections first.

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Monday, November 19th, 2012 AT 2:36 AM
Tiny
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I did but after it starts it looses sparks and shuts down
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Monday, November 19th, 2012 AT 2:58 AM
Tiny
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Check the distributor for oil inside. If there is, the distributor has failed

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Monday, November 19th, 2012 AT 3:02 AM
Tiny
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I just replaced with a used one and doesn't have any oil inside I took it out this afternoon I also check the wire for resistance and they are working fine
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Monday, November 19th, 2012 AT 3:15 AM
Tiny
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It still could be bad. They are very common for failing and using a used one is a recipe for disaster

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Monday, November 19th, 2012 AT 3:22 AM
Tiny
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Do you know what's the resistance on the distributor when I check it was giving me.10 resistance and also I used my friends distributor and his car is running fine so far this is the third one
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Monday, November 19th, 2012 AT 3:30 AM
Tiny
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I would just get a remaned one with a warranty

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Monday, November 19th, 2012 AT 3:32 AM
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Thanks ill do that tomorrow
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Monday, November 19th, 2012 AT 3:39 AM

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