CAR STARTS AND SHUTS DOWN AFTER A FEW SECONDS IS...

1996 Mazda 626

Tiny

ecua123

November, 19, 2012 AT 2:33 AM

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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8 Answers

Tiny

ASEMaster6371

November, 19, 2012 AT 2:36 AM

Check all your connections first.

Roy

Tiny

ecua123

November, 19, 2012 AT 2:58 AM

I did but after it starts it looses sparks and shuts down

Tiny

ASEMaster6371

November, 19, 2012 AT 3:02 AM

Check the distributor for oil inside. If there is, the distributor has failed

Roy

Tiny

ecua123

November, 19, 2012 AT 3:15 AM

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

Tiny

ASEMaster6371

November, 19, 2012 AT 3:22 AM

It still could be bad. They are very common for failing and using a used one is a recipe for disaster

Roy

Tiny

ecua123

November, 19, 2012 AT 3:30 AM

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

Tiny

ASEMaster6371

November, 19, 2012 AT 3:32 AM

I would just get a remaned one with a warranty

Roy

Tiny

ecua123

November, 19, 2012 AT 3:39 AM

Thanks ill do that tomorrow

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