SHORTLY AFTER THE ENGINE IS TURNED ON THE ENGINE...

  • Tiny
  • Anonymous
  • 2000 Mazda 626
  • 256,000 miles

Shortly after the engine is turned on, the engine will race and then almost die until the engine has warmed up.
Sometimes the engine will die completely when coming to a stop.
2.5 V6 / manual transmission

Friday, January 4th, 2013 AT 6:05 PM

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  • Tiny
  • KHLow2008
  • Expert
  • 41,994 posts

Is the Malfunction Indicator Light showing?
Could be the cold start is not functioning correctly. Try cleaning the throttle body and IAC.

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Friday, January 4th, 2013 AT 6:56 PM

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