Theres fuel, spark compression and the timing Belt is good. The car cranks but wont start replaced the mass air flow sensor so thats out. After the car cranks it smells a lot like gas like if theres to much fuel. It sounds like it wants to start but nothing. Cant get the codes because my dad decided to take the battery out. Plz help
Car wont start on 2000 Mazda Protege
by Toaster9129 in Granada Hills, CA on January 14, 2014
2 answers 2 comments
ANSWER by ziptie12 on January 14, 2014
Have you pulled the plugs to see how fouled they are?
Took them out after trying to turn it on for a wile there dry a lil dark but dry
ANSWER by globalhelper on January 15, 2014
do you have any eng codes?
No codes my dad took the battery. My check engine light came on last month n it gave me the code for cilinder1 missfire. No other codes
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