I have a 97 Mazda Millenia that won't start up. When I put the key in the ignition and turn it, the dashboard lights come on (battery is okay) but that's it. The car doesn't start up. This happened a few days ago too and a friend played around with the gear shift console - shifted it to park, then neutral, then drive, then back to park. Eventually it started up. Now the shift won't even move. I recently had a mechanic replace the transmission but I don't know if that has anything to do with it starting up. Any idea what the problem might be?
Car won't start up on 1997 Mazda Millenia
by cadc in Dallas, TX on June 12, 2010
ANSWER by Visitor , July 18, 2010
nuetral kill switch
ANSWER by BC con , December 21, 2013
I have a 97 millenia and mine does the same thing every once in a while. Turn the key on, put the car in neutral and then turn the key to start. Mine starts every time. But I am going to check the neutral kill switch.