2002 Mazda B2300 Repair and Maintenance
A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2002 Mazda B2300
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2002 Mazda B2300 ProblemsCrank but No Start Condition
If the engine cranks but does not start, it may be caused by a tripped inertia switch. Switch the key to "ON" and the fuel pump should be heard running for a second or two. Listen at the gas filler if necessary. The inertia switch is located on the firewall and can be tripped when the parking brake is set too hard and then released. The inertia switch should be reset, and will click when it is reset.
The engine may fail to start due to an electrically shorted sensor. Some of the sensors may internally short and not blow any fuses. A technician may find no spark and no operation of the fuel injectors in the diagnosis. One way a technician may isolate the defective sensor is by disconnecting sensors one by one to see if the engine starts.
A dirty, or contaminated mass airflow (MAF) sensor can cause the engine to run poorly. There may be a Check Engine Light with trouble codes relating to the MAF sensor. In some cases, carefully cleaning the sensor element will fix the problem, but replacement may be required.
2002 Mazda B2300 Questionswhy am i not getting any spark from any plug (1 answer)
i have replaced the coil, wire harness, spark plugs, and plug wires
and highway speed is achieved. The Check Engine light has been on and my shop cant diagnose it. Could there be a connection between these issues. HELP
Engine light came on yesterday. Airbag light been on for a while. No matter what gear I go into, upon release of the clutch, AND ONLY AT TIMES - NO PARTICULAR PATTERN, the truck will jump upon acceleration. Power loss upon climbing hills. Any ideas? Spark plugs and wiring have been replaced ...