2005 Mazda B2300 Repair and Maintenance
A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2005 Mazda B2300
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2005 Mazda B2300 ProblemsCrank but No Start Condition and No Fuel Pressure
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.
The Check Engine Light may come on with a trouble code for the Cam Position Sensor (CMP), P0340. This can be caused by the negative battery cable being too close to the sensor. The cable should be repositioned, clear the trouble code, and verify that the cable is causing the problem.
2005 Mazda B2300 QuestionsThere is a loud growl to the engine when I drive at any speed (2 answers)
This occurs all the time
Had a few occasions when driving on rough roadways that the vehicle shuts-off due to fuel loss. Hit the reset button and it runs. This is 1 2005 B2300 CA emissions and manual. Crash Sensor? Crank Position Sensor. No codes are sent according to my Actron 9180
2005 Mazda B2300 RecallsDriver's Frontal Air Bag Inflator Ruptures And Sprays Metal Fragments
The driver's frontal air bag inflator may rupture and spray metal fragments upon deployment. This is due to excessive internal pressure in the inflator. Dealers will replace the driver's frontal air bag inflator free of charge to resolve the concern.
In a crash that deploys the passenger front air bag, the inflator of the air bag can rupture, causing metal debris to strike vehicle occupants. Dealers will replace the front passenger air bag inflator free of charge to correct the concern.
This limited regional recall is for vehicles currently registered or first sold in southern Florida, along the Gulf Coast, Puerto Rico, Hawaii, Puerto Rico, Guam, and Saipan. Upon deployment the passenger airbag inflator could rupture, increasing the risk of personal injury. Dealers will replace the passenger side air bag inflator to correct this concern. Note: this supersedes recall #14V-344.