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.
Crank but No Start Condition and No Fuel Pressure on Mazda B2300
Average mileage: 99,916 (17,000–220,000)
Engine affected: 2.3L 4 Cylinder
27 people reported this problem
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5 speed engine died while driving down road and will not start? I had to call tow truck, and it was working fine before.
turns over but act like no fuel
2006 Mazda B2300 46,000 mi, Visitor
Fuel safety switch keeps tripping while driving. Twice almost rear ended by this switch
Running, vehicle stopped, crank, does not start, wait 5 to 10 minutes. It will start, run for a while than it will shut off while driving
1995 Mazda B2300 - 2.3L 4 Cylinder 108,000 mi, Visitor
Turn over but want start for a few min then will start