If the engine cranks but won't start, the fault may be internal to the distributor. Diagnosis will show no spark and trouble codes for the crankshaft position sensor (CKP) or the camshaft position sensor (CMP). Our technicians recommend replacement of the complete distributor assembly if these conditions occur.
Cranks But Won't Start Due to Internal Distributor Fault on Mazda B2600
Average mileage: 156,646 (122,000–189,000)
11 people reported this problem
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1993 Mazda B2600189,000Visitor
WILL TURN OVER BUT WILL NOT START. CHANGED OUT FUEL PUMP AND FUEL FILTER,ALSO CHANGED PLUGS. RAN GREAT, DROVE IT 45 MINUTES, TURNED IT OFF WILL NOT START AGAIN.I HAVE NO SOLUTION AND AM VERY FRUSTRATED, PLEASE PLEASE HELP.
1991 Mazda B2600Visitor
rebuilt motor from scratch,put motor back in truck and started it up.my father and i were standing in front of the truck for about 5 min.(admiring how well it ran,then it turned off like you turned the key off.haven't been able to start it since.
1993 Mazda B2600122,000Visitor
Was running fine. Quit 15 miles from home sort of. Still would idle and could just press on the throttle for high idle but would cut out at 1500 RPM. Got the rig home at high idle. Now it would start again and run for less then a second and shut off. Fuel pressure is great (60PSI), Grouding the green connector doesn't produce any error codes. Seems to have spark. Adding gas (priming) to the intake manifold won't make it run. Note, The aftermarket tach quit at the same time the rig stopped. It was hooked to the pink wire on the distributor. (I know now it was not the proper connection for it.)
1991 Mazda B2600150,000Visitor
will crank but won't fire - replaced distributor assembly but still won't fire at all through the distributor
1991 Mazda B2600134,679Visitor
Battery failed. Replaced battery, changed oil and filter. Replaced main 80amp fuse (blown). Tried to start, receiving fuel and injectors working. Replaced injectors 30,000mi ago. Acts like it wants to turn over but just cranks and cranks. Haven't replaced distributor yet.
1993 Mazda B2600Visitor
turns over but wont start
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