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1994 Mazda Protege Question: engine cranks but won't start

 

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1994mazda, 1.8L 4 Cylinder, Colorado Springs, CO, December 04, 2010, 07:45
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1994 Mazda Protege. The engine cranks but won't start. This has happened 2 times in last week. Not the battery. I have a mechanic who says he can't do any diagnosis unless it won't start for him.

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    DaveJHM December 05, 2010, 00:23
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    Pretty much true. Not a whole lot of clues come up in a 1994 Mazda (or most any vehicle). You need to kind of catch it in the act to see if spark or fuel is missing. Could be a fuel pump, could be a ignition issue (coil, etc). Could be a relay. Hopefully you will catch it in the act. Good luck.

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