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It hesitates when I accelerate from a stop, I looked it up, but other scenarios I read about include the check engine light coming on, but mine has not come on yet, any ideas?

My car is automatic, when turned on and I put it in drive mode to go forward automatically switches overdrive light flashing and no running forward. I turn it off immediately and I come on and the problem is going. This makes it all day every time I boot drive. It can be and how do I fix? I'm a girl and not much these things.

After car has sat over night or at work for 8 hours car starts with no problems. And while running it runs great and does not shut off while running. However, if I stop the car at the store or etc. it will not start again even after waiting a hour. It has done this in the past but started after 30 minutes to a hour now will not. In order to start I must leave it sit for several hours (5 to 8 hours). The car will crank but smells like fuel terribly. Also it is a clutch and will start when pushed every time. Almost seems like there is no spark or a sensor. Please help. The distributor, plugs, wires, all basics have been checked and no problems noticed there. No check engine light either.

I have replaced the following: Blower motor, blower resistor, radiator, fan and thermostat but still NO heat. I'm getting desperate to find this problem and fix it before winter comes.

wires..is in time.......+14 volts at plug on dist

put a new starter in and it still wont start doing the same exact thing as before the new starter. all lights come on, when you turn the key it clicks one time but wont turn over. jumping it doesnt work either. popped the clutch and its sputtering and doesnt want to stay running, white fumes coming out the muffler which smells horrible and the engine is shaking. none of this was happening before the "starter went bad" now im being told my computer went bad. could that be possible?

I was driving on the freeway last week when suddenly the car just bogged down and stalled. I could not get the car to start at all and it hasn't started since. occasionally when I try to start it the car sputters up about 100-200 rpm then does nothing. Sometimes when cranking the car will backfire through the air box causing it to blow open. I ran the codes for the engine light that came on when the problems occurred and I got a code for a camshaft sensor and the egr system. In an attempt to repair I have replaced the: camshaft position sensor, mass airflow sensor, ignition coils (no difference whatsoever) tested the crank sensor (good) and checked the fuel pressure (over 30 psi with great flow). When I crank the car I know its getting fuel. Any suggestions or ideas whats wrong?

I was driving on the freeway last week when suddenly the car just bogged down and stalled. I could not get the car to start at all and it hasn't started since. occasionally when I try to start it the car sputters up about 100-200 rpm then does nothing. Sometimes when cranking the car will backfire through the air box causing it to blow open. I ran the codes for the engine light that came on when the problems occurred and I got a code for a camshaft sensor and the egr system. In an attempt to repair I have replaced the: camshaft position sensor, mass airflow sensor, ignition coils (no difference whatsoever) tested the crank sensor (good) and checked the fuel pressure (over 30 psi with great flow). When I crank the car I know its getting fuel. Any suggestions or ideas whats wrong?

I have a 1996 mazda protege put new distributor coil on it because mechanic said it was coil pack or coil. Now when trying to start it there is a huge draw on battery when cranking engine like battery is low or dead? Put battery in car with chrysler 440 engine turned engine over fast and started every time. Is it the starter or something else. engine on mazda engine is not frozen or have broken rods or crank turns over fine just slow and battery draw when using starter.

Went to gas station, they started filling car up, I only got 4 gallons, then it was leaking down my tire. My check engine light came on too

Two weeks started adding brake fluid ,see no leaks. Wheel cylinders are there just two . Auto parts did not mention cylinders ,just brake lines ?

I have a 1996 mazda protege with miata engine has no spark was told it was coil or coil pack where is it and what does it look like or which type? so I can replace it.

Tourqe specs

Head gasket

My car key got broken and a part of it got stuck inside the ignition switch

Checked all fuses and bulbs and replaced switch on brak

So this is where I'm at. The car cranks but I don't get fuel or spark things I've troubleshooted so far MAF, Crank sensor, Cam sensor, Fuel pump, Ignition switch and Ignition coils/wires all of these check out great. When I turn my ignition switch to the on position I get no check engine light as if the ecu fails to wake up, so I'm thinking I either have a short at or near the ecu or a bad ECU. Anyone encounter a similar problem before?

Radiator fan not working. Want to know where I will find the coolant temperature sensor in my mazda 323 astina (protégé)yr 2003. Also, when I replace that part is there another part I need to replace.

I got my mazda in February. The overdrive light has been flashing since I got it, and hasn't worked. My check engine light came on about two weeks later. Now my car is shaking at stop and take off until around 20 mph, and missing a little. My check engine light is now flashing constantly. My car has always had trouble getting up to speed, but now I can floor it up a hill and I get 30 mph at best. I'm 19 years old, and I know nothing about cars! Help me out!!

Replaced the alternator and had battery checked. All was good. Cleaned all the grounds. Checked all the fuses. Traced the ground cable all connections were good. Replaced the PCM and still have this problem. Any other ideas?

Hi,
On under my door it says Displacement 1800 but on the outside of the car I have an LX sticker. I looks like this combination doesn't exist. I've looked everywhere online for my trim and it says LX are supposed to have 1.6l engines.

I've already ordered the wrong brake pads once. Is there a way to know which brake pads I should order?

Please help! thanks!

Put a timing belt on my 94 Mazdz protege 1.8 dohc but the cam sprockets do not line up properly , how do I fix this?