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Stalling Under Light Acceleration on Mazda Mazda5

Problem Description and Possible Solution

Some models may have a problem with stalling under light acceleration. Updated software for the powertrain control module (PCM) is available which may help with this concern.

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Mazda Mazda5 Vehicles With This Problem

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Average mileage: 66,100 (10,000–108,000)
6 model years affected: 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, more2010, 2012
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acceleration problem. Doesn't want to give me power even when I floor the power peddle. Has a muffled sound coming from engine.. It is scary to drive anymore. Never know when it is going to happen.
Hesitation/stall on acceleration and rough idle with AC compressor on. Spark plugs were replaced @ 60,000 mi with Yttrium Plugs.
We first experience the problems about a year ago and the past two months it has gotten progressively worse.
happened at 10000,30000,45000 with the crash(brakes stopped respond too), 55000, 65000 mazda dealership didnot find anything and keep saying there is no problem with the car.
losing power steering,car wants to die idling or under light accelleration,during which all dash lights flash on and off not fixed yet