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I just picked up a Mazda MPV it cranks but won't

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Hi,I just picked up a Mazda MPV it cranks but won't start.Previous owner said it was running fine and the lights on dash came on van started slowing down and it went about 5 miles and died.It has fuel and spark and he had driven about 45 miles before this all happened and he did not get fuel that day so I assume it's not water in the tank...any idea what it could be? Timing chain looks good and no broken belts.
Submitted: 8 months ago.
Category: Mazda
Expert:  Chad Farhat replied 8 months ago.

Hi my name is ***** ***** I will be assisting you .

is there a check engine light on or flashing on dash ?

did you check for injector pulse ,we have fuel but is the injectors firing?

did you check the fuel pressure and compare to specs ?

please let me know

Chad

ASE Certified Technician

Customer: replied 8 months ago.
No check engine on and didn't check injectors yet or fuel pressure yet i'll get back to you on that,thanks.
Expert:  Chad Farhat replied 8 months ago.

yes do that , i m going to send the specs on fuel pressure on that Mazda van ?

Fuel specs : 61-66 PSI key on / engine off for a 2003 Mazda van with V6 3.o liter DOHC

Chad (aka -Customer