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sprinkles08, ASE Certified Technician
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Experience:  ASE Master and Advanced level certified. Factory trained with 15 years dealership experience
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3lt bt 50 starts cold then cuts out winds over for a while

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3lt bt 50 starts cold then cuts out winds over for a while then starts fine for rest of day
JA: Will the headlights turn on? Is the battery fully charged?
Customer: Yes and yes
JA: What is the model of your '50 Mazda?
Customer: 2007
JA: Are you fixing your vehicle yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: Checked all connections glow plugs click when key turns on not sure what else to check
JA: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?
Customer: No
Submitted: 6 months ago.
Category: Australia Car
Expert:  sprinkles08 replied 6 months ago.

Hello and welcome to JustAnswer!

There are many possible causes for the engine dying and not restarting. It will require some testing to determine what is going on. You may have a fuel system concern or the problem may be electrical. If it dies abruptly then odds are it's an electrical issue such as a bad crank sensor.

The first step in diagnosing the problem is to check for fault codes in the engine controller. Have you checked for codes?