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It kind of breaks and looses power when fuel indicator is…

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It kind of breaks...

It kind of breaks and looses power when fuel indicator is below 1/4

Mechanic's Assistant: Has the vehicle turned into a gas hog? And how does it start -- same as usual?

It makes a little unusual noise when i start the engine

Mechanic's Assistant: What is the model/year of your Mazda?

Demio 1.3 1999

Mechanic's Assistant: Are you fixing your vehicle yourself? What have you tried so far?

I havent tried anything as of yet that started hapening last night on the motorway

Mechanic's Assistant: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?

No i think that is it

Submitted: 11 months ago.Category: Mazda
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Mazda Mechanic: Kevin, Auto Mechanic replied 11 months ago
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Hi im kevin the fact this only occurs when fuel is low would indicate some form of contaminent in the fuel tank thats floating on fuel .this wouldnt be a problem untill fuel is low enough to pull it through .the best course of action would be to have tank drained to remove all contaminated fuel

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