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Car won't start unless i go full throttle. Gas pedal to the…

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Car won't start unless...

Car won't start unless i go full throttle

Mechanic's Assistant: Have you checked the battery, particularly the terminal connections? Are they corroded?

Gas pedal to the floor

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

I just put a new battery

Mechanic's Assistant: What year is your Mazda?

Fired right up the first time

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

04

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

Nah just the battery is good and the alternator

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Mazda Mechanic: Peter Bagley, Auto Service Technician replied 4 months ago
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Hello and welcome to just answer, my name is ***** ***** master tech of over 40 years experience here to help. I cannot see or hear your vehicle so I rely on your patience and input to my questions so I can help you better.I have read your notes and have a question before we proceed.

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Mazda Mechanic: Peter Bagley, Auto Service Technician replied 4 months ago

Does it matter if it is hot or cold? How long since last tune up?

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Customer reply replied 4 months ago
I think it does because it's been sitting a couple of days & i put a new battery today it fired right up but then after that it died & was super hard to get started again
Mazda Mechanic: Peter Bagley, Auto Service Technician replied 4 months ago

So it dies on it's own ? When last tuned up?

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Mazda Mechanic: Peter Bagley, Auto Service Technician replied 4 months ago

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Customer reply replied 4 months ago
38; I haven't had a tune up since i got it a year ago
Mazda Mechanic: Peter Bagley, Auto Service Technician replied 4 months ago

ok lets start by seeing if there are any trouble codes in the ECU . Also cleaning the throttle body and maf sensor. Do you need procedures to do these items?

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Customer reply replied 4 months ago
that would be very helpful
Mazda Mechanic: Peter Bagley, Auto Service Technician replied 4 months ago

Ok I will send you a couple you-tube videos showing these processes.

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Let me know if this helps or you need further help.

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