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#47 of 75 Common starting Problem for Mazdas
Apr 12, 2010 (4:46 pm)
The ignition system for a lot of mazdas like my 1993 626 is located in the distributor. When it heats up it will lose its connection and your car will not start. Some times it will reconnect again, most times it doesnt. And I do know on mine and most Mazdas you cant just replace that part of the ignition system. You have to replace the entire distributor. I got a new one on ebay for $125 compared to $200+ at your auto parts store or $400+ and a mazda dealership. Rockauto.com is also cheaper than your auto parts store. So if you guys are in doubt about starting issues check that first or have your mechanic check it. (Mine also thru out a ghost code for a idle air control valve. Which I replaced and didnt need to since it was my ignition system was bad, so that was a waste of $300) Hope that helps folks
#48 of 75 Re: mazda 626 1992 [lexie4]
May 27, 2010 (5:36 am)
change the coil, and the Crank position sensor.
likley it is the position sensor, but best to do both at the same time.
#49 of 75 Re: 95 mazda 626 fuel pump relay low side power not working [bt100]
May 27, 2010 (5:40 am)
get an after market transmission cooler added, should fix you issue quickly.
about $450.00-500.00 at a reputable shop.
#50 of 75 Re: Mazda 626 2002 Starting Problems [frank626]
Aug 15, 2010 (12:55 pm)
I have the same thing happening on a '94 626 including turning key off and back on trick. I suspect either fuel pump, relay, or computer. Did you ever find out what was causing your problem?
#51 of 75 Re: Mazda 626 2002 Starting Problems [pbhf]
Aug 22, 2010 (7:26 am)
The relay was replaced 1st, then the fuel pump, then the ignition and another part relating to the ignition. The problem is solved. The ignition was the last repair and it works great now.
#52 of 75 Re: mazda 626 1992 [lexie4]
Aug 22, 2010 (1:35 pm)
Just enrolled into this website. I have same model year, and similar situations. Wonder, you have got your problem resolved since May. What I have, was intermittently unable to re-start. It usually starts up after a couple hours rest. If I stopped at a store for a short errands. It'll act up when I returned. The engine would cut-off after a roughly 50 yards from the parking. I won't start unless sitting for a couple of hours. I swapped the fuel pump relay and main relay, also replaced ignition coil. It seems not getting any improvement. Wish, some fresh idea can be exchanged.
#53 of 75 96 mazda 626 wont start
Apr 17, 2011 (2:47 pm)
i have a 1996 mazda 626. car was working fine i went to clean the the acid on my battery, then when i went to leave it wouldnt start unless i pushed started it. thoiuight maybe i just drained the batt while cleaning the terminals but it didnt start later that night. took it to a autozone had them test my batt and starter said both were fine that it was a connection problem. said that sometimes terminals and cables go bad when acid sits too long on them. so i replaced the terminals and still no start. i get power to the car such as my radio and everything but when i go to start it it wont turn over or anything. wont make a sound. batt stays charged for about ten minutes then depleates but i still can turn the headlights on. any help would be great. thanks!
#54 of 75 Re: 96 mazda 626 wont start [jbustos22]
May 31, 2011 (6:56 am)
Had a similar problem with my 86 626. Check the relay switch near the battery...push all connectors close to battery together...sometimes that's the problem. Also had a part close to the distributor replaced by a mechanic. Hope that helps.
#55 of 75 i have the same problems
Jul 10, 2011 (9:47 am)
i have a 1996 mazda 626 and got power to the inside of the car but nothing to the engine and the key will click but nothing else. i cleaned the terms and nothing but got everything to the radio and wipers and a/c but not to the enginre help me with this to figure out driving me crazy.
#56 of 75 1993 Mazda 626 Starting Problem
Jul 22, 2011 (3:35 pm)