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Russelfixit

Russel ... 2/1/2012

1993 Mazda MX-3 GS 6 Cyl 1.8L

Engine

have to push gas pedal to get it to start wont stay running

I changed the plugs & rotor cleaned cap changed oil, cleaned battery need to change fuel filter if I can find it

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Spoon Sports

Spoon Sports 2/1/2012

I just went through this. There is a rubber boot that goes between the air sensor and the engine intake. Check to see if it has a rip any where. Mine did and the air sensor could not detect a vacuum at idle and the engine cut off.


The boot is a dealer item, about $60 or $70.

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Russelfixit 2/2/2012

yes it does have a crack on the under side of that boot thank you

Spoon Sports

Spoon Sports 2/2/2012

Oh yeah im on a roll with these questions :) Congrats chief

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