Jul 132016
 

Mazda 626While on break I started my car to listen to the radio and keep warm. After 10 minutes, it cut off. I checked the fuel pump to see that it is working. I check the spark plugs and found no electricity was flowing. I cleaned under the distributor cap and replaced the rotor. Still it won’t start.


RESPONSE

Check your fuses and the main relay. Then check the condenser. Check coil and then the Crank sensor and camshaft sensor. Then the PCM. Use the wiring diagrams below to help trace the issue.

Engine Controls Wiring Diagram 1996 Mazda 626

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May 242016
 

Will not start Mazda 6I have a 2006 Mazda 6 V6. The car will not crank. New Battery, Starter is good, as well as the alternator. When I try and start the car, there is no click to the starter/solenoid at all. I thought it might be the starter relay but those are fine as well, as they work in other spots. When I try and start the car with the lights on, the headlights do not dim. What could the issue be?


RESPONSE

Could be a wiring issue. Could be one of the two starter relays, yes there are two. Could be the 15 amp meter fuse or one of the two key fuses or the main 120 amp fuse.

  • Confirm you have battery negative at the starter assembly
  • Check for battery positive at the “S” terminal on the starter while someone holds the ignition key in the “START” position
  • If both battery positive and negative are found, replace the starter
  • If battery positive or negative are not found, check fuses and relays and then the wiring itself

2006 Mazda 6 3.0 V6 Starting system wiring diagram

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May 092016
 

Door Latch Replacement

I need to replace the electrical-switch & relay door jamb switch. Where is it located under hood. the problem I’m having is the door ajar light will not turn off. something is draining my battery.


RESPONSE

The switch in an internal component of the door latch assembly(4). It is mounted inside the door.

Door Latch Removal

  1. Position door glass in the up position.
  1. Remove front door trim panel (23942) and windshield.
  1. Unbolt the window regulator support bar from the door, and slide the bar out of the way to gain access to the door latch.
  1. Check all hardware connections to front door latch (21812) and inside door handle and service as necessary.
  1. Remove upper end of front door key cylinder rod from key cylinder lever.
  1. Open retainer attaching outside door handle control rod to front  latch.
    1. Disconnect electrical connector for door ajar switch (attached to  latch).
    1. Disconnect electrical connector for the adjunct power door latch actuator (if equipped).
    1. Remove three screws attaching front latch to front door.
      1. Remove front door latch (with pushbutton rod and key cylinder rod attached) from front door cavity.
      1. Remove cable windshield and cable from latch.
      1. To remove door ajar switch, use a flat-blade screwdriver to gently pry apart inner latch casing while twisting door ajar switch clockwise (for RH  latch) or counterclockwise (for LH door latch) until switch releases. Remove door ajar switch.
      1. To remove adjunct door latch actuator, release retaining tab on actuator and slide actuator off latch.
      1. Transfer components to new door latch as necessary.
May 022016
 

Inertia Switch

won’t start fuses,relay,pump OK but no power to the inertia switch


The fuel pump relay receives a signal from the PCM pin#80 LT BLU/ORG wire. It activates the relay to send power to the inertia switch on a DK GRN/YEL wire and the PCM pin #40.

Inertia Fuel Shut-off Switch Replacement

To Remove:

  1. Disconnect the negative battery cable.
  2. Access the inertia fuel shut-off (IFS) switch on the right-hand toe board and disconnect the electrical connector.
  3. Remove the bolts and the IFS switch.

To Install:

  1. Install the IFS switch and bolts.
  2. Connect the electrical connector for the IFS switch on the right-hand toe board.
  3. Connect the negative battery cable.
Jan 072016
 

2005-mazda-3
Grinding sound coming from belts and pulleys area. Friend thinks its a water pump. Louder when car is cold, and pretty much makes this sound constantly. Thoughts?

Dec 022015
 

2011 Mazda 3
When I try to start my car, all of my dash lights come on but the motor wont turn over. Just had a wire replaced that runs to the shifter due to an accident.

Nov 172015
 

2002 Mazda Tribute
Hi. I was having problems with my mazda. It was not working on drive only on reverse and second gear so i had it replaced with a used one and the same problem exists. I’m so frustrated. My Mazda still only runs on reverse and second gear. Any advice?

Sep 262015
 

The check engine light is on, and my little OBDII tool says it “too lean on bank 1”. Code is P2187. Please help diagnose our problem. Thanks!