Car Question about idling

Discussion in 'Shop Talk' started by daileyjoy, Jun 22, 2004.

  1. daileyjoy

    daileyjoy Well-Known Member

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    What would cause a car (96 Mazda 626) to idle strange. It will idle normal and then either run real high or drop and the car will die.

    Jennifer
     
  2. VonWolfen

    VonWolfen Well-Known Member

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    I think your car is computer managed using the ODB II system. A reputable mechanic can plug in an analyzer and give you a semi-plain English readout of the errors detected. To mess with this car without that readout would be a very poor decision, in my opinion.
     

  3. trtalbott

    trtalbott Well-Known Member

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    Ditto that Vonwolfen
     
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  5. Ross

    Ross Moderator Staff Member Supporter

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    My Ford dose this when the AC charge is low but you can guess forever with that symptom