To top it off, currently Mazda has an issue with replacement throttle body's that will cause the car to jerk and stall at anytime. Then last night as I was pulling in on, the exact problem that happened previously happened again and my car stalled after entering my garage. Dealership said overcharging alternator shorted out cpm. These batteries feature a rugged, impact-resistant polypropylene construction that reduces damage due to vibrations, so you can bet on long-lasting durability when you upgrade with AutoZone. When your car works, everything works. In some 6s, you may need to re-enter a security code to get your radio to work again. The battery light comes on in the instrument panel, and the battery died.
Repeated throttle body issues, car while driving will drop to a crawl with erratic revving. In addition, many electrical components started up. I am some what fearful of driving my car on the freeway with the thought it could stall out. Also if you can get it to a chain auto parts store like autozone they ussually check charging systems for free. A week later, I was driving on the freeway and again the dashboard started flickering and the car would not accelerate and hesistated to stay at a consistent speed. I took the car out on roads that were not busy and the problem did not happen again. Stay one step ahead and avoid getting stranded with AutoZone's Duralast Mazda 6 car batteries that come with a 2-Year Nationwide Free Replacement Warranty.
Did this in the middle of the express way, nearly causing an accident, had to be towed away. Turn signal lights don't work, headlights, bose stereo, hazard lights, reverse lights truck don't open windows don't go up or down and while I drive the speedometer does not track the velocity the needle goes crazy and my E-brake light is on and track control light is blinking and the air bag lights come on all the time. They have admitted that the current new stock of throttle bodies will not work with my vehicle. I immediately scheduled an appointment at my local Mazda service center and after two days of investigating, they could not find the problem, therefore they could not fix the problem. One in four vehicles on the road this year needs a new battery and more than half of all battery failures occur in the morning, thanks to colder weather. You need to get it flushed by a transmission specialist Apr 23, 2009. Multiple tsb have been issued for this problem, so it seems the throttle body issues plague many customers.
I noticed the cars idle pick up and the dashboard display flickered. Posted on Jun 18, 2011 It is possible your alternator has died. Parts have been ordered but vehicle has not been repaired as of this note. The next day I took my battery to get checked to see what the issue was and they told me my battery was completely dead and it had only 6 months of usage. Try charging the battery or getting a jump. When you reconnect the terminals, your radio presets are likely to be cleared out.
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This will cause people to keep driving with a bad throttle body since there is no replacement. Last incident was when vehicle had been idle for 5 days and needed jump starting. Will not start do to revving loop caused by throttle body. Sure enough after removing the throttle body, mine had the aa markings. You may have a module problem.
The vehicle was towed to an independent mechanic and the battery was replaced, but the failure recurred. First diagnosis was bad alternator. The next day an attempt to jump start the vehicle failed. I put a new battery in my vehicle and as I installed the new battery I unplugged it to see if my alternator would kick in to make sure it was working correctly and as I put the battery back on a shortage happens and my wipers came on at full speed and all my lights were blinking on my dash and a smell of electrical wires burning started to happen and the entire electrical system has messed up. Although some batteries last much longer, most batteries begin breaking down chemically after four years, so you could experience dimmer headlights and other negative effects before you have a dead battery in your 6 that you need to replace. The problem went away and the car was fine. For your convenience, your nearest Firestone Complete Auto Care is open late and on Saturdays and Sundays.
Check for this code in your owners manual - it will usually be either a sticker or small card in the booklet. We only install the number one car battery brand in the country, Interstate Batteries. Aug 24, 2012 Your alternator can be the problem yes. This was highly dangerous as I could not keep up with the flow of traffic and could have easily caused an accident. It sounds like the alternator is overcharging.
This is what happened to your car now. And to top it all thank god I wasn't in the car because their was a small fire in the wires but it went away quick. If the engine continues to run it is probably your battery. The problem actually never occured again until a few weeks ago. The vehicle was not repaired. If the engine dies the alternator is bad. Once the engine is running remove the Neg.