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Mazda Capella 1998,not idling evenly

One of the ignition leads was cracked so I replaced the whole set.I've also changed the spark plugs but the idling is still very bad and the car sounds as if it wants to cut out.There might be a possibilty that I've connected the ignition leads incorrectly,can you please tell me what the ignition lead formation is so that I can be sure I've matched them correctly,

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  • FP Dec 21, 2008

    The problem has been fixed thank you.The gasket was blown and was sucking in air causing a fluctuation in idling.

  • ash seder May 11, 2010

    4 our 6 cyl



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The large one goes to the engine block and the little one goes to the sheetmetal of the right wheelwell. Those little ones often pull loose such that you can't imagine where it came from, it was a 5/16" headed screw into the sheet metal.

There is also a couple of bare naked ground cables that also grounds your transmission with your starter and vehicle frame close to the starter. If these get pulled in two when changing out an engine for example you will get all kinds of odd blinker problems, gauges reading off the chart full and then empty, you will swear the thing is possessed.

You could make your own and add it into the GM grounding system already in place. Bolt the big end to the block, put a screw thru a handy frame hole where ever it lays across one and finish with a smaller self tapping screw right into the fender well right thru the cable.

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if the engine has been steamed cleaned that may have caused this to happen, get all the water out of the area & check in a few days to see if it happens again,if it does you will have to try & find where the water is leaking from.......hope this helps......cheers.

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