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2000 mazda mpv diagnostic box

Is there a way to tap into it using a actron obd2 scanner. it wont start so cant drive it to mechanic to get diagnosed

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  • henderson132 Dec 28, 2008

    its not reading any codes after i tried it.

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    2000 mazda mpv is getting gas but won't start

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The engine has to be running for the scanner to pull codes out of the car. By the way, the engine must be parked as well; if the car in drive (or driving along the street), it will not run the code. The connector should be below the steering column that mates with your Actron scanner.

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There should be an OBD II plug under  the dash on the drivers side. It might have a cover over it so look real close. That actron will give you generic P codes.

Posted on Dec 28, 2008

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    John Weathers Dec 28, 2008

    Check your fuses and make sure the one that powers up the diagnostic connector isn't blown. 

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