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Have 92 fuel injected mazda pick-up that won't start

It won't crank over fast enough even when being jumped. Is getting a spark.

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Have you checked your battery? It may need maintenance - as in adding distilled water to the cells or that the cables don't have corrosion stopping a good connection. This could be a big reason why.
Also could be your spark plugs need replaced or the connections checked to make sure the wires are not loose and that they are properly seated both at the plugs and at the distributor. Then there is the alternator and starter. And making sure the fuses concerning the ignition are good and that they are not loose.
Since it's fuel injected, it could also be clogged or bad injectors, but I honestly think you should start with the battery, it's surprising how often this is the case, especially when jump starting. And some batteries can only be jumped so many times before problems start, so to speak.

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Your starter is dragging. you may need to replace the starter.

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