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1992 mazda precidia, possible problem with flywheel and electrics

My 1992 mazda precidia judders when it's in first gear unless you get the revs past 3000rpms. First I thought it was the clutch but after getting it looked at they found there was nothing wrong with the clutch. Just the other day it completley died on me. The car has no power what so ever, no lights turn on at all and the day before the battery was fine. I had it checked by a guy and he didn't mention anything about the fuses, but not sure?? 

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It's more than likely an issue with your air intake. Pop the hood and take a look at the accordian tube that comes off the airbox. This is known to have cracks in it. If you see any, fill them with shoe goo, ductape, anything. This causes rough idle and shuddering. Also check your distributer cap and rotor, as a worn cap/rotor will cause this. IT could also be a fuel injector/pump issue, but check the above mentioned items first. Also make sure your oil is topped up.

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