2006 Mazda 6, car is stalling when slowing down or stopped

phoenix171
0

Asked by phoenix171 Jul 16, 2013 at 11:35 AM about the 2006 Mazda MAZDA6 i Sport 4dr Sedan

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

130k miles, new battery, recent oil change.  Car completely died at a stop light - couldn't even turn on hazards.  Put the car in neutral and was able to coast about 10 feet in which case the lights came on and I was able to start the car again.  The car died again when coming to a stop or slowing down.  I was able to keep it from dying by holding the clutch down and giving it some gas and using the emergency break to slow/stop.  Diagnostics at the service station showed no error - the car doesn't know it's having a problem.  What could be going on???

5 Answers

DavidH25
Not Active

Have the codes scanned someplace else. I can not imagine a 2006 that does that will not throw some kind of code.

1 out of 1 people think this is helpful.
Darrylsports
5

True, it should have gave a code reading sounds like your idle screw is too low, & try getting a alternator reading just to be safe.

phoenix171
0

ok - will do! they did confirm that they've never seen anything like this..no error code where there's clearly a problem.

DavidH25
Not Active

A 2006 Mazda6 does not have an "idle screw" It's throttle body FI

3 out of 3 people think this is helpful.
tornadojimbelino
35

Sounds like your fuel pump is going out. Either that or the baffles in the gas tank could have broken which would cause the fuel in the tank to slosh backwards on take-off and forwards stopping if you're below a quarter of a tank. It happened to me, that's how I know.

Your Answer

Add photo

Related Questions

  • Engine Surge & Not Returning To Idle When Slowing Down 5 answers

    I have a 2003 Mazda 6 4-cylinder automatic. A few days ago it started doing a couple of odd things. First, when slowing down (as to a stop light) the engine rpm SOMETIMES doesn't drop to idle as I a...

    2003 Mazda MAZDA6

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

  • 2004 Mazda 6 AT & Engine Light?? 4 answers

    Hi there! I have an Auto 2004 Mazda 6 and recently the engine light came on whilst I was taking off from a set of lights (the car was cold). The car shuddered/jumped, engine light came on, but then c...

    2004 Mazda MAZDA6 4 Dr i Hatchback

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

  • wants to stall out when i stop 1 answer

    hey everyone! so i have a 2003 mazada 6. its a 4 cylinder. but i have a problem with it. it wants to shutter when im at a red light or at a complete stop. And sometimes it will lower its rpm's enough ...

    2003 Mazda MAZDA6

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

  • why does my 2004 mazda 6 wan to lasuch at a idle 1 answer

    my 2004 mazda 6 wagon will feel like its missing when im at a a idle when stopped? It also will start cutting out on the freeway. I have had the plugs replaced and all the coils. and it still does ...

    2004 Mazda MAZDA6 4 Dr s Wagon

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

  • Mazda Tribute 1 answer

    The car only has about 64,000 miles and is a 2003 It stalls and stops when putting the car in reverse, then drive and also when slowing down and turning a corner or just driving along at a slower spee...

    2003 Mazda Tribute

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

MAZDA6
Looking for a Used MAZDA6 in your area?
CarGurus has 14,904 nationwide MAZDA6 listings starting at $2,171.
ZIP:

Search Mazda MAZDA6 Questions

Mazda MAZDA6 Experts

#1 dandyoun
dandyoun
Reputation 60
#1 Tom Demyan
Tom Demyan
Reputation 60
#3 7jimmy7
7jimmy7
Reputation 50
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used Mazda MAZDA3"
575 Great Deals out of 31,283 listings starting at $1,900
Used Honda Accord"
1,230 Great Deals out of 69,683 listings starting at $1,288
Used Nissan Altima"
1,533 Great Deals out of 87,618 listings starting at $1,000
Used Toyota Camry"
1,392 Great Deals out of 73,934 listings starting at $1,450
Used Ford Fusion"
1,473 Great Deals out of 72,757 listings starting at $2,500
Used Honda Civic"
931 Great Deals out of 60,615 listings starting at $998
Used Nissan Maxima"
591 Great Deals out of 20,363 listings starting at $1,795
Used Kia Optima"
532 Great Deals out of 38,427 listings starting at $1,900
Used Hyundai Sonata"
1,098 Great Deals out of 61,919 listings starting at $1,988
Used Mazda MAZDA5"
122 Great Deals out of 3,455 listings starting at $3,500
Used Volkswagen Jetta"
1,044 Great Deals out of 38,922 listings starting at $995
Used Acura TL"
340 Great Deals out of 6,779 listings starting at $1,900
Used Toyota Corolla"
1,091 Great Deals out of 60,309 listings starting at $1,300
Used Ford Mustang"
954 Great Deals out of 27,780 listings starting at $1,500
Used Volkswagen Passat"
501 Great Deals out of 27,844 listings starting at $1,495

Used Cars For Sale

2015 Mazda MAZDA6 For Sale
5 Great Deals out of 9,229 listings starting at $19,994
2014 Mazda MAZDA6 For Sale
31 Great Deals out of 1,079 listings starting at $15,957
2013 Mazda MAZDA6 For Sale
13 Great Deals out of 289 listings starting at $11,495
2012 Mazda MAZDA6 For Sale
42 Great Deals out of 834 listings starting at $9,977
2011 Mazda MAZDA6 For Sale
38 Great Deals out of 569 listings starting at $7,995