i just bought a 1985 mazda rx7, it wants to die when I press on the gas aty a stop sighn, the charging is terrible it drains the battery quickly is this because of rthe battery or alternator ? why do

Asked by Aug 29, 2012 at 06:01 PM about the 1985 Mazda RX-7

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sounds like the alternator may be bad but first things first try and test the cables. also if you are near an auto shop or parts store like autozone they can test the alternator and battery if the cables are not corroded and problematic. when you press on the gas does it try to die at high idle and under power or just when accelerating from a stop? does it have oil? what kind of gas are you using? is there smoke coming form the exhaust?

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check the fusible links!

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