rx7 starts when starter is engaged then dies when you let the key back to the run position.

Asked by Oct 02, 2012 at 06:25 PM about the 1979 Mazda RX-7

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

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Check fuses first, if it's not that get the wiring diagram for your car (there's a few minor differences between the Cali spec and the normal model) and work your way through the emission control system. The way I see it, it's probably the ignition relay that's failed, that's the one part in the ECS that gets powered by the starter position of the ignition switch.

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