is it a good or bad thing to race the engine after start up?

Asked by Feb 21, 2016 at 02:42 PM about the Mazda MPV

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

2 Answers

42,005

It is not useful and just plain dumb. Racing a cold engine is not good for it.

1 out of 1 people think this is helpful.
228,145

No, too much wear on the engine.

1 out of 1 people think this is helpful.

Your Answer

Add photo

Related Questions

  • Changed headlight bulbs and now car wont start 69 answers

    He was able to replace the bulbs fairly quickly, I paid and attempted to leave. The car wouldnt start!! It cranks and cranks but wont start. Mechanic says its not getting fire to the engine. He seems ...

    2003 Mazda MPV LX

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

  • Engine cranks but wont start 7 answers

    just had new starter put in - ran for few days then this problem. have changed spark plus, spark plug wires, ignition coil, distributor and rotor. Ignition coil tested and sparked orange but still r...

    1994 Mazda MPV 3 Dr STD Passenger Van

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

  • Why is there a milky brown oil layer in the coollant reservoir of my Mazda MPV? 18 answers

    When my husband checked the coolant there was a milky brown layer of oil floating on top. The car was running fine.He took it to mechanic and there was a small pipe leaking he fixed that but is puzz...

    2003 Mazda MPV

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

  • Overheating and starting issues 1 answer

    Van is overheating .Keeps slowly climbing to the h..Idk what to do.this is my 1st car/van..Also van having issues starting it happened a few times but it would just start after a while and a few pr...

    2001 Mazda MPV LX

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

  • Bad pcv hose cause of stalling? 3 answers

    I have a Mazda protege 1991 and a few weeks ago I filled the tank and the car stalled on me about 2 minutes later. I can restart after a few seconds but it won't last long before it stalls again....

    1991 Mazda Protege 4 Dr DX Sedan

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

Search Mazda MPV Questions

Mazda MPV Experts

#1 bobbyleveille
bobbyleveille
Reputation 980
#2 Gary John
Gary John
Reputation 490
#3 Michelle Ann
Michelle Ann
Reputation 310
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used Mazda MAZDA5
51 Great Deals out of 1,407 listings starting at $3,300
Used Honda Odyssey
279 Great Deals out of 28,259 listings starting at $1,295
Used Toyota Sienna
232 Great Deals out of 28,963 listings starting at $1,995
Used Dodge Grand Caravan
237 Great Deals out of 31,743 listings starting at $1,995
Used Nissan Quest
65 Great Deals out of 2,729 listings starting at $2,800
Used Honda CR-V
698 Great Deals out of 57,120 listings starting at $1,600
Used Toyota Camry
882 Great Deals out of 92,127 listings starting at $1,300
Used Mazda CX-9
71 Great Deals out of 10,214 listings starting at $4,395
Used Chrysler Town & Country
391 Great Deals out of 18,575 listings starting at $1,995
Used Honda Pilot
373 Great Deals out of 20,684 listings starting at $2,199
Used Toyota Corolla
768 Great Deals out of 75,277 listings starting at $1,790
Used Kia Sedona
83 Great Deals out of 8,646 listings starting at $1,800
Used Mazda MAZDA3
217 Great Deals out of 29,546 listings starting at $1,495
Used Mazda MAZDA6
104 Great Deals out of 16,911 listings starting at $1,000
Used Dodge Caravan
673 listings starting at $2,500