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

40,455

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.
223,095

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

  • What can be wrong when I see the Check Engine light come on and blink? 5 answers

    123,000 miles on this van. It had run very well with no mechanical problems until the Check Engine light came on. It blinks when accelerating and run rough. Mechanic is changing original plugs and wir...

    2000 Mazda MPV ES

    -

    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 Honda Odyssey
351 Great Deals out of 27,970 listings starting at $2,295
Used Toyota Sienna
294 Great Deals out of 28,848 listings starting at $900
Used Mazda MAZDA5
50 Great Deals out of 1,918 listings starting at $1,200
Used Nissan Quest
94 Great Deals out of 3,091 listings starting at $995
Used Dodge Grand Caravan
309 Great Deals out of 34,372 listings starting at $1,995
Used Kia Sedona
140 Great Deals out of 9,357 listings starting at $1,999
Used Chrysler Town & Country
445 Great Deals out of 20,516 listings starting at $1,695
Used Toyota RAV4
645 Great Deals out of 61,987 listings starting at $2,450
Used Toyota Corolla
877 Great Deals out of 74,413 listings starting at $1,500
Used Mazda CX-9
132 Great Deals out of 9,101 listings starting at $4,395
Used Honda Pilot
462 Great Deals out of 19,638 listings starting at $599
Used Toyota Camry
1,103 Great Deals out of 96,275 listings starting at $1,250
Used Chevrolet Equinox
1,261 Great Deals out of 65,886 listings starting at $1,600
Used Honda CR-V
814 Great Deals out of 59,369 listings starting at $1,200
Used Mazda MX-5 Miata
57 Great Deals out of 5,027 listings starting at $2,500