Engine misses on acceleration after cold start

Asked by Nov 10, 2014 at 04:46 PM about the 2000 Mazda MX-5 Miata LS

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

Engine misses on acceleration after cold start. After a few minutes of warmup, the
problem disappears. Is this timing, tune up, or some other problem?

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Appears to be running lean cold. One of several sensors may have failed not 'telling' the ECU to give it the little bit of 'choke' it needs until warm. If CEL is on get an OBD scan, will eliminate much guesswork

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How many miles does it have?

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