2003 Mazda MX-5 hard to start when cold. Normally cranked only couple of times now takes many more before starting.
Hard to start 2003 MX-5 when cold. Just began this problem. Afraid I'll run down the battery trying to start. Runs great when running.
Either you have a battery issue or your antifreeze is not good anymore. The battery should be checked a sap. If the battery checks out fine, I would check the coolant. It is recommended to check the coolant anyway.
Thank you mightymini11. I will have battery and antifreeze checked. I understand that the battery might be a concern but how does antifreeze effect starting?
It may start to freeze and would cause the engine to work harder to turn over.
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