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Q: Car only cranking

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My car cranks, but it won't start.

A: There can be a variety of reasons as to why...

There can be a variety of reasons as to why your Mazda Millenia will crank but not start. We can eliminate the starter and battery as a concern, since we know from the description that it cranks, therefore I would suspect that the vehicle is missing fuel or spark. I would recommend enlisting the assistance of a certified mechanic, such as one from YourMechanic, to come by and have a look at your Mazda. They will have the experience needed to quickly determine what is preventing your Mazda from starting as well as make the repairs needed to get you back on the road again.

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