Skip the auto shop - Our mechanics make house calls

Q: The Mazda shut off trying to pull into parking lot and won't turn back on

asked by on

My Mazda tribute I was trying to pull into my parking lot and it shut off and will not turn back on
My car has an automatic transmission.

You may have a fuel pump that stopped operating. You can check the fuse F1-6 located in the underhood fuse box. You can also listen to hear if the fuel pump is running. Remove the gas cap and put your ear close to the opening. Have someone turn the key on while you listen. It should run for 2 seconds and then stop, or run continuously if you are cranking the starter to start the engine. This almost goes without saying but be sure there’s some gas in the tank when you do this. If you need to have this taken care of for you, a technician from YourMechanic can come to your car’s location to diagnose your car’s stalling issue and proceed with the necessary repairs.

Was this answer helpful?

Need advice from certified mechanic? Get help now!

Over 1000 mechanics are ready to answer your question.
The statements expressed above are only for informational purposes and should be independently verified. Please see our terms of service for more details
  • Home
  • Questions
  • The Mazda shut off trying to pull into parking lot and won't turn back on

Get an instant quote for your car

Our certified mechanics come to you ・Backed by 12-month, 12,000-mile guarantee・Fair and transparent pricing

Get a quote

What others are asking

Q: Acts like it wants to die, shifting issues.

Hi, thanks for writing in. This issue could be caused by a vacuum leak, a failed sensor, a problem with the transmission, or any number of other possible problems. Some diagnostic testing will need to be performed to identify where...

Q: Check engine light on

Hi there. Since the Check Engine Light is on then the computer needs to be scanned for codes first. I usually do this before going any further with it. This can be caused by any number of sensors on the...

Q: Engine vibrates alot.......whole car vibrates

Hi there. This is a mount problem. It is very common for the engine mounts to fail on a Mazda Premacy and still visually look good. I always remove them to physically check them for damage and wear. It can...

Related articles

How Long Does a Distributor O Ring Last?
The distributor is part of the ignition system in your vehicle and its purpose is to route high voltage from the ignition coil to the spark plug. The spark plug then...
P0052 OBD-II Trouble Code: HO2S Heater Control Circuit High (Bank 2 Sensor 1)
P0052 code definition HO2S Heater Control Circuit High (Bank 2 Sensor 1) What the...
P0240 OBD-II Trouble Code: Turbocharger Boost Sensor B Circuit Range/Performance
P0240 code definition Turbocharger Boost Sensor B Circuit Range/Performance What the P0240 code means P0240 is an OBD-II generic code triggered when the Engine Control Module (ECM) detects the intake boost...