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Old 04-14-2012, 05:26 PM   #1
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ok iam gonna write out a whole novel here so you guys can get somewhat a good understanding of whats happing...

i was driving home one day and i took a right turn and started to acclerate so i wouldnt get hit by the cars coming and than i got up to the speed limit and let off thah it felt like my engine had a misfire or something than the rpm guage was just going all over the place it would jump from 5k to 2500 rpm and just up and down than i pulled over and the car died and wouldnt turn over so i called my friend to tow me home and when he got here we tried to start it agian and it started with no problem. he suggested the fuel filter so i changed that out and yesterday it did it to me again! except i didnt pull over and i kept driving and than it the car was running perfectly again? is it my fuel pump? could it be the header i installed? (p.s. it has a brand new coil pack with plugs and wires)
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Old 04-14-2012, 06:54 PM   #2
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It could be your fuel pump. When mine was failing the motor would stutter under acceleration.
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Old 04-14-2012, 07:33 PM   #3
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Could also be the brand new coil pack - but the miata engine will generally idle on 2 cylinders, which makes the coil seem unlikely.
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