What engines will fit in my 1998 Mazda b2500


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it turns over, but when it finally cranks it just sputters and dies. It wont charge the battery either. Ive checked the wires and replaced the alternator and the pcm, plus a fuel filter and pump
 


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it turns over, but when it finally cranks it just sputters and dies. It wont charge the battery either. Ive checked the wires and replaced the alternator and the pcm, plus a fuel filter and pump
Run a compression check.

I highly doubt this issue warrents total replacement.
 

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i have already.
 

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no. ive got compression on all 4
 

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I figure that feces actually dropped out of his tailpipe. That would be a good indicator 💩;missingteeth;
 

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Ok then thats 1 thing down.

Open up the intake tube and snort some starting fluid in it while someone cranks it. See if it runs longer then it does normally.

If it does -Fuel issue.
If it dont- Ignition/timing issue.
 

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we have done that. It did run longer, but not by much
 

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If you have compression and it runs, even for a few seconds on starting fluid the engine isn't toast. Not yet.

You have a fuel delivery problem by the sounds of it. A bigger engine won't make that better.
 


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