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What the problem is when your Mazda mx3 stays running even if you switch off the ignition and how to fix it?

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AnswerCould be a bad ignition switch.

or Timing is off. This is known as dieseling. The car runs off combustion and burned gases still in the cylinder even if the ignition is off. Make sure marks are lined up on the camshafts and crankshaft. mostly likely have to remove the valve cover to check timing. Even though its a chain timing can still skip a mark. Another thing to do is make sure the piston is on top dead center and the dist. is firing on the number 1 cylinder.also try Removing the spark plug on number 1 and have someone turn it over as you watch for a spark.

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