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When I start my mazda cx7 with the clutch down it shudders

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When I start my mazda cx7 with the clutch down it shudders and stops
Starts fine when not in gear and clutch up
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Car
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Expert:  Matt replied 1 year ago.

Hello

I'd 1st check the state of the clutch position switch in the footwell at the top of the pedal

its a simple 2 wire device that's used to tell the ECU if the pedal is pushed or not - check it with a meter and replace if it if in any doubt

Expert:  Matt replied 1 year ago.

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Customer: replied 1 year ago.
As you couldn't answer my question would you like to refund me as I didn't rate this site as you said reply in a few hours and max of 24 hours and still haven't had an answer many thanks
Jason
Expert:  Matt replied 1 year ago.

Hello Jason

so you haven't tried the clutch position switch as I suggested then?

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