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1997 Mazda Protege GS 4dr Sedan DX Auto

1997 Mazda Protege
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Front Wheel Drive, 4 Door Sedan, Compact
25 mpg city / 33 mpg hwy
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Check engine light is flashing,acceleration is very slow
Asked by William M December 15, 2014, 2:59 pm 0 reply
MY axle finally gave out and have the new but need to know if its safe to tow home?
the vehicle wont drive but will roll
Asked by Jordan R December 9, 2014, 10:30 am 0 reply
Why does my car make a scraping noise when I turn to the left while driving?
Everytime I'm driving or starting to drive and I turn my steering wheel to the left it makes a metal scraping type noise. It also pulls to the right a little so I don't know if it ...
Asked by Enisa A November 28, 2014, 4:56 pm 0 reply
2000 Mazda protege engine
Ok, so a piece broke off my engine and I'm not sure if it part of the block or not. What does the alternator adjusting bolt bracket mount to? I have pictures if anyone needs to ...
Asked by Reagan G October 25, 2014, 7:29 pm 0 reply
My car makes a loud clunking sound when I turn the wheel and accelerate.
It seems to be worse when the wheel is in a pot hole at the time of acceleration. By a clunking I mean it can be loud and I can feel it shudder the car.
Asked by Garry J October 22, 2014, 12:06 pm 0 reply
Manual transmission noise
I want to buy a Mazda Protege but making transmission noise. Here are the facts: 1991 Mazda Protege. Manual transmission. Engine strong. There is no grinding of gears. There APPEAR...
Asked by Larry P October 5, 2014, 7:51 am 0 reply
my car bogs down when i try to give it gas the fuel works only when the motor is turning over could
I already replaced the spark plugs and cleaned the egr valve
Asked by Jon R September 23, 2014, 12:11 pm 1 reply
02 mazda protege alarm turned on and won't go off - car won't start now
I have a 02 protege. Battery died unexpectedly. Charged it to 71% (bad cell so wouldn't charge all the way. ) put it back in and started tightening the cables, sparks flew and alar...
Asked by Angela C September 16, 2014, 1:50 pm 1 reply
SEAT BELT MAL-FUNCTIONiNG
Hi, there! The driver's side seat belt locking mechanism in my 2001 Mazda Protegé ES, is not working. It's not clicking and locking the belt. Is this Mazda's responsibility to re...
Asked by Luis R August 18, 2013, 9:50 pm 3 replies
what would be causeing my car to sputter and not go any where when accelerating?
It idles fine but will not go over 40 mph I have already cleaned the egr valve and I replaced the fuel pump but it still does that...
Asked by Matthew E August 9, 2014, 4:26 pm 1 reply
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