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1997 Mazda Protege Luxury SLS 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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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
Bad Clutch or Tranny?
I posted here a couple days ago expressing drivetrain problems with my Protege. It has progressed. Originally it was just noise coming from what sounded like my front axle or trann...
Asked by Christopher L August 16, 2014, 9:55 am 0 reply
brake lights are out
My brake lights are out bulbs are good fuses are good and I habe power what is the problem
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why does my car seem to want to die when i have the ac or heater turned on
runs fine until i turn the ac or heater on then it seems like its losing power and wants to die exspecially when im at a stop. the battery is only 550 cold is it to small what coul...
Asked by Cassandra C August 1, 2014, 8:09 am 0 reply
i have no idea where this hose goes
theres a hose distconected where does it go
Asked by Megan B July 26, 2014, 12:49 pm 0 reply
automatic trans cv joint will not come out!
Cant remove cv joint
Asked by Russ B July 1, 2014, 6:45 pm 1 reply
2001 MazdaProtege rattle noise
2001 Mazda Protege 2.0LX Automatic Transmission 89 000km well maintained Loud rattle noise comming from the front of the car when i let off the gas, at around 15km/h it stops anywh...
Asked by Daniel G June 30, 2014, 6:04 pm 0 reply
What do you think the problem is?
The car hesitates when accelerating from a stop, then constantly jerks. I take my foot off the gas pedal, then it starts running smoothly at higher speeds. When idle in drive, the ...
Asked by Michael S May 28, 2014, 5:10 pm 1 reply
What is wrong with my car? Grinding noise when I shift to Drive or reverse.
Grinding noise when I shift to Drive or reverse.
Asked by Evan W May 15, 2014, 8:17 pm 1 reply
how can i fix my speedometer needle?
I have removed my needle to see how to change the face on my gauge board, I had no problem removing anything on there or putting it back on... but when I went to go see a buddy of ...
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