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2002 Mazda Protege DX 4dr Sedan Auto

2002 Mazda Protege
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Front Wheel Drive, 4 Door Sedan, Compact
25 mpg city / 30 mpg hwy
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How much should I pay for engine replacement?
Car overheated severely and lost all water. mechanic says there is oil in water and engine needs to be replaced. How much should i pay for this?
Asked by Mark S September 30, 2012, 5:45 am 1 reply
a rattling noise on the rear passenger side by the exhaust
Hello, my 2002 mazda protege is making a rattling noise on the rear passenger side by the exhaust can you please tell me what that might mean?
Asked by Nick T September 15, 2012, 4:33 pm 0 reply
my radio in my 2000 mazda protege doesnt work
the cd player and aux work just not the radio...making me believe it is a problem with the antenna. It was installed 5 years ago at best buy.
Asked by Heather M August 20, 2012, 4:58 pm 1 reply
Air condtion
person i bought it from said it needs re charge how do i know if it does.
Asked by Heidi A August 2, 2012, 8:33 pm 1 reply
does the 99 Mazda Protege LX have any major repair requirements at 80,000?
such as timing belt?
Asked by C S August 13, 2012, 9:11 am 0 reply
How do I know if I need an alignment?
I feel every bump in the road and the car does not ride smoothly.
Asked by Karen W August 5, 2012, 12:40 pm 1 reply
Oil filter, where is it?
Looking for the oil filter on my 03 Protege?
Asked by McCain D June 18, 2012, 2:50 pm 1 reply
My engine feels like it's pulling, what do I do?
As I'm backing out at, the engine pulls forward. The other day it pulled hard then died after backing up 8 ft. It continues to pull forward after accelerating from an idle at stopl...
Asked by Nicholas A June 9, 2012, 5:50 pm 1 reply
were is AC compresor located
I need to charge AC unit
Asked by Bruce N June 1, 2012, 4:40 pm 1 reply
trans replacement
How much would a transmission replacement cost approx?
Asked by Brittany M May 21, 2012, 8:08 am 1 reply

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