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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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What could cause a car to stop running?
I was just driving and my car stopped like it ran out of gas. It still has power and it turns over like its about to start but it doesn't.
Asked by Nikiah R January 27, 2013, 11:27 am 1 reply
My car won't start
Early last year the car was in floodwater, enought to wet the ecu. My other car was deeper in water in the garage and the ecu was dried out properly and now works fine. My mazda wh...
Asked by Andrew C January 14, 2013, 6:08 pm 1 reply
What engine BLOCKS are interchangeable for my 2002 Mazda prodege
Wikipedias answer.... Is this true?
Asked by Pascal E December 19, 2012, 2:27 pm 1 reply
why the cloud of grey smoke when turning left, only sometimes?
occasionally will puff out cloud of smoke on left turns. a little at cold start as well. not on lift off throttle. not white smoke. suspect clogged oil return passages. will u...
Asked by Bill P December 10, 2012, 8:47 pm 1 reply
my car loses power when going up hill. what is the problem
Loses power on hills or inclines . Sometimes runs hotb while doing this ....
Asked by Christy B October 10, 2012, 5:09 am 1 reply
my car wont start got lights radio wont come on is that my alternator obr battery
car wont start got lights horn ect but radio dont come on
Asked by Tammy C October 3, 2012, 11:02 am 1 reply
warning lights come on
All of my warning lights have come on all at once.
Asked by Don S September 30, 2012, 3:08 pm 1 reply
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

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