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2003 Mazda Protege5 Base 5dr Wagon Auto

2003 Mazda Protege5
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Front Wheel Drive, 5 Door Wagon, Compact
25 mpg city / 30 mpg hwy
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Power issue
I was driving today a very short distance and this has never happened before, but on the way home it felt as if someone were hitting the brakes every 8 seconds or so and the car wa...
Asked by Steve M July 29, 2014, 10:08 am 0 reply
Replaced Calipers on both rear wheels, still problems braking and e brake light is on, but e brake
will not engage. Fiance had to replace rear brake pads, found out that both caliper pins were seised up and frozen to where he could not access the pads, had to replace both calip...
Asked by Sierra S July 17, 2014, 11:35 pm 0 reply
Head Gasket damage?
I'm currently getting air bubbles at a constant rate through my tank reservoir. Is this a sign of a fauly head gasket?
Asked by Victor C March 12, 2014, 8:33 am 0 reply
How are the camshafts alingned on the cam pulleys?
I cannot figure out how the camshafts are supposed to be positioned on the dowel pins. The vehicle was tore down and taken to the machine shop.
Asked by Brittany H February 14, 2014, 5:00 pm 1 reply
how to change right rear abs sensor?
I was wondering if this was a hard job because if it isn't I would do it myself
Asked by Matthew P December 16, 2013, 6:12 pm 1 reply
Do I need to replace all the wires?
I replaced 4 spark plugs in my 03 Mazda protege5. When idoling in gear, the car comes close to stalling out. I replaced one of the spark plug wires. Now the car stalls out when I s...
Asked by Mario M November 30, 2013, 8:20 am 0 reply
2002 Mazda Protege5 Intermittent Starting Problem
About a year ago my 2002 mazda Protege 5 began to intermittently refuse to start. When you turn the key it sounds like it will start, but it doesn't. At some point (a few hours or ...
Asked by Cindy H September 24, 2013, 11:26 am 1 reply
when driving on freeway it shifts by itself to were it slows down
Feels Like>> Vehicle "rides" uncomfortably>> Always>> Neither of these>>
Asked by Diane G March 31, 2013, 11:52 am 1 reply
Do I need an AC Compressor?
My car has been making this loud sound, like the belt was off, well once this started happening, my AC went out. Turns out it needed a bearing in the AC pulley. I get that fixed an...
Asked by Joshua D November 20, 2012, 10:01 pm 1 reply
What are torque specs for Connecting Rod Journals and Crank Journals?
2.0 Litre 4 Sport Suspension VINJM1BJ245231130836 Thanks!
Asked by Rob D November 11, 2012, 5:48 am 2 replies
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