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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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March 31, 2013, 11:52 am

Diane G
 

Question: when driving on freeway it shifts by itself to were it slows down

Feels Like>> Vehicle "rides" uncomfortably>> Always>> Neither of these>>


April 7, 2013, 6:09 pm

Tyler O
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It's normal for the transmission to shift to the highest gear at freeway cruise. If this makes the engine struggle you probably have an issue with the engine.

Start by doing a computer diagnostic. Check the engine and transmission computer for fault codes using a scan tool.


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