1992 Mazda Protege Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 1992 Mazda Protege

1992 Mazda Protege Problems

The timing belt tensioner pulley may make a squealing noise from the timing cover area on cold startup. An updated tensioner with a thicker mounting bracket to eliminate vibration may be needed to solve the problem.

An electrically shorted air flow sensor can cause a crank-no start condition. Diagnosis may show that ignition spark is normal, and there are no trouble codes stored.

Misfires under load (acceleration) can be caused by leaky spark plug boots. When a spark plug boot leaks, it allows the spark to arc, or jump, to the cylinder head. New spark plug wires will be needed.

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1992 Mazda Protege Questions

Mazda protege 1992 has no power steering been driving for a year had started to over heat shut off then wen turning back on I drove about a foot b4 I noticed staring wheel won't turn

My timing belt broke while going down the road and I coasted to side of road. After getting new belt on, it won't start. My engine is a BP 1800 DOHC.

When I turn on the motor, the over drive transmission light goes on and off and once I begin to drive the car it feels heavy and slow. It does not properly change gears when its suppose to. The little button on the side of the shift does not respond when I press it. Please help me. Thank you!

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