1992 Mazda Protege Repair and Maintenance

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

1992 Mazda Protege Problems

Engine Cranks and Doesn't Start

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.

Squealing In Timing Cover Area When Cold

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.

Idles Rough, Misfires, and Possible Check Engine Light

A loose or corroded ground terminal on the driver's side of the cylinder head can cause a rough idle, misfires, and there may be trouble codes. Restore the ground to the cylinder head.

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1992 Mazda Protege Questions

Brake lights don't work (2 answers)

Checked all fuses and bulbs and replaced switch on brak

Staring wheel won't turn (1 answer)

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

what damage will happen if timing belt breaks while driving (2 answers)

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.

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1992 Mazda Protege Recalls

Ignition Electrical Switch Overheats

The electrical portion of the ignition switch may lack proper grease at the contact points, leading to the points becoming conductive and overheating. Dealers will replace the ignition switch free of charge to resolve the concern.

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