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1992 Mazda Protege

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1992 Mazda Protege Problems

Engine -- Verified

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.

Engine -- Verified

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.

Engine -- Verified

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.

Engine -- Verified

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.

Engine -- Verified

If the engine cranks but does not start, and diagnosis shows no fuel pressure, the fuel pump relay is frequently the problem. If the fuel pump relay is defective, the fuel pump will not energize and therefore, not generate fuel pressure so the engine can run.

1992 Mazda Protege Questions and Answers

Robs92Mazda, 1992 Mazda Protege, 1.8L 4 Cylinder, Omaha, NE

When im driving,its hard to pick up speeds sometimes because the back brakes seem to drag.Its alot like im driving with my emergency brake on.It dont do it all the time though.

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Visitor, 1992 Mazda Protege, 1.8L 4 Cylinder, Santa Monica, CA

My garage has handled surging problems which involved the computer (two years ago). The other day as I was pulling into a parking space and just about to turn off the car, it rapidly accelerated. ...

splitwigs, 1992 Mazda Protege, 1.8L 4 Cylinder, Mc Gaheysville, VA

electrical warning light came on suddenly.It is raining.would that be why or is it something else?

kimjai, 1992 Mazda Protege, 1.8L 4 Cylinder, Kathleen, GA

the vehicle cut off while driving home , had the watre pump timming belt and distributor replaced . will notstart .

Omar123, 1992 Mazda Protege, 1.8L 4 Cylinder, Santa Ana, CA

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 lit...

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