1994 Mazda Protege Repair and Maintenance
A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 1994 Mazda Protege
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1994 Mazda Protege ProblemsIdles 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.
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.
1994 Mazda Protege QuestionsEven i drive over 45min and shut off Engine the coolant spill outfit om ground (1 answer)
After car has sat over night or at work for 8 hours car starts with no problems. And while running it runs great and does not shut off while running. However, if I stop the car at the store or etc. it will not start again even after waiting a hour. It has done this in the past but started afte...
I have replaced radiator,thermostat,head gasket,and thermostat housing flushed system refiled with straight antifreeze,and wired both fans direct with toggle switch and still am overheating.
1994 Mazda Protege RecallsIgnition 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.