1998 Mazda Protege Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 1998 Mazda Protege

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.

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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my O/d light turns on it blinks and the check engine light stay solid yellowand ask if I'm going 35 40 miles per hour I like goes into neutral or shifts down and when I park and leave it in park sounds like the engine is celebrated

can buy online a radiator for around $100,and give to you to be fix just to save cost. Thanks Michael (Aus)

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Had this car for a few years and have only had to replace a CV joint and still runs strong at 160000 miles.

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