2000 Mazda Protege Repair and Maintenance
A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2000 Mazda Protege
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2000 Mazda Protege ProblemsEngine 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.
A loud ticking noise may be heard from the top of the engine, particularly when the engine is still cold. It may also be heard after the engine returns to idle after freeway driving. The noise is commonly caused by a lack of oil flow through the hydraulic valve lifters. Modified lifters are available to alleviate the problem. Following the maintenance schedule for oil changes will also help prevent a recurrence of the noise.
2000 Mazda Protege QuestionsCylinderhead specs (1 answer)
On under my door it says Displacement 1800 but on the outside of the car I have an LX sticker. I looks like this combination doesn't exist. I've looked everywhere online for my trim and it says LX are supposed to have 1.6l engines.
I've already ordered the wrong brake pads ...
Fuel pressure is fine but when I try to start it acts like its starting and then doesn't
2000 Mazda Protege RecallsMazda Recalls 2000-2001 Protege Due to Damaged Left Rear Brake Hose
Some left rear brake hoses were damaged upon vehicle assembly. A damaged brake hose could lead to brake failure. Dealers will inspect and replace the hose as necessary.