2001 Mazda Protege Repair and Maintenance
A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2001 Mazda Protege
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2001 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.
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.
2001 Mazda Protege QuestionsDoes anyone have a wiring diagram for the VSS for 1999 to 2003 Mazda Protégé? (1 answer)
vehicle goes into fail safe , and hen I would have to switch off and restart inorder to reset the PCM
if the water pump, front engine seals, drive belts,idlers, and tensioner along with the belt are in good shape and still good do I have to still pay to get it fixed?
Why radio want come on anymore an fuss not blown
2001 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.