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 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.
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.
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.
2001 Mazda Protege QuestionsCan a automatic transmission starter work in a manual transmission 2001 protege (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?
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.