2002 Mazda Protege Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2002 Mazda Protege

2002 Mazda Protege Problems

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.

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.

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2002 Mazda Protege Questions

I need an answer asap for emission testing.

It's not even coming on when car starts. We have changed all the bulbs as well and no OBDII codes are showing up?

what could be the problem rpm is at 2500 wen i am at 100km

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