Check Engine Light Due to Restricted EGR System on Mazda Protege

The passages for the Exhaust Gas Recirculation (EGR) system can become restricted or clogged causing the Check Engine Light to illuminate. The EGR valve will need to be inspected and the passages cleaned.

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Average mileage: 116,811 (10,022–172,844)
9 model years affected: 1994, 1995, 1996, 1997, more1998, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003
14 people reported this problem
2 people shared problem details
Didn't need to be replaced. Pulled it out and cleaned the inside. Check engine light has not come back on since. I have gone about 4000 miles since then and still good.
2003 Mazda Protege86,500
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