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Mazda Protege Check Engine Light Due to Restricted EGR System

Mazda Protege Problem
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Model Years Affected: 1994, 1995, 1996, 1997, 1998, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003

Average Mileage: 105,604 mi (10,022 mi - 167,000 mi)


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.