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.
Crank but No Start Condition and No Fuel Pressure on Mazda Protege
Average mileage: 124,225 (40,000–201,207)
Engines affected: 1.5L 4 Cylinder, 1.6L 4 Cylinder, 1.8L 4 Cylinder
27 people reported this problem
Just stopped running on highway pulled over tried too restart but just turns over not starting all belt on out side of motor turn when trying,can I get help getting running please tell me what to check and fix
2003 Mazda Protege - 1.6L 4 Cylinder 112,768 mi, Visitor
When turn key no fuel pump prime. Fuel pump test outside car and find to run ok. I turn the key to on and press the fuel pump relay manually and the fuel pump is running. Fuel pump relay get no power. What should I do?
1999 Mazda Protege - 1.8L 4 Cylinder 156,050 mi, Visitor
Engine will start when cold but not after being ran for awhile. Will shut off engine and it will not want to start again for 15-20min. I've fixed all the spark plugs and patched the radiator hose leak. I don't know what else could be causing this problem. It's a 99 Mazda Protege DX
1991 Mazda Protege - 1.8L 4 Cylinder 49,000 mi, Visitor
will start when cold but not when warm have replaced fuel press regulator distributor plug wires fuel filter relay for fuel regulator
2003 Mazda Protege - 1.8L 4 Cylinder 130,000 mi, Visitor
2003 Protege would crank but not start. I figured it was the fuel pump and so I replaced it. It's under the back seat bottom. It wasn't hard to do and it then started right up. Now, one year later, I have the same problem.
1996 Mazda Protege - 1.5L 4 Cylinder
Stopped running on highway after repeatedly driving through 2 feet of water during the storm.
My Mazda 1.8 is in a Miata. I have the same symptoms. Any ideas? Where is the fuel pump relay that needs to be changed? Thanks