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after car sits for a few hours it takes a long time to start,i smell fuel,and it sounds like it wants to start, but wont,only after 15minutes or so of cranking the car finaly starts, after that it starts fine evrytime...
It happens once out of every 10 starts anytime during the day.
Turned car over but would not start, rolled down hill and popped clutch no start. Replaced: Plugs, Wires, Cap, Rotor, Fuel filter, Air filter, checked oil (good), battery is charged and takes and passed load test, Sp...
I found a 2001 model engine for cheap, just wondering if it will work for my car or if it must be the exact same year?
I replaced ignition switch still no 12v to solenoid...I know starter is fine i ran separate wire to solenoid from a button started right up...does manual transmission still have a neutral safety switch? and if so wher...
The E brake button is always pushed in and the E brake goes up and down with tension. When I pull the handle up and hold it the brakes do hold the car on a hill. Today the brake light went on and off a couple time...
in my drive way and it wont start back up
My car sat for 2 weeks at the mechanic to have the serpentine belt replaced (in well below zero temps the entire time). I get it back, turns over, runs hard for a few blocks as fluids get moving again. Got it home and...
Hi everyone, I've been on and off this forum asking about my Mazda Protege. I have the codes p0421 and p0304 on right now. I have replaced the ignition coil for the p0304 code about three times over the last 6 months ...
I just changed my TPS Sensor and put everything back together. Went to turn the car on and the engine will not crank. I do have battery but no response when turning the key. Any possible diagnosis would be a help. ...
no 2nd gear or overdrive and no reverse,when in park cant rev the engine past 2000rpm like its bogging out when stepping on the gas in park,in reverse does the same thing as in park wjth the car not running can push i...
Theres fuel, spark compression and the timing Belt is good. The car cranks but wont start replaced the mass air flow sensor so thats out. After the car cranks it smells a lot like gas like if theres to much fuel. It s...
The car was driving fine and I pulled in a gas station and went to take off and it died everytime I tried to take off. It would go in reverse, but the second I put it down in drive (floor shift) automatic, it dies. ...
what could be the problem rpm is at 2500 wen i am at 100km
I'm wondering if you ever found out what happened to your car. I have a 1991 Mazda Protege LX. I have been having a hard time getting it to start for a while, but eventually it would. I was driving it today and it jus...
To begin, my Protege has had a cat code on (P0400) for about a year, and just started driving poorly over the past month. Started by misfiring and throwing a P0304 code (had the ignition coil replaced...which was prev...
I jad squeal in timing belt housing, water pump died and I replaced both and the timing belt pulley as well. I am 99% sure I set the time on the crank and cams correctly. after reassembly, the car cranks but will not...
my car did crank at one point but it wont stay crunk it just cuts off
My car just started having issues a couple days ago when driving. It starts and runs good for several miles until it warms up and begins having idling issues/misfires while driving. It has gotten to the point that I t...
2000 Mazda Protégé ES. Car sat for 2 months but was running fine previously. Just clicking when trying to start. Had battery checked it is OK. Also tried another battery with the same results. When trying to start th...
I tried to restart the car and it wont start. But sounds like it wants to.
Sometimes when I turn the key to start the engine, I have to keep turning the key until the engine starts; other times, engine will start during my first try with the key. What causes this? This problem occurs either...
I have replace everything on this car from the dstribuitor to the ignition switch and nothing no light no radio no power window i lost all power to the interior of the car don't know what to do please help
sitting in parking lot car hands go all way up and car just slowly dies weird right turns over but want start was told not getting any fire to plugs change crank sensor no help changed fuel pump no help aslo you can t...
1992 Mazda Protege, 113K original owner miles. Runs good but the "Hold" warning light is blinking... There "could" be some hesitation when moving out from a stop sign...little maybe a "clunk"...but it does run OK.
Started months ago,(wife says) on for a while blinking, then out for weeks at a time...now it's back on blinking. Everything works fine. A/C could be a little colder. Mechanic installed re-manufactured compressor, and...
The car starts with no problem and runs perfect for about 10 seconds then it dies. It seems like it runs out of fuel. I installed a new fuel pump. Jumping the diagnostic box and the pump runs and generates 48PSI bu...
my mazda etude 1996 1.8se model has high fuel consumption pliz help me i am tired of buying parts but its not working i recently bought new injectors but it never changed a bit. its giving me 280km/40ltr its absolutel...
cranks but no spark,and fuel pump wont kick on.ive replaced the distributor,with another used on(car was running)....the crank positioning sensor reads .557ohms what could be the problem?