Check Engine Light, Code for Misfires on Mazda Protege

Problem Description and Possible Solution

If the Check Engine Light comes on, and diagnosis finds a trouble code, or codes, for misfires, it might be caused by insufficient valve clearance for the affected cylinder. The valve clearances should be inspected and adjusted where needed.

Problem Data
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Average mileage: 130,689 (109,367–152,012)
Engines affected: 1.5L 4 Cylinder, 1.8L 4 Cylinder
4 model years affected: 1995, 1996, 1997, 1998
6 people reported this problem