Mazda Protege5 Repair and Maintenance Costs

A guide to repairs, service, and maintenance costs for your Mazda Protege5

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The national average repair and maintenance cost for a Mazda Protege5 is between $325 and $397 per year. Repair and maintenance costs vary depending on age, mileage, location and service provider.

Mazda Repair Estimates
2002 Mazda Protege5
Timing Belt Replacement
$356 - $479
2002 Mazda Protege5
Head Gasket Replacement
$712 - $1329
2002 Mazda Protege5 Location: Both Sides
Shock Absorber Replacement - Rear
$241 - $401
2002 Mazda Protege5 Location: Front
Catalytic Converter Replacement
$842 - $1001
2003 Mazda Protege5 Location: One Side
Wheel Bearing Replacement - Front
$299 - $440

Mazda Protege5 Problems

Check Engine Light Due to Restricted EGR System

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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Mazda Protege5 Questions

finding oil in coolant when flushing (1 answer)

just changed the radiator and thermostat and when flushing I noticed oil in the coolant

Something is wrong with my steering wheel it won't movie (2 answers)

Ok to keep two snow tires on front wheels and two all weather tires on back? (1 answer)

I recently went to get my oil changed and found out there was splitting on the inner side of the two back snow tires. I looked at it and since the tires were about 3 years old, I decided to replace them. The head mechanic told me he was going to order me all weather tires and put them on the next...

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Mazda Protege5 Reviews

Good: The car handles very well. It's sporty suspension makes it a fun car to drive. I'm a DIY (as much as possible) and there are lots of enthusiasts/info on forums. The engine has been reliable. Con: The roads are salted here in the winter and the car suffers severe rust problems. EVERY Protege5 here has rust on it especially around the wheel wells and badges. The manual transmission g...
My car fells like something is holding it back think my differential is damaged could it be that everything else is working gears are going in ,engine idling good ,at a lost?
Very sporty wagon for family transport!

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