92 Protege Sputtered - Mazda Forum - Mazda Enthusiast Forums

Mazda Protege This compact model offers an economical solution for the need for a sporty sedan or wagon.

92 Protege Sputtered

Reply

 
 
 
  #1  
Old 11-09-2017, 05:13 PM
Junior Member
Thread Starter
Join Date: Nov 2017
Location: Albuquerque, New Mexico
Posts: 1
Default 92 Protege Sputtered

I've got a relatively low mileage (122,000) 1992 Protege that has been running like a champ since new. I keep a regular maintenance schedule and it's never let me down. Last night on the way home from work, I stopped at the bank. When I started the car, it started missing and stuttering badly. I shut it down and looked under the hood for any obvious signs of problems. The car didn't give any indicators of any problems prior. I closed the hood and fired it up. It's been running perfect since. I'm thinking maybe fuel pump? It's about time for a full tune up before winter. Plugs, wires, cap, rotor and complete fluid changes. That might cure it but I'm fishing for ideas on what transpired.
 
Reply With Quote
 
 
 


Thread Tools
Search this Thread
Advertising
Featured Sponsors
Vendor Directory

Contact Us Archive Advertising Cookie Policy Privacy Statement Terms of Service

We are a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for us to earn fees by linking to Amazon.com and affiliated sites.