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07-25-2017, 08:19 AM
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Posted By tanprotege

You may have leaking injectors. It's just a guess...

You may have leaking injectors. It's just a guess of course. Search YouTube to learn how test injectors. Don't throw more parts at it.
Forum: Mazda Protege
07-25-2017, 07:34 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 345
Posted By tanprotege

start with replacing the cracked fuse, see if it...

start with replacing the cracked fuse, see if it blows again.

EricTheCarGuy on YouTube does a good tutorial on finding shorts.
Forum: Mazda6
06-28-2016, 02:58 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 17,303
Posted By tanprotege

I recently had contact with UseYourNoggin and he...

I recently had contact with UseYourNoggin and he says rust is back in 2016 (3 years). Both sides and 1 side has wavy lip. Body shop won't do anything. Rust protection company won't do anything...
Forum: Mazda Protege
06-16-2016, 02:26 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 815
Posted By tanprotege

did you check for vacuum leaks?

did you check for vacuum leaks?
03-18-2016, 09:10 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,482
Posted By tanprotege

You only have bank one in this engine. In-line 4...

You only have bank one in this engine. In-line 4 engines have only one bank: bank 1. V6 and V8 engines have two banks.
02-15-2016, 01:21 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 7,160
Posted By tanprotege

The "hold" light is the same as the "OD" light...

The "hold" light is the same as the "OD" light in the US. the problem is related to the automatic transmission.
check ATF fluid level, replace ATF fluid and filter, check electrical connections and...
Forum: Mazda Protege
02-11-2016, 11:26 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 611
Posted By tanprotege

As far a s the timing gears you are correct. I...

As far a s the timing gears you are correct. I withhold my opinion for the rest of your post.;)
If the the timing is off by only 1 tooth it will run really bad with lots of misfires. The cogs on the...
Forum: Mazda Protege
01-29-2016, 05:25 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 4,083
Posted By tanprotege

You can always type the code into a google search...

You can always type the code into a google search and find out what it means. PO106 means trouble with the Manifold Absolute Pressure Sensor. It does not mean "vacuum leak" or "bad MAP sensor".
In...
Forum: Mazda Protege
01-27-2016, 02:54 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,044
Posted By tanprotege

That's correct. The power steering pump is on the...

That's correct. The power steering pump is on the right side in the protege.

It still works the same way. Identify the leaking hose, disconnect it on both ends and pull it out. Put the new hose...
Forum: Mazda Protege
01-27-2016, 11:51 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,044
Posted By tanprotege

Replacing A Leaking Power Steering Hose - YouTube...

Replacing A Leaking Power Steering Hose - YouTube

After you put in the new fluid turn the wheel slowly from stop to stop, don't just yank it like Scotty does.
Forum: Mazda Protege
01-25-2016, 10:06 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 656
Posted By tanprotege

chris: like grim said it is high mileage, but I...

chris: like grim said it is high mileage, but I think for the price it is a good buy. It is unusual to see a Protege 5 in road salt country without a rust problem. I would ask him how he kept it from...
Forum: Mazda Protege
01-15-2016, 11:05 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 926
Posted By tanprotege

I don't have a diagram. But I would check if the...

I don't have a diagram. But I would check if the alternator is o.k. Maybe a diode got damaged. I' take the alternator out and have it checked at a parts store.
Forum: General Tech
12-15-2015, 10:44 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 513
Posted By tanprotege

Hi kachala: I assume that "hold" stands for "OD...

Hi kachala:
I assume that "hold" stands for "OD off". When the "OD" light blinks it indicates trouble with the transmission. I assume that the African market cars use the "hold" indicator in the...
Forum: General Tech
12-14-2015, 10:16 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 619
Posted By tanprotege

Try the Rangerstation forum because the Mazda...

Try the Rangerstation forum because the Mazda Trucks are really Ford Ranger trucks.
Forum: General Tech
12-14-2015, 09:28 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 522
Posted By tanprotege

Most definitely it could be the wires. It could...

Most definitely it could be the wires. It could be worse because you let the wires go that bad. Maybe you burned up the coil, maybe you fried the computer. Go from inexpensive to more expensive when...
Forum: General Tech
12-14-2015, 05:00 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 522
Posted By tanprotege

Try resetting the computer: disconnect the...

Try resetting the computer: disconnect the negative cable from the battery. Then step on the brake. The brake light circuit will drain all remaining voltage from the computer and this resets it.
12-13-2015, 12:32 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,534
Posted By tanprotege

Devon explains the purge system here:Meet the...

Devon explains the purge system here:Meet the Purge (Evap) Solenoid - YouTube

I'd replace the solenoid and inspect all the lines.
12-13-2015, 10:58 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,534
Posted By tanprotege

That's great news! That seems to be on the...

That's great news!

That seems to be on the passenger side of the engine. Looking at diagrams I guess it is either the PRC Solenoid Valve or the EGR Boost Sensor Solenoid Valve.

In any case,...
Forum: Mazda Protege
12-12-2015, 10:30 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 11,030
Posted By tanprotege

That's cool! I am glad you found it!

That's cool! I am glad you found it!
Forum: Mazda Protege
12-12-2015, 01:23 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 11,030
Posted By tanprotege

I think I would also test the throttle position...

I think I would also test the throttle position sensor.
Forum: Mazda Protege
12-12-2015, 08:51 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 11,030
Posted By tanprotege

Clean the MAF sensor with MAF sensor cleaner. Let...

Clean the MAF sensor with MAF sensor cleaner. Let it completely dry before you re-install it.
Also: I am old school. I don't trust computers blindly. Just because you get a code that points to the...
12-09-2015, 08:16 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,534
Posted By tanprotege

That reminds me: the distributor contains the...

That reminds me: the distributor contains the ignition coil and the camshaft position sensor. There is a plastic cap just below the rotor and under it sits the camshaft position sensor. The...
12-09-2015, 06:07 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,534
Posted By tanprotege

I think you found your problem. I don't know the...

I think you found your problem. I don't know the values you should be getting but I do know the multimeter should show a smooth progression going towards WOT and back to closed.
My guess is that the...
12-08-2015, 10:50 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 882
Posted By tanprotege

Maybe there is not enough voltage arriving at the...

Maybe there is not enough voltage arriving at the pump or the ground connection is corroded? That's really a guess.
Forum: Mazda Protege
12-08-2015, 08:57 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 514
Posted By tanprotege

tire damage is not always obvious. Rotate the...

tire damage is not always obvious. Rotate the tires and see if the problem moves with them.
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