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#2437 of 3738 Re: 1995 Protege [garanth]
Apr 20, 2005 (3:52 pm)
Hey I have the EXACT same problem as you do and my car has actually staled on me upon starting. Mine has unfortunatly been doing this for a year now. I have a 97 mazda protoge and I am too a poor college student. Just before I had this problem my "chaneck engine" light would do the same thing.........I have yet to remedy the problem because of lack of funds.
#2438 of 3738 Re: 1995 Protege [garanth]
Apr 20, 2005 (3:58 pm)
Also, I forgot to tell you......I did go once to get it checked out and they replaced a cracked hose and that corrected it for about a month and now it is back. But before it was more of a up and down idleing now it just idles really really low......I would check all your hoses to make sure there are no leaks or crack, especially between the ridges where they can be hiding.......hope this helps and PLEASE let me know if you learn anythign else cause I am still having problems with mine. THX!
#2439 of 3738 Re: Acceleration Issues [curious38]
Apr 21, 2005 (7:39 pm)
I have a 99 Protege, 1.6. I just bought it used with 50k on it. I changed the plugs and wires, trans flush, stabilizer link system, and an inspection. But occassionally, and especially on inclines and highways where I need hard acceleration, I hit the accelerator and it eventually feels like it wants to quit. RPMs will go up, but not MPH. I tried a fuel system cleaner and filled the tank, and it stopped. But it happens periodically. Sounds similar. Help!
#2440 of 3738 "RPMs will go up, but not MPH"???
Apr 22, 2005 (4:25 am)
Well, the only case I can think of where RPMs increase without an increase in speed is a slipping clutch (manual) or a transmission problem (automatic). Is that really what you mean? The engine revs higher but the speed remains the same?
That or you've got the car out of gear!
Apr 22, 2005 (4:50 am)
My horn on my 1994 Mazda Protege DX just went last night. It now just has this clicking sound coming from the steering wheel but no sound. Anyone experience this before and what fix? Thanks.
#2442 of 3738 Checked your fuses?
Apr 22, 2005 (6:57 am)
#2443 of 3738 Possible HVAC problems?
Apr 22, 2005 (7:01 am)
I have a mazda protege and the a/c/heating fan only works on high. I had the same problem with my chevy prizm and found from a message board there that it was the blower motor resistor, cheap and easy fix. Not sure if the protege has the same part or something similar as I don't know anything about cars. Appreciate anyone who can give me some insight or has had the same problem!!
#2444 of 3738 Re: Checked your fuses? [mdaffron]
Apr 22, 2005 (8:52 am)
I was rushing to work this morning when I looked at the fuse boxes under the steering wheel and under the hood but I didn't see anything for a horn. Would you know specifically where it is? Thanks.
#2445 of 3738 Re: Checked your fuses? [kagedude]
Apr 22, 2005 (9:13 am)
I thought the horn used the same fuse as a couple other things -- and that fuse is in the fuse panel on the driver's side of the car.
C'mon -- don't you have an OWNER'S MANUAL??? (It's that little book in the glovebox.)
#2446 of 3738 Re: Checked your fuses? [mdaffron]
Apr 22, 2005 (9:16 am)
Haha... manual? Its an 11 year old car. But thanks, I'll look for it later.