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1.7

hardly worth mentioning
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
99,000 miles

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1998 Mazda Protege steering problems

steering problem

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1998 Mazda Protege Owner Comments

problem #1

Jul 152008

Protege

  • 99,000 miles

A D V E R T I S E M E N T S

When turning in either direction steering produces a grinding noise. As a result, the steering rack and pinion has malfunctioned. Midas asking for $1400 and says this is common Mazda Protege 1998 problem. I found similar already existing complaint by someone else (reference number: 10083656).

- Woodbridge, NJ, USA

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