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NHTSA — Engine And Engine Cooling: Engine Problems

7.2

pretty bad
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
7,650 miles

About These NHTSA Complaints:

This data is from the NHTSA — the US gov't agency tasked with vehicle safety. Complaints are spread across multiple & redundant categories, & are not organized by problem.

So how do you find out what problems are occurring? For this NHTSA complaint data, the only way is to read through the comments below. Any duplicates or errors? It's not us.

2001 Mazda Protege engine problems

engine problem

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2001 Mazda Protege Owner Comments

problem #2

Feb 212005

Protege 4-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles

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

While driving approximately 30 mph driver heard a loud knocking noise coming from the front. The check engine light appeared on the dashboard, and vehicle stalled. The vehicle was taken to the dealer for inspection, and mechanic determined that the engine needed to be replaced.

- Brooklyn, NY, USA

problem #1

Dec 122002

Protege 4-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 15,300 miles
I have a 2001 Mazda Protege LX 2.0 and it has had a virbration in the sterring column and through out the car. It has been doing this since I bought the car ON12-10-02. The dealer tells me that it is normal! is it?

- Tulsa, OK, USA

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