2003 Mazda Protege Overview


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Mazda Protege Experts

#1 dandyoun
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Average User Score

4.25 stars

Based on 22 reviews

General Review Fo My Car by Tibor
 — I purchased this car 30K miles used, my first used car purchase, in mid-2005. It now has almost 90K miles and has enjoyed a couple road trips across country and survived a flooded parking lot at work... Read More
It's Just A Good Little Car, If That's What Your Into... by Angela
 — This is a solid little plain car. It was like putting on a glove driving this car because of the previously owned 323! It's a tad more powerful (if you want to call it that! lol) But it's so darned ... Read More
Great Go Around Car. Safe. Reliable. by Stratos
 — Cheap, reliable and safe. Needs to be avoided for people who need speed. Great sedan, good-looking car. great manoeuvrability, good acceleration for a 2.0L. Some parts are cheap, some are overly expen... Read More

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Mazda Protege Questions


I Am Having A Problem Getting Thr 2003 Mazada Protege To Start, It Will Cr...

I have a problem with a 2003 mazada protege getting it to start. It will crank , you hear the cyl fire but quickly stops. Do it again and it stops firing. I hooked a fuel pressure gage up on the...

15 views with 1 answer (last answer about a month ago)
Donald Hoagland

Has A Frequent Problem Of Squeaking Loudly With Startup. Any Help Here?

It is not the engine belt because I had that replaced. It seems to be connected with the air conditioning, but not always... When I turn it off it seem to be fine. Any ideas on what it may be?

2,358 views with 6 answers (last answer 6 years ago)

Wheel Size

I have a set of Keystone wheels, SFI PPEC 51A. Will they fit on my 2003 Mazda DX ?

497 views with 2 answers (last answer 6 years ago)
DEll Kehoe

Tubo Charger To Fit A 2.0 , 03 Protege

I am looking for a Tubo Charge To fit a 2.0 , Anyone know where to find one.

124 views with 2 answers (last answer 6 years ago)

Oil Ran Dry

A national brand oil change shop did not tighten the oil pan plug and the engine oil ran dry while my daughter was driving her Mazda. She stopped immediately when the oil light came on. The shop towe...

365 views with 2 answers (last answer 5 years ago)