auto was driven thru a flooded area, stalled out; would not start; had motor replaced by mechanic but now for the first time ever starting problem intermittenly on a 2002 mazda protege; problem?

Asked by Aug 06, 2013 at 08:24 AM about the 2002 Mazda Protege5

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

bought vehicle in 2004; NEVER any problems, now have cranking issues intermittenly after motor replaced by a mechanic; what could the problem be? Is it possible motor installed wrong?

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WOW- water, motor replacement, starting problems, where to begin? Get a Gypsy Woman, a monkey paw mojo, say a prayer, click your heels together 3 times and say: "There's no place like home, there's no place like home, there's no place like home"

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