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1999 Mazda Protige shuts off while driving...

So I've had this car for a while but in the last year it keeps running worse and worse. Last summer it shut off on me while driving twice. Everything was fine until this summer. It started cutting off on me, but my temperature gauge stays mid as always. It literally has almost no acceleration. If I treat it like its over heating and sit for about 10minutes it restarts again. I brought it to a dealer. They cleaned it out and replaced a few gaskets, but my car still runs like ****. I've had people clean the fuel injection. Please help. No one know what is wrong with it.

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Try changing the temp sensor... it might be behind your air hose... i had that same problem and i changed so much stuff and it ended up just being that sensor... it was the water temp sensor.

Posted on Nov 10, 2008

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