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Idling low during stop, hesitating acceleration

My 1991 Mazda Protege is idling low at redlights and stops almost to the point of stalling but has not stalled yet. When accelerating from stops it is very hesitant and but kicks in regular power when it gets going. Any help!?

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  • Lisa Cooke May 08, 2013

    Correction....it is a 2001 Protege. Not 1991

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Could be dirty throttle body or needs tune up.fuel filter,air filter.

Posted on May 08, 2013

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SOURCE: 1995 mazda protege having problems running during aceleration

change the transmission fluid, replace the oil and oil filter check spark plug cables, check starter coilpak, and make sure there is coolant

Posted on Jul 25, 2008

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SOURCE: 2001 mazda protege keeps stalling

my 2001 mazda protege starts hard, idles low and high at various times (never normal) and it acts as though its going to stall at all times. sparks and wires are changed no help, changed air filter no help. any idea on what to do?

Posted on Nov 26, 2009

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SOURCE: hesitation during acceleration

could be the type of plug you are using.I was told only to use ngk plugs.I recently put bosch plugs in my mazda 3 and the check engine light came on and it started missfiring.

Posted on May 03, 2009

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SOURCE: 2002 Mazda Protege acceleration problem

I had the same problem and found that the air admission tube was badly cracked.

Since this let air enter the engine downstream of the mass airflow sensor it is not measured so the engine ECU don't send the proper amount of fuel to provide the right air/fuel mixture. At higher RPM, the vacuum in the tube is enough to close the crack and hide the problem.

I temporarly repaired it with duct tape until I get the part.

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Posted on May 27, 2009

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SOURCE: Rough idle when stopped in drive

hi barry i have the same problem did you ever fix yours ?

Posted on Jan 06, 2011

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