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When I put the car in drive it dose not move but R it move when gassing it over and over then it start to move and after that it work good it's only when it's cool it do that
Mazda protege 1999 1.6 4cy

1999 Mazda... | Answered on Jun 03, 2019


that looks like a compatibility issue
check the user manual if u have it or get one from https://www.reliable-store.com/

1999 Mazda... | Answered on Jan 17, 2019


On behalf of the sincere (TALENTED & CARING)
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Welcome to fixya... and hello Roger VanDerHorst,

You look to have two engine possibilities...
When unstated ... I always opt for the

Your trouble is going to MOST LIKELY resolve
to a BLOCKED EXHAUST. The engine must
able to breath to function... (see EXAMPLE)
1999 MAZDA PROTEGE 1 8L L4 Catalytic Converter RockAuto

MAZDA exhaust systems are pretty easy to work
on... but a CAN of LIQUID WRENCH would be my first recommendation...

Be safe & be LEGAL:
California & New York vehicle OWNERS need to pay
special ATTENTION if they are doing this work themselves...
The ENTIRE effort will be wasted if you use ANY non
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of some very powerful and UGLY laws... quite
deliberately abusive & expensive.

Happy hunting

Carnac the Magnificent

1999 Mazda... | Answered on Mar 25, 2018


Did you check the actual bulbs themselves? If yes, have you used a multimeter to determine if you have 12VDC at the tail light assembly?

1999 Mazda... | Answered on Feb 16, 2018


have the fault codes read
indicates a problem immobilizer or the ECM needs resetting with a scan tool

1999 Mazda... | Answered on Jan 28, 2018


  1. I own a Protege and once the low beam bulb burns on one headlight the car electronics quickly cook the bulb on the other headlight as well. it is a poor design by the mfr. Pull both bulbs to make sure the low beam is not cooked.

1999 Mazda... | Answered on Nov 17, 2017


have you physically seen that the ac compressor is not running immediately the ac is turned on
first check
if it is then the problem may be in the climate control module so have that unit checked for operation

1999 Mazda... | Answered on Nov 14, 2017


For a coolant leak you need to check all the hoses and fittings by radiator, heater core, expansion tank for leaks and/or integrity. Also make sure that your water pump is not leaking along with radiator cap and thermostat body. Overheat condition has no effect on battery - if it does not hld charge it is because it is chemically worn out and needs replacement. Until you correct water loss, have extra water in car at all times and run your heater full blast - windows open!!!!

1999 Mazda... | Answered on Sep 05, 2017


Have you adjusted the adjuster to bring the shoes close to the drum? Always force the pistons in (the return springs should hold them in) and then adjust to make a tight fit after replacing. When the shoes are on right, there is no way for the piston to come out, as there is only a quarter inch of travel.

1999 Mazda... | Answered on Jul 28, 2017


You definitely have an AC leak that has been missed twice. An evaporator is a common problem that is often missed ( not saying that's yours) Take it for a second opinion. if it keeps needing to be recharged its leaking. Its supposed to be a sealed system.

1999 Mazda... | Answered on Jul 02, 2017


ac units stop working from ,
low gas ( holes in the system)
too much gas ( high pressure from excess gas , blocked , tx valve , condenser fan not working)
ac relay not working ( faulty ac thermostat , faulty relay)
compressor not working( fuse , ac clutch inoperative)
Water in the system ( changing the compressor and not vacuuming down the system for 2 hours to boil of the moisture in the air when the system was opened-- ice in the refrigerant at the tx valve causing a blockage
Wrong gas in use ( lubricant is not compatible with the gas causing problems )
take it to an accredited ac specialist to have it fixed properly before the cost exceeds what you would have paid in the first place by taking it to a professional

1999 Mazda... | Answered on May 21, 2017

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