Get a service manual from one of the auto parts stores. You will need to pull off your belts, water pump pulley, timing cover. You might as well replace the timing belt because you will need to remove the timing cover. Also replace your cam seal (if there is one) and your crank seal. Don't forget to replace the thermostat and the serpentine and alternator belts. Note: never add city tap water to dilute antifreeze. The lime will eventually clog your radiator. Use distilled water to dilute or the premix which will last a very long time as antifreeze never goes bad (contrary to popular belief). The only thing you will eventually need to replace every two years is your thermostat (until your water pump fails again).
need to replace the intake manifold gasket
Yes it does have ABS. The older Protege 1997 and older dosnt.
you can't fix a sensor, you can replace one by removing it and installing the new one...:)
Make sure it isn't the tire first. You will have to remove the strut, and have the bearing pressed out.
Replacing the 1997 Mazda water pump will cost approximately $300. The water pump will cost about $75 and will require four hours of labor.
does a 1997 1.5l maxda protege have a timing belt or timing chain. When should i change it.
It is the center to the right of the engine...
need more info my friend
you must unbolt the frame from the body to be able to access 2 bolts
Center of the dash board you moron.
Should be the tensioner that the Alternator belt goes to
My local VIP shop in Yarmouth, Maine, wants $540! Claims they need to shape the line and it takes seven hours.... I have a 1999 Protege.
Above the brake pedal,its black plastic.
I have a 1997 Mazda Protege ES and the Replacement Clutch cost about $125 from Advanced Auto Parts. The labor charged was around $350 at a local shop. I also had a broken Clutch Fork (the reason I had to get it fixed) which cost me only about $25 from Mazda's dealership. All together I had to pay around $500, but I believe I got a relatively good Labor cost; just shop around for the best price.
the fuel pump is in the gas tank itself. You have to remove the back seat to get at it.
not likely. the 1997 Mazda protege is a different chassis than the 1999 protege (BHA to BJ, respectively). the two transmissions between the two generations are also different, the BHA utilizing the FB4A-EL automatic transmission and the BJ utilizing the FN4A-EL automatic transmission. they also have different engines. you're better off going to a junkyard and pulling a auto trans from a third generation protege (1999-2003)...that would work. if you have any further questions, you can follow this link: www.protegefaq.net hope this helps!
Check for a loose power steering belt.
Buy a kit at Wal-Mart or auto parts comes with instructions
It is not equipped with a fuel pump reset button. Check the fuse and relay.
On my 1997 Protege a hose runs from the valve cover to the air intake assembly. Where the hose connects to the valve cover is the PCV valve.
MY Mazda 1997 protege 1.5 takes the green one I think. and My car is a Canadian one meaning in winter it gets really cold. I love this car to death. Sam,