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    Just picked up 2018 CX-9

    I picked up a pre-certified 2018 Mazda CX-9 signature with 13,300 miles on the odometer. I paid $31,800 for the car and got the extra 12 month/12,000 mile precertified warranty so I will get 4 yr/48,000 miles from 2018. We have a 2018 Mazda 3 hatchback that we love but having to shift cars...
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    Sold 2000 Protege- Outta here

    It's been real. (hi)
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    2000 Mazda Protege Seat Covers

    Anyone have any suggestions for a leatherette seat cover for front and back seats for a 2000 Mazda Protege? I was looking at and Ebay item but don't know if I want to take the risk.
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    Fluctuating idle then stalls

    I recently bought a 2000 Mazda Protege LX 5 speed with a 1.6L. I changed the timing belt, water pump, seals, thermostat, radiator hoses, spark plugs, coil on plug boots. After start up the car idled about 1200 rpm cold and then once warmed would fluctuate between 100 rpm and 800 rpm until...
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    Wondering at stalling and RPM levels (70 mph)

    I recently bought a 2000 Mazda Protege LX (1.6L 5speed). Before I changed timing belt, plugs, COP, water pump, drive belts the car idled fine. Now after I double checked timing belt installation, reset computer, and went through a drive cycle for the computer to relearn settings the car idles...
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    I have no EGR Valve?

    I have a 2000 Mazda Protege LX that I bought recently with 132,000 miles on the odometer. I was looking for the EGR Valve to clean it and could not find it. I had the throttle body out so I could get a better view. The pictures, I think, show what I am describing. I'm wondering if the...
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    RPM's fluctuating after timing belt change.

    I have a 2000 Mazda Protege 5 speed with the 1.6L DOHC ZM engine. I recently changed the timing belt and all associated items (water pump, seals, tensioner pulley, idler pulley) and after starting it up it sounded smooth but upon warming up the RPM's would fluctuate between 700 RPM to 100 RPM...
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    Rims from Miata to 2000 Protege

    I mounted Miata rims (14" - 4x100) on my 2000 Protege (4x100). The OEM lug nuts from the Protege look like the following with the flat end going against the wheel when tightening: It looks like the back end doesn't quite cover the wheel hole so I was wondering if I should get some Acorn...