Mazda

Asked by May 30, 2019 at 02:18 PM about the 2001 Mazda Protege

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

Car runs amazing but after 30 min of driving there
is a piece in the car that is getting hot and wan't
allow it to crank for 30 to 45 min. We have replaced
the 02 sensor crank trigger fuel pump fuel relay
coil packs and plugs. Any clues in what it could be?

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Your car has a fuel or electrical problem; really could be either. It could be leaking fuel injectors flooding a hot engine. It could be a bad sensor: crankshaft position, cam position, or maybe even the engine coolant temperature. Might even involve ignition components, such as coil or igniter. Without actually seeing the car, it's not possible to say what the exact problem is. Why don't you take the car to a mechanic to diagnose. Or go to an auto parts store to get codes read and they probably won't charge you for this.

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